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I'll be taking these huggies and whatever cash you got.

H. I. McDunnough, Raising Arizona (1987)

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

Napoleon Hill

Hard work pays off.

Unknown

Challenges are what make life interesting , overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.

Joshua J. Marine

Friendship is not born of words alone.

Armenian Proverb

Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things.

Denis Diderot

Without music, life would be a mistake.

Fredrich Nietzsche

We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.

Sam Keen

No limits are set to the ascent of man, and to each and everyone the highest stands open. Here it is only your personal choice that decides.

Martin Buber

Tell me and I forget , show me and I remember , involve me and I understand.

Anonymous

Love in its essence is spiritual fire.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one.

John Keats

Volunteers don't get paid, not because they're worthless, but because they're priceless.

Sherry Anderson

I have noticed that folks are generally about as happy as they make up their minds to be.

Abraham Lincoln

The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved.

Cornelius Nepos

Into the hands of every individual is given a marvelous power for good or evil -- the silent, unconscious, unseen influence of his life. This is simply the constant radiation of what man really is, not what he pretends to be.

William George Jordan

The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses.

Napoleon Hill

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

I am speaking now of the highest duty we owe our friends, the noblest, the most sacred that of keeping their own nobleness, goodness, pure and incorrupt. . . . If we let our friend become cold and selfish and exacting without a remonstrance, we are no true lover, no true friend.

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Life is a do-it yourself project.

Dennis Waitley

If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.

Henry David Thoreau

When I first met you, I was afraid to talk to you. When I talked to you, I was afraid to kiss you. When I kissed you, I was afraid to love you. Now that I love you, I'm afraid to lose you.

Kuuipo Mark

You are the handicap you must face. You are the one who must choose your place. You can make goals for family, relationships, anything.

Michael Johnson

The principles you live by create the world you live in ; if you change the principles you live by, you will change your world. -

Blaine Lee

I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.

Blanche Dubois, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.

Oprah Winfrey

This is as true in everyday life as it is in battle we are given one life and the decision is ours whether to wait for circumstances to make up our mind, or whether to act, and in acting, to live.

General Omar Bradley

All misfortune is but a stepping stone to fortune.

Henry David Thoreau

The best effect of fine persons is felt after we have left their presence.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every ceiling, when reached, becomes a floor, upon which one walks as a matter of course and prescriptive right.

Aldous Huxley

There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved , it is God's finger on man's shoulder.

Charles Morgan

Years from now, when you talk about this, and you will, be kind.

Laura Reynolds, Tea And Sympathy (1956)

We aren't in an information age, we are in an entertainment age.

Anthony Robbins

The intelligent man is one who has successfully fulfilled many accomplishments, and is still willing to learn more.

Ed Parker

You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.

Dale Carnegie

Nuptial love makes mankind, friendly love perfects it, but wanton love corrupts and debases it.

Francis Bacon

How you react when the joke's on you can reveal your character.

Robert Half

Those at the top of the mountain didn't fall there.

Marcus Washling

To be a leader, you must stand for something, or fall for anything.

Anthony Pagano

Don't call me a saint - I don't want to be dismissed that easily.

Dorothy Day

A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.

Kahlil Gibran

When I hear somebody sigh, 'Life is hard', I am always tempted to ask, 'Compared to what ?'

Sydney Harris

Impossible situations can become possible miracles.

Robert H. Schuller

As you live your values, your sense of identity, integrity, control, and inner-directedness will infuse you with both exhilaration and peace. You will define yourself from within, rather than by people's opinions or by comparisons to others.

Stephen Covey

Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.

Hedy Lamarr

The battle is all over except the "shouting" when one knows what is wanted and has made up his mind to get it, whatever the price may be.

Napoleon Hill

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.

Abraham Lincoln

What really matters is what you do with what you have.

Shirley Lord

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

Eleanor Roosevelt

Good fortune and bad are equally necessary to man, to fit him to meet the contingencies of this life.

French Proverb

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

To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.

Kahlil Gibran

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

Say not, "I have found the truth" but rather, "I have found a truth".

Kahlil Gibran

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

Dale Carnegie

Only in his own way and not in any other can the one who strives perfect himself. He who lays hold of the rung of his companion and lets go of his own rung, through him neither the one nor the other will be realized.

Martin Buber

Without love our life is a, ship without a rudder, like a body without a soul.

Sholem Aleichem

The rays of happiness, like those of light, are colorless when unbroken.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

We will act consistently with our view of who we truly are, whether that view is accurate or not.

Anthony Robbins

We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile.

Earl Nightingale

Failure doesn't mean you are a failure, it just means you haven't succeeded yet.

Robert H. Schuller

I do not resent criticism, even when, for the sake of emphasis, it parts for the time with reality.

Winston Churchill

My parents told me that I could do and be anything I really wanted. I believed them.

Molly McDonald

Anyone who thinks the sky is the limit, has limited imagination.

Anonymous

Effective people are not problem-minded , they're opportunity-minded. They feed opportunities and starve problems.

Stephen Covey

The dove is my emblem. I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it. I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.

Thomas Edison

To solve a problem or to reach a goal, you don't need to know all the answers in advance. But you must have a clear idea of the problem or the goal you want to reach.

W. Clement Stone

Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.

Jim Rohn

Georgia, love is for the very young.

Jonathan Shields, The Bad And The Beautiful (1952)

Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it

Dennis P. Kimbro

The unique ability to take decisive action while maintaining focus on the ultimate mission is what defines a true leader.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

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

When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems you cannot hold on a minute longer, never give up then for that is just the place and time the tide will turn.

Harriet Beecher Stowe

If you think you are beaten, you are. If you think you dare not, you don't. If you'd like to win, but think you can't it's almost a cinch you won't. Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man, but sooner or later the man who wins is the one who thinks he can.

Unknown

Better never to have met you in my dream than to wake and reach for hands that are not there.

Otomo No Yakamochi

A hundred years from now, it will not matter what kind of car I drove, what kind of house I lived in, how much money I had in the bank... but the world may be a better place because I made a differ- ence in the life of a child.

Forest Witcraft

If a man does only what is required of him, he is a slave. If a man does more than is required of him, he is a free man.

Chinese Proverb

It's showtime !

Joe Gideon, All That Jazz (1979)

Life can only be understood backwards , but it must be lived forwards.

Soren Kierkegaard

To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.

Elbert Hubbard

You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you do not try.

Beverly Sills

There go the people. I must follow them for I am their leader.

Alexandre Ledru-Rollin

The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.

William James

Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.

Albert Einstein

What you do speaks so loudly that I can not hear what you say.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.

Walter Anderson

Love to faults is always blind. Always is to joy inclined, winged, and unconfined. And breaks all chains from every mind.

William Blake

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

W. Clement Stone

Some succeed because they are destined. Some succeed because they are determined.

Unknown

People with goals succeed because they know where they're going.

Earl Nightingale

Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.

Dale Carnegie

Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.

Robert H. Schuller

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

Robert H. Schuller

I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.

Albert Einstein

Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.

Seneca

It is the very essence of good leadership to give away all credit for positive achievement, to identify only team goals and always to refer to them as such.

Joe Klock

My fathers planted for me, and I planted for my children.

Hebrew Proverb

Love is an attempt to change a piece of a dream world into reality.

Theodor Reik

There is no substitute for hard work.

Thomas Edison

Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for his competitors, for it is that which all are practicing every day while they live.

Ralph Waldo Emerson