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Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for ?

Robert Browning

Grow old along with me, the best is yet to be.

Robert Browning

Take away love and our earth is a tomb.

Robert Browning

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If parents pass enthusiasm along to their children, they will leave them an estate of incalculable value.

Thomas Edison

Do first things first, and second things not at all.

Peter F. Drucker

How you react when the joke's on you can reveal your character.

Robert Half

What is essential is invisible to the eyes.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

Persistence is what makes the impossible possible, the possible likely, and the likely definite.

Robert Half

Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster.

William Bridges

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


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

Chinese Proverb

It doesn't matter how much milk you spill as long as you don't lose the cow.

Harvey Mackay

No one is more definite about the solution than the one who doesn't understand the problem.

Robert Half

The road to success is always under construction.


Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression, in order that every man present his views without penalty, there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population.

Albert Einstein

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

The greatest happiness of life it the conviction that we are loved - loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.

Victor Hugo

Love is not blind. It sees more and not less, but because it sees more it is willing to see less.

Will Moss

Do you want a leg or a breast ?

Frances Stevens, To Catch A Thief (1955)

Success is achieved by those who try and keep trying with a positive mental attitude.

W. Clement Stone

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

The cherokee people are not "my people".

Chief John Ross

Censure is often useful, praise often deceitful.

Winston Churchill

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

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work

Thomas Edison

Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost.

Robert H. Schuller

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.

Helen Keller

Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.

Carol Burnett

It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.

Anthony Robbins

The most important of life's battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.

David O. McKay

When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems you cannot hold on a minute longer, never give up then for that is just the place and time the tide will turn.

Harriet Beecher Stowe

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

William S. Burroughs

God doesn't make junk.


To live a creative life we must lose our fear of being wrong.

Joseph Chilton Pearce

Be happy. It's one way of being wise.

Sidonie Gabrielle

The person who says it can not be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.

Chinese Proverb

Formal education will make you a living, self education will make you a fortune.

Jim Rohn

Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.

John Wooden

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

William Arthur Ward

Show me the money !

Rod Tidwell, Jerry Maguire (1996)

You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.

Galileo Galilei

I know that I will die laughing.

Jeanne Calment

If we are going to teach 'creation science' as an alternative to evolution, then we should also teach the stork theory as an alternative to biological reproduction.

Judith Hayes

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

Theodore Roosevelt

The most important persuasion tool you have in your entire arsenal is integrity.

Zig Ziglar

Friends are made by many acts and lost by only one.

Harvey Mackay

For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice. No paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.

John Burroughs

Only a fool knows everything. A wise man knows how little he knows.


Get busy livin, or get busy dyin'.

Andy, The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

Who so loves believes the impossible.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Don't let your fears stand in the way of your dreams !


Love is like swallowing hot chocolate, before it has cooled off. It takes you by surprise at first, but keeps you warm for a long time.


In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.

Albert Schweitzer

Success is a journey not a destination.

Ben Sweetland

When you are afraid, do the thing you are afraid of and soon you will lose your fear of it.

Norman Vincent Peale

The more often a man feels without acting, the less he'll be able to act. And in the long run, the less he'll be able to feel.

C.S. Lewis

Admission of ignorance is often the first step in our education.

Stephen Covey

There is no point at which you can say 'Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap.'

Carrie Fisher

Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.

Dolly Parton

Where there is no vision, the people perish.

Proverbs 29:18

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

Tom Robbins

We have merely scratched the surface of the store of knowledge which will come to us. I believe that we are now, a-tremble on the verge of vast discoveries - discoveries so wondrously important they will upset the present trend of human thought and start it along completely new lines.

Thomas Edison

He who lives without discipline dies without honor.

Icelandic Proverb

Love is most nearly itself when here and now cease to matter.

T.S. Eliot

It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.

Roy Disney

The more I love myself the better I am able to love you.

Ken Robbins

Grow old along with me, the best is yet to be.

Robert Browning

The most important part of being a leader is maintaining the desire to keep on learning. That means learning about yourself, about your peers, and about the people you serve.

Brian Koval

Find the good -- and praise it.

Alex Haley

Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations

George Bernard Shaw

Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior.

John Churton Collins

Everything in the world we want to do or get done, we must do with and through people.

Earl Nightingale

One lie ruins a thousand truths.

Ghanaian Proverb

The miracle is this - the more we share, the more we have.

Leonard Nimoy

A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle

Gloria Steinhem

The glue that holds all relationships together -- including the relationship between the leader and the led is trust, and trust is based on integrity.

Brian Tracy

Do not wait for ideal circumstances, nor for the best opportunities, they will never come.

Janet Erskine Stuart

It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.


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

The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.

William Curry Theodore

The several tribes of indians inhabiting the regions of the upper missouri, and of whom I spoke in my last letter, are undoubtedly the finest looking, best equipped, and most beautifully costumed of any on the continent.

George Catlin

Many hands make light work.


Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.

William Yeats

Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.

Mark Twain

You are what you think about all day long.

Robert Schuller

I don't like the man. I must get to know him better.

Abraham Lincoln

My parents told me that I could do and be anything I really wanted. I believed them.

Molly McDonald

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

J. Petit Senn

We are what and where we are because we have first imagined it.

Donald Curtis

Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.

Napoleon Hill

Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year - and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade !

Anthony Robbins

The first and greatest commandment is, Don't let them scare you.

Elmer Davis

Be the change you want to see in the world.

Mahatma Gandhi

O, there is nothing holier, in this life of ours, than the first consciousness of love, the first fluttering of its silken wings.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

A life without love in it is like a heap of ashes upon a deserted hearth, with the fire dead, the laughter stilled and the light extinguished.

Frank Tebbetts

Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.

Helen Keller

They say you were shot in the tabloids.

Nora Charles, Nick Charles (1934)

Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.

Malcolm Forbes

Everyone enjoys doing the kind of work for which he is best suited.

Napoleon Hill

Now, gentlemen, let us do something today which the world may talk of hereafter.

Admiral Collingwood

One can spend a lifetime assigning blame, find the cause 'out there' for all the troubles that exist. Contrast this with the 'responsible attitude' of confronting the situation, bad or good, and instead of asking, 'What caused the trouble ? Who was to blame ?' asking 'How can I handle this present situation to make the most of it ? What can I salvage here ?'

Abraham Maslow

Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.

Winston Churchill