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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

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Determine never to be idle... It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.

Thomas Jefferson

Each human organism is conceived with a potential for becoming a complete human being -- as a seed contains the potential for becoming a complete plant. But his becoming may be completed in an infinite variety of ways.

Francis Wilson

I don't like your manners.

Vivian Rutledge, Philip Marlowe (1946)

We reap what we sow - we are the makers of our own fate. The wind is blowing, those vessels whose sails are unfurled catch it, and go forward on their way, but those which have their sails furled do not catch the wind. Is that the fault of the wind ? We make our own destiny.

Swami Vivekananda

Keep away from small people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you too can become great.

Mark Twain

Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you will land among the stars.

Les Brown

The hero is no braver than the ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer

Ralph Waldo Emerson

How many doctors does it take to screw in a light bulb ? That depends on whether it has medical insurance.

Unknown

By asking the question " How can I afford it ? " your brain is put to work.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Only in his own way and not in any other can the one who strives perfect himself. He who lays hold of the rung of his companion and lets go of his own rung, through him neither the one nor the other will be realized.

Martin Buber

I may not be perfect, but some parts of me are excellent.

Ashleigh Brilliant

What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.

Benjamin Franklin

The principal goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have done.

Jean Piaget

The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.

Walter Bagehot

The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.

Elbert Hubbard

When it comes to giving, some people stop at nothing.

Anonymous

It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.

Anonymous

It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.

Charles Darwin

It's the investor who is risky, not the investment.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

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

Unattributed

Young love is a flame , very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep-burning, unquenchable.

Henry Ward Beecher

We will either find a way or make one.

Hannibal

Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.

Lou Holtz

Tell me and I forget , show me and I remember , involve me and I understand.

Anonymous

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

Bernard M. Baruch

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.

Marianne Williamson

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

Adversity introduces a man to himself.

Unattributed

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

If you face a delicate situation, don't go into it wearing your spurs or you'll rip it apart. Instead, dress for the occasion. Cloak yourself in diplomacy. Vest yourself with wisdom, and wear a smile.

Anne Mackay Thompson

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

William Shakespeare

Wicked men obey from fear, good men, from love.

Aristotle

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

Winston Churchill

Bring out the gimp.

Zed, Pulp Fiction (1994)

Love doesn't just sit there like a stone, it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new.

Ursula K. Le Guin

This is the true measure of love, when we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.

Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe

Enduring habits I hate.... Yes, at the very bottom of my soul I feel grateful to all my misery and bouts of sickness and everything about me that is imperfect, because this sort of thing leaves me with a hundred backdoors through which I can escape from enduring habits.

Friedrich Nietzsche

O, there is nothing holier, in this life of ours, than the first consciousness of love, the first fluttering of its silken wings.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

I love you for what you are, but I love you yet more for what you are going to be. I love you not so much for your realities as for your ideals. I pray for your desires that they may be great, rather than for your satisfactions, which may be so hazardously little. You are going forward toward something great. I am on the way with you, and therefore I love you.

Carl Sandburg

Except and expect positive things and that is what you will receive.

Lori Hard

Just because we increase the speed of information doesn't mean we can increase the speed of decisions. Pondering, reflecting and ruminating are undervalued skills in our culture.

Dale Dauten

An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast, a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.

Buddha

Give a man a fish and he will eat for the day, teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.

Chinese Proverb

Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it.

J. Petit Senn

The main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance but to do what lies clearly at hand.

Thomas Carlyle

A wise man makes his own decisions , an ignorant man follows the public opinion.

Chinese Proverb

We can only learn to love by loving.

Iris Murdoch

The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been.

Alan Ashley-Pitt

If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost , that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.

Henry David Thoreau

The last miracle I did was the 1969 Mets. Before that, I think you have to go back to the Red Sea.

God, Oh God (1977)

Life without love is like a tree. Without blossom and fruit.

Khalil Gibran

You had me at "hello".

Dorothy Boyd, Jerry Maguire (1996)

Being defeated is only a temporary condition , giving up is what makes it permanent.

Marilyn vos Savant

There are no mistakes, save one, the failure to learn from a mistake.

Robert Fripp

The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.

Buddha

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

Congolese Proverb

The real and lasting victories are those of peace and not of war.

John Milton

Be the change you want to see in the world Ghandi Be useful where thou livest.

George Herbert

Look at the weaknesses of others with compassion, not accusation. It's not what they're not doing or should be doing that's the issue. The issue is your own chosen response to the situation and what you should be doing. If you start to think the problem is "out there", stop yourself. That thought is the problem.

Stephen Covey

Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you ?

Benjamin Braddock, The Graduate (1967)

If it weren't for graft, you'd get a very low type of people in politics.

The Politician, The Great McGinty (1940)

Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used used them.

Thomas Edison

The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly it is dearness only that gives everything its value.

Thomas Paine

Either you run the day or the day runs you.

Jim Rohn

Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.

Swami Vivekananda

The best way out is always through.

Robert Frost

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

Samuel Johnson

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

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

People don't care how much you know, until they know how much you care.

Anonymous

Children are all foreigners.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care.

John C. Maxwell

Let he him who would be moved to convince others, be first moved to convince himself.

Thomas Carlyle

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

Prentice

If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.

Henry David Thoreau

No alibi will save you from accepting the responsibility.

Napoleon Hill

The very use of the word savage, as it is applied in its general sense, I am inclined to believe is an abuse of the word, and the people to whom it is applied.

George Catlin

If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.

Derek Bok

Spoken about by, radio announcer and good friend : never let a day go by that he didn't learn something new and, in turn pass it on to others. It was his consuming passion.

Earl Nightingale

What love we've given, we'll have forever. What love we fail to give, will be lost for all eternity.

Leo Buscaglia

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

Character can not be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved

Helen Keller

The dedicated life is the life worth living. You must give with your whole heart.

Anne Dillard

We all love best not those who offend us least, nor those who have done most for us, but those who make it most easy for us to forgive them.

Samuel Butler

Never spend your money before you have it.

Thomas Jefferson

Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.

Norman Vincent Peale

Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.

H.L. Mencken

I never let my subject get in the way of what I want to talk about.

Mark Victor Hansen

When you reach for the stars, you may not get one, but you won't come up with a handful of mud, either.

Anonymous

Only the educated are free.

Epictetus

It takes a whole village to raise a child.

African Proverb

Who's on first.

Dexter, The Naughty Nineties (1945)

Most of us are frightened of dying because we don't know what it means to live. We don't know how to live, therefore we don't know how to die. As long as we are frightened of life we shall be frightened of death.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Most people don't get much praise in daily life, but we all need it very much. I think receiving praise makes us brave. Down deep we really know our worth, but we don't have easy access to that knowledge. We need to hear praise coming from outside ourselves or we won't remember that we deserve it.

Barbara Sher

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

Seneca

My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.

Dalai Lama

Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.

William Shakespeare

It is better to do the wrong thing than to do nothing.

Winston Churchill

You know when you've read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.

Paul Sweeney