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Samuel Beckett

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

Samuel Beckett

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Oh, Moses, Moses, you stubborn, splendid, adorable fool !

Nefretiri, The Ten Commandments (1956)

Don't hide your light under a bushel.

Bible

It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you often get it.

W. Somerset Manghan

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

Oscar Wilde

Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.

Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1990)

What you do speaks so loudly that I can not hear what you say.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.

Bertrand Russell

Be the ball.

Ty Webb, Caddyshack (1980)

You become what you think about.

Earl Nightingale

Love thy neighbour as thyself.

Matthew

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

Martha Washington

I can levitate birds, but nobody cares.

Steven Wright

Honesty is the best image.

Tom Wilson

Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.

Mark Twain

One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon- instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our windows today.

Dale Carnegie

To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.

David Viscott

The beauties of the world are best seen by those who strive to reach them.

Anonymous

When I asked god for strength He gave me difficult situations to face When I asked god for brain & brawn He gave me puzzles in life to solve When I asked god for happiness He showed me some unhappy people When I asked god for wealth He showed me how to work hard When I asked god for favors He showed me opportunities to work hard When I asked god for peace He showed me how to help others God gave me nothing I wanted He gave me everything I needed

Swami Vivekananda

The royal road to a man's heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.

Jesus

In this world a man must either be an anvil or hammer.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail ?

Robert H. Schuller

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

Thomas Carlyle

Unless we think of others and do something for them, we miss one of the greatest sources of happiness.

Ray Lyman Wilbur

Eddie, you're a born loser.

Bert Gordon, The Hustler (1961)

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.

Abraham Lincoln

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

Colin Powell

You are never a loser until you quit trying.

Mike Ditka

Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.

John Wooden

Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.

Zig Ziglar

As different streams having different sources all mingle their waters in the sea, so different tendencies, various though they appear, crooked or straight, all lead to god.

Swami Vivekananda

Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.

Stephen Covey

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)

Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm. As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.

Audrey Hepburn

Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.

Stephen Covey

But inaction itself is a kind of action, and it has consequences. Consistently and absolutely maintained, inaction would necessarily lead to swift ruin , it would be a form of suicide. A refusal to enter into the world is a refusal to meet the challenge of reality which darkly demands that I dare and find out what will happen. In my situation I bear responsibility for what occurs because I do not intervene , if I can do something and I don't do it, I am guilty of the consequences of my inaction.

Karl Jaspers

The secret of education lies in respecting the student.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?

The Joker, Batman (1989)

Don't knock masturbation. It's sex with someone I love.

Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)

Don't let life discourage you , everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.

Richard L. Evans

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

Albert Einstein

Nothing is predestined The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.

Ralph Blum

First, believe in the world - that there is meaning behind everything.

Swami Vivekananda

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

William Wordsworth

You. too, can determine what you want. You can decide on your major objectives, targets, aims, and destination. quotes

Zig Ziglar

I know god will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much.

Mother Teresa

I never worry about action, but only about inaction.

Winston Churchill

You will become as small as your controlling desire, as great as your dominant aspiration.

James Allen

The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be and that God wishes to see people happy, amidst the simple beauty of nature.

Anne Frank

Wherever there's a fight so hungry people can eat, I'll be there.

Tom Joad, The Grapes Of Wrath (1940)

If you wish others to believe in you, you must first convince them that you believe in them.

Harvey Mackay

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

Sophocles

Seek first to understand and then to be understood.

Steven Covey

How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.

Annie Dillard

Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.

Bible

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

Karl Menninger

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

Napoleon Hill

There's no abiding success without commitment.

Anthony Robbins

No involvement, no commitment.

Stephen Covey

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

Mahatma Gandhi

Whatever is at the center of our life will be the source of our security, guidance, wisdom, and power.

Stephen Covey

Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.

Jim Rohn

Unless you choose to do great things with it, it makes no difference how much you are rewarded or how much you have.

Oprah Winfrey

Sex alleviates tension. Love causes it.

Woody Allen

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

Eleanor Roosevelt

What you are is god's gift to you, what you become is your gift to god.

Anthony Dalla Villa

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

Chuck Sigars

The whole secret of existence is to have no fear.

Swami Vivekananda

Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve.

Marianne Williamson

Positive attitudes come in unlimited quantities. Everybody can have one free !

Harvey Mackay

You do not pay the price of success, you enjoy the price of success.

Zig Ziglar

Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality, the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else.

Jose Ortega y Gasset

What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.

Zig Ziglar

Success leaves clues.

Jim Rohn

They can because they think they can.

Virgil

If it weren't for graft, you'd get a very low type of people in politics.

The Politician, The Great McGinty (1940)

People are where they are because that's exactly where they really want to be. . . whether they'll admit that or not

Earl Nightingale

Because I readily absorb ideas from every source - frequently starting where the last person left off - I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.

Thomas Edison

Resolve to be a master of change rather than a victim of change.

Brian Tracy

In the long run, men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, though they should fail immediately, they had better aim at something high.

Henry David Thoreau

The worst part of life is waiting. The best part of life is having someone worth waiting for.

Jessica Brumley

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

Abraham Lincoln

The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds, they mature slowly.

Peter De Vries

Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books. Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders. Do not believe in traditions because they have been handed down for many generations. But after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with reason and is conducive to the good and benefit of one and all, then accept it and live up to it.

Buddha

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

Franklin D. Roosevelt

We conceal it from ourselves in vain, we must always love something. In those matters seemingly removed from love, the feeling is secretly to be found, and man can not possibly live for a moment without it.

Blaise Pascal

The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way. quotes

Dennis Waitley

It looks as if there were a single ultimate goal for mankind, a far goal toward which all persons strive. This is called variously by different authors self-actualization, self- realization, integration, psychological health, individuation, autonomy, creativity, productivity, but they all agree that this amounts to realizing the potentialities of the person, that is to say, becoming fully human, everything that person can be.

Abraham Maslow

I feel like a tiny bird with a big song !

Jerry Van Amerongen

Nature abhors a vacuum, and if I can only walk with sufficient carelessness I am sure to be filled.

Henry David Thoreau

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

The most important persuasion tool you have in your entire arsenal is integrity.

Zig Ziglar

Bring out the gimp.

Zed, Pulp Fiction (1994)

It may be all right to be content with what you have, never with what you are.

B.C. Forbes

One who walks the road with love will never walk the road alone.

C. T. Davis

Predetermine the objectives you want to accomplish. Think big, act big and set out to accomplish big results.

Mark Victor Hansen

Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.

Henry Ford

Face it girls, I'm older and I have more insurance.

Evelyn Couch, Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)

If you want to feel rich, just count all of the things you have that money can't buy.

Unknown

You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you can not do.

Eleanor Roosevelt

If you refuse to accept anything but the best you very often get it.

Somerset Maugham