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Draw from others the lesson that may profit yourself.

Publius Terence

Fortune favors the brave.

Publius Terence

It is better to bind your children to you by a feeling of respect and by gentleness, than by fear.

Publius Terence

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Many of life's failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.

Thomas Edison

I am quite correctly described as 'more of a sponge than an inventor'.

Thomas Edison

Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.

Albert Einstein

Practice makes perfect.

Unknown

Its obvious that we don't know one millionth of one percent about anything.

Thomas Edison

Believe it can be done. When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to do it. Believing a solution paves the way to solution.

David Schwartz

The more we come out and do good to others, the more our hearts will be purified, and god will be in them.

Swami Vivekananda

The strongest among the weak is the one who doesn't forget his weaknesses.

Danish Proverb

Would you like to play a game ?

Joshua The Computer, Wargames (1983)

Desire, ignorance, and inequality, this is the trinity of bondage.

Swami Vivekananda

All men dream, but unequally. Those that dream at night in the dusty recesses of their minds awake the next day to find that their dreams were just vanity. But those who dream during the day with their eyes wide open are dangerous men , they act out their dreams to make them reality.

Thomas Edward Lawrence

Love as much as you can from wherever you are.

Elizabeth Ashley

A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.

Anonymous

We judge of man's wisdom by his hope.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If people find fault with you and try to put you into bad light, wrongly slandering and vilifying you, just step back and observe yourself. Don't harbor any dislike, don't enter into it any contests, and don't get upset, angry, or resentful. Just cut right through it and be as if you never or saw it. Eventually malevolent pests will disappear of themselves. If you contend with them, then a bad name will bounce back and forth with never an end in sight.

Master Yuanwu

Do, or do not. There is no try.

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

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

Anonymous

You're good, you're very good.

Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)

The difficulties and distresses to which we have been exposed during the war must now be forgotten. We must endeavor to let our ways be the way of pleasantness and all our paths peace.

Martha Washington

So whether or not we can get together, remember well that art lives where absolute freedom is. With all the training thrown to nowhere, with a mind perfectly unaware of its own working, with the self vanishing nowhere the art of JKD attains its perfection.

Bruce Lee

You make me want to be a better man.

Melvin Udall, As Good As It Gets (1997)

A heart can be broken, but it keeps beating just the same.

Fried Green Tomatoes

Throughout the centuries there have been men who took the first steps down new roads armed with nothing but their own vision.

Ayn Rand

You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din.

Cutter, Gunga Din (1939)

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Be Here Now.

Ram Dass

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

Winston Churchill

For one person to love another, that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks, the last test and proof, the work for which all else is but preparation.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

People who exercise their embryonic freedom day after day, little by little, expand that freedom. People who do not will find that it withers until they are literally 'being lived'. They are acting out scripts written by parents, associates and society.

Stephen Covey

The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it.

Anonymous

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

Robert H. Schuller

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

You could unwrap a Fudgesicle at the first light and never touch the brake lever till you threw away the stick.

Tom Hannah

Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.

Mahatma Gandhi

If you want a do-right woman, you have to be a do-right man

Aretha Franklin

If at first you don't succeed skydiving is not for you.

Unknown

Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.

Stan Smith

No man is happy who does not think himself so.

Publilius Syrus

The only gift is a portion of thyself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The greater a man is in power above others, the more he ought to excel them in virtue. None ought to govern who is not better than the governed.

Publilius Syrus

If you want things to be different, perhaps the answer is to become different yourself.

Norman Vincent Peale

You complete me.

Jerry Maguire, Jerry Maguire (1996)

Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.

Oscar Wilde

The search for someone to blame is always successful.

Robert Half

I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the sea, and at last wake up in Naples, and there beside me is the Stern Fact, the Sad Self, unrelenting, identical, that I fled from.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Come here, Norman. Hurry up. The loons ! The loons ! They're welcoming us back.

Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)

You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.

Charles Buxton

Example sheds a genial ray which men are apt to borrow, so first improve yourself today, and then your friends tomorrow.

Anonymous

It is not enough to have a good mind, the main thing is to use it well.

Rene Descartes

The reduction of the universe to a single being, the expansion of a single being even to God, this is love.

Victor Hugo

Do not wait ; the time will never be "just right". Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.

Napoleon Hill

When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.

Jimi Hendrix

Love the giver more than the gift.

Brigham Young

Losers make promises they often break. Winners make commitments they always keep.

Dennis Waitley

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

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

I do not believe in styles anymore. I do not believe that there is such a thing as the Chinese way of fighting or the Japanese way of fighting, or any other way of fighting, because unless a human being has three arms and four legs, there can be no different form of fighting. To me, ultimately, martial art means honestly expressing yourself.

Bruce Lee

Tell me your friends, and I'll tell you who you are.

Assyrian Proverb

If you don't quit, and don't cheat, and don't run home when trouble arrives, you can only win.

Shelley Long

We must not say every mistake is a foolish one.

Cicero

When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed', you find it simply means to follow through.

F.W. Nichol

Come to the edge. We can't. We're afraid. We can't. We will fall ! Come to the edge. And they came. And he pushed them. And they flew.

Guillaume Apollinaire

We more frequently fail to face the right problem than fail to solve the problem we face.

Anonymous

Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking.

William B. Sprague

It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.

Chinese Proverb

There's no place like home.

Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz Mgm (1939)

Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.

Henri Frederic Amiel

When something is finally obvious that should have been obvious years before, we call it common sense.

Steve Walton

We must all suffer one of two things : the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment.

Jim Rohn

Get excited and enthusiastic about you own dream. This excitement is like a forest fire -- you can smell it, taste it, and see it from a mile away.

Dennis Waitley

When it comes to giving, some people stop at nothing.

Anonymous

Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it

Dennis P. Kimbro

No fate is worse than a life without a love.

Mexican Proverb

Leadership - The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

Helen Keller

Platitudes ? Yes, there are platitudes. Platitudes are there because they are true.

Margaret Thatcher

I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.

Bill Cosby

The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.

Anais Nin

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

Emily Dickinson

There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.

George Sands

Hunker down.

Unknown

If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.

John Quincy Adams

My parents told me that I could do and be anything I really wanted. I believed them.

Molly McDonald

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

Don't follow your dreams, chase them.

Richard Dumb

I am both pleased but astonished by the fact that mankind has not yet begun to use all the means and devices that are available for destruction. I hope that such weapons are never manufactured in quantity.

Thomas Edison

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

Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.

Dale Carnegie

People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.

Dale Carnegie

Love can never grow old. Locks may lose their brown and gold. Cheeks may fade and hollow grow. But the hearts that love will know, never winter's frost and chill, summer's warmth is in them still.

Leo Buscaglia

Today... maybe I can take one step on that profoundly complex path to peace.

Mary Anne Radmacher

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

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

Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.

Samuel Johnson

The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at a time.

Richard Cech

The only place where your dream becomes impossible is in your own thinking.

Robert H. Schuller

Give all to love; obey thy heart.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

We can always redeem the man who aspires and strives.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day.

Thornton Wilder

Hasta la vista, baby. :

The Terminator, Terminator Judgment Day (1991)

What greater thing is there for two human souls that to feel that they are joined, to strengthen each other, to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.

George Eliot