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There's always free cheese in the mouse traps, but the mice there ain't happy.
You were made perfectly to be loved - and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.
I cannot stand little notes on my pillow ! We are all out of cornflakes,
Oscar Madison, F (1968)
Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Until man duplicates a blade of grass, nature can laugh at his so-called scientific knowledge.
My mama always said, life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.
Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
Obstacles are those frightful things you can see when you take your eyes off your goal.
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
Seek first to understand, then to be understood.
Hi, Curly, kill anyone today ?
Mitch Robbins, Curly (1991)
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul.
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
Now is the only time there is. Make your now wow, your minutes miracles, and your days pay. Your life will have been magnificently lived and invested, and when you die you will have made a difference.
Mark Victor Hansen
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.
Nothing ventured, nothing gained.
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.
This is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure.
You can not plough a field by turning it over in your mind.
Unselfish and noble actions are the most radiant pages in the biography of souls.
If what you did yesterday seems big, you haven't done anything today.
You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.
They merit more praise who know how to suffer misery than those who temper themselves in contentment.
Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.
Almost any idea is good if a man has ability and is willing to work hard. The best idea is worthless if the creator is a loafer and ineffective.
Only a fool knows everything. A wise man knows how little he knows.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will.
The day will come when, after harnessing space, the winds, the tides and gravitation, we shall harness for god the energies of love. And on that day, for the second time in the history of the world, we shall have discovered fire.
This is this.
Michael Vronsky, The Deer Hunter (1978)
Love those who love you.
Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.
Must you flirt ?
Ninotchka, Leon (1939)
Let us never be betrayed into saying we have finished our education because that would mean we had stopped growing.
Julia H. Gulliver
Love that is true never grows old.
A man should have any number of little aims about which he should be conscious and for which he should have names, but he should have neither name for, nor consciousness concerning, the main aim of his life.
This is nothing !
Stanley Motss, Wag The Dog (1997)
The grass is not always greener on the other side of the fence. Fences have nothing to do with it. The grass is greenest where it is watered. When crossing over fences, carry water with you and tend the grass wherever you may be.
Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
Oh, no, it wasn't the airplanes. It was Beauty killed the Beast.
Carl Denham, King Kong (1933)
You have to think anyway, so why not think big ?
P. T. Barnum
Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.
Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly.
St Francis De Sales
I love great music and art, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
The secret of education lies in respecting the student.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Motherhood qualified me to let the child within come out and play.
Failures don't plan to fail, they fail to plan.
Every man has in himself a continent of undiscovered character. Happy is he who acts as the Columbus to his own soul.
No legacy is so rich as honesty.
Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
This was love at first sight, love everlasting, a feeling unknown, unhoped for, unexpected in so far as it could be a matter of conscious awareness, it took entire possession of him, and he understood, with joyous amazement, that this was for life.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.
This is the beginning of a new day.
Unless you choose to do great things with it, it makes no difference how much you are rewarded or how much you have.
Love is a little haven of refuge from the world.
Some men see things the way they are and ask, Why ? I dream things that never were, and ask Why not ?
George Bernard Shaw
It's hard to tell your mind to stop loving someone, when your heart still does.
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
Yo, Adrian !
Rocky Balboa, Rocky (1976)
Gollum, The Lord Of The Rings (2002)
Positive attitudes come in unlimited quantities. Everybody can have one free !
Come out, come out, wherever you are !
Max Cady, Cape Fear (1991)
If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade.
Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope.
Princess Leia, Star Wars (1977)
Work and lovethese are the basics. Without them there is neurosis.
We sat side by side in the morning light and looked out at the future together.
When you wholeheartedly adopt a 'with all your heart' attitude and go all out with the positive principle, you can do incredible things.
Norman Vincent Peale
Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never -- in nothing, great or small, large or petty -- never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense.
The time to make friends is before you need them.
Each time someone stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope.
Robert F. Kennedy
Reflection doesn't take anything away from decisiveness, from being a person of action. In fact, it generates the inner toughness that you need to be an effective person of action -- to be a leader. Think of leadership as some of two vectors competence: (your specialty, your skills, your know-howl) and authenticity: (your identity, your character, your attitude) .
He who joyfully marches to music rank and file, has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would surely suffice. This disgrace to civilization should be done away with at once. Heroism at command, how violently I hate all this, how despicable and ignoble war is ; I would rather be torn to shreds than be a part of so base an action. It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder.
To gain more abundance a person needs more skills and needs to be more creative and cooperative.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.
Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.
The willow knows what the storm does not that the power to endure harm outlives the power to inflict it.
Blood Of The Martyr
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
Life does not happen to us, it happens from us.
Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.
All the negative thoughts and ideas that are in the world have proceeded from this evil spirit of fear. Are people so afraid ? The answer is that they have made themselves helpless and dependent on others
Action without study is fatal. Study without action is fatal. Mary Beard Actions speak louder than words.
Love knows no bounds.
Without inspiration the best powers of the mind remain dormant, they is a fuel in us which needs to be ignited with sparks.
Johann Gottfried Von Herder
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
Lives of great men all remind us we can make our lives sublime, and, departing, leave behind us footprints in the sands of time.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think.
A wise man makes his own decisions , an ignorant man follows the public opinion.
Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.
The road to success is always under construction.
Everyone's life is an object lesson to others.
Karl G. Maeser
Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
The one thing that separates winners from losers is, winners take action!
The only guide to man is his conscience , the only shield to his memory is the rectitude and sincerity of his actions. It is very imprudent to walk through life without this shield, because we are so often mocked by the failure of our hopes and the upsetting of our calculations, but with this shield, however the fates may play, we march always in the ranks of honor.