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Who is the happiest of men ? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though'twere his own.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it.
William A. Ward
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
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
Man has been endowed with reason, with the power to create, so that he can add to what he's been given. But up to now he hasn't been a creator, only a destroyer. Forests keep disappearing, rivers dry up, wild life's become extinct, the climate's ruined and the land grows poorer and uglier every day.
No man is happy who does not think himself so.
Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from weak minds.
Hi, Curly, kill anyone today ?
Mitch Robbins, Curly (1991)
Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior.
John Churton Collins
One of the main reasons people are not rich is that they worry too much about things that might never happen. quotes
People come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime.
Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.
William Ellery Channing
If you don't like something, change it, if you can't change it, change your attitude.
Leadership is power to endure an ongoing quest for information or influence not just actual triumphs like making profits or achieving stated objectives.
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.
There is no limit to what a man can do or where he can go if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.
Curse ruthless time ! Curse our mortality. How cruelly short is the allotted span for all we must cram into it.
Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee.
Love is like pi - natural, irrational, and very important.
Why should a man be moral ? Because this strengthens his will.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
Play for more than you can afford to lose and you will learn the game.
You must think of failure and defeat as the spring boards to new achievements, and to the next level of accomplishment.
He who lives without discipline dies without honor.
You can not plough a field by turning it over in your mind.
We'll always have Paris.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
Get busy livin, or get busy dyin'.
Andy, The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
When I hear somebody sigh, life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, compared to what ?
We are like tea bags - we don't know our own strength until we're in hot water.
Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.
Practice loving people. It is true that this requires effort and continued practice, for some are not very lovable, or so it seems - with emphasis on "seems". Every person has lovable qualities when you really learn to know him.
Norman Vincent Peale
The world belongs to the energetic.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view, until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.
Atticus Finch, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
Your talent is god's gift to you.
Hatred stirreth up strifes, but love covereth all sins.
Love is a great beautifier.
Louisa May Alcott
Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.
It's hard to believe that you haven't had sex for two hundred years.
Luna Schlosser, Miles Monroe (1973)
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get back up.
We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live, they travel far.
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
The only disability in life is a bad attitude.
Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.
Winners never quit and quitters never win !
The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a persons determination.
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.
Keys to success : Research your ideas, plan for success, expect success, and just do it.
John S. Hinds
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgment, repeated every day.
It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.
Once in a while, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale.
Gieselle C. Viera
No one became poor by giving alms.
If you would live your life with ease, do what you ought, not what you please.
The time to make friends is before you need them.
Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion
Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.
Love is the expansion of two natures in such fashion that each include the other, each is enriched by the other.
It takes a whole village to raise a child.
Of course it's the same old story. Truth usually is the same old story.
Great minds have purpose, others have wishes.
Love, by its very nature, is unworldly, and it is for this reason rather than its rarity that it is not only apolitical but anti-political, perhaps the most powerful of all anti-political human forces.
What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.
I don't want to move to a city where the only cultural advantage is being able to make a right turn on a red light.
Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)
The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead.
Well done is better than well said.
Kindness is a language which the dumb can speak, the deaf can understand.
The only guide to man is his conscience , the only shield to his memory is the rectitude and sincerity of his actions. It is very imprudent to walk through life without this shield, because we are so often mocked by the failure of our hopes and the upsetting of our calculations, but with this shield, however the fates may play, we march always in the ranks of honor.
Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
Talkers are no good doers.
I always say a kiss on the hand might feel very good, but a diamond tiara lasts forever.
Lorelei, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
I am the inferior of any man whose rights I trample under foot. Men are not superior by reason of the accidents of race or color. They are superior who have the best heart the best brain.
Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible - it can not be seen or measured - yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more than any material possession ever could.
Barbara De Angelis
If I'm ever on a life-support system I choose to be unplugged, but not until Im down to a size eight!
Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.
I am your father.
Darth Vader, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
One cannot think crooked and walk straight.
We are stripped of every attribute of freedom and eligibility for legal self defence. Our property may be plundered before our eyes, violence may be committed on our persons, even our lives may be taken away, and there is none to regard our complaints. We are denationalized; we are disfranchised.
Chief John Ross
The test is to recognize the mistake, admit it and correct it. To have tried to do something and failed is vastly better than to have tried to do nothing and succeeded.
Dale E. Turner
Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it. I can take it in small doses, but as a lifestyle I find it too confining.
Challenges are what make life interesting , overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.
Joshua J. Marine
I'm going to take a bath.
Arthur Bach, Hobson (1981)
You do not pay the price of success, you enjoy the price of success.
Advice after the mischief is like medicine after death.
No man is wise enough by himself.
Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low.
Henry Ward Beecher
A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.
Edgar J. Mohn
We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.
There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
Take away love and our earth is a tomb.
Live life with passion.
This is the people's war ! It is our war ! We are the fighters ! Fight it, then ! Fight it with all that is in us, and may god defend the right.
Vicar, Mrs Miniver (1942)
Immaturity can last a lifetime.
Get into a line that you will find to be a deep personal interest, something you really enjoy spending twelve to fifteen hours a day working at, and the rest of the time thinking about.
To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.
All of the most successful human beings I've know were inwardly at war with themselves. Their turmoil was at least as great as our own, and sometimes greater. What distinguished these leaders was not some inner peace but rather how they had learned to organize their lives around a noble ambition and to focus on it.
All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
Martin Luther King Jr.
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.