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In order to accept change and the suffering it brings, we need to find meaning in it

Mary Norton Gordon

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What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.

Pearl Bailey

Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in ; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day ; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be cumbered with your old nonsense.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Anything in life worth having is worth working for.

Andrew Carnegie

Once in a while, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale.

Gieselle C. Viera

This is the beginning of a new day.

Unknown

It takes a whole village to raise a child.

African Proverb

Ideals are like stars, you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny.

Carl Schurz

You do not lead by hitting people over the head -- that's assault, not leadership.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in god. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.

Swami Vivekananda

You can be greater than anything that can happen to you.

Norman Vincent Peale

Desire, ignorance, and inequality, this is the trinity of bondage.

Swami Vivekananda

Don't look back - forward, infinite energy, infinite enthusiasm, infinite daring, and infinite patience - then alone can great deeds be accomplished.

Swami Vivekananda

Imagination is more important than knowledge.

Albert Einstein

The very use of the word savage, as it is applied in its general sense, I am inclined to believe is an abuse of the word, and the people to whom it is applied.

George Catlin

Feel the fear and do it anyway.

Susan Jeffers

This isn't a dream ! This is really happening !

Rosemary Woodhouse, Rosemary's Baby (1968)

Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war, love is a growing up

James Baldwin

If people find fault with you and try to put you into bad light, wrongly slandering and vilifying you, just step back and observe yourself. Don't harbor any dislike, don't enter into it any contests, and don't get upset, angry, or resentful. Just cut right through it and be as if you never or saw it. Eventually malevolent pests will disappear of themselves. If you contend with them, then a bad name will bounce back and forth with never an end in sight.

Master Yuanwu

There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.

William Shakespeare

Wealth belongs to the person who enjoys it and not to the one who keeps it.

Afghan Proverb

Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.

Norman Vincent Peale

When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out.

Napoleon Bonaparte

The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.

Cicero

Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.

Napolean Hill

The path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day.

King Solomon

O Captain ! My Captain ! our fearful trip is done.

Walt Whitman

The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body. The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results.

Anthony Robbins

I am fond of only what comes from the heart.

Martha Washington

To laugh often and much; To win the respect of intelligent people And the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure The betrayal of false friends; To appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Romance is the fuel that keeps love burning hot.

Rusty Silvey

Whenever I think of the past it just brings back so many memories.

Steven Wright

Love is a game that two can play and both win.

Eva Gabor

Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.

Henri Frederic Amiel

In prosperity, our friends know us , in adversity, we know our friends.

John Churton Collins

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

The list is an absolute good. The list is life.

Itzak Stern, Schindler's List (1993)

I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse.

Vito Corleone, The Godfather (1972)

You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.

Buckminster Fuller

Nothing is predestined The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.

Ralph Blum

You sing-a high.

Baravelli, Connie Bailey (1932)

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

Swami Vivekananda

Intelligence without ambition is like a bird without wings.

C. Archie Danielson

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

Samuel Johnson

Dave, stop. Stop, will you? Stop, Dave. Will you stop, Dave? Stop, Dave. I'm afraid.

Hal (V.O.), 2001: A Space Odyssey (2001)

Your current safe boundaries were once unknown frontiers.

Anonymous

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

Denis Waitley

Sawyer, you're going out a youngster, but you've got to come back a star!

Julian Marsh, 42nd Street (1933)

What the heart has once owned and had, it shall never lose.

Henry Ward Beecher

Authentic leaders have absorbed the fundamental fact of existence -- that you can't get around life's inherent contradictions. The leadership mind is spacious. It has ample room for the ambiguities of the world, for conflicting feelings, and for contradictory ideas. I believe that the central leadership attribute is the ability to manage polarity.

Peter Koestenbaum

Years from now, when you talk about this, and you will, be kind.

Laura Reynolds, Tea And Sympathy (1956)

Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, " What's in it for me ? ".

Brian Tracy

They are able because they think they are able.

Virgil

We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Soul meets soul on lover's lips.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.

Colette

Say not, "I have found the truth" but rather, "I have found a truth".

Kahlil Gibran

It doesn't matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going.

Brian Tracy

Commit yourself to a dream nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.

Robert H. Schuller

Unless you choose to do great things with it, it makes no difference how much you are rewarded or how much you have.

Oprah Winfrey

Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.

Henry J. Kaiser

Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement.

Jim Horning

If you believe you can, you probably can. If you believe you won't, you most assuredly won't. Belief is the ignition switch that gets you off the launching pad.

Dennis Waitley

He who speaks the loudest is the least heard.

Robert Half

You only get out what you put in.

Unknown

I'd rather see a sermon than hear one any day , I'd rather have one walk beside me than merely point the way.

David O. McKay

Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.

Colin Powell

Experience is a wonderful thing. It enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.

Anonymous

When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.

When Harry Met Sally

One who walks the road with love will never walk the road alone.

C. T. Davis

Love is not love until love's vulnerable.

Theodore Roethke

Great minds have purposes others have wishes.

Napolean Bonaparte Washington Irving

Don't hide your light under a bushel.

Bible

Better never to have met you in my dream than to wake and reach for hands that are not there.

Otomo No Yakamochi

Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but don't quit.

Conrad Hilton

Kiss me. Kiss me as if it were the last time.

Casablanca

A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.

John Lennon Mignon McLaughlin

Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.

Erich Fromm

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never -- in nothing, great or small, large or petty -- never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense.

Winston Churchill

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

He who stops being better stops being good.

Oliver Cromwell

The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.

Albert Einstein

Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.

Bruce Lee

We must never be afraid to go too far, for success lies just beyond.

Marcel Proust

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

Anatole France

Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.

Lou Gehrig, The Pride Of The Yankees (1942)

You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.

Dale Carnegie

Count your blessings.

Og Mandino

For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice. No paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.

John Burroughs

We are ever free if we would only believe it, only have faith enough. You are the soul, free and eternal, ever free, ever blessed. Have faith enough and you will be free in a minute.

Swami Vivekananda

Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.

George Santayana

Unless we think of others and do something for them, we miss one of the greatest sources of happiness.

Ray Lyman Wilbur

Go ahead, make my day.

Harry Callahan, Sudden Impact (1983)

Success often comes to those who dare to act. It seldom goes to the timid who are ever afraid of the consequences.

Jawaharlal Nehru

You become what you think about.

Earl Nightingale

Put your heart, mind, intellect, and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.

Swami Sivananda

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

Thomas Jefferson

Courage is a moral quality , it is not a chance gift of nature like an aptitude for games. It is a cold choice between two alternatives, the fixed resolve not to quit , an act of renunciation which must be made not once but many times by the power of the will. Courage is will power.

Lord Moran

Never spend your money before you have it.

Thomas Jefferson

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.

Helen Keller