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To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
The foundation my parents laid down with our faith continues to be my core.
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.
Dave, stop. Stop, will you? Stop, Dave. Will you stop, Dave? Stop, Dave. I'm afraid.
Hal (V.O.), 2001: A Space Odyssey (2001)
We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle
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.
My parents told me that I could do and be anything I really wanted. I believed them.
Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.
Norman Vincent Peale
There are never enough I Love You's.
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)
A boy's best friend is his mother.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
William Edward Hickson
Find something you love to do and you'll never have to work a day in your life.
What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?
It is the marriage of the soul with Nature that makes the intellect fruitful, and gives birth to imagination.
Henry David Thoreau
A simple I love you means more than money.
Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.
Before we can forgive one another, we must understand one another
Be courageous ! Whatever setbacks America has encountered, it has always emerged as a stronger and more prosperous nation. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith and go forward !
When you face your fear, most of the time you will discover that it was not really such a big threat after all. We all need some form of deeply rooted, powerful motivation - it empowers us to overcome obstacles so we can live our dreams.
We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.
I am quite correctly described as 'more of a sponge than an inventor'.
First say to yourself what you would be , and then do what you have to do.
End your day by privately looking directly into your eyes in the mirror and saying, 'I love you ! ' Do this for thirty days and watch how you transform.
Mark Victor Hansen
If there is no struggle, there is no progress.
Are you fit company for the person you wish to become ?
Self delusion is pulling in your stomach when you step on the scales.
Wherever we look upon this earth, the opportunities take shape within the problems.
Nelson A. Rockefeller
What ever you are be a good one.
Tell me and I forget , show me and I remember , involve me and I understand.
The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart.
Josiah G. Holland
If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.
If you're going through hell, keep going.
Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.
Robert H. Schuller
Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism -- how passionately I hate them !
My bounty is as boundless as the sea, My love as deep, the more I give to thee the more I have for both are infinite.
Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.
Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster.
Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.
Yo, Adrian !
Rocky Balboa, Rocky (1976)
Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.
I am your father.
Darth Vader, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Honesty characterizes the person and enables him to create an identity, to communicate a real presence, and to establish authentic bonds with others. The individual increasingly comes to know who he is through the stand he takes when he expresses his ideas, values, beliefs, and convictions, and through the declaration and ownership of his feelings.
Be careful the environment you choose for it will shape you ; be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them.
W. Clement Stone
Nobody puts baby in a corner.
Johnny Castle, Dirty Dancing (1987)
If you advance confidently in the direction of your dreams and endeavor to leave the life which you have imagined, you will you will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Change yourself, change your fortunes.
And he can make, so say the wise, no claim who makes no sacrifice.
If you love someone, set them free.
Those who work at a thing heart and soul not only achieve success in it but through their absorption in that they also realize the supreme truth - brahman. Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god.
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) .
Reason is like an open secret that can become known to anyone at any time , it is the quiet space into which everyone can enter through his own thought.
To ask the hard question is simple.
Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.
Vincent Van Gogh
There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a meaning that disempowers them or one that can literally save their lives.
Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Is it just me or is the grim reaper a straight-up hottie ?
Adversity introduces a man to himself.
To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
Knowing means to penetrate through the surface, in order to arrive at the roots, and hence the causes, knowing means to "see" reality in its nakedness. Knowing does not mean to be in the possession of the truth , it means to penetrate the surface and to strive critically and actively in order to approach truth ever more closely.
All paths lead nowhere, so it is important to choose a path that has heart.
I believe that it is better to learn from the diverse people around us than to try in vain to emulate them, better to be a teacher than a role model. As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
There's no such thing as not enough time if you're doing what you want to do.
Love is a fruit in season at all times.
An Indian's dress of deer skins, which is wet a hundred times upon his back, dries soft; and his lodge also, which stands in the rains, and even through the severity of winter, is taken down as soft and as clean as when it was first put up.
Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.
George S. Patton
Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes-- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds'--can you help others do the same.
The most interesting thing about a postage stamp is the persistence with which it sticks to its job.
Who travels for love finds a thousand miles not longer than one.
Change your thoughts, change your life.
In order to change we must be sick and tired of being sick and tired.
Who indeed can harm you if you are committed deeply to doing what is right ?
Those at the top of the mountain didn't fall there.
In any world menu, Canada must be considered the vichyssoise of nations – it's cold, half-French, and difficult to stir.
J. Stuart Keate
Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead.
Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination, full of hope.
Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.
All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
There is only one way to happiness, and that is to cease worrying things which are beyond the power of our will.
If a man does his best, what else is there ?
General George S. Patton
A time comes when you need to stop waiting for the man you want to become and start being the man you want to be.
Practice makes perfect.
Success is never wondering what if.
The United States, and other advanced nations, will someday be able to produce instruments of death so terrible the world will be in abject terror of itself and its ability to end civilization... . Such war-making weapons should be developed - but only for purposes of discovery and experimentation
Where there is life, there is hope. Where there are hopes, there are dreams. Where there are vivid dreams repeated, they become goals. Goals become the action plans and game plans that winners dwell on in intricate detail, knowing that achievement is almost automatic when the goal becomes an inner commitment. The response to the challenges of life -- purpose -- is the healing balm that enables each of us to face up to adversity and strife.
Success often comes to those who dare to act. It seldom goes to the timid who are ever afraid of the consequences.
Pretty much everything will come to him who hustles while he waits. I believe that restlessness is discontent, and discontent is merely the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.
You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly.
They're called boobs, Ed.
Erin Brockovich, Erin Brockovich (2000)
Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm.
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.
Joy is not in things, it is in us.
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.
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.
I know it was you, Fredo. You broke my heart. You broke my heart.