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Inspirational Quotes

Weekend Inspirational Quotes

weekend inspirational quotes“Don’t let what you can’t do stop you from what you can do” – John Wooden

“You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore” – Christopher Columbus

“Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall” – Confucius

“A thousand words will not leave so deep an impression as one deed” – Henrik Ibsen

“It is our choices that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities” – J.K. Rowling

“If you are going through hell, keep going” – Winston Churchill

“To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that’s all” – Oscar Wilde

“You don’t get to choose how you are going to die. Or when. You can only decide how you are going to live. Now.” – Joan Baez

“When one door of happiness closes, another opens; But often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us” – Helen Keller

“Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world” – Albert Einstein

“If you want to be happy, be” – Leo Tolstoy

“Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest” – Mark Twain

“We must be the change we want to see” – Gandhi

“The friend in my adversity I shall always treasure most. I can better trust those who helped to relieve the gloom of my dark hours than those who are so ready to enjoy with me the sunshine of my prosperity” – Ulysses S. Grant

“Blessed are those who can give without remembering and take without forgetting” – Elizabeth Bibesco

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of conflict and controversy” – Martin Luther King Jr.

“Begin doing what you want to do now. We are not living in eternity. We have only this moment, sparkling like a star in our hand – and melting like a snow flake” – M.B. Ray

“I shall pass through this life but once. Any good therefore that I can do, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it. For I shall never pass this way again” – Etienne de Grellet

“This above all: To your own self, be true” – William Shakespeare

“To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best day and night to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle any human being can fight; and never stop fighting” – E.E. Cummings

“In three words I can sum up what I’ve learned about life: It goes on” – Robert Frost

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Famous Quotes

Famous Short Quotes

“I am always doing things I can’t do. That is how I get to do them.” –Pablo Picasso

It is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich. – Henry Ward Beecher

You can do anything, but not everything. —David Allen

Thinking will not overcome fear but action will. –W. Clement Stone

We read the world wrong and say that it deceives us. – Rabindranth Tagore

You miss 100 percent of the shots you never take. —Wayne Gretzky

He is the happiest, be he king or peasant, who finds peace in his home. –Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“Your work is to discover your work and then, with all your heart, to give yourself to it.” – Buddha

In order to be effective truth must penetrate like an arrow – and that is likely to hurt. – Wei Wu Wei

You must be the change you wish to see in the world. —Gandhi

“A business absolutely devoted to service will have only one worry about profits. They will be embarrassingly large.” – Henry Ford

“As long as you’re going to be thinking anyway, think big.” – Donald Trump

Decide that you want it more than you are afraid of it. –Bill Cosby

“The world makes way for the man who knows where he is going.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

What may be done at any time will be done at no time. – Scottish Proverb

“If you don’t have a competitive advantage, don’t compete.” – Jack Welch

“If your business keeps you so busy that you have no time for anything else, there must be something wrong either with you or with your business.” – William J. H. Boetcker

“If your ship doesn’t come in, swim out to meet it!” – Jonathan Winters

A happy family is but an earlier heaven. –John Bowring

“In life, as in football, you won’t go far unless you know where the goalposts are.” – Arnold H. Glasgow

The only thing that saves us from bureaucracy is its inefficiency. – Eugene McCarthy

“Don’t walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don’t walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk beside me and be my friend.” – Albert Camus

We are what we repeatedly do; excellence, then, is not an act but a habit. —Aristotle

“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” – Thomas Edison

“You will not do incredible things without an incredible dream.” – John Eliot

Courage is a kind of salvation. –Plato

“I’ve been blessed to find people who are smarter than I am, and they help me to execute the vision I have.” – Russell Simmons

Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it. —André Gide

It takes courage to grow up and turn out to be who you really are. – e.e. cummings

“Death is nothing, but to live defeated and inglorious is to die daily.” – Napoleon Bonaparte

