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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They call it a "Royale with Cheese".
Vincent, Pulp Fiction (1994)
Failing to plan is planning to fail.
Be grateful to the Man you help, think of him as god. Is it not a great privilege to be allowed to worship god by helping our fellow men ?
If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.
The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.
Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.
John Cotton Dana
Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way.
Formal education will make you a living, self-education will make you a fortune.
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
All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.
Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become a reality.
I feel like a tiny bird with a big song !
Jerry Van Amerongen
The best way out is always through.
There is no such thing as failure. There are only results.
There is no pleasure in life equal to that of the conquest of a vicious habit.
If you only look at what is, you might never attain what could be.
Where is there dignity unless there is honesty ?
Your decision to be, have and do something out of ordinary entails facing difficulties that are out of the ordinary as well. Sometimes your greatest asset is simply your ability to stay with it longer than anyone else.
Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.
W. Clement Stone
You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage -- pleasantly, smilingly, non-apologetically -- to say 'no' to other things. And the way you do that is by having a bigger 'yes' burning inside. The enemy of the 'best' is often the 'good. '
One should never forbid what one lacks the power to prevent.
I want it said of me by those who knew me best ; that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow.
Only those who do nothing at all make no mistakes but that would be a mistake.
I have not failed. I've just found ways that don't work
William Ernest Henley
Encouragement is oxygen to the soul.
If the ladder is not leaning against the right wall, every step we take just gets us to the wrong place faster.
If your ship doesn't come in, swim out to it.
When fate hands us a lemon, let's try to make a lemonade.
The search for someone to blame is always successful.
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace.
Levi ben Gershon
People who worked with me or knew me still called me the 'world's fastest human' because I almost never stopped. I'd found that I could get more done with no regular job or regular hours at all, but by being on my own, flying to speak here, help with a public relations campaign for some client there, tape my regular jazz radio show one morning at 5:00 a.m. before leaving on a plane for another city or another continent three hours later to preside over a major sporting event.
All of the most successful human beings I've know were inwardly at war with themselves. Their turmoil was at least as great as our own, and sometimes greater. What distinguished these leaders was not some inner peace but rather how they had learned to organize their lives around a noble ambition and to focus on it.
Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.
Robert H. Schuller
Do or do not, there is no try.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.
He is the best physician who is the most ingenious inspirer of hope.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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)
They call me Mister Tibbs !
Virgil Tibbs, In The Heat Of The Night (1967)
Life is a do-it yourself project.
No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.
Each person born into this world represents something new, something that never existed before, something original and unique.
Wherever there's a fight so hungry people can eat, I'll be there.
Tom Joad, The Grapes Of Wrath (1940)
I have been astonished that men could die martyrs for their religion. I have shuddered at it. I shudder no more. I could be martyr'd for my religion. Love is my religion. And I could die for that. I could die for you.
I have spread my dreams under your feet , Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.
William Butler Yeats
It takes a minute to find a special person, an hour to appreciate them, a day to love them and a lifetime to forget them.
Look at every situation as if you were in the future and you were looking back on it.
General Peter Schoomaker
A ship is safe in harbor, but thats not what ships are for.
If I know what love is, it is because of you.
We must be bright and cheerful, long faces do not make religion.
Play for more than you can afford to lose and you will learn the game.
Get into a line that you will find to be a deep personal interest, something you really enjoy spending twelve to fifteen hours a day working at, and the rest of the time thinking about.
He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall , but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles, they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.
Procrastination is the fear of success. People procrastinate because they are afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead now. Because success is heavy, carries a responsibility with it, it is much easier to procrastinate and live on the 'someday I'll' philosophy.
A heart can be broken, but it keeps beating just the same.
Fried Green Tomatoes
Happiness is a state of mind.
Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than attempting to satisfy them.
John Stuart Mill
I believe that the science of chemistry alone almost proves the existence of an intelligent creator.
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
It's the investor who is risky, not the investment.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
He didn't get all of those injuries from a fall.
I was nauseous and tingly all over. I was either in love or I had smallpox.
I'd rather see a sermon than hear one any day , I'd rather have one walk beside me than merely point the way.
David O. McKay
Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart.
Alphonse Marie De Lamartine
That first peak is the best place to pause and look back, to see if you took the easiest route, to learn the lessons from the first climb. And it is the best place to examine the terrain ahead, to change your plans and goals, to take a deep breath and begin climbing again.
The best leaders of all, the people know not they exist. They turn to each other and say, We did it ourselves.
Most ball games are lost, not won.
Whenever I think of the past it just brings back so many memories.
True love never lives happily ever after. True love has no ending.
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.
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.
Be careful the environment you choose for it will shape you ; be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them.
W. Clement Stone
A short saying often contains much wisdom.
There is no chance, no fate, no destiny that can circumvent, or hinder, or control a firm resolve of a determined soul.
Excuse me while I whip this out.
Bart, Blazing Saddles (1974)
Passion is the genesis of genius.
I love you, I am at rest with you, I have come home.
Dorothy L. Sayers
Love is like war, easy to begin but hard to end.
To reach a port we must sail, sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it. But we must not drift or lie at anchor.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Whatever we leave to God, God does and blesses us.
Henry David Thoreau
Life is what you make it.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.
Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.
Norman Vincent Peale
There is a law that man should love his neighbor as himself. In a few hundred years it should be as natural to mankind as breathing or the upright gait, but if he does not learn it, he must perish.
There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward.
Practice makes perfect.
It is only when we die each day to all that is old that there can be the new.
Self delusion is pulling in your stomach when you step on the scales.
Learning is finding out what we already know. Doing is demonstrating that you know it. Teaching is reminding others that they know just as well as you. You are all learners, doers, and teachers.
Hey, lady !
Herbert H. Heebert, The Ladies Man (1961)
Would you like to come in ?
Aurora Greenway, Garrett Breedlove (1983)
The most common cause of fear of old age is associated with the possibility of poverty.
It's always too soon to quit !
Norman Vincent Peale
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life , that word is love.
Authentic leaders have absorbed the fundamental fact of existence -- that you can't get around life's inherent contradictions. The leadership mind is spacious. It has ample room for the ambiguities of the world, for conflicting feelings, and for contradictory ideas. I believe that the central leadership attribute is the ability to manage polarity.
Many hands make light work.
It isn't hard to be good from time to time in sports. What's tough is being good every day.
Before I learned the art, a punch was just a punch, and a kick, just a kick. After I learned the art, a punch was no longer a punch, a kick, no longer a kick. Now that I understand the art, a punch is just a punch and a kick is just a kick.