Intelligence without ambition is like a bird without wings.
C. Archie Danielson
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Love is made by two people, in different kinds of solitude. It can be in a crowd, but in an oblivious crowd.
It is seldom indeed that one parts on good terms, because if one were on good terms one would not part.
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.
You learn as much from those who have failed as from those who have succeeded.
Thou art to me a delicious torment.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what we want most for what we want at the moment.
Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.
To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.
I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more.
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.
Remove failure as an option.
Those who wish to sing, always find a song.
The death of fear is in doing what you fear to do.
Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.
Treat a man as he is and he will remain as he is. Treat a man as he can and should be and he will become as he can and should be.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The history of the world is but the biography of great men.
An Indian's dress of deer skins, which is wet a hundred times upon his back, dries soft; and his lodge also, which stands in the rains, and even through the severity of winter, is taken down as soft and as clean as when it was first put up.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.
He who has hope has everything.
Love is the history of a woman's life, it is an episode in man's.
Germaine De Stael
What you cannot enforce, Do not command.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
Adversity introduces a man to himself.
Laughter is the best medicine.
If the ladder is not leaning against the right wall, every step we take just gets us to the wrong place faster.
Nobody has ever escaped from Stalag 17.
Not alive, anyway.
Oberst Von Scherbach, Stalag 17 (1954)
Think about it, there must be higher love. Down in the heart or hidden in the stars above, without it, life is a wasted time. Look inside your heart, I'll look inside mine.
If you love someone, set them free.
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.
Power is not really good or bad , it is neutral. Power itself is not negative or positive, although our feelings about it may be. Power is the potential to influence others for good or evil, to be a blessing or a scourge. Like nuclear energy, it can provide the electricity to light a city, or it can fuel the bomb that destroys it.
All paths lead nowhere, so it is important to choose a path that has heart.
We can not always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Luck is when opportunity knocks, and you answer.
For with god all things are possible.
The miracle is this - the more we share, the more we have.
All you need is love.
That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.
We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
One of the greatest moments in anybody's developing experience is when he no longer tries to hide from himself but determines to get acquainted with himself as he really is.
Norman Vincent Peale
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead. His eyes are closed.
Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on does not constitute so strong an attachment as that from which they draw their gains.
Passion is the genesis of genius.
Two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one.
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
The harder you fall the higher you bounce.
Excellence is more fun than mediocrity.
As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.
Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much.
A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds, it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before the change.
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.
People with many interests live, not only longest, but happiest.
George Matthew Allen
We rob banks.
Clyde Barrow, Bonnie And Clyde (1967)
Goodness, what beautiful diamonds !
Cloakroom Girl, Maudie Triplett (1932)
A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another.
If I am not for myself, who will be for me ? Yet if I am for myself alone, of what good am I ?
Love sees roses without thorns.
Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are made.
He who dares nothing need hope for nothing.
The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it open.
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 ?
Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.
Love like there is no tomorrow.
There are no guarantees. From the viewpoint of fear, none are strong enough. From the viewpoint of love, none are necessary.
Always do right, this will gratify some and astonish the rest.
Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The royal road to a man's heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.
My father taught me to work ; he did not teach me to love it.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.
Get away from her, you bitch !
Ripley, Aliens (1986)
What we hope to do with ease, we must learn first to do with diligence.
To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.
Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books. Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders. Do not believe in traditions because they have been handed down for many generations. But after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with reason and is conducive to the good and benefit of one and all, then accept it and live up to it.
Difficulties strengthen the mind, as well as labor does the body.
Learning karate requires self-control and discipline Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.
A coward gets scared and quits. A hero gets scared, but still goes on.
Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.
It is love alone that gives worth to all things.
Santa Teresa de Jesus
Life is the first gift, love is the second.
Virtuous and wise he was, but not severe , He still remember'd that he once was young.
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, 'What's in it for me?'
Watch people do their most common actions, these are indeed the things that will tell you the real character of a great person.
When you are afraid, do the thing you are afraid of and soon you will lose your fear of it.
Norman Vincent Peale
Where there is love there is no darkness.
There's no crying in baseball !
Jimmy Dugan, A League Of Their Own (1992)
The best portion of a good man's life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts, of kindness and of love.
To be a great leader and so always master of the situation, one must of necessity have been a great thinker in action. An eagle was never yet hatched from a goose's egg.
Love reckons hours for months, and days for years, and every little absence is an age.
It is at the edge of a petal that love waits.
William Carlos Williams
Life is but a moment, death also is but another.
Robert H. Schuller
If money helps a man to do good to others, it is of some value , but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
Love, a temporary insanity, curable by marriage.
Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make.
Count Dracula, Dracula (1931)
Love to faults is always blind. Always is to joy inclined, winged, and unconfined. And breaks all chains from every mind.
Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.
He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.