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Life is "trying things to see if they work"

Ray Bradbury

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He who treads the path of love walks a thousand meters as if it were only one.

Japanese Proverb

Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.

Jacques Barzun

There is no remedy for love but to love more.

Thoreau

To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.

Bertrand Russell

The atmosphere of expectancy is the breeding ground for miracles.

Rodney L. Parsley

And in the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.

Abraham Lincoln

Jane. Tarzan. Jane. Tarzan.

Tarzan, Tarzan The Ape Man (1932)

Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.

Voltaire

I am your father.

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

To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.

Elbert Hubbard

The best way to find yourself, is to lose yourself in the service of others.

Mahatma Gandhi

Success based on anything but internal fulfillment is bound to be empty. - Dr

Martha Friedman

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

Gordon Korman

My experience has taught me that a man who has no vices has damned few virtues.

Abraham Lincoln

One who walks the road with love will never walk the road alone.

C. T. Davis

Optimists are right. So are pessimists. It's up to you to choose which you will be.

Harvey Mackay

Religion is being and becoming. Religion is the manifestation of the divinity already in man.

Swami Vivekananda

My biological clock is ticking like this, and the way this case is going, I ain't never getting married !

Mona Lisa Vito, My Cousin Vinny (1992)

God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed.

Bambara Proverb

A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace.

Levi ben Gershon

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.

Aristotle

Good fortune and bad are equally necessary to man, to fit him to meet the contingencies of this life.

French Proverb

Most appreciated after dinner speech - I'll pay the check.

Unknown

They will rise highest who strive for the highest place.

Latin Proverb

How far you go in life depends on you being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.

George Washington Carver

Hatred paralyzes life, love releases it. Hatred confuses life, love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life, love illumines it.

Martin Luther King Jr.

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

I have, for many years past, contemplated the noble races of red men who are now spread over these trackless forests and boundless prairies, melting away at the approach of civilization.

George Catlin

Don't let life discourage you , everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.

Richard L. Evans

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

Kahlil Gibran

A hundred years from now, it will not matter what kind of car I drove, what kind of house I lived in, how much money I had in the bank... but the world may be a better place because I made a differ- ence in the life of a child.

Forest Witcraft

If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live.

Martin Luther King Jr.

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.

James Oppenheim

Don't quit.

Unknown

It is not the critic who counts, nor the man who points out how the strong man stumbled, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs and comes short again and again, who knows great enthusiasms, great devotions, who spends himself in a worthy cause, who, at the best, knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who, at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.

Theodore Roosevelt

Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes -- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds' --can you help others do the same.

Carlo Brumat

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

Bill Cosby

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

To live for results would be to sentence myself to continuous frustration. My only sure reward is in my actions and not from them.

Hugh Prather

You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose site of the shore.

Unknown

Use what talent you possess, the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best.

Henry Van Dyke

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

Dale Carnegie

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

Anonymous

Some people dream of success while others wake up and work hard at it.

Unknown

He who joyfully marches to music rank and file, has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would surely suffice. This disgrace to civilization should be done away with at once. Heroism at command, how violently I hate all this, how despicable and ignoble war is ; I would rather be torn to shreds than be a part of so base an action. It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder.

Albert Einstein

If you would be loved, love and be lovable.

Benjamin Franklin

Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire.

La Rouchefoucauld

There is no chance, no fate, no destiny that can circumvent, or hinder, or control a firm resolve of a determined soul.

Anonymous

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

Shira Tehrani

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

Was there ever a more horrible blasphemy than the statement that all the knowledge of god is confined to this or that book ? How dare men call god infinite, and yet try to compress him within the covers of a little book !

Swami Vivekananda

Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.

Oscar Wilde

Be the change you want to see in the world.

Mahatma Gandhi

Remember the difference between a boss and a leader a boss says "Go ! '' -- a leader says "Let's go ! ''

E.M. Kelly

Never say more than is necessary.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan

The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.

Oscar Wilde

You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.

Buckminster Fuller

A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.

Thomas Jefferson

At every moment during our existence we are all called to be leaders, if for no other purpose than to lead ourselves.

John P. Strelecky

An obstacle is often a stepping stone.

Prescott

The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.

Vince Lombardi

Love like there is no tomorrow.

Unknown

To succeed... you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.

Tony Dorsett

If faith in ourselves had been more extensively taught and practiced, I am sure a very large portion of the evils and miseries that we have would have vanished. Duty is to encourage everyone in his struggle to live up to his own highest idea, and strive at the same time to make the ideal as near as possible to the truth.

Swami Vivekananda

We feel good about ourselves to the exact degree we feel in control of our lives.

Brian Tracy

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Know that although in the eternal scheme of things you are small, you are also unique and irreplaceable, as are all your fellow humans everywhere in the world.

Margaret Laurence

Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.

Michael Jordan

Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

Harold R. McAlindon

My bounty is as boundless as the sea, My love as deep, the more I give to thee the more I have for both are infinite.

Shakespeare

Better to light a candle than curse the darkness.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Love cures people, both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.

Karl A. Menninger

Do not wait for leaders, do it alone, person to person.

Mother Teresa

Happiness is the indication that man has found the answer to the problem of human existence the productive realization of his potentialities and thus, simultaneously, being one with the world and preserving the integrity of his self.

Erich Fromm

Action without study is fatal. Study without action is fatal. Mary Beard Actions speak louder than words.

English Proverb

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

Seneca

How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young ?

Paul Sweeney

Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.

Mahatma Gandhi

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed.

Richard B. Sheridan

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

Steve Walton

Failure doesn't mean you are a failure, it just means you haven't succeeded yet.

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

There is a great man who makes every man feels small. But the real great man is the man who makes every man feel great.

G. K. Chesterton

Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.

Erich Fromm

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

Molly McDonald

Only the healing art enables one to make a name for himself and at the same time give benefit to others.

Chinese Proverb

It's always darkest before the dawn.

Unknown

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - it goes on.

Robert Frost

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.

Anonymous

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

Robert H. Schuller

Relationships are the hallmark of the mature person.

Brian Tracy

Love means never having to say you're sorry.

Erich Segal

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

John Eldredge

The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.

Helen Keller

You can be greater than anything that can happen to you.

Norman Vincent Peale

Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are made.

Micheal Pritchard

If you're going to be able to look back on something and laugh about it, you might as well laugh about it now.

Marie Osmond

Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing , knowing that is it not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.

Margaret Thatcher

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

Mahatma Gandhi