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Robert A. Heinlein

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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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Gobble gobble, gobble gobble. We accept her. One of us, one of us.

Freaks, Freaks (1932)

This is the West, sir. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.

Maxwell Scott, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)

Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm. As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.

Audrey Hepburn

I was never tired of listening to his wisdom or imparting my own.

Winston Churchill

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

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn.

Rhett Butler

Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them, a desire, a dream, a vision.

Muhammad Ali

A life lived with integrity -- even if it lacks the trappings of fame and fortune is a shinning star in whose light others may follow in the years to come.

Dennis Waitley

There is no limit to the power of the human mind. The more concentrated it is, the more power is brought to bear on one point.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Perspective is in the quiet of a walk, the wisdom of a good book, or the harmony of your favorite music. I find it sometimes in the slow peace of fishing.

Michael Johnson

People who look down on other people don't end up being looked up to.

Robert Half

Love is like the wild rose-briar. Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly ?

Emily Bronte

The best way to find yourself, is to lose yourself in the service of others.

Mahatma Gandhi

Whenever your present situation, I assure you that you are not your habits. You can replace old patterns of self-defeating behavior with new patterns, new habits of the effectiveness, happiness, and trust-based relationships.

Stephen Covey

First get rid of the delusion "I am the body", and then only can we want real knowledge.

Swami Vivekananda

People can't live with change if there's not a changeless core inside them. The key to the ability to change is a changeless sense of who you are, what you are about and what you value.

Stephen Covey

Love is perfect kindness

Joseph Campbell

Be grateful to the Man you help, think of him as god. Is it not a great privilege to be allowed to worship god by helping our fellow men ?

Swami Vivekananda

When I've heard all I need to make a decision, I don't take a vote. I make a decision.

Ronald Reagan

The only gift is a portion of thyself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I am speaking now of the highest duty we owe our friends, the noblest, the most sacred that of keeping their own nobleness, goodness, pure and incorrupt. . . . If we let our friend become cold and selfish and exacting without a remonstrance, we are no true lover, no true friend.

Harriet Beecher Stowe

That's what I love about these high school girls, man. I keep getting older, they stay the same age.

David Wooderson, Dazed And Confused (1993)

Don't think it, ink it.

Mark Victor Hansen

After all is said and done, there is usually more said than done.

Anonymous

Tolerance can lead to learning something.

Jakob Dylan

If you want to feel rich, just count all of the things you have that money can't buy.

Unknown

There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.

Robert Half

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

Mary MacCracken

Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.

Publilius Syrus

Just because you make a mistake doesnt mean you are a mistake.

Georgette Mosbacher

Do what you love and the money will follow

Marsha Sinetar

Come live in my heart and pay no rent.

Samuel Lover

Never trouble another for what you can do for yourself.

Thomas Jefferson

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement, nothing can be done without hope and confidence.

Helen Keller

Anything that we have to learn we learn by the actual doing of it we become just by performing just acts, temperate by performing temperate ones, brave by performing brave ones.

Aristotle

Platitudes ? Yes, there are platitudes. Platitudes are there because they are true.

Margaret Thatcher

I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.

George S. Patton

Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moments you reject all help, are you free. Fear is death, fear is sin, fear is hell, fear is unrighteousness, and fear is wrong life.

Swami Vivekananda

Before I learned the art, a punch was just a punch, and a kick, just a kick. After I learned the art, a punch was no longer a punch, a kick, no longer a kick. Now that I understand the art, a punch is just a punch and a kick is just a kick.

Bruce Lee

I've looked around enough to know that you're the one I want to go through time with.

Jim Croce

There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.

Norman Vincent Peale

Don't quit.

Unknown

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

A Native American grandfather was talking to his grandson about how he felt. He said, 'I feel as if I have two wolves fighting in my heart. One wolf is the vengeful, violent one, the other wolf is the loving compassionate one.' The grandson asked him, 'Which wolf will win the fight in your heart?' The grandfather answered, 'The one I feed.'

Blackhawk

One of the oldest human needs is having someone to wonder where you are when you don't come home at night.

Margaret Mead

The greatest thing you'll ever learn is to love and be loved in return.

Natalie Cole

Dreams don't work unless you do.

John C. Maxwell

One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you -- suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, "Well, I'll have a go, too''.

Margaret Thatcher

Private victories precede public victories. You can't invert that process any more than you can harvest a crop before you plant it.

Stephen Covey

God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I can not change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.

Unknown

The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.

Thomas Jefferson

Failure doesn't mean you are a failure, it just means you haven't succeeded yet.

Robert H. Schuller

Love reckons hours for months, and days for years, and every little absence is an age.

John Dryden

We are like tea bags - we don't know our own strength until we're in hot water.

Sister Busche

All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word freedom , justice , honor , duty , mercy , hope.

Winston Churchill

Commit yourself to a dream... Nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.

Robert H. Schuller

Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.

Helen Keller

Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war, love is a growing up

James Baldwin

You could unwrap a Fudgesicle at the first light and never touch the brake lever till you threw away the stick.

Tom Hannah

Life is too short to ponder the "what if's " and fear rejection.

T. Dufek

Never say die.

Proverb

In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else.

Lee Iacocca

Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.

G. M. Trevelyan

Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.

Archimedes

Whoever said anybody has a right to give up ?

Marian Wright Edelman

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.

Francis Bacon

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

Listen to me, mister. You're my knight in shining armor. Don't you forget it. You're going to get back on that horse, and I'm going to be right behind you, holding on tight, and away we're gonna go, go, go !

Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)

So long as we are loved by others I should say that we are almost indispensable , and no man is useless while he has a friend.

Robert Louis Stevenson

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

John Davidson Rockefeller

They are able because they think they are able.

Virgil

The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.

Malcolm X

The art of love, is largely the art of persistence.

Albert Ellis

The unique ability to take decisive action while maintaining focus on the ultimate mission is what defines a true leader.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Whatever good things we build end up building us.

Jim Rohn

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

Never put off to tomorrow what you can do today.

English Proverb

Sow a thought, and you reap an act , Sow an act, and you reap a habit , Sow a habit, and you reap a character , Sow a character, and you reap a destiny.

Charles Reade

Every hero becomes a bore at last.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Throughout the centuries there have been men who took the first steps down new roads armed with nothing but their own vision.

Ayn Rand

Why not go out on a limb ? Isn't that where the fruit is ?

Mark Twain

Good habits are as addictive as bad habits, and a lot more rewarding.

Harvey Mackay

Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal

Earl Nightingale

After your jump, the net appears.

Vincent Lauria

If you don't like something, change it , if you can't change it, change the way you think about it.

Mary Engelbreit

O Captain ! My Captain ! our fearful trip is done.

Walt Whitman

Don't limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, you can achieve.

Mary Kay Ash

Everything is okay in the end. If it's not okay, then it's not the end.

Unknown

The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.

Albert Einstein

If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.

Margaret Thatcher

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Vince Lombardi

The dingo took my baby !

Lindy Chamberlain, A Cry In The Dark (1988)

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

Swami Vivekananda

A gentleman can withstand hardships , it is only the small man who, when submitted to them, is swept off his feet.

Confucius

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

Swami Vivekananda

If I have a faith that can move mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.

Corinthians

I am your number one fan.

Annie Wilkes, Misery (1990)

I'm king of the world !

Jack Dawson, Titanic (1997)