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The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.

Paul Tillich

He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.

Paul Tillich

The first duty of love is to listen.

Paul Tillich

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A goal properly set is halfway reached.

Zig Ziglar

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

Aristotle

This life is a hard fact, work your way through it boldly, though it may be adamantine, no matter, the soul is stronger. I have seen in life those who are overcautious about themselves fall into dangers at every step, those who are afraid of losing honor and respect, get only disgrace, and those who are always afraid of loss, always lose.

Swami Vivekananda

Romance should never begin with sentiment. It should begin with science and end with a settlement.

Oscar Wilde

Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.

Aldous Huxley

Let not a man guard his dignity, but let his dignity guard him.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

One joy scatters a hundred griefs.

Chinese Proverb

One lie ruins a thousand truths.

Ghanaian Proverb

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

Anonymous

To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.

Anthony Robbins

Why is it that we spend so much of our time preparing for when we can do what we want, instead of just doing what we want right now.

John P. Strelecky

An Indian's dress of deer skins, which is wet a hundred times upon his back, dries soft; and his lodge also, which stands in the rains, and even through the severity of winter, is taken down as soft and as clean as when it was first put up.

George Catlin

Never react emotionally to criticism. Analyze yourself to determine whether it is justified. If it is, correct yourself. Otherwise, go on about your business.

Norman Vincent Peale

We do our best that we know how at the moment, and if it doesn't turn out, we modify it.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Never giving up and pushing forward will unlock all the potential we are capable of.

Christy Borgeld

Did my heart love'til now ? Foreswear its sight, for I never saw true beauty'til this night.

William Shakespeare

Don't mess with the bull, young man. You'll get the horns !

Principal Richard Vernon, The Breakfast Club (1985)

When a problem comes along, study it until you are completely knowledgeable. Then find that weak spot, break the problem apart, and the rest will be easy.

Norman Vincent Peale

Familiar acts are beautiful through love.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

What we see depends mainly on what we look for.

John Lubbock

If there is a will, there is a way.

Unknown

Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Sex alleviates tension. Love causes it.

Woody Allen

After every happiness comes misery, they may be far apart or near. The more advanced the soul, the more quickly does one follow the other. What we want is neither happiness nor misery. Both make us forget our true nature, both are chains -- one iron, one gold , behind both is the Atman, who knows neither happiness nor misery. These are states, and states must ever change , but the nature of the atman is bliss, peace, unchanging. We have not to get it, we have it, only wash away the dross and see it.

Swami Vivekananda

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

The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.

Albert Einstein

I have been astonished that men could die martyrs for their religion. I have shuddered at it. I shudder no more. I could be martyr'd for my religion. Love is my religion. And I could die for that. I could die for you.

John Keats

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

Jim Rohn

There comes a moment when you have to stop revving up the car and shove it into gear.

David Mahoney

Elementary, my dear Watson.

Sherlock Holmes, The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes (1939)

Roll with the punches.

Unknown

When fate hands us a lemon, let's try to make a lemonade.

Dale Carnegie

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

We tend to live up to our expectations.

Earl Nightingale

Love is the immortal flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves. It's eternal goal is life.

Smiley Blanton

If at first you don't succeed skydiving is not for you.

Unknown

A dream is just a dream. A goal is a dream with a plan and a deadline.

Harvey Mackay

A man takes a drop too much once in a while, it's only human nature.

Charlie Allnut, Rose Sayer (1951)

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

Danish Proverb

Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel libel, even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the Americans themselves.

Albert Einstein

Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moments you reject all help, are you free. Fear is death, fear is sin, fear is hell, fear is unrighteousness, and fear is wrong life.

Swami Vivekananda

If money is your hope for independence, you will never have it. The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability.

Henry Ford

Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in ; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day ; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be cumbered with your old nonsense.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread.

Mother Theresa

In my case, self-absorption is completely justified. I have never discovered any other subject so worthy of my attention.

Waldo Lydecker, Laura (1944)

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

William Arthur Ward

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

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

A bizarre sensation pervades a relationship of pretense. No truth seems true. A simple morning's greeting and response appear loaded with innuendo and fraught with implications. Each nicety becomes more sterile and each withdrawal more permanent.

Maya Angelou

Are we to love only those who deserve our love ? Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you , that ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven.

Matthew 5:43-45

One sure-fire way to stay creative force yourself to learn something new.

Harvey Mackay

Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.

Demosthenes

Goodness, what beautiful diamonds !

Cloakroom Girl, Maudie Triplett (1932)

One of the oldest human needs is having someone to wonder where you are when you don't come home at night.

Margaret Mead

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

Plato

The foundation my parents laid down with our faith continues to be my core.

Christy Borgeld

All of the subjects that I've chosen have had to do with isolation. ... The whole idea of [people] gathering ... doesn't really appeal to me.

Glenn Gould

When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.

Norman Vincent Peale

Where there's life, there's hope.

Terence

Would you like to come in ?

Aurora Greenway, Garrett Breedlove (1983)

Love is like a mustard seed, planted by god and watered by men.

Muda Saint Michael

Condemn none. If you can stretch out a helping hand, do so. If you cannot, fold your hands, bless your brothers, and let them go their own way.

Swami Vivekananda

Platitudes ? Yes, there are platitudes. Platitudes are there because they are true.

Margaret Thatcher

The unexamined life is not worth living.

Socrates

One should never forbid what one lacks the power to prevent.

Napoleon Bonaparte

There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I've loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough.

Nicholas Sparks

None of us will every accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.

Burton Hills

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

Hedy Lamarr

Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.

Thomas Jefferson

What greater thing is there for two human souls that to feel that they are joined, to strengthen each other, to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.

George Eliot

One million dollars !

Dr. Evil, Austin Powers International Man Of Mystery (1997)

Would you be shocked if I put on something more comfortable ?

Helen, Hell's Angels (1930)

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

Phil Collins

Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.

Vincent Van Gogh

Love never claims, it ever gives.

Mahatma Gandhi

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

Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.

George F. Will

It takes a whole village to raise a child.

African Proverb

Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.

Carol Burnett

Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.

Seneca

Things turn out best for people who make the best of the way things turn out.

John Wooden

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

Japanese Proverb

Indecision is the thief of opportunity.

Jim Rohn

People fascinated by the idea of progress never suspect that every step forward is also a step on the way to the end.

Milan Kundera

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

Hebrew Proverb

If you want things to be different, perhaps the answer is to become different yourself.

Norman Vincent Peale

The secret of success is to do common things uncommonly well.

John Davidson Rockefeller

Love is more than a feeling, it's a state of mind.

Lisa Grude

Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own mind.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Laughter is the best medicine.

Unknown

Let him that would move the world first move himself.

Socrates

The oneness of human beings is the basic ethical thread that holds us together.

Muhammad Yunus

Almost any idea is good if a man has ability and is willing to work hard. The best idea is worthless if the creator is a loafer and ineffective.

William Feather

It is my principle that the will of the majority should always prevail.

Thomas Jefferson

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

Ovid

Be careful the environment you choose for it will shape you ; be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them.

W. Clement Stone

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

Madge Norwood, Cabin In the Cotton (1932)

I have loved to the point of madness, that which is called madness, that which to me, is the only sensible way to love.

Francoise Sagan

These go to eleven.

Nigel Tufnel, This Is Spinal Tap (1984)

You don't use a hammer to tighten a screw.

Susan Podziba