Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
It is better to have loved and lost than to never have loved.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
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Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes... the ones who see things differently -- they're not fond of rules... You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can't do is ignore them because they change things... they push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because the ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do.
One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.
The show must go on.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it's going to get on by itself. You've got to keep watering it. You've got to really look after it and nurture it.
True love is when your heart and your mind are saying the same thing.
Leanna L. Bartram
Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time, it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.
If you listen to your fears, you will die never knowing what a great person you might have been.
Robert H. Schuller
The sun will come up tomorrow
Your attitude determines your altitude.
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
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
It's not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential.
Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.
Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way.
Always do right, this will gratify some and astonish the rest.
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''.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Little strokes fell great oaks.
Do you think that there is a word that contains all of the vowels? Unquestionably.
There is nothing to fear, but fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The word courage comes from the same stem as the French word coeur, meaning ''heart''. Thus just as one's heart, by pumping blood to one's arms, legs, and brain enables all the other physical organs to function, so courage makes possible all the psychological virtues. Without courage other values whither away into mere facsimiles of virtue.
May you live all the days of your life.
Love is not selfish.
A way of life can not be successful so long as it is mere intellectual conviction. It must be deeply felt, deeply believed, dominant even in dreams.
When you reach for the stars, you may not get one, but you won't come up with a handful of mud, either.
A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.
In our life there is a single color, as on an artist's palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.
My definition of success is to live your life in a way that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain - and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel a lot more pleasure than they do pain.
What concerns me is not the way things are, but rather the way people think things are.
Live Simply, Laugh Often, Love Deeply.
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear.
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books. Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders. Do not believe in traditions because they have been handed down for many generations. But after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with reason and is conducive to the good and benefit of one and all, then accept it and live up to it.
If our thoughts and hopes are elsewhere, it is impossible to set our faces steadily toward the work required of us.
If you don't quit, and don't cheat, and don't run home when trouble arrives, you can only win.
What hump ?
Igor, Young Frankenstein (1974)
I've looked around enough to know that you're the one I want to go through time with.
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe
What really matters is what you do with what you have.
Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school.
There is only one terminal dignity, love. And the story of a love is not important, what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.
Take away love and our earth is a tomb.
The gem can not be polished without friction, nor man be perfected without trials.
The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.
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.
Platitudes ? Yes, there are platitudes. Platitudes are there because they are true.
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.
We don't have to take our clothes off to have a good time
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win.
No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.
Give all to love.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Most people don't get much praise in daily life, but we all need it very much. I think receiving praise makes us brave. Down deep we really know our worth, but we don't have easy access to that knowledge. We need to hear praise coming from outside ourselves or we won't remember that we deserve it.
Gravitation can not be held responsible for people falling in love.
The crocodile is only strong in the water.
Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about its own things. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.
Matthew 6: 34
Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing, it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.
Synergy is everywhere in nature. If you plant two plants close together, the roots commingle and improve the quality of soil so that both plants will grow better than if they were separated. If you put two pieces of wood together, they will hold much more weight than the total of the weight held by each separately. The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. One plus one equals three or more.
Most of the exercise I get is from standing and walking around laboratory tables all day. I derive more benefit and entertainment from this than some of my friends and competitors get from playing games like golf.
You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage -- pleasantly, smilingly, non-apologetically -- to say 'no' to other things. And the way you do that is by having a bigger 'yes' burning inside. The enemy of the 'best' is often the 'good. '
Would you be shocked if I put on something more comfortable ?
Helen, Hell's Angels (1930)
As a mother of teenagers, do you know how many times I picked up the phone to apologize to my own mother ?
Fortune and love favor the brave.
Father to a murdered son. Husband to a murdered wife. And I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next.
Maximus, Gladiator (2000)
My experience will help, but I insist and maintain that art - true art that is - cannot be handed out. Furthermore, art is never decoration or embellishment. Instead it is a constant process of maturing.
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in.
Ideas become powerful only if they appear in the flesh , an idea which does not lead to action by the individual and by groups remains at best a paragraph or a footnote in a book -- provided the idea is original and relevant. It is like a seed stored in a dry place. If the idea is to have influence, it must be put into the soil, and the soil is people and groups of people.
Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness.
Now all you have to do is hold the chicken, bring me the toast, give me a check for the chicken salad sandwich, and you haven't broken any rules.
Bobby Dupea, Waitress (1970)
To live is like to love, all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.
Never talk defeat. Use words like hope, belief, faith, victory.
Norman Vincent Peale
It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.
The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.
Life must be lived on a higher plane. We must go up to a higher platform, to which we are always invited to ascend, there, the whole aspect of things changes.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I ain't so tough.
Tom Powers, The Public Enemy (1931)
Spoken about by, radio announcer and good friend : never let a day go by that he didn't learn something new and, in turn pass it on to others. It was his consuming passion.
Made it, Ma! Top of the world!
Arthur 'Cody' Jarrett, White Heat (1949)
I'm willing when time permits to honestly express or to open myself to you, to act as a sort of sign pole for a traveler.
Whenever I think of the past it just brings back so many memories.
This is the true joy the being used for a purpose recognized as a might one.
George Bernard Shaw
You are the handicap you must face. You are the one who must choose your place. You can make goals for family, relationships, anything.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
The wisest mind has something yet to learn.
Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?
The Joker, Batman (1989)
From now on you will never be alone, even when we are separated, and even when death itself parts us, I shall remain with you.
Times of great calamity and confusion have ever been productive of the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from the darkest storm.
Charles Caleb Colton
Love can never grow old. Locks may lose their brown and gold. Cheeks may fade and hollow grow. But the hearts that love will know, never winter's frost and chill, summer's warmth is in them still.
I don't like your manners.
Vivian Rutledge, Philip Marlowe (1946)
I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.
Just as our eyes need light in order to see, our minds need ideas in order to conceive.
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
Whoever said anybody has a right to give up ?
Marian Wright Edelman
Trent, Swingers (1996)
If you want to feel rich, just count all of the things you have that money can't buy.
We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.
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.