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Inspirational quotes

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I-1

"If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door." ―  Milton Berle

I-2

“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.” ― Mae West

I-3

“Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible.” ― Frank Zappa

I-4

“Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.” ― Maya Angelou

I-5

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

I-6

"Laughter is an instant vacation." ―  Milton Berle

I-7

“It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” ― Confucius

I-8

"Your time it limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let the noise of other people's opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want. Everything else is secondary." ―  Steve Jobs

I-9

“I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” ― Maya Angelou

I-10

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” ― Mark Twain

I-11

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” ― Winston S. Churchill

I-12

“Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results.” ― Albert Einstein

I-13

“It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.” ― Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist

I-14

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

I-15

“Give a girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world.” ― Marilyn Monroe

I-16

“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” ― Anne Frank

I-17

“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” ― Aristotle

I-18

“When you've got nothing, you've got nothing to lose.” ― Bob Dylan

I-19

“We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.” ― Winston Churchill

I-20

“Faith is taking the first step even when you can't see the whole staircase.” ― Martin Luther King Jr.

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Inspiration for young children

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I-C-1

“Whatever you are, be a good one.” ― Abraham Lincoln

I-C-2

"Seize the day." ― Horace

I-C-3

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” ― Oscar Wilde

I-C-4

“Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.” ― Dr. Seuss

I-C-5

No one is perfect, that’s why pencils have erasers. ― Wolfgang Riebe

I-C-6

"Tomorrow is fresh with no mistakes in it." ― LM Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables

I-C-7

“Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.” ― Helen Keller

I-C-8

"Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh the things you can think up if only you try!" ―  Dr Seuss

I-C-9

You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You're on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the guy who'll decide where to go. ―  Dr Seuss, Oh the places you go.

I-C-10

“Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift of God, which is why we call it the present.” ― Bill Keane

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Inspiration for teens

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I-T-1

“Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint on it you can.” ― Danny Kaye

I-T-2

"When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it." ― Henry Ford

I-T-3

"If your dreams don't scare you, they're not big enough." ― Lowell Lundstrum

I-T-4

“Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” ― Albert Einstein

I-T-5

“It matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be.” ― J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

I-T-6

"Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light." ― Helen Keller

I-T-7

"I want to put a ding in the universe" ―  Steve Jobs

I-T-8

“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

I-T-9

"It’s kind of fun to do the impossible." ―  Walt Disney

I-T-10

"Remember that failure is an event, not a person." ―  Zig Ziglar

I-T-11

“History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.” ― Winston S. Churchill

I-T-12

“So be sure when you step, Step with care and great tact. And remember that life's A Great Balancing Act. And will you succeed? Yes! You will, indeed! (98 and ¾ percent guaranteed).” ― Dr. Seuss, Oh, The Places You'll Go!

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Friendship

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F-1

"A friend hears the song in my heart and sings it to me when my memory fails."― Anonymous

F-2

“Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.” ― John Lennon

F -3

“Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: "What! You too? I thought I was the only one.” ― C.S. Lewis

F -4

“When you're in jail, a good friend will be trying to bail you out. A best friend will be in the cell next to you saying, 'Damn, that was fun'.” ― Groucho Marx

F-5

“A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow.” ― William Shakespeare

F-6

“It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

F-7

“A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.” ― Elbert Hubbard

F-8

“Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.” ― Albert Camus

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Happiness

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H-1

"Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination." ―Roy Goodman

H-2

"Now and then it's good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy." ― Guillaume Apollinaire

H -3

"There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved."― George Sand

H -4

“With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come.” ― William Shakespeare

H-5

“Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness: kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile.” ― Mother Teresa

H-6

“When the first baby laughed for the first time, its laugh broke into a thousand pieces, and they all went skipping about, and that was the beginning of fairies.” ― J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan

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Love and Marriage

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LM-1

"To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world." ― Bill Wilson

LM-2

“You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.” ― Dr. Seuss

LM -3

"Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies." ― Aristotle

LM-4

"To love someone deeply gives you strength. Being loved by someone deeply gives you courage." ― Lao Tzu

LM-5

"Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but in looking together in the same direction." ― Antoine de Saint-Exupery

LM-6

"Now join hands, and with your hands your hearts." ― William Shakespeare

LM-7

“Remember that the best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.”  ― Dalai Lama XIV

LM-8

“If someone thinks that peace and love are just a cliche that must have been left behind in the 60s, that's a problem. Peace and love are eternal.” ― John Lennon

LM-9

"There is no more lovely, friendly and charming relationship, communion or company than a good marriage." Martin Luther

LM-10

“Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but rejoices with the truth. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. Love never ends.” ― 1 Corinthians 13:4–8a, English Standard Version

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Art and Creativity

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AC-1

"Every artist was first an amateur." ―  Ralph Waldo Emerson

AC-2

"Creativity takes courage."―  Henry Matisse

AC-3

"Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time." ―  Thomas Merton

AC-4

“A picture is a poem without words” ―  Horace

AC-5

"Have no fear of perfection, you'll never reach it." ―  Salvador Dali

AC-6

"You see things and you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were and say 'Why not?'" ―  George Bernard Shaw

