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Love like you'll never be hurt.

William Purkey

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To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.

David Viscott

Adversity introduces a man to himself.

Unattributed

Anything is possible.

Unknown

You are what you think you are.

Bob Richards

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

Ashleigh Brilliant

Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.

George Herbert

If faith in ourselves had been more extensively taught and practiced, I am sure a very large portion of the evils and miseries that we have would have vanished. Duty is to encourage everyone in his struggle to live up to his own highest idea, and strive at the same time to make the ideal as near as possible to the truth.

Swami Vivekananda

Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.

Winston Churchill

The passionate are like men standing on their heads, they see all things the wrong way.

Plato

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.

Margaret Mead

Love is like swallowing hot chocolate, before it has cooled off. It takes you by surprise at first, but keeps you warm for a long time.

Anonymous

Love understands all languages.

Romanian Proverb

Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.

Unknown

Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Examine the opportunities, the challenges you've given yourself.

Michael Johnson

The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living that are desired when dying.

Unknown

Go ahead, make my day.

Harry Callahan, Sudden Impact (1983)

Look up and not down, look forward and not back, look out and not in, and lend a hand.

E. E. Hale

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

Science may have found a cure for most evils , but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all -- the apathy of human beings.

Helen Keller

Never talk defeat. Use words like hope, belief, faith, victory.

Norman Vincent Peale

Don't argue for other people's weaknesses. Don't argue for your own. When you make a mistake, admit it, correct it, and learn from it -- immediately.

Stephen Covey

One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life , that word is love.

Sophocles

A short saying often contains much wisdom.

Sophocles

The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.

Mark Twain

Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.

Booker T. Washington

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - it goes on.

Robert Frost

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

Phyllis Diller

Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from weak minds.

Albert Einstein

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

Norman Vincent Peale

Life is the movie you see through your own eyes. It makes little difference what's happening out there. It's how you take it that counts.

Dennis Waitley

Admission of ignorance is often the first step in our education.

Stephen Covey

Say hello to my little friend !

Tony Montana, Scarface (1983)

In our life there is a single color, as on an artist's palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.

Marc Chagall

We are made for loving. If we don't love, we will be like plants without water.

Desmond Tutu

Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to ; all they need is one reason why they can.

Willis Whitney

I'm an excellent driver.

Raymond Babbitt, Rain Man (1988)

It is not the job of the general to be winning. It is his job to win.

Nancy Banks-Smith

What the heart gives away is never gone. It is kept in the hearts of others.

Robin St. John

When you can't solve the problem, manage it.

Robert H. Schuller

The most important part of being a leader is maintaining the desire to keep on learning. That means learning about yourself, about your peers, and about the people you serve.

Brian Koval

To live happily with other people, ask of them only what they can give.” Tristan Bernard

Tristan Bernard

When one door closes another opens. But often we look so long so regretfully upon the closed door that we fail to see the one that has opened for us.

Helen Keller

Be of love a little more careful than of anything.

E.E. Cummings

Our intentions create our reality.

Wayne W. Dyer

I am your number one fan.

Annie Wilkes, Misery (1990)

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

Henry Ford

A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.

Anonymous

We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.

Sam Keen

We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.

Albert Einstein

Times of great calamity and confusion have ever been productive of the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from the darkest storm.

Charles Caleb Colton

How do I look ?

Holly Golightly, Breakfast At Tiffany's (1961)

Shri Ramakrishna used to say, "As long as I live, so long do I learn". That man or that society which has nothing to learn is already in the jaws of death. Heart and core of everything here is good, that whatever may be the surface waves, deep down and underlying everything, there is an infinite basis of goodness and love.

Swami Vivekananda

Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgment, repeated every day.

Jim Rohn

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

Mark Victor Hansen

The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs" but goes right to work on the creative "how''.

Norman Vincent Peale

Seek first to understand, then to be understood.

Stephen Covey

All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.

Brian Tracy

There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not.

Somerset Maugham

The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.

E.E. Cummings

Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.

Stephen Covey

Keep your heart open for as long as you can, as wide as you can, for others and especially for yourself.

Morrie Schwarz

Living a life of integrity is one of the greatest missions we can undertake.

Greg Anderson

They're here !

Carol Anne Freeling, Poltergeist (1982)

No man can succeed in a line of endeavor which he does not like.

Napoleon Hill

Wealth is but dung, useful only when spread about.

Chinese Proverb

My heart is ever at your service.

Shakespeare

How often we fail to realize our good fortune in living in a country where happiness is more than a lack of tragedy.

Paul Sweeney

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

Dwight D. Eisenhower

I've looked around enough to know that you're the one I want to go through time with.

Jim Croce

Those who work at a thing heart and soul not only achieve success in it but through their absorption in that they also realize the supreme truth - brahman. Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Makaino Kouji

You can't have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.

Charles F. Kettering

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

Thomas Edison

All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.

Leo Tolstoy

If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living.

Gail Sheehy

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

Anatole France

No involvement, no commitment.

Stephen Covey

The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it open.

Arnold Glasgow

The Athenians, alarmed at the internal decay of their Republic, asked Demosthenes what to do. His reply: Do not do what you are doing now.

Joseph Ray

Busier than a cat covering up shit on a tile floor!

Larry the Cable Guy

A person's true wealth is the good he or she does in the world.

Mohammed

It is the patient building of character, the intense struggle to realize the truth, which alone will tell in the future of humanity.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Peter

You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.

Dale Carnegie

Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.

Paulo Coelho

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

Dale Carnegie

The battle is all over except the "shouting" when one knows what is wanted and has made up his mind to get it, whatever the price may be.

Napoleon Hill

Absence makes the heart grow fonder.

Unknown

Better to be king for a night than schmuck for a lifetime.

Rupert Pupkin, The King Of Comedy (1983)

We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.

Winston Churchill

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David Riklan

Things do not change we change.

Henry David Thoreau

An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast, a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.

Buddha

The only disability in life is a bad attitude.

Scott Hamilton

To love what you do and feel that it matters, how on earth could anything be more fun !

Katherine Graham

You cannot antagonize and influence at the same time.

J.S. Knox

I love thee with the breath, smiles, tears of all my life.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Success is neither magical or mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.

Jim Rohn

People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.

Abraham Lincoln