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The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.

Pearl Buck

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

Levi ben Gershon

Every dog has his day.

Proverb

Feel nothing, know nothing, do nothing, have nothing, give up all to god, and say utterly, 'Thy will be done'. We only dream this bondage. Wake up and let it go.

Swami Vivekananda

It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.

Winston Churchill

I am not a toy, I was made for soups, salads, maybe chili, and then the trash. Freedom !

Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)

We don't live in a world of reality, we live in a world of perceptions.

Gerald J. Simmons

Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.

Lao Tzu

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

We must not say every mistake is a foolish one.

Cicero

Smile ! and the world will smile with you !

Unknown

Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.

Zig Ziglar

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

Khalil Gibran

Failure ? I never encountered it. All I ever met were temporary setbacks.

Dottie Walters

The life which is unexamined is not worth living

Socrates

Talkers are no good doers.

William Shakespeare

A dream is a wish your heart makes.

The Supremes

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

We have a responsibility in our time, as others have had in theirs, not to be prisoners of history but to shape history, a responsibility to fill the role of path-finder, and to build with others a global network of purpose and law.

Madeleine Albright

Most ball games are lost, not won.

Casey Stengel

No pain, No gain.

Unknown

What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail ?

Robert H. Schuller

The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.

Benjamin Franklin

This is a great fact : strength is life, weakness is death. Strength is felicity, life eternal, immortal , weakness is constant strain and misery, weakness is death.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Ralph Nader

You know the difference between you and me ? I make this look good.

Agent J, Men In Black (1997)

My heart shall be thy garden.

Alice Meynell

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

Unknown

Roll with the punches.

Unknown

Romantic love is an illusion. Most of us discover this truth at the end of a love affair or else when the sweet emotions of love lead us into marriage and then turn down their flames.

Thomas Moore

Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.

William James

All men dream, but unequally. Those that dream at night in the dusty recesses of their minds awake the next day to find that their dreams were just vanity. But those who dream during the day with their eyes wide open are dangerous men , they act out their dreams to make them reality.

Thomas Edward Lawrence

Funny like I'm a clown ? I amuse you ?

Tommy De Vito, Goodfellas (1990)

What concerns me is not the way things are, but rather the way people think things are.

Epictetus

Our life is what our thoughts make it.

Marcus Aurelius

Happiness is a butterfly, which, when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Ask nothing, want nothing in return. Give what you have to give, it will come back to you, but do not think of that now.

Swami Vivekananda

Wealth is but dung, useful only when spread about.

Chinese Proverb

Good fortune and bad are equally necessary to man, to fit him to meet the contingencies of this life.

French Proverb

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

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

Jeff Valdez

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

Love is a hole in the heart.

Ben Hecht

Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.

Albert Einstein

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

David Wilkerson

You are what you are and you are where you are because of what has gone into your mind. You change what you are and you change where you are by changing what goes into your mind.

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

Thomas Jefferson

Volunteers don't get paid, not because they're worthless, but because they're priceless.

Sherry Anderson

When I first met you, I was afraid to talk to you. When I talked to you, I was afraid to kiss you. When I kissed you, I was afraid to love you. Now that I love you, I'm afraid to lose you.

Kuuipo Mark

The course of true love never did run smooth.

Shakespeare

Men like my father cannot die. They are with me still - - real in memory as they were in flesh, loving and beloved forever. How green was my valley then.

Huw Morgan, How Green Was My Valley (1941)

You know you are in love when you see the world in her eyes, and her eyes everywhere in the world.

David Levesque

Men do less than they ought, unless they do all they can.

Thomas Carlyle

When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.

Charles A. Beard

I have said nothing because there is nothing I can say that would describe how I feel as perfectly as you deserve it.

Kyle Schmidt

To be a great leader and so always master of the situation, one must of necessity have been a great thinker in action. An eagle was never yet hatched from a goose's egg.

James Thomas

The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.

Thomas Jefferson

The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.

John Ruskin

Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.

Danny Kaye

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

Learning karate requires self-control and discipline Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.

Carl Sandburg

As if !

Cher Horwitz, Clueless (1995)

There is no limit to the power of the human mind. The more concentrated it is, the more power is brought to bear on one point.

Swami Vivekananda

I never perfected an invention that I did not think about in terms of the service it might give others. I find out what the world needs, then I proceed to invent.

Thomas Edison

Great oaks from little acorns grow

Proverb

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

Margaret Thatcher

A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner.

Anonymous

One lie ruins a thousand truths.

Ghanaian Proverb

I know that many people feel that old age is a time to take it easy, but I compare my life now to being the last runner in a relay race. Would you have me slow down as I near the finish line ?

Diogenes

The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been.

Alan Ashley-Pitt

Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.

Confucius

Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness , it is generally the by- product of other activities.

Aldous Huxley

Your current safe boundaries were once unknown frontiers.

Anonymous

All misfortune is but a stepping stone to fortune.

Henry David Thoreau

I was nauseous and tingly all over. I was either in love or I had smallpox.

Woody Allen

You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly.

Sam Keen

In any moment of decision the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.

Theodore Roosevelt

Bond. James Bond.

James Bond, Dr No (1962)

You don't just stumble into the future you create your own future.

Roger Smith

By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day

Robert Frost

We have got to have a dream if we are going to make a dream come true.

Dennis Waitley

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

Susan Podziba

It is impossible to imagine anything which better becomes a ruler than mercy.

Seneca

The great end of education is to discipline rather than to furnish the mind, to train it to the use of its own powers rather than to fill it with the accumulation of others.

Tyron Edwards

He that would be a leader must be a bridge.

Welsh Proverb

Someday, man will harness the rise and fall of the tides, imprison the power of the sun, and release atomic power.

Thomas Edison

War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain advantage at the expense of his fellow men.

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

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

Sister Busche

To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.

Tony Dorsett

We carry the seeds of happiness with us wherever we go.

Martha Washington

Ilsa, I'm no good at being noble, but it doesn't take much to see that the problems of three little people don't amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world.

Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)

I have realized god sitting in the temple of every human body, the moment I stand in reverence before every human being and see god in him - that moment I am free from bondage, everything that binds vanishes, and I am free.

Swami Vivekananda

Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born.

Dale E. Turner

Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.

Mother Teresa

The way we see the problem is the problem.

Stephen Covey

Made it, Ma! Top of the world!

Arthur 'Cody' Jarrett, White Heat (1949)

Tolerance can lead to learning something.

Jakob Dylan

The royal road to a man's heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.

Jesus

Get into a line that you will find to be a deep personal interest, something you really enjoy spending twelve to fifteen hours a day working at, and the rest of the time thinking about.

Earl Nightingale

We are limited but we can push back the borders of our limitations.

Stephen Covey