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Security is a kind of death.

Tennessee Williams

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The best and most beautiful things in the world can not be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.

Helen Keller

Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things. They are but improved means to an unimproved end, an end which was already but too easy to arrive at

Henry David Thoreau

The rare individual who honestly satisfies this heart-hunger ( praise ) will hold people in the palm of his hand, and even the undertaker will be sorry when he dies.

Dale Carnegie

Don't wait for a funeral to pay a compliment. You may not make it in time.

Harvey Mackay

It is at the edge of a petal that love waits.

William Carlos Williams

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

Anthony Robbins

Love is a daily, mutual exchange of value.

Dennis Waitley

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.

Leo Buscaglia

The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.

Bernard M. Baruch

Love, all alike, no season knows, nor clime, nor hours, days, months, which are the rags of time.

John Donne

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

No man is happy who does not think himself so.

Publilius Syrus

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

Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire.

Napoleon Hill

Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes.

Confucius

Only those who do nothing at all make no mistakes but that would be a mistake.

Anonymous

Love is the only rational act.

Morrie Schwarz

The man who lives without conflict, who lives with beauty and love, is not frightened of death because to love is to die.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Live out of your imagination, not your history.

Stephen Covey

The ancestor of every action is a thought.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Know what's weird? Day by day, nothing seems to change, but pretty soon, everything's different.

Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes

Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.

Bruce Lee

Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconscious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character

Stephen Covey

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

Abraham Lincoln

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

Man is a ladder placed on the earth and the top of it touches heaven. And all his movements and doings and words leave traces in the upper world.

Martin Buber

A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.

Edgar J. Mohn

True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.

St. Francis

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

A hundred years from now, it will not matter what kind of car I drove, what kind of house I lived in, how much money I had in the bank... but the world may be a better place because I made a differ- ence in the life of a child.

Forest Witcraft

If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes.

St. Clement

Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.

Lou Holtz

Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.

M. Scott Peck

Everyone's life is an object lesson to others.

Karl G. Maeser

Indecision is the thief of opportunity.

Jim Rohn

I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse.

Vito Corleone, The Godfather (1972)

Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.

Albert Einstein

The good physician treats the disease, the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.

William Osler

Without music, life would be a mistake.

Fredrich Nietzsche

Wisdom is not like money to be tied up and hidden.

Ghanaian Proverb

Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.

Napoleon Hill

If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.

Jim Rohn

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

Albert Einstein

It doesn't matter how much milk you spill as long as you don't lose the cow.

Harvey Mackay

There is something inside all of us that yearns not for reason but for mystery, not for penetrating clear thought but for the whisperings of the irrational, not for science but for wizardry disguised as science, not for rationally founded influence but for magic.

Karl Jaspers

It is amazing how much people can get done if they do not worry about who gets the credit.

Sandra Swinney

There comes a moment when you have to stop revving up the car and shove it into gear.

David Mahoney

Don't sweat the small stuff.

Richard Carlson

Love is my religion, I could die for it.

John Keats

The history of the world is but the biography of great men.

Thomas Carlyle

We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.

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

A simple I love you means more than money.

Frank Sinatra

Love is like a mountain, hard to climb, but once you get to the top the view is beautiful.

Daniel Monroe Tuttle

Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.

Anonymous

Love as much as you can from wherever you are.

Elizabeth Ashley

An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.

Martin Luther King Jr.

To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.

William Makepeace Thackeray

All resources are not obvious, great managers find and develop available talent.

Zig Ziglar

Be happy. It's one way of being wise.

Sidonie Gabrielle

Results come from constantly applying what you know, not just knowing.

John P. Strelecky

Gentlemen, you can't fight in here ! This is the war room !

President Merkin Muffley, Dr. Strangelove(1964)

Whenever you find whole world against you just turn around and lead the world.

Anonymous

After all is said and done, there is usually more said than done.

Anonymous

I love thee with the breath, smiles, tears of all my life.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

An Arabian proverb says there are four sorts of men: He who knows not and knows not he knows not: he is a fool, shun him. He who knows not and knows he knows not: he is simple, teach him. He who knows and knows not he knows: he is asleep--wake him. He who knows and knows he knows: he is wise, follow him.

Isabel Burton

None of us will every accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve.

Marianne Williamson

Funny like I'm a clown ? I amuse you ?

Tommy De Vito, Goodfellas (1990)

No one became poor by giving alms.

French Proverb

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

The best portion of a good man's life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts, of kindness and of love.

William Wordsworth

By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day

Robert Frost

The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.

Jonathan Swift

Kindness is tenderness. Kindness is love, but perhaps greater than loveKindness is good will. Kindness says, I want you to be happy.

Randolph Ray

If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask !

W. Clement Stone

There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.

Henry Ford

He who speaks the loudest is the least heard.

Robert Half

My friends are my estate.

Emily Dickinson

Love those who love you.

Voltaire

You might well remember that nothing can bring you success but yourself.

Napoleon Hill

I think there is something, more important than believing : Action ! The world is full of dreamers, there aren't enough who will move ahead and begin to take concrete steps to actualize their vision.

W. Clement Stone

Inch by inch, it's a cinch.

Robert H. Schuller

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

What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?

Robert H. Schuller

Love is the immortal flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves. It's eternal goal is life.

Smiley Blanton

What hump ?

Igor, Young Frankenstein (1974)

How a man plays a game shows something of his character, how he loses shows all of it.

Anonymous

To love is to receive a glimpse of heaven.

Karen Sunde

The pain of love is the pain of being alive. It is a perpetual wound.

Maureen Duffy

The struggle of the mind to keep itself free from every sort of bondage -- to remain curious, open, unsatiated in all its relations with nature -- is tenfold more difficult than the cultivation of a stable, satisfying point of view, but a thousandfold more precious.

Gardner Murphy

When I asked god for strength He gave me difficult situations to face When I asked god for brain & brawn He gave me puzzles in life to solve When I asked god for happiness He showed me some unhappy people When I asked god for wealth He showed me how to work hard When I asked god for favors He showed me opportunities to work hard When I asked god for peace He showed me how to help others God gave me nothing I wanted He gave me everything I needed

Swami Vivekananda

And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body, and be yet thankful.

Colossians 315

Religion is being and becoming. Religion is the manifestation of the divinity already in man.

Swami Vivekananda

It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly.

Isaac Asimov

The most elusive and desired quality of leadership is vision. Vision is the perfume of the mind.

Harriet Rubin

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

Mark Twain

All power is within you. You can do anything and everything. Believe in that. Do not believe that you are weak, do not believe that you are half-crazy lunatics, as most of us do nowadays. Stand up and express the divinity within you. Truth is eternal.

Swami Vivekananda

And our bodies are earth. And our thoughts are clay. And we sleep and eat with death.

Paul, All Quiet On The Western Front (1930)

Flowing blood is proof that you're alive, if it's for the sake of those you love

Makaino Kouji