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Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged , practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge.

Matthew Arnold

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You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals.

Booker T. Washington

I have realized god sitting in the temple of every human body, the moment I stand in reverence before every human being and see god in him - that moment I am free from bondage, everything that binds vanishes, and I am free.

Swami Vivekananda

Hoke, you're my best friend.

Daisy Werthan, Driving Miss Daisy (1989)

If a man does his best, what else is there ?

General George S. Patton

As if !

Cher Horwitz, Clueless (1995)

I think people should mate for life, like pigeons or catholics.

Isaac Davis, Manhattan (1979)

If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon, you will have succeeded as a parent and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings.

Brian Tracy

The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved.

Cornelius Nepos

Sacrifice is giving up something good for something better.

Anonymous

A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.

Ingrid Bergman

Being defeated is only a temporary condition , giving up is what makes it permanent.

Marilyn vos Savant

Minds are like parachutes, they function only when open.

Anonymous

Romance is the fuel that keeps love burning hot.

Rusty Silvey

Part of being a winner is knowing when enough is enough. Sometimes you have to give up the fight and walk away, and move on to something that's more productive.

Donald Trump

There is no security on this earth, there is only opportunity.

General Douglas MacArthur

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

Swami Sivananda

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

Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.

John Lennon

That first peak is the best place to pause and look back, to see if you took the easiest route, to learn the lessons from the first climb. And it is the best place to examine the terrain ahead, to change your plans and goals, to take a deep breath and begin climbing again.

Michael Johnson

Love those who love you.

Voltaire

The difficulties and distresses to which we have been exposed during the war must now be forgotten. We must endeavor to let our ways be the way of pleasantness and all our paths peace.

Martha Washington

Seldom does an individual exceed his own expectations.

Anonymous

If you would live your life with ease, do what you ought, not what you please.

Anonymous

You become what you think about.

Earl Nightingale

Patience and the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.

Chinese Proverb

Seek first to understand, then to be understood.

Stephen Covey

As you think in your heart, so shall you be.

Proverb

Happiness can be defined, in part at least, as the fruit of the desire and ability to sacrifice what we want now for what we want eventually.

Stephen Covey

Well done is better than well said.

Benjamin Franklin

The search for someone to blame is always successful.

Robert Half

Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.

Henry J. Kaiser

Platitudes ? Yes, there are platitudes. Platitudes are there because they are true.

Margaret Thatcher

To be a champion, you have to believe in yourself when nobody else will.

Sugar Ray Robinson

I light my candle from their torches.

Robert Burton

Why hesitate? Upon the plains of hesitation are the bleached bones of countless millions, who on the threshold of victory sat down to wait, and in waiting they died.

Unattributed

Love is a little haven of refuge from the world.

Bertrand Russell

Only in his own way and not in any other can the one who strives perfect himself. He who lays hold of the rung of his companion and lets go of his own rung, through him neither the one nor the other will be realized.

Martin Buber

My bounty is as boundless as the sea, My love as deep, the more I give to thee the more I have for both are infinite.

Shakespeare

'Wake Me When It's Funny'

Gary Marshall

Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.

Anonymous

Any man who selects a goal in life which can be fully achieved has already defined his own limitations.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Failure doesn't mean you are a failure, it just means you haven't succeeded yet.

Robert H. Schuller

Some make it happen, some watch it happen, and some say, What happened ?

Anonymous

That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.

Abraham Lincoln

Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.

Mother Teresa

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

Julia H. Gulliver

Bitterness imprisons life, love releases it. Bitterness paralyzes life, love empowers it. Bitterness sours life, love sweetens it. Bitterness sickens life, love heals it. Bitterness blinds life, love anoints it's eyes.

Harry Emerson Fosdick

There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.

George Sands

Lives of great men all remind us we can make our lives sublime, and, departing, leave behind us footprints in the sands of time.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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

Peace Pilgrim

Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished.

Og Mandino

Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.

Albert Einstein

If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask.

W. Clement Stone

Many people seem to think that success in one area can compensate for failure in other areas. But can it really ? True effectiveness requires balance.

Stephen Covey

What we've got here is failure to communicate.

Captain, Cool Hand Luke (1967)

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

Buckminster Fuller

Love is a daily, mutual exchange of value.

Dennis Waitley

Winning isn't everything , it's the only thing.

Vince Lombardi

Silence is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.

Immanuel Kant

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

Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)

Let he him who would be moved to convince others, be first moved to convince himself.

Thomas Carlyle

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

W. Clement Stone

Sometimes you gotta say, What the fuck.

Miles, Risky Business (1983)

When love and skill work together expect a masterpiece.

John Ruskin

Progress is the activity of today and the assurance of tomorrow

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Personally, veda's convinced me that alligators have the right idea. They eat their young.

Ida Corwin, Mildred Pierce (1945)

Success consists of doing the common things of life uncommonly well.

Unattributed

You could unwrap a Fudgesicle at the first light and never touch the brake lever till you threw away the stick.

Tom Hannah

There is no limit to what a man can do or where he can go if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.

Robert Woodruff

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

Anonymous

Private victories precede public victories. You can't invert that process any more than you can harvest a crop before you plant it.

Stephen Covey

Sometimes there's so much beauty in the world I feel like I can't take it, like my heart's going to cave in.

Ricky Fitts, American Beauty (1999)

There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.

Dale Carnegie

Houston, we have a problem.

Jim Lovell, Apollo 13 (1944)

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

Stephen Covey

Ideas without action are worthless.

Harvey Mackay

No man is happy who does not think himself so.

Publilius Syrus

Before I learned the art, a punch was just a punch, and a kick, just a kick. After I learned the art, a punch was no longer a punch, a kick, no longer a kick. Now that I understand the art, a punch is just a punch and a kick is just a kick.

Bruce Lee

He who lends to the poor gets his interest from God.

German Proverb

I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. That is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.

Albert Schweitzer

Success is counted sweetest by those who ne'er succeed.

Emily Dickinson

The greater a man is in power above others, the more he ought to excel them in virtue. None ought to govern who is not better than the governed.

Publilius Syrus

Success leaves clues.

Jim Rohn

If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.

E. Joseph Cossman

A weak man has doubts before a decision, a strong man has them afterwards.

Karl Kraus

If we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find we have lost the future.

Winston Churchill

Let those love now who never loved before. Let those who always loved, now love the more.

Thomas Parnell

The battle is all over except the "shouting" when one knows what is wanted and has made up his mind to get it, whatever the price may be.

Napoleon Hill

Remember, there is no situation so completely hopeless that something constructive can not be done about it. When faced with a minus, ask yourself what you can do to make it a plus. A person practicing this attitude will extract undreamed-of outcomes from the most unpromising situations. Realize that there are no hopeless situations, there are only people who take hopeless attitudes.

Norman Vincent Peale

And for an hour, for an hour, I'm the best actress in the world.

Bree Daniels, Klute (1971)

In imagination, there's no limitation.

Mark Victor Hansen

Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing, it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.

Margaret Thatcher

What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.

Zig Ziglar

People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals - that is, goals that do not inspire them.

Anthony Robbins

Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.

Anonymous

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

Harold R. McAlindon

It's not what happens to you, it's what you do about it that makes the difference.

W. Mitchell

Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.

Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)

What a dump.

Rosa Moline, Beyond The Forest (1949)