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The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.


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


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That dirty, double-crossin' rat !

Bert Harris, Blonde Crazy (1931)

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


We imagine that our mind in a mirror, that it is more or less accurately reflecting what is happening outside us. On the contrary, our mind itself is the principal element of creation. The world, while I am perceiving it, is being incessantly created for myself in time and space.

Rabindranath Tagore

Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

We only love truly once. It is the first time and succeeding passions are less uncontrolled.

Du Coeur

It is never too late to be what you might have been.

George Eliot

In matters of style, swim with the current. In matters of principle, stand like a rock.

Thomas Jefferson

When you study great teachers... you will learn much more from their caring and hard work than from their style.

William Glasser

What the heart has once owned and had, it shall never lose.

Henry Ward Beecher

Each person born into this world represents something new, something that never existed before, something original and unique.

Martin Buber

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

There is more to life than increasing its speed.

Mahatma Gandhi

The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.

Albert Einstein

You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.


When I hear somebody sigh, life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, compared to what ?

Sydney Harris

There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts : what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.

Dale Carnegie

Commit yourself to a dream nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.

Robert H. Schuller

Love is blind, friendship closes its eyes.


Where can we go to find god if we cannot see him in our own hearts and in every living being.

Swami Vivekananda

Winners never quit and quitters never win !

Vince Lombardi

Inch by inch, it's a cinch.

Robert H. Schuller

It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.

Henry Ward Beecher

Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?

The Joker, Batman (1989)

Our life is what our thoughts make it.

Marcus Aurelius

Talkers are no good doers.

William Shakespeare

Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts

Albert Einstein

When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.

Mark Twain

A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle

Gloria Steinhem

Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.

George Bernard Shaw

To solve a problem or to reach a goal, you don't need to know all the answers in advance. But you must have a clear idea of the problem or the goal you want to reach.

W. Clement Stone

Never stop dreaming.


Believe in yourself.


Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.


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

Albert Schweitzer

If the going is real easy, beware, you may be headed down hill.


The only gift is a portion of thyself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Live your life and forget your age.

Norman Vincent Peale

Bond. James Bond.

James Bond, Dr No (1962)

Never fear the want of business. A man who qualifies himself well for his calling, never fails of employment.

Thomas Jefferson

We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about that you think.

Swami Vivekananda

The worst part of life is waiting. The best part of life is having someone worth waiting for.

Jessica Brumley

A kind speech and forgiveness is better than alms followed by injury.

Islamic Proverb

I have realized god sitting in the temple of every human body, the moment I stand in reverence before every human being and see god in him - that moment I am free from bondage, everything that binds vanishes, and I am free.

Swami Vivekananda

Love is perfect kindness

Joseph Campbell

Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find, knock and it shall be opened unto you.


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

After all, tomorrow is another day !

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

Before we can forgive one another, we must understand one another

Emma Goldman

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

John Lennon Mignon McLaughlin

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

Mark Victor Hansen

The more often a man feels without acting, the less he'll be able to act. And in the long run, the less he'll be able to feel.

C.S. Lewis

Children are all foreigners.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Look back on times of adversity with hope for the future, not regret for the past. Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again. Wisely improve the present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Be happy. It's one way of being wise.

Sidonie Gabrielle

The ancestor of every action is a thought.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If money helps a man to do good to others, it is of some value , but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.

Swami Vivekananda

The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.

William James

Life is what you make it.


Great men are not always wise.

Job 329

With malice toward none, with charity for all.

Abraham Lincoln

Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.

Marc Chagall

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.

Helen Keller

Elementary, my dear Watson.

Sherlock Holmes, The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes (1939)

Success is never ending, failure is never final.

Dr. Robert Schuller

It's nice to be the best, but not when being the best brings out the worst in you.

Rodney Dangerfield

No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.

Napoleon Hill

Vision doesn't usually come as a lightening bolt. Rather it comes as a slow crystallization of life challenges that we one day recognize as a beautiful diamond with great value to ourselves and others.

Michael Norwood

Whatever it takes !


What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.

Zig Ziglar

To become a leader, then, you must become yourself, become the maker of your own life.

Warren G. Bennis

He who lives without discipline dies without honor.

Icelandic Proverb

In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.

Norman Vincent Peale

If you want to feel rich, just count all of the things you have that money can't buy.


You're as old as you behave.

Harvey Mackay

In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.

Anthony Robbins

Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire.

Napoleon Hill

It's easier to remember when you are right than when the other person was right.

Robert Half

Luck happens when opportunity encounters the prepared mind.

Dennis Waitley

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

Thomas Edison

The point is that you can't be too greedy.

Donald Trump

Appreciate me now, and avoid the rush.

Ashley Brilliant

Romance is the fuel that keeps love burning hot.

Rusty Silvey

She's my sister ! She's my daughter !

Evelyn Mulwray, Chinatown (1974)

Jane. Tarzan. Jane. Tarzan.

Tarzan, Tarzan The Ape Man (1932)

Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.

Napoleon Hill

Be the change you want to see in the world.

Mahatma Gandhi

Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.

Albert Einstein

The handgun would not be my choice of weapon if I knew I was going to a fight. ...I'd choose a rifle, a shotgun, an RPG or an atomic bomb instead.

Clint Smith

We didn't need dialogue. We had faces.

Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)

A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.

Ingrid Bergman

We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.

Norman Vincent Peale

You can't do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth.

Shira Tehrani

This is a great fact : strength is life, weakness is death. Strength is felicity, life eternal, immortal , weakness is constant strain and misery, weakness is death.

Swami Vivekananda

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


We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.

Harrison Ford

Success is dependent upon the glands - sweat glands.

Zig Ziglar

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

Theodore Roosevelt

Immaturity can last a lifetime.

Robert Half

Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal

Earl Nightingale

The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.

Paul Tillich