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Accomplishment of purpose is better than making a profit.

Nigerian Proverb

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

Jean Anouilh

He who praises another enriches himself far more than he does the one praised. To praise is an investment in happiness. The poorest human being has something to give that the richest could not buy.

George Matthew Adams

It is what you learn after you know it all that counts.

John Wooden

You owe it to yourself to find your own unorthodox way of succeeding, or sometimes, just surviving.

Michael Johnson

The illiterate of the century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.

Alvin Toffler

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

Eleanor Roosevelt

A gentle hand may lead even an elephant by a single hair.

Iranian Proverb

Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.

Matthew 5:15

Your self-beliefs either support or undermine you.

Marsha Sinetar

Elementary, my dear Watson.

Sherlock Holmes, The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes (1939)

The price of greatness is responsibility.

Winston Churchill

A person starts to live when he can live outside himself.

Albert Einstein

Why don't you come up sometime and see me ?

Lady Lou, She Done Him Wrong (1933)

It's good to be the king !

Louis XVI, History Of The World (1981)

Our happiness depends on the habit of mind we cultivate. So practice happy thinking every day. Cultivate the merry heart, develop the happiness habit, and life will become a continual feast.

Norman Vincent Peale

As a mother of teenagers, do you know how many times I picked up the phone to apologize to my own mother ?

Christy Borgeld

Love is an electric blanket with somebody else in control of the switch.

Cathy Carlyle

Only that day dawns to which we are awake.

Henry David Thoreau

The best way to predict the future is to create it.

Unknown

I know it was you, Fredo. You broke my heart. You broke my heart.

Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)

Hi-Yo, Silver !

The Lone Ranger, The Lone Ranger (1956)

With malice toward none, with charity for all.

Abraham Lincoln

I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.

Blanche Dubois, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

I am not sure I should have dared to start , but I am sure that I should not have dared to stop.

Winston Churchill

The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls you.

Anthony Robbins

I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.

Abraham Lincoln

People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.

Dale Carnegie

Don't look back - forward, infinite energy, infinite enthusiasm, infinite daring, and infinite patience - then alone can great deeds be accomplished.

Swami Vivekananda

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

W. Clement Stone

The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.

Unknown

There may be peace without joy, and joy without peace, but the two combined make happiness

John Buchan

I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore !

Howard Beale, Network (1976)

Success is never found. Failure is never fatal. Courage is the only thing.

Winston Churchill

I'm not here just to make a living, I'm here to make a difference.

Helice Bridges

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

Robert F. Kennedy

If your success is not on your own terms, if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart, it is not success at all.

Anna Quindlen

Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.

Stan Smith

Success is achieved by those who try and keep trying with a positive mental attitude.

W. Clement Stone

The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.

Eden Phillpotts

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

Ingrid Bergman

Obstacles are great incentives.

Jules Michelet

Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.

Napoleon Hill

Kiss me. Kiss me as if it were the last time.

Casablanca

Friendship often ends in love, but love in friendship - never.

Charles Caleb Colton

Our attitude toward life determines life's attitude towards us.

Earl Nightingale

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

James Allen

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

The dedicated life is the life worth living. You must give with your whole heart.

Anne Dillard

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

Queen, Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937)

Action without study is fatal. Study without action is fatal. Mary Beard Actions speak louder than words.

English Proverb

The best proof of love is trust.

Joyce Brothers

Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.

Robert A. Heinlein

Where the willingness is great, the difficulties can not be great.

Machiavelli

Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity, and the emotions to affect other people.

Jim Rohn

Love is patient and kind, love is not jealous or boastful, it is not arrogant or rude. Love does not insist on its own way, it is not irritable or resentful, it does not rejoice at wrong, but rejoices in the right. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things.

Corinthians

Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration

Thomas Edison

You might well remember that nothing can bring you success but yourself.

Napoleon Hill

One mistake will never kill you. The same mistake over and over again will.

Harvey Mackay

Love means never having to say you're sorry.

Erich Segal

Mr. Christian !

Captain Bligh, Mutiny On The Bounty (1935)

Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.

Samuel Johnson

It was a high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, Always do what you are afraid to do.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.

Henry J. Kaiser

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

Ken Robbins

Reason is like an open secret that can become known to anyone at any time , it is the quiet space into which everyone can enter through his own thought.

Karl Jaspers

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)

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

Brian Tracy

If I am not for myself, who will be for me ? Yet if I am for myself alone, of what good am I ?

Hillel

And our bodies are earth. And our thoughts are clay. And we sleep and eat with death.

Paul, All Quiet On The Western Front (1930)

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

Abraham Lincoln

I am again fairly settled down to the pleasant duties of an old fashioned Virginia house-keeper, steady as a clock, busy as a bee, and as cheerful as a cricket.

Martha Washington

When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.

Albert Einstein

I want it said of me by those who knew me best ; that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow.

Abraham Lincoln

The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It's as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. The true entrepreneur is a doer.

Nolan Bushnell

Men spend their lives in anticipations, in determining to be vastly happy at some period when they have time. But the present time has one advantage over every otherit is our own. Past opportunities are gone, future have not come. We may lay in a stock of pleasures, as we would lay in a stock of wine , but if we defer the tasting of them too long, we shall find that both are soured by age.

Charles Caleb Colton

Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.

Darrell Royal

And for an hour, for an hour, I'm the best actress in the world.

Bree Daniels, Klute (1971)

The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.

John F. Kennedy

She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older - the natural sequence of an unnatural beginning.

Jane Austen

Look at every situation as if you were in the future and you were looking back on it.

General Peter Schoomaker

Be strong ! You talk of ghosts and devils. We are the living devils. The sign of life is strength and growth. The sign of death is weakness. Whatever is weak, avoid ! It is death. If it is strength, go down into hell and get hold of it ! There is salvation only for the brave. "None but the brave deserves the fair". None but the bravest deserves salvation.

Swami Vivekananda

Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.

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Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.

Earl Nightingale

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

Unknown

If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.

Lucy Larcom

People will exercise great effort and creativity to make our plan work, and sometimes expend just as much effort and creativity to make your plan fail.

Bob Klas

In Switzerland, they had brotherly love, and they had years of democracy and peace. And what did that produce ? The cuckoo clock.

Harry Lime, The Third Man (1949)

The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.

E.E. Cummings

Love is a many splendered thing.

Nat King Cole

Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.

Thornton Wilder

No alibi will save you from accepting the responsibility.

Napoleon Hill

We are responsible for what we are, and whatever we wish ourselves to be, we have the power to make ourselves. If what we are now has been the result of our own past actions, it certainly follows that whatever we wish to be in the future can be produced by our present actions, so we have to know how to act.

Swami Vivekananda

Be careful the environment you choose for it will shape you ; be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them.

W. Clement Stone

If you wanna call me that, smile.

The Virginian, The Virginian (1929)

Live life with passion.

Unknown

Losers visualize the penalties of failure. Winners visualize the rewards of success.

Unknown

Accept the past for what it was. Acknowledge the present for what it is. Anticipate the future for what it can become.

Tracy L. McNair

Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.

Theodore Roosevelt