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Take a watch to pieces and examine, however carefully, its separate parts in turn, and you will never come across the principles by which the watch keeps time.

Michael Polanyi

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No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted.

Aesop

When you face your fear, most of the time you will discover that it was not really such a big threat after all. We all need some form of deeply rooted, powerful motivation - it empowers us to overcome obstacles so we can live our dreams.

Les Brown

An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity, a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.

Winston Churchill

God is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life.

Swami Vivekananda

Happiness is a state of activity.

Aristotle

Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.

Thomas Jefferson

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

Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)

Never trouble another for what you can do for yourself.

Thomas Jefferson

Virtuous and wise he was, but not severe , He still remember'd that he once was young.

John Armstrong

The older I grow, the more everything seems to me to lie in manliness. This is my new gospel.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Martha Washington

The mind has exactly the same power as the hands, not merely to grasp the world, but to change it

Colin Wilson

Love sees roses without thorns.

German Proverb

Love is letting go of fear.

Gerald Jampolsky

Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm.

Earl Nightingale

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

Winston Churchill

A man takes a drop too much once in a while, it's only human nature.

Charlie Allnut, Rose Sayer (1951)

Hi-Yo, Silver !

The Lone Ranger, The Lone Ranger (1956)

My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.

Winston Churchill

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

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

From his neck down a man is worth a couple of dollars a day, from his neck up he is worth anything that his brain can produce.

Thomas Edison

You must motivate yourself every day.

Matthew Stasior

Take control of your consistent emotions and begin to consciously and deliberately reshape your daily experience of life.

Anthony Robbins

You know you are in love when you see the world in her eyes, and her eyes everywhere in the world.

David Levesque

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

Leo Buscaglia

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

It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.

Edmund Hillary

Say not, "I have found the truth" but rather, "I have found a truth".

Kahlil Gibran

A life lived with integrity -- even if it lacks the trappings of fame and fortune is a shinning star in whose light others may follow in the years to come.

Dennis Waitley

Love is a hole in the heart.

Ben Hecht

It is better to bind your children to you by a feeling of respect and by gentleness, than by fear.

Publius Terence

There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group, there is less competition there.

Indira Gandhi

Be Here Now.

Ram Dass

The stakes are too high for government to be a spectator sport.

Barbara Jordan

In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.

Unattributed

Bring out the gimp.

Zed, Pulp Fiction (1994)

All things come to those who wait, but when they come they're out of date.

Anonymous

I am not a toy. I am a spork !

Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)

No fate is worse than a life without a love.

Mexican Proverb

We have merely scratched the surface of the store of knowledge which will come to us. I believe that we are now, a-tremble on the verge of vast discoveries - discoveries so wondrously important they will upset the present trend of human thought and start it along completely new lines.

Thomas Edison

What the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.

Napoleon Hill

No man is happy who does not think himself so.

Publilius Syrus

If you want to get somewhere you have to know where you want to go and how to get there. Then never, never, never give up.

Norman Vincent Peale

Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive.

Robert H. Schuller

The speed of the leader determines the rate of the pack.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Well, nobody's perfect.

Osgood Fielding III, Some Like It Hot (1959)

Be strong ! You talk of ghosts and devils. We are the living devils. The sign of life is strength and growth. The sign of death is weakness. Whatever is weak, avoid ! It is death. If it is strength, go down into hell and get hold of it ! There is salvation only for the brave. "None but the brave deserves the fair". None but the bravest deserves salvation.

Swami Vivekananda

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

William A. Ward

Now is wanted intense karma-yoga with unbounded courage and indomitable strength in the heart. Then only will the people of the country be roused.

Swami Vivekananda

Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.

Carl Bard

No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.

Abraham Lincoln

One, two, Freddy's coming for you.

Children, A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)

Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.

Darrell Royal

Success based on anything but internal fulfillment is bound to be empty. - Dr

Martha Friedman

"Every achiever I have ever met says, 'My life turned around when I began to believe in me.'"

Robert Schuller

I know people that got diagnosed with Parkinson's, and they just gave up. Sat in a wheelchair and refused to get up. I'll never give up. Some day this will probably take me, but I'm not going to walk away from life.

Larry Smith

Is it just me or is the grim reaper a straight-up hottie ?

Taako

Do not protect yourself by a fence, but rather by your friends.

Czech Proverb

Nothing real can be threatened, nothing unreal exists. Love is all there is.

Unknown

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

Everyone's life is an object lesson to others.

Karl G. Maeser

My heart shall be thy garden.

Alice Meynell

Look at the weaknesses of others with compassion, not accusation. It's not what they're not doing or should be doing that's the issue. The issue is your own chosen response to the situation and what you should be doing. If you start to think the problem is "out there", stop yourself. That thought is the problem.

Stephen Covey

Mama says, Stupid is as stupid does.

Young Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)

Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.

Walter Anderson

Things do not change we change.

Henry David Thoreau

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

Norman Vincent Peale

Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction.

Albert Einstein

Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for his competitors, for it is that which all are practicing every day while they live.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

There are two things to aim at in life, first, to get what you want, and after that to to enjoy it.

Logan Pearsall Smith

Better to be king for a night than schmuck for a lifetime.

Rupert Pupkin, The King Of Comedy (1983)

Hunker down.

Unknown

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

Harry Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)

When we place blame, we give away our power.

Greg Anderson

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

Isaac Davis, Manhattan (1979)

A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.

Edgar J. Mohn

Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home.

Bill Cosby

Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving to death !

Mame Dennis, Auntie Mame (1958)

Never giving up and pushing forward will unlock all the potential we are capable of.

Christy Borgeld

Love is a bird, she needs to fly.

Madonna

You must learn from your past mistakes, but not lean on your past successes.

Dennis Waitley

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

Steve Walton

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.

Confucius

Some people come into our lives and quickly go, some stay for a while and leave footprints in our hearts, and we are never, ever the same.

Unknown

Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future.

Charles F. Kettering

The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while Nature cures the disease

Voltaire

I may not be perfect, but some parts of me are excellent.

Ashleigh Brilliant

Mr. Christian !

Captain Bligh, Mutiny On The Bounty (1935)

What hump ?

Igor, Young Frankenstein (1974)

Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.

Robert Louis Stevenson

You can be greater than anything that can happen to you.

Norman Vincent Peale

The rays of happiness, like those of light, are colorless when unbroken.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Love is like a mountain, hard to climb, but once you get to the top the view is beautiful.

Daniel Monroe Tuttle

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

David McCullough Reason

Why don't you go outside and jerk yourself a soda ?

Virginia Hill, Bugsy (1991)

Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the world's work, and the power to appreciate life.

Brigham Young

The more we grow in love, virtue and holiness, the more we see love, virtue and holiness outside.

Swami Vivekananda

An avoidance of true communication is tantamount to a relinquishment of my self- being , if I withdraw from it I am betraying not only the other but myself.

Karl Jaspers

The stuff that dreams are made of.

Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)