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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A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win.
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.
It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.
Where can we go to find god if we cannot see him in our own hearts and in every living being.
The earth is enjoyed by heroes, this is the unfailing truth. Be a hero. Always say, I have no fear.
It is impossible to imagine anything which better becomes a ruler than mercy.
An army of a thousand is easy to find, but, ah, how difficult to find a general.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect.
Into the hands of every individual is given a marvelous power for good or evil -- the silent, unconscious, unseen influence of his life. This is simply the constant radiation of what man really is, not what he pretends to be.
William George Jordan
I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.
Blanche Dubois, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
A teacher, a really good teacher, is never a giver of truth; he is a guide, a pointer to truth. Therefore, a good teacher, or, more appropriately, a guide, studies each student individually and helps to awaken the student to explore himself, both internally and externally, and ultimately to integrate himself with his being. All in all, a teacher acts as a catalyst, and not only must he have a tremendous understanding; he must also possess a sensitive mind with great flexibility and adaptability.
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
William Edward Hickson
If you only look at what is, you might never attain what could be.
What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness ?
The best things in life are free.
When the going gets tough the tough get going.
Joseph P. Kennedy
I was never tired of listening to his wisdom or imparting my own.
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
I'm not bad. I'm just drawn that way.
Jessica Rabbit, Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
Predetermine the objectives you want to accomplish. Think big, act big and set out to accomplish big results.
Mark Victor Hansen
The longer the excuse, the less likely it's the truth.
You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you understand this ? And radio operates exactly the same way : you send signals here, they receive them there. The only difference is that there is no cat.
Success is achieved and maintained by those who try and keep trying.
W. Clement Stone
All of the subjects that I've chosen have had to do with isolation. ... The whole idea of [people] gathering ... doesn't really appeal to me.
Few people think more than two or three times a year. I have made an international reputation by thinking once or twice a week.
George Bernard Shaw
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character.
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe
I do not know how to kiss, or I would kiss you. Where do the noses go ?
Maria, For Whom The Bell Tolls (1943)
I consider my ability to arouse enthusiasm among my people the greatest asset I possess, and the way to develop the best in a person is by appreciation and encouragement. I believe in giving people incentive to work. So I am anxious to praise but loath to find fault. I am hearty in my approbation and lavish in my praise.
Charles M. Schwab
We don't have to take our clothes off to have a good time
I want the fairy tale.
Vivian, Pretty Woman (1990)
The greatest part of our happiness depends on our dispositions, not our circumstances.
The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.
Happiness can not be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.
The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
I always try to turn my personal struggles into something helpful for others.
Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
You only get out what you put in.
To laugh often and love much, to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others, to give one's self, this is to have succeeded.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though chequered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the grey twilight that knows not victory or defeat.
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
I've looked around enough to know that you're the one I want to go through time with.
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.
You learn as much from those who have failed as from those who have succeeded.
Do we really know anybody ? Who does not wear a face to hide another ?
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you stop to look fear in the face.
How different our lives are when we really know what is deeply important to us, and keeping that picture in mind, we manage ourselves each day to be and to do what really matters most.
Do you love me because I am beautiful, or am I beautiful because you love me ?
God is subtle but he is not malicious.
Great minds have purpose, while others just have wishes.
The calla lilies are in bloom again.
Terry Randall, Stage Door (1937)
No disguise can long conceal love where it exists, or long feign it where it is lacking.
Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.
One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, 'Well, I'll have a go, too.'
The only genuine love worthy of a name is unconditional.
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Love means never having to say you're sorry.
Oliver Barrett IV, Love Story (1970)
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom.
When I first met you, I was afraid to talk to you. When I talked to you, I was afraid to kiss you. When I kissed you, I was afraid to love you. Now that I love you, I'm afraid to lose you.
Two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the the universe.
Reason is like an open secret that can become known to anyone at any time , it is the quiet space into which everyone can enter through his own thought.
You know you are in love when you see the world in her eyes, and her eyes everywhere in the world.
There are no perfect human beings ! My personal judgments are that no perfect human being is possible or even conceivable, but that human beings are far more improvable than most people believe.
Mama says, Stupid is as stupid does.
Young Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.
The leader wonders about everything, wants to learn as much as he can, is willing to take risks, experiment, try new things. He does not worry about failure, but embraces errors, knowing he will learn from them.
Warren G. Bennis
While we pursue happiness, we flee from contentment.
Never stop learning. If you learn one new thing everyday, you will overcome 99% of your competition
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Who's on first.
Dexter, The Naughty Nineties (1945)
Slow but steady wins the race.
The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.
Arthur C. Clarke
Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart.
I want to be alone.
Grusinskaya, Grand Hotel (1932)
Change comes from within.
I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times, in life after life, in age after age forever.
Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day.
Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
What is life without the radiance of love.
The Athenians, alarmed at the internal decay of their Republic, asked Demosthenes what to do. His reply: Do not do what you are doing now.
Just because something does n't do what you planned it to do in the first place doesn't mean it's useless.
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
, Nobel Peace Prize winner We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
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.
What comes from the heart, touches the heart.
Men always want to be a woman's first love. Women like to be a man's last romance.
Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace.
Love is letting go of fear.
You're lit from within, Tracy. You've got fires banked down in you, hearth-fires and holocausts.
Mike Connor, The Philadelphia Story (1940)
What's another word for thesaurus ?
Nurses dispense comfort, compassion, and caring without even a prescription.
I didn't have time to hire half my coaching staff. I didn't know any of the players by sight, but somehow we got through spring ball with the help of a couple of graduate assistants.
The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it.
Love thy neighbour as thyself.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
Believe that the loose ball that you are chasing has your name on it.
If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.