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For love is heaven, and heaven is love.

Sir Walter Scott

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I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.

Albert Einstein

Men are often capable of greater things than they perform. They are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent.

Horace Walpole

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

Jim Rohn

If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.

Abigail Van Buren

Feel the fear and do it anyway.

Susan Jeffers

Only in his own way and not in any other can the one who strives perfect himself. He who lays hold of the rung of his companion and lets go of his own rung, through him neither the one nor the other will be realized.

Martin Buber

The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him.

Abraham Lincoln

Who is the happiest of men ? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though'twere his own.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

One hundred percent of the shots you don't take don't go in.

Wayne Gretzky

Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire.

Napoleon Hill

He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything.

Unknown

Hard work pays off.

Unknown

To go fast, row slowly.

Norman Vincent Peale

History does nothing , it does not possess immense riches, it does not fight battles. It is men, real, living, who do all this.

Karl Marx

Live with passion.

Anthony Robbins

I never let my subject get in the way of what I want to talk about.

Mark Victor Hansen

You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din.

Cutter, Gunga Din (1939)

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

Canary Island Proverb

We will find only what we look for, nothing more and nothing less.

Anonymous

If I were required to guess off-hand, and without collusion with higher minds, what is the bottom cause of the amazing material and intellectual advancement of the last fifty years, I should guess that it was the modern-born and previously non-existent disposition on the part of men to believe that a new idea can have value.

Mark Twain

Get away from her, you bitch !

Ripley, Aliens (1986)

How different our lives are when we really know what is deeply important to us, and keeping that picture in mind, we manage ourselves each day to be and to do what really matters most.

Stephen Covey

You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.

Dale Carnegie

Snakes ! Why did it have to be snakes ?

Indiana Jones, Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1987)

When you put faith, hope and love together, you can raise positive kids in a negative world.

Zig Ziglar

Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers gardens.

Douglas Jerrold

One joy scatters a hundred griefs.

Chinese Proverb

When love and skill work together expect a masterpiece.

John Ruskin

Ask yourself : 'Do I feel the need to laminate ? ' Then teaching is for you.

Gordon Korman

I didn't have time to hire half my coaching staff. I didn't know any of the players by sight, but somehow we got through spring ball with the help of a couple of graduate assistants.

Larry Smith

We have to go back to philosophy to treat things as they are. We are suffering from our own karma. It is not the fault of god. What we do is our own fault, nothing else. Why should god be blamed ?

Swami Vivekananda

There is no substitute for hard work.

Thomas Edison

You're lit from within, Tracy. You've got fires banked down in you, hearth-fires and holocausts.

Mike Connor, The Philadelphia Story (1940)

I was born when she kissed me. I died when she left me. I lived a few weeks while she loved me.

Dixon Steele, In A Lonely Place (1950)

Nothing succeeds like success.

Proverb

Every life form seems to strive to its maximum except human beings. How tall will a tree grow ? As tall as it possibly can. Human beings, on the other hand, have been given the dignity of choice. You can choose to be all or you can choose to be less. Why not stretch up to the full measure of the challenge and see what all you can do ?

Jim Rohn

Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction.

Albert Einstein

Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing, a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.

Goethe

Whenever your present situation, I assure you that you are not your habits. You can replace old patterns of self-defeating behavior with new patterns, new habits of the effectiveness, happiness, and trust-based relationships.

Stephen Covey

Our limitations and success will be based, most often, on your own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.

Dennis Waitley

You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view, until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.

Atticus Finch, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)

Yes, it used to be beautiful -- what with the rackets, whoring, guns.

Lou Pascal, Atlantic City (1980)

Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.

Anonymous

Come, let us make love deathless.

Herbert Trench

No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an unchartered land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.

Helen Keller

While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.

Benjamin Franklin

Be careful the environment you choose for it will shape you ; be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them.

W. Clement Stone

Why hesitate? Upon the plains of hesitation are the bleached bones of countless millions, who on the threshold of victory sat down to wait, and in waiting they died.

Unattributed

Love is made by two people, in different kinds of solitude. It can be in a crowd, but in an oblivious crowd.

Louis Aragon

No matter how small, acknowledge the achievement.

Greg Henry Quinn

No involvement, no commitment.

Stephen Covey

'Wake Me When It's Funny'

Gary Marshall

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

Anatole France

No one became poor by giving alms.

French Proverb

Kiss me. Kiss me as if it were the last time.

Casablanca

Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.

Henry Kaiser

Live out of your imagination, not your history.

Stephen Covey

The true way to soften one's troubles is to solace those of others.

Madame De Maintenon

Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting ; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be.

Zig Ziglar

Dreams are the reality of tomorrow.

Dean Marshall

In our life there is a single color, as on an artist's palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.

Marc Chagall

Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think.

Dale Carnegie

In prosperity, our friends know us , in adversity, we know our friends.

John Churton Collins

If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have the capacity at the beginning.

Mahatma Gandhi

What love we've given, we'll have forever. What love we fail to give, will be lost for all eternity.

Leo Buscaglia

I don't like the man. I must get to know him better.

Abraham Lincoln

The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.

Napoleon Hill

Love does not conquer all things, but it does set all things right.

Unknown

Busier than a cat covering up shit on a tile floor!

Larry the Cable Guy

In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.

Galileo Galilei

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

Robert H. Schuller

It's always too soon to quit !

Norman Vincent Peale

Believe that you are bigger than your difficulties, for you are, indeed.

Norman Vincent Peale

This too, shall pass.

Persian Proverb

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

George Bernard Shaw

Only those who have learned the power of sincere and selfless contribution experience life's deepest joy : true fulfillment.

Anthony Robbins

Life does not happen to us, it happens from us.

Mike Wickett

I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.

Helen Keller

Wealth is but dung, useful only when spread about.

Chinese Proverb

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

Chinese Proverb

And he can make, so say the wise, no claim who makes no sacrifice.

Samuel Coleridge

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

Abraham Lincoln

I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed We hold these truths to be self-evident , that all men are created equal.

Martin Luther King Jr.

The principal goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have done.

Jean Piaget

Know thyself.

Socrates

Sometimes your nearness takes my breath away , and all the things I want to say can find no voice. Then, in silence, I can only hope my eyes will speak my heart.

Robert Sexton

In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.

Anthony Robbins

Do you love me because I am beautiful, or am I beautiful because you love me ?

Cinderella

There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.

Albert Einstein

Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all.

Dale Carnegie

Only that day dawns to which we are awake.

Henry David Thoreau

One, two, Freddy's coming for you.

Children, A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)

Excellence is the result of caring more than others think wise, risking more than other's think safe, dreaming more than others think practical, and expecting more than others think possible.

Unknown

Some minds are like concrete, all mixed up and permanently set.

Anonymous

It is well for the heart to be naive and for the mind not to be.

Anatole France

If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live.

Martin Luther King Jr.

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

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Who, being loved, is poor ?

Oscar Wilde

The idea for Googles search engine came to Page in a dream about downloading the entire web and keeping the links, he told Michigan graduates. When no one else is crazy enough to do it, you have little competition, he said.

Larry Page

Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things.

Denis Diderot