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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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You complete me.

Jerry Maguire, Jerry Maguire (1996)

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement, nothing can be done without hope and confidence.

Helen Keller

Love is a haunting melody that I have never mastered and I fear I never will.

William S. Burroughs

When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems you cannot hold on a minute longer, never give up then for that is just the place and time the tide will turn.

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Happiness can be defined, in part at least, as the fruit of the desire and ability to sacrifice what we want now for what we want eventually.

Stephen Covey

O, there is nothing holier, in this life of ours, than the first consciousness of love, the first fluttering of its silken wings.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Efficiency is doing things right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing.

Zig Ziglar

They made us many promises, more than I can remember, but they kept only one. They promised to take our land, and they did.

Red Cloud

The maxim "Nothing but perfection" may be spelled "Paralysis".

Winston Churchill

Imagination is more important than knowledge.

Albert Einstein

Unless you choose to do great things with it, it makes no difference how much you are rewarded or how much you have.

Oprah Winfrey

Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender , it's holy ground. There's no greater investment.

Stephen Covey

Life is but a moment, death also is but another.

Robert H. Schuller

Seek first to understand, then to be understood.

Stephen Covey

He who has learned how to obey will know how to command.

Solon

Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice. It is not something to be waited for, but rather something to be achieved.

William Jennings Bryan

One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus ; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular.

Anthony Robbins

We will act consistently with our view of who we truly are, whether that view is accurate or not.

Anthony Robbins

Don't wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what. Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more successful.

Mark Victor Hansen

Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire.

La Rouchefoucauld

Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.

Thomas Edison

Know thyself.

Socrates

The chances are that you have already come to believe that happiness is unattainable. But men have attained it. And they have attained it by realizing that happiness does not spring from the procuring of physical or mental pleasure, but from the development of reason and the adjustment of conduct to principles.

Arnold Bennett

Know what's weird? Day by day, nothing seems to change, but pretty soon, everything's different.

Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes

Only by contending with challenges that seem to be beyond your strength to handle at the moment you can grow more surely toward the stars.

Brian Tracy

Do not wait for ideal circumstances, nor for the best opportunities, they will never come.

Janet Erskine Stuart

Nature never deceives us, it is we who deceive ourselves.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.

Winston Churchill

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

Diane Ackerman

Nature abhors a vacuum, and if I can only walk with sufficient carelessness I am sure to be filled.

Henry David Thoreau

If you are afraid of failure you don’t deserve to be successful!

Charles Barkley

Sometimes things become possible if we want them bad enough.

T.S. Eliot

Appreciate me now, and avoid the rush.

Ashley Brilliant

The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.

Unknown

What is tolerance ? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error , let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly - that is the first law of nature.

Voltaire

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

The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

Winston Churchill

Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.

Leo Tolstoy

You can often measure a person by the size of his dream.

Robert H. Schuller

Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost.

Robert H. Schuller

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

Bill Blackman

Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today.

James Dean

You're lit from within, Tracy. You've got fires banked down in you, hearth-fires and holocausts.

Mike Connor, The Philadelphia Story (1940)

If you feel you have no faults there's another one.

Anonymous

Action without study is fatal. Study without action is fatal. Mary Beard Actions speak louder than words.

English Proverb

We are ever free if we would only believe it, only have faith enough. You are the soul, free and eternal, ever free, ever blessed. Have faith enough and you will be free in a minute.

Swami Vivekananda

Let's roll.

Todd Beamer

The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been.

Alan Ashley-Pitt

For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.

Jim Rohn

It helps to write down half a dozen things which are worrying me. Two of them, say, disappear, about two nothing can be done, so it's no use worrying, and two perhaps can be settled.

Winston Churchill

There is no real excellence in all this world which can be separated from right living.

David Starr Jordan

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David Riklan

Oh, Jerry, don't let's ask for the moon. We have the stars.

Charlotte Vale, Now (1942)

Only in relationship can you know yourself, not in abstraction and certainly not in isolation. The movement of behavior is the sure guide to yourself. It's the mirror of your consciousness, this mirror will reveal its content, the images, the attachments, the fears, the loneliness, the joy and sorrow. Poverty lies in running away from this, either in its sublimations or its identities.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

May no gift be too small to give, nor too simple to receive, which is wrapped in thoughtfulness and tied with love.

L.O. Baird

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

Denis Diderot

Service is the rent we pay to be living. It is the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time.

Marian Wright Edelman

Anybody can do just about anything with himself that he really wants to and makes up his mind to do. We are all capable of greater things than we realize.

Norman Vincent Peale

Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.

Dennis Waitley

Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine.

Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)

Life is change ; growth is optional. Choose wisely.

Karen Kaiser Clark

We judge of man's wisdom by his hope.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

But because I am mad, I hate you. Because I am mad, I have betrayed you. And because I'm mad, I'm rejoicing in my heart, without a shred of pity, without a shred of regret, watching you go with glory in my heart !

Paula, Gaslight (1940)

A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties. No religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.

Albert Einstein

if one is unable to assert oneself, one is unable to participate in a genuine relationship.

Rollo May

You really can change the world if you care enough.

Marion Wright Edelman

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, loving someone deeply gives you courage.

Lao Tzu

Success leaves clues.

Jim Rohn

Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.

Confucius

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.

Winston Churchill

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

Bruce Lee

It takes a minute to find a special person, an hour to appreciate them, a day to love them and a lifetime to forget them.

Anonymous

It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.

Roy Disney

The only real valuable thing is intuition.

Albert Einstein

People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.

Norman Vincent Peale

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

George Eliot

When I first met you, I was afraid to talk to you. When I talked to you, I was afraid to kiss you. When I kissed you, I was afraid to love you. Now that I love you, I'm afraid to lose you.

Kuuipo Mark

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

Dale Carnegie

Marriage is a door which looks out upon a beautiful view. As that door is opened and the horizon unfolds before you, know that nothing is sweeter than the warmth of one hand within another.

Collin McCarty

Don't fear, just live right.

Neal A. Maxwell

It is interesting to notice how some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage, and working their solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles.

Washington Irving

None of us will every accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

You create your reality.

Unknown

My definition of success is to live your life in a way that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain - and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel a lot more pleasure than they do pain.

Anthony Robbins

For hope is but the dream of those that wake.

Matthew Prior

In order to change we must be sick and tired of being sick and tired.

Unknown

The heart that loves is always young.

Greek Proverb

We shall neither fail nor falter, we shall not weaken or tire. Give us the tools and we will finish the job.

Winston Churchill

The earth is enjoyed by heroes, this is the unfailing truth. Be a hero. Always say, I have no fear.

Swami Vivekananda

It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.

Winston Churchill

Love like there is no tomorrow.

Unknown

Love, a temporary insanity, curable by marriage.

Ambrose Bierce

You become what you think about.

Earl Nightingale

Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.

Alexander Smith

The holiest of holidays are those kept by ourselves in silence and apart, the secret anniversaries of the heart.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Indecision is the seedling of fear.

Napoleon Hill

Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.

W. Clement Stone

Love is a decision not an emotion or feeling, that if made from the heart will outlast anything.

Samantha Juarez

Bad friends prevent you from having good friends.

Gabonese Proverb

Be afraid. Be very afraid.

Veronica Quaife, The Fly (1986)