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A good general not only sees the way to victory , he also knows when victory is impossible.

Polybius

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Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.

Virginia Satir

You can often measure a person by the size of his dream.

Robert H. Schuller

All mankind love a lover.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

He that would be a leader must be a bridge.

Welsh Proverb

Ideals are like stars, you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny.

Carl Schurz

If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.

Lynda Barry

Some people plant in the spring and leave in the summer. If you're signed up for a season, see it through. You don't have to stay forever, but at least stay until you see it through.

Jim Rohn

Whatever is at the center of our life will be the source of our security, guidance, wisdom, and power.

Stephen Covey

Ask yourself : 'Do I feel the need to laminate ? ' Then teaching is for you.

Gordon Korman

Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.

Elinor Glyn

Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home.

Bill Cosby

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

Everyone's life is an object lesson to others.

Karl G. Maeser

Well, it's not the men in your life that counts, it's the life in your men.

Tira, I'm No Angel (1933)

Now is the time. Needs are great, but your possibilities are greater.

Bill Blackman

The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesud. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules whose would you use ?

Dale Carnegie

Imagination is more important than knowledge.

Albert Einstein

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

Sidonie Gabrielle

Reason is like an open secret that can become known to anyone at any time , it is the quiet space into which everyone can enter through his own thought.

Karl Jaspers

The best and most beautiful things in this world can not be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.

Helen Keller

Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.

Henry Ford

You must be the change you want to see in the world.

Mahatma Gandhi

There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.

Norman Vincent Peale

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

What we do not see, what most of us never suspect of existing, is the silent but irresistible power which comes to the rescue of those who fight on in the face of discouragement.

Napoleon Hill

Wealth belongs to the person who enjoys it and not to the one who keeps it.

Afghan Proverb

Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.

Vaclav Havel

The course of true love never did run smooth.

Shakespeare

There's a name for you ladies, but it isn't used in high society -- outside of a kennel.

Crystal Allen, The Women (1939)

At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.

Plato

Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart.

Alphonse Marie De Lamartine

They can because they think they can.

Virgil

There is no way to happiness, happiness is the way.

Unknown

Your talent is god's gift to you.

Leo Buscaglia

The mark of a true doctor is usually illegible.

Anonymous

The only way to have a friend is to be one.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The unexamined life is not worth living.

Socrates

A gentleman can withstand hardships , it is only the small man who, when submitted to them, is swept off his feet.

Confucius

The best way to predict the future is to create it.

Peter F. Drucker

Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.

Bruce Lee

There is no real excellence in all this world which can be separated from right living.

David Starr Jordan

You can not step twice into the same river, for other waters are continually flowing on.

Heraclitus

Being defeated is only a temporary condition , giving up is what makes it permanent.

Marilyn vos Savant

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

Love is the only rational act.

Morrie Schwarz

Always do right, this will gratify some and astonish the rest.

Mark Twain

Don't look back - forward, infinite energy, infinite enthusiasm, infinite daring, and infinite patience - then alone can great deeds be accomplished.

Swami Vivekananda

On the last analysis, then, love is life. Love never faileth and life never faileth so long as there is love.

Henry Drummond

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

Unknown

Positive anything is better than negative thinking.

Elbert Hubbard

Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.

Carl Jung

Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.

Elbert Hubbard

Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain !

The Wizard Of Oz, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)

Listen, I have an update from Taako Central. I've updated my list of people I trust and things I believe to no one and nothing ! Not a joke, I don't trust you, half-pint, I don't trust Jeff from Today's Special, I don't trust Barold whatever-his-name - nobody, I trust nobody.

Taako

To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan, you should wear it inside, where it functions best.

Margaret Thatcher

Those who are fired with an enthusiastic idea and who allow it to take hold and dominate their thoughts find that new worlds open for them. As long as enthusiasm holds out, so will new opportunities.

Norman Vincent Peale

If to do good were easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces.

William Shakespeare

Love is when reality is better than your dreams.

Becky Graham

Love is a bird, she needs to fly.

Madonna

Love, all alike, no season knows, nor clime, nor hours, days, months, which are the rags of time.

John Donne

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

Oscar Madison, F (1968)

Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.

Winston Churchill

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

Robert Browning

Never say anything about yourself you do not want to come true.

Brian Tracy

You know when you've read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.

Paul Sweeney

Your voice makes me tremble inside and your smile is an invitation for my imagination to go wild.

Anonymous

Wouldja do me a favor, Harry ? Drop dead !

Billie Dawn, Born Yesterday (1950)

When you drop a pebble into a pool of water, the pebble starts a series of ripples that expand until they encompass the whole pool. This is exactly what will happen when I give my ideas a definite plan of action. Right now I can project my thoughts into the future. I can see ahead of me. I dream, I am not easily discouraged, readily visualize myself as overcoming obstacles, winning out over setbacks, achieving impossible objectives.

Bruce Lee

Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.

Lord Drewar

Whatever our souls are made up, his and mine are the same.

Emily Bronte

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

Vince Lombardi

Thou art to me a delicious torment.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Sooner or later the truth comes to light.

Dutch Proverb

Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it.

Thomas Jefferson

Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.

Theodore Roosevelt

Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.

Jean Anouilh

Our happiness depends on the habit of mind we cultivate. So practice happy thinking every day. Cultivate the merry heart, develop the happiness habit, and life will become a continual feast.

Norman Vincent Peale

The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.

Brian Tracy

Young love is a flame , very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep-burning, unquenchable.

Henry Ward Beecher

Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.

Dennis Waitley

Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.

George F. Will

The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly it is dearness only that gives everything its value.

Thomas Paine

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

Japanese Proverb

Unless you choose to do great things with it, it makes no difference how much you are rewarded or how much you have.

Oprah Winfrey

All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word freedom , justice , honor , duty , mercy , hope.

Winston Churchill

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

Mark Twain

Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.

Harriet Beecher Stowe

One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.

Elbert Hubbard

It is not the job of the general to be winning. It is his job to win.

Nancy Banks-Smith

For with god all things are possible.

Bible

The heart does not respond to principles and programs, it seeks not efficiency, but passion.

John Eldredge

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.

Anais Nin

Beginnings are scary. Endings are usually sad, but it's what's in the middle that counts. So, when you find yourself at the beginning, just give hope a chance to float up. And it will.

Hope Floats

When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.

Norman Vincent Peale

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

Martha Washington

A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.

Anonymous

Anonymity is your friend. Hmmm.. If someone adds an item to this list without knowing who "Larry" is... Is this still a list of Larryisms?

Larry Smith

The test we must set for ourselves is not to march alone but to march in such a way that others will wish to join us.

Hubert Humphrey

The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.

Vince Lombardi