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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A ship is safe in harbor, but thats not what ships are for.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, and nothing is so gentle as true strength.
St. Francis De Sales
You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals.
Booker T. Washington
The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism -- how passionately I hate them !
If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.
John Davidson Rockefeller
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than attempting to satisfy them.
John Stuart Mill
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
Now is the time. Needs are great, but your possibilities are greater.
To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
I am the captain of my soul.
William Ernest Henley
Action without study is fatal. Study without action is fatal. Mary Beard Actions speak louder than words.
Who is blind ? He who can see no other world. Who is dumb ? He who can say nothing pleasant about his lot. Who is poor ? He who is troubled with too many desires. Who is rich ? He who is happy with his lot.
To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
Live your life and forget your age.
Norman Vincent Peale
And that's how you play "Get the Guests".
George, Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf (1966)
To succeed... you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
How we spend our days is of course how we spend our lives.
Stopping at third base adds no more runs than striking out.
Love like there is no tomorrow.
An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast, a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.
Am I motivated by what I really want out of life or am I mass-motivated ?
The miracle is this - the more we share, the more we have.
If I'd been a ranch, they would've named me the Bar Nothing.
Gilda, Gilda (1946)
In addition to self-awareness, imagination, and conscience, it is the fourth human endowment -- independent will -- that really makes effective self-management possible. It is the ability to make decisions and choices and to act in accordance with them. It is the ability to act rather than to be acted upon, to proactively carry out the program we have developed through the other three endowments. Empowerment comes from learning how to use this great endowment in the decisions we make every day.
The more we come out and do good to others, the more our hearts will be purified, and god will be in them.
It is never too late to be what we might have been
It's a Sicilian message. It means Luca Brasi sleeps with the fishes.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
As physicians, we are invited into the most intimate chambers of our patients’ lives. We
should acknowledge that unfettered trust with dignity, deference, and respect. For a physician,
caring for patients is not only a duty; it is a privilege. Alleviating pain and restoring
health for another human being can induce an exhilaration few others experience in their
Michael E. DeBakey
Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is a freedom.
This is this.
Michael Vronsky, The Deer Hunter (1978)
Love is the flower you've got to let grow.
Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose -- a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.
Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find, knock and it shall be opened unto you.
What is tolerance ? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error , let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly - that is the first law of nature.
It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one's heart rather than out of pity. A person must possess himself and have a deep sense of security in fundamental principles and values in order to genuinely apologize.
Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
I am not sure I should have dared to start , but I am sure that I should not have dared to stop.
The harder I work, the luckier I get.
First comes thought, then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans, then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.
Why is it that the more mistakes people make, the more paranoid they become about other people's mistakes ?
Knowledge work is all about how we use one another's time and attention. Given just minutes, good leaders can affect how we think, what we decide, and, ultimately, what we create.
Examine the opportunities, the challenges you've given yourself.
First say to yourself what you would be , and then do what you have to do.
There are eight million stories in the naked city. This has been one of them.
Narrator, The Naked City (1948)
Life is what you make it.
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
Love is a great beautifier.
Louisa May Alcott
He who lends to the poor gets his interest from God.
Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.
Robert H. Schuller
Once in a while, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale.
Gieselle C. Viera
Eddie, you're a born loser.
Bert Gordon, The Hustler (1961)
Mr. Allen, this may come as a shock to you, but there are some men who don't end every sentence with a proposition.
Jan Morrow, Pillow Talk (1959)
Whenever we're afraid, its because we don't know enough. If we understood enough, we would never be afraid.
Love doesn't just sit there like a stone, it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new.
Ursula K. Le Guin
The way we see the problem is the problem.
You may conquer with the sword, but you are conquered by a kiss.
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
Leadership is a secret ingredient that goes into failure. But it's only kept a secret from the person who fails.
Truth is nobody's property, no race, no individual can lay any exclusive claim to it. Truth is the nature of all souls.
The difficulties and distresses to which we have been exposed during the war must now be forgotten. We must endeavor to let our ways be the way of pleasantness and all our paths peace.
A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another.
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
David McCullough Reason
The mind has exactly the same power as the hands, not merely to grasp the world, but to change it
How far you go in life depends on you being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
Happiness is the indication that man has found the answer to the problem of human existence the productive realization of his potentialities and thus, simultaneously, being one with the world and preserving the integrity of his self.
Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing-that's why we recommend it daily.
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
Just because somebody doesn't love you the way you want, doesn't mean they don't love you with all they have.
We tend to live up to our expectations.
I can change. I can live out my imagination instead of my memory. I can tie myself to my limitless potential instead of my limiting past.
This too, shall pass.
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
Do you like scary movies ?
Ghostface, Scream (1996)
No general can fight his battles alone. He must depend upon his lieutenants, and his success depends upon his ability to select the right man for the right place.
Pep without purpose is piffle.
God gives us our relatives - thank God we can choose our friends.
Ethel Watts Mumford
A life lived with integrity -- even if it lacks the trappings of fame and fortune is a shinning star in whose light others may follow in the years to come.
All love is sweet, given or returned.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
It's never too late to be what you might have been.
Ideals are like stars, you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny.
Sometimes there's so much beauty in the world I feel like I can't take it, like my heart's going to cave in.
Ricky Fitts, American Beauty (1999)
But inaction itself is a kind of action, and it has consequences. Consistently and absolutely maintained, inaction would necessarily lead to swift ruin , it would be a form of suicide. A refusal to enter into the world is a refusal to meet the challenge of reality which darkly demands that I dare and find out what will happen. In my situation I bear responsibility for what occurs because I do not intervene , if I can do something and I don't do it, I am guilty of the consequences of my inaction.
It's not what happens to you, it's what you do about it that makes the difference.
To gain more abundance a person needs more skills and needs to be more creative and cooperative.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Patience and the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.
Winners never quit and quitters never win !
Leaders are people who are able to express themselves fully, they know who they are, what their strengths and weaknesses are, and how to fully deploy their strengths and compensate for their weaknesses. They also know what they want, why they want it, and how to communicate what they want to others, in order to gain compensation and support. Finally, they know how to achieve their goals. The key to full self-expression is understanding one's self and the world, and the key to understanding is learning -- from one's own life and experience.
Sometimes you gotta create what you want to be a part of.
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
People who exercise their embryonic freedom day after day, little by little, expand that freedom. People who do not will find that it withers until they are literally 'being lived'. They are acting out scripts written by parents, associates and society.
Bring out the gimp.
Zed, Pulp Fiction (1994)
To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.
It is seldom indeed that one parts on good terms, because if one were on good terms one would not part.