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Where there is great love, there are always wishes.

Willa Cather

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Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.

William Yeats

There are only two rules for being successful. One, figure out exactly what you want to do, and two, do it.

Mario Cuomo

Each person born into this world represents something new, something that never existed before, something original and unique.

Martin Buber

Beware what you set your heart upon, for it surely shall be yours.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Girls got balls. They're just a little higher up, that's all.

Joan Jett

Who so loves believes the impossible.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

You must be the change you wish to see in the world.

Mahatma Gandhi

Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.

Braveheart

Absence makes the heart grow fonder.

Unknown

Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are made.

Micheal Pritchard

As if !

Cher Horwitz, Clueless (1995)

I see dead people.

Cole Sear, The Sixth Sense (1999)

The oneness of human beings is the basic ethical thread that holds us together.

Muhammad Yunus

Many hands make light work.

Proverb

The price of greatness is responsibility.

Winston Churchill

And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body, and be yet thankful.

Colossians 315

My heart is ever at your service.

Shakespeare

Title of newspaper article yesterday - Vandals made off with all toilet seats in the local precinct. Police have nothing to go on.

Unknown

Change your thoughts, change your life.

James Allen

Wealth is the product of man's ability to think.

Ayn Rand

Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.

John Wooden

Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.

Mark Twain

I am again fairly settled down to the pleasant duties of an old fashioned Virginia house-keeper, steady as a clock, busy as a bee, and as cheerful as a cricket.

Martha Washington

Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.

Norman Vincent Peale

Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called present.

Unknown

I can't understand why people are frightened by new ideas. I'm frightened by old ones.

John Cage

Every artist was first an amateur.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

In the long run, men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, though they should fail immediately, they had better aim at something high.

Henry David Thoreau

You think I'm licked. You all think I'm licked. Well, I'm not licked. And I'm going to stay right here and fight for this lost cause. Even if this room gets filled with lies like these, and the taylors and all their armies come marching into this place.

Jefferson Smith, Mr Smith Goes To Washington (1939)

Happiness is a butterfly, which, when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

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

Funny like I'm a clown ? I amuse you ?

Tommy De Vito, Goodfellas (1990)

Admission of ignorance is often the first step in our education.

Stephen Covey

If you don't first handle fear and desire, and you get rich, you'll be a high pay slave.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Young love is a flame , very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep-burning, unquenchable.

Henry Ward Beecher

I can change. I can live out my imagination instead of my memory. I can tie myself to my limitless potential instead of my limiting past.

Stephen Covey

Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary listener does not hear. quotes

Thomas Jefferson

Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.

Earl Nightingale

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)

It's amazing what ordinary people can do if they set out without preconceived notions.

Charles F. Kettering

People fascinated by the idea of progress never suspect that every step forward is also a step on the way to the end.

Milan Kundera

Predetermine the objectives you want to accomplish. Think big, act big and set out to accomplish big results.

Mark Victor Hansen

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

Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is.

Diane Ackerman

Life is not accountable to us. We are accountable to life.

Dennis Waitley

My main purpose in life is to make money so I can afford to go on creating more inventions.

Thomas Edison

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Pay no attention to what the critics say , no statue has ever been erected to a critic.

Jean Sibelius

Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, son.

Dean Wormer, National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)

When our actions do not, our fears make us traitors.

William Shakespeare

If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always gotten.

Unknown

No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an unchartered land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.

Helen Keller

No man is wise enough by himself.

Plautus

Love is patient and kind, love is not jealous or boastful, it is not arrogant or rude. Love does not insist on its own way, it is not irritable or resentful, it does not rejoice at wrong, but rejoices in the right. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things.

Corinthians

All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.

Samuel Butler

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

Leanna L. Bartram

There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group, there is less competition there.

Indira Gandhi

We all go a little mad sometimes.

Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)

We are so lazy, we do not want to do anything ourselves. We want a personal god, a savior or a prophet to do everything for us. Long as we believe ourselves to be even the least different from god, fear remains with us, but when we know ourselves to be the one, fear goes, of what can we be afraid ?

Swami Vivekananda

Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.

Harriet Beecher Stowe

You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.

Dale Carnegie

All things come to those who wait, but when they come they're out of date.

Anonymous

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

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

The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.

Jim Rohn

Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.

Benjamin Disraeli

The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies, and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose. By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors.

Anthony Robbins

It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.

Abraham Lincoln

If you employed study, thinking, and planning time daily, you could develop and use the power that can change the course of your destiny.

W. Clement Stone

When you are afraid, do the thing you are afraid of and soon you will lose your fear of it.

Norman Vincent Peale

Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.

Jeanne Moreau

Follow your dreams.

Unknown

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

Leadership is power to endure an ongoing quest for information or influence not just actual triumphs like making profits or achieving stated objectives.

Marsha Sinetar

You must be the change you want to see in the world.

Mahatma Gandhi

Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.

Abraham Lincoln

A leader is a dealer in hope.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof.

John Kenneth Galbraith

The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.

E.E. Cummings

Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones tend to take care of themselves.

Dale Carnegie

Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating.

Dennis Waitley

There's no place like home.

Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz Mgm (1939)

When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.

Albert Einstein

My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.

Dalai Lama

Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.

General George S. Patton

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.

Unknown

In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.

Aristotle

Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win -- essential to success.

Napoleon Hill

Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.

Mahatma Gandhi

If you're going through hell, keep going.

Winston Churchill

Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.

Zig Ziglar

What love we've given, we'll have forever. What love we fail to give, will be lost for all eternity.

Leo Buscaglia

A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.

Ingrid Bergman

Love is a butterfly, which when pursued is just beyond your grasp, but if you will sit down quietly it may alight upon you.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances if there is any reaction, both are transformed.

Carl Jung

Don't call me a saint - I don't want to be dismissed that easily.

Dorothy Day

You complete me.

Jerry Maguire, Jerry Maguire (1996)

No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted.

Aesop

Who is blind ? He who can see no other world. Who is dumb ? He who can say nothing pleasant about his lot. Who is poor ? He who is troubled with too many desires. Who is rich ? He who is happy with his lot.

Indian Proverb