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Security is a kind of death.

Tennessee Williams

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Do what you love and the money will follow

Marsha Sinetar

One drink's too many, and a hundred's not enough.

Bartender Nat, The Lost Weekend (1945)

Minds are like parachutes, they function only when open.

Anonymous

Look at every situation as if you were in the future and you were looking back on it.

General Peter Schoomaker

Anything in life worth having is worth working for.

Andrew Carnegie

The best proof of love is trust.

Joyce Brothers

Nobody has ever escaped from Stalag 17. Not alive, anyway.

Oberst Von Scherbach, Stalag 17 (1954)

Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must be overcome first.

Anonymous

It's not what you are that holds you back, it's what you think you are not.

Dennis Waitley

Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, " What's in it for me ? ".

Brian Tracy

Ask for advice but do what you think is best.

Greek Proverb

Love - the feeling - is a fruit of love, the verb.

Stephen Covey

Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.

Marcus Aurelius

Yes, it used to be beautiful -- what with the rackets, whoring, guns.

Lou Pascal, Atlantic City (1980)

Advice after the mischief is like medicine after death.

Danish Proverb

They call me Mister Tibbs !

Virgil Tibbs, In The Heat Of The Night (1967)

The beauties of the world are best seen by those who strive to reach them.

Anonymous

Every action that helps us manifest our divine nature more and more is good, every action that retards it is evil.

Swami Vivekananda

No man is happy who does not think himself so.

Publilius Syrus

Fortune favors the brave.

Publius Terence

You will never find time for anything. You must make it.

Charles Buxton

I am a great believer in luck and I find that the harder I work the more I have of it.

Thomas Jefferson

There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. That little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.

W. Clement Stone

Success isn't magic or hocus-pocus, it's simply learning to focus.

Unattributed

You need a good bedside manner with doctors or you will get nowhere.

William S. Burroughs

A smile is the light in your window that tells others that there is a caring, sharing person inside.

Dennis Waitley

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

Anyone who thinks the sky is the limit, has limited imagination.

Anonymous

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.

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity , an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

Winston Churchill

The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're still alive.

Orlando Battista

All men dream, but unequally. Those that dream at night in the dusty recesses of their minds awake the next day to find that their dreams were just vanity. But those who dream during the day with their eyes wide open are dangerous men , they act out their dreams to make them reality.

Thomas Edward Lawrence

It is the marriage of the soul with Nature that makes the intellect fruitful, and gives birth to imagination.

Henry David Thoreau

Anybody can do just about anything with himself that he really wants to and makes up his mind to do. We are all capable of greater things than we realize.

Norman Vincent Peale

Desire can be eradicated from the roots by firmly imbibing the four attributes of : Jnan, Atmanishtha, Vairagya, and the full fledged devotion to god. Faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers.

Swami Vivekananda

Pay the farmer or pay the hospital.

Birke Baehr

Life is what you make it.

Unknown

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

Winston Churchill

There is no point at which you can say 'Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap.'

Carrie Fisher

Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become a reality.

Earl Nightingale

The calla lilies are in bloom again.

Terry Randall, Stage Door (1937)

Anything that we have to learn we learn by the actual doing of it we become just by performing just acts, temperate by performing temperate ones, brave by performing brave ones.

Aristotle

Oh, Jerry, don't let's ask for the moon. We have the stars.

Charlotte Vale, Now (1942)

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

Mahatma Gandhi

This too, shall pass.

Persian Proverb

No legacy is so rich as honesty.

William Shakespeare

It is impossible to imagine anything which better becomes a ruler than mercy.

Seneca

Ideas attract money, time, talents, skills, energy and other complementary ideas that will bring them into reality.

Mark Victor Hansen

Charity should begin at home, but should not stay there. Philip Brooks Children are the reward of life.

Congolese Proverb

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

Anything that makes you weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.

Swami Vivekananda

Do not let the reasons for your challenges become the excuses for your failure.

Laura Frith

Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.

Jim Rohn

Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down.

Charles F. Kettering

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

Larry the Cable Guy

If you build it, he will come.

Field of Dreams

Some people come into our lives and quickly go, some stay for a while and leave footprints in our hearts, and we are never, ever the same.

Unknown

Whether you think you can or think you can't - you are right.

Henry Ford

Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.

W. Clement Stone

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

Anonymous

There's no crying in baseball !

Jimmy Dugan, A League Of Their Own (1992)

It is the patient building of character, the intense struggle to realize the truth, which alone will tell in the future of humanity.

Swami Vivekananda

You don't get to choose how you're going to die, only how you're going to live.

Joan Baez

The best way out is always through.

Robert Frost

Love is a haunting melody that I have never mastered and I fear I never will.

William S. Burroughs

Give all to love; obey thy heart.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Live Simply, Laugh Often, Love Deeply.

Unknown

A coward gets scared and quits. A hero gets scared, but still goes on.

Anonymous

Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.

Lord Drewar

You owe it to yourself to find your own unorthodox way of succeeding, or sometimes, just surviving.

Michael Johnson

Romance is the fuel that keeps love burning hot.

Rusty Silvey

Greed, for lack of a better word, is good.

Gordon Gekko, Wall Street (1987)

Life is a great story. It's just that sometimes we forget we are the author and can write it however we want.

John P. Strelecky

Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination.

Roy Goodman

No great man ever complains of want of opportunities.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.

John F. Kennedy

My biological clock is ticking like this, and the way this case is going, I ain't never getting married !

Mona Lisa Vito, My Cousin Vinny (1992)

But inaction itself is a kind of action, and it has consequences. Consistently and absolutely maintained, inaction would necessarily lead to swift ruin , it would be a form of suicide. A refusal to enter into the world is a refusal to meet the challenge of reality which darkly demands that I dare and find out what will happen. In my situation I bear responsibility for what occurs because I do not intervene , if I can do something and I don't do it, I am guilty of the consequences of my inaction.

Karl Jaspers

A 'No' uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.

Mahatma Gandhi

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

Martha Washington

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

You are never a loser until you quit trying.

Mike Ditka

Love, a temporary insanity, curable by marriage.

Ambrose Bierce

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

Sarah Bernhardt

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

Anonymous

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

Karl Menninger

No fate is worse than a life without a love.

Mexican Proverb

The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step

Lao Tse

There is no instinct like that of the heart.

Lord Byron

Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.

Dennis Waitley

Slow but steady wins the race.

Unknown

Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged , practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge.

Matthew Arnold

Throughout the centuries there have been men who took the first steps down new roads armed with nothing but their own vision.

Ayn Rand

If you realize how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought

Peace Pilgrim

And think not you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course.

Kahlil Gibran

Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.

Henri Frederic Amiel

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is.

Albert Einstein

The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom.

Anonymous

Don't water your weeds.

Harvey Mackay

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

William James