Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
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Let him that would move the world first move himself.
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
Immature love says, I love you because I need you. Mature love says, I need you because I love you.
Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough.
P.A.C. de Beaumarchais
Out of need springs desire, and out of desire springs the energy and the will to win.
One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.
Gollum, The Lord Of The Rings (2002)
Hey, Johnny, what are you rebelling against ?
Mildred, Johnny Strabler (1953)
Success is the proper utilization of failure.
Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.
Fortune favors the brave.
Most of us are frightened of dying because we don't know what it means to live. We don't know how to live, therefore we don't know how to die. As long as we are frightened of life we shall be frightened of death.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
Jane. Tarzan. Jane. Tarzan.
Tarzan, Tarzan The Ape Man (1932)
There is nothing to fear, but fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Except and expect positive things and that is what you will receive.
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
Man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed, but not defeated.
Your family and your love must be cultivated like a garden. Time, effort, and imagination must be summoned constantly to keep any relationship flourishing and growing.
I'm willing when time permits to honestly express or to open myself to you, to act as a sort of sign pole for a traveler.
Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished.
Joy is not in things, it is in us.
Every dog has his day.
The way we see the problem is the problem.
The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.
Yesterday is but a dream, tomorrow but a vision. But today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness, and every tomorrow a vision of hope. Look well, therefore, to this day.
Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.
Opportunity does not knock ; it presents itself when you beat down the door. -
Accomplishment of purpose is better than making a profit.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.
The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is Love.
My tears of love are a waste of time if I turn away.
Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.
No pain, No gain.
It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.
Robert H. Goddard
And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body, and be yet thankful.
Follow the money.
Deep Throat, All The President's Men (1976)
Love is a symbol of eternity that wipes away all sense of time, removing all memory of a beginning and all fear of an end.
A man builds a fine house ; and now he has a master, and a task for life ; he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about that you think.
There is no greatness without a passion to be great, whether it's the aspiration of an athlete or an artist, a scientist, a parent, or a businessperson.
When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out.
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
I need him like the axe needs the turkey.
Jean Harrington, The Lady Eve (1941)
Experience taught me a few things. One is to listen to your gut, no matter how good something sounds on paper. The second is that you're generally better off sticking with what you know. And the third is that sometimes your best investments are the ones you don't make.
P. T. Barnum
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
If the going is real easy, beware, you may be headed down hill.
Remember when you see a man at the top of a mountain, he didn't fall there.
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
You create your reality.
Along with trustworthiness, consistency is the thing to look for when you surround yourself with people who can help you on your quest.
My bounty is as boundless as the sea, My love as deep, the more I give to thee the more I have for both are infinite.
Man is a goal-seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.
You've got to ask yourself one question : Do I feel lucky ? Well, do ya, punk ?
Harry Callahan, Dirty Harry (1971)
Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.
It has always been my belief that a man should do his best, regardless of how much he receives for his services, or the number of people he may be serving or the class of people served.
When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.
Well done is better than well said.
In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.
Learning is definitely not mere imitation or the ability to accumulate and conform to fixed knowledge. Learning is a constant process of discovery and never a concluding one. In JKD we begin not by accumulation but by discovering the cause of our ignorance, and oftentimes this involves a shedding process. Truth will not come until we have come to understand personally the whole process of the working of our being. After all, ultimately, knowledge in martial art simply means self-knowledge, and JKD can become intelligible only in the vigorous and constant process of self-inquiry and self-discovery.
You had me at hello.
Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it
Dennis P. Kimbro
Hi, Curly, kill anyone today ?
Mitch Robbins, Curly (1991)
War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain advantage at the expense of his fellow men.
What concerns me is not the way things are, but rather the way people think things are.
For a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love.
A man should have any number of little aims about which he should be conscious and for which he should have names, but he should have neither name for, nor consciousness concerning, the main aim of his life.
It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves.
You live with your thoughts, so be careful what they are.
You must tolerate that which you can not change.
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.
Talent does you no good unless it's recognized by someone else.
Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart.
I have realized god sitting in the temple of every human body, the moment I stand in reverence before every human being and see god in him - that moment I am free from bondage, everything that binds vanishes, and I am free.
Rock and roll is the music of America, of youth, of rebellion, and of the common spirit that ties all that together.
The heart does not respond to principles and programs, it seeks not efficiency, but passion.
Sooner or later the truth comes to light.
You can have anything you want ? if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.
There is no limit to the power of the human mind. The more concentrated it is, the more power is brought to bear on one point.
Came but for friendship, and took away love.
There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
Don't argue for other people's weaknesses. Don't argue for your own. When you make a mistake, admit it, correct it, and learn from it -- immediately.
Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.
As if !
Cher Horwitz, Clueless (1995)
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
Love is letting go of fear.
This was love at first sight, love everlasting, a feeling unknown, unhoped for, unexpected in so far as it could be a matter of conscious awareness, it took entire possession of him, and he understood, with joyous amazement, that this was for life.
Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books. Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders. Do not believe in traditions because they have been handed down for many generations. But after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with reason and is conducive to the good and benefit of one and all, then accept it and live up to it.
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.
For changes to be of any true value, they've got to be lasting and consistent.
Our limitations and success will be based, most often, on your own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
This is nothing !
Stanley Motss, Wag The Dog (1997)
We came to enjoy, we are being enjoyed. We came to rule, we are being ruled. We came to work, we are being worked. All the time, we find that. And this comes into every detail of our life.
Can you dig it ?
Youngblood Priest, Superfly (1972)
Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination, full of hope.
Men like my father cannot die. They are with me still - - real in memory as they were in flesh, loving and beloved forever. How green was my valley then.
Huw Morgan, How Green Was My Valley (1941)
The best leader brings out the best in those he has stewardship over.
J. Richard Clarke
Love is a thing, well, it's kind of like quicksand. The more you are in it, the deeper you sink. And when it hits you, you've just got to fall.