, 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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If you build it, he will come.
Shoeless Joe Jackson, Field Of Dreams (1989)
Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.
John Davidson Rockefeller
The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.
The secret of education lies in respecting the student.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
What we hope to do with ease, we must learn first to do with diligence.
The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.
I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I'm all out of bubble gum.
Nada, They Live (1988)
You aren't too bright. I like that in a man.
Matty Walker, Body Heat (1981)
A man takes a drop too much once in a while, it's only human nature.
Charlie Allnut, Rose Sayer (1951)
You need a good bedside manner with doctors or you will get nowhere.
William S. Burroughs
You were made perfectly to be loved - and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
In matters of style, swim with the current, in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
Success is the proper utilization of failure.
What can be said but not practiced is better not said. What can be practiced but not spoken of is better not done.
The best and most beautiful things in this world can not be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.
Not many people know it, but the Fuhrer was a terrific dancer.
Franz Liebkind, The Producers Avco (1968)
If one has to submit, it is wasteful not to do so with the best grace possible.
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take.
There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.
To be successful, you must decide exactly what you want to accomplish, then resolve to pay the price to get it.
Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.
M. Scott Peck
Love is an electric blanket with somebody else in control of the switch.
Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.
James F. Bymes
The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
Losers visualize the penalties of failure. Winners visualize the rewards of success.
Happy wife, happy life.
Accumulate learning by study, understand what you learn by questioning.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost, that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
The heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight. But they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.
Thomas S. Monson
When I asked god for strength
He gave me difficult situations to face
When I asked god for brain & brawn
He gave me puzzles in life to solve
When I asked god for happiness
He showed me some unhappy people
When I asked god for wealth
He showed me how to work hard
When I asked god for favors
He showed me opportunities to work hard
When I asked god for peace
He showed me how to help others
God gave me nothing I wanted
He gave me everything I needed
A ship is safe in harbor, but thats not what ships are for.
Greed, for lack of a better word, is good.
Gordon Gekko, Wall Street (1987)
The only difference between a good shot and a bad shot is if it goes in or not.
The man who fears no truths has nothing to fear from lies.
In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.
Strength is life, weakness is death. Expansion is life, contraction is death. Love is life, hatred is death.
One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, 'Well, I'll have a go, too.'
If you wish others to believe in you, you must first convince them that you believe in them.
Faith can move mountains.
The greatest happiness of life it the conviction that we are loved - loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.
The meeting of preparation with opportunity generates the offspring we call luck.
No one became poor by giving alms.
Out of need springs desire, and out of desire springs the energy and the will to win.
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?
Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.
In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.
Joy increases as you give it, and diminishes as you try to keep it for yourself. In giving it, you will accumulate a deposit of joy greater than you ever believed possible.
Norman Vincent Peale
Advice after the mischief is like medicine after death.
The stuff that dreams are made of.
Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)
Are you fit company for the person you wish to become ?
There is a time to let things happen, and a time to make things happen.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Don't fear, just live right.
Neal A. Maxwell
Anything in life worth having is worth working for.
Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.
King Mongkut, The King And (1956)
Hope springs eternal.
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them, a desire, a dream, a vision.
L-I-V-E ! Live ! Otherwise, you got nothing to talk about in the locker room.
Maude, Harold And Maude (1971)
It not knowing what to do, it's doing what you know.
Only those who have learned the power of sincere and selfless contribution experience life's deepest joy : true fulfillment.
I'm an excellent driver.
Raymond Babbitt, Rain Man (1988)
To succeed... you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
I would rather have had one breath of her hair, one kiss from her mouth, one touch of her hand, than eternity without it.
City of Angels
Life is "trying things to see if they work"
Learning acquired in youth is an inscription on stone.
Love is a symbol of eternity that wipes away all sense of time, removing all memory of a beginning and all fear of an end.
Never spend your money before you have it.
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
Norman Vincent Peale
Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.
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.
The minute I heard my first love story I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere, they're in each other all along.
No pain, No gain.
Each action can be the one on which all depends , what is decisive is only the strength and concentration of hallowing with which I do it. To the question of what had been the most essential matter for his late teacher, a disciple answered, 'Always just what he was engaged in at the moment'.
Tell me and I forget , show me and I remember , involve me and I understand.
To succeed, you need to take that gut feeling in what you believe and act on it with all of your heart.
Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
I never perfected an invention that I did not think about in terms of the service it might give others. I find out what the world needs, then I proceed to invent.
First get rid of the delusion "I am the body", and then only can we want real knowledge.
Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination.
You owe me nothing for giving the love that I give. You owe me nothing for caring the way that I have. I give you thanks for receiving , it's my privilege, and you owe me nothing in return.
All that is real in me is god. All that is real in god is I. The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.
Believe that you are bigger than your difficulties, for you are, indeed.
Norman Vincent Peale
We must never be afraid to go too far, for success lies just beyond.
The foundation my parents laid down with our faith continues to be my core.
Find and use your passion, and you'll have a great career. Don't do it, you won't. It's as simple as that.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
A healthy outside starts from the inside
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
George Bernard Shaw
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them become what they are capable of becoming.
Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.
Love is friendship set on fire.
The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.
Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down.
Charles F. Kettering
Do not let the reasons for your challenges become the excuses for your failure.
There is always room for those who can be relied upon to delivery the goods when they say they will.
In Heaven the economy is run by the Germans, the French do the cooking, and the police are English. In Hell the economy is run by the French, the English do the cooking, and the police are German.
You know, maybe I was wrong and luck is like love. You have to go all the way to find it.
Jeff Bailey, Out Of The Past (1947)
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.