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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

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Throughout the centuries there have been men who took the first steps down new roads armed with nothing but their own vision.

Ayn Rand

The minute I heard my first love story I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere, they're in each other all along.

Rumi

Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing, a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.

Goethe

Our limitations and success will be based most often on our own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.

Thomas Dewar

No alibi will save you from accepting the responsibility.

Napoleon Hill

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

Napoleon Hill

Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.

Carol Burnett

When I was a young man, I found out that if you hurt somebody, they'll leave you alone. When I tried to leave everybody alone and just do my own thing, everybody just wanted to hurt me. Until one day I just decided, well, I've had enough of this picking. And there were like six young men still figuring they were going to mess with my head. And we went to war. To their surprise, I was no longer taking the beating, I was giving it.

Richard Kuklinski

The secret of education lies in respecting the student.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love like there is no tomorrow.

Unknown

The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at a time.

Richard Cech

Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that !

Lewis Carroll

Nuptial love makes mankind, friendly love perfects it, but wanton love corrupts and debases it.

Francis Bacon

How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg ? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg.

Abraham Lincoln

He who has great power should use it lightly.

Seneca

I never did anything worth doing entirely by accident... . Almost none of my inventions came about totally by accident. They were achieved by having trained myself to endure and tolerate hard work.

Thomas Edison

Follow the money.

Deep Throat, All The President's Men (1976)

Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one.

John Lennon

That'll do, pig. That'll do.

Farmer Hoggett, Babe (1995)

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

Marianne Williamson

Lives most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others ?

Martin Luther King Jr.

If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse , however if I treat you as though you are what you are capable of becoming, I help you become that.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.

Albert Einstein

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

Dottie Walters

It's a Sicilian message. It means Luca Brasi sleeps with the fishes.

Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)

Our happiness depends on the habit of mind we cultivate. So practice happy thinking every day. Cultivate the merry heart, develop the happiness habit, and life will become a continual feast.

Norman Vincent Peale

The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.

William A. Ward

If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

I used to think anyone doing anything weird was weird. Now I know that it is the people that call others weird that are weird.

Paul McCartney

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement, nothing can be done without hope and confidence.

Helen Keller

I've found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often.

Brian Tracy

Love is like a blazing flame, golden and full of warmth.

Ben Oliver

Face it girls, I'm older and I have more insurance.

Evelyn Couch, Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)

Go as far as you can see and when you get there, you will always be able to see farther.

Zig Ziglar

Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they're supposed to help you discover who you are.

Bernice Johnson Reagon

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - it goes on.

Robert Frost

Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.

Abraham Lincoln

Admission of ignorance is often the first step in our education.

Stephen Covey

My heart shall be thy garden.

Alice Meynell

Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism -- how passionately I hate them !

Albert Einstein

You. too, can determine what you want. You can decide on your major objectives, targets, aims, and destination. quotes

Zig Ziglar

Do we really know anybody ? Who does not wear a face to hide another ?

Frances Marion

Appreciate me now, and avoid the rush.

Ashley Brilliant

There are no guarantees. From the viewpoint of fear, none are strong enough. From the viewpoint of love, none are necessary.

Emmanuel Teney

Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.

Emily P. Bissell

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

All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.

Julie Andrews

We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.

Charles Kingsley

Roses are red, Violets are blue, I'm schizophrenic, and so am I.

Unknown

I bet you can squeal like a pig.

Mountain Man, Deliverance (1972)

If this is a blessing, it is certainly very well disguised.

Winston Churchill

You cannot live without dying. You cannot live if you do not die psychologically every minute. This is not an intellectual paradox. To live completely, wholly, every day as if it were a new loveliness, there must be dying to everything of yesterday, otherwise you live mechanically, and a mechanical mind can never know what love is or what freedom is.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

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

Abraham Lincoln

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

Khalil Gibran

If a man does only what is required of him, he is a slave. If a man does more than is required of him, he is a free man.

Chinese Proverb

If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as painted, or composed music or wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.

Martin Luther King Jr.

I think therefore I am

Rene Descartes

It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.

Edmund Hillary

One joy scatters a hundred griefs.

Chinese Proverb

There is time for everything.

Thomas Edison

One should never forbid what one lacks the power to prevent.

Napoleon Bonaparte

The most elusive and desired quality of leadership is vision. Vision is the perfume of the mind.

Harriet Rubin

No limits are set to the ascent of man, and to each and everyone the highest stands open. Here it is only your personal choice that decides.

Martin Buber

Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I do not think much of a man who does not know more today than he did yesterday.

Abraham Lincoln

Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.

Norman Vincent Peale

Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low.

Henry Ward Beecher

An army of lions commanded by a deer will never be an army of lions.

Napoleon Bonaparte

All-righty then !

Ace Ventura, Ace Ventura (1994)

It is no use saying "we are doing our best". You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.

Winston Churchill

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

Thomas Jefferson

Hatred paralyzes life, love releases it. Hatred confuses life, love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life, love illumines it.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Opportunity does not knock ; it presents itself when you beat down the door. -

Kyle Chandler

The ability to concentrate and to use your time well is everything if you want to succeed in business or in anything else, for that matter.

Lee Iacocca

Losers visualize the penalties of failure. Winners visualize the rewards of success.

Unknown

The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it.

Anonymous

It is the level-headed man, the calm man, of good judgment and cool nerves, of great sympathy and love, who does good work and so does good to himself.

Swami Vivekananda

It is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich.

Henry Ward Beecher

The mind has exactly the same power as the hands, not merely to grasp the world, but to change it

Colin Wilson

I don't know nothin 'bout birthin' babies.

Prissy, Gone With The Wind (1939)

A leader is a dealer in hope.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Truth fears no questions.

Unattributed

Work like you don't need the money, love like you've never been hurt and dance like no one is watching

Satchel Paige

A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you have n't truly decided.

Anthony Robbins

Don't ever give up.

Unknown

Tell 'em to go out there with all they got and win just one for the Gipper.

Knute Rockne, Knute Rockne All American (1940)

The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.

Vince Lombardi

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)

Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.

Edgar Allan Poe

It takes a strong fish to swim against the current. Even a dead one can float with it.

John Crowe

Every cloud has a silver lining.

Proverb

Until we take how we see ourselves (and how we see others) into account, we will be unable to understand how others see and feel about themselves and their world. Unaware, we will project our intentions on their behavior and call ourselves objective.

Stephen Covey

In order to grasp the reality, we must see the possibilities. In the present, a formulation of the possibilities is the area in which I gain uncertainty concerning what I decide, without a vision of the possibilities, I act blindly, only a knowledge of the possibilities enables me to know what I am actually doing.

Karl Jaspers

Your self-beliefs either support or undermine you.

Marsha Sinetar

Nurses dispense comfort, compassion, and caring without even a prescription.

Val Saintsbury

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

Anonymous

Every artist was first an amateur.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

An avoidance of true communication is tantamount to a relinquishment of my self- being , if I withdraw from it I am betraying not only the other but myself.

Karl Jaspers

Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we can not live within.

James Baldwin

A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.

General Douglas MacArthur