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Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose -- a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.

Mary Shelley

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The intelligent man is one who has successfully fulfilled many accomplishments, and is still willing to learn more.

Ed Parker

A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.

Walter Winchell

I live a very dull life here, indeed I think I am more like a state prisoner than anything else.

Martha Washington

There is no such thing as failure. There are only results.

Anthony Robbins

The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly it is dearness only that gives everything its value.

Thomas Paine

A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you have n't truly decided.

Anthony Robbins

If it weren't for graft, you'd get a very low type of people in politics.

The Politician, The Great McGinty (1940)

Well, here's another nice mess you've gotten me into !

Oliver, Sons Of The Desert (1933)

For a person to build a rich and rewarding life for himself there are certain qualities and bits of knowledge that he needs to acquire. There are also things, harmful attitudes, superstitions, and emotions that he needs to chip away. A person needs to chip away everything that doesn't look like the person he or she most wants to become.

Earl Nightingale

Give all to love; obey thy heart.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Well done is better than well said.

Benjamin Franklin

A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another.

Thomas Edison

Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.

Mahatma Gandhi

Mama says, Stupid is as stupid does.

Young Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)

Here's Johnny !

Jack Torrance, The Shining (1980)

Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves for they shall never cease to be amused.

Unknown

You are never a loser until you quit trying.

Mike Ditka

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

Nelson Mandela

The most important part of being a leader is maintaining the desire to keep on learning. That means learning about yourself, about your peers, and about the people you serve.

Brian Koval

It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.

Samuel Butler

Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way. Unless it's a fatal mistake, which, at least, others can learn from.

Al Franken

The land where humanity has attained its highest towards gentleness, towards generosity, towards purity, towards calmness - it is India.

Swami Vivekananda

When I asked god for strength He gave me difficult situations to face When I asked god for brain & brawn He gave me puzzles in life to solve When I asked god for happiness He showed me some unhappy people When I asked god for wealth He showed me how to work hard When I asked god for favors He showed me opportunities to work hard When I asked god for peace He showed me how to help others God gave me nothing I wanted He gave me everything I needed

Swami Vivekananda

Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope.

Princess Leia, Star Wars (1977)

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

Mark Twain

Few people think more than two or three times a year. I have made an international reputation by thinking once or twice a week.

George Bernard Shaw

Whether or not we realize it each of us has within us the ability to set some kind of example for people. Knowing this would you rather be the one known for being the one who encouraged others, or the one who inadvertently discouraged those around you ?

Josh Hinds

The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it.

Anonymous

Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.

Albert Einstein

It is only when we die each day to all that is old that there can be the new.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

What you are is god's gift to you, what you become is your gift to god.

Anthony Dalla Villa

Love thy neighbour as thyself.

Matthew

The hottest love has the coldest end.

Socrates

Every time an artist dies, part of the vision of mankind passes with him.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

There are few, if any, jobs in which ability alone is sufficient. Needed, also, are loyalty, sincerity, enthusiasm and team play.

William B. Given, Jr.

I have not failed. I've just found ways that don't work

William Ernest Henley

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

The greatest sin is to think yourself weak.

Swami Vivekananda

Great and glorious events which dazzle the beholder are represented by politicians as the outcome of grand designs whereas they are usually products of temperaments and passions.

La Rochefoucauld

A dream is simply reality waiting to happen.

John P. Strelecky

Never talk defeat. Use words like hope, belief, faith, victory.

Norman Vincent Peale

Seek first to understand, then be understood

Stephen Covey

It's never too late.

Unknown

You're on the road to success when you realize that failure is only a detour.

Anonymous

I love great music and art, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.

Thomas Edison

Michael, we're bigger than U.S. Steel.

Hyman Roth, The Godfather: Part II (1974)

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 whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.

Sydney J. Harris

You have available to you, right now, a powerful supercomputer. This powerful tool has been used through-out history to take people from rags to riches, from poverty and obscurity to success and fame, from unhappiness and frustration to joy and self-fulfillment, and it can do the same for you.

Brian Tracy

Pep without purpose is piffle.

Anonymous

Stopping at third base adds no more runs than striking out.

Anonymous

Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.

David McCullough

Fiddle-dee-dee.

Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

No general can fight his battles alone. He must depend upon his lieutenants, and his success depends upon his ability to select the right man for the right place.

Philip Armour

The vedanta recognizes no sin, it only recognizes error. And the greatest error, says the vedanta is to say that you are weak, that you are a sinner, a miserable creature, and that you have no power and you cannot do this and that.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Volunteers don't get paid, not because they're worthless, but because they're priceless.

Sherry Anderson

Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time, it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.

Sydney Harris

Love is the only gold.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing , knowing that is it not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.

Margaret Thatcher

A man should have any number of little aims about which he should be conscious and for which he should have names, but he should have neither name for, nor consciousness concerning, the main aim of his life.

Samuel Butler

The only job where you start at the top, is digging a hole.

Anonymous

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

He who lives without discipline dies without honor.

Icelandic Proverb

He who hesitates is lost !

Proverb

First say to yourself what you would be, and then do what you have to do.

Epictetus

Only in relationship can you know yourself, not in abstraction and certainly not in isolation. The movement of behavior is the sure guide to yourself. It's the mirror of your consciousness, this mirror will reveal its content, the images, the attachments, the fears, the loneliness, the joy and sorrow. Poverty lies in running away from this, either in its sublimations or its identities.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, the excitement, and the mystery of the world we live in.

Rachel Carlson

Life is too short to ponder the "what if's " and fear rejection.

T. Dufek

Love is always open arms. If you close your arms about love you will find that you are left holding only yourself.

Leo Buscaglia

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

Josey Wales, The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

Anonymous

The life which is unexamined is not worth living

Socrates

When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property.

Thomas Jefferson

Stop makin noises like a husband.

Vera, Detour (1945)

We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live, they travel far.

Swami Vivekananda

Better late than never.

Proverb

I believe that the science of chemistry alone almost proves the existence of an intelligent creator.

Thomas Edison

To be in love is merely to be in a state of perpetual anesthesia. To mistake an ordinary young man for a greek god or an ordinary young woman for a goddess.

H.L. Mencken

Growth in personality occurs as a consequence of meeting conflicts and impasses head on, and reconciling them. Interpersonal conflicts and impasses constitute problems which require solutions so that a satisfying relationship may be maintained. Whenever a person encounters a problem in his everyday living, he is obliged to vary his behavior until he discovers some mode of responding which is successful in achieving a solution.

Sidney Jourard

Never live in the past but always learn from it.

Anonymous

Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.

Marcus Aurelius

Just because you make a mistake doesnt mean you are a mistake.

Georgette Mosbacher

In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.

Janos Arany

Happy wife, happy life.

Jeff Allen

Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew. They're what make the instrument stretch-what make you go beyond the norm.

Anonymous

Mr. Christian !

Captain Bligh, Mutiny On The Bounty (1935)

Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.

Unknown

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

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses.

Napoleon Hill

When I look around, I always learn something and that is to be always yourself. And to express yourself. To have faith in yourself. Do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it. Start from the very root of being, which is how can I be me?

Bruce Lee

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

Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Admission of ignorance is often the first step in our education.

Stephen Covey

Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them and you have found a lover for life.

Leo Buscaglia

Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.

Albert Einstein

Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose.

Thomas Edison