The willow knows what the storm does not that the power to endure harm outlives the power to inflict it.
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Every human heart is human.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Success is dependent upon the glands - sweat glands.
Must you flirt ?
Ninotchka, Leon (1939)
Are you fit company for the person you wish to become ?
Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win -- essential to success.
You know, maybe I was wrong and luck is like love. You have to go all the way to find it.
Jeff Bailey, Out Of The Past (1947)
Count your blessings.
I'll be taking these huggies and whatever cash you got.
H. I. McDunnough, Raising Arizona (1987)
It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.
My biological clock is ticking like this, and the way this case is going, I ain't never getting married !
Mona Lisa Vito, My Cousin Vinny (1992)
It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.
You are never a loser until you quit trying.
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
When fate hands us a lemon, let's try to make a lemonade.
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety.
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.
In nothing do men more nearly approach the gods than in giving health to men.
It's not what you are that holds you back, it's what you think you are not.
I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine.
If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living.
You had me at hello.
Perfect love can not be without equality.
The sun shines and warms and lights us and we have no curiosity to know why this is so, but we ask the reason of all evil, of pain, and hunger, and mosquitoes and silly people.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving one's self, and one always ends by deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.
The pain of love is the pain of being alive. It is a perpetual wound.
Ask nothing, want nothing in return. Give what you have to give, it will come back to you, but do not think of that now.
He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall , but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles, they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.
I can levitate birds, but nobody cares.
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead, his eyes are closed.
We have to go back to philosophy to treat things as they are. We are suffering from our own karma. It is not the fault of god. What we do is our own fault, nothing else. Why should god be blamed ?
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
Success is not to be pursued ; it is to be attracted by the person you become.
Chance is the fool's name for fate.
Guy Holden, The Gay Divorcee (1934)
Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way. Unless it's a fatal mistake, which, at least, others can learn from.
We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
William Makepeace Thackeray
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.
Triumph often is nearest when defeat seems inescapable.
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
Norman Vincent Peale
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
What we can or can not do, what we consider possible or impossible, is rarely a function of our true capability. It is more likely a function of our beliefs about who we are.
For changes to be of any true value, they've got to be lasting and consistent.
Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school.
Be the ball.
Ty Webb, Caddyshack (1980)
Procrastination is the thief of time.
It took more than one man to change my name to Shanghai Lily.
Shanghai Lily, Shanghai Express (1932)
Romanticism is not just a mode, it literally eats into every life. Women will never get rid of just waiting for the right man.
Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence.
The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility.
To live happily with other people, ask of them only what they can give.” Tristan Bernard
Now is the time. Needs are great, but your possibilities are greater.
It is love alone that gives worth to all things.
Santa Teresa de Jesus
You do not pay the price of success, you enjoy the price of success.
I believe in long, slow, deep, soft, wet kisses that last three days.
Crash Davis, Bull Durham (1988)
Positive anything is better than negative thinking.
Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.
Michael, we're bigger than U.S. Steel.
Hyman Roth, The Godfather: Part II (1974)
When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed', you find it simply means to follow through.
Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.
When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.
Norman Vincent Peale
Great minds have purpose, others have wishes.
How you react when the joke's on you can reveal your character.
Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
Doomed are the hotheads ! Unhappy are they who lose their cool and are too proud to say, ''I'm sorry. ''
Robert H. Schuller
A woman who is loved always has success.
You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose site of the shore.
Don't say, "If I could, I would". Say, "If I can, I will".
Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers gardens.
The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.
Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves ; and under a just God, cannot long retain it.
Are we to love only those who deserve our love ? Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you , that ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven.
We're on a mission from God.
Elwood Blues, The Blues Brothers (1980)
There are never enough I Love You's.
Our limitations and success will be based, most often, on your own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible.
Like snowflakes, my Christmas memories gather and dance each beautiful, unique and too soon gone.
There are two kinds of failures. The man who will do nothing he is told, and the man who will do nothing else.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect.
He who joyfully marches to music rank and file, has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would surely suffice. This disgrace to civilization should be done away with at once. Heroism at command, how violently I hate all this, how despicable and ignoble war is ; I would rather be torn to shreds than be a part of so base an action. It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder.
The man who lives without conflict, who lives with beauty and love, is not frightened of death because to love is to die.
A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.
General Douglas MacArthur
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing, a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.
You talkin to me ?
Travis Bickle, Taxi Driver (1976)
Every time an artist dies, part of the vision of mankind passes with him.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Some people come into our lives and quickly go, some stay for a while and leave footprints in our hearts, and we are never, ever the same.
In each man there is a priceless treasure that is in no other. Every man's foremost task is the actualization of his unique, unprecedented and never-recurring potentialities, and not the repetition of something that another, and be it even the greatest, has already achieved.
Be the change you want to see in the world.
You are the handicap you must face. You are the one who must choose your place. You can make goals for family, relationships, anything.
"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.
There is no education like adversity.
The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.
The person who says it can not be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.