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As a writer, I tell stories and people give me money. Then financial planners tell me stories, and I give them money.

Martin Cruz Smith

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A friend's love says. If you ever need anything, I'll be there. True Love says, you'll never need anything, i'll be there.

Jimi Hollemans

I never did anything worth doing entirely by accident... . Almost none of my inventions came about totally by accident. They were achieved by having trained myself to endure and tolerate hard work.

Thomas Edison

Never discourage anyonewho continually makes progress, no matter how slow.

Plato

They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.

Andy Warhol

Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.

Emily P. Bissell

The point is that you can't be too greedy.

Donald Trump

I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore !

Howard Beale, Network (1976)

You think I'm licked. You all think I'm licked. Well, I'm not licked. And I'm going to stay right here and fight for this lost cause. Even if this room gets filled with lies like these, and the taylors and all their armies come marching into this place.

Jefferson Smith, Mr Smith Goes To Washington (1939)

Losers make promises they often break. Winners make commitments they always keep.

Dennis Waitley

It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly.

Isaac Asimov

The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances if there is any reaction, both are transformed.

Carl Jung

Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.

Napoleon Hill

My experience will help, but I insist and maintain that art - true art that is - cannot be handed out. Furthermore, art is never decoration or embellishment. Instead it is a constant process of maturing.

Bruce Lee

I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.

Winston Churchill

I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.

Thomas Jefferson

Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.

Thomas Jefferson

You can't expect people to look eye to eye with you if you are looking down on them.

Anonymous

If you don't learn from your mistakes, there's no sense making them.

Anonymous

Passion is the genesis of genius.

Anthony Robbins

Happiness itself does not stay -- only moments of happiness do.

Spanish Proverb

True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.

St. Francis

Keep your heart open for as long as you can, as wide as you can, for others and especially for yourself.

Morrie Schwarz

Life is "trying things to see if they work"

Ray Bradbury

Resentment or grudges do no harm to the person against whom you hold these feelings but every day and every night of your life, they are eating at you.

Norman Vincent Peale

Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.

Lord Drewar

Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low.

Henry Ward Beecher

The good physician treats the disease, the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.

William Osler

Beginnings are scary. Endings are usually sad, but it's what's in the middle that counts. So, when you find yourself at the beginning, just give hope a chance to float up. And it will.

Hope Floats

You must motivate yourself every day.

Matthew Stasior

Changes in life are not only possible and predictable, but to deny them is to be an accomplice to one's own unnecessary vegetation.

Gail Sheehy

Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.

Andy Warhol

Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.

Helen Keller

The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety.

George Mueller

The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you'll make one.

Elbert Hubbard

Anyone can be passionate, but it takes real lovers to be silly.

Rose Franken

If thou must love me, let it be for nought, except for love's sake only. Do not say, I love her for her smile, her look, her way of speaking gently, for a trick of thought that falls in well with mine, and, certes, brought a sense of pleasant ease on such a day. For these things in themselves, beloved, may be changed, or change for thee, and love so wrought, may be unwrought so.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Every achiever I have ever met says, My life turned around when I began to believe in me.

Robert H. Schuller

Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion

Aristotle

The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.

Benjamin Franklin

Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves.

Anonymous

We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.

Sam Keen

It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you often get it.

W. Somerset Manghan

Only by contending with challenges that seem to be beyond your strength to handle at the moment you can grow more surely toward the stars.

Brian Tracy

Never pretend to a love which you do not actually feel, for love is not ours to command.

Alan Watts

Hi-Yo, Silver !

The Lone Ranger, The Lone Ranger (1956)

Love is a thing, well, it's kind of like quicksand. The more you are in it, the deeper you sink. And when it hits you, you've just got to fall.

UB40

Do not wait for ideal circumstances, they will never come, nor for the best opportunities.

Janet Erskine Stuart

The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.

Helen Keller

Efficiency is doing things right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing.

Zig Ziglar

Practice makes perfect.

Unknown

Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.

Frank Lloyd Wright

Love is not blind. It sees more and not less, but because it sees more it is willing to see less.

Will Moss

Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that !

Lewis Carroll

I become a waterwheel, turning and tasting you, as long as water moves.

Rumi

One who seeks no friends is his own enemy.

Russian Proverb

When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity can not survive.

Dalai Lama

The road to success is always under construction.

Unknown

My friends are my estate.

Emily Dickinson

Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moments you reject all help, are you free. Fear is death, fear is sin, fear is hell, fear is unrighteousness, and fear is wrong life.

Swami Vivekananda

Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.

Seneca

Miss Jean Louise, stand up. Your father's passing.

Reverend Sykes, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)

As a principle-centered person you try to stand apart from the emotion of the situation and from other factors that would act on you, and evaluate the options. Looking at the balanced whole -- the work needs, the family needs, the other needs that may be involved, and the possible implications of the various alternatives -- you'll try to come up with the best solution taking all factors into consideration.

Stephen Covey

No limits are set to the ascent of man, and to each and everyone the highest stands open. Here it is only your personal choice that decides.

Martin Buber

It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.

Henry Ward Beecher

The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.

Abraham Lincoln

Average investors are on the outside trying to look into the inside of the company or property they are investing in.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that frightens us most. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It's not just in some of us, it's in all of us. And when we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.

Marianne Williamson

Fundamental progress has to do with the reinterpretation of basic ideas.

Alfred North Whitehead

What really matters is what you do with what you have.

Shirley Lord

The course of true love never did run smooth.

Shakespeare

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

William Blake

I'll be taking these huggies and whatever cash you got.

H. I. McDunnough, Raising Arizona (1987)

Who is blind ? He who can see no other world. Who is dumb ? He who can say nothing pleasant about his lot. Who is poor ? He who is troubled with too many desires. Who is rich ? He who is happy with his lot.

Indian Proverb

Attitude is everything.

Unknown

Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.

Bruce Lee

If we are to have real peace, we must begin with the children.

Mahatma Gandhi

It's kind of fun to do the impossible.

Walt Disney

To go fast, row slowly.

Norman Vincent Peale

First rule of fight club is, you do not talk about fight Club.

Tyler Durden, Fight Club (1999)

I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.

Abraham Lincoln

Pep without purpose is piffle.

Anonymous

A boy's best friend is his mother.

Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)

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

The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.

Napoleon Hill

The greatest sin is to think yourself weak.

Swami Vivekananda

Ideas attract money, time, talents, skills, energy and other complementary ideas that will bring them into reality.

Mark Victor Hansen

Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today.

James Dean

Failure defeats losers, failure inspires winners.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

There are two primary choices in life, to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.

Denis Waitley

Attitude determines altitude.

Anonymous

Having all the money in the world isn't much good if you can hardly get out of bed in the morning to enjoy it

Unknown

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

Harvey Mackay

You'll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind.

Irish Proverb

If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.

Abraham Maslow

I love you, I am at rest with you, I have come home.

Dorothy L. Sayers

Hope is like a bird that senses the dawn and carefully starts to sing while it is still dark.

Anonymous

My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant - but misdirected - ideas of others.

Thomas Edison

There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.

Colin Powell

Men always want to be a woman's first love. Women like to be a man's last romance.

Oscar Wilde