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It isn't hard to be good from time to time in sports. What's tough is being good every day.

Willie Mays

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Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.

H.L. Mencken

Remember when you see a man at the top of a mountain, he didn't fall there.

Anonymous

Where is there dignity unless there is honesty ?

Cicero

Love's greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.

Barbara De Angelis

The world belongs to the energetic.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

"I am the thread that runs through all these pearls", and each pearl is a religion or even a sect thereof. Such are the different pearls, and god is the thread that runs through all of them, most people, however, are entirely unconscious of it.

Swami Vivekananda

I do not resent criticism, even when, for the sake of emphasis, it parts for the time with reality.

Winston Churchill

Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.

Sandy Wilson

There is nothing to fear, but fear itself.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

You don't understand ! I could've had class. I could've been a contender. I could've been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am.

Terry Malloy, On The Waterfront (1954)

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

Winston Churchill

You cannot antagonize and influence at the same time.

J.S. Knox

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, loving someone deeply gives you courage.

Lao Tzu

Where love reigns the impossible may be attained.

Indian Proverb

No man is free who is not master of himself.

Epictetus

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

Robert Frost

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

Louise Hay

The energy, the faith, the devotion which we bring to this endeavor will light our country and all who serve it, and the glow from that fire can truly light the world.

Thomas Jefferson

Marriage is a door which looks out upon a beautiful view. As that door is opened and the horizon unfolds before you, know that nothing is sweeter than the warmth of one hand within another.

Collin McCarty

Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating.

Dennis Waitley

I was never tired of listening to his wisdom or imparting my own.

Winston Churchill

Nothing endures but change. Heraclitus Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is not what we get. But who we become, what we contribute... that gives meaning to our lives.

Anthony Robbins

Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.

Lao Tzu

We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.

Harrison Ford

Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel libel, even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the Americans themselves.

Albert Einstein

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

David McCullough Reason

I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.

John Davidson Rockefeller

When you wholeheartedly adopt a 'with all your heart' attitude and go all out with the positive principle, you can do incredible things.

Norman Vincent Peale

Good fortune and bad are equally necessary to man, to fit him to meet the contingencies of this life.

French Proverb

Thou art to me a delicious torment.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Elbert Hubbard

Hey, lady !

Herbert H. Heebert, The Ladies Man (1961)

The thought manifests as the word. The word manifests as the deed. The deed develops into habit. And the habit hardens into character. So watch the thought and its ways with care

T. Howell

Actions speak louder than words.

Proverb

If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.

Henry David Thoreau

There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic.

Zig Ziglar

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

Langston Hughes

The broadest, and maybe the most meaningful definition of volunteering - Doing more than you have to because you want to, in a cause you consider good.

Ivan Scheier

God is subtle but he is not malicious.

Albert Einstein

Just smiling can do wonders for your attitude

Unknown

Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconscious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character

Stephen Covey

You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose site of the shore.

Unknown

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

Anonymous

It looks as if there were a single ultimate goal for mankind, a far goal toward which all persons strive. This is called variously by different authors self-actualization, self- realization, integration, psychological health, individuation, autonomy, creativity, productivity, but they all agree that this amounts to realizing the potentialities of the person, that is to say, becoming fully human, everything that person can be.

Abraham Maslow

One can spend a lifetime assigning blame, find the cause 'out there' for all the troubles that exist. Contrast this with the 'responsible attitude' of confronting the situation, bad or good, and instead of asking, 'What caused the trouble ? Who was to blame ?' asking 'How can I handle this present situation to make the most of it ? What can I salvage here ?'

Abraham Maslow

I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the tannhauser gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain. Time to die.

Roy Batty, Blade Runner (1982)

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.

Louisa May Alcott

Are you bored with life ? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours.

Dale Carnegie

Only when all contribute their firewood can they build up a strong fire.

Chinese Proverb

Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is.

Vince Lombardi

How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.

Annie Dillard

It's amazing what ordinary people can do if they set out without preconceived notions.

Charles F. Kettering

The only reason I would take up jogging would be to hear heavy breathing again.

Erma Bombeck

Don't sweat the small stuff.

Richard Carlson

Why hesitate? Upon the plains of hesitation are the bleached bones of countless millions, who on the threshold of victory sat down to wait, and in waiting they died.

Unattributed

Into the house where joy lives, happiness will gladly come.

Japanese Proverb

Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose.

Thomas Edison

You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.

Eleanor Roosevelt

When were the good and the brave ever in a majority ?

Henry David Thoreau

Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm. As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.

Audrey Hepburn

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

William Shakespeare

Love is like the wild rose-briar. Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly ?

Emily Bronte

At ten years old I actually thought that the reason I was getting glasses was that I couldn't tell what my parents looked like, because every time I asked my mother to buy me something she'd say, 'What do I look like - a bank ?'

Jerry Seinfeld

Great and glorious events which dazzle the beholder are represented by politicians as the outcome of grand designs whereas they are usually products of temperaments and passions.

La Rochefoucauld

If there is one word that you find coming out like a bomb from the upanishads, bursting like a bombshell upon masses of ignorance, it is the word fearlessness.

Swami Vivekananda

God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed.

Bambara Proverb

How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg ? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg.

Abraham Lincoln

Our real problem is not our strength today ; it is rather the vital necessity of action today to ensure strength tomorrow.

Calvin Coolidge

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

Winston Churchill

Your talent is god's gift to you.

Leo Buscaglia

Love is the greatest refreshment in life.

Picasso

If you are afraid of failure you don’t deserve to be successful!

Charles Barkley

Some people plant in the spring and leave in the summer. If you're signed up for a season, see it through. You don't have to stay forever, but at least stay until you see it through.

Jim Rohn

Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.

Lao Tzu

Wisdom is more precious than rubies.

Biblical Proverb

See how nature - trees, flowers, grass - grows in silence , see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence we need silence to be able to touch souls.

Mother Teresa

I am not a toy. I am a spork !

Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)

We do our best that we know how at the moment, and if it doesn't turn out, we modify it.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

You must take personal responsibility. You can not change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.

Jim Rohn

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

Jim Ryun

Our life is what it is as a result of how we think.

George DeVack

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

Confucius

To love a person is to learn the song that is in their heart, and to sing it to them when they have forgotten.

Anonymous

No alibi will save you from accepting the responsibility.

Napoleon Hill

Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.

Dennis Waitley

Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it.

Albert Einstein

What do you feel like doing tonight ?

Angie, Marty (1955)

There is no pleasure in life equal to that of the conquest of a vicious habit.

Anonymous

It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.

Mark Twain

Coming together is a beginning, keeping together is progress, working together is success.

Unknown

This is the first day, of the rest of your life.

Unknown

One of the reasons mature people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.

John Gardner

When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.

Albert Einstein

When you work, work, and when you play, play, dont get the two mixed up

Jim Rohn

Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose -- a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.

Mary Shelley

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

Norman Vincent Peale

The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking, the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker.

Albert Einstein

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

Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)

Service is the rent we pay to be living. It is the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time.

Marian Wright Edelman