Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they're supposed to help you discover who you are.
Bernice Johnson Reagon
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A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
John Lennon Mignon McLaughlin
Look at every situation as if you were in the future and you were looking back on it.
General Peter Schoomaker
It is not the job of the general to be winning. It is his job to win.
Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.
What can be said but not practiced is better not said. What can be practiced but not spoken of is better not done.
The atmosphere of expectancy is the breeding ground for miracles.
Rodney L. Parsley
Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.
How do you live ?
Helen, James Allen (1932)
Gobble gobble, gobble gobble. We accept her. One of us, one of us.
Freaks, Freaks (1932)
Feel the fear and do it anyway.
Optimists are right. So are pessimists. It's up to you to choose which you will be.
Until a person can say deeply and honestly, "I am what I am today because of the choices I made yesterday'', that person can not say, "I choose otherwise''.
I'm not here just to make a living, I'm here to make a difference.
Obstacles are those frightful things you can see when you take your eyes off your goal.
Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves for they shall never cease to be amused.
A dream unrealized is a dream imprisoned by that enemy of all enemies - the fear of failure. Set that you will make it happen ! -
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination, full of hope.
Don't argue for other people's weaknesses. Don't argue for your own. When you make a mistake, admit it, correct it, and learn from it -- immediately.
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask !
W. Clement Stone
All the powers in the universe are already ours. It is we who have put our hands before our eyes and cry that it is dark.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
This is nothing !
Stanley Motss, Wag The Dog (1997)
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.
At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
Your purpose is to make your audience see what you saw, hear what you heard, feel what you felt. Relevant detail, couched in concrete, colorful language, is the best way to recreate the incident as it happened and to picture it for the audience.
Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
From success to failure is one step , from failure to success is a long road.
Listen with regard when others talk. Give your time and energy to others, let others have their own way, do things for reasons other than furthering your own needs.
Love is smiling on the inside and out.
Be patient with your enemies and forgiving of your friends.
Four steps to achievement : plan purposely, prepare prayerfully, proceed positively, pursue persistently.
William Arthur Ward
The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose.
One lie ruins a thousand truths.
We didn't need dialogue. We had faces.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals.
Booker T. Washington
Most appreciated after dinner speech - I'll pay the check.
But were we burthen'd with like weight of pain, As much, or more, we should ourselves complain.
Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything.
W. Clement Stone
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.
The wisest mind has something yet to learn.
The great and glorious masterpiece of man is to know how to live to purpose.
Michel de Montaigne
In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.
Norman Vincent Peale
I know god will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much.
If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything.
Hasta la vista, baby. :
The Terminator, Terminator Judgment Day (1991)
Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.
Each work has to pass through these stages - ridicule, opposition, and then acceptance. Those who think ahead of their time are sure to be misunderstood.
When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished by how much the old man had learned in 7 years.
To know me is to love me.
Stand as a rock , you are indestructible. You are the Self ( atman ) , the god of the universe.
It's like, I became such a good person, I almost forgot... I'm a world class liar, baby !
Better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
There are few people who can manage more than their own business.
Never put off to tomorrow what you can do today.
Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone- but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living that are desired when dying.
Hell is the knowledge of opportunity lost, the place where the man I am comes face to face with the man I might have been.
Love understands all languages.
Love cures people - both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage -- pleasantly, smilingly, non-apologetically -- to say 'no' to other things. And the way you do that is by having a bigger 'yes' burning inside. The enemy of the 'best' is often the 'good. '
The best way to find yourself, is to lose yourself in the service of others.
There are few, if any, jobs in which ability alone is sufficient. Needed, also, are loyalty, sincerity, enthusiasm and team play.
William B. Given, Jr.
Every hand does its part to hold up the world. Every healthy individual guides his life by a selected motive which takes precedence over all the others. He is the man who maintains his integrity in the midst of change, his individuality in the face of external pressures to conform.
Your decision to be, have and do something out of ordinary entails facing difficulties that are out of the ordinary as well. Sometimes your greatest asset is simply your ability to stay with it longer than anyone else.
Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve.
One hundred percent of the shots you don't take don't go in.
I saw and loved.
Perfect love can not be without equality.
A man's dreams are an index to his greatness.
It's not enough that we do our best, sometimes we have to do what's required.
This is a great fact : strength is life, weakness is death. Strength is felicity, life eternal, immortal , weakness is constant strain and misery, weakness is death.
Never giving up and pushing forward will unlock all the potential we are capable of.
Religion is being and becoming. Religion is the manifestation of the divinity already in man.
A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance, and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.
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.
I know it was you, Fredo. You broke my heart. You broke my heart.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
There are two primary choices in life, to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.
People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care.
John C. Maxwell
All work is empty save when there is love.
Wherever there is danger, there lurks opportunity ; whenever there is opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable. They go together.
Along with trustworthiness, consistency is the thing to look for when you surround yourself with people who can help you on your quest.
Show me the money !
Rod Tidwell, Jerry Maguire (1996)
Love is like playing the piano. First you must learn to play by the rules, then you must forget the rules and play from your heart.
I was never tired of listening to his wisdom or imparting my own.
Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Don't dream it be it.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1973)
We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live, they travel far.
Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary person does not hear.
Knowing means to penetrate through the surface, in order to arrive at the roots, and hence the causes, knowing means to "see" reality in its nakedness. Knowing does not mean to be in the possession of the truth , it means to penetrate the surface and to strive critically and actively in order to approach truth ever more closely.
That which does not kill you makes you stronger.
In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.