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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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I am big ! It's the pictures that got small.

Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)

You can not escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.

Abraham Lincoln

Growth in personality occurs as a consequence of meeting conflicts and impasses head on, and reconciling them. Interpersonal conflicts and impasses constitute problems which require solutions so that a satisfying relationship may be maintained. Whenever a person encounters a problem in his everyday living, he is obliged to vary his behavior until he discovers some mode of responding which is successful in achieving a solution.

Sidney Jourard

He who praises another enriches himself far more than he does the one praised. To praise is an investment in happiness. The poorest human being has something to give that the richest could not buy.

George Matthew Adams

It's your attitude not your aptitude that determines your altitude.

Zig Ziglar

Play it, Sam. Play As Time Goes By.

Ilsa Laszlo, Casablanca (1942)

God is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life.

Swami Vivekananda

Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart.

Alphonse Marie De Lamartine

An Indian's dress of deer skins, which is wet a hundred times upon his back, dries soft; and his lodge also, which stands in the rains, and even through the severity of winter, is taken down as soft and as clean as when it was first put up.

George Catlin

Let thy words be few.

Ecclesiastes

The handgun would not be my choice of weapon if I knew I was going to a fight. ...I'd choose a rifle, a shotgun, an RPG or an atomic bomb instead.

Clint Smith

One can spend a lifetime assigning blame, find the cause 'out there' for all the troubles that exist. Contrast this with the 'responsible attitude' of confronting the situation, bad or good, and instead of asking, 'What caused the trouble ? Who was to blame ?' asking 'How can I handle this present situation to make the most of it ? What can I salvage here ?'

Abraham Maslow

Any man who selects a goal in life which can be fully achieved has already defined his own limitations.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly it is dearness only that gives everything its value.

Thomas Paine

Why is it that we spend so much of our time preparing for when we can do what we want, instead of just doing what we want right now.

John P. Strelecky

Goodness, what beautiful diamonds !

Cloakroom Girl, Maudie Triplett (1932)

The Missouri is, perhaps, different in appearance and character from all other rivers in the world. There is a terror in its manner which is sensibly felt, the moment we enter its muddy waters from the Mississippi.

George Catlin

Above all, beware of compromises. Hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others fads through the greed of getting supporters. Your atman is the support of the universe - whose support do you stand in need of ?

Swami Vivekananda

A way of life can not be successful so long as it is mere intellectual conviction. It must be deeply felt, deeply believed, dominant even in dreams.

Bertrand Russell

Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future.

Brian Tracy

When you love someone all your saved-up wishes start coming out.

Elizabeth Bowen

Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one.

John Lennon

From now on you will never be alone, even when we are separated, and even when death itself parts us, I shall remain with you.

Ladislaus Boros

The book you don't read cant help.

Jim Rohn

My experience will help, but I insist and maintain that art - true art that is - cannot be handed out. Furthermore, art is never decoration or embellishment. Instead it is a constant process of maturing.

Bruce Lee

What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.

Goethe

Action is the antidote to despair.

Joan Baez

Only a life lived for others is a life worth living.

Albert Einstein

If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true were really true, there would be little hope of advance.

Orville Wright

You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.

Chinese Proverb

The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it.

Anonymous

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

Love conquers all things, let us too surrender to love.

Virgil

Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.

William Feather

True love never lives happily ever after. True love has no ending.

K. Knight

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

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

Ed Parker

Don't wait. The time will never be just right.

Napoleon Hill

Our real problem is not our strength today ; it is rather the vital necessity of action today to ensure strength tomorrow.

Calvin Coolidge

If I am not for myself, who will be for me ? Yet if I am for myself alone, of what good am I ?

Hillel

Patience and the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.

Chinese Proverb

You aren't too bright. I like that in a man.

Matty Walker, Body Heat (1981)

A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.

Charles M. Schwab

The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.

Albert Einstein

Love always creates, it never destroys. In this lie's man's only promise.

