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If I am pressed to say why I loved him, I feel it can only be explained by replying. Because it was he, because it was me.

Montaigne

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And he can make, so say the wise, no claim who makes no sacrifice.

Samuel Coleridge

Can you dig it ?

Youngblood Priest, Superfly (1972)

God is present in every jiva, there is no other god besides that. Who serves jiva serves god indeed.

Swami Vivekananda

End your day by privately looking directly into your eyes in the mirror and saying, 'I love you ! ' Do this for thirty days and watch how you transform.

Mark Victor Hansen

My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant - but misdirected - ideas of others.

Thomas Edison

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

Okay, but I get to be on top.

Josh, Big (1988)

Love those who love you.

Voltaire

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

Brian Andres

The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.

Blaise Pascal

Love is a verb.

Martin Luther King Jr.

A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.

Edgar J. Mohn

The real leader has no need to lead, he is content to point the way.

Henry Miller

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

Leo Buscaglia

Today is the first day of the rest of your life.

Unknown

Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.

Thomas Jefferson

The more alternatives, the more difficult the choice.

Abb D'Allanival

The ancestor of every action is a thought.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you want to get the best out of a man, you must look for the best that is in him.

Bernard Haldane

There is no substitute for hard work.

Thomas Edison

You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose site of the shore.

Unknown

The search for someone to blame is always successful.

Robert Half

The soul is covered with the color of its leisure thoughts.

Anonymous

We love because it's the only true adventure.

Nikki Giovanni

Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time

Marion Wright Edelman

Almost all of the world-class athletes and other peak performers are visualizers. They see it , they feel it, they experience it before they actually do it. They began with the end in mind. You can do it in every area of your life. Before performance, a sales presentation, a difficult confrontation, or the daily challenge of meeting a goal, see it clearly, vividly, relentlessly, over and over again. Create an internal "comfort zone''. Then, when you get into the situation, it isn't foreign. It doesn't scare you.

Stephen Covey

Attica ! Attica !

Sonny Wortzik, Dog Day Afternoon (1975)

Do what you love and the money will follow

Marsha Sinetar

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

Albert Einstein

I have not failed. I've just found ways that don't work

William Ernest Henley

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

Karl Menninger

As a man thinketh in his heart so is he.

Bible

Captain, it is I, Ensign Pulver, and I just threw your stinking palm tree overboard. Now, what's all this crud about no movie tonight ?

Ensign Pulver, Mister Roberts (1955)

Freedom from the known is death, and then you are living.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

If you realize how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought

Peace Pilgrim

My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.

Abraham Lincoln

Better never to have met you in my dream than to wake and reach for hands that are not there.

Otomo No Yakamochi

Each time someone stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope.

Robert F. Kennedy

To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.

Tony Dorsett

The real test in golf and in life is not in keeping out of the rough, but in getting out after you are in.

Zig Ziglar

What we hope to do with ease, we must learn first to do with diligence.

Samuel Johnson

He who has great power should use it lightly.

Seneca

"I can't do it" never accomplished anything ; "I will try" has performed miracles.

George P. Burnham

Coming together is a beginning, keeping together is progress, working together is success.

Unknown

Whenever your present situation, I assure you that you are not your habits. You can replace old patterns of self-defeating behavior with new patterns, new habits of the effectiveness, happiness, and trust-based relationships.

Stephen Covey

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

John P. Strelecky

You can have anything you want ? if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.

Abraham Lincoln

We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.

Charles Kingsley

What hump ?

Igor, Young Frankenstein (1974)

Love is something eternal.

Vincent Van Gogh

When a man finds no peace within himself, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.

La Rochefoucauld

Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.

William Shakespeare

What we see depends mainly on what we look for.

John Lubbock

Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.

Swami Vivekananda

There are no mistakes, save one, the failure to learn from a mistake.

Robert Fripp

Success is achieved by those who try and keep trying with a positive mental attitude.

W. Clement Stone

In order to accept change and the suffering it brings, we need to find meaning in it

Mary Norton Gordon

Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.

John Davidson Rockefeller

Want to learn to eat a lot ? Here it is : Eat a little. That way, you will be around long enough to eat a lot.

Anthony Robbins

Fundamental progress has to do with the reinterpretation of basic ideas.

Alfred North Whitehead

The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.

Leo Rosten

Love is a symbol of eternity that wipes away all sense of time, removing all memory of a beginning and all fear of an end.

Ikhide Oshoma

The outer forms of our lives can change in an instant, but the inner reorientation that brings us back into a vital relation to people and activity takes time.

William Bridges

If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.

Derek Bok

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

William Wordsworth

Triumph often is nearest when defeat seems inescapable.

B.C. Forbes

If one has to submit, it is wasteful not to do so with the best grace possible.

Winston Churchill

Bitterness imprisons life, love releases it. Bitterness paralyzes life, love empowers it. Bitterness sours life, love sweetens it. Bitterness sickens life, love heals it. Bitterness blinds life, love anoints it's eyes.

Harry Emerson Fosdick

There are no perfect human beings ! My personal judgments are that no perfect human being is possible or even conceivable, but that human beings are far more improvable than most people believe.

Abraham Maslow

I live a very dull life here, indeed I think I am more like a state prisoner than anything else.

Martha Washington

Go before the people with your example, and be laborious in their affairs.

Confucius

In this world a man must either be an anvil or hammer.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children do.

Brigham Young

Talent does you no good unless it's recognized by someone else.

Robert Half

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

Goethe

Fear nothing, for every renewed effort raises all former failures into lessons, all sins into experience.

Unknown

Find and use your passion, and you'll have a great career. Don't do it, you won't. It's as simple as that.

Larry Smith

Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers gardens.

Douglas Jerrold

We have a responsibility in our time, as others have had in theirs, not to be prisoners of history but to shape history, a responsibility to fill the role of path-finder, and to build with others a global network of purpose and law.

Madeleine Albright

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.

Henry Ward Beecher

We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can fly only by embracing each other.

Luciano De Crescenzo

Love is like war, easy to begin but hard to end.

Anonymous

To me, at least the way that I teach it, all types of knowledge ultimately means self-knowledge. So, therefore they're coming in and asking me to teach them not so much how to defend themselves or how to do somebody in. Rather, they want to learn to express themselves through some movement, be it anger, be it determination or whatever. So, in other words, they're paying me to show them, in combative form, the art of expressing the human body.

Bruce Lee

The stuff that dreams are made of.

Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)

First law on holes - when you're in one, stop digging.

Denis Healey

The only way to have a friend is to be one.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.

Albert Einstein

There's always a way - if you're committed.

Anthony Robbins

Dave, stop. Stop, will you? Stop, Dave. Will you stop, Dave? Stop, Dave. I'm afraid.

Hal (V.O.), 2001: A Space Odyssey (2001)

We didn't need dialogue. We had faces.

Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)

Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal

Earl Nightingale

I believe that it is better to learn from the diverse people around us than to try in vain to emulate them, better to be a teacher than a role model. As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.

Michael Johnson

My biological clock is ticking like this, and the way this case is going, I ain't never getting married !

Mona Lisa Vito, My Cousin Vinny (1992)

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn.

Rhett Butler

If you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth.

Mohandas Gandhi, Gandhi (1982)

Losers make promises they often break. Winners make commitments they always keep.

Dennis Waitley

If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.

Napoleon Hill

Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.

Edmund Burke