Romanticism is not just a mode, it literally eats into every life. Women will never get rid of just waiting for the right man.
The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule.
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He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in god. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.
For a person to build a rich and rewarding life for himself there are certain qualities and bits of knowledge that he needs to acquire. There are also things, harmful attitudes, superstitions, and emotions that he needs to chip away. A person needs to chip away everything that doesn't look like the person he or she most wants to become.
Follow your dreams.
We must be the change we wish to see.
Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.
There are so many things that we wish we had done yesterday, so few that we feel like doing today.
Acknowledge that you failed, draw your lessons from it, and use it to your advantage to make sure it never happens again.
All-righty then !
Ace Ventura, Ace Ventura (1994)
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness , it is generally the by- product of other activities.
Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.
To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs no logic for its mission.
Charles A. Lindbergh
But I would be proud.
Harry Burns, Sally Albright (1989)
Ever has it been that love knows not it's own depth until the hour of separation.
People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.
Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement, nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
When you put faith, hope and love together, you can raise positive kids in a negative world.
The several tribes of indians inhabiting the regions of the upper missouri, and of whom I spoke in my last letter, are undoubtedly the finest looking, best equipped, and most beautifully costumed of any on the continent.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgment, repeated every day.
Learning is finding out what we already know. Doing is demonstrating that you know it. Teaching is reminding others that they know just as well as you. You are all learners, doers, and teachers.
Shut up and deal.
Fran Kubelik, The Apartment (1960)
In order to succeed you must fail so that you know what not to do the next time.
Anthony J. D'Angelo
Old love does not rust.
The holiest of holidays are those kept by ourselves in silence and apart, the secret anniversaries of the heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The greater the obstacle the more glory.
If people find fault with you and try to put you into bad light, wrongly slandering and vilifying you, just step back and observe yourself. Don't harbor any dislike, don't enter into it any contests, and don't get upset, angry, or resentful. Just cut right through it and be as if you never or saw it. Eventually malevolent pests will disappear of themselves. If you contend with them, then a bad name will bounce back and forth with never an end in sight.
It's not what happens to you, it's what you do about it that makes the difference.
Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.
This too, shall pass.
Be all you can be.
John C. Maxwell
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.
It not knowing what to do, it's doing what you know.
Every day in every way I am getting better and better.
Those who wish to sing, always find a song.
The only gift is a portion of thyself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Effective people are not problem-minded , they're opportunity-minded. They feed opportunities and starve problems.
All of us, in the flow of feeling we have pleased, want to do more to please.
My heart is ever at your service.
I'm the ghost with the most, babe.
Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice (1988)
The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls you.
This above all, To Thine Own Self Be True.
It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.
The only way to make sure people you agree with can speak is to support the rights of people you don't agree with.
Eleanor Holmes Norton
To be successful, you must decide exactly what you want to accomplish, then resolve to pay the price to get it.
The entire law is summed up in a single command, Love your neighbor as yourself.
Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression, in order that every man present his views without penalty, there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population.
We sat side by side in the morning light and looked out at the future together.
If a man can realize his divine nature with the help of an image, would it be right to call that a sin ? Nor, even when he has passed that stage, should he call it an error. Man is not traveling from error to truth, but from truth to truth, from lower to higher truth. To him all the religions from the lowest fetishism to the highest absolutism, mean so many attempts of the human soul to grasp and realize the infinite, each determined by the conditions of its birth and association, and each of these marks a stage of progress, and every soul is a young eagle soaring higher and higher, gathering more and more strength till it reaches the glorious sun.
You have available to you, right now, a powerful supercomputer. This powerful tool has been used through-out history to take people from rags to riches, from poverty and obscurity to success and fame, from unhappiness and frustration to joy and self-fulfillment, and it can do the same for you.
A wise man will not leave the right to the mercy of chance, nor wish it to prevail through the power of the majority. There is but little virtue in the action of masses of men.
Henry David Thoreau
Until a person can say deeply and honestly, "I am what I am today because of the choices I made yesterday'', that person can not say, "I choose otherwise''.
To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.
Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they're supposed to help you discover who you are.
Bernice Johnson Reagon
Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today.
Each person's life is a story that is telling itself in the living.
If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.
It is what you learn after you know it all that counts.
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
You can have anything you want ? if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.
Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.
He who conquers himself has won a greater victory than he who conquers a city.
You're happiest while you're making the greatest contribution.
Robert F. Kennedy
Your belief determines your action and your action determines your results, but first you have to believe.
Mark Victor Hansen
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
This attachment of love to god is indeed one that does not bind the soul but effectively breaks all its bondages.
Strike while the iron is hot.
The best leader brings out the best in those he has stewardship over.
J. Richard Clarke
A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.
The pellet with the poison's in the vessel with the pestle. The chalice from the palace has the brew that is true.
Hubert Hawkins, The Court Jester (1956)
We imagine that our mind in a mirror, that it is more or less accurately reflecting what is happening outside us. On the contrary, our mind itself is the principal element of creation. The world, while I am perceiving it, is being incessantly created for myself in time and space.
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
Unfortunately, most of the students in martial art are conformers. The student seldom learns to depend upon himself for expression. Instead, he faithfully or blindly follows an instructor, the authority figure, and his instructor's imposed
pattern. That way, the student feels he is no longer alone and finds security in mass imitation. However, what is nurtured is the dependent mind rather than independent inquiry, which is so essential to genuine understanding. So through daily conditioning a student will probably be skilled according to a pattern, however, he will not come to understand himself.
It doesn't matter how much milk you spill as long as you don't lose the cow.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.
Just because somebody doesn't love you the way you want, doesn't mean they don't love you with all they have.
If you employed study, thinking, and planning time daily, you could develop and use the power that can change the course of your destiny.
W. Clement Stone
Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear. Ambrose Redmoon Courage is the first of the human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all the others.
Love is like swallowing hot chocolate, before it has cooled off. It takes you by surprise at first, but keeps you warm for a long time.
Friends are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
A ship is safe in harbor, but thats not what ships are for.
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but don't quit.
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 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.
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
When a problem comes along, study it until you are completely knowledgeable. Then find that weak spot, break the problem apart, and the rest will be easy.
Norman Vincent Peale
You live with your thoughts, so be careful what they are.
Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
Those who work at a thing heart and soul not only achieve success in it but through their absorption in that they also realize the supreme truth - brahman. Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god.
If so many men, so many minds, certainly so many hearts, so many kinds of love.
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
Ideals serve well as our guides. They are like beacons on a journey , they do not permit us to tarry, as though our goal and rest were already contained in them.
You can often measure a person by the size of his dream.
Robert H. Schuller
It's amazing what ordinary people can do if they set out without preconceived notions.
Charles F. Kettering
Commit yourself to a dream nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.
Robert H. Schuller
Spoken about by, radio announcer and good friend : never let a day go by that he didn't learn something new and, in turn pass it on to others. It was his consuming passion.