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If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.
The most important of life's battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.
David O. McKay
The idea of working all your life, saving, and putting money into a retirement account is a very slow plan.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.
Lou Gehrig, The Pride Of The Yankees (1942)
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must be overcome first.
If opportunity doesn't knock build a door.
You are what you repeatedly do. Excellence is not an event - it is a habit.
Think of the magic of that foot, comparatively small, upon which your whole weight rests. It's a miracle, and the dance, is a celebration of that miracle.
He didn't get all of those injuries from a fall.
The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.
The man who fears no truths has nothing to fear from lies.
Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
Life is but a moment, death also is but another.
Robert H. Schuller
Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.
Spread love everywhere you go, first of all in your own house. Give love to your children, to your wife or husband, to a next door neighbor. Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness, kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile, kindness in your warm greeting.
Fear is the parent of cruelty.
Life is what you make it.
A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.
Quasimodo, The Hunchback Of Notre Dame (1939)
The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved.
Dave, stop. Stop, will you? Stop, Dave. Will you stop, Dave? Stop, Dave. I'm afraid.
Hal (V.O.), 2001: A Space Odyssey (2001)
In imagination, there's no limitation.
Mark Victor Hansen
Seek first to understand and then to be understood.
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
Norman Vincent Peale
Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.
Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.
George S. Patton
Don't wait for a funeral to pay a compliment. You may not make it in time.
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going!
It is easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow.
Be of love a little more careful than of anything.
Whether or not we realize it each of us has within us the ability to set some kind of example for people. Knowing this would you rather be the one known for being the one who encouraged others, or the one who inadvertently discouraged those around you ?
If money helps a man to do good to others, it is of some value , but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
Love like you've never been hurt, dance like no one is watching, live as though heaven is on earth.
He who has learned how to obey will know how to command.
Experience is a wonderful thing. It enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.
Happiness is a state of activity.
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
From his neck down a man is worth a couple of dollars a day, from his neck up he is worth anything that his brain can produce.
From success to failure is one step , from failure to success is a long road.
Nature never deceives us, it is we who deceive ourselves.
There is no one giant step that does it. It's a lot of little steps.
Peter A. Cohen
Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.
Frank Lloyd Wright
Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
Anything in life worth having is worth working for.
The speed of the leader determines the rate of the pack.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Our life is what it is as a result of how we think.
Play for more than you can afford to lose and you will learn the game.
Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy night.
Margo Channing, All About Eve (1950)
If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living.
I never had a policy, I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.
Love is blind, friendship closes its eyes.
All that is real in me is god. All that is real in god is I. The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.
Most of the exercise I get is from standing and walking around laboratory tables all day. I derive more benefit and entertainment from this than some of my friends and competitors get from playing games like golf.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.
Just smiling can do wonders for your attitude
It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You can not make progress without making decisions.
Would you like to play a game ?
Joshua The Computer, Wargames (1983)
Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.
Stopping at third base adds no more runs than striking out.
The best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.
Look at every situation as if you were in the future and you were looking back on it.
General Peter Schoomaker
Efficiency is doing things right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing.
The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.
The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart.
Josiah G. Holland
It had always amazed me how different things looked in a studio compared to how they appeared on TV. In reality the set was a tiny stage in a giant room of cables, cameras, and monitors, all connected trounced a control room full of other monitors and audio equipment. On TV it looked like two people sitting in an office having a conversation.
John P. Strelecky
We can not always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
All work is empty save when there is love.
Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.
The idea for Googles search engine came to Page in a dream about downloading the entire web and keeping the links, he told Michigan graduates. When no one else is crazy enough to do it, you have little competition, he said.
A dream is simply reality waiting to happen.
John P. Strelecky
Watch the skies, everywhere, keep looking ! Keep watching the skies !
Ned Scotty Scott, The Thing From Another World (1951)
Be like a postage stamp. Stick to it until you get there.
No man or woman is an island. To exist just for yourself is meaningless. You can achieve the most satisfaction when you feel related to some greater purpose in life, something greater than yourself.
Love reminds you that nothing else matters.
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.
Say not, "I have found the truth" but rather, "I have found a truth".
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
And our bodies are earth. And our thoughts are clay. And we sleep and eat with death.
Paul, All Quiet On The Western Front (1930)
Flowing blood is proof that you're alive, if it's for the sake of those you love
In life you need either inspiration or desperation.
When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property.
Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone- but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding.
What really matters is what you do with what you have.
The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.
No matter what I ever do or say, Heathcliff, this is me, now, standing on this hill with you. This is me, forever.
Cathy, Wuthering Heights (1939)
Great and glorious events which dazzle the beholder are represented by politicians as the outcome of grand designs whereas they are usually products of temperaments and passions.
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
Did my heart love'til now ? Foreswear its sight, for I never saw true beauty'til this night.
This is a great fact : strength is life, weakness is death. Strength is felicity, life eternal, immortal , weakness is constant strain and misery, weakness is death.
You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.
For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.
The great end of life is not knowledge but action.
Thomas Henry Huxley
Intelligence without ambition is like a bird without wings.
C. Archie Danielson
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
I am quite correctly described as 'more of a sponge than an inventor'.
Nature abhors a vacuum, and if I can only walk with sufficient carelessness I am sure to be filled.
Henry David Thoreau
Necessity is the mother of invention.
Persistence is what makes the impossible possible, the possible likely, and the likely definite.