You may conquer with the sword, but you are conquered by a kiss.
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Are great things ever done smoothly ? Time, patience, and indomitable will must show.
The principles you live by create the world you live in ; if you change the principles you live by, you will change your world. -
Romance is the fuel that keeps love burning hot.
Success based on anything but internal fulfillment is bound to be empty. - Dr
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.
Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire.
If you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth.
Mohandas Gandhi, Gandhi (1982)
Our inheritance of well-founded, slowly conceived codes of honor, morals, and manners, the passionate convictions which so many hundreds of millions share together of the principles of freedom and justice, are far more precious to us than anything which scientific discoveries could bestow.
Hearts will never be practical until they are made unbreakable.
The Wizard of Oz
If we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find we have lost the future.
Your talent is god's gift to you.
The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.
When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.
Norman Vincent Peale
Resentment or grudges do no harm to the person against whom you hold these feelings but every day and every night of your life, they are eating at you.
Norman Vincent Peale
Ideas won't keep, something must be done about them.
Winners lose much more often than losers. So if you keep losing but you're still trying, keep it up ! You're right on track.
Matthew Keith Groves
Never spend your money before you have it.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
A lawyer dies and goes to hell. The devil says he'll make a deal with him. He can go to heaven if he gives up the souls of his wife and two kids. 'Sure' says the lawyer, 'but what's the catch ? '
Death is something not only mysterious but a great act of purgation. That which continues in a repetitive pattern is degeneration. The pattern may vary according to country, according to climate, according to circumstance, but it is a pattern. Moving in any pattern brings about a continuity and that continuity is part of the degenerating process of man. When there is an ending of continuity, something new can take place. One can understand it instantly if one has understood the whole movement of thought, of fear, hate, love - then one can grasp the significance, instantly, of what death is.
There is no point at which you can say 'Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap.'
The world is more malleable than you think and it's waiting for you to hammer it into shape.
Tim Blixseth Bono
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague
Every dog has his day.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. -
One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never !
You will come to know that what appears today to be a sacrifice will prove instead to be the greatest investment that you will ever make.
Gorden B. Hinkley
Even when change is elective, it will disorient you. You may go through anxiety. You will miss aspects of your former life. It doesn't matter. The trick is to know in advance of making any big change that you're going to be thrown off your feet by it. So you prepare for this inevitable disorientation and steady yourself to get through it. Then you take the challenge, make the change, and achieve your dream.
First say to yourself what you would be , and then do what you have to do.
The best leader brings out the best in those he has stewardship over.
J. Richard Clarke
Each human organism is conceived with a potential for becoming a complete human being -- as a seed contains the potential for becoming a complete plant. But his becoming may be completed in an infinite variety of ways.
There are many who's tongues might govern multitudes, if they could govern their tongues.
Every life form seems to strive to its maximum except human beings. How tall will a tree grow ? As tall as it possibly can. Human beings, on the other hand, have been given the dignity of choice. You can choose to be all or you can choose to be less. Why not stretch up to the full measure of the challenge and see what all you can do ?
Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.
Yo, Adrian !
Rocky Balboa, Rocky (1976)
Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.
Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day.
Something happened to me. It was the sweetest thing that ever could be. It was a fantasy a dream come true, it was the day I met you !
I wouldn't give you two cents for all your fancy rules if, behind them, they didn't have a little bit of plain, ordinary, everyday kindness and a little looking out for the other fella, too.
Jefferson Smith, Mr. Smith Goes To Washington (1939)
If you don't quit, and don't cheat, and don't run home when trouble arrives, you can only win.
The aims and ideals that move us are generated by imagination. But they are not made out of imaginary stuff. They are made out of the hard stuff of the world of physical and social experience.
I am not a toy. I am a spork !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
Be Here Now.
When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened. Winston Churchill When I want to read a novel, I write one.
One should never forbid what one lacks the power to prevent.
Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low.
Henry Ward Beecher
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
If I'd been a ranch, they would've named me the Bar Nothing.
Gilda, Gilda (1946)
Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.
True love begins when nothing is looked for in return.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Volunteering is not a choice, it's a responsibility.
Ashley E. Hyder
It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.
Learning acquired in youth is an inscription on stone.
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love is more than a feeling, it's a state of mind.
You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you understand this ? And radio operates exactly the same way : you send signals here, they receive them there. The only difference is that there is no cat.
The test we must set for ourselves is not to march alone but to march in such a way that others will wish to join us.
If you want to feel rich, just count all of the things you have that money can't buy.
He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.
How do I look ?
Holly Golightly, Breakfast At Tiffany's (1961)
Follow your dreams.
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
Religion is being and becoming. Religion is the manifestation of the divinity already in man.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain -- and most fools do.
Accomplishment of purpose is better than making a profit.
Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are made.
Love is a hole in the heart.
Our intentions create our reality.
Wayne W. Dyer
My mother thanks you. My father thanks you. My sister thanks you. And I thank you.
George M. Cohan, Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
You are what you repeatedly do. Excellence is not an event - it is a habit.
I don't want to move to a city where the only cultural advantage is being able to make a right turn on a red light.
Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)
Let your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities.
Robert H. Schuller
When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
He who has never learned to obey can not be a good commander.
All things come to those who wait, but when they come they're out of date.
Always do the right thing.
Da Mayor, Mookie (1989)
You cannot live without dying. You cannot live if you do not die psychologically every minute. This is not an intellectual paradox. To live completely, wholly, every day as if it were a new loveliness, there must be dying to everything of yesterday, otherwise you live mechanically, and a mechanical mind can never know what love is or what freedom is.
He that has done nothing has known nothing.
Why not go out on a limb ? Isn't that where the fruit is ?
For one person to love another, that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks, the last test and proof, the work for which all else is but preparation.
You know when you've read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
Seize the day.
Are you bored with life ? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours.
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.
Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
The successful man is the average man, focused.
You betcha !
Marge Gunderson, Fargo (1996)
It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get back up.
Stop makin noises like a husband.
Vera, Detour (1945)
Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?
The Joker, Batman (1989)
Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , Wisdom is humble that she knows no more.
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Robert H. Schuller
An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.
Martin Luther King Jr.
How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
Can miles truly separate you from friends. If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there ?
There's no such thing as not enough time if you're doing what you want to do.