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

Greg Anderson

If you ever feel like having a child, go to a restaurant and sit next to one.

Steve Martin

L-I-V-E ! Live ! Otherwise, you got nothing to talk about in the locker room.

Maude, Harold And Maude (1971)

Do we not all agree to call rapid thought and noble impulse by the name of inspiration ?

George Eliot

He who has never learned to obey can not be a good commander.

Aristotle

The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it open.

Arnold Glasgow

If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Thou art to me a delicious torment.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Pietro Aretino

There is no one giant step that does it. It's a lot of little steps.

Peter A. Cohen

Happy wife, happy life.

Jeff Allen

Appreciate me now, and avoid the rush.

Ashley Brilliant

People who worked with me or knew me still called me the 'world's fastest human' because I almost never stopped. I'd found that I could get more done with no regular job or regular hours at all, but by being on my own, flying to speak here, help with a public relations campaign for some client there, tape my regular jazz radio show one morning at 5:00 a.m. before leaving on a plane for another city or another continent three hours later to preside over a major sporting event.

Jesse Owens

Tell me and I forget , show me and I remember , involve me and I understand.

Anonymous

I'm going to take a bath.

Arthur Bach, Hobson (1981)

We can not always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.

Thomas Szasz

I won't be ignored, Dan !

Alex Forrest, Fatal Attraction (1987)

Anything that we have to learn we learn by the actual doing of it we become just by performing just acts, temperate by performing temperate ones, brave by performing brave ones.

Aristotle

Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.

Samuel Johnson

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

Anonymous

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

Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used used them.

Thomas Edison

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

Washington Irving

My friends are my estate.

Emily Dickinson

Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.

Marilyn Vos Savant

Just as our eyes need light in order to see, our minds need ideas in order to conceive.

Napoleon Hill

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

Federico Fellini

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

Frances Marion

Persistence is what makes the impossible possible, the possible likely, and the likely definite.

Robert Half

You have within you right now, everything you need to deal with whatever the world can throw at you.

Brian Tracy

Love is strong yet delicate. It can be broken. To truly love is to understand this. To be in love is to respect this.

Stephen Packer

He who stops being better stops being good.

Oliver Cromwell

Conflict itself is, of course, a sign of relative health as you would know if you ever met really apathetic people, really hopeless people, people who have given up hoping, striving, and coping.

Abraham Maslow

I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.

John Davidson Rockefeller

Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.

Mother Teresa

Life's blows can not break a person whose spirit is warmed at the fire of enthusiasm.

Norman Vincent Peale

Two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one.

John Keats

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

Albert Einstein

Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary listener does not hear. quotes

Thomas Jefferson

Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.

Dennis Waitley

You are what you are and you are where you are because of what has gone into your mind. You change what you are and you change where you are by changing what goes into your mind.

Zig Ziglar

Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.

Danny Thomas

When I hear somebody sigh, life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, compared to what ?

Sydney Harris

It is what you learn after you know it all that counts.

John Wooden

It is never too late to be what we might have been

George Eliot

You create your reality.

Unknown

An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast, a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.

Buddha

Our only security is in our ability to change.

Sam Keen

Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , wisdom is humble that she knows no more.

William Cowper

Let not a man guard his dignity, but let his dignity guard him.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Fortify yourself with contentment, for this is an impregnable fortress.

Epictetus

Necessity is the mother of invention.

Proverb

Some things have to be believed to be seen.

Ralph Hodgson

As a principle-centered person you try to stand apart from the emotion of the situation and from other factors that would act on you, and evaluate the options. Looking at the balanced whole -- the work needs, the family needs, the other needs that may be involved, and the possible implications of the various alternatives -- you'll try to come up with the best solution taking all factors into consideration.

Stephen Covey

We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it's going to get on by itself. You've got to keep watering it. You've got to really look after it and nurture it.

John Lennon

Misfortunes, untoward events, lay open, disclose the skill of a general, while success conceals his weakness, his weak points.

Horace

We don't have to take our clothes off to have a good time

Jermaine Stewart

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

Anonymous

A dream is a wish your heart makes.

The Supremes

I am convinced that He ( God ) does not play dice.

Albert Einstein

Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments. Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds.

William Shakespeare

Anyone who thinks the sky is the limit, has limited imagination.

Anonymous

Do not let the reasons for your challenges become the excuses for your failure.

Laura Frith

I tended to place my wife under a pedestal.

Woody Allen

Love, two minds without a single thought.

Philip Barry

Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.

Bill Blackman

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.

Marianne Williamson

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

Gilbert K. Chesterton

Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.

Dale Carnegie

There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience tells him it is right.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Insist on yourself, never imitate. Every great man is unique.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Service is the rent we pay to be living. It is the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time.

Marian Wright Edelman

Many great ideas go unexecuted, and many great executioners are without ideas. One without the other is worthless.

Tim Blixseth

Growth and change are never easy... If it were easy, you would have done it long ago.

Lawrence LeShan

In any situation, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing you can do is the wrong thing, the worst thing you can do is nothing.

Theodore Roosevelt

I'm here to fight for truth, justice, and the american way.

Superman, Superman (1978)

It is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich.

Henry Ward Beecher

The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.

Albert Einstein

Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.

T.S. Eliot

Love is the true means by which the world is enjoyed. Our love to others, and others love to us.

Thomas Trahern

By doing well the duty which is nearest to us, the duty which is in our hands, we make ourselves stronger.

Swami Vivekananda

Success leaves clues.

Jim Rohn

By asking the question " How can I afford it ? " your brain is put to work.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Love is always open arms. If you close your arms about love you will find that you are left holding only yourself.

Leo Buscaglia

The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.

Albert Einstein

If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there and worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the loss of sleep.

Dale Carnegie

The harder you fall the higher you bounce.

Horace

While we pursue happiness, we flee from contentment.

Hasidic Proverb

Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice. It is not something to be waited for, but rather something to be achieved.

William Jennings Bryan

Love, the irresistable desire to be irresistibly desired.

Mark Twain

I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times, in life after life, in age after age forever.

Rabindranath Tagore

How do I look ?

Holly Golightly, Breakfast At Tiffany's (1961)

The only difference between a good shot and a bad shot is if it goes in or not.

Charles Barkley

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

Thomas Jefferson

The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.

Vince Lombardi

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

William B. Sprague

"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance."

Samuel Johnson

The best way to predict the future is to create it.

Peter F. Drucker

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

Christian Nestell Bovee