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Molly McDonald

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My parents told me that I could do and be anything I really wanted. I believed them.

Molly McDonald

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Our first journey is to find that special place for us.

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How can we remember our ignorance, which our growth requires, when we are using our knowledge all the time ?

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The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.

William James

The main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance but to do what lies clearly at hand.

Thomas Carlyle

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

Aristotle

Difficulties, by bracing the mind to overcome them, assist cheerfulness, as exercise assists digestion.

Christian Nestell Bovee

The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.

E.E. Cummings

The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed.

Richard B. Sheridan

Ideals serve well as our guides. They are like beacons on a journey , they do not permit us to tarry, as though our goal and rest were already contained in them.

Karl Jaspers

Get your stinking paws off me, you damned dirty ape !

George Taylor, Planet Of The Apes (1968)

One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never !

Winston Churchill

How do you live ?

Helen, James Allen (1932)

Luck happens when opportunity encounters the prepared mind.

Dennis Waitley

Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress.

Nicholas Murray Butler

Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.

Zig Ziglar

High expectations are the key to everything.

Sam Walton

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.

Anonymous

You can observe a lot just by watching.

Yogi Berra

You can't express every feeling that you have every moment that you have them.

When Harry Met Sally

The wisest mind has something yet to learn.

George Santayana

We sat side by side in the morning light and looked out at the future together.

Brian Andres

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

Anita Brookner

If you only look at what is, you might never attain what could be.

Anonymous

All things are created twice. There's a mental or first creation, and a physical or second creation of all things. You have to make sure that the blueprint, the first creation, is really what you want, that you've thought everything through. Then you put it into bricks and mortar. Each day you go to the construction shed and pull out the blueprint to get marching orders for the day. You begin with the end in mind.

Stephen Covey

Love is everything it's cracked up to be. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for.

Erica Jong

Never close your lips to those whom you have opened your heart.

Charles Dickens

Courage is not a virtue of value among other personal values like love or fidelity. It is the foundation that underlies and gives reality to all other virtues and personal values. Without courage our love pales into mere dependency. Without courage our fidelity becomes conformism.

Rollo May

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

Benjamin Franklin

With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate, and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity.

Keshavan Nair

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

In order to change we must be sick and tired of being sick and tired.

Unknown

It is no sin to attempt and fail. The only sin is to not make the attempt.

Suellen Fried

A fellow doesn't last long on what he has done. He has to keep on delivering.

Elbert Hubbard

The man who lives without conflict, who lives with beauty and love, is not frightened of death because to love is to die.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

You may be on the right track, but if you just sit there you'll get run over.

Paul H. Dunn

Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.

Thomas Jefferson

Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.

Josh Billings

is the greatest gift of the mind , it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.

Helen Keller

Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!

Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)

Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do, he will never do all that he can.

Henry Drummond

Did my heart love'til now ? Foreswear its sight, for I never saw true beauty'til this night.

William Shakespeare

I arise from dreams of thee in the first sweet sleep of night, when the winds are breathing low, and the stars are shining bright.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.

Norman Vincent Peale

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

Frances Marion

Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.

Dolly Parton

If you would be loved, love and be lovable.

Benjamin Franklin

The secret of success is to do common things uncommonly well.

John Davidson Rockefeller

Hard work often leads to success. No work seldom does.

Harvey Mackay

Watch the skies, everywhere, keep looking ! Keep watching the skies !

Ned Scotty Scott, The Thing From Another World (1951)

For love is heaven, and heaven is love.

Sir Walter Scott

There is not a breathing of the common wind that will forget thee.

William Wordsworth

The best way out is always through.

Robert Frost

Happiness is a state of mind.

Unknown

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

Must you flirt ?

Ninotchka, Leon (1939)

If you face a delicate situation, don't go into it wearing your spurs or you'll rip it apart. Instead, dress for the occasion. Cloak yourself in diplomacy. Vest yourself with wisdom, and wear a smile.

Anne Mackay Thompson

The doctor and the pastor ask about your health, but eternity makes you responsible for your condition.

Soren Kierkegaard

I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine.

The Shulamite

We're sisters under the same mink.

Debby Marsh, The Big Heat (1953)

Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.

Swami Vivekananda

They say you were shot in the tabloids.

Nora Charles, Nick Charles (1934)

One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life , that word is love.

Sophocles

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

When were the good and the brave ever in a majority ?

Henry David Thoreau

With my brains and your looks, we could go places.

Frank Chambers, The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)

Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.

W. Clement Stone

Nature does nothing uselessly.

Aristotle

Silence is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.

Immanuel Kant

There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life.

Federico Fellini

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

Robert H. Schuller

Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace.

Mother Teresa

Successful people make decisions quickly (as soon as all the facts are available) and change them very slowly (if ever). Unsuccessful people make decisions very slowly, and change them often and quickly.

Napoleon Hill

The only real valuable thing is intuition.

Albert Einstein

And our bodies are earth. And our thoughts are clay. And we sleep and eat with death.

Paul, All Quiet On The Western Front (1930)

I'm going to stop procrastinating once I get around to it.

Anonymous

Hatred paralyzes life, love releases it. Hatred confuses life, love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life, love illumines it.

Martin Luther King Jr.

How far you go in life depends on you being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.

George Washington Carver

My mama always said, life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.

Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)

If you want a guarantee, buy a toaster.

Anonymous

Show me the money !

Rod Tidwell, Jerry Maguire (1996)

Enthusiasm releases the drive to carry you over obstacles and adds significance to all you do.

Norman Vincent Peale

The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.

G. K. Chesterton

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

The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility.

Albert Einstein

We are born in relationship, we are wounded in relationship, and we can be healed in relationship.

Harville Hendrix

It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.

Warren Buffett

You see, when we have the opportunity of working out, you'll see that your way of thinking is definitely not the same as mine. Art, after all, is a means of acquiring personal liberty. Your way is not my way nor mine yours.

Bruce Lee

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Everyone who achieves success in a great venture, solves each problem as they came to it. They helped themselves. And they were helped through powers known and unknown to them at the time they set out on their voyage. They keep going regardless of the obstacles they met.

W. Clement Stone

One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.

Dick Gregory

Love can be understood only from the inside, as a language can be understood only by someone who speaks it, as a world can be understood only by someone who lives in it.

Robert C. Solomon

As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.

Michael Johnson

To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.

Elbert Hubbard

The only place where your dream becomes impossible is in your own thinking.

Robert H. Schuller

Our inheritance of well-founded, slowly conceived codes of honor, morals, and manners, the passionate convictions which so many hundreds of millions share together of the principles of freedom and justice, are far more precious to us than anything which scientific discoveries could bestow.

Winston Churchill

Some men see things the way they are and ask, Why ? I dream things that never were, and ask Why not ?

George Bernard Shaw

Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness.

Anatole France