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Images Quotes

Growing Up Images Quotes

I’ve selected just for you a great list with some growing up images quotes. Enjoy them and choose you favorite :)

growing up quote“You grow up the day you have your first real laugh — at yourself.” – Ethel Barrymorewhy a daughter needs a dad“The main reason why a daughter needs a dad is to show her that not all the boys are like the ones who hurt her.” – Unknowncourage to grow up“It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” – E.E. Cummingsgrowing older is no excuse for growing up“Growing older is no excuse for growing up” – Unknownscared of growing up“Truth is, I am scared of growing up” – Unknown

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Friendship Quotes

Friendship Quotes and Sayings

“In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.” ~ Martin Luther King Jr.

“All love that has not friendship for its base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.” ~Ella Wheeler Wilcox

“Do not save your loving speeches for your friends till they are dead; do not write them on their tombstones, speak them rather now instead. ~Anna Cummins

“My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.” ~Henry Ford

When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives mean the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand. The friend who can be silent with us in a moment of despair or confusion, who can stay with us in an hour of grief and bereavement, who can tolerate not knowing, not curing, not healing and face with us the reality of our powerlessness, that is a friend who cares. ~Henri Nouwen

“With every friend I love who has been taken into the brown bosom of the earth a part of me has been buried there; but their contribution to my being of happiness, strength and understanding remains to sustain me in an altered world.” ~ Helen Keller

“One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.” ~ Euripides, Greek playwrite

“There are many types of ships. There are wooden ships ,plastic ships, and metal ships. But the best and most important types of ships are friendships.” ~Robert J. Badar JR.

“My best friend was born in a manger” ~Kimberly Dawn

“A true friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world has walked away.” ~Kimberly Dawn

Friendship Quotes and Sayings“A friend is someone who is there for you when he’d rather be anywhere else.” ~ Len Wein

“Don’t walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don’t walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk beside me and be my friend.” ~ Albert Camus

“A true friend is one who knows all about you, and still likes you.” ~Kimberly Dawn

“The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but to reveal to him, his own.” ~Benjamin Disraeli

“Scatter seeds of kindness everywhere you go; Scatter bits of courtesy….watch them grow and grow. Gather buds of friendship; Keep them till full-blown; You will find more happiness than you have ever known. ~ Amy R Raabe

“The most beautiful discovery that true friends can make is that they can grow separately without growing apart.” ~Elizabeth Foley

I’d rather have two good friends, than 500,000 admirers.– E.E. Cummings

The only service a friend can really render is to keep up your courage by holding up to you a mirror in which you can see a noble image of yourself. ~G. B. Shaw

“A true friend is the greatest of all blessings and the one which we take the least thought to aquire.” –Francois, Duc de la Rochefoucauld

“The only way to have a friend is to be one.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Celebrate the happiness that friends are always giving, make everyday a holiday and celebrate just living.” –Amanda Bradley

A friend can tell you things you don’t want to tell yourself. ~Frances Ward Weller

“If I had one gift that I could give you, my friend, it would be the ability to see yourself as others see you, because only then would you know how extremely special you are.” ~B.A. Billingsly

We all need friends with whom we can speak of our deepest concerns, and who do not fear to speak the truth in love to us. ~Margaret Guenther

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Famous Quotes

Famous People Quotes #2

“The full use of your powers along lines of excellence.” – John F. Kennedy (1917-1963)

“I’m living so far beyond my income that we may almost be said to be living apart.” – E. E. Cummings (1894-1962)

“Give me a museum and I’ll fill it.” – Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)

“Assassins!” – Arturo Toscanini (1867-1957) to his orchestra

“I’ll moider da bum.” – Heavyweight boxer Tony Galento, when asked what he thought of William Shakespeare

“In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice. But in practice, there is.” – Yogi Berra

“I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.” – Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826)

“Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.” – Rene Descartes (1596-1650), “Discours de la Methode”

“In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.” – Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968)

“Whether you think that you can, or that you can’t, you are usually right.” – Henry Ford (1863-1947)

