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When I first met you, I was afraid to talk to you. When I talked to you, I was afraid to kiss you. When I kissed you, I was afraid to love you. Now that I love you, I'm afraid to lose you.
There are no perfect human beings ! My personal judgments are that no perfect human being is possible or even conceivable, but that human beings are far more improvable than most people believe.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
As a man thinketh in his heart so is he.
Reach for the stars.
The dedicated life is the life worth living. You must give with your whole heart.
Those convinced against their will are of the same opinion still.
Some say you have to use your five best players, but I found out you win with the five that fit together best as a team
Leadership is a secret ingredient that goes into failure. But it's only kept a secret from the person who fails.
There are essentially two things that will make you wiser the books you read and the people you meet.
Charles Tremendous Jones
Appreciate me now, and avoid the rush.
I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
It's not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.
Love that is true never grows old.
There are two things to aim at in life , first to get what you want, and after that to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind has achieved the second.
Logan Pearsall Smith
Anything is possible.
I never had a policy, I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.
Chance is the fool's name for fate.
Guy Holden, The Gay Divorcee (1934)
I am not an animal ! I am a human being. I am a man.
John Merrick, The Elephant Man (1980)
Use what talent you possess, the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best.
Henry Van Dyke
I am quite correctly described as 'more of a sponge than an inventor'.
Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Defeat is not bitter unless you swallow it.
Hope springs eternal.
Nature does nothing uselessly.
O Captain ! My Captain ! our fearful trip is done.
Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown.
Duffy, Chinatown (1974)
Wisdom is more precious than rubies.
Never stop learning. If you learn one new thing everyday, you will overcome 99% of your competition
There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.
I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.
Happiness is not a matter of events, it depends upon the tides of the mind.
The best things in life are free.
Give a man a fish and he will eat for the day, teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
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.
It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.
Robert H. Schuller
The foundation my parents laid down with our faith continues to be my core.
Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.
There is no security on this earth ; there is only opportunity.
The most important persuasion tool you have in your entire arsenal is integrity.
"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.
Anyone can do something when they want to do it. Really successful people do things when they don't want to do it.
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
Submit to love faithfully and it gives a person joy. It intoxicates, it envelops, it isolates. It creates fragrance in the air, ardour from coldness, it beautifies everything around it.
Love is a moment that lasts forever.
An Arabian proverb says there are four sorts of men: He who knows not and knows not he knows not: he is a fool, shun him. He who knows not and knows he knows not: he is simple, teach him. He who knows and knows not he knows: he is asleep--wake him. He who knows and knows he knows: he is wise, follow him.
Talent does you no good unless it's recognized by someone else.
Progress is the activity of today and the assurance of tomorrow
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The best effect of fine persons is felt after we have left their presence.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.
Don't ask for a light load, but rather ask for a strong back.
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
We must be bright and cheerful, long faces do not make religion.
For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.
To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.
A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.
Do not wait for ideal circumstances, they will never come, nor for the best opportunities.
Janet Erskine Stuart
Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness.
People can't live with change if there's not a changeless core inside them. The key to the ability to change is a changeless sense of who you are, what you are about and what you value.
People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care.
John C. Maxwell
The question should be, is it worth trying to do, not can it be done.
Shane ! Shane ! Come back !
Joey Starrett, Shane (1953)
Love conquers all.
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.
Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.
Thich Nhat Hanh
I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times, in life after life, in age after age forever.
It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you often get it.
W. Somerset Manghan
The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.
W. Clement Stone
Only when all contribute their firewood can they build up a strong fire.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but don't quit.
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.
The Crows are very handsome and gentlemanly Indians in their personal appearance and have been always reputed, since the first acquaintance made with them, very civil and friendly.
Love is the whole and more than all.
The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.
We feel good about ourselves to the exact degree we feel in control of our lives.
Get busy living or get busy dying.
The only gift is a portion of thyself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.
Abigail Van Buren
Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man , but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.
If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade.
The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him.
Where old age is evil, youth can learn no good.
When it comes to giving, some people stop at nothing.
Where there is life, there is hope. Where there are hopes, there are dreams. Where there are vivid dreams repeated, they become goals. Goals become the action plans and game plans that winners dwell on in intricate detail, knowing that achievement is almost automatic when the goal becomes an inner commitment. The response to the challenges of life -- purpose -- is the healing balm that enables each of us to face up to adversity and strife.
The measure of a man is what he does with power.
The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way. quotes
The battle is all over except the "shouting" when one knows what is wanted and has made up his mind to get it, whatever the price may be.
For changes to be of any true value, they've got to be lasting and consistent.
The memory of my mother will always be a blessing to me.
There is something inside all of us that yearns not for reason but for mystery, not for penetrating clear thought but for the whisperings of the irrational, not for science but for wizardry disguised as science, not for rationally founded influence but for magic.
First say to yourself what you would be , and then do what you have to do.
We do what we must, and call it by the best names.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
When you drop a pebble into a pool of water, the pebble starts a series of ripples that expand until they encompass the whole pool. This is exactly what will happen when I give my ideas a definite plan of action. Right now I can project my thoughts into the future. I can see ahead of me. I dream, I am not easily discouraged, readily visualize myself as overcoming obstacles, winning out over setbacks, achieving impossible objectives.
Each person born into this world represents something new, something that never existed before, something original and unique.