A way of life can not be successful so long as it is mere intellectual conviction. It must be deeply felt, deeply believed, dominant even in dreams.
To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.
Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.
Love is a little haven of refuge from the world.
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The only real valuable thing is intuition.
You really can change the world if you care enough.
Marion Wright Edelman
Father to a murdered son. Husband to a murdered wife. And I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next.
Maximus, Gladiator (2000)
Two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one.
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
The important thing is this, to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are, for what we could become.
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody is watching.
People who look down on other people don't end up being looked up to.
Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.
If you didn't know me, would you think I was a stranger ?
He is the best physician who is the most ingenious inspirer of hope.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
The person who says it can not be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.
Don't go through life, grow through life.
Do, or do not. There is no try.
Yoda, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel, its poverty by how little.
W. R. Inge
The calla lilies are in bloom again.
Terry Randall, Stage Door (1937)
Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead.
Nothing ventured, nothing gained.
Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.
Frank Lloyd Wright
Things do not change we change.
Henry David Thoreau
We must never be afraid to go too far, for success lies just beyond.
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
On the last analysis, then, love is life. Love never faileth and life never faileth so long as there is love.
All love that has not friendship for it's base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
I am a great believer in luck and I find that the harder I work the more I have of it.
Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
I try to learn from the past, but I plan for the future by focusing exclusively on the present. That's were the fun is.
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.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ability is sexless.
The pellet with the poison's in the vessel with the pestle. The chalice from the palace has the brew that is true.
Hubert Hawkins, The Court Jester (1956)
The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.
It has always been my belief that a man should do his best, regardless of how much he receives for his services, or the number of people he may be serving or the class of people served.
Love is like the wild rose-briar. Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly ?
We imagine that our mind in a mirror, that it is more or less accurately reflecting what is happening outside us. On the contrary, our mind itself is the principal element of creation. The world, while I am perceiving it, is being incessantly created for myself in time and space.
Friendship doubles joy and halves grief.
Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
Men who have attained things worth having in this world have worked while others idled, have persevered while others gave up in despair, have practiced early in life the valuable habits of self-denial, industry, and singleness of purpose. As a result, they enjoy in later life the success so often erroneously attributed to good luck.
Who, being loved, is poor ?
The reduction of the universe to a single being, the expansion of a single being even to God, this is love.
Rough spots sharpen our performance. And more often than not, obstacles can be turned into advantages. You just can't let your disappointment get in the way.
You can not shake hands with a clenched fist.
Our furniture goes back to louis the fourteenth - unless of course we pay him before then.
Believe, when you are most unhappy, that there is something for you to do in the world. So long as you can sweeten another's pain, life is not in vain.
I bet you can squeal like a pig.
Mountain Man, Deliverance (1972)
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, " What's in it for me ? ".
All misfortune is but a stepping stone to fortune.
Henry David Thoreau
Love is the only rational act.
With vision, every person, organization and country can flourish. The Bible says, 'Without vision we perish.
Mark Victor Hansen
He was some kind of a man. What does it matter what you say about people ?
Tanya, Touch Of Evil (1958)
A bold onset is half the battle.
The search for someone to blame is always successful.
Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.
Some people enter our lives and leave almost instantly. Others stay, and forge such an impression on our heart and soul, we are changed forever.
Don't wait for a funeral to pay a compliment. You may not make it in time.
If you want to reach a goal, you must see the reaching in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal.
The test we must set for ourselves is not to march alone but to march in such a way that others will wish to join us.
Sooner or later the truth comes to light.
The gem can not be polished without friction, nor man be perfected without trials.
I'm willing when time permits to honestly express or to open myself to you, to act as a sort of sign pole for a traveler.
Love can be understood only from the inside, as a language can be understood only by someone who speaks it, as a world can be understood only by someone who lives in it.
Robert C. Solomon
He who lends to the poor gets his interest from God.
We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live, they travel far.
Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.
What greater thing is there for two human souls that to feel that they are joined, to strengthen each other, to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you stop to look fear in the face.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Norman Vincent Peale
Let us strive on to finish the work we are in
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Say hello to my little friend !
Tony Montana, Scarface (1983)
To be able to say how much love, is love but little.
Kid, the next time I say, Let's go someplace like Bolivia, let's go someplace like Bolivia.
Butch Cassidy, Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969)
You must motivate yourself every day.
The speed of the leader determines the rate of the pack.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The best way out is always through.
To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others.
I am not a toy. I am a spork !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.
John Davidson Rockefeller
I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.
John Davidson Rockefeller
The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you'll make one.
My heart shall be thy garden.
If I am pressed to say why I loved him, I feel it can only be explained by replying. Because it was he, because it was me.
I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
If one has to submit, it is wasteful not to do so with the best grace possible.
You're good, you're very good.
Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)
Formal education will make you a living, self education will make you a fortune.
Do first things first, and second things not at all.
Peter F. Drucker
I am the inferior of any man whose rights I trample under foot. Men are not superior by reason of the accidents of race or color. They are superior who have the best heart the best brain.
Our limitations and success will be based, most often, on your own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
Education is one of the few things a person is willing to pay for and not get.
William Lowe Bryan
I make wine at home. I make it out of raisins so that it will be aged automatically.
A gentle breeze blowing in the right direction is better than a pair of strong oars.
Canary Island Proverb
I light my candle from their torches.
Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything.
W. Clement Stone
Only that day dawns to which we are awake.
Henry David Thoreau
Here's Johnny !
Jack Torrance, The Shining (1980)
Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other.
Rainer Maria Rilke
In Heaven the economy is run by the Germans, the French do the cooking, and the police are English. In Hell the economy is run by the French, the English do the cooking, and the police are German.