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

Peter De Vries

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Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves for they shall never cease to be amused.

Unknown

Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.

Confucius

The best portion of a good man's life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts, of kindness and of love.

William Wordsworth

You'll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind.

Irish Proverb

No involvement, no commitment.

Stephen Covey

Coming together is a beginning, keeping together is progress, working together is success.

Unknown

Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Love is the greatest refreshment in life.

Picasso

In life you need either inspiration or desperation.

Anthony Robbins

Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.

John Lennon

Work is love made manifest.

Unattributed

Love doesn't just sit there like a stone, it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new.

Ursula K. Le Guin

Possibilitizing is overcoming while you're undergoing.

Robert H. Schuller

Learning karate requires self-control and discipline Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.

Carl Sandburg

I am big ! It's the pictures that got small.

Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)

The hero is no braver than the ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.

Michael Jordan

Many people seem to think that success in one area can compensate for failure in other areas. But can it really ? True effectiveness requires balance.

Stephen Covey

In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.

Phil Collins

Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.

Abraham Lincoln

The struggle of the mind to keep itself free from every sort of bondage -- to remain curious, open, unsatiated in all its relations with nature -- is tenfold more difficult than the cultivation of a stable, satisfying point of view, but a thousandfold more precious.

Gardner Murphy

People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.

Norman Vincent Peale

Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time, it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.

Sydney Harris

You don't get to choose how you're going to die, only how you're going to live.

Joan Baez

Men do less than they ought, unless they do all they can.

Thomas Carlyle

Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for ?

Robert Browning

Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about its own things. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.

Matthew 6: 34

We will either find a way or make one.

Hannibal

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

The oneness of human beings is the basic ethical thread that holds us together.

Muhammad Yunus

Adversity is the diamond dust that heaven polishes its jewels with.

Leighton

You can never be happy at the expense of the happiness of others.

Chinese Proverb

The vedanta recognizes no sin, it only recognizes error. And the greatest error, says the vedanta is to say that you are weak, that you are a sinner, a miserable creature, and that you have no power and you cannot do this and that.

Swami Vivekananda

Whenever I get the energy to exercise, I sit down until it passes.

Anonymous

After your jump, the net appears.

Vincent Lauria

All mankind love a lover.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A Native American grandfather was talking to his grandson about how he felt. He said, 'I feel as if I have two wolves fighting in my heart. One wolf is the vengeful, violent one, the other wolf is the loving compassionate one.' The grandson asked him, 'Which wolf will win the fight in your heart?' The grandfather answered, 'The one I feed.'

Blackhawk

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

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

Ninotchka, it's midnight. One half of Paris is making love to the other half.

Count Leon D'Algout, Ninotchka (1939)

If you want a guarantee, buy a toaster.

Anonymous

Now, gentlemen, let us do something today which the world may talk of hereafter.

Admiral Collingwood

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is.

Albert Einstein

To catch lots of fish, you must first go to the water. To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself.

Soren Kierkegaard

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

As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.

Michael Johnson

You become what you think about.

Earl Nightingale

Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.

H. Jackson Brown

Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.

Unknown

Argue for your limitations, and sure enough they're yours.

Richard Bach

Nurses dispense comfort, compassion, and caring without even a prescription.

Val Saintsbury

People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The intelligent man is one who has successfully fulfilled many accomplishments, and is still willing to learn more.

Ed Parker

Love is the only rational act.

Morrie Schwarz

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly , what is essential is invisible to the eye.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

Only a fool knows everything. A wise man knows how little he knows.

Anonymous

For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.

Judy Garland

Love is the true means by which the world is enjoyed. Our love to others, and others love to us.

Thomas Trahern

Everybody forgets the basic thing, people are not going to love you unless you love them.

Pat Carroll

Self delusion is pulling in your stomach when you step on the scales.

Paul Sweeney

What we see depends mainly on what we look for.

John Lubbock

What greater thing is there for two human souls that to feel that they are joined, to strengthen each other, to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.

George Eliot

Pay no attention to what the critics say , no statue has ever been erected to a critic.

Jean Sibelius

All misfortune is but a stepping stone to fortune.

Henry David Thoreau

Look within, for within is the wellspring of virtue, which will not cease flowing, if you cease not from digging.

Marcus Aurelius

A bizarre sensation pervades a relationship of pretense. No truth seems true. A simple morning's greeting and response appear loaded with innuendo and fraught with implications. Each nicety becomes more sterile and each withdrawal more permanent.

Maya Angelou

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.

Aristotle

We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.

Albert Einstein

Follow your dreams.

Unknown

To love is to place our happiness in the happiness of another.

Gottfried Wilhem Von Leibniz

I have seen too much of the vanity of human affairs, to expect felicity from the splendid scenes of public life.

Martha Washington

Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged , practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge.

Matthew Arnold

Without continuous personal development, you are now all that you will ever become, and hell starts when the person you are meets the person you could have been.

Eli Cohen

And now here is my secret, a very simple secret. It is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

Ideas... they have the power

Napoleon Hill

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

Aldous Huxley

It has always been my belief that a man should do his best, regardless of how much he receives for his services, or the number of people he may be serving or the class of people served.

Napoleon Hill

The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.

Swami Vivekananda

Love is an electric blanket with somebody else in control of the switch.

Cathy Carlyle

Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.

Thornton Wilder

Joy is the feeling of grinning inside.

Melba Colgrove

Do what you can, with what you have, where you are !

Theodore Roosevelt

He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.

Paul Tillich

The world belongs to the energetic.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make.

Count Dracula, Dracula (1931)

Rather than focusing on things and time, focus on preserving and enhancing relationships and on accomplishing results.

Stephen Covey

Imitate until you emulate, match and surpass those who launched you. It's the highest form of thankfulness.

Mark Victor Hansen

Love asks me no questions, and gives me endless support.

William Shakespeare

I never let my subject get in the way of what I want to talk about.

Mark Victor Hansen

When love and skill work together expect a masterpiece.

John Ruskin

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

Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are made.

Micheal Pritchard

The miracle is this the more we share, the more we have.

Leonard Nimoy

Don't say, "If I could, I would". Say, "If I can, I will".

Jim Rohn

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

Rhett Butler

Remember when you see a man at the top of a mountain, he didn't fall there.

Anonymous

Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , Wisdom is humble that she knows no more.

William Cowper

Praise does wonders for the sense of hearing.

Unknown

Love is a little haven of refuge from the world.

Bertrand Russell

Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking.

William B. Sprague

The only genuine love worthy of a name is unconditional.

John Powell