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There is no remedy for love but to love more.

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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

The sun shines and warms and lights us and we have no curiosity to know why this is so, but we ask the reason of all evil, of pain, and hunger, and mosquitoes and silly people.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose site of the shore.

Unknown

Soul meets soul on lover's lips.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating.

Dennis Waitley

Adversity introduces a man to himself.

Unattributed

When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened. Winston Churchill When I want to read a novel, I write one.

Benjamin Disraeli

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

The Politician, The Great McGinty (1940)

Live out of your imagination, not your history.

Stephen Covey

When you discover your mission, you will feel its demand. It will fill you with enthusiasm and a burning desire to get to work on it.

W. Clement Stone

Tell everyone what you want to do and someone will want to help you do it.

W. Clement Stone

It's amazing what ordinary people can do if they set out without preconceived notions.

Charles F. Kettering

The greatest part of our happiness depends on our dispositions, not our circumstances.

Martha Washington

The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.

Cicero

And think not you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course.

Kahlil Gibran

Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn.

Rhett Butler

It is love alone that gives worth to all things.

Santa Teresa de Jesus

Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.

Michael Jordan

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

People are like stained glass windows, they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.

Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

Perhaps the feelings that we experience when we are in love represent a normal state. Being in love shows a person who he should be.

Anton Chekhov

Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but don't quit.

Conrad Hilton

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

William A. Ward

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

Lynda Barry

Love talked about can be easily turned aside, but love demonstrated is irresistible.

W. Stanley Mooneyham

If at first you don't succeed skydiving is not for you.

Unknown

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

Donald Trump

Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.

Lao Tzu

You are the handicap you must face. You are the one who must choose your place. You can make goals for family, relationships, anything.

Michael Johnson

After all, tomorrow is another day !

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

I'll have what she's having.

Customer, When Harry Met Sally (1989)

All love is sweet, given or returned.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.

Martin Luther King Jr.

The one thing that separates winners from losers is, winners take action!

Anthony Robbins

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

Live your dreams.

Les Brown

Can you dig it ?

Youngblood Priest, Superfly (1972)

You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you do not try.

Beverly Sills

Be strong ! You talk of ghosts and devils. We are the living devils. The sign of life is strength and growth. The sign of death is weakness. Whatever is weak, avoid ! It is death. If it is strength, go down into hell and get hold of it ! There is salvation only for the brave. "None but the brave deserves the fair". None but the bravest deserves salvation.

Swami Vivekananda

And our bodies are earth. And our thoughts are clay. And we sleep and eat with death.

Paul, All Quiet On The Western Front (1930)

Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.

Woodrow Wilson

Your self-beliefs either support or undermine you.

Marsha Sinetar

Your attitude determines your altitude.

Zig Ziglar

I have failed over and over again. That is why I succeed.

Michael Jordan

By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day

Robert Frost

The individual activity of one man with backbone will do more than a thousand men with a mere wishbone.

William J.H

The soul is covered with the color of its leisure thoughts.

Anonymous

The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Everything in the world we want to do or get done, we must do with and through people.

Earl Nightingale

Respect the past in the full measure of its desserts, but do not make the mistake of confusing it with the present nor seek in it the ideals of the future.

Jose Incenerios

The only way to have a friend is to be one.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Optimists are right. So are pessimists. It's up to you to choose which you will be.

Harvey Mackay

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

Unknown

Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination.

Roy Goodman

You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.

Brian Tracy

You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.

W. Clement Stone

Be grateful to the Man you help, think of him as god. Is it not a great privilege to be allowed to worship god by helping our fellow men ?

Swami Vivekananda

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

Winston Churchill

We must never be afraid to go too far, for success lies just beyond.

Marcel Proust

You're so money, and you don't even know it.

Trent, Swingers (1996)

Excellence is the result of caring more than others think wise, risking more than other's think safe, dreaming more than others think practical, and expecting more than others think possible.

Unknown

What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.

Goethe

Non !

Marcel Marceau, Silent Movie (1976)

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream.

Mark Twain

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

Winston Churchill

Where's the rest of me ?

Drake McHugh, Kings Row (1942)

People fascinated by the idea of progress never suspect that every step forward is also a step on the way to the end.

Milan Kundera

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

Thomas Jefferson

If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.

Unknown

You must motivate yourself every day.

Matthew Stasior

Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing , knowing that is it not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.

Margaret Thatcher

The world is more malleable than you think and it's waiting for you to hammer it into shape.

Tim Blixseth Bono

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

Thomas Edison

What is the use of living if it be not to strive for noble causes and to make this muddled world a better place for those who will live in it after we are gone.

Winston Churchill

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 the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.

Erich Fromm

I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.

Martin Luther King Jr.

I'd love to kiss you, but I just washed my hair.

Madge Norwood, Cabin In the Cotton (1932)

Love, a temporary insanity, curable by marriage.

Ambrose Bierce

Reason is like an open secret that can become known to anyone at any time , it is the quiet space into which everyone can enter through his own thought.

Karl Jaspers

The aims and ideals that move us are generated by imagination. But they are not made out of imaginary stuff. They are made out of the hard stuff of the world of physical and social experience.

John Dewey

Success comes from taking the initiative and following up... persisting... eloquently expressing the depth of your love. What simple action could you take today to produce a new momentum toward success in your life ?

Anthony Robbins

Dyin' ain't much of a living, boy.

Josey Wales, The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)

Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called present.

Unknown

Love means never having to say you're sorry.

Erich Segal

Yippie-ki-yay, motherfucker !

John McClane, Die Hard (1988)

Every hand does its part to hold up the world. Every healthy individual guides his life by a selected motive which takes precedence over all the others. He is the man who maintains his integrity in the midst of change, his individuality in the face of external pressures to conform.

Hubert Bonner

I can change. I can live out my imagination instead of my memory. I can tie myself to my limitless potential instead of my limiting past.

Stephen Covey

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

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

Aristotle

No alibi will save you from accepting the responsibility.

Napoleon Hill

Friendship doubles joy and halves grief.

Egyptian Proverb

Years from now, when you talk about this, and you will, be kind.

Laura Reynolds, Tea And Sympathy (1956)

Never close your lips to those whom you have opened your heart.

Charles Dickens

An army of a thousand is easy to find, but, ah, how difficult to find a general.

Chinese Proverb

Nothing ventured, nothing gained.

Unknown

Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.

Edmund Burke

Some minds are like concrete, all mixed up and permanently set.

Anonymous

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

Val Saintsbury

A 'No' uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.

Mahatma Gandhi