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Never trouble another for what you can do for yourself.

Thomas Jefferson

Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary listener does not hear. quotes

Thomas Jefferson

Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it.

Thomas Jefferson

Never fear the want of business. A man who qualifies himself well for his calling, never fails of employment.

Thomas Jefferson

When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property.

Thomas Jefferson

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

Thomas Jefferson

I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.

Thomas Jefferson

Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.

Thomas Jefferson

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

A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.

Thomas Jefferson

It is my principle that the will of the majority should always prevail.

Thomas Jefferson

The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.

Thomas Jefferson

Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on does not constitute so strong an attachment as that from which they draw their gains.

Thomas Jefferson

Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.

Thomas Jefferson

The man who fears no truths has nothing to fear from lies.

Thomas Jefferson

Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.

Thomas Jefferson

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

Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.

Thomas Jefferson

I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it.

Thomas Jefferson

I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.

Thomas Jefferson

Never spend your money before you have it.

Thomas Jefferson

The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.

Thomas Jefferson

Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.

Thomas Jefferson

In matters of style, swim with the current. In matters of principle, stand like a rock.

Thomas Jefferson

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

Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.

Thomas Jefferson

I am a great believer in luck and I find that the harder I work the more I have of it.

Thomas Jefferson

I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.

Thomas Jefferson

In matters of style, swim with the current, in matters of principle, stand like a rock.

Thomas Jefferson

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The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.

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One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never !

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The whole secret of existence is to have no fear.

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Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.

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Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities.

Aristotle

Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.

Anthony Robbins

Before I learned the art, a punch was just a punch, and a kick, just a kick. After I learned the art, a punch was no longer a punch, a kick, no longer a kick. Now that I understand the art, a punch is just a punch and a kick is just a kick.

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Why is it that we spend so much of our time preparing for when we can do what we want, instead of just doing what we want right now.

John P. Strelecky

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

Robert H. Schuller

It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.

Henry Ward Beecher

True love is when your heart and your mind are saying the same thing.

Leanna L. Bartram

The course of true love never did run smooth.

Shakespeare

Pep without purpose is piffle.

Anonymous

If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.

Abraham Lincoln

Love is like swallowing hot chocolate, before it has cooled off. It takes you by surprise at first, but keeps you warm for a long time.

Anonymous

When you make a mistake or get ridiculed or rejected, look at mistakes as learning experiences, and ridicule as ignorance. . . . Look at rejection as part of one performance, not as a turn down of the performer.

Dennis Waitley

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

Anonymous

This is a great fact : strength is life, weakness is death. Strength is felicity, life eternal, immortal , weakness is constant strain and misery, weakness is death.

Swami Vivekananda

Victory belongs to the most persevering.

Napolean Bonaparte

Love is a many splendered thing.

Nat King Cole

Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves for they shall never cease to be amused.

Unknown

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

Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.

Art Linkletter

Love is more than a feeling, it's a state of mind.

Lisa Grude

One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.

Elbert Hubbard

Just because something does n't do what you planned it to do in the first place doesn't mean it's useless.

Thomas Edison

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.

James Oppenheim

This life is a hard fact, work your way through it boldly, though it may be adamantine, no matter, the soul is stronger. I have seen in life those who are overcautious about themselves fall into dangers at every step, those who are afraid of losing honor and respect, get only disgrace, and those who are always afraid of loss, always lose.

Swami Vivekananda

Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.

Dale Carnegie

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

Vito Corleone, The Godfather (1972)

I am big ! It's the pictures that got small.

Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)

Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them and you have found a lover for life.

Leo Buscaglia

Love is strong yet delicate. It can be broken. To truly love is to understand this. To be in love is to respect this.

Stephen Packer

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.

E. Joseph Cossman

Sometimes things become possible if we want them bad enough.

T.S. Eliot

I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken, and I'd rather remember it as it was at it's best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived

Margaret Mitchell

There is nothing to fear, but fear itself.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.

Pearl Bailey

Resolve to be a master of change rather than a victim of change.

Brian Tracy

The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.

