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Hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are earned.

William Butler Yeats

I have spread my dreams under your feet , Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.

William Butler Yeats

Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.

William Butler Yeats

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Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you'll help them to become what they are capable of becoming.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

You do not pay the price of success, you enjoy the price of success.

Zig Ziglar

The passionate are like men standing on their heads, they see all things the wrong way.

Plato

The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.

Malcolm X

I never perfected an invention that I did not think about in terms of the service it might give others. I find out what the world needs, then I proceed to invent.

Thomas Edison

Most people have no idea of the giant capacity we can immediately command when we focus all of our resources on mastering a single area of our lives.

Anthony Robbins

The last miracle I did was the 1969 Mets. Before that, I think you have to go back to the Red Sea.

God, Oh God (1977)

If anything is worth trying at all, it's worth trying at least ten times.

Dean Marshall Art Linkletter

Carpe diem.

Latin Proverb

Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.

George S. Patton

I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.

Henry David Thoreau

A life lived with integrity -- even if it lacks the trappings of fame and fortune is a shinning star in whose light others may follow in the years to come.

Dennis Waitley

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

W. Clement Stone

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

Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.

Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)

Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.

Carl Jung

The course of true love never did run smooth.

Shakespeare

In any world menu, Canada must be considered the vichyssoise of nations – it's cold, half-French, and difficult to stir.

J. Stuart Keate

Attica ! Attica !

Sonny Wortzik, Dog Day Afternoon (1975)

The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel, its poverty by how little.

W. R. Inge

I can't believe it. Right here where we live -- right here in St. Louis.

Esther Smith, Meet Me In St. Louis (1944)

Act or accept.

Unknown

Common looking people are the best in the world : that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.

Abraham Lincoln

We can help others in the world more by making the most of yourself than in any other way.

Earl Nightingale

To be successful, you must decide exactly what you want to accomplish, then resolve to pay the price to get it.

Bunker Hunt

The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.

Blaise Pascal

He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Whenever you find whole world against you just turn around and lead the world.

Anonymous

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

William Yeats

When I've heard all I need to make a decision, I don't take a vote. I make a decision.

Ronald Reagan

Whatever it takes !

Unknown

My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.

Albert Einstein

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

Dennis Waitley

It's not enough that we do our best, sometimes we have to do what's required.

Winston Churchill

You see, Francois, marriage is a beautiful mistake which two people make together. But with you, Francois, I think it would be a mistake.

Mariette Colet, Trouble In Paradise (1932)

Kindness is tenderness. Kindness is love, but perhaps greater than loveKindness is good will. Kindness says, I want you to be happy.

Randolph Ray

In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.

Albert Schweitzer

You can not step twice into the same river, for other waters are continually flowing on.

Heraclitus

Warriors, come out to play !

Luther, The Warriors (1979)

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

George S. Patton

A small house will hold a hundred friends.

African Proverb

Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing , knowing that is it not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.

Margaret Thatcher

I love you. I've loved you since the first moment I saw you. I guess maybe Ive even loved you before I saw you.

George Eastman, A Place In The Sun (1951)

To laugh often and much; To win the respect of intelligent people And the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure The betrayal of false friends; To appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The secret of education lies in respecting the student.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.

Bruce Lee

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

Barbara De Angelis

The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.

John F. Kennedy

We must never be afraid to go too far, for success lies just beyond.

Marcel Proust

Most appreciated after dinner speech - I'll pay the check.

Unknown

You really can change the world if you care enough.

Marion Wright Edelman

Life is change ; growth is optional. Choose wisely.

Karen Kaiser Clark

Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.

Ann Landers

The "Inside-Out" approach to personal and self , even more fundamentally, to start with the most inside part of self - with your paradigms, your character, and your motives. The inside-out approach says that private victories precede public victories, that making and keeping promises to ourselves precedes making and keeping promises to others. It says it is futile to put personality ahead of character, to try to improve relationships with others before improving ourselves.

Stephen Covey

Good fortune and bad are equally necessary to man, to fit him to meet the contingencies of this life.

French Proverb

They may take away our lives, but they'll never take our freedom !

William Wallace, Braveheart (1995)

Luck happens when opportunity encounters the prepared mind.

Dennis Waitley

Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness.

Anatole France

There is no point at which you can say 'Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap.'

Carrie Fisher

He that has done nothing has known nothing.

Thomas Carlyle

Our first journey is to find that special place for us.

Jim Rohn

The more goals you set - the more goals you get.

Mark Victor Hansen

I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.

Anthony Robbins

Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.

M. Scott Peck

We can only learn to love by loving.

Iris Murdoch

They call it a "Royale with Cheese".

Vincent, Pulp Fiction (1994)

As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.

Albert Einstein

Happiness itself does not stay -- only moments of happiness do.

Spanish Proverb

Take a chance ! All life is a chance. The man who goes the furthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.

Dale Carnegie

Do not wait ; the time will never be "just right". Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.

Napoleon Hill

Oh, to be free from the stifling pressures of life to rest, a peaceful slumber that will rejuvenate my soul

Les Hewitt

The secret to happiness is not in doing what one likes to do, but in liking what one has to do.

Anonymous

Some people plant in the spring and leave in the summer. If you're signed up for a season, see it through. You don't have to stay forever, but at least stay until you see it through.

Jim Rohn

Those who work at a thing heart and soul not only achieve success in it but through their absorption in that they also realize the supreme truth - brahman. Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god.

Swami Vivekananda

He who never made a mistake never made a discovery.

Samuel Smiles

One drink's too many, and a hundred's not enough.

Bartender Nat, The Lost Weekend (1945)

It is love that makes the impossible possible.

Indian Proverb

There are two primary choices in life, to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.

Denis Waitley

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

Henry Ford

The more I love myself the better I am able to love you.

Ken Robbins

Be courageous ! Whatever setbacks America has encountered, it has always emerged as a stronger and more prosperous nation. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith and go forward !

Thomas Edison

Love is the expansion of two natures in such fashion that each include the other, each is enriched by the other.

Felix Adler

The only gift is a portion of thyself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Living a life of integrity is one of the greatest missions we can undertake.

Greg Anderson

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

Dennis Waitley

We imagine that our mind in a mirror, that it is more or less accurately reflecting what is happening outside us. On the contrary, our mind itself is the principal element of creation. The world, while I am perceiving it, is being incessantly created for myself in time and space.

Rabindranath Tagore

If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living.

Gail Sheehy

It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you often get it.

W. Somerset Manghan

Excellence is more fun than mediocrity.

Leonard Berry

We must have friendship for all, we must be merciful toward those that are in misery, when people are happy, we ought to be happy, and to the wicked we must be indifferent. These attitudes will make the mind peaceful.

Swami Vivekananda

To become a leader, then, you must become yourself, become the maker of your own life.

Warren G. Bennis

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)

Opportunities multiply as they are seized.

Sun Tzu

Hell is the knowledge of opportunity lost, the place where the man I am comes face to face with the man I might have been.

Anonymous

There is a time to let things happen, and a time to make things happen.

Anonymous

The first duty of love is to listen.

Paul Tillich

Immaturity can last a lifetime.

Robert Half

The more often a man feels without acting, the less he'll be able to act. And in the long run, the less he'll be able to feel.

C.S. Lewis

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

William Osler

When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.

When Harry Met Sally