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

Moliere

The greater the obstacle the more glory.

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Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune, but great minds rise above them.

Washington Irving

Do not wait for ideal circumstances, they will never come, nor for the best opportunities.

Janet Erskine Stuart

All love that has not friendship for it's base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Are you bored with life ? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours.

Dale Carnegie

Astrology and all these mystical things are generally signs of a weak mind, therefore as soon as they are becoming prominent in our minds, we should see a physician, take good food, and rest.

Swami Vivekananda

The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.

Thomas Jefferson

Why don't you come up sometime and see me ?

Lady Lou, She Done Him Wrong (1933)

Every man is more than just himself; he also represents the unique, the very special and always significant and remarkable point at which the world's phenomena intersect, only once in this way, and never again.

Hermann Hesse

Only one thing has to change for us to know happiness in our lives : where we focus our attention.

Greg Anderson

Practice makes perfect.

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

Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air

Ralph Waldo Emerson

We are made for loving. If we don't love, we will be like plants without water.

Desmond Tutu

You see, Francois, marriage is a beautiful mistake which two people make together. But with you, Francois, I think it would be a mistake.

Mariette Colet, Trouble In Paradise (1932)

They are able because they think they are able.

Virgil

I am your number one fan.

Annie Wilkes, Misery (1990)

Change does not change tradition. It strengthens it. Change is a challenge and an opportunity, not a threat. Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change. Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them.

Henry Steele Commager

Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.

Confucius

A Native American grandfather was talking to his grandson about how he felt. He said, 'I feel as if I have two wolves fighting in my heart. One wolf is the vengeful, violent one, the other wolf is the loving compassionate one.' The grandson asked him, 'Which wolf will win the fight in your heart?' The grandfather answered, 'The one I feed.'

Blackhawk

Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel libel, even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the Americans themselves.

Albert Einstein

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

David McCullough

We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.

Pogo

You can not shake hands with a clenched fist.

Golda Meir

Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.

Robert Collier

You know when you've read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.

Paul Sweeney

The only people who find what they are looking for in life are the fault finders.

Foster's Law

The only time I really become discouraged is when I think of all the things I would like to do and the little time I have in which to do them.

Thomas Edison

Necessity is the mother of invention.

Proverb

Perhaps the feelings that we experience when we are in love represent a normal state. Being in love shows a person who he should be.

Anton Chekhov

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

Mahatma Gandhi

We have a problem. ''Congratulations. '' But it's a tough problem. ''Then double congratulations. ''

W. Clement Stone

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Most of us are frightened of dying because we don't know what it means to live. We don't know how to live, therefore we don't know how to die. As long as we are frightened of life we shall be frightened of death.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

I saw and loved.

Edward Gibbon

Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.

Leo Tolstoy

Success consists of doing the common things of life uncommonly well.

Unattributed

Love is friendship set on fire.

Jeremy Taylor

The only way to make sure people you agree with can speak is to support the rights of people you don't agree with.

Eleanor Holmes Norton

Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.

John Keywood

Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.

Thornton Wilder

An error gracefully acknowledged is a victory won.

Caroline L. Gascoigne

Joy is not in things, it is in us.

Richard Wagner

Love doesn't just sit there like a stone, it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new.

Ursula K. Le Guin

When I asked god for strength He gave me difficult situations to face When I asked god for brain & brawn He gave me puzzles in life to solve When I asked god for happiness He showed me some unhappy people When I asked god for wealth He showed me how to work hard When I asked god for favors He showed me opportunities to work hard When I asked god for peace He showed me how to help others God gave me nothing I wanted He gave me everything I needed

Swami Vivekananda

Synergy is everywhere in nature. If you plant two plants close together, the roots commingle and improve the quality of soil so that both plants will grow better than if they were separated. If you put two pieces of wood together, they will hold much more weight than the total of the weight held by each separately. The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. One plus one equals three or more.

Stephen Covey

A gentle breeze blowing in the right direction is better than a pair of strong oars.

