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The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds, they mature slowly.

Peter De Vries

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Difficulties strengthen the mind, as well as labor does the body.

Seneca

Fear is the parent of cruelty.

J.A. Froude

Instruction does not prevent wasted time or mistakes, and mistakes themselves are often the best teachers of all.

James Anthony Froude

Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it.

J. Petit Senn

Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.

Henry J. Kaiser

Thou love life ? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff that life is made of.

Benjamin Franklin

I need him like the axe needs the turkey.

Jean Harrington, The Lady Eve (1941)

Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.

Burton Hills

I'm king of the world !

Jack Dawson, Titanic (1997)

Woody, I know what your problem is. You're just like me. Trash !

Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)

We must be bright and cheerful, long faces do not make religion.

Swami Vivekananda

Did my heart love'til now ? Foreswear its sight, for I never saw true beauty'til this night.

William Shakespeare

Your level of brilliance will determine the size of your opportunities in life.

Unattributed

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

Nothing could be worse than the fear that one had given up too soon, and left one unexpended effort that might have saved the world.

Jane Addams

Great minds have purpose, others have wishes.

Eileen Caddy

Winners lose much more often than losers. So if you keep losing but you're still trying, keep it up ! You're right on track.

Matthew Keith Groves

The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement.

Anonymous

Live Simply, Laugh Often, Love Deeply.

Unknown

I have a head for business and a bod for sin.

Tess McGill, Working Girl (1988)

Are we to love only those who deserve our love ? Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you , that ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven.

Matthew 5:43-45

It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.

Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)

By doing well the duty which is nearest to us, the duty which is in our hands, we make ourselves stronger.

Swami Vivekananda

Do not let the reasons for your challenges become the excuses for your failure.

Laura Frith

Here's Johnny !

Jack Torrance, The Shining (1980)

But because I am mad, I hate you. Because I am mad, I have betrayed you. And because I'm mad, I'm rejoicing in my heart, without a shred of pity, without a shred of regret, watching you go with glory in my heart !

Paula, Gaslight (1940)

Life is a do-it yourself project.

Dennis Waitley

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.

Unknown

Private victories precede public victories. You can't invert that process any more than you can harvest a crop before you plant it.

Stephen Covey

Pay the farmer or pay the hospital.

Birke Baehr

People come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime.

Unknown

If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes.

St. Clement

In order to change we must be sick and tired of being sick and tired.

Unknown

I am not a toy. I am a spork !

Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)

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

Albert Einstein

Love's greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.

Barbara De Angelis

Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The world belongs to the energetic.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Trust in yourself. Your perceptions are often far more accurate than you are willing to believe.

Claudia Black

Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.

D.H. Lawrence

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

Shelley Long

You can't make an omelet without breaking eggs.

Unknown

Virtuous and wise he was, but not severe , He still remember'd that he once was young.

John Armstrong

Every time an artist dies, part of the vision of mankind passes with him.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.

Anthony Robbins

In each man there is a priceless treasure that is in no other. Every man's foremost task is the actualization of his unique, unprecedented and never-recurring potentialities, and not the repetition of something that another, and be it even the greatest, has already achieved.

Martin Buber

Love conquers all things, let us too surrender to love.

Virgil

Never bring the problem solving stage into the decision making stage. Otherwise, you surrender yourself to the problem rather than the solution.

Robert H. Schuller

Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.

Robert H. Schuller

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

Brian Weir

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.

Anonymous

To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.

Anthony Robbins

A time comes when you need to stop waiting for the man you want to become and start being the man you want to be.

Bruce Springsteen

As a man thinketh in his heart so is he.

Bible

It is love alone that gives worth to all things.

Santa Teresa de Jesus

To ask the hard question is simple.

W.H. Auden

Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy night.

Margo Channing, All About Eve (1950)

From what we get, we can make a living, what we give, however makes a life.

Arthur Ashe

Passion is the genesis of genius.

Anthony Robbins

Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.

Richard Bach

Remember tonight, for it is the beginning of always.

Dante

Do not wait ; the time will never be "just right". Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.

Napoleon Hill

Don't ever give up.

Unknown

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

Stephen Covey

It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.

Charles Darwin

A fellow doesn't last long on what he has done. He has to keep on delivering.

Elbert Hubbard

Warriors, come out to play !

Luther, The Warriors (1979)

Soul meets soul on lover's lips.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

Stand up, be bold, be strong. Take the whole responsibility on your own shoulders, and know that you are the creator of your own destiny. All the strength and succor you want is within yourself. Therefore, make your own future.

Swami Vivekananda

Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.

Dalai Lama

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.

Eileen Caddy

None of us will every accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.

Anonymous

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

Marcus Washling

In the space age the most important space is between the ears.

Anne Armstrong

Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.

Anonymous

Education means inspiring someones mind, not just filling their head.

Katie Lusk

When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

There is no chance, no fate, no destiny that can circumvent, or hinder, or control a firm resolve of a determined soul.

Anonymous

As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.

Nelson Mandela

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

Mark Twain

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

Charles A. Beard

Love is the immortal flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves. It's eternal goal is life.

Smiley Blanton

One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.

Elbert Hubbard

Yesterday is but a dream, tomorrow but a vision. But today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness, and every tomorrow a vision of hope. Look well, therefore, to this day.

Indian Proverb

Don't fear, just live right.

Neal A. Maxwell

The madness of love is the greatest of heaven's blessings.

Plato

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

Jean Anouilh

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

Life's most soothing things are a child's goodnight and sweet music.

Thomas Edison

Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.

Benjamin Disraeli

Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it, begin it now.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.

Anthony Robbins

If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse , however if I treat you as though you are what you are capable of becoming, I help you become that.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Hi, Curly, kill anyone today ?

Mitch Robbins, Curly (1991)

They're called boobs, Ed.

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A wise man will not leave the right to the mercy of chance, nor wish it to prevail through the power of the majority. There is but little virtue in the action of masses of men.

Henry David Thoreau

A life lived in fear is a life half lived.

Proverb

Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction

Anne Sullivan