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Love is a thing, well, it's kind of like quicksand. The more you are in it, the deeper you sink. And when it hits you, you've just got to fall.

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Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.

Abraham Lincoln

Flowing blood is proof that you're alive, if it's for the sake of those you love

Makaino Kouji

It's not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.

Anthony Robbins

Wisdom is not like money to be tied up and hidden.

Ghanaian Proverb

The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesud. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules whose would you use ?

Dale Carnegie

Men spend their lives in anticipations, in determining to be vastly happy at some period when they have time. But the present time has one advantage over every otherit is our own. Past opportunities are gone, future have not come. We may lay in a stock of pleasures, as we would lay in a stock of wine , but if we defer the tasting of them too long, we shall find that both are soured by age.

Charles Caleb Colton

Sex alleviates tension. Love causes it.

Woody Allen

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

Unknown

Most people resist change, so a key part of innovating is convincing other people that your idea is a good one -- by enlisting their help, and, in doing so, by helping them see the usefulness of the idea.

Art Fry

For a person to build a rich and rewarding life for himself there are certain qualities and bits of knowledge that he needs to acquire. There are also things, harmful attitudes, superstitions, and emotions that he needs to chip away. A person needs to chip away everything that doesn't look like the person he or she most wants to become.

Earl Nightingale

Don't bunt. Aim out of the ballpark.

David Ogilvy

Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.

William James

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

Mahatma Gandhi

Little strokes fell great oaks.

Benjamin Franklin

One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything.

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

Listen, I have an update from Taako Central. I've updated my list of people I trust and things I believe to no one and nothing ! Not a joke, I don't trust you, half-pint, I don't trust Jeff from Today's Special, I don't trust Barold whatever-his-name - nobody, I trust nobody.

Taako

The more I love myself the better I am able to love you.

Ken Robbins

It's not enough that we do our best, sometimes we have to do what's required.

Winston Churchill

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

He who is afraid of asking is ashamed of learning.

Unknown

Where there is great love, there are always wishes.

Willa Cather

Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy night.

Margo Channing, All About Eve (1950)

It is not how much we do, but how much love we put in the doing. It is not how much we give, but how much love we put in the giving.

Mother Teresa

Until man duplicates a blade of grass, nature can laugh at his so-called scientific knowledge.

Thomas Edison

Love as much as you can from wherever you are.

Elizabeth Ashley

It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly.

Isaac Asimov

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

Seneca

Consider the little mouse how sagacious an animal it is which never entrusts his life to one whole only

Plautus

I have not failed. I've just found ways that don't work

William Ernest Henley

We have a responsibility in our time, as others have had in theirs, not to be prisoners of history but to shape history, a responsibility to fill the role of path-finder, and to build with others a global network of purpose and law.

Madeleine Albright

Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

He who dares nothing need hope for nothing.

Anonymous

A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties. No religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.

Albert Einstein

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

Anonymous

Where there is no wealth there is no poverty.

African Proverb

I never had a policy, I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.

Abraham Lincoln

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

Morrie Schwarz

To be able to say how much love, is love but little.

Petrarch

Man has been endowed with reason, with the power to create, so that he can add to what he's been given. But up to now he hasn't been a creator, only a destroyer. Forests keep disappearing, rivers dry up, wild life's become extinct, the climate's ruined and the land grows poorer and uglier every day.

Anton Chekhov

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

My experience has taught me that a man who has no vices has damned few virtues.

Abraham Lincoln

A life lived in fear is a life half lived.

Proverb

They call it a "Royale with Cheese".

Vincent, Pulp Fiction (1994)

Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it, begin it now.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

You are what you are and you are where you are because of what has gone into your mind. You change what you are and you change where you are by changing what goes into your mind.

Zig Ziglar

For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice. No paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.

John Burroughs

Snap out of it !

Loretta Castorini, Moonstruck (1987)

Rough spots sharpen our performance. And more often than not, obstacles can be turned into advantages. You just can't let your disappointment get in the way.

Harvey Mackay

Michael, we're bigger than U.S. Steel.

Hyman Roth, The Godfather: Part II (1974)

Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Slow but steady wins the race.

Unknown

Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.

Sarah Bernhardt

People begin to become successful the minute they decide to be.

Harvey Mackay

Nature abhors a vacuum, and if I can only walk with sufficient carelessness I am sure to be filled.

Henry David Thoreau

Love's greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.

Barbara De Angelis

There is no education like adversity.

Disraeli

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.

Theodore H. White

You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage -- pleasantly, smilingly, non-apologetically -- to say 'no' to other things. And the way you do that is by having a bigger 'yes' burning inside. The enemy of the 'best' is often the 'good. '

Stephen Covey

The outer forms of our lives can change in an instant, but the inner reorientation that brings us back into a vital relation to people and activity takes time.

William Bridges

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

Rumi

Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.

Robert H. Schuller

Not being able to do everything is no excuse for not doing everything you can.

Ashleigh Brilliant

We must not say every mistake is a foolish one.

Cicero

It is never too late to be what you might have been.

George Eliot

I deal with the obvious. I present, reiterate and glorify the obvious -- because the obvious is what people need to be told.

Dale Carnegie

I'll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too !

The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)

If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x ; y is play ; and z is keeping your mouth shut.

Albert Einstein

There are no secrets to success it is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.

Colin Powell

A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.

Joseph Joubert

Inspiration and genius -- one and the same.

Victor Hugo

There is a time to let things happen, and a time to make things happen.

Anonymous

Tell the truth boldly, whether it hurts or not. Never pander to weakness. If truth is too much for intelligent people and sweeps them away, let them go, the sooner the better.

Swami Vivekananda

It is what you learn after you know it all that counts.

John Wooden

Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.

Robert H. Schuller

Count your blessings.

Og Mandino

Your talent is god's gift to you.

Leo Buscaglia

Do you think that there is a word that contains all of the vowels? Unquestionably.

Unknown

He who has hope has everything.

Arabian Proverb

Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.

Seneca

I don't like your manners.

Vivian Rutledge, Philip Marlowe (1946)

We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live, they travel far.

Swami Vivekananda

When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.

Norman Vincent Peale

An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Stella ! Hey, Stella !

Stanley Kowalski, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

What the heart gives away is never gone. It is kept in the hearts of others.

Robin St. John

Follow humbly wherever and to whatever abyss Nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.

Thomas Henry Huxley

Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly.

Stephen R. Covey

You create your reality.

Unknown

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

Anonymous

Spoken about by, radio announcer and good friend : never let a day go by that he didn't learn something new and, in turn pass it on to others. It was his consuming passion.

Earl Nightingale

I never perfected an invention that I did not think about in terms of the service it might give others. I find out what the world needs, then I proceed to invent.

Thomas Edison

The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.

Norman Vincent Peale

Who, being loved, is poor ?

Oscar Wilde

As a man thinketh in his heart so is he.

Bible

Money without brains is always dangerous.

Napoleon Hill

You are what you think about all day long.

Robert Schuller

Personal leadership is not a singular experience. It is, rather, the ongoing process of keeping your vision and values before you and aligning your life to be congruent with those most important things.

Stephen Covey

Ineffective people live day after day with unused potential. They experience synergy only in small, peripheral ways in their lives. But creative experiences can be produced regularly, consistently, almost daily in people's lives. It requires enormous personal security and openness and a spirit of adventure.

Stephen Covey

Attitude determines altitude.

Anonymous

The real test in golf and in life is not in keeping out of the rough, but in getting out after you are in.

Zig Ziglar