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The greatest sin is to think yourself weak.
We have got to have a dream if we are going to make a dream come true.
Happiness is a choice.
Barry Neil Kaufman
Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary.
John Keating, Dead Poets Society (1989)
High expectations are the key to everything.
Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.
Authentic leaders have absorbed the fundamental fact of existence -- that you can't get around life's inherent contradictions. The leadership mind is spacious. It has ample room for the ambiguities of the world, for conflicting feelings, and for contradictory ideas. I believe that the central leadership attribute is the ability to manage polarity.
The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
Norman Vincent Peale
Love is a symbol of eternity that wipes away all sense of time, removing all memory of a beginning and all fear of an end.
Speak what you think today in words as hard as cannon-balls and tomorrow speak what tomorrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict every thing you said today.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
I do not think much of a man who does not know more today than he did yesterday.
Count your blessings.
Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed.
Failures don't plan to fail, they fail to plan.
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
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Every dog has his day.
Be not afraid of anything. You will do marvelous work. It is fearlessness that brings heaven even in a moment.
A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.
O, there is nothing holier, in this life of ours, than the first consciousness of love, the first fluttering of its silken wings.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
It is the passion that is in a kiss that gives to it its sweetness, it is the affection in a kiss that sanctifies it.
Christian Nestell Bovee
Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them and you have found a lover for life.
Love is a little haven of refuge from the world.
You aren't too bright. I like that in a man.
Matty Walker, Body Heat (1981)
When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions.
W. Clement Stone
They merit more praise who know how to suffer misery than those who temper themselves in contentment.
I'm melting ! Melting ! Oh, what a world ! What a world !
The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make.
Count Dracula, Dracula (1931)
If it weren't for graft, you'd get a very low type of people in politics.
The Politician, The Great McGinty (1940)
Before we can forgive one another, we must understand one another
Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.
Be afraid. Be very afraid.
Veronica Quaife, The Fly (1986)
Don't let life discourage you , everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.
Richard L. Evans
The older I grow, the more everything seems to me to lie in manliness. This is my new gospel.
If you listen to your fears, you will die never knowing what a great person you might have been.
Robert H. Schuller
If I'm ever on a life-support system I choose to be unplugged, but not until Im down to a size eight!
You've got to ask yourself one question : Do I feel lucky ? Well, do ya, punk ?
Harry Callahan, Dirty Harry (1971)
The royal road to a man's heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.
Open the pod bay doors,
Dave Bowman, Hal (2001)
One of the main reasons people are not rich is that they worry too much about things that might never happen. quotes
World is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage -- pleasantly, smilingly, non-apologetically -- to say 'no' to other things. And the way you do that is by having a bigger 'yes' burning inside. The enemy of the 'best' is often the 'good. '
There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread.
The cherokee people are not "my people".
Chief John Ross
The harder you fall the higher you bounce.
And think not you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course.
To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.
I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Be the ball.
Ty Webb, Caddyshack (1980)
Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the world's work, and the power to appreciate life.
The oneness of human beings is the basic ethical thread that holds us together.
They're here !
Carol Anne Freeling, Poltergeist (1982)
Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for his competitors, for it is that which all are practicing every day while they live.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Happiness is not a matter of events, it depends upon the tides of the mind.
In the long run, we only hit what we aim at.
Henry David Thoreau
It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly.
Love means never having to say you're sorry.
Even when change is elective, it will disorient you. You may go through anxiety. You will miss aspects of your former life. It doesn't matter. The trick is to know in advance of making any big change that you're going to be thrown off your feet by it. So you prepare for this inevitable disorientation and steady yourself to get through it. Then you take the challenge, make the change, and achieve your dream.
What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness ?
People are where they are because that's exactly where they really want to be. . . whether they'll admit that or not
There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience tells him it is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
The worst thing one can do is not to try, to be aware of what one wants and not give in to it, to spend years in silent hurt wondering if something could have materialized -- never knowing.
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.
It is impossible to repent of love. The sin of love does not exist.
Mightier far than strength of nerve or sinew, or the sway of magic potent over sun and star, is love.
Just because you make a mistake doesnt mean you are a mistake.
It's not enough that we do our best, sometimes we have to do what's required.
Life is "trying things to see if they work"
Kindness is tenderness. Kindness is love, but perhaps greater than loveKindness is good will. Kindness says, I want you to be happy.
Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.
A ruler should be slow to punish and swift to reward.
Kiss me. Kiss me as if it were the last time.
Why not go out on a limb ? Isn't that where the fruit is ?
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.
No man can stand on top because he is put there.
H. H. Vreeland
You see things and you say, why ? But I dream things that never were and say, why not ?
George Bernard Shaw
Where love reigns the impossible may be attained.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.
Success is the child of audacity.
Love as much as you can from wherever you are.
It is amazing how much people can get done if they do not worry about who gets the credit.
Well, nobody's perfect.
Osgood Fielding III, Some Like It Hot (1959)
You're as old as you behave.
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you -- suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, "Well, I'll have a go, too''.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
It helps to write down half a dozen things which are worrying me. Two of them, say, disappear, about two nothing can be done, so it's no use worrying, and two perhaps can be settled.
The thought manifests as the word. The word manifests as the deed. The deed develops into habit. And the habit hardens into character. So watch the thought and its ways with care
We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.
Love reckons hours for months, and days for years, and every little absence is an age.
A weak man has doubts before a decision, a strong man has them afterwards.
I am not an animal ! I am a human being. I am a man.
John Merrick, The Elephant Man (1980)
A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another.