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In everything the ends well defined are the secret of durable success.

Victor Cousins

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Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.

Thomas Jefferson

The miracle is this the more we share, the more we have.

Leonard Nimoy

What comes from the heart, touches the heart.

Don Sibet

Don't dream it be it.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1973)

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

Katie Lusk

It is the true season of love when we know that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.

Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe

It's like, I became such a good person, I almost forgot... I'm a world class liar, baby !

Taako

There is no point at which you can say 'Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap.'

Carrie Fisher

I have nipples, Greg. Could you milk me ?

Jack Byrnes, Meet The Parents (2000)

Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today.

James Dean

You are the handicap you must face. You are the one who must choose your place. You can make goals for family, relationships, anything.

Michael Johnson

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Don't go through life, grow through life.

Eric Butterworth

How can we remember our ignorance, which our growth requires, when we are using our knowledge all the time ?

Henry David Thoreau

Religion is being and becoming. Religion is the manifestation of the divinity already in man.

Swami Vivekananda

A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace.

Levi ben Gershon

It is always your next move.

Napoleon Hill

You can have anything you want ? if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.

Abraham Lincoln

Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.

John Cotton Dana

In any moment of decision the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.

Theodore Roosevelt

I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the sea, and at last wake up in Naples, and there beside me is the Stern Fact, the Sad Self, unrelenting, identical, that I fled from.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

You can't build a reputation on what you're going to do.

Henry Ford

The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.

Anais Nin

I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.

Henry David Thoreau

The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life.

Richard Bach

Love the giver more than the gift.

Brigham Young

Equations are more important to me, because politics is for the present, but an equation is something for eternity.

Albert Einstein

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

Anonymous

We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.

Winston Churchill

You can not escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.

Abraham Lincoln

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)

See how nature - trees, flowers, grass - grows in silence , see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence we need silence to be able to touch souls.

Mother Teresa

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

Martha Friedman

Am I motivated by what I really want out of life or am I mass-motivated ?

Earl Nightingale

Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement.

Jim Horning

The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.

Albert Einstein

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

Martin Buber

The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.

Thomas Jefferson

If you want a guarantee, buy a toaster.

Anonymous

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

The most interesting thing about a postage stamp is the persistence with which it sticks to its job.

Napoleon Hill

Georgia, love is for the very young.

Jonathan Shields, The Bad And The Beautiful (1952)

Giving people a little more than they expect is a good way to get back more than you'd expect.

Robert Half

For the first time in my life, people cheering for me. Were you deaf ? Didn't you hear 'em ? We're not hitchhiking any more. We're riding.

Michael Kelly, Champion (1949)

To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.

Bertrand Russell

Where there is life, there is hope. Where there are hopes, there are dreams. Where there are vivid dreams repeated, they become goals. Goals become the action plans and game plans that winners dwell on in intricate detail, knowing that achievement is almost automatic when the goal becomes an inner commitment. The response to the challenges of life -- purpose -- is the healing balm that enables each of us to face up to adversity and strife.

Dennis Waitley

Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.

Matthew 5:9

If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, the excitement, and the mystery of the world we live in.

Rachel Carlson

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

Erich Fromm

In matters of style, swim with the current. In matters of principle, stand like a rock.

Thomas Jefferson

I thought that training for the Olympics would be hardest thing I would ever have to do," former Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber said in court. "But the hardest thing I've ever had to do is process that I am a victim of Larry Nassar. But even though I'm a victim, I do not and will not live my life as one.

Jordyn Wieber

Find out what it means to die - not physically, that's inevitable - but to die to everything that is known, to die to your family, to your attachments, to all the things that you have accumulated, the known, the known pleasures, the known fears. Die to that every minute and you will see what it means to die so that the mind is made fresh, young, and therefore innocent, so that there is incarnation not in a next life, but the next day.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don't, they never were.

Unknown

A heart as soft, a heart as kind, a heart as sound and free as in the whole world thou canst find that heart I'll give to thee.

Robert Herrick

We can not always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Take away love and our earth is a tomb.

Robert Browning

Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the world's work, and the power to appreciate life.

Brigham Young

The best way to predict the future is to create it.

