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He who has learned how to obey will know how to command.

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The energy, the faith, the devotion which we bring to this endeavor will light our country and all who serve it, and the glow from that fire can truly light the world.

Thomas Jefferson

Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.

W. Clement Stone

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.

Aristotle

A lie keeps growing and growing until it's as clear as the nose on your face.

The Blue Fairy, Pinocchio (1940)

If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.

John Davidson Rockefeller

I live a very dull life here, indeed I think I am more like a state prisoner than anything else.

Martha Washington

The word courage comes from the same stem as the French word coeur, meaning ''heart''. Thus just as one's heart, by pumping blood to one's arms, legs, and brain enables all the other physical organs to function, so courage makes possible all the psychological virtues. Without courage other values whither away into mere facsimiles of virtue.

Rollo May

An idea can turn to dust or magic, depending on the talent that rubs against it.

Bill Bernbach

Freedom from the known is death, and then you are living.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.

Ingrid Bergman

Captain, it is I, Ensign Pulver, and I just threw your stinking palm tree overboard. Now, what's all this crud about no movie tonight ?

Ensign Pulver, Mister Roberts (1955)

Character is higher than intellect... A great soul will be strong to live, as well as to think.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

No, this trick won't work... How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love ?

Albert Einstein

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.

Confucius

I thought that training for the Olympics would be hardest thing I would ever have to do," former Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber said in court. "But the hardest thing I've ever had to do is process that I am a victim of Larry Nassar. But even though I'm a victim, I do not and will not live my life as one.

Jordyn Wieber

Love is an attempt to change a piece of a dream world into reality.

Theodor Reik

I never did anything worth doing entirely by accident... . Almost none of my inventions came about totally by accident. They were achieved by having trained myself to endure and tolerate hard work.

Thomas Edison

Life without love is like a tree. Without blossom and fruit.

Khalil Gibran

To freely bloom - that is my definition of success.

Gerry Spence

There is no remedy for love but to love more.

Thoreau

There is only one person who could ever make you happy, and that person is you.

David Burns

No matter how big government gets, and no matter how many services it provides, it can never take the place of volunteers.

Ronald Reagan

For the first time in my life, people cheering for me. Were you deaf ? Didn't you hear 'em ? We're not hitchhiking any more. We're riding.

Michael Kelly, Champion (1949)

Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.

Stephen A. Brennan

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

Louis Pasteur

You can have everything in life you want if you'll just help enough other people get what they want.

Zig Ziglar

An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future.

Brian Tracy

Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.

John Davidson Rockefeller

Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.

Will Rogers

Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.

Stan Smith

Don't wait for a funeral to pay a compliment. You may not make it in time.

Harvey Mackay

It is better to have loved and lost than to never have loved.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Men always want to be a woman's first love. Women like to be a man's last romance.

Oscar Wilde

The best proof of love is trust.

Joyce Brothers

When people are like each other they tend to like each other.

Anthony Robbins

Gobble gobble, gobble gobble. We accept her. One of us, one of us.

Freaks, Freaks (1932)

Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you mean to profit, learn to please.

Winston Churchill

My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.

Winston Churchill

Passion is the genesis of genius.

Anthony Robbins

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

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

Colin Powell

Tomorrow will be like today. Life wastes itself while we are preparing to live. Our friends and fellow-workers die off from us.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Dyin' ain't much of a living, boy.

Josey Wales, The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)

In each man there is a priceless treasure that is in no other. Every man's foremost task is the actualization of his unique, unprecedented and never-recurring potentialities, and not the repetition of something that another, and be it even the greatest, has already achieved.

Martin Buber

When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

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

The best way out is always through.

Robert Frost

There are only two rules for being successful. One, figure out exactly what you want to do, and two, do it.

Mario Cuomo

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

Zig Ziglar

Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish. A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.

John Quincy Adams

This was love at first sight, love everlasting, a feeling unknown, unhoped for, unexpected in so far as it could be a matter of conscious awareness, it took entire possession of him, and he understood, with joyous amazement, that this was for life.

Muriel Spark

The only way to have a friend is to be one.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for ?

Robert Browning

Open your ears before you open your mouth, it may surprise your eyes !

Earl Nightingale

The most important of life's battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.

David O. McKay

Constant dripping hollows out a stone.

Lucretius

Mightier far than strength of nerve or sinew, or the sway of magic potent over sun and star, is love.

William Wordsworth

I cannot stand little notes on my pillow ! We are all out of cornflakes,

Oscar Madison, F (1968)

I light my candle from their torches.

Robert Burton

The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life.

Richard Bach

Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.

Robert H. Schuller

Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.

Laertius Diogenes

The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.

William James

The mind, ever the willing servant, will respond to boldness, for boldness, in effect, is a command to deliver mental resources.

Norman Vincent Peale

Until man duplicates a blade of grass, nature can laugh at his so-called scientific knowledge.

Thomas Edison

Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.

Charlie Brown

Between stimulus and response, one has the freedom to choose.

Stephen Covey

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.

Francis Bacon

What hump ?

Igor, Young Frankenstein (1974)

It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.

Seneca

Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.

Virginia Satir

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

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

Phil Collins

Whatever happens, take responsibility !

Anthony Robbins

If we all tired to make other peoples paths easy, our own feet would have a smooth even place to walk on.

Myrtle Reed

Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.

William Feather

Mr. Christian !

Captain Bligh, Mutiny On The Bounty (1935)

Love is a symbol of eternity that wipes away all sense of time, removing all memory of a beginning and all fear of an end.

Ikhide Oshoma

There is no pleasure in life equal to that of the conquest of a vicious habit.

Anonymous

Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine.

Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)

Hard work pays off.

Unknown

Come out, come out, wherever you are !

Max Cady, Cape Fear (1991)

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.

Helen Keller

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.

Lord Drewar

Be the change you want to see in the world Ghandi Be useful where thou livest.

George Herbert

He who has great power should use it lightly.

Seneca

Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.

Robert Collier

Bumper Sticker - Join the Army. See the world, travel to far away places, meet exotic people and kill them.

Unknown

The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking, the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker.

Albert Einstein

When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.

Helen Keller

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream.

Mark Twain

Spoken about by, radio announcer and good friend : never let a day go by that he didn't learn something new and, in turn pass it on to others. It was his consuming passion.

Earl Nightingale

We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile.

Earl Nightingale

The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.

Unknown

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

Robert Frost