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Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.

Robert A. Heinlein

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Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.

Marc Chagall

Sometimes you just got to give yourself what you wish someone else would give you.

Dr. Phil

The best effect of fine persons is felt after we have left their presence.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Deep down inside of all of us is the power to accomplish what we want to, if we'll just stop looking elsewhere.

Harvey Mackay

No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.

Abraham Lincoln

Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.

Albert Einstein

I am the captain of my soul.

William Ernest Henley

If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.

Lynda Barry

As a principle-centered person you try to stand apart from the emotion of the situation and from other factors that would act on you, and evaluate the options. Looking at the balanced whole -- the work needs, the family needs, the other needs that may be involved, and the possible implications of the various alternatives -- you'll try to come up with the best solution taking all factors into consideration.

Stephen Covey

Success is never ending, failure is never final.

Dr. Robert Schuller

The doctor and the pastor ask about your health, but eternity makes you responsible for your condition.

Soren Kierkegaard

Above all, beware of compromises. I do not mean that you are to get into antagonism with anybody, but you have to hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others "fads" through the greed of getting supporters.

Swami Vivekananda

Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on does not constitute so strong an attachment as that from which they draw their gains.

Thomas Jefferson

It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.

Warren Buffett

Life must be lived on a higher plane. We must go up to a higher platform, to which we are always invited to ascend, there, the whole aspect of things changes.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Attitudes are contagious. Make yours worth catching.

Unknown

Luck is when opportunity knocks, and you answer.

Anonymous

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

Napoleon Bonaparte

When you shoot a mime, should you use blanks ?

Steven Wright

What really matters is what you do with what you have.

Shirley Lord

The brain and muscles must develop simultaneously. Iron nerves with an intelligent brain - and the whole world is at your feet.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.

W. Clement Stone

There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic.

Zig Ziglar

It is the level-headed man, the calm man, of good judgment and cool nerves, of great sympathy and love, who does good work and so does good to himself.

Swami Vivekananda

Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time

Marion Wright Edelman

Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement

W. Clement Stone

Have you checked the children lately ?

Curt Duncan, When A Stranger Calls (1979)

People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner.

Anonymous

Everything you want is on the other side of fear.

Jack Canfield

You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.

Charles Buxton

Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.

Albert Einstein

The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.

Helen Keller

I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Fear is the parent of cruelty.

J.A. Froude

Some people dream of success while others wake up and work hard at it.

Unknown

With vision, every person, organization and country can flourish. The Bible says, 'Without vision we perish.

Mark Victor Hansen

It ain't over till it's over.

Yogi Berra

He who has learned how to obey will know how to command.

Solon

Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.

Kahil Gibran

To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.

Bertrand Russell

I can levitate birds, but nobody cares.

Steven Wright

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

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

If your ship doesn't come in, swim out to it.

Jonathan Winters

The key to truth is the next deed, and this key opens the door if one does what one has to do in such a way that the meaning of the action here finds its fulfillment. Thus truth in the world of man is not to be found as the content of knowledge, but only as human existence. One does not express it, one does not perceive it, but one lives it, and receives it as life.

Martin Buber

The land where humanity has attained its highest towards gentleness, towards generosity, towards purity, towards calmness - it is India.

Swami Vivekananda

People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals - that is, goals that do not inspire them.

Anthony Robbins

The greatest sin is to think yourself weak.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Karl A. Menninger

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

Stacie Cunningham

Goodness, what beautiful diamonds !

Cloakroom Girl, Maudie Triplett (1932)

No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.

Napoleon Hill

You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.

Brian Tracy

Help me ! Help me !

Andre Delambre, The Fly (1958)

Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.

William Shakespeare

The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity, an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

Winston Churchill

I'm here to fight for truth, justice, and the american way.

Superman, Superman (1978)

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

Katherine Graham

Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.

Albert Einstein

When love and skill work together expect a masterpiece.

John Ruskin

What hump ?

Igor, Young Frankenstein (1974)

Feel nothing, know nothing, do nothing, have nothing, give up all to god, and say utterly, 'Thy will be done'. We only dream this bondage. Wake up and let it go.

Swami Vivekananda

Live as if you were to die tomorrow , Learn as if you were to live forever.

Mahatma Gandhi

I would rather have had one breath of her hair, one kiss from her mouth, one touch of her hand, than eternity without it.

City of Angels

You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.

Kahlil Gibran

When I look around, I always learn something and that is to be always yourself. And to express yourself. To have faith in yourself. Do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it. Start from the very root of being, which is how can I be me?

Bruce Lee

Nothing is predestined The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.

Ralph Blum

Not many people are willing to give failure a second opportunity. They fail once and it is all over. The bitter pill of failure is often more than most people can handle. If you are willing to accept failure and learn from it, if you are willing to consider failure as a blessing in disguise and bounce back, you have got the essential of harnessing one of the most powerful success forces.

Joseph Sugarman

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.

Mark Twain

Love means to love that which is unlovable, or it is no virtue at all.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

Where there is no vision, the people perish.

Proverbs 29:18

To understand your parents love you must raise children yourself.

Chinese Proverb

Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot , but make it hot by striking.

William B. Sprague

You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you can not do.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Without continuous personal development, you are now all that you will ever become, and hell starts when the person you are meets the person you could have been.

Eli Cohen

Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in kansas anymore.

Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)

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

William Blake

Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.

Bruce Barton

If you can't accept losing, you can't win.

Vince Lombardi

My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant - but misdirected - ideas of others.

Thomas Edison

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.

Mark Twain

Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.

Ann Landers

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

Henry Ford

Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.

Oscar Wilde

These go to eleven.

Nigel Tufnel, This Is Spinal Tap (1984)

People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.

Dale Carnegie

Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness.

Anatole France

Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.

King Mongkut, The King And (1956)

Remember tonight, for it is the beginning of always.

Dante

The main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance but to do what lies clearly at hand.

Thomas Carlyle

It is absurd that a man should rule others, who can not rule himself.

Latin Proverb

Each action can be the one on which all depends , what is decisive is only the strength and concentration of hallowing with which I do it. To the question of what had been the most essential matter for his late teacher, a disciple answered, 'Always just what he was engaged in at the moment'.

Martin Buber

Death is something not only mysterious but a great act of purgation. That which continues in a repetitive pattern is degeneration. The pattern may vary according to country, according to climate, according to circumstance, but it is a pattern. Moving in any pattern brings about a continuity and that continuity is part of the degenerating process of man. When there is an ending of continuity, something new can take place. One can understand it instantly if one has understood the whole movement of thought, of fear, hate, love - then one can grasp the significance, instantly, of what death is.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.

Chinese Proverb

No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted.

Aesop

To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.

Anatole France

Tonight's weather forecast - dark, with continued darkness until morning.

George Carlin

Man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed, but not defeated.

Ernest Hemingway