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

Walter Bagehot

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A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity , an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

Winston Churchill

Personally, veda's convinced me that alligators have the right idea. They eat their young.

Ida Corwin, Mildred Pierce (1945)

I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.

Thomas Jefferson

Keep your heart open for as long as you can, as wide as you can, for others and especially for yourself.

Morrie Schwarz

If you don't quit, and don't cheat, and don't run home when trouble arrives, you can only win.

Shelley Long

Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.

Henry Ford

No man ever became great without many and great mistakes.

William E. Gladstone

What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

We aren't in an information age, we are in an entertainment age.

Anthony Robbins

I was nauseous and tingly all over. I was either in love or I had smallpox.

Woody Allen

It is the marriage of the soul with Nature that makes the intellect fruitful, and gives birth to imagination.

Henry David Thoreau

Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one.

John Lennon

In a great romance, each person basically plays a part that the other really likes.

Elizabeth Ashley

The soul is covered with the color of its leisure thoughts.

Anonymous

Snakes ! Why did it have to be snakes ?

Indiana Jones, Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1987)

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

Harvey Mackay

For love is heaven, and heaven is love.

Sir Walter Scott

I think we deserve a break.

Kathie Moffat, Jeff Bailey (1947)

Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you !

Ira Gershwin

In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.

Abraham Lincoln

There are two things to aim at in life, first, to get what you want, and after that to to enjoy it.

Logan Pearsall Smith

Little strokes fell great oaks.

Benjamin Franklin

Be the change you want to see in the world Ghandi Be useful where thou livest.

George Herbert

Dedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself. Give yourself peace of mind. You deserve to be happy. You deserve delight.

Mark Victor Hansen

Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it

Dennis P. Kimbro

Give all to love.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Men who have attained things worth having in this world have worked while others idled, have persevered while others gave up in despair, have practiced early in life the valuable habits of self-denial, industry, and singleness of purpose. As a result, they enjoy in later life the success so often erroneously attributed to good luck.

Grenville Kleiser

The best leader brings out the best in those he has stewardship over.

J. Richard Clarke

Leave the gun. Take the cannolis.

Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)

The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

I love him because he's the kind of guy who gets drunk on a glass of buttermilk, and I love the way he blushes right up over his ears. I love him because he doesn't know how to kiss, the jerk !

Sugarpuss O'Shea, Ball Of Fire (1941)

Build a dream and the dream will build you.

Robert H. Schuller

Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.

Albert Schweitzer

What you are is god's gift to you, what you become is your gift to god.

Anthony Dalla Villa

Laughter is the best medicine.

Unknown

Relationships are the hallmark of the mature person.

Brian Tracy

It is better to bind your children to you by a feeling of respect and by gentleness, than by fear.

Publius Terence

Never give in -- never, never, never, never.

Winston Churchill

Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

In matters of style, swim with the current. In matters of principle, stand like a rock.

Thomas Jefferson

Anyone can count the seeds in an apple, but only God can count the number of apples in a seed.

Robert H. Schuller

One rule of action more important than all others is consists in never doing anything that someone else can do for you.

Calvin Coolidge

One who walks the road with love will never walk the road alone.

C. T. Davis

Man is a goal-seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.

Aristotle

Did my heart love'til now ? Foreswear its sight, for I never saw true beauty'til this night.

William Shakespeare

If thou must love me, let it be for nought, except for love's sake only. Do not say, I love her for her smile, her look, her way of speaking gently, for a trick of thought that falls in well with mine, and, certes, brought a sense of pleasant ease on such a day. For these things in themselves, beloved, may be changed, or change for thee, and love so wrought, may be unwrought so.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

The best and most beautiful things in the world can not be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.

Helen Keller

After every happiness comes misery, they may be far apart or near. The more advanced the soul, the more quickly does one follow the other. What we want is neither happiness nor misery. Both make us forget our true nature, both are chains -- one iron, one gold , behind both is the Atman, who knows neither happiness nor misery. These are states, and states must ever change , but the nature of the atman is bliss, peace, unchanging. We have not to get it, we have it, only wash away the dross and see it.

Swami Vivekananda

Remember that nobody will ever get ahead of you as long as he is kicking you in the seat of the pants.

Walter Winchell

Think and grow rich.

Napoleon Hill

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

Sholem Aleichem

No matter how small, acknowledge the achievement.

Greg Henry Quinn

A bend in the road is not the end of the road unless you fail to make the turn.

Unknown

You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.

Brian Tracy

A wise man makes his own decisions , an ignorant man follows the public opinion.

Chinese Proverb

If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.

Lynda Barry

We came to enjoy, we are being enjoyed. We came to rule, we are being ruled. We came to work, we are being worked. All the time, we find that. And this comes into every detail of our life.

Swami Vivekananda

Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality, the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else.

Jose Ortega y Gasset

No disguise can long conceal love where it exists, or long feign it where it is lacking.

La Rochefoucauld

Platitudes ? Yes, there are platitudes. Platitudes are there because they are true.

Margaret Thatcher

Come out, come out, wherever you are !

Max Cady, Cape Fear (1991)

Remember, there is no situation so completely hopeless that something constructive can not be done about it. When faced with a minus, ask yourself what you can do to make it a plus. A person practicing this attitude will extract undreamed-of outcomes from the most unpromising situations. Realize that there are no hopeless situations, there are only people who take hopeless attitudes.

Norman Vincent Peale

What we've got here is failure to communicate.

Captain, Cool Hand Luke (1967)

The test is to recognize the mistake, admit it and correct it. To have tried to do something and failed is vastly better than to have tried to do nothing and succeeded.

Dale E. Turner

A life lived in fear is half lived.

Anonymous

The dingo took my baby !

Lindy Chamberlain, A Cry In The Dark (1988)

Houston, we have a problem.

Jim Lovell, Apollo 13 (1944)

I am not a toy, I was made for soups, salads, maybe chili, and then the trash. Freedom !

Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)

When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.

Helen Keller

Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

Philippians 4: 4-7

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

Anatole France

Where there's life, there's hope.

Terence

Love those who love you.

Voltaire

Do we really know anybody ? Who does not wear a face to hide another ?

Frances Marion

Kindness is an inner desire that makes us want to do good things even if we do not get anything in return. It is the joy of our life to do them. When we do good things from this inner desire, there is kindness in everything we think, say, want and do.

Emmanuel Swedenborg

Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.

Kahil Gibran

There is no such thing as failure. There are only results.

Anthony Robbins

There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.

Norman Vincent Peale

The path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day.

King Solomon

Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.

Martin Luther King Jr.

If you refuse to accept anything but the best you very often get it.

Somerset Maugham

How do I look ?

Holly Golightly, Breakfast At Tiffany's (1961)

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

Erich Fromm

Live as if you were to die tomorrow , Learn as if you were to live forever.

Mahatma Gandhi

It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

Albert Einstein

I'm king of the world !

Jack Dawson, Titanic (1997)

It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.

Dale Carnegie

Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on does not constitute so strong an attachment as that from which they draw their gains.

Thomas Jefferson

Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.

Mark Twain

For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.

Jim Rohn

They will rise highest who strive for the highest place.

Latin Proverb

Obstacles are great incentives.

Jules Michelet

They alone live, who live for others.

Swami Vivekananda

Whoever said anybody has a right to give up ?

Marian Wright Edelman

You become what you think about.

Earl Nightingale

I have said nothing because there is nothing I can say that would describe how I feel as perfectly as you deserve it.

Kyle Schmidt