If I have a faith that can move mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.
Love is not selfish.
Love is patient and kind, love is not jealous or boastful, it is not arrogant or rude. Love does not insist on its own way, it is not irritable or resentful, it does not rejoice at wrong, but rejoices in the right. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things.
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When you drop a pebble into a pool of water, the pebble starts a series of ripples that expand until they encompass the whole pool. This is exactly what will happen when I give my ideas a definite plan of action. Right now I can project my thoughts into the future. I can see ahead of me. I dream, I am not easily discouraged, readily visualize myself as overcoming obstacles, winning out over setbacks, achieving impossible objectives.
Friendship often ends in love, but love in friendship - never.
Charles Caleb Colton
You had me at hello.
If you are afraid of failure you don’t deserve to be successful!
Live Simply, Laugh Often, Love Deeply.
It is better to bind your children to you by a feeling of respect and by gentleness, than by fear.
You think I'm licked. You all think I'm licked. Well, I'm not licked. And I'm going to stay right here and fight for this lost cause. Even if this room gets filled with lies like these, and the taylors and all their armies come marching into this place.
Jefferson Smith, Mr Smith Goes To Washington (1939)
Don't call me a saint - I don't want to be dismissed that easily.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience tells him it is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Some make it happen, some watch it happen, and some say, What happened ?
I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
Great oaks from little acorns grow
First comes thought, then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans, then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.
Life is "trying things to see if they work"
Love, all alike, no season knows, nor clime, nor hours, days, months, which are the rags of time.
Love is a daily, mutual exchange of value.
Happiness itself does not stay -- only moments of happiness do.
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Some people dream of success while others wake up and work hard at it.
The ancestor of every action is a thought.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Every time an artist dies, part of the vision of mankind passes with him.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Be the change you want to see in the world.
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
David McCullough Reason
Unfortunately, there seems to be far more opportunity out there than ability... . We should remember that good fortune often happens when opportunity meets with preparation.
All of the subjects that I've chosen have had to do with isolation. ... The whole idea of [people] gathering ... doesn't really appeal to me.
Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.
Lou Gehrig, The Pride Of The Yankees (1942)
Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.
Love is the true means by which the world is enjoyed. Our love to others, and others love to us.
Practice makes perfect.
Play for more than you can afford to lose and you will learn the game.
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.
Equations are more important to me, because politics is for the present, but an equation is something for eternity.
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.
Inspiration and genius -- one and the same.
Self-knowledge is the basis of JKD because it is effective, not only for the individuals martial art, but also for his life as a human being.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Never stop learning. If you learn one new thing everyday, you will overcome 99% of your competition
Every man goes down to his death bearing in his hands only that which he has given away.
What is it you want, Mary ? What do you want ? You want the moon ? Just say the word, and I'll throw a lasso around it and pull it down.
George Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
We conceal it from ourselves in vain, we must always love something. In those matters seemingly removed from love, the feeling is secretly to be found, and man can not possibly live for a moment without it.
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.
Years from now, when you talk about this, and you will, be kind.
Laura Reynolds, Tea And Sympathy (1956)
Don't fall victim to your own melodrama. Keep things in perspective. The odds are that your problem is solvable. Address the solution and don't dwell on the problem to the point at which it paralyzes you.
Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn.
Rhett Butler, Gone With The Wind (1939)
I think there is something, more important than believing : Action ! The world is full of dreamers, there aren't enough who will move ahead and begin to take concrete steps to actualize their vision.
W. Clement Stone
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.
H. Jackson Brown
I demolish my bridges behind methen there is no choice but to move forward. Firdtjof Nansen I do not cast my eyes away from my troubles. I pack them in as little compass as I can for myself, and never let them annoy others.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness , it is generally the by- product of other activities.
Learning is definitely not mere imitation or the ability to accumulate and conform to fixed knowledge. Learning is a constant process of discovery and never a concluding one. In JKD we begin not by accumulation but by discovering the cause of our ignorance, and oftentimes this involves a shedding process. Truth will not come until we have come to understand personally the whole process of the working of our being. After all, ultimately, knowledge in martial art simply means self-knowledge, and JKD can become intelligible only in the vigorous and constant process of self-inquiry and self-discovery.
Real love stories never have endings.
The worst part of life is waiting. The best part of life is having someone worth waiting for.
Make the second effort your second nature.
Seize the day.
Just because somebody doesn't love you the way you want, doesn't mean they don't love you with all they have.
The energy, the faith, the devotion which we bring to this endeavor will light our country and all who serve it, and the glow from that fire can truly light the world.
Who travels for love finds a thousand miles not longer than one.
What is tolerance ? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error , let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly - that is the first law of nature.
I'd like to make her look a little more attractive. How far can you pull back ?
Rita, Cameraman (1982)
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan, you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in the world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want and if they can't find them, make them.
George Bernard Shaw
Success is achieved by those who try and keep trying with a positive mental attitude.
W. Clement Stone
What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness ?
Each work has to pass through these stages - ridicule, opposition, and then acceptance. Those who think ahead of their time are sure to be misunderstood.
We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.
Ideals serve well as our guides. They are like beacons on a journey , they do not permit us to tarry, as though our goal and rest were already contained in them.
The heart that loves is always young.
Whatever we leave to God, God does and blesses us.
Henry David Thoreau
Failure doesn't mean you are a failure, it just means you haven't succeeded yet.
Robert H. Schuller
A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.
General Douglas MacArthur
If a man does his best, what else is there ?
General George S. Patton
If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.
It may be all right to be content with what you have, never with what you are.
To succeed, you need to take that gut feeling in what you believe and act on it with all of your heart.
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.
Love - the feeling - is a fruit of love, the verb.
Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender , it's holy ground. There's no greater investment.
In a great romance, each person basically plays a part that the other really likes.
Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead.
The time is always right to do what is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Get into a line that you will find to be a deep personal interest, something you really enjoy spending twelve to fifteen hours a day working at, and the rest of the time thinking about.
There are millions of children today who don't attend school. However, education is the only way to get ahead in this country.
The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
"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.
Every man is more than just himself; he also represents the unique, the very special and always significant and remarkable point at which the world's phenomena intersect, only once in this way, and never again.
Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them ?
Michael, we're bigger than U.S. Steel.
Hyman Roth, The Godfather: Part II (1974)
Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.
Seeing yourself as you want to be is the key to personal growth.
Trust men and they will be true to you, treat them greatly, and they will show themselves great.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There are two kinds of failures. The man who will do nothing he is told, and the man who will do nothing else.
Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.
A life lived in fear is a life half lived.
I didn't have time to hire half my coaching staff. I didn't know any of the players by sight, but somehow we got through spring ball with the help of a couple of graduate assistants.
Everything you want is on the other side of fear.
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.