The willow knows what the storm does not that the power to endure harm outlives the power to inflict it.
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You know, Billy. We blew it.
Wyatt, Easy Rider (1969)
Roll with the punches.
Dwell not on the past. Use it to illustrate a point, then leave it behind. Nothing really matters except what you do now in this instant of time. From this moment onwards you can be an entirely different person, filled with love and understanding, ready with an outstretched hand, uplifted and positive in every thought and deed.
It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you often get it.
W. Somerset Manghan
Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough.
P.A.C. de Beaumarchais
I'm not here just to make a living, I'm here to make a difference.
Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary listener does not hear. quotes
A bend in the road is not the end of the road unless you fail to make the turn.
Hatred stirreth up strifes, but love covereth all sins.
Till I loved, I never lived, enough.
A dream is a wish your heart makes.
Happiness is a state of activity.
Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
Above all to thine own self be true.
Death is something not only mysterious but a great act of purgation. That which continues in a repetitive pattern is degeneration. The pattern may vary according to country, according to climate, according to circumstance, but it is a pattern. Moving in any pattern brings about a continuity and that continuity is part of the degenerating process of man. When there is an ending of continuity, something new can take place. One can understand it instantly if one has understood the whole movement of thought, of fear, hate, love - then one can grasp the significance, instantly, of what death is.
Learning karate requires self-control and discipline Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.
There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.
You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
No one is so poor as an ignorant person.
Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.
No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an unchartered land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.
I can't believe it. Right here where we live -- right here in St. Louis.
Esther Smith, Meet Me In St. Louis (1944)
You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
Do not wait for ideal circumstances, nor for the best opportunities, they will never come.
Janet Erskine Stuart
You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.
John Davidson Rockefeller
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.
If you want to reach a goal, you must see the reaching in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal.
I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine.
You don't just stumble into the future you create your own future.
Coming together is a beginning, keeping together is progress, working together is success.
I'd love to kiss you, but I just washed my hair.
Madge Norwood, Cabin In the Cotton (1932)
We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.
Excuse me while I whip this out.
Bart, Blazing Saddles (1974)
I feel like a tiny bird with a big song !
Jerry Van Amerongen
Put your heart, mind, intellect, and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.
Fill your hands, you son-of-a-bitch !
Rooster Cogburn, True Grit (1969)
Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
Practice does not make perfect, perfect practice makes perfect.
Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.
His eyes have made love to me all evening.
Marguerite Gautier, Camille (1936)
The best portion of a good man's life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts, of kindness and of love.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It's as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. The true entrepreneur is a doer.
No matter where you go, there you are.
Everybody forgets the basic thing, people are not going to love you unless you love them.
The dedicated doctor knows that he must be both scientist and humanitarian, his most agonizing decisions lie in the field of human relations.
David B. Allman
The handgun would not be my choice of weapon if I knew I was going to a fight. ...I'd choose a rifle, a shotgun, an RPG or an atomic bomb instead.
To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge.
It is absurd that a man should rule others, who can not rule himself.
It is at the edge of a petal that love waits.
William Carlos Williams
Freedom is man's capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves.
They are able because they think they are able.
Your level of brilliance will determine the size of your opportunities in life.
The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.
End your day by privately looking directly into your eyes in the mirror and saying, 'I love you ! ' Do this for thirty days and watch how you transform.
Mark Victor Hansen
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 !
Begin with the end in mind.
Stopping at third base adds no more runs than striking out.
In nothing do men more nearly approach the gods than in giving health to men.
Two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one.
We are so lazy, we do not want to do anything ourselves. We want a personal god, a savior or a prophet to do everything for us. Long as we believe ourselves to be even the least different from god, fear remains with us, but when we know ourselves to be the one, fear goes, of what can we be afraid ?
If there is one word that you find coming out like a bomb from the upanishads, bursting like a bombshell upon masses of ignorance, it is the word fearlessness.
Love, by its very nature, is unworldly, and it is for this reason rather than its rarity that it is not only apolitical but anti-political, perhaps the most powerful of all anti-political human forces.
If you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth.
Mohandas Gandhi, Gandhi (1982)
An executive is a person who always decides , sometimes he decides correctly, but he always decides.
John H. Patterson
Your children will become what you are, so be what you want them to be.
Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.
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.
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Robert H. Schuller
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly.
Stephen R. Covey
You have to think anyway, so why not think big ?
P. T. Barnum
Love is a haunting melody that I have never mastered and I fear I never will.
William S. Burroughs
Believe it can be done. When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to do it. Believing a solution paves the way to solution.
Whatever you vividly imagine, ardently desire, sincerely believe, and enthusiastically act upon must inevitably come to pass!
Paul J. Meyer
The ladder of success is never crowded at the top.
If I had more time, I'd write a shorter speech.
I am convinced that He ( God ) does not play dice.
Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, son.
Dean Wormer, National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)
I'm a bit of a P.T Barnum. I make stars out of everyone.
No, this trick won't work... How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love ?
Each person's life is a story that is telling itself in the living.
For one person to love another, that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks, the last test and proof, the work for which all else is but preparation.
A chain is as strong as its weakest link.
It is my principle that the will of the majority should always prevail.
What is essential is invisible to the eyes.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
It's hard to tell your mind to stop loving someone, when your heart still does.
There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic.
If you think you are beaten, you are. If you think you dare not, you don't. If you'd like to win, but think you can't it's almost a cinch you won't. Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man, but sooner or later the man who wins is the one who thinks he can.
Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the world's work, and the power to appreciate life.
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
Our attitude toward life determines life's attitude towards us.
I can't understand why people are frightened by new ideas. I'm frightened by old ones.
The holiest of holidays are those kept by ourselves in silence and apart, the secret anniversaries of the heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
I never let my subject get in the way of what I want to talk about.