Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
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Success isn't magic or hocus-pocus, it's simply learning to focus.
Charity should begin at home, but should not stay there. Philip Brooks Children are the reward of life.
Better to light a candle than curse the darkness.
This is nothing !
Stanley Motss, Wag The Dog (1997)
In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.
Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them and you have found a lover for life.
A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.
Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction
In our life there is a single color, as on an artist's palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.
In order to succeed you must fail so that you know what not to do the next time.
Anthony J. D'Angelo
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Are great things ever done smoothly ? Time, patience, and indomitable will must show.
You must tolerate that which you can not change.
The more often a man feels without acting, the less he'll be able to act. And in the long run, the less he'll be able to feel.
The road to success is lined with many tempting parking spaces.
Most ball games are lost, not won.
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.
Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, son.
Dean Wormer, National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)
Many people seem to think that success in one area can compensate for failure in other areas. But can it really ? True effectiveness requires balance.
I have not failed. I've just found ways that don't work
William Ernest Henley
Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm. As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.
Better to be king for a night than schmuck for a lifetime.
Rupert Pupkin, The King Of Comedy (1983)
It is not what is poured into a student that counts but what is planted.
Knowledge work is all about how we use one another's time and attention. Given just minutes, good leaders can affect how we think, what we decide, and, ultimately, what we create.
A ship in harbor is safe -- but that is not what ships are for.
John A. Shedd
Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we can not live within.
Men who have attained things worth having in this world have worked while others idled, have persevered while others gave up in despair, have practiced early in life the valuable habits of self-denial, industry, and singleness of purpose. As a result, they enjoy in later life the success so often erroneously attributed to good luck.
To be a champion, you have to believe in yourself when nobody else will.
Sugar Ray Robinson
Wisdom is knowledge, rightly applied.
Don't ask yourself what the world needs , ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.
Where is there dignity unless there is honesty ?
Hey, Bud, lets party !
Jeff Spicoli, Fast Times At Ridgemont High (1982)
A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.
What love we've given, we'll have forever. What love we fail to give, will be lost for all eternity.
It's always darkest before the dawn.
There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread.
Love - the feeling - is a fruit of love, the verb.
Difficulties, by bracing the mind to overcome them, assist cheerfulness, as exercise assists digestion.
Christian Nestell Bovee
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)
Trust men and they will be true to you, treat them greatly, and they will show themselves great.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Fortune favors the brave.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
When it comes to giving, some people stop at nothing.
There is no chance, no fate, no destiny that can circumvent, or hinder, or control a firm resolve of a determined soul.
Immature love says, I love you because I need you. Mature love says, I need you because I love you.
An obstacle is often a stepping stone.
If you don't like something, change it , if you can't change it, change the way you think about it.
If I am not for myself, who will be for me ? Yet if I am for myself alone, of what good am I ?
The struggle of the mind to keep itself free from every sort of bondage -- to remain curious, open, unsatiated in all its relations with nature -- is tenfold more difficult than the cultivation of a stable, satisfying point of view, but a thousandfold more precious.
Love means never having to say you're sorry.
Oliver Barrett IV, Love Story (1970)
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.
We loved with a love that was more than love.
Edgar Allan Poe
You're tearing me apart !
Jim Stark, Rebel Without Cause (1955)
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
Failure doesn't mean you are a failure, it just means you haven't succeeded yet.
Robert H. Schuller
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.
Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die !
Inigo Montoya, The Princess Bride (1987)
In the midst of winter, I found there was within me an invincible summer.
Private victories precede public victories. You can't invert that process any more than you can harvest a crop before you plant it.
Men are often capable of greater things than they perform. They are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent.
Dwell not on the past. Use it to illustrate a point, then leave it behind. Nothing really matters except what you do now in this instant of time. From this moment onwards you can be an entirely different person, filled with love and understanding, ready with an outstretched hand, uplifted and positive in every thought and deed.
You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals.
Booker T. Washington
It is never too late to be what we might have been
Do you think that there is a word that contains all of the vowels? Unquestionably.
Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away.
A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.
You. too, can determine what you want. You can decide on your major objectives, targets, aims, and destination. quotes
Keep the Faith.
Friends are made by many acts and lost by only one.
A dream is a wish your heart makes.
Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune, but great minds rise above them.
I know god will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much.
Never giving up and pushing forward will unlock all the potential we are capable of.
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractionsthe little soon-forgotten charities of a kiss, a smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment in the disguise of a playful raillery, and the countless other infinitesimals of pleasurable thought and genial feeling.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Some men see things the way they are and ask, Why ? I dream things that never were, and ask Why not ?
George Bernard Shaw
Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way.
Nothing is more validating and affirming than feeling understood. And the moment a person begins feeling understood, that person becomes far more open to influence and change.
There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not.
The greatest sin is to think yourself weak.
He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in god. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.
You're on the road to success when you realize that failure is only a detour.
This is the true measure of love, when we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
I have seen so many of these, and lived with them, and travelled with them, and oftentimes felt as if I should starve to death on an equal allowance, that I am fully convinced I am correct in saying that the North American Indians, taking them in the aggregate, even where they have an abundance to subsist on, eat less than any civilized population of equal numbers, that I have ever travelled amongst.
Love is friendship set to music
E. Joseph Cossman
The holiest of holidays are those kept by ourselves in silence and apart, the secret anniversaries of the heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
It takes a strong fish to swim against the current. Even a dead one can float with it.
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must be overcome first.
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
Play for more than you can afford to lose and you will learn the game.
Union gives strength.
Action may not always bring happiness , but there is no happiness without action.
The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.
Do not wait ; the time will never be "just right". Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.