Man has been endowed with reason, with the power to create, so that he can add to what he's been given. But up to now he hasn't been a creator, only a destroyer. Forests keep disappearing, rivers dry up, wild life's become extinct, the climate's ruined and the land grows poorer and uglier every day.
Perhaps the feelings that we experience when we are in love represent a normal state. Being in love shows a person who he should be.
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True love never lives happily ever after. True love has no ending.
I think it pisses god off when you walk by the color purple in a field and don't notice it.
Shug, The Color Purple (1985)
A kind speech and forgiveness is better than alms followed by injury.
When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don't see the one that has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
Whatever it takes !
All men dream, but unequally. Those that dream at night in the dusty recesses of their minds awake the next day to find that their dreams were just vanity. But those who dream during the day with their eyes wide open are dangerous men , they act out their dreams to make them reality.
Thomas Edward Lawrence
Give whatever you are doing and whoever you are with the gift of your attention.
In the court of basketball, there are no objections only rejections.
Where old age is evil, youth can learn no good.
Ill can he rule the great that cannot reach the small.
Out of need springs desire, and out of desire springs the energy and the will to win.
In order to change we must be sick and tired of being sick and tired.
All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.
Be strong ! You talk of ghosts and devils. We are the living devils. The sign of life is strength and growth. The sign of death is weakness. Whatever is weak, avoid ! It is death. If it is strength, go down into hell and get hold of it ! There is salvation only for the brave. "None but the brave deserves the fair". None but the bravest deserves salvation.
Opportunity does not knock ; it presents itself when you beat down the door. -
People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.
Norman Vincent Peale
The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
Love means to love that which is unlovable, or it is no virtue at all.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Motivation is like food for the brain. You can not get enough in one sitting. It needs continual and regular refills.
Come back to me in dreams, that I may give pulse for pulse, breath for breath. Speak low, lean low, as long ago, my love, how long ago.
Hard work often leads to success. No work seldom does.
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
George Bernard Shaw
Play it, Sam. Play As Time Goes By.
Ilsa Laszlo, Casablanca (1942)
Never giving up and pushing forward will unlock all the potential we are capable of.
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.
Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.
Give me a whisky, ginger ale on the side. And don't be stingy, baby.
Anna Christie, Anna Christie (1930)
And he can make, so say the wise, no claim who makes no sacrifice.
Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it. I can take it in small doses, but as a lifestyle I find it too confining.
Hi-Yo, Silver !
The Lone Ranger, The Lone Ranger (1956)
There's always free cheese in the mouse traps, but the mice there ain't happy.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
The broadest, and maybe the most meaningful definition of volunteering - Doing more than you have to because you want to, in a cause you consider good.
Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.
Robert A. Heinlein
If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
The glue that holds all relationships together -- including the relationship between the leader and the led is trust, and trust is based on integrity.
Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope.
Princess Leia, Star Wars (1977)
Perfect love can not be without equality.
Love is the immortal flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves. It's eternal goal is life.
It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.
Norman Vincent Peale
Most people resist change, so a key part of innovating is convincing other people that your idea is a good one -- by enlisting their help, and, in doing so, by helping them see the usefulness of the idea.
Believe that the loose ball that you are chasing has your name on it.
For myself, I am an optimist -- it does not seem to be much use being anything else.
I believe in long, slow, deep, soft, wet kisses that last three days.
Crash Davis, Bull Durham (1988)
Great minds have purpose, others have wishes.
You have within you right now, everything you need to deal with whatever the world can throw at you.
Don't wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what. Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more successful.
Mark Victor Hansen
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If you want to be creative in your company, your career, your life, all it takes is one easy stepthe extra one. When you encounter a familiar plan, you just ask one question '' What ELSE could we do ? ''
Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.
The most important persuasion tool you have in your entire arsenal is integrity.
Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things. They are but improved means to an unimproved end, an end which was already but too easy to arrive at
Henry David Thoreau
All love is sweet, given or returned.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth, for thy love is better than wine.
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If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is Love.
No matter how big government gets, and no matter how many services it provides, it can never take the place of volunteers.
There comes a moment when you have to stop revving up the car and shove it into gear.
It's hard to believe that you haven't had sex for two hundred years.
Luna Schlosser, Miles Monroe (1973)
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.
One mistake will never kill you. The same mistake over and over again will.
You pile up enough tomorrows, and you'll find you've collected a lot of empty yesterdays.
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them, a desire, a dream, a vision.
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
Most of the exercise I get is from standing and walking around laboratory tables all day. I derive more benefit and entertainment from this than some of my friends and competitors get from playing games like golf.
What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I love thee, I love but thee with a love that shall not die till the sun grows cold and the stars grow old.
The man who fears no truths has nothing to fear from lies.
There is love of course. And then there's life, its enemy.
We always strive after what is forbidden, and desire the things refused us.
What you are is god's gift to you, what you become is your gift to god.
Anthony Dalla Villa
Give all to love; obey thy heart.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You must think of failure and defeat as the spring boards to new achievements, and to the next level of accomplishment.
All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
Martin Luther King Jr.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions.
W. Clement Stone
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.
Tell me and I forget , show me and I remember , involve me and I understand.
Most of us are frightened of dying because we don't know what it means to live. We don't know how to live, therefore we don't know how to die. As long as we are frightened of life we shall be frightened of death.
But there's nothing half so sweet in life, as love's young dream.
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask.
W. Clement Stone
Don't bunt. Aim out of the ballpark.
The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.
Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it.
J. Petit Senn
Within us all there are wells of thought and dynamos of energy which are not suspected until emergencies arise. Then oftentimes we find that it is comparatively simple to double or treble our former capacities and to amaze ourselves by the results achieved. Quotas, when set up for us by others, are challenges which goad us on to surpass ourselves. The outstanding leaders of every age are those who set up their own quotas and constantly achieve them.
Thomas J. Watson
Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.
Don't follow your dreams, chase them.
We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.
Rock and roll is the music of America, of youth, of rebellion, and of the common spirit that ties all that together.
The first duty of love is to listen.
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
For one person to love another, that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks, the last test and proof, the work for which all else is but preparation.
One hundred percent of the shots you don't take don't go in.