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Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.

Truman Capote

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It takes a minute to find a special person, an hour to appreciate them, a day to love them and a lifetime to forget them.

Anonymous

If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.

Unknown

I'll be back.

The Terminator, The Terminator (1984)

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

The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.

Anonymous

There's no such thing as coulda, shoulda and woulda. If you shoulda and coulda, you woulda done it.

Pat Riley

Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.

Kahil Gibran

Doomed are the hotheads ! Unhappy are they who lose their cool and are too proud to say, ''I'm sorry. ''

Robert H. Schuller

The cherokee people are not "my people".

Chief John Ross

True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful.

Paul Sweeney

Where can we go to find god if we cannot see him in our own hearts and in every living being.

Swami Vivekananda

Hunker down.

Unknown

The only gift is a portion of thyself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Georgia, love is for the very young.

Jonathan Shields, The Bad And The Beautiful (1952)

Look, Daddy. Teacher says, Every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings.

Zuzu Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)

Our life is what our thoughts make it.

Marcus Aurelius

Be not afraid of anything. You will do marvelous work. It is fearlessness that brings heaven even in a moment.

Swami Vivekananda

Fear is met and destroyed with courage. Again and again, when the struggle seems hopeless and all opportunity lost, some man or women with a little more courage, a little more effort, brings victory.

James F. Bell

Love in its essence is spiritual fire.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

You can never be happy at the expense of the happiness of others.

Chinese Proverb

No, this trick won't work... How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love ?

Albert Einstein

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

Winston Churchill

The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.

Joe Paterno

Play for more than you can afford to lose and you will learn the game.

Winston Churchill

The successful man is the average man, focused.

Anonymous

Let your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities.

Robert H. Schuller

Procrastination is the thief of time.

Edward Young

An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality.

Brian Tracy

In prosperity, our friends know us , in adversity, we know our friends.

John Churton Collins

When I asked god for strength He gave me difficult situations to face When I asked god for brain & brawn He gave me puzzles in life to solve When I asked god for happiness He showed me some unhappy people When I asked god for wealth He showed me how to work hard When I asked god for favors He showed me opportunities to work hard When I asked god for peace He showed me how to help others God gave me nothing I wanted He gave me everything I needed

Swami Vivekananda

I gave her my heart, and she gave me a pen.

Lloyd Dobler, Say Anything (1989)

If one has to submit, it is wasteful not to do so with the best grace possible.

Winston Churchill

Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.

John Davidson Rockefeller

Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary.

John Keating, Dead Poets Society (1989)

Reflection doesn't take anything away from decisiveness, from being a person of action. In fact, it generates the inner toughness that you need to be an effective person of action -- to be a leader. Think of leadership as some of two vectors competence: (your specialty, your skills, your know-howl) and authenticity: (your identity, your character, your attitude) .

Peter Koestenbaum

Opportunities multiply as they are seized ; they die when neglected. Life is a long line of opportunities.

John Wicker

Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness.

Seneca

Security is a kind of death.

Tennessee Williams

When people are like each other they tend to like each other.

Anthony Robbins

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

Harvey Mackay

For the first time in my life, people cheering for me. Were you deaf ? Didn't you hear 'em ? We're not hitchhiking any more. We're riding.

Michael Kelly, Champion (1949)

Excellence is more fun than mediocrity.

Leonard Berry

Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.

Alexander Smith

If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up.

J.M. Power

Winning isn't everything , it's the only thing.

Vince Lombardi

Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.

Jim Rohn

He who has learned how to obey will know how to command.

Solon

Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.

Dale Carnegie

We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children do.

Brigham Young

I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.

Blanche Dubois, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.

Albert Einstein

Better late than never.

Proverb

There is no real excellence in all this world which can be separated from right living.

David Starr Jordan

Who is the happiest of men ? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though'twere his own.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Never put off to tomorrow what you can do today.

English Proverb

Four steps to achievement : plan purposely, prepare prayerfully, proceed positively, pursue persistently.

William Arthur Ward

There are so many things that we wish we had done yesterday, so few that we feel like doing today.

John Milton

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

Julie Andrews

Your level of brilliance will determine the size of your opportunities in life.

Unattributed

My heart shall be thy garden.

Alice Meynell

I love great music and art, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.

Thomas Edison

True love never lives happily ever after. True love has no ending.

K. Knight

While we pursue happiness, we flee from contentment.

Hasidic Proverb

Life's blows can not break a person whose spirit is warmed at the fire of enthusiasm.

Norman Vincent Peale

Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart.

Zig Ziglar

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

In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.

Mignon McLaughlin

Change yourself, change your fortunes.

Portuguese Proverb

Would you like to come in ?

Aurora Greenway, Garrett Breedlove (1983)

I believe in long, slow, deep, soft, wet kisses that last three days.

Crash Davis, Bull Durham (1988)

It's the investor who is risky, not the investment.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Happiness is a state of mind.

Unknown

From every human being there rises a light that reaches straight to heaven, and when two souls that are destined to be together find each other, the streams of light flow together and a single brighter light goes forth from that united being.

Ba'al Shem Tov

He who has hope has everything.

Arabian Proverb

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

Leadership is power to endure an ongoing quest for information or influence not just actual triumphs like making profits or achieving stated objectives.

Marsha Sinetar

If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true were really true, there would be little hope of advance.

Orville Wright

Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.

Thomas Jefferson

When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.

When Harry Met Sally

And for an hour, for an hour, I'm the best actress in the world.

Bree Daniels, Klute (1971)

Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion

Aristotle

There is not a breathing of the common wind that will forget thee.

William Wordsworth

The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're still alive.

Orlando Battista

Education is one of the few things a person is willing to pay for and not get.

William Lowe Bryan

Things do not change we change.

Henry David Thoreau

There is something inside all of us that yearns not for reason but for mystery, not for penetrating clear thought but for the whisperings of the irrational, not for science but for wizardry disguised as science, not for rationally founded influence but for magic.

Karl Jaspers

Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.

Winston Churchill

No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see the possibilities -- they're always there.

Norman Vincent Peale

For a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love.

Francis Bacon

You can not step twice into the same river, for other waters are continually flowing on.

Heraclitus

Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade ?

Benjamin Franklin

Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.

Henry Ford

The potential of the average person is like a huge ocean unsailed, a new continent unexplored, a world of possibilities waiting to be released and channeled toward some great good.

Brian Tracy

We more frequently fail to face the right problem than fail to solve the problem we face.

Anonymous

We are made for loving. If we don't love, we will be like plants without water.

Desmond Tutu

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

Plan your progress carefully , hour-by hour, day-by-day, month-by-month. Organized activity and maintained enthusiasm are the wellsprings of your power. Planning for happiness is rarely successful. Happiness just happens.

Robert Half

Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.

Mahatma Gandhi

We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.

La Bruyere

That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.

Abraham Lincoln