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If you can dream it, you can do it.
We do what we must, and call it by the best names.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're still alive.
The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.
Honor the ocean of love.
George de Benneville
Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
The book you don't read cant help.
The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking, the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker.
Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.
Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head.
The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
Kindness is always fashionable.
America E. Barr
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are !
When you make a mistake or get ridiculed or rejected, look at mistakes as learning experiences, and ridicule as ignorance. . . . Look at rejection as part of one performance, not as a turn down of the performer.
All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.
Losers visualize the penalties of failure. Winners visualize the rewards of success.
The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You can not make progress without making decisions.
Let no one who loves be called unhappy Even love unreturned has its rainbow.
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.
We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.
My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.
Get away from her, you bitch !
Ripley, Aliens (1986)
He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall , but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles, they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.
Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you aren't going all the way, why go at all ?
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.
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
Our real problem is not our strength today ; it is rather the vital necessity of action today to ensure strength tomorrow.
In life you can never be too kind or too fair ; everyone you meet is carrying a heavy load. When you go through your day expressing kindness and courtesy to all you meet, you leave behind a feeling of warmth and good cheer, and you help alleviate the burdens everyone is struggling with.
He who lives without discipline dies without honor.
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
Norman Vincent Peale
It had always amazed me how different things looked in a studio compared to how they appeared on TV. In reality the set was a tiny stage in a giant room of cables, cameras, and monitors, all connected trounced a control room full of other monitors and audio equipment. On TV it looked like two people sitting in an office having a conversation.
John P. Strelecky
You're happiest while you're making the greatest contribution.
Robert F. Kennedy
A 'No' uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
A strong person and a waterfall always channel their own path.
There are two things to aim at in life , first to get what you want, and after that to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind has achieved the second.
Logan Pearsall Smith
If you don't know where you are going, you'll end up someplace else.
We have a responsibility in our time, as others have had in theirs, not to be prisoners of history but to shape history, a responsibility to fill the role of path-finder, and to build with others a global network of purpose and law.
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractionsthe little soon-forgotten charities of a kiss, a smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment in the disguise of a playful raillery, and the countless other infinitesimals of pleasurable thought and genial feeling.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Till I loved, I never lived, enough.
The only truly happy man is always a fighting optimist. Optimism includes not only altruism but also social responsibility, social courage and objectivity.
W. Beran Wolfe
Bad friends prevent you from having good friends.
We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insolvuble problems.
Live your dreams.
Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
Difficulties strengthen the mind, as well as labor does the body.
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
Do, or do not. There is no try.
Yoda, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you stop to look fear in the face.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
You can never be happy at the expense of the happiness of others.
There is no security on this earth ; there is only opportunity.
Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter can not understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.
Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant ?
Henry David Thoreau
It is not the critic who counts, nor the man who points out how the strong man stumbled, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs and comes short again and again, who knows great enthusiasms, great devotions, who spends himself in a worthy cause, who, at the best, knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who, at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.
The beginning of wisdom is found in doubting, by doubting we come to the question, and by seeking we may come upon the truth.
Progress is the activity of today and the assurance of tomorrow
Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Every achiever I have ever met says, 'My life turned around when I began to believe in me.'"
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
Made it, Ma! Top of the world!
Arthur 'Cody' Jarrett, White Heat (1949)
Attica ! Attica !
Sonny Wortzik, Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.
Of course it's the same old story. Truth usually is the same old story.
If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
Success is not to be measured by the position someone has reached in life, but the obstacles he has overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington
Talent does you no good unless it's recognized by someone else.
I do not know how to kiss, or I would kiss you. Where do the noses go ?
Maria, For Whom The Bell Tolls (1943)
Always bear in mind, that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other thing.
The holiest of holidays are those kept by ourselves in silence and apart, the secret anniversaries of the heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The more I love myself the better I am able to love you.
It's hard to believe that you haven't had sex for two hundred years.
Luna Schlosser, Miles Monroe (1973)
People don't care how much you know, until they know how much you care.
To know me is to love me.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
J. Robert Oppenheimer
If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.
Friends are made by many acts and lost by only one.
We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones tend to take care of themselves.
I'm an excellent driver.
Raymond Babbitt, Rain Man (1988)
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.
Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.
Success leaves clues.
With my brains and your looks, we could go places.
Frank Chambers, The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)
Wherever there is danger, there lurks opportunity ; whenever there is opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable. They go together.
When I've heard all I need to make a decision, I don't take a vote. I make a decision.
If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.
Confidence imparts a wonderful inspiration to its possessor.
I arise from dreams of thee in the first sweet sleep of night, when the winds are breathing low, and the stars are shining bright.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Sacrifice is giving up something good for something better.
As different streams having different sources all mingle their waters in the sea, so different tendencies, various though they appear, crooked or straight, all lead to god.
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
We are responsible for what we are, and whatever we wish ourselves to be, we have the power to make ourselves. If what we are now has been the result of our own past actions, it certainly follows that whatever we wish to be in the future can be produced by our present actions, so we have to know how to act.
Keep your heart open for as long as you can, as wide as you can, for others and especially for yourself.
Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it.
Love is a game that two can play and both win.
I demolish my bridges behind methen there is no choice but to move forward. Firdtjof Nansen I do not cast my eyes away from my troubles. I pack them in as little compass as I can for myself, and never let them annoy others.
God doesn't make junk.
Only those who are absolutely their true selves in this world can have pervading influence.