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Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them ?
It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
When god closes a door, he opens a window.
If I'd been a ranch, they would've named me the Bar Nothing.
Gilda, Gilda (1946)
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
In any situation, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing you can do is the wrong thing, the worst thing you can do is nothing.
Happiness resides not in possessions and not in gold , the feeling of happiness dwells in the soul.
Try to be happy in this present moment, and put not off being so to a time to come, as though that time should be of another make from this which has already come and is ours.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - it goes on.
Flops are a part of life's menu and I've never been a girl to miss out on any of the courses.
I love you - those three words have my life in them.
To succeed... you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
Above all, beware of compromises. Hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others fads through the greed of getting supporters. Your atman is the support of the universe - whose support do you stand in need of ?
Love always creates, it never destroys. In this lie's man's only promise.
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Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
The only job where you start at the top, is digging a hole.
The greater a man is in power above others, the more he ought to excel them in virtue. None ought to govern who is not better than the governed.
Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far. quotes
W. Clement Stone
In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.
There is something inside all of us that yearns not for reason but for mystery, not for penetrating clear thought but for the whisperings of the irrational, not for science but for wizardry disguised as science, not for rationally founded influence but for magic.
I thought that training for the Olympics would be hardest thing I would ever have to do," former Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber said in court. "But the hardest thing I've ever had to do is process that I am a victim of Larry Nassar. But even though I'm a victim, I do not and will not live my life as one.
Shri Ramakrishna used to say, "As long as I live, so long do I learn". That man or that society which has nothing to learn is already in the jaws of death. Heart and core of everything here is good, that whatever may be the surface waves, deep down and underlying everything, there is an infinite basis of goodness and love.
To go fast, row slowly.
Norman Vincent Peale
You betcha !
Marge Gunderson, Fargo (1996)
If you ever feel like having a child, go to a restaurant and sit next to one.
When were the good and the brave ever in a majority ?
Henry David Thoreau
Common looking people are the best in the world : that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
You must tolerate that which you can not change.
No man ever became great without many and great mistakes.
William E. Gladstone
There is no such thing as failure. There are only results.
Where's the rest of me ?
Drake McHugh, Kings Row (1942)
Fathers are like a lighthouse when there is fog his children can always depend on seeing the light.
Ninotchka, it's midnight. One half of Paris is making love to the other half.
Count Leon D'Algout, Ninotchka (1939)
Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
The truth is more important than the facts.
Frank Lloyd Wright
If we always look back, we lose sight of what's ahead.
Be Here Now.
When it comes to giving, some people stop at nothing.
Thank god, it is over, that I have seen it and am able to tell it to the world.
To find what you seek in the road of life, the best proverb of all is that which says Leave no stone unturned.
Edward Bulwer Lytton
There is no education like adversity.
In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.
There's no abiding success without commitment.
Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.
Spread love everywhere you go, first of all in your own house. Give love to your children, to your wife or husband, to a next door neighbor. Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness, kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile, kindness in your warm greeting.
Love does not conquer all things, but it does set all things right.
Seize the day.
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.
Yes, it used to be beautiful -- what with the rackets, whoring, guns.
Lou Pascal, Atlantic City (1980)
We don't live in a world of reality, we live in a world of perceptions.
Gerald J. Simmons
Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
G. M. Trevelyan
The intelligent man is one who has successfully fulfilled many accomplishments, and is still willing to learn more.
We will either find a way or make one.
No one is more definite about the solution than the one who doesn't understand the problem.
Wisdom is knowing what to do next.
David Starr Jordan
The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.
True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful.
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
Strength is life, weakness is death. Expansion is life, contraction is death. Love is life, hatred is death.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The gem can not be polished without friction, nor man be perfected without trials.
If you wish others to believe in you, you must first convince them that you believe in them.
If you look at what you have in life, You'll always have more. If you look at what you don't have in life, You'll never have enough.
An Indian's dress of deer skins, which is wet a hundred times upon his back, dries soft; and his lodge also, which stands in the rains, and even through the severity of winter, is taken down as soft and as clean as when it was first put up.
Why not go out on a limb ? Isn't that where the fruit is ?
Yes, you can be a dreamer and a doer too, if you will remove one word from your vocabulary : impossible.
Robert H. Schuller
In the midst of winter, I found there was within me an invincible summer.
Boldness in business is the first, second and third thing.
We belong dead.
The Monster, Bride Of Frankenstein (1935)
Open the pod bay doors,
Dave Bowman, Hal (2001)
The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.
The chances are that you have already come to believe that happiness is unattainable. But men have attained it. And they have attained it by realizing that happiness does not spring from the procuring of physical or mental pleasure, but from the development of reason and the adjustment of conduct to principles.
To become a leader, then, you must become yourself, become the maker of your own life.
Warren G. Bennis
Only those who have learned the power of sincere and selfless contribution experience life's deepest joy : true fulfillment.
I have not failed. I've just found ways that don't work
William Ernest Henley
Every time we open our mouths, men look into our minds.
To God, there is no zero. I still exist.
Scott Carey, The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)
I have, for many years past, contemplated the noble races of red men who are now spread over these trackless forests and boundless prairies, melting away at the approach of civilization.
Pep without purpose is piffle.
Good morning, Vietnam !
Adrian Kronauer, Good Morning (1987)
Who so loves believes the impossible.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.
Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other.
Rainer Maria Rilke
The real test in golf and in life is not in keeping out of the rough, but in getting out after you are in.
I feel I have this great creative and spiritual force within me that is greater than faith, greater than ambition, greater than confidence, greater than determination, greater than vision. It is all these combined. Whether it is a godhead or not, I feel this great force, this untapped power, this dynamic something within me. This feeling defies description, and there is no experience with which this feeling may be compared. It is something like a strong emotion mixed with faith, but a lot stronger.
I arise from dreams of thee in the first sweet sleep of night, when the winds are breathing low, and the stars are shining bright.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
No matter how big government gets, and no matter how many services it provides, it can never take the place of volunteers.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.
Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.
These go to eleven.
Nigel Tufnel, This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though chequered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the grey twilight that knows not victory or defeat.
Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope.
Princess Leia, Star Wars (1977)
Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything.
W. Clement Stone
Its so hard when contemplated in advance, and so easy when you do it.
Robert M. Pirsig
Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.
The real leader has no need to lead, he is content to point the way.