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The minute I heard my first love story I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere, they're in each other all along.

Rumi

I become a waterwheel, turning and tasting you, as long as water moves.

Rumi

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

Rumi

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There are only two things more beautiful than a good gun, a swiss watch and a woman from anywhere.

Cherry Valance, Red River (1948)

I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the tannhauser gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain. Time to die.

Roy Batty, Blade Runner (1982)

Never complain about what you permit.

Mike Murdock

There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts : what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.

Dale Carnegie

He who hesitates is lost.

Proverb

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

Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.

Leon J. Suenes

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

G. M. Trevelyan

Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.

Bruce Lee

Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Dan Stanford

It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.

Alec Bourne

Discontent is the source of all trouble, but also of all progress, in individuals and nations.

Berthold Auerbach

This is the first day, of the rest of your life.

Unknown

There is nothing as remarkable as learning how to think better.

Anonymous

We carry the seeds of happiness with us wherever we go.

Martha Washington

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

William Curry Theodore

To be able to say how much love, is love but little.

Petrarch

It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake.

Margaret Thatcher

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

Love means never having to say you're sorry.

Erich Segal

When you do the wrong thing, knowing it is wrong, you do so because you have n't developed the habit of effectively controlling or neutralizing strong inner urges that tempt you, or because you have established the wrong habit and don't know how to eliminate them effectively.

W. Clement Stone

Happiness is the indication that man has found the answer to the problem of human existence the productive realization of his potentialities and thus, simultaneously, being one with the world and preserving the integrity of his self.

Erich Fromm

If at first you don't succeed skydiving is not for you.

Unknown

Men spend their lives in anticipations, in determining to be vastly happy at some period when they have time. But the present time has one advantage over every otherit is our own. Past opportunities are gone, future have not come. We may lay in a stock of pleasures, as we would lay in a stock of wine , but if we defer the tasting of them too long, we shall find that both are soured by age.

Charles Caleb Colton

We sat side by side in the morning light and looked out at the future together.

Brian Andres

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

Carol Burnett

When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.

Napoleon Hill

The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.

Jim Rohn

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

Chinese Proverb

This is the beginning of a new day.

Unknown

The fire that warms us can also consume us, it is not the fault of the fire.

Swami Vivekananda

You create your reality.

Unknown

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

Swami Vivekananda

Happiness is a state of mind.

Unknown

Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating.

Dennis Waitley

We love because it's the only true adventure.

Nikki Giovanni

You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you do not try.

Beverly Sills

For a person to build a rich and rewarding life for himself there are certain qualities and bits of knowledge that he needs to acquire. There are also things, harmful attitudes, superstitions, and emotions that he needs to chip away. A person needs to chip away everything that doesn't look like the person he or she most wants to become.

Earl Nightingale

The giving of love is an education in itself.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Hey, Johnny, what are you rebelling against ?

Mildred, Johnny Strabler (1953)

Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed.

Storm Jameson

Most people resist change, so a key part of innovating is convincing other people that your idea is a good one -- by enlisting their help, and, in doing so, by helping them see the usefulness of the idea.

Art Fry

Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.

Jacques Barzun

One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we can not practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.

Maya Angelou

What is it you want, Mary ? What do you want ? You want the moon ? Just say the word, and I'll throw a lasso around it and pull it down.

George Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)

Two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the the universe.

Albert Einstein

A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.

Charles M. Schwab

Sacrifice is giving up something good for something better.

Anonymous

Oh, love is real enough, you will find it someday, but it has one archenemy and that is life.

Jean Anouilh

Came but for friendship, and took away love.

Thomas Moore

Love is the river of life in the world.

Henry Ward Beecher

Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.

Mahatma Gandhi

Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves.

Anonymous

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

Thomas Fuller

If I know what love is, it is because of you.

Hermann Hesse

He who lends to the poor gets his interest from God.

German Proverb

Progress is the activity of today and the assurance of tomorrow

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Will springs from the two elements of moral sense and self-interest.

Abraham Lincoln

We can help others in the world more by making the most of yourself than in any other way.

Earl Nightingale

A wise man adapts himself to circumstances as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it.

Chinese Proverb

In the court of basketball, there are no objections only rejections.

Unattributed

The leader has a clear idea of what he wants to do -- professionally and personally -- and the strength to persist in the face of setbacks, even failures.

Warren G. Bennis

La-dee-da, la-dee-da.

Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)

Every achiever I have ever met says, My life turned around when I began to believe in me.

Robert H. Schuller

If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x ; y is play ; and z is keeping your mouth shut.

Albert Einstein

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

Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.

Booker T. Washington

Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.

Robert Collier

The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion to his commitment to excellence, regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.

Vince Lombardi

If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.

Benjamin Franklin

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

Robert Half

Success seems to be connected with action. Successful men keep moving ; they make mistakes, but they do not quit.

Conrad Hilton

Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk beside me and be my friend.

Albert Camus

He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes. He who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.

Chinese Proverb

It's easier to remember when you are right than when the other person was right.

Robert Half

Seduce my mind and you can have my body, find my soul and I'm yours forever.

Anonymous

Somebody stop me !

Stanley Ipkiss, The Mask (1994)

Always do the right thing.

Da Mayor, Mookie (1989)

We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insolvuble problems.

Lee Iacocca

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

John Nesvig

This is the true joy the being used for a purpose recognized as a might one.

George Bernard Shaw

If you're not sure where you're going, you'll probably end up somewhere else.

Anonymous

Ineffective people live day after day with unused potential. They experience synergy only in small, peripheral ways in their lives. But creative experiences can be produced regularly, consistently, almost daily in people's lives. It requires enormous personal security and openness and a spirit of adventure.

Stephen Covey

Rosebud.

Charles Foster Kane, Citizen Kane (1941)

Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee.

T. Howell

We tend to live up to our expectations.

Earl Nightingale

Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged , practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge.

Matthew Arnold

The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. -

Elbert Hubbard

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

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

There's a name for you ladies, but it isn't used in high society -- outside of a kennel.

Crystal Allen, The Women (1939)

Changes in life are not only possible and predictable, but to deny them is to be an accomplice to one's own unnecessary vegetation.

Gail Sheehy

Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.

Ambrose Redmoon

The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm.

Thomas J. Watson

Just because we increase the speed of information doesn't mean we can increase the speed of decisions. Pondering, reflecting and ruminating are undervalued skills in our culture.

Dale Dauten

Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, 'What's in it for me?'

Brian Tracy

Patience and the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.

Chinese Proverb

A bizarre sensation pervades a relationship of pretense. No truth seems true. A simple morning's greeting and response appear loaded with innuendo and fraught with implications. Each nicety becomes more sterile and each withdrawal more permanent.

Maya Angelou

Happiness is a choice.

Barry Neil Kaufman