In order to succeed you must fail so that you know what not to do the next time.
Anthony J. D'Angelo
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Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.
At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
People come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime.
There are two things to aim at in life, first, to get what you want, and after that to to enjoy it.
Logan Pearsall Smith
My love for you is a journey, starting at forever, and ending at never.
If you want to get somewhere you have to know where you want to go and how to get there. Then never, never, never give up.
Norman Vincent Peale
No disguise can long conceal love where it exists, or long feign it where it is lacking.
We don't stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing.
George Bernard Shaw
Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things.
Love is the flower you've got to let grow.
I'm here to fight for truth, justice, and the american way.
Superman, Superman (1978)
My friends are my estate.
You pile up enough tomorrows, and you'll find you've collected a lot of empty yesterdays.
Personally, veda's convinced me that alligators have the right idea. They eat their young.
Ida Corwin, Mildred Pierce (1945)
You will become as small as your controlling desire, as great as your dominant aspiration.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
Do first things first, and second things not at all.
Peter F. Drucker
Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
Give all to love; obey thy heart.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
His eyes have made love to me all evening.
Marguerite Gautier, Camille (1936)
It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.
The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety.
Who so loves believes the impossible.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
We are so lazy, we do not want to do anything ourselves. We want a personal god, a savior or a prophet to do everything for us. Long as we believe ourselves to be even the least different from god, fear remains with us, but when we know ourselves to be the one, fear goes, of what can we be afraid ?
The entire law is summed up in a single command, Love your neighbor as yourself.
I am quite correctly described as 'more of a sponge than an inventor'.
All work is empty save when there is love.
Life is but a moment, death also is but another.
Robert H. Schuller
All power is within you. You can do anything and everything. Believe in that. Do not believe that you are weak, do not believe that you are half-crazy lunatics, as most of us do nowadays. Stand up and express the divinity within you. Truth is eternal.
We rob banks.
Clyde Barrow, Bonnie And Clyde (1967)
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
What's another word for thesaurus ?
Success often comes to those who dare to act. It seldom goes to the timid who are ever afraid of the consequences.
Great music and art are earthly wonders, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.
What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness ?
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
Action without study is fatal. Study without action is fatal. Mary Beard Actions speak louder than words.
The struggle of the mind to keep itself free from every sort of bondage -- to remain curious, open, unsatiated in all its relations with nature -- is tenfold more difficult than the cultivation of a stable, satisfying point of view, but a thousandfold more precious.
Smile ! and the world will smile with you !
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Love reminds you that nothing else matters.
We go together, Laurie. I don't know why. Maybe like guns and ammunition go together.
Bart Tare, Gun Crazy (1949)
No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.
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.
The more connections you and your lover make, not just between your bodies, but between your minds, your hearts, and your souls, the more you will strengthen the fabric of your relationship, and the more real moments you will experience together.
Barbara De Angelis
Your decision to be, have and do something out of ordinary entails facing difficulties that are out of the ordinary as well. Sometimes your greatest asset is simply your ability to stay with it longer than anyone else.
The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
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.
We didn't land on plymouth rock. Plymouth rock landed on us !
Malcolm X, Malcolm X (1992)
Instruction does not prevent wasted time or mistakes, and mistakes themselves are often the best teachers of all.
James Anthony Froude
The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies, and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose. By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors.
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.
If you have to drive people that hard to do their job, then you've either got the wrong people, or you've got the right people doing the wrong job.
John P. Strelecky
Growth and change are never easy... If it were easy, you would have done it long ago.
Experience taught me a few things. One is to listen to your gut, no matter how good something sounds on paper. The second is that you're generally better off sticking with what you know. And the third is that sometimes your best investments are the ones you don't make.
P. T. Barnum
Be Here Now.
Live your dreams.
Every hand does its part to hold up the world. Every healthy individual guides his life by a selected motive which takes precedence over all the others. He is the man who maintains his integrity in the midst of change, his individuality in the face of external pressures to conform.
I like to watch.
Chance, Being There (1979)
I'm not here just to make a living, I'm here to make a difference.
It's amazing what ordinary people can do if they set out without preconceived notions.
Charles F. Kettering
Ask nothing, want nothing in return. Give what you have to give, it will come back to you, but do not think of that now.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
An avoidance of true communication is tantamount to a relinquishment of my self- being , if I withdraw from it I am betraying not only the other but myself.
Great men are not always wise.
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'.
Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost.
Robert H. Schuller
The book you don't read cant help.
Leadership is power to endure an ongoing quest for information or influence not just actual triumphs like making profits or achieving stated objectives.
A lie keeps growing and growing until it's as clear as the nose on your face.
The Blue Fairy, Pinocchio (1940)
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe
One who seeks no friends is his own enemy.
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
If your success is not on your own terms, if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart, it is not success at all.
Ilsa, I'm no good at being noble, but it doesn't take much to see that the problems of three little people don't amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
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.
To me, at least the way that I teach it, all types of knowledge ultimately means self-knowledge. So, therefore they're coming in and asking me to teach them not so much how to defend themselves or how to do somebody in. Rather, they want to learn to express themselves through some movement, be it anger, be it determination or whatever. So, in other words, they're paying me to show them, in combative form, the art of expressing the human body.
A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
Change does not change tradition. It strengthens it. Change is a challenge and an opportunity, not a threat. Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change. Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them.
Henry Steele Commager
Love, the irresistable desire to be irresistibly desired.
A kind speech and forgiveness is better than alms followed by injury.
Sometimes your nearness takes my breath away , and all the things I want to say can find no voice. Then, in silence, I can only hope my eyes will speak my heart.
We have not yet begun to fight.
John Paul Jones
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
The greatest sin is to think yourself weak.
Leave the gun. Take the cannolis.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
Life does not happen to us, it happens from us.
You could unwrap a Fudgesicle at the first light and never touch the brake lever till you threw away the stick.
Well, nobody's perfect.
Osgood Fielding III, Some Like It Hot (1959)
Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.
Change comes from within.
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.
True love can not be found where it truly does not exist, Nor can it be hidden where it truly does.
The man who fears no truths has nothing to fear from lies.
Enduring habits I hate.... Yes, at the very bottom of my soul I feel grateful to all my misery and bouts of sickness and everything about me that is imperfect, because this sort of thing leaves me with a hundred backdoors through which I can escape from enduring habits.
Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.
Let those love now who never loved before. Let those who always loved, now love the more.