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Misfortunes often sharpen the genius.

Ovid

We always strive after what is forbidden, and desire the things refused us.

Ovid

A ruler should be slow to punish and swift to reward.

Ovid

The glow of inspiration warms us, it is a holy rapture.

Ovid

Fortune and love favor the brave.

Ovid

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I can levitate birds, but nobody cares.

Steven Wright

It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves.

John Bulwer

It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.

Alec Bourne

When you can't solve the problem, manage it.

Robert H. Schuller

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

Theodor Reik

We have no simple problems or easy decisions after kindergarten.

John W. Turk

So long as we are loved by others I should say that we are almost indispensable , and no man is useless while he has a friend.

Robert Louis Stevenson

A man never likes you so well as when he leaves your company liking himself.

Anonymous

Whatever you vividly imagine, ardently desire, sincerely believe, and enthusiastically act upon must inevitably come to pass!

Paul J. Meyer

It takes a whole village to raise a child.

African Proverb

At ten years old I actually thought that the reason I was getting glasses was that I couldn't tell what my parents looked like, because every time I asked my mother to buy me something she'd say, 'What do I look like - a bank ?'

Jerry Seinfeld

If thou must love me, let it be for nought, except for love's sake only. Do not say, I love her for her smile, her look, her way of speaking gently, for a trick of thought that falls in well with mine, and, certes, brought a sense of pleasant ease on such a day. For these things in themselves, beloved, may be changed, or change for thee, and love so wrought, may be unwrought so.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

To reach a port we must sail, sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it. But we must not drift or lie at anchor.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

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

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.

Anonymous

When you face your fear, most of the time you will discover that it was not really such a big threat after all. We all need some form of deeply rooted, powerful motivation - it empowers us to overcome obstacles so we can live our dreams.

Les Brown

If people find fault with you and try to put you into bad light, wrongly slandering and vilifying you, just step back and observe yourself. Don't harbor any dislike, don't enter into it any contests, and don't get upset, angry, or resentful. Just cut right through it and be as if you never or saw it. Eventually malevolent pests will disappear of themselves. If you contend with them, then a bad name will bounce back and forth with never an end in sight.

Master Yuanwu

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

Anonymous

Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.

Albert Einstein

For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.

Judy Garland

Only those who do nothing at all make no mistakes but that would be a mistake.

Anonymous

Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but religiously follows the new.

Henry David Thoreau

Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.

Lao Tzu

Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough.

P.A.C. de Beaumarchais

Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.

Benjamin Disraeli

When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.

Indian Proverb

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

Anonymous

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

Dennis P. Kimbro

You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din.

Cutter, Gunga Din (1939)

Are great things ever done smoothly ? Time, patience, and indomitable will must show.

Swami Vivekananda

I'd love to kiss you, but I just washed my hair.

Madge Norwood, Cabin In the Cotton (1932)

Open your ears before you open your mouth, it may surprise your eyes !

Earl Nightingale

Words do two major things : They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.

Jim Rohn

You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.

W. Clement Stone

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.

Helen Keller

We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.

Norman Vincent Peale

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

Jean Anouilh

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

Nature never deceives us, it is we who deceive ourselves.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Do it now !

Napoleon Hill

There are many who's tongues might govern multitudes, if they could govern their tongues.

Prentice

Girls got balls. They're just a little higher up, that's all.

Joan Jett

It takes a strong fish to swim against the current. Even a dead one can float with it.

John Crowe

We can do no great things. Only small things with great love.

Mother Teresa

Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.

Norman Vincent Peale

With malice toward none, with charity for all.

Abraham Lincoln

The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.

Malcolm X

The only gift is a portion of thyself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If they move, kill ' em.

Pike Bishop, The Wild Bunch (1969)

To God, there is no zero. I still exist.

Scott Carey, The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)

Tell me your friends, and I'll tell you who you are.

Assyrian Proverb

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.

Louisa May Alcott

In the court of basketball, there are no objections only rejections.

Unattributed

If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.

Jim Rohn

Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.

Anonymous

Love vanquishes time. To lovers, a moment can be eternity, eternity can be the tick of a clock.

Mary Parrish

In the midst of winter, I found there was within me an invincible summer.

Albert Careb

I didn't have time to hire half my coaching staff. I didn't know any of the players by sight, but somehow we got through spring ball with the help of a couple of graduate assistants.

Larry Smith

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)

There are no gains without pains.

Adlai Stevenson

It's hard to tell your mind to stop loving someone, when your heart still does.

Mallory Jones

The strongest among the weak is the one who doesn't forget his weaknesses.

Danish Proverb

For those who have seen the Earth from space, and for the hundreds and perhaps thousands more who will, the experience most certainly changes your perspective. The things that we share in our world are far more valuable than those which divide us.

Donald Williams

It's kind of fun to do the impossible.

Walt Disney

Insist on yourself, never imitate. Every great man is unique.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.

Friedrich Nietzsche

A wise man adapts himself to circumstances as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it.

Chinese Proverb

He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall , but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles, they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.

Isaiah

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

Plutarch

Shane ! Shane ! Come back !

Joey Starrett, Shane (1953)

I'm Multi-Dimensional !

Taako

Today... maybe I can take one step on that profoundly complex path to peace.

Mary Anne Radmacher

Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.

E. Joseph Cossman

One had to cram all this stuff into one's mind for the examinations, whether one liked it or not. This coercion had such a deterring effect on me that, after I had passed the final examination, I found the consideration of any scientific problems distasteful to me for an entire year.

Albert Einstein

Nothing could be worse than the fear that one had given up too soon, and left one unexpended effort that might have saved the world.

Jane Addams

They will rise highest who strive for the highest place.

Latin Proverb

Jane. Tarzan. Jane. Tarzan.

Tarzan, Tarzan The Ape Man (1932)

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

Dale Carnegie

There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward.

Kahlil Gibran

We are all born for love, it is the principle existence and it's only end.

Benjamin Disraeli

Never stop dreaming.

Unknown

Experience is a wonderful thing. It enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.

Anonymous

I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.

John Davidson Rockefeller

Why not go out on a limb ? Isn't that where the fruit is ?

Mark Twain

The atmosphere of expectancy is the breeding ground for miracles.

Rodney L. Parsley

Without music, life would be a mistake.

Fredrich Nietzsche

Do not wait for ideal circumstances, they will never come, nor for the best opportunities.

Janet Erskine Stuart

Elementary, my dear Watson.

Sherlock Holmes, The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes (1939)

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

Unknown

It is possible to fail in many ways while to succeed is possible only in one way.

Aristotle

His eyes have made love to me all evening.

Marguerite Gautier, Camille (1936)

Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.

William Feather

The first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it.

William Osler

The leader has a clear idea of what he wants to do -- professionally and personally -- and the strength to persist in the face of setbacks, even failures.

Warren G. Bennis

Joy can be real only if people look on their life as a service, and have a definite object in life outside themselves and their personal happiness.

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

He who conquers himself has won a greater victory than he who conquers a city.

Proverb

Learning acquired in youth is an inscription on stone.

Indian Proverb

The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.

Dennis Waitley

You must motivate yourself every day.

Matthew Stasior

True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.

St. Francis