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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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Let him that would move the world first move himself.

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A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.

Thomas Szasz

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

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Every sale has five basic obstacles : no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.

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We are what and where we are because we have first imagined it.

Donald Curtis

Be the change you want to see in the world.

Mahatma Gandhi

The best things in life are free.

Unknown

Anything that makes you weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.

Swami Vivekananda

My faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers. They will work out the whole problem, like lions.

Swami Vivekananda

Don't water your weeds.

Harvey Mackay

It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.

Dale Carnegie

Try to be happy in this present moment, and put not off being so to a time to come, as though that time should be of another make from this which has already come and is ours.

Thomas Fuller

We didn't land on plymouth rock. Plymouth rock landed on us !

Malcolm X, Malcolm X (1992)

What is strength without a double share of wisdom ?

John Milton

Hi, Curly, kill anyone today ?

Mitch Robbins, Curly (1991)

Experience is the best teacher.

Proverb

Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough.

P.A.C. de Beaumarchais

If thou must love me, let it be for nought, except for love's sake only. Do not say, I love her for her smile, her look, her way of speaking gently, for a trick of thought that falls in well with mine, and, certes, brought a sense of pleasant ease on such a day. For these things in themselves, beloved, may be changed, or change for thee, and love so wrought, may be unwrought so.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.

Aristotle

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

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

Martha Washington

Everything that is good from others, bring it in, and in your own way absorb it, do not become others.

Swami Vivekananda

Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.

Albert Einstein

It's hard to tell your mind to stop loving someone, when your heart still does.

Mallory Jones

Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.

Jim Rohn

Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed.

Storm Jameson

Look, Daddy. Teacher says, Every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings.

Zuzu Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)

When I exercise, I wear all black. Its like a funeral for my fat.

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The rare individual who honestly satisfies this heart-hunger ( praise ) will hold people in the palm of his hand, and even the undertaker will be sorry when he dies.

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The only place where your dream becomes impossible is in your own thinking.

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You control your future, your destiny. What you think about comes about. By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands -- your own.

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In love beggar and king are equal.

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I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.

G. K. Chesterton

The point is that you can't be too greedy.

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Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is a freedom.

Marilyn Ferguson

Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.

Bruce Barton

I am your father.

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

If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask !

W. Clement Stone

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

Thomas Jefferson

All or our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. -

Walt Disney

I love you, I am at rest with you, I have come home.

Dorothy L. Sayers

You can't make an omelet without breaking eggs.

Unknown

To catch lots of fish, you must first go to the water. To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself.

Soren Kierkegaard

It's good to be the king !

Louis XVI, History Of The World (1981)

We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.

Winston Churchill

Follow your dreams.

Unknown

An error gracefully acknowledged is a victory won.

Caroline L. Gascoigne

Joy is not in things, it is in us.

Richard Wagner

Ilsa, I'm no good at being noble, but it doesn't take much to see that the problems of three little people don't amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world.

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Only one thing has to change for us to know happiness in our lives : where we focus our attention.

Greg Anderson

When you wholeheartedly adopt a 'with all your heart' attitude and go all out with the positive principle, you can do incredible things.

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Make no mistake, my friend, it takes more than money to make men rich.

A. P. Gouthey

Always do right, this will gratify some and astonish the rest.

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Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible.

Mother Teresa

One joy scatters a hundred griefs.

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You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.

Anonymous

I bet you can squeal like a pig.

Mountain Man, Deliverance (1972)

Do you want a leg or a breast ?

Frances Stevens, To Catch A Thief (1955)

End your day by privately looking directly into your eyes in the mirror and saying, 'I love you ! ' Do this for thirty days and watch how you transform.

Mark Victor Hansen

The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don't define them, learn about them, or even seriously consider them as believable or achievable. Winners can tell you where they are going, what they plan to do along the way, and who will be sharing the adventure with them.

Dennis Waitley

Watch the skies, everywhere, keep looking ! Keep watching the skies !

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In everything the ends well defined are the secret of durable success.

Victor Cousins

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

Benjamin Braddock, The Graduate (1967)

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

I never worry about action, but only about inaction.

Winston Churchill

Just smiling can do wonders for your attitude

Unknown

The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.

Plutarch

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

Love is like a mountain, hard to climb, but once you get to the top the view is beautiful.

Daniel Monroe Tuttle

This too, shall pass.

Persian Proverb

The greatest thing you'll ever learn is to love and be loved in return.

Natalie Cole

This was love at first sight, love everlasting, a feeling unknown, unhoped for, unexpected in so far as it could be a matter of conscious awareness, it took entire possession of him, and he understood, with joyous amazement, that this was for life.

Muriel Spark

Spread love everywhere you go, first of all in your own house. Give love to your children, to your wife or husband, to a next door neighbor. Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness, kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile, kindness in your warm greeting.

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If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.

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

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Whenever I think of the past it just brings back so many memories.

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It is quite possible to work without results, but never will there be results without work.

Anonymous

To go fast, row slowly.

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Oh, to be free from the stifling pressures of life to rest, a peaceful slumber that will rejuvenate my soul

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Ever has it been that love knows not it's own depth until the hour of separation.

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Two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one.

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The time is always right to do what is right.

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You owe it to yourself to find your own unorthodox way of succeeding, or sometimes, just surviving.

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Familiar acts are beautiful through love.

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

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All I want is a warm bed and a kind word and unlimited power.

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What happens to a man is less significant than what happens within him.

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We are all born for love, it is the principle existence and it's only end.

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