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It is not the job of the general to be winning. It is his job to win.

Nancy Banks-Smith

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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

Follow your dreams.

Unknown

To win without risk is to triumph without glory.

Pierre Corneille

Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk beside me and be my friend.

Albert Camus

World is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.

Swami Vivekananda

Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one.

John Lennon

One who walks the road with love will never walk the road alone.

C. T. Davis

The person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.

John Stuart Mill

The test we must set for ourselves is not to march alone but to march in such a way that others will wish to join us.

Hubert Humphrey

The hottest love has the coldest end.

Socrates

He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.

Paul Tillich

There is something inside all of us that yearns not for reason but for mystery, not for penetrating clear thought but for the whisperings of the irrational, not for science but for wizardry disguised as science, not for rationally founded influence but for magic.

Karl Jaspers

Father to a murdered son. Husband to a murdered wife. And I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next.

Maximus, Gladiator (2000)

Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm. As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.

Audrey Hepburn

Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it

Dennis P. Kimbro

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

There is no education like adversity.

Disraeli

The worst part of life is waiting. The best part of life is having someone worth waiting for.

Jessica Brumley

Formal education will make you a living, self-education will make you a fortune.

Jim Rohn

Love is a hole in the heart.

Ben Hecht

Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit.

Conrad Hilton

Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough.

P.A.C. de Beaumarchais

You owe me nothing for giving the love that I give. You owe me nothing for caring the way that I have. I give you thanks for receiving , it's my privilege, and you owe me nothing in return.

Alanis Morrissette

Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.

Virginia Satir

The very use of the word savage, as it is applied in its general sense, I am inclined to believe is an abuse of the word, and the people to whom it is applied.

George Catlin

The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.

Arthur C. Clarke

Only those who have learned the power of sincere and selfless contribution experience life's deepest joy : true fulfillment.

Anthony Robbins

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

Albert Einstein

Ideas won't keep, something must be done about them.

Alfred Whitefield

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

If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have the capacity at the beginning.

Mahatma Gandhi

We simply assume that the way we see things is the way they really are or the way they should be. And our attitudes and behaviors grow out of these assumptions.

Stephen Covey

Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible.

Mother Teresa

Whether you think you can or think you can't - you are right.

Henry Ford

To reach a port we must sail, sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it. But we must not drift or lie at anchor.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.

Theodore Isaac Rubin

You'll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind.

Irish Proverb

Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.

Elbert Hubbard

I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse.

Vito Corleone, The Godfather (1972)

He who lends to the poor gets his interest from God.

German Proverb

If our thoughts and hopes are elsewhere, it is impossible to set our faces steadily toward the work required of us.

Anonymous

Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we can not live within.

James Baldwin

When something is finally obvious that should have been obvious years before, we call it common sense.

Steve Walton

There is nothing as remarkable as learning how to think better.

Anonymous

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

Danish Proverb

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.

Abraham Lincoln

Give me a whisky, ginger ale on the side. And don't be stingy, baby.

Anna Christie, Anna Christie (1930)

We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience.

Pierre Teilhard De Chardin

In real love you want the other person's good. In romantic love you want the other person.

Margaret Anderson

I do not know how to kiss, or I would kiss you. Where do the noses go ?

Maria, For Whom The Bell Tolls (1943)

The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.

William A. Ward

Love is a many splendered thing.

Nat King Cole

Indecision is the seedling of fear.

Napoleon Hill

Hope is like a bird that senses the dawn and carefully starts to sing while it is still dark.

Anonymous

You can have everything in life you want if you'll just help enough other people get what they want.

Zig Ziglar

A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.

Joseph Joubert

Attitude is everything.

Unknown

Authentic leaders have absorbed the fundamental fact of existence -- that you can't get around life's inherent contradictions. The leadership mind is spacious. It has ample room for the ambiguities of the world, for conflicting feelings, and for contradictory ideas. I believe that the central leadership attribute is the ability to manage polarity.

Peter Koestenbaum

Well, it's not the men in your life that counts, it's the life in your men.

Tira, I'm No Angel (1933)

When I first met you, I was afraid to talk to you. When I talked to you, I was afraid to kiss you. When I kissed you, I was afraid to love you. Now that I love you, I'm afraid to lose you.

Kuuipo Mark

Power is not really good or bad , it is neutral. Power itself is not negative or positive, although our feelings about it may be. Power is the potential to influence others for good or evil, to be a blessing or a scourge. Like nuclear energy, it can provide the electricity to light a city, or it can fuel the bomb that destroys it.

Blaine Lee

Tough times never last but tough people do.

Robert Schuller

Men do less than they ought, unless they do all they can.

Thomas Carlyle

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

Lawrence LeShan

The more we grow in love, virtue and holiness, the more we see love, virtue and holiness outside.

Swami Vivekananda

Fractures well cured make us more strong.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I am resolved that I will not through my humility become the devil's attorney. I will endeavor to speak a good word for the truth.

Henry David Thoreau

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

Frank Chambers, The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)

Because I readily absorb ideas from every source - frequently starting where the last person left off - I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.

Thomas Edison

The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.

Anais Nin

Things do not change we change.

Henry David Thoreau

Honor the ocean of love.

George de Benneville

In life you need either inspiration or desperation.

Anthony Robbins

As if !

Cher Horwitz, Clueless (1995)

The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge.

Albert Einstein

For a person to build a rich and rewarding life for himself there are certain qualities and bits of knowledge that he needs to acquire. There are also things, harmful attitudes, superstitions, and emotions that he needs to chip away. A person needs to chip away everything that doesn't look like the person he or she most wants to become.

Earl Nightingale

The Missouri is, perhaps, different in appearance and character from all other rivers in the world. There is a terror in its manner which is sensibly felt, the moment we enter its muddy waters from the Mississippi.

George Catlin

If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask.

W. Clement Stone

There is no way to happiness, happiness is the way.

Unknown

We shall neither fail nor falter, we shall not weaken or tire. Give us the tools and we will finish the job.

Winston Churchill

The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.

Anatole France

Flowing blood is proof that you're alive, if it's for the sake of those you love

Makaino Kouji

The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.

Unknown

When people are like each other they tend to like each other.

Anthony Robbins

After all is said and done, there is usually more said than done.

Anonymous

Some things have to be believed to be seen.

Ralph Hodgson

One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.

Elbert Hubbard

Kid, the next time I say, Let's go someplace like Bolivia, let's go someplace like Bolivia.

Butch Cassidy, Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969)

No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.

Isaac Asimov

And let it spring from love, born out of concern for all beings.

Buddha

A lie keeps growing and growing until it's as clear as the nose on your face.

The Blue Fairy, Pinocchio (1940)

The handgun would not be my choice of weapon if I knew I was going to a fight. ...I'd choose a rifle, a shotgun, an RPG or an atomic bomb instead.

Clint Smith

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

Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.

Dennis Waitley

You betcha !

Marge Gunderson, Fargo (1996)

For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, 'It might have been' .

John Greenleaf Whittier

We imagine that our mind in a mirror, that it is more or less accurately reflecting what is happening outside us. On the contrary, our mind itself is the principal element of creation. The world, while I am perceiving it, is being incessantly created for myself in time and space.

Rabindranath Tagore

The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.

Voltaire

Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.

Winston Churchill

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

The Shulamite