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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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Be the change you want to see in the world.

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Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.

D.H. Lawrence

In the midst of winter, I found there was within me an invincible summer.

Albert Careb

You have enemies ? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.

Winston Churchill

How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser.

Lou Holtz

Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery.

Von Schiller Fulton J. Sheen

There's no such thing as not enough time if you're doing what you want to do.

Robert Half

It's not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.

Anthony Robbins

Why hesitate? Upon the plains of hesitation are the bleached bones of countless millions, who on the threshold of victory sat down to wait, and in waiting they died.

Unattributed

Who travels for love finds a thousand miles not longer than one.

Japanese Proverb

Nothing could be worse than the fear that one had given up too soon, and left one unexpended effort that might have saved the world.

Jane Addams

God is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life.

Swami Vivekananda

What do you feel like doing tonight ?

Angie, Marty (1955)

You need a good bedside manner with doctors or you will get nowhere.

William S. Burroughs

We can always redeem the man who aspires and strives.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

My tears of love are a waste of time if I turn away.

Kim Wilde

We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.

Sam Keen

Boldness, more boldness, and always boldness !

George Jacques Danton

One had to cram all this stuff into one's mind for the examinations, whether one liked it or not. This coercion had such a deterring effect on me that, after I had passed the final examination, I found the consideration of any scientific problems distasteful to me for an entire year.

Albert Einstein

Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.

Colin Powell

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

It is the passion that is in a kiss that gives to it its sweetness, it is the affection in a kiss that sanctifies it.

Christian Nestell Bovee

You can't make an omelet without breaking eggs.

Unknown

Courage is not a virtue of value among other personal values like love or fidelity. It is the foundation that underlies and gives reality to all other virtues and personal values. Without courage our love pales into mere dependency. Without courage our fidelity becomes conformism.

Rollo May

Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

There's always free cheese in the mouse traps, but the mice there ain't happy.

Anonymous

Now is the only time there is. Make your now wow, your minutes miracles, and your days pay. Your life will have been magnificently lived and invested, and when you die you will have made a difference.

Mark Victor Hansen

Nothing endures but change. Heraclitus Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Richard Bach

It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves.

John Bulwer

The greater a man is in power above others, the more he ought to excel them in virtue. None ought to govern who is not better than the governed.

Publilius Syrus

This above all, To Thine Own Self Be True.

William Shakespeare

Except and expect positive things and that is what you will receive.

Lori Hard

Love starts with a smile, grows with a kiss and ends with a tear.

Unknown

Roll with the punches.

Unknown

Romantic love is an illusion. Most of us discover this truth at the end of a love affair or else when the sweet emotions of love lead us into marriage and then turn down their flames.

Thomas Moore

Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart.

Alphonse Marie De Lamartine

In each man there is a priceless treasure that is in no other. Every man's foremost task is the actualization of his unique, unprecedented and never-recurring potentialities, and not the repetition of something that another, and be it even the greatest, has already achieved.

Martin Buber

The meeting of preparation with opportunity generates the offspring we call luck.

Anthony Robbins

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

A heart as soft, a heart as kind, a heart as sound and free as in the whole world thou canst find that heart I'll give to thee.

Robert Herrick

I don't know nothin 'bout birthin' babies.

Prissy, Gone With The Wind (1939)

Ability is sexless.

Christabel Pankhurst

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view, until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.

Atticus Finch, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)

You control your future, your destiny. What you think about comes about. By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands -- your own.

Mark Victor Hansen

Service is the rent we pay to be living. It is the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time.

Marian Wright Edelman

Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.

Truman Capote

Of course it's the same old story. Truth usually is the same old story.

Margaret Thatcher

Sawyer, you're going out a youngster, but you've got to come back a star!

Julian Marsh, 42nd Street (1933)

Reason is like an open secret that can become known to anyone at any time , it is the quiet space into which everyone can enter through his own thought.

Karl Jaspers

Knowledge work is all about how we use one another's time and attention. Given just minutes, good leaders can affect how we think, what we decide, and, ultimately, what we create.

Bill Jensen

All the powers in the universe are already ours. It is we who have put our hands before our eyes and cry that it is dark.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Napoleon Bonaparte

The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead.

Albert Einstein

I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.

Thomas Edison

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

When you wholeheartedly adopt a 'with all your heart' attitude and go all out with the positive principle, you can do incredible things.

Norman Vincent Peale

This is the best kind of voyeurism, hearing joy from your neighbors.

Chuck Sigars

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.

Winston Churchill

Joy can be real only if people look on their life as a service, and have a definite object in life outside themselves and their personal happiness.

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

Don't ever give up.

Unknown

I just love when people say I cant do something because all my life people said I wasn't going to make it.

Ted Turner

The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.

John F. Kennedy

The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge.

Albert Einstein

To win without risk is to triumph without glory.

Corneille

Nothing ventured, nothing gained.

Unknown

I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. That is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.

Martin Luther King Jr.

There's no place like home.

Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz Mgm (1939)

Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.

Leon J. Suenes

There is no education like adversity.

Disraeli

Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it.

Thomas Jefferson

This was love at first sight, love everlasting, a feeling unknown, unhoped for, unexpected in so far as it could be a matter of conscious awareness, it took entire possession of him, and he understood, with joyous amazement, that this was for life.

Muriel Spark

If there is one word that you find coming out like a bomb from the upanishads, bursting like a bombshell upon masses of ignorance, it is the word fearlessness.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Cinderella

If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.

Derek Bok

The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.

Buddha

An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity, a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.

Winston Churchill

Triumph often is nearest when defeat seems inescapable.

B.C. Forbes

Effective people are not problem-minded , they're opportunity-minded. They feed opportunities and starve problems.

Stephen Covey

The best things in life are not things.

Unknown

Character can not be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved

Helen Keller

There's no such thing as coulda, shoulda and woulda. If you shoulda and coulda, you woulda done it.

Pat Riley

First thing every morning before you arise say out loud, "I believe'' three times.

Norman Vincent Peale

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

I am a great believer in luck and I find that the harder I work the more I have of it.

Thomas Jefferson

From what we get, we can make a living, what we give, however makes a life.

Arthur Ashe

Love is a hole in the heart.

Ben Hecht

Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.

Henry Ford

Thou art to me a delicious torment.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.

Edmund Burke

Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.

George Herbert

Pep without purpose is piffle.

Anonymous

Respect the past in the full measure of its desserts, but do not make the mistake of confusing it with the present nor seek in it the ideals of the future.

Jose Incenerios

Make no mistake, my friend, it takes more than money to make men rich.

A. P. Gouthey

In the space age the most important space is between the ears.

Anne Armstrong

Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from weak minds.

Albert Einstein

I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.

G. K. Chesterton

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

Karl A. Menninger