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To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.

William Makepeace Thackeray

Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.

William Makepeace Thackeray

To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.

William Makepeace Thackeray

It is best to love wisely, no doubt, but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all.

William Makepeace Thackeray

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In my case, self-absorption is completely justified. I have never discovered any other subject so worthy of my attention.

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Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn.

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Badges ? We ain't got no badges ! We don't need no badges ! I don't have to show you any stinking badges !

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Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.

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You need a good bedside manner with doctors or you will get nowhere.

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If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.

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Why not go out on a limb ? Isn't that where the fruit is ?

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Wisdom is knowing what to do next.

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Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.

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

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God doesn't make junk.

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As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.

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Woody, I know what your problem is. You're just like me. Trash !

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It is quite possible to work without results, but never will there be results without work.

Anonymous

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People don't care how much you know, until they know how much you care.

Anonymous

This too, shall pass.

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It is impossible to imagine anything which better becomes a ruler than mercy.

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The meeting of preparation with opportunity generates the offspring we call luck.

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The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule.

Anita Brookner

Your daily life is your temple and your religion. When you enter into it take with you your all.

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Trust in yourself. Your perceptions are often far more accurate than you are willing to believe.

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I cannot stand little notes on my pillow ! We are all out of cornflakes,

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If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.

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There are two things to aim at in life, first, to get what you want, and after that to to enjoy it.

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Tell 'em to go out there with all they got and win just one for the Gipper.

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The unexamined life is not worth living.

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You can do what you want to do.

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Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.

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The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.

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I'm king of the world !

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For a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love.

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I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.

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Harville Hendrix

The mind has exactly the same power as the hands, not merely to grasp the world, but to change it

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Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time

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Be patient with your enemies and forgiving of your friends.

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Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.

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Rather than focusing on things and time, focus on preserving and enhancing relationships and on accomplishing results.

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All the negative thoughts and ideas that are in the world have proceeded from this evil spirit of fear. Are people so afraid ? The answer is that they have made themselves helpless and dependent on others

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It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.

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Just as our eyes need light in order to see, our minds need ideas in order to conceive.

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You have within you right now, everything you need to deal with whatever the world can throw at you.

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One can be a soldier without dying, and a lover without sighing.

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

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Where love reigns the impossible may be attained.

Indian Proverb

Love is the true means by which the world is enjoyed. Our love to others, and others love to us.

Thomas Trahern

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

Sarah Cunningham

Above all to thine own self be true.

William Shakespeare

The true way to soften one's troubles is to solace those of others.

Madame De Maintenon

When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.

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I'm going to take a bath.

Arthur Bach, Hobson (1981)

As if !

Cher Horwitz, Clueless (1995)

I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.

Anthony Robbins

What comes from the heart, touches the heart.

Don Sibet

We must all suffer one of two things : the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment.

Jim Rohn

How do I love thee ? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Who is the happiest of men ? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though'twere his own.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Girls got balls. They're just a little higher up, that's all.

Joan Jett

You can not step twice into the same river, for other waters are continually flowing on.

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You have enemies ? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.

Winston Churchill

For changes to be of any true value, they've got to be lasting and consistent.

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There's always a way - if you're committed.

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What greater thing is there for two human souls that to feel that they are joined, to strengthen each other, to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.

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Sometimes you gotta say, What the fuck.

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People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.

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If the going is real easy, beware, you may be headed down hill.

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Failure defeats losers, failure inspires winners.

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Advice after the mischief is like medicine after death.

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

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We can do no great things. Only small things with great love.

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Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.

Albert Einstein

Oh, Moses, Moses, you stubborn, splendid, adorable fool !

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Don't let life discourage you , everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.

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Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.

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Once in a while, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale.

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As a cure for worrying, work is far better than whiskey. I always found that, if I began to worry, the best thing I could do was focus upon doing something useful and then work very hard at it. Soon, I would forget what was troubling me.

Thomas Edison

Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism -- how passionately I hate them !

Albert Einstein

Work and lovethese are the basics. Without them there is neurosis.

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Be happy. It's one way of being wise.

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The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.

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Take control of your consistent emotions and begin to consciously and deliberately reshape your daily experience of life.

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Difficulties strengthen the mind, as well as labor does the body.

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Till I loved, I never lived, enough.

Emily Dickinson

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

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Some make it happen, some watch it happen, and some say, What happened ?

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