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

William Cowper

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

William Cowper

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Who travels for love finds a thousand miles not longer than one.

Japanese Proverb

One lie ruins a thousand truths.

Ghanaian Proverb

Get busy livin, or get busy dyin'.

Andy, The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

There are times when a man should be content with what he has but never with what he is.

William George Jordan

We can only learn to love by loving.

Iris Murdoch

Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster.

William Bridges

Silence is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.

Immanuel Kant

We more frequently fail to face the right problem than fail to solve the problem we face.

Anonymous

The hottest love has the coldest end.

Socrates

If I had never met him, I would have dreamed him into being.

Anzia Yezierska

In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.

Anthony Robbins

I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine.

The Shulamite

The intelligent man is one who has successfully fulfilled many accomplishments, and is still willing to learn more.

Ed Parker

Losers visualize the penalties of failure. Winners visualize the rewards of success.

Unknown

Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.

Albert Einstein

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

Albert Einstein

Snap out of it !

Loretta Castorini, Moonstruck (1987)

He who stops being better stops being good.

Oliver Cromwell

My heart shall be thy garden.

Alice Meynell

To infinity and beyond !

Buzz Lightyear, Toy Story (1995)

Luck is when opportunity knocks, and you answer.

Anonymous

Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.

Oscar Wilde

We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

There is no limit to what a man can do or where he can go if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.

Robert Woodruff

Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in.

Napoleon Bonaparte

I didn't have time to hire half my coaching staff. I didn't know any of the players by sight, but somehow we got through spring ball with the help of a couple of graduate assistants.

Larry Smith

Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes -- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds' --can you help others do the same.

Carlo Brumat

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.

James Oppenheim

There is no education like adversity.

Benjamin Disraeli

It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.

Henry Ward Beecher

If you want things to be different, perhaps the answer is to become different yourself.

Norman Vincent Peale

Will springs from the two elements of moral sense and self-interest.

Abraham Lincoln

Life is too short to ponder the "what if's " and fear rejection.

T. Dufek

Not many people know it, but the Fuhrer was a terrific dancer.

Franz Liebkind, The Producers Avco (1968)

Keep your heart open for as long as you can, as wide as you can, for others and especially for yourself.

Morrie Schwarz

Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.

Albert Einstein

Don't let your fears stand in the way of your dreams !

Unknown

The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a persons determination.

Tommy Lasorda

We have a problem. ''Congratulations. '' But it's a tough problem. ''Then double congratulations. ''

W. Clement Stone

Take away love and our earth is a tomb.

Robert Browning

We didn't need dialogue. We had faces.

Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)

Believe it can be done. When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to do it. Believing a solution paves the way to solution.

David Schwartz

What's another word for thesaurus ?

Steven Wright

You know you are in love when you see the world in her eyes, and her eyes everywhere in the world.

David Levesque

In order to love simply, it is necessary to know how to show love.

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.

Dale Carnegie

Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Some minds are like concrete, all mixed up and permanently set.

Anonymous

You may be on the right track, but if you just sit there you'll get run over.

Paul H. Dunn

Vivacity, leadership, must be had, and we are not allowed to be nice in choosing. We must fetch the pump with dirty water, if clean can not be had.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Losers make promises they often break. Winners make commitments they always keep.

Dennis Waitley

Time is free, but it's priceless. You can't own it, but you can use it. You can't keep it, but you can spend it. Once you've lost it, you can never get it back.

Harvey Mackay

At every moment during our existence we are all called to be leaders, if for no other purpose than to lead ourselves.

John P. Strelecky

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

Never pretend to a love which you do not actually feel, for love is not ours to command.

Alan Watts

I'm here to fight for truth, justice, and the american way.

Superman, Superman (1978)

The potential of the average person is like a huge ocean unsailed, a new continent unexplored, a world of possibilities waiting to be released and channeled toward some great good.

Brian Tracy

It is never too late to be what you might have been.

George Eliot

All you need is love.

John Lennon

Courage is a moral quality , it is not a chance gift of nature like an aptitude for games. It is a cold choice between two alternatives, the fixed resolve not to quit , an act of renunciation which must be made not once but many times by the power of the will. Courage is will power.

Lord Moran

God does not care about our mathematical difficulties. He integrates empirically.

Albert Einstein

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

W. Somerset Manghan

Procrastination is the fear of success. People procrastinate because they are afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead now. Because success is heavy, carries a responsibility with it, it is much easier to procrastinate and live on the 'someday I'll' philosophy.

Dennis Waitley

No pain, No gain.

Unknown

There is something inside all of us that yearns not for reason but for mystery, not for penetrating clear thought but for the whisperings of the irrational, not for science but for wizardry disguised as science, not for rationally founded influence but for magic.

Karl Jaspers

True love can not be found where it truly does not exist, Nor can it be hidden where it truly does.

Anonymous

Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.

Henry J. Kaiser

Everyone's life is an object lesson to others.

Karl G. Maeser

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

Henry Ford

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

Anonymous

Why don't you come up sometime and see me ?

Lady Lou, She Done Him Wrong (1933)

Some things have to be believed to be seen.

Ralph Hodgson

For a person to build a rich and rewarding life for himself there are certain qualities and bits of knowledge that he needs to acquire. There are also things, harmful attitudes, superstitions, and emotions that he needs to chip away. A person needs to chip away everything that doesn't look like the person he or she most wants to become.

Earl Nightingale

Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting ; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be.

Zig Ziglar

Bond. James Bond.

James Bond, Dr No (1962)

A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.

Hugh Downs

Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that !

Lewis Carroll

Whenever I think of the past it just brings back so many memories.

Steven Wright

Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school.

Albert Einstein

Honesty characterizes the person and enables him to create an identity, to communicate a real presence, and to establish authentic bonds with others. The individual increasingly comes to know who he is through the stand he takes when he expresses his ideas, values, beliefs, and convictions, and through the declaration and ownership of his feelings.

Clark Moustakas

Your neighbor's vision is as true for him as your own vision is true for you.

Miguel de Unamuno

To be a champion, you have to believe in yourself when nobody else will.

Sugar Ray Robinson

I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.

George S. Patton

Do we not all agree to call rapid thought and noble impulse by the name of inspiration ?

George Eliot

Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers gardens.

Douglas Jerrold

Your self-beliefs either support or undermine you.

Marsha Sinetar

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

Abraham Lincoln

Love is a thing, well, it's kind of like quicksand. The more you are in it, the deeper you sink. And when it hits you, you've just got to fall.

UB40

One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never !

Winston Churchill

Better to light a candle than curse the darkness.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Success comes from taking the initiative and following up... persisting... eloquently expressing the depth of your love. What simple action could you take today to produce a new momentum toward success in your life ?

Anthony Robbins

This above all, To Thine Own Self Be True.

William Shakespeare

Mr. Christian !

Captain Bligh, Mutiny On The Bounty (1935)

Remember the difference between a boss and a leader a boss says "Go ! '' -- a leader says "Let's go ! ''

E.M. Kelly

Gobble gobble, gobble gobble. We accept her. One of us, one of us.

Freaks, Freaks (1932)

Live Simply, Laugh Often, Love Deeply.

Unknown

Experience taught me a few things. One is to listen to your gut, no matter how good something sounds on paper. The second is that you're generally better off sticking with what you know. And the third is that sometimes your best investments are the ones you don't make.

P. T. Barnum

The best things in life are free.

Unknown

The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs".

Norman Vincent Peale

There are eight million stories in the naked city. This has been one of them.

Narrator, The Naked City (1948)