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Come, let us make love deathless.
What can be said but not practiced is better not said. What can be practiced but not spoken of is better not done.
Love like you've never been hurt, dance like no one is watching, live as though heaven is on earth.
Everyone's life is an object lesson to others.
Karl G. Maeser
Experience is the best teacher.
Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.
Change yourself, change your fortunes.
There is no such thing as failure. There are only results.
Believe in yourself.
My biological clock is ticking like this, and the way this case is going, I ain't never getting married !
Mona Lisa Vito, My Cousin Vinny (1992)
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.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
People begin to become successful the minute they decide to be.
Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way. Unless it's a fatal mistake, which, at least, others can learn from.
Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly.
Stephen R. Covey
We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Never complain about what you permit.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
You could unwrap a Fudgesicle at the first light and never touch the brake lever till you threw away the stick.
When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.
When Harry Met Sally
I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more.
If you don't like something, change it , if you can't change it, change the way you think about it.
Love is not selfish.
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
We are responsible for what we are, and whatever we wish ourselves to be, we have the power to make ourselves. If what we are now has been the result of our own past actions, it certainly follows that whatever we wish to be in the future can be produced by our present actions, so we have to know how to act.
The best leaders of all, the people know not they exist. They turn to each other and say, We did it ourselves.
If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.
Our happiness depends on the habit of mind we cultivate. So practice happy thinking every day. Cultivate the merry heart, develop the happiness habit, and life will become a continual feast.
Norman Vincent Peale
A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds, it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before the change.
All great truths are simple in final analysis, and easily understood ; if they are not, they are not great truths.
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though chequered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the grey twilight that knows not victory or defeat.
Old love does not rust.
The doctor should be opaque to his patients, and like a mirror, should show them nothing but what is shown to him.
To love deeply in one direction makes us more loving in all others.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves.
All work is empty save when there is love.
Truly loving another means letting go of all expectations. It means full acceptance, even celebration of another's personhood.
But because I am mad, I hate you. Because I am mad, I have betrayed you. And because I'm mad, I'm rejoicing in my heart, without a shred of pity, without a shred of regret, watching you go with glory in my heart !
Paula, Gaslight (1940)
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Was there ever a more horrible blasphemy than the statement that all the knowledge of god is confined to this or that book ? How dare men call god infinite, and yet try to compress him within the covers of a little book !
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.
True love is when your heart and your mind are saying the same thing.
Leanna L. Bartram
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness , it is generally the by- product of other activities.
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, " What's in it for me ? ".
To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs no logic for its mission.
Charles A. Lindbergh
It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get back up.
The person who will not stand for something will fall for anything.
Religion is being and becoming. Religion is the manifestation of the divinity already in man.
Never stop dreaming.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity, a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
One hundred percent of the shots you don't take don't go in.
Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.
The storm also beats on the house that is built on the rock.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose.
Love - the feeling - is a fruit of love, the verb.
Bitterness imprisons life, love releases it. Bitterness paralyzes life, love empowers it. Bitterness sours life, love sweetens it. Bitterness sickens life, love heals it. Bitterness blinds life, love anoints it's eyes.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
I am resolved that I will not through my humility become the devil's attorney. I will endeavor to speak a good word for the truth.
Henry David Thoreau
Love is the emblem of eternity, it confounds all notion of time, effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.
Germaine De Stael
Friendship often ends in love, but love in friendship - never.
Charles Caleb Colton
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Why is it that the more mistakes people make, the more paranoid they become about other people's mistakes ?
Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.
James F. Bymes
Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.
The worst thing you can try to do is cling to something that is gone, or to recreate it.
The United States, and other advanced nations, will someday be able to produce instruments of death so terrible the world will be in abject terror of itself and its ability to end civilization... . Such war-making weapons should be developed - but only for purposes of discovery and experimentation
Who's on first.
Dexter, The Naughty Nineties (1945)
Laughter is the best medicine.
Never fear the want of business. A man who qualifies himself well for his calling, never fails of employment.
What comes from the heart, touches the heart.
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''.
We can always redeem the man who aspires and strives.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Without continuous personal development, you are now all that you will ever become, and hell starts when the person you are meets the person you could have been.
Do we not all agree to call rapid thought and noble impulse by the name of inspiration ?
What is essential is invisible to the eyes.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.
He who has great power should use it lightly.
I believe in long, slow, deep, soft, wet kisses that last three days.
Crash Davis, Bull Durham (1988)
If I know what love is, it is because of you.
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
Wherever we look upon this earth, the opportunities take shape within the problems.
Nelson A. Rockefeller
And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body, and be yet thankful.
We reap what we sow - we are the makers of our own fate. The wind is blowing, those vessels whose sails are unfurled catch it, and go forward on their way, but those which have their sails furled do not catch the wind. Is that the fault of the wind ? We make our own destiny.
Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.
A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.
You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
Wisdom is more precious than rubies.
Commit yourself to a dream nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.
Robert H. Schuller
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful men keep moving ; they make mistakes, but they do not quit.
Mightier far than strength of nerve or sinew, or the sway of magic potent over sun and star, is love.
With vision, every person, organization and country can flourish. The Bible says, 'Without vision we perish.
Mark Victor Hansen
I do not think much of a man who does not know more today than he did yesterday.
Not being able to do everything is no excuse for not doing everything you can.
No matter how small, acknowledge the achievement.
Greg Henry Quinn
To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.
The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.
There may be peace without joy, and joy without peace, but the two combined make happiness