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Work spares us from three evils boredom, vice, and need.

Voltaire

What is tolerance ? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error , let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly - that is the first law of nature.

Voltaire

The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while Nature cures the disease

Voltaire

Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.

Voltaire

Love those who love you.

Voltaire

Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.

Voltaire

The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.

Voltaire

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The point is that you can't be too greedy.

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

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You miss 100% of the shots you don't take.

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Acting on a good idea is better than just having a good idea.

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

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Boldness, more boldness, and always boldness !

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Doomed are the hotheads ! Unhappy are they who lose their cool and are too proud to say, ''I'm sorry. ''

Robert H. Schuller

The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.

Cicero

I have, for many years past, contemplated the noble races of red men who are now spread over these trackless forests and boundless prairies, melting away at the approach of civilization.

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Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.

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Tolerance can lead to learning something.

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A man is not old until regrets start taking place of dreams.

Anonymous

My mother thanks you. My father thanks you. My sister thanks you. And I thank you.

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Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream.

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Hearts will never be practical until they are made unbreakable.

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Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction.

Albert Einstein

I never let my subject get in the way of what I want to talk about.

Mark Victor Hansen

To love is to place our happiness in the happiness of another.

Gottfried Wilhem Von Leibniz

Lives most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others ?

Martin Luther King Jr.

Personally, I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.

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A time comes when you need to stop waiting for the man you want to become and start being the man you want to be.

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When a problem comes along, study it until you are completely knowledgeable. Then find that weak spot, break the problem apart, and the rest will be easy.

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Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.

Archimedes

It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.

Henry Ward Beecher

It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.

Norman Vincent Peale

Love asks me no questions, and gives me endless support.

William Shakespeare

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

Mark Twain

He is the best physician who is the most ingenious inspirer of hope.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Recognize that transition has a characteristic shape.

William Bridges

When it comes to giving, some people stop at nothing.

Anonymous

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

Anatole France

Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are made.

Micheal Pritchard

It is not good for all our wishes to be filled , through sickness we recognize the value of health, through evil, the value of good, through hunger, the value of food, through exertion, the value of rest.

Greek Proverb

In the space age the most important space is between the ears.

Anne Armstrong

Friendship often ends in love, but love in friendship - never.

Charles Caleb Colton

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

Anonymous

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

What do you feel like doing tonight ?

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It's showtime !

Joe Gideon, All That Jazz (1979)

Love, a temporary insanity, curable by marriage.

Ambrose Bierce

The grass is not always greener on the other side of the fence. Fences have nothing to do with it. The grass is greenest where it is watered. When crossing over fences, carry water with you and tend the grass wherever you may be.

Unknown

If you build it, he will come.

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I think people should mate for life, like pigeons or catholics.

Isaac Davis, Manhattan (1979)

Formal education will make you a living, self education will make you a fortune.

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Anonymous

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

To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.

Thomas Campbell

The buck stops here.

Harry Truman

The ladder of success is never crowded at the top.

Napoleon Hill

Wealth is but dung, useful only when spread about.

Chinese Proverb

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

To live is like to love, all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.

Samuel Butler

A coward gets scared and quits. A hero gets scared, but still goes on.

Anonymous

Leadership - The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Love is like war, easy to begin but hard to end.

Anonymous

You really can change the world if you care enough.

Marion Wright Edelman

One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, 'Well, I'll have a go, too.'

Margaret Thatcher

Every choice one makes either expands or contracts the area in which he can make and implement future decisions. When one makes a choice, he irrevocably binds himself to the consequences of that choice.

Marion G. Romney

Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away.

Elbert Hubbard

Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used used them.

Thomas Edison

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

Anonymous

Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.

Elinor Glyn

You can be greater than anything that can happen to you.

Norman Vincent Peale

Your decision to be, have and do something out of ordinary entails facing difficulties that are out of the ordinary as well. Sometimes your greatest asset is simply your ability to stay with it longer than anyone else.

Brian Tracy

In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.

Dalai Lama

The great end of life is not knowledge but action.

Thomas Henry Huxley

Well done is better than well said.

Benjamin Franklin

Do or do not, there is no try.

Yoda

Whatever we leave to God, God does and blesses us.

Henry David Thoreau

Love is a verb.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.

Anthony Robbins

Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your heart or burn down your house, you can never tell.

Joan Crawford

Are you bored with life ? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours.

Dale Carnegie

You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you do not try.

Beverly Sills

The best way out is always through.

Robert Frost

We are stripped of every attribute of freedom and eligibility for legal self defence. Our property may be plundered before our eyes, violence may be committed on our persons, even our lives may be taken away, and there is none to regard our complaints. We are denationalized; we are disfranchised.

Chief John Ross

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

Martin Buber

He who knows all the answers has not yet been asked all the questions.

Unattributed

Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.

John Cotton Dana

Don't wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what. Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more successful.

Mark Victor Hansen

Fill your hands, you son-of-a-bitch !

Rooster Cogburn, True Grit (1969)

One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never !

Winston Churchill

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

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

Rita, Cameraman (1982)

If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always gotten.

Unknown

Make no mistake, my friend, it takes more than money to make men rich.

A. P. Gouthey

A life lived in fear is half lived.

Anonymous

The man who lives without conflict, who lives with beauty and love, is not frightened of death because to love is to die.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Sooner or later the truth comes to light.

Dutch Proverb

An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality.

Brian Tracy

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

Harvey Mackay

Private victories precede public victories. You can't invert that process any more than you can harvest a crop before you plant it.

Stephen Covey

When you are afraid, do the thing you are afraid of and soon you will lose your fear of it.

Norman Vincent Peale

The dedicated doctor knows that he must be both scientist and humanitarian, his most agonizing decisions lie in the field of human relations.

David B. Allman

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.

Mark Victor Hansen

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

Seneca

Experience is the best teacher.

Proverb

Procrastination is the thief of time.

Edward Young