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Nicholas Sparks

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There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I've loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough.

Nicholas Sparks

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All the negative thoughts and ideas that are in the world have proceeded from this evil spirit of fear. Are people so afraid ? The answer is that they have made themselves helpless and dependent on others

Swami Vivekananda

Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.

Thomas Jefferson

Procrastination is the fear of success. People procrastinate because they are afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead now. Because success is heavy, carries a responsibility with it, it is much easier to procrastinate and live on the 'someday I'll' philosophy.

Dennis Waitley

You're so money, and you don't even know it.

Trent, Swingers (1996)

Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.

Albert Einstein

Better to be king for a night than schmuck for a lifetime.

Rupert Pupkin, The King Of Comedy (1983)

Romance is the fuel that keeps love burning hot.

Rusty Silvey

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

I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to my fellow-creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.

William Penn

Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.

Vincent Van Gogh

The royal road to a man's heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.

Jesus

If you are afraid of failure you don’t deserve to be successful!

Charles Barkley

The maxim "Nothing but perfection" may be spelled "Paralysis".

Winston Churchill

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

Norman Vincent Peale

You're as old as you behave.

Harvey Mackay

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

William B. Sprague

Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing, a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.

Goethe

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

Mother Teresa

Sawyer, you're going out a youngster, but you've got to come back a star!

Julian Marsh, 42nd Street (1933)

A ruler should be slow to punish and swift to reward.

Ovid

Procrastination is the thief of time.

Chinese Proverb

I love thee, I love but thee with a love that shall not die till the sun grows cold and the stars grow old.

William Shakespeare

Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism -- how passionately I hate them !

Albert Einstein

Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away.

Elbert Hubbard

Let those love now who never loved before. Let those who always loved, now love the more.

Thomas Parnell

It's easier to remember when you are right than when the other person was right.

Robert Half

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

No one is more definite about the solution than the one who doesn't understand the problem.

Robert Half

If a profound gulf separates my neighbor's belief from mine, there is always the golden bridge of tolerance.

Anonymous

A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds, it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before the change.

Earl Nightingale

If it is to be it is up to me.

Unknown

Seek first to understand, then to be understood.

Stephen Covey

Unless we think of others and do something for them, we miss one of the greatest sources of happiness.

Ray Lyman Wilbur

To find what you seek in the road of life, the best proverb of all is that which says Leave no stone unturned.

Edward Bulwer Lytton

It not knowing what to do, it's doing what you know.

Anthony Robbins

A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.

Anonymous

You're gonna need a bigger boat.

Martin Brody, Jaws (1975)

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

If you mean to profit, learn to please.

Winston Churchill

No one knows what he can do until he tries.

Publilius Syrus

How can you tell the difference between a run-over snake and a run-over lawyer? There are skid marks in front of the snake.

Unknown

Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.

Will Rogers

The more I love myself the better I am able to love you.

Ken Robbins

You must be the change you want to see in the world.

Mahatma Gandhi

People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.

Abraham Lincoln

One of the strongest motives that lead men to art and science is escape from everyday life with its painful crudity and hopeless dreariness, from the fetters of one's own ever-shifting desires. A finely tempered nature longs to escape from the personal life into the world of objective perception and thought.

Albert Einstein

There is no limit to the power of the human mind. The more concentrated it is, the more power is brought to bear on one point.

Swami Vivekananda

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

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

Thomas Edison

The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.

Moliere

Well, here's another nice mess you've gotten me into !

Oliver, Sons Of The Desert (1933)

In any moment of decision the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.

Theodore Roosevelt

Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.

Albert Einstein

Love conquers all.

Virgil

Sometimes you just got to give yourself what you wish someone else would give you.

Dr. Phil

You will become as small as your controlling desire ; as great as your dominant aspiration.

James Allen

Play for more than you can afford to lose and you will learn the game.

Winston Churchill

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

Steve Walton

The heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight. But they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.

Thomas S. Monson

Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.

Dalai Lama

You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Luck is when opportunity knocks, and you answer.

Anonymous

Love is blind, friendship closes its eyes.

Anonymous

We all love best not those who offend us least, nor those who have done most for us, but those who make it most easy for us to forgive them.

Samuel Butler

Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character.

Thomas Edison

Every shot you don't take is a guaranteed miss.

Richard Saunders

Success is predictable.

Brian Tracy

Things do not change we change.

Henry David Thoreau

Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.

Leon J. Suenes

Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart.

Alphonse Marie De Lamartine

Love is my religion, I could die for it.

John Keats

No, this trick won't work... How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love ?

Albert Einstein

True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful.

Paul Sweeney

Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.

Albert Einstein

One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.

Dick Gregory

You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage -- pleasantly, smilingly, non-apologetically -- to say 'no' to other things. And the way you do that is by having a bigger 'yes' burning inside. The enemy of the 'best' is often the 'good. '

Stephen Covey

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

Tony Dorsett

Oh, love is real enough, you will find it someday, but it has one archenemy and that is life.

Jean Anouilh

Wealth is the product of man's ability to think.

Ayn Rand

As different streams having different sources all mingle their waters in the sea, so different tendencies, various though they appear, crooked or straight, all lead to god.

Swami Vivekananda

Desire, ignorance, and inequality, this is the trinity of bondage.

Swami Vivekananda

Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.

Douglas Adams

In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.

Unattributed

A gentle breeze blowing in the right direction is better than a pair of strong oars.

Canary Island Proverb

Strength is life, weakness is death. Expansion is life, contraction is death. Love is life, hatred is death.

Swami Vivekananda

What comes from the heart, touches the heart.

Don Sibet

You can not plough a field by turning it over in your mind.

Unattributed

Look within, for within is the wellspring of virtue, which will not cease flowing, if you cease not from digging.

Marcus Aurelius

Education is one of the few things a person is willing to pay for and not get.

William Lowe Bryan

Our life is what our thoughts make it.

Marcus Aurelius

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

Abraham Lincoln

It's not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.

Anthony Robbins

One cannot think crooked and walk straight.

Anonymous

Dreams don't work unless you do.

John C. Maxwell

Triumph often is nearest when defeat seems inescapable.

B.C. Forbes

To solve a problem or to reach a goal, you don't need to know all the answers in advance. But you must have a clear idea of the problem or the goal you want to reach.

W. Clement Stone

Every artist was first an amateur.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If to do good were easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces.

William Shakespeare

If you aren't good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you'll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren't even giving to yourself.

Barbara De Angelis

You do not lead by hitting people over the head -- that's assault, not leadership.

Dwight D. Eisenhower