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There is no remedy for love but to love more.

Thoreau

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

Ned Scotty Scott, The Thing From Another World (1951)

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

Lee Iacocca

Commit yourself to a dream... Nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.

Robert H. Schuller

Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.

Dennis Waitley

I become a waterwheel, turning and tasting you, as long as water moves.

Rumi

Thou art to me a delicious torment.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The greatest sign of a success for a teacher... is to be able to say, "The children are now working as if I did not exist."

Maria Montessori

To succeed, you need to take that gut feeling in what you believe and act on it with all of your heart.

Christy Borgeld

Action is the antidote to despair.

Joan Baez

Find the good -- and praise it.

Alex Haley

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

John Keats

The "Inside-Out" approach to personal and self , even more fundamentally, to start with the most inside part of self - with your paradigms, your character, and your motives. The inside-out approach says that private victories precede public victories, that making and keeping promises to ourselves precedes making and keeping promises to others. It says it is futile to put personality ahead of character, to try to improve relationships with others before improving ourselves.

Stephen Covey

Lives of great men all remind us we can make our lives sublime, and, departing, leave behind us footprints in the sands of time.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

There's a name for you ladies, but it isn't used in high society -- outside of a kennel.

Crystal Allen, The Women (1939)

You sing-a high.

Baravelli, Connie Bailey (1932)

Love is a hole in the heart.

Ben Hecht

Ill can he rule the great that cannot reach the small.

Edmund Spenser

Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.

Zig Ziglar

The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed.

Richard B. Sheridan

You are never a loser until you quit trying.

Mike Ditka

Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which belie the idea that things can not be changed.

Tom Clancy

The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom.

Anonymous

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

Cicero

We shall neither fail nor falter, we shall not weaken or tire. Give us the tools and we will finish the job.

Winston Churchill

Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.

Benjamin Disraeli

A time comes when you need to stop waiting for the man you want to become and start being the man you want to be.

Bruce Springsteen

Begin with the end in mind.

Stephen Covey

Let him that would move the world first move himself.

Socrates

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

Every artist was first an amateur.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Do what you can, with what you have, where you are !

Theodore Roosevelt

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.

Mark Twain

Do it now !

Napoleon Hill

Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.

Dennis Waitley

Love is the only rational act.

Morrie Schwarz

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

Rhett Butler

I have seen him set fire to his wigwam and smooth over the graves of his fathers, clap his hand in silence over his mouth, and take the last look over his fair hunting ground, and turn his face in sadness to the setting sun.

George Catlin

All the negative thoughts and ideas that are in the world have proceeded from this evil spirit of fear. Are people so afraid ? The answer is that they have made themselves helpless and dependent on others

Swami Vivekananda

If you are afraid of failure you don’t deserve to be successful!

Charles Barkley

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

Ayn Rand

To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.

Oscar Wilde

Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.

Mahatma Gandhi

We are limited but we can push back the borders of our limitations.

Stephen Covey

When the going gets tough the tough get going.

Joseph P. Kennedy

It is not the job of the general to be winning. It is his job to win.

Nancy Banks-Smith

To infinity and beyond !

Buzz Lightyear, Toy Story (1995)

Fill your hands, you son-of-a-bitch !

Rooster Cogburn, True Grit (1969)

Barring serious accidents, if you are not preoccupied with worry and you work hard, you can look forward to a reasonably lengthy existence. Its not the hard work that kills, its the worrying that kills.

Thomas Edison

Love is when reality is better than your dreams.

Becky Graham

Georgia, love is for the very young.

Jonathan Shields, The Bad And The Beautiful (1952)

I cannot stand little notes on my pillow ! We are all out of cornflakes,

Oscar Madison, F (1968)

The maxim "Nothing but perfection" may be spelled "Paralysis".

Winston Churchill

Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.

Voltaire

Give me a whisky, ginger ale on the side. And don't be stingy, baby.

Anna Christie, Anna Christie (1930)

Misfortunes often sharpen the genius.

Ovid

The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies, and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose. By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors.

Anthony Robbins

You can't make an omelet without breaking eggs.

Unknown

Good habits are as addictive as bad habits, and a lot more rewarding.

Harvey Mackay

Not many people know it, but the Fuhrer was a terrific dancer.

Franz Liebkind, The Producers Avco (1968)

All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.

Leo Tolstoy

Think of me as a sex symbol for men who don't give a damn.

Phyllis Diller

Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.

Swami Vivekananda

The fire that warms us can also consume us, it is not the fault of the fire.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Napoleon Bonaparte

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

The grand essentials of happiness are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.

Allan K. Chalmers

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

If you build it, he will come.

Shoeless Joe Jackson, Field Of Dreams (1989)

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead.

David Farragut

is the greatest gift of the mind , it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.

Helen Keller

Necessity is the mother of invention.

Proverb

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

A. P. Gouthey

The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what we want most for what we want at the moment.

Anonymous

The ladder of success is never crowded at the top.

Napoleon Hill

I have seen so many of these, and lived with them, and travelled with them, and oftentimes felt as if I should starve to death on an equal allowance, that I am fully convinced I am correct in saying that the North American Indians, taking them in the aggregate, even where they have an abundance to subsist on, eat less than any civilized population of equal numbers, that I have ever travelled amongst.

George Catlin

Stop makin noises like a husband.

Vera, Detour (1945)

Without inspiration the best powers of the mind remain dormant, they is a fuel in us which needs to be ignited with sparks.

Johann Gottfried Von Herder

To reach a port we must sail, sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it. But we must not drift or lie at anchor.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Words do two major things : They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.

Jim Rohn

The worst thing you can try to do is cling to something that is gone, or to recreate it.

Johnette Napolitano

The best way to predict the future is to create it.

Peter F. Drucker

Where love reigns the impossible may be attained.

Indian Proverb

The giving of love is an education in itself.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.

Albert Schweitzer

The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.

Thomas Edison

Man's love is of man's life a part, it is a woman's whole existence. In her first passion, a woman loves her lover, in all the others all she loves is love.

Lord Byron

The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm.

Thomas J. Watson

Recognize that transition has a characteristic shape.

William Bridges

They merit more praise who know how to suffer misery than those who temper themselves in contentment.

Pietro Aretino

Most people are about as happy as they make up their mind to be.

Abraham Lincoln

If you want to feel rich, just count all of the things you have that money can't buy.

Unknown

Yes, it used to be beautiful -- what with the rackets, whoring, guns.

Lou Pascal, Atlantic City (1980)

Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.

John Wooden

It's easier to remember when you are right than when the other person was right.

Robert Half

But I would be proud.

Harry Burns, Sally Albright (1989)

All that is real in me is god. All that is real in god is I. The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.

Swami Vivekananda

Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used used them.

Thomas Edison

What greater thing is there for two human souls that to feel that they are joined, to strengthen each other, to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.

George Eliot

A dream unrealized is a dream imprisoned by that enemy of all enemies - the fear of failure. Set that you will make it happen ! -

Dexter Yager