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Love is not love until love's vulnerable.

Theodore Roethke

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Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones tend to take care of themselves.

Dale Carnegie

If you want to be creative in your company, your career, your life, all it takes is one easy stepthe extra one. When you encounter a familiar plan, you just ask one question '' What ELSE could we do ? ''

Dale Dauten

The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility.

Albert Einstein

The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-ness.

Thomas Edison

A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another.

Thomas Edison

Love is an electric blanket with somebody else in control of the switch.

Cathy Carlyle

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

The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.

Albert Einstein

It is the very essence of good leadership to give away all credit for positive achievement, to identify only team goals and always to refer to them as such.

Joe Klock

Flops are a part of life's menu and I've never been a girl to miss out on any of the courses.

Rosalind Russell

Our limitations and success will be based most often on our own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.

Thomas Dewar

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

Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.

Archimedes

What nature delivers to us is never stale. Because what nature creates has eternity in it.

Isaac Bashevis

Success is a journey not a destination.

Ben Sweetland

I never worry about action, but only about inaction.

Winston Churchill

The love that lasts longest is the love that is never returned.

Somerset Maugham

The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.

Anonymous

Whenever I get the energy to exercise, I sit down until it passes.

Anonymous

Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.

Henry J. Kaiser

The happiness of life is made up of minute fractionsthe little soon-forgotten charities of a kiss, a smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment in the disguise of a playful raillery, and the countless other infinitesimals of pleasurable thought and genial feeling.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Get busy livin, or get busy dyin'.

Andy, The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

I want it said of me by those who knew me best ; that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow.

Abraham Lincoln

A small house will hold a hundred friends.

African Proverb

I believe in long, slow, deep, soft, wet kisses that last three days.

Crash Davis, Bull Durham (1988)

Today... maybe I can take one step on that profoundly complex path to peace.

Mary Anne Radmacher

If you look at what you have in life, You'll always have more. If you look at what you don't have in life, You'll never have enough.

Oprah Winfrey

Life is but a moment, death also is but another.

Robert H. Schuller

Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.

Edmund Burke

Well done is better than well said.

Benjamin Franklin

If you would be loved, love and be lovable.

Benjamin Franklin

You can be greater than anything that can happen to you.

Norman Vincent Peale

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

Norman Vincent Peale

I love thee, I love but thee with a love that shall not die till the sun grows cold and the stars grow old.

William Shakespeare

All-righty then !

Ace Ventura, Ace Ventura (1994)

He who hesitates is lost.

Proverb

The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be and that God wishes to see people happy, amidst the simple beauty of nature.

Anne Frank

Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.

Thomas Jefferson

If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon, you will have succeeded as a parent and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings.

Brian Tracy

Don't ask for a light load, but rather ask for a strong back.

Anonymous

There's no crying in baseball !

Jimmy Dugan, A League Of Their Own (1992)

The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.

Dale Carnegie

The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor

Vince Lombardi

Don't hide your light under a bushel.

Bible

It has always been my belief that a man should do his best, regardless of how much he receives for his services, or the number of people he may be serving or the class of people served.

Napoleon Hill

They alone live, who live for others.

Swami Vivekananda

You owe me nothing for giving the love that I give. You owe me nothing for caring the way that I have. I give you thanks for receiving , it's my privilege, and you owe me nothing in return.

Alanis Morrissette

If you want a do-right woman, you have to be a do-right man

Aretha Franklin

We are still masters of our fate. We are still captains of our souls.

Winston Churchill

Great minds have purpose, others have wishes.

Eileen Caddy

If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.

Derek Bok

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

Kind words conquer.

Tamil Proverb

Cause Change & Lead. Accept Change & Survive. Resist Change & Die.

Ray Norda

I need him like the axe needs the turkey.

Jean Harrington, The Lady Eve (1941)

Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.

Jim Rohn

Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal

Earl Nightingale

Time is an equal opportunity employer. Each human being has exactly the same number of hours and minutes every day. Rich people can't buy more hours. Scientists can't invent new minutes. And you can't save time to spend it on another day. Even so, time is amazingly fair and forgiving. No matter how much time you've wasted in the past, you still have an entire tomorrow. quotes

Dennis Waitley

There are many who's tongues might govern multitudes, if they could govern their tongues.

Prentice

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

John P. Strelecky

God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed.

Bambara Proverb

If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it.

William A. Ward

Only in relationship can you know yourself, not in abstraction and certainly not in isolation. The movement of behavior is the sure guide to yourself. It's the mirror of your consciousness, this mirror will reveal its content, the images, the attachments, the fears, the loneliness, the joy and sorrow. Poverty lies in running away from this, either in its sublimations or its identities.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Always do the right thing.

Da Mayor, Mookie (1989)

We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile.

Earl Nightingale

Most ball games are lost, not won.

Casey Stengel

When our actions do not, our fears make us traitors.

William Shakespeare

You were made perfectly to be loved and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.

Maya Angelou

Mightier far than strength of nerve or sinew, or the sway of magic potent over sun and star, is love.

William Wordsworth

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

Larry the Cable Guy

Most appreciated after dinner speech - I'll pay the check.

Unknown

Keys to success : Research your ideas, plan for success, expect success, and just do it.

John S. Hinds

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

Calvin Coolidge

Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.

Zig Ziglar

Where love reigns the impossible may be attained.

Indian Proverb

Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others, it is the only means.

Albert Einstein

He who has learned how to obey will know how to command.

Solon

Many people seem to think that success in one area can compensate for failure in other areas. But can it really ? True effectiveness requires balance.

Stephen Covey

A dream is just a dream. A goal is a dream with a plan and a deadline.

Harvey Mackay

Let those love now who never loved before. Let those who always loved, now love the more.

Thomas Parnell

Are great things ever done smoothly ? Time, patience, and indomitable will must show.

Swami Vivekananda

Do, or do not. There is no try.

Yoda, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Be strong ! You talk of ghosts and devils. We are the living devils. The sign of life is strength and growth. The sign of death is weakness. Whatever is weak, avoid ! It is death. If it is strength, go down into hell and get hold of it ! There is salvation only for the brave. "None but the brave deserves the fair". None but the bravest deserves salvation.

Swami Vivekananda

Don't dream it be it.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1973)

Love asks me no questions, and gives me endless support.

William Shakespeare

The cherokee people are not "my people".

Chief John Ross

Some men see things the way they are and ask, Why ? I dream things that never were, and ask Why not ?

George Bernard Shaw

In order to succeed you must fail so that you know what not to do the next time.

Anthony J. D'Angelo

I know god will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much.

Mother Teresa

For one person to love another, that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks, the last test and proof, the work for which all else is but preparation.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.

Benjamin Franklin

A man takes a drop too much once in a while, it's only human nature.

Charlie Allnut, Rose Sayer (1951)

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

St. Clement

It takes a minute to find a special person, an hour to appreciate them, a day to love them and a lifetime to forget them.

Anonymous

Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.

Anonymous

You can't build a reputation on what you're going to do.

Henry Ford

Let's not just transform those in need, we can also find ways to help transform those in power.

Anonymous

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

Eleanor Roosevelt

No limits are set to the ascent of man, and to each and everyone the highest stands open. Here it is only your personal choice that decides.

Martin Buber