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

Benjamin Franklin

The United States, and other advanced nations, will someday be able to produce instruments of death so terrible the world will be in abject terror of itself and its ability to end civilization... . Such war-making weapons should be developed - but only for purposes of discovery and experimentation

Thomas Edison

Nothing is more validating and affirming than feeling understood. And the moment a person begins feeling understood, that person becomes far more open to influence and change.

Stephen Covey

Hardening of the heart ages people faster than hardening of the arteries.

Anonymous

Living a life of integrity is one of the greatest missions we can undertake.

Greg Anderson

Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.

Brian Tracy

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

Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.

John Wooden

A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.

Joseph Joubert

The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.

Leo Rosten

The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist.

Verbal Kint, The Usual Suspects (1995)

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

William Osler

Adversity is wont to reveal genius, prosperity to hide it.

Horace

The only way to have a friend is to be one.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love is not love until love's vulnerable.

Theodore Roethke

A good general not only sees the way to victory , he also knows when victory is impossible.

Polybius

The hero is no braver than the ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Never Quit.

Unknown

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity , an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

Winston Churchill

You must think of failure and defeat as the spring boards to new achievements, and to the next level of accomplishment.

Les Brown

Self-suggestion makes you master of yourself.

W. Clement Stone

In the court of basketball, there are no objections only rejections.

Unattributed

What comes from the heart, touches the heart.

Don Sibet

O, there is nothing holier, in this life of ours, than the first consciousness of love, the first fluttering of its silken wings.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Love is my religion, I could die for it.

John Keats

Are we to love only those who deserve our love ? Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you , that ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven.

Matthew 5:43-45

One way to become enthusiastic is to look for the plus sign. To make progress in any difficult situation, you have to start with what's right about it and build on that.

Norman Vincent Peale

A mature man is his own judge. In the end, his only form of support is being faithful to his own convictions. The advice of others may be welcomed invaluable, but it does not free him from responsibility.

Dag Hammarskjold

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

People don't care how much you know, until they know how much you care.

Anonymous

Dreams are the reality of tomorrow.

Dean Marshall

Success is dependent upon the glands - sweat glands.

Zig Ziglar

Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.

Henry J. Kaiser

Someday, man will harness the rise and fall of the tides, imprison the power of the sun, and release atomic power.

Thomas Edison

If the going is real easy, beware, you may be headed down hill.

Anonymous

Don't waste yourself in rejection, nor bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

In this world a man must either be an anvil or hammer.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.

Nelson Mandela

The art of love, is largely the art of persistence.

Albert Ellis

Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.

W. Clement Stone

Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.

Napoleon Hill

Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire.

Napoleon Hill

Use what talent you possess, the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best.

Henry Van Dyke

The great end of education is to discipline rather than to furnish the mind, to train it to the use of its own powers rather than to fill it with the accumulation of others.

Tyron Edwards

Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.

Jean Anouilh

There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.

Winston Churchill

To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others.

Francois Mauriac

Inch by inch, it's a cinch.

Robert H. Schuller

What is tolerance ? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error , let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly - that is the first law of nature.

Voltaire

Dyin' ain't much of a living, boy.

Josey Wales, The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)

Nothing real can be threatened, nothing unreal exists. Love is all there is.

Unknown

Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Our minds are as different as our faces we are all traveling to one destination, happiness, but few are going by the same road.

Charles Caleb Colton

And he can make, so say the wise, no claim who makes no sacrifice.

Samuel Coleridge

Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.

Mark Twain

Love is a bird, she needs to fly.

Madonna

Know thyself.

Socrates

The book you don't read cant help.

Jim Rohn

Absence makes the heart grow fonder.

Unknown

The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Want to learn to eat a lot ? Here it is : Eat a little. That way, you will be around long enough to eat a lot.

Anthony Robbins

None are homely who smile.

Robert Half

I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.

John Davidson Rockefeller

It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get back up.

Vince Lombardi

To solve a problem or to reach a goal, you don't need to know all the answers in advance. But you must have a clear idea of the problem or the goal you want to reach.

W. Clement Stone

Difficulties, by bracing the mind to overcome them, assist cheerfulness, as exercise assists digestion.

Christian Nestell Bovee

Above all, beware of compromises. I do not mean that you are to get into antagonism with anybody, but you have to hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others "fads" through the greed of getting supporters.

Swami Vivekananda

The earth is enjoyed by heroes, this is the unfailing truth. Be a hero. Always say, I have no fear.

Swami Vivekananda

Come out, come out, wherever you are !

Max Cady, Cape Fear (1991)

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

Danny Thomas

Every action that helps us manifest our divine nature more and more is good, every action that retards it is evil.

Swami Vivekananda

If you're proactive, you don't have to wait for circumstances or other people to create perspective expanding experiences. You can consciously create your own.

Stephen Covey

I cannot stand little notes on my pillow ! We are all out of cornflakes,

Oscar Madison, F (1968)

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

Franz Liebkind, The Producers Avco (1968)

Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior.

John Churton Collins

Sometimes your nearness takes my breath away , and all the things I want to say can find no voice. Then, in silence, I can only hope my eyes will speak my heart.

Robert Sexton

Love is a moment that lasts forever.

Julie Wittey

Praise does wonders for the sense of hearing.

Unknown

Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.

Norman Vincent Peale

Man's love is of man's life a part, it is a woman's whole existence. In her first passion, a woman loves her lover, in all the others all she loves is love.

Lord Byron

Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.

Archimedes

You are never a loser until you quit trying.

Mike Ditka

The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living that are desired when dying.

Unknown

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I... I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.

Robert Frost

Don't let your fears stand in the way of your dreams !

Unknown

Only the healing art enables one to make a name for himself and at the same time give benefit to others.

Chinese Proverb

The only real valuable thing is intuition.

Albert Einstein

The ready back gets all the loads.

Latvian Proverbs

Character is higher than intellect... A great soul will be strong to live, as well as to think.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

To find what you seek in the road of life, the best proverb of all is that which says Leave no stone unturned.

Edward Bulwer Lytton

The secret of success is to do common things uncommonly well.

John Davidson Rockefeller

To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.

Anatole France

The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom.

Anonymous

The time is always right to do what is right.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Love inspires, illumines, designates and leads the way.

Mary Baker Eddy

My mother thanks you. My father thanks you. My sister thanks you. And I thank you.

George M. Cohan, Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)

Come here, Norman. Hurry up. The loons ! The loons ! They're welcoming us back.

Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)

Love is like playing the piano. First you must learn to play by the rules, then you must forget the rules and play from your heart.

Anonymous

The last miracle I did was the 1969 Mets. Before that, I think you have to go back to the Red Sea.

God, Oh God (1977)

Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though chequered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the grey twilight that knows not victory or defeat.

Theodore Roosevelt