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Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.

T.S. Eliot

Sometimes things become possible if we want them bad enough.

T.S. Eliot

Love is most nearly itself when here and now cease to matter.

T.S. Eliot

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O, there is nothing holier, in this life of ours, than the first consciousness of love, the first fluttering of its silken wings.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

We are ever free if we would only believe it, only have faith enough. You are the soul, free and eternal, ever free, ever blessed. Have faith enough and you will be free in a minute.

Swami Vivekananda

Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving to death !

Mame Dennis, Auntie Mame (1958)

I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.

Anne Frank

Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.

Mahatma Gandhi

If you're not sure where you're going, you'll probably end up somewhere else.

Anonymous

I never could have done without the habits of punctuality, order and diligence the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.

Charles Dickens

If you want to be enthusiastic, act enthusiastic.

Dale Carnegie

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that 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. Discover.

Mark Twain

There's no such thing as not enough time if you're doing what you want to do.

Robert Half

Hey, Johnny, what are you rebelling against ?

Mildred, Johnny Strabler (1953)

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

Thomas J. Watson

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

Gloria Wandrous, Butterfield 8 (1932)

One who walks the road with love will never walk the road alone.

C. T. Davis

Keep your heart open for as long as you can, as wide as you can, for others and especially for yourself.

Morrie Schwarz

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

You become what you think about.

Earl Nightingale

Take heed : you do not find what you do not seek.

Unknown

Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born.

Dale E. Turner

Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.

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The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.

Leo Rosten

For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, 'It might have been' .

John Greenleaf Whittier

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

Phyllis Diller

The greatest sin is to think yourself weak.

Swami Vivekananda

We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.

Albert Einstein

We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can fly only by embracing each other.

Luciano De Crescenzo

After all is said and done, there is usually more said than done.

Anonymous

When you work, work, and when you play, play, dont get the two mixed up

Jim Rohn

Snakes ! Why did it have to be snakes ?

Indiana Jones, Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1987)

Your world is a living expression of how you are using and have used your mind

Earl Nightingale

Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you'll help them to become what they are capable of becoming.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk beside me and be my friend.

Albert Camus

When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.

Jimi Hendrix

You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Before we can forgive one another, we must understand one another

Emma Goldman

This is as true in everyday life as it is in battle we are given one life and the decision is ours whether to wait for circumstances to make up our mind, or whether to act, and in acting, to live.

General Omar Bradley

Everyone who achieves success in a great venture, solves each problem as they came to it. They helped themselves. And they were helped through powers known and unknown to them at the time they set out on their voyage. They keep going regardless of the obstacles they met.

W. Clement Stone

Better never to have met you in my dream than to wake and reach for hands that are not there.

Otomo No Yakamochi

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

Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.

Burton Hills

Elementary, my dear Watson.

Sherlock Holmes, The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes (1939)

Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.

Anthony Robbins

You are never a loser until you quit trying.

Mike Ditka

As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.

Nelson Mandela

I ain't so tough.

Tom Powers, The Public Enemy (1931)

Ideas without action are worthless.

Harvey Mackay

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world. The unreasonable man adapts the world to himself. All progress depends upon the unreasonable man.

George Bernard Shaw

Great minds have purpose, while others just have wishes.

Washington Irving

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

Joe Paterno

Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.

Paulo Coelho

Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration

Thomas Edison

Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.

Elinor Glyn

He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes. He who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.

Chinese Proverb

Busier than a cat covering up shit on a tile floor!

Larry the Cable Guy

Education means inspiring someones mind, not just filling their head.

Katie Lusk

If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything.

Mark Twain

All paths lead nowhere, so it is important to choose a path that has heart.

Carlos Castaneda

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)

I swore never to be silent whenever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.

Elie Wiesel

Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.

Theodore Roosevelt

Wealth belongs to the person who enjoys it and not to the one who keeps it.

Afghan Proverb

Better to be king for a night than schmuck for a lifetime.

Rupert Pupkin, The King Of Comedy (1983)

Cause Change & Lead. Accept Change & Survive. Resist Change & Die.

Ray Norda

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

Robert Browning

I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.

John Davidson Rockefeller

True love can not be found where it truly does not exist, Nor can it be hidden where it truly does.

Anonymous

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

William A. Ward

I want it said of me by those who knew me best ; that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow.

Abraham Lincoln

Man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed, but not defeated.

Ernest Hemingway

Find and use your passion, and you'll have a great career. Don't do it, you won't. It's as simple as that.

Larry Smith

Flops are a part of life's menu and I've never been a girl to miss out on any of the courses.

Rosalind Russell

If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.

Zig Ziglar

Money without brains is always dangerous.

Napoleon Hill

How can you tell the difference between a run-over snake and a run-over lawyer? There are skid marks in front of the snake.

Unknown

Love is a game that two can play and both win.

Eva Gabor

The only people who find what they are looking for in life are the fault finders.

Foster's Law

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.

Abraham Lincoln

There are two ways of meeting difficulties you alter the difficulties, or you alter yourself to meet them.

Phyllis Battome

Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.

Mahatma Gandhi

Our minds are as different as our faces we are all traveling to one destination, happiness, but few are going by the same road.

Charles Caleb Colton

They will rise highest who strive for the highest place.

Latin Proverb

Failing to plan is planning to fail.

Unknown

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

Anonymous

Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.

Ann Landers

Be afraid. Be very afraid.

Veronica Quaife, The Fly (1986)

Silence is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.

Immanuel Kant

If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost , that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.

Henry David Thoreau

He who is afraid of asking is ashamed of learning.

Unknown

We didn't land on plymouth rock. Plymouth rock landed on us !

Malcolm X, Malcolm X (1992)

Why should a man be moral ? Because this strengthens his will.

Swami Vivekananda

God is merciful to those whom he sees struggling heart and soul for realization. But remain idle, without any struggle, and you will see that his grace will never come.

Swami Vivekananda

Love is my religion, I could die for it.

John Keats

Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.

Washington Irving

I'll remember you, honey. You're the one that got away.

Hud Bannon, Hud (1963)

A small house will hold a hundred friends.

African Proverb

A heart can be broken, but it keeps beating just the same.

Fried Green Tomatoes

There is no pleasure in life equal to that of the conquest of a vicious habit.

Anonymous

Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

Philippians 4: 4-7

Love is the universal thirst for a communion not merely of the senses, but of our whole nature.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

As you live your values, your sense of identity, integrity, control, and inner-directedness will infuse you with both exhilaration and peace. You will define yourself from within, rather than by people's opinions or by comparisons to others.

Stephen Covey