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Love can be understood only from the inside, as a language can be understood only by someone who speaks it, as a world can be understood only by someone who lives in it.

Robert C. Solomon

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Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.

Harold Hulbert

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

He must have a truly romantic nature, for he weeps when there is nothing at all to weep about.

Oscar Wilde

Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.

Dalai Lama

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.


A gentle hand may lead even an elephant by a single hair.

Iranian Proverb

Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.

Maya Angelou

If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don't, they never were.


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

George Carlin

If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully.

Thomas Fuller

There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.

George Santayana

The best things in life are not things.


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

Napoleon Hill

The best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.


Where's the rest of me ?

Drake McHugh, Kings Row (1942)

You can be greater than anything that can happen to you.

Norman Vincent Peale

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day

Robert Frost

Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.

Mahatma Gandhi

Procrastination is the thief of time.

Edward Young

Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win -- essential to success.

Napoleon Hill

As a mother of teenagers, do you know how many times I picked up the phone to apologize to my own mother ?

Christy Borgeld

Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.


Love those who love you.


Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.

Michael Jordan

It is never too late to be what we might have been

George Eliot

Let us never be betrayed into saying we have finished our education because that would mean we had stopped growing.

Julia H. Gulliver

We aren't in an information age, we are in an entertainment age.

Anthony Robbins

So many fail because they don't get started -- they don't go. They don't overcome inertia. They don't begin.

W. Clement Stone

The United States, and other advanced nations, will someday be able to produce instruments of death so terrible the world will be in abject terror of itself and its ability to end civilization... . Such war-making weapons should be developed - but only for purposes of discovery and experimentation

Thomas Edison

It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look farther than you can see.

Winston Churchill

A woman who is loved always has success.

Vicki Baum

Somebody stop me !

Stanley Ipkiss, The Mask (1994)

Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.

Thomas Edison

If anything goes bad, I did it. If anything goes semi-good, then we did it. If anything goes really good, then you did it.

Paul "Bear" Bryant

There is not a breathing of the common wind that will forget thee.

William Wordsworth

The doctor should be opaque to his patients, and like a mirror, should show them nothing but what is shown to him.

Sigmund Freud

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

Anatole France

Honesty characterizes the person and enables him to create an identity, to communicate a real presence, and to establish authentic bonds with others. The individual increasingly comes to know who he is through the stand he takes when he expresses his ideas, values, beliefs, and convictions, and through the declaration and ownership of his feelings.

Clark Moustakas

When our actions do not, our fears make us traitors.

William Shakespeare

The greatest sin is to think yourself weak.

Swami Vivekananda

Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead.

David Farragut

Everything is created twice -- first mentally, then physically.

Greg Anderson

Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.

Leo Tolstoy

Ideas won't keep, something must be done about them.

Alfred Whitefield

The heart has reasons that reason does not understand.

Jacques Benigne Bossuel

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

Why is it that we spend so much of our time preparing for when we can do what we want, instead of just doing what we want right now.

John P. Strelecky

I have learned that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.

Henry David Thoreau

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

G. M. Trevelyan

Believe that the loose ball that you are chasing has your name on it.

Coach K

To freely bloom - that is my definition of success.

Gerry Spence

is the greatest gift of the mind , it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.

Helen Keller

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

Swami Vivekananda

If I am not for myself, who will be for me ? Yet if I am for myself alone, of what good am I ?


Wicked men obey from fear, good men, from love.


Oh, yeah, woody ! I've known that guy my whole life: Two days.

Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)

The ancestor of every action is a thought.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Why hesitate? Upon the plains of hesitation are the bleached bones of countless millions, who on the threshold of victory sat down to wait, and in waiting they died.


Can miles truly separate you from friends. If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there ?

Richard Bach

May no gift be too small to give, nor too simple to receive, which is wrapped in thoughtfulness and tied with love.

L.O. Baird

Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished.

Og Mandino

To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others.

Francois Mauriac

I want the fairy tale.

Vivian, Pretty Woman (1990)

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

The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.

William A. Ward

Boldness, more boldness, and always boldness !

George Jacques Danton

Only in relationship can you know yourself, not in abstraction and certainly not in isolation. The movement of behavior is the sure guide to yourself. It's the mirror of your consciousness, this mirror will reveal its content, the images, the attachments, the fears, the loneliness, the joy and sorrow. Poverty lies in running away from this, either in its sublimations or its identities.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

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

One does evil enough when one does nothing good.

German Proverb

Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.


You might well remember that nothing can bring you success but yourself.

Napoleon Hill

I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine.

The Shulamite

You make me want to be a better man. As good as it gets.

James Baldwin

The history of the world is but the biography of great men.

Thomas Carlyle

No man or woman is an island. To exist just for yourself is meaningless. You can achieve the most satisfaction when you feel related to some greater purpose in life, something greater than yourself.

Dennis Waitley

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

Jim Rohn

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

No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from scratch. To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals.

Brian Tracy

All power is within you. You can do anything and everything. Believe in that. Do not believe that you are weak, do not believe that you are half-crazy lunatics, as most of us do nowadays. Stand up and express the divinity within you. Truth is eternal.

Swami Vivekananda

If our thoughts and hopes are elsewhere, it is impossible to set our faces steadily toward the work required of us.


A heart can be broken, but it keeps beating just the same.

Fried Green Tomatoes

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

Life does not happen to us, it happens from us.

Mike Wickett

You betcha !

Marge Gunderson, Fargo (1996)

Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.

John Keywood

Don't bunt. Aim out of the ballpark.

David Ogilvy

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

The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.

William James

Someday, man will harness the rise and fall of the tides, imprison the power of the sun, and release atomic power.

Thomas Edison

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things 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

Love is friendship set on fire.

Jeremy Taylor

Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are made.

Micheal Pritchard

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

Joseph Chilton Pearce

Love is a thing, well, it's kind of like quicksand. The more you are in it, the deeper you sink. And when it hits you, you've just got to fall.


Elementary, my dear Watson.

Sherlock Holmes, The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes (1939)

We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.

Albert Einstein

Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.

Lou Holtz

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


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

Colin Powell