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Other men have seen angels, But I have seen thee, And thou art enough.
Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration
Tell everyone what you want to do and someone will want to help you do it.
W. Clement Stone
Nuptial love makes mankind, friendly love perfects it, but wanton love corrupts and debases it.
In each man there is a priceless treasure that is in no other. Every man's foremost task is the actualization of his unique, unprecedented and never-recurring potentialities, and not the repetition of something that another, and be it even the greatest, has already achieved.
A boy's best friend is his mother.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other.
Rainer Maria Rilke
This kind of certainty comes but just once in a lifetime.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone- but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding.
You think I'm licked. You all think I'm licked. Well, I'm not licked. And I'm going to stay right here and fight for this lost cause. Even if this room gets filled with lies like these, and the taylors and all their armies come marching into this place.
Jefferson Smith, Mr Smith Goes To Washington (1939)
A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace.
Levi ben Gershon
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
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
E. Joseph Cossman
The person who says it can not be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.
Adversity introduces a man to himself.
Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.
William Butler Yeats
Love, by its very nature, is unworldly, and it is for this reason rather than its rarity that it is not only apolitical but anti-political, perhaps the most powerful of all anti-political human forces.
Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination.
Was there ever a more horrible blasphemy than the statement that all the knowledge of god is confined to this or that book ? How dare men call god infinite, and yet try to compress him within the covers of a little book !
Your thoughts are the architects of your destiny.
David O. McKay
People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals - that is, goals that do not inspire them.
A ship is safe in harbor, but thats not what ships are for.
Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.
You must think of failure and defeat as the spring boards to new achievements, and to the next level of accomplishment.
Let's go home, Debbie.
Ethan Edwards, The Searchers (1956)
Repeat anything long enough and it will start to become you.
Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
You make me want to be a better man. As good as it gets.
Look at that ! Look how she moves. That's just like Jell-O on springs. She must have some sort of built-in motor. I tell you, it's a whole different sex !
Jerry, Some Like It Hot (1959)
Better to light a candle than curse the darkness.
Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you ?
Benjamin Braddock, The Graduate (1967)
Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make.
Count Dracula, Dracula (1931)
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
Be not afraid of anything. You will do marvelous work. It is fearlessness that brings heaven even in a moment.
Kind words conquer.
To love is to receive a glimpse of heaven.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
One mistake will never kill you. The same mistake over and over again will.
For children to take morality seriously they must be in the presence of adults who take morality seriously. And with their own eyes they must see adults take morality seriously.
William J. Bennett
A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.
General Douglas MacArthur
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
The cherokee people are not "my people".
Chief John Ross
Love is a daily, mutual exchange of value.
We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it's going to get on by itself. You've got to keep watering it. You've got to really look after it and nurture it.
It's to be expected that you make mistakes when you're breaking new ground.
When I was a young man, I found out that if you hurt somebody, they'll leave you alone. When I tried to leave everybody alone and just do my own thing, everybody just wanted to hurt me. Until one day I just decided, well, I've had enough of this picking. And there were like six young men still figuring they were going to mess with my head. And we went to war. To their surprise, I was no longer taking the beating, I was giving it.
If you can't do it today, what makes you think you can do it tomorrow.
When I've heard all I need to make a decision, I don't take a vote. I make a decision.
The harder you fall the higher you bounce.
Nature abhors a vacuum, and if I can only walk with sufficient carelessness I am sure to be filled.
Henry David Thoreau
No man can stand on top because he is put there.
H. H. Vreeland
I know you are, but what am I ?
Pee-Wee Herman, Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (1985)
Only a fool knows everything. A wise man knows how little he knows.
The only truly happy man is always a fighting optimist. Optimism includes not only altruism but also social responsibility, social courage and objectivity.
W. Beran Wolfe
I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece. I challenge you to join the ranks of those people who live what they teach, who walk their talk.
You need a good bedside manner with doctors or you will get nowhere.
William S. Burroughs
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Robert H. Schuller
Seek first to understand, then be understood
Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you !
It doesn't matter how much milk you spill as long as you don't lose the cow.
You really can change the world if you care enough.
Marion Wright Edelman
Without the human community one single human being cannot survive.
The more we come out and do good to others, the more our hearts will be purified, and god will be in them.
We have to go back to philosophy to treat things as they are. We are suffering from our own karma. It is not the fault of god. What we do is our own fault, nothing else. Why should god be blamed ?
It is better to do the wrong thing than to do nothing.
He who has never learned to obey can not be a good commander.
Every choice one makes either expands or contracts the area in which he can make and implement future decisions. When one makes a choice, he irrevocably binds himself to the consequences of that choice.
Marion G. Romney
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
The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
The foundation my parents laid down with our faith continues to be my core.
I have seen too much of the vanity of human affairs, to expect felicity from the splendid scenes of public life.
Obstacles are what appear when you take your eyes off your dreams.
Experience is a wonderful thing. It enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.
The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist.
Verbal Kint, The Usual Suspects (1995)
If you don't like something, change it , if you can't change it, change the way you think about it.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
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
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
God is merciful to those whom he sees struggling heart and soul for realization. But remain idle, without any struggle, and you will see that his grace will never come.
Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.
Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , wisdom is humble that she knows no more.