In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
Without the human community one single human being cannot survive.
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity can not survive.
Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.
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There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread.
There are only two rules for being successful. One, figure out exactly what you want to do, and two, do it.
It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.
Some say you have to use your five best players, but I found out you win with the five that fit together best as a team
Luck happens when opportunity encounters the prepared mind.
Personally, veda's convinced me that alligators have the right idea. They eat their young.
Ida Corwin, Mildred Pierce (1945)
Better late than never.
Gollum, The Lord Of The Rings (2002)
Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Predetermine the objectives you want to accomplish. Think big, act big and set out to accomplish big results.
Mark Victor Hansen
The great end of life is not knowledge but action.
Thomas Henry Huxley
My faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers. They will work out the whole problem, like lions.
Every hero becomes a bore at last.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Doomed are the hotheads ! Unhappy are they who lose their cool and are too proud to say, ''I'm sorry. ''
Robert H. Schuller
Look up and not down, look forward and not back, look out and not in, and lend a hand.
E. E. Hale
I am poor and naked but I am the chief of a nation. We do not want riches but we do want to train our children right. Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world. We do not want riches. We want peace and love.
Flops are a part of life's menu and I've never been a girl to miss out on any of the courses.
Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington
In the long run, men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, though they should fail immediately, they had better aim at something high.
Henry David Thoreau
A boy's best friend is his mother.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young ?
Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes.
Love conquers all things, let us too surrender to love.
Success isn't magic or hocus-pocus, it's simply learning to focus.
There is no security on this earth ; there is only opportunity.
Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.
In order to grasp the reality, we must see the possibilities. In the present, a formulation of the possibilities is the area in which I gain uncertainty concerning what I decide, without a vision of the possibilities, I act blindly, only a knowledge of the possibilities enables me to know what I am actually doing.
Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others, it is the only means.
Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.
Stephen A. Brennan
Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.
I do not believe in styles anymore. I do not believe that there is such a thing as the Chinese way of fighting or the Japanese way of fighting, or any other way of fighting, because unless a human being has three arms and four legs, there can be no different form of fighting.
To me, ultimately, martial art means honestly expressing yourself.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself : First, what could I do ? Second, what could I read ? And third, who could I ask ?
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
The speed of the leader determines the rate of the pack.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
And think not you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course.
The question should be, is it worth trying to do, not can it be done.
Don't dream it be it.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1973)
Unless you choose to do great things with it, it makes no difference how much you are rewarded or how much you have.
Watch the skies, everywhere, keep looking ! Keep watching the skies !
Ned Scotty Scott, The Thing From Another World (1951)
Nothing real can be threatened, nothing unreal exists. Love is all there is.
Have you checked the children lately ?
Curt Duncan, When A Stranger Calls (1979)
Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers gardens.
I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I'm all out of bubble gum.
Nada, They Live (1988)
They say you were shot in the tabloids.
Nora Charles, Nick Charles (1934)
If you're going to be able to look back on something and laugh about it, you might as well laugh about it now.
When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.
The way to happiness : keep your heart free from hate, your mind from worry. Live simply, expect little, give much. Fill your life with love. Scatter sunshine. Forget self, think of others. Do as you would be done by. Try this for a week and you will be surprised.
Norman Vincent Peale
Like snowflakes, my Christmas memories gather and dance each beautiful, unique and too soon gone.
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
When I was a young man, I found out that if you hurt somebody, they'll leave you alone. When I tried to leave everybody alone and just do my own thing, everybody just wanted to hurt me. Until one day I just decided, well, I've had enough of this picking. And there were like six young men still figuring they were going to mess with my head. And we went to war. To their surprise, I was no longer taking the beating, I was giving it.
Success often comes to those who dare to act. It seldom goes to the timid who are ever afraid of the consequences.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence.
Would you be shocked if I put on something more comfortable ?
Helen, Hell's Angels (1930)
The person who says it can not be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the sea, and at last wake up in Naples, and there beside me is the Stern Fact, the Sad Self, unrelenting, identical, that I fled from.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The best portion of a good man's life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts, of kindness and of love.
Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called present.
You see, Francois, marriage is a beautiful mistake which two people make together. But with you, Francois, I think it would be a mistake.
Mariette Colet, Trouble In Paradise (1932)
Procrastination is the thief of time.
Luck is when opportunity knocks, and you answer.
Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed.
What greater thing is there for two human souls that to feel that they are joined, to strengthen each other, to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.
To know me is to love me.
Who's on first.
Dexter, The Naughty Nineties (1945)
A gentle breeze blowing in the right direction is better than a pair of strong oars.
Canary Island Proverb
The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-ness.
There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved , it is God's finger on man's shoulder.
Leadership - The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
You live with your thoughts, so be careful what they are.
Common looking people are the best in the world : that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
Changes in life are not only possible and predictable, but to deny them is to be an accomplice to one's own unnecessary vegetation.
Forget about it.
Donnie Brasco, Donnie Brasco (1997)
Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.
Fear nothing, for every renewed effort raises all former failures into lessons, all sins into experience.
The more we come out and do good to others, the more our hearts will be purified, and god will be in them.
When a man comes to a conscious vital realization of those great spiritual forces within himself and begins to use those forces in science, in business, and in life, his progress in the future will be unparalleled.
The harder you fall the higher you bounce.
Are you fit company for the person you wish to become ?
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
You can do anything you put your mind to.
What is strength without a double share of wisdom ?
Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.
Theodore Isaac Rubin
Here's Johnny !
Jack Torrance, The Shining (1980)
Thou love life ? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff that life is made of.
Love is like war, easy to begin but hard to end.
All misfortune is but a stepping stone to fortune.
Henry David Thoreau
There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I've loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough.
Sometimes, all you need to invent something is a good imagination and a pile of junk.
You owe me nothing for giving the love that I give. You owe me nothing for caring the way that I have. I give you thanks for receiving , it's my privilege, and you owe me nothing in return.
What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Only when all contribute their firewood can they build up a strong fire.
Every time we open our mouths, men look into our minds.
You must learn from your past mistakes, but not lean on your past successes.