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True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.

St. Francis

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Shri Ramakrishna used to say, "As long as I live, so long do I learn". That man or that society which has nothing to learn is already in the jaws of death. Heart and core of everything here is good, that whatever may be the surface waves, deep down and underlying everything, there is an infinite basis of goodness and love.

Swami Vivekananda

Jane. Tarzan. Jane. Tarzan.

Tarzan, Tarzan The Ape Man (1932)

Sharing is the essence of teaching. It is, I have come to believe, the essence of civilizationWithout it, the imagination is but the echo of the self, trapped in a soundproof chamber, reverberating upon itself until it is spent in exhaustion or futility.

Bill Moyers

And now here is my secret, a very simple secret. It is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.

Ralph Nader

You betcha !

Marge Gunderson, Fargo (1996)

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

Douglas Jerrold

Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones tend to take care of themselves.

Dale Carnegie

Who indeed can harm you if you are committed deeply to doing what is right ?

Peter

Your self-beliefs either support or undermine you.

Marsha Sinetar

We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.

Winston Churchill

Where there's life, there's hope.

Terence

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

Willie Mays

The mind has exactly the same power as the hands, not merely to grasp the world, but to change it

Colin Wilson

Look at the weaknesses of others with compassion, not accusation. It's not what they're not doing or should be doing that's the issue. The issue is your own chosen response to the situation and what you should be doing. If you start to think the problem is "out there", stop yourself. That thought is the problem.

Stephen Covey

My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.

Dalai Lama

Anyone can be passionate, but it takes real lovers to be silly.

Rose Franken

He who never made a mistake never made a discovery.

Samuel Smiles

Do it now !

Napoleon Hill

Love doesn't make the world go'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.

Franklin P. Jones

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

Robert Collier

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.

Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery.

Von Schiller Fulton J. Sheen

The madness of love is the greatest of heaven's blessings.

Plato

The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. -

Elbert Hubbard

A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.

Thomas Jefferson

Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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.

George Catlin

Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.

Robert H. Schuller

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.

Martin Luther King Jr.

The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.

Eden Phillpotts

A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.

Anonymous

Change does not change tradition. It strengthens it. Change is a challenge and an opportunity, not a threat. Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change. Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them.

Henry Steele Commager

Hasta la vista, baby. :

The Terminator, Terminator Judgment Day (1991)

Well, it's not the men in your life that counts, it's the life in your men.

Tira, I'm No Angel (1933)

Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in god. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.

Swami Vivekananda

There's no crying in baseball !

Jimmy Dugan, A League Of Their Own (1992)

I love great music and art, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.

Thomas Edison

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Wisdom is supreme , therefore make a full effort to get wisdom. Esteem her and she will exalt you , embrace her and she will honor you. Wise men speak because they have something to say, fools because they have to say something.

Plato

If one has to submit, it is wasteful not to do so with the best grace possible.

Winston Churchill

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

Queen, Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937)

Live as if you were to die tomorrow , Learn as if you were to live forever.

Mahatma Gandhi

There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not.

Somerset Maugham

If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x ; y is play ; and z is keeping your mouth shut.

Albert Einstein

Keep your heart open for as long as you can, as wide as you can, for others and especially for yourself.

Morrie Schwarz

Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.

Kahlil Gibran

If you don't quit, and don't cheat, and don't run home when trouble arrives, you can only win.

Shelley Long

I arise from dreams of thee in the first sweet sleep of night, when the winds are breathing low, and the stars are shining bright.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

I deal with the obvious. I present, reiterate and glorify the obvious -- because the obvious is what people need to be told.

Dale Carnegie

Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.

Publilius Syrus

He who knows all the answers has not yet been asked all the questions.

Unattributed

All things are created twice. There's a mental or first creation, and a physical or second creation of all things. You have to make sure that the blueprint, the first creation, is really what you want, that you've thought everything through. Then you put it into bricks and mortar. Each day you go to the construction shed and pull out the blueprint to get marching orders for the day. You begin with the end in mind.

Stephen Covey

Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.

Dennis Waitley

These go to eleven.

Nigel Tufnel, This Is Spinal Tap (1984)

Recognize that transition has a characteristic shape.

William Bridges

What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.

Unknown

Find out what it means to die - not physically, that's inevitable - but to die to everything that is known, to die to your family, to your attachments, to all the things that you have accumulated, the known, the known pleasures, the known fears. Die to that every minute and you will see what it means to die so that the mind is made fresh, young, and therefore innocent, so that there is incarnation not in a next life, but the next day.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Don't say, "If I could, I would". Say, "If I can, I will".

Jim Rohn

What comes from the heart, touches the heart.

Don Sibet

Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

Every human heart is human.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.

St. Francis

Everyone who achieves success in a great venture, solves each problem as they came to it. They helped themselves. And they were helped through powers known and unknown to them at the time they set out on their voyage. They keep going regardless of the obstacles they met.

W. Clement Stone

People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals - that is, goals that do not inspire them.

Anthony Robbins

Teachers have three loves, love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together.

Scott Hayden

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.

J. Robert Oppenheimer

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

You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.

Anonymous

Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression, in order that every man present his views without penalty, there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population.

Albert Einstein

This is the first day, of the rest of your life.

Unknown

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

Bunker Hunt

Life's blows can not break a person whose spirit is warmed at the fire of enthusiasm.

Norman Vincent Peale

A teacher, a really good teacher, is never a giver of truth; he is a guide, a pointer to truth. Therefore, a good teacher, or, more appropriately, a guide, studies each student individually and helps to awaken the student to explore himself, both internally and externally, and ultimately to integrate himself with his being. All in all, a teacher acts as a catalyst, and not only must he have a tremendous understanding; he must also possess a sensitive mind with great flexibility and adaptability.

Bruce Lee

What the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.

Napoleon Hill

I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie. I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave. And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.

H.L. Mencken

Our life is what it is as a result of how we think.

George DeVack

You don't understand ! I could've had class. I could've been a contender. I could've been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am.

Terry Malloy, On The Waterfront (1954)

While we pursue happiness, we flee from contentment.

Hasidic Proverb

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

Leanna L. Bartram

The time is always right to do what is right.

Martin Luther King Jr.

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

Larry the Cable Guy

If you can dream it, you can do it.

Walt Disney

The best way out is always through.

Robert Frost

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

William B. Sprague

Love can never grow old. Locks may lose their brown and gold. Cheeks may fade and hollow grow. But the hearts that love will know, never winter's frost and chill, summer's warmth is in them still.

Leo Buscaglia

My father taught me to work ; he did not teach me to love it.

Abraham Lincoln

It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.

Alec Bourne

I am not sure I should have dared to start , but I am sure that I should not have dared to stop.

Winston Churchill

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

That love is all there is is all we know of love.

Emily Dickinson

The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret to outward success.

Henry Ward Beecher

Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.

Demosthenes

Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm.

Earl Nightingale

I love thee, I love but thee with a love that shall not die till the sun grows cold and the stars grow old.

William Shakespeare

I don't want to move to a city where the only cultural advantage is being able to make a right turn on a red light.

Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)

If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.

Lynda Barry

There are times when a man should be content with what he has but never with what he is.

William George Jordan