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Kindness is an inner desire that makes us want to do good things even if we do not get anything in return. It is the joy of our life to do them. When we do good things from this inner desire, there is kindness in everything we think, say, want and do.

Emmanuel Swedenborg

You are what you are and you are where you are because of what has gone into your mind. You change what you are and you change where you are by changing what goes into your mind.

Zig Ziglar

If you didn't know me, would you think I was a stranger ?

Steven Wright

Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.

Zig Ziglar

Why should a man be moral ? Because this strengthens his will.

Swami Vivekananda

From what we get, we can make a living, what we give, however makes a life.

Arthur Ashe

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

Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success.

Albert Schweitzer

I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.

Thomas Jefferson

If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.

Abigail Van Buren

There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.

Robert Half

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

To win without risk is to triumph without glory.

Corneille

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

Swami Vivekananda

The greatest humiliation in life is to work hard on something from which you expect appreciation, and then fail to get it.

Edgar Watson Howe

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

Alice Walker

He who speaks the loudest is the least heard.

Robert Half

Action, to be effective, must be directed to clearly conceived ends.

Jawaharlal Nehru

To love is to receive a glimpse of heaven.

Karen Sunde

Thank god, it is over, that I have seen it and am able to tell it to the world.

George Catlin

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

Richard Saunders

Living, love and death are one thing, not divisive, not separated, not divorced, not in the field of time but it is completely a living, moving thing, indivisible. And that is immortal.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

There are never enough I Love You's.

Lenny Bruce

The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart.

Josiah G. Holland

Every time an artist dies, part of the vision of mankind passes with him.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

I have spread my dreams under your feet , Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.

William Butler Yeats

Vision doesn't usually come as a lightening bolt. Rather it comes as a slow crystallization of life challenges that we one day recognize as a beautiful diamond with great value to ourselves and others.

Michael Norwood

The secret to happiness is not in doing what one likes to do, but in liking what one has to do.

Anonymous

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.

Henry Ford

Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is.

Diane Ackerman

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

Ashleigh Brilliant

There's a name for you ladies, but it isn't used in high society -- outside of a kennel.

Crystal Allen, The Women (1939)

There is no limit to what a man can do or where he can go if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.

Robert Woodruff

All paths lead nowhere, so it is important to choose a path that has heart.

Carlos Castaneda

No matter how small, acknowledge the achievement.

Greg Henry Quinn

Anything that makes you weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.

Swami Vivekananda

Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost.

Robert H. Schuller

Great men are not always wise.

Job 329

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

They may take away our lives, but they'll never take our freedom !

William Wallace, Braveheart (1995)

We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children do.

Brigham Young

It is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich.

Henry Ward Beecher

If opportunity doesn't knock build a door.

Milton Berle

Love in its essence is spiritual fire.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

You may have to fight a battle more than once to win.

Margaret Thatcher

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

Lao Tzu

I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.

Anne Frank

Successful people make decisions quickly (as soon as all the facts are available) and change them very slowly (if ever). Unsuccessful people make decisions very slowly, and change them often and quickly.

Napoleon Hill

All mankind love a lover.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail ?

Robert H. Schuller

The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.

Alvin Toffler

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

Casablanca

Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.

Thich Nhat Hanh

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

Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.

Colin Powell

A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.

Thomas Jefferson

Attitudes are contagious. Make yours worth catching.

Unknown

It is no use saying "we are doing our best". You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.

Winston Churchill

I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.

Albert Einstein

Get busy livin, or get busy dyin'.

Andy, The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

The stakes are too high for government to be a spectator sport.

Barbara Jordan

You learn as much from those who have failed as from those who have succeeded.

Michael Johnson

A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace.

Levi ben Gershon

Love is something eternal.

Vincent Van Gogh

There is no greatness without a passion to be great, whether it's the aspiration of an athlete or an artist, a scientist, a parent, or a businessperson.

Anthony Robbins

It is interesting to notice how some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage, and working their solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles.

Washington Irving

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

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

Joseph Chilton Pearce

They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.

Andy Warhol

You. too, can determine what you want. You can decide on your major objectives, targets, aims, and destination. quotes

Zig Ziglar

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

Tony Dorsett

Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.

Ann Landers

Formal education will make you a living, self education will make you a fortune.

Jim Rohn

Happiness is not pleasure, it is victory.

Zig Ziglar

The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.

Benjamin Franklin

Live out of your imagination, not your history.

Stephen Covey

The greatest happiness of life it the conviction that we are loved - loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.

Victor Hugo

Young love is a flame , very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep-burning, unquenchable.

Henry Ward Beecher

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

Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)

If you want a do-right woman, you have to be a do-right man

Aretha Franklin

A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.

Thomas Szasz

Virtuous and wise he was, but not severe , He still remember'd that he once was young.

John Armstrong

People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.

Maya Angelou

Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.

George F. Will

It is the true season of love when we know that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.

Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe

It's not what you are that holds you back, it's what you think you are not.

Dennis Waitley

Determine never to be idle... It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.

Thomas Jefferson

Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed.

Storm Jameson

The only job where you start at the top, is digging a hole.

Anonymous

Bumper Sticker - Join the Army. See the world, travel to far away places, meet exotic people and kill them.

Unknown

Whether you think you can or think you can't - you are right.

Henry Ford

"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance."

Samuel Johnson

Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities.

Aristotle

Predetermine the objectives you want to accomplish. Think big, act big and set out to accomplish big results.

Mark Victor Hansen

The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.

Thomas Edison

Personally, I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.

Winston Churchill

The best and most beautiful things in the world can not be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.

Helen Keller

And that's how you play "Get the Guests".

George, Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf (1966)

Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch it, and it darts away.

Dorothy Parker

Are you fit company for the person you wish to become ?

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