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Enjoy each step, for in every moment there is something to learn.
John P. Strelecky
The giving of love is an education in itself.
You owe me nothing for giving the love that I give. You owe me nothing for caring the way that I have. I give you thanks for receiving , it's my privilege, and you owe me nothing in return.
In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else.
Some say you have to use your five best players, but I found out you win with the five that fit together best as a team
Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
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.
The best proof of love is trust.
Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?
The Joker, Batman (1989)
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.
Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
I have failed over and over again. That is why I succeed.
Pay no attention to what the critics say , no statue has ever been erected to a critic.
Take heed : you do not find what you do not seek.
Ask for advice but do what you think is best.
Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
Love never claims, it ever gives.
Now is wanted intense karma-yoga with unbounded courage and indomitable strength in the heart. Then only will the people of the country be roused.
Minds are like parachutes, they function only when open.
Procrastination is opportunities natural assassin.
The measure of a man is what he does with power.
You do not pay the price of success, you enjoy the price of success.
Look at that ! Look how she moves. That's just like Jell-O on springs. She must have some sort of built-in motor. I tell you, it's a whole different sex !
Jerry, Some Like It Hot (1959)
What the world wants is character. The world is in need of those whose life is one burning love, selfless. That love will make every word tell like a thunderbolt.
They merit more praise who know how to suffer misery than those who temper themselves in contentment.
You are what you think you are.
All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.
What love we've given, we'll have forever. What love we fail to give, will be lost for all eternity.
Like snowflakes, my Christmas memories gather and dance each beautiful, unique and too soon gone.
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 ?
Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.
It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get back up.
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell'em, Certainly I can ! - and get busy and find out how to do it
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement, nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.
I love him because he's the kind of guy who gets drunk on a glass of buttermilk, and I love the way he blushes right up over his ears. I love him because he doesn't know how to kiss, the jerk !
Sugarpuss O'Shea, Ball Of Fire (1941)
Every achiever I have ever met says, My life turned around when I began to believe in me.
Robert H. Schuller
As a man thinketh in his heart so is he.
The only people who find what they are looking for in life are the fault finders.
I am a slow walker, but I never walk backwards.
Love that is true never grows old.
The power of imagination makes us infinite.
For things to change you've got to change. Otherwise, nothing much will change
All things come to those who wait, but when they come they're out of date.
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
Where there's life, there's hope.
The vedanta recognizes no sin, it only recognizes error. And the greatest error, says the vedanta is to say that you are weak, that you are a sinner, a miserable creature, and that you have no power and you cannot do this and that.
I want to be alone.
Grusinskaya, Grand Hotel (1932)
Keep your business affairs in your own hands. It's the only way to be happy.
Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your heart or burn down your house, you can never tell.
I bet you can squeal like a pig.
Mountain Man, Deliverance (1972)
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.
Man is a ladder placed on the earth and the top of it touches heaven. And all his movements and doings and words leave traces in the upper world.
Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home.
Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.
All resources are not obvious, great managers find and develop available talent.
Love reckons hours for months, and days for years, and every little absence is an age.
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.
Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness.
The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved.
The way we see the problem is the problem.
Charity should begin at home, but should not stay there. Philip Brooks Children are the reward of life.
Love is the great amulet that makes this world a garden.
Robert Louis Stevenson
People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals - that is, goals that do not inspire them.
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
This is this.
Michael Vronsky, The Deer Hunter (1978)
It is impossible to imagine anything which better becomes a ruler than mercy.
The secret to happiness is not in doing what one likes to do, but in liking what one has to do.
One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus ; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular.
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.
William Butler Yeats
When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.
Charles A. Beard
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
Live your life and forget your age.
Norman Vincent Peale
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.
If you want to win friends, make it a point to remember them. If you remember my name, you pay me a subtle compliment ; you indicate that I have made an impression on you. Remember my name and you add to my feeling of importance.
There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread.
Came but for friendship, and took away love.
Love is something eternal.
Vincent Van Gogh
By doing well the duty which is nearest to us, the duty which is in our hands, we make ourselves stronger.
The chances are that you have already come to believe that happiness is unattainable. But men have attained it. And they have attained it by realizing that happiness does not spring from the procuring of physical or mental pleasure, but from the development of reason and the adjustment of conduct to principles.
As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.
I know it was you, Fredo. You broke my heart. You broke my heart.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
The unexamined life is not worth living.
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.
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Attitude is everything.
I know god will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much.
"Every achiever I have ever met says, 'My life turned around when I began to believe in me.'"
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it , if you can dream it, you can become it.
William Arthur Ward
Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.
They say you were shot in the tabloids.
Nora Charles, Nick Charles (1934)
Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconscious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character
What you do speaks so loudly that I can not hear what you say.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There is nothing as remarkable as learning how to think better.
Fundamental progress has to do with the reinterpretation of basic ideas.
Alfred North Whitehead
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.
Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.
Love is like a mountain, hard to climb, but once you get to the top the view is beautiful.