Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home.
I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.
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The search for someone to blame is always successful.
Surprises and reverses can serve as an incentive for great accomplishment. There are no rules here, we're just trying to accomplish something.
Nothing real can be threatened, nothing unreal exists. Love is all there is.
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the sea, and at last wake up in Naples, and there beside me is the Stern Fact, the Sad Self, unrelenting, identical, that I fled from.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Live as if you were to die tomorrow , Learn as if you were to live forever.
The aims and ideals that move us are generated by imagination. But they are not made out of imaginary stuff. They are made out of the hard stuff of the world of physical and social experience.
The rays of happiness, like those of light, are colorless when unbroken.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
We will find only what we look for, nothing more and nothing less.
God does not care about our mathematical difficulties. He integrates empirically.
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take
John Davidson Rockefeller
If you want things to be different, perhaps the answer is to become different yourself.
Norman Vincent Peale
if one is unable to assert oneself, one is unable to participate in a genuine relationship.
Would you like to come in ?
Aurora Greenway, Garrett Breedlove (1983)
Until we take how we see ourselves (and how we see others) into account, we will be unable to understand how others see and feel about themselves and their world. Unaware, we will project our intentions on their behavior and call ourselves objective.
It helps to write down half a dozen things which are worrying me. Two of them, say, disappear, about two nothing can be done, so it's no use worrying, and two perhaps can be settled.
L-I-V-E ! Live ! Otherwise, you got nothing to talk about in the locker room.
Maude, Harold And Maude (1971)
It is not how much we do, but how much love we put in the doing. It is not how much we give, but how much love we put in the giving.
He who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of 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.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Formal education will make you a living, self education will make you a fortune.
I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine.
Be the change you want to see in the world.
This is the true joy the being used for a purpose recognized as a might one.
George Bernard Shaw
When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property.
If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don't, they never were.
Love is a great beautifier.
Louisa May Alcott
I'm an excellent driver.
Raymond Babbitt, Rain Man (1988)
Remember tonight, for it is the beginning of always.
The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.
Its so hard when contemplated in advance, and so easy when you do it.
Robert M. Pirsig
Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.
Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn.
Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities -- always see them, for they're always there.
Norman Vincent Peale
Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.
With malice toward none, with charity for all.
What this power is I cannot say. All I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it.
Alexander Graham Bell
The ready back gets all the loads.
Honor the ocean of love.
George de Benneville
The passionate are like men standing on their heads, they see all things the wrong way.
There is no such thing as failure. There are only results.
We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.
I am not overly impressed by the great names and reputations of those who might be trying to beat me to an invention... . Its their 'ideas' that appeal to me.
God is present in every jiva, there is no other god besides that. Who serves jiva serves god indeed.
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Obstacles are those frightful things you can see when you take your eyes off your goal.
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.
You control your future, your destiny. What you think about comes about. By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands -- your own.
Mark Victor Hansen
Knowing is not enough we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Hatred paralyzes life, love releases it. Hatred confuses life, love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life, love illumines it.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Love's greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.
Barbara De Angelis
Oh, no, it wasn't the airplanes. It was Beauty killed the Beast.
Carl Denham, King Kong (1933)
I'll remember you, honey. You're the one that got away.
Hud Bannon, Hud (1963)
But I would be proud.
Harry Burns, Sally Albright (1989)
Learning karate requires self-control and discipline Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.
I want everyone to be the way I strive to become -- to be himself in his truth. Do not follow me, follow yourself ! is the existential challenge. Self-being awakens self-being but does not force itself on it.
The more alternatives, the more difficult the choice.
Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called present.
People who worked with me or knew me still called me the 'world's fastest human' because I almost never stopped. I'd found that I could get more done with no regular job or regular hours at all, but by being on my own, flying to speak here, help with a public relations campaign for some client there, tape my regular jazz radio show one morning at 5:00 a.m. before leaving on a plane for another city or another continent three hours later to preside over a major sporting event.
He who has never learned to obey can not be a good commander.
While we pursue happiness, we flee from contentment.
Use what talent you possess, the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best.
Henry Van Dyke
Great effort from great motives is the best definition of a happy life.
William Ellery Channing
Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today.
Above all, beware of compromises. Hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others fads through the greed of getting supporters. Your atman is the support of the universe - whose support do you stand in need of ?
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
Love is the flower you've got to let grow.
We are what and where we are because we have first imagined it.
Experience taught me a few things. One is to listen to your gut, no matter how good something sounds on paper. The second is that you're generally better off sticking with what you know. And the third is that sometimes your best investments are the ones you don't make.
P. T. Barnum
Some men see things the way they are and ask, Why ? I dream things that never were, and ask Why not ?
George Bernard Shaw
A dream is simply reality waiting to happen.
John P. Strelecky
As physicians, we are invited into the most intimate chambers of our patients’ lives. We
should acknowledge that unfettered trust with dignity, deference, and respect. For a physician,
caring for patients is not only a duty; it is a privilege. Alleviating pain and restoring
health for another human being can induce an exhilaration few others experience in their
Michael E. DeBakey
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
If we all tired to make other peoples paths easy, our own feet would have a smooth even place to walk on.
First rule of fight club is, you do not talk about fight Club.
Tyler Durden, Fight Club (1999)
Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which belie the idea that things can not be changed.
I believe that the science of chemistry alone almost proves the existence of an intelligent creator.
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No fate is worse than a life without a love.
Living, love and death are one thing, not divisive, not separated, not divorced, not in the field of time but it is completely a living, moving thing, indivisible. And that is immortal.
Being defeated is only a temporary condition , giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn vos Savant
I love you, not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.
The maxim "Nothing but perfection" may be spelled "Paralysis".
And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body, and be yet thankful.
"I am the thread that runs through all these pearls", and each pearl is a religion or even a sect thereof. Such are the different pearls, and god is the thread that runs through all of them, most people, however, are entirely unconscious of it.
In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.
Our minds are as different as our faces we are all traveling to one destination, happiness, but few are going by the same road.
Charles Caleb Colton
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.
When I hear somebody sigh, life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, compared to what ?
We can help others in the world more by making the most of yourself than in any other way.
Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things.
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The road to success is always under construction.
Young love is a flame , very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep-burning, unquenchable.
Henry Ward Beecher
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.