Difficulties, by bracing the mind to overcome them, assist cheerfulness, as exercise assists digestion.
Christian Nestell Bovee
It is the passion that is in a kiss that gives to it its sweetness, it is the affection in a kiss that sanctifies it.
Christian Nestell Bovee
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Concentration of wealth and power has been built upon other people's money, other people's business, other people's labor. Under this concentration, independent business has been a menace to American society.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
It is better to do the wrong thing than to do nothing.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word freedom , justice , honor , duty , mercy , hope.
What really matters is what you do with what you have.
It is interesting to notice how some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage, and working their solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles.
A lawyer dies and goes to hell. The devil says he'll make a deal with him. He can go to heaven if he gives up the souls of his wife and two kids. 'Sure' says the lawyer, 'but what's the catch ? '
You must think of failure and defeat as the spring boards to new achievements, and to the next level of accomplishment.
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The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.
When you do the wrong thing, knowing it is wrong, you do so because you have n't developed the habit of effectively controlling or neutralizing strong inner urges that tempt you, or because you have established the wrong habit and don't know how to eliminate them effectively.
W. Clement Stone
Leave the gun. Take the cannolis.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
Those convinced against their will are of the same opinion still.
Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.
The memory of my mother will always be a blessing to me.
Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.
The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.
Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.
Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments. Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds.
If you know peace, then you thrive , if you know contentment, then you are rich.
It's not what you've got, it's what you use that makes a difference.
I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the sea, and at last wake up in Naples, and there beside me is the Stern Fact, the Sad Self, unrelenting, identical, that I fled from.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Submit to love faithfully and it gives a person joy. It intoxicates, it envelops, it isolates. It creates fragrance in the air, ardour from coldness, it beautifies everything around it.
Never, never, never give up.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you'll make one.
Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating.
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 ?
Do not protect yourself by a fence, but rather by your friends.
Till I loved, I never lived, enough.
Live life to the fullest.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Success is never ending, failure is never final.
Dr. Robert Schuller
Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.
The man who has no imagination has no wings.
I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie. I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave. And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.
It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves.
If you want things to be different, perhaps the answer is to become different yourself.
Norman Vincent Peale
Just because something does n't do what you planned it to do in the first place doesn't mean it's useless.
In any world menu, Canada must be considered the vichyssoise of nations – it's cold, half-French, and difficult to stir.
J. Stuart Keate
Why is it that we spend so much of our time preparing for when we can do what we want, instead of just doing what we want right now.
John P. Strelecky
Stand upon the self, only then can we truly love the world. Take a very high stand, knowing our universal nature, we must look with perfect calmness upon all the panorama of the world.
When we place blame, we give away our power.
Soul meets soul on lover's lips.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Remove failure as an option.
The greatest thing you'll ever learn is to love and be loved in return.
I live a very dull life here, indeed I think I am more like a state prisoner than anything else.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
Lives of great men all remind us we can make our lives sublime, and, departing, leave behind us footprints in the sands of time.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.
William Butler Yeats
If it weren't for graft, you'd get a very low type of people in politics.
The Politician, The Great McGinty (1940)
Somebody stop me !
Stanley Ipkiss, The Mask (1994)
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
It is only when we die each day to all that is old that there can be the new.
He who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
Trouble is only opportunity in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
If you didn't know me, would you think I was a stranger ?
How can we remember our ignorance, which our growth requires, when we are using our knowledge all the time ?
Henry David Thoreau
Sign: "Illiterate? Write for free help."
Great effort from great motives is the best definition of a happy life.
William Ellery Channing
Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.
'Wake Me When It's Funny'
There is no limit to what a man can do or where he can go if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
William Makepeace Thackeray
From what we get, we can make a living, what we give, however makes a life.
Can miles truly separate you from friends. If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there ?
Success is achieved by those who try and keep trying with a positive mental attitude.
W. Clement Stone
Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.
Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is.
He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes. He who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.
Truly loving another means letting go of all expectations. It means full acceptance, even celebration of another's personhood.
First say to yourself what you would be, and then do what you have to do.
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
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.
He is the best physician who is the most ingenious inspirer of hope.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die !
Inigo Montoya, The Princess Bride (1987)
If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.
All things come to those who wait, but when they come they're out of date.
On the last analysis, then, love is life. Love never faileth and life never faileth so long as there is love.
To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
Nobody has ever escaped from Stalag 17.
Not alive, anyway.
Oberst Von Scherbach, Stalag 17 (1954)
The only guide to man is his conscience , the only shield to his memory is the rectitude and sincerity of his actions. It is very imprudent to walk through life without this shield, because we are so often mocked by the failure of our hopes and the upsetting of our calculations, but with this shield, however the fates may play, we march always in the ranks of honor.
A person's true wealth is the good he or she does in the world.
After all, tomorrow is another day !
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
We are ever free if we would only believe it, only have faith enough. You are the soul, free and eternal, ever free, ever blessed. Have faith enough and you will be free in a minute.
Oh, to be free from the stifling pressures of life to rest, a peaceful slumber that will rejuvenate my soul
We are so lazy, we do not want to do anything ourselves. We want a personal god, a savior or a prophet to do everything for us. Long as we believe ourselves to be even the least different from god, fear remains with us, but when we know ourselves to be the one, fear goes, of what can we be afraid ?
In any situation, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing you can do is the wrong thing, the worst thing you can do is nothing.
The tapas and the other hard yogas that were practiced in other yugas do not work now. What is needed in this yuga is giving, helping others. Believe in yourself and the world will be at your feet.
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly , what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Once in a while, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale.
Gieselle C. Viera
The person who says it can not be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.
Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.
Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone- but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding.
By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day
The positive thinker is a hard-headed, tough-minded, and factual realist. He sees all the difficulties clearly... which is more than can be said for the average negative thinker. But he sees more than difficulties -- he tries to see the solutions of those difficulties.
Norman Vincent Peale
Lives most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others ?
Martin Luther King Jr.
We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about that you think.
Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.