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Love vanquishes time. To lovers, a moment can be eternity, eternity can be the tick of a clock.

Mary Parrish

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I think it pisses god off when you walk by the color purple in a field and don't notice it.

Shug, The Color Purple (1985)

Don't ask for a light load, but rather ask for a strong back.

Anonymous

Perfect love can not be without equality.

Scottish Proverb

Let's not confuse hasty decisions with strength or intelligence. It's important to be decisive - after giving consideration that reflects the time you have and what's at stake.

Bill Blackman

Where there is a will, there is a way.

Unknown

Better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.

Chinese Proverb

Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.

Stephen Covey

There is time for everything.

Thomas Edison

Don't fall victim to your own melodrama. Keep things in perspective. The odds are that your problem is solvable. Address the solution and don't dwell on the problem to the point at which it paralyzes you.

Harvey Mackay

The truth is more important than the facts.

Frank Lloyd Wright

There is only one terminal dignity, love. And the story of a love is not important, what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.

Helen Hayes

Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.

Publilius Syrus

It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.

Anthony Robbins

Never say more than is necessary.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan

If I had never met him, I would have dreamed him into being.

Anzia Yezierska

Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking our potential.

Winston Churchill

Whatever you think that you will be. If you think yourself weak, weak you will be , if you think yourself strong, you will be.

Swami Vivekananda

Let us never be betrayed into saying we have finished our education because that would mean we had stopped growing.

Julia H. Gulliver

Love is when reality is better than your dreams.

Becky Graham

We don't live in a world of reality, we live in a world of perceptions.

Gerald J. Simmons

Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success. tremendous stream is flowing toward the ocean, carrying us all along with it , and though like straws and scraps of paper we may at times float aimlessly about, in the long run we are sure to join the ocean of life and bliss.

Swami Vivekananda

Minds are like parachutes, they only function when they are open.

Thomas Dewar

It had always amazed me how different things looked in a studio compared to how they appeared on TV. In reality the set was a tiny stage in a giant room of cables, cameras, and monitors, all connected trounced a control room full of other monitors and audio equipment. On TV it looked like two people sitting in an office having a conversation.

John P. Strelecky

Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much.

Erich Fromm

Praise does wonders for the sense of hearing.

Unknown

We find rest in those we love, and we provide a resting place in ourselves for those who love us.

Saint Bernard of Clairvaux

If I had more time, I'd write a shorter speech.

Blaise Pascal

Never fear the want of business. A man who qualifies himself well for his calling, never fails of employment.

Thomas Jefferson

Spread love everywhere you go, first of all in your own house. Give love to your children, to your wife or husband, to a next door neighbor. Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness, kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile, kindness in your warm greeting.

Mother Theresa

Love is friendship set to music

E. Joseph Cossman

Never live in the past but always learn from it.

Anonymous

Chance is the fool's name for fate.

Guy Holden, The Gay Divorcee (1934)

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.

Louisa May Alcott

Romantic love is an illusion. Most of us discover this truth at the end of a love affair or else when the sweet emotions of love lead us into marriage and then turn down their flames.

Thomas Moore

The meeting of preparation with opportunity generates the offspring we call luck.

Anthony Robbins

From every human being there rises a light that reaches straight to heaven, and when two souls that are destined to be together find each other, the streams of light flow together and a single brighter light goes forth from that united being.

Ba'al Shem Tov

To go fast, row slowly.

Norman Vincent Peale

If one has to submit, it is wasteful not to do so with the best grace possible.

Winston Churchill

Love like there is no tomorrow.

Unknown

You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose site of the shore.

Unknown

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

Napolean Hill

One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.

Dick Gregory

Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing, a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.

Goethe

Everyone's life is an object lesson to others.

Karl G. Maeser

I know people that got diagnosed with Parkinson's, and they just gave up. Sat in a wheelchair and refused to get up. I'll never give up. Some day this will probably take me, but I'm not going to walk away from life.

Larry Smith

The real test in golf and in life is not in keeping out of the rough, but in getting out after you are in.

Zig Ziglar

The life which is unexamined is not worth living

Socrates

I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more.

Unknown

Fathers are like a lighthouse when there is fog his children can always depend on seeing the light.

Christy Borgeld

Just because we increase the speed of information doesn't mean we can increase the speed of decisions. Pondering, reflecting and ruminating are undervalued skills in our culture.

Dale Dauten

Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day.

Thornton Wilder

To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.

William Makepeace Thackeray

It is not the job of the general to be winning. It is his job to win.

Nancy Banks-Smith

We all love best not those who offend us least, nor those who have done most for us, but those who make it most easy for us to forgive them.

Samuel Butler

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

Thomas Edison

What is it you want, Mary ? What do you want ? You want the moon ? Just say the word, and I'll throw a lasso around it and pull it down.

George Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)

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

Colin Powell

Fortune favors the brave.

Publius Terence

The best things in life are not things.

Unknown

Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.

Henry Ford

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.

Martin Luther King Jr.

All love that has not friendship for it's base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

La-dee-da, la-dee-da.

Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)

Level with your child by being honest. Nobody spots a phony quicker than a child.

Mary MacCracken

Kid, the next time I say, Let's go someplace like Bolivia, let's go someplace like Bolivia.

Butch Cassidy, Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969)

What we can or can not do, what we consider possible or impossible, is rarely a function of our true capability. It is more likely a function of our beliefs about who we are.

Anthony Robbins

Freedom from the known is death, and then you are living.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough.

P.A.C. de Beaumarchais

People are like stained glass windows, they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.

Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

None of us will every accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Between stimulus and response, one has the freedom to choose.

Stephen Covey

If we always look back, we lose sight of what's ahead.

Justin Sims

Elementary, my dear Watson.

Sherlock Holmes, The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes (1939)

The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.

Buddha

We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.

Pogo

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

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

Laura Reynolds, Tea And Sympathy (1956)

If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think another negative thought.

Peace Pilgrim

If money is your hope for independence, you will never have it. The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability.

Henry Ford

Well, nobody's perfect.

Osgood Fielding III, Some Like It Hot (1959)

It's not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential.

Bruce Lee

The best way out is always through.

Robert Frost

Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game. quotes

Earl Nightingale

There are two kinds of failures. The man who will do nothing he is told, and the man who will do nothing else.

Perle Thompson

People can't live with change if there's not a changeless core inside them. The key to the ability to change is a changeless sense of who you are, what you are about and what you value.

Stephen Covey

Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die !

Inigo Montoya, The Princess Bride (1987)

If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.

Unknown

Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.

Mahatma Gandhi

Like snowflakes, my Christmas memories gather and dance each beautiful, unique and too soon gone.

Deborah Whipp

O my's like a red, red rose. That's newly sprung in June, O my's like the melodie. That's sweetly play'd in tune.

Robert Burns

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

He who has great power should use it lightly.

Seneca

Life is the first gift, love is the second.

Marge Piercy

I've looked around enough to know that you're the one I want to go through time with.

Jim Croce

Know that although in the eternal scheme of things you are small, you are also unique and irreplaceable, as are all your fellow humans everywhere in the world.

Margaret Laurence

Some people come into our lives and quickly go, some stay for a while and leave footprints in our hearts, and we are never, ever the same.

Unknown

Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we can not live within.

James Baldwin

One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never !

Winston Churchill

Attitude determines altitude.

Anonymous

The storm also beats on the house that is built on the rock.

Anonymous