Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
As a man thinketh in his heart so is he.
Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find, knock and it shall be opened unto you.
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You think I'm licked. You all think I'm licked. Well, I'm not licked. And I'm going to stay right here and fight for this lost cause. Even if this room gets filled with lies like these, and the taylors and all their armies come marching into this place.
Jefferson Smith, Mr Smith Goes To Washington (1939)
If you employed study, thinking, and planning time daily, you could develop and use the power that can change the course of your destiny.
W. Clement Stone
When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.
What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
First comes thought, then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans, then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.
Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.
Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
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 ?
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
Seduce my mind and you can have my body, find my soul and I'm yours forever.
If you want things to be different, perhaps the answer is to become different yourself.
Norman Vincent Peale
Hey, lady !
Herbert H. Heebert, The Ladies Man (1961)
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.
There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life.
Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.
Constant dripping hollows out a stone.
A 'No' uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
Love is a daily, mutual exchange of value.
The secret of success is to do common things uncommonly well.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.
Courage is not a virtue of value among other personal values like love or fidelity. It is the foundation that underlies and gives reality to all other virtues and personal values. Without courage our love pales into mere dependency. Without courage our fidelity becomes conformism.
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that frightens us most. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It's not just in some of us, it's in all of us. And when we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
Houston, we have a problem.
Jim Lovell, Apollo 13 (1944)
The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.
The first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it.
Roll with the punches.
Begin with the end in mind.
All of the subjects that I've chosen have had to do with isolation. ... The whole idea of [people] gathering ... doesn't really appeal to me.
The way we see the problem is the problem.
If you want to get somewhere you have to know where you want to go and how to get there. Then never, never, never give up.
Norman Vincent Peale
Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.
Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.
They say you were shot in the tabloids.
Nora Charles, Nick Charles (1934)
Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them and you have found a lover for life.
You are never a loser until you quit trying.
All resources are not obvious, great managers find and develop available talent.
Sacrifice is giving up something good for something better.
I am the captain of my soul.
William Ernest Henley
Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness.
A man takes a drop too much once in a while, it's only human nature.
Charlie Allnut, Rose Sayer (1951)
I can levitate birds, but nobody cares.
As a writer, I tell stories and people give me money. Then financial planners tell me stories, and I give them money.
Martin Cruz Smith
Many of life's failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.
Hardening of the heart ages people faster than hardening of the arteries.
In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action
Two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the the universe.
I love you for what you are, but I love you yet more for what you are going to be. I love you not so much for your realities as for your ideals. I pray for your desires that they may be great, rather than for your satisfactions, which may be so hazardously little. You are going forward toward something great. I am on the way with you, and therefore I love you.
When you love someone all your saved-up wishes start coming out.
So many fail because they don't get started -- they don't go. They don't overcome inertia. They don't begin.
W. Clement Stone
Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home.
Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
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.
Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that !
Good fortune and bad are equally necessary to man, to fit him to meet the contingencies of this life.
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
Never spend your money before you have it.
You must learn from your past mistakes, but not lean on your past successes.
Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain !
The Wizard Of Oz, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
All love that has not friendship for it's base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
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.
It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.
Never say die.
Any man who selects a goal in life which can be fully achieved has already defined his own limitations.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
A wise man will not leave the right to the mercy of chance, nor wish it to prevail through the power of the majority. There is but little virtue in the action of masses of men.
Henry David Thoreau
My fathers planted for me, and I planted for my children.
Anything that we have to learn we learn by the actual doing of it we become just by performing just acts, temperate by performing temperate ones, brave by performing brave ones.
Wouldja do me a favor, Harry ? Drop dead !
Billie Dawn, Born Yesterday (1950)
Be strong ! You talk of ghosts and devils. We are the living devils. The sign of life is strength and growth. The sign of death is weakness. Whatever is weak, avoid ! It is death. If it is strength, go down into hell and get hold of it ! There is salvation only for the brave. "None but the brave deserves the fair". None but the bravest deserves salvation.
The most important of life's battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.
David O. McKay
First say to yourself what you would be , and then do what you have to do.
if you can't lift the corners, let the middle sag.
Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.
Thich Nhat Hanh
I may not be perfect, but some parts of me are excellent.
All things are created twice. There's a mental or first creation, and a physical or second creation of all things. You have to make sure that the blueprint, the first creation, is really what you want, that you've thought everything through. Then you put it into bricks and mortar. Each day you go to the construction shed and pull out the blueprint to get marching orders for the day. You begin with the end in mind.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
The best effect of fine persons is felt after we have left their presence.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.
The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.
The only truly happy man is always a fighting optimist. Optimism includes not only altruism but also social responsibility, social courage and objectivity.
W. Beran Wolfe
You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.
I have, for many years past, contemplated the noble races of red men who are now spread over these trackless forests and boundless prairies, melting away at the approach of civilization.
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Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god. For one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
Pearl S. Buck
No one is more definite about the solution than the one who doesn't understand the problem.
We shall show mercy, but we shall not ask for it.
The main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance but to do what lies clearly at hand.
Growth in personality occurs as a consequence of meeting conflicts and impasses head on, and reconciling them. Interpersonal conflicts and impasses constitute problems which require solutions so that a satisfying relationship may be maintained. Whenever a person encounters a problem in his everyday living, he is obliged to vary his behavior until he discovers some mode of responding which is successful in achieving a solution.
Get busy livin, or get busy dyin'.
Andy, The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
How do I love thee ? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low.
Henry Ward Beecher
Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.
If you refuse to accept anything but the best you very often get it.
The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a persons determination.
Happiness itself does not stay -- only moments of happiness do.
Appreciate me now, and avoid the rush.
Men are often capable of greater things than they perform. They are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent.
I love you - those three words have my life in them.