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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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Let us strive on to finish the work we are in

Abraham Lincoln

As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.

Albert Einstein

I always say a kiss on the hand might feel very good, but a diamond tiara lasts forever.

Lorelei, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)

Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination.

Roy Goodman

This one step, choosing a goal and sticking to it, changes everything.

Scott Reed

You have within you right now, everything you need to deal with whatever the world can throw at you.

Brian Tracy

Sometimes you just got to give yourself what you wish someone else would give you.

Dr. Phil

There is a time to let things happen, and a time to make things happen.

Anonymous

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

Booker T. Washington

I saw and loved.

Edward Gibbon

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

Abraham Lincoln

In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.

Anthony Robbins

Misfortunes often sharpen the genius.

Ovid

Trust in yourself. Your perceptions are often far more accurate than you are willing to believe.

Claudia Black

Where's the rest of me ?

Drake McHugh, Kings Row (1942)

Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.

Virginia Satir

Give whatever you are doing and whoever you are with the gift of your attention.

Jim Rohn

God is merciful to those whom he sees struggling heart and soul for realization. But remain idle, without any struggle, and you will see that his grace will never come.

Swami Vivekananda

Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.

Dale Carnegie

Chance is the fool's name for fate.

Guy Holden, The Gay Divorcee (1934)

Happiness can not be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.

Dennis Waitley

Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality in your own mind.

Bruce Lee

Whatever our souls are made up, his and mine are the same.

Emily Bronte

The intelligent man is one who has successfully fulfilled many accomplishments, and is still willing to learn more.

Ed Parker

Give all to love; obey thy heart.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A man builds a fine house ; and now he has a master, and a task for life ; he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you worry about yesterday's failures, then today's successes will be few.

Anonymous

But I would be proud.

Harry Burns, Sally Albright (1989)

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

Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habits. Watch your habits, they become character.Watch your character, it becomes your destiny.

Frank Outlaw

I never had a policy, I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.

Abraham Lincoln

My precious.

Gollum, The Lord Of The Rings (2002)

I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.

Abraham Lincoln

If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.

Abraham Lincoln

Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.

King Mongkut, The King And (1956)

Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly.

St Francis De Sales

Volunteering is not a choice, it's a responsibility.

Ashley E. Hyder

When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished by how much the old man had learned in 7 years.

Mark Twain

You talkin to me ?

Travis Bickle, Taxi Driver (1976)

To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.

William Makepeace Thackeray

Without love our life is a, ship without a rudder, like a body without a soul.

Sholem Aleichem

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

Robert Browning

Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.

John Wooden

Into the house where joy lives, happiness will gladly come.

Japanese Proverb

Life without love is like a tree. Without blossom and fruit.

Khalil Gibran

To love a person is to learn the song that is in their heart, and to sing it to them when they have forgotten.

Anonymous

Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.

Napoleon Hill

Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.

Publilius Syrus

If you want to get somewhere you have to know where you want to go and how to get there. Then never, never, never give up.

Norman Vincent Peale

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.

Theodore H. White

The Athenians, alarmed at the internal decay of their Republic, asked Demosthenes what to do. His reply: Do not do what you are doing now.

Joseph Ray

Want to learn to eat a lot ? Here it is : Eat a little. That way, you will be around long enough to eat a lot.

Anthony Robbins

This is this.

Michael Vronsky, The Deer Hunter (1978)

Put off for one day and ten days will pass by.

Korean Proverb

Every artist was first an amateur.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Do, or do not. There is no try.

Yoda, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

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

We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Hard work often leads to success. No work seldom does.

Harvey Mackay

This is the first day, of the rest of your life.

Unknown

Love may make the world go around, but it's laughter that keeps us from getting dizzy.

Donald Zochert

Open your ears before you open your mouth, it may surprise your eyes !

Earl Nightingale

As you live your values, your sense of identity, integrity, control, and inner-directedness will infuse you with both exhilaration and peace. You will define yourself from within, rather than by people's opinions or by comparisons to others.

Stephen Covey

The leader wonders about everything, wants to learn as much as he can, is willing to take risks, experiment, try new things. He does not worry about failure, but embraces errors, knowing he will learn from them.

Warren G. Bennis

Everything you want is on the other side of fear.

Jack Canfield

To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.

David Viscott

Anything in life worth having is worth working for.

Andrew Carnegie

Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.

Elbert Hubbard

The more I love myself the better I am able to love you.

Ken Robbins

The secret to happiness is not in doing what one likes to do, but in liking what one has to do.

Anonymous

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

Maureen Duffy

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

The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.

Walter Bagehot

What do you feel like doing tonight ?

Angie, Marty (1955)

May the Force be with you.

Han Solo, Star Wars (1977)

Keep in mind that you are always saying "no" to something. If it isn't to the apparent, urgent things in your life, it is probably to the most fundamental, highly important things. Even when the urgent is good, the good can keep you from your best, keep you from your unique contribution, if you let it.

Stephen Covey

We have got to have a dream if we are going to make a dream come true.

Dennis Waitley

Bring out the gimp.

Zed, Pulp Fiction (1994)

Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart.

Zig Ziglar

He who has never learned to obey can not be a good commander.

Aristotle

Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.

D.H. Lawrence

Man has been endowed with reason, with the power to create, so that he can add to what he's been given. But up to now he hasn't been a creator, only a destroyer. Forests keep disappearing, rivers dry up, wild life's become extinct, the climate's ruined and the land grows poorer and uglier every day.

Anton Chekhov

The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step

Lao Tse

Persistence is what makes the impossible possible, the possible likely, and the likely definite.

Robert Half

Never complain about what you permit.

Mike Murdock

You're gonna need a bigger boat.

Martin Brody, Jaws (1975)

"I can't do it" never accomplished anything ; "I will try" has performed miracles.

George P. Burnham

There's always a way - if you're committed.

Anthony Robbins

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

The only gift is a portion of thyself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Our limitations and success will be based most often on our own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.

Thomas Dewar

Think and grow rich.

Napoleon Hill

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

Anatole France

End your day by privately looking directly into your eyes in the mirror and saying, 'I love you ! ' Do this for thirty days and watch how you transform.

Mark Victor Hansen

Anything that we have to learn we learn by the actual doing of it we become just by performing just acts, temperate by performing temperate ones, brave by performing brave ones.

Aristotle

Well, here's another nice mess you've gotten me into !

Oliver, Sons Of The Desert (1933)

There are so many things that we wish we had done yesterday, so few that we feel like doing today.

John Milton

Love works in miracles every day, such as weakening the strong, and stretching the weak , making fools of the wise, and wise men of fools , favoring the passions, destroying reason, and in a word, turning everything topsy-turvy.

Marguerite De Valois

When you shoot a mime, should you use blanks ?

Steven Wright

You do not pay the price of success, you enjoy the price of success.

Zig Ziglar