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It is at the edge of a petal that love waits.

William Carlos Williams

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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)

A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.

Bob Dylan

Life can only be understood backwards , but it must be lived forwards.

Soren Kierkegaard

If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, the excitement, and the mystery of the world we live in.

Rachel Carlson

We come to beginnings only at the end.

William Bridges

When it comes to giving, some people stop at nothing.

Anonymous

The key to truth is the next deed, and this key opens the door if one does what one has to do in such a way that the meaning of the action here finds its fulfillment. Thus truth in the world of man is not to be found as the content of knowledge, but only as human existence. One does not express it, one does not perceive it, but one lives it, and receives it as life.

Martin Buber

I am fond of only what comes from the heart.

Martha Washington

You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din.

Cutter, Gunga Din (1939)

Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.

Dale Carnegie

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

William Shakespeare

It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.

Seneca

Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but don't quit.

Conrad Hilton

Do first things first, and second things not at all.

Peter F. Drucker

Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.

Jim Rohn

High expectations are the key to everything.

Sam Walton

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.

Mahatma Gandhi

My faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers. They will work out the whole problem, like lions.

Swami Vivekananda

People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing-that's why we recommend it daily.

Zig Ziglar

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

Mark Twain

Love is letting go of fear.

Gerald Jampolsky

, Nobel Peace Prize winner We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.

Anne Sophie Swetchine

There go the people. I must follow them for I am their leader.

Alexandre Ledru-Rollin

Follow your dreams.

Unknown

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

Our only security is in our ability to change.

Sam Keen

The mind is a lousy master but a wonderful servant.

Anonymous

This is the true measure of love, when we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.

Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe

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

George S. Patton

There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic.

Zig Ziglar

Into the hands of every individual is given a marvelous power for good or evil -- the silent, unconscious, unseen influence of his life. This is simply the constant radiation of what man really is, not what he pretends to be.

William George Jordan

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

Fear is the parent of cruelty.

J.A. Froude

How a man plays a game shows something of his character, how he loses shows all of it.

Anonymous

There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. That little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.

W. Clement Stone

Everything you want is on the other side of fear.

Jack Canfield

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

Unknown

Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, " What's in it for me ? ".

Brian Tracy

For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.

Jim Rohn

Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.

Dennis Waitley

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.

Henry Ford

Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary.

John Keating, Dead Poets Society (1989)

Misfortunes often sharpen the genius.

Ovid

Love is sweet, delicate, dreamy an eternity of gorgeous moments.

Sarah Cunningham

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

Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.

Viktor Frankl

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're gonna need a bigger boat.

Martin Brody, Jaws (1975)

Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.

Jim Rohn

The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.

Plutarch

Don't follow your dreams, chase them.

Richard Dumb

Lives of great men all remind us we can make our lives sublime, and, departing, leave behind us footprints in the sands of time.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Work like you don't need the money, love like you've never been hurt and dance like no one is watching

Satchel Paige

Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.

Oprah Winfrey

Goals are the fuel in the furnace of achievement.

Brian Tracy

What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?

Robert Schuller

It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look farther than you can see.

Winston Churchill

I love thee, I love but thee with a love that shall not die till the sun grows cold and the stars grow old.

William Shakespeare

A wise man makes his own decisions , an ignorant man follows the public opinion.

Chinese Proverb

Watch the skies, everywhere, keep looking ! Keep watching the skies !

Ned Scotty Scott, The Thing From Another World (1951)

Recognize that transition has a characteristic shape.

William Bridges

A coward gets scared and quits. A hero gets scared, but still goes on.

Anonymous

Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them, a desire, a dream, a vision.

Muhammad Ali

Whoever said anybody has a right to give up ?

Marian Wright Edelman

Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.

Will Rogers

Leadership - The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.

Helen Keller

I don't want to move to a city where the only cultural advantage is being able to make a right turn on a red light.

Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)

My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.

Dalai Lama

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

Winston Churchill

Cushion the painful effects of hard blows by keeping the enthusiasm going strong, even if doing so requires struggle.

Norman Vincent Peale

Are you bored with life ? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours.

Dale Carnegie

Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain -- and most fools do.

Dale Carnegie

You cannot antagonize and influence at the same time.

J.S. Knox

Better to light a candle than curse the darkness.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Rock and roll is the music of America, of youth, of rebellion, and of the common spirit that ties all that together.

Tom Larson

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

Samuel Butler

Is it just me or is the grim reaper a straight-up hottie ?

Taako

Love is friendship set to music

E. Joseph Cossman

Children are all foreigners.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you want to win friends, make it a point to remember them. If you remember my name, you pay me a subtle compliment ; you indicate that I have made an impression on you. Remember my name and you add to my feeling of importance.

Dale Carnegie

Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things we could have, if we didn't spend half of our time wishing.

Anonymous

We always strive after what is forbidden, and desire the things refused us.

Ovid

Every artist was first an amateur.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.

Brian Tracy

Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.

Woodrow Wilson

The person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.

John Stuart Mill

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

There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I've loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough.

Nicholas Sparks

To me, the idea and expectation that the day is slowly and surely coming when we will be able to honestly say we are our brother's keeper and not his oppressor is very beautiful.

Thomas Edison

If you would be loved, love and be lovable.

Benjamin Franklin

Houston, we have a problem.

Jim Lovell, Apollo 13 (1944)

Your most expensive advice is the free advice you receive from your financially struggling friends and relatives.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves.

John Bulwer

Giving people a little more than they expect is a good way to get back more than you'd expect.

Robert Half

Success is a journey not a destination.

Ben Sweetland

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

Theodor Reik

Now, gentlemen, let us do something today which the world may talk of hereafter.

Admiral Collingwood

We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it's going to get on by itself. You've got to keep watering it. You've got to really look after it and nurture it.

John Lennon