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Life is "trying things to see if they work"

Ray Bradbury

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Resentment or grudges do no harm to the person against whom you hold these feelings but every day and every night of your life, they are eating at you.

Norman Vincent Peale

But were we burthen'd with like weight of pain, As much, or more, we should ourselves complain.

William Shakespeare

Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.

Erich Fromm

Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice. It is not something to be waited for, but rather something to be achieved.

William Jennings Bryan

We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it's going to get on by itself. You've got to keep watering it. You've got to really look after it and nurture it.

John Lennon

We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If I can line up the people who, back through the ages, have gone at life in ways I greatly admire, then I can feel their strength supporting me, all their standards and values pointing the way in which I am to go.

Bonaro W. Overstreet

Why not go out on a limb ? Isn't that where the fruit is ?

Mark Twain

Just because you make a mistake doesnt mean you are a mistake.

Georgette Mosbacher

It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one's heart rather than out of pity. A person must possess himself and have a deep sense of security in fundamental principles and values in order to genuinely apologize.

Stephen Covey

Everything in the world we want to do or get done, we must do with and through people.

Earl Nightingale

An Indian's dress of deer skins, which is wet a hundred times upon his back, dries soft; and his lodge also, which stands in the rains, and even through the severity of winter, is taken down as soft and as clean as when it was first put up.

George Catlin

A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds, it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before the change.

Earl Nightingale

Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary listener does not hear. quotes

Thomas Jefferson

Give all to love.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Procrastination is the thief of time.

Edward Young

Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves for they shall never cease to be amused.

Unknown

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Every dog has his day.

Proverb

It's not what happens to you, it's what you do about it that makes the difference.

W. Mitchell

Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.

Peter Ustinov

Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity can not survive.

Dalai Lama

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm.

Thomas J. Watson

Where there is a will, there is a way.

Unknown

Your children will become what you are, so be what you want them to be.

David Bly

There's no place like home.

Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz Mgm (1939)

Fiddle-dee-dee.

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

We are ever free if we would only believe it, only have faith enough. You are the soul, free and eternal, ever free, ever blessed. Have faith enough and you will be free in a minute.

Swami Vivekananda

I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece. I challenge you to join the ranks of those people who live what they teach, who walk their talk.

Anthony Robbins

It took more than one man to change my name to Shanghai Lily.

Shanghai Lily, Shanghai Express (1932)

Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.

Thornton Wilder

You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.

Richard Bach

The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don't define them, learn about them, or even seriously consider them as believable or achievable. Winners can tell you where they are going, what they plan to do along the way, and who will be sharing the adventure with them.

Dennis Waitley

If you keep saying things are going to be bad, you have a chance of being a prophet.

Isaac B. Singer

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

Steve Walton

Sex alleviates tension. Love causes it.

Woody Allen

Reach for the stars.

Unknown

We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live, they travel far.

Swami Vivekananda

Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.

Anthony Robbins

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

Swami Vivekananda

An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't.

Anatole France

People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.

Maya Angelou

is a choice to focus one's being in a certain way, to bring one's faith, commitment, creativity, and love into coordination with a particular value and purpose.

J.F.T. Bugental

In the long run, men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, though they should fail immediately, they had better aim at something high.

Henry David Thoreau

I love you, I am at rest with you, I have come home.

Dorothy L. Sayers

It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

My faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers. They will work out the whole problem, like lions.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Anonymous

No man ever became great without many and great mistakes.

William E. Gladstone

Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for his competitors, for it is that which all are practicing every day while they live.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

English Proverb

The only truly happy man is always a fighting optimist. Optimism includes not only altruism but also social responsibility, social courage and objectivity.

W. Beran Wolfe

The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking, the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker.

Albert Einstein

Thou art to me a delicious torment.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Anybody can do just about anything with himself that he really wants to and makes up his mind to do. We are all capable of greater things than we realize.

Norman Vincent Peale

The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It's as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. The true entrepreneur is a doer.

Nolan Bushnell

The way we see the problem is the problem.

Stephen Covey

Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.

Ann Landers

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

Martha Friedman

If you want to win friends, make it a point to remember them. If you remember my name, you pay me a subtle compliment ; you indicate that I have made an impression on you. Remember my name and you add to my feeling of importance.

Dale Carnegie

If you only look at what is, you might never attain what could be.

Anonymous

As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.

Nelson Mandela

There is only one person who could ever make you happy, and that person is you.

David Burns

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

Anonymous

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

Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)

A ruler should be slow to punish and swift to reward.

Ovid

Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.

Albert Einstein

There go the people. I must follow them for I am their leader.

Alexandre Ledru-Rollin

Learning is finding out what we already know. Doing is demonstrating that you know it. Teaching is reminding others that they know just as well as you. You are all learners, doers, and teachers.

Richard Bach

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

Jim Rohn

What you can do, or dream you can, begin it, boldness has genius, power and magic in it.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Perspective is in the quiet of a walk, the wisdom of a good book, or the harmony of your favorite music. I find it sometimes in the slow peace of fishing.

Michael Johnson

Oh, to be free from the stifling pressures of life to rest, a peaceful slumber that will rejuvenate my soul

Les Hewitt

Live your life and forget your age.

Norman Vincent Peale

Do you want a leg or a breast ?

Frances Stevens, To Catch A Thief (1955)

Life without love is like a tree. Without blossom and fruit.

Khalil Gibran

I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.

Albert Einstein

Minds are like parachutes, they only function when they are open.

Thomas Dewar

Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.

Andy Warhol

Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.

Harold Hulbert

When I asked god for strength He gave me difficult situations to face When I asked god for brain & brawn He gave me puzzles in life to solve When I asked god for happiness He showed me some unhappy people When I asked god for wealth He showed me how to work hard When I asked god for favors He showed me opportunities to work hard When I asked god for peace He showed me how to help others God gave me nothing I wanted He gave me everything I needed

Swami Vivekananda

Love is a many splendered thing.

Nat King Cole

The mark of a true doctor is usually illegible.

Anonymous

You can not shake hands with a clenched fist.

Golda Meir

Growth in personality occurs as a consequence of meeting conflicts and impasses head on, and reconciling them. Interpersonal conflicts and impasses constitute problems which require solutions so that a satisfying relationship may be maintained. Whenever a person encounters a problem in his everyday living, he is obliged to vary his behavior until he discovers some mode of responding which is successful in achieving a solution.

Sidney Jourard

Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.

Thomas Jefferson

The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. -

Elbert Hubbard

Come forth into the light of things , Let nature be your Teacher.

William Wordsworth

If we are to achieve results never before accomplished, we must expect to employ methods never before attempted.

Francis Bacon

Until man duplicates a blade of grass, nature can laugh at his so-called scientific knowledge.

Thomas Edison

Your belief determines your action and your action determines your results, but first you have to believe.

Mark Victor Hansen

Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.

E.B. White

Let no one who loves be called unhappy Even love unreturned has its rainbow.

J.M. Barrie

Let's not confuse hasty decisions with strength or intelligence. It's important to be decisive - after giving consideration that reflects the time you have and what's at stake.

Bill Blackman

If you think you are beaten, you are. If you think you dare not, you don't. If you'd like to win, but think you can't it's almost a cinch you won't. Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man, but sooner or later the man who wins is the one who thinks he can.

Unknown

Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.

Paulo Coelho

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

Sometimes you gotta create what you want to be a part of.

Geri Weitzman

The real leader has no need to lead, he is content to point the way.

Henry Miller