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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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The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.

Confucius

The outer forms of our lives can change in an instant, but the inner reorientation that brings us back into a vital relation to people and activity takes time.

William Bridges

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

Albert Einstein

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

Janet Erskine Stuart

Fill your hands, you son-of-a-bitch !

Rooster Cogburn, True Grit (1969)

The way we see the problem is the problem.

Stephen Covey

A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.

Buddha

It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.

Robert H. Schuller

Find something you love to do and you'll never have to work a day in your life.

Harvey Mackay

The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.

Unknown

Everything is created twice -- first mentally, then physically.

Greg Anderson

Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through the snow.

Jeff Valdez

Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not, nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not, unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not, the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.

Calvin Coolidge

Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Love is the emblem of eternity, it confounds all notion of time, effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.

Germaine De Stael

You do not pay the price of success, you enjoy the price of success.

Zig Ziglar

Non !

Marcel Marceau, Silent Movie (1976)

A lie keeps growing and growing until it's as clear as the nose on your face.

The Blue Fairy, Pinocchio (1940)

For love is heaven, and heaven is love.

Sir Walter Scott

People are like stained glass windows, they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.

Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

The test we must set for ourselves is not to march alone but to march in such a way that others will wish to join us.

Hubert Humphrey

Man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed, but not defeated.

Ernest Hemingway

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

Joshua J. Marine

How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.

George Washington Carver

If a man can realize his divine nature with the help of an image, would it be right to call that a sin ? Nor, even when he has passed that stage, should he call it an error. Man is not traveling from error to truth, but from truth to truth, from lower to higher truth. To him all the religions from the lowest fetishism to the highest absolutism, mean so many attempts of the human soul to grasp and realize the infinite, each determined by the conditions of its birth and association, and each of these marks a stage of progress, and every soul is a young eagle soaring higher and higher, gathering more and more strength till it reaches the glorious sun.

Swami Vivekananda

If you don't like something, change it , if you can't change it, change the way you think about it.

Mary Engelbreit

Stop makin noises like a husband.

Vera, Detour (1945)

Gentlemen, you can't fight in here ! This is the war room !

President Merkin Muffley, Dr. Strangelove(1964)

The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're still alive.

Orlando Battista

Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.

Mahatma Gandhi

The ladder of success is never crowded at the top.

Napoleon Hill

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

He who has learned how to obey will know how to command.

Solon

Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.

Demosthenes

Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.

Benjamin Disraeli

The meeting of preparation with opportunity generates the offspring we call luck.

Anthony Robbins

You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.

Colette

The thought manifests as the word. The word manifests as the deed. The deed develops into habit. And the habit hardens into character. So watch the thought and its ways with care

T. Howell

Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more.

Unknown

Live your dreams.

Les Brown

The only time I really become discouraged is when I think of all the things I would like to do and the little time I have in which to do them.

Thomas Edison

Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.

Voltaire

This is the beginning of a new day.

Unknown

Roll with the punches.

Unknown

To understand your parents love you must raise children yourself.

Chinese Proverb

We are so lazy, we do not want to do anything ourselves. We want a personal god, a savior or a prophet to do everything for us. Long as we believe ourselves to be even the least different from god, fear remains with us, but when we know ourselves to be the one, fear goes, of what can we be afraid ?

Swami Vivekananda

For one human being to love another that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.

Rainer Maria Rilke

In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else.

Lee Iacocca

Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , Wisdom is humble that she knows no more.

William Cowper

No one knows what he can do until he tries.

Publilius Syrus

So whether or not we can get together, remember well that art lives where absolute freedom is. With all the training thrown to nowhere, with a mind perfectly unaware of its own working, with the self vanishing nowhere the art of JKD attains its perfection.

Bruce Lee

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.

Aristotle

Love is like a blazing flame, golden and full of warmth.

Ben Oliver

You're as old as you behave.

Harvey Mackay

We judge of man's wisdom by his hope.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love conquers all.

Virgil

It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.

Robert H. Goddard

How can you tell the difference between a run-over snake and a run-over lawyer? There are skid marks in front of the snake.

Unknown

What is the use of living if it be not to strive for noble causes and to make this muddled world a better place for those who will live in it after we are gone.

Winston Churchill

Coming together is a beginning keeping together is progress working together is success.

Henry Ford

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

From Freud we learned that the past exists now in the person. Now we must learn, from growth theory and self-actualization theory that the future also now exists in the person in the form of ideals, hopes, duties, tasks, plans, goals, unrealized potentials, mission, fate, destiny, etc. One for whom no future exists is reduced to the concrete, to hopelessness, to emptiness.

Abraham Maslow

Our limitations and success will be based most often on our own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.

Thomas Dewar

If you're proactive, you don't have to wait for circumstances or other people to create perspective expanding experiences. You can consciously create your own.

Stephen Covey

None are homely who smile.

Robert Half

Life without love is like a tree. Without blossom and fruit.

Khalil Gibran

All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.

Brian Tracy

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

Nothing is more honorable than enlightenment, nothing is more beautiful than virtue.

Mingjiao

Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm.

Earl Nightingale

Just because we increase the speed of information doesn't mean we can increase the speed of decisions. Pondering, reflecting and ruminating are undervalued skills in our culture.

Dale Dauten

Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.

John Davidson Rockefeller

Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give the world your best anyway.

Mother Teresa

The point is that you can't be too greedy.

Donald Trump

Self-suggestion makes you master of yourself.

W. Clement Stone

Shane ! Shane ! Come back !

Joey Starrett, Shane (1953)

The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.

Steven Covey

What we do not see, what most of us never suspect of existing, is the silent but irresistible power which comes to the rescue of those who fight on in the face of discouragement.

Napoleon Hill

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

Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)

There is only one way to happiness, and that is to cease worrying things which are beyond the power of our will.

Epictetus

You know, Billy. We blew it.

Wyatt, Easy Rider (1969)

Love understands all languages.

Romanian Proverb

Wisdom is knowing what to do next.

David Starr Jordan

How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser.

Lou Holtz

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

The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.

William A. Ward

Snakes ! Why did it have to be snakes ?

Indiana Jones, Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1987)

The rare individual who honestly satisfies this heart-hunger ( praise ) will hold people in the palm of his hand, and even the undertaker will be sorry when he dies.

Dale Carnegie

Now he has departed from this strange world a little ahead of me. That means nothing. People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.

Albert Einstein

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

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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

Winston Churchill

What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness ?

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

You are what you think about all day long.

Robert Schuller

I never had a policy, I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.

Abraham Lincoln

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

Mother Teresa

Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.

Brian Tracy

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

Where there is a will, there is a way.

Unknown

Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.

Henry David Thoreau