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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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Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.

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Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die !

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You see, in life, lots of people know what to do, but few people actually do what they know. Knowing is not enough ! You must take action.

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

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When I hear somebody sigh, 'Life is hard', I am always tempted to ask, 'Compared to what ?'

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The heart is wiser than the intellect.

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Let those love now who never loved before. Let those who always loved, now love the more.

Thomas Parnell

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

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Freedom from the known is death, and then you are living.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Let your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities.

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

Unknown

A good general not only sees the way to victory , he also knows when victory is impossible.

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Opportunities multiply as they are seized.

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Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.

Joyce Brothers

You make me want to be a better man. As good as it gets.

James Baldwin

Hey, Bud, lets party !

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The worst way to miss someone is to be sitting right beside them knowing you can't have them.

Unattributed

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

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People who look down on other people don't end up being looked up to.

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If you face a delicate situation, don't go into it wearing your spurs or you'll rip it apart. Instead, dress for the occasion. Cloak yourself in diplomacy. Vest yourself with wisdom, and wear a smile.

Anne Mackay Thompson

Self delusion is pulling in your stomach when you step on the scales.

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I am not a toy. I am a spork !

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Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.

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Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination.

Roy Goodman

Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.

Bruce Lee

Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things.

Denis Diderot

Man's love is of man's life a part, it is a woman's whole existence. In her first passion, a woman loves her lover, in all the others all she loves is love.

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I am a slow walker, but I never walk backwards.

Abraham Lincoln

People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in the world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want and if they can't find them, make them.

George Bernard Shaw

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

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How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser.

Lou Holtz

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

No man can stand on top because he is put there.

H. H. Vreeland

In order to accept change and the suffering it brings, we need to find meaning in it

Mary Norton Gordon

When a man comes to a conscious vital realization of those great spiritual forces within himself and begins to use those forces in science, in business, and in life, his progress in the future will be unparalleled.

Bruce Lee

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

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We're on a mission from God.

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All the negative thoughts and ideas that are in the world have proceeded from this evil spirit of fear. Are people so afraid ? The answer is that they have made themselves helpless and dependent on others

Swami Vivekananda

Love is an electric blanket with somebody else in control of the switch.

Cathy Carlyle

Badges ? We ain't got no badges ! We don't need no badges ! I don't have to show you any stinking badges !

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All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind, the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.

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In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else.

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Minds are like parachutes, they only function when they are open.

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Love works a different way in different minds, the fool it enlightens and the wise it blinds.

John Dryden

Love vanquishes time. To lovers, a moment can be eternity, eternity can be the tick of a clock.

Mary Parrish

Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.

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

Mahatma Gandhi

Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.

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Obstacles are great incentives.

Jules Michelet

There is no one giant step that does it. It's a lot of little steps.

Peter A. Cohen

Mama, face it. I was the slut of all time.

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Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking together in the same direction.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

Wealth is but dung, useful only when spread about.

Chinese Proverb

Yes, it used to be beautiful -- what with the rackets, whoring, guns.

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Great effort from great motives is the best definition of a happy life.

William Ellery Channing

You miss 100% of the shots you don't take

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All paths lead nowhere, so it is important to choose a path that has heart.

Carlos Castaneda

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

Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore, Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me I lift me lamp beside the golden door.

Emma Lazarus

Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.

Virginia Satir

You complete me.

Jerry Maguire

How do you live ?

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I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.

Anne Frank

A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.

Buddha

Always do right, this will gratify some and astonish the rest.

Mark Twain

Well, here's another nice mess you've gotten me into !

Oliver, Sons Of The Desert (1933)

Why is it that the more mistakes people make, the more paranoid they become about other people's mistakes ?

Robert Half

All the technology in the world will never replace a positive attitude.

Harvey Mackay

It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.

Albert Einstein

I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it.

Jonathan Winters

You were made perfectly to be loved - and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconscious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character

Stephen Covey

Great and glorious events which dazzle the beholder are represented by politicians as the outcome of grand designs whereas they are usually products of temperaments and passions.

La Rochefoucauld

But, in the opinion of the court, you are not only sane but you're the sanest man that ever walked into this courtroom.

Judge May, Mr Deeds Goes To Town (1936)

God doesn't make junk.

Unknown

He who stops being better stops being good.

Oliver Cromwell

Sex alleviates tension. Love causes it.

Woody Allen

It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.

Judith Martin

When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out.

Napoleon Bonaparte

The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm.

Thomas J. Watson

Grow old along with me, the best is yet to be.

Robert Browning

When I was a young man, I found out that if you hurt somebody, they'll leave you alone. When I tried to leave everybody alone and just do my own thing, everybody just wanted to hurt me. Until one day I just decided, well, I've had enough of this picking. And there were like six young men still figuring they were going to mess with my head. And we went to war. To their surprise, I was no longer taking the beating, I was giving it.

Richard Kuklinski

We can not always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.

Winston Churchill

Every time an artist dies, part of the vision of mankind passes with him.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Yesterday is but a dream, tomorrow but a vision. But today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness, and every tomorrow a vision of hope. Look well, therefore, to this day.

Indian Proverb

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

Henry Ward Beecher

How can you tell the difference between a run-over snake and a run-over lawyer? There are skid marks in front of the snake.

Unknown

Never talk defeat. Use words like hope, belief, faith, victory.

Norman Vincent Peale

The dove is my emblem. I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it. I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.

Thomas Edison

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

Martin Buber

No pain, No gain.

Unknown

Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.

Seneca

Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.

John Davidson Rockefeller

Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression, in order that every man present his views without penalty, there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population.

Albert Einstein

You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view, until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.

Atticus Finch, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)