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Where there is great love, there are always wishes.

Willa Cather

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If you want a do-right woman, you have to be a do-right man

Aretha Franklin

Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.

Jacques Barzun

One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you -- suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, "Well, I'll have a go, too''.

Margaret Thatcher

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Swami Vivekananda

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Attica ! Attica !

Sonny Wortzik, Dog Day Afternoon (1975)

The wisest mind has something yet to learn.

George Santayana

Some succeed because they are destined. Some succeed because they are determined.


Congress is the only insane asylum that's run by the inmates.


You will become as small as your controlling desire, as great as your dominant aspiration.

James Allen

If you build it, he will come.

Field of Dreams

I know people that got diagnosed with Parkinson's, and they just gave up. Sat in a wheelchair and refused to get up. I'll never give up. Some day this will probably take me, but I'm not going to walk away from life.

Larry Smith

Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.

Oscar Wilde

The minute I heard my first love story I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere, they're in each other all along.


Religion is being and becoming. Religion is the manifestation of the divinity already in man.

Swami Vivekananda

Honesty is the best image.

Tom Wilson

Non !

Marcel Marceau, Silent Movie (1976)

What hump ?

Igor, Young Frankenstein (1974)

It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.

Robert H. Schuller

The fastest way to pass your own expectation is to add passion to your labor.

Mike Litman

Ideas... they have the power

Napoleon Hill

Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.

Thomas Jefferson

I would rather have had one breath of her hair, one kiss from her mouth, one touch of her hand, than eternity without it.

City of Angels

Nothing real can be threatened, nothing unreal exists. Love is all there is.


Goodness, what beautiful diamonds !

Cloakroom Girl, Maudie Triplett (1932)

The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.

Albert Einstein

The idea for Googles search engine came to Page in a dream about downloading the entire web and keeping the links, he told Michigan graduates. When no one else is crazy enough to do it, you have little competition, he said.

Larry Page

Men do less than they ought, unless they do all they can.

Thomas Carlyle

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


Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , wisdom is humble that she knows no more.

William Cowper

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

My tears of love are a waste of time if I turn away.

Kim Wilde

Truth fears no questions.


No matter how big government gets, and no matter how many services it provides, it can never take the place of volunteers.

Ronald Reagan

Inspiration and genius -- one and the same.

Victor Hugo

What nature delivers to us is never stale. Because what nature creates has eternity in it.

Isaac Bashevis

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

Harvey Mackay

Each day I love you more, today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.

Rosemonde Gerard

Who so loves believes the impossible.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

You learn as much from those who have failed as from those who have succeeded.

Michael Johnson

We must all suffer one of two things : the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment.

Jim Rohn

The rare individual who honestly satisfies this heart-hunger ( praise ) will hold people in the palm of his hand, and even the undertaker will be sorry when he dies.

Dale Carnegie

One cannot think crooked and walk straight.


If you don't know where you are going, you'll end up someplace else.

Yogi Berra

Rather than focusing on things and time, focus on preserving and enhancing relationships and on accomplishing results.

Stephen Covey

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream.

Mark Twain

The harder I work, the luckier I get.

Samuel Goldwyn

They merit more praise who know how to suffer misery than those who temper themselves in contentment.

Pietro Aretino

The heart is wiser than the intellect.

J.G. Holland

Abilities wither under faultfinding, blossom with encouragement.

Donald A. Laird

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

Samuel Johnson

Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Well done is better than well said.

Benjamin Franklin

Love's greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.

Barbara De Angelis

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

Mark Twain

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

Zig Ziglar

Hunker down.


To love what you do and feel that it matters, how on earth could anything be more fun !

Katherine Graham

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

We belong dead.

The Monster, Bride Of Frankenstein (1935)

Every leader needs to have experienced and grown through following -- learning to be dedicated, observant, capable of working with and learning from others, never servile, always truthful. Having located these qualities in himself, he can encourage them in others.

Warren G. Bennis

The point is that you can't be too greedy.

Donald Trump

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

Albert Einstein

Go forward confidently, energetically attacking problems, expecting favorable outcomes.

Norman Vincent Peale

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

Robert Half

Adversity is the diamond dust that heaven polishes its jewels with.


I have nipples, Greg. Could you milk me ?

Jack Byrnes, Meet The Parents (2000)

Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become a reality.

Earl Nightingale

The most interesting thing about a postage stamp is the persistence with which it sticks to its job.

Napoleon Hill

The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body. The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results.

Anthony Robbins

While we pursue happiness, we flee from contentment.

Hasidic Proverb

The dedicated doctor knows that he must be both scientist and humanitarian, his most agonizing decisions lie in the field of human relations.

David B. Allman

Joy is the feeling of grinning inside.

Melba Colgrove

There is no way to happiness, happiness is the way.


Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.

Dennis Waitley

Vision without action is daydream. Action without vision is nightmare.

Japanese Proverb

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

Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.

Swami Vivekananda

Life is a great story. It's just that sometimes we forget we are the author and can write it however we want.

John P. Strelecky

Never discourage anyonewho continually makes progress, no matter how slow.


Captain, it is I, Ensign Pulver, and I just threw your stinking palm tree overboard. Now, what's all this crud about no movie tonight ?

Ensign Pulver, Mister Roberts (1955)

Give all to love; obey thy heart.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.

Elbert Hubbard

Hey, Johnny, what are you rebelling against ?

Mildred, Johnny Strabler (1953)

A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.


Accumulate learning by study, understand what you learn by questioning.


if one is unable to assert oneself, one is unable to participate in a genuine relationship.

Rollo May

May the Force be with you.

Han Solo, Star Wars (1977)

How can we remember our ignorance, which our growth requires, when we are using our knowledge all the time ?

Henry David Thoreau

Love is a little haven of refuge from the world.

Bertrand Russell

The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.

William James

A weak man has doubts before a decision, a strong man has them afterwards.

Karl Kraus

Success is never ending, failure is never final.

Dr. Robert Schuller

People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.

Norman Vincent Peale

Build a dream and the dream will build you.

Robert H. Schuller

A ship in harbor is safe -- but that is not what ships are for.

John A. Shedd

Love is an attempt to change a piece of a dream world into reality.

Theodor Reik

Courage is not a virtue of value among other personal values like love or fidelity. It is the foundation that underlies and gives reality to all other virtues and personal values. Without courage our love pales into mere dependency. Without courage our fidelity becomes conformism.

Rollo May

Bring out the gimp.

Zed, Pulp Fiction (1994)

Necessity is the mother of invention.