We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children do.
Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the world's work, and the power to appreciate life.
Love the giver more than the gift.
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This is the best kind of voyeurism, hearing joy from your neighbors.
I don't know nothin 'bout birthin' babies.
Prissy, Gone With The Wind (1939)
We must all suffer one of two things : the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment.
Work like you don't need the money, love like you've never been hurt and dance like no one is watching
If this is a blessing, it is certainly very well disguised.
The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.
Bernard M. Baruch
This is the true measure of love, when we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
The person who will not stand for something will fall for anything.
Love is a little haven of refuge from the world.
I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the sea, and at last wake up in Naples, and there beside me is the Stern Fact, the Sad Self, unrelenting, identical, that I fled from.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living that are desired when dying.
If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
You are what you are and you are where you are because of what has gone into your mind. You change what you are and you change where you are by changing what goes into your mind.
Perhaps the feelings that we experience when we are in love represent a normal state. Being in love shows a person who he should be.
Love talked about can be easily turned aside, but love demonstrated is irresistible.
W. Stanley Mooneyham
First get rid of the delusion "I am the body", and then only can we want real knowledge.
One of the main reasons people are not rich is that they worry too much about things that might never happen. quotes
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts : what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
Champions are a rare breed. They see beyond the dangers, the risks, the obstacles, and the hardships.
Seeing yourself as you want to be is the key to personal growth.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them become what they are capable of becoming.
The book you don't read cant help.
You can't make an omelet without breaking eggs.
Gollum, The Lord Of The Rings (2002)
Giving people a little more than they expect is a good way to get back more than you'd expect.
In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.
The true way to soften one's troubles is to solace those of others.
Madame De Maintenon
Pep without purpose is piffle.
Time is an equal opportunity employer. Each human being has exactly the same number of hours and minutes every day. Rich people can't buy more hours. Scientists can't invent new minutes. And you can't save time to spend it on another day. Even so, time is amazingly fair and forgiving. No matter how much time you've wasted in the past, you still have an entire tomorrow. quotes
Excuse me while I whip this out.
Bart, Blazing Saddles (1974)
Want to learn to eat a lot ? Here it is : Eat a little. That way, you will be around long enough to eat a lot.
We are what and where we are because we have first imagined it.
Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low.
Henry Ward Beecher
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.
World is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
Follow humbly wherever and to whatever abyss Nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.
Thomas Henry Huxley
Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it, begin it now.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Self-suggestion makes you master of yourself.
W. Clement Stone
There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.
The best things in life are not things.
The only difference between a rut and a grave is their dimensions.
Your level of brilliance will determine the size of your opportunities in life.
Seek first to understand, then be understood
The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step
Never close your lips to those whom you have opened your heart.
The best things in life are free.
The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable.
If thou must love me, let it be for nought, except for love's sake only. Do not say, I love her for her smile, her look, her way of speaking gently, for a trick of thought that falls in well with mine, and, certes, brought a sense of pleasant ease on such a day. For these things in themselves, beloved, may be changed, or change for thee, and love so wrought, may be unwrought so.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Possibilitizing is overcoming while you're undergoing.
Robert H. Schuller
We carry the seeds of happiness with us wherever we go.
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.
Marcel Marceau, Silent Movie (1976)
Wherever we look upon this earth, the opportunities take shape within the problems.
Nelson A. Rockefeller
As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed.
No one became poor by giving alms.
I do not know how to kiss, or I would kiss you. Where do the noses go ?
Maria, For Whom The Bell Tolls (1943)
If the going is real easy, beware, you may be headed down hill.
Stand upon the self, only then can we truly love the world. Take a very high stand, knowing our universal nature, we must look with perfect calmness upon all the panorama of the world.
So whether or not we can get together, remember well that art lives where absolute freedom is. With all the training thrown to nowhere, with a mind perfectly unaware of its own working, with the self vanishing nowhere the art of JKD attains its perfection.
You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.
Snakes ! Why did it have to be snakes ?
Indiana Jones, Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1987)
Without inspiration the best powers of the mind remain dormant, they is a fuel in us which needs to be ignited with sparks.
Johann Gottfried Von Herder
Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves.
Come, let us make love deathless.
Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.
Only the educated are free.
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
It is impossible to repent of love. The sin of love does not exist.
If you don't learn from your mistakes, there's no sense making them.
You were made perfectly to be loved and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
If the student thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better student. If the lawyer thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better lawyer, and so on.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but don't quit.
I never could have done without the habits of punctuality, order and diligence the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don't see the one that has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din.
Cutter, Gunga Din (1939)
It's hard to believe that you haven't had sex for two hundred years.
Luna Schlosser, Miles Monroe (1973)
There's always a way - if you're committed.
Love is like the wild rose-briar. Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly ?
Service is the rent we pay to be living. It is the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time.
Marian Wright Edelman
If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.
When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions.
W. Clement Stone
No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from scratch. To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals.
What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
All mankind love a lover.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you don't like something, change it, if you can't change it, change your attitude.
If you face a delicate situation, don't go into it wearing your spurs or you'll rip it apart. Instead, dress for the occasion. Cloak yourself in diplomacy. Vest yourself with wisdom, and wear a smile.
Anne Mackay Thompson
To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.
If I'd been a ranch, they would've named me the Bar Nothing.
Gilda, Gilda (1946)
Happiness is a butterfly, which, when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.