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There are two ways of meeting difficulties you alter the difficulties, or you alter yourself to meet them.

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Those who wish to sing, always find a song.

Swedish Proverb

Growth in personality occurs as a consequence of meeting conflicts and impasses head on, and reconciling them. Interpersonal conflicts and impasses constitute problems which require solutions so that a satisfying relationship may be maintained. Whenever a person encounters a problem in his everyday living, he is obliged to vary his behavior until he discovers some mode of responding which is successful in achieving a solution.

Sidney Jourard

You know, Billy. We blew it.

Wyatt, Easy Rider (1969)

I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore !

Howard Beale, Network (1976)

Build a dream and the dream will build you.

Robert H. Schuller

Along with trustworthiness, consistency is the thing to look for when you surround yourself with people who can help you on your quest.

Michael Johnson

Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.

Mother Teresa

Never discourage anyonewho continually makes progress, no matter how slow.

Plato

It helps to write down half a dozen things which are worrying me. Two of them, say, disappear, about two nothing can be done, so it's no use worrying, and two perhaps can be settled.

Winston Churchill

Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.

Bruce Barton

Failing to plan is planning to fail.

Effie Jones

Lives most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others ?

Martin Luther King Jr.

Why is it that the more mistakes people make, the more paranoid they become about other people's mistakes ?

Robert Half

Love is an attempt to change a piece of a dream world into reality.

Theodor Reik

Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.

Ambrose Redmoon

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.

Stephen A. Brennan

I believe that the science of chemistry alone almost proves the existence of an intelligent creator.

Thomas Edison

When you face your fear, most of the time you will discover that it was not really such a big threat after all. We all need some form of deeply rooted, powerful motivation - it empowers us to overcome obstacles so we can live our dreams.

Les Brown

You see things and you say, why ? But I dream things that never were and say, why not ?

George Bernard Shaw

I don't like the man. I must get to know him better.

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

If you can't accept losing, you can't win.

Vince Lombardi

Kid, the next time I say, Let's go someplace like Bolivia, let's go someplace like Bolivia.

Butch Cassidy, Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969)

We always strive after what is forbidden, and desire the things refused us.

Ovid

I have seen him set fire to his wigwam and smooth over the graves of his fathers, clap his hand in silence over his mouth, and take the last look over his fair hunting ground, and turn his face in sadness to the setting sun.

George Catlin

You become what you think about.

Earl Nightingale

In order to accept change and the suffering it brings, we need to find meaning in it

Mary Norton Gordon

Some of us have great runways already built for us. If you have one, take off. But if you don't have one, realize it is your responsibility to grab a shovel and build one for yourself and for those who will follow after you.

Amelia Earhart

Love is the only rational act.

Morrie Schwarz

It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.

Anthony Robbins

If we all did the things we are capable of doing we would literally astound ourselves.

Thomas Edison

I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.

John Davidson Rockefeller

The more I love myself the better I am able to love you.

Ken Robbins

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.

H. Jackson Brown

Say not, "I have found the truth" but rather, "I have found a truth".

Kahlil Gibran

Every life form seems to strive to its maximum except human beings. How tall will a tree grow ? As tall as it possibly can. Human beings, on the other hand, have been given the dignity of choice. You can choose to be all or you can choose to be less. Why not stretch up to the full measure of the challenge and see what all you can do ?

Jim Rohn

The chances are that you have already come to believe that happiness is unattainable. But men have attained it. And they have attained it by realizing that happiness does not spring from the procuring of physical or mental pleasure, but from the development of reason and the adjustment of conduct to principles.

Arnold Bennett

I am poor and naked but I am the chief of a nation. We do not want riches but we do want to train our children right. Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world. We do not want riches. We want peace and love.

Red Cloud

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

Orlando Battista

If you employed study, thinking, and planning time daily, you could develop and use the power that can change the course of your destiny.

W. Clement Stone

I have nipples, Greg. Could you milk me ?

Jack Byrnes, Meet The Parents (2000)

Oh, love is real enough, you will find it someday, but it has one archenemy and that is life.

Jean Anouilh

Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing, it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.

Margaret Thatcher

The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but reveal to them their own.

Benjamin Disraeli

Success is counted sweetest by those who ne'er succeed.

Emily Dickinson

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

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

William Shakespeare

While we pursue happiness, we flee from contentment.

Hasidic Proverb

Victory belongs to the most persevering.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.

Helen Keller

A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.

Confucius

Fiddle-dee-dee.

Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)

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

You can have everything in life you want if you'll just help enough other people get what they want.

Zig Ziglar

I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.

Albert Einstein

Give me a whisky, ginger ale on the side. And don't be stingy, baby.

Anna Christie, Anna Christie (1930)

If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.

Romans 1218

Love is perfect kindness

Joseph Campbell

We are the only beings on the planet who lead such rich internal lives that it's not the events that matter most to us, but rather, it's how we interpret those events that will determine how we think about ourselves and how we will act in the future.

Anthony Robbins

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

What we hope to do with ease, we must learn first to do with diligence.

Samuel Johnson

To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.

Oscar Wilde

There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.

George Santayana

To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.

Unknown

It doesn't matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going.

Brian Tracy

Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.

F.M. Hubbard

The only thing that stands between a man and what he wants from life is often merely the will to try it and the faith to believe that it is possible.

Richard M. Devos

I think there is something, more important than believing : Action ! The world is full of dreamers, there aren't enough who will move ahead and begin to take concrete steps to actualize their vision.

W. Clement Stone

Not many people know it, but the Fuhrer was a terrific dancer.

Franz Liebkind, The Producers Avco (1968)

The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.

Plutarch

The only difference between a rut and a grave is their dimensions.

Anonymous

For with god all things are possible.

Bible

He who never made a mistake never made a discovery.

Samuel Smiles

You think I'm licked. You all think I'm licked. Well, I'm not licked. And I'm going to stay right here and fight for this lost cause. Even if this room gets filled with lies like these, and the taylors and all their armies come marching into this place.

Jefferson Smith, Mr Smith Goes To Washington (1939)

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

James Anthony Froude

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

If I know what love is, it is because of you.

Hermann Hesse

In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.

Albert Schweitzer

Happiness is the indication that man has found the answer to the problem of human existence the productive realization of his potentialities and thus, simultaneously, being one with the world and preserving the integrity of his self.

Erich Fromm

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

Tanya, Touch Of Evil (1958)

One man with courage is a majority.

Andrew Jackson

Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.

Helen Keller

If there is one word that you find coming out like a bomb from the upanishads, bursting like a bombshell upon masses of ignorance, it is the word fearlessness.

Swami Vivekananda

Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.

King Mongkut, The King And (1956)

Get busy livin, or get busy dyin'.

Andy, The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

Nature never deceives us, it is we who deceive ourselves.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Great minds have purpose, others have wishes.

Eileen Caddy

Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness -- great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy.

Jim Rohn

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The great and glorious masterpiece of man is to know how to live to purpose.

Michel de Montaigne

Its so hard when contemplated in advance, and so easy when you do it.

Robert M. Pirsig

That dirty, double-crossin' rat !

Bert Harris, Blonde Crazy (1931)

There is no remedy for love but to love more.

Thoreau

Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart.

Alphonse Marie De Lamartine

If you don't like something, change it, if you can't change it, change your attitude.

Maya Angelou

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.

Dolly Parton

I ain't so tough.

Tom Powers, The Public Enemy (1931)

I won't be ignored, Dan !

Alex Forrest, Fatal Attraction (1987)