Vince Lombardi

If I am not for myself, who will be for me ? Yet if I am for myself alone, of what good am I ?

Hillel

As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.

Nelson Mandela

Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything.

W. Clement Stone

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

Evelyn Mulwray, Chinatown (1974)

Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.

John Heywood

To solve a problem or to reach a goal, you don't need to know all the answers in advance. But you must have a clear idea of the problem or the goal you want to reach.

W. Clement Stone

Why should a man be moral ? Because this strengthens his will.

Swami Vivekananda

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

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Champions are a rare breed. They see beyond the dangers, the risks, the obstacles, and the hardships.

Lester Sumrall

Love sees roses without thorns.

German Proverb

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

Calvin Coolidge

No matter how small, acknowledge the achievement.

Greg Henry Quinn

Mama says, Stupid is as stupid does.

Young Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)

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

Henry Ford

Astrology and all these mystical things are generally signs of a weak mind, therefore as soon as they are becoming prominent in our minds, we should see a physician, take good food, and rest.

Swami Vivekananda

Well, nobody's perfect.

Osgood Fielding III, Some Like It Hot (1959)

Live Well... Laugh Often... Love Much.

Unknown

Until a person can say deeply and honestly, "I am what I am today because of the choices I made yesterday'', that person can not say, "I choose otherwise''.

Stephen Covey

We have to go back to philosophy to treat things as they are. We are suffering from our own karma. It is not the fault of god. What we do is our own fault, nothing else. Why should god be blamed ?

Swami Vivekananda

Don't go through life, grow through life.

Eric Butterworth

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

Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.

Norman Vincent Peale

Title of newspaper article yesterday - Vandals made off with all toilet seats in the local precinct. Police have nothing to go on.

Unknown

Fear nothing, for every renewed effort raises all former failures into lessons, all sins into experience.

Unknown

Hardening of the heart ages people faster than hardening of the arteries.

Anonymous

Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown.

Duffy, Chinatown (1974)

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

Thomas Edison

The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're still alive.

Orlando Battista

You become what you think about.

Earl Nightingale

The road to success is always under construction.

Unknown

Non !

Marcel Marceau, Silent Movie (1976)

Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness -- great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy.

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Children are all foreigners.

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The fire that warms us can also consume us, it is not the fault of the fire.

Swami Vivekananda

Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves ; and under a just God, cannot long retain it.

Abraham Lincoln

I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.

John Davidson Rockefeller

There is always room for those who can be relied upon to delivery the goods when they say they will.

Napoleon Hill

As you think in your heart, so shall you be.

Proverb

Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.

Elinor Glyn

Be of love a little more careful than of anything.

E.E. Cummings

Love is like a piece of art work, even the smallest bit can be so beautiful.

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Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.

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My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.

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

Benjamin Franklin

Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.

John Wooden

It's good to be the king !

Louis XVI, History Of The World (1981)

Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.

Voltaire

Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going!

Jim Ryun

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 more we come out and do good to others, the more our hearts will be purified, and god will be in them.

Swami Vivekananda

Kindness is an inner desire that makes us want to do good things even if we do not get anything in return. It is the joy of our life to do them. When we do good things from this inner desire, there is kindness in everything we think, say, want and do.

Emmanuel Swedenborg

Ineffective people live day after day with unused potential. They experience synergy only in small, peripheral ways in their lives. But creative experiences can be produced regularly, consistently, almost daily in people's lives. It requires enormous personal security and openness and a spirit of adventure.

Stephen Covey

I know that many people feel that old age is a time to take it easy, but I compare my life now to being the last runner in a relay race. Would you have me slow down as I near the finish line ?

Diogenes

I feel I have this great creative and spiritual force within me that is greater than faith, greater than ambition, greater than confidence, greater than determination, greater than vision. It is all these combined. Whether it is a godhead or not, I feel this great force, this untapped power, this dynamic something within me. This feeling defies description, and there is no experience with which this feeling may be compared. It is something like a strong emotion mixed with faith, but a lot stronger.

Bruce Lee

If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.

Washington Irving