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Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.

Mother Teresa

I have been astonished that men could die martyrs for their religion. I have shuddered at it. I shudder no more. I could be martyr'd for my religion. Love is my religion. And I could die for that. I could die for you.

John Keats

Love is a hole in the heart.

Ben Hecht

As different streams having different sources all mingle their waters in the sea, so different tendencies, various though they appear, crooked or straight, all lead to god.

Swami Vivekananda

The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.

Vince Lombardi

Something happened to me. It was the sweetest thing that ever could be. It was a fantasy a dream come true, it was the day I met you !

Mandy Forkner

Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk beside me and be my friend.

Albert Camus

My life is my message.

Mahatma Gandhi

Love is a decision not an emotion or feeling, that if made from the heart will outlast anything.

Samantha Juarez

Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose -- a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.

Mary Shelley

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.


The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.

Anthony Robbins

A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.


Without continuous personal development, you are now all that you will ever become, and hell starts when the person you are meets the person you could have been.

Eli Cohen

You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.

Eleanor Roosevelt

I want to be alone.

Grusinskaya, Grand Hotel (1932)

Come forth into the light of things , Let nature be your Teacher.

William Wordsworth

Few people think more than two or three times a year. I have made an international reputation by thinking once or twice a week.

George Bernard Shaw

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

W. Somerset Manghan

Ask for advice but do what you think is best.

Greek Proverb

The longer the excuse, the less likely it's the truth.

Robert Half

In Switzerland, they had brotherly love, and they had years of democracy and peace. And what did that produce ? The cuckoo clock.

Harry Lime, The Third Man (1949)

You really can change the world if you care enough.

Marion Wright Edelman

I am resolved that I will not through my humility become the devil's attorney. I will endeavor to speak a good word for the truth.

Henry David Thoreau

Without music, life would be a mistake.

Fredrich Nietzsche

People can't live with change if there's not a changeless core inside them. The key to the ability to change is a changeless sense of who you are, what you are about and what you value.

Stephen Covey

If you build it, he will come.

Field of Dreams

We feel good about ourselves to the exact degree we feel in control of our lives.

Brian Tracy

A gentleman can withstand hardships , it is only the small man who, when submitted to them, is swept off his feet.


He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.

Benjamin Franklin

This above all, To Thine Own Self Be True.

William Shakespeare

I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.

Thomas Edison

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

Martin Luther King Jr.

The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies, and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose. By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors.

Anthony Robbins

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

William Carlos Williams

I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is often a step forward.

Thomas Edison

I am fond of only what comes from the heart.

Martha Washington

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

Open your ears before you open your mouth, it may surprise your eyes !

Earl Nightingale

It took more than one man to change my name to Shanghai Lily.

Shanghai Lily, Shanghai Express (1932)

Fear is the parent of cruelty.

J.A. Froude

Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.

T.S. Eliot

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

Emily Dickinson

She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older - the natural sequence of an unnatural beginning.

Jane Austen

Acting on a good idea is better than just having a good idea.

Robert Half

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

President Merkin Muffley, Dr. Strangelove(1964)

A boy's best friend is his mother.

Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)

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

Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.

John Wooden

Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone- but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding.

Bette Davis

Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The sun shines and warms and lights us and we have no curiosity to know why this is so, but we ask the reason of all evil, of pain, and hunger, and mosquitoes and silly people.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.

Will Rogers

Great minds have purposes others have wishes.

Napolean Bonaparte Washington Irving

That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquility.


When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.

Helen Keller

Love can be understood only from the inside, as a language can be understood only by someone who speaks it, as a world can be understood only by someone who lives in it.

Robert C. Solomon

Your attitude determines your altitude.

Zig Ziglar

Ill can he rule the great that cannot reach the small.

Edmund Spenser

Look at that ! Look how she moves. That's just like Jell-O on springs. She must have some sort of built-in motor. I tell you, it's a whole different sex !

Jerry, Some Like It Hot (1959)

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

Live your life and forget your age.

Norman Vincent Peale

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Change your thoughts and you change your world.

Norman Vincent Peale

Sooner or later the truth comes to light.

Dutch Proverb

Just because somebody doesn't love you the way you want, doesn't mean they don't love you with all they have.


The only job where you start at the top, is digging a hole.


Let your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities.

Robert H. Schuller

If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.

Lucy Larcom

The heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight. But they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.

Thomas S. Monson

What doesn't kill me, makes me stronger.

Friedrich Nietzsche

The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Never close your lips to those whom you have opened your heart.

Charles Dickens

Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.

Oscar Wilde

How different our lives are when we really know what is deeply important to us, and keeping that picture in mind, we manage ourselves each day to be and to do what really matters most.

Stephen Covey

Those who wish to sing, always find a song.

Swedish Proverb

Whenever we're afraid, its because we don't know enough. If we understood enough, we would never be afraid.

Earl Nightingale

A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner.


If you don't learn from your mistakes, there's no sense making them.


The art of choosing men is not nearly so difficult as the art of enabling those one has chosen to attain their full worth.

Napoleon Bonaparte

There are few people who can manage more than their own business.

Martha Washington

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

General Peter Schoomaker

We find rest in those we love, and we provide a resting place in ourselves for those who love us.

Saint Bernard of Clairvaux

The greatest sin is to think yourself weak.

Swami Vivekananda

The stuff that dreams are made of.

Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)

The speed of the leader determines the rate of the pack.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If not us, who, if not now, when ?


Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune, but great minds rise above them.

Washington Irving

Don't waste yourself in rejection, nor bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Your neighbor's vision is as true for him as your own vision is true for you.

Miguel de Unamuno

We mustn't let our passions destroy our dreams.


The miracle is this - the more we share, the more we have.

Leonard Nimoy

Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.

Robert H. Schuller

These go to eleven.

Nigel Tufnel, This Is Spinal Tap (1984)

Time is free, but it's priceless. You can't own it, but you can use it. You can't keep it, but you can spend it. Once you've lost it, you can never get it back.

Harvey Mackay

You must motivate yourself every day.

Matthew Stasior

First rule of fight club is, you do not talk about fight Club.

Tyler Durden, Fight Club (1999)

Bad friends prevent you from having good friends.

Gabonese Proverb

If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true were really true, there would be little hope of advance.

Orville Wright

Happiness is not pleasure, it is victory.

Zig Ziglar