Charity should begin at home, but should not stay there. Philip Brooks Children are the reward of life.
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Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
There is only one terminal dignity, love. And the story of a love is not important, what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work
Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement.
Love is like pi - natural, irrational, and very important.
Positive attitudes come in unlimited quantities. Everybody can have one free !
In life you can never be too kind or too fair ; everyone you meet is carrying a heavy load. When you go through your day expressing kindness and courtesy to all you meet, you leave behind a feeling of warmth and good cheer, and you help alleviate the burdens everyone is struggling with.
Nothing is more honorable than enlightenment, nothing is more beautiful than virtue.
I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken, and I'd rather remember it as it was at it's best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived
We all go a little mad sometimes.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
If you refuse to accept anything but the best you very often get it.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success.
If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The great end of life is not knowledge but action.
Thomas Henry Huxley
Let's not confuse hasty decisions with strength or intelligence. It's important to be decisive - after giving consideration that reflects the time you have and what's at stake.
Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart.
Alphonse Marie De Lamartine
if one is unable to assert oneself, one is unable to participate in a genuine relationship.
If you keep saying things are going to be bad, you have a chance of being a prophet.
Isaac B. Singer
Believe in yourself.
The only genuine love worthy of a name is unconditional.
Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.
Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.
We shall show mercy, but we shall not ask for it.
Live your life and forget your age.
Norman Vincent Peale
There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.
It's the investor who is risky, not the investment.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Experience is the best teacher.
There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group, there is less competition there.
No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement, nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
Nothing is more validating and affirming than feeling understood. And the moment a person begins feeling understood, that person becomes far more open to influence and change.
If a man does his best, what else is there ?
General George S. Patton
Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
In the space age the most important space is between the ears.
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
Shri Ramakrishna used to say, "As long as I live, so long do I learn". That man or that society which has nothing to learn is already in the jaws of death. Heart and core of everything here is good, that whatever may be the surface waves, deep down and underlying everything, there is an infinite basis of goodness and love.
Attitude is everything.
If parents pass enthusiasm along to their children, they will leave them an estate of incalculable value.
It is always your next move.
It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
They're here !
Carol Anne Freeling, Poltergeist (1982)
No pain, No gain.
When people are like each other they tend to like each other.
We have got to have a dream if we are going to make a dream come true.
There are times when a man should be content with what he has but never with what he is.
William George Jordan
I have learned that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
My parents told me that I could do and be anything I really wanted. I believed them.
Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness -- great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy.
I am convinced that He ( God ) does not play dice.
Do you love me because I am beautiful, or am I beautiful because you love me ?
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated , you can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.
David Lloyd George
The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body. The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results.
Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
We all love best not those who offend us least, nor those who have done most for us, but those who make it most easy for us to forgive them.
Advice after the mischief is like medicine after death.
When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions.
W. Clement Stone
Go forward confidently, energetically attacking problems, expecting favorable outcomes.
Norman Vincent Peale
But we can not avoid conflict, conflict with society, other individuals and with oneself. Conflicts may be the sources of defeat, lost life and a limitation of our potentiality but they may also lead to greater depth of living and the birth of more far-reaching unities, which flourish in the tensions that engender them.
Watch people do their most common actions, these are indeed the things that will tell you the real character of a great person.
They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
Stopping at third base adds no more runs than striking out.
All of the most successful human beings I've know were inwardly at war with themselves. Their turmoil was at least as great as our own, and sometimes greater. What distinguished these leaders was not some inner peace but rather how they had learned to organize their lives around a noble ambition and to focus on it.
Lives most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others ?
Martin Luther King Jr.
I can't believe it. Right here where we live -- right here in St. Louis.
Esther Smith, Meet Me In St. Louis (1944)
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)
The greatest sin is to think yourself weak.
It's like, I became such a good person, I almost forgot... I'm a world class liar, baby !
To freely bloom - that is my definition of success.
A strong person and a waterfall always channel their own path.
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.
I want to know God's thoughts ; the rest are details.
There is not a breathing of the common wind that will forget thee.
Remember when you see a man at the top of a mountain, he didn't fall there.
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take
John Davidson Rockefeller
May the Force be with you.
Han Solo, Star Wars (1977)
Remember that nobody will ever get ahead of you as long as he is kicking you in the seat of the pants.
It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.
Never giving up and pushing forward will unlock all the potential we are capable of.
What a dump.
Rosa Moline, Beyond The Forest (1949)
Where there is no wealth there is no poverty.
Do, or do not. There is no try.
Yoda, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
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 ?
A fellow doesn't last long on what he has done. He has to keep on delivering.
He who has hope has everything.
He who knows all the answers has not yet been asked all the questions.
Our happiness depends on the habit of mind we cultivate. So practice happy thinking every day. Cultivate the merry heart, develop the happiness habit, and life will become a continual feast.
Norman Vincent Peale
Don't call me a saint - I don't want to be dismissed that easily.
If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.
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.
What you cannot enforce, Do not command.
L-I-V-E ! Live ! Otherwise, you got nothing to talk about in the locker room.
Maude, Harold And Maude (1971)
Don't look back - forward, infinite energy, infinite enthusiasm, infinite daring, and infinite patience - then alone can great deeds be accomplished.
An army of lions commanded by a deer will never be an army of lions.
Fear is met and destroyed with courage. Again and again, when the struggle seems hopeless and all opportunity lost, some man or women with a little more courage, a little more effort, brings victory.
James F. Bell
Deals are my art form. Other people paint beautifully on canvas or write wonderful poetry. I like making deals, preferably big deals. That's how I get my kicks.