The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.
We must not say every mistake is a foolish one.
Where is there dignity unless there is honesty ?
In nothing do men more nearly approach the gods than in giving health to men.
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Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.
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.
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Robert H. Schuller
It is impossible to imagine anything which better becomes a ruler than mercy.
It takes a whole village to raise a child.
An executive is a person who always decides , sometimes he decides correctly, but he always decides.
John H. Patterson
Resolve to be a master of change rather than a victim of change.
Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.
Believe that you are bigger than your difficulties, for you are, indeed.
Norman Vincent Peale
The Crows are very handsome and gentlemanly Indians in their personal appearance and have been always reputed, since the first acquaintance made with them, very civil and friendly.
Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)
Wherever there's a fight so hungry people can eat, I'll be there.
Tom Joad, The Grapes Of Wrath (1940)
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
"I am the thread that runs through all these pearls", and each pearl is a religion or even a sect thereof. Such are the different pearls, and god is the thread that runs through all of them, most people, however, are entirely unconscious of it.
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast.
He was some kind of a man. What does it matter what you say about people ?
Tanya, Touch Of Evil (1958)
Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality, the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are !
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
That'll do, pig. That'll do.
Farmer Hoggett, Babe (1995)
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
All misfortune is but a stepping stone to fortune.
Henry David Thoreau
Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant ?
Henry David Thoreau
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.
If I'm ever on a life-support system I choose to be unplugged, but not until Im down to a size eight!
Don't limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, you can achieve.
Mary Kay Ash
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
I have a head for business and a bod for sin.
Tess McGill, Working Girl (1988)
Most people have no idea of the giant capacity we can immediately command when we focus all of our resources on mastering a single area of our lives.
A fellow doesn't last long on what he has done. He has to keep on delivering.
If we all tired to make other peoples paths easy, our own feet would have a smooth even place to walk on.
The dedicated life is the life worth living. You must give with your whole heart.
It's never too late to be what you might have been.
, Nobel Peace Prize winner We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them and you have found a lover for life.
That love is all there is is all we know of love.
Hell is the knowledge of opportunity lost, the place where the man I am comes face to face with the man I might have been.
We can let circumstances rule us, or we can take charge and rule our lives from within
The mind, ever the willing servant, will respond to boldness, for boldness, in effect, is a command to deliver mental resources.
Norman Vincent Peale
Love never claims, it ever gives.
Enduring habits I hate.... Yes, at the very bottom of my soul I feel grateful to all my misery and bouts of sickness and everything about me that is imperfect, because this sort of thing leaves me with a hundred backdoors through which I can escape from enduring habits.
If you feel you have no faults there's another one.
If I had more time, I'd write a shorter speech.
I swore never to be silent whenever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.
To be a leader, you must stand for something, or fall for anything.
Bad friends prevent you from having good friends.
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.
Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone- but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding.
You may be on the right track, but if you just sit there you'll get run over.
Paul H. Dunn
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word freedom , justice , honor , duty , mercy , hope.
You see, when we have the opportunity of working out, you'll see that your way of thinking is definitely not the same as mine. Art, after all, is a means of acquiring personal liberty. Your way is not my way nor mine yours.
When I hear somebody sigh, Life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, Compared to what ?
Sydney J. Harris
It is possible to fail in many ways while to succeed is possible only in one way.
Don't fear, just live right.
Neal A. Maxwell
To God, there is no zero. I still exist.
Scott Carey, The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)
Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man , but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.
Your talent is god's gift to you.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
Don't say, "If I could, I would". Say, "If I can, I will".
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
David McCullough Reason
Don't wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what. Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more successful.
Mark Victor Hansen
My parents told me that I could do and be anything I really wanted. I believed them.
Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
This is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure.
Gravitation can not be held responsible for people falling in love.
Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time.
Robert H. Schuller
It is seldom indeed that one parts on good terms, because if one were on good terms one would not part.
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.
All work is empty save when there is love.
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
George S. Patton
We don't stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing.
George Bernard Shaw
The person who says it can not be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.
Always do the right thing.
Da Mayor, Mookie (1989)
I am again fairly settled down to the pleasant duties of an old fashioned Virginia house-keeper, steady as a clock, busy as a bee, and as cheerful as a cricket.
Sometimes you gotta say, What the fuck.
Miles, Risky Business (1983)
The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication.
Cecil B. DeMille
Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that !
When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
And let it spring from love, born out of concern for all beings.
Jane. Tarzan. Jane. Tarzan.
Tarzan, Tarzan The Ape Man (1932)
A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle
The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.
Be the change you want to see in the world Ghandi Be useful where thou livest.
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I... I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
Funny like I'm a clown ? I amuse you ?
Tommy De Vito, Goodfellas (1990)
Chance is the fool's name for fate.
Guy Holden, The Gay Divorcee (1934)
One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.
This isn't a dream ! This is really happening !
Rosemary Woodhouse, Rosemary's Baby (1968)
All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.
Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.
Thank god, it is over, that I have seen it and am able to tell it to the world.
Kindness is an inner desire that makes us want to do good things even if we do not get anything in return. It is the joy of our life to do them. When we do good things from this inner desire, there is kindness in everything we think, say, want and do.