“Do, or do not. There is no ‘try’.” – Yoda (‘The Empire Strikes Back’)

“The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it.” – Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

“Don’t stay in bed, unless you can make money in bed.” – George Burns (1896-1996)

“I don’t know why we are here, but I’m pretty sure that it is not in order to enjoy ourselves.” – Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951)

“There are no facts, only interpretations.” – Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900)

“Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.” – Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968)

“The use of COBOL cripples the mind; its teaching should, therefore, be regarded as a criminal offense.” – Edsgar Dijkstra (1930-2002)

“C makes it easy to shoot yourself in the foot; C++ makes it harder, but when you do, it blows away your whole leg.” – Bjarne Stroustrup

“A mathematician is a device for turning coffee into theorems.” – Paul Erdos (1913-1996)

“Problems worthy of attack prove their worth by fighting back.” – Paul Erdos (1913-1996)

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Love Quotes

Valentine’s Day Quotes

Happy Valentine’s Day to everyone! Today is a special day for all lovers around the world, and we gonna celebrate it in our own way, with a great list of valentine’s day quotes. Enjoy :)

Oh, if it be to choose and call thee mine, love, thou art every day my Valentine! ~Thomas Hood

When love is not madness, it is not love. ~Pedro Calderon de la Barca

Many are the starrs I see, but in my eye no starr like thee. ~English saying used on poesy rings

Loving is not just looking at each other, it’s looking in the same direction. ~Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Wind, Sand, and Stars, 1939

Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love. ~Albert Einstein

I don’t understand why Cupid was chosen to represent Valentine’s Day. When I think about romance, the last thing on my mind is a short, chubby toddler coming at me with a weapon. ~Author Unknown

For you see, each day I love you more. Today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow. ~Rosemonde Gerard

Love is a symbol of eternity. It wipes out all sense of time, destroying all memory of a beginning and all fear of an end. ~Author Unknown

Love – a wildly misunderstood although highly desirable malfunction of the heart which weakens the brain, causes eyes to sparkle, cheeks to glow, blood pressure to rise and the lips to pucker. ~Author Unknown

I claim there ain’t
Another Saint
As great as Valentine. ~Ogden Nash

Trip over love, you can get up. Fall in love and you fall forever. ~Author Unknown

Anyone can catch your eye, but it takes someone special to catch your heart. ~Author Unknown

A hundred hearts would be too few
To carry all my love for you. ~Author Unknown

You have to walk carefully in the beginning of love; the running across fields into your lover’s arms can only come later when you’re sure they won’t laugh if you trip. ~Jonathan Carroll, “Outside the Dog Museum”

We are all a little weird and life’s a little weird, and when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall in mutual weirdness and call it love. ~Author Unknown

Must, bid the Morn awake!
Sad Winter now declines,
Each bird doth choose a mate;
This day’s Saint Valentine’s.
For that good bishop’s sake
Get up and let us see
What beauty it shall be
That Fortune us assigns. ~Michael Drayton

Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs. ~William Shakespeare

kisses are a better fate than wisdom. ~e.e. cummings

If love is blind, why is lingerie so popular? ~Author Unknown

Who, being loved, is poor? ~Oscar Wilde

In melody divine,
My heart it beats to rapturous love,
I long to call you mine. ~Author Unknown

Grow old with me! The best is yet to be. ~Robert Browning

Without love, what are we worth? Eighty-nine cents! Eighty-nine cents worth of chemicals walking around lonely. ~M*A*S*H, Hawkeye

The hours I spend with you I look upon as sort of a perfumed garden, a dim twilight, and a fountain singing to it. You and you alone make me feel that I am alive. Other men it is said have seen angels, but I have seen thee and thou art enough. ~George Moore

We loved with a love that was more than love. ~Edgar Allan Poe

Love is the magician that pulls man out of his own hat. ~Ben Hecht

Time is too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear, too long for those who grieve, too short for those who rejoice, but for those who love, time is eternity. ~Henry Van Dyke

