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It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you often get it.

W. Somerset Manghan

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The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.

Moliere

We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile.

Earl Nightingale

A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.

Buddha

Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.

Albert Einstein

I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.

Benjamin Franklin

Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are made.

Micheal Pritchard

Let's not confuse hasty decisions with strength or intelligence. It's important to be decisive - after giving consideration that reflects the time you have and what's at stake.

Bill Blackman

Let your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities.

Robert H. Schuller

Trouble is only opportunity in work clothes.

Henry J. Kaiser

The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.

Benjamin Franklin

It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.

Robert H. Goddard

Think of me as a sex symbol for men who don't give a damn.

Phyllis Diller

Positive anything is better than negative thinking.

Elbert Hubbard

Wisdom is not like money to be tied up and hidden.

Ghanaian Proverb

There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward.

Kahlil Gibran

In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.

Anne Frank, The Diary Of Anne Frank (1959)

"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance."

Samuel Johnson

Bring out the gimp.

Zed, Pulp Fiction (1994)

I do not believe in styles anymore. I do not believe that there is such a thing as the Chinese way of fighting or the Japanese way of fighting, or any other way of fighting, because unless a human being has three arms and four legs, there can be no different form of fighting. To me, ultimately, martial art means honestly expressing yourself.

Bruce Lee

Faith can move mountains.

Unknown

Every sale has five basic obstacles : no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.

Zig Ziglar

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

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

G. M. Trevelyan

Leaders are people who are able to express themselves fully, they know who they are, what their strengths and weaknesses are, and how to fully deploy their strengths and compensate for their weaknesses. They also know what they want, why they want it, and how to communicate what they want to others, in order to gain compensation and support. Finally, they know how to achieve their goals. The key to full self-expression is understanding one's self and the world, and the key to understanding is learning -- from one's own life and experience.

Warren Bennis

Things do not change we change.

Henry David Thoreau

Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.

Stephen Covey

When you reach for the stars, you may not get one, but you won't come up with a handful of mud, either.

Anonymous

A man never likes you so well as when he leaves your company liking himself.

Anonymous

Ideals are like stars, you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny.

Carl Schurz

We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.

La Bruyere

We have to go back to philosophy to treat things as they are. We are suffering from our own karma. It is not the fault of god. What we do is our own fault, nothing else. Why should god be blamed ?

Swami Vivekananda

Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it.

Albert Einstein

We didn't need dialogue. We had faces.

Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)

No man can stand on top because he is put there.

H. H. Vreeland

A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.

Kahlil Gibran

Let's roll.

Todd Beamer

Virtuous and wise he was, but not severe , He still remember'd that he once was young.

John Armstrong

Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.

Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1990)

For Love is Immortality.

Emily Dickinson

Men like my father cannot die. They are with me still - - real in memory as they were in flesh, loving and beloved forever. How green was my valley then.

Huw Morgan, How Green Was My Valley (1941)

The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.

Arthur C. Clarke

Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.

Truman Capote

Those who wish to sing, always find a song.

Swedish Proverb

Fear is the parent of cruelty.

J.A. Froude

Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things.

Denis Diderot

Success seems to be connected with action. Successful men keep moving ; they make mistakes, but they do not quit.

Conrad Hilton

One sure-fire way to stay creative force yourself to learn something new.

Harvey Mackay

Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give the world your best anyway.

Mother Teresa

Plan your progress carefully , hour-by hour, day-by-day, month-by-month. Organized activity and maintained enthusiasm are the wellsprings of your power. Planning for happiness is rarely successful. Happiness just happens.

Robert Half

Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.

Kahlil Gibran

May you live all the days of your life.

Jonathan Swift

You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.

Abraham Lincoln

Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.

Louise Hay

Dependent people need others to get what they want. Independent people can get what they want through their own efforts. Interdependent people combine their own efforts with the efforts of others to achieve their greatest success.

