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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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Two roads diverged in a wood, and I... I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.

Robert Frost

At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.

Plato

Houston, we have a problem.

Jim Lovell, Apollo 13 (1944)

Stand upon the self, only then can we truly love the world. Take a very high stand, knowing our universal nature, we must look with perfect calmness upon all the panorama of the world.

Swami Vivekananda

It's good to be the king !

Louis XVI, History Of The World (1981)

You always succeed in producing a result.

Anthony Robbins

What you can do, or dream you can, begin it, boldness has genius, power and magic in it.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Can miles truly separate you from friends. If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there ?

Richard Bach

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

Goethe

A short saying often contains much wisdom.

Sophocles

Acknowledge that you failed, draw your lessons from it, and use it to your advantage to make sure it never happens again.

Michael Johnson

Love is not blind. It sees more and not less, but because it sees more it is willing to see less.

Will Moss

This is the best kind of voyeurism, hearing joy from your neighbors.

Chuck Sigars

Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.

Anonymous

All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.

Chinese Proverb

Science may have found a cure for most evils , but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all -- the apathy of human beings.

Helen Keller

Be all you can be.

John C. Maxwell

Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time

Marion Wright Edelman

This is the West, sir. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.

Maxwell Scott, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)

Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.

Robert H. Schuller

High expectations are the key to everything.

Sam Walton

The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs" but goes right to work on the creative "how''.

Norman Vincent Peale

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

Itzak Stern, Schindler's List (1993)

Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.

Malcolm Forbes

You know when you've read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.

Paul Sweeney

How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.

George Washington Carver

When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property.

Thomas Jefferson

If not us, who, if not now, when ?

Unknown

I have a head for business and a bod for sin.

Tess McGill, Working Girl (1988)

Love talked about can be easily turned aside, but love demonstrated is irresistible.

W. Stanley Mooneyham

Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.

W. Clement Stone

I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken, and I'd rather remember it as it was at it's best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived

Margaret Mitchell

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

Jean Anouilh

Times of great calamity and confusion have ever been productive of the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from the darkest storm.

Charles Caleb Colton

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

Oh, Jerry, don't let's ask for the moon. We have the stars.

Charlotte Vale, Now (1942)

Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.

Abraham Lincoln

Unfortunately, most of the students in martial art are conformers. The student seldom learns to depend upon himself for expression. Instead, he faithfully or blindly follows an instructor, the authority figure, and his instructor's imposed pattern. That way, the student feels he is no longer alone and finds security in mass imitation. However, what is nurtured is the dependent mind rather than independent inquiry, which is so essential to genuine understanding. So through daily conditioning a student will probably be skilled according to a pattern, however, he will not come to understand himself.

Bruce Lee

Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

Philippians 4: 4-7

For hope is but the dream of those that wake.

Matthew Prior

Not being able to do everything is no excuse for not doing everything you can.

Ashleigh Brilliant

Most people resist change, so a key part of innovating is convincing other people that your idea is a good one -- by enlisting their help, and, in doing so, by helping them see the usefulness of the idea.

Art Fry

Love starts with a smile, grows with a kiss and ends with a tear.

Unknown

The person who says it can not be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.

Chinese Proverb

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.

Aristotle

Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it.

Albert Einstein

O Captain ! My Captain ! our fearful trip is done.

Walt Whitman

If what you did yesterday seems big, you haven't done anything today.

Lou Holtz

You have to think anyway, so why not think big ?

P. T. Barnum

That love is all there is is all we know of love.

Emily Dickinson

This is the beginning of a new day.

Unknown

There is always room for those who can be relied upon to delivery the goods when they say they will.

Napoleon Hill

Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things. They are but improved means to an unimproved end, an end which was already but too easy to arrive at

Henry David Thoreau

The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.

Elbert Hubbard

There is no such thing as failure. There are only results.

Anthony Robbins

Anyone can count the seeds in an apple, but only God can count the number of apples in a seed.

Robert H. Schuller

I am the captain of my soul.

William Ernest Henley

The test is to recognize the mistake, admit it and correct it. To have tried to do something and failed is vastly better than to have tried to do nothing and succeeded.

Dale E. Turner

Your children will become what you are, so be what you want them to be.

David Bly

To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself : First, what could I do ? Second, what could I read ? And third, who could I ask ?

Jim Rohn

We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.

Agnes Repplier

We didn't land on plymouth rock. Plymouth rock landed on us !

Malcolm X, Malcolm X (1992)

The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret to outward success.

Henry Ward Beecher

In order to form an immaculate member of a flock of sheep one must, above all, be a sheep.

Albert Einstein

Honor the ocean of love.

George de Benneville

Love, by its very nature, is unworldly, and it is for this reason rather than its rarity that it is not only apolitical but anti-political, perhaps the most powerful of all anti-political human forces.

Hannah Arendy

Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown.

Duffy, Chinatown (1974)

There is only one person who could ever make you happy, and that person is you.

David Burns

The leader has a clear idea of what he wants to do -- professionally and personally -- and the strength to persist in the face of setbacks, even failures.

Warren G. Bennis

In matters of style, swim with the current. In matters of principle, stand like a rock.

Thomas Jefferson

No man ever became great without many and great mistakes.

William E. Gladstone

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

No matter how small, acknowledge the achievement.

Greg Henry Quinn

Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.

Bible

I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the tannhauser gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain. Time to die.

Roy Batty, Blade Runner (1982)

The point is that you can't be too greedy.

Donald Trump

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

In everything the ends well defined are the secret of durable success.

Victor Cousins

Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.

Henry J. Kaiser

Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through the snow.

Jeff Valdez

One man with courage is a majority.

Andrew Jackson

A small house will hold a hundred friends.

African Proverb

Live your life and forget your age.

Norman Vincent Peale

Sex alleviates tension. Love causes it.

Woody Allen

Never stop dreaming.

Unknown

Imagination is more important than knowledge.

Albert Einstein

If you can dream it, you can do it.

Walt Disney

The speed of the leader determines the rate of the pack.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A bizarre sensation pervades a relationship of pretense. No truth seems true. A simple morning's greeting and response appear loaded with innuendo and fraught with implications. Each nicety becomes more sterile and each withdrawal more permanent.

Maya Angelou

Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.

Carol Burnett

To live a creative life we must lose our fear of being wrong.

Joseph Chilton Pearce

It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.

Napoleon Hill

Pretty much everything will come to him who hustles while he waits. I believe that restlessness is discontent, and discontent is merely the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.

Thomas Edison

A fellow doesn't last long on what he has done. He has to keep on delivering.

Elbert Hubbard

It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.

Albert Einstein

The United States, and other advanced nations, will someday be able to produce instruments of death so terrible the world will be in abject terror of itself and its ability to end civilization... . Such war-making weapons should be developed - but only for purposes of discovery and experimentation

Thomas Edison

If you want to reach a goal, you must see the reaching in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal.

Zig Ziglar

No pain, No gain.

Unknown

He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.

Friedrich Nietzsche