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I am the captain of my soul.

William Ernest Henley

I have not failed. I've just found ways that don't work

William Ernest Henley

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He who lives without discipline dies without honor.

Icelandic Proverb

A heart can be broken, but it keeps beating just the same.

Fried Green Tomatoes

I tended to place my wife under a pedestal.

Woody Allen

With malice toward none, with charity for all.

Abraham Lincoln

A strong person and a waterfall always channel their own path.

Anonymous

He must have a truly romantic nature, for he weeps when there is nothing at all to weep about.

Oscar Wilde

Love inspires, illumines, designates and leads the way.

Mary Baker Eddy

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

Anonymous

Argue for your limitations, and sure enough they're yours.

Richard Bach

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

Albert Einstein

Mightier far than strength of nerve or sinew, or the sway of magic potent over sun and star, is love.

William Wordsworth

I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to my fellow-creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.

William Penn

Imagination is more important than knowledge.

Albert Einstein

Indecision is the thief of opportunity.

Jim Rohn

The power of imagination makes us infinite.

John Muir

He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.

Friedrich Nietzsche

It not knowing what to do, it's doing what you know.

Anthony Robbins

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

J. Robert Oppenheimer

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

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

William Cowper

The course of true love never did run smooth.

Shakespeare

For one human being to love another that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.

Rainer Maria Rilke

A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.

Confucius

Many of life's failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.

Thomas Edison

Ask nothing, want nothing in return. Give what you have to give, it will come back to you, but do not think of that now.

Swami Vivekananda

One, two, Freddy's coming for you.

Children, A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)

Look at the weaknesses of others with compassion, not accusation. It's not what they're not doing or should be doing that's the issue. The issue is your own chosen response to the situation and what you should be doing. If you start to think the problem is "out there", stop yourself. That thought is the problem.

Stephen Covey

Follow humbly wherever and to whatever abyss Nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.

Thomas Henry Huxley

Every shot you don't take is a guaranteed miss.

Richard Saunders

Fortify yourself with contentment, for this is an impregnable fortress.

Epictetus

The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.

Norman Vincent Peale

Your family and your love must be cultivated like a garden. Time, effort, and imagination must be summoned constantly to keep any relationship flourishing and growing.

Kim Rohn

Be who you are in every situation.

Michael Johnson

The brain and muscles must develop simultaneously. Iron nerves with an intelligent brain - and the whole world is at your feet.

Swami Vivekananda

Its so hard when contemplated in advance, and so easy when you do it.

Robert M. Pirsig

Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Little strokes fell great oaks.

Benjamin Franklin

One million dollars !

Dr. Evil, Austin Powers International Man Of Mystery (1997)

Dave, stop. Stop, will you? Stop, Dave. Will you stop, Dave? Stop, Dave. I'm afraid.

Hal (V.O.), 2001: A Space Odyssey (2001)

The way to happiness : keep your heart free from hate, your mind from worry. Live simply, expect little, give much. Fill your life with love. Scatter sunshine. Forget self, think of others. Do as you would be done by. Try this for a week and you will be surprised.

Norman Vincent Peale

Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.

Maya Angelou

When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.

George S. Patton

The heart that loves is always young.

Greek Proverb

And now here is my secret, a very simple secret. It is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.

Andy Warhol

Many have encountered and overcome the challenge of homelessness Many men go fishing all their lives not knowing it is not fish they are after.

Henry David Thoreau

Anonymity is your friend. Hmmm.. If someone adds an item to this list without knowing who "Larry" is... Is this still a list of Larryisms?

Larry Smith

Warriors, come out to play !

Luther, The Warriors (1979)

You can't build a reputation on what you're going to do.

Henry Ford

Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.

H.L. Mencken

No one is more definite about the solution than the one who doesn't understand the problem.

Robert Half

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

Brian Tracy

You cannot antagonize and influence at the same time.

J.S. Knox

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

Many great ideas go unexecuted, and many great executioners are without ideas. One without the other is worthless.

Tim Blixseth

Do you love me because I am beautiful, or am I beautiful because you love me ?

Cinderella

The most important of life's battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.

David O. McKay

Desire, ignorance, and inequality, this is the trinity of bondage.

Swami Vivekananda

The best way to find yourself, is to lose yourself in the service of others.

Mahatma Gandhi

She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older - the natural sequence of an unnatural beginning.

Jane Austen

Come out, come out, wherever you are !

Max Cady, Cape Fear (1991)

It is my principle that the will of the majority should always prevail.

Thomas Jefferson

Love is like a mountain, hard to climb, but once you get to the top the view is beautiful.

Daniel Monroe Tuttle

That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.

Abraham Lincoln

For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.

Jim Rohn

"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance."

Samuel Johnson

Great oaks from little acorns grow

Proverb

Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.

Napoleon Hill

To be successful, you must decide exactly what you want to accomplish, then resolve to pay the price to get it.

Bunker Hunt

Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.

Anonymous

An idea can turn to dust or magic, depending on the talent that rubs against it.

Bill Bernbach

To laugh often and love much, to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others, to give one's self, this is to have succeeded.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire.

Napoleon Hill

Let's not just transform those in need, we can also find ways to help transform those in power.

Anonymous

When you reach for the stars, you may not get one, but you won't come up with a handful of mud, either.

Anonymous

Who indeed can harm you if you are committed deeply to doing what is right ?

Peter

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

George Eliot

Believe in yourself.

Unknown

Good habits are as addictive as bad habits, and a lot more rewarding.

Harvey Mackay

Time is the great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all of it's students.

Hector Berlioz

Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.

Mother Teresa

We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.

Albert Einstein

No man is wise enough by himself.

Plautus

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

Dale Carnegie

Be the change you want to see in the world.

Mahatma Gandhi

Strength is life, weakness is death. Expansion is life, contraction is death. Love is life, hatred is death.

Swami Vivekananda

Whatever it takes !

Unknown

The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.

Albert Einstein

Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.

Henry Ford

Hi, Curly, kill anyone today ?

Mitch Robbins, Curly (1991)

They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.

Andy Warhol

Jane. Tarzan. Jane. Tarzan.

Tarzan, Tarzan The Ape Man (1932)

Love's greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.

Barbara De Angelis

Flowing blood is proof that you're alive, if it's for the sake of those you love

Makaino Kouji

All that is real in me is god. All that is real in god is I. The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.

Swami Vivekananda

The word courage comes from the same stem as the French word coeur, meaning ''heart''. Thus just as one's heart, by pumping blood to one's arms, legs, and brain enables all the other physical organs to function, so courage makes possible all the psychological virtues. Without courage other values whither away into mere facsimiles of virtue.

Rollo May

A small house will hold a hundred friends.

African Proverb

Where's the rest of me ?

Drake McHugh, Kings Row (1942)

I love you. I've loved you since the first moment I saw you. I guess maybe Ive even loved you before I saw you.

George Eastman, A Place In The Sun (1951)