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Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.

Samuel Beckett

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A gentle breeze blowing in the right direction is better than a pair of strong oars.

Canary Island Proverb

Don't water your weeds.

Harvey Mackay

Remember, there is no situation so completely hopeless that something constructive can not be done about it. When faced with a minus, ask yourself what you can do to make it a plus. A person practicing this attitude will extract undreamed-of outcomes from the most unpromising situations. Realize that there are no hopeless situations, there are only people who take hopeless attitudes.

Norman Vincent Peale

Adversity is the diamond dust that heaven polishes its jewels with.

Leighton

Hasta la vista, baby. :

The Terminator, Terminator Judgment Day (1991)

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

The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.

Anthony Robbins

Things turn out best for people who make the best of the way things turn out.

John Wooden

To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.

Elbert Hubbard

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

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

Elmer Davis

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

Would you be shocked if I put on something more comfortable ?

Helen, Hell's Angels (1930)

Seek first to understand and then to be understood.

Steven Covey

To live happily with other people, ask of them only what they can give.” Tristan Bernard

Tristan Bernard

I am poor and naked but I am the chief of a nation. We do not want riches but we do want to train our children right. Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world. We do not want riches. We want peace and love.

Red Cloud

One lie ruins a thousand truths.

Ghanaian Proverb

If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think another negative thought.

Peace Pilgrim

If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask !

W. Clement Stone

It's the investor who is risky, not the investment.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , Wisdom is humble that she knows no more.

William Cowper

The best way out is always through.

Robert Frost

The only real valuable thing is intuition.

Albert Einstein

There is no one giant step that does it. It's a lot of little steps.

Peter A. Cohen

Personally, I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.

Winston Churchill

Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we can not live within.

James Baldwin

Anyone can count the seeds in an apple, but only God can count the number of apples in a seed.

Robert H. Schuller

Truth is nobody's property, no race, no individual can lay any exclusive claim to it. Truth is the nature of all souls.

Swami Vivekananda

Believe it can be done. When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to do it. Believing a solution paves the way to solution.

David Schwartz

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

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

Leo Tolstoy

Must you flirt ?

Ninotchka, Leon (1939)

Winners lose much more often than losers. So if you keep losing but you're still trying, keep it up ! You're right on track.

Matthew Keith Groves

The greater the obstacle the more glory.

Moliere

Friendship is not born of words alone.

Armenian Proverb

In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.

Norman Vincent Peale

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

Curse ruthless time ! Curse our mortality. How cruelly short is the allotted span for all we must cram into it.

Winston Churchill

The broadest, and maybe the most meaningful definition of volunteering - Doing more than you have to because you want to, in a cause you consider good.

Ivan Scheier

The storm also beats on the house that is built on the rock.

Anonymous

Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.

Marilyn Vos Savant

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

Unknown

Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction

Anne Sullivan

You must be the change you want to see in the world.

Mahatma Gandhi

I'm going to take a bath.

Arthur Bach, Hobson (1981)

Relationships are the hallmark of the mature person.

Brian Tracy

Every dog has his day.

Proverb

Rosebud.

Charles Foster Kane, Citizen Kane (1941)

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

In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.

Mignon McLaughlin

Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Unselfish and noble actions are the most radiant pages in the biography of souls.

David Thomas

First say to yourself what you would be, and then do what you have to do.

Epictetus

All paths lead nowhere, so it is important to choose a path that has heart.

Carlos Castaneda

The positive thinker is a hard-headed, tough-minded, and factual realist. He sees all the difficulties clearly... which is more than can be said for the average negative thinker. But he sees more than difficulties -- he tries to see the solutions of those difficulties.

Norman Vincent Peale

The successful man is the average man, focused.

Anonymous

Hoke, you're my best friend.

Daisy Werthan, Driving Miss Daisy (1989)

Let's go home, Debbie.

Ethan Edwards, The Searchers (1956)

Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away.

Elbert Hubbard

If the student thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better student. If the lawyer thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better lawyer, and so on.

Swami Vivekananda

Never give an order that can't be obeyed.

General Douglas MacArthur

Believe it is possible to solve your problem. Tremendous things happen to the believer. So believe the answer will come. It will.

Norman Vincent Peale

A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.

Jerome Cummings

Let those love now who never loved before. Let those who always loved, now love the more.

Thomas Parnell

Old love does not rust.

Estonian Proverb

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

From what we get, we can make a living, what we give, however makes a life.

Arthur Ashe

Nobody has ever escaped from Stalag 17. Not alive, anyway.

Oberst Von Scherbach, Stalag 17 (1954)

Experience is the best teacher.

Proverb

It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.

Chinese Proverb

Let thy words be few.

Ecclesiastes

No fate is worse than a life without a love.

Mexican Proverb

The will to prepare is more important than the will to win.

Levell Edwards

Some make it happen, some watch it happen, and some say, What happened ?

Anonymous

Whatever it takes !

Unknown

Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.

Thomas Jefferson

I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.

John Davidson Rockefeller

If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse , however if I treat you as though you are what you are capable of becoming, I help you become that.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Those who work at a thing heart and soul not only achieve success in it but through their absorption in that they also realize the supreme truth - brahman. Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god.

Swami Vivekananda

They made us many promises, more than I can remember, but they kept only one. They promised to take our land, and they did.

Red Cloud

Love in its essence is spiritual fire.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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

There's always a way - if you're committed.

Anthony Robbins

It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.

Robert H. Goddard

When I hear somebody sigh, life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, compared to what ?

Sydney Harris

Imagination is more important than knowledge.

Albert Einstein

I'm king of the world !

Jack Dawson, Titanic (1997)

Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement.

Jim Horning

I love you, I am at rest with you, I have come home.

Dorothy L. Sayers

If you judge people, you have no time to love them.

Mother Teresa

A wise man will not leave the right to the mercy of chance, nor wish it to prevail through the power of the majority. There is but little virtue in the action of masses of men.

Henry David Thoreau

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.

Confucius

Bad friends prevent you from having good friends.

Gabonese Proverb

Don't fall victim to your own melodrama. Keep things in perspective. The odds are that your problem is solvable. Address the solution and don't dwell on the problem to the point at which it paralyzes you.

Harvey Mackay

Enduring habits I hate.... Yes, at the very bottom of my soul I feel grateful to all my misery and bouts of sickness and everything about me that is imperfect, because this sort of thing leaves me with a hundred backdoors through which I can escape from enduring habits.

Friedrich Nietzsche

If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.

Zig Ziglar

Love is something eternal.

Vincent Van Gogh

Our minds are as different as our faces we are all traveling to one destination, happiness, but few are going by the same road.

Charles Caleb Colton

Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.

Woodrow Wilson

Learning karate requires self-control and discipline Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.

Carl Sandburg