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To win without risk is to triumph without glory.

Pierre Corneille

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The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you'll make one.

Elbert Hubbard

When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving one's self, and one always ends by deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.

Oscar Wilde

It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.

Warren Buffett

Adversity introduces a man to himself.


Ask for advice but do what you think is best.

Greek Proverb

Men always want to be a woman's first love. Women like to be a man's last romance.

Oscar Wilde

Between this fan and the fancy sunbrella, I'm one 16 inch waist away from Scarlett O'Hara !


Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.

Jim Rohn

Show me the money !

Rod Tidwell, Jerry Maguire (1996)

When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property.

Thomas Jefferson

If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Love is everything it's cracked up to be. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for.

Erica Jong

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.

James Oppenheim

If you can dream it, you can do it.

Walt Disney

As different streams having different sources all mingle their waters in the sea, so different tendencies, various though they appear, crooked or straight, all lead to god.

Swami Vivekananda

He who hesitates is lost !


What really matters is what you do with what you have.

Shirley Lord

If you face a delicate situation, don't go into it wearing your spurs or you'll rip it apart. Instead, dress for the occasion. Cloak yourself in diplomacy. Vest yourself with wisdom, and wear a smile.

Anne Mackay Thompson

If you ever feel like having a child, go to a restaurant and sit next to one.

Steve Martin

Some succeed because they are destined. Some succeed because they are determined.


Love is not selfish.


Badges ? We ain't got no badges ! We don't need no badges ! I don't have to show you any stinking badges !

Gold Hat, The Treasure Of The Sierra Madre (1948)

Talkers are no good doers.

William Shakespeare

Each action can be the one on which all depends , what is decisive is only the strength and concentration of hallowing with which I do it. To the question of what had been the most essential matter for his late teacher, a disciple answered, 'Always just what he was engaged in at the moment'.

Martin Buber

A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.

John Lennon Mignon McLaughlin

Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.

E.B. White

Fear is the parent of cruelty.

J.A. Froude

Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.

Dan Stanford

Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.

William Yeats

I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is often a step forward.

Thomas Edison

My heart is ever at your service.


We can do no great things. Only small things with great love.

Mother Teresa

When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished by how much the old man had learned in 7 years.

Mark Twain

Life without a purpose is a languid, drifting thing , every day we ought to review our purpose, saying to ourselves, 'This day let me make a sound beginning

Thomas Kempis

The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.

Winston Churchill

Feel nothing, know nothing, do nothing, have nothing, give up all to god, and say utterly, 'Thy will be done'. We only dream this bondage. Wake up and let it go.

Swami Vivekananda

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - It goes on.

Robert Frost

Some people enter our lives and leave almost instantly. Others stay, and forge such an impression on our heart and soul, we are changed forever.


The pellet with the poison's in the vessel with the pestle. The chalice from the palace has the brew that is true.

Hubert Hawkins, The Court Jester (1956)

Stopping at third base adds no more runs than striking out.


Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.

Booker T. Washington

Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.

Thomas Jefferson

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

Margo Channing, All About Eve (1950)

One hundred percent of the shots you don't take don't go in.

Wayne Gretzky

God is subtle but he is not malicious.

Albert Einstein

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

John Lennon

Most people are about as happy as they make up their mind to be.

Abraham Lincoln

The sun will come up tomorrow


Happiness can not be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.

Dennis Waitley

Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you to reach the heights of your capabilities or make the money that you want without becoming very good at it.

Brian Tracy

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

Vince Lombardi

The first duty of love is to listen.

Paul Tillich

There are no perfect human beings ! My personal judgments are that no perfect human being is possible or even conceivable, but that human beings are far more improvable than most people believe.

Abraham Maslow

Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.

Theodore Isaac Rubin

Freedom from the known is death, and then you are living.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Friendship doubles joy and halves grief.

Egyptian Proverb

A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.

Edgar J. Mohn

Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.

Oscar Wilde

Love talked about can be easily turned aside, but love demonstrated is irresistible.

W. Stanley Mooneyham

The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.

Blaise Pascal

Now all you have to do is hold the chicken, bring me the toast, give me a check for the chicken salad sandwich, and you haven't broken any rules.

Bobby Dupea, Waitress (1970)

There are few people who can manage more than their own business.

Martha Washington

When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.

Indian Proverb

The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.

Vince Lombardi

Into the house where joy lives, happiness will gladly come.

Japanese Proverb

We judge of man's wisdom by his hope.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love is the only rational act.

Morrie Schwarz

For children to take morality seriously they must be in the presence of adults who take morality seriously. And with their own eyes they must see adults take morality seriously.

William J. Bennett

Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing, a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.


An avoidance of true communication is tantamount to a relinquishment of my self- being , if I withdraw from it I am betraying not only the other but myself.

Karl Jaspers

One mistake will never kill you. The same mistake over and over again will.

Harvey Mackay

Wisdom is knowing what to do next.

David Starr Jordan

In the court of basketball, there are no objections only rejections.


Trouble is only opportunity in work clothes.

Henry J. Kaiser

People are where they are because that's exactly where they really want to be. . . whether they'll admit that or not

Earl Nightingale

Love is like playing the piano. First you must learn to play by the rules, then you must forget the rules and play from your heart.


If faith in ourselves had been more extensively taught and practiced, I am sure a very large portion of the evils and miseries that we have would have vanished. Duty is to encourage everyone in his struggle to live up to his own highest idea, and strive at the same time to make the ideal as near as possible to the truth.

Swami Vivekananda

I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.

Thomas Jefferson

To infinity and beyond !

Buzz Lightyear, Toy Story (1995)

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

Albert Einstein

The "Inside-Out" approach to personal and self , even more fundamentally, to start with the most inside part of self - with your paradigms, your character, and your motives. The inside-out approach says that private victories precede public victories, that making and keeping promises to ourselves precedes making and keeping promises to others. It says it is futile to put personality ahead of character, to try to improve relationships with others before improving ourselves.

Stephen Covey

Our real problem is not our strength today ; it is rather the vital necessity of action today to ensure strength tomorrow.

Calvin Coolidge

Luck happens when opportunity encounters the prepared mind.

Dennis Waitley

Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm.

Earl Nightingale

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.

Robert F. Kennedy

Success seems to be connected with action. Successful men keep moving ; they make mistakes, but they do not quit.

Conrad Hilton

Between stimulus and response is our greatest power -- the freedom to choose.

Stephen Covey

Love starts with a smile, grows with a kiss and ends with a tear.


Fortune and love favor the brave.


For the first time in my life, people cheering for me. Were you deaf ? Didn't you hear 'em ? We're not hitchhiking any more. We're riding.

Michael Kelly, Champion (1949)

There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic.

Zig Ziglar

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

Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconscious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character

Stephen Covey

Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth, for thy love is better than wine.


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

There go the people. I must follow them for I am their leader.

Alexandre Ledru-Rollin

The giving of love is an education in itself.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Plan your progress carefully , hour-by hour, day-by-day, month-by-month. Organized activity and maintained enthusiasm are the wellsprings of your power. Planning for happiness is rarely successful. Happiness just happens.

Robert Half

A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.


The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.

Ralph Waldo Emerson