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Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly.

Stephen R. Covey

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Love is when reality is better than your dreams.

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I've looked around enough to know that you're the one I want to go through time with.

Jim Croce

Hasta la vista, baby. :

The Terminator, Terminator Judgment Day (1991)

Everybody forgets the basic thing, people are not going to love you unless you love them.

Pat Carroll

There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic.

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

Anonymous

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.

Mark Twain

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

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

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Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.

John Heywood

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

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When something is finally obvious that should have been obvious years before, we call it common sense.

Steve Walton

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

Winston Churchill

To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.

Tony Dorsett

If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.

Anthony Robbins

God is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life.

Swami Vivekananda

Each person born into this world represents something new, something that never existed before, something original and unique.

Martin Buber

All the negative thoughts and ideas that are in the world have proceeded from this evil spirit of fear. Are people so afraid ? The answer is that they have made themselves helpless and dependent on others

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The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.

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Be bold, and mighty forces will come to your aid.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.

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If you don't first handle fear and desire, and you get rich, you'll be a high pay slave.

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The greatest thing you'll ever learn is to love and be loved in return.

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

Erica Jong

Success is predictable.

Brian Tracy

With vision, every person, organization and country can flourish. The Bible says, 'Without vision we perish.

Mark Victor Hansen

Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.

Dan Stanford

Don't fall victim to your own melodrama. Keep things in perspective. The odds are that your problem is solvable. Address the solution and don't dwell on the problem to the point at which it paralyzes you.

Harvey Mackay

is a choice to focus one's being in a certain way, to bring one's faith, commitment, creativity, and love into coordination with a particular value and purpose.

J.F.T. Bugental

Always do right, this will gratify some and astonish the rest.

Mark Twain

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

Elbert Hubbard

You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.

Colette

It is quite possible to work without results, but never will there be results without work.

Anonymous

You are the handicap you must face. You are the one who must choose your place. You can make goals for family, relationships, anything.

Michael Johnson

The fire that warms us can also consume us, it is not the fault of the fire.

Swami Vivekananda

Life is the flower for which love is the honey.

Victor Hugo

If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Our schools and are not teaching students to think. It is astonishing how many young people have difficulty in putting their brains definitely and systematically to work.

Thomas Edison

Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.

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Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.

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There's a name for you ladies, but it isn't used in high society -- outside of a kennel.

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I want to know God's thoughts ; the rest are details.

Albert Einstein

Respect the past in the full measure of its desserts, but do not make the mistake of confusing it with the present nor seek in it the ideals of the future.

Jose Incenerios

The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while Nature cures the disease

Voltaire

Action, to be effective, must be directed to clearly conceived ends.

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To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself : First, what could I do ? Second, what could I read ? And third, who could I ask ?

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Into the hands of every individual is given a marvelous power for good or evil -- the silent, unconscious, unseen influence of his life. This is simply the constant radiation of what man really is, not what he pretends to be.

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We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.

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Nothing is more honorable than enlightenment, nothing is more beautiful than virtue.

Mingjiao

No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see the possibilities -- they're always there.

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Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.

Winston Churchill

The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.

Benjamin Franklin

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

Enjoy each step, for in every moment there is something to learn.

John P. Strelecky

Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.

William Yeats

Happiness can not be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.

Dennis Waitley

The harder I work, the luckier I get.

Samuel Goldwyn

One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man. One man tells a lie, dozens repeat it as the truth.

Chinese Proverb

Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.

Emily P. Bissell

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

This is as true in everyday life as it is in battle we are given one life and the decision is ours whether to wait for circumstances to make up our mind, or whether to act, and in acting, to live.

General Omar Bradley

Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today.

James Dean

What the heart gives away is never gone. It is kept in the hearts of others.

Robin St. John

Speak what you think today in words as hard as cannon-balls and tomorrow speak what tomorrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict every thing you said today.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Norman Vincent Peale

Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster.

William Bridges

Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.

Lou Gehrig, The Pride Of The Yankees (1942)

I love you - those three words have my life in them.

Alexandrea

You must think of failure and defeat as the spring boards to new achievements, and to the next level of accomplishment.

Les Brown

No fate is worse than a life without a love.

Mexican Proverb

No man ever became great without many and great mistakes.

William E. Gladstone

To love is to place our happiness in the happiness of another.

Gottfried Wilhem Von Leibniz

A simple I love you means more than money.

Frank Sinatra

One joy scatters a hundred griefs.

Chinese Proverb

The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.

Dennis Waitley

It is better to bind your children to you by a feeling of respect and by gentleness, than by fear.

Publius Terence

Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.

Mary Kay Ash

People fascinated by the idea of progress never suspect that every step forward is also a step on the way to the end.

Milan Kundera

Our love is here to stay.

Ira Gershwin

Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.

John Keywood

A heart as soft, a heart as kind, a heart as sound and free as in the whole world thou canst find that heart I'll give to thee.

Robert Herrick

Wherever there's a fight so hungry people can eat, I'll be there.

Tom Joad, The Grapes Of Wrath (1940)

The ready back gets all the loads.

Latvian Proverbs

You complete me.

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Mr. Christian !

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That's what I love about these high school girls, man. I keep getting older, they stay the same age.

David Wooderson, Dazed And Confused (1993)

My parents told me that I could do and be anything I really wanted. I believed them.

Molly McDonald

It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.

Anonymous

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

Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about its own things. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.

Matthew 6: 34

Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose.

Thomas Edison

Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.

King Mongkut, The King And (1956)

Perfect love can not be without equality.

Scottish Proverb

There is no such thing as failure. There are only results.

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True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.

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Mac, you ever been in love ?

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To be able to say how much love, is love but little.

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Love cures people - both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.

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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