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For love is heaven, and heaven is love.

Sir Walter Scott

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Find the good -- and praise it.

Alex Haley

Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire.

La Rouchefoucauld

The way we see the problem is the problem.

Stephen Covey

The real and lasting victories are those of peace and not of war.

John Milton

Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the world's work, and the power to appreciate life.

Brigham Young

It took more than one man to change my name to Shanghai Lily.

Shanghai Lily, Shanghai Express (1932)

Our happiness depends on the habit of mind we cultivate. So practice happy thinking every day. Cultivate the merry heart, develop the happiness habit, and life will become a continual feast.

Norman Vincent Peale

People with many interests live, not only longest, but happiest.

George Matthew Allen

Michael, we're bigger than U.S. Steel.

Hyman Roth, The Godfather: Part II (1974)

You must tolerate that which you can not change.

Spanish Proverb

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

Muriel Spark

Your voice makes me tremble inside and your smile is an invitation for my imagination to go wild.

Anonymous

We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.

Tom Robbins

If I'd been a ranch, they would've named me the Bar Nothing.

Gilda, Gilda (1946)

Success leaves clues.

Jim Rohn

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

Do not let the reasons for your challenges become the excuses for your failure.

Laura Frith

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

Mahatma Gandhi

Love reminds you that nothing else matters.

Amy Bushell

Be like a postage stamp. Stick to it until you get there.

Harvey Mackay

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.

What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Accomplishment of purpose is better than making a profit.

Nigerian Proverb

There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread.

Mother Theresa

The only difference between a good shot and a bad shot is if it goes in or not.

Charles Barkley

Formal education will make you a living, self education will make you a fortune.

Jim Rohn

Life is "trying things to see if they work"

Ray Bradbury

I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than attempting to satisfy them.

John Stuart Mill

Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.

George F. Will

I'm the ghost with the most, babe.

Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice (1988)

Learning acquired in youth is an inscription on stone.

Indian Proverb

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

Jerome Cummings

Let us never be betrayed into saying we have finished our education because that would mean we had stopped growing.

Julia H. Gulliver

Other men have seen angels, But I have seen thee, And thou art enough.

G. Moore

Man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed, but not defeated.

Ernest Hemingway

The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what we want most for what we want at the moment.

Anonymous

It is not the critic who counts, nor the man who points out how the strong man stumbled, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs and comes short again and again, who knows great enthusiasms, great devotions, who spends himself in a worthy cause, who, at the best, knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who, at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.

Theodore Roosevelt

You'll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind.

Irish Proverb

Don't fear, just live right.

Neal A. Maxwell

To be successful, you must decide exactly what you want to accomplish, then resolve to pay the price to get it.

Bunker Hunt

Stand up, be bold, be strong. Take the whole responsibility on your own shoulders, and know that you are the creator of your own destiny. All the strength and succor you want is within yourself. Therefore, make your own future.

Swami Vivekananda

Something happened to me. It was the sweetest thing that ever could be. It was a fantasy a dream come true, it was the day I met you !

Mandy Forkner

Love is the universal thirst for a communion not merely of the senses, but of our whole nature.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

There are so many things that we wish we had done yesterday, so few that we feel like doing today.

John Milton

When you shoot a mime, should you use blanks ?

Steven Wright

You're my Lassie come home.

Joe Carraclough, Lassie Come Home (1943)

If what you did yesterday seems big, you haven't done anything today.

Lou Holtz

Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your heart or burn down your house, you can never tell.

Joan Crawford

Thou love life ? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff that life is made of.

Benjamin Franklin

Advice after the mischief is like medicine after death.

Danish Proverb

Nothing could be worse than the fear that one had given up too soon, and left one unexpended effort that might have saved the world.

Jane Addams

Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.

E. Joseph Cossman

The real test in golf and in life is not in keeping out of the rough, but in getting out after you are in.

Zig Ziglar

I am both pleased but astonished by the fact that mankind has not yet begun to use all the means and devices that are available for destruction. I hope that such weapons are never manufactured in quantity.

Thomas Edison

For every beauty there is an eye somewhere to see it. For every truth there is an ear somewhere to hear it. For every love there is a heart somewhere to receive it.

Ivan Panin

Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win -- essential to success.

Napoleon Hill

Let thy words be few.

Ecclesiastes

Do not wait for ideal circumstances, they will never come, nor for the best opportunities.

Janet Erskine Stuart

Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.

Unknown

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

Peter De Vries

One lie ruins a thousand truths.

Ghanaian Proverb

You don't just stumble into the future you create your own future.

Roger Smith

Don't look back - forward, infinite energy, infinite enthusiasm, infinite daring, and infinite patience - then alone can great deeds be accomplished.

Swami Vivekananda

Sometimes you gotta create what you want to be a part of.

Geri Weitzman

The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls you.

Anthony Robbins

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

A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.

Charles M. Schwab

Repeat anything long enough and it will start to become you.

Tom Hopkins

I feel I have this great creative and spiritual force within me that is greater than faith, greater than ambition, greater than confidence, greater than determination, greater than vision. It is all these combined. Whether it is a godhead or not, I feel this great force, this untapped power, this dynamic something within me. This feeling defies description, and there is no experience with which this feeling may be compared. It is something like a strong emotion mixed with faith, but a lot stronger.

Bruce Lee

The earth is enjoyed by heroes, this is the unfailing truth. Be a hero. Always say, I have no fear.

Swami Vivekananda

Necessity is the mother of invention.

Proverb

Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.

Kahil Gibran

Live your dreams.

Les Brown

The great end of education is to discipline rather than to furnish the mind, to train it to the use of its own powers rather than to fill it with the accumulation of others.

Tyron Edwards

The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his patients in the care of the human body, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.

Thomas Edison

Life is too short to ponder the "what if's " and fear rejection.

T. Dufek

Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character.

Thomas Edison

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

William Cowper

A gentle hand may lead even an elephant by a single hair.

Iranian Proverb

Don't mess with the bull, young man. You'll get the horns !

Principal Richard Vernon, The Breakfast Club (1985)

True love can not be found where it truly does not exist, Nor can it be hidden where it truly does.

Anonymous

Success in the affairs of life often serves to hide one's abilities, whereas adversity frequently gives one an opportunity to discover them.

Horace

Great men are not always wise.

Job 329

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

Jessica Brumley

The unexamined life is not worth living.

Socrates

I am a slow walker, but I never walk backwards.

Abraham Lincoln

If I have a faith that can move mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.

Corinthians

In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.

Phil Collins

The best way to predict the future is to create it.

Peter F. Drucker

Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking.

William B. Sprague

They merit more praise who know how to suffer misery than those who temper themselves in contentment.

Pietro Aretino

If you build it, he will come.

Field of Dreams

They're called boobs, Ed.

Erin Brockovich, Erin Brockovich (2000)

A lawyer dies and goes to hell. The devil says he'll make a deal with him. He can go to heaven if he gives up the souls of his wife and two kids. 'Sure' says the lawyer, 'but what's the catch ? '

Unknown

Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody is watching.

Mark Twain

There may be peace without joy, and joy without peace, but the two combined make happiness

John Buchan

Hi, Curly, kill anyone today ?

Mitch Robbins, Curly (1991)

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

Anthony Robbins

The gem can not be polished without friction, nor man be perfected without trials.

Danish Proverb

No involvement, no commitment.

Stephen Covey