Our minds are as different as our faces we are all traveling to one destination, happiness, but few are going by the same road.
Charles Caleb Colton
Men spend their lives in anticipations, in determining to be vastly happy at some period when they have time. But the present time has one advantage over every otherit is our own. Past opportunities are gone, future have not come. We may lay in a stock of pleasures, as we would lay in a stock of wine , but if we defer the tasting of them too long, we shall find that both are soured by age.
Charles Caleb Colton
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
Friendship often ends in love, but love in friendship - never.
Charles Caleb Colton
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A simple I love you means more than money.
There is a time to let things happen, and a time to make things happen.
Our intentions create our reality.
Wayne W. Dyer
Minds are like parachutes, they only function when they are open.
It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
When you come to the edge of all the light you know and are about to step off into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing one of two things will happen. There will be something solid to stand on or you will be taught to fly.
You do not pay the price of success, you enjoy the price of success.
Happy wife, happy life.
For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.
"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance."
There is no such thing as failure. There are only results.
In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action
You will never find time for anything. You must make it.
You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din.
Cutter, Gunga Din (1939)
It takes a strong fish to swim against the current. Even a dead one can float with it.
It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.
I gave her my heart, and she gave me a pen.
Lloyd Dobler, Say Anything (1989)
A wise man makes his own decisions , an ignorant man follows the public opinion.
Get your stinking paws off me, you damned dirty ape !
George Taylor, Planet Of The Apes (1968)
How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.
You must motivate yourself every day.
We shall show mercy, but we shall not ask for it.
I don't like your manners.
Vivian Rutledge, Philip Marlowe (1946)
Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called present.
When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions.
W. Clement Stone
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.
Sow a thought, and you reap an act , Sow an act, and you reap a habit , Sow a habit, and you reap a character , Sow a character, and you reap a destiny.
No man can stand on top because he is put there.
H. H. Vreeland
Love is my religion, I could die for it.
This is the true measure of love, when we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
Love conquers all.
The true way to soften one's troubles is to solace those of others.
Madame De Maintenon
You must do the things you think you cannot do.
Sometimes your nearness takes my breath away , and all the things I want to say can find no voice. Then, in silence, I can only hope my eyes will speak my heart.
Barring serious accidents, if you are not preoccupied with worry and you work hard, you can look forward to a reasonably lengthy existence. Its not the hard work that kills, its the worrying that kills.
Some people come into our lives and quickly go, some stay for a while and leave footprints in our hearts, and we are never, ever the same.
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
No man ever became great without many and great mistakes.
William E. Gladstone
Accept challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.
George S. Patton
You don't get to choose how you're going to die, only how you're going to live.
Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
Results come from constantly applying what you know, not just knowing.
John P. Strelecky
Without the human community one single human being cannot survive.
Nothing is worth more than this day.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
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 live a very dull life here, indeed I think I am more like a state prisoner than anything else.
More than kisses, letters mingle souls.
We tend to live up to our expectations.
In matters of style, swim with the current. In matters of principle, stand like a rock.
To err is human. To really screw up, you need a computer.
Paul R. Ehrlich
Before we can forgive one another, we must understand one another
You betcha !
Marge Gunderson, Fargo (1996)
Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , wisdom is humble that she knows no more.
It's a Sicilian message. It means Luca Brasi sleeps with the fishes.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
Ability is sexless.
The Missouri is, perhaps, different in appearance and character from all other rivers in the world. There is a terror in its manner which is sensibly felt, the moment we enter its muddy waters from the Mississippi.
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
David McCullough Reason
An avoidance of true communication is tantamount to a relinquishment of my self- being , if I withdraw from it I am betraying not only the other but myself.
You think I'm licked. You all think I'm licked. Well, I'm not licked. And I'm going to stay right here and fight for this lost cause. Even if this room gets filled with lies like these, and the taylors and all their armies come marching into this place.
Jefferson Smith, Mr Smith Goes To Washington (1939)
It is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich.
Henry Ward Beecher
You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged , practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge.
The idea of working all your life, saving, and putting money into a retirement account is a very slow plan.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
It isn't hard to be good from time to time in sports. What's tough is being good every day.
Honor the ocean of love.
George de Benneville
It has always been my belief that a man should do his best, regardless of how much he receives for his services, or the number of people he may be serving or the class of people served.
We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.
The more we come out and do good to others, the more our hearts will be purified, and god will be in them.
One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be and that God wishes to see people happy, amidst the simple beauty of nature.
My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant - but misdirected - ideas of others.
Positive attitudes come in unlimited quantities. Everybody can have one free !
You talkin to me ?
Travis Bickle, Taxi Driver (1976)
So whether or not we can get together, remember well that art lives where absolute freedom is. With all the training thrown to nowhere, with a mind perfectly unaware of its own working, with the self vanishing nowhere the art of JKD attains its perfection.
You're gonna have to learn your cliches. You're gonna have to study them, you're gonna have to learn them, you're gonna have to know them. They're your friends. Write this down: "We gotta play 'em one day at a time."
Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.
Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.
We must be bright and cheerful, long faces do not make religion.
Rather than focusing on things and time, focus on preserving and enhancing relationships and on accomplishing results.
Be patient with your enemies and forgiving of your friends.
Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.
Change comes from within.
You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.
No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from scratch. To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals.
May the Force be with you.
Han Solo, Star Wars (1977)
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.
Find something you love to do and you'll never have to work a day in your life.
The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm.
Thomas J. Watson
This attachment of love to god is indeed one that does not bind the soul but effectively breaks all its bondages.
Love - the feeling - is a fruit of love, the verb.
Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
The wisest mind has something yet to learn.
It doesn't matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going.
Once in a while, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale.
Gieselle C. Viera
Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low.
Henry Ward Beecher
My biological clock is ticking like this, and the way this case is going, I ain't never getting married !
Mona Lisa Vito, My Cousin Vinny (1992)
The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable.
Each action can be the one on which all depends , what is decisive is only the strength and concentration of hallowing with which I do it. To the question of what had been the most essential matter for his late teacher, a disciple answered, 'Always just what he was engaged in at the moment'.