Peter F. Drucker

Beginnings are scary. Endings are usually sad, but it's what's in the middle that counts. So, when you find yourself at the beginning, just give hope a chance to float up. And it will.

Hope Floats

Be grateful to the Man you help, think of him as god. Is it not a great privilege to be allowed to worship god by helping our fellow men ?

Swami Vivekananda

Life is the movie you see through your own eyes. It makes little difference what's happening out there. It's how you take it that counts.

Dennis Waitley

Be not afraid of anything. You will do marvelous work. It is fearlessness that brings heaven even in a moment.

Swami Vivekananda

We imagine that our mind in a mirror, that it is more or less accurately reflecting what is happening outside us. On the contrary, our mind itself is the principal element of creation. The world, while I am perceiving it, is being incessantly created for myself in time and space.

Rabindranath Tagore

The road to success is always under construction.

Unknown

Love is an electric blanket with somebody else in control of the switch.

Cathy Carlyle

I feel I have this great creative and spiritual force within me that is greater than faith, greater than ambition, greater than confidence, greater than determination, greater than vision. It is all these combined. Whether it is a godhead or not, I feel this great force, this untapped power, this dynamic something within me. This feeling defies description, and there is no experience with which this feeling may be compared. It is something like a strong emotion mixed with faith, but a lot stronger.

Bruce Lee

To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.

Albert Camus

Be afraid. Be very afraid.

Veronica Quaife, The Fly (1986)

Sometimes there's so much beauty in the world I feel like I can't take it, like my heart's going to cave in.

Ricky Fitts, American Beauty (1999)

It is interesting to notice how some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage, and working their solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles.

Washington Irving

The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule.

Anita Brookner

Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore, Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me I lift me lamp beside the golden door.

Emma Lazarus

To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.

Anatole France

Tell everyone what you want to do and someone will want to help you do it.

W. Clement Stone

If I can line up the people who, back through the ages, have gone at life in ways I greatly admire, then I can feel their strength supporting me, all their standards and values pointing the way in which I am to go.

Bonaro W. Overstreet

I've found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often.

Brian Tracy

Anything is possible.

Unknown

Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.

Samuel Johnson

Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.

Dale Carnegie

I am convinced that He ( God ) does not play dice.

Albert Einstein

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

Alexandrea

One had to cram all this stuff into one's mind for the examinations, whether one liked it or not. This coercion had such a deterring effect on me that, after I had passed the final examination, I found the consideration of any scientific problems distasteful to me for an entire year.

Albert Einstein

Why not go out on a limb ? Isn't that where the fruit is ?

Mark Twain

Come back to me in dreams, that I may give pulse for pulse, breath for breath. Speak low, lean low, as long ago, my love, how long ago.

Christina Rossetti

Who is blind ? He who can see no other world. Who is dumb ? He who can say nothing pleasant about his lot. Who is poor ? He who is troubled with too many desires. Who is rich ? He who is happy with his lot.

Indian Proverb

Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we can not live within.

James Baldwin

Believe it can be done. When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to do it. Believing a solution paves the way to solution.

David Schwartz

Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.

Norman Vincent Peale

Remember the difference between a boss and a leader a boss says "Go ! '' -- a leader says "Let's go ! ''

E.M. Kelly

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

Swami Vivekananda

It is easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow.

Anonymous

This is the true joy the being used for a purpose recognized as a might one.

George Bernard Shaw

Our real problem is not our strength today ; it is rather the vital necessity of action today to ensure strength tomorrow.

Calvin Coolidge

Those at the top of the mountain didn't fall there.

Marcus Washling

No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from scratch. To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals.

Brian Tracy

Keep the Faith.

Unknown

What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight - it's the size of the fight in the dog.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

If thou must love me, let it be for nought, except for love's sake only. Do not say, I love her for her smile, her look, her way of speaking gently, for a trick of thought that falls in well with mine, and, certes, brought a sense of pleasant ease on such a day. For these things in themselves, beloved, may be changed, or change for thee, and love so wrought, may be unwrought so.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Platitudes ? Yes, there are platitudes. Platitudes are there because they are true.

Margaret Thatcher

Never put off to tomorrow what you can do today.

English Proverb