Canary Island Proverb

Self-suggestion makes you master of yourself.

W. Clement Stone

A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.

Hugh Downs

I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it.

Thomas Jefferson

Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.

Dalai Lama

Never give in -- never, never, never, never.

Winston Churchill

If you think you can, or you think you can't, you're probably right.

Henry Ford

It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.

Anonymous

Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot , but make it hot by striking.

William B. Sprague

What you are is god's gift to you, what you become is your gift to god.

Anthony Dalla Villa

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

Galatians 514

Attitude is everything.

Unknown

What concerns me is not the way things are, but rather the way people think things are.

Epictetus

If I had more time, I'd write a shorter speech.

Blaise Pascal

It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.

Chinese Proverb

Looks like I picked the wrong week to stop sniffing glue.

Steve McCroskey, Airplane (1980)

Love is what is left in a relationship after all the selfishness is taken out.

Nick Richardson

Above all, beware of compromises. Hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others fads through the greed of getting supporters. Your atman is the support of the universe - whose support do you stand in need of ?

Swami Vivekananda

Inch by inch, it's a cinch.

Robert H. Schuller

You may have to fight a battle more than once to win.

Margaret Thatcher

Never say more than is necessary.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan

One does evil enough when one does nothing good.

German Proverb

People are like stained glass windows, they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.

Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

I tended to place my wife under a pedestal.

Woody Allen

Yes, you can be a dreamer and a doer too, if you will remove one word from your vocabulary : impossible.

Robert H. Schuller

A martini. Shaken, not stirred.

James Bond, Goldfinger (1964)

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

Napoleon Hill

Sooner or later the truth comes to light.

Dutch Proverb

Love cures people - both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.

Karl Menninger

This is the first day, of the rest of your life.

Unknown

The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.

Plutarch

I can levitate birds, but nobody cares.

Steven Wright

Do we really know anybody ? Who does not wear a face to hide another ?

Frances Marion

Do you think that there is a word that contains all of the vowels? Unquestionably.

Unknown

Repeat anything long enough and it will start to become you.

Tom Hopkins

Imagination is more important than knowledge.

Albert Einstein

Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.

Washington Irving

Immature love says, I love you because I need you. Mature love says, I need you because I love you.

Erich Fromm

People who are afraid to fail can never experience the joys of success.

Pete Zafra

Shri Ramakrishna used to say, "As long as I live, so long do I learn". That man or that society which has nothing to learn is already in the jaws of death. Heart and core of everything here is good, that whatever may be the surface waves, deep down and underlying everything, there is an infinite basis of goodness and love.

Swami Vivekananda

Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.

Robert H. Schuller

When you drop a pebble into a pool of water, the pebble starts a series of ripples that expand until they encompass the whole pool. This is exactly what will happen when I give my ideas a definite plan of action. Right now I can project my thoughts into the future. I can see ahead of me. I dream, I am not easily discouraged, readily visualize myself as overcoming obstacles, winning out over setbacks, achieving impossible objectives.

Bruce Lee

If you don't set goals, you can't regret not reaching them.

Yogi Berra

God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I can not change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.

Unknown

Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.

Martin Luther King Jr.

No limits are set to the ascent of man, and to each and everyone the highest stands open. Here it is only your personal choice that decides.

Martin Buber

Love always creates, it never destroys. In this lie's man's only promise.

Leo Buscaglia

Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them, a desire, a dream, a vision.

Muhammad Ali

The holiest of holidays are those kept by ourselves in silence and apart, the secret anniversaries of the heart.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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

Stephen Covey

Look at every situation as if you were in the future and you were looking back on it.

General Peter Schoomaker

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Enjoy each step, for in every moment there is something to learn.

John P. Strelecky

Tell me your friends, and I'll tell you who you are.

Assyrian Proverb

Example sheds a genial ray which men are apt to borrow, so first improve yourself today, and then your friends tomorrow.

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