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Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul.
To love is to receive a glimpse of heaven.
The time is always right to do what is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
There are essentially two things that will make you wiser the books you read and the people you meet.
Charles Tremendous Jones
There is a time to let things happen, and a time to make things happen.
Love sees roses without thorns.
I am not an animal ! I am a human being. I am a man.
John Merrick, The Elephant Man (1980)
All I want is a warm bed and a kind word and unlimited power.
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
Boldness in business is the first, second and third thing.
Love doesn't make the world go'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.
Franklin P. Jones
A ship in harbor is safe -- but that is not what ships are for.
John A. Shedd
Dave, stop. Stop, will you? Stop, Dave. Will you stop, Dave? Stop, Dave. I'm afraid.
Hal (V.O.), 2001: A Space Odyssey (2001)
Love is blind, friendship closes its eyes.
I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.
Life's most soothing things are a child's goodnight and sweet music.
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.
Joy increases as you give it, and diminishes as you try to keep it for yourself. In giving it, you will accumulate a deposit of joy greater than you ever believed possible.
Norman Vincent Peale
Discontent is the source of all trouble, but also of all progress, in individuals and nations.
Love doesn't just sit there like a stone, it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new.
Ursula K. Le Guin
Success is predictable.
You know you are in love when you see the world in her eyes, and her eyes everywhere in the world.
Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.
Vincent Van Gogh
Hi, Curly, kill anyone today ?
Mitch Robbins, Curly (1991)
For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.
What can be said but not practiced is better not said. What can be practiced but not spoken of is better not done.
I'm not bad. I'm just drawn that way.
Jessica Rabbit, Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moments you reject all help, are you free. Fear is death, fear is sin, fear is hell, fear is unrighteousness, and fear is wrong life.
This is this.
Michael Vronsky, The Deer Hunter (1978)
Happiness resides not in possessions and not in gold , the feeling of happiness dwells in the soul.
The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.
Unfortunately, most of the students in martial art are conformers. The student seldom learns to depend upon himself for expression. Instead, he faithfully or blindly follows an instructor, the authority figure, and his instructor's imposed
pattern. That way, the student feels he is no longer alone and finds security in mass imitation. However, what is nurtured is the dependent mind rather than independent inquiry, which is so essential to genuine understanding. So through daily conditioning a student will probably be skilled according to a pattern, however, he will not come to understand himself.
As a cure for worrying, work is far better than whiskey. I always found that, if I began to worry, the best thing I could do was focus upon doing something useful and then work very hard at it. Soon, I would forget what was troubling me.
Accumulate learning by study, understand what you learn by questioning.
Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.
Robert H. Schuller
Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive.
Robert H. Schuller
Put your heart, mind, intellect, and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.
Wisdom is supreme , therefore make a full effort to get wisdom. Esteem her and she will exalt you , embrace her and she will honor you. Wise men speak because they have something to say, fools because they have to say something.
Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it
Dennis P. Kimbro
Without a general an army is lost.
All work is empty save when there is love.
The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
The hottest love has the coldest end.
If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living.
Love is like the wild rose-briar. Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly ?
Opportunities multiply as they are seized ; they die when neglected. Life is a long line of opportunities.
Do first things first, and second things not at all.
Peter F. Drucker
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
The greatest happiness of life it the conviction that we are loved - loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.
Stand upon the self, only then can we truly love the world. Take a very high stand, knowing our universal nature, we must look with perfect calmness upon all the panorama of the world.
Talkers are no good doers.
The rare individual who honestly satisfies this heart-hunger ( praise ) will hold people in the palm of his hand, and even the undertaker will be sorry when he dies.
If at first you don't succeed skydiving is not for you.
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
My life is my message.
Many have encountered and overcome the challenge of homelessness Many men go fishing all their lives not knowing it is not fish they are after.
Henry David Thoreau
is the greatest gift of the mind , it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.
Acting on a good idea is better than just having a good idea.
The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs".
Norman Vincent Peale
If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don't, they never were.
There is time for everything.
A Native American grandfather was talking to his grandson about how he felt. He said, 'I feel as if I have two wolves fighting in my heart. One wolf is the vengeful, violent one, the other wolf is the loving compassionate one.' The grandson asked him, 'Which wolf will win the fight in your heart?' The grandfather answered, 'The one I feed.'
If you don't like something, change it , if you can't change it, change the way you think about it.
If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.
When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property.
To go fast, row slowly.
Norman Vincent Peale
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
Constant dripping hollows out a stone.
L-I-V-E ! Live ! Otherwise, you got nothing to talk about in the locker room.
Maude, Harold And Maude (1971)
You really can change the world if you care enough.
Marion Wright Edelman
The path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day.
Love is a decision not an emotion or feeling, that if made from the heart will outlast anything.
If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade.
Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination, full of hope.
Lives of great men all remind us we can make our lives sublime, and, departing, leave behind us footprints in the sands of time.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
The illiterate of the century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.
Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future.
To err is human. To really screw up, you need a computer.
Paul R. Ehrlich
The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at a time.
The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think another negative thought.
You cannot antagonize and influence at the same time.
An idea can turn to dust or magic, depending on the talent that rubs against it.
Whoever said anybody has a right to give up ?
Marian Wright Edelman
Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth, for thy love is better than wine.
There is only one way to happiness, and that is to cease worrying things which are beyond the power of our will.
Busier than a cat covering up shit on a tile floor!
Larry the Cable Guy
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Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
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.
Perhaps the feelings that we experience when we are in love represent a normal state. Being in love shows a person who he should be.
How many doctors does it take to screw in a light bulb ? That depends on whether it has medical insurance.
My love for you is a journey, starting at forever, and ending at never.
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King Jr.
We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
Kid, the next time I say, Let's go someplace like Bolivia, let's go someplace like Bolivia.
Butch Cassidy, Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969)
Your current safe boundaries were once unknown frontiers.