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O Captain ! My Captain ! our fearful trip is done.

Walt Whitman

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The true way to soften one's troubles is to solace those of others.

Madame De Maintenon

Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.

Anonymous

What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?

Robert Schuller

If you don't like something, change it, if you can't change it, change your attitude.

Maya Angelou

If parents pass enthusiasm along to their children, they will leave them an estate of incalculable value.

Thomas Edison

Don't ask for a light load, but rather ask for a strong back.

Anonymous

Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things. They are but improved means to an unimproved end, an end which was already but too easy to arrive at

Henry David Thoreau

Unless you choose to do great things with it, it makes no difference how much you are rewarded or how much you have.

Oprah Winfrey

Stop makin noises like a husband.

Vera, Detour (1945)

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.

Robert F. Kennedy

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

Elbert Hubbard

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, loving someone deeply gives you courage.

Lao Tzu

Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.

Henry J. Kaiser

The principles you live by create the world you live in ; if you change the principles you live by, you will change your world. -

Blaine Lee

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

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

If not us, who, if not now, when ?

Unknown

It is better to do the wrong thing than to do nothing.

Winston Churchill

For children to take morality seriously they must be in the presence of adults who take morality seriously. And with their own eyes they must see adults take morality seriously.

William J. Bennett

The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.

Mark Twain

Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

It not knowing what to do, it's doing what you know.

Anthony Robbins

There are few people who can manage more than their own business.

Martha Washington

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

Unknown

All of the subjects that I've chosen have had to do with isolation. ... The whole idea of [people] gathering ... doesn't really appeal to me.

Glenn Gould

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

Abraham Lincoln

Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.

Will Rogers

I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse.

Vito Corleone, The Godfather (1972)

Never Quit.

Unknown

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

Albert Einstein

What ever you are be a good one.

Abraham Lincoln

Wherever there is danger, there lurks opportunity ; whenever there is opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable. They go together.

Earl Nightingale

Nobody has ever escaped from Stalag 17. Not alive, anyway.

Oberst Von Scherbach, Stalag 17 (1954)

When you drop a pebble into a pool of water, the pebble starts a series of ripples that expand until they encompass the whole pool. This is exactly what will happen when I give my ideas a definite plan of action. Right now I can project my thoughts into the future. I can see ahead of me. I dream, I am not easily discouraged, readily visualize myself as overcoming obstacles, winning out over setbacks, achieving impossible objectives.

Bruce Lee

If you think you can, or you think you can't, you're probably right.

Henry Ford

Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them and you have found a lover for life.

Leo Buscaglia

Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.

Louis Pasteur

In love beggar and king are equal.

Indian Proverb

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

Jim Horning

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

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.

William Arthur Ward

Okay, but I get to be on top.

Josh, Big (1988)

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

A. P. Gouthey

Love is everything it's cracked up to be. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for.

Erica Jong

A compliment is like a kiss through a veil.

Victor Hugo

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.

Norman Vincent Peale

Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.

Bible

Joy is not in things, it is in us.

Richard Wagner

When one door closes another opens, but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.

Alexander Graham Bell

I would rather live and love where death is king than have eternal life where love is not.

Robert G. Ingersoll

Live Simply, Laugh Often, Love Deeply.

Unknown

How you react when the joke's on you can reveal your character.

Robert Half

Freedom from the known is death, and then you are living.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

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

Franklin D. Roosevelt

When I first met you, I was afraid to talk to you. When I talked to you, I was afraid to kiss you. When I kissed you, I was afraid to love you. Now that I love you, I'm afraid to lose you.

Kuuipo Mark

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

Dalai Lama

Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.

Susan Taylor

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

The will to prepare is more important than the will to win.

Levell Edwards

They say you were shot in the tabloids.

Nora Charles, Nick Charles (1934)

Snap out of it !

Loretta Castorini, Moonstruck (1987)

I'm Multi-Dimensional !

Taako

Wisdom is knowledge, rightly applied.

Anonymous

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

Rooster Cogburn, True Grit (1969)

The best effect of fine persons is felt after we have left their presence.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk beside me and be my friend.

Albert Camus

We have not yet begun to fight.

John Paul Jones

I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.

John Davidson Rockefeller

It looks as if there were a single ultimate goal for mankind, a far goal toward which all persons strive. This is called variously by different authors self-actualization, self- realization, integration, psychological health, individuation, autonomy, creativity, productivity, but they all agree that this amounts to realizing the potentialities of the person, that is to say, becoming fully human, everything that person can be.

Abraham Maslow

No involvement, no commitment.

Stephen Covey

The road to success is lined with many tempting parking spaces.

Traditional Proverb

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

It is the passion that is in a kiss that gives to it its sweetness, it is the affection in a kiss that sanctifies it.

Christian Nestell Bovee

The only reason I would take up jogging would be to hear heavy breathing again.

Erma Bombeck

It's kind of fun to do the impossible.

Walt Disney

All-righty then !

Ace Ventura, Ace Ventura (1994)

Yes, it used to be beautiful -- what with the rackets, whoring, guns.

Lou Pascal, Atlantic City (1980)

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

O, there is nothing holier, in this life of ours, than the first consciousness of love, the first fluttering of its silken wings.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

A chain is as strong as its weakest link.

Danish Proverb

To infinity and beyond !

Buzz Lightyear, Toy Story (1995)

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

Anonymous

Seek first to understand, then be understood

Stephen Covey

The greater a man is in power above others, the more he ought to excel them in virtue. None ought to govern who is not better than the governed.

Publilius Syrus

Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything.

W. Clement Stone

To be a leader, you must stand for something, or fall for anything.

Anthony Pagano

People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals - that is, goals that do not inspire them.

Anthony Robbins

Love doesn't make the world go'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.

Franklin P. Jones

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

Mark Twain

Without continuous personal development, you are now all that you will ever become, and hell starts when the person you are meets the person you could have been.

Eli Cohen

Every achiever I have ever met says, My life turned around when I began to believe in me.

Robert H. Schuller

Not being able to do everything is no excuse for not doing everything you can.

Ashleigh Brilliant

Pretty much everything will come to him who hustles while he waits. I believe that restlessness is discontent, and discontent is merely the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.

Thomas Edison

The main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance but to do what lies clearly at hand.

Thomas Carlyle

Deep down inside of all of us is the power to accomplish what we want to, if we'll just stop looking elsewhere.

Harvey Mackay

The positive thinker is a hard-headed, tough-minded, and factual realist. He sees all the difficulties clearly... which is more than can be said for the average negative thinker. But he sees more than difficulties -- he tries to see the solutions of those difficulties.

Norman Vincent Peale

You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din.

Cutter, Gunga Din (1939)

Be the change you want to see in the world.

Mahatma Gandhi

Procrastination is the thief of time.

Edward Young