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

Rainer Maria Rilke

Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other.

Rainer Maria Rilke

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Where there is love there is no darkness.

Burundi Proverb

I love him because he's the kind of guy who gets drunk on a glass of buttermilk, and I love the way he blushes right up over his ears. I love him because he doesn't know how to kiss, the jerk !

Sugarpuss O'Shea, Ball Of Fire (1941)

I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.

Mother Theresa

We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.

Winston Churchill

When you work, work, and when you play, play, dont get the two mixed up

Jim Rohn

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is.

Albert Einstein

It's not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.

Anthony Robbins

Every dog has his day.

Proverb

It is not good for all our wishes to be filled , through sickness we recognize the value of health, through evil, the value of good, through hunger, the value of food, through exertion, the value of rest.

Greek Proverb

Leave the gun. Take the cannolis.

Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)

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

He who lives without discipline dies without honor.

Icelandic Proverb

Who indeed can harm you if you are committed deeply to doing what is right ?

Peter

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

Robert H. Schuller

Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.

Voltaire

There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.

Dale Carnegie

Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.

Albert Einstein

Men do less than they ought, unless they do all they can.

Thomas Carlyle

Love is not blind. It sees more and not less, but because it sees more it is willing to see less.

Will Moss

Follow humbly wherever and to whatever abyss Nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.

Thomas Henry Huxley

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Success is achieved by those who try and keep trying with a positive mental attitude.

W. Clement Stone

Living, love and death are one thing, not divisive, not separated, not divorced, not in the field of time but it is completely a living, moving thing, indivisible. And that is immortal.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

True love is when your heart and your mind are saying the same thing.

Leanna L. Bartram

You are never a loser until you quit trying.

Mike Ditka

You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.

Anonymous

Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.

Mary Kay Ash

I know that I will die laughing.

Jeanne Calment

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

T.S. Eliot

An idea can turn to dust or magic, depending on the talent that rubs against it.

Bill Bernbach

You miss 100% of the shots you don't take.

Wayne Gretzky

Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations

George Bernard Shaw

Every man has in himself a continent of undiscovered character. Happy is he who acts as the Columbus to his own soul.

J. Stephen

Look at every situation as if you were in the future and you were looking back on it.

General Peter Schoomaker

To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.

Mark Twain

People fascinated by the idea of progress never suspect that every step forward is also a step on the way to the end.

Milan Kundera

Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.

Leon J. Suenes

As a principle-centered person you try to stand apart from the emotion of the situation and from other factors that would act on you, and evaluate the options. Looking at the balanced whole -- the work needs, the family needs, the other needs that may be involved, and the possible implications of the various alternatives -- you'll try to come up with the best solution taking all factors into consideration.

Stephen Covey

Anything is possible.

Unknown

Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think.

Dale Carnegie

All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up.

Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)

Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.

Chinese Proverb

Time is the great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all of it's students.

Hector Berlioz

Only the educated are free.

Epictetus

And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body, and be yet thankful.

Colossians 315

The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but reveal to them their own.

Benjamin Disraeli

Love is like war, easy to begin but hard to end.

Anonymous

I have learned that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.

Henry David Thoreau

Why don't you come up sometime and see me ?

Lady Lou, She Done Him Wrong (1933)

A man is not old until regrets start taking place of dreams.

Anonymous

The worst way to miss someone is to be sitting right beside them knowing you can't have them.

Unattributed

The madness of love is the greatest of heaven's blessings.

Plato

You were made perfectly to be loved - and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

If thou must love me, let it be for nought, except for love's sake only. Do not say, I love her for her smile, her look, her way of speaking gently, for a trick of thought that falls in well with mine, and, certes, brought a sense of pleasant ease on such a day. For these things in themselves, beloved, may be changed, or change for thee, and love so wrought, may be unwrought so.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

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

David Starr Jordan

Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things we could have, if we didn't spend half of our time wishing.

Anonymous

If I had never met him, I would have dreamed him into being.

Anzia Yezierska

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

The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.

Moliere

What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail ?

Robert H. Schuller

It is no use saying "we are doing our best". You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.

Winston Churchill

Love is perfect kindness

Joseph Campbell

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

Aretha Franklin

For a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love.

Francis Bacon

Remember when you see a man at the top of a mountain, he didn't fall there.

Anonymous

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

Keep in mind that you are always saying "no" to something. If it isn't to the apparent, urgent things in your life, it is probably to the most fundamental, highly important things. Even when the urgent is good, the good can keep you from your best, keep you from your unique contribution, if you let it.

Stephen Covey

Ill can he rule the great that cannot reach the small.

Edmund Spenser

The more connections you and your lover make, not just between your bodies, but between your minds, your hearts, and your souls, the more you will strengthen the fabric of your relationship, and the more real moments you will experience together.

Barbara De Angelis

The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while Nature cures the disease

Voltaire

Go ahead, make my day.

Harry Callahan, Sudden Impact (1983)

The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.

Arthur C. Clarke

The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable.

Victor Hugo

And think not you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course.

Kahlil Gibran

If I'd been a ranch, they would've named me the Bar Nothing.

Gilda, Gilda (1946)

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

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

He who conquers himself has won a greater victory than he who conquers a city.

Proverb

The world belongs to the energetic.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.

Andy Warhol

What is the use of living if it be not to strive for noble causes and to make this muddled world a better place for those who will live in it after we are gone.

Winston Churchill

Silence is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.

Immanuel Kant

None are homely who smile.

Robert Half

He that would be a leader must be a bridge.

Welsh Proverb

The last miracle I did was the 1969 Mets. Before that, I think you have to go back to the Red Sea.

God, Oh God (1977)

Unfortunately, there seems to be far more opportunity out there than ability... . We should remember that good fortune often happens when opportunity meets with preparation.

Thomas Edison

Nobody puts baby in a corner.

Johnny Castle, Dirty Dancing (1987)

Love is most nearly itself when here and now cease to matter.

T.S. Eliot

Even when change is elective, it will disorient you. You may go through anxiety. You will miss aspects of your former life. It doesn't matter. The trick is to know in advance of making any big change that you're going to be thrown off your feet by it. So you prepare for this inevitable disorientation and steady yourself to get through it. Then you take the challenge, make the change, and achieve your dream.

Harvey Mackay

The best leaders of all, the people know not they exist. They turn to each other and say, We did it ourselves.

Zen Proverb

I never could have done without the habits of punctuality, order and diligence the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.

Charles Dickens

Success leaves clues.

Jim Rohn

In the space age the most important space is between the ears.

Anne Armstrong

Ninotchka, it's midnight. One half of Paris is making love to the other half.

Count Leon D'Algout, Ninotchka (1939)

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

Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.

W. Clement Stone

Many great ideas go unexecuted, and many great executioners are without ideas. One without the other is worthless.

Tim Blixseth

Ever has it been that love knows not it's own depth until the hour of separation.

Kahlil Gibran

There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.

George Santayana

Think and grow rich.

Napoleon Hill