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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 S. Buck

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The word courage comes from the same stem as the French word coeur, meaning ''heart''. Thus just as one's heart, by pumping blood to one's arms, legs, and brain enables all the other physical organs to function, so courage makes possible all the psychological virtues. Without courage other values whither away into mere facsimiles of virtue.

Rollo May

How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.

George Washington Carver

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

If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.

Lynda Barry

Listen with regard when others talk. Give your time and energy to others, let others have their own way, do things for reasons other than furthering your own needs.

Larry Scherwitz

The one thing that separates winners from losers is, winners take action!

Anthony Robbins

For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice. No paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.

John Burroughs

Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it.

Thomas Jefferson

Of course it's the same old story. Truth usually is the same old story.

Margaret Thatcher

Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction.

Albert Einstein

When you work, work, and when you play, play, dont get the two mixed up

Jim Rohn

Seduce my mind and you can have my body, find my soul and I'm yours forever.

Anonymous

We all love best not those who offend us least, nor those who have done most for us, but those who make it most easy for us to forgive them.

Samuel Butler

Man is a ladder placed on the earth and the top of it touches heaven. And all his movements and doings and words leave traces in the upper world.

Martin Buber

At every moment during our existence we are all called to be leaders, if for no other purpose than to lead ourselves.

John P. Strelecky

Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.

Benjamin Disraeli

To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.

Mark Twain

To reach a port we must sail, sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it. But we must not drift or lie at anchor.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

To me, the idea and expectation that the day is slowly and surely coming when we will be able to honestly say we are our brother's keeper and not his oppressor is very beautiful.

Thomas Edison

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

Sherry Anderson

The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed.

Richard B. Sheridan

Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch it, and it darts away.

Dorothy Parker

None are homely who smile.

Robert Half

Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it.

Albert Einstein

I like to watch.

Chance, Being There (1979)

There are two primary choices in life, to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.

Denis Waitley

Not many people are willing to give failure a second opportunity. They fail once and it is all over. The bitter pill of failure is often more than most people can handle. If you are willing to accept failure and learn from it, if you are willing to consider failure as a blessing in disguise and bounce back, you have got the essential of harnessing one of the most powerful success forces.

Joseph Sugarman

I have seen so many of these, and lived with them, and travelled with them, and oftentimes felt as if I should starve to death on an equal allowance, that I am fully convinced I am correct in saying that the North American Indians, taking them in the aggregate, even where they have an abundance to subsist on, eat less than any civilized population of equal numbers, that I have ever travelled amongst.

George Catlin

The time is always right to do what is right.

Martin Luther King Jr.

God is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life.

Swami Vivekananda

Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.

Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)

He who has great power should use it lightly.

Seneca

There is no instinct like that of the heart.

Lord Byron

Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.

Albert Einstein

Plan your progress carefully , hour-by hour, day-by-day, month-by-month. Organized activity and maintained enthusiasm are the wellsprings of your power. Planning for happiness is rarely successful. Happiness just happens.

Robert Half

Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.

Susan Taylor

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

William Arthur Ward

I can't understand why people are frightened by new ideas. I'm frightened by old ones.

John Cage

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

Winston Churchill

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence.

Helen Keller

Love is made by two people, in different kinds of solitude. It can be in a crowd, but in an oblivious crowd.

Louis Aragon

Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.

Woodrow Wilson

May no gift be too small to give, nor too simple to receive, which is wrapped in thoughtfulness and tied with love.

L.O. Baird

Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.

H. Jackson Brown

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

Anonymous

Tell everyone what you want to do and someone will want to help you do it.

W. Clement Stone

Above all to thine own self be true.

William Shakespeare

True love never lives happily ever after. True love has no ending.

K. Knight

People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.

Maya Angelou

Look up and not down, look forward and not back, look out and not in, and lend a hand.

E. E. Hale

The harder I work, the luckier I get.

Samuel Goldwyn

Live Well... Laugh Often... Love Much.

Unknown

Unless we think of others and do something for them, we miss one of the greatest sources of happiness.

Ray Lyman Wilbur

Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down.

Charles F. Kettering

Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.

H.L. Mencken

Always bear in mind, that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other thing.

Abraham Lincoln

Don't ever give up.

Unknown

A way of life can not be successful so long as it is mere intellectual conviction. It must be deeply felt, deeply believed, dominant even in dreams.

Bertrand Russell

The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs".

Norman Vincent Peale

Whoever said anybody has a right to give up ?

Marian Wright Edelman

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Where there is a will, there is a way.

Unknown

If you don't quit, and don't cheat, and don't run home when trouble arrives, you can only win.

Shelley Long

The road to success is lined with many tempting parking spaces.

Traditional Proverb

It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.

Seneca

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

Love is like a piece of art work, even the smallest bit can be so beautiful.

Stacie Cunningham

Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.

Norman Vincent Peale

It may be all right to be content with what you have, never with what you are.

B.C. Forbes

He who is afraid of asking is ashamed of learning.

Unknown

People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care.

John C. Maxwell

Personally, I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.

Winston Churchill

Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.

Kahlil Gibran

The only gift is a portion of thyself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nature does nothing uselessly.

Aristotle

People who exercise their embryonic freedom day after day, little by little, expand that freedom. People who do not will find that it withers until they are literally 'being lived'. They are acting out scripts written by parents, associates and society.

Stephen Covey

Bite off more than you can chew, then chew it.

Ella Williams

The book you don't read cant help.

Jim Rohn

The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.

Joe Paterno

First say to yourself what you would be , and then do what you have to do.

Epictetus

Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.

Peter Ustinov

All you need is love.

John Lennon

If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think another negative thought.

Peace Pilgrim

Success doesn't come to you, you go to it.

Marva Collins

My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.

Dalai Lama

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

Conrad Hilton

Believe that the loose ball that you are chasing has your name on it.

Coach K

Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn.

Rhett Butler

We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness ?

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.

John F. Kennedy

Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.

Napolean Hill

We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children do.

Brigham Young

Goals give you more than a reason to get up in the morning, they are an incentive to keep you going all day. Goals tend to tap the deeper resources and draw the best out of life.

Harvey Mackay

For Love is Immortality.

Emily Dickinson

I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.

Albert Einstein

if you can't lift the corners, let the middle sag.

Anonymous

If there is no struggle, there is no progress.

Frederick Douglass

Love, the irresistable desire to be irresistibly desired.

Mark Twain