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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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Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.

Thomas Jefferson

I have seen him set fire to his wigwam and smooth over the graves of his fathers, clap his hand in silence over his mouth, and take the last look over his fair hunting ground, and turn his face in sadness to the setting sun.

George Catlin

If you would create something, you must be something.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Life is but a moment, death also is but another.

Robert H. Schuller

Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.

Dale Carnegie

Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.

Bible

It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.

Anonymous

I was born when she kissed me. I died when she left me. I lived a few weeks while she loved me.

Dixon Steele, In A Lonely Place (1950)

A teacher, a really good teacher, is never a giver of truth; he is a guide, a pointer to truth. Therefore, a good teacher, or, more appropriately, a guide, studies each student individually and helps to awaken the student to explore himself, both internally and externally, and ultimately to integrate himself with his being. All in all, a teacher acts as a catalyst, and not only must he have a tremendous understanding; he must also possess a sensitive mind with great flexibility and adaptability.

Bruce Lee

Change your thoughts and you change your world.

Norman Vincent Peale

Hatred paralyzes life, love releases it. Hatred confuses life, love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life, love illumines it.

Martin Luther King Jr.

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

Love is the history of a woman's life, it is an episode in man's.

Germaine De Stael

You can have everything in life you want if you'll just help enough other people get what they want.

Zig Ziglar

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

We shall neither fail nor falter, we shall not weaken or tire. Give us the tools and we will finish the job.

Winston Churchill

Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.

Napoleon Hill

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

Malcolm X, Malcolm X (1992)

You will come to know that what appears today to be a sacrifice will prove instead to be the greatest investment that you will ever make.

Gorden B. Hinkley

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

Mark Victor Hansen

Play for more than you can afford to lose and you will learn the game.

Winston Churchill

Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.

Napoleon Hill

Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead.

David Farragut

Positive attitudes come in unlimited quantities. Everybody can have one free !

Harvey Mackay

Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.

Tacitus

It's not enough that we do our best, sometimes we have to do what's required.

Winston Churchill

The more we grow in love, virtue and holiness, the more we see love, virtue and holiness outside.

Swami Vivekananda

All that is real in me is god. All that is real in god is I. The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.

Swami Vivekananda

The storm also beats on the house that is built on the rock.

Anonymous

A wise man will not leave the right to the mercy of chance, nor wish it to prevail through the power of the majority. There is but little virtue in the action of masses of men.

Henry David Thoreau

Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.

John Cotton Dana

Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.

F.M. Hubbard

The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.

Dale Carnegie

I want everyone to be the way I strive to become -- to be himself in his truth. Do not follow me, follow yourself ! is the existential challenge. Self-being awakens self-being but does not force itself on it.

Karl Jaspers

The more connections you and your lover make, not just between your bodies, but between your minds, your hearts, and your souls, the more you will strengthen the fabric of your relationship, and the more real moments you will experience together.

Barbara De Angelis

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

Lori Hard

Love talked about can be easily turned aside, but love demonstrated is irresistible.

W. Stanley Mooneyham

If we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find we have lost the future.

Winston Churchill

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

Alice Meynell

Happiness consists of a solid faith, good health, and a bad memory.

Ingrid Bergman

Every achiever I have ever met says, My life turned around when I began to believe in me.

Robert H. Schuller

Live with passion !

Anthony Robbins

I need him like the axe needs the turkey.

Jean Harrington, The Lady Eve (1941)

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

Anne Armstrong

A ship in harbor is safe -- but that is not what ships are for.

John A. Shedd

A man never likes you so well as when he leaves your company liking himself.

Anonymous

I thought that training for the Olympics would be hardest thing I would ever have to do," former Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber said in court. "But the hardest thing I've ever had to do is process that I am a victim of Larry Nassar. But even though I'm a victim, I do not and will not live my life as one.

Jordyn Wieber

Once in a while, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale.

Gieselle C. Viera

Where can we go to find god if we cannot see him in our own hearts and in every living being.

