The willow knows what the storm does not that the power to endure harm outlives the power to inflict it.
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Do not wait for ideal circumstances, nor for the best opportunities, they will never come.
Janet Erskine Stuart
Chance is the fool's name for fate.
Guy Holden, The Gay Divorcee (1934)
People are like stained glass windows, they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.
Growth and change are never easy... If it were easy, you would have done it long ago.
There is no education like adversity.
You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view, until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.
Atticus Finch, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
Follow humbly wherever and to whatever abyss Nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.
Thomas Henry Huxley
I'd love to kiss you, but I just washed my hair.
Madge Norwood, Cabin In the Cotton (1932)
There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.
Being defeated is only a temporary condition , giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn vos Savant
There is more to life than increasing its speed.
God is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life.
Each person born into this world represents something new, something that never existed before, something original and unique.
No alibi will save you from accepting the responsibility.
Love the giver more than the gift.
To be a champion, you have to believe in yourself when nobody else will.
Sugar Ray Robinson
Synergy is everywhere in nature. If you plant two plants close together, the roots commingle and improve the quality of soil so that both plants will grow better than if they were separated. If you put two pieces of wood together, they will hold much more weight than the total of the weight held by each separately. The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. One plus one equals three or more.
Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities.
Everything is okay in the end. If it's not okay, then it's not the end.
Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.
If you didn't know me, would you think I was a stranger ?
A dream is just a dream. A goal is a dream with a plan and a deadline.
In the midst of winter, I found there was within me an invincible summer.
Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.
Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.
There is only one terminal dignity, love. And the story of a love is not important, what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.
Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.
One, two, Freddy's coming for you.
Children, A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)
In the long run, we only hit what we aim at.
Henry David Thoreau
I know that I will die laughing.
The only reason I would take up jogging would be to hear heavy breathing again.
They may take away our lives, but they'll never take our freedom !
William Wallace, Braveheart (1995)
There are essentially two things that will make you wiser the books you read and the people you meet.
Charles Tremendous Jones
Love is the flower you've got to let grow.
The leader wonders about everything, wants to learn as much as he can, is willing to take risks, experiment, try new things. He does not worry about failure, but embraces errors, knowing he will learn from them.
Warren G. Bennis
Don't knock masturbation. It's sex with someone I love.
Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)
If you listen to your fears, you will die never knowing what a great person you might have been.
Robert H. Schuller
No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.
The best leader brings out the best in those he has stewardship over.
J. Richard Clarke
A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
Fear nothing, for every renewed effort raises all former failures into lessons, all sins into experience.
If our thoughts and hopes are elsewhere, it is impossible to set our faces steadily toward the work required of us.
No limits are set to the ascent of man, and to each and everyone the highest stands open. Here it is only your personal choice that decides.
People with many interests live, not only longest, but happiest.
George Matthew Allen
There are simply too many notes.
Emperor Joseph II, Amadeus (1984)
Love is the universal thirst for a communion not merely of the senses, but of our whole nature.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.
Robert H. Schuller
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul.
Come, let us make love deathless.
Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about its own things. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.
Matthew 6: 34
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.
In order to accept change and the suffering it brings, we need to find meaning in it
Mary Norton Gordon
Two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the the universe.
Possibilitizing is overcoming while you're undergoing.
Robert H. Schuller
An Indian's dress of deer skins, which is wet a hundred times upon his back, dries soft; and his lodge also, which stands in the rains, and even through the severity of winter, is taken down as soft and as clean as when it was first put up.
Love is when reality is better than your dreams.
He who knows all the answers has not yet been asked all the questions.
Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.
When a man comes to a conscious vital realization of those great spiritual forces within himself and begins to use those forces in science, in business, and in life, his progress in the future will be unparalleled.
That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.
Will springs from the two elements of moral sense and self-interest.
People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in the world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want and if they can't find them, make them.
George Bernard Shaw
Love, all alike, no season knows, nor clime, nor hours, days, months, which are the rags of time.
Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.
There are two kinds of failures. The man who will do nothing he is told, and the man who will do nothing else.
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.
Think and grow rich.
I just love when people say I cant do something because all my life people said I wasn't going to make it.
There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.
Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way.
If you wanna call me that, smile.
The Virginian, The Virginian (1929)
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.
A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.
Goals give you more than a reason to get up in the morning, they are an incentive to keep you going all day. Goals tend to tap the deeper resources and draw the best out of life.
Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.
It's always too soon to quit !
Norman Vincent Peale
We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
The energy, the faith, the devotion which we bring to this endeavor will light our country and all who serve it, and the glow from that fire can truly light the world.
Love isn't decent. Love is glorious and shameless.
Elizabeth Von Arnim
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
You complete me.
Jerry Maguire, Jerry Maguire (1996)
Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.
If to do good were easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces.
Surprises and reverses can serve as an incentive for great accomplishment. There are no rules here, we're just trying to accomplish something.
A chain is as strong as its weakest link.
Did my heart love'til now ? Foreswear its sight, for I never saw true beauty'til this night.
Just smiling can do wonders for your attitude
How often we fail to realize our good fortune in living in a country where happiness is more than a lack of tragedy.
God is present in every jiva, there is no other god besides that. Who serves jiva serves god indeed.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
Nature never deceives us, it is we who deceive ourselves.
The road to success is always under construction.
An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.
Martin Luther King Jr.
If you don't learn from your mistakes, there's no sense making them.
Mightier far than strength of nerve or sinew, or the sway of magic potent over sun and star, is love.
We're sisters under the same mink.
Debby Marsh, The Big Heat (1953)
The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses.