From every human being there rises a light that reaches straight to heaven, and when two souls that are destined to be together find each other, the streams of light flow together and a single brighter light goes forth from that united being.
Ba'al Shem Tov
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We conceal it from ourselves in vain, we must always love something. In those matters seemingly removed from love, the feeling is secretly to be found, and man can not possibly live for a moment without it.
Goals are the fuel in the furnace of achievement.
Ideals are like stars, you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny.
Love sees roses without thorns.
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.
Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
Unfortunately, most of the students in martial art are conformers. The student seldom learns to depend upon himself for expression. Instead, he faithfully or blindly follows an instructor, the authority figure, and his instructor's imposed
pattern. That way, the student feels he is no longer alone and finds security in mass imitation. However, what is nurtured is the dependent mind rather than independent inquiry, which is so essential to genuine understanding. So through daily conditioning a student will probably be skilled according to a pattern, however, he will not come to understand himself.
To catch lots of fish, you must first go to the water. To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself.
The sun will come up tomorrow
Soul meets soul on lover's lips.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.
When fate hands us a lemon, let's try to make a lemonade.
Where is there dignity unless there is honesty ?
Must you flirt ?
Ninotchka, Leon (1939)
Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.
Margaret B. Runbeck
When I was a young man, I found out that if you hurt somebody, they'll leave you alone. When I tried to leave everybody alone and just do my own thing, everybody just wanted to hurt me. Until one day I just decided, well, I've had enough of this picking. And there were like six young men still figuring they were going to mess with my head. And we went to war. To their surprise, I was no longer taking the beating, I was giving it.
The most elusive and desired quality of leadership is vision. Vision is the perfume of the mind.
People who are afraid to fail can never experience the joys of success.
Oh, Moses, Moses, you stubborn, splendid, adorable fool !
Nefretiri, The Ten Commandments (1956)
Have you checked the children lately ?
Curt Duncan, When A Stranger Calls (1979)
Volunteers don't get paid, not because they're worthless, but because they're priceless.
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.
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
Norman Vincent Peale
Changes in life are not only possible and predictable, but to deny them is to be an accomplice to one's own unnecessary vegetation.
I swore never to be silent whenever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.
To know me is to love me.
Dwell not on the past. Use it to illustrate a point, then leave it behind. Nothing really matters except what you do now in this instant of time. From this moment onwards you can be an entirely different person, filled with love and understanding, ready with an outstretched hand, uplifted and positive in every thought and deed.
The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way. quotes
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.
Robert Louis Stevenson
What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?
It is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich.
Henry Ward Beecher
Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing, it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.
Hey, Johnny, what are you rebelling against ?
Mildred, Johnny Strabler (1953)
Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.
Nothing succeeds like success.
Difficulties strengthen the mind, as well as labor does the body.
The most common cause of fear of old age is associated with the possibility of poverty.
Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence.
Between this fan and the fancy sunbrella, I'm one 16 inch waist away from Scarlett O'Hara !
A life lived in fear is half lived.
They call me Mister Tibbs !
Virgil Tibbs, In The Heat Of The Night (1967)
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
Everyone's life is an object lesson to others.
Karl G. Maeser
A leader is a dealer in hope.
There go the people. I must follow them for I am their leader.
The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds, they mature slowly.
Peter De Vries
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
Pay the farmer or pay the hospital.
While we pursue happiness, we flee from contentment.
A mature man is his own judge. In the end, his only form of support is being faithful to his own convictions. The advice of others may be welcomed invaluable, but it does not free him from responsibility.
The more we grow in love, virtue and holiness, the more we see love, virtue and holiness outside.
Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.
John Davidson Rockefeller
I am not a toy, I was made for soups, salads, maybe chili, and then the trash. Freedom !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
Every man has in himself a continent of undiscovered character. Happy is he who acts as the Columbus to his own soul.
Life is change ; growth is optional. Choose wisely.
Karen Kaiser Clark
The significance of a man is not in what he attains but in what he longs to attain.
You're good, you're very good.
Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)
All of us, in the flow of feeling we have pleased, want to do more to please.
The only thing that stands between a man and what he wants from life is often merely the will to try it and the faith to believe that it is possible.
Richard M. Devos
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
Never give an order that can't be obeyed.
General Douglas MacArthur
Ninotchka, it's midnight. One half of Paris is making love to the other half.
Count Leon D'Algout, Ninotchka (1939)
Rather than focusing on things and time, focus on preserving and enhancing relationships and on accomplishing results.
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.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
I'd rather see a sermon than hear one any day , I'd rather have one walk beside me than merely point the way.
David O. McKay
We don't have to take our clothes off to have a good time
Don't follow your dreams, chase them.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
Seek first to understand and then to be understood.
This world will always continue to be a mixture of good and evil. Our duty is to sympathize with the weak and to love even the wrongdoer.
If a man can realize his divine nature with the help of an image, would it be right to call that a sin ? Nor, even when he has passed that stage, should he call it an error. Man is not traveling from error to truth, but from truth to truth, from lower to higher truth. To him all the religions from the lowest fetishism to the highest absolutism, mean so many attempts of the human soul to grasp and realize the infinite, each determined by the conditions of its birth and association, and each of these marks a stage of progress, and every soul is a young eagle soaring higher and higher, gathering more and more strength till it reaches the glorious sun.
Many people seem to think that success in one area can compensate for failure in other areas. But can it really ? True effectiveness requires balance.
If I'm ever on a life-support system I choose to be unplugged, but not until Im down to a size eight!
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
You can not do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
He that would be a leader must be a bridge.
My love for you is a journey, starting at forever, and ending at never.
Well, I proved once and for all that the limb is mightier than the thumb.
Ellie Andrews, It Happened One Night (1934)
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
Remember that nobody will ever get ahead of you as long as he is kicking you in the seat of the pants.
Whenever you find whole world against you just turn around and lead the world.
Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game. quotes
You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
There's no such thing as coulda, shoulda and woulda. If you shoulda and coulda, you woulda done it.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will.
A man is about as big as the things that make him angry.
Think about it, there must be higher love. Down in the heart or hidden in the stars above, without it, life is a wasted time. Look inside your heart, I'll look inside mine.
If you want to get the best out of a man, you must look for the best that is in him.
You're tearing me apart !
Jim Stark, Rebel Without Cause (1955)
A Native American grandfather was talking to his grandson about how he felt. He said, 'I feel as if I have two wolves fighting in my heart. One wolf is the vengeful, violent one, the other wolf is the loving compassionate one.' The grandson asked him, 'Which wolf will win the fight in your heart?' The grandfather answered, 'The one I feed.'
Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
Every cloud has a silver lining.
If you want a do-right woman, you have to be a do-right man
Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism -- how passionately I hate them !
Love may make the world go around, but it's laughter that keeps us from getting dizzy.
Love is like pi - natural, irrational, and very important.
There may be peace without joy, and joy without peace, but the two combined make happiness