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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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Dwell not on the past. Use it to illustrate a point, then leave it behind. Nothing really matters except what you do now in this instant of time. From this moment onwards you can be an entirely different person, filled with love and understanding, ready with an outstretched hand, uplifted and positive in every thought and deed.

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You always succeed in producing a result.

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People can't live with change if there's not a changeless core inside them. The key to the ability to change is a changeless sense of who you are, what you are about and what you value.

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Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called present.

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Stop makin noises like a husband.

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Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.

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If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.

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

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Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.

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I'm willing when time permits to honestly express or to open myself to you, to act as a sort of sign pole for a traveler.

Bruce Lee

Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.

Marc Chagall

We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.

Agnes Repplier

Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else's can shorten it.

Cullen Hightower

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

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Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!

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Where there's life, there's hope.

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Never trouble another for what you can do for yourself.

Thomas Jefferson

To succeed, you need to take that gut feeling in what you believe and act on it with all of your heart.

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Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.

Harold Hulbert

Praise does wonders for the sense of hearing.

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Swami Vivekananda

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.

Henry David Thoreau

Be afraid. Be very afraid.

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Jim Rohn

For things to change you've got to change. Otherwise, nothing much will change

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When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.

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Two roads diverged in a wood, and I... I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.

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

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No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.

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Dedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself. Give yourself peace of mind. You deserve to be happy. You deserve delight.

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Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.

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In order to grasp the reality, we must see the possibilities. In the present, a formulation of the possibilities is the area in which I gain uncertainty concerning what I decide, without a vision of the possibilities, I act blindly, only a knowledge of the possibilities enables me to know what I am actually doing.

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The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.

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Gravitation can not be held responsible for people falling in love.

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When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.

Mark Twain

The most interesting thing about a postage stamp is the persistence with which it sticks to its job.

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If you mean to profit, learn to please.

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Experience is not what happens to a man, it's what a man does with what happens to him.

Aldous Huxley

The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're still alive.

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Everyone should carefully observe which way his heart draws him, and then choose that way with all his strength.

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All you need is love.

John Lennon

Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.

Jean Anouilh

I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.

Albert Einstein

Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.

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

Joe Paterno

In a great romance, each person basically plays a part that the other really likes.

Elizabeth Ashley

Never stop learning. If you learn one new thing everyday, you will overcome 99% of your competition

Joe Carlozo

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Aristotle

Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.

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First law on holes - when you're in one, stop digging.

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Triumph often is nearest when defeat seems inescapable.

B.C. Forbes

Those at the top of the mountain didn't fall there.

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You complete me.

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Christian Nestell Bovee

The most important of life's battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.

David O. McKay

You might well remember that nothing can bring you success but yourself.

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It is impossible to repent of love. The sin of love does not exist.

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Freedom is man's capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves.

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I have not failed. I've just found ways that don't work

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Beware what you set your heart upon, for it surely shall be yours.

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

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Never say die.

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The willow knows what the storm does not that the power to endure harm outlives the power to inflict it.

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In order to be walked on, you have to be lying down.

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