In the midst of winter, I found there was within me an invincible summer.
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Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn.
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
The ladder of success is never crowded at the top.
Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for his competitors, for it is that which all are practicing every day while they live.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
You think I'm licked. You all think I'm licked. Well, I'm not licked. And I'm going to stay right here and fight for this lost cause. Even if this room gets filled with lies like these, and the taylors and all their armies come marching into this place.
Jefferson Smith, Mr Smith Goes To Washington (1939)
The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.
You complete me.
Jerry Maguire, Jerry Maguire (1996)
Seeing yourself as you want to be is the key to personal growth.
From his neck down a man is worth a couple of dollars a day, from his neck up he is worth anything that his brain can produce.
The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're still alive.
The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.
Kids don't remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what we want most for what we want at the moment.
I know god will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much.
Come, let us make love deathless.
The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.
Our attitude toward life determines life's attitude towards us.
O, there is nothing holier, in this life of ours, than the first consciousness of love, the first fluttering of its silken wings.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
If people find fault with you and try to put you into bad light, wrongly slandering and vilifying you, just step back and observe yourself. Don't harbor any dislike, don't enter into it any contests, and don't get upset, angry, or resentful. Just cut right through it and be as if you never or saw it. Eventually malevolent pests will disappear of themselves. If you contend with them, then a bad name will bounce back and forth with never an end in sight.
Soul meets soul on lover's lips.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
The more alternatives, the more difficult the choice.
As a writer, I tell stories and people give me money. Then financial planners tell me stories, and I give them money.
Martin Cruz Smith
Get your stinking paws off me, you damned dirty ape !
George Taylor, Planet Of The Apes (1968)
A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.
I have been astonished that men could die martyrs for their religion. I have shuddered at it. I shudder no more. I could be martyr'd for my religion. Love is my religion. And I could die for that. I could die for you.
This too, shall pass.
Who travels for love finds a thousand miles not longer than one.
The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel, its poverty by how little.
W. R. Inge
Don't ever give up.
It looks as if there were a single ultimate goal for mankind, a far goal toward which all persons strive. This is called variously by different authors self-actualization, self- realization, integration, psychological health, individuation, autonomy, creativity, productivity, but they all agree that this amounts to realizing the potentialities of the person, that is to say, becoming fully human, everything that person can be.
Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive.
Robert H. Schuller
Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration. Accordingly, a 'genius' is often merely a talented person who has done all of his or her homework.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
Never say more than is necessary.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
There is love of course. And then there's life, its enemy.
Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give the world your best anyway.
There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not.
Honesty characterizes the person and enables him to create an identity, to communicate a real presence, and to establish authentic bonds with others. The individual increasingly comes to know who he is through the stand he takes when he expresses his ideas, values, beliefs, and convictions, and through the declaration and ownership of his feelings.
Cushion the painful effects of hard blows by keeping the enthusiasm going strong, even if doing so requires struggle.
Norman Vincent Peale
You cannot live without dying. You cannot live if you do not die psychologically every minute. This is not an intellectual paradox. To live completely, wholly, every day as if it were a new loveliness, there must be dying to everything of yesterday, otherwise you live mechanically, and a mechanical mind can never know what love is or what freedom is.
When you drop a pebble into a pool of water, the pebble starts a series of ripples that expand until they encompass the whole pool. This is exactly what will happen when I give my ideas a definite plan of action. Right now I can project my thoughts into the future. I can see ahead of me. I dream, I am not easily discouraged, readily visualize myself as overcoming obstacles, winning out over setbacks, achieving impossible objectives.
All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.
When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.
Every day in every way I am getting better and better.
A ship is safe in harbor, but thats not what ships are for.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
In Switzerland, they had brotherly love, and they had years of democracy and peace. And what did that produce ? The cuckoo clock.
Harry Lime, The Third Man (1949)
Success is predictable.
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 , favoring the passions, destroying reason, and in a word, turning everything topsy-turvy.
Marguerite De Valois
Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction
Instruction does not prevent wasted time or mistakes, and mistakes themselves are often the best teachers of all.
James Anthony Froude
I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.
G. K. Chesterton
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
Without music, life would be a mistake.
If you can't do it today, what makes you think you can do it tomorrow.
The storm also beats on the house that is built on the rock.
People begin to become successful the minute they decide to be.
The longer the excuse, the less likely it's the truth.
A kind speech and forgiveness is better than alms followed by injury.
God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed.
It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.
There is nothing to fear, but fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Your daily life is your temple and your religion. When you enter into it take with you your all.
Formal education will make you a living, self-education will make you a fortune.
Life is a great story. It's just that sometimes we forget we are the author and can write it however we want.
John P. Strelecky
It had always amazed me how different things looked in a studio compared to how they appeared on TV. In reality the set was a tiny stage in a giant room of cables, cameras, and monitors, all connected trounced a control room full of other monitors and audio equipment. On TV it looked like two people sitting in an office having a conversation.
John P. Strelecky
Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.
If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live.
Martin Luther King Jr.
In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else.
We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.
We'll always have Paris.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
What happens to a man is less significant than what happens within him.
Louis L. Mann
A mature man is his own judge. In the end, his only form of support is being faithful to his own convictions. The advice of others may be welcomed invaluable, but it does not free him from responsibility.
Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart.
Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.
Nothing real can be threatened, nothing unreal exists. Love is all there is.
Love those who love you.
The real test in golf and in life is not in keeping out of the rough, but in getting out after you are in.
Part of being a winner is knowing when enough is enough. Sometimes you have to give up the fight and walk away, and move on to something that's more productive.
You can be greater than anything that can happen to you.
Norman Vincent Peale
You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.
The buck stops here.
Words do two major things : They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.
Security is a kind of death.
In any world menu, Canada must be considered the vichyssoise of nations – it's cold, half-French, and difficult to stir.
J. Stuart Keate
Title of newspaper article yesterday - Vandals made off with all toilet seats in the local precinct. Police have nothing to go on.
Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?
The Joker, Batman (1989)
Ill can he rule the great that cannot reach the small.
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
The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.
Personal leadership is not a singular experience. It is, rather, the ongoing process of keeping your vision and values before you and aligning your life to be congruent with those most important things.
When our actions do not, our fears make us traitors.
I am your father.
Darth Vader, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.