A sense of purpose is worthless without the sense to work towards your purpose.

You're beautiful everyday, not just today.
I searched for God and found only myself. I searched for myself and found only God". Sufi Proverb (thanks Montaha)

Rock bottom is good solid ground, and a dead end street is just a place to turn around. (thanks Globo)

Your kind words and actions will go into the history books of someone's life.

We live in a faulty world where it is easier to get forgiveness than permission.

If you die in an elevator, be sure to push the Up button

I told the doctor I broke my leg in two places. He told me to quit going to those places.

Everybody wants to go to heaven; but nobody wants to die.

What you call dog with no legs?
Don't matter what you call him, he ain't gonna come.

All my life I’ve wanted to be somebody. But I see now that I should have been more specific.

Of course there's a lot of knowledge in universities: the freshmen bring a little in; the seniors don't take much away, so knowledge sort of accumulates....

The more studying you did for the exam, the less sure you are as to which answer they want.

I may not have gone where I intended to go. But I think I ended up where I intended to be.

Take a chance, because you never know how perfect something can turn out to be.

We can’t choose how we die. But we can choose how we live.

The reason so many people find it so

hard to be happy is that they will always 

see the past better than it was, the present

worse than it is, and the future less resolved than it will be. 

Be Yourself-- Everyone else is already taken..

Lust is when you love what you see. Love is when you lust for what's inside.

When we base our joy on the things that we see, we lose trust in it all & the faith we believe.

Love isn`t suppose to be easy..It`s suppose to be worth it.

"it's crazy right? to love someone who hurts you?"
"it's crazier to think that someone who hurts you, loves you."

Men always want to be a woman's first love. Women always want to be a man's last romance.

Everyone smiles in the same language

Sometimes you can only forgive someone because you cant stand not having them in your life.

Every song ends. 

Is that any reason to not enjoy the music?

Learn from the mistakes of others, because you can't live long enough to make them all yourself.

Judge me all you want, but keep the verdict to yourself.

No Matter what you do there will be critics

A woman has to work twice as hard as a man to be thought of as half as good. Luckily this is not difficult"

To talk without thinking is to shoot without aiming.

Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me.

Did you ever try to pick medicine out?...You stand there going, 'Well, this one is quick acting, but this one is long lasting...Which is more important, the present or the future?"  

Hope for miracles, but don’t rely on one.

It is never too late to give up your prejudices. - Thoreau

Love is giving someone the ability to destroy you but trusting them not to.

The true value of a best friend can never be lost...only forgotten.

Do more than believe: practice.

Don't count the days, make the days count.

Ladies, real ladies, dress to respect themselves. ~Derek Blasberg

Flaunt it - Your personality that is.

Personality is a mask you believe in.

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

Guilt is a warning. Abdal-Hakim Murad

It’s called the consumer society because it consumes us. - Sh. Abdal-Hakim Murad

The most successful people are those who are good at plan B.- James Yorke

There's only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.

Small acts, when multiplied by millions of people, can transform the world.

All change is not growth; as all movement is not forward.

Everything you now do is something you have chosen to do. Some people don't want to believe that. But if you're over age twenty, your life is what you're making of it. To change your life, you need to change your priorities.

There are two kinds of people who don't say much: those who are quiet and those who talk a lot.

Never test the depth of the water with both feet.

People tend to make rules for others and exceptions for themselves.

Materialism: buying things we don't need with money we don't have to impress people that don't matter.

Keep the dream alive: Hit the snooze button.

I used to be indecisive. Now I'm not sure.

A diplomat is someone who can tell you to go to hell in such a way that you will look forward to the trip.

We have enough gun control. What we need is idiot control.

War does not determine who is right - only who is left.

Do not argue with an idiot. He will drag you down to his level and beat you with experience.

True friendship comes when silence between two people is comfortable.

The things that we're afraid of are gonna show us what we're made of

The more you sweat in peacetime the less you bleed in war.

What the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.

Worrying does not empty tomorrow of its troubles; it empties today of its strength.

The world steps aside for the man who knows where he's going.

Stop existing and start living

Those who criticize our generation forget who raised it.

A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.

Fear the man that has nothing to lose.

A professional is an amateur who didn't quit.

The world is not an evil place because of those who do evil, but rather because of those who sit back and let it happen.

Don't fall in love with a tennis player because love means nothing to them.

The road to success has many tempting parking places.

Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.

I never learned anything from anybody who agreed with me.

Its paradoxical that the idea of living long appeals to everyone but no one wants to get old.

Never ruin an apology with an excuse.

Remember, when someone stabs you in the back, you are walking ahead of him.

It is better to open your eyes and say you don't understand, than to close your eyes and say you don't believe.

Don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.

The mind is like a parachute. It doesn't work unless it's open.

Love and doubt have never been on speaking terms

If you reveal your secrets to the wind, you should not blame the wind for revealing them to the trees. 

Knowledge is proud that she knows so much; Wisdom is humble that she knows no more.

Wise men speak because they have something to say, fools because they have to say something. 

Never live in the past but always learn from it.

To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.

Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need. 

People who fight fire with fire usually end up with ashes.

It is hard to believe that a man is telling the truth when you know that you would lie if you were in his place.

Freedom is the right to be wrong, not the right to do wrong.

Live every day like it's your last because someday you'll be right.

Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterward.

People with narrow minds usually have broad tongues.

Procrastination is the grave in which opportunity is buried.
Some people walk in the rain, others just get wet.
If we take care of the moments, the years will take care of themselves.

Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It's the transition that's troublesome.

The first step to getting the things you want out of life is this: Decide what you want.

A liar should have a good memory.

Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, 'Certainly I can!' Then get busy and find out how to do it.

God gives every bird its food, but He does not throw it into its nest.

Pray as if everything depended upon God and work as if everything depended upon man.

In the absence of clearly-defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily trivia until ultimately we become enslaved by it. 

At any rate, I am convinced that He [God] does not play dice.

The spirit in which a thing is given determines that in which the debt is acknowledged; it's the intention, not the face-value of the gift, that's weighed.

Liberty is not a means to a higher political end. It is itself the highest political end.

You can't separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom.

People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.

The love of liberty is the love of others; the love of power is the love of ourselves.

If you want to be free, there is but one way; it is to guarantee an equally full measure of liberty to all your neighbors. There is no other.