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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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You could unwrap a Fudgesicle at the first light and never touch the brake lever till you threw away the stick.

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Every man goes down to his death bearing in his hands only that which he has given away.

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Love is perfect kindness

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Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.

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Like snowflakes, my Christmas memories gather and dance each beautiful, unique and too soon gone.

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If you can imagine it, you can achieve it , if you can dream it, you can become it.

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From success to failure is one step , from failure to success is a long road.

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Cinderella story. Outta nowhere. A former greenskeeper, now, about to become the Masters champion. It looks like a mirac... It's in the hole ! It's in the hole ! It's in the hole !

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Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.

Anonymous

Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.

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You'll find boredom where there is an absence of a good idea.

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Now he has departed from this strange world a little ahead of me. That means nothing. People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.

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Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to ; all they need is one reason why they can.

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Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.

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The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.

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

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Unknown

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Love can never grow old. Locks may lose their brown and gold. Cheeks may fade and hollow grow. But the hearts that love will know, never winter's frost and chill, summer's warmth is in them still.

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

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

Mahatma Gandhi

Failing to plan is planning to fail.

Unknown

Roll with the punches.

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Each person born into this world represents something new, something that never existed before, something original and unique.

Martin Buber

To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.

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Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.

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Leadership is much more an art, a belief, a condition of the heart, than a set of things to do. The visible signs of artful leadership are expressed, ultimately, in its practice.

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The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.

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Jiddu Krishnamurti

One who seeks no friends is his own enemy.

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No fate is worse than a life without a love.

Mexican Proverb

Excuse me while I whip this out.

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It is never too late to be what we might have been

George Eliot

Without music, life would be a mistake.

Fredrich Nietzsche

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Things do not change we change.

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The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead.

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Union gives strength.

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Where there is great love, there are always wishes.

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It's hard to believe that you haven't had sex for two hundred years.

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Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

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Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.

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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.

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Great minds have purpose, while others just have wishes.

Washington Irving

A person starts to live when he can live outside himself.

Albert Einstein

My love for you is a journey, starting at forever, and ending at never.

Anonymous

Love like you've never been hurt, dance like no one is watching, live as though heaven is on earth.

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Swami Vivekananda

The key to truth is the next deed, and this key opens the door if one does what one has to do in such a way that the meaning of the action here finds its fulfillment. Thus truth in the world of man is not to be found as the content of knowledge, but only as human existence. One does not express it, one does not perceive it, but one lives it, and receives it as life.

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

Chinese Proverb

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

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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.

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Thou love life ? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff that life is made of.

Benjamin Franklin

How often we fail to realize our good fortune in living in a country where happiness is more than a lack of tragedy.

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Count it all joy, my brethren, when you meet various trials, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.

James 1:24

Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.

Anonymous

Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.

Norman Vincent Peale

A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.

Confucius

A gentle hand may lead even an elephant by a single hair.

Iranian Proverb

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

And let it spring from love, born out of concern for all beings.

Buddha

Love is the emblem of eternity, it confounds all notion of time, effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.

Germaine De Stael

I have noticed that folks are generally about as happy as they make up their minds to be.

Abraham Lincoln

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Unattributed

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

Unknown

You don't understand ! I could've had class. I could've been a contender. I could've been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am.

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Fortify yourself with contentment, for this is an impregnable fortress.

Epictetus

Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.

Richard Bach

A strong person and a waterfall always channel their own path.

Anonymous

Be of love a little more careful than of anything.

E.E. Cummings

The happiness of life is made up of minute fractionsthe little soon-forgotten charities of a kiss, a smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment in the disguise of a playful raillery, and the countless other infinitesimals of pleasurable thought and genial feeling.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Where old age is evil, youth can learn no good.

English Proverb

If we are to have real peace, we must begin with the children.

Mahatma Gandhi

When I hear somebody sigh, life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, compared to what ?

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Pretty much everything will come to him who hustles while he waits. I believe that restlessness is discontent, and discontent is merely the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.

Thomas Edison

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

Maureen Duffy

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

Anonymous

Be like a postage stamp. Stick to it until you get there.

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

Joe Paterno

Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.

Abraham Lincoln

Love is the great amulet that makes this world a garden.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Rock and roll is the music of America, of youth, of rebellion, and of the common spirit that ties all that together.

Tom Larson

Don't fall victim to your own melodrama. Keep things in perspective. The odds are that your problem is solvable. Address the solution and don't dwell on the problem to the point at which it paralyzes you.

Harvey Mackay

The only true gift is a portion of yourself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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No man is free who is not master of himself.

Epictetus

Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it.

J. Petit Senn

The secret to happiness is not in doing what one likes to do, but in liking what one has to do.

Anonymous

God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed.

Bambara Proverb

Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.

Jim Rohn

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

When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems you cannot hold on a minute longer, never give up then for that is just the place and time the tide will turn.

Harriet Beecher Stowe

This is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure.

Winston Churchill

I love you, I am at rest with you, I have come home.

Dorothy L. Sayers