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Willa Cather

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Friends are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.

Unknown

A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner.

Anonymous

A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.

Thomas Szasz

The person who will not stand for something will fall for anything.

Zig Ziglar

The heart that loves is always young.

Greek Proverb

Everything is created twice -- first mentally, then physically.

Greg Anderson

The good physician treats the disease, the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.

William Osler

They made us many promises, more than I can remember, but they kept only one. They promised to take our land, and they did.

Red Cloud

Your talent is god's gift to you.

Leo Buscaglia

Opportunities multiply as they are seized ; they die when neglected. Life is a long line of opportunities.

John Wicker

Think of the magic of that foot, comparatively small, upon which your whole weight rests. It's a miracle, and the dance, is a celebration of that miracle.

Martha Washington

What the heart has once owned and had, it shall never lose.

Henry Ward Beecher

After all, tomorrow is another day !

Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)

Tolerance can lead to learning something.

Jakob Dylan

Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves for they shall never cease to be amused.

Unknown

True love is when your heart and your mind are saying the same thing.

Leanna L. Bartram

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

Albert Einstein

Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it.

Thomas Jefferson

The whole universe is only the self with variations, one tune made bearable by variations. Sometimes there are discords, but they only make the subsequent harmony more perfect. In this hell of a world one can bring a little joy and peace even for a day into the heart of a single person, that much alone is true, this I have learnt after suffering all my life, all else is mere moonshine.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Winston Churchill

We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.

Jawaharlal Nehru

Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.

Thomas Jefferson

The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement.

Anonymous

The pellet with the poison's in the vessel with the pestle. The chalice from the palace has the brew that is true.

Hubert Hawkins, The Court Jester (1956)

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

Norman Vincent Peale

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

Earl Nightingale

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

Samuel Butler

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

He who has great power should use it lightly.

Seneca

Never Quit.

Unknown

When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.

Mark Twain

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.

Francis Bacon

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

After your jump, the net appears.

Vincent Lauria

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

What this power is I cannot say. All I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it.

Alexander Graham Bell

Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.

Stephen A. Brennan

All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.

Julie Andrews

Come to the edge. We can't. We're afraid. We can't. We will fall ! Come to the edge. And they came. And he pushed them. And they flew.

Guillaume Apollinaire

What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first steps to something better.

Proverb

Love, two minds without a single thought.

Philip Barry

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is.

Albert Einstein

We can always redeem the man who aspires and strives.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Something happened to me. It was the sweetest thing that ever could be. It was a fantasy a dream come true, it was the day I met you !

Mandy Forkner

Indecision is the seedling of fear.

Napoleon Hill

True love never lives happily ever after. True love has no ending.

K. Knight

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.

Albert Einstein

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

Bill Blackman

Don't wait for a funeral to pay a compliment. You may not make it in time.

Harvey Mackay

Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving to death !

Mame Dennis, Auntie Mame (1958)

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

A friend's love says. If you ever need anything, I'll be there. True Love says, you'll never need anything, i'll be there.

Jimi Hollemans

Stand up, be bold, be strong. Take the whole responsibility on your own shoulders, and know that you are the creator of your own destiny. All the strength and succor you want is within yourself. Therefore, make your own future.

Swami Vivekananda

I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine.

The Shulamite

We carry the seeds of happiness with us wherever we go.

Martha Washington

There are no perfect human beings ! My personal judgments are that no perfect human being is possible or even conceivable, but that human beings are far more improvable than most people believe.

Abraham Maslow

Live with passion.

Anthony Robbins

Between stimulus and response, one has the freedom to choose.

Stephen Covey

One way to become enthusiastic is to look for the plus sign. To make progress in any difficult situation, you have to start with what's right about it and build on that.

Norman Vincent Peale

Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do, he will never do all that he can.

Henry Drummond

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

Unknown

Adversity introduces a man to himself.

Unattributed

Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers gardens.

Douglas Jerrold

Find the good -- and praise it.

Alex Haley

When I exercise, I wear all black. Its like a funeral for my fat.

Unattributed

What do they think I am, dumb or something ? Why, I make more money than Calvin Coolidge ! Put together !

Lina Lamont, Singin (1952)

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

Seneca

Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.

Zig Ziglar

Motivation is like food for the brain. You can not get enough in one sitting. It needs continual and regular refills.

Peter Davies

Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.

Albert Einstein

To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.

Thomas Campbell

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

Elizabeth Ashley

Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal ; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.

Thomas Jefferson

I am not sure I should have dared to start , but I am sure that I should not have dared to stop.

Winston Churchill

May no gift be too small to give, nor too simple to receive, which is wrapped in thoughtfulness and tied with love.

L.O. Baird

Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.

Confucius

Any man who selects a goal in life which can be fully achieved has already defined his own limitations.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

The hero is no braver than the ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

There is no security on this earth, there is only opportunity.

General Douglas MacArthur

Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.

Thomas Edison

Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for his competitors, for it is that which all are practicing every day while they live.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Levell Edwards

Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.

Norman Vincent Peale

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

Love the giver more than the gift.

Brigham Young

One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.

Dick Gregory

There is a great man who makes every man feels small. But the real great man is the man who makes every man feel great.

G. K. Chesterton

My precious.

Gollum, The Lord Of The Rings (2002)

The person we believe ourselves to be will always act in a manner consistent with our self-image.

Brian Tracy

An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast, a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.

Buddha

You do not lead by hitting people over the head -- that's assault, not leadership.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that frightens us most. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It's not just in some of us, it's in all of us. And when we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.

Marianne Williamson

The heart is wiser than the intellect.

J.G. Holland

Every cloud has a silver lining.

Proverb

Be who you are in every situation.

Michael Johnson

Love is a decision not an emotion or feeling, that if made from the heart will outlast anything.

Samantha Juarez

To infinity and beyond !

Buzz Lightyear, Toy Story (1995)

Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.

William Shakespeare

A fellow doesn't last long on what he has done. He has to keep on delivering.

Elbert Hubbard