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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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Love is patient and kind, love is not jealous or boastful, it is not arrogant or rude. Love does not insist on its own way, it is not irritable or resentful, it does not rejoice at wrong, but rejoices in the right. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things.

Corinthians

The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom.

Anonymous

Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.

Anonymous

Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success. tremendous stream is flowing toward the ocean, carrying us all along with it , and though like straws and scraps of paper we may at times float aimlessly about, in the long run we are sure to join the ocean of life and bliss.

Swami Vivekananda

If I had never met him, I would have dreamed him into being.

Anzia Yezierska

I deal with the obvious. I present, reiterate and glorify the obvious -- because the obvious is what people need to be told.

Dale Carnegie

Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.

Dale Carnegie

The gem can not be polished without friction, nor man be perfected without trials.

Danish Proverb

Learning acquired in youth is an inscription on stone.

Indian Proverb

Intelligence without ambition is like a bird without wings.

C. Archie Danielson

What do they think I am, dumb or something ? Why, I make more money than Calvin Coolidge ! Put together !

Lina Lamont, Singin (1952)

For one person to love another, that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks, the last test and proof, the work for which all else is but preparation.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

The madness of love is the greatest of heaven's blessings.

Plato

When god closes a door, he opens a window.

Unknown

Obstacles are great incentives.

Jules Michelet

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

Mother Teresa

Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called present.

Unknown

Okay, but I get to be on top.

Josh, Big (1988)

Without music, life would be a mistake.

Fredrich Nietzsche

Be afraid. Be very afraid.

Veronica Quaife, The Fly (1986)

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - It goes on.

Robert Frost

Remove failure as an option.

Joan Lunden

To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs no logic for its mission.

Charles A. Lindbergh

Success is not to be pursued ; it is to be attracted by the person you become.

Jim Rohn

The more you venture to live greatly, the more you will find within you what it takes to get on top of things and stay there.

Norman Vincent Peale

Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.

Unknown

Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.

Marcus Aurelius

Roses are red, Violets are blue, I'm schizophrenic, and so am I.

Unknown

A wise man will not leave the right to the mercy of chance, nor wish it to prevail through the power of the majority. There is but little virtue in the action of masses of men.

Henry David Thoreau

Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.

Benjamin Franklin

Snap out of it !

Loretta Castorini, Moonstruck (1987)

While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.

Benjamin Franklin

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

Su Shi

Let's not confuse hasty decisions with strength or intelligence. It's important to be decisive - after giving consideration that reflects the time you have and what's at stake.

Bill Blackman

Love is a moment that lasts forever.

Julie Wittey

Success leaves clues.

Jim Rohn

A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.

Thomas Szasz

The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.

Pearl Bailey

If the student thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better student. If the lawyer thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better lawyer, and so on.

Swami Vivekananda

A boy's best friend is his mother.

Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)

There's a name for you ladies, but it isn't used in high society -- outside of a kennel.

Crystal Allen, The Women (1939)

I am not a toy, I was made for soups, salads, maybe chili, and then the trash. Freedom !

Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)

Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.

George S. Patton

I'm not bad. I'm just drawn that way.

Jessica Rabbit, Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)

The greatest happiness of life it the conviction that we are loved - loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.

Victor Hugo

Happiness is a butterfly, which, when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war, love is a growing up

James Baldwin

Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.

Lord Drewar

The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances if there is any reaction, both are transformed.

Carl Jung

I am fond of only what comes from the heart.

Martha Washington

We love because it's the only true adventure.

Nikki Giovanni

The first duty of love is to listen.

Paul Tillich

In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.

Aristotle

Leaders are people who are able to express themselves fully, they know who they are, what their strengths and weaknesses are, and how to fully deploy their strengths and compensate for their weaknesses. They also know what they want, why they want it, and how to communicate what they want to others, in order to gain compensation and support. Finally, they know how to achieve their goals. The key to full self-expression is understanding one's self and the world, and the key to understanding is learning -- from one's own life and experience.

Warren Bennis

The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls you.

Anthony Robbins

Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.

Napoleon Hill

If our thoughts and hopes are elsewhere, it is impossible to set our faces steadily toward the work required of us.

Anonymous

God gives us our relatives - thank God we can choose our friends.

Ethel Watts Mumford

You know the difference between you and me ? I make this look good.

Agent J, Men In Black (1997)

Go forward confidently, energetically attacking problems, expecting favorable outcomes.

Norman Vincent Peale

Tough times never last but tough people do.

Robert Schuller

Character can not be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved

Helen Keller

I love great music and art, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.

Thomas Edison

Thou art to me a delicious torment.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Someday when I grow up, finish school and get a job, I'll start living my life the way I want someday after the mortgage is paid off, the finances are on track and the kids are grown up, I'll drive that new car and take exciting trips abroad someday, now that I'm 9 about to retire, I'll buy that beautiful motor home and travel across this great country, and see all there is to see someday.

Ed Foreman

You think I'm licked. You all think I'm licked. Well, I'm not licked. And I'm going to stay right here and fight for this lost cause. Even if this room gets filled with lies like these, and the taylors and all their armies come marching into this place.

Jefferson Smith, Mr Smith Goes To Washington (1939)

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

That is a lesson for all life - face the terrible, face it boldly. Like the monkeys, the hardships of life fall back when we cease to flee before them.

Swami Vivekananda

Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

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

Eleanor Roosevelt

A man builds a fine house ; and now he has a master, and a task for life ; he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

In matters of style, swim with the current, in matters of principle, stand like a rock.

Thomas Jefferson

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

Anonymous

Possibilitizing is overcoming while you're undergoing.

Robert H. Schuller

Flops are a part of life's menu and I've never been a girl to miss out on any of the courses.

Rosalind Russell

I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.

George S. Patton

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

Zig Ziglar

Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.

Lou Gehrig, The Pride Of The Yankees (1942)

Wouldja do me a favor, Harry ? Drop dead !

Billie Dawn, Born Yesterday (1950)

Kindness is always fashionable.

America E. Barr

We are all in the gutter but some of us are looking at the stars.

Oscar Wilde

What is life without the radiance of love.

Von Schiller

Two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the the universe.

Albert Einstein

Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion

Aristotle

The United States, and other advanced nations, will someday be able to produce instruments of death so terrible the world will be in abject terror of itself and its ability to end civilization... . Such war-making weapons should be developed - but only for purposes of discovery and experimentation

Thomas Edison

Hell is the knowledge of opportunity lost, the place where the man I am comes face to face with the man I might have been.

Anonymous

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

Isaac Davis, Manhattan (1979)

What do you feel like doing tonight ?

Angie, Marty (1955)

Love to faults is always blind. Always is to joy inclined, winged, and unconfined. And breaks all chains from every mind.

William Blake

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

Moliere

The person who says it can not be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.

Chinese Proverb

Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.

Jim Rohn

Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.

Harriet Beecher Stowe

The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart.

Josiah G. Holland

Most people resist change, so a key part of innovating is convincing other people that your idea is a good one -- by enlisting their help, and, in doing so, by helping them see the usefulness of the idea.

Art Fry

In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else.

Lee Iacocca

Attitude determines altitude.

Anonymous

Never trouble another for what you can do for yourself.

Thomas Jefferson

You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.

Brian Tracy