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Accomplishment of purpose is better than making a profit.

Nigerian Proverb

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Ideals are like stars, you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny.

Carl Schurz

Dyin' ain't much of a living, boy.

Josey Wales, The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)

The road to success is always under construction.


As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.

Charles Morgan

How many doctors does it take to screw in a light bulb ? That depends on whether it has medical insurance.


Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.

King Mongkut, The King And (1956)

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

Howard Beale, Network (1976)

God does not care about our mathematical difficulties. He integrates empirically.

Albert Einstein

The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm.

Thomas J. Watson

There are simply too many notes.

Emperor Joseph II, Amadeus (1984)

Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make.

Count Dracula, Dracula (1931)

The rare individual who honestly satisfies this heart-hunger ( praise ) will hold people in the palm of his hand, and even the undertaker will be sorry when he dies.

Dale Carnegie

I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.

Helen Keller

Love is a great beautifier.

Louisa May Alcott

Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them.

Albert Einstein

Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your heart or burn down your house, you can never tell.

Joan Crawford

Its obvious that we don't know one millionth of one percent about anything.

Thomas Edison

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

Thomas Edison

Wealth belongs to the person who enjoys it and not to the one who keeps it.

Afghan Proverb

An Arabian proverb says there are four sorts of men: He who knows not and knows not he knows not: he is a fool, shun him. He who knows not and knows he knows not: he is simple, teach him. He who knows and knows not he knows: he is asleep--wake him. He who knows and knows he knows: he is wise, follow him.

Isabel Burton

What comes from the heart, touches the heart.

Don Sibet

There are few, if any, jobs in which ability alone is sufficient. Needed, also, are loyalty, sincerity, enthusiasm and team play.

William B. Given, Jr.

The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.


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.


You must motivate yourself every day.

Matthew Stasior

What the heart gives away is never gone. It is kept in the hearts of others.

Robin St. John

I never perfected an invention that I did not think about in terms of the service it might give others. I find out what the world needs, then I proceed to invent.

Thomas Edison

Boldness in business is the first, second and third thing.

English Proverb

By asking the question " How can I afford it ? " your brain is put to work.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Adversity is the diamond dust that heaven polishes its jewels with.


Get busy livin, or get busy dyin'.

Andy, The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

Come, let us make love deathless.

Herbert Trench

Experience is the best teacher.


Love in its essence is spiritual fire.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Greed, for lack of a better word, is good.

Gordon Gekko, Wall Street (1987)

Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Hard work pays off.


It is quite possible to work without results, but never will there be results without work.


To succeed, you need to take that gut feeling in what you believe and act on it with all of your heart.

Christy Borgeld

Never discourage anyonewho continually makes progress, no matter how slow.


A Native American grandfather was talking to his grandson about how he felt. He said, 'I feel as if I have two wolves fighting in my heart. One wolf is the vengeful, violent one, the other wolf is the loving compassionate one.' The grandson asked him, 'Which wolf will win the fight in your heart?' The grandfather answered, 'The one I feed.'


Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

The mind is a lousy master but a wonderful servant.


When we place blame, we give away our power.

Greg Anderson

Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.

David McCullough

Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.

Benjamin Disraeli

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.

Winston Churchill

Our real problem is not our strength today ; it is rather the vital necessity of action today to ensure strength tomorrow.

Calvin Coolidge

From now on you will never be alone, even when we are separated, and even when death itself parts us, I shall remain with you.

Ladislaus Boros

We love because it's the only true adventure.

Nikki Giovanni

I think people should mate for life, like pigeons or catholics.

Isaac Davis, Manhattan (1979)

Honor the ocean of love.

George de Benneville

The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.

Thomas Jefferson

Don't ever give up.


I think there is something, more important than believing : Action ! The world is full of dreamers, there aren't enough who will move ahead and begin to take concrete steps to actualize their vision.

W. Clement Stone

The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.

Sydney J. Harris

The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.

Vince Lombardi

Believe that you are bigger than your difficulties, for you are, indeed.

Norman Vincent Peale

We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Don't waste yourself in rejection, nor bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Thornton Wilder

Let's go home, Debbie.

Ethan Edwards, The Searchers (1956)

Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.

Louis Pasteur

No man can stand on top because he is put there.

H. H. Vreeland

Actions speak louder than words.


Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is not enough to have a good mind, the main thing is to use it well.

Rene Descartes

He who dares nothing need hope for nothing.


Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone- but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding.

Bette Davis

Love is a symbol of eternity that wipes away all sense of time, removing all memory of a beginning and all fear of an end.

Ikhide Oshoma

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, loving someone deeply gives you courage.

Lao Tzu

I'm the ghost with the most, babe.

Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice (1988)

I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.

Henry Ward Beecher

Great minds have purposes others have wishes.

Napolean Bonaparte Washington Irving

Inspiration and genius -- one and the same.

Victor Hugo

In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.

Norman Vincent Peale

The will to prepare is more important than the will to win.

Levell Edwards

We came to enjoy, we are being enjoyed. We came to rule, we are being ruled. We came to work, we are being worked. All the time, we find that. And this comes into every detail of our life.

Swami Vivekananda

We find rest in those we love, and we provide a resting place in ourselves for those who love us.

Saint Bernard of Clairvaux

Seek the wisdom of the ages, but look at the world through the eyes of a child.

Ron Wild

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

Anthony Robbins

You must consider the bottom line, but make it integrity before profits.

Dennis Waitley

Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low.

Henry Ward Beecher

For one human being to love another that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.

Rainer Maria Rilke

The best way out is always through.

Robert Frost

You only get out what you put in.


There's no place like home.

Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz Mgm (1939)

War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain advantage at the expense of his fellow men.

Napoleon Hill

A man's dreams are an index to his greatness.

Zadok Rabinwitz

I have learned not to worry about love, but to honor it's coming with all my heart.

Alice Walker

"Every achiever I have ever met says, 'My life turned around when I began to believe in me.'"

Robert Schuller

One million dollars !

Dr. Evil, Austin Powers International Man Of Mystery (1997)

The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while Nature cures the disease


Self delusion is pulling in your stomach when you step on the scales.

Paul Sweeney

Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, this time more wisely.


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

Thomas Jefferson

A chain is as strong as its weakest link.

Danish Proverb

When you work, work, and when you play, play, dont get the two mixed up

Jim Rohn

Like snowflakes, my Christmas memories gather and dance each beautiful, unique and too soon gone.

Deborah Whipp

Some men see things the way they are and ask, Why ? I dream things that never were, and ask Why not ?

George Bernard Shaw