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

Mignon McLaughlin

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No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see the possibilities -- they're always there.

Norman Vincent Peale

We do our best that we know how at the moment, and if it doesn't turn out, we modify it.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast.

Thomas Edison

It's the investor who is risky, not the investment.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

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

Stephen Covey

There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. That little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.

W. Clement Stone

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

Anonymous

She's my sister ! She's my daughter !

Evelyn Mulwray, Chinatown (1974)

Losers visualize the penalties of failure. Winners visualize the rewards of success.

Unknown

A ship is safe in harbor, but thats not what ships are for.

William Shedd

Life's most soothing things are a child's goodnight and sweet music.

Thomas Edison

There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.

George Santayana

Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in kansas anymore.

Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)

And for an hour, for an hour, I'm the best actress in the world.

Bree Daniels, Klute (1971)

The entire law is summed up in a single command, Love your neighbor as yourself.

Galatians 514

One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we can not practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.

Maya Angelou

My experience has taught me that a man who has no vices has damned few virtues.

Abraham Lincoln

Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.

Theodore Isaac Rubin

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

Harry Callahan, Dirty Harry (1971)

Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.

William Butler Yeats

How do I love thee ? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Stand up, be bold, be strong. Take the whole responsibility on your own shoulders, and know that you are the creator of your own destiny. All the strength and succor you want is within yourself. Therefore, make your own future.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Satchel Paige

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence.

Helen Keller

You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.

Richard Bach

It's not what happens to you, it's what you do about it that makes the difference.

W. Mitchell

Pay the farmer or pay the hospital.

Birke Baehr

We are so lazy, we do not want to do anything ourselves. We want a personal god, a savior or a prophet to do everything for us. Long as we believe ourselves to be even the least different from god, fear remains with us, but when we know ourselves to be the one, fear goes, of what can we be afraid ?

Swami Vivekananda

If you're proactive, you don't have to wait for circumstances or other people to create perspective expanding experiences. You can consciously create your own.

Stephen Covey

When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.

Mark Twain

Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.

Norman Vincent Peale

Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.

Robert H. Schuller

Its obvious that we don't know one millionth of one percent about anything.

Thomas Edison

Nothing succeeds like success.

Proverb

Ideas without action are worthless.

Harvey Mackay

Love is like pi - natural, irrational, and very important.

Lisa Hoffman

When love and skill work together expect a masterpiece.

John Ruskin

Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.

Stephen Covey

When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

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)

To ask the hard question is simple.

W.H. Auden

One should never forbid what one lacks the power to prevent.

Napoleon Bonaparte

I consider my ability to arouse enthusiasm among my people the greatest asset I possess, and the way to develop the best in a person is by appreciation and encouragement. I believe in giving people incentive to work. So I am anxious to praise but loath to find fault. I am hearty in my approbation and lavish in my praise.

Charles M. Schwab

Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it.

Thomas Jefferson

A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you have n't truly decided.

Anthony Robbins

Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which belie the idea that things can not be changed.

Tom Clancy

We didn't need dialogue. We had faces.

Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)

The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.

Thomas Jefferson

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

We have not yet begun to fight.

John Paul Jones

Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.

Vaclav Havel

Except and expect positive things and that is what you will receive.

Lori Hard

You can not escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.

Abraham Lincoln

Do it now !

Napoleon Hill

The best things in life are not things.

Unknown

We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.

Norman Vincent Peale

Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.

W. Clement Stone

It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.

John Nesvig

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

F.M. Hubbard

We tend to live up to our expectations.

Earl Nightingale

Hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are earned.

William Butler Yeats

Love is like the wild rose-briar. Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly ?

Emily Bronte

The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results

Albert Einstein

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.

Thomas Edison

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

Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.

Ann Landers

Can you dig it ?

Youngblood Priest, Superfly (1972)

The crocodile is only strong in the water.

Angolan Proverb

Love is a daily, mutual exchange of value.

Dennis Waitley

Reason is like an open secret that can become known to anyone at any time , it is the quiet space into which everyone can enter through his own thought.

Karl Jaspers

Are you fit company for the person you wish to become ?

Anonymous

The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule.

Anita Brookner

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

Thomas Jefferson

The road to success is lined with many tempting parking spaces.

Traditional Proverb

Hasta la vista, baby. :

The Terminator, Terminator Judgment Day (1991)

All you need is love.

John Lennon

The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses.

Napoleon Hill

To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.

Anatole France

As you think in your heart, so shall you be.

Proverb

Into the house where joy lives, happiness will gladly come.

Japanese Proverb

Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.

Publilius Syrus

Having all the money in the world isn't much good if you can hardly get out of bed in the morning to enjoy it

Unknown

Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.

Douglas Adams

You make me want to be a better man. As good as it gets.

James Baldwin

Into the hands of every individual is given a marvelous power for good or evil -- the silent, unconscious, unseen influence of his life. This is simply the constant radiation of what man really is, not what he pretends to be.

William George Jordan

Man is a ladder placed on the earth and the top of it touches heaven. And all his movements and doings and words leave traces in the upper world.

Martin Buber

The man who has no imagination has no wings.

Muhamed Ali

I want everyone to be the way I strive to become -- to be himself in his truth. Do not follow me, follow yourself ! is the existential challenge. Self-being awakens self-being but does not force itself on it.

Karl Jaspers

What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.

Goethe

Minds are like parachutes, they function only when open.

Anonymous

When I hear somebody sigh, Life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, Compared to what ?

Sydney J. Harris

Success is never ending, failure is never final.

Dr. Robert Schuller

The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity, an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

Winston Churchill

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

Victor Hugo

If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.

John Davidson Rockefeller

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

Tanya, Touch Of Evil (1958)

Love isn't decent. Love is glorious and shameless.

Elizabeth Von Arnim

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world. The unreasonable man adapts the world to himself. All progress depends upon the unreasonable man.

George Bernard Shaw

I would rather live and love where death is king than have eternal life where love is not.

Robert G. Ingersoll

One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you -- suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, "Well, I'll have a go, too''.

Margaret Thatcher