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Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.
Life without a purpose is a languid, drifting thing , every day we ought to review our purpose, saying to ourselves, 'This day let me make a sound beginning
Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.
Who's on first.
Dexter, The Naughty Nineties (1945)
If faith in ourselves had been more extensively taught and practiced, I am sure a very large portion of the evils and miseries that we have would have vanished. Duty is to encourage everyone in his struggle to live up to his own highest idea, and strive at the same time to make the ideal as near as possible to the truth.
Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy night.
Margo Channing, All About Eve (1950)
You live with your thoughts, so be careful what they are.
Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.
Man is a goal-seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.
And in the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Quasimodo, The Hunchback Of Notre Dame (1939)
Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game. quotes
Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
I light my candle from their torches.
Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If anything goes bad, I did it. If anything goes semi-good, then we did it. If anything goes really good, then you did it.
Paul "Bear" Bryant
I have seen him set fire to his wigwam and smooth over the graves of his fathers, clap his hand in silence over his mouth, and take the last look over his fair hunting ground, and turn his face in sadness to the setting sun.
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
Peter F. Drucker
What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail ?
Robert H. Schuller
Just because we increase the speed of information doesn't mean we can increase the speed of decisions. Pondering, reflecting and ruminating are undervalued skills in our culture.
Great oaks from little acorns grow
Life's blows can not break a person whose spirit is warmed at the fire of enthusiasm.
Norman Vincent Peale
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul.
There are so many things that we wish we had done yesterday, so few that we feel like doing today.
Better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
One cannot think crooked and walk straight.
The only real valuable thing is intuition.
You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.
How often we fail to realize our good fortune in living in a country where happiness is more than a lack of tragedy.
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.
Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.
Henri Frederic Amiel
We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.
I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.
G. K. Chesterton
Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
When a man comes to a conscious vital realization of those great spiritual forces within himself and begins to use those forces in science, in business, and in life, his progress in the future will be unparalleled.
Love is not blind. It sees more and not less, but because it sees more it is willing to see less.
I never let my subject get in the way of what I want to talk about.
Mark Victor Hansen
Happiness is a butterfly, which, when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.
Robert H. Schuller
Success often comes to those who dare to act. It seldom goes to the timid who are ever afraid of the consequences.
If you don't know where you are going, you'll end up someplace else.
When you reach for the stars, you may not get one, but you won't come up with a handful of mud, either.
Failure doesn't mean you are a failure, it just means you haven't succeeded yet.
Robert H. Schuller
What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Dreams don't work unless you do.
John C. Maxwell
Fear is met and destroyed with courage. Again and again, when the struggle seems hopeless and all opportunity lost, some man or women with a little more courage, a little more effort, brings victory.
James F. Bell
Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew. They're what make the instrument stretch-what make you go beyond the norm.
All of us, in the flow of feeling we have pleased, want to do more to please.
Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.
My mama always said, life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.
Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
It's to be expected that you make mistakes when you're breaking new ground.
The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel, its poverty by how little.
W. R. Inge
No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.
Look back on times of adversity with hope for the future, not regret for the past. Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again. Wisely improve the present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
I've looked around enough to know that you're the one I want to go through time with.
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
This is this.
Michael Vronsky, The Deer Hunter (1978)
The show must go on.
One of the oldest human needs is having someone to wonder where you are when you don't come home at night.
Love is not only something you feel. It's something you do.
People who exercise their embryonic freedom day after day, little by little, expand that freedom. People who do not will find that it withers until they are literally 'being lived'. They are acting out scripts written by parents, associates and society.
Familiar acts are beautiful through love.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
It is interesting to notice how some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage, and working their solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles.
A time comes when you need to stop waiting for the man you want to become and start being the man you want to be.
We come to beginnings only at the end.
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world. The unreasonable man adapts the world to himself. All progress depends upon the unreasonable man.
George Bernard Shaw
The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.
Take away love and our earth is a tomb.
If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.
Abigail Van Buren
A compliment is like a kiss through a veil.
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.
Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.
I am again fairly settled down to the pleasant duties of an old fashioned Virginia house-keeper, steady as a clock, busy as a bee, and as cheerful as a cricket.
I'm Multi-Dimensional !
It is the marriage of the soul with Nature that makes the intellect fruitful, and gives birth to imagination.
Henry David Thoreau
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence.
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
If you want to reach a goal, you must see the reaching in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal.
We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.
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.
Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.
Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
G. M. Trevelyan
If I am pressed to say why I loved him, I feel it can only be explained by replying. Because it was he, because it was me.
A bend in the road is not the end of the road unless you fail to make the turn.
The miracle is this - the more we share, the more we have.
Success leaves clues.
Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.
Stop makin noises like a husband.
Vera, Detour (1945)
Between this fan and the fancy sunbrella, I'm one 16 inch waist away from Scarlett O'Hara !
You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals.
Booker T. Washington
Let us never be betrayed into saying we have finished our education because that would mean we had stopped growing.
Julia H. Gulliver
Love conquers all things, let us too surrender to love.
Whatever you vividly imagine, ardently desire, sincerely believe, and enthusiastically act upon must inevitably come to pass!
Paul J. Meyer
Love is an electric blanket with somebody else in control of the switch.
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in.
With vision, every person, organization and country can flourish. The Bible says, 'Without vision we perish.
Mark Victor Hansen
Put off for one day and ten days will pass by.
A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties. No religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.