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This was love at first sight, love everlasting, a feeling unknown, unhoped for, unexpected in so far as it could be a matter of conscious awareness, it took entire possession of him, and he understood, with joyous amazement, that this was for life.

Muriel Spark

It is impossible to repent of love. The sin of love does not exist.

Muriel Spark

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To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.

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You can not escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.

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It doesn't matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going.

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We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.

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Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.

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Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity can not survive.

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I see dead people.

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Being defeated is only a temporary condition , giving up is what makes it permanent.

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

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Look up and not down, look forward and not back, look out and not in, and lend a hand.

E. E. Hale

For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.

Judy Garland

There's no such thing as not enough time if you're doing what you want to do.

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If you worry about yesterday's failures, then today's successes will be few.


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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

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Give whatever you are doing and whoever you are with the gift of your attention.

Jim Rohn

Seek first to understand and then to be understood.

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He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything.


We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about that you think.

Swami Vivekananda

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

William Cowper

Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.

John Cotton Dana

Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy night.

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The wisest mind has something yet to learn.

George Santayana

A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.

Thomas Jefferson

To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.

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Leave the gun. Take the cannolis.

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Work like you don't need the money, love like you've never been hurt and dance like no one is watching

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Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.

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Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.


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I have seen too much of the vanity of human affairs, to expect felicity from the splendid scenes of public life.

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You must consider the bottom line, but make it integrity before profits.

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Recognize that transition has a characteristic shape.

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A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another.

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In the eyes of a lover pockmarks are dimples.

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Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.

Robert F. Kennedy

Try to be happy in this present moment, and put not off being so to a time to come, as though that time should be of another make from this which has already come and is ours.

Thomas Fuller

Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Failure doesn't mean you are a failure, it just means you haven't succeeded yet.

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It's not enough that we do our best, sometimes we have to do what's required.

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You live with your thoughts, so be careful what they are.


Procrastination is the thief of time.

Edward Young

Magic Mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all ?

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Honor the ocean of love.

George de Benneville

It's easier to prepare and prevent, than to repair and repent.


In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.

Albert Schweitzer

Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.

Henri Frederic Amiel

Hearts will never be practical until they are made unbreakable.

The Wizard of Oz

Winning isn't everything , it's the only thing.

Vince Lombardi

Be all you can be.

John C. Maxwell

The gem can not be polished without friction, nor man be perfected without trials.

Danish Proverb

Advice after the mischief is like medicine after death.

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Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.

Bruce Lee

To win without risk is to triumph without glory.


Listen with regard when others talk. Give your time and energy to others, let others have their own way, do things for reasons other than furthering your own needs.

Larry Scherwitz

If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost , that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.

Henry David Thoreau

In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.

Phil Collins

My experience has taught me that a man who has no vices has damned few virtues.

Abraham Lincoln

If you know peace, then you thrive , if you know contentment, then you are rich.

Su Shi

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Swami Vivekananda

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Thomas Edison

There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.

Henry Ford

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Tough times never last but tough people do.

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Where old age is evil, youth can learn no good.

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A chain is as strong as its weakest link.

Danish Proverb

The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.

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Jiddu Krishnamurti

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We do what we must, and call it by the best names.

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