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There is no remedy for love but to love more.

Thoreau

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Deals are my art form. Other people paint beautifully on canvas or write wonderful poetry. I like making deals, preferably big deals. That's how I get my kicks.

P. T. Barnum

Come here, Norman. Hurry up. The loons ! The loons ! They're welcoming us back.

Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)

Nature never deceives us, it is we who deceive ourselves.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

I know people that got diagnosed with Parkinson's, and they just gave up. Sat in a wheelchair and refused to get up. I'll never give up. Some day this will probably take me, but I'm not going to walk away from life.

Larry Smith

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

Albert Einstein

A lie keeps growing and growing until it's as clear as the nose on your face.

The Blue Fairy, Pinocchio (1940)

Sharing is the essence of teaching. It is, I have come to believe, the essence of civilizationWithout it, the imagination is but the echo of the self, trapped in a soundproof chamber, reverberating upon itself until it is spent in exhaustion or futility.

Bill Moyers

A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another.

Thomas Edison

The dedicated doctor knows that he must be both scientist and humanitarian, his most agonizing decisions lie in the field of human relations.

David B. Allman

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

Carol Burnett

You must think of failure and defeat as the spring boards to new achievements, and to the next level of accomplishment.

Les Brown

Concentration of wealth and power has been built upon other people's money, other people's business, other people's labor. Under this concentration, independent business has been a menace to American society.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

So long as we are loved by others I should say that we are almost indispensable , and no man is useless while he has a friend.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Come live in my heart and pay no rent.

Samuel Lover

I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school.

Albert Einstein

We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.

Sam Keen

In my case, self-absorption is completely justified. I have never discovered any other subject so worthy of my attention.

Waldo Lydecker, Laura (1944)

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

Robert Half

You become what you think about.

Earl Nightingale

Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.

Thomas Edison

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

Henry Ford

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

Norman Vincent Peale

A boy's best friend is his mother.

Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)

Now is the only time there is. Make your now wow, your minutes miracles, and your days pay. Your life will have been magnificently lived and invested, and when you die you will have made a difference.

Mark Victor Hansen

There may be peace without joy, and joy without peace, but the two combined make happiness

John Buchan

The person who will not stand for something will fall for anything.

Zig Ziglar

It is impossible to imagine anything which better becomes a ruler than mercy.

Seneca

If you realize how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought

Peace Pilgrim

If we are going to teach 'creation science' as an alternative to evolution, then we should also teach the stork theory as an alternative to biological reproduction.

Judith Hayes

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

Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant ?

Henry David Thoreau

Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive.

Robert H. Schuller

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

Zig Ziglar

Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?

The Joker, Batman (1989)

If you're proactive, you don't have to wait for circumstances or other people to create perspective expanding experiences. You can consciously create your own.

Stephen Covey

The first and greatest commandment is, Don't let them scare you.

Elmer Davis

You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view, until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.

Atticus Finch, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)

Well, here's another nice mess you've gotten me into !

Oliver, Sons Of The Desert (1933)

In the long run, we only hit what we aim at.

Henry David Thoreau

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

Kyle Chandler

If parents pass enthusiasm along to their children, they will leave them an estate of incalculable value.

Thomas Edison

Don't wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what. Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more successful.

Mark Victor Hansen

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

Norman Vincent Peale

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

Jim Rohn

Growth in personality occurs as a consequence of meeting conflicts and impasses head on, and reconciling them. Interpersonal conflicts and impasses constitute problems which require solutions so that a satisfying relationship may be maintained. Whenever a person encounters a problem in his everyday living, he is obliged to vary his behavior until he discovers some mode of responding which is successful in achieving a solution.

Sidney Jourard

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

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

Above all to thine own self be true.

William Shakespeare

Joy is not in things, it is in us.

Richard Wagner

Teachers have three loves, love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together.

Scott Hayden

Sooner or later the truth comes to light.

Dutch Proverb

Authentic leaders have absorbed the fundamental fact of existence -- that you can't get around life's inherent contradictions. The leadership mind is spacious. It has ample room for the ambiguities of the world, for conflicting feelings, and for contradictory ideas. I believe that the central leadership attribute is the ability to manage polarity.

Peter Koestenbaum

Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot , but make it hot by striking.

William B. Sprague

How many chiropractors does it take to change a light bulb ? Just one, but it requires 21 office visits and 4 X-rays.

Unknown

I'll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too !

The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)

Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.

Margaret B. Runbeck

Familiar acts are beautiful through love.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

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

Thomas Edison

To God, there is no zero. I still exist.

Scott Carey, The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)

Why hesitate? Upon the plains of hesitation are the bleached bones of countless millions, who on the threshold of victory sat down to wait, and in waiting they died.

Unattributed

The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor

Vince Lombardi

Change does not change tradition. It strengthens it. Change is a challenge and an opportunity, not a threat. Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change. Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them.

Henry Steele Commager

Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.

Thornton Wilder

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

Vito Corleone, The Godfather (1972)

Obstacles are those frightful things you can see when you take your eyes off your goal.

Henry Ford

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

Hunker down.

Unknown

They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.

Andy Warhol

A compliment is like a kiss through a veil.

Victor Hugo

Grow old along with me, the best is yet to be.

Robert Browning

Be all you can be.

John C. Maxwell

There are only two things more beautiful than a good gun, a swiss watch and a woman from anywhere.

Cherry Valance, Red River (1948)

You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.

Galileo Galilei

Between stimulus and response is our greatest power -- the freedom to choose.

Stephen Covey

Things do not change we change.

Henry David Thoreau

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

Erma Bombeck

There is nothing to fear, but fear itself.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves.

John Bulwer

I am the inferior of any man whose rights I trample under foot. Men are not superior by reason of the accidents of race or color. They are superior who have the best heart the best brain.

Robert Ingersoll

Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.

Albert Einstein

Well, I proved once and for all that the limb is mightier than the thumb.

Ellie Andrews, It Happened One Night (1934)

Mama, face it. I was the slut of all time.

Gloria Wandrous, Butterfield 8 (1932)

If you want to get the best out of a man, you must look for the best that is in him.

Bernard Haldane

One of the greatest moments in anybody's developing experience is when he no longer tries to hide from himself but determines to get acquainted with himself as he really is.

Norman Vincent Peale

The pain of love is the pain of being alive. It is a perpetual wound.

Maureen Duffy

I'm Multi-Dimensional !

Taako

Do not wait ; the time will never be "just right". Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.

Napoleon Hill

Flowing blood is proof that you're alive, if it's for the sake of those you love

Makaino Kouji

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

A man is about as big as the things that make him angry.

Winston Churchill

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence.

Helen Keller

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.

Brian Tracy

I ain't so tough.

Tom Powers, The Public Enemy (1931)

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.

Mother Theresa

We conceal it from ourselves in vain, we must always love something. In those matters seemingly removed from love, the feeling is secretly to be found, and man can not possibly live for a moment without it.

Blaise Pascal

Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.

W. Clement Stone

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