There are essentially two things that will make you wiser the books you read and the people you meet.
Charles Tremendous Jones
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When we place blame, we give away our power.
You see things and you say, why ? But I dream things that never were and say, why not ?
George Bernard Shaw
Love is what is left in a relationship after all the selfishness is taken out.
I'm melting ! Melting ! Oh, what a world ! What a world !
The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
God gives us our relatives - thank God we can choose our friends.
Ethel Watts Mumford
Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.
I'll meet you at the place near the thing where we went that time.
Aaron Altman, Broadcast News (1987)
Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
G. M. Trevelyan
I just love when people say I cant do something because all my life people said I wasn't going to make it.
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.
A man builds a fine house ; and now he has a master, and a task for life ; he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.
Practice makes perfect.
The only way to make sure people you agree with can speak is to support the rights of people you don't agree with.
Eleanor Holmes Norton
The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're still alive.
I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it.
Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
A life lived in fear is a life half lived.
Who indeed can harm you if you are committed deeply to doing what is right ?
Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do, he will never do all that he can.
There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
Never say die.
In our life there is a single color, as on an artist's palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.
Some people plant in the spring and leave in the summer. If you're signed up for a season, see it through. You don't have to stay forever, but at least stay until you see it through.
The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
Kind words conquer.
Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost.
Robert H. Schuller
Defeat is not bitter unless you swallow it.
Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.
Most people are about as happy as they make up their mind to be.
Some people enter our lives and leave almost instantly. Others stay, and forge such an impression on our heart and soul, we are changed forever.
No one knows what he can do until he tries.
Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man , but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
Love understands all languages.
Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way. Unless it's a fatal mistake, which, at least, others can learn from.
All condemnation of others really condemns ourselves. Adjust the microcosm which is in your power to do and the macrocosm will adjust itself for you.
Look, Daddy. Teacher says, Every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings.
Zuzu Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
A little more moderation would be good. Of course, my life hasn't exactly been one of moderation.
The storm also beats on the house that is built on the rock.
Ask for advice but do what you think is best.
Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)
We find rest in those we love, and we provide a resting place in ourselves for those who love us.
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
You haven't failed until you quit trying.
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.
If anything goes bad, I did it. If anything goes semi-good, then we did it. If anything goes really good, then you did it.
Paul "Bear" Bryant
There is only one person who could ever make you happy, and that person is you.
A human being is a part of a whole, called by us _universe_ , a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest... a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.
My love for you is a journey, starting at forever, and ending at never.
Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.
William Butler Yeats
Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.
Robert A. Heinlein
I have seen too much of the vanity of human affairs, to expect felicity from the splendid scenes of public life.
The loving are the daring.
Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities.
People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care.
John C. Maxwell
Advice is seldom welcome , and those who want it the most always like it the least.
The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesud. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules whose would you use ?
Attitudes are contagious. Make yours worth catching.
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity can not survive.
The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.
There is time for everything.
Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.
Thank god, it is over, that I have seen it and am able to tell it to the world.
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
Remember, there is no situation so completely hopeless that something constructive can not be done about it. When faced with a minus, ask yourself what you can do to make it a plus. A person practicing this attitude will extract undreamed-of outcomes from the most unpromising situations. Realize that there are no hopeless situations, there are only people who take hopeless attitudes.
Norman Vincent Peale
Do you want a leg or a breast ?
Frances Stevens, To Catch A Thief (1955)
For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.
It's never too late.
Soul meets soul on lover's lips.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
If there is one word that you find coming out like a bomb from the upanishads, bursting like a bombshell upon masses of ignorance, it is the word fearlessness.
For things to change you've got to change. Otherwise, nothing much will change
Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.
It is better to do the wrong thing than to do nothing.
You create your reality.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You can observe a lot just by watching.
Honesty characterizes the person and enables him to create an identity, to communicate a real presence, and to establish authentic bonds with others. The individual increasingly comes to know who he is through the stand he takes when he expresses his ideas, values, beliefs, and convictions, and through the declaration and ownership of his feelings.
There's a name for you ladies, but it isn't used in high society -- outside of a kennel.
Crystal Allen, The Women (1939)
The holiest of holidays are those kept by ourselves in silence and apart, the secret anniversaries of the heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.
What do you feel like doing tonight ?
Angie, Marty (1955)
Each day I love you more, today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.
They merit more praise who know how to suffer misery than those who temper themselves in contentment.
In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.
To ask the hard question is simple.
Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
He who speaks the loudest is the least heard.
What the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
All great truths are simple in final analysis, and easily understood ; if they are not, they are not great truths.
The more connections you and your lover make, not just between your bodies, but between your minds, your hearts, and your souls, the more you will strengthen the fabric of your relationship, and the more real moments you will experience together.
Barbara De Angelis
Seduce my mind and you can have my body, find my soul and I'm yours forever.
If at first you don't succeed skydiving is not for you.
Knowing is not enough we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
To gain more abundance a person needs more skills and needs to be more creative and cooperative.