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

Samuel Beckett

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If parents pass enthusiasm along to their children, they will leave them an estate of incalculable value.

Thomas Edison

From now on you will never be alone, even when we are separated, and even when death itself parts us, I shall remain with you.

Ladislaus Boros

Self-knowledge is the basis of JKD because it is effective, not only for the individuals martial art, but also for his life as a human being.

Bruce Lee

Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.

Helen Keller

Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

Without courage, all others virtues lose their meaning.

Winston Churchill

As long as we are persistence in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We can not choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time.

Dennis Waitley

We mustn't let our passions destroy our dreams.

Anonymous

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I... I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.

Robert Frost

One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is Love.

Sophocles

The best things in life are not things.

Unknown

You are a product of your environment. So choose the environment that will best develop you toward your objective. Analyze your life in terms of its environment. Are the things around you helping you toward success -- or are they holding you back ?

W. Clement Stone

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

Sydney Harris

Friends are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.

Unknown

Love is like a mustard seed, planted by god and watered by men.

Muda Saint Michael

That which does not kill you makes you stronger.

Neitzsche

To err is human. To really screw up, you need a computer.

Paul R. Ehrlich

Your children will become what you are, so be what you want them to be.

David Bly

Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.

Zig Ziglar

Be strong ! You talk of ghosts and devils. We are the living devils. The sign of life is strength and growth. The sign of death is weakness. Whatever is weak, avoid ! It is death. If it is strength, go down into hell and get hold of it ! There is salvation only for the brave. "None but the brave deserves the fair". None but the bravest deserves salvation.

Swami Vivekananda

The heart is wiser than the intellect.

J.G. Holland

Sign: "Illiterate? Write for free help."

Unknown

Each action can be the one on which all depends , what is decisive is only the strength and concentration of hallowing with which I do it. To the question of what had been the most essential matter for his late teacher, a disciple answered, 'Always just what he was engaged in at the moment'.

Martin Buber

A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.

Thomas Jefferson

Now, gentlemen, let us do something today which the world may talk of hereafter.

Admiral Collingwood

I do not know how to kiss, or I would kiss you. Where do the noses go ?

Maria, For Whom The Bell Tolls (1943)

This is the best kind of voyeurism, hearing joy from your neighbors.

Chuck Sigars

The man who fears no truths has nothing to fear from lies.

Thomas Jefferson

Life is but a moment, death also is but another.

Robert H. Schuller

It doesn't matter how much milk you spill as long as you don't lose the cow.

Harvey Mackay

I have realized god sitting in the temple of every human body, the moment I stand in reverence before every human being and see god in him - that moment I am free from bondage, everything that binds vanishes, and I am free.

Swami Vivekananda

No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.

Abraham Lincoln

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

Greg Anderson

Laughter is the best medicine.

Unknown

There is a time to let things happen, and a time to make things happen.

Anonymous

It is impossible to repent of love. The sin of love does not exist.

Muriel Spark

The only thing that stands between a man and what he wants from life is often merely the will to try it and the faith to believe that it is possible.

Richard M. Devos

'Wake Me When It's Funny'

Gary Marshall

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

Kahlil Gibran

Elementary, my dear Watson.

Sherlock Holmes, The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes (1939)

Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day.

Thornton Wilder

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.

Martin Luther King Jr.

I am big ! It's the pictures that got small.

Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)

People begin to become successful the minute they decide to be.

Harvey Mackay

Never say anything about yourself you do not want to come true.

Brian Tracy

At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.

Plato

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

Napoleon Hill

Every choice one makes either expands or contracts the area in which he can make and implement future decisions. When one makes a choice, he irrevocably binds himself to the consequences of that choice.

Marion G. Romney

Sacrifice is giving up something good for something better.

Anonymous

Flowing blood is proof that you're alive, if it's for the sake of those you love

Makaino Kouji

We love because it's the only true adventure.

Nikki Giovanni

Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated , you can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.

David Lloyd George

I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.

Mother Theresa

We can not always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Excellence is more fun than mediocrity.

Leonard Berry

Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.

Albert Einstein

You are what you repeatedly do. Excellence is not an event - it is a habit.

Aristotle

It's amazing, Molly. The love inside, you take it with you.

Sam Wheat, Ghost (1990)

The world is more malleable than you think and it's waiting for you to hammer it into shape.

Tim Blixseth Bono

A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.

Joseph Joubert

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

Napoleon Bonaparte

You don't use a hammer to tighten a screw.

Susan Podziba

He that would be a leader must be a bridge.

Welsh Proverb

I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.

Bill Cosby

Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.

Maya Angelou

Every time an artist dies, part of the vision of mankind passes with him.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times, in life after life, in age after age forever.

Rabindranath Tagore

Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.

Winston Churchill

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Goodness, what beautiful diamonds !

Cloakroom Girl, Maudie Triplett (1932)

I used to think anyone doing anything weird was weird. Now I know that it is the people that call others weird that are weird.

Paul McCartney

Don't dream it be it.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1973)

Draw from others the lesson that may profit yourself.

Publius Terence

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

Brian Tracy

Happiness is not pleasure, it is victory.

Zig Ziglar

The more you venture to live greatly, the more you will find within you what it takes to get on top of things and stay there.

Norman Vincent Peale

Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.

H.L. Mencken

Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes... the ones who see things differently -- they're not fond of rules... You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can't do is ignore them because they change things... they push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because the ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do.

Steve Jobs

Are great things ever done smoothly ? Time, patience, and indomitable will must show.

Swami Vivekananda

Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Courage faces fear and thereby masters it.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Every cloud has a silver lining.

Proverb

A short saying often contains much wisdom.

Sophocles

It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one's heart rather than out of pity. A person must possess himself and have a deep sense of security in fundamental principles and values in order to genuinely apologize.

Stephen Covey

The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.

Winston Churchill

If you love someone, set them free.

Sting

Into the hands of every individual is given a marvelous power for good or evil -- the silent, unconscious, unseen influence of his life. This is simply the constant radiation of what man really is, not what he pretends to be.

William George Jordan

Only by contending with challenges that seem to be beyond your strength to handle at the moment you can grow more surely toward the stars.

Brian Tracy

Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.

Thich Nhat Hanh

The wisest mind has something yet to learn.

George Santayana

Once in a while, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale.

Gieselle C. Viera

This is a great fact : strength is life, weakness is death. Strength is felicity, life eternal, immortal , weakness is constant strain and misery, weakness is death.

Swami Vivekananda

Better to be king for a night than schmuck for a lifetime.

Rupert Pupkin, The King Of Comedy (1983)

Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.

Margaret B. Runbeck

You have enemies ? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.

Winston Churchill

Many people may listen, but few people actually hear.

Harvey Mackay

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

William Cowper

Happiness is a choice.

Barry Neil Kaufman

Giving people a little more than they expect is a good way to get back more than you'd expect.

Robert Half