AC-7

"Creativity is contagious, pass it on." ― Albert Einstein

AC-8

“Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.” ― Rudyard Kipling

AC-9

“Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope.” ― Dr. Seuss

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Just for fun

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FUN-1

“I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.” ― Oscar Wilde

FUN -2

“Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.” ― John Lennon

FUN -3

"If life was fair, Elvis would be alive and all the impersonators would be dead." ― Johnny Carson

FUN -4

“My tastes are simple: I am easily satisfied with the best.” ― Winston S. Churchill

FUN -5

“I don't mind living in a man's world, as long as I can be a woman in it.” ― Marilyn Monroe

FUN -6

“The trouble with having an open mind, of course, is that people will insist on coming along and trying to put things in it.” ― Terry Pratchett, Diggers

FUN -7

“Never put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow.” ― Mark Twain

FUN-8

“Don't be a drag. Just be a queen.” ―Lady Gaga

FUN-9

You have to kiss a lot of toads before you find a handsome prince. ― Unknown

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Teachers and Educators

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ED-1

“The teacher who is indeed wise does not bid you to enter the house of his wisdom but rather leads you to the threshold of your mind.” ― Kahlil Gibran

ED-2

Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn. ― Benjamin Franklin

ED -3

The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires. ―William A. Ward

ED -4

“True teachers are those who use themselves as bridges over which they invite their students to cross; then, having facilitated their crossing, joyfully collapse, encouraging them to create their own.” ― Nikos Kazantzakis

ED -5

“The best teacher is not the one who knows most but the one who is most capable of reducing knowledge to that simple compound of the obvious and wonderful.” ― H.L. Mencken

ED -6

“Do not train a child to learn by force or harshness; but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each.” ― Plato

ED -7

“I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework.” ― Lily Tomlin

ED -8

“Teachers are the one and only people who save nations.” ― Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

ED-9

“In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else.” ― Lee Iacocca

ED-10

“I think you learn more if you're laughing at the same time.” ― Mary Ann Shaffer

ED-11

“Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.” ― Margaret Mead

ED-12

“I am not a teacher, but an awakener.” ― Robert Frost

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Quotes that say Thanks

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TY-1

"Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see." ― Mark Twain

TY-2

"The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the grandest intention." ― Oscar Wilde

TY -3

“We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives.” ― John F. Kennedy

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Teamwork Quotes

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TEAM-1

“The nice thing about teamwork is that you always have others on your side” ― Margaret Carty

TEAM-2

“If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.” ― Henry Ford

TEAM -3

 “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much” ― Helen Keller

TEAM -4

“The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team.” ― Phil Jackson

TEAM -5

“Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.” ― Michael Jordan

TEAM -6

“Teamwork is the secret that makes common people achieve uncommon result.” ― Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha

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Sports Quotes

 

General

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SP-1

"We didn't lose the game; we just ran out of time."  ― Vince Lombardi

SP -2

"The more I practice, the luckier I get."  ― Jerry Barber

SP -3

"Most games are lost, not won."  ― Casey Stengel

SP -4

"If winning isn't everything, why do they keep score?"  ― Vince Lombardi

SP -5

"The trouble with referees is that they just don't care which side wins."  ― Tom Canterbury

SP -6

"The fewer rules a coach has, the fewer rules there are for players to break."  ― John Madden

SP -7

"The more you sweat in practice, the less you bleed in battle."  ― Author Unknown

SP -8

"Life is like a game of cards. The hand you are dealt is determinism; the way you play it is free will" ― Jawaharlal Nehru, first prime minister of India

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Fishing

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SP-F-1

"The charm of fishing is that it is the pursuit of what is elusive but attainable, a perpetual series of occasions for hope." ― John Buchan

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Golf

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SP-G-1

"They say golf is like life, but don't believe them.  Golf is more complicated than that." ― Gardner Dickinson

SP-G-2

"Golf is like a love affair.  If you don't take it seriously, it's no fun; if you do take it seriously, it breaks your heart."  ― Arthur Daley

SP-G-3

"Forget your opponents; always play against par." ― Sam Snead

SP-G-4

"Hockey is a sport for white men. Basketball is a sport for black men. Golf is a sport for white men dressed like black pimps." ―Tiger Woods

SP-G-5

"It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling." ― Mark Twain

SP-G-6

"Golf is a game that is played on a five-inch course - the distance between your ears."  ― Bobby Jones

SP-G-7

"The number of shots taken by an opponent who is out of sight is equal to the square root of the sum of the number of curses heard plus the number of swishes." ― Michael Green, The Art of Coarse Golf, 1975

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Dancing

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SP-D-1

"Dancing is like dreaming with your feet." ― Constanze

SP-D-2

"Ginger Rogers did everything Fred Astaire did, but backwards and in high heels."  ― Faith Whittlesey

