, 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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Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality in your own mind.
Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.
Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.
Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.
The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm.
Thomas J. Watson
Now, gentlemen, let us do something today which the world may talk of hereafter.
Live your dreams.
People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals - that is, goals that do not inspire them.
Sharing is the essence of teaching. It is, I have come to believe, the essence of civilizationWithout it, the imagination is but the echo of the self, trapped in a soundproof chamber, reverberating upon itself until it is spent in exhaustion or futility.
Don't knock masturbation. It's sex with someone I love.
Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
He who praises another enriches himself far more than he does the one praised. To praise is an investment in happiness. The poorest human being has something to give that the richest could not buy.
George Matthew Adams
Pep without purpose is piffle.
Every man goes down to his death bearing in his hands only that which he has given away.
Keep in mind that you are always saying "no" to something. If it isn't to the apparent, urgent things in your life, it is probably to the most fundamental, highly important things. Even when the urgent is good, the good can keep you from your best, keep you from your unique contribution, if you let it.
Sometimes you just got to give yourself what you wish someone else would give you.
To ask the hard question is simple.
It is not our purpose to become each other , it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is.
If it matters to you, you will find a way. If it doesn't you will find an excuse
I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Never react emotionally to criticism. Analyze yourself to determine whether it is justified. If it is, correct yourself. Otherwise, go on about your business.
Norman Vincent Peale
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction.
One hundred percent of the shots you don't take don't go in.
Hey, Bud, lets party !
Jeff Spicoli, Fast Times At Ridgemont High (1982)
Into the house where joy lives, happiness will gladly come.
Boldness in business is the first, second and third thing.
Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that !
You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I... I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
Don't fall victim to your own melodrama. Keep things in perspective. The odds are that your problem is solvable. Address the solution and don't dwell on the problem to the point at which it paralyzes you.
All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.
Who, being loved, is poor ?
Your thoughts are the architects of your destiny.
David O. McKay
The only genuine love worthy of a name is unconditional.
Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Who's on first.
Dexter, The Naughty Nineties (1945)
Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
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
When you work, work, and when you play, play, dont get the two mixed up
Everything you want is on the other side of fear.
It's to be expected that you make mistakes when you're breaking new ground.
Until we take how we see ourselves (and how we see others) into account, we will be unable to understand how others see and feel about themselves and their world. Unaware, we will project our intentions on their behavior and call ourselves objective.
You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated , you can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.
David Lloyd George
To understand your parents love you must raise children yourself.
It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The worst thing one can do is not to try, to be aware of what one wants and not give in to it, to spend years in silent hurt wondering if something could have materialized -- never knowing.
You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view, until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.
Atticus Finch, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
Man is a goal-seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.
I can't understand why people are frightened by new ideas. I'm frightened by old ones.
Looks like I picked the wrong week to stop sniffing glue.
Steve McCroskey, Airplane (1980)
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?
Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never -- in nothing, great or small, large or petty -- never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense.
Our life is what it is as a result of how we think.
Some people plant in the spring and leave in the summer. If you're signed up for a season, see it through. You don't have to stay forever, but at least stay until you see it through.
Rather than focusing on things and time, focus on preserving and enhancing relationships and on accomplishing results.
I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed We hold these truths to be self-evident , that all men are created equal.
Martin Luther King Jr.
It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.
Robert H. Goddard
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.
Love is like pi - natural, irrational, and very important.
Snakes ! Why did it have to be snakes ?
Indiana Jones, Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1987)
Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.
John Cotton Dana
Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.
My friends are my estate.
A heart as soft, a heart as kind, a heart as sound and free as in the whole world thou canst find that heart I'll give to thee.
Every sale has five basic obstacles : no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.
The secret of education lies in respecting the student.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love that is true never grows old.
You owe it to yourself to find your own unorthodox way of succeeding, or sometimes, just surviving.
You may conquer with the sword, but you are conquered by a kiss.
The point is that you can't be too greedy.
Seek first to understand and then to be understood.
True love can not be found where it truly does not exist, Nor can it be hidden where it truly does.
Be the change you want to see in the world Ghandi Be useful where thou livest.
God is present in every jiva, there is no other god besides that. Who serves jiva serves god indeed.
Chance is the fool's name for fate.
Guy Holden, The Gay Divorcee (1934)
is the greatest gift of the mind , it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul.
If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
Henry David Thoreau
What is strength without a double share of wisdom ?
You create your reality.
Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
Oh, love is real enough, you will find it someday, but it has one archenemy and that is life.
The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you'll make one.
No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.
Can miles truly separate you from friends. If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there ?
Every achiever I have ever met says, My life turned around when I began to believe in me.
Robert H. Schuller
Love is a game that two can play and both win.
Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.
George S. Patton
There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.
The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life.
What is life without the radiance of love.
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds, it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before the change.
Roll with the punches.
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.