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Love doesn't just sit there like a stone, it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new.

Ursula K. Le Guin

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When our actions do not, our fears make us traitors.

William Shakespeare

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

Your purpose is to make your audience see what you saw, hear what you heard, feel what you felt. Relevant detail, couched in concrete, colorful language, is the best way to recreate the incident as it happened and to picture it for the audience.

Dale Carnegie

People don't care how much you know, until they know how much you care.

Anonymous

Love thy neighbour as thyself.

Matthew

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

Leo Tolstoy

I would rather have had one breath of her hair, one kiss from her mouth, one touch of her hand, than eternity without it.

City of Angels

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.

J. Robert Oppenheimer

This is the true measure of love, when we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.

Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe

If you wanna call me that, smile.

The Virginian, The Virginian (1929)

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

Abraham Lincoln

Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them.

Albert Einstein

All resources are not obvious, great managers find and develop available talent.

Zig Ziglar

Union gives strength.

Aesop

We are responsible for what we are, and whatever we wish ourselves to be, we have the power to make ourselves. If what we are now has been the result of our own past actions, it certainly follows that whatever we wish to be in the future can be produced by our present actions, so we have to know how to act.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Earl Nightingale

We only love truly once. It is the first time and succeeding passions are less uncontrolled.

Du Coeur

My biological clock is ticking like this, and the way this case is going, I ain't never getting married !

Mona Lisa Vito, My Cousin Vinny (1992)

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

Benjamin Disraeli

There are no mistakes, save one, the failure to learn from a mistake.

Robert Fripp

We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.

Harrison Ford

The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.

John F. Kennedy

You will become as small as your controlling desire ; as great as your dominant aspiration.

James Allen

To win without risk is to triumph without glory.

Pierre Corneille

If you know peace, then you thrive , if you know contentment, then you are rich.

Su Shi

Do or do not, there is no try.

Yoda

We can do no great things. Only small things with great love.

Mother Teresa

No legacy is so rich as honesty.

William Shakespeare

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

Albert Einstein

If opportunity doesn't knock build a door.

Milton Berle

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

There are eight million stories in the naked city. This has been one of them.

Narrator, The Naked City (1948)

Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.

Bill Blackman

Happy wife, happy life.

Jeff Allen

But I would be proud.

Harry Burns, Sally Albright (1989)

When you arrive at your future, will you blame your past ?

Robert Half

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I... I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.

Robert Frost

Do not wait for ideal circumstances, they will never come, nor for the best opportunities.

Janet Erskine Stuart

The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.

Dennis Waitley

Love like there is no tomorrow.

Unknown

To me, the idea and expectation that the day is slowly and surely coming when we will be able to honestly say we are our brother's keeper and not his oppressor is very beautiful.

Thomas Edison

Imagination is more important than knowledge.

Albert Einstein

Nothing is worth more than this day.

Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe

Romanticism is not just a mode, it literally eats into every life. Women will never get rid of just waiting for the right man.

Anita Brookner

Love is blind, friendship closes its eyes.

Anonymous

Talent does you no good unless it's recognized by someone else.

Robert Half

I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed We hold these truths to be self-evident , that all men are created equal.

Martin Luther King Jr.

The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can't do.

Dennis Waitley

Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.

Erich Fromm

To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.

Unknown

The only place where your dream becomes impossible is in your own thinking.

Robert H. Schuller

An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't.

Anatole France

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

Nelson Mandela

The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.

Pearl S. Buck

Tell 'em to go out there with all they got and win just one for the Gipper.

Knute Rockne, Knute Rockne All American (1940)

Absence makes the heart grow fonder.

Unknown

Don't quit.

Unknown

Remember tonight, for it is the beginning of always.

Dante

There is no limit to what a man can do or where he can go if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.

Robert Woodruff

Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.

Mark Twain

It is impossible to imagine anything which better becomes a ruler than mercy.

Seneca

Adversity introduces a man to himself.

Unattributed

Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion

Aristotle

The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.

Channing Pollock

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

Maureen Duffy

I do not resent criticism, even when, for the sake of emphasis, it parts for the time with reality.

Winston Churchill

Concentration of wealth and power has been built upon other people's money, other people's business, other people's labor. Under this concentration, independent business has been a menace to American society.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

All I want is a warm bed and a kind word and unlimited power.

Ashleigh Brilliant

You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Cushion the painful effects of hard blows by keeping the enthusiasm going strong, even if doing so requires struggle.

Norman Vincent Peale

This is the best kind of voyeurism, hearing joy from your neighbors.

Chuck Sigars

Hardening of the heart ages people faster than hardening of the arteries.

Anonymous

Whoever said anybody has a right to give up ?

Marian Wright Edelman

A gentleman can withstand hardships , it is only the small man who, when submitted to them, is swept off his feet.

Confucius

No man is wise enough by himself.

Plautus

When a man comes to a conscious vital realization of those great spiritual forces within himself and begins to use those forces in science, in business, and in life, his progress in the future will be unparalleled.

Bruce Lee

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

Anonymous

The first requisite for success is to develop the ability to focus and apply your mental and physical energies to the problem at hand - without growing weary. Because such thinking is often difficult, there seems to be no limit to which some people will go to avoid the effort and labor that is associated with it.

Thomas Edison

I am resolved that I will not through my humility become the devil's attorney. I will endeavor to speak a good word for the truth.

Henry David Thoreau

Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations

George Bernard Shaw

Better to light a candle than curse the darkness.

Eleanor Roosevelt

The best way out is always through.

Robert Frost

Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Goals are the fuel in the furnace of achievement.

Brian Tracy

Are great things ever done smoothly ? Time, patience, and indomitable will must show.

Swami Vivekananda

Because I readily absorb ideas from every source - frequently starting where the last person left off - I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.

Thomas Edison

What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness ?

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Love that is true never grows old.

Elben Bano

It has always been my belief that a man should do his best, regardless of how much he receives for his services, or the number of people he may be serving or the class of people served.

Napoleon Hill

Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.

Confucius

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

Thomas J. Watson

I'd like to make her look a little more attractive. How far can you pull back ?

Rita, Cameraman (1982)

Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for ?

Robert Browning

Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.

Mary Kay Ash

The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.

Sydney J. Harris

Every achiever I have ever met says, My life turned around when I began to believe in me.

Robert H. Schuller

Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.

King Mongkut, The King And (1956)

Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression, in order that every man present his views without penalty, there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population.

Albert Einstein

Inspiration and genius -- one and the same.

Victor Hugo

Success is the proper utilization of failure.

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