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Love is a haunting melody that I have never mastered and I fear I never will.

William S. Burroughs

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

William S. Burroughs

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

Daniel Monroe Tuttle

Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination, full of hope.

Maya Angelou

I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken, and I'd rather remember it as it was at it's best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived

Margaret Mitchell

To understand your parents love you must raise children yourself.

Chinese Proverb

It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.

Seneca

When I hear somebody sigh, 'Life is hard', I am always tempted to ask, 'Compared to what ?'

Sydney Harris

We will either find a way or make one.

Hannibal

The handgun would not be my choice of weapon if I knew I was going to a fight. ...I'd choose a rifle, a shotgun, an RPG or an atomic bomb instead.

Clint Smith

Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.

Anthony Robbins

The hero is no braver than the ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Publius Terence

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Hatred stirreth up strifes, but love covereth all sins.

Proverb

The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart.

Josiah G. Holland

You can do what you want to do.

David Thomas

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

Mark Twain

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

Martin Luther King Jr.

In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.

Galileo Galilei

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

Joan Jett

Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god. For one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.

Swami Vivekananda

Let's go home, Debbie.

Ethan Edwards, The Searchers (1956)

The glow of inspiration warms us, it is a holy rapture.

Ovid

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

Anonymous

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

Henry Ward Beecher

Impossible situations can become possible miracles.

Robert H. Schuller

When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don't see the one that has opened for us.

Alexander Graham Bell

Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.

Thomas Jefferson

The man who lives without conflict, who lives with beauty and love, is not frightened of death because to love is to die.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous, you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.

Margaret Thatcher

Know what's weird? Day by day, nothing seems to change, but pretty soon, everything's different.

Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes

What really matters is what you do with what you have.

Shirley Lord

Every man is more than just himself; he also represents the unique, the very special and always significant and remarkable point at which the world's phenomena intersect, only once in this way, and never again.

Hermann Hesse

An error gracefully acknowledged is a victory won.

Caroline L. Gascoigne

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

Walter Winchell

Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.

Matthew 5:15

You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals.

Booker T. Washington

Bring out the gimp.

Zed, Pulp Fiction (1994)

Appreciate me now, and avoid the rush.

Ashley Brilliant

War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain advantage at the expense of his fellow men.

Napoleon Hill

Vision without action is daydream. Action without vision is nightmare.

Japanese Proverb

That first peak is the best place to pause and look back, to see if you took the easiest route, to learn the lessons from the first climb. And it is the best place to examine the terrain ahead, to change your plans and goals, to take a deep breath and begin climbing again.

Michael Johnson

I'm going to take a bath.

Arthur Bach, Hobson (1981)

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

Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)

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

If you ever feel like having a child, go to a restaurant and sit next to one.

Steve Martin

Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking together in the same direction.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

We get to make a living , we give to make a life.

Winston Churchill

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

A fellow doesn't last long on what he has done. He has to keep on delivering.

Elbert Hubbard

The secret of education lies in respecting the student.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

No general can fight his battles alone. He must depend upon his lieutenants, and his success depends upon his ability to select the right man for the right place.

Philip Armour

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

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

Love is a daily, mutual exchange of value.

Dennis Waitley

Nature does nothing uselessly.

Aristotle

Anything is possible.

Unknown

Almost any idea is good if a man has ability and is willing to work hard. The best idea is worthless if the creator is a loafer and ineffective.

William Feather

The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you'll make one.

Elbert Hubbard

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

There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward.

Kahlil Gibran

I would rather have had one breath of her hair, one kiss from her mouth, one touch of her hand, than eternity without it.

City of Angels

Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success. tremendous stream is flowing toward the ocean, carrying us all along with it , and though like straws and scraps of paper we may at times float aimlessly about, in the long run we are sure to join the ocean of life and bliss.

Swami Vivekananda

Love is a hole in the heart.

Ben Hecht

Man is a ladder placed on the earth and the top of it touches heaven. And all his movements and doings and words leave traces in the upper world.

Martin Buber

Love asks me no questions, and gives me endless support.

William Shakespeare

One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.

Elbert Hubbard

Where's the rest of me ?

Drake McHugh, Kings Row (1942)

If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x ; y is play ; and z is keeping your mouth shut.

Albert Einstein

Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.

Albert Einstein

Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not, nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not, unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not, the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.

Calvin Coolidge

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

Henry Ford

In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.

Norman Vincent Peale

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity , an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

Winston Churchill

My precious.

Gollum, The Lord Of The Rings (2002)

The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication.

Cecil B. DeMille

I saw and loved.

Edward Gibbon

Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.

Truman Capote

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

Swami Vivekananda

Help me ! Help me !

Andre Delambre, The Fly (1958)

The unique ability to take decisive action while maintaining focus on the ultimate mission is what defines a true leader.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.

Confucius

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.

Pearl S. Buck

It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.

Napoleon Hill

It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves.

John Bulwer

There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.

Winston Churchill

Example sheds a genial ray which men are apt to borrow, so first improve yourself today, and then your friends tomorrow.

Anonymous

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

The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what we want most for what we want at the moment.

Anonymous

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

Rollo May

A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance, and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.

Paul Sweeney

I try to learn from the past, but I plan for the future by focusing exclusively on the present. That's were the fun is.

Donald Trump

Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things we could have, if we didn't spend half of our time wishing.

Anonymous

Chance is the fool's name for fate.

Guy Holden, The Gay Divorcee (1934)

Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.

William Butler Yeats

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

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

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.

Theodore H. White

We don't live in a world of reality, we live in a world of perceptions.

Gerald J. Simmons

Carpe diem.

Latin Proverb

Made it, Ma! Top of the world!

Arthur 'Cody' Jarrett, White Heat (1949)

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

Albert Einstein