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What we hope to do with ease, we must learn first to do with diligence.

Samuel Johnson

"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance."

Samuel Johnson

Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.

Samuel Johnson

Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.

Samuel Johnson

The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.

Samuel Johnson

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Wouldja do me a favor, Harry ? Drop dead !

Billie Dawn, Born Yesterday (1950)

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

Winston Churchill

Magic Mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all ?

Queen, Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937)

Into the house where joy lives, happiness will gladly come.

Japanese Proverb

The greatest thing you'll ever learn is to love and be loved in return.

Natalie Cole

The pellet with the poison's in the vessel with the pestle. The chalice from the palace has the brew that is true.

Hubert Hawkins, The Court Jester (1956)

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement, nothing can be done without hope and confidence.

Helen Keller

Don't argue for other people's weaknesses. Don't argue for your own. When you make a mistake, admit it, correct it, and learn from it -- immediately.

Stephen Covey

Now all you have to do is hold the chicken, bring me the toast, give me a check for the chicken salad sandwich, and you haven't broken any rules.

Bobby Dupea, Waitress (1970)

Warriors, come out to play !

Luther, The Warriors (1979)

I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. That is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.

Martin Luther King Jr.

A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you have n't truly decided.

Anthony Robbins

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

Carol Burnett

Sacrifice is giving up something good for something better.

Anonymous

It is the surmounting of difficulties that make heroes.

Louis Kossuth

There are few, if any, jobs in which ability alone is sufficient. Needed, also, are loyalty, sincerity, enthusiasm and team play.

William B. Given, Jr.

Hearts will never be practical until they are made unbreakable.

The Wizard of Oz

In the long run, we only hit what we aim at.

Henry David Thoreau

The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs" but goes right to work on the creative "how''.

Norman Vincent Peale

Love is friendship set on fire.

Jeremy Taylor

To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.

Thomas Campbell

Courage is a moral quality , it is not a chance gift of nature like an aptitude for games. It is a cold choice between two alternatives, the fixed resolve not to quit , an act of renunciation which must be made not once but many times by the power of the will. Courage is will power.

Lord Moran

We love because it's the only true adventure.

Nikki Giovanni

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

Harvey Mackay

The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The ability to concentrate and to use your time well is everything if you want to succeed in business or in anything else, for that matter.

Lee Iacocca

The grass is not always greener on the other side of the fence. Fences have nothing to do with it. The grass is greenest where it is watered. When crossing over fences, carry water with you and tend the grass wherever you may be.

Unknown

The only true gift is a portion of yourself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love is the immortal flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves. It's eternal goal is life.

Smiley Blanton

Say hello to my little friend !

Tony Montana, Scarface (1983)

Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace.

Mother Teresa

Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.

Confucius

Lives of great men all remind us we can make our lives sublime, and, departing, leave behind us footprints in the sands of time.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.

William A. Ward

Success is never wondering what if.

Karrie Huffman

As a writer, I tell stories and people give me money. Then financial planners tell me stories, and I give them money.

Martin Cruz Smith

I make wine at home. I make it out of raisins so that it will be aged automatically.

Steven Wright

To me, at least the way that I teach it, all types of knowledge ultimately means self-knowledge. So, therefore they're coming in and asking me to teach them not so much how to defend themselves or how to do somebody in. Rather, they want to learn to express themselves through some movement, be it anger, be it determination or whatever. So, in other words, they're paying me to show them, in combative form, the art of expressing the human body.

Bruce Lee

It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.

Warren Buffett

For things to change you've got to change. Otherwise, nothing much will change

Jim Rohn

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - It goes on.

Robert Frost

Ever has it been that love knows not it's own depth until the hour of separation.

Kahlil Gibran

It had always amazed me how different things looked in a studio compared to how they appeared on TV. In reality the set was a tiny stage in a giant room of cables, cameras, and monitors, all connected trounced a control room full of other monitors and audio equipment. On TV it looked like two people sitting in an office having a conversation.

John P. Strelecky

Hell is the knowledge of opportunity lost, the place where the man I am comes face to face with the man I might have been.

