The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
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One lie ruins a thousand truths.
Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are earned.
William Butler Yeats
Teachers have three loves, love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together.
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing, a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.
Gort ! Klaatu barada nikto !
Helen Benson, The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951)
Did my heart love'til now ? Foreswear its sight, for I never saw true beauty'til this night.
Ideas become powerful only if they appear in the flesh , an idea which does not lead to action by the individual and by groups remains at best a paragraph or a footnote in a book -- provided the idea is original and relevant. It is like a seed stored in a dry place. If the idea is to have influence, it must be put into the soil, and the soil is people and groups of people.
Your level of brilliance will determine the size of your opportunities in life.
Ineffective people live day after day with unused potential. They experience synergy only in small, peripheral ways in their lives. But creative experiences can be produced regularly, consistently, almost daily in people's lives. It requires enormous personal security and openness and a spirit of adventure.
There are millions of children today who don't attend school. However, education is the only way to get ahead in this country.
No matter where you go, there you are.
The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable.
And he can make, so say the wise, no claim who makes no sacrifice.
I have learned not to worry about love, but to honor it's coming with all my heart.
People who worked with me or knew me still called me the 'world's fastest human' because I almost never stopped. I'd found that I could get more done with no regular job or regular hours at all, but by being on my own, flying to speak here, help with a public relations campaign for some client there, tape my regular jazz radio show one morning at 5:00 a.m. before leaving on a plane for another city or another continent three hours later to preside over a major sporting event.
Practice loving people. It is true that this requires effort and continued practice, for some are not very lovable, or so it seems - with emphasis on "seems". Every person has lovable qualities when you really learn to know him.
Norman Vincent Peale
Nothing succeeds like success.
We carry the seeds of happiness with us wherever we go.
Your children will become what you are, so be what you want them to be.
Who travels for love finds a thousand miles not longer than one.
If you want to win friends, make it a point to remember them. If you remember my name, you pay me a subtle compliment ; you indicate that I have made an impression on you. Remember my name and you add to my feeling of importance.
To live is like to love, all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.
My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.
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)
Don't wait. The time will never be just right.
It may be all right to be content with what you have, never with what you are.
Each action can be the one on which all depends , what is decisive is only the strength and concentration of hallowing with which I do it. To the question of what had been the most essential matter for his late teacher, a disciple answered, 'Always just what he was engaged in at the moment'.
They are able because they think they are able.
The oneness of human beings is the basic ethical thread that holds us together.
It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.
Someday, man will harness the rise and fall of the tides, imprison the power of the sun, and release atomic power.
It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
I don't know nothin 'bout birthin' babies.
Prissy, Gone With The Wind (1939)
A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
John Lennon Mignon McLaughlin
I'll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too !
The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Nothing is more validating and affirming than feeling understood. And the moment a person begins feeling understood, that person becomes far more open to influence and change.
We sat side by side in the morning light and looked out at the future together.
As long as we are persistence in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We can not choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time.
A bold onset is half the battle.
Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible.
The main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance but to do what lies clearly at hand.
If anything is worth trying at all, it's worth trying at least ten times.
Dean Marshall Art Linkletter
Some say you have to use your five best players, but I found out you win with the five that fit together best as a team
It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.
I'm a bit of a P.T Barnum. I make stars out of everyone.
It is possible to fail in many ways while to succeed is possible only in one way.
As if !
Cher Horwitz, Clueless (1995)
First comes thought, then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans, then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.
God gives us our relatives - thank God we can choose our friends.
Ethel Watts Mumford
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals.
Booker T. Washington
If you aren't good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you'll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren't even giving to yourself.
Barbara De Angelis
Kind words conquer.
Your most expensive advice is the free advice you receive from your financially struggling friends and relatives.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Happiness itself does not stay -- only moments of happiness do.
Money without brains is always dangerous.
The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.
Indecision is the thief of opportunity.
In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.
The idea for Googles search engine came to Page in a dream about downloading the entire web and keeping the links, he told Michigan graduates. When no one else is crazy enough to do it, you have little competition, he said.
Good morning, Vietnam !
Adrian Kronauer, Good Morning (1987)
After all is said and done, there is usually more said than done.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.
Norman Vincent Peale
If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
Hope is like a bird that senses the dawn and carefully starts to sing while it is still dark.
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague
Know that although in the eternal scheme of things you are small, you are also unique and irreplaceable, as are all your fellow humans everywhere in the world.
Anything is possible.
I want everyone to be the way I strive to become -- to be himself in his truth. Do not follow me, follow yourself ! is the existential challenge. Self-being awakens self-being but does not force itself on it.
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it.
William A. Ward
Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts
You have enemies ? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
Martin Luther King Jr.
A life lived in fear is half lived.
Better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.
Be who you are in every situation.
Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in kansas anymore.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Learning acquired in youth is an inscription on stone.
It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.
is a choice to focus one's being in a certain way, to bring one's faith, commitment, creativity, and love into coordination with a particular value and purpose.
People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals - that is, goals that do not inspire them.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration
Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone- but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding.
They may take away our lives, but they'll never take our freedom !
William Wallace, Braveheart (1995)
He that has done nothing has known nothing.
Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.
Good habits are as addictive as bad habits, and a lot more rewarding.
You're tearing me apart !
Jim Stark, Rebel Without Cause (1955)
Hatred stirreth up strifes, but love covereth all sins.
When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished by how much the old man had learned in 7 years.
Security is a kind of death.
I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.
If I am not for myself, who will be for me ? Yet if I am for myself alone, of what good am I ?