Every ceiling, when reached, becomes a floor, upon which one walks as a matter of course and prescriptive right.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness , it is generally the by- product of other activities.
Experience is not what happens to a man, it's what a man does with what happens to him.
Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.
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Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.
I do not resent criticism, even when, for the sake of emphasis, it parts for the time with reality.
When the going gets tough the tough get going.
Joseph P. Kennedy
Persistence is what makes the impossible possible, the possible likely, and the likely definite.
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
He who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.
Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.
Instruction does not prevent wasted time or mistakes, and mistakes themselves are often the best teachers of all.
James Anthony Froude
You are what you think you are.
You can't build a reputation on what you're going to do.
There is no instinct like that of the heart.
You haven't failed until you quit trying.
The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom.
I am a slow walker, but I never walk backwards.
Lust is what makes you keep wanting it, even when you have no desire to be with each other. Love is what makes you keep wanting to be with each other, even when you have no desire to do it.
The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him.
Bond. James Bond.
James Bond, Dr No (1962)
To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.
What happens to a man is less significant than what happens within him.
Louis L. Mann
This is the best kind of voyeurism, hearing joy from your neighbors.
Efficiency is doing things right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing.
Do first things first, and second things not at all.
Peter F. Drucker
Love does not conquer all things, but it does set all things right.
The only true gift is a portion of yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love is the expansion of two natures in such fashion that each include the other, each is enriched by the other.
The tapas and the other hard yogas that were practiced in other yugas do not work now. What is needed in this yuga is giving, helping others. Believe in yourself and the world will be at your feet.
Deep down inside of all of us is the power to accomplish what we want to, if we'll just stop looking elsewhere.
Hard work pays off.
Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.
Ferris Bueller, Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you do not try.
A boy's best friend is his mother.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
Hi-Yo, Silver !
The Lone Ranger, The Lone Ranger (1956)
Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
I have loved to the point of madness, that which is called madness, that which to me, is the only sensible way to love.
Be loyal to people in their absence. Then watch how others begin having more faith and confidence in you, because they know you won't be talking about them behind their backs.
Minds are like parachutes, they function only when open.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.
The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility.
Ilsa, I'm no good at being noble, but it doesn't take much to see that the problems of three little people don't amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
What's another word for thesaurus ?
I never let my subject get in the way of what I want to talk about.
Mark Victor Hansen
If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.
We can do no great things. Only small things with great love.
The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies, and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose. By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors.
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
The way we see the problem is the problem.
When you reach for the stars, you may not get one, but you won't come up with a handful of mud, either.
Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.
Margaret B. Runbeck
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
David McCullough Reason
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
When it comes to giving, some people stop at nothing.
The fire that warms us can also consume us, it is not the fault of the fire.
Silence is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Congress is the only insane asylum that's run by the inmates.
A bizarre sensation pervades a relationship of pretense. No truth seems true. A simple morning's greeting and response appear loaded with innuendo and fraught with implications. Each nicety becomes more sterile and each withdrawal more permanent.
To gain more abundance a person needs more skills and needs to be more creative and cooperative.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Who, being loved, is poor ?
The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be and that God wishes to see people happy, amidst the simple beauty of nature.
The positive thinker is a hard-headed, tough-minded, and factual realist. He sees all the difficulties clearly... which is more than can be said for the average negative thinker. But he sees more than difficulties -- he tries to see the solutions of those difficulties.
Norman Vincent Peale
If we always look back, we lose sight of what's ahead.
If you want to reach a goal, you must see the reaching in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal.
There's a name for you ladies, but it isn't used in high society -- outside of a kennel.
Crystal Allen, The Women (1939)
In order to love simply, it is necessary to know how to show love.
We conceal it from ourselves in vain, we must always love something. In those matters seemingly removed from love, the feeling is secretly to be found, and man can not possibly live for a moment without it.
To me, at least the way that I teach it, all types of knowledge ultimately means self-knowledge. So, therefore they're coming in and asking me to teach them not so much how to defend themselves or how to do somebody in. Rather, they want to learn to express themselves through some movement, be it anger, be it determination or whatever. So, in other words, they're paying me to show them, in combative form, the art of expressing the human body.
You think of yourself as a colored man. I think of myself as a man.
John Wade Prentice, Guess Who's Coming To Dinner (1967)
Work and lovethese are the basics. Without them there is neurosis.
I love thee with the breath, smiles, tears of all my life.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
I demolish my bridges behind methen there is no choice but to move forward. Firdtjof Nansen I do not cast my eyes away from my troubles. I pack them in as little compass as I can for myself, and never let them annoy others.
Happiness can be defined, in part at least, as the fruit of the desire and ability to sacrifice what we want now for what we want eventually.
Failure ? I never encountered it. All I ever met were temporary setbacks.
Love means never having to say you're sorry.
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.
The best and most beautiful things in this world can not be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.
Some succeed because they are destined. Some succeed because they are determined.
We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
J. Robert Oppenheimer
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Knowing means to penetrate through the surface, in order to arrive at the roots, and hence the causes, knowing means to "see" reality in its nakedness. Knowing does not mean to be in the possession of the truth , it means to penetrate the surface and to strive critically and actively in order to approach truth ever more closely.
Every cloud has a silver lining.
It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.
Norman Vincent Peale
No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.
You aren't too bright. I like that in a man.
Matty Walker, Body Heat (1981)
Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.
Robert H. Schuller
Magic Mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all ?
Queen, Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937)
You will come to know that what appears today to be a sacrifice will prove instead to be the greatest investment that you will ever make.
Gorden B. Hinkley
If I have a faith that can move mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but reveal to them their own.
The memory of my mother will always be a blessing to me.
Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations
George Bernard Shaw
Ineffective people live day after day with unused potential. They experience synergy only in small, peripheral ways in their lives. But creative experiences can be produced regularly, consistently, almost daily in people's lives. It requires enormous personal security and openness and a spirit of adventure.
After your jump, the net appears.
Luck happens when opportunity encounters the prepared mind.
It was a high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, Always do what you are afraid to do.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Think of the magic of that foot, comparatively small, upon which your whole weight rests. It's a miracle, and the dance, is a celebration of that miracle.
Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habits. Watch your habits, they become character.Watch your character, it becomes your destiny.