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The pain of love is the pain of being alive. It is a perpetual wound.

Maureen Duffy

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It not knowing what to do, it's doing what you know.

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Encouragement is oxygen to the soul.

Harvey Mackay

Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.

Danny Thomas

I am a great believer in luck and I find that the harder I work the more I have of it.

Thomas Jefferson

When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving one's self, and one always ends by deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.

Oscar Wilde

The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.

Dennis Waitley

Did my heart love'til now ? Foreswear its sight, for I never saw true beauty'til this night.

William Shakespeare

The more you seek security, the less of it you have. But the more you seek opportunity, the more likely it is that you will achieve the security that you desire.

Brian Tracy

A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.

Horace Mann

Self-suggestion makes you master of yourself.

W. Clement Stone

There are no secrets to success it is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.

Colin Powell

I always say a kiss on the hand might feel very good, but a diamond tiara lasts forever.

Lorelei, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)

Let us strive on to finish the work we are in

Abraham Lincoln

If you want a do-right woman, you have to be a do-right man

Aretha Franklin

A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds, it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before the change.

Earl Nightingale

Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible - it can not be seen or measured - yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more than any material possession ever could.

Barbara De Angelis

Never react emotionally to criticism. Analyze yourself to determine whether it is justified. If it is, correct yourself. Otherwise, go on about your business.

Norman Vincent Peale

Where is there dignity unless there is honesty ?

Cicero

Wisdom is supreme , therefore make a full effort to get wisdom. Esteem her and she will exalt you , embrace her and she will honor you. Wise men speak because they have something to say, fools because they have to say something.

Plato

Where old age is evil, youth can learn no good.

English Proverb

Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.

Albert Einstein

If you're not sure where you're going, you'll probably end up somewhere else.

Anonymous

They alone live, who live for others.

Swami Vivekananda

It is impossible to repent of love. The sin of love does not exist.

Muriel Spark

A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace.

Levi ben Gershon

Times of great calamity and confusion have ever been productive of the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from the darkest storm.

Charles Caleb Colton

You are what you repeatedly do. Excellence is not an event - it is a habit.

Aristotle

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Thomas Edison

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

John Ruskin

The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.

Robert H. Schuller

Only that day dawns to which we are awake.

Henry David Thoreau

Love like you've never been hurt, dance like no one is watching, live as though heaven is on earth.

Satchel Paige

Listen with regard when others talk. Give your time and energy to others, let others have their own way, do things for reasons other than furthering your own needs.

Larry Scherwitz

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

He who never made a mistake never made a discovery.

Samuel Smiles

I have noticed that folks are generally about as happy as they make up their minds to be.

Abraham Lincoln

You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.

Zig Ziglar

Whoever is open, loyal, true ; of humane and affable demeanour, honourable himself, and in his judgement of others, faithful to his word as to law, and faithful alike to God and man... .such a man is a true gentleman.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.

Margaret Mead

What you can do, or dream you can, begin it, boldness has genius, power and magic in it.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

I have loved to the point of madness, that which is called madness, that which to me, is the only sensible way to love.

Francoise Sagan

You are never a loser until you quit trying.

Mike Ditka

I have learned that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.

Henry David Thoreau

I know it was you, Fredo. You broke my heart. You broke my heart.

Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)

The soul is covered with the color of its leisure thoughts.

Anonymous

Love means to love that which is unlovable, or it is no virtue at all.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

If I were required to guess off-hand, and without collusion with higher minds, what is the bottom cause of the amazing material and intellectual advancement of the last fifty years, I should guess that it was the modern-born and previously non-existent disposition on the part of men to believe that a new idea can have value.

Mark Twain

We are all born for love, it is the principle existence and it's only end.

Benjamin Disraeli

Ideas become powerful only if they appear in the flesh , an idea which does not lead to action by the individual and by groups remains at best a paragraph or a footnote in a book -- provided the idea is original and relevant. It is like a seed stored in a dry place. If the idea is to have influence, it must be put into the soil, and the soil is people and groups of people.

