, Nobel Peace Prize winner We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
To love deeply in one direction makes us more loving in all others.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
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Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.
Great men are not always wise.
How often we fail to realize our good fortune in living in a country where happiness is more than a lack of tragedy.
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
Strength is life, weakness is death. Expansion is life, contraction is death. Love is life, hatred is death.
Seek first to understand and then to be understood.
They can because they think they can.
Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
If the student thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better student. If the lawyer thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better lawyer, and so on.
Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win -- essential to success.
At every moment during our existence we are all called to be leaders, if for no other purpose than to lead ourselves.
John P. Strelecky
A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance, and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.
When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
He who stops being better stops being good.
Every day in every way I am getting better and better.
A life lived in fear is half lived.
Love is like pi - natural, irrational, and very important.
Practice makes perfect.
Michael, we're bigger than U.S. Steel.
Hyman Roth, The Godfather: Part II (1974)
Its obvious that we don't know one millionth of one percent about anything.
Love talked about can be easily turned aside, but love demonstrated is irresistible.
W. Stanley Mooneyham
Happiness is a butterfly, which, when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
The battle is all over except the "shouting" when one knows what is wanted and has made up his mind to get it, whatever the price may be.
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King Jr.
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is often a step forward.
Procrastination is the fear of success. People procrastinate because they are afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead now. Because success is heavy, carries a responsibility with it, it is much easier to procrastinate and live on the 'someday I'll' philosophy.
And let it spring from love, born out of concern for all beings.
No pain, No gain.
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.
Friendship is not born of words alone.
Don't follow your dreams, chase them.
Never giving up and pushing forward will unlock all the potential we are capable of.
Love is sweet, delicate, dreamy an eternity of gorgeous moments.
There is a time to let things happen, and a time to make things happen.
The reduction of the universe to a single being, the expansion of a single being even to God, this is love.
Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are made.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.
Never say more than is necessary.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Relationships are the hallmark of the mature person.
Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.
You will become as small as your controlling desire ; as great as your dominant aspiration.
It's not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.
Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.
Frank Lloyd Wright
Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in ; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day ; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be cumbered with your old nonsense.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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.
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I... I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
There is only one person who could ever make you happy, and that person is you.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The mind, ever the willing servant, will respond to boldness, for boldness, in effect, is a command to deliver mental resources.
Norman Vincent Peale
We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart.
Josiah G. Holland
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous, you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.
Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.
I'd love to kiss you, but I just washed my hair.
Madge Norwood, Cabin In the Cotton (1932)
From now on you will never be alone, even when we are separated, and even when death itself parts us, I shall remain with you.
A friend's love says. If you ever need anything, I'll be there. True Love says, you'll never need anything, i'll be there.
Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school.
Hatred stirreth up strifes, but love covereth all sins.
Never close your lips to those whom you have opened your heart.
Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them and you have found a lover for life.
The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.
I'm not bad. I'm just drawn that way.
Jessica Rabbit, Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
Smile ! and the world will smile with you !
You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din.
Cutter, Gunga Din (1939)
Flowing blood is proof that you're alive, if it's for the sake of those you love
Nothing real can be threatened, nothing unreal exists. Love is all there is.
To love is to place our happiness in the happiness of another.
Gottfried Wilhem Von Leibniz
Procrastination is the thief of time.
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.
One can spend a lifetime assigning blame, find the cause 'out there' for all the troubles that exist. Contrast this with the 'responsible attitude' of confronting the situation, bad or good, and instead of asking, 'What caused the trouble ? Who was to blame ?' asking 'How can I handle this present situation to make the most of it ? What can I salvage here ?'
Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts
As a principle-centered person you try to stand apart from the emotion of the situation and from other factors that would act on you, and evaluate the options. Looking at the balanced whole -- the work needs, the family needs, the other needs that may be involved, and the possible implications of the various alternatives -- you'll try to come up with the best solution taking all factors into consideration.
We didn't need dialogue. We had faces.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
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.
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
A mature man is his own judge. In the end, his only form of support is being faithful to his own convictions. The advice of others may be welcomed invaluable, but it does not free him from responsibility.
Don't sweat the small stuff.
There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.
Your talent is god's gift to you.
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)
It is seldom indeed that one parts on good terms, because if one were on good terms one would not part.
Luck happens when opportunity encounters the prepared mind.
Two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one.
When your self-worth goes up, your net worth goes up with it.
Mark Victor Hansen
There is no one giant step that does it. It's a lot of little steps.
Peter A. Cohen
The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.
A man takes a drop too much once in a while, it's only human nature.
Charlie Allnut, Rose Sayer (1951)
It is not what is poured into a student that counts but what is planted.
Rough spots sharpen our performance. And more often than not, obstacles can be turned into advantages. You just can't let your disappointment get in the way.
The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're still alive.
Love is the river of life in the world.
Henry Ward Beecher
There are no perfect human beings ! My personal judgments are that no perfect human being is possible or even conceivable, but that human beings are far more improvable than most people believe.
You could unwrap a Fudgesicle at the first light and never touch the brake lever till you threw away the stick.
If you feel you have no faults there's another one.
Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities.
I can't understand why people are frightened by new ideas. I'm frightened by old ones.