Know what's weird? Day by day, nothing seems to change, but pretty soon, everything's different.
Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes
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The ladder of success is never crowded at the top.
That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.
There is no way to happiness, happiness is the way.
There is no point at which you can say 'Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap.'
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.
If you keep saying things are going to be bad, you have a chance of being a prophet.
Isaac B. Singer
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.
It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.
Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.
Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things. They are but improved means to an unimproved end, an end which was already but too easy to arrive at
Henry David Thoreau
Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee.
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
Follow humbly wherever and to whatever abyss Nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.
Thomas Henry Huxley
One cannot think crooked and walk straight.
Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.
Theodore Isaac Rubin
There is no security on this earth ; there is only opportunity.
Children are all foreigners.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Personal leadership is not a singular experience. It is, rather, the ongoing process of keeping your vision and values before you and aligning your life to be congruent with those most important things.
I love him because he's the kind of guy who gets drunk on a glass of buttermilk, and I love the way he blushes right up over his ears. I love him because he doesn't know how to kiss, the jerk !
Sugarpuss O'Shea, Ball Of Fire (1941)
I'm going to stop procrastinating once I get around to it.
Seduce my mind and you can have my body, find my soul and I'm yours forever.
Don't limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, you can achieve.
Mary Kay Ash
Impossible situations can become possible miracles.
Robert H. Schuller
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.
Attitude is everything.
Come, let us make love deathless.
Success is the proper utilization of failure.
Hard work pays off.
Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.
H. Jackson Brown
To laugh often and love much, to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others, to give one's self, this is to have succeeded.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.
Love that is true never grows old.
The older I grow, the more everything seems to me to lie in manliness. This is my new gospel.
Lives most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others ?
Martin Luther King Jr.
We didn't land on plymouth rock. Plymouth rock landed on us !
Malcolm X, Malcolm X (1992)
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
Character is higher than intellect... A great soul will be strong to live, as well as to think.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is seldom indeed that one parts on good terms, because if one were on good terms one would not part.
No pain, No gain.
Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them and you have found a lover for life.
Discontent is the source of all trouble, but also of all progress, in individuals and nations.
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
Action without study is fatal. Study without action is fatal. Mary Beard Actions speak louder than words.
Never spend your money before you have it.
Kind words conquer.
We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.
No man ever became great without many and great mistakes.
William E. Gladstone
People fascinated by the idea of progress never suspect that every step forward is also a step on the way to the end.
Talent is formed in solitude, character in the bustle of the world.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown.
Duffy, Chinatown (1974)
If we are to have real peace, we must begin with the children.
Nature never deceives us, it is we who deceive ourselves.
Love understands all languages.
You must learn from your past mistakes, but not lean on your past successes.
I'll have what she's having.
Customer, When Harry Met Sally (1989)
Just because somebody doesn't love you the way you want, doesn't mean they don't love you with all they have.
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity, an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
A wise man adapts himself to circumstances as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it.
We have a responsibility in our time, as others have had in theirs, not to be prisoners of history but to shape history, a responsibility to fill the role of path-finder, and to build with others a global network of purpose and law.
Not being able to do everything is no excuse for not doing everything you can.
Obstacles are what appear when you take your eyes off your dreams.
We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.
Trust men and they will be true to you, treat them greatly, and they will show themselves great.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There is no education like adversity.
To love is to receive a glimpse of heaven.
Resentment or grudges do no harm to the person against whom you hold these feelings but every day and every night of your life, they are eating at you.
Norman Vincent Peale
I'm king of the world !
Jack Dawson, Titanic (1997)
Many people may listen, but few people actually hear.
There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic.
In each man there is a priceless treasure that is in no other. Every man's foremost task is the actualization of his unique, unprecedented and never-recurring potentialities, and not the repetition of something that another, and be it even the greatest, has already achieved.
Love conquers all.
The search for someone to blame is always successful.
The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion to his commitment to excellence, regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
The individual activity of one man with backbone will do more than a thousand men with a mere wishbone.
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.
Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.
M. Scott Peck
Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
It is only when we die each day to all that is old that there can be the new.
The reduction of the universe to a single being, the expansion of a single being even to God, this is love.
Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.
You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.
One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.
Winning is not everything, but the effort to win is.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
It is better to have loved and lost than to never have loved.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Be the best that you can be.
Your purpose is to make your audience see what you saw, hear what you heard, feel what you felt. Relevant detail, couched in concrete, colorful language, is the best way to recreate the incident as it happened and to picture it for the audience.
Success is predictable.
The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.
Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , wisdom is humble that she knows no more.
The only people who find what they are looking for in life are the fault finders.
Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
In any world menu, Canada must be considered the vichyssoise of nations – it's cold, half-French, and difficult to stir.
J. Stuart Keate
It's to be expected that you make mistakes when you're breaking new ground.
Truly loving another means letting go of all expectations. It means full acceptance, even celebration of another's personhood.