Erich Fromm

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

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

Dick Gregory

Instill great values in your children today and your grandchildren will prosper tomorrow.

Christy Borgeld

The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step

Lao Tse

I don't like your manners.

Vivian Rutledge, Philip Marlowe (1946)

I used to think anyone doing anything weird was weird. Now I know that it is the people that call others weird that are weird.

Paul McCartney

Believe it is possible to solve your problem. Tremendous things happen to the believer. So believe the answer will come. It will.

Norman Vincent Peale

You must think of failure and defeat as the spring boards to new achievements, and to the next level of accomplishment.

Les Brown

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

Rooster Cogburn, True Grit (1969)

Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune, but great minds rise above them.

Washington Irving

Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.

Anonymous

In everything the ends well defined are the secret of durable success.

Victor Cousins

Your belief determines your action and your action determines your results, but first you have to believe.

Mark Victor Hansen

He was some kind of a man. What does it matter what you say about people ?

Tanya, Touch Of Evil (1958)

The main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance but to do what lies clearly at hand.

Thomas Carlyle

If the ladder is not leaning against the right wall, every step we take just gets us to the wrong place faster.

Stephen Covey

Religion is being and becoming. Religion is the manifestation of the divinity already in man.

Swami Vivekananda

It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.

Charles Darwin

It is not good for all our wishes to be filled , through sickness we recognize the value of health, through evil, the value of good, through hunger, the value of food, through exertion, the value of rest.

Greek Proverb

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

"I am the thread that runs through all these pearls", and each pearl is a religion or even a sect thereof. Such are the different pearls, and god is the thread that runs through all of them, most people, however, are entirely unconscious of it.

Swami Vivekananda

We can only learn to love by loving.

Iris Murdoch

Each action can be the one on which all depends , what is decisive is only the strength and concentration of hallowing with which I do it. To the question of what had been the most essential matter for his late teacher, a disciple answered, 'Always just what he was engaged in at the moment'.

Martin Buber

A friend's love says. If you ever need anything, I'll be there. True Love says, you'll never need anything, i'll be there.

Jimi Hollemans

Love, all alike, no season knows, nor clime, nor hours, days, months, which are the rags of time.

John Donne

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

Harold R. McAlindon

If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.

Napoleon Hill

It's to be expected that you make mistakes when you're breaking new ground.

Jerry Greenfield

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

No great man ever complains of want of opportunities.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Our inheritance of well-founded, slowly conceived codes of honor, morals, and manners, the passionate convictions which so many hundreds of millions share together of the principles of freedom and justice, are far more precious to us than anything which scientific discoveries could bestow.

Winston Churchill

Bring out the gimp.

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Every sale has five basic obstacles : no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.

Zig Ziglar

True love is when your heart and your mind are saying the same thing.

Leanna L. Bartram

You have enemies ? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.

Winston Churchill

The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.

Brian Tracy

Patience and the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.

Chinese Proverb

I have spread my dreams under your feet , Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.

William Butler Yeats

Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.

Michael Jordan

Formal education will make you a living, self-education will make you a fortune.

Jim Rohn

I love him because he's the kind of guy who gets drunk on a glass of buttermilk, and I love the way he blushes right up over his ears. I love him because he doesn't know how to kiss, the jerk !

Sugarpuss O'Shea, Ball Of Fire (1941)

Happiness is the indication that man has found the answer to the problem of human existence the productive realization of his potentialities and thus, simultaneously, being one with the world and preserving the integrity of his self.

Erich Fromm

The only place where your dream becomes impossible is in your own thinking.

Robert H. Schuller

Winning is not everything, but the effort to win is.

Zig Ziglar

Trouble is only opportunity in work clothes.

Henry J. Kaiser

The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.

Mark Twain

Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.

Albert Einstein

Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ask nothing, want nothing in return. Give what you have to give, it will come back to you, but do not think of that now.

Swami Vivekananda

Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.

Seneca

Elementary, my dear Watson.

Sherlock Holmes, The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes (1939)