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Joy is the feeling of grinning inside.

Melba Colgrove

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The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.

William James

Oh, to be free from the stifling pressures of life to rest, a peaceful slumber that will rejuvenate my soul

Les Hewitt

Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away.

Elbert Hubbard

If so many men, so many minds, certainly so many hearts, so many kinds of love.

Leo Tolstoy

Luck is when opportunity knocks, and you answer.

Anonymous

Love is the only rational act.

Morrie Schwarz

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

Albert Einstein

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

Maureen Duffy

Somebody stop me !

Stanley Ipkiss, The Mask (1994)

I thought that training for the Olympics would be hardest thing I would ever have to do," former Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber said in court. "But the hardest thing I've ever had to do is process that I am a victim of Larry Nassar. But even though I'm a victim, I do not and will not live my life as one.

Jordyn Wieber

He who has never learned to obey can not be a good commander.

Aristotle

We have only one reality, and that is here and now. What we miss by our evasions will never return, but if we squander ourselves, then too we lose being. Each day is precious a moment can be everything.

Karl Jaspers

Life does not happen to us, it happens from us.

Mike Wickett

Don't waste yourself in rejection, nor bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ask yourself : 'Do I feel the need to laminate ? ' Then teaching is for you.

Gordon Korman

Never say anything about yourself you do not want to come true.

Brian Tracy

Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.

Albert Einstein

There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.

Nelson Mandela

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.

Mark Twain

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.

Francis Bacon

Nobody has ever escaped from Stalag 17. Not alive, anyway.

Oberst Von Scherbach, Stalag 17 (1954)

Never discourage anyonewho continually makes progress, no matter how slow.

Plato

Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.

F.M. Hubbard

Love those who love you.

Voltaire

In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.

Mignon McLaughlin

He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.

Benjamin Franklin

The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.

William Arthur Ward

Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.

Emily P. Bissell

You've got to ask yourself one question : Do I feel lucky ? Well, do ya, punk ?

Harry Callahan, Dirty Harry (1971)

If not us, who, if not now, when ?

Unknown

Tell me and I forget , show me and I remember , involve me and I understand.

Anonymous

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Here's Johnny !

Jack Torrance, The Shining (1980)

The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.

Norman Vincent Peale

Your thoughts are the architects of your destiny.

David O. McKay

The course of true love never did run smooth.

Shakespeare

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

Steve Walton

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

Mahatma Gandhi

Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.

Publilius Syrus

Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.

Albert Einstein

Oh, Moses, Moses, you stubborn, splendid, adorable fool !

Nefretiri, The Ten Commandments (1956)

To be a great leader and so always master of the situation, one must of necessity have been a great thinker in action. An eagle was never yet hatched from a goose's egg.

James Thomas

Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes -- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds' --can you help others do the same.

Carlo Brumat

If you don't like something, change it, if you can't change it, change your attitude.

Maya Angelou

An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality.

Brian Tracy

It is no sin to attempt and fail. The only sin is to not make the attempt.

Suellen Fried

I scoured many websites, and consulted my friends, my family and our readers for these pearls of wisdom. Now I want to do that again, except this time, I bring to you,

David Riklan

An army of a thousand is easy to find, but, ah, how difficult to find a general.

Chinese Proverb

Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination.

Roy Goodman

Ask for advice but do what you think is best.

Greek Proverb

The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.

Pearl Bailey

Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities.

Aristotle

It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best. You very often get it.

W. Somerset Maugham

If a man can realize his divine nature with the help of an image, would it be right to call that a sin ? Nor, even when he has passed that stage, should he call it an error. Man is not traveling from error to truth, but from truth to truth, from lower to higher truth. To him all the religions from the lowest fetishism to the highest absolutism, mean so many attempts of the human soul to grasp and realize the infinite, each determined by the conditions of its birth and association, and each of these marks a stage of progress, and every soul is a young eagle soaring higher and higher, gathering more and more strength till it reaches the glorious sun.

Swami Vivekananda

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

To my big brother George, the richest man in town !

Harry Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)

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

William Makepeace Thackeray

The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking, the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker.

Albert Einstein

Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly.

Stephen R. Covey

Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.

Mahatma Gandhi

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

Isaac Bashevis

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

Erich Fromm

Be patient with your enemies and forgiving of your friends.

Afghan Proverb

When we won't consider suggestions, we reject our own potential - but we have a right to expect people to be tactful.

Bill Blackman

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

Love is like swallowing hot chocolate, before it has cooled off. It takes you by surprise at first, but keeps you warm for a long time.

Anonymous

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

Anonymous

Our attitude toward life determines life's attitude towards us.

Earl Nightingale

If thou must love me, let it be for nought, except for love's sake only. Do not say, I love her for her smile, her look, her way of speaking gently, for a trick of thought that falls in well with mine, and, certes, brought a sense of pleasant ease on such a day. For these things in themselves, beloved, may be changed, or change for thee, and love so wrought, may be unwrought so.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

One lie ruins a thousand truths.

Ghanaian Proverb

Some people plant in the spring and leave in the summer. If you're signed up for a season, see it through. You don't have to stay forever, but at least stay until you see it through.

Jim Rohn

I have said nothing because there is nothing I can say that would describe how I feel as perfectly as you deserve it.

Kyle Schmidt

There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.

Winston Churchill

My heart is ever at your service.

Shakespeare

What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness ?

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

I arise from dreams of thee in the first sweet sleep of night, when the winds are breathing low, and the stars are shining bright.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

The illiterate of the century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.

Alvin Toffler

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

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.

Aristotle

Love is the greatest refreshment in life.

Picasso

How do I look ?

Holly Golightly, Breakfast At Tiffany's (1961)

He who knows all the answers has not yet been asked all the questions.

Unattributed

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

Erich Fromm

Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.

Winston Churchill

My mother thanks you. My father thanks you. My sister thanks you. And I thank you.

George M. Cohan, Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)

I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece. I challenge you to join the ranks of those people who live what they teach, who walk their talk.

Anthony Robbins

If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is impossible to imagine anything which better becomes a ruler than mercy.

Seneca

Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

Immaturity can last a lifetime.

Robert Half

It's amazing, Molly. The love inside, you take it with you.

Sam Wheat, Ghost (1990)

And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body, and be yet thankful.

Colossians 315

I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.

John Davidson Rockefeller

The search for someone to blame is always successful.

Robert Half

I love you - those three words have my life in them.

Alexandrea

Where love reigns the impossible may be attained.

Indian Proverb

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

The reduction of the universe to a single being, the expansion of a single being even to God, this is love.

Victor Hugo

Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.

Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)