SP-D-3

"Dance first. Think later. It's the natural order." ― Samuel Beckett

SP-D-4

"Poetry is to prose as dancing is to walking." ― John Wain

SP-D-5

"To touch, to move, to inspire. This is the true gift of dance." ― Aubrey Lynch

SP-D-6

"Dancing is a perpendicular expression of a horizontal desire." ― George Bernard Shaw

SP-D-7

"There are short-cuts to happiness, and dancing is one of them." ― Vicki Baum

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Hobbies

 

Books and reading

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H-BK-1

“A room without books is like a body without a soul.” ― Marcus Tullius Cicero

H-BK-2

“The library is inhabited by spirits that come out of the pages at night.” ― Isabel Allende

H-BK-3

“A book is a gift you can open again and again.” ― Garrison Keillor

H-BK-4

“Books are a uniquely portable magic.” ― Stephen King

H-BK-5

“A house without books is like a room without windows.” ― Horace Mann

H-BK-6

“So many books, so little time.” ― Frank Zappa

H-BK-7

“Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read.” ― Groucho Marx

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Music

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H-MU-1

“Without music, life would be a mistake.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche, Twilight of the Idols

H-MU-2

"Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything." ― Plato

H-MU-3

“Music is the mediator between the spiritual and the sensual life.” ― Ludwig van Beethoven

H-MU-4

“Music can change the world because it can change people. ” ― Bono

H-MU-5

“Music is an outburst of the soul.” ― Frederick Delius

H-MU-6

“Where words fail, music speaks.” ― Hans Christian Andersen

H-MU-7

“Music touches us emotionally, where words alone can't.” ― Johnny Depp

H-MU-8

“Music is the wine that fills the cup of silence. ” ― Robert Fripp

H-MU-9

“Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent” ― Victor Hugo

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Food, Wine and Cooking

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H-FC-1

“A good cook is like a sorceress who dispenses happiness.” ― Elsa Schiaparelli

H-FC-2

“Life itself is the proper binge.” ― Julia Child

H-FC-3

“The discovery of a new dish does more for the happiness of the human race than the discovery of a star.” ― Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

H-FC-4

“There is no love sincerer than the love of food.” ― George Bernard Shaw

H-FC-5

“If you're afraid of butter, use cream.” ― Julia Child

H-FC-6

“Ask not what you can do for your country. Ask what’s for lunch.” ― Orson Welles

H-FC-7

“All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt.” ― Charles M. Schulz

H-FC-8

“I am not a glutton - I am an explorer of food” ― Erma Bombeck

H-FC-9

"Once we hit forty, women only have about four taste buds left: one for vodka, one for wine, one for cheese, and one for chocolate." ― Gina Barreca

H-FC-10

"I cook with wine, sometimes I even add it to the food." ― W. C. Fields

H-FC-11

O thou invisible spirit of wine, if thou hast no name to be known by, let us call thee devil. ― William Shakespeare

H-FC-12

“How can you govern a country which has 246 varieties of cheese?” ― Charles de Gaulle

H-FC-13

“Tomatoes and oregano make it Italian; wine and tarragon make it French. Sour cream makes it Russian; lemon and cinnamon make it Greek. Soy sauce makes it Chinese; garlic makes it good.” ― Alice May Brock

H-FC-14

One of the disadvantages of wine is that it makes a man mistake words for thoughts. ― Samuel Johnson

H-FC-15

“No one who cooks, cooks alone. Even at her most solitary, a cook in the kitchen is surrounded by generations of cooks past, the advice and menus of cooks present, the wisdom of cookbook writers.” ― Laurie Colwin

H-FC-16

“Tis an ill cook that cannot lick his own fingers.” ― William Shakespeare

H-FC-17

“All sorrows are less with bread. ” ― Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

H-FC-18

“Bacon is the candy of meat.” ― Kevin Taggart

H-FC-19

“Wine is the most healthful and most hygienic of beverages.” ― Louis Pasteur

H-FC-20

“Wine can of their wits the wise beguile, make the sage frolic, and the serious smile.” ― Homer

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Gardening

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H-GA-1

“My garden is my most beautiful masterpiece” ― Claude Monet

H-GA-2

“No occupation is so delightful to me as the culture of the earth, and no culture comparable to that of the garden.” ― Thomas Jefferson

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Photography

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H-PH-1

"The earth is art, the photographer is only a witness." ―Yann Arthus-Bertrand

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Quotes suitable for Condolences

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C-1

“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.” ― Mae West

C-2

“The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved - loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.” ― Victor Hugo

C-3

“Lost love is still love. It takes a different form, that's all. You can't see their smile or bring them food or tousle their hair or move them around a dance floor. But when those senses weaken another heightens. Memory. Memory becomes your partner. You nurture it. You hold it. You dance with it.” ― Mitch Albom

C-4

“Where there is love there is life.” ― Mahatma Gandhi

C-5

“I hold it true, whate'er befall; I feel it when I sorrow most; 'Tis better to have loved and lost Than never to have loved at all.” ― Alfred Lord Tennyson, In Memoriam

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