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Feel nothing, know nothing, do nothing, have nothing, give up all to god, and say utterly, 'Thy will be done'. We only dream this bondage. Wake up and let it go.

Swami Vivekananda

Every action that helps us manifest our divine nature more and more is good, every action that retards it is evil.

Swami Vivekananda

if you can't lift the corners, let the middle sag.

Anonymous

Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything.

W. Clement Stone

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.

Albert Einstein

We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.

Malcolm Gladwell

The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs" but goes right to work on the creative "how''.

Norman Vincent Peale

The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.

Albert Einstein

If you want a guarantee, buy a toaster.

Anonymous

A little more moderation would be good. Of course, my life hasn't exactly been one of moderation.

Donald Trump

Anyone can be passionate, but it takes real lovers to be silly.

Rose Franken

All of the subjects that I've chosen have had to do with isolation. ... The whole idea of [people] gathering ... doesn't really appeal to me.

Glenn Gould

If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.

Thomas Edison

It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.

Albert Einstein

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

Plautus

Don't take no for an answer, never submit to failure. Do not be fobbed off with mere personal success or acceptance. You will make all kinds of mistakes, but as long as you are generous and true, and also fierce, you can not hurt the world or even seriously distress her. She was made to be wooed by youth.

Winston Churchill

You know you are in love when you see the world in her eyes, and her eyes everywhere in the world.

David Levesque

When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.

Indian Proverb

All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind, the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.

Swami Vivekananda

I love you - those three words have my life in them.

Alexandrea

If anything is worth trying at all, it's worth trying at least ten times.

Dean Marshall Art Linkletter

Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.

Anthony Robbins

Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called present.

Unknown

I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than attempting to satisfy them.

John Stuart Mill

Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.

George Bernard Shaw

I have seen too much of the vanity of human affairs, to expect felicity from the splendid scenes of public life.

Martha Washington

The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.

Napoleon Hill

No man can succeed in a line of endeavor which he does not like.

Napoleon Hill

Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.

Samuel Johnson

I am not overly impressed by the great names and reputations of those who might be trying to beat me to an invention... . Its their 'ideas' that appeal to me.

Thomas Edison

There's no place like home.

Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz Mgm (1939)

Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.

Demosthenes

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

George Eliot

Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though chequered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the grey twilight that knows not victory or defeat.

Theodore Roosevelt

Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.

G. M. Trevelyan

Success based on anything but internal fulfillment is bound to be empty. - Dr

Martha Friedman

Hi, Curly, kill anyone today ?

Mitch Robbins, Curly (1991)

They can because they think they can.

Virgil

Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.

Vaclav Havel

Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Dreams don't work unless you do.

John C. Maxwell

Little strokes fell great oaks.

Benjamin Franklin

They're called boobs, Ed.

Erin Brockovich, Erin Brockovich (2000)

It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.

Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)

Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make.

Count Dracula, Dracula (1931)

Trouble is only opportunity in work clothes.

Henry J. Kaiser

Every time an artist dies, part of the vision of mankind passes with him.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

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

Wisdom is more precious than rubies.

Biblical Proverb

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

Ashleigh Brilliant

Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed.

Storm Jameson

You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals.

Booker T. Washington

Give all to love; obey thy heart.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

You don't use a hammer to tighten a screw.

Susan Podziba

Captain, it is I, Ensign Pulver, and I just threw your stinking palm tree overboard. Now, what's all this crud about no movie tonight ?

Ensign Pulver, Mister Roberts (1955)

It's not what happens to you, it's what you do about it that makes the difference.

W. Mitchell

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

Anonymous

I have realized god sitting in the temple of every human body, the moment I stand in reverence before every human being and see god in him - that moment I am free from bondage, everything that binds vanishes, and I am free.

Swami Vivekananda

Imagination is more important than knowledge.

Albert Einstein

There are times when a man should be content with what he has but never with what he is.

William George Jordan

Love is everything it's cracked up to be. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for.

Erica Jong

I light my candle from their torches.

Robert Burton

Those who are fired with an enthusiastic idea and who allow it to take hold and dominate their thoughts find that new worlds open for them. As long as enthusiasm holds out, so will new opportunities.

Norman Vincent Peale

I am again fairly settled down to the pleasant duties of an old fashioned Virginia house-keeper, steady as a clock, busy as a bee, and as cheerful as a cricket.

Martha Washington

Failing to plan is planning to fail.

Unknown

Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.

Vincent Van Gogh

All you need is love.

John Lennon

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

Anonymous

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

We must not say every mistake is a foolish one.

Cicero

Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year - and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade !

Anthony Robbins

They say you were shot in the tabloids.

Nora Charles, Nick Charles (1934)

He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in god. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.

Swami Vivekananda

Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them ?

Abraham Lincoln

We aren't in an information age, we are in an entertainment age.

Anthony Robbins

The word courage comes from the same stem as the French word coeur, meaning ''heart''. Thus just as one's heart, by pumping blood to one's arms, legs, and brain enables all the other physical organs to function, so courage makes possible all the psychological virtues. Without courage other values whither away into mere facsimiles of virtue.

Rollo May

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

Epictetus

Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.

Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)

Condemn none. If you can stretch out a helping hand, do so. If you cannot, fold your hands, bless your brothers, and let them go their own way.

Swami Vivekananda

I am poor and naked but I am the chief of a nation. We do not want riches but we do want to train our children right. Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world. We do not want riches. We want peace and love.

Red Cloud

To love deeply in one direction makes us more loving in all others.

Anne Sophie Swetchine

Confidence imparts a wonderful inspiration to its possessor.

John Milton

Remember that nobody will ever get ahead of you as long as he is kicking you in the seat of the pants.

Walter Winchell

What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.

Zig Ziglar

Times of great calamity and confusion have ever been productive of the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from the darkest storm.

Charles Caleb Colton

Practice makes perfect.

Unknown

To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.

Bruce Lee

The wisest mind has something yet to learn.

George Santayana

The dedicated life is the life worth living. You must give with your whole heart.

Anne Dillard

The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable.

Victor Hugo

He who is afraid of asking is ashamed of learning.

Unknown

Nothing endures but change. Heraclitus Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.

Mark Twain

It means a great deal to those who are oppressed to know that they are not alone. And never let anyone tell you that what you are doing is insignificant. Bishop

Desmond Tutu

You're tearing me apart !

Jim Stark, Rebel Without Cause (1955)

We can help others in the world more by making the most of yourself than in any other way.

Earl Nightingale

This above all, To Thine Own Self Be True.

William Shakespeare

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

There's no crying in baseball !

Jimmy Dugan, A League Of Their Own (1992)