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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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Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream.

Mark Twain

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody is watching.

Mark Twain

Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.

Albert Einstein

If you look at what you have in life, You'll always have more. If you look at what you don't have in life, You'll never have enough.

Oprah Winfrey

Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.

Langston Hughes

Think of the magic of that foot, comparatively small, upon which your whole weight rests. It's a miracle, and the dance, is a celebration of that miracle.

Martha Washington

Never trouble another for what you can do for yourself.

Thomas Jefferson

Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.

Anonymous

I am not a toy. I am a spork !

Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)

The cherokee people are not "my people".

Chief John Ross

You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.

Brian Tracy

Tomorrow will be like today. Life wastes itself while we are preparing to live. Our friends and fellow-workers die off from us.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

All paths lead nowhere, so it is important to choose a path that has heart.

Carlos Castaneda

Love is the great amulet that makes this world a garden.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Success is never wondering what if.

Karrie Huffman

Man is a goal-seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.

Aristotle

The Crows are very handsome and gentlemanly Indians in their personal appearance and have been always reputed, since the first acquaintance made with them, very civil and friendly.

George Catlin

Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.

Zig Ziglar

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

Life is too short to ponder the "what if's " and fear rejection.

T. Dufek

It is better to do the wrong thing than to do nothing.

Winston Churchill

Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.

George Santayana

Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.

Elbert Hubbard

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

Steven Covey

A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every artist was first an amateur.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

Action without study is fatal. Study without action is fatal. Mary Beard Actions speak louder than words.

English Proverb

Nuptial love makes mankind, friendly love perfects it, but wanton love corrupts and debases it.

Francis Bacon

Whatever happens, take responsibility !

Anthony Robbins

One who seeks no friends is his own enemy.

Russian Proverb

The passionate are like men standing on their heads, they see all things the wrong way.

Plato

Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it. I can take it in small doses, but as a lifestyle I find it too confining.

Lily Tomlin

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

He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall , but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles, they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.

Isaiah

You're my Lassie come home.

Joe Carraclough, Lassie Come Home (1943)

Romance has been elegantly defined as the offspring of fiction and love.

Benjamin Disraeli

All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up.

Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)

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

The Blue Fairy, Pinocchio (1940)

Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, this time more wisely.

Anonymous

For those who have seen the Earth from space, and for the hundreds and perhaps thousands more who will, the experience most certainly changes your perspective. The things that we share in our world are far more valuable than those which divide us.

Donald Williams

Where there's life, there's hope.

Terence

The calla lilies are in bloom again.

Terry Randall, Stage Door (1937)

The only gift is a portion of thyself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

You miss 100% of the shots you don't take.

Wayne Gretzky

It is easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow.

Anonymous

Remember, there is no situation so completely hopeless that something constructive can not be done about it. When faced with a minus, ask yourself what you can do to make it a plus. A person practicing this attitude will extract undreamed-of outcomes from the most unpromising situations. Realize that there are no hopeless situations, there are only people who take hopeless attitudes.

Norman Vincent Peale

The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.

Arthur C. Clarke

If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.

E. Joseph Cossman

Ineffective people live day after day with unused potential. They experience synergy only in small, peripheral ways in their lives. But creative experiences can be produced regularly, consistently, almost daily in people's lives. It requires enormous personal security and openness and a spirit of adventure.

Stephen Covey

Only that day dawns to which we are awake.

Henry David Thoreau

Love is a little haven of refuge from the world.

Bertrand Russell

Who indeed can harm you if you are committed deeply to doing what is right ?

Peter

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

Albert Camus

Every ceiling, when reached, becomes a floor, upon which one walks as a matter of course and prescriptive right.

Aldous Huxley

It ain't over till it's over.

Yogi Berra

Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.

Robert Collier

You're tearing me apart !

Jim Stark, Rebel Without Cause (1955)

Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.

George Bernard Shaw

You have the power to think what you want. No matter what the circumstance.

Anonymous

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

A ship is safe in harbor, but thats not what ships are for.

William Shedd

I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie. I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave. And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.

H.L. Mencken

We judge of man's wisdom by his hope.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Dolly Parton

There is nothing as remarkable as learning how to think better.

Anonymous

The memory of my mother will always be a blessing to me.

Thomas Edison

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

Trent, Swingers (1996)

I'll have what she's having.

Customer, When Harry Met Sally (1989)

Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers gardens.

Douglas Jerrold

Motivation is like food for the brain. You can not get enough in one sitting. It needs continual and regular refills.

Peter Davies

Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves ; and under a just God, cannot long retain it.

Abraham Lincoln

Where love reigns the impossible may be attained.

Indian Proverb

All I want is a warm bed and a kind word and unlimited power.

Ashleigh Brilliant

This is the true measure of love, when we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.

Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe

I see dead people.

Cole Sear, The Sixth Sense (1999)

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

Erich Fromm

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

Margaret Mead

Hey, lady !

Herbert H. Heebert, The Ladies Man (1961)

Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.

Darrell Royal

Most people are about as happy as they make up their mind to be.

Abraham Lincoln

When I look around, I always learn something and that is to be always yourself. And to express yourself. To have faith in yourself. Do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it. Start from the very root of being, which is how can I be me?

Bruce Lee

Father to a murdered son. Husband to a murdered wife. And I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next.

Maximus, Gladiator (2000)

In any situation, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing you can do is the wrong thing, the worst thing you can do is nothing.

Theodore Roosevelt

The first duty of love is to listen.

Paul Tillich

It isn't hard to be good from time to time in sports. What's tough is being good every day.

Willie Mays

Is it just me or is the grim reaper a straight-up hottie ?

Taako

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

Winston Churchill

There are few, if any, jobs in which ability alone is sufficient. Needed, also, are loyalty, sincerity, enthusiasm and team play.

William B. Given, Jr.

Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.

G. M. Trevelyan

Smile ! and the world will smile with you !

Unknown

The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him.

Abraham Lincoln

My biological clock is ticking like this, and the way this case is going, I ain't never getting married !

Mona Lisa Vito, My Cousin Vinny (1992)

Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.

Washington Irving

The time is always right to do what is right.

Martin Luther King Jr.

No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.

Isaac Asimov

My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant - but misdirected - ideas of others.

Thomas Edison

The ancestor of every action is a thought.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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