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Life is "trying things to see if they work"

Ray Bradbury

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Unknown

Conflict itself is, of course, a sign of relative health as you would know if you ever met really apathetic people, really hopeless people, people who have given up hoping, striving, and coping.

Abraham Maslow

Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Don't sweat the small stuff.

Richard Carlson

Where love reigns the impossible may be attained.

Indian Proverb

The important thing is this, to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are, for what we could become.

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom.

Anonymous

When you make a mistake or get ridiculed or rejected, look at mistakes as learning experiences, and ridicule as ignorance. . . . Look at rejection as part of one performance, not as a turn down of the performer.

Dennis Waitley

How you react when the joke's on you can reveal your character.

Robert Half

One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything.

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

We all go a little mad sometimes.

Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

Eleanor Roosevelt

You sing-a high.

Baravelli, Connie Bailey (1932)

To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.

Anthony Robbins

To live is like to love, all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.

Samuel Butler

It's always darkest before the dawn.

Unknown

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream.

Mark Twain

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.

Marianne Williamson

You complete me.

Jerry Maguire, Jerry Maguire (1996)

if one is unable to assert oneself, one is unable to participate in a genuine relationship.

Rollo May

When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.

When Harry Met Sally

I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it.

Thomas Jefferson

This is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure.

Winston Churchill

Wealth is but dung, useful only when spread about.

Chinese Proverb

They can because they think they can.

Virgil

Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future.

Brian Tracy

A compliment is like a kiss through a veil.

Victor Hugo

Kiss me. Kiss me as if it were the last time.

Casablanca

Keep your heart open for as long as you can, as wide as you can, for others and especially for yourself.

Morrie Schwarz

Love is a many splendered thing.

Nat King Cole

For every beauty there is an eye somewhere to see it. For every truth there is an ear somewhere to hear it. For every love there is a heart somewhere to receive it.

Ivan Panin

Is it just me or is the grim reaper a straight-up hottie ?

Taako

Change does not change tradition. It strengthens it. Change is a challenge and an opportunity, not a threat. Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change. Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them.

Henry Steele Commager

Only in his own way and not in any other can the one who strives perfect himself. He who lays hold of the rung of his companion and lets go of his own rung, through him neither the one nor the other will be realized.

Martin Buber

Girls got balls. They're just a little higher up, that's all.

Joan Jett

Growth and change are never easy... If it were easy, you would have done it long ago.

Lawrence LeShan

There is no luck except where there is discipline.

Irish Proverb

The greatest happiness of life it the conviction that we are loved - loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.

Victor Hugo

In matters of style, swim with the current. In matters of principle, stand like a rock.

Thomas Jefferson

Funny like I'm a clown ? I amuse you ?

Tommy De Vito, Goodfellas (1990)

I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore !

Howard Beale, Network (1976)

Romance should never begin with sentiment. It should begin with science and end with a settlement.

Oscar Wilde

Truth is nobody's property, no race, no individual can lay any exclusive claim to it. Truth is the nature of all souls.

Swami Vivekananda

Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.

Confucius

Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.

Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)

Get busy livin, or get busy dyin'.

Andy, The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

If you don't first handle fear and desire, and you get rich, you'll be a high pay slave.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Whatever it takes !

Unknown

Live your life and forget your age.

Norman Vincent Peale

There are so many things that we wish we had done yesterday, so few that we feel like doing today.

John Milton

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

Abraham Lincoln

The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances if there is any reaction, both are transformed.

Carl Jung

I'm here to fight for truth, justice, and the american way.

Superman, Superman (1978)

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.

Isaac Asimov

Most people resist change, so a key part of innovating is convincing other people that your idea is a good one -- by enlisting their help, and, in doing so, by helping them see the usefulness of the idea.

Art Fry

Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.

Burton Hills

Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.

Mother Teresa

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

Just because something does n't do what you planned it to do in the first place doesn't mean it's useless.

Thomas Edison

There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. That little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.

W. Clement Stone

There are few, if any, jobs in which ability alone is sufficient. Needed, also, are loyalty, sincerity, enthusiasm and team play.

William B. Given, Jr.

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

Jimi Hendrix

You're lit from within, Tracy. You've got fires banked down in you, hearth-fires and holocausts.

Mike Connor, The Philadelphia Story (1940)

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

David Starr Jordan

There are no guarantees. From the viewpoint of fear, none are strong enough. From the viewpoint of love, none are necessary.

Emmanuel Teney

If I'm ever on a life-support system I choose to be unplugged, but not until Im down to a size eight!

Henriette Montel

The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.

Eden Phillpotts

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

Lady Lou, She Done Him Wrong (1933)

Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement.

Jim Horning

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

Oscar Wilde

There are simply too many notes.

Emperor Joseph II, Amadeus (1984)

Every man goes down to his death bearing in his hands only that which he has given away.

Persian Proverb

A ship is safe in harbor, but thats not what ships are for.

William Shedd

Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.

Oprah Winfrey

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

Elbert Hubbard

I've found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often.

Brian Tracy

To my big brother George, the richest man in town !

Harry Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)

There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved , it is God's finger on man's shoulder.

Charles Morgan

I know people that got diagnosed with Parkinson's, and they just gave up. Sat in a wheelchair and refused to get up. I'll never give up. Some day this will probably take me, but I'm not going to walk away from life.

Larry Smith

Bumper Sticker - Join the Army. See the world, travel to far away places, meet exotic people and kill them.

Unknown

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

No pain, No gain.

Unknown

Strength is life, weakness is death. Expansion is life, contraction is death. Love is life, hatred is death.

Swami Vivekananda

We must not say every mistake is a foolish one.

Cicero

The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.

Don Marquis

Most people don't get much praise in daily life, but we all need it very much. I think receiving praise makes us brave. Down deep we really know our worth, but we don't have easy access to that knowledge. We need to hear praise coming from outside ourselves or we won't remember that we deserve it.

Barbara Sher

God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I can not change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.

Unknown

Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!

Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)

I arise from dreams of thee in the first sweet sleep of night, when the winds are breathing low, and the stars are shining bright.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

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

Jacques Barzun

I never perfected an invention that I did not think about in terms of the service it might give others. I find out what the world needs, then I proceed to invent.

Thomas Edison

Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.

Dale Carnegie

The mind, ever the willing servant, will respond to boldness, for boldness, in effect, is a command to deliver mental resources.

Norman Vincent Peale

I feel like a tiny bird with a big song !

Jerry Van Amerongen

I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to my fellow-creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.

William Penn

What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.

Goethe

Am I motivated by what I really want out of life or am I mass-motivated ?

Earl Nightingale

Here's Johnny !

Jack Torrance, The Shining (1980)

The older I grow, the more everything seems to me to lie in manliness. This is my new gospel.

Swami Vivekananda