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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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Your level of brilliance will determine the size of your opportunities in life.

Unattributed

One way to become enthusiastic is to look for the plus sign. To make progress in any difficult situation, you have to start with what's right about it and build on that.

Norman Vincent Peale

Remember that nobody will ever get ahead of you as long as he is kicking you in the seat of the pants.

Walter Winchell

When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.

Norman Vincent Peale

I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.

Albert Einstein

I demolish my bridges behind methen there is no choice but to move forward. Firdtjof Nansen I do not cast my eyes away from my troubles. I pack them in as little compass as I can for myself, and never let them annoy others.

Robert Southey

Before we can forgive one another, we must understand one another

Emma Goldman

Anonymity is your friend. Hmmm.. If someone adds an item to this list without knowing who "Larry" is... Is this still a list of Larryisms?

Larry Smith

Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.

General George S. Patton

The "Inside-Out" approach to personal and self , even more fundamentally, to start with the most inside part of self - with your paradigms, your character, and your motives. The inside-out approach says that private victories precede public victories, that making and keeping promises to ourselves precedes making and keeping promises to others. It says it is futile to put personality ahead of character, to try to improve relationships with others before improving ourselves.

Stephen Covey

My heart is ever at your service.

Shakespeare

To live a creative life we must lose our fear of being wrong.

Joseph Chilton Pearce

We must have friendship for all, we must be merciful toward those that are in misery, when people are happy, we ought to be happy, and to the wicked we must be indifferent. These attitudes will make the mind peaceful.

Swami Vivekananda

They merit more praise who know how to suffer misery than those who temper themselves in contentment.

Pietro Aretino

Every choice one makes either expands or contracts the area in which he can make and implement future decisions. When one makes a choice, he irrevocably binds himself to the consequences of that choice.

Marion G. Romney

The thought manifests as the word. The word manifests as the deed. The deed develops into habit. And the habit hardens into character. So watch the thought and its ways with care

T. Howell

Bring out the gimp.

Zed, Pulp Fiction (1994)

Experience is the best teacher.

Proverb

People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care.

John C. Maxwell

Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.

Jim Rohn

Never live in the past but always learn from it.

Anonymous

I saw and loved.

Edward Gibbon

Be who you are in every situation.

Michael Johnson

The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but reveal to them their own.

Benjamin Disraeli

Failing to plan is planning to fail.

Unknown

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

Bree Daniels, Klute (1971)

What is the use of living if it be not to strive for noble causes and to make this muddled world a better place for those who will live in it after we are gone.

Winston Churchill

You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage -- pleasantly, smilingly, non-apologetically -- to say 'no' to other things. And the way you do that is by having a bigger 'yes' burning inside. The enemy of the 'best' is often the 'good. '

Stephen Covey

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

Ashleigh Brilliant

It is never too late to be what you might have been.

George Eliot

Sometimes you gotta say, What the fuck.

Miles, Risky Business (1983)

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

Napoleon Hill

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

Christy Borgeld

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

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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

Thomas Jefferson

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

Four steps to achievement : plan purposely, prepare prayerfully, proceed positively, pursue persistently.

William Arthur Ward

If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse , however if I treat you as though you are what you are capable of becoming, I help you become that.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

I have learned not to worry about love, but to honor it's coming with all my heart.

Alice Walker

O, there is nothing holier, in this life of ours, than the first consciousness of love, the first fluttering of its silken wings.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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

Anonymous

I was never tired of listening to his wisdom or imparting my own.

Winston Churchill

The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.

Unknown

Be of love a little more careful than of anything.

E.E. Cummings

You can not do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man , but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.

Thomas Carlyle

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

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

Victor Cousins

Busier than a cat covering up shit on a tile floor!

Larry the Cable Guy

If it weren't for graft, you'd get a very low type of people in politics.

The Politician, The Great McGinty (1940)

How you react when the joke's on you can reveal your character.

Robert Half

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

Winston Churchill

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

Mother Teresa

Knowing is not enough we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

I never had a policy, I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.

Abraham Lincoln

One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man. One man tells a lie, dozens repeat it as the truth.

Chinese Proverb

To be in love is merely to be in a state of perpetual anesthesia. To mistake an ordinary young man for a greek god or an ordinary young woman for a goddess.

H.L. Mencken

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

Lou Gehrig, The Pride Of The Yankees (1942)

Love the giver more than the gift.

Brigham Young

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

Martha Washington

To infinity and beyond !

Buzz Lightyear, Toy Story (1995)

What is essential is invisible to the eyes.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

It may be all right to be content with what you have, never with what you are.

B.C. Forbes

Hey, Johnny, what are you rebelling against ?

Mildred, Johnny Strabler (1953)

What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness ?

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.

Henry J. Kaiser

I'm Multi-Dimensional !

Taako

I think there is something, more important than believing : Action ! The world is full of dreamers, there aren't enough who will move ahead and begin to take concrete steps to actualize their vision.

W. Clement Stone

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

Albert Einstein

Power is not really good or bad , it is neutral. Power itself is not negative or positive, although our feelings about it may be. Power is the potential to influence others for good or evil, to be a blessing or a scourge. Like nuclear energy, it can provide the electricity to light a city, or it can fuel the bomb that destroys it.

Blaine Lee

Curse ruthless time ! Curse our mortality. How cruelly short is the allotted span for all we must cram into it.

Winston Churchill

You were made perfectly to be loved and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.

Maya Angelou

To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others.

Francois Mauriac

If it matters to you, you will find a way. If it doesn't you will find an excuse

Unknown

Do you like scary movies ?

Ghostface, Scream (1996)

'Wake Me When It's Funny'

Gary Marshall

Love is not love until love's vulnerable.

Theodore Roethke

All you need is love.

John Lennon

Living, love and death are one thing, not divisive, not separated, not divorced, not in the field of time but it is completely a living, moving thing, indivisible. And that is immortal.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Wherever we look upon this earth, the opportunities take shape within the problems.

Nelson A. Rockefeller

Stand upon the self, only then can we truly love the world. Take a very high stand, knowing our universal nature, we must look with perfect calmness upon all the panorama of the world.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Tanya, Touch Of Evil (1958)

I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.

Helen Keller

Minds are like parachutes, they function only when open.

Anonymous

Rather than focusing on things and time, focus on preserving and enhancing relationships and on accomplishing results.

Stephen Covey

The very use of the word savage, as it is applied in its general sense, I am inclined to believe is an abuse of the word, and the people to whom it is applied.

George Catlin

Ninotchka, it's midnight. One half of Paris is making love to the other half.

Count Leon D'Algout, Ninotchka (1939)

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

Traditional Proverb

The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don't define them, learn about them, or even seriously consider them as believable or achievable. Winners can tell you where they are going, what they plan to do along the way, and who will be sharing the adventure with them.

Dennis Waitley

For hope is but the dream of those that wake.

Matthew Prior

The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.

Winston Churchill

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

Anthony Robbins

The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step

Lao Tse

The stuff that dreams are made of.

Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)

A dream is a wish your heart makes.

The Supremes

We must be bright and cheerful, long faces do not make religion.

Swami Vivekananda

A ship in harbor is safe -- but that is not what ships are for.

John A. Shedd

Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.

Dennis Waitley

Kindness is a language which the dumb can speak, the deaf can understand.

C.N. Bovee

Obstacles are great incentives.

Jules Michelet