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Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody is watching.

Mark Twain

The miracle power that elevates the few is to be found in their industry, application and perseverance, under the promptings of a brave determined spirit.

Mark Twain

Keep away from small people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you too can become great.

Mark Twain

When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished by how much the old man had learned in 7 years.

Mark Twain

If I were required to guess off-hand, and without collusion with higher minds, what is the bottom cause of the amazing material and intellectual advancement of the last fifty years, I should guess that it was the modern-born and previously non-existent disposition on the part of men to believe that a new idea can have value.

Mark Twain

If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything.

Mark Twain

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.

Mark Twain

Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.

Mark Twain

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.

Mark Twain

To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.

Mark Twain

When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.

Mark Twain

Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.

Mark Twain

Love, the irresistable desire to be irresistibly desired.

Mark Twain

The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.

Mark Twain

Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect.

Mark Twain

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.

Mark Twain

Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.

Mark Twain

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.

Mark Twain

When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.

Mark Twain

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.

Mark Twain

Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time, and it annoys the pig

Mark Twain

Always do right, this will gratify some and astonish the rest.

Mark Twain

It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.

Mark Twain

Why not go out on a limb ? Isn't that where the fruit is ?

Mark Twain

The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.

Mark Twain

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream.

Mark Twain

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Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul.

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Indecision is the seedling of fear.

Napoleon Hill

No, this trick won't work... How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love ?

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The time is always right to do what is right.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee.

T. Howell

Enjoy each step, for in every moment there is something to learn.

John P. Strelecky

Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.

Zig Ziglar

Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.

Benjamin Disraeli

Love is the only rational act.

Morrie Schwarz

Never seek to tell thy love. Love that never told can be, for the gentle wind does move silently, invisibly.

William Blake

Hard work often leads to success. No work seldom does.

Harvey Mackay

Don't follow your dreams, chase them.

Richard Dumb

Face it girls, I'm older and I have more insurance.

Evelyn Couch, Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)

"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance."

Samuel Johnson

If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.

Unknown

World is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.

Swami Vivekananda

What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

We have not yet begun to fight.

John Paul Jones

The more we grow in love, virtue and holiness, the more we see love, virtue and holiness outside.

Swami Vivekananda

Success is never wondering what if.

Karrie Huffman

Change yourself, change your fortunes.

Portuguese Proverb

I'm Multi-Dimensional !

Taako

The older I grow, the more everything seems to me to lie in manliness. This is my new gospel.

Swami Vivekananda

Love is like the wild rose-briar. Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly ?

Emily Bronte

Attitudes are contagious. Make yours worth catching.

Unknown

You can't have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.

Charles F. Kettering

Be not afraid of anything. You will do marvelous work. It is fearlessness that brings heaven even in a moment.

Swami Vivekananda

Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.

George Herbert

Between this fan and the fancy sunbrella, I'm one 16 inch waist away from Scarlett O'Hara !

Taako

Better late than never.

Proverb

Until we take how we see ourselves (and how we see others) into account, we will be unable to understand how others see and feel about themselves and their world. Unaware, we will project our intentions on their behavior and call ourselves objective.

Stephen Covey

I'll have what she's having.

Customer, When Harry Met Sally (1989)

Progress is the activity of today and the assurance of tomorrow

Ralph Waldo Emerson

You must be the change you want to see in the world.

Mahatma Gandhi

I never worry about action, but only about inaction.

Winston Churchill

If there is a will, there is a way.

Unknown

Sometimes you gotta create what you want to be a part of.

Geri Weitzman

What a dump.

Rosa Moline, Beyond The Forest (1949)

No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an unchartered land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.

Helen Keller

The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies, and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose. By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors.

Anthony Robbins

Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.

Thomas Edison

Our inheritance of well-founded, slowly conceived codes of honor, morals, and manners, the passionate convictions which so many hundreds of millions share together of the principles of freedom and justice, are far more precious to us than anything which scientific discoveries could bestow.

Winston Churchill

Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.

Elinor Glyn

Believe in yourself.

Unknown

Roll with the punches.

Unknown

Optimists are right. So are pessimists. It's up to you to choose which you will be.

Harvey Mackay

He who hesitates is lost.

Proverb

My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.

Abraham Lincoln

A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.

Anonymous

We are born in relationship, we are wounded in relationship, and we can be healed in relationship.

Harville Hendrix

I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. That is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Because I readily absorb ideas from every source - frequently starting where the last person left off - I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.

Thomas Edison

Our love is here to stay.

Ira Gershwin

Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find, knock and it shall be opened unto you.

Bible

We come to beginnings only at the end.

William Bridges

Pep without purpose is piffle.

Anonymous

When one door closes another opens. But often we look so long so regretfully upon the closed door that we fail to see the one that has opened for us.

Helen Keller

One man with courage is a majority.

Andrew Jackson

He who is afraid of asking is ashamed of learning.

Unknown

He is the best physician who is the most ingenious inspirer of hope.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

If money helps a man to do good to others, it is of some value , but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.

Swami Vivekananda

A woman who is loved always has success.

Vicki Baum

One of the oldest human needs is having someone to wonder where you are when you don't come home at night.

Margaret Mead

Get into a line that you will find to be a deep personal interest, something you really enjoy spending twelve to fifteen hours a day working at, and the rest of the time thinking about.

Earl Nightingale

We will either find a way or make one.

Hannibal

We don't stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing.

George Bernard Shaw

Love is like a piece of art work, even the smallest bit can be so beautiful.

Stacie Cunningham

Not many people know it, but the Fuhrer was a terrific dancer.

Franz Liebkind, The Producers Avco (1968)

Strike while the iron is hot.

Proverb

Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give the world your best anyway.

Mother Teresa

The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret to outward success.

Henry Ward Beecher

Love inspires, illumines, designates and leads the way.

Mary Baker Eddy

The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but reveal to them their own.

Benjamin Disraeli

The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.

Joe Paterno

We shall neither fail nor falter, we shall not weaken or tire. Give us the tools and we will finish the job.

Winston Churchill

Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.

Danny Thomas

No involvement, no commitment.

Stephen Covey

If I am pressed to say why I loved him, I feel it can only be explained by replying. Because it was he, because it was me.

Montaigne

Be the change you want to see in the world.

Mahatma Gandhi

It's showtime !

Joe Gideon, All That Jazz (1979)

A dream is simply reality waiting to happen.

John P. Strelecky

An obstacle is often a stepping stone.

Prescott

If you keep saying things are going to be bad, you have a chance of being a prophet.

Isaac B. Singer

The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.

Alvin Toffler

The real and lasting victories are those of peace and not of war.

John Milton

Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.

Earl Nightingale

The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead, his eyes are closed.

Albert Einstein

The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been.

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Looks like I picked the wrong week to stop sniffing glue.

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It's always darkest before the dawn.

Unknown

"I am the thread that runs through all these pearls", and each pearl is a religion or even a sect thereof. Such are the different pearls, and god is the thread that runs through all of them, most people, however, are entirely unconscious of it.

Swami Vivekananda

Being defeated is only a temporary condition , giving up is what makes it permanent.

Marilyn vos Savant

A dream is just a dream. A goal is a dream with a plan and a deadline.

Harvey Mackay

Recognize that transition has a characteristic shape.

William Bridges

Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born.

Dale E. Turner

Man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed, but not defeated.

Ernest Hemingway

Do not protect yourself by a fence, but rather by your friends.

Czech Proverb

I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.

Ralph Waldo Emerson