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There are many who's tongues might govern multitudes, if they could govern their tongues.
I'll meet you at the place near the thing where we went that time.
Aaron Altman, Broadcast News (1987)
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Love is a symbol of eternity that wipes away all sense of time, removing all memory of a beginning and all fear of an end.
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.
Show me the money !
Rod Tidwell, Jerry Maguire (1996)
Love is a thing, well, it's kind of like quicksand. The more you are in it, the deeper you sink. And when it hits you, you've just got to fall.
Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.
Henry David Thoreau
We all go a little mad sometimes.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
Gentlemen, you can't fight in here ! This is the war room !
President Merkin Muffley, Dr. Strangelove(1964)
When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.
Charles A. Beard
The good physician treats the disease, the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost, that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
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 best things in life are not things.
If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, the excitement, and the mystery of the world we live in.
Indecision is the thief of opportunity.
By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day
No man can succeed in a line of endeavor which he does not like.
When one door closes another opens, but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
Just because we increase the speed of information doesn't mean we can increase the speed of decisions. Pondering, reflecting and ruminating are undervalued skills in our culture.
Times of great calamity and confusion have ever been productive of the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from the darkest storm.
Charles Caleb Colton
Where the willingness is great, the difficulties can not be great.
If this is a blessing, it is certainly very well disguised.
It is possible to fail in many ways while to succeed is possible only in one way.
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
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
There is only one person who could ever make you happy, and that person is you.
Romanticism is not just a mode, it literally eats into every life. Women will never get rid of just waiting for the right man.
Challenges are what make life interesting , overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.
Joshua J. Marine
You become what you think about.
There is no such thing as failure. There are only results.
Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Why is it that we spend so much of our time preparing for when we can do what we want, instead of just doing what we want right now.
John P. Strelecky
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
People who exercise their embryonic freedom day after day, little by little, expand that freedom. People who do not will find that it withers until they are literally 'being lived'. They are acting out scripts written by parents, associates and society.
Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time.
Robert H. Schuller
To love is to place our happiness in the happiness of another.
Gottfried Wilhem Von Leibniz
Science may have found a cure for most evils , but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all -- the apathy of human beings.
Every sale has five basic obstacles : no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.
The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.
Passion is the genesis of genius.
Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future.
Charles F. Kettering
Along with trustworthiness, consistency is the thing to look for when you surround yourself with people who can help you on your quest.
When you wholeheartedly adopt a 'with all your heart' attitude and go all out with the positive principle, you can do incredible things.
Norman Vincent Peale
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
He is the best physician who is the most ingenious inspirer of hope.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Somebody stop me !
Stanley Ipkiss, The Mask (1994)
Sex alleviates tension. Love causes it.
Well, nobody's perfect.
Osgood Fielding III, Some Like It Hot (1959)
The idea of working all your life, saving, and putting money into a retirement account is a very slow plan.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you'll help them to become what they are capable of becoming.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
I ain't so tough.
Tom Powers, The Public Enemy (1931)
You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you understand this ? And radio operates exactly the same way : you send signals here, they receive them there. The only difference is that there is no cat.
When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.
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.
Life's most soothing things are a child's goodnight and sweet music.
Experience is a wonderful thing. It enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.
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)
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.
E. Joseph Cossman
Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.
An obstacle is often a stepping stone.
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, 'What's in it for me?'
A human being is a part of a whole, called by us _universe_ , a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest... a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.
None of us will every accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. That little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.
W. Clement Stone
They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
The time to make friends is before you need them.
Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is.
Success in the affairs of life often serves to hide one's abilities, whereas adversity frequently gives one an opportunity to discover them.
More than kisses, letters mingle souls.
Every cloud has a silver lining.
Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father.
Lydia Maria Child
What is it you want, Mary ? What do you want ? You want the moon ? Just say the word, and I'll throw a lasso around it and pull it down.
George Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
It is my principle that the will of the majority should always prevail.
A bend in the road is not the end of the road unless you fail to make the turn.
When fate hands us a lemon, let's try to make a lemonade.
Love is when reality is better than your dreams.
Never giving up and pushing forward will unlock all the potential we are capable of.
is a choice to focus one's being in a certain way, to bring one's faith, commitment, creativity, and love into coordination with a particular value and purpose.
The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion to his commitment to excellence, regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.
Many people seem to think that success in one area can compensate for failure in other areas. But can it really ? True effectiveness requires balance.
You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly.
Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain !
The Wizard Of Oz, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.
If you would live your life with ease, do what you ought, not what you please.
Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.
Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
Seek first to understand, then be understood
He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in god. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.
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.
The strength of the heart comes from the soundness of the faith.
Saudi Arabian Proverb
When you love someone all your saved-up wishes start coming out.
Happiness is the indication that man has found the answer to the problem of human existence the productive realization of his potentialities and thus, simultaneously, being one with the world and preserving the integrity of his self.
A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.
The greatest sign of a success for a teacher... is to be able to say, "The children are now working as if I did not exist."