You owe me nothing for giving the love that I give. You owe me nothing for caring the way that I have. I give you thanks for receiving , it's my privilege, and you owe me nothing in return.
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A gentle breeze blowing in the right direction is better than a pair of strong oars.
Canary Island Proverb
Nobody puts baby in a corner.
Johnny Castle, Dirty Dancing (1987)
Every artist was first an amateur.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A Native American grandfather was talking to his grandson about how he felt. He said, 'I feel as if I have two wolves fighting in my heart. One wolf is the vengeful, violent one, the other wolf is the loving compassionate one.' The grandson asked him, 'Which wolf will win the fight in your heart?' The grandfather answered, 'The one I feed.'
It is at the edge of a petal that love waits.
William Carlos Williams
Love reminds you that nothing else matters.
A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.
Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
Gort ! Klaatu barada nikto !
Helen Benson, The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951)
The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly it is dearness only that gives everything its value.
Congress is the only insane asylum that's run by the inmates.
Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air
Ralph Waldo Emerson
When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.
Charles A. Beard
It is impossible to repent of love. The sin of love does not exist.
Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy night.
Margo Channing, All About Eve (1950)
My main purpose in life is to make money so I can afford to go on creating more inventions.
Eddie, you're a born loser.
Bert Gordon, The Hustler (1961)
The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs".
Norman Vincent Peale
Soul meets soul on lover's lips.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary listener does not hear. quotes
Was there ever a more horrible blasphemy than the statement that all the knowledge of god is confined to this or that book ? How dare men call god infinite, and yet try to compress him within the covers of a little book !
Dreams don't work unless you do.
John C. Maxwell
Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time, it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.
The oneness of human beings is the basic ethical thread that holds us together.
I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
I know it was you, Fredo. You broke my heart. You broke my heart.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
Come out, come out, wherever you are !
Max Cady, Cape Fear (1991)
You can have anything you want ? if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.
I am not sure I should have dared to start , but I am sure that I should not have dared to stop.
He that would be a leader must be a bridge.
Anything is possible.
Love in its essence is spiritual fire.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
The grand essentials of happiness are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Allan K. Chalmers
The life which is unexamined is not worth living
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead, his eyes are closed.
If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always gotten.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
Most appreciated after dinner speech - I'll pay the check.
All work is empty save when there is love.
Love is a daily, mutual exchange of value.
Challenges are what make life interesting , overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.
Joshua J. Marine
We don't live in a world of reality, we live in a world of perceptions.
Gerald J. Simmons
There is no greatness without a passion to be great, whether it's the aspiration of an athlete or an artist, a scientist, a parent, or a businessperson.
Confidence imparts a wonderful inspiration to its possessor.
Unfortunately, most of the students in martial art are conformers. The student seldom learns to depend upon himself for expression. Instead, he faithfully or blindly follows an instructor, the authority figure, and his instructor's imposed
pattern. That way, the student feels he is no longer alone and finds security in mass imitation. However, what is nurtured is the dependent mind rather than independent inquiry, which is so essential to genuine understanding. So through daily conditioning a student will probably be skilled according to a pattern, however, he will not come to understand himself.
Never put off to tomorrow what you can do today.
Oh, to be free from the stifling pressures of life to rest, a peaceful slumber that will rejuvenate my soul
If there is one word that you find coming out like a bomb from the upanishads, bursting like a bombshell upon masses of ignorance, it is the word fearlessness.
Hope is like a bird that senses the dawn and carefully starts to sing while it is still dark.
My biological clock is ticking like this, and the way this case is going, I ain't never getting married !
Mona Lisa Vito, My Cousin Vinny (1992)
The time to make friends is before you need them.
No matter where you go, there you are.
The best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.
I don't think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
All that is real in me is god. All that is real in god is I. The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.
May you live all the days of your life.
It is not the critic who counts, nor the man who points out how the strong man stumbled, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs and comes short again and again, who knows great enthusiasms, great devotions, who spends himself in a worthy cause, who, at the best, knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who, at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.
Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.
Norman Vincent Peale
Vision without action is daydream. Action without vision is nightmare.
Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
Build a dream and the dream will build you.
Robert H. Schuller
The whole universe is only the self with variations, one tune made bearable by variations. Sometimes there are discords, but they only make the subsequent harmony more perfect. In this hell of a world one can bring a little joy and peace even for a day into the heart of a single person, that much alone is true, this I have learnt after suffering all my life, all else is mere moonshine.
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
If you build it, he will come.
Field of Dreams
That first peak is the best place to pause and look back, to see if you took the easiest route, to learn the lessons from the first climb. And it is the best place to examine the terrain ahead, to change your plans and goals, to take a deep breath and begin climbing again.
You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.
Live with passion !
Come forth into the light of things , Let nature be your Teacher.
Where there is love there is no darkness.
Live life with passion.
Before I learned the art, a punch was just a punch, and a kick, just a kick. After I learned the art, a punch was no longer a punch, a kick, no longer a kick. Now that I understand the art, a punch is just a punch and a kick is just a kick.
I have said nothing because there is nothing I can say that would describe how I feel as perfectly as you deserve it.
If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes.
An idea can turn to dust or magic, depending on the talent that rubs against it.
One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, 'Well, I'll have a go, too.'
We are like tea bags - we don't know our own strength until we're in hot water.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.
God is subtle but he is not malicious.
You must tolerate that which you can not change.
There comes a moment when you have to stop revving up the car and shove it into gear.
There is no education like adversity.
Your self-beliefs either support or undermine you.
He who is in love is wise and is becoming wiser, sees newly every time he looks at the object beloved, drawing from it with his eyes and his mind those virtues which it possesses.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.
The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.
Men who have attained things worth having in this world have worked while others idled, have persevered while others gave up in despair, have practiced early in life the valuable habits of self-denial, industry, and singleness of purpose. As a result, they enjoy in later life the success so often erroneously attributed to good luck.
Volunteering is not a choice, it's a responsibility.
Ashley E. Hyder
A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties. No religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
Perspective is in the quiet of a walk, the wisdom of a good book, or the harmony of your favorite music. I find it sometimes in the slow peace of fishing.
Love is like swallowing hot chocolate, before it has cooled off. It takes you by surprise at first, but keeps you warm for a long time.
Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender , it's holy ground. There's no greater investment.
Title of newspaper article yesterday - Vandals made off with all toilet seats in the local precinct. Police have nothing to go on.
One who walks the road with love will never walk the road alone.
C. T. Davis
The ability to concentrate and to use your time well is everything if you want to succeed in business or in anything else, for that matter.