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Keep away from small people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you too can become great.

Mark Twain

The good physician treats the disease, the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.

William Osler

One man with courage is a majority.

Andrew Jackson

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

Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.

Zig Ziglar

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

Zig Ziglar

In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.

Mignon McLaughlin

In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.

Albert Einstein

Without a general an army is lost.

Greek Proverb

It's never too late to be what you might have been.

George Eliot

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

John F. Kennedy

How a man plays a game shows something of his character, how he loses shows all of it.

Anonymous

If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.

Isaac Newton

Ideas won't keep, something must be done about them.

Alfred Whitefield

Every human heart is human.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Never say more than is necessary.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan

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

It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.

Henry Ward Beecher

Platitudes ? Yes, there are platitudes. Platitudes are there because they are true.

Margaret Thatcher

Some love lasts a lifetime. True love lasts forever.

Unknown

May the Force be with you.

Han Solo, Star Wars (1977)

There is a law that man should love his neighbor as himself. In a few hundred years it should be as natural to mankind as breathing or the upright gait, but if he does not learn it, he must perish.

Alfred Adler

I thought that training for the Olympics would be hardest thing I would ever have to do," former Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber said in court. "But the hardest thing I've ever had to do is process that I am a victim of Larry Nassar. But even though I'm a victim, I do not and will not live my life as one.

Jordyn Wieber

Be grateful to the Man you help, think of him as god. Is it not a great privilege to be allowed to worship god by helping our fellow men ?

Swami Vivekananda

Each person born into this world represents something new, something that never existed before, something original and unique.

Martin Buber

Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do, he will never do all that he can.

Henry Drummond

The past does not equal the future.

Anthony Robbins

Please-baby-please-baby-please-baby-baby - baby. Please !

Mars Blackmon, She's Gotta Have It (1986)

Do, or do not. There is no try.

Yoda, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

The road to success is lined with many tempting parking spaces.

Traditional Proverb

No man is free who is not master of himself.

Epictetus

Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them and you have found a lover for life.

Leo Buscaglia

Look at that ! Look how she moves. That's just like Jell-O on springs. She must have some sort of built-in motor. I tell you, it's a whole different sex !

Jerry, Some Like It Hot (1959)

I am quite correctly described as 'more of a sponge than an inventor'.

Thomas Edison

Success comes from taking the initiative and following up... persisting... eloquently expressing the depth of your love. What simple action could you take today to produce a new momentum toward success in your life ?

Anthony Robbins

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.

Unknown

The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.

Vince Lombardi

The man who lives without conflict, who lives with beauty and love, is not frightened of death because to love is to die.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

It is not the job of the general to be winning. It is his job to win.

Nancy Banks-Smith

What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?

Robert H. Schuller

While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.

Benjamin Franklin

Lives of great men all remind us we can make our lives sublime, and, departing, leave behind us footprints in the sands of time.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.

William James

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

Robert Half

Winning isn't everything , it's the only thing.

Vince Lombardi

Possibilitizing is overcoming while you're undergoing.

Robert H. Schuller

We come to beginnings only at the end.

William Bridges

Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm. As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.

Audrey Hepburn

If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as painted, or composed music or wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Live Well... Laugh Often... Love Much.

Unknown

After all, tomorrow is another day !

Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)

If you want to be enthusiastic, act enthusiastic.

Dale Carnegie

In order to be walked on, you have to be lying down.

Brian Weir

A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.

Anonymous

Yes, you can be a dreamer and a doer too, if you will remove one word from your vocabulary : impossible.

Robert H. Schuller

The vedanta recognizes no sin, it only recognizes error. And the greatest error, says the vedanta is to say that you are weak, that you are a sinner, a miserable creature, and that you have no power and you cannot do this and that.

Swami Vivekananda

Your belief determines your action and your action determines your results, but first you have to believe.

Mark Victor Hansen

Learning is finding out what we already know. Doing is demonstrating that you know it. Teaching is reminding others that they know just as well as you. You are all learners, doers, and teachers.

Richard Bach

I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.

Mother Theresa

Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.

Napoleon Hill

We simply assume that the way we see things is the way they really are or the way they should be. And our attitudes and behaviors grow out of these assumptions.

Stephen Covey

And now here is my secret, a very simple secret. It is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

Love is always open arms. If you close your arms about love you will find that you are left holding only yourself.

Leo Buscaglia

Romance, like a ghost escapes touching, it is always where you are not, not where you are. The interview or conversation was prose at the time, but it is poetry in the memory.

George William Curtis

If so many men, so many minds, certainly so many hearts, so many kinds of love.

Leo Tolstoy

Unfortunately, there seems to be far more opportunity out there than ability... . We should remember that good fortune often happens when opportunity meets with preparation.

Thomas Edison

Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we can not live within.

James Baldwin

One hundred percent of the shots you don't take don't go in.

Wayne Gretzky

I bet you can squeal like a pig.

Mountain Man, Deliverance (1972)

I just love when people say I cant do something because all my life people said I wasn't going to make it.

Ted Turner

Success consists of doing the common things of life uncommonly well.

Unattributed

Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all.

Dale Carnegie

There is a time to let things happen, and a time to make things happen.

Anonymous

If you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth.

Mohandas Gandhi, Gandhi (1982)

Practice loving people. It is true that this requires effort and continued practice, for some are not very lovable, or so it seems - with emphasis on "seems". Every person has lovable qualities when you really learn to know him.

Norman Vincent Peale

People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Imagination is more important than knowledge.

Albert Einstein

Love is my religion, I could die for it.

John Keats

Gort ! Klaatu barada nikto !

Helen Benson, The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951)

The only people who find what they are looking for in life are the fault finders.

Foster's Law

Where there is love there is no darkness.

Burundi Proverb

The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.

Albert Einstein

Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.

Langston Hughes

The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.

Jonathan Swift

You live with your thoughts, so be careful what they are.

Anonymous

Get away from her, you bitch !

Ripley, Aliens (1986)

Go as far as you can see and when you get there, you will always be able to see farther.

Zig Ziglar

Do you like scary movies ?

Ghostface, Scream (1996)

The heart does not respond to principles and programs, it seeks not efficiency, but passion.

John Eldredge

It's never too late.

Unknown

Love is a hole in the heart.

Ben Hecht

All of the most successful human beings I've know were inwardly at war with themselves. Their turmoil was at least as great as our own, and sometimes greater. What distinguished these leaders was not some inner peace but rather how they had learned to organize their lives around a noble ambition and to focus on it.

Walter Anderson

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity , an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

Winston Churchill

Sometimes you gotta create what you want to be a part of.

Geri Weitzman

As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.

Nelson Mandela

There are eight million stories in the naked city. This has been one of them.

Narrator, The Naked City (1948)

He that has done nothing has known nothing.

Thomas Carlyle

The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances if there is any reaction, both are transformed.

Carl Jung

The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.

Robert H. Schuller