The gem can not be polished without friction, nor man be perfected without trials.
The strongest among the weak is the one who doesn't forget his weaknesses.
A chain is as strong as its weakest link.
Advice after the mischief is like medicine after death.
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The foundation my parents laid down with our faith continues to be my core.
I don't know nothin 'bout birthin' babies.
Prissy, Gone With The Wind (1939)
My life is my message.
The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a persons determination.
Excuse me while I whip this out.
Bart, Blazing Saddles (1974)
Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.
Money without brains is always dangerous.
The ancestor of every action is a thought.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much.
Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction
Let those love now who never loved before. Let those who always loved, now love the more.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
No disguise can long conceal love where it exists, or long feign it where it is lacking.
There is no limit to what a man can do or where he can go if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.
Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.
If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.
Talkers are no good doers.
And think not you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course.
Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.
Opportunity does not knock ; it presents itself when you beat down the door. -
Men spend their lives in anticipations, in determining to be vastly happy at some period when they have time. But the present time has one advantage over every otherit is our own. Past opportunities are gone, future have not come. We may lay in a stock of pleasures, as we would lay in a stock of wine , but if we defer the tasting of them too long, we shall find that both are soured by age.
Charles Caleb Colton
You see, it's never the environment ; it's never the events of our lives, but the meaning we attach to the events - how we interpret them - that shapes who we are today and who we'll become tomorrow. quotes
No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.
Spoken about by, radio announcer and good friend : never let a day go by that he didn't learn something new and, in turn pass it on to others. It was his consuming passion.
To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.
History does nothing , it does not possess immense riches, it does not fight battles. It is men, real, living, who do all this.
It's not enough that we do our best, sometimes we have to do what's required.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.
Where's the rest of me ?
Drake McHugh, Kings Row (1942)
One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.
Do not protect yourself by a fence, but rather by your friends.
That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquility.
I have learned not to worry about love, but to honor it's coming with all my heart.
There may be peace without joy, and joy without peace, but the two combined make happiness
Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.
Trouble is only opportunity in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
There is no real excellence in all this world which can be separated from right living.
David Starr Jordan
The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been.
The worst thing one can do is not to try, to be aware of what one wants and not give in to it, to spend years in silent hurt wondering if something could have materialized -- never knowing.
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
I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
The main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance but to do what lies clearly at hand.
There's always free cheese in the mouse traps, but the mice there ain't happy.
The dingo took my baby !
Lindy Chamberlain, A Cry In The Dark (1988)
Ability is sexless.
Feel nothing, know nothing, do nothing, have nothing, give up all to god, and say utterly, 'Thy will be done'. We only dream this bondage. Wake up and let it go.
I'm king of the world !
Jack Dawson, Titanic (1997)
Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.
H. Jackson Brown
Did my heart love'til now ? Foreswear its sight, for I never saw true beauty'til this night.
If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always gotten.
When you put faith, hope and love together, you can raise positive kids in a negative world.
Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune, but great minds rise above them.
Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in ; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day ; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be cumbered with your old nonsense.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You can often measure a person by the size of his dream.
Robert H. Schuller
Love is the flower you've got to let grow.
Mama says, Stupid is as stupid does.
Young Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Robert H. Schuller
Face it girls, I'm older and I have more insurance.
Evelyn Couch, Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
When love and skill work together expect a masterpiece.
One who walks the road with love will never walk the road alone.
C. T. Davis
The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead.
Love is an attempt to change a piece of a dream world into reality.
Vision doesn't usually come as a lightening bolt. Rather it comes as a slow crystallization of life challenges that we one day recognize as a beautiful diamond with great value to ourselves and others.
I am quite correctly described as 'more of a sponge than an inventor'.
Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished.
Action, to be effective, must be directed to clearly conceived ends.
One should never forbid what one lacks the power to prevent.
From success to failure is one step , from failure to success is a long road.
Where there's life, there's hope.
Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.
John F. Kennedy
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.
An obstacle is often a stepping stone.
Children are all foreigners.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Necessity is the mother of invention.
Happy wife, happy life.
Nothing could be worse than the fear that one had given up too soon, and left one unexpended effort that might have saved the world.
But we can not avoid conflict, conflict with society, other individuals and with oneself. Conflicts may be the sources of defeat, lost life and a limitation of our potentiality but they may also lead to greater depth of living and the birth of more far-reaching unities, which flourish in the tensions that engender them.
People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.
A gentleman can withstand hardships , it is only the small man who, when submitted to them, is swept off his feet.
The only gift is a portion of thyself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I am not a toy, I was made for soups, salads, maybe chili, and then the trash. Freedom !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.
Procrastination is opportunities natural assassin.
Play it, Sam. Play As Time Goes By.
Ilsa Laszlo, Casablanca (1942)
You can't expect people to look eye to eye with you if you are looking down on them.
I am speaking now of the highest duty we owe our friends, the noblest, the most sacred that of keeping their own nobleness, goodness, pure and incorrupt. . . . If we let our friend become cold and selfish and exacting without a remonstrance, we are no true lover, no true friend.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.
John Cotton Dana
Nobody puts baby in a corner.
Johnny Castle, Dirty Dancing (1987)
There is no such thing as failure. There are only results.
My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.
There is time for everything.
Those who are fired with an enthusiastic idea and who allow it to take hold and dominate their thoughts find that new worlds open for them. As long as enthusiasm holds out, so will new opportunities.
Norman Vincent Peale
No one is so poor as an ignorant person.
On the last analysis, then, love is life. Love never faileth and life never faileth so long as there is love.
Love is like a piece of art work, even the smallest bit can be so beautiful.