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Follow humbly wherever and to whatever abyss Nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.

Thomas Henry Huxley

The great end of life is not knowledge but action.

Thomas Henry Huxley

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You think I'm licked. You all think I'm licked. Well, I'm not licked. And I'm going to stay right here and fight for this lost cause. Even if this room gets filled with lies like these, and the taylors and all their armies come marching into this place.

Jefferson Smith, Mr Smith Goes To Washington (1939)

The beginning is the half of every action.

Greek Proverb

To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs no logic for its mission.

Charles A. Lindbergh

You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.

Jim Rohn

Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.

Zig Ziglar

The idea of working all your life, saving, and putting money into a retirement account is a very slow plan.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Well done is better than well said.

Benjamin Franklin

All-righty then !

Ace Ventura, Ace Ventura (1994)

You complete me.

Jerry Maguire

Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.

Will Rogers

Was there ever a more horrible blasphemy than the statement that all the knowledge of god is confined to this or that book ? How dare men call god infinite, and yet try to compress him within the covers of a little book !

Swami Vivekananda

There are millions of children today who don't attend school. However, education is the only way to get ahead in this country.

Azim Premji

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

Harvey Mackay

Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart.

Alphonse Marie De Lamartine

Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.

Seneca

It helps to write down half a dozen things which are worrying me. Two of them, say, disappear, about two nothing can be done, so it's no use worrying, and two perhaps can be settled.

Winston Churchill

The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.

Don Marquis

To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.

Dennis Waitley

She's my sister ! She's my daughter !

Evelyn Mulwray, Chinatown (1974)

You live with your thoughts, so be careful what they are.

Anonymous

If you want things to be different, perhaps the answer is to become different yourself.

Norman Vincent Peale

Romance is the fuel that keeps love burning hot.

Rusty Silvey

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

Winston Churchill

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

Doomed are the hotheads ! Unhappy are they who lose their cool and are too proud to say, ''I'm sorry. ''

Robert H. Schuller

Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time

Marion Wright Edelman

Our schools and are not teaching students to think. It is astonishing how many young people have difficulty in putting their brains definitely and systematically to work.

Thomas Edison

If we all tired to make other peoples paths easy, our own feet would have a smooth even place to walk on.

Myrtle Reed

Live with passion.

Anthony Robbins

A bold onset is half the battle.

Giuseppe Garibaldi

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.

Henry David Thoreau

Deep down inside of all of us is the power to accomplish what we want to, if we'll just stop looking elsewhere.

Harvey Mackay

The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.

Malcolm X

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

Crash Davis, Bull Durham (1988)

Other men have seen angels, But I have seen thee, And thou art enough.

G. Moore

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

Will Rogers

To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.

Thomas Campbell

Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.

Albert Schweitzer

It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.

Seneca

With my brains and your looks, we could go places.

Frank Chambers, The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)

You don't understand ! I could've had class. I could've been a contender. I could've been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am.

Terry Malloy, On The Waterfront (1954)

One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything.

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

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

To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable

Helen Keller

Life must be lived on a higher plane. We must go up to a higher platform, to which we are always invited to ascend, there, the whole aspect of things changes.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

You can't expect people to look eye to eye with you if you are looking down on them.

Anonymous

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world. The unreasonable man adapts the world to himself. All progress depends upon the unreasonable man.

George Bernard Shaw

Always do the right thing.

Da Mayor, Mookie (1989)

We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.

Albert Einstein

All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.

Leo Tolstoy

Can miles truly separate you from friends. If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there ?

Richard Bach

He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.

Friedrich Nietzsche

When we won't consider suggestions, we reject our own potential - but we have a right to expect people to be tactful.

Bill Blackman

Love vanquishes time. To lovers, a moment can be eternity, eternity can be the tick of a clock.

Mary Parrish

Hunker down.

Unknown

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

Unknown

Never give in -- never, never, never, never.

Winston Churchill

Bond. James Bond.

James Bond, Dr No (1962)

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

Elbert Hubbard

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

Oh, Moses, Moses, you stubborn, splendid, adorable fool !

Nefretiri, The Ten Commandments (1956)

The greatest sign of a success for a teacher... is to be able to say, "The children are now working as if I did not exist."

Maria Montessori

The only reason I would take up jogging would be to hear heavy breathing again.

Erma Bombeck

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

Karl Menninger

Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

From now on you will never be alone, even when we are separated, and even when death itself parts us, I shall remain with you.

Ladislaus Boros

Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.

Mahatma Gandhi

There is a great man who makes every man feels small. But the real great man is the man who makes every man feel great.

G. K. Chesterton

I tended to place my wife under a pedestal.

Woody Allen

Love is like playing the piano. First you must learn to play by the rules, then you must forget the rules and play from your heart.

Anonymous

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

Action without study is fatal. Study without action is fatal. Mary Beard Actions speak louder than words.

English Proverb

The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.

Pearl Buck

The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.

Ralph Nader

There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward.

Kahlil Gibran

If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up.

J.M. Power

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

Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make.

Count Dracula, Dracula (1931)

The energy, the faith, the devotion which we bring to this endeavor will light our country and all who serve it, and the glow from that fire can truly light the world.

Thomas Jefferson

Our attitude toward life determines life's attitude towards us.

Earl Nightingale

Oh, it was nobody's fault but my own. I was looking up. It was the nearest thing to heaven. You were there.

Terry McKay, An Affair To Remember (1957)

Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.

Chinese Proverb

The heart is wiser than the intellect.

J.G. Holland

Most people resist change, so a key part of innovating is convincing other people that your idea is a good one -- by enlisting their help, and, in doing so, by helping them see the usefulness of the idea.

Art Fry

As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.

Michael Johnson

A gentle breeze blowing in the right direction is better than a pair of strong oars.

Canary Island Proverb

An army of a thousand is easy to find, but, ah, how difficult to find a general.

Chinese Proverb

Truth fears no questions.

Unattributed

If I were required to guess off-hand, and without collusion with higher minds, what is the bottom cause of the amazing material and intellectual advancement of the last fifty years, I should guess that it was the modern-born and previously non-existent disposition on the part of men to believe that a new idea can have value.

Mark Twain

All love that has not friendship for it's base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

The only way to have a friend is to be one.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

There are simply too many notes.

Emperor Joseph II, Amadeus (1984)

Without courage, all others virtues lose their meaning.

Winston Churchill

When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.

Channing Pollock

As God is my witness, I'll never be hungry again.

Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)

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

I can't understand why people are frightened by new ideas. I'm frightened by old ones.

John Cage

He who praises another enriches himself far more than he does the one praised. To praise is an investment in happiness. The poorest human being has something to give that the richest could not buy.

George Matthew Adams

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

Charles Darwin