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I light my candle from their torches.

Robert Burton

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The most interesting thing about a postage stamp is the persistence with which it sticks to its job.

Napoleon Hill

You talkin to me ?

Travis Bickle, Taxi Driver (1976)

Great oaks from little acorns grow

Proverb

Challenges are what make life interesting , overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.

Joshua J. Marine

If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there and worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the loss of sleep.

Dale Carnegie

The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.

Benjamin Franklin

He who conquers himself has won a greater victory than he who conquers a city.

Proverb

Many of life's failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.

Thomas Edison

Talent is formed in solitude, character in the bustle of the world.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Attica ! Attica !

Sonny Wortzik, Dog Day Afternoon (1975)

You have the power to think what you want. No matter what the circumstance.

Anonymous

The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.

Thomas Jefferson

They will rise highest who strive for the highest place.

Latin Proverb

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

Chinese Proverb

No disguise can long conceal love where it exists, or long feign it where it is lacking.

La Rochefoucauld

Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.

Norman Vincent Peale

Every man is more than just himself; he also represents the unique, the very special and always significant and remarkable point at which the world's phenomena intersect, only once in this way, and never again.

Hermann Hesse

Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.

Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)

Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.

Dan Stanford

He who is in love is wise and is becoming wiser, sees newly every time he looks at the object beloved, drawing from it with his eyes and his mind those virtues which it possesses.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.

Napoleon Hill

Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.

George Herbert

For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.

Judy Garland

Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant ?

Henry David Thoreau

Don't bunt. Aim out of the ballpark.

David Ogilvy

Tolerance can lead to learning something.

Jakob Dylan

Where old age is evil, youth can learn no good.

English Proverb

Condemn none. If you can stretch out a helping hand, do so. If you cannot, fold your hands, bless your brothers, and let them go their own way.

Swami Vivekananda

One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus ; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular.

Anthony Robbins

My mother thanks you. My father thanks you. My sister thanks you. And I thank you.

George M. Cohan, Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)

There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I've loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough.

Nicholas Sparks

Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.

Benjamin Franklin

For one human being to love another that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.

Rainer Maria Rilke

You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.

W. Clement Stone

Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes -- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds' --can you help others do the same.

Carlo Brumat

Ill can he rule the great that cannot reach the small.

Edmund Spenser

Love is the immortal flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves. It's eternal goal is life.

Smiley Blanton

In any world menu, Canada must be considered the vichyssoise of nations – it's cold, half-French, and difficult to stir.

J. Stuart Keate

Experience is not what happens to a man, it's what a man does with what happens to him.

Aldous Huxley

People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.

George Allen

Everyone should carefully observe which way his heart draws him, and then choose that way with all his strength.

Hasidic Proverb

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

Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.

William Faulkner

A good general not only sees the way to victory , he also knows when victory is impossible.

Polybius

Am I motivated by what I really want out of life or am I mass-motivated ?

Earl Nightingale

How often we fail to realize our good fortune in living in a country where happiness is more than a lack of tragedy.

Paul Sweeney

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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David Riklan

Don't fear, just live right.

Neal A. Maxwell

The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.

Cicero

We are still masters of our fate. We are still captains of our souls.

Winston Churchill

Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used used them.

Thomas Edison

There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.

William Shakespeare

The strongest among the weak is the one who doesn't forget his weaknesses.

Danish Proverb

Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.

Thomas Jefferson

Everyone who achieves success in a great venture, solves each problem as they came to it. They helped themselves. And they were helped through powers known and unknown to them at the time they set out on their voyage. They keep going regardless of the obstacles they met.

W. Clement Stone

Watch people do their most common actions, these are indeed the things that will tell you the real character of a great person.

Swami Vivekananda

There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.

Dale Carnegie

When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.

Mark Twain

I ain't so tough.

Tom Powers, The Public Enemy (1931)

Get busy livin, or get busy dyin'.

Andy, The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

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

Abraham Lincoln

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

Napoleon Bonaparte

That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquility.

Rumi

Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers gardens.

Douglas Jerrold

If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.

Unknown

Oh, it was nobody's fault but my own. I was looking up. It was the nearest thing to heaven. You were there.

Terry McKay, An Affair To Remember (1957)

If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.

W.C Fields

Live your life and forget your age.

Norman Vincent Peale

If money is your hope for independence, you will never have it. The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability.

Henry Ford

The dedicated doctor knows that he must be both scientist and humanitarian, his most agonizing decisions lie in the field of human relations.

David B. Allman

You owe it to yourself to find your own unorthodox way of succeeding, or sometimes, just surviving.

Michael Johnson

The ability to concentrate and to use your time well is everything if you want to succeed in business or in anything else, for that matter.

Lee Iacocca

A friend's love says. If you ever need anything, I'll be there. True Love says, you'll never need anything, i'll be there.

Jimi Hollemans

Its so hard when contemplated in advance, and so easy when you do it.

Robert M. Pirsig

Smile ! and the world will smile with you !

Unknown

Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it.

Thomas Jefferson

Living a life of integrity is one of the greatest missions we can undertake.

Greg Anderson

What we can or can not do, what we consider possible or impossible, is rarely a function of our true capability. It is more likely a function of our beliefs about who we are.

Anthony Robbins

I have spread my dreams under your feet , Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.

William Butler Yeats

We get to make a living , we give to make a life.

Winston Churchill

Desire, ignorance, and inequality, this is the trinity of bondage.

Swami Vivekananda

Do not let the reasons for your challenges become the excuses for your failure.

Laura Frith

In order to accept change and the suffering it brings, we need to find meaning in it

Mary Norton Gordon

I'm not bad. I'm just drawn that way.

Jessica Rabbit, Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)

There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.

Colin Powell

They say you were shot in the tabloids.

Nora Charles, Nick Charles (1934)

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

Whatever happens, take responsibility !

Anthony Robbins

How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.

George Washington Carver

What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?

Robert H. Schuller

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

Otomo No Yakamochi

Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.

William James

Immature love says, I love you because I need you. Mature love says, I need you because I love you.

Erich Fromm

Ninotchka, it's midnight. One half of Paris is making love to the other half.

Count Leon D'Algout, Ninotchka (1939)

Some people come into our lives and quickly go, some stay for a while and leave footprints in our hearts, and we are never, ever the same.

Unknown

We feel good about ourselves to the exact degree we feel in control of our lives.

Brian Tracy

When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished by how much the old man had learned in 7 years.

Mark Twain

Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.

Kahlil Gibran

Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far. quotes

W. Clement Stone