What you are is god's gift to you, what you become is your gift to god.
Anthony Dalla Villa
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Never say die.
Don't ask yourself what the world needs , ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.
God does not care about our mathematical difficulties. He integrates empirically.
If you're going through hell, keep going.
Nuptial love makes mankind, friendly love perfects it, but wanton love corrupts and debases it.
Nothing is more honorable than enlightenment, nothing is more beautiful than virtue.
One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus ; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular.
If you don't like something, change it, if you can't change it, change your attitude.
To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.
Practice makes perfect.
If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think another negative thought.
Above all, beware of compromises. Hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others fads through the greed of getting supporters. Your atman is the support of the universe - whose support do you stand in need of ?
It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly.
The good physician treats the disease, the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.
The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.
Love cures people - both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
Every achiever I have ever met says, My life turned around when I began to believe in me.
Robert H. Schuller
Open your ears before you open your mouth, it may surprise your eyes !
The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Norman Vincent Peale
The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.
You haven't failed until you quit trying.
You think of yourself as a colored man. I think of myself as a man.
John Wade Prentice, Guess Who's Coming To Dinner (1967)
We judge of man's wisdom by his hope.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
I'll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too !
The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Goals are the fuel in the furnace of achievement.
Every time an artist dies, part of the vision of mankind passes with him.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Nothing is more validating and affirming than feeling understood. And the moment a person begins feeling understood, that person becomes far more open to influence and change.
Anything that we have to learn we learn by the actual doing of it we become just by performing just acts, temperate by performing temperate ones, brave by performing brave ones.
The person who will not stand for something will fall for anything.
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'.
The history of the world is but the biography of great men.
I consider my ability to arouse enthusiasm among my people the greatest asset I possess, and the way to develop the best in a person is by appreciation and encouragement. I believe in giving people incentive to work. So I am anxious to praise but loath to find fault. I am hearty in my approbation and lavish in my praise.
Charles M. Schwab
The willow knows what the storm does not that the power to endure harm outlives the power to inflict it.
Blood Of The Martyr
Go ahead, make my day.
Harry Callahan, Sudden Impact (1983)
Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which belie the idea that things can not be changed.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
I'm willing when time permits to honestly express or to open myself to you, to act as a sort of sign pole for a traveler.
Leave the gun. Take the cannolis.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
Freedom from the known is death, and then you are living.
Adversity is wont to reveal genius, prosperity to hide it.
The only gift is a portion of thyself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The worst part of life is waiting. The best part of life is having someone worth waiting for.
If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as painted, or composed music or wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.
Martin Luther King Jr.
One, two, Freddy's coming for you.
Children, A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)
I have a head for business and a bod for sin.
Tess McGill, Working Girl (1988)
Whatever happens, take responsibility !
You've got to ask yourself one question : Do I feel lucky ? Well, do ya, punk ?
Harry Callahan, Dirty Harry (1971)
Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a meaning that disempowers them or one that can literally save their lives.
To be able to say how much love, is love but little.
The vedanta recognizes no sin, it only recognizes error. And the greatest error, says the vedanta is to say that you are weak, that you are a sinner, a miserable creature, and that you have no power and you cannot do this and that.
If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have the capacity at the beginning.
Whatever you are be a good one.
When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished by how much the old man had learned in 7 years.
Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.
Henri Frederic Amiel
Marcel Marceau, Silent Movie (1976)
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
The will to prepare is more important than the will to win.
My definition of success is to live your life in a way that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain - and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel a lot more pleasure than they do pain.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire.
Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
If you believe you can, you probably can. If you believe you won't, you most assuredly won't. Belief is the ignition switch that gets you off the launching pad.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
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.
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love is the only rational act.
There's always free cheese in the mouse traps, but the mice there ain't happy.
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
A life without love in it is like a heap of ashes upon a deserted hearth, with the fire dead, the laughter stilled and the light extinguished.
We do what we must, and call it by the best names.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You can observe a lot just by watching.
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
The only thing that stands between a man and what he wants from life is often merely the will to try it and the faith to believe that it is possible.
Richard M. Devos
We more frequently fail to face the right problem than fail to solve the problem we face.
If you can't accept losing, you can't win.
A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgment, repeated every day.
Nothing endures but change. Heraclitus Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Success is never ending, failure is never final.
Dr. Robert Schuller
We shall neither fail nor falter, we shall not weaken or tire. Give us the tools and we will finish the job.
There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved , it is God's finger on man's shoulder.
The brain and muscles must develop simultaneously. Iron nerves with an intelligent brain - and the whole world is at your feet.
Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.
George F. Will
Give me a whisky, ginger ale on the side. And don't be stingy, baby.
Anna Christie, Anna Christie (1930)
The fastest way to pass your own expectation is to add passion to your labor.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
One lie ruins a thousand truths.
We are all born for love, it is the principle existence and it's only end.