The grand essentials of happiness are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Allan K. Chalmers
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All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.
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You'll find boredom where there is an absence of a good idea.
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
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
Love is like playing the piano. First you must learn to play by the rules, then you must forget the rules and play from your heart.
Never say die.
Every achiever I have ever met says, My life turned around when I began to believe in me.
Robert H. Schuller
Passion is the genesis of genius.
Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.
Wealth is but dung, useful only when spread about.
Intelligence without ambition is like a bird without wings.
C. Archie Danielson
Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not, nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not, unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not, the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
The best things in life are free.
Be the change you want to see in the world Ghandi Be useful where thou livest.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
Let him that would move the world first move himself.
Love the giver more than the gift.
A gentleman can withstand hardships , it is only the small man who, when submitted to them, is swept off his feet.
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.
I never could have done without the habits of punctuality, order and diligence the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.
Open the pod bay doors,
Dave Bowman, Hal (2001)
Hearts will never be practical until they are made unbreakable.
The Wizard of Oz
To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
Most people who succeed in the face of seemingly impossible conditions are people who simply don't know how to quit.
Robert H. Schuller
Till I loved, I never lived, enough.
You can do what you want to do.
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.
Ever has it been that love knows not it's own depth until the hour of separation.
I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.
Every hand does its part to hold up the world. Every healthy individual guides his life by a selected motive which takes precedence over all the others. He is the man who maintains his integrity in the midst of change, his individuality in the face of external pressures to conform.
One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon- instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our windows today.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.
Love is friendship set on fire.
I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the tannhauser gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain. Time to die.
Roy Batty, Blade Runner (1982)
I am not an animal ! I am a human being. I am a man.
John Merrick, The Elephant Man (1980)
To live happily with other people, ask of them only what they can give.” Tristan Bernard
You're gonna have to learn your cliches. You're gonna have to study them, you're gonna have to learn them, you're gonna have to know them. They're your friends. Write this down: "We gotta play 'em one day at a time."
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
After every happiness comes misery, they may be far apart or near. The more advanced the soul, the more quickly does one follow the other. What we want is neither happiness nor misery. Both make us forget our true nature, both are chains -- one iron, one gold , behind both is the Atman, who knows neither happiness nor misery. These are states, and states must ever change , but the nature of the atman is bliss, peace, unchanging. We have not to get it, we have it, only wash away the dross and see it.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
Failures don't plan to fail, they fail to plan.
The pain of love is the pain of being alive. It is a perpetual wound.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean , if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.
Each action can be the one on which all depends , what is decisive is only the strength and concentration of hallowing with which I do it. To the question of what had been the most essential matter for his late teacher, a disciple answered, 'Always just what he was engaged in at the moment'.
Houston, we have a problem.
Jim Lovell, Apollo 13 (1944)
Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home.
Doomed are the hotheads ! Unhappy are they who lose their cool and are too proud to say, ''I'm sorry. ''
Robert H. Schuller
The greater the obstacle the more glory.
Recognize that transition has a characteristic shape.
Look within, for within is the wellspring of virtue, which will not cease flowing, if you cease not from digging.
Everyone enjoys doing the kind of work for which he is best suited.
We are still masters of our fate. We are still captains of our souls.
Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.
The best and most beautiful things in the world can not be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
Giving people a little more than they expect is a good way to get back more than you'd expect.
Union gives strength.
Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man , but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
No man is free who is not master of himself.
Accept challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.
George S. Patton
Winners lose much more often than losers. So if you keep losing but you're still trying, keep it up ! You're right on track.
Matthew Keith Groves
In nothing do men more nearly approach the gods than in giving health to men.
I consider my ability to arouse enthusiasm among my people the greatest asset I possess, and the way to develop the best in a person is by appreciation and encouragement. I believe in giving people incentive to work. So I am anxious to praise but loath to find fault. I am hearty in my approbation and lavish in my praise.
Charles M. Schwab
You see, when we have the opportunity of working out, you'll see that your way of thinking is definitely not the same as mine. Art, after all, is a means of acquiring personal liberty. Your way is not my way nor mine yours.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
Better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
See how nature - trees, flowers, grass - grows in silence , see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence we need silence to be able to touch souls.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary.
John Keating, Dead Poets Society (1989)
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.
Two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one.
Do what you love and the money will follow
I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie. I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave. And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.
Look at that ! Look how she moves. That's just like Jell-O on springs. She must have some sort of built-in motor. I tell you, it's a whole different sex !
Jerry, Some Like It Hot (1959)
All that is real in me is god. All that is real in god is I. The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.
To live for results would be to sentence myself to continuous frustration. My only sure reward is in my actions and not from them.
For changes to be of any true value, they've got to be lasting and consistent.
He was some kind of a man. What does it matter what you say about people ?
Tanya, Touch Of Evil (1958)
Get excited and enthusiastic about you own dream. This excitement is like a forest fire -- you can smell it, taste it, and see it from a mile away.
I have loved to the point of madness, that which is called madness, that which to me, is the only sensible way to love.
If I'm ever on a life-support system I choose to be unplugged, but not until Im down to a size eight!
In the eyes of a lover pockmarks are dimples.
Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.
W. Clement Stone
Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice. No paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.
Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.
Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose -- a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.
Are great things ever done smoothly ? Time, patience, and indomitable will must show.
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.
If we are to have real peace, we must begin with the children.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Norman Vincent Peale
Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others, it is the only means.
Condemn none. If you can stretch out a helping hand, do so. If you cannot, fold your hands, bless your brothers, and let them go their own way.
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though chequered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the grey twilight that knows not victory or defeat.
He who is afraid of asking is ashamed of learning.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.