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I always say a kiss on the hand might feel very good, but a diamond tiara lasts forever.
Lorelei, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
Procrastination is the thief of time.
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractionsthe little soon-forgotten charities of a kiss, a smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment in the disguise of a playful raillery, and the countless other infinitesimals of pleasurable thought and genial feeling.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
We don't stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing.
George Bernard Shaw
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
Love is my religion, I could die for it.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work
Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success. tremendous stream is flowing toward the ocean, carrying us all along with it , and though like straws and scraps of paper we may at times float aimlessly about, in the long run we are sure to join the ocean of life and bliss.
Now is wanted intense karma-yoga with unbounded courage and indomitable strength in the heart. Then only will the people of the country be roused.
To succeed... you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
A mature man is his own judge. In the end, his only form of support is being faithful to his own convictions. The advice of others may be welcomed invaluable, but it does not free him from responsibility.
Yo, Adrian !
Rocky Balboa, Rocky (1976)
What this power is I cannot say. All I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it.
Alexander Graham Bell
The time is always right to do what is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
The more you seek security, the less of it you have. But the more you seek opportunity, the more likely it is that you will achieve the security that you desire.
Where's the rest of me ?
Drake McHugh, Kings Row (1942)
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.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized ; they die when neglected. Life is a long line of opportunities.
Tomorrow will be like today. Life wastes itself while we are preparing to live. Our friends and fellow-workers die off from us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The more connections you and your lover make, not just between your bodies, but between your minds, your hearts, and your souls, the more you will strengthen the fabric of your relationship, and the more real moments you will experience together.
Barbara De Angelis
Nuptial love makes mankind, friendly love perfects it, but wanton love corrupts and debases it.
If we all tired to make other peoples paths easy, our own feet would have a smooth even place to walk on.
I have spread my dreams under your feet , Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.
William Butler Yeats
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
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.
All misfortune is but a stepping stone to fortune.
Henry David Thoreau
Believe in yourself.
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take
John Davidson Rockefeller
A bold onset is half the battle.
The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.
Some men see things the way they are and ask, Why ? I dream things that never were, and ask Why not ?
George Bernard Shaw
We are so lazy, we do not want to do anything ourselves. We want a personal god, a savior or a prophet to do everything for us. Long as we believe ourselves to be even the least different from god, fear remains with us, but when we know ourselves to be the one, fear goes, of what can we be afraid ?
You are what you think about all day long.
Only a fool knows everything. A wise man knows how little he knows.
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.
He who knows all the answers has not yet been asked all the questions.
To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others.
The ready back gets all the loads.
If we all did the things we are capable of doing we would literally astound ourselves.
Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.
All of the subjects that I've chosen have had to do with isolation. ... The whole idea of [people] gathering ... doesn't really appeal to me.
Love is the great amulet that makes this world a garden.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are earned.
William Butler Yeats
People will exercise great effort and creativity to make our plan work, and sometimes expend just as much effort and creativity to make your plan fail.
The illiterate of the century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness , it is generally the by- product of other activities.
Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.
Censure is often useful, praise often deceitful.
Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, son.
Dean Wormer, National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)
The test is to recognize the mistake, admit it and correct it. To have tried to do something and failed is vastly better than to have tried to do nothing and succeeded.
Dale E. Turner
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.
In nothing do men more nearly approach the gods than in giving health to men.
We must be bright and cheerful, long faces do not make religion.
Dreams are the reality of tomorrow.
The foundation my parents laid down with our faith continues to be my core.
It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You can not make progress without making decisions.
And now here is my secret, a very simple secret. It is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
We aren't in an information age, we are in an entertainment age.
Get your stinking paws off me, you damned dirty ape !
George Taylor, Planet Of The Apes (1968)
He didn't get all of those injuries from a fall.
True love can not be found where it truly does not exist, Nor can it be hidden where it truly does.
Wicked men obey from fear, good men, from love.
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.
Love vanquishes time. To lovers, a moment can be eternity, eternity can be the tick of a clock.
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.
Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
As you think in your heart, so shall you be.
The best things in life are not things.
That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquility.
The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.
You can not step twice into the same river, for other waters are continually flowing on.
What you are is god's gift to you, what you become is your gift to god.
Anthony Dalla Villa
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - It goes on.
I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.
The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesud. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules whose would you use ?
Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.
When people are like each other they tend to like each other.
The miracle is this - the more we share, the more we have.
World is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
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
Success is predictable.
Here's looking at you, kid.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
Love is more than a feeling, it's a state of mind.
All I want is a warm bed and a kind word and unlimited power.
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.
My heart is ever at your service.
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 way out is always through.
You can have everything in life you want if you'll just help enough other people get what they want.
It's not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential.
And he can make, so say the wise, no claim who makes no sacrifice.