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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Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.
Life does not happen to us, it happens from us.
When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed', you find it simply means to follow through.
One can spend a lifetime assigning blame, find the cause 'out there' for all the troubles that exist. Contrast this with the 'responsible attitude' of confronting the situation, bad or good, and instead of asking, 'What caused the trouble ? Who was to blame ?' asking 'How can I handle this present situation to make the most of it ? What can I salvage here ?'
They will rise highest who strive for the highest place.
First law on holes - when you're in one, stop digging.
If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Some of us have great runways already built for us. If you have one, take off. But if you don't have one, realize it is your responsibility to grab a shovel and build one for yourself and for those who will follow after you.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
Try to be happy in this present moment, and put not off being so to a time to come, as though that time should be of another make from this which has already come and is ours.
Father to a murdered son. Husband to a murdered wife. And I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next.
Maximus, Gladiator (2000)
Instill great values in your children today and your grandchildren will prosper tomorrow.
Trent, Swingers (1996)
The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.
Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade ?
We are all in the gutter but some of us are looking at the stars.
It had always amazed me how different things looked in a studio compared to how they appeared on TV. In reality the set was a tiny stage in a giant room of cables, cameras, and monitors, all connected trounced a control room full of other monitors and audio equipment. On TV it looked like two people sitting in an office having a conversation.
John P. Strelecky
As you think in your heart, so shall you be.
The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.
Georgia, love is for the very young.
Jonathan Shields, The Bad And The Beautiful (1952)
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration
Do not let the reasons for your challenges become the excuses for your failure.
Because I readily absorb ideas from every source - frequently starting where the last person left off - I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
Young love is a flame , very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep-burning, unquenchable.
Henry Ward Beecher
An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't.
I have spread my dreams under your feet , Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.
William Butler Yeats
The longer the excuse, the less likely it's the truth.
Level with your child by being honest. Nobody spots a phony quicker than a child.
Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.
Be the best that you can be.
There is love of course. And then there's life, its enemy.
You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul.
Many have encountered and overcome the challenge of homelessness Many men go fishing all their lives not knowing it is not fish they are after.
Henry David Thoreau
Love talked about can be easily turned aside, but love demonstrated is irresistible.
W. Stanley Mooneyham
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
You haven't failed until you quit trying.
Find the good -- and praise it.
Great men are not always wise.
Nothing is predestined The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.
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
Familiar acts are beautiful through love.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
A healthy outside starts from the inside
Love is not selfish.
Out of need springs desire, and out of desire springs the energy and the will to win.
Mac, you ever been in love ?
Wyatt Earp, Mac (1946)
It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get back up.
If I know what love is, it is because of you.
A chain is as strong as its weakest link.
Each time someone stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope.
Robert F. Kennedy
I love you for what you are, but I love you yet more for what you are going to be. I love you not so much for your realities as for your ideals. I pray for your desires that they may be great, rather than for your satisfactions, which may be so hazardously little. You are going forward toward something great. I am on the way with you, and therefore I love you.
A bend in the road is not the end of the road unless you fail to make the turn.
In order to accept change and the suffering it brings, we need to find meaning in it
Mary Norton Gordon
Begin with the end in mind.
Kind words conquer.
High expectations are the key to everything.
The beauties of the world are best seen by those who strive to reach them.
Enduring habits I hate.... Yes, at the very bottom of my soul I feel grateful to all my misery and bouts of sickness and everything about me that is imperfect, because this sort of thing leaves me with a hundred backdoors through which I can escape from enduring habits.
The storm also beats on the house that is built on the rock.
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity , an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
You're good, you're very good.
Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)
The real leader has no need to lead, he is content to point the way.
There is not a breathing of the common wind that will forget thee.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
I believe that the science of chemistry alone almost proves the existence of an intelligent creator.
Do you think that there is a word that contains all of the vowels? Unquestionably.
Be bold, and mighty forces will come to your aid.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
Arthur C. Clarke
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting ; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be.
There's no crying in baseball !
Jimmy Dugan, A League Of Their Own (1992)
It's not enough that we do our best, sometimes we have to do what's required.
The will to prepare is more important than the will to win.
Success comes from taking the initiative and following up... persisting... eloquently expressing the depth of your love. What simple action could you take today to produce a new momentum toward success in your life ?
Love understands all languages.
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.
What can be said but not practiced is better not said. What can be practiced but not spoken of is better not done.
Believe in yourself.
Fortune and love favor the brave.
Are we to love only those who deserve our love ? Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you , that ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven.
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.
How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.
At ten years old I actually thought that the reason I was getting glasses was that I couldn't tell what my parents looked like, because every time I asked my mother to buy me something she'd say, 'What do I look like - a bank ?'
A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.
Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down.
Charles F. Kettering
Experience taught me a few things. One is to listen to your gut, no matter how good something sounds on paper. The second is that you're generally better off sticking with what you know. And the third is that sometimes your best investments are the ones you don't make.
P. T. Barnum
Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart.
The art of choosing men is not nearly so difficult as the art of enabling those one has chosen to attain their full worth.
Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.
W. Clement Stone
If a man does only what is required of him, he is a slave. If a man does more than is required of him, he is a free man.
Learning acquired in youth is an inscription on stone.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
The best proof of love is trust.
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
Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
A person starts to live when he can live outside himself.
Man's love is of man's life a part, it is a woman's whole existence. In her first passion, a woman loves her lover, in all the others all she loves is love.