The grand essentials of happiness are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Allan K. Chalmers
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Do not let the reasons for your challenges become the excuses for your failure.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you stop to look fear in the face.
The passionate are like men standing on their heads, they see all things the wrong way.
The man who fears no truths has nothing to fear from lies.
What's meant to be will always find a way
There's no abiding success without commitment.
There was no hope on earth, and god seemed to have forgotten us. Some said they saw the son of god, others did not see him. If he had come, he would do some great things as he had done before. We doubted it because we had seen neither him nor his works.
Many great ideas go unexecuted, and many great executioners are without ideas. One without the other is worthless.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all.
Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain !
The Wizard Of Oz, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Yippie-ki-yay, motherfucker !
John McClane, Die Hard (1988)
Our life is what it is as a result of how we think.
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.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
To succeed... you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
When a man finds no peace within himself, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.
You always succeed in producing a result.
They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Success comes from taking the initiative and following up... persisting... eloquently expressing the depth of your love. What simple action could you take today to produce a new momentum toward success in your life ?
Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary listener does not hear. quotes
Being defeated is only a temporary condition , giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn vos Savant
O, there is nothing holier, in this life of ours, than the first consciousness of love, the first fluttering of its silken wings.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
You don't understand ! I could've had class. I could've been a contender. I could've been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am.
Terry Malloy, On The Waterfront (1954)
The outer forms of our lives can change in an instant, but the inner reorientation that brings us back into a vital relation to people and activity takes time.
Appreciate me now, and avoid the rush.
The idea for Googles search engine came to Page in a dream about downloading the entire web and keeping the links, he told Michigan graduates. When no one else is crazy enough to do it, you have little competition, he said.
Press forsake! Go ahead and press 'forsake now' !
Some make it happen, some watch it happen, and some say, What happened ?
Think and grow rich.
Success often comes to those who dare to act. It seldom goes to the timid who are ever afraid of the consequences.
Come to the edge. We can't. We're afraid. We can't. We will fall ! Come to the edge. And they came. And he pushed them. And they flew.
Happiness can not be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.
Time is the great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all of it's students.
To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.
Looks like I picked the wrong week to stop sniffing glue.
Steve McCroskey, Airplane (1980)
Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them ?
How do I love thee ? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Mightier far than strength of nerve or sinew, or the sway of magic potent over sun and star, is love.
It's never too late to be what you might have been.
Marriage is a door which looks out upon a beautiful view. As that door is opened and the horizon unfolds before you, know that nothing is sweeter than the warmth of one hand within another.
Most people who succeed in the face of seemingly impossible conditions are people who simply don't know how to quit.
Robert H. Schuller
You have enemies ? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.
With vision, every person, organization and country can flourish. The Bible says, 'Without vision we perish.
Mark Victor Hansen
This is a great fact : strength is life, weakness is death. Strength is felicity, life eternal, immortal , weakness is constant strain and misery, weakness is death.
There are simply too many notes.
Emperor Joseph II, Amadeus (1984)
Experience is the best teacher.
Your children will become what you are, so be what you want them to be.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
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)
Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth, for thy love is better than wine.
High expectations are the key to everything.
I am again fairly settled down to the pleasant duties of an old fashioned Virginia house-keeper, steady as a clock, busy as a bee, and as cheerful as a cricket.
Love to faults is always blind. Always is to joy inclined, winged, and unconfined. And breaks all chains from every mind.
Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.
Life does not happen to us, it happens from us.
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
Come out, come out, wherever you are !
Max Cady, Cape Fear (1991)
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.
It helps to write down half a dozen things which are worrying me. Two of them, say, disappear, about two nothing can be done, so it's no use worrying, and two perhaps can be settled.
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Harold R. McAlindon
If you're going to be able to look back on something and laugh about it, you might as well laugh about it now.
There are two things to aim at in life, first, to get what you want, and after that to to enjoy it.
Logan Pearsall Smith
Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible.
What the heart gives away is never gone. It is kept in the hearts of others.
Robin St. John
It is the true season of love when we know that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
Anybody can do just about anything with himself that he really wants to and makes up his mind to do. We are all capable of greater things than we realize.
Norman Vincent Peale
And that's how you play "Get the Guests".
George, Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf (1966)
We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience.
Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
It doesn't matter how much milk you spill as long as you don't lose the cow.
The dove is my emblem. I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it. I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
When I look around, I always learn something and that is to be always yourself. And to express yourself. To have faith in yourself. Do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it. Start from the very root of being, which is how can I be me?
I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.
It is better to bind your children to you by a feeling of respect and by gentleness, than by fear.
No matter what I ever do or say, Heathcliff, this is me, now, standing on this hill with you. This is me, forever.
Cathy, Wuthering Heights (1939)
And he can make, so say the wise, no claim who makes no sacrifice.
I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it.
When you discover your mission, you will feel its demand. It will fill you with enthusiasm and a burning desire to get to work on it.
W. Clement Stone
I know you are, but what am I ?
Pee-Wee Herman, Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (1985)
You aren't too bright. I like that in a man.
Matty Walker, Body Heat (1981)
Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.
What greater thing is there for two human souls that to feel that they are joined, to strengthen each other, to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.
Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.
From his neck down a man is worth a couple of dollars a day, from his neck up he is worth anything that his brain can produce.
Listen with regard when others talk. Give your time and energy to others, let others have their own way, do things for reasons other than furthering your own needs.
Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity, and the emotions to affect other people.
Friends are made by many acts and lost by only one.
There is not a breathing of the common wind that will forget thee.
When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.
When Harry Met Sally
Indecision is the seedling of fear.
I have learned not to worry about love, but to honor it's coming with all my heart.
If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything.
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in the world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want and if they can't find them, make them.
George Bernard Shaw
Persistence is what makes the impossible possible, the possible likely, and the likely definite.
Love can be understood only from the inside, as a language can be understood only by someone who speaks it, as a world can be understood only by someone who lives in it.
Robert C. Solomon
There is no pain equal to that which two lovers can inflict on one another. This should be made clear to all who contemplate such a union. The avoidance of this pain is the beginning of wisdom, for it is strong enough to contaminate the rest of our lives.