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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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No pain, No gain.

Unknown

I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.

Bill Cosby

You'll find boredom where there is an absence of a good idea.

Earl Nightingale

How do I love thee ? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

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

The hottest love has the coldest end.

Socrates

People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.

George Allen

If anything is worth trying at all, it's worth trying at least ten times.

Dean Marshall Art Linkletter

Whatever good things we build end up building us.

Jim Rohn

You must learn from your past mistakes, but not lean on your past successes.

Dennis Waitley

Money without brains is always dangerous.

Napoleon Hill

A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.

Confucius

Don't ask yourself what the world needs , ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.

Harold Whitman

What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

That which does not kill you makes you stronger.

Neitzsche

The passionate are like men standing on their heads, they see all things the wrong way.

Plato

The dingo took my baby !

Lindy Chamberlain, A Cry In The Dark (1988)

It's never too late.

Unknown

No matter how big government gets, and no matter how many services it provides, it can never take the place of volunteers.

Ronald Reagan

The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.

Albert Einstein

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

Winston Churchill

What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.

Pearl Bailey

It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.

Warren Buffett

God is subtle but he is not malicious.

Albert Einstein

Every man is more than just himself; he also represents the unique, the very special and always significant and remarkable point at which the world's phenomena intersect, only once in this way, and never again.

Hermann Hesse

I'll meet you at the place near the thing where we went that time.

Aaron Altman, Broadcast News (1987)

Constant dripping hollows out a stone.

Lucretius

Do, or do not. There is no try.

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

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

Ovid

If you think you can, or you think you can't, you're probably right.

Henry Ford

I'll be back.

The Terminator, The Terminator (1984)

Procrastination is the thief of time.

Edward Young

Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.

Marc Chagall

Put off for one day and ten days will pass by.

Korean Proverb

Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire.

Napoleon Hill

There was no hope on earth, and god seemed to have forgotten us. Some said they saw the son of god, others did not see him. If he had come, he would do some great things as he had done before. We doubted it because we had seen neither him nor his works.

Red Cloud

The harder I work, the luckier I get.

Samuel Goldwyn

Where there is no vision, the people perish.

Proverbs 29:18

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

Anonymous

Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated , you can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.

David Lloyd George

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

George Eliot

You are what you repeatedly do. Excellence is not an event - it is a habit.

Aristotle

Vision without action is daydream. Action without vision is nightmare.

Japanese Proverb

Great oaks from little acorns grow

Proverb

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

John Eldredge

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

Oh, to be free from the stifling pressures of life to rest, a peaceful slumber that will rejuvenate my soul

Les Hewitt

Men always want to be a woman's first love. Women like to be a man's last romance.

Oscar Wilde

Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous, you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.

Margaret Thatcher

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

We are like tea bags - we don't know our own strength until we're in hot water.

Sister Busche

Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?

The Joker, Batman (1989)

My mother thanks you. My father thanks you. My sister thanks you. And I thank you.

George M. Cohan, Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)

Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments. Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds.

William Shakespeare

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

O, there is nothing holier, in this life of ours, than the first consciousness of love, the first fluttering of its silken wings.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Inch by inch, it's a cinch.

Robert H. Schuller

It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.

Anthony Robbins

Be patient with your enemies and forgiving of your friends.

Afghan Proverb

Difficulties, by bracing the mind to overcome them, assist cheerfulness, as exercise assists digestion.

Christian Nestell Bovee

Man's love is of man's life a part, it is a woman's whole existence. In her first passion, a woman loves her lover, in all the others all she loves is love.

Lord Byron

I see dead people.

Cole Sear, The Sixth Sense (1999)

Instruction does not prevent wasted time or mistakes, and mistakes themselves are often the best teachers of all.

James Anthony Froude

One of the reasons mature people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.

John Gardner

The power of imagination makes us infinite.

John Muir

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

Dennis Waitley

Love is strong yet delicate. It can be broken. To truly love is to understand this. To be in love is to respect this.

Stephen Packer

This is the West, sir. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.

Maxwell Scott, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)

Fear is the parent of cruelty.

J.A. Froude

Work like you don't need the money, love like you've never been hurt and dance like no one is watching

Satchel Paige

Don't bunt. Aim out of the ballpark.

David Ogilvy

Our minds are as different as our faces we are all traveling to one destination, happiness, but few are going by the same road.

Charles Caleb Colton

If you can't do it today, what makes you think you can do it tomorrow.

Yusuf Tara

All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination

Earl Nightingale

The only truly happy man is always a fighting optimist. Optimism includes not only altruism but also social responsibility, social courage and objectivity.

W. Beran Wolfe

Kids don't remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.

Jim Henson

I become a waterwheel, turning and tasting you, as long as water moves.

Rumi

Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.

Thomas Edison

Now all you have to do is hold the chicken, bring me the toast, give me a check for the chicken salad sandwich, and you haven't broken any rules.

Bobby Dupea, Waitress (1970)

The main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance but to do what lies clearly at hand.

Thomas Carlyle

Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day.

Thornton Wilder

Feel the fear and do it anyway.

Susan Jeffers

A man sees in the world what he carries in his heart.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

I am your number one fan.

Annie Wilkes, Misery (1990)

Fear nothing, for every renewed effort raises all former failures into lessons, all sins into experience.

Unknown

The mind, ever the willing servant, will respond to boldness, for boldness, in effect, is a command to deliver mental resources.

Norman Vincent Peale

When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.

Napoleon Hill

And he can make, so say the wise, no claim who makes no sacrifice.

Samuel Coleridge

I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie. I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave. And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.

H.L. Mencken

Give all to love.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Now is the only time there is. Make your now wow, your minutes miracles, and your days pay. Your life will have been magnificently lived and invested, and when you die you will have made a difference.

Mark Victor Hansen

What can be said but not practiced is better not said. What can be practiced but not spoken of is better not done.

Baiyun

Four steps to achievement : plan purposely, prepare prayerfully, proceed positively, pursue persistently.

William Arthur Ward

Be loyal to people in their absence. Then watch how others begin having more faith and confidence in you, because they know you won't be talking about them behind their backs.

Stephen Covey

How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg ? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg.

Abraham Lincoln

In life you can never be too kind or too fair ; everyone you meet is carrying a heavy load. When you go through your day expressing kindness and courtesy to all you meet, you leave behind a feeling of warmth and good cheer, and you help alleviate the burdens everyone is struggling with.

Brian Tracy

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

Stephen Covey

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.'

Blackhawk

Be bold, and mighty forces will come to your aid.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

Henry David Thoreau