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For hope is but the dream of those that wake.

Matthew Prior

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Every man is more than just himself; he also represents the unique, the very special and always significant and remarkable point at which the world's phenomena intersect, only once in this way, and never again.

Hermann Hesse

Every ceiling, when reached, becomes a floor, upon which one walks as a matter of course and prescriptive right.

Aldous Huxley

Nuptial love makes mankind, friendly love perfects it, but wanton love corrupts and debases it.

Francis Bacon

It takes a whole village to raise a child.

African Proverb

All love is sweet, given or returned.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.

Eleanor Roosevelt

A gentle hand may lead even an elephant by a single hair.

Iranian Proverb

Good fortune and bad are equally necessary to man, to fit him to meet the contingencies of this life.

French Proverb

He who conquers himself has won a greater victory than he who conquers a city.

Proverb

Boldness in business is the first, second and third thing.

English Proverb

Tell me your friends, and I'll tell you who you are.

Assyrian Proverb

It's showtime !

Joe Gideon, All That Jazz (1979)

Tell everyone what you want to do and someone will want to help you do it.

W. Clement Stone

He didn't get all of those injuries from a fall.

Martha Washington

Never spend your money before you have it.

Thomas Jefferson

The way we see the problem is the problem.

Stephen Covey

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Do not let the reasons for your challenges become the excuses for your failure.

Laura Frith

The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs" but goes right to work on the creative "how''.

Norman Vincent Peale

The most important persuasion tool you have in your entire arsenal is integrity.

Zig Ziglar

Everything you want is on the other side of fear.

Jack Canfield

Trust in yourself. Your perceptions are often far more accurate than you are willing to believe.

Claudia Black

Fill your hands, you son-of-a-bitch !

Rooster Cogburn, True Grit (1969)

Thou art to me a delicious torment.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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)

The harder I work, the luckier I get.

Samuel Goldwyn

Shri Ramakrishna used to say, "As long as I live, so long do I learn". That man or that society which has nothing to learn is already in the jaws of death. Heart and core of everything here is good, that whatever may be the surface waves, deep down and underlying everything, there is an infinite basis of goodness and love.

Swami Vivekananda

Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.

Oscar Wilde

A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.

Bob Dylan

Love is a moment that lasts forever.

Julie Wittey

Dedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself. Give yourself peace of mind. You deserve to be happy. You deserve delight.

Mark Victor Hansen

So long as we are loved by others I should say that we are almost indispensable , and no man is useless while he has a friend.

Robert Louis Stevenson

I ain't so tough.

Tom Powers, The Public Enemy (1931)

Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them ?

Abraham Lincoln

Wherever there's a fight so hungry people can eat, I'll be there.

Tom Joad, The Grapes Of Wrath (1940)

In order to be walked on, you have to be lying down.

Brian Weir

The first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it.

William Osler

Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god. For one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.

Swami Vivekananda

Better late than never.

Proverb

Love is a little haven of refuge from the world.

Bertrand Russell

There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic.

Zig Ziglar

Those who work at a thing heart and soul not only achieve success in it but through their absorption in that they also realize the supreme truth - brahman. Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god.

Swami Vivekananda

An Arabian proverb says there are four sorts of men: He who knows not and knows not he knows not: he is a fool, shun him. He who knows not and knows he knows not: he is simple, teach him. He who knows and knows not he knows: he is asleep--wake him. He who knows and knows he knows: he is wise, follow him.

Isabel Burton

A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Courage is not a virtue of value among other personal values like love or fidelity. It is the foundation that underlies and gives reality to all other virtues and personal values. Without courage our love pales into mere dependency. Without courage our fidelity becomes conformism.

Rollo May

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

Erich Fromm

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

Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.

Leo Buscaglia

The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.

John Ruskin

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

Napoleon Hill

First get rid of the delusion "I am the body", and then only can we want real knowledge.

Swami Vivekananda

We carry the seeds of happiness with us wherever we go.

Martha Washington

Be all you can be.

John C. Maxwell

He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.

Paul Tillich

Forget about it.

Donnie Brasco, Donnie Brasco (1997)

The chances are that you have already come to believe that happiness is unattainable. But men have attained it. And they have attained it by realizing that happiness does not spring from the procuring of physical or mental pleasure, but from the development of reason and the adjustment of conduct to principles.

Arnold Bennett

All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word freedom , justice , honor , duty , mercy , hope.

Winston Churchill

Never complain about what you permit.

Mike Murdock

As physicians, we are invited into the most intimate chambers of our patients’ lives. We should acknowledge that unfettered trust with dignity, deference, and respect. For a physician, caring for patients is not only a duty; it is a privilege. Alleviating pain and restoring health for another human being can induce an exhilaration few others experience in their careers.

Michael E. DeBakey

Beware what you set your heart upon, for it surely shall be yours.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Growth and change are never easy... If it were easy, you would have done it long ago.

Lawrence LeShan

Never pretend to a love which you do not actually feel, for love is not ours to command.

Alan Watts

Fear is the parent of cruelty.

J.A. Froude

If you know peace, then you thrive , if you know contentment, then you are rich.

Su Shi

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

King Solomon

Be the change you want to see in the world.

Mahatma Gandhi

Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery.

Von Schiller Fulton J. Sheen

The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.

Moliere

The secret of education lies in respecting the student.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.

Anthony Robbins

There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.

Robert Half

A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.

Anonymous

Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

What nature delivers to us is never stale. Because what nature creates has eternity in it.

Isaac Bashevis

Our first journey is to find that special place for us.

Jim Rohn

Know thyself.

Socrates

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

What is the use of living if it be not to strive for noble causes and to make this muddled world a better place for those who will live in it after we are gone.

Winston Churchill

Progress is the activity of today and the assurance of tomorrow

Ralph Waldo Emerson

As a cure for worrying, work is far better than whiskey. I always found that, if I began to worry, the best thing I could do was focus upon doing something useful and then work very hard at it. Soon, I would forget what was troubling me.

Thomas Edison

Reflection doesn't take anything away from decisiveness, from being a person of action. In fact, it generates the inner toughness that you need to be an effective person of action -- to be a leader. Think of leadership as some of two vectors competence: (your specialty, your skills, your know-howl) and authenticity: (your identity, your character, your attitude) .

Peter Koestenbaum

Woody, I know what your problem is. You're just like me. Trash !

Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)

When something is finally obvious that should have been obvious years before, we call it common sense.

Steve Walton

In love beggar and king are equal.

Indian Proverb

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Love knows no bounds.

Unknown

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

Never give an order that can't be obeyed.

General Douglas MacArthur

Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.

Henry Ford

No man or woman is an island. To exist just for yourself is meaningless. You can achieve the most satisfaction when you feel related to some greater purpose in life, something greater than yourself.

Dennis Waitley

When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.

Abraham Lincoln

Don't sweat the small stuff.

Richard Carlson

To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself : First, what could I do ? Second, what could I read ? And third, who could I ask ?

Jim Rohn

Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.

Voltaire

Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.

Anthony Robbins

Believe in yourself.

Unknown

When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions.

W. Clement Stone

Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell'em, Certainly I can ! - and get busy and find out how to do it

Theodore Roosevelt

Shane ! Shane ! Come back !

Joey Starrett, Shane (1953)

The dove is my emblem... . I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it... . I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.

Thomas Edison