The dedicated doctor knows that he must be both scientist and humanitarian, his most agonizing decisions lie in the field of human relations.
David B. Allman
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What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
Each person born into this world represents something new, something that never existed before, something original and unique.
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it , if you can dream it, you can become it.
William Arthur Ward
What is the use of living if it be not to strive for noble causes and to make this muddled world a better place for those who will live in it after we are gone.
Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.
Slow but steady wins the race.
It's never too late.
To catch lots of fish, you must first go to the water. To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself.
The greatest humiliation in life is to work hard on something from which you expect appreciation, and then fail to get it.
Edgar Watson Howe
There are no guarantees. From the viewpoint of fear, none are strong enough. From the viewpoint of love, none are necessary.
Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.
James F. Bymes
Ability is sexless.
Life does not happen to us, it happens from us.
The only way to make sure people you agree with can speak is to support the rights of people you don't agree with.
Eleanor Holmes Norton
I live a very dull life here, indeed I think I am more like a state prisoner than anything else.
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead, his eyes are closed.
You become what you think about.
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
Francis of Assisi
Freedom from the known is death, and then you are living.
To me, at least the way that I teach it, all types of knowledge ultimately means self-knowledge. So, therefore they're coming in and asking me to teach them not so much how to defend themselves or how to do somebody in. Rather, they want to learn to express themselves through some movement, be it anger, be it determination or whatever. So, in other words, they're paying me to show them, in combative form, the art of expressing the human body.
But, in the opinion of the court, you are not only sane but you're the sanest man that ever walked into this courtroom.
Judge May, Mr Deeds Goes To Town (1936)
If you advance confidently in the direction of your dreams and endeavor to leave the life which you have imagined, you will you will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
Wealth is the product of man's ability to think.
What is essential is invisible to the eyes.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
I tended to place my wife under a pedestal.
I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.
For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan, you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
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 friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.
It is easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow.
You were made perfectly to be loved - and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
The point is that you can't be too greedy.
Let no one who loves be called unhappy Even love unreturned has its rainbow.
Where old age is evil, youth can learn no good.
You're on the road to success when you realize that failure is only a detour.
She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older - the natural sequence of an unnatural beginning.
Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it.
J. Petit Senn
I've found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often.
They alone live, who live for others.
Now is the only time there is. Make your now wow, your minutes miracles, and your days pay. Your life will have been magnificently lived and invested, and when you die you will have made a difference.
Mark Victor Hansen
Warriors, come out to play !
Luther, The Warriors (1979)
Personal leadership is not a singular experience. It is, rather, the ongoing process of keeping your vision and values before you and aligning your life to be congruent with those most important things.
Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconscious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character
When a man finds no peace within himself, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.
Do, or do not. There is no try.
Yoda, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves ; and under a just God, cannot long retain it.
Desire can be eradicated from the roots by firmly imbibing the four attributes of : Jnan, Atmanishtha, Vairagya, and the full fledged devotion to god. Faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers.
The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls you.
I love him because he's the kind of guy who gets drunk on a glass of buttermilk, and I love the way he blushes right up over his ears. I love him because he doesn't know how to kiss, the jerk !
Sugarpuss O'Shea, Ball Of Fire (1941)
Obstacles are great incentives.
Love may make the world go around, but it's laughter that keeps us from getting dizzy.
A life without love in it is like a heap of ashes upon a deserted hearth, with the fire dead, the laughter stilled and the light extinguished.
Oh, it was nobody's fault but my own. I was looking up. It was the nearest thing to heaven. You were there.
Terry McKay, An Affair To Remember (1957)
There's no such thing as not enough time if you're doing what you want to do.
The pain of love is the pain of being alive. It is a perpetual wound.
What happens to a man is less significant than what happens within him.
Louis L. Mann
The battle is all over except the "shouting" when one knows what is wanted and has made up his mind to get it, whatever the price may be.
Love is not blind. It sees more and not less, but because it sees more it is willing to see less.
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The way we see the problem is the problem.
Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which belie the idea that things can not be changed.
The difficulties and distresses to which we have been exposed during the war must now be forgotten. We must endeavor to let our ways be the way of pleasantness and all our paths peace.
"I am the thread that runs through all these pearls", and each pearl is a religion or even a sect thereof. Such are the different pearls, and god is the thread that runs through all of them, most people, however, are entirely unconscious of it.
It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.
A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.
He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes. He who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.
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
The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
Live your life and forget your age.
Norman Vincent Peale
A person's true wealth is the good he or she does in the world.
Wisdom is more precious than rubies.
May the Force be with you.
Han Solo, Star Wars (1977)
Work and lovethese are the basics. Without them there is neurosis.
"Every achiever I have ever met says, 'My life turned around when I began to believe in me.'"
It's good to be the king !
Louis XVI, History Of The World (1981)
Take away love and our earth is a tomb.
Love cures people - both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
Never spend your money before you have it.
Title of newspaper article yesterday - Vandals made off with all toilet seats in the local precinct. Police have nothing to go on.
The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it.
Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.
There is no real excellence in all this world which can be separated from right living.
David Starr Jordan
Go ahead, make my day.
Harry Callahan, Sudden Impact (1983)
The principal goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have done.
The best proof of love is trust.
Snap out of it !
Loretta Castorini, Moonstruck (1987)
No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted.
Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.
Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habits. Watch your habits, they become character.Watch your character, it becomes your destiny.
When one door closes another opens. But often we look so long so regretfully upon the closed door that we fail to see the one that has opened for us.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you stop to look fear in the face.
Learning karate requires self-control and discipline Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.
The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable.
Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn.
Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.
There is time for everything.
Everything in the world we want to do or get done, we must do with and through people.
Every human heart is human.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that !