Pots of Quotes :-)

Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. - Marcel Proust

Life is a comedy for those who think...and a tragedy for those who feel. - Horace Walpole

I'm willing to admit that I may not always be right, but I am never wrong. - Samuel Goldwyn

It is important to make a dream of life, and of a dream, reality. - Pierre Curie

The love that lasts longest is the love that is never returned. - William Somerset Maugham

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. - Winston Churchill

Commitment is what transforms a promise into reality. - Abraham Lincoln

Love doesn't listen to Logic. It has a mind of its own! - Aparna Chatterjee

We are here to add what we can to life, not to get what we can from life. - William Osler

The more you love....the more you give.... - Aparna Chatterjee

Whoever is happy will make others happy too. - Anne Frank

Marriage is give and take. You'd better give it to her or she'll take it anyway. - Joey Adams

Love demands all, and has a right to all. - Beethoven

Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person we become. - Jim Rohn

I love being married. It's so great to find one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life. - Rita Rudner

Woman was created from the rib of man: Not from his head to be thought of only, nor from his hand to be owned, nor from his foot to be beneath, but from under his arm to be protected, from his side to be equal, and from his heart to be loved. - Anon

It is too difficult to think nobly when one thinks only of earning a living. - Jean-Jacques Rousseau

If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and a man. - Mark Twain

The most difficult thing to explain in life is the simplest truth called Love. - Ramanathan Srinivasan

The heart has its reasons, of which reason knows nothing. - Pascal

Marriage is the triumph of imagination over intelligence. Second marriage is the triumph of hope over experience. - Oscar Wilde

If you're going through hell, keep going. - Winston Churchill

A Lawyer will do anything to win a case, sometimes he will even tell the truth. - Patrick Murray

People shouldn't be treated like objects. They aren't that valuable. - P. J. O'Rourke

So dear I love him that with him, All deaths I could endure. Without him, live no lives. - William Shakespeare, "Romeo and Juliet"

You say that love is nonsense.... I tell you it is no such thing. For weeks and months it is a steady physical pain, an ache about the heart, never leaving one, by night or by day; a long strain on one's nerves like toothache or rheumatism, not intolerable at any one instant, but exhausting by its steady drain on the strength. - Henry Brooks Adams

Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes. - Mahatma Gandhi

Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow. - Ronald E. Osborn

At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us. - Albert Schweitzer

Love works in miracles every day: such as weakening the strong, and stretching the weak; making fools of the wise, and wise men of fools; favouring the passions, destroying reason, and in a word, turning everything topsy-turvy. - Marguerite De Valois

Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful. - Albert Schweitzer

Do you want me to tell you something really subversive? Love is everything it's cracked up to be. That's why people are so cynical about it. . . . It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for. And the trouble is, if you don't risk everything, you risk even more. - Erica Jong in How to Save Your Own Life (1977)

There's only one way to succeed in anything and that is to give everything. - Vince Lombardi

In Heaven, all the interesting people are missing. - Friedrich Nietzsche

Love is when you wake up thinking of no one else but, that person! - Anon

Life is a sexually transmitted disease and the mortality rate is one hundred percent. - Ronnie D. Laing

Love concentrates so intently on another that you forget yourself at that moment. Attention says, 'I value you enough to give you my most precious asset - my time.' - Anon

Amoris vulnus idem sanat, qui facit. Translation: The wounds of love can only be healed by the one who made them. - Syrus Publilius

If you press me to say why I loved him, I can say no more than it was because he was he and I was I. - Michel Montaigne

Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn't matter to me … Going to bed at night saying we've done something wonderful … that's what matters to me. - Steve Jobs (Wall Street Journal 1993)

Love does not die easily. It is a living thing. It thrives in the face of all life's hazards, save one--neglect. - James Bryden

Do what you can, with what you have, where you are. - Theodore Roosevelt

You can't cross a sea by merely staring into the water. - Rabindranath Tagore

No disguise can long conceal love where it exists, or long feign it where it is lacking. - Francois La Rochefoucauld

We live in an age when pizza gets to your home before the police. - Jeff Marder

A ship in port is safe, but that's not what ships are built for. - Grace Murray Hopper

We never really grow up, we only learn how to act in public. - Bryan White

Men marry to make an end; women to make a beginning. - Alexis Dupuy

The best advice I've heard was from a lady in her 80s at my grandmother's 90th birthday. I was telling her how wonderful my children are. She said, "Don't forget your husband: you only borrow your children; your husband you'll have for ever." - Davina McCall (TV Presenter)

Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle. As with all matters of the heart, you'll know when you find it. And, like any great relationship, it just gets better and better as the years roll on. So keep looking until you find it. Don't settle. - Steve Jobs (Stanford commencement speech 2005)

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