Anonymous

To laugh often and love much, to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others, to give one's self, this is to have succeeded.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.

Abraham Lincoln

Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.

Brian Tracy

Where there is life, there is hope. Where there are hopes, there are dreams. Where there are vivid dreams repeated, they become goals. Goals become the action plans and game plans that winners dwell on in intricate detail, knowing that achievement is almost automatic when the goal becomes an inner commitment. The response to the challenges of life -- purpose -- is the healing balm that enables each of us to face up to adversity and strife.

Dennis Waitley

Love means never having to say you're sorry.

Erich Segal

In imagination, there's no limitation.

Mark Victor Hansen

You will come to know that what appears today to be a sacrifice will prove instead to be the greatest investment that you will ever make.

Gorden B. Hinkley

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

Ambrose Redmoon

You can do anything you put your mind to.

Unknown

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

Anonymity is your friend. Hmmm.. If someone adds an item to this list without knowing who "Larry" is... Is this still a list of Larryisms?

Larry Smith

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

Count Dracula, Dracula (1931)

Men do less than they ought, unless they do all they can.

Thomas Carlyle

In any situation, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing you can do is the wrong thing, the worst thing you can do is nothing.

Theodore Roosevelt

As you think in your heart, so shall you be.

Proverb

A human being is a part of a whole, called by us _universe_ , a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest... a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.

Albert Einstein

Ideas without action are worthless.

Harvey Mackay

If you face a delicate situation, don't go into it wearing your spurs or you'll rip it apart. Instead, dress for the occasion. Cloak yourself in diplomacy. Vest yourself with wisdom, and wear a smile.

Anne Mackay Thompson

Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.

Louis Pasteur

Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.

Benjamin Franklin

Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.

William Ellery Channing

Now is the time. Needs are great, but your possibilities are greater.

Bill Blackman

To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.

Anatole France

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

W. Somerset Maugham

Everything is created twice -- first mentally, then physically.

Greg Anderson

Wisdom is knowledge, rightly applied.

Anonymous

The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can't do.

Dennis Waitley

Remember tonight, for it is the beginning of always.

Dante

Tell me your friends, and I'll tell you who you are.

Assyrian Proverb

Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them become what they are capable of becoming.

Goethe

Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.

Zig Ziglar

Sometimes I lie awake at night and ask, Where have I gone wrong ? Then a voice says to me, This is going to take more than one night.

Charles M. Shultz

Where's the rest of me ?

Drake McHugh, Kings Row (1942)

We must all suffer one of two things : the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment.

Jim Rohn

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

Tim Blixseth Bono

Always do right, this will gratify some and astonish the rest.

Mark Twain

When I've heard all I need to make a decision, I don't take a vote. I make a decision.

Ronald Reagan

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The only difference between a rut and a grave is their dimensions.

Anonymous

Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.

Norman Vincent Peale

True love is when your heart and your mind are saying the same thing.

Leanna L. Bartram

With malice toward none, with charity for all.

Abraham Lincoln

Everybody forgets the basic thing, people are not going to love you unless you love them.

Pat Carroll

If our thoughts and hopes are elsewhere, it is impossible to set our faces steadily toward the work required of us.

Anonymous

Effective people are not problem-minded , they're opportunity-minded. They feed opportunities and starve problems.

Stephen Covey

The life which is unexamined is not worth living

Socrates

One can be a soldier without dying, and a lover without sighing.

Edwin Arnold

The man of virtue makes the difficulty to be overcome his first business, and success only a subsequent consideration.

Confucius

It isn't hard to be good from time to time in sports. What's tough is being good every day.

Willie Mays

Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but don't quit.

Conrad Hilton

On the last analysis, then, love is life. Love never faileth and life never faileth so long as there is love.

Henry Drummond

If the going is real easy, beware, you may be headed down hill.

Anonymous

The one thing that separates winners from losers is, winners take action!

Anthony Robbins

Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success.

Albert Schweitzer

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

Thomas J. Watson

Love is like the wild rose-briar. Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly ?

Emily Bronte