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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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There are two primary choices in life, to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.

Denis Waitley

Nobody puts baby in a corner.

Johnny Castle, Dirty Dancing (1987)

The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.

Pearl Bailey

Old love does not rust.

Estonian Proverb

Unless you choose to do great things with it, it makes no difference how much you are rewarded or how much you have.

Oprah Winfrey

Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.

Thomas Jefferson

It is amazing how much people can get done if they do not worry about who gets the credit.

Sandra Swinney

I am not an animal ! I am a human being. I am a man.

John Merrick, The Elephant Man (1980)

One sure-fire way to stay creative force yourself to learn something new.

Harvey Mackay

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

Barbara De Angelis

Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.

Martin Luther King Jr.

If there is a will, there is a way.

Unknown

Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.

W. Clement Stone

To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.

Albert Camus

Love means never having to say you're sorry.

Erich Segal

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Hunker down.

Unknown

There is a law that man should love his neighbor as himself. In a few hundred years it should be as natural to mankind as breathing or the upright gait, but if he does not learn it, he must perish.

Alfred Adler

Did my heart love'til now ? Foreswear its sight, for I never saw true beauty'til this night.

William Shakespeare

Every day in every way I am getting better and better.

Unknown

I have said nothing because there is nothing I can say that would describe how I feel as perfectly as you deserve it.

Kyle Schmidt

Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.

Anonymous

Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much.

Erich Fromm

Go as far as you can see and when you get there, you will always be able to see farther.

Zig Ziglar

Who is the happiest of men ? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though'twere his own.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

When we won't consider suggestions, we reject our own potential - but we have a right to expect people to be tactful.

Bill Blackman

Love conquers all.

Virgil

The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.

William Arthur Ward

Sacrifice is giving up something good for something better.

Anonymous

The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.

Robert H. Schuller

Above all to thine own self be true.

William Shakespeare

The best way to find yourself, is to lose yourself in the service of others.

Mahatma Gandhi

If thou must love me, let it be for nought, except for love's sake only. Do not say, I love her for her smile, her look, her way of speaking gently, for a trick of thought that falls in well with mine, and, certes, brought a sense of pleasant ease on such a day. For these things in themselves, beloved, may be changed, or change for thee, and love so wrought, may be unwrought so.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Vegas, baby.

Trent, Swingers (1996)

Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born.

Dale E. Turner

Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade ?

Benjamin Franklin

We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it's going to get on by itself. You've got to keep watering it. You've got to really look after it and nurture it.

John Lennon

L-I-V-E ! Live ! Otherwise, you got nothing to talk about in the locker room.

Maude, Harold And Maude (1971)

There are few, if any, jobs in which ability alone is sufficient. Needed, also, are loyalty, sincerity, enthusiasm and team play.

William B. Given, Jr.

You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din.

Cutter, Gunga Din (1939)

Well done is better than well said.

Benjamin Franklin

Do you like scary movies ?

Ghostface, Scream (1996)

If anything is worth trying at all, it's worth trying at least ten times.

Dean Marshall Art Linkletter

Beginnings are scary. Endings are usually sad, but it's what's in the middle that counts. So, when you find yourself at the beginning, just give hope a chance to float up. And it will.

Hope Floats

We have not yet begun to fight.

John Paul Jones

Most people have no idea of the giant capacity we can immediately command when we focus all of our resources on mastering a single area of our lives.

Anthony Robbins

I know you are, but what am I ?

Pee-Wee Herman, Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (1985)

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'm not here just to make a living, I'm here to make a difference.

Helice Bridges

Say not, "I have found the truth" but rather, "I have found a truth".

Kahlil Gibran

I love you. I've loved you since the first moment I saw you. I guess maybe Ive even loved you before I saw you.

George Eastman, A Place In The Sun (1951)

Be bold, and mighty forces will come to your aid.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

Mark Victor Hansen

Live with passion.

Anthony Robbins

The great end of life is not knowledge but action.

Thomas Henry Huxley

The foundation my parents laid down with our faith continues to be my core.

Christy Borgeld

You make me want to be a better man.

Melvin Udall, As Good As It Gets (1997)

Every leader needs to have experienced and grown through following -- learning to be dedicated, observant, capable of working with and learning from others, never servile, always truthful. Having located these qualities in himself, he can encourage them in others.

Warren G. Bennis

The best leaders of all, the people know not they exist. They turn to each other and say, We did it ourselves.

Zen Proverb

Success is the proper utilization of failure.

Anonymous

The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.

Moliere

Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.

W. Clement Stone

There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.

William Shakespeare

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

If you're going to be able to look back on something and laugh about it, you might as well laugh about it now.

Marie Osmond

If you want to win friends, make it a point to remember them. If you remember my name, you pay me a subtle compliment ; you indicate that I have made an impression on you. Remember my name and you add to my feeling of importance.

Dale Carnegie

Great oaks from little acorns grow

Proverb

Astrology and all these mystical things are generally signs of a weak mind, therefore as soon as they are becoming prominent in our minds, we should see a physician, take good food, and rest.

Swami Vivekananda

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

Arnold Glasgow

Constant dripping hollows out a stone.

Lucretius

The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.

Plutarch

You do not lead by hitting people over the head -- that's assault, not leadership.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Predetermine the objectives you want to accomplish. Think big, act big and set out to accomplish big results.

Mark Victor Hansen

Success isn't magic or hocus-pocus, it's simply learning to focus.

Unattributed

Hey, Bud, lets party !

Jeff Spicoli, Fast Times At Ridgemont High (1982)

Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.

Thomas Jefferson

You're gonna need a bigger boat.

Martin Brody, Jaws (1975)

Ever has it been that love knows not it's own depth until the hour of separation.

Kahlil Gibran

Mr. Allen, this may come as a shock to you, but there are some men who don't end every sentence with a proposition.

Jan Morrow, Pillow Talk (1959)

They're here !

Carol Anne Freeling, Poltergeist (1982)

Hardening of the heart ages people faster than hardening of the arteries.

Anonymous

Procrastination is the thief of time.

Edward Young

There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life.

Federico Fellini

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

George Bernard Shaw

You could unwrap a Fudgesicle at the first light and never touch the brake lever till you threw away the stick.

Tom Hannah

If you only look at what is, you might never attain what could be.

Anonymous

Watch people do their most common actions, these are indeed the things that will tell you the real character of a great person.

Swami Vivekananda

Love is not selfish.

Corinthians

Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in ; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day ; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be cumbered with your old nonsense.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

It helps to write down half a dozen things which are worrying me. Two of them, say, disappear, about two nothing can be done, so it's no use worrying, and two perhaps can be settled.

Winston Churchill

Authentic leaders have absorbed the fundamental fact of existence -- that you can't get around life's inherent contradictions. The leadership mind is spacious. It has ample room for the ambiguities of the world, for conflicting feelings, and for contradictory ideas. I believe that the central leadership attribute is the ability to manage polarity.

Peter Koestenbaum

Every artist was first an amateur.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Impossible situations can become possible miracles.

Robert H. Schuller

Something happened to me. It was the sweetest thing that ever could be. It was a fantasy a dream come true, it was the day I met you !

Mandy Forkner

There is no education like adversity.

Disraeli

Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.

Abraham Lincoln

Act or accept.

Unknown

Never say anything about yourself you do not want to come true.

Brian Tracy

We aren't in an information age, we are in an entertainment age.

Anthony Robbins

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

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