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There are two kinds of failures. The man who will do nothing he is told, and the man who will do nothing else.

Perle Thompson

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There is love of course. And then there's life, its enemy.

Jean Anouilh

A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties. No religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.

Albert Einstein

Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.

William Faulkner

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

Busier than a cat covering up shit on a tile floor!

Larry the Cable Guy

Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.

H.L. Mencken

Look at that ! Look how she moves. That's just like Jell-O on springs. She must have some sort of built-in motor. I tell you, it's a whole different sex !

Jerry, Some Like It Hot (1959)

Progress is the activity of today and the assurance of tomorrow

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find, knock and it shall be opened unto you.

Bible

We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.

Charles Kingsley

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

People with goals succeed because they know where they're going.

Earl Nightingale

Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.

Albert Schweitzer

Fractures well cured make us more strong.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.

Leo Buscaglia

When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.

Norman Vincent Peale

Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.

Benjamin Franklin

You control your future, your destiny. What you think about comes about. By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands -- your own.

Mark Victor Hansen

In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.

Norman Vincent Peale

Come back to me in dreams, that I may give pulse for pulse, breath for breath. Speak low, lean low, as long ago, my love, how long ago.

Christina Rossetti

The earth is enjoyed by heroes, this is the unfailing truth. Be a hero. Always say, I have no fear.

Swami Vivekananda

Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.

Edgar Allan Poe

Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.

Mark Twain

Only the healing art enables one to make a name for himself and at the same time give benefit to others.

Chinese Proverb

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

Without inspiration the best powers of the mind remain dormant, they is a fuel in us which needs to be ignited with sparks.

Johann Gottfried Von Herder

Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly.

St Francis De Sales

I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I'm all out of bubble gum.

Nada, They Live (1988)

Out of need springs desire, and out of desire springs the energy and the will to win.

Dennis Waitley

Life is "trying things to see if they work"

Ray Bradbury

The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.

Napoleon Hill

Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low.

Henry Ward Beecher

Hunker down.

Unknown

Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.

Stephen Covey

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

William A. Ward

To freely bloom - that is my definition of success.

Gerry Spence

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

Japanese Proverb

The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge.

Albert Einstein

We have a problem. ''Congratulations. '' But it's a tough problem. ''Then double congratulations. ''

W. Clement Stone

Most people have no idea of the giant capacity we can immediately command when we focus all of our resources on mastering a single area of our lives.

Anthony Robbins

In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action

Aristotle

We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.

Pogo

Kind words conquer.

Tamil Proverb

Surprises and reverses can serve as an incentive for great accomplishment. There are no rules here, we're just trying to accomplish something.

Thomas Edison

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.

Martin Luther King Jr.

It is best to love wisely, no doubt, but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all.

William Makepeace Thackeray

A human being is a part of a whole, called by us _universe_ , a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest... a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.

Albert Einstein

Love is like swallowing hot chocolate, before it has cooled off. It takes you by surprise at first, but keeps you warm for a long time.

Anonymous

When you can't solve the problem, manage it.

Robert H. Schuller

It's not enough that we do our best, sometimes we have to do what's required.

Winston Churchill

We are all in the gutter but some of us are looking at the stars.

Oscar Wilde

People begin to become successful the minute they decide to be.

Harvey Mackay

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity , an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

Winston Churchill

Relationships are the hallmark of the mature person.

Brian Tracy

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

Denis Healey

While we pursue happiness, we flee from contentment.

Hasidic Proverb

Jane. Tarzan. Jane. Tarzan.

Tarzan, Tarzan The Ape Man (1932)

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

Lynda Barry

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

Conrad Hilton

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

Conrad Hilton

You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage -- pleasantly, smilingly, non-apologetically -- to say 'no' to other things. And the way you do that is by having a bigger 'yes' burning inside. The enemy of the 'best' is often the 'good. '

Stephen Covey

Who is the happiest of men ? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though'twere his own.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.

John Quincy Adams

The real and lasting victories are those of peace and not of war.

John Milton

Love is a symbol of eternity that wipes away all sense of time, removing all memory of a beginning and all fear of an end.

Ikhide Oshoma

To God, there is no zero. I still exist.

Scott Carey, The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)

When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems you cannot hold on a minute longer, never give up then for that is just the place and time the tide will turn.

Harriet Beecher Stowe

The crocodile is only strong in the water.

Angolan Proverb

Anyone can count the seeds in an apple, but only God can count the number of apples in a seed.

Robert H. Schuller

Houston, we have a problem.

Jim Lovell, Apollo 13 (1944)

One joy scatters a hundred griefs.

Chinese Proverb

Stand upon the self, only then can we truly love the world. Take a very high stand, knowing our universal nature, we must look with perfect calmness upon all the panorama of the world.

Swami Vivekananda

Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality, the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else.

Jose Ortega y Gasset

Just smiling can do wonders for your attitude

Unknown

Every cloud has a silver lining.

Proverb

Love thy neighbour as thyself.

Matthew

One man with courage is a majority.

Andrew Jackson

When god closes a door, he opens a window.

Unknown

If your success is not on your own terms, if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart, it is not success at all.

Anna Quindlen

People who are afraid to fail can never experience the joys of success.

Pete Zafra

We are ever free if we would only believe it, only have faith enough. You are the soul, free and eternal, ever free, ever blessed. Have faith enough and you will be free in a minute.

Swami Vivekananda

He was some kind of a man. What does it matter what you say about people ?

Tanya, Touch Of Evil (1958)

In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.

Unattributed

A man builds a fine house ; and now he has a master, and a task for life ; he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Put off for one day and ten days will pass by.

Korean Proverb

The broadest, and maybe the most meaningful definition of volunteering - Doing more than you have to because you want to, in a cause you consider good.

Ivan Scheier

Happiness is a choice.

Barry Neil Kaufman

I love you, not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination

Earl Nightingale

I'd love to kiss you, but I just washed my hair.

Madge Norwood, Cabin In the Cotton (1932)

I want to be alone.

Grusinskaya, Grand Hotel (1932)

One million dollars !

Dr. Evil, Austin Powers International Man Of Mystery (1997)

Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you will land among the stars.

Les Brown

No one became poor by giving alms.

French Proverb

We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.

La Bruyere

Don't wait. The time will never be just right.

Napoleon Hill

Concentration of wealth and power has been built upon other people's money, other people's business, other people's labor. Under this concentration, independent business has been a menace to American society.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

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

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Love, two minds without a single thought.

Philip Barry

Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.

Les Brown