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I am the inferior of any man whose rights I trample under foot. Men are not superior by reason of the accidents of race or color. They are superior who have the best heart the best brain.

Robert Ingersoll

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If you mean to profit, learn to please.

Winston Churchill

Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch it, and it darts away.

Dorothy Parker

Eddie, you're a born loser.

Bert Gordon, The Hustler (1961)

Hardening of the heart ages people faster than hardening of the arteries.

Anonymous

Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain -- and most fools do.

Dale Carnegie

Don't water your weeds.

Harvey Mackay

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

Ask for advice but do what you think is best.

Greek Proverb

When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened. Winston Churchill When I want to read a novel, I write one.

Benjamin Disraeli

Perhaps the feelings that we experience when we are in love represent a normal state. Being in love shows a person who he should be.

Anton Chekhov

We must not say every mistake is a foolish one.

Cicero

To be successful, you must decide exactly what you want to accomplish, then resolve to pay the price to get it.

Bunker Hunt

If you aren't going all the way, why go at all ?

Joe Namath

All that is real in me is god. All that is real in god is I. The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.

Swami Vivekananda

The very use of the word savage, as it is applied in its general sense, I am inclined to believe is an abuse of the word, and the people to whom it is applied.

George Catlin

Wealth belongs to the person who enjoys it and not to the one who keeps it.

Afghan Proverb

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

Plan your progress carefully , hour-by hour, day-by-day, month-by-month. Organized activity and maintained enthusiasm are the wellsprings of your power. Planning for happiness is rarely successful. Happiness just happens.

Robert Half

Fractures well cured make us more strong.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today.

James Dean

Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other.

Rainer Maria Rilke

Life is the first gift, love is the second.

Marge Piercy

At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.

Plato

My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.

Abraham Lincoln

Freedom requires the capacity to accept, bear and live constructively with anxiety. I refer of course to the normal anxiety all of us experience at every step in our psychological growth as well as in this upset contemporary world. To be free means to face and bear anxiety, to run away from anxiety means automatically to surrender one's freedom.

Rollo May

Bond. James Bond.

James Bond, Dr No (1962)

Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.

Danny Thomas

Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much.

Erich Fromm

When I hear somebody sigh, 'Life is hard', I am always tempted to ask, 'Compared to what ?'

Sydney Harris

We didn't land on plymouth rock. Plymouth rock landed on us !

Malcolm X, Malcolm X (1992)

Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.

Robert H. Schuller

There are millions of children today who don't attend school. However, education is the only way to get ahead in this country.

Azim Premji

If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, the excitement, and the mystery of the world we live in.

Rachel Carlson

Our life is what our thoughts make it.

Marcus Aurelius

The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.

Pearl S. Buck

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

Unknown

It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.

John Nesvig

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

Albert Einstein

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

Stephen Covey

Just because somebody doesn't love you the way you want, doesn't mean they don't love you with all they have.

Anonymous

The mind, ever the willing servant, will respond to boldness, for boldness, in effect, is a command to deliver mental resources.

Norman Vincent Peale

Procrastination is the thief of time.

Chinese Proverb

Necessity is the mother of invention.

Proverb

When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving one's self, and one always ends by deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.

Oscar Wilde

If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Do not protect yourself by a fence, but rather by your friends.

Czech Proverb

Attica ! Attica !

Sonny Wortzik, Dog Day Afternoon (1975)

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

Thomas Fuller

Love is an electric blanket with somebody else in control of the switch.

Cathy Carlyle

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.

Albert Einstein

The more we come out and do good to others, the more our hearts will be purified, and god will be in them.

Swami Vivekananda

You can do anything you put your mind to.

Unknown

Indecision is the seedling of fear.

Napoleon Hill

Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.

Mahatma Gandhi

I always say a kiss on the hand might feel very good, but a diamond tiara lasts forever.

Lorelei, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)

Motherhood qualified me to let the child within come out and play.

Christy Borgeld

Somebody stop me !

Stanley Ipkiss, The Mask (1994)

Title of newspaper article yesterday - Vandals made off with all toilet seats in the local precinct. Police have nothing to go on.

Unknown

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)

The best way out is always through.

Robert Frost

A dream is a wish your heart makes.

The Supremes

Go forward confidently, energetically attacking problems, expecting favorable outcomes.

Norman Vincent Peale

Successful people make decisions quickly (as soon as all the facts are available) and change them very slowly (if ever). Unsuccessful people make decisions very slowly, and change them often and quickly.

Napoleon Hill

Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.

Albert Einstein

You can never be happy at the expense of the happiness of others.

Chinese Proverb

The aims and ideals that move us are generated by imagination. But they are not made out of imaginary stuff. They are made out of the hard stuff of the world of physical and social experience.

John Dewey

There go the people. I must follow them for I am their leader.

Alexandre Ledru-Rollin

Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make.

Count Dracula, Dracula (1931)

The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead, his eyes are closed.

Albert Einstein

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

Michael Johnson

Each work has to pass through these stages - ridicule, opposition, and then acceptance. Those who think ahead of their time are sure to be misunderstood.

Swami Vivekananda

We will act consistently with our view of who we truly are, whether that view is accurate or not.

Anthony Robbins

The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.

Arthur C. Clarke

One drink's too many, and a hundred's not enough.

Bartender Nat, The Lost Weekend (1945)

There is always room for those who can be relied upon to delivery the goods when they say they will.

Napoleon Hill

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 strength of the heart comes from the soundness of the faith.

Saudi Arabian Proverb

They will rise highest who strive for the highest place.

Latin Proverb

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David Riklan

The measure of a man is what he does with power.

Greek Proverb

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

Karl Menninger

We must be the change we wish to see.

Mahatma Gandhi

It is not enough to have a good mind, the main thing is to use it well.

Rene Descartes

Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.

Bill Blackman

I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.

Henry David Thoreau

Sanctuary !

Quasimodo, The Hunchback Of Notre Dame (1939)

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.

E. Joseph Cossman

Take away love and our earth is a tomb.

Robert Browning

Kindness is tenderness. Kindness is love, but perhaps greater than loveKindness is good will. Kindness says, I want you to be happy.

Randolph Ray

Love is the expansion of two natures in such fashion that each include the other, each is enriched by the other.

Felix Adler

An error gracefully acknowledged is a victory won.

Caroline L. Gascoigne

Today is the first day of the rest of your life.

Unknown

With my brains and your looks, we could go places.

Frank Chambers, The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)

Our attitude toward life determines life's attitude towards us.

Earl Nightingale

I'll have what she's having.

Customer, When Harry Met Sally (1989)

What hump ?

Igor, Young Frankenstein (1974)

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

Soren Kierkegaard

Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.

Benjamin Franklin

To reach a port we must sail, sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it. But we must not drift or lie at anchor.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Every leader needs to have experienced and grown through following -- learning to be dedicated, observant, capable of working with and learning from others, never servile, always truthful. Having located these qualities in himself, he can encourage them in others.

Warren G. Bennis