Are we not like two volumes of one book? ~Marceline Desbordes-Valmore

A bell is no bell ’til you ring it,
A song is no song ’til you sing it,
And love in your heart
Wasn’t put there to stay –
Love isn’t love
‘Til you give it away. ~Oscar Hammerstein, Sound of Music, “You Are Sixteen (Reprise)”

I’ve fallen in love many times… always with you. ~Author Unknown

Love is much nicer to be in than an automobile accident, a tight girdle, a higher tax bracket or a holding pattern over Philadelphia. ~Judith Viorst, Redbook, 1975

What I need to live has been given to me by the earth. Why I need to live has been given to me by you. ~Author Unknown

I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach. ~Elizabeth Barrett Browning

When you’re in love you never really know whether your elation comes from the qualities of the one you love, or if it attributes them to her; whether the light which surrounds her like a halo comes from you, from her, or from the meeting of your sparks. ~Natalie Clifford Barney

Take away love and our earth is a tomb. ~Robert Browning

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Self Confidence Quotes

“The secret of making dreams come true can be summarized in four C’s. They are Curiosity, Confidence, Courage, and Constancy; and the greatest of these is Confidence.” ~Walt Disney

“Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit.” ~E. E. Cummings

“Nobody can make you feel inferior without your consent.” ~Eleanor Roosevelt

“Don’t live down to expectations. Go out there and do something remarkable.” ~Wendy Wasserstein

“Confidence is that feeling by which the mind embarks on great and honorable courses with a sure hope and trust in itself.” ~Cicero

“When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you.” ~African Proverb

“If you really put a small value upon yourself, rest assured that the world will not raise your price.” ~Author Unknown

“Self-confidence gives you the freedom to make mistakes and cope with failure without feeling that your world has come to an end or that you are a worthless person.” ~Author Unknown

“Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.” ~Bruce Barton

“Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.“ ~Norman Vincent Peale

“If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life. With confidence, you have won even before you have started.” ~Marcus Garvey

“When you develop yourself to the point where your belief in yourself is so strong that you know you can accomplish anything you put your mind to, your future will be unlimited.” ~Brian Tracy

“Confidence, like art never comes from having all the answers; it comes from being open to all the questions.” ~Earl Grey Stevenson

“A competent and self-confident person is incapable of jealousy in anything. Jealousy is invariably a symptom of neurotic insecurity.” ~Lazarus Long

“People grow old by deserting their ideals. You are as young as your faith, as old as your doubts; as young as your self-confidence, as old as your fear; as young as your hope, as old as your despair.” ~Douglas MacArthur

“The history of the world is full of men who rose to leadership, by sheer force of self confidence, bravery and tenacity.” ~Mahatma Gandhi

“Laugh at yourself, but don’t ever aim your doubt at yourself. Be bold. When you embark for strange places, don’t leave any of yourself safely on shore. Have the nerve to go into unexplored territory.” ~Alan Alda

“With realization of one’s own potential and self-confidence in one’s ability, one can build a better world.” ~Dalai Lama

“The man who acquires the ability to take full possession of his own mind may take possession of anything else to which he is justly entitled.” ~Andrew Carnegie

“The tragedy is that so many people look for self-confidence and respect everywhere except within themselves, so they fail in their search.” ~Dr. Nathaniel Branden

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Famous Courage Quotes

“It takes courage to grow up and turn out to be who you really are.” – E.E. Cummings

“Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak. Courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.” – Winston Churchill

“Courage is grace under pressure.” – Ernest Hemingway

“Courage is being scared to death but saddling up anyway.” – John Wayne

“It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare.” – Mark Twain

“Courage is not the absence of fear but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear.” – Ambrose Redmoon

“Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.” – Bruce Lee

“Success is never final. Failure is never fatal. It’s courage that counts.” – John Wooden

“Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says ‘I’ll try again tomorrow.’” – Mary Anne Radmacher

“Faced with what is right, to leave it undone shows a lack of courage.” – Confucius