Leo Buscaglia

I believe in long, slow, deep, soft, wet kisses that last three days.

Crash Davis, Bull Durham (1988)

Love is a moment that lasts forever.

Julie Wittey

It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.

Norman Vincent Peale

Difficulties, by bracing the mind to overcome them, assist cheerfulness, as exercise assists digestion.

Christian Nestell Bovee

The most interesting thing about a postage stamp is the persistence with which it sticks to its job.

Napoleon Hill

Be like a postage stamp. Stick to it until you get there.

Harvey Mackay

The greatest happiness of life it the conviction that we are loved - loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.

Victor Hugo

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

William Cowper

Ideas won't keep, something must be done about them.

Alfred Whitefield

Look, Daddy. Teacher says, Every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings.

Zuzu Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)

The successful man is the average man, focused.

Anonymous

How can we remember our ignorance, which our growth requires, when we are using our knowledge all the time ?

Henry David Thoreau

If you worry about yesterday's failures, then today's successes will be few.

Anonymous

The real leader has no need to lead, he is content to point the way.

Henry Miller

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.

Leo Buscaglia

I'd like to make her look a little more attractive. How far can you pull back ?

Rita, Cameraman (1982)

Listen to me, mister. You're my knight in shining armor. Don't you forget it. You're going to get back on that horse, and I'm going to be right behind you, holding on tight, and away we're gonna go, go, go !

Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)

Death is something not only mysterious but a great act of purgation. That which continues in a repetitive pattern is degeneration. The pattern may vary according to country, according to climate, according to circumstance, but it is a pattern. Moving in any pattern brings about a continuity and that continuity is part of the degenerating process of man. When there is an ending of continuity, something new can take place. One can understand it instantly if one has understood the whole movement of thought, of fear, hate, love - then one can grasp the significance, instantly, of what death is.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Never give in -- never, never, never, never.

Winston Churchill

Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.

Publilius Syrus

The energy, the faith, the devotion which we bring to this endeavor will light our country and all who serve it, and the glow from that fire can truly light the world.

Thomas Jefferson

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

The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility.

Albert Einstein

The path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day.

King Solomon

We'll always have Paris.

Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)

Dyin' ain't much of a living, boy.

Josey Wales, The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)

You pile up enough tomorrows, and you'll find you've collected a lot of empty yesterdays.

Harold Hill

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

Harvey Mackay

It's easier to prepare and prevent, than to repair and repent.

Anonymous

Possibilitizing is overcoming while you're undergoing.

Robert H. Schuller

Those convinced against their will are of the same opinion still.

Dale Carnegie

To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.

Elbert Hubbard

I think there is something, more important than believing : Action ! The world is full of dreamers, there aren't enough who will move ahead and begin to take concrete steps to actualize their vision.

W. Clement Stone

Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.

Albert Einstein

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Here's looking at you, kid.

Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)

Yo, Adrian !

Rocky Balboa, Rocky (1976)

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

Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)

The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.

Voltaire

A small house will hold a hundred friends.

African Proverb

What is life without the radiance of love.

Von Schiller

I'll remember you, honey. You're the one that got away.

Hud Bannon, Hud (1963)

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.

Robert F. Kennedy

The dedicated life is the life worth living. You must give with your whole heart.

Anne Dillard

The truth is more important than the facts.

Frank Lloyd Wright

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 opportunity doesn't knock build a door.

Milton Berle

You are what you are and you are where you are because of what has gone into your mind. You change what you are and you change where you are by changing what goes into your mind.

Zig Ziglar

All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word freedom , justice , honor , duty , mercy , hope.

Winston Churchill

Ask for advice but do what you think is best.

Greek Proverb

Union gives strength.

Aesop

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

I'm going to stop procrastinating once I get around to it.

Anonymous

If one advances confidently in the direction of their goals and endeavors to live the life that they have imagined, they'll meet with success unexpected in common hours.

Henry David Thoreau