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

Pearl Bailey

The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.

Pearl Bailey

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It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.

Albert Einstein

The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life.

Richard Bach

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.

Dolly Parton

In addition to self-awareness, imagination, and conscience, it is the fourth human endowment -- independent will -- that really makes effective self-management possible. It is the ability to make decisions and choices and to act in accordance with them. It is the ability to act rather than to be acted upon, to proactively carry out the program we have developed through the other three endowments. Empowerment comes from learning how to use this great endowment in the decisions we make every day.

Stephen Covey

Never bring the problem solving stage into the decision making stage. Otherwise, you surrender yourself to the problem rather than the solution.

Robert H. Schuller

Security is a kind of death.

Tennessee Williams

Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about its own things. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.

Matthew 6: 34

Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior.

John Churton Collins

Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that !

Lewis Carroll

Predetermine the objectives you want to accomplish. Think big, act big and set out to accomplish big results.

Mark Victor Hansen

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

The principal goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have done.

Jean Piaget

The Athenians, alarmed at the internal decay of their Republic, asked Demosthenes what to do. His reply: Do not do what you are doing now.

Joseph Ray

Watch people do their most common actions, these are indeed the things that will tell you the real character of a great person.

Swami Vivekananda

If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.

Abraham Lincoln

When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.

Albert Einstein

Find and use your passion, and you'll have a great career. Don't do it, you won't. It's as simple as that.

Larry Smith

Say not, "I have found the truth" but rather, "I have found a truth".

Kahlil Gibran

Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.

Mother Teresa

You can not escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.

Abraham Lincoln

Love is not only something you feel. It's something you do.

David Wilkerson

Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing, it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.

Margaret Thatcher

You know when you've read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.

Paul Sweeney

To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.

William Makepeace Thackeray

Came but for friendship, and took away love.

Thomas Moore

Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can fly only by embracing each other.

Luciano De Crescenzo

A wise man makes his own decisions , an ignorant man follows the public opinion.

Chinese Proverb

I'll remember you, honey. You're the one that got away.

Hud Bannon, Hud (1963)

The chances are that you have already come to believe that happiness is unattainable. But men have attained it. And they have attained it by realizing that happiness does not spring from the procuring of physical or mental pleasure, but from the development of reason and the adjustment of conduct to principles.

Arnold Bennett

Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.

Thornton Wilder

Success is counted sweetest by those who ne'er succeed.

Emily Dickinson

Bumper Sticker - Join the Army. See the world, travel to far away places, meet exotic people and kill them.

Unknown

When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.

Helen Keller

I believe that it is better to learn from the diverse people around us than to try in vain to emulate them, better to be a teacher than a role model. As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.

Michael Johnson

Look at every situation as if you were in the future and you were looking back on it.

General Peter Schoomaker

Every shot you don't take is a guaranteed miss.

Richard Saunders

A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace.

Levi ben Gershon

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.

Martin Luther King Jr.

We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.

Winston Churchill

It's showtime !

Joe Gideon, All That Jazz (1979)

Get busy living or get busy dying.

Stephen King

There are essentially two things that will make you wiser the books you read and the people you meet.

Charles Tremendous Jones

Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it, begin it now.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

This kind of certainty comes but just once in a lifetime.

Robert Kincaid

What is it you want, Mary ? What do you want ? You want the moon ? Just say the word, and I'll throw a lasso around it and pull it down.

George Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)

Who so loves believes the impossible.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I can not change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.

Unknown

If opportunity doesn't knock build a door.

Milton Berle

Self-knowledge is the basis of JKD because it is effective, not only for the individuals martial art, but also for his life as a human being.

Bruce Lee

The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.

E.E. Cummings

The idea of working all your life, saving, and putting money into a retirement account is a very slow plan.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Thou art to me a delicious torment.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Some people come into our lives and quickly go, some stay for a while and leave footprints in our hearts, and we are never, ever the same.

Unknown

The most common cause of fear of old age is associated with the possibility of poverty.

Napoleon Hill

Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking together in the same direction.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.

Ambrose Redmoon

The way we see the problem is the problem.

Stephen Covey

Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.

E.B. White

We aren't in an information age, we are in an entertainment age.

Anthony Robbins

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

Aristotle

Love is the universal thirst for a communion not merely of the senses, but of our whole nature.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

Friendship often ends in love, but love in friendship - never.

Charles Caleb Colton

I have, for many years past, contemplated the noble races of red men who are now spread over these trackless forests and boundless prairies, melting away at the approach of civilization.

George Catlin

And in the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.

Abraham Lincoln

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

Begin with the end in mind.

Stephen Covey

Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.

Jim Rohn

If you only look at what is, you might never attain what could be.

Anonymous

He who knows all the answers has not yet been asked all the questions.

Unattributed

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

Albert Careb

Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.

Louise Hay

An idea can turn to dust or magic, depending on the talent that rubs against it.

Bill Bernbach

I'd like to make her look a little more attractive. How far can you pull back ?

Rita, Cameraman (1982)

Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose -- a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.

Mary Shelley

Nothing is worth more than this day.

Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe

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

Japanese Proverb

Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much.

Erich Fromm

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

Mary Anne Radmacher

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

Thomas Jefferson

Oh, it was nobody's fault but my own. I was looking up. It was the nearest thing to heaven. You were there.

Terry McKay, An Affair To Remember (1957)

Live with passion.

Anthony Robbins

Love is a thing, well, it's kind of like quicksand. The more you are in it, the deeper you sink. And when it hits you, you've just got to fall.

UB40

The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist.

Verbal Kint, The Usual Suspects (1995)

Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Ill can he rule the great that cannot reach the small.

Edmund Spenser

If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Friedrich Nietzsche

As long as we are persistence in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We can not choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time.

Dennis Waitley

Love like you've never been hurt, dance like no one is watching, live as though heaven is on earth.

Satchel Paige

An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.

Martin Luther King Jr.

To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.

Anatole France

We are stripped of every attribute of freedom and eligibility for legal self defence. Our property may be plundered before our eyes, violence may be committed on our persons, even our lives may be taken away, and there is none to regard our complaints. We are denationalized; we are disfranchised.

Chief John Ross

Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.

William Ellery Channing

O my's like a red, red rose. That's newly sprung in June, O my's like the melodie. That's sweetly play'd in tune.

Robert Burns

When you reach for the stars, you may not get one, but you won't come up with a handful of mud, either.

Anonymous

Intelligence without ambition is like a bird without wings.

C. Archie Danielson

Let's go home, Debbie.

Ethan Edwards, The Searchers (1956)

What the world wants is character. The world is in need of those whose life is one burning love, selfless. That love will make every word tell like a thunderbolt.

Swami Vivekananda

Leave the gun. Take the cannolis.

Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)