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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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None of us will every accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future.

Brian Tracy

Why don't you come up sometime and see me ?

Lady Lou, She Done Him Wrong (1933)

Don't let life discourage you , everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.

Richard L. Evans

Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.

Thich Nhat Hanh

We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.

Sam Keen

Get busy living or get busy dying.

Stephen King

There are two kinds of failures. The man who will do nothing he is told, and the man who will do nothing else.

Perle Thompson

This is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure.

Winston Churchill

Love is a moment that lasts forever.

Julie Wittey

I love thee with the breath, smiles, tears of all my life.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.

Elbert Hubbard

In the midst of winter, I found there was within me an invincible summer.

Albert Careb

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

Unfortunately, there seems to be far more opportunity out there than ability... . We should remember that good fortune often happens when opportunity meets with preparation.

Thomas Edison

That is a lesson for all life - face the terrible, face it boldly. Like the monkeys, the hardships of life fall back when we cease to flee before them.

Swami Vivekananda

A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.

Anonymous

What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience tells him it is right.

Martin Luther King Jr.

I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it.

Thomas Jefferson

Excellence is more fun than mediocrity.

Leonard Berry

Life is a do-it yourself project.

Dennis Waitley

Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.

Leon J. Suenes

A dream is just a dream. A goal is a dream with a plan and a deadline.

Harvey Mackay

If one has to submit, it is wasteful not to do so with the best grace possible.

Winston Churchill

This attachment of love to god is indeed one that does not bind the soul but effectively breaks all its bondages.

Swami Vivekananda

It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.

Charles Darwin

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

Samuel Butler

Obstacles are great incentives.

Jules Michelet

All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.

Martin Luther King Jr.

It's a Sicilian message. It means Luca Brasi sleeps with the fishes.

Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)

Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.

Thomas Jefferson

Why should a man be moral ? Because this strengthens his will.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Henry David Thoreau

It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.

Anthony Robbins

You complete me.

Jerry Maguire

Nothing is more validating and affirming than feeling understood. And the moment a person begins feeling understood, that person becomes far more open to influence and change.

Stephen Covey

Are we to love only those who deserve our love ? Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you , that ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven.

Matthew 5:43-45

Love, a temporary insanity, curable by marriage.

Ambrose Bierce

We must be the change we wish to see.

Mahatma Gandhi

Love, by its very nature, is unworldly, and it is for this reason rather than its rarity that it is not only apolitical but anti-political, perhaps the most powerful of all anti-political human forces.

Hannah Arendy

All or our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. -

Walt Disney

Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.

W. Clement Stone

There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.

William Shakespeare

In the long run, we only hit what we aim at.

Henry David Thoreau

If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon, you will have succeeded as a parent and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings.

Brian Tracy

Love is a symbol of eternity that wipes away all sense of time, removing all memory of a beginning and all fear of an end.

Ikhide Oshoma

When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.

Albert Einstein

Hard work pays off.

Unknown

Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.

Douglas Adams

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

Bill Blackman

A martini. Shaken, not stirred.

James Bond, Goldfinger (1964)

The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret to outward success.

Henry Ward Beecher

Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.

Aldous Huxley

There is more to life than increasing its speed.

Mahatma Gandhi

Grow old along with me, the best is yet to be.

Robert Browning

I bet you can squeal like a pig.

Mountain Man, Deliverance (1972)

You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.

Richard Bach

When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.

Jimi Hendrix

Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.

Albert Einstein

All things are created twice. There's a mental or first creation, and a physical or second creation of all things. You have to make sure that the blueprint, the first creation, is really what you want, that you've thought everything through. Then you put it into bricks and mortar. Each day you go to the construction shed and pull out the blueprint to get marching orders for the day. You begin with the end in mind.

Stephen Covey

Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.

David McCullough Reason

Jane. Tarzan. Jane. Tarzan.

Tarzan, Tarzan The Ape Man (1932)

Please-baby-please-baby-please-baby-baby - baby. Please !

Mars Blackmon, She's Gotta Have It (1986)

You have enemies ? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.

Winston Churchill

Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

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

Su Shi

If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work. Much of the best work of the world has been done against seeming impossibilities. The thing is to get the work done.

Dale Carnegie

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

Love knows no bounds.

Unknown

Kindness is tenderness. Kindness is love, but perhaps greater than loveKindness is good will. Kindness says, I want you to be happy.

Randolph Ray

If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask.

W. Clement Stone

People are where they are because that's exactly where they really want to be. . . whether they'll admit that or not

Earl Nightingale

Don't follow your dreams, chase them.

Richard Dumb

It's kind of fun to do the impossible.

Walt Disney

There are essentially two things that will make you wiser the books you read and the people you meet.

Charles Tremendous Jones

Immature love says, I love you because I need you. Mature love says, I need you because I love you.

Erich Fromm

A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance, and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.

Paul Sweeney

Happiness is not a matter of events, it depends upon the tides of the mind.

Alice Meynell

Believe, when you are most unhappy, that there is something for you to do in the world. So long as you can sweeten another's pain, life is not in vain.

Helen Keller

Truly loving another means letting go of all expectations. It means full acceptance, even celebration of another's personhood.

Karen Casey

Houston, we have a problem.

Jim Lovell, Apollo 13 (1944)

Between stimulus and response is our greatest power -- the freedom to choose.

Stephen Covey

Be the best that you can be.

Unknown

This is as true in everyday life as it is in battle we are given one life and the decision is ours whether to wait for circumstances to make up our mind, or whether to act, and in acting, to live.

General Omar Bradley

Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.

Oscar Wilde

Many people seem to think that success in one area can compensate for failure in other areas. But can it really ? True effectiveness requires balance.

Stephen Covey

The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.

Oscar Wilde

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

Robert Browning

Coming together is a beginning, keeping together is progress, working together is success.

Unknown

Go ahead, make my day.

Harry Callahan, Sudden Impact (1983)

Someday when I grow up, finish school and get a job, I'll start living my life the way I want someday after the mortgage is paid off, the finances are on track and the kids are grown up, I'll drive that new car and take exciting trips abroad someday, now that I'm 9 about to retire, I'll buy that beautiful motor home and travel across this great country, and see all there is to see someday.

Ed Foreman

As a writer, I tell stories and people give me money. Then financial planners tell me stories, and I give them money.

Martin Cruz Smith

Inspiration and genius -- one and the same.

Victor Hugo

We're sisters under the same mink.

Debby Marsh, The Big Heat (1953)

Mightier far than strength of nerve or sinew, or the sway of magic potent over sun and star, is love.

William Wordsworth

It is amazing how much people can get done if they do not worry about who gets the credit.

Sandra Swinney

Sawyer, you're going out a youngster, but you've got to come back a star!

Julian Marsh, 42nd Street (1933)

The greatest happiness of life it the conviction that we are loved - loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.

Victor Hugo

Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.

Robert Collier