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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

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For things to change you've got to change. Otherwise, nothing much will change

Jim Rohn

The show must go on.

Proverb

When I've heard all I need to make a decision, I don't take a vote. I make a decision.

Ronald Reagan

Power is not really good or bad , it is neutral. Power itself is not negative or positive, although our feelings about it may be. Power is the potential to influence others for good or evil, to be a blessing or a scourge. Like nuclear energy, it can provide the electricity to light a city, or it can fuel the bomb that destroys it.

Blaine Lee

When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.

Albert Einstein

Attica ! Attica !

Sonny Wortzik, Dog Day Afternoon (1975)

The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it open.

Arnold Glasgow

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.

Dolly Parton

When you can't solve the problem, manage it.

Robert H. Schuller

That's what I love about these high school girls, man. I keep getting older, they stay the same age.

David Wooderson, Dazed And Confused (1993)

Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement

W. Clement Stone

Be careful the environment you choose for it will shape you ; be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them.

W. Clement Stone

In real love you want the other person's good. In romantic love you want the other person.

Margaret Anderson

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.

Bruce Lee

Father to a murdered son. Husband to a murdered wife. And I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next.

Maximus, Gladiator (2000)

Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.

Napoleon Hill

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

No man is happy who does not think himself so.

Publilius Syrus

The man of virtue makes the difficulty to be overcome his first business, and success only a subsequent consideration.

Confucius

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

The stuff that dreams are made of.

Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)

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

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

Thomas Jefferson

If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.

E. Joseph Cossman

How often we fail to realize our good fortune in living in a country where happiness is more than a lack of tragedy.

Paul Sweeney

We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insolvuble problems.

Lee Iacocca

I have loved to the point of madness, that which is called madness, that which to me, is the only sensible way to love.

Francoise Sagan

Better never to have met you in my dream than to wake and reach for hands that are not there.

Otomo No Yakamochi

Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.

Maya Angelou

Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.

Henry David Thoreau

If you keep saying things are going to be bad, you have a chance of being a prophet.

Isaac B. Singer

In order to form an immaculate member of a flock of sheep one must, above all, be a sheep.

Albert Einstein

What ever you are be a good one.

Abraham Lincoln

If you have to drive people that hard to do their job, then you've either got the wrong people, or you've got the right people doing the wrong job.

John P. Strelecky

In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.

Unattributed

We carry the seeds of happiness with us wherever we go.

Martha Washington

First thing every morning before you arise say out loud, "I believe'' three times.

Norman Vincent Peale

Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.

Vaclav Havel

Every man is more than just himself; he also represents the unique, the very special and always significant and remarkable point at which the world's phenomena intersect, only once in this way, and never again.

Hermann Hesse

You make me want to be a better man.

Melvin Udall, As Good As It Gets (1997)

There is no greatness without a passion to be great, whether it's the aspiration of an athlete or an artist, a scientist, a parent, or a businessperson.

Anthony Robbins

You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.

Richard Bach

Love is an attempt to change a piece of a dream world into reality.

Theodor Reik

Stand up, be bold, be strong. Take the whole responsibility on your own shoulders, and know that you are the creator of your own destiny. All the strength and succor you want is within yourself. Therefore, make your own future.

Swami Vivekananda

Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking together in the same direction.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

Fiddle-dee-dee.

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

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

Nelson Mandela

The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.

Helen Keller

Love means never having to say you're sorry.

Oliver Barrett IV, Love Story (1970)

The secret of success is to do common things uncommonly well.

John Davidson Rockefeller

Joy is the feeling of grinning inside.

Melba Colgrove

Praise does wonders for the sense of hearing.

Unknown

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

Hasta la vista, baby. :

The Terminator, Terminator Judgment Day (1991)

Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.

M. Scott Peck

I never had a policy, I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.

Abraham Lincoln

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

Ashleigh Brilliant

Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.

Donald Trump

Courage faces fear and thereby masters it.

Martin Luther King Jr.

To love is to place our happiness in the happiness of another.

Gottfried Wilhem Von Leibniz

The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.

Unknown

Think about it, there must be higher love. Down in the heart or hidden in the stars above, without it, life is a wasted time. Look inside your heart, I'll look inside mine.

Steve Winwood

When a man finds no peace within himself, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.

La Rochefoucauld

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

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

Albert Einstein

You are today where your thoughts have brought

James Allen

What is a friend ? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.

Aristotle

Most ball games are lost, not won.

Casey Stengel

Every dog has his day.

Proverb

People can't live with change if there's not a changeless core inside them. The key to the ability to change is a changeless sense of who you are, what you are about and what you value.

Stephen Covey

Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.

Henry J. Kaiser

Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.

Andy Warhol

The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances if there is any reaction, both are transformed.

Carl Jung

Acting on a good idea is better than just having a good idea.

Robert Half

I believe that the science of chemistry alone almost proves the existence of an intelligent creator.

Thomas Edison

Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.

Louise Hay

No matter where you go, there you are.

Steven Wright

Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

When I hear somebody sigh, Life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, Compared to what ?

Sydney J. Harris

The only truly happy man is always a fighting optimist. Optimism includes not only altruism but also social responsibility, social courage and objectivity.

W. Beran Wolfe

Failure ? I never encountered it. All I ever met were temporary setbacks.

Dottie Walters

Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.

Albert Einstein

Impossible situations can become possible miracles.

Robert H. Schuller

You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you can not do.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Better to light a candle than curse the darkness.

Eleanor Roosevelt

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

We belong dead.

The Monster, Bride Of Frankenstein (1935)

To become a leader, then, you must become yourself, become the maker of your own life.

Warren G. Bennis

Seize the day.

Unknown

I live a very dull life here, indeed I think I am more like a state prisoner than anything else.

Martha Washington

Hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are earned.

William Butler Yeats

First say to yourself what you would be, and then do what you have to do.

Epictetus

There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic.

Zig Ziglar

Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.

Mark Twain

Talkers are no good doers.

William Shakespeare

You do not pay the price of success, you enjoy the price of success.

Zig Ziglar

What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?

Robert Schuller

Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.

Publilius Syrus

Feel nothing, know nothing, do nothing, have nothing, give up all to god, and say utterly, 'Thy will be done'. We only dream this bondage. Wake up and let it go.

Swami Vivekananda