If I can line up the people who, back through the ages, have gone at life in ways I greatly admire, then I can feel their strength supporting me, all their standards and values pointing the way in which I am to go.
Bonaro W. Overstreet
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Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.
W. Clement Stone
Honor the ocean of love.
George de Benneville
Love works a different way in different minds, the fool it enlightens and the wise it blinds.
Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.
Acknowledge that you failed, draw your lessons from it, and use it to your advantage to make sure it never happens again.
In love beggar and king are equal.
Love is most nearly itself when here and now cease to matter.
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.
It's a Sicilian message. It means Luca Brasi sleeps with the fishes.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live, they travel far.
Speak what you think today in words as hard as cannon-balls and tomorrow speak what tomorrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict every thing you said today.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
He who has hope has everything.
Into the house where joy lives, happiness will gladly come.
It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.
Norman Vincent Peale
Do it now !
All power is within you. You can do anything and everything. Believe in that. Do not believe that you are weak, do not believe that you are half-crazy lunatics, as most of us do nowadays. Stand up and express the divinity within you. Truth is eternal.
The good physician treats the disease, the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.
Who's on first.
Dexter, The Naughty Nineties (1945)
Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man , but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.
When one door closes another opens. But often we look so long so regretfully upon the closed door that we fail to see the one that has opened for us.
The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
Some of us have great runways already built for us. If you have one, take off. But if you don't have one, realize it is your responsibility to grab a shovel and build one for yourself and for those who will follow after you.
Tolerance can lead to learning something.
After every happiness comes misery, they may be far apart or near. The more advanced the soul, the more quickly does one follow the other. What we want is neither happiness nor misery. Both make us forget our true nature, both are chains -- one iron, one gold , behind both is the Atman, who knows neither happiness nor misery. These are states, and states must ever change , but the nature of the atman is bliss, peace, unchanging. We have not to get it, we have it, only wash away the dross and see it.
People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.
Norman Vincent Peale
Find out what it means to die - not physically, that's inevitable - but to die to everything that is known, to die to your family, to your attachments, to all the things that you have accumulated, the known, the known pleasures, the known fears. Die to that every minute and you will see what it means to die so that the mind is made fresh, young, and therefore innocent, so that there is incarnation not in a next life, but the next day.
If you realize how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought
Change yourself, change your fortunes.
There's no place like home.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz Mgm (1939)
I was born when she kissed me. I died when she left me. I lived a few weeks while she loved me.
Dixon Steele, In A Lonely Place (1950)
It is not the critic who counts, nor the man who points out how the strong man stumbled, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs and comes short again and again, who knows great enthusiasms, great devotions, who spends himself in a worthy cause, who, at the best, knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who, at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.
I don't think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
Cease trying to work everything out with your minds. It will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be a revelation.
God is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life.
A little more moderation would be good. Of course, my life hasn't exactly been one of moderation.
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take.
We are all born for love, it is the principle existence and it's only end.
Freedom requires the capacity to accept, bear and live constructively with anxiety. I refer of course to the normal anxiety all of us experience at every step in our psychological growth as well as in this upset contemporary world. To be free means to face and bear anxiety, to run away from anxiety means automatically to surrender one's freedom.
I believe that it is better to learn from the diverse people around us than to try in vain to emulate them, better to be a teacher than a role model. As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
The harder you fall the higher you bounce.
Seek first to understand and then to be understood.
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 person does not hear.
Be grateful to the Man you help, think of him as god. Is it not a great privilege to be allowed to worship god by helping our fellow men ?
The greatest happiness of life it the conviction that we are loved - loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.
Losers visualize the penalties of failure. Winners visualize the rewards of success.
I tended to place my wife under a pedestal.
It is the very essence of good leadership to give away all credit for positive achievement, to identify only team goals and always to refer to them as such.
Once in a while, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale.
Gieselle C. Viera
Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.
Kids don't remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.
There comes a moment when you have to stop revving up the car and shove it into gear.
Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.
Our limitations and success will be based most often on our own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
Beginnings are scary. Endings are usually sad, but it's what's in the middle that counts. So, when you find yourself at the beginning, just give hope a chance to float up. And it will.
A healthy outside starts from the inside
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Accumulate learning by study, understand what you learn by questioning.
A man builds a fine house ; and now he has a master, and a task for life ; he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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.
Trust men and they will be true to you, treat them greatly, and they will show themselves great.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.
There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not.
Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it
Dennis P. Kimbro
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In real love you want the other person's good. In romantic love you want the other person.
Love is strong yet delicate. It can be broken. To truly love is to understand this. To be in love is to respect this.
They're here !
Carol Anne Freeling, Poltergeist (1982)
The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while Nature cures the disease
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Harold R. McAlindon
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.
Attitudes are contagious. Make yours worth catching.
Keep your business affairs in your own hands. It's the only way to be happy.
Recognize that transition has a characteristic shape.
Oh, love is real enough, you will find it someday, but it has one archenemy and that is life.
When you study great teachers... you will learn much more from their caring and hard work than from their style.
Courage faces fear and thereby masters it.
Martin Luther King Jr.
The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.
If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse , however if I treat you as though you are what you are capable of becoming, I help you become that.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Say hello to my little friend !
Tony Montana, Scarface (1983)
Reason is like an open secret that can become known to anyone at any time , it is the quiet space into which everyone can enter through his own thought.
Love, two minds without a single thought.
The hero is no braver than the ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Spoken about by, radio announcer and good friend : never let a day go by that he didn't learn something new and, in turn pass it on to others. It was his consuming passion.
Boldness, more boldness, and always boldness !
George Jacques Danton
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.
A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.
Edgar J. Mohn
We mustn't let our passions destroy our dreams.
There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.
There are essentially two things that will make you wiser the books you read and the people you meet.
Charles Tremendous Jones
Get your stinking paws off me, you damned dirty ape !
George Taylor, Planet Of The Apes (1968)
Each day I love you more, today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.
Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing, it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.
Losers make promises they often break. Winners make commitments they always keep.
Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.
Life without a purpose is a languid, drifting thing , every day we ought to review our purpose, saying to ourselves, 'This day let me make a sound beginning
We are stripped of every attribute of freedom and eligibility for legal self defence. Our property may be plundered before our eyes, violence may be committed on our persons, even our lives may be taken away, and there is none to regard our complaints. We are denationalized; we are disfranchised.
Chief John Ross
Dreams are the reality of tomorrow.
You had me at "hello".
Dorothy Boyd, Jerry Maguire (1996)
Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.