Stephen Covey

Most of us are frightened of dying because we don't know what it means to live. We don't know how to live, therefore we don't know how to die. As long as we are frightened of life we shall be frightened of death.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Life's blows can not break a person whose spirit is warmed at the fire of enthusiasm.

Norman Vincent Peale

Get busy living or get busy dying.

Stephen King

Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.

Erich Fromm

Better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.

Chinese Proverb

Give all to love.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Example sheds a genial ray which men are apt to borrow, so first improve yourself today, and then your friends tomorrow.

Anonymous

Tell 'em to go out there with all they got and win just one for the Gipper.

Knute Rockne, Knute Rockne All American (1940)

Be strong ! You talk of ghosts and devils. We are the living devils. The sign of life is strength and growth. The sign of death is weakness. Whatever is weak, avoid ! It is death. If it is strength, go down into hell and get hold of it ! There is salvation only for the brave. "None but the brave deserves the fair". None but the bravest deserves salvation.

Swami Vivekananda

When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.

Buddhist Proverb

Cinderella story. Outta nowhere. A former greenskeeper, now, about to become the Masters champion. It looks like a mirac... It's in the hole ! It's in the hole ! It's in the hole !

Carl Spackler, Caddyshack (1980)

It is better to have loved and lost than to never have loved.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

One of the strongest motives that lead men to art and science is escape from everyday life with its painful crudity and hopeless dreariness, from the fetters of one's own ever-shifting desires. A finely tempered nature longs to escape from the personal life into the world of objective perception and thought.

Albert Einstein

I know that many people feel that old age is a time to take it easy, but I compare my life now to being the last runner in a relay race. Would you have me slow down as I near the finish line ?

Diogenes

Sometimes you gotta say, What the fuck.

Miles, Risky Business (1983)

Adventure is worthwhile.

Amelia Earhart

It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.

Seneca

Relationships are the hallmark of the mature person.

Brian Tracy

To infinity and beyond !

Buzz Lightyear, Toy Story (1995)

Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished.

Og Mandino

Tell me your friends, and I'll tell you who you are.

Assyrian Proverb

The best way out is always through.

Robert Frost

Find something you love to do and you'll never have to work a day in your life.

Harvey Mackay

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

W. Clement Stone

Take heed : you do not find what you do not seek.

Unknown

It's easier to prepare and prevent, than to repair and repent.

Anonymous

Love is smiling on the inside and out.

Jennifer Wilson

If it matters to you, you will find a way. If it doesn't you will find an excuse

Unknown

With vision, every person, organization and country can flourish. The Bible says, 'Without vision we perish.

Mark Victor Hansen

The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.

Buddha

Wisdom is supreme , therefore make a full effort to get wisdom. Esteem her and she will exalt you , embrace her and she will honor you. Wise men speak because they have something to say, fools because they have to say something.

Plato

Love isn't decent. Love is glorious and shameless.

Elizabeth Von Arnim

If people find fault with you and try to put you into bad light, wrongly slandering and vilifying you, just step back and observe yourself. Don't harbor any dislike, don't enter into it any contests, and don't get upset, angry, or resentful. Just cut right through it and be as if you never or saw it. Eventually malevolent pests will disappear of themselves. If you contend with them, then a bad name will bounce back and forth with never an end in sight.

Master Yuanwu

Success leaves clues.

Jim Rohn

Failures don't plan to fail, they fail to plan.

Harvey Mackay

Never close your lips to those whom you have opened your heart.

Charles Dickens

You only get out what you put in.

Unknown

There is nothing to fear, but fear itself.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

I want the fairy tale.

Vivian, Pretty Woman (1990)

Sometimes you gotta create what you want to be a part of.

Geri Weitzman

Things turn out best for people who make the best of the way things turn out.

John Wooden

Many people may listen, but few people actually hear.

Harvey Mackay

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

Anonymous

If you want to get the best out of a man, you must look for the best that is in him.

Bernard Haldane

All condemnation of others really condemns ourselves. Adjust the microcosm which is in your power to do and the macrocosm will adjust itself for you.

Swami Vivekananda