Swami Vivekananda

An Arabian proverb says there are four sorts of men: He who knows not and knows not he knows not: he is a fool, shun him. He who knows not and knows he knows not: he is simple, teach him. He who knows and knows not he knows: he is asleep--wake him. He who knows and knows he knows: he is wise, follow him.

Isabel Burton

A chain is as strong as its weakest link.

Danish Proverb

The person who will not stand for something will fall for anything.

Zig Ziglar

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

William James

Love, by its very nature, is unworldly, and it is for this reason rather than its rarity that it is not only apolitical but anti-political, perhaps the most powerful of all anti-political human forces.

Hannah Arendy

One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we can not practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.

Maya Angelou

Come live in my heart and pay no rent.

Samuel Lover

When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.

Mark Twain

Friendship is not born of words alone.

Armenian Proverb

At ten years old I actually thought that the reason I was getting glasses was that I couldn't tell what my parents looked like, because every time I asked my mother to buy me something she'd say, 'What do I look like - a bank ?'

Jerry Seinfeld

You learn as much from those who have failed as from those who have succeeded.

Michael Johnson

Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.

Zig Ziglar

How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.

Annie Dillard

The heart does not respond to principles and programs, it seeks not efficiency, but passion.

John Eldredge

You miss 100% of the shots you don't take

John Davidson Rockefeller

Knowing is not enough we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

I have, for many years past, contemplated the noble races of red men who are now spread over these trackless forests and boundless prairies, melting away at the approach of civilization.

George Catlin

I didn't have time to hire half my coaching staff. I didn't know any of the players by sight, but somehow we got through spring ball with the help of a couple of graduate assistants.

Larry Smith

They made us many promises, more than I can remember, but they kept only one. They promised to take our land, and they did.

Red Cloud

Whatever good things we build end up building us.

Jim Rohn

Would you be shocked if I put on something more comfortable ?

Helen, Hell's Angels (1930)

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

A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.

Anonymous

Who, being loved, is poor ?

Oscar Wilde

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.

Francis Bacon

Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.

Washington Irving

No, this trick won't work... How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love ?

Albert Einstein

Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.

Jim Rohn

I know god will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much.

Mother Teresa

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

Theodore Roosevelt

Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.

Thomas Jefferson

Don't take no for an answer, never submit to failure. Do not be fobbed off with mere personal success or acceptance. You will make all kinds of mistakes, but as long as you are generous and true, and also fierce, you can not hurt the world or even seriously distress her. She was made to be wooed by youth.

Winston Churchill

Look at that ! Look how she moves. That's just like Jell-O on springs. She must have some sort of built-in motor. I tell you, it's a whole different sex !

Jerry, Some Like It Hot (1959)

Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it.

J. Petit Senn

He must have a truly romantic nature, for he weeps when there is nothing at all to weep about.

Oscar Wilde

Success in the affairs of life often serves to hide one's abilities, whereas adversity frequently gives one an opportunity to discover them.

Horace

To be a champion, you have to believe in yourself when nobody else will.

Sugar Ray Robinson

Level with your child by being honest. Nobody spots a phony quicker than a child.

Mary MacCracken

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

Lady Lou, She Done Him Wrong (1933)

When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.

Abraham Lincoln

Our limitations and success will be based, most often, on your own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.

Dennis Waitley

He is the best physician who is the most ingenious inspirer of hope.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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.

While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.

Benjamin Franklin

You've got to ask yourself one question : Do I feel lucky ? Well, do ya, punk ?

Harry Callahan, Dirty Harry (1971)

Rely on your own strength of body and soul. Take for your star self-reliance, faith, honesty and industry. Don't take too much advice keep at the helm and steer your own ship, and remember that the great art of commanding is to take a fair share of the work. Fire above the mark you intend to hit. Energy, invincible determination with the right motive, are the levers that move the world.

Noah Porter

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

Elbert Hubbard

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

Henry Miller

To go fast, row slowly.

Norman Vincent Peale

Love is friendship set on fire.

Jeremy Taylor