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

T. Dufek

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Think about it, there must be higher love. Down in the heart or hidden in the stars above, without it, life is a wasted time. Look inside your heart, I'll look inside mine.

Steve Winwood

To be in love is merely to be in a state of perpetual anesthesia. To mistake an ordinary young man for a greek god or an ordinary young woman for a goddess.

H.L. Mencken

Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.

Theodore Isaac Rubin

Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.

Vincent Van Gogh

Romantic love is an illusion. Most of us discover this truth at the end of a love affair or else when the sweet emotions of love lead us into marriage and then turn down their flames.

Thomas Moore

He that has done nothing has known nothing.

Thomas Carlyle

Because I readily absorb ideas from every source - frequently starting where the last person left off - I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.

Thomas Edison

Keep your business affairs in your own hands. It's the only way to be happy.

Martha Washington

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

Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.

Danny Kaye

Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.

Ferris Bueller, Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)

If there is no struggle, there is no progress.

Frederick Douglass

Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity can not survive.

Dalai Lama

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

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

Never give in -- never, never, never, never.

Winston Churchill

The storm also beats on the house that is built on the rock.

Anonymous

Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.

Jacques Barzun

I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.

Martin Luther King Jr.

When a man comes to a conscious vital realization of those great spiritual forces within himself and begins to use those forces in science, in business, and in life, his progress in the future will be unparalleled.

Bruce Lee

Never giving up and pushing forward will unlock all the potential we are capable of.

Christy Borgeld

Spread love everywhere you go, first of all in your own house. Give love to your children, to your wife or husband, to a next door neighbor. Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness, kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile, kindness in your warm greeting.

Mother Theresa

The more you venture to live greatly, the more you will find within you what it takes to get on top of things and stay there.

Norman Vincent Peale

Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!

Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)

What is it you want, Mary ? What do you want ? You want the moon ? Just say the word, and I'll throw a lasso around it and pull it down.

George Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)

Our intentions create our reality.

Wayne W. Dyer

Happiness itself does not stay -- only moments of happiness do.

Spanish Proverb

Don't take no for an answer, never submit to failure. Do not be fobbed off with mere personal success or acceptance. You will make all kinds of mistakes, but as long as you are generous and true, and also fierce, you can not hurt the world or even seriously distress her. She was made to be wooed by youth.

Winston Churchill

Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.

Zig Ziglar

Every choice one makes either expands or contracts the area in which he can make and implement future decisions. When one makes a choice, he irrevocably binds himself to the consequences of that choice.

Marion G. Romney

Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary.

John Keating, Dead Poets Society (1989)

Every hand does its part to hold up the world. Every healthy individual guides his life by a selected motive which takes precedence over all the others. He is the man who maintains his integrity in the midst of change, his individuality in the face of external pressures to conform.

Hubert Bonner

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

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Ask yourself : 'Do I feel the need to laminate ? ' Then teaching is for you.

Gordon Korman

I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.

Winston Churchill

From Freud we learned that the past exists now in the person. Now we must learn, from growth theory and self-actualization theory that the future also now exists in the person in the form of ideals, hopes, duties, tasks, plans, goals, unrealized potentials, mission, fate, destiny, etc. One for whom no future exists is reduced to the concrete, to hopelessness, to emptiness.

Abraham Maslow

The search for someone to blame is always successful.

Robert Half

The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it.

Anonymous

There's no such thing as coulda, shoulda and woulda. If you shoulda and coulda, you woulda done it.

Pat Riley

You may have to fight a battle more than once to win.

Margaret Thatcher

Have you checked the children lately ?

Curt Duncan, When A Stranger Calls (1979)

After every happiness comes misery, they may be far apart or near. The more advanced the soul, the more quickly does one follow the other. What we want is neither happiness nor misery. Both make us forget our true nature, both are chains -- one iron, one gold , behind both is the Atman, who knows neither happiness nor misery. These are states, and states must ever change , but the nature of the atman is bliss, peace, unchanging. We have not to get it, we have it, only wash away the dross and see it.

Swami Vivekananda

Man shapes himself through decisions that shape his environment.

Rene Dubos

Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.

Donald Trump

Every time we open our mouths, men look into our minds.

Anonymous

No matter how small, acknowledge the achievement.

Greg Henry Quinn

I tended to place my wife under a pedestal.

Woody Allen

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

Steve Walton

Once in a while, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale.

Gieselle C. Viera

There are millions of children today who don't attend school. However, education is the only way to get ahead in this country.

Azim Premji

It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.

Warren Buffett

The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.

Abraham Lincoln

It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best. You very often get it.

W. Somerset Maugham

There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts : what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.

Dale Carnegie

Experience is the best teacher.

Proverb

Seek the wisdom of the ages, but look at the world through the eyes of a child.

Ron Wild

Come out, come out, wherever you are !

Max Cady, Cape Fear (1991)

Volunteering is not a choice, it's a responsibility.

Ashley E. Hyder

Better never to have met you in my dream than to wake and reach for hands that are not there.

Otomo No Yakamochi

No wire hangers, ever !

Joan Crawford, Mommie Dearest (1981)

Our real problem is not our strength today ; it is rather the vital necessity of action today to ensure strength tomorrow.

Calvin Coolidge

Love is the emblem of eternity, it confounds all notion of time, effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.

Germaine De Stael

I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.

Anthony Robbins

For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.

Judy Garland

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

Unattributed

Unfortunately, there seems to be far more opportunity out there than ability... . We should remember that good fortune often happens when opportunity meets with preparation.

Thomas Edison

The road to success is lined with many tempting parking spaces.

Traditional Proverb

The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.

Edmund Burke

The question should be, is it worth trying to do, not can it be done.

Allard Lowenstein

Some people plant in the spring and leave in the summer. If you're signed up for a season, see it through. You don't have to stay forever, but at least stay until you see it through.

Jim Rohn

There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.

George Sands

Difficulties strengthen the mind, as well as labor does the body.

Seneca

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

Dennis Waitley

This one step, choosing a goal and sticking to it, changes everything.

Scott Reed

I ain't so tough.

Tom Powers, The Public Enemy (1931)

Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.

Robert A. Heinlein

Happiness consists of a solid faith, good health, and a bad memory.

Ingrid Bergman

When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.

Mark Twain

Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.

Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)

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

Anonymous

Opportunities multiply as they are seized ; they die when neglected. Life is a long line of opportunities.

John Wicker

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

Robert Frost

Love is a daily, mutual exchange of value.

Dennis Waitley

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

Publius Terence

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

Robert Collier

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

Sawyer, you're going out a youngster, but you've got to come back a star!

Julian Marsh, 42nd Street (1933)

As God is my witness, I'll never be hungry again.

Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)

A life lived in fear is half lived.

Anonymous

Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.

Erich Fromm

I don't think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.

Abraham Lincoln

People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.

Norman Vincent Peale

Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.

Sarah Bernhardt

This isn't a dream ! This is really happening !

Rosemary Woodhouse, Rosemary's Baby (1968)

If you judge people, you have no time to love them.

Mother Teresa

My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant - but misdirected - ideas of others.

Thomas Edison

Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it. I can take it in small doses, but as a lifestyle I find it too confining.

Lily Tomlin

Of course it's the same old story. Truth usually is the same old story.

Margaret Thatcher

One does evil enough when one does nothing good.

German Proverb

The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.

Arthur C. Clarke