We sat side by side in the morning light and looked out at the future together.
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Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them become what they are capable of becoming.
Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time, and it annoys the pig
That love is all there is is all we know of love.
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Wisdom is more precious than rubies.
Do not wait ; the time will never be "just right". Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.
The "Inside-Out" approach to personal and self , even more fundamentally, to start with the most inside part of self - with your paradigms, your character, and your motives. The inside-out approach says that private victories precede public victories, that making and keeping promises to ourselves precedes making and keeping promises to others. It says it is futile to put personality ahead of character, to try to improve relationships with others before improving ourselves.
Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far. quotes
W. Clement Stone
Yesterday is but a dream, tomorrow but a vision. But today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness, and every tomorrow a vision of hope. Look well, therefore, to this day.
From Freud we learned that the past exists now in the person. Now we must learn, from growth theory and self-actualization theory that the future also now exists in the person in the form of ideals, hopes, duties, tasks, plans, goals, unrealized potentials, mission, fate, destiny, etc. One for whom no future exists is reduced to the concrete, to hopelessness, to emptiness.
Tonight's weather forecast - dark, with continued darkness until morning.
Dreams are the reality of tomorrow.
To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.
Attitude is everything.
Friendship doubles joy and halves grief.
Love means never having to say you're sorry.
Oliver Barrett IV, Love Story (1970)
Be afraid. Be very afraid.
Veronica Quaife, The Fly (1986)
When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.
Charles A. Beard
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.
As a cure for worrying, work is far better than whiskey. I always found that, if I began to worry, the best thing I could do was focus upon doing something useful and then work very hard at it. Soon, I would forget what was troubling me.
Do you like scary movies ?
Ghostface, Scream (1996)
Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.
Emily P. Bissell
Action, to be effective, must be directed to clearly conceived ends.
Don't go through life, grow through life.
Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.
A gentle breeze blowing in the right direction is better than a pair of strong oars.
Canary Island Proverb
Houston, we have a problem.
Jim Lovell, Apollo 13 (1944)
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Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn.
Rhett Butler, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Draw from others the lesson that may profit yourself.
If you are afraid of failure you don’t deserve to be successful!
Who is blind ? He who can see no other world. Who is dumb ? He who can say nothing pleasant about his lot. Who is poor ? He who is troubled with too many desires. Who is rich ? He who is happy with his lot.
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though chequered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the grey twilight that knows not victory or defeat.
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
A dream is just a dream. A goal is a dream with a plan and a deadline.
The heart is wiser than the intellect.
I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times, in life after life, in age after age forever.
Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.
For with god all things are possible.
Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed.
There's a name for you ladies, but it isn't used in high society -- outside of a kennel.
Crystal Allen, The Women (1939)
Surprises and reverses can serve as an incentive for great accomplishment. There are no rules here, we're just trying to accomplish something.
Now is the time. Needs are great, but your possibilities are greater.
Talent is formed in solitude, character in the bustle of the world.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I'd rather see a sermon than hear one any day , I'd rather have one walk beside me than merely point the way.
David O. McKay
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
I love great music and art, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
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 ?
Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.
We will either find a way or make one.
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly.
You see, it's never the environment ; it's never the events of our lives, but the meaning we attach to the events - how we interpret them - that shapes who we are today and who we'll become tomorrow. quotes
Every dog has his day.
We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.
We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.
Do not wait for ideal circumstances, nor for the best opportunities, they will never come.
Janet Erskine Stuart
Don't bunt. Aim out of the ballpark.
Opportunity does not knock ; it presents itself when you beat down the door. -
The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart.
Josiah G. Holland
Yippie-ki-yay, motherfucker !
John McClane, Die Hard (1988)
When I exercise, I wear all black. Its like a funeral for my fat.
To err is human. To really screw up, you need a computer.
Paul R. Ehrlich
Every man goes down to his death bearing in his hands only that which he has given away.
Get busy livin, or get busy dyin'.
Andy, The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
I know that many people feel that old age is a time to take it easy, but I compare my life now to being the last runner in a relay race. Would you have me slow down as I near the finish line ?
He who dares nothing need hope for nothing.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
You don't understand ! I could've had class. I could've been a contender. I could've been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am.
Terry Malloy, On The Waterfront (1954)
Unless we think of others and do something for them, we miss one of the greatest sources of happiness.
Ray Lyman Wilbur
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Love reckons hours for months, and days for years, and every little absence is an age.
Sometimes there's so much beauty in the world I feel like I can't take it, like my heart's going to cave in.
Ricky Fitts, American Beauty (1999)
Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost.
Robert H. Schuller
You learn as much from those who have failed as from those who have succeeded.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
Hey, Bud, lets party !
Jeff Spicoli, Fast Times At Ridgemont High (1982)
Live with passion !
The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Norman Vincent Peale
Whether you think you can or think you can't - you are right.
Love cures people, both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
Karl A. Menninger
Love conquers all.
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
True love never lives happily ever after. True love has no ending.
Most people are about as happy as they make up their mind to be.
Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.
George F. Will
He who hesitates is lost !
The day will come when, after harnessing space, the winds, the tides and gravitation, we shall harness for god the energies of love. And on that day, for the second time in the history of the world, we shall have discovered fire.
Life is not accountable to us. We are accountable to life.
Don't look back - forward, infinite energy, infinite enthusiasm, infinite daring, and infinite patience - then alone can great deeds be accomplished.
Rely on your own strength of body and soul. Take for your star self-reliance, faith, honesty and industry. Don't take too much advice keep at the helm and steer your own ship, and remember that the great art of commanding is to take a fair share of the work. Fire above the mark you intend to hit. Energy, invincible determination with the right motive, are the levers that move the world.
Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.
My love for you is a journey, starting at forever, and ending at never.
When you are afraid, do the thing you are afraid of and soon you will lose your fear of it.
Norman Vincent Peale
From his neck down a man is worth a couple of dollars a day, from his neck up he is worth anything that his brain can produce.
Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore, Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me I lift me lamp beside the golden door.
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.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.