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Ray Lyman Wilbur

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Unless we think of others and do something for them, we miss one of the greatest sources of happiness.

Ray Lyman Wilbur

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It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.

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Who so loves believes the impossible.

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In order to be walked on, you have to be lying down.

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Love is the universal thirst for a communion not merely of the senses, but of our whole nature.

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Love reckons hours for months, and days for years, and every little absence is an age.

John Dryden

You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.

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The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.

Malcolm X

Love is not selfish.

Corinthians

For Love is Immortality.

Emily Dickinson

Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a meaning that disempowers them or one that can literally save their lives.

Anthony Robbins

A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.

Bob Dylan

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

Albert Einstein

Hearts will never be practical until they are made unbreakable.

The Wizard of Oz

Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

The rare individual who honestly satisfies this heart-hunger ( praise ) will hold people in the palm of his hand, and even the undertaker will be sorry when he dies.

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Rough spots sharpen our performance. And more often than not, obstacles can be turned into advantages. You just can't let your disappointment get in the way.

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The speed of the leader determines the rate of the pack.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Robert H. Schuller

Spread love everywhere you go, first of all in your own house. Give love to your children, to your wife or husband, to a next door neighbor. Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness, kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile, kindness in your warm greeting.

Mother Theresa

You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you understand this ? And radio operates exactly the same way : you send signals here, they receive them there. The only difference is that there is no cat.

Albert Einstein

The course of true love never did run smooth.

Shakespeare

Till I loved, I never lived, enough.

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To love deeply in one direction makes us more loving in all others.

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Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.

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The more alternatives, the more difficult the choice.

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Never seek to tell thy love. Love that never told can be, for the gentle wind does move silently, invisibly.

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Martin Buber

Give all to love; obey thy heart.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Synergy is everywhere in nature. If you plant two plants close together, the roots commingle and improve the quality of soil so that both plants will grow better than if they were separated. If you put two pieces of wood together, they will hold much more weight than the total of the weight held by each separately. The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. One plus one equals three or more.

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This above all, To Thine Own Self Be True.

William Shakespeare

The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.

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To reach a port we must sail, sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it. But we must not drift or lie at anchor.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

These go to eleven.

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

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The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.

Confucius

We didn't land on plymouth rock. Plymouth rock landed on us !

Malcolm X, Malcolm X (1992)

Courage faces fear and thereby masters it.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Love isn't blind, it just only sees what matters.

William Curry

Each time someone stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope.

Robert F. Kennedy

Be happy. It's one way of being wise.

Sidonie Gabrielle

Happiness is not a matter of events, it depends upon the tides of the mind.

Alice Meynell

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

What's another word for thesaurus ?

Steven Wright

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

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

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Abraham Maslow

With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate, and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity.

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Love works in miracles every day, such as weakening the strong, and stretching the weak , making fools of the wise, and wise men of fools , favoring the passions, destroying reason, and in a word, turning everything topsy-turvy.

Marguerite De Valois

When we place blame, we give away our power.

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Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.

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The earth is enjoyed by heroes, this is the unfailing truth. Be a hero. Always say, I have no fear.

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Ideas attract money, time, talents, skills, energy and other complementary ideas that will bring them into reality.

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Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.

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The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.

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Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.

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The person who says it can not be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.

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It's to be expected that you make mistakes when you're breaking new ground.

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No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Triumph often is nearest when defeat seems inescapable.

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Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.

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A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.

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Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.

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Volunteers don't get paid, not because they're worthless, but because they're priceless.

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

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Hasta la vista, baby. :

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Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called present.

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

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Success is never found. Failure is never fatal. Courage is the only thing.

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Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.

Theodore Roosevelt

Wisdom is knowledge, rightly applied.

Anonymous

The first duty of love is to listen.

Paul Tillich

You think of yourself as a colored man. I think of myself as a man.

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That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.

Abraham Lincoln

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

Jimi Hendrix

Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.

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When I hear somebody sigh, life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, compared to what ?

Sydney Harris

There is more to life than increasing its speed.

Mahatma Gandhi

Action may not always bring happiness , but there is no happiness without action.

Benjamin Disraeli

The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion to his commitment to excellence, regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.

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