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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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All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.

Martin Luther King Jr.

The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.

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Snap out of it !

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No involvement, no commitment.

Stephen Covey

The successful man is the average man, focused.

Anonymous

Don't mess with the bull, young man. You'll get the horns !

Principal Richard Vernon, The Breakfast Club (1985)

The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.

Anthony Robbins

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Victory belongs to the most persevering.

Napoleon Bonaparte

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

Matty Walker, Body Heat (1981)

Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.

Erich Fromm

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

The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.

Abraham Lincoln

Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.

Louise Hay

People who look down on other people don't end up being looked up to.

Robert Half

Where old age is evil, youth can learn no good.

English Proverb

To love is to place our happiness in the happiness of another.

Gottfried Wilhem Von Leibniz

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

You're on the road to success when you realize that failure is only a detour.

Anonymous

It's good to be the king !

Louis XVI, History Of The World (1981)

Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.

Oscar Wilde

Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart.

Zig Ziglar

A bend in the road is not the end of the road unless you fail to make the turn.

Unknown

Kindness is always fashionable.

America E. Barr

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

Theodor Reik

They may take away our lives, but they'll never take our freedom !

William Wallace, Braveheart (1995)

We go together, Laurie. I don't know why. Maybe like guns and ammunition go together.

Bart Tare, Gun Crazy (1949)

The vedanta recognizes no sin, it only recognizes error. And the greatest error, says the vedanta is to say that you are weak, that you are a sinner, a miserable creature, and that you have no power and you cannot do this and that.

Swami Vivekananda

You'll find boredom where there is an absence of a good idea.

Earl Nightingale

I love you, not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

I have seen too much of the vanity of human affairs, to expect felicity from the splendid scenes of public life.

Martha Washington

A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.

Thomas Jefferson

Nothing is worth more than this day.

Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe

A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.

Anonymous

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Mark Twain

There's no such thing as not enough time if you're doing what you want to do.

Robert Half

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.

Abraham Lincoln

Our limitations and success will be based most often on our own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.

Thomas Dewar

Love like you've never been hurt, dance like no one is watching, live as though heaven is on earth.

Satchel Paige

One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you -- suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, "Well, I'll have a go, too''.

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Luck is when opportunity knocks, and you answer.

Anonymous

The miracle power that elevates the few is to be found in their industry, application and perseverance, under the promptings of a brave determined spirit.

Mark Twain

I never perfected an invention that I did not think about in terms of the service it might give others. I find out what the world needs, then I proceed to invent.

Thomas Edison

The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.

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Submit to love faithfully and it gives a person joy. It intoxicates, it envelops, it isolates. It creates fragrance in the air, ardour from coldness, it beautifies everything around it.

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Happiness is a state of mind.

Unknown

It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.

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I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.

Bill Cosby

I always try to turn my personal struggles into something helpful for others.

Henri Nouwen

Where can we go to find god if we cannot see him in our own hearts and in every living being.

Swami Vivekananda

One mistake will never kill you. The same mistake over and over again will.

Harvey Mackay

Wisdom is more precious than rubies.

Biblical Proverb

Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going!

Jim Ryun

Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.

Samuel Johnson

Your talent is god's gift to you.

Leo Buscaglia

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

Everything is created twice -- first mentally, then physically.

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Chance is the fool's name for fate.

Guy Holden, The Gay Divorcee (1934)

Each action can be the one on which all depends , what is decisive is only the strength and concentration of hallowing with which I do it. To the question of what had been the most essential matter for his late teacher, a disciple answered, 'Always just what he was engaged in at the moment'.

Martin Buber

It is better to bind your children to you by a feeling of respect and by gentleness, than by fear.

Publius Terence

You have available to you, right now, a powerful supercomputer. This powerful tool has been used through-out history to take people from rags to riches, from poverty and obscurity to success and fame, from unhappiness and frustration to joy and self-fulfillment, and it can do the same for you.

Brian Tracy

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.

Dolly Parton

Good morning, Vietnam !

Adrian Kronauer, Good Morning (1987)

You can not do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every truth has four corners, as a teacher I give you one corner, and it is for you to find the other three.

Confucius

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

Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win -- essential to success.

Napoleon Hill

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

William Makepeace Thackeray

Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do, he will never do all that he can.

Henry Drummond

The book you don't read cant help.

Jim Rohn

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

World is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.

Swami Vivekananda

If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade.

Tom Peters

I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.

Winston Churchill

Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.

Norman Vincent Peale

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

Abraham Lincoln

You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.

Brian Tracy

If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.

Benjamin Franklin

And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body, and be yet thankful.

Colossians 315

The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results

Albert Einstein

Instruction does not prevent wasted time or mistakes, and mistakes themselves are often the best teachers of all.

James Anthony Froude

You're my Lassie come home.

Joe Carraclough, Lassie Come Home (1943)

Adventure is worthwhile.

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Be strong ! You talk of ghosts and devils. We are the living devils. The sign of life is strength and growth. The sign of death is weakness. Whatever is weak, avoid ! It is death. If it is strength, go down into hell and get hold of it ! There is salvation only for the brave. "None but the brave deserves the fair". None but the bravest deserves salvation.

Swami Vivekananda

By asking the question " How can I afford it ? " your brain is put to work.

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You haven't failed until you quit trying.

Anonymous

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J.F.T. Bugental

Love is friendship set on fire.

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Your belief determines your action and your action determines your results, but first you have to believe.

Mark Victor Hansen

They alone live, who live for others.

Swami Vivekananda

If it matters to you, you will find a way. If it doesn't you will find an excuse

Unknown

You're as old as you behave.

Harvey Mackay

Mac, you ever been in love ?

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An Arabian proverb says there are four sorts of men: He who knows not and knows not he knows not: he is a fool, shun him. He who knows not and knows he knows not: he is simple, teach him. He who knows and knows not he knows: he is asleep--wake him. He who knows and knows he knows: he is wise, follow him.

Isabel Burton

Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.

Thich Nhat Hanh

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

Rhett Butler, Gone With The Wind (1939)

In the eyes of a lover pockmarks are dimples.

Japanese Proverb

Reach for the stars.

Unknown

I may not be perfect, but some parts of me are excellent.

Ashleigh Brilliant