There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved , it is God's finger on man's shoulder.
As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.
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The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.
You know you are in love when you see the world in her eyes, and her eyes everywhere in the world.
You can not shake hands with a clenched fist.
If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up.
I have loved to the point of madness, that which is called madness, that which to me, is the only sensible way to love.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If so many men, so many minds, certainly so many hearts, so many kinds of love.
That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquility.
Never say anything about yourself you do not want to come true.
Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart.
Alphonse Marie De Lamartine
Wisdom is supreme , therefore make a full effort to get wisdom. Esteem her and she will exalt you , embrace her and she will honor you. Wise men speak because they have something to say, fools because they have to say something.
Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things we could have, if we didn't spend half of our time wishing.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
The holiest of holidays are those kept by ourselves in silence and apart, the secret anniversaries of the heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.
Let he him who would be moved to convince others, be first moved to convince himself.
Experience is a wonderful thing. It enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.
Like snowflakes, my Christmas memories gather and dance each beautiful, unique and too soon gone.
You really can change the world if you care enough.
Marion Wright Edelman
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
Never seek to tell thy love. Love that never told can be, for the gentle wind does move silently, invisibly.
Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
You pile up enough tomorrows, and you'll find you've collected a lot of empty yesterdays.
Success is never ending, failure is never final.
Dr. Robert Schuller
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
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.
Don't wait. The time will never be just right.
If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always gotten.
How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg ? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg.
And in the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
To live for results would be to sentence myself to continuous frustration. My only sure reward is in my actions and not from them.
Whatever you vividly imagine, ardently desire, sincerely believe, and enthusiastically act upon must inevitably come to pass!
Paul J. Meyer
It is absurd that a man should rule others, who can not rule himself.
Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
Great music and art are earthly wonders, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
Service is the rent we pay to be living. It is the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time.
Marian Wright Edelman
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.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.
Jane. Tarzan. Jane. Tarzan.
Tarzan, Tarzan The Ape Man (1932)
The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.
Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconscious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character
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.
Sex alleviates tension. Love causes it.
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 ?
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.
I'll have what she's having.
Customer, When Harry Met Sally (1989)
Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.
Never react emotionally to criticism. Analyze yourself to determine whether it is justified. If it is, correct yourself. Otherwise, go on about your business.
Norman Vincent Peale
Nuptial love makes mankind, friendly love perfects it, but wanton love corrupts and debases it.
Perhaps the feelings that we experience when we are in love represent a normal state. Being in love shows a person who he should be.
As you live your values, your sense of identity, integrity, control, and inner-directedness will infuse you with both exhilaration and peace. You will define yourself from within, rather than by people's opinions or by comparisons to others.
Ninotchka, it's midnight. One half of Paris is making love to the other half.
Count Leon D'Algout, Ninotchka (1939)
The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
It's nice to be the best, but not when being the best brings out the worst in you.
The doctor should be opaque to his patients, and like a mirror, should show them nothing but what is shown to him.
Excellence is more fun than mediocrity.
It is never too late to be what we might have been
A fellow doesn't last long on what he has done. He has to keep on delivering.
Little strokes fell great oaks.
Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.
Love always creates, it never destroys. In this lie's man's only promise.
Beginnings are scary. Endings are usually sad, but it's what's in the middle that counts. So, when you find yourself at the beginning, just give hope a chance to float up. And it will.
You always succeed in producing a result.
Ineffective people live day after day with unused potential. They experience synergy only in small, peripheral ways in their lives. But creative experiences can be produced regularly, consistently, almost daily in people's lives. It requires enormous personal security and openness and a spirit of adventure.
The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser.
If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as painted, or composed music or wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
George Bernard Shaw
You don't just stumble into the future you create your own future.
Get busy living or get busy dying.
What do you feel like doing tonight ?
Angie, Marty (1955)
Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.
People are like stained glass windows, they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.
No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.
When you are afraid, do the thing you are afraid of and soon you will lose your fear of it.
Norman Vincent Peale
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
Love never claims, it ever gives.
I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.
Yippie-ki-yay, motherfucker !
John McClane, Die Hard (1988)
Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.
Robert H. Schuller
I want to know God's thoughts ; the rest are details.
In life you need either inspiration or desperation.
When you face your fear, most of the time you will discover that it was not really such a big threat after all. We all need some form of deeply rooted, powerful motivation - it empowers us to overcome obstacles so we can live our dreams.
Remember when you see a man at the top of a mountain, he didn't fall there.
There are two ways of meeting difficulties you alter the difficulties, or you alter yourself to meet them.
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
If I had more time, I'd write a shorter speech.
Do what you love and the money will follow
Obstacles are those frightful things you can see when you take your eyes off your goal.
Your neighbor's vision is as true for him as your own vision is true for you.
Miguel de Unamuno
It is best to love wisely, no doubt, but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Anything that we have to learn we learn by the actual doing of it we become just by performing just acts, temperate by performing temperate ones, brave by performing brave ones.
One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon- instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our windows today.
Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.