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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 bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life.

Richard Bach

Can miles truly separate you from friends. If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there ?

Richard Bach

Real love stories never have endings.

Richard Bach

Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.

Richard Bach

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

Argue for your limitations, and sure enough they're yours.

Richard Bach

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

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Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.

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It may be all right to be content with what you have, never with what you are.

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None of us will every accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone.

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We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can fly only by embracing each other.

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Do you love me because I am beautiful, or am I beautiful because you love me ?

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You think I'm licked. You all think I'm licked. Well, I'm not licked. And I'm going to stay right here and fight for this lost cause. Even if this room gets filled with lies like these, and the taylors and all their armies come marching into this place.

Jefferson Smith, Mr Smith Goes To Washington (1939)

Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect.

Mark Twain

Great minds have purpose, others have wishes.

Eileen Caddy

Busier than a cat covering up shit on a tile floor!

Larry the Cable Guy

This isn't a dream ! This is really happening !

Rosemary Woodhouse, Rosemary's Baby (1968)

Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, son.

Dean Wormer, National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)

If you don't learn from your mistakes, there's no sense making them.

Anonymous

All of us, in the flow of feeling we have pleased, want to do more to please.

William James

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.

Winston Churchill

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

Tony Dorsett

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

From his neck down a man is worth a couple of dollars a day, from his neck up he is worth anything that his brain can produce.

Thomas Edison

Tell everyone what you want to do and someone will want to help you do it.

W. Clement Stone

It is what you learn after you know it all that counts.

John Wooden

Love knows no bounds.

Unknown

High expectations are the key to everything.

Sam Walton

For myself, I am an optimist -- it does not seem to be much use being anything else.

Winston Churchill

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

Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.

Booker T. Washington

The best way out is always through.

Robert Frost

Don't say, "If I could, I would". Say, "If I can, I will".

Jim Rohn

Today... maybe I can take one step on that profoundly complex path to peace.

Mary Anne Radmacher

Whether you think you can or think you can't - you are right.

Henry Ford

I am not a toy. I am a spork !

Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)

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

Marianne Williamson

This is the true joy the being used for a purpose recognized as a might one.

George Bernard Shaw

Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Few people think more than two or three times a year. I have made an international reputation by thinking once or twice a week.

George Bernard Shaw

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

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Seek first to understand and then to be understood.

Steven Covey

A lie keeps growing and growing until it's as clear as the nose on your face.

The Blue Fairy, Pinocchio (1940)

Never close your lips to those whom you have opened your heart.

Charles Dickens

If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse , however if I treat you as though you are what you are capable of becoming, I help you become that.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

It helps to write down half a dozen things which are worrying me. Two of them, say, disappear, about two nothing can be done, so it's no use worrying, and two perhaps can be settled.

Winston Churchill

For a person to build a rich and rewarding life for himself there are certain qualities and bits of knowledge that he needs to acquire. There are also things, harmful attitudes, superstitions, and emotions that he needs to chip away. A person needs to chip away everything that doesn't look like the person he or she most wants to become.

Earl Nightingale

If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.

Henry David Thoreau

It's hard to tell your mind to stop loving someone, when your heart still does.

Mallory Jones

Anyone who thinks the sky is the limit, has limited imagination.

Anonymous

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Imagination is more important than knowledge.

Albert Einstein

It's nice to be the best, but not when being the best brings out the worst in you.

Rodney Dangerfield

Anyone can do something when they want to do it. Really successful people do things when they don't want to do it.

Dr. Phil

You can do anything you put your mind to.

Unknown

There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not.

Somerset Maugham

It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.

Anthony Robbins

Don't fall victim to your own melodrama. Keep things in perspective. The odds are that your problem is solvable. Address the solution and don't dwell on the problem to the point at which it paralyzes you.

Harvey Mackay

Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.

Albert Einstein

My main purpose in life is to make money so I can afford to go on creating more inventions.

Thomas Edison

The best portion of a good man's life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts, of kindness and of love.

William Wordsworth

It is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich.

Henry Ward Beecher

Better never to have met you in my dream than to wake and reach for hands that are not there.

Otomo No Yakamochi

Whenever we're afraid, its because we don't know enough. If we understood enough, we would never be afraid.

Earl Nightingale

The man of virtue makes the difficulty to be overcome his first business, and success only a subsequent consideration.

Confucius

Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.

Swami Vivekananda

Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.

Emily P. Bissell

A compliment is like a kiss through a veil.

Victor Hugo

How can we remember our ignorance, which our growth requires, when we are using our knowledge all the time ?

Henry David Thoreau

Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction.

Albert Einstein

Because I readily absorb ideas from every source - frequently starting where the last person left off - I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.

Thomas Edison

To catch lots of fish, you must first go to the water. To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself.

Soren Kierkegaard

Life is the movie you see through your own eyes. It makes little difference what's happening out there. It's how you take it that counts.

Dennis Waitley

Be patient with your enemies and forgiving of your friends.

Afghan Proverb

An army of lions commanded by a deer will never be an army of lions.

Napoleon Bonaparte

To love what you do and feel that it matters, how on earth could anything be more fun !

Katherine Graham

Be who you are in every situation.

Michael Johnson

To love is to receive a glimpse of heaven.

Karen Sunde

The crocodile is only strong in the water.

Angolan Proverb

Love is like a piece of art work, even the smallest bit can be so beautiful.

Stacie Cunningham

You'll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind.

Irish Proverb

Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.

William Makepeace Thackeray

It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.

Charles Darwin

I know it was you, Fredo. You broke my heart. You broke my heart.

Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)

If you judge people, you have no time to love them.

Mother Teresa

True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.

St. Francis

I ain't so tough.

Tom Powers, The Public Enemy (1931)

Watch people do their most common actions, these are indeed the things that will tell you the real character of a great person.

Swami Vivekananda

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

I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed We hold these truths to be self-evident , that all men are created equal.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Reach for the stars.

Unknown

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

When you arrive at your future, will you blame your past ?

Robert Half

He who knows all the answers has not yet been asked all the questions.

Unattributed

We have merely scratched the surface of the store of knowledge which will come to us. I believe that we are now, a-tremble on the verge of vast discoveries - discoveries so wondrously important they will upset the present trend of human thought and start it along completely new lines.

Thomas Edison

Love is sweet, delicate, dreamy an eternity of gorgeous moments.

Sarah Cunningham

The grand essentials of happiness are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.

Allan K. Chalmers

Everything you want is on the other side of fear.

Jack Canfield

Where there is love there is no darkness.

Burundi Proverb

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

Dorothy L. Sayers

World is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.

Swami Vivekananda

Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it.

Albert Einstein

Love, the irresistable desire to be irresistibly desired.

Mark Twain

Love is an electric blanket with somebody else in control of the switch.

Cathy Carlyle

Action, to be effective, must be directed to clearly conceived ends.

Jawaharlal Nehru