From what we get, we can make a living, what we give, however makes a life.
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The miracle is this the more we share, the more we have.
The aims and ideals that move us are generated by imagination. But they are not made out of imaginary stuff. They are made out of the hard stuff of the world of physical and social experience.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
Don't go through life, grow through life.
Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.
The handgun would not be my choice of weapon if I knew I was going to a fight. ...I'd choose a rifle, a shotgun, an RPG or an atomic bomb instead.
A ship is safe in harbor, but thats not what ships are for.
God is merciful to those whom he sees struggling heart and soul for realization. But remain idle, without any struggle, and you will see that his grace will never come.
Trouble is only opportunity in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
if you can't lift the corners, let the middle sag.
Curse ruthless time ! Curse our mortality. How cruelly short is the allotted span for all we must cram into it.
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take
John Davidson Rockefeller
Flowing blood is proof that you're alive, if it's for the sake of those you love
If we always look back, we lose sight of what's ahead.
I have said nothing because there is nothing I can say that would describe how I feel as perfectly as you deserve it.
Your attitude determines your altitude.
The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.
Success based on anything but internal fulfillment is bound to be empty. - Dr
The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them become what they are capable of becoming.
The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret to outward success.
Henry Ward Beecher
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
Courage faces fear and thereby masters it.
Martin Luther King Jr.
A gentle breeze blowing in the right direction is better than a pair of strong oars.
Canary Island Proverb
Let us strive on to finish the work we are in
I was born when she kissed me. I died when she left me. I lived a few weeks while she loved me.
Dixon Steele, In A Lonely Place (1950)
Get busy living or get busy dying.
Count your blessings.
Determine never to be idle... It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, 'Well, I'll have a go, too.'
I don't like the man. I must get to know him better.
Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do, he will never do all that he can.
Oh, to be free from the stifling pressures of life to rest, a peaceful slumber that will rejuvenate my soul
is a choice to focus one's being in a certain way, to bring one's faith, commitment, creativity, and love into coordination with a particular value and purpose.
I thought that training for the Olympics would be hardest thing I would ever have to do," former Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber said in court. "But the hardest thing I've ever had to do is process that I am a victim of Larry Nassar. But even though I'm a victim, I do not and will not live my life as one.
To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
Your level of brilliance will determine the size of your opportunities in life.
Never give an order that can't be obeyed.
General Douglas MacArthur
Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.
Ferris Bueller, Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
Norman Vincent Peale
Make no mistake, my friend, it takes more than money to make men rich.
A. P. Gouthey
Open the pod bay doors,
Dave Bowman, Hal (2001)
I never did anything worth doing entirely by accident... . Almost none of my inventions came about totally by accident. They were achieved by having trained myself to endure and tolerate hard work.
Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books. Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders. Do not believe in traditions because they have been handed down for many generations. But after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with reason and is conducive to the good and benefit of one and all, then accept it and live up to it.
What you can do, or dream you can, begin it, boldness has genius, power and magic in it.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Life is a do-it yourself project.
A dream is a wish your heart makes.
Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.
If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully.
Love is an attempt to change a piece of a dream world into reality.
To give away money is an easy matter and in any mans power. But to decide to whom to give it, and how large, and when, and for what purpose and how, is neither in any mans power nor an easy matter
If there is one word that you find coming out like a bomb from the upanishads, bursting like a bombshell upon masses of ignorance, it is the word fearlessness.
Gentlemen, you can't fight in here ! This is the war room !
President Merkin Muffley, Dr. Strangelove(1964)
Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make.
Count Dracula, Dracula (1931)
Success is a journey not a destination.
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.
Mr. Allen, this may come as a shock to you, but there are some men who don't end every sentence with a proposition.
Jan Morrow, Pillow Talk (1959)
Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore, Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me I lift me lamp beside the golden door.
Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade ?
There is a great man who makes every man feels small. But the real great man is the man who makes every man feel great.
G. K. Chesterton
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
People will exercise great effort and creativity to make our plan work, and sometimes expend just as much effort and creativity to make your plan fail.
The art of choosing men is not nearly so difficult as the art of enabling those one has chosen to attain their full worth.
Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender , it's holy ground. There's no greater investment.
To my big brother George, the richest man in town !
Harry Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
The only genuine love worthy of a name is unconditional.
We find rest in those we love, and we provide a resting place in ourselves for those who love us.
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
What this power is I cannot say. All I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it.
Alexander Graham Bell
He who has learned how to obey will know how to command.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.
And he can make, so say the wise, no claim who makes no sacrifice.
Resentment or grudges do no harm to the person against whom you hold these feelings but every day and every night of your life, they are eating at you.
Norman Vincent Peale
At every moment during our existence we are all called to be leaders, if for no other purpose than to lead ourselves.
John P. Strelecky
You may be on the right track, but if you just sit there you'll get run over.
Paul H. Dunn
There are no secrets to success it is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
People who look down on other people don't end up being looked up to.
We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.
Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain !
The Wizard Of Oz, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
You were made perfectly to be loved and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.
God gives us our relatives - thank God we can choose our friends.
Ethel Watts Mumford
Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
My friends are my estate.
A man takes a drop too much once in a while, it's only human nature.
Charlie Allnut, Rose Sayer (1951)
It is at the edge of a petal that love waits.
William Carlos Williams
Self delusion is pulling in your stomach when you step on the scales.
The longer the excuse, the less likely it's the truth.
That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.
Love is strong yet delicate. It can be broken. To truly love is to understand this. To be in love is to respect this.
Truly loving another means letting go of all expectations. It means full acceptance, even celebration of another's personhood.
Dave, stop. Stop, will you? Stop, Dave. Will you stop, Dave? Stop, Dave. I'm afraid.
Hal (V.O.), 2001: A Space Odyssey (2001)
First law on holes - when you're in one, stop digging.
Anyone can count the seeds in an apple, but only God can count the number of apples in a seed.
Robert H. Schuller
A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.
We have a problem. ''Congratulations. '' But it's a tough problem. ''Then double congratulations. ''
W. Clement Stone
I'm here to fight for truth, justice, and the american way.
Superman, Superman (1978)
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.