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

Nicholas Murray Butler

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Life must be lived on a higher plane. We must go up to a higher platform, to which we are always invited to ascend, there, the whole aspect of things changes.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you want to be enthusiastic, act enthusiastic.

Dale Carnegie

I'd like to make her look a little more attractive. How far can you pull back ?

Rita, Cameraman (1982)

This is as true in everyday life as it is in battle we are given one life and the decision is ours whether to wait for circumstances to make up our mind, or whether to act, and in acting, to live.

General Omar Bradley

How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.

Annie Dillard

A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.

Ingrid Bergman

Personal leadership is not a singular experience. It is, rather, the ongoing process of keeping your vision and values before you and aligning your life to be congruent with those most important things.

Stephen Covey

Don't go through life, grow through life.

Eric Butterworth

Only by contending with challenges that seem to be beyond your strength to handle at the moment you can grow more surely toward the stars.

Brian Tracy

You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have really lived, are the moments when you have done things in a spirit of love.

Henry Drummond

Ask yourself : 'Do I feel the need to laminate ? ' Then teaching is for you.

Gordon Korman

What you cannot enforce, Do not command.

Sophocles

The dedicated doctor knows that he must be both scientist and humanitarian, his most agonizing decisions lie in the field of human relations.

David B. Allman

Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope.

Princess Leia, Star Wars (1977)

Thou art to me a delicious torment.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from weak minds.

Albert Einstein

Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth, for thy love is better than wine.

Soloman

Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.

Norman Vincent Peale

If we all did the things we are capable of doing we would literally astound ourselves.

Thomas Edison

Almost any idea is good if a man has ability and is willing to work hard. The best idea is worthless if the creator is a loafer and ineffective.

William Feather

I am not a toy, I was made for soups, salads, maybe chili, and then the trash. Freedom !

Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.

Leo Buscaglia

The course of true love never did run smooth.

Shakespeare

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.

Unknown

The sun will come up tomorrow

Unknown

What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

The Blue Fairy, Pinocchio (1940)

Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.

Zig Ziglar

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

Love thy neighbour as thyself.

Matthew

Nature does nothing uselessly.

Aristotle

Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is a freedom.

Marilyn Ferguson

Each person born into this world represents something new, something that never existed before, something original and unique.

Martin Buber

To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.

Kahlil Gibran

The several tribes of indians inhabiting the regions of the upper missouri, and of whom I spoke in my last letter, are undoubtedly the finest looking, best equipped, and most beautifully costumed of any on the continent.

George Catlin

When you arrive at your future, will you blame your past ?

Robert Half

My heart shall be thy garden.

Alice Meynell

Most appreciated after dinner speech - I'll pay the check.

Unknown

And think not you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course.

Kahlil Gibran

Snap out of it !

Loretta Castorini, Moonstruck (1987)

Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, " What's in it for me ? ".

Brian Tracy

I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.

Humphrey Bogart

If I have a faith that can move mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.

Corinthians

Let he him who would be moved to convince others, be first moved to convince himself.

Thomas Carlyle

Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.

Stephen Covey

He who joyfully marches to music rank and file, has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would surely suffice. This disgrace to civilization should be done away with at once. Heroism at command, how violently I hate all this, how despicable and ignoble war is ; I would rather be torn to shreds than be a part of so base an action. It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder.

Albert Einstein

I deal with the obvious. I present, reiterate and glorify the obvious -- because the obvious is what people need to be told.

Dale Carnegie

They are able because they think they are able.

Virgil

Love is a bird, she needs to fly.

Madonna

For with god all things are possible.

Bible

No one became poor by giving alms.

French Proverb

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Would you like to play a game ?

Joshua The Computer, Wargames (1983)

We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.

Pogo

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Motivation is like food for the brain. You can not get enough in one sitting. It needs continual and regular refills.

Peter Davies

You're my Lassie come home.

Joe Carraclough, Lassie Come Home (1943)

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

Be courageous ! Whatever setbacks America has encountered, it has always emerged as a stronger and more prosperous nation. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith and go forward !

Thomas Edison

As a cure for worrying, work is far better than whiskey. I always found that, if I began to worry, the best thing I could do was focus upon doing something useful and then work very hard at it. Soon, I would forget what was troubling me.

Thomas Edison

My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.

Winston Churchill

Vegas, baby.

Trent, Swingers (1996)

The list is an absolute good. The list is life.

Itzak Stern, Schindler's List (1993)

Argue for your limitations, and sure enough they're yours.

Richard Bach

Love is the great amulet that makes this world a garden.

Robert Louis Stevenson

You do not pay the price of success, you enjoy the price of success.

Zig Ziglar

The key to truth is the next deed, and this key opens the door if one does what one has to do in such a way that the meaning of the action here finds its fulfillment. Thus truth in the world of man is not to be found as the content of knowledge, but only as human existence. One does not express it, one does not perceive it, but one lives it, and receives it as life.

Martin Buber

Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.

Albert Einstein

Your daily life is your temple and your religion. When you enter into it take with you your all.

Kahlil Gibran

Wherever there's a fight so hungry people can eat, I'll be there.

Tom Joad, The Grapes Of Wrath (1940)

Here's looking at you, kid.

Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)

The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.

Anais Nin

This is the first day, of the rest of your life.

Unknown

To go fast, row slowly.

Norman Vincent Peale

The most important part of being a leader is maintaining the desire to keep on learning. That means learning about yourself, about your peers, and about the people you serve.

Brian Koval

We can do no great things. Only small things with great love.

Mother Teresa

Love is like the wild rose-briar. Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly ?

Emily Bronte

Wisdom is knowledge, rightly applied.

Anonymous

Practice hope. As hopefulness becomes a habit, you can achieve a permanently happy spirit.

Norman Vincent Peale

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

Martha Washington

The fastest way to pass your own expectation is to add passion to your labor.

Mike Litman

Ever has it been that love knows not it's own depth until the hour of separation.

Kahlil Gibran

Barring serious accidents, if you are not preoccupied with worry and you work hard, you can look forward to a reasonably lengthy existence. Its not the hard work that kills, its the worrying that kills.

Thomas Edison

The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking, the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker.

Albert Einstein

Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing , knowing that is it not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.

Margaret Thatcher

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

God is merciful to those whom he sees struggling heart and soul for realization. But remain idle, without any struggle, and you will see that his grace will never come.

Swami Vivekananda

Don't water your weeds.

Harvey Mackay

Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration. Accordingly, a 'genius' is often merely a talented person who has done all of his or her homework.

Thomas Edison

The Athenians, alarmed at the internal decay of their Republic, asked Demosthenes what to do. His reply: Do not do what you are doing now.

Joseph Ray

To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan, you should wear it inside, where it functions best.

Margaret Thatcher

Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in kansas anymore.

Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)

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

Love is a butterfly, which when pursued is just beyond your grasp, but if you will sit down quietly it may alight upon you.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than attempting to satisfy them.

John Stuart Mill

A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance, and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.

Paul Sweeney

For changes to be of any true value, they've got to be lasting and consistent.

Anthony Robbins

Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.

E. Joseph Cossman

So long as we are loved by others I should say that we are almost indispensable , and no man is useless while he has a friend.

Robert Louis Stevenson

This above all, To Thine Own Self Be True.

William Shakespeare