Sometimes I lie awake at night and ask, Where have I gone wrong ? Then a voice says to me, This is going to take more than one night.
Charles M. Shultz
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Familiar acts are beautiful through love.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year - and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade !
I saw and loved.
When you work, work, and when you play, play, dont get the two mixed up
Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.
Any man who selects a goal in life which can be fully achieved has already defined his own limitations.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Oh, Moses, Moses, you stubborn, splendid, adorable fool !
Nefretiri, The Ten Commandments (1956)
Life is "trying things to see if they work"
Yes, you can be a dreamer and a doer too, if you will remove one word from your vocabulary : impossible.
Robert H. Schuller
Never seek to tell thy love. Love that never told can be, for the gentle wind does move silently, invisibly.
Wherever we look upon this earth, the opportunities take shape within the problems.
Nelson A. Rockefeller
The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication.
Cecil B. DeMille
All resources are not obvious, great managers find and develop available talent.
We must have friendship for all, we must be merciful toward those that are in misery, when people are happy, we ought to be happy, and to the wicked we must be indifferent. These attitudes will make the mind peaceful.
There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.
Charles Foster Kane, Citizen Kane (1941)
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.
Take a watch to pieces and examine, however carefully, its separate parts in turn, and you will never come across the principles by which the watch keeps time.
The real test in golf and in life is not in keeping out of the rough, but in getting out after you are in.
One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.
Unless you choose to do great things with it, it makes no difference how much you are rewarded or how much you have.
Thank god, it is over, that I have seen it and am able to tell it to the world.
Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
Louisa May Alcott
Sacrifice is giving up something good for something better.
What is a friend ? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
Love inspires, illumines, designates and leads the way.
Mary Baker Eddy
The time is always right to do what is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Love like there is no tomorrow.
What a great feeling to look back on what you've already climbed What a man really wants is creative challenge with sufficient skills to bring him within the reach of success so that he may have the expanding joy of achievement.
There are two things to aim at in life, first, to get what you want, and after that to to enjoy it.
Logan Pearsall Smith
I am big ! It's the pictures that got small.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
Do first things first, and second things not at all.
Peter F. Drucker
The first requisite for success is to develop the ability to focus and apply your mental and physical energies to the problem at hand - without growing weary. Because such thinking is often difficult, there seems to be no limit to which some people will go to avoid the effort and labor that is associated with it.
Failure ? I never encountered it. All I ever met were temporary setbacks.
Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.
Love is a hole in the heart.
We reap what we sow - we are the makers of our own fate. The wind is blowing, those vessels whose sails are unfurled catch it, and go forward on their way, but those which have their sails furled do not catch the wind. Is that the fault of the wind ? We make our own destiny.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
We must not say every mistake is a foolish one.
Watch the skies, everywhere, keep looking ! Keep watching the skies !
Ned Scotty Scott, The Thing From Another World (1951)
Without the human community one single human being cannot survive.
To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself : First, what could I do ? Second, what could I read ? And third, who could I ask ?
Between stimulus and response is our greatest power -- the freedom to choose.
Love always creates, it never destroys. In this lie's man's only promise.
Let no one who loves be called unhappy Even love unreturned has its rainbow.
No man or woman is an island. To exist just for yourself is meaningless. You can achieve the most satisfaction when you feel related to some greater purpose in life, something greater than yourself.
I believe that the science of chemistry alone almost proves the existence of an intelligent creator.
Love is the universal thirst for a communion not merely of the senses, but of our whole nature.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
If you look at what you have in life, You'll always have more. If you look at what you don't have in life, You'll never have enough.
Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.
The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a persons determination.
Throughout the centuries there have been men who took the first steps down new roads armed with nothing but their own vision.
When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
Even when change is elective, it will disorient you. You may go through anxiety. You will miss aspects of your former life. It doesn't matter. The trick is to know in advance of making any big change that you're going to be thrown off your feet by it. So you prepare for this inevitable disorientation and steady yourself to get through it. Then you take the challenge, make the change, and achieve your dream.
Count it all joy, my brethren, when you meet various trials, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.
Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for his competitors, for it is that which all are practicing every day while they live.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Stand up, be bold, be strong. Take the whole responsibility on your own shoulders, and know that you are the creator of your own destiny. All the strength and succor you want is within yourself. Therefore, make your own future.
A gentleman can withstand hardships , it is only the small man who, when submitted to them, is swept off his feet.
Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man , but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.
The only genuine love worthy of a name is unconditional.
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.
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
Peter F. Drucker
Instill great values in your children today and your grandchildren will prosper tomorrow.
It not knowing what to do, it's doing what you know.
If you don't set goals, you can't regret not reaching them.
Happiness is the indication that man has found the answer to the problem of human existence the productive realization of his potentialities and thus, simultaneously, being one with the world and preserving the integrity of his self.
Live Simply, Laugh Often, Love Deeply.
No matter where you go, there you are.
I maintained my edge by always being a student, you will always have something new to learn.
Jackie Joyner Kersee
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."
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.
If you don't know where you are going, you'll end up someplace else.
The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can't do.
We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.
Time is the great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all of it's students.
If thou must love me, let it be for nought, except for love's sake only. Do not say, I love her for her smile, her look, her way of speaking gently, for a trick of thought that falls in well with mine, and, certes, brought a sense of pleasant ease on such a day. For these things in themselves, beloved, may be changed, or change for thee, and love so wrought, may be unwrought so.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement, nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called present.
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)
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
If we are going to teach 'creation science' as an alternative to evolution, then we should also teach the stork theory as an alternative to biological reproduction.
If you have to drive people that hard to do their job, then you've either got the wrong people, or you've got the right people doing the wrong job.
John P. Strelecky
The best proof of love is trust.
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing-that's why we recommend it daily.
Love is my religion, I could die for it.
An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality.
And now here is my secret, a very simple secret. It is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
The worst way to miss someone is to be sitting right beside them knowing you can't have them.
Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time.
Robert H. Schuller
Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it, begin it now.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.
Vincent Van Gogh
Fortify yourself with contentment, for this is an impregnable fortress.
No, this trick won't work... How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love ?
Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.
He who treads the path of love walks a thousand meters as if it were only one.
How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.
Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.
The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.