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To be able to say how much love, is love but little.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Without music, life would be a mistake.
Believe it is possible to solve your problem. Tremendous things happen to the believer. So believe the answer will come. It will.
Norman Vincent Peale
Your thoughts are the architects of your destiny.
David O. McKay
Money without brains is always dangerous.
If parents pass enthusiasm along to their children, they will leave them an estate of incalculable value.
Did my heart love'til now ? Foreswear its sight, for I never saw true beauty'til this night.
The way to find out about your happiness is to keep your mind on those moments when you feel most happy, when you really are happy -- not excited, not just thrilled, but deeply happy. This requires a little bit of self-analysis. What is it that makes you happy ? Stay with it, no matter what people tell you. This is what I call 'following your bliss'. If you follow your bliss, you put yourself on a kind of track that has been there all the while, waiting for you, and the life that you ought to be living is the one you are living. Wherever you are -- if you are following your bliss, you are enjoying that refreshment, that life within you, all the time.
It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get back up.
Man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed, but not defeated.
There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life.
It is the passion that is in a kiss that gives to it its sweetness, it is the affection in a kiss that sanctifies it.
Christian Nestell Bovee
Kid, the next time I say, Let's go someplace like Bolivia, let's go someplace like Bolivia.
Butch Cassidy, Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969)
Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
Philippians 4: 4-7
Every dog has his day.
Happiness consists of a solid faith, good health, and a bad memory.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Accumulate learning by study, understand what you learn by questioning.
Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
It isn't hard to be good from time to time in sports. What's tough is being good every day.
The man who lives without conflict, who lives with beauty and love, is not frightened of death because to love is to die.
There is more to life than increasing its speed.
Have you checked the children lately ?
Curt Duncan, When A Stranger Calls (1979)
It is not good for all our wishes to be filled , through sickness we recognize the value of health, through evil, the value of good, through hunger, the value of food, through exertion, the value of rest.
Honor the ocean of love.
George de Benneville
You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.
They are able because they think they are able.
Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.
Margaret B. Runbeck
We have not yet begun to fight.
John Paul Jones
There is nothing to fear, but fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The illiterate of the century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.
Synergy is everywhere in nature. If you plant two plants close together, the roots commingle and improve the quality of soil so that both plants will grow better than if they were separated. If you put two pieces of wood together, they will hold much more weight than the total of the weight held by each separately. The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. One plus one equals three or more.
Until a person can say deeply and honestly, "I am what I am today because of the choices I made yesterday'', that person can not say, "I choose otherwise''.
I want everyone to be the way I strive to become -- to be himself in his truth. Do not follow me, follow yourself ! is the existential challenge. Self-being awakens self-being but does not force itself on it.
There is no instinct like that of the heart.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
The grand essentials of happiness are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Allan K. Chalmers
Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.
Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves ; and under a just God, cannot long retain it.
What can be said but not practiced is better not said. What can be practiced but not spoken of is better not done.
Shut up and deal.
Fran Kubelik, The Apartment (1960)
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect.
It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves.
I believe in long, slow, deep, soft, wet kisses that last three days.
Crash Davis, Bull Durham (1988)
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
First say to yourself what you would be , and then do what you have to do.
Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father.
Lydia Maria Child
Life without love is like a tree. Without blossom and fruit.
If you advance confidently in the direction of your dreams and endeavor to leave the life which you have imagined, you will you will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
You cannot antagonize and influence at the same time.
Nothing is more honorable than enlightenment, nothing is more beautiful than virtue.
Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.
Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace.
I am quite correctly described as 'more of a sponge than an inventor'.
I'm not bad. I'm just drawn that way.
Jessica Rabbit, Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
Self-suggestion makes you master of yourself.
W. Clement Stone
The beginning is the half of every action.
Action, to be effective, must be directed to clearly conceived ends.
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
What you do speaks so loudly that I can not hear what you say.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
O my's like a red, red rose. That's newly sprung in June, O my's like the melodie. That's sweetly play'd in tune.
World is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.
You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have really lived, are the moments when you have done things in a spirit of love.
Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington
Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.
A weak man has doubts before a decision, a strong man has them afterwards.
I am not a toy. I am a spork !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.
"I am the thread that runs through all these pearls", and each pearl is a religion or even a sect thereof. Such are the different pearls, and god is the thread that runs through all of them, most people, however, are entirely unconscious of it.
Unselfish and noble actions are the most radiant pages in the biography of souls.
It is love that makes the impossible possible.
Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your heart or burn down your house, you can never tell.
An Indian's dress of deer skins, which is wet a hundred times upon his back, dries soft; and his lodge also, which stands in the rains, and even through the severity of winter, is taken down as soft and as clean as when it was first put up.
It is no use saying "we are doing our best". You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
When you wholeheartedly adopt a 'with all your heart' attitude and go all out with the positive principle, you can do incredible things.
Norman Vincent Peale
Things do not change we change.
Henry David Thoreau
One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never !
To be a champion, you have to believe in yourself when nobody else will.
Sugar Ray Robinson
Love talked about can be easily turned aside, but love demonstrated is irresistible.
W. Stanley Mooneyham
They call me Mister Tibbs !
Virgil Tibbs, In The Heat Of The Night (1967)
Everybody forgets the basic thing, people are not going to love you unless you love them.
I can levitate birds, but nobody cares.
A compliment is like a kiss through a veil.
With my brains and your looks, we could go places.
Frank Chambers, The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)
Speak what you think today in words as hard as cannon-balls and tomorrow speak what tomorrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict every thing you said today.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.
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I feel I have this great creative and spiritual force within me that is greater than faith, greater than ambition, greater than confidence, greater than determination, greater than vision. It is all these combined. Whether it is a godhead or not, I feel this great force, this untapped power, this dynamic something within me. This feeling defies description, and there is no experience with which this feeling may be compared. It is something like a strong emotion mixed with faith, but a lot stronger.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We're on a mission from God.
Elwood Blues, The Blues Brothers (1980)
God does not care about our mathematical difficulties. He integrates empirically.
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
In the long run, men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, though they should fail immediately, they had better aim at something high.