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Consider the little mouse how sagacious an animal it is which never entrusts his life to one whole only

Plautus

No man is wise enough by himself.

Plautus

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"Every achiever I have ever met says, 'My life turned around when I began to believe in me.'"

Robert Schuller

Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.

Napoleon Hill

Don't think it, ink it.

Mark Victor Hansen

So many fail because they don't get started -- they don't go. They don't overcome inertia. They don't begin.

W. Clement Stone

The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be and that God wishes to see people happy, amidst the simple beauty of nature.

Anne Frank

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

Admiral Collingwood

You make me want to be a better man.

Melvin Udall, As Good As It Gets (1997)

Curse ruthless time ! Curse our mortality. How cruelly short is the allotted span for all we must cram into it.

Winston Churchill

The secret of education lies in respecting the student.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Orlando Battista

The leader wonders about everything, wants to learn as much as he can, is willing to take risks, experiment, try new things. He does not worry about failure, but embraces errors, knowing he will learn from them.

Warren G. Bennis

The man who lives without conflict, who lives with beauty and love, is not frightened of death because to love is to die.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

When you discover your mission, you will feel its demand. It will fill you with enthusiasm and a burning desire to get to work on it.

W. Clement Stone

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

One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon- instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our windows today.

Dale Carnegie

Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.

Thomas Jefferson

Never, never, never give up.

Winston Churchill

Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

They're called boobs, Ed.

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There is no remedy for love but to love more.

Thoreau

It is my principle that the will of the majority should always prevail.

Thomas Jefferson

I know you are, but what am I ?

Pee-Wee Herman, Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (1985)

As physicians, we are invited into the most intimate chambers of our patients’ lives. We should acknowledge that unfettered trust with dignity, deference, and respect. For a physician, caring for patients is not only a duty; it is a privilege. Alleviating pain and restoring health for another human being can induce an exhilaration few others experience in their careers.

Michael E. DeBakey

It is interesting to notice how some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage, and working their solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles.

Washington Irving

Kiss me. Kiss me as if it were the last time.

Casablanca

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

Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you ?

Benjamin Braddock, The Graduate (1967)

Well, I proved once and for all that the limb is mightier than the thumb.

Ellie Andrews, It Happened One Night (1934)

Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god. For one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.

Swami Vivekananda

Well, nobody's perfect.

Osgood Fielding III, Some Like It Hot (1959)

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

Thomas Edison

A mature man is his own judge. In the end, his only form of support is being faithful to his own convictions. The advice of others may be welcomed invaluable, but it does not free him from responsibility.

Dag Hammarskjold

Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.

Henry David Thoreau

The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.

William Curry Theodore

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

We must be the change we wish to see.

Mahatma Gandhi

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

Don't dream it be it.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1973)

Strength is life, weakness is death. Expansion is life, contraction is death. Love is life, hatred is death.

Swami Vivekananda

The death of fear is in doing what you fear to do.

Sequichie Comingdeer

Only those who do nothing at all make no mistakes but that would be a mistake.

Anonymous

The glow of inspiration warms us, it is a holy rapture.

Ovid

Please-baby-please-baby-please-baby-baby - baby. Please !

Mars Blackmon, She's Gotta Have It (1986)

Do or do not, there is no try.

Yoda

There is only one terminal dignity, love. And the story of a love is not important, what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.

Helen Hayes

Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.

Malcolm Forbes

Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.

Viktor Frankl

It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.

Judith Martin

Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.

Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)

Love is the river of life in the world.

Henry Ward Beecher

Where there is great love, there are always wishes.

Willa Cather

He must have a truly romantic nature, for he weeps when there is nothing at all to weep about.

Oscar Wilde

It is the marriage of the soul with Nature that makes the intellect fruitful, and gives birth to imagination.

Henry David Thoreau

Opportunities multiply as they are seized.

Sun Tzu

Don't hide your light under a bushel.

Bible

We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.

Albert Einstein

This attachment of love to god is indeed one that does not bind the soul but effectively breaks all its bondages.

Swami Vivekananda

Do, or do not. There is no try.

Yoda, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

No matter how small, acknowledge the achievement.

Greg Henry Quinn

If I can line up the people who, back through the ages, have gone at life in ways I greatly admire, then I can feel their strength supporting me, all their standards and values pointing the way in which I am to go.

Bonaro W. Overstreet

Our limitations and success will be based most often on our own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.

Thomas Dewar

There is no substitute for hard work.

Thomas Edison

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

Helen Keller

You see, in life, lots of people know what to do, but few people actually do what they know. Knowing is not enough ! You must take action.

Anthony Robbins

Cease trying to work everything out with your minds. It will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be a revelation.

Eileen Caddy

As a man thinketh in his heart so is he.

Bible

The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.

E.E. Cummings

Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.

Albert Einstein

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

Winston Churchill

Friendship is not born of words alone.

Armenian Proverb

Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war, love is a growing up

James Baldwin

The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.

Buddha

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

Richard Bach

He who knows all the answers has not yet been asked all the questions.

Unattributed

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

William A. Ward

Great minds have purpose, others have wishes.

Eileen Caddy

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.

Margaret Mead

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

It is impossible to imagine anything which better becomes a ruler than mercy.

Seneca

Kindness is an inner desire that makes us want to do good things even if we do not get anything in return. It is the joy of our life to do them. When we do good things from this inner desire, there is kindness in everything we think, say, want and do.

Emmanuel Swedenborg

Those who work at a thing heart and soul not only achieve success in it but through their absorption in that they also realize the supreme truth - brahman. Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god.

Swami Vivekananda

Success is a journey not a destination.

Ben Sweetland

It is love that makes the impossible possible.

Indian Proverb

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

Taako

If it weren't for graft, you'd get a very low type of people in politics.

The Politician, The Great McGinty (1940)

Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.

T.S. Eliot

For love is heaven, and heaven is love.

Sir Walter Scott

Success is not to be measured by the position someone has reached in life, but the obstacles he has overcome while trying to succeed.

Booker T. Washington

I cannot stand little notes on my pillow ! We are all out of cornflakes,

Oscar Madison, F (1968)

Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible.

Mother Teresa

The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances if there is any reaction, both are transformed.

Carl Jung

Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.

Robert A. Heinlein

Anything in life worth having is worth working for.

Andrew Carnegie

To be a great leader and so always master of the situation, one must of necessity have been a great thinker in action. An eagle was never yet hatched from a goose's egg.

James Thomas

Where there is love there is life.

Mahatma Gandhi

Only one thing has to change for us to know happiness in our lives : where we focus our attention.

Greg Anderson

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

William Faulkner

If we are going to teach 'creation science' as an alternative to evolution, then we should also teach the stork theory as an alternative to biological reproduction.

Judith Hayes

The search for someone to blame is always successful.

Robert Half

My main purpose in life is to make money so I can afford to go on creating more inventions.

Thomas Edison