There is no pain equal to that which two lovers can inflict on one another. This should be made clear to all who contemplate such a union. The avoidance of this pain is the beginning of wisdom, for it is strong enough to contaminate the rest of our lives.
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Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.
There is no real excellence in all this world which can be separated from right living.
David Starr Jordan
Never stop learning. If you learn one new thing everyday, you will overcome 99% of your competition
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
You have to think anyway, so why not think big ?
P. T. Barnum
There is no one giant step that does it. It's a lot of little steps.
Peter A. Cohen
The miracle power that elevates the few is to be found in their industry, application and perseverance, under the promptings of a brave determined spirit.
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
Francis of Assisi
A smile is the light in your window that tells others that there is a caring, sharing person inside.
Love is like war, easy to begin but hard to end.
Until a person can say deeply and honestly, "I am what I am today because of the choices I made yesterday'', that person can not say, "I choose otherwise''.
Seize the day.
Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
I love thee, I love but thee with a love that shall not die till the sun grows cold and the stars grow old.
There are never enough I Love You's.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
"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.
There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread.
Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.
I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.
The great and glorious masterpiece of man is to know how to live to purpose.
Michel de Montaigne
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.
If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think another negative thought.
I am the inferior of any man whose rights I trample under foot. Men are not superior by reason of the accidents of race or color. They are superior who have the best heart the best brain.
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 comes a moment when you have to stop revving up the car and shove it into gear.
Leaders are people who are able to express themselves fully, they know who they are, what their strengths and weaknesses are, and how to fully deploy their strengths and compensate for their weaknesses. They also know what they want, why they want it, and how to communicate what they want to others, in order to gain compensation and support. Finally, they know how to achieve their goals. The key to full self-expression is understanding one's self and the world, and the key to understanding is learning -- from one's own life and experience.
Unless we think of others and do something for them, we miss one of the greatest sources of happiness.
Ray Lyman Wilbur
We sat side by side in the morning light and looked out at the future together.
Love is like pi - natural, irrational, and very important.
If you didn't know me, would you think I was a stranger ?
When you come to the edge of all the light you know and are about to step off into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing one of two things will happen. There will be something solid to stand on or you will be taught to fly.
My heart is ever at your service.
There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.
You complete me.
The first and greatest commandment is, Don't let them scare you.
Stand up, be bold, be strong. Take the whole responsibility on your own shoulders, and know that you are the creator of your own destiny. All the strength and succor you want is within yourself. Therefore, make your own future.
The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don't define them, learn about them, or even seriously consider them as believable or achievable. Winners can tell you where they are going, what they plan to do along the way, and who will be sharing the adventure with them.
Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.
Success consists of doing the common things of life uncommonly well.
Dreams don't work unless you do.
John C. Maxwell
When I hear somebody sigh, 'Life is hard', I am always tempted to ask, 'Compared to what ?'
Friends are made by many acts and lost by only one.
There are no mistakes, save one, the failure to learn from a mistake.
The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
Whoever said anybody has a right to give up ?
Marian Wright Edelman
Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.
You may be on the right track, but if you just sit there you'll get run over.
Paul H. Dunn
The only difference between a rut and a grave is their dimensions.
Leadership - The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Put your heart, mind, intellect, and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.
Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
Philippians 4: 4-7
I saw and loved.
Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
I love great music and art, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you'll help them to become what they are capable of becoming.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
To understand your parents love you must raise children yourself.
Love is the immortal flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves. It's eternal goal is life.
You must consider the bottom line, but make it integrity before profits.
Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness.
Success is counted sweetest by those who ne'er succeed.
The harder I work, the luckier I get.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
Whether you think you can or think you can't - you are right.
Success isn't magic or hocus-pocus, it's simply learning to focus.
A strong person and a waterfall always channel their own path.
I'll have what she's having.
Customer, When Harry Met Sally (1989)
It's easier to remember when you are right than when the other person was right.
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.
Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.
Love asks me no questions, and gives me endless support.
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I... I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
There is no education like adversity.
I'll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too !
The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Friendship doubles joy and halves grief.
Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.
Remember tonight, for it is the beginning of always.
You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view, until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.
Atticus Finch, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
In the eyes of a lover pockmarks are dimples.
Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.
My experience will help, but I insist and maintain that art - true art that is - cannot be handed out. Furthermore, art is never decoration or embellishment. Instead it is a constant process of maturing.
In any situation, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing you can do is the wrong thing, the worst thing you can do is nothing.
You can not step twice into the same river, for other waters are continually flowing on.
The greater the obstacle the more glory.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
We carry the seeds of happiness with us wherever we go.
The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.
Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them.
Your decision to be, have and do something out of ordinary entails facing difficulties that are out of the ordinary as well. Sometimes your greatest asset is simply your ability to stay with it longer than anyone else.
And in the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
There is no education like adversity.
It is absurd that a man should rule others, who can not rule himself.
Every time we open our mouths, men look into our minds.