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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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Kind words conquer.

Tamil Proverb

Think about it, there must be higher love. Down in the heart or hidden in the stars above, without it, life is a wasted time. Look inside your heart, I'll look inside mine.

Steve Winwood

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

Colin Wilson

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

Goethe

In life you can never be too kind or too fair ; everyone you meet is carrying a heavy load. When you go through your day expressing kindness and courtesy to all you meet, you leave behind a feeling of warmth and good cheer, and you help alleviate the burdens everyone is struggling with.

Brian Tracy

The art of love, is largely the art of persistence.

Albert Ellis

Flops are a part of life's menu and I've never been a girl to miss out on any of the courses.

Rosalind Russell

Live out of your imagination, not your history.

Stephen Covey

I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it.

Jonathan Winters

If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.

Jim Rohn

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

Albert Einstein

Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.

Langston Hughes

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.

Unknown

It is what you learn after you know it all that counts.

John Wooden

Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.

Albert Einstein

Your thoughts are the architects of your destiny.

David O. McKay

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

Alexander 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

"Every achiever I have ever met says, 'My life turned around when I began to believe in me.'"

Robert Schuller

You're my Lassie come home.

Joe Carraclough, Lassie Come Home (1943)

One of the strongest motives that lead men to art and science is escape from everyday life with its painful crudity and hopeless dreariness, from the fetters of one's own ever-shifting desires. A finely tempered nature longs to escape from the personal life into the world of objective perception and thought.

Albert Einstein

Indecision is the thief of opportunity.

Jim Rohn

Well, here's another nice mess you've gotten me into !

Oliver, Sons Of The Desert (1933)

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

Tommy Lasorda

Look within, for within is the wellspring of virtue, which will not cease flowing, if you cease not from digging.

Marcus Aurelius

I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.

Humphrey Bogart

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

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

You have to think anyway, so why not think big ?

P. T. Barnum

No matter how small, acknowledge the achievement.

Greg Henry Quinn

Acknowledge that you failed, draw your lessons from it, and use it to your advantage to make sure it never happens again.

Michael Johnson

With vision, every person, organization and country can flourish. The Bible says, 'Without vision we perish.

Mark Victor Hansen

A bizarre sensation pervades a relationship of pretense. No truth seems true. A simple morning's greeting and response appear loaded with innuendo and fraught with implications. Each nicety becomes more sterile and each withdrawal more permanent.

Maya Angelou

For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.

Judy Garland

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

Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)

Most ball games are lost, not won.

Casey Stengel

Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior.

John Churton Collins

If anything goes bad, I did it. If anything goes semi-good, then we did it. If anything goes really good, then you did it.

Paul "Bear" Bryant

As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.

Charles Morgan

If we are to have real peace, we must begin with the children.

Mahatma Gandhi

Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.

Norman Vincent Peale

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

Sarah Cunningham

The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret to outward success.

Henry Ward Beecher

Triumph often is nearest when defeat seems inescapable.

B.C. Forbes

Positive attitudes come in unlimited quantities. Everybody can have one free !

Harvey Mackay

Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.

John Keywood

The question should be, is it worth trying to do, not can it be done.

Allard Lowenstein

The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body. The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results.

Anthony Robbins

He that has done nothing has known nothing.

Thomas Carlyle

A life lived with integrity -- even if it lacks the trappings of fame and fortune is a shinning star in whose light others may follow in the years to come.

Dennis Waitley

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

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

La Rouchefoucauld

It's not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.

Anthony Robbins

The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.

Eden Phillpotts

I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.

Henry David Thoreau

Personally, I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.

Winston Churchill

An error gracefully acknowledged is a victory won.

Caroline L. Gascoigne

Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.

Danny Thomas

Where the willingness is great, the difficulties can not be great.

Machiavelli

Truth fears no questions.

Unattributed

Whoever said anybody has a right to give up ?

Marian Wright Edelman

Love, all alike, no season knows, nor clime, nor hours, days, months, which are the rags of time.

John Donne

Love doesn't make the world go'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.

Franklin P. Jones

Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal ; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.

Thomas Jefferson

The cherokee people are not "my people".

Chief John Ross

He who speaks the loudest is the least heard.

Robert Half

If one has to submit, it is wasteful not to do so with the best grace possible.

Winston Churchill

To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.

Anatole France

The minute I heard my first love story I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere, they're in each other all along.

Rumi

I can change. I can live out my imagination instead of my memory. I can tie myself to my limitless potential instead of my limiting past.

Stephen Covey

Don't say, "If I could, I would". Say, "If I can, I will".

Jim Rohn

You must motivate yourself every day.

Matthew Stasior

The difficulties and distresses to which we have been exposed during the war must now be forgotten. We must endeavor to let our ways be the way of pleasantness and all our paths peace.

Martha Washington

Gort ! Klaatu barada nikto !

Helen Benson, The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951)

One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is Love.

Sophocles

It's showtime !

Joe Gideon, All That Jazz (1979)

Think of me as a sex symbol for men who don't give a damn.

Phyllis Diller

Be Here Now.

Ram Dass

Rough spots sharpen our performance. And more often than not, obstacles can be turned into advantages. You just can't let your disappointment get in the way.

Harvey Mackay

The test is to recognize the mistake, admit it and correct it. To have tried to do something and failed is vastly better than to have tried to do nothing and succeeded.

Dale E. Turner

No man is happy who does not think himself so.

Publilius Syrus

What you do speaks so loudly that I can not hear what you say.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Leadership is power to endure an ongoing quest for information or influence not just actual triumphs like making profits or achieving stated objectives.

Marsha Sinetar

A smile is a light in the window of the soul indicating that the heart is at home.

Anonymous

One million dollars !

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

Honor the ocean of love.

George de Benneville

Synergy is everywhere in nature. If you plant two plants close together, the roots commingle and improve the quality of soil so that both plants will grow better than if they were separated. If you put two pieces of wood together, they will hold much more weight than the total of the weight held by each separately. The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. One plus one equals three or more.

Stephen Covey

The death of fear is in doing what you fear to do.

Sequichie Comingdeer

By doing well the duty which is nearest to us, the duty which is in our hands, we make ourselves stronger.

Swami Vivekananda

It is not how much we do, but how much love we put in the doing. It is not how much we give, but how much love we put in the giving.

Mother Teresa

This is the true joy the being used for a purpose recognized as a might one.

George Bernard Shaw

Never discourage anyonewho continually makes progress, no matter how slow.

Plato

Remember that nobody will ever get ahead of you as long as he is kicking you in the seat of the pants.

Walter Winchell

Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.

Brian Tracy

Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.

Marilyn Vos Savant

The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.

Thomas Jefferson

The dove is my emblem. I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it. I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.

Thomas Edison

There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.

Albert Einstein

We carry the seeds of happiness with us wherever we go.

Martha Washington

Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.

Swami Vivekananda

Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.

Richard Bach