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You're happiest while you're making the greatest contribution.
Robert F. Kennedy
There are only two rules for being successful. One, figure out exactly what you want to do, and two, do it.
Synergy is everywhere in nature. If you plant two plants close together, the roots commingle and improve the quality of soil so that both plants will grow better than if they were separated. If you put two pieces of wood together, they will hold much more weight than the total of the weight held by each separately. The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. One plus one equals three or more.
Sometimes, all you need to invent something is a good imagination and a pile of junk.
The good physician treats the disease, the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.
We are born in relationship, we are wounded in relationship, and we can be healed in relationship.
The dove is my emblem... . I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it... . I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.
A man is not old until regrets start taking place of dreams.
It is better to do the wrong thing than to do nothing.
A man never likes you so well as when he leaves your company liking himself.
One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you -- suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, "Well, I'll have a go, too''.
Kindness is always fashionable.
America E. Barr
If you don't set goals, you can't regret not reaching them.
All you need is love.
I love you, not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Who's on first.
Dexter, The Naughty Nineties (1945)
Excellence is the result of caring more than others think wise, risking more than other's think safe, dreaming more than others think practical, and expecting more than others think possible.
In a great romance, each person basically plays a part that the other really likes.
Within us all there are wells of thought and dynamos of energy which are not suspected until emergencies arise. Then oftentimes we find that it is comparatively simple to double or treble our former capacities and to amaze ourselves by the results achieved. Quotas, when set up for us by others, are challenges which goad us on to surpass ourselves. The outstanding leaders of every age are those who set up their own quotas and constantly achieve them.
Thomas J. Watson
Love conquers all.
Love in its essence is spiritual fire.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
It is at the edge of a petal that love waits.
William Carlos Williams
Great minds have purpose, others have wishes.
Be afraid. Be very afraid.
Veronica Quaife, The Fly (1986)
Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter can not understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.
If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon, you will have succeeded as a parent and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings.
The giving of love is an education in itself.
A goal properly set is halfway reached.
He who hesitates is lost !
To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others.
Love is the universal thirst for a communion not merely of the senses, but of our whole nature.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
There are two things to aim at in life , first to get what you want, and after that to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind has achieved the second.
Logan Pearsall Smith
The battle is all over except the "shouting" when one knows what is wanted and has made up his mind to get it, whatever the price may be.
My love for you is a journey, starting at forever, and ending at never.
Love is the flower you've got to let grow.
Snakes ! Why did it have to be snakes ?
Indiana Jones, Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1987)
The reduction of the universe to a single being, the expansion of a single being even to God, this is love.
The leader has a clear idea of what he wants to do -- professionally and personally -- and the strength to persist in the face of setbacks, even failures.
Warren G. Bennis
The United States, and other advanced nations, will someday be able to produce instruments of death so terrible the world will be in abject terror of itself and its ability to end civilization... . Such war-making weapons should be developed - but only for purposes of discovery and experimentation
I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Title of newspaper article yesterday - Vandals made off with all toilet seats in the local precinct. Police have nothing to go on.
Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
I want the fairy tale.
Vivian, Pretty Woman (1990)
He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall , but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles, they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.
Every dog has his day.
Adventure is worthwhile.
Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves for they shall never cease to be amused.
Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves ; and under a just God, cannot long retain it.
Don't sweat the small stuff.
Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.
Mary Kay Ash
Spoken about by, radio announcer and good friend : never let a day go by that he didn't learn something new and, in turn pass it on to others. It was his consuming passion.
It is easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow.
We imagine that our mind in a mirror, that it is more or less accurately reflecting what is happening outside us. On the contrary, our mind itself is the principal element of creation. The world, while I am perceiving it, is being incessantly created for myself in time and space.
If your ship doesn't come in, swim out to it.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
You owe it to yourself to find your own unorthodox way of succeeding, or sometimes, just surviving.
The test is to recognize the mistake, admit it and correct it. To have tried to do something and failed is vastly better than to have tried to do nothing and succeeded.
Dale E. Turner
Gravitation can not be held responsible for people falling in love.
If this is a blessing, it is certainly very well disguised.
One cannot think crooked and walk straight.
It takes a strong fish to swim against the current. Even a dead one can float with it.
Why is it that the more mistakes people make, the more paranoid they become about other people's mistakes ?
Friends are made by many acts and lost by only one.
While we pursue happiness, we flee from contentment.
The path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day.
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
As God is my witness, I'll never be hungry again.
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Yes, it used to be beautiful -- what with the rackets, whoring, guns.
Lou Pascal, Atlantic City (1980)
Don't ask for a light load, but rather ask for a strong back.
I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed We hold these truths to be self-evident , that all men are created equal.
Martin Luther King Jr.
If we all did the things we are capable of doing we would literally astound ourselves.
A dream unrealized is a dream imprisoned by that enemy of all enemies - the fear of failure. Set that you will make it happen ! -
You talkin to me ?
Travis Bickle, Taxi Driver (1976)
True love is when your heart and your mind are saying the same thing.
Leanna L. Bartram
Snap out of it !
Loretta Castorini, Moonstruck (1987)
Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.
I do not know how to kiss, or I would kiss you. Where do the noses go ?
Maria, For Whom The Bell Tolls (1943)
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)
To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.
I know people that got diagnosed with Parkinson's, and they just gave up. Sat in a wheelchair and refused to get up. I'll never give up. Some day this will probably take me, but I'm not going to walk away from life.
Misfortunes often sharpen the genius.
Get busy living or get busy dying.
Your thoughts are the architects of your destiny.
David O. McKay
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.
You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.
You will never find time for anything. You must make it.
As different streams having different sources all mingle their waters in the sea, so different tendencies, various though they appear, crooked or straight, all lead to god.
Every day in every way I am getting better and better.
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."
With malice toward none, with charity for all.
I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece. I challenge you to join the ranks of those people who live what they teach, who walk their talk.
Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
William Curry Theodore
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man. One man tells a lie, dozens repeat it as the truth.
A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.
We have to go back to philosophy to treat things as they are. We are suffering from our own karma. It is not the fault of god. What we do is our own fault, nothing else. Why should god be blamed ?
The dedicated doctor knows that he must be both scientist and humanitarian, his most agonizing decisions lie in the field of human relations.