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Sophocles

What you cannot enforce, Do not command.

Sophocles

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

Sophocles

One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life , that word is love.

Sophocles

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There is a law that man should love his neighbor as himself. In a few hundred years it should be as natural to mankind as breathing or the upright gait, but if he does not learn it, he must perish.

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A martini. Shaken, not stirred.

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Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habits. Watch your habits, they become character.Watch your character, it becomes your destiny.

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Unknown

I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it.

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Tolerance can lead to learning something.

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Most people resist change, so a key part of innovating is convincing other people that your idea is a good one -- by enlisting their help, and, in doing so, by helping them see the usefulness of the idea.

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He who lives without discipline dies without honor.

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What do they think I am, dumb or something ? Why, I make more money than Calvin Coolidge ! Put together !

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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.

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Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is a freedom.

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Accept the past for what it was. Acknowledge the present for what it is. Anticipate the future for what it can become.

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You aren't too bright. I like that in a man.

Matty Walker, Body Heat (1981)

I'm going to take a bath.

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You are what you are and you are where you are because of what has gone into your mind. You change what you are and you change where you are by changing what goes into your mind.

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Love is a hole in the heart.

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Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.

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I know you are, but what am I ?

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Margaret Mitchell

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.

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There are never enough I Love You's.

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Let's not just transform those in need, we can also find ways to help transform those in power.

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Life is the first gift, love is the second.

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Never fear the want of business. A man who qualifies himself well for his calling, never fails of employment.

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You can do anything you put your mind to.

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In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.

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Real love stories never have endings.

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People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character.

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High expectations are the key to everything.

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An obstacle is often a stepping stone.

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Mr. Christian !

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Progress is the activity of today and the assurance of tomorrow

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love is everything it's cracked up to be. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for.

Erica Jong

An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity, a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.

Winston Churchill

Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.

Albert Einstein

The day will come when, after harnessing space, the winds, the tides and gravitation, we shall harness for god the energies of love. And on that day, for the second time in the history of the world, we shall have discovered fire.

Thornton Wilder

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

Kahlil Gibran

Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born.

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Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.

Henry David Thoreau

You're tearing me apart !

Jim Stark, Rebel Without Cause (1955)

He who has hope has everything.

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Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.

Matthew 5:9

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

Anatole France

Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.

King Mongkut, The King And (1956)

You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you understand this ? And radio operates exactly the same way : you send signals here, they receive them there. The only difference is that there is no cat.

Albert Einstein

There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved , it is God's finger on man's shoulder.

Charles Morgan

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

Anonymous

I have seen him set fire to his wigwam and smooth over the graves of his fathers, clap his hand in silence over his mouth, and take the last look over his fair hunting ground, and turn his face in sadness to the setting sun.

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A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner.

Anonymous

Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.

Swami Vivekananda

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

A man's dreams are an index to his greatness.

Zadok Rabinwitz

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

There is no instinct like that of the heart.

Lord Byron

The willow knows what the storm does not that the power to endure harm outlives the power to inflict it.

Blood Of The Martyr

Now he has departed from this strange world a little ahead of me. That means nothing. People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.

Albert Einstein

Love is when reality is better than your dreams.

Becky Graham

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

William Arthur Ward

There is no greatness without a passion to be great, whether it's the aspiration of an athlete or an artist, a scientist, a parent, or a businessperson.

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A man never likes you so well as when he leaves your company liking himself.

Anonymous

Trust men and they will be true to you, treat them greatly, and they will show themselves great.

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Love is like war, easy to begin but hard to end.

Anonymous

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

James Allen

Look up and not down, look forward and not back, look out and not in, and lend a hand.

E. E. Hale

One rule of action more important than all others is consists in never doing anything that someone else can do for you.

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Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man , but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.

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Ralph Waldo Emerson

Be of love a little more careful than of anything.

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Your attitude determines your altitude.

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Unattributed

Love thy neighbour as thyself.

Matthew

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There's no such thing as not enough time if you're doing what you want to do.

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Every ceiling, when reached, becomes a floor, upon which one walks as a matter of course and prescriptive right.

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Honesty is the best image.

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Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

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Stephen Covey

Accomplishment of purpose is better than making a profit.

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