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Never say more than is necessary.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan

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I won't be ignored, Dan !

Alex Forrest, Fatal Attraction (1987)

Men do less than they ought, unless they do all they can.

Thomas Carlyle

Goodness, what beautiful diamonds !

Cloakroom Girl, Maudie Triplett (1932)

For things to change you've got to change. Otherwise, nothing much will change

Jim Rohn

As physicians, we are invited into the most intimate chambers of our patients’ lives. We should acknowledge that unfettered trust with dignity, deference, and respect. For a physician, caring for patients is not only a duty; it is a privilege. Alleviating pain and restoring health for another human being can induce an exhilaration few others experience in their careers.

Michael E. DeBakey

He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in god. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.

Swami Vivekananda

Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away.

Elbert Hubbard

If you think you can, or you think you can't, you're probably right.

Henry Ford

It's not what you are that holds you back, it's what you think you are not.

Dennis Waitley

Men like my father cannot die. They are with me still - - real in memory as they were in flesh, loving and beloved forever. How green was my valley then.

Huw Morgan, How Green Was My Valley (1941)

Motherhood qualified me to let the child within come out and play.

Christy Borgeld

Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.

Tacitus

Gort ! Klaatu barada nikto !

Helen Benson, The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951)

I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.

Anthony Robbins

There are many who's tongues might govern multitudes, if they could govern their tongues.

Prentice

By doing well the duty which is nearest to us, the duty which is in our hands, we make ourselves stronger.

Swami Vivekananda

Ability is sexless.

Christabel Pankhurst

To know me is to love me.

Unknown

Find the good -- and praise it.

Alex Haley

Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.

Anonymous

A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace.

Levi ben Gershon

Learning karate requires self-control and discipline Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.

Carl Sandburg

What love we've given, we'll have forever. What love we fail to give, will be lost for all eternity.

Leo Buscaglia

It's amazing, Molly. The love inside, you take it with you.

Sam Wheat, Ghost (1990)

As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.

Charles Morgan

Every time an artist dies, part of the vision of mankind passes with him.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

You complete me.

Jerry Maguire, Jerry Maguire (1996)

To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.

Mark Twain

Just because somebody doesn't love you the way you want, doesn't mean they don't love you with all they have.

Anonymous

Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.

William Makepeace Thackeray

That'll do, pig. That'll do.

Farmer Hoggett, Babe (1995)

One drink's too many, and a hundred's not enough.

Bartender Nat, The Lost Weekend (1945)

No alibi will save you from accepting the responsibility.

Napoleon Hill

My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.

Abraham Lincoln

Only those who do nothing at all make no mistakes but that would be a mistake.

Anonymous

Advice after the mischief is like medicine after death.

Danish Proverb

If you feel you have no faults there's another one.

Anonymous

Someday when I grow up, finish school and get a job, I'll start living my life the way I want someday after the mortgage is paid off, the finances are on track and the kids are grown up, I'll drive that new car and take exciting trips abroad someday, now that I'm 9 about to retire, I'll buy that beautiful motor home and travel across this great country, and see all there is to see someday.

Ed Foreman

Love is the true means by which the world is enjoyed. Our love to others, and others love to us.

Thomas Trahern

Four steps to achievement : plan purposely, prepare prayerfully, proceed positively, pursue persistently.

William Arthur Ward

I love him because he's the kind of guy who gets drunk on a glass of buttermilk, and I love the way he blushes right up over his ears. I love him because he doesn't know how to kiss, the jerk !

Sugarpuss O'Shea, Ball Of Fire (1941)

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

Zig Ziglar

The show must go on.

Proverb

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

John F. Kennedy

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

Otomo No Yakamochi

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I... I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.

Robert Frost

See how nature - trees, flowers, grass - grows in silence , see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence we need silence to be able to touch souls.

Mother Teresa

Nuptial love makes mankind, friendly love perfects it, but wanton love corrupts and debases it.

Francis Bacon

Love may make the world go around, but it's laughter that keeps us from getting dizzy.

Donald Zochert

Give me a place to stand and I will move the earth.

Aristotle

We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.

Tom Robbins

Unselfish and noble actions are the most radiant pages in the biography of souls.

David Thomas

Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.

Sarah Bernhardt

The fastest way to pass your own expectation is to add passion to your labor.

Mike Litman

Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality, the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else.

Jose Ortega y Gasset

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.

Only when all contribute their firewood can they build up a strong fire.

Chinese Proverb

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.

Aristotle

Whether or not we realize it each of us has within us the ability to set some kind of example for people. Knowing this would you rather be the one known for being the one who encouraged others, or the one who inadvertently discouraged those around you ?

Josh Hinds

Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.

Earl Nightingale

God is merciful to those whom he sees struggling heart and soul for realization. But remain idle, without any struggle, and you will see that his grace will never come.

Swami Vivekananda

The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.

Mark Twain

There's no crying in baseball !

Jimmy Dugan, A League Of Their Own (1992)

This is the true measure of love, when we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.

Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe

Self delusion is pulling in your stomach when you step on the scales.

Paul Sweeney

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

No one became poor by giving alms.

French Proverb

I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie. I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave. And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.

H.L. Mencken

Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged , practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge.

Matthew Arnold

The ready back gets all the loads.

Latvian Proverbs

The secret of success is to do common things uncommonly well.

John Davidson Rockefeller

You betcha !

Marge Gunderson, Fargo (1996)

It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.

Edmund Hillary

Live your dreams.

Les Brown

Life is a great story. It's just that sometimes we forget we are the author and can write it however we want.

John P. Strelecky

Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.

Mahatma Gandhi

I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.

Zig Ziglar

When you shoot a mime, should you use blanks ?

Steven Wright

Okay, but I get to be on top.

Josh, Big (1988)

Our only security is in our ability to change.

Sam Keen

Don't mess with the bull, young man. You'll get the horns !

Principal Richard Vernon, The Breakfast Club (1985)

Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.

Douglas Adams

Eddie, you're a born loser.

Bert Gordon, The Hustler (1961)

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

Swami Vivekananda

An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't.

Anatole France

Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary person does not hear.

Thomas Edison

Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is a freedom.

Marilyn Ferguson

Happiness can be defined, in part at least, as the fruit of the desire and ability to sacrifice what we want now for what we want eventually.

Stephen Covey

Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.

Benjamin Disraeli

Follow the money.

Deep Throat, All The President's Men (1976)

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

Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.

Bertrand Russell

Are you bored with life ? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours.

Dale Carnegie

When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions.

W. Clement Stone

Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your heart or burn down your house, you can never tell.

Joan Crawford

It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

There is no limit to what a man can do or where he can go if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.

Robert Woodruff

Practice makes perfect.

Unknown

Love is friendship set to music

E. Joseph Cossman