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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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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.

Thomas Jefferson

One mistake will never kill you. The same mistake over and over again will.

Harvey Mackay

Don't let your fears stand in the way of your dreams !

Unknown

The madness of love is the greatest of heaven's blessings.

Plato

Imitate until you emulate, match and surpass those who launched you. It's the highest form of thankfulness.

Mark Victor Hansen

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

Isaac Newton

I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.

Anthony Robbins

Wicked men obey from fear, good men, from love.

Aristotle

But, in the opinion of the court, you are not only sane but you're the sanest man that ever walked into this courtroom.

Judge May, Mr Deeds Goes To Town (1936)

If you love someone, set them free.

Sting

Indecision is the seedling of fear.

Napoleon Hill

No one is so poor as an ignorant person.

Hebrew Proverb

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.

Phil Collins

It's showtime !

Joe Gideon, All That Jazz (1979)

Until man duplicates a blade of grass, nature can laugh at his so-called scientific knowledge.

Thomas Edison

We can only learn to love by loving.

Iris Murdoch

An Arabian proverb says there are four sorts of men: He who knows not and knows not he knows not: he is a fool, shun him. He who knows not and knows he knows not: he is simple, teach him. He who knows and knows not he knows: he is asleep--wake him. He who knows and knows he knows: he is wise, follow him.

Isabel Burton

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

Robert Schuller

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)

The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm.

Thomas J. Watson

What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first steps to something better.

Proverb

Some people enter our lives and leave almost instantly. Others stay, and forge such an impression on our heart and soul, we are changed forever.

Unknown

Dreams are the reality of tomorrow.

Dean Marshall

The crocodile is only strong in the water.

Angolan Proverb

Take a watch to pieces and examine, however carefully, its separate parts in turn, and you will never come across the principles by which the watch keeps time.

Michael Polanyi

Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.

Jeanne Moreau

Ideas without action are worthless.

Harvey Mackay

We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.

Anthony Robbins

Do you think that there is a word that contains all of the vowels? Unquestionably.

Unknown

The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.

Winston Churchill

Freedom from the known is death, and then you are living.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Go ahead, make my day.

Harry Callahan, Sudden Impact (1983)

Acting on a good idea is better than just having a good idea.

Robert Half

Never, never, never give up.

Winston Churchill

Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but don't quit.

Conrad Hilton

There are only two things more beautiful than a good gun, a swiss watch and a woman from anywhere.

Cherry Valance, Red River (1948)

I never did anything worth doing entirely by accident... . Almost none of my inventions came about totally by accident. They were achieved by having trained myself to endure and tolerate hard work.

Thomas Edison

It's nice to be the best, but not when being the best brings out the worst in you.

Rodney Dangerfield

Nobody has ever escaped from Stalag 17. Not alive, anyway.

Oberst Von Scherbach, Stalag 17 (1954)

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

Alfred Whitefield

The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.

Ralph Nader

Few people think more than two or three times a year. I have made an international reputation by thinking once or twice a week.

George Bernard Shaw

You aren't too bright. I like that in a man.

Matty Walker, Body Heat (1981)

Sharing is the essence of teaching. It is, I have come to believe, the essence of civilizationWithout it, the imagination is but the echo of the self, trapped in a soundproof chamber, reverberating upon itself until it is spent in exhaustion or futility.

Bill Moyers

If I know what love is, it is because of you.

Hermann Hesse

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

There's no such thing as not enough time if you're doing what you want to do.

Robert Half

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

William Arthur Ward

Keep away from 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

Thank god, it is over, that I have seen it and am able to tell it to the world.

George Catlin

It is better to bind your children to you by a feeling of respect and by gentleness, than by fear.

Publius Terence

He who seeks rest finds boredom. He who seeks work finds rest.

Anonymous

Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.

Mark Twain

We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.

Harrison Ford

Yes, it used to be beautiful -- what with the rackets, whoring, guns.

Lou Pascal, Atlantic City (1980)

Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.

Theodore Isaac Rubin

Love is when reality is better than your dreams.

Becky Graham

The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at a time.

Richard Cech

To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.

Albert Camus

Synergy is everywhere in nature. If you plant two plants close together, the roots commingle and improve the quality of soil so that both plants will grow better than if they were separated. If you put two pieces of wood together, they will hold much more weight than the total of the weight held by each separately. The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. One plus one equals three or more.

Stephen Covey

No matter how small, acknowledge the achievement.

Greg Henry Quinn

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

Minds are like parachutes, they function only when open.

Anonymous

The more connections you and your lover make, not just between your bodies, but between your minds, your hearts, and your souls, the more you will strengthen the fabric of your relationship, and the more real moments you will experience together.

Barbara De Angelis

Have you checked the children lately ?

Curt Duncan, When A Stranger Calls (1979)

Press forsake! Go ahead and press 'forsake now' !

Taako

I am poor and naked but I am the chief of a nation. We do not want riches but we do want to train our children right. Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world. We do not want riches. We want peace and love.

Red Cloud

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

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.

Unknown

If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.

Abraham Maslow

Remember when you see a man at the top of a mountain, he didn't fall there.

Anonymous

There's no abiding success without commitment.

Anthony Robbins

Well, it's not the men in your life that counts, it's the life in your men.

Tira, I'm No Angel (1933)

My faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers. They will work out the whole problem, like lions.

Swami Vivekananda

The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.

Dale Carnegie

You can not plough a field by turning it over in your mind.

Unattributed

Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity can not survive.

Dalai Lama

How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.

Annie Dillard

It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.

Napoleon Hill

Sow a thought, and you reap an act , Sow an act, and you reap a habit , Sow a habit, and you reap a character , Sow a character, and you reap a destiny.

Charles Reade

The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.

Thomas Jefferson

Some say you have to use your five best players, but I found out you win with the five that fit together best as a team

Red Auerbach

If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.

Romans 1218

We rob banks.

Clyde Barrow, Bonnie And Clyde (1967)

Until we take how we see ourselves (and how we see others) into account, we will be unable to understand how others see and feel about themselves and their world. Unaware, we will project our intentions on their behavior and call ourselves objective.

Stephen Covey

The most elusive and desired quality of leadership is vision. Vision is the perfume of the mind.

Harriet Rubin

Take heed : you do not find what you do not seek.

Unknown

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

Mother Theresa

Act or accept.

Unknown

You're so money, and you don't even know it.

Trent, Swingers (1996)

People are where they are because that's exactly where they really want to be. . . whether they'll admit that or not

Earl Nightingale

We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.

Winston Churchill

If your success is not on your own terms, if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart, it is not success at all.

Anna Quindlen

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

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

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

You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.

Richard Bach

A dream is a wish your heart makes.

The Supremes

Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year - and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade !

Anthony Robbins