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If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
Love is like swallowing hot chocolate, before it has cooled off. It takes you by surprise at first, but keeps you warm for a long time.
The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.
In order to love simply, it is necessary to know how to show love.
Did my heart love'til now ? Foreswear its sight, for I never saw true beauty'til this night.
Looks like I picked the wrong week to stop sniffing glue.
Steve McCroskey, Airplane (1980)
O my's like a red, red rose. That's newly sprung in June, O my's like the melodie. That's sweetly play'd in tune.
Do not protect yourself by a fence, but rather by your friends.
Before I learned the art, a punch was just a punch, and a kick, just a kick. After I learned the art, a punch was no longer a punch, a kick, no longer a kick. Now that I understand the art, a punch is just a punch and a kick is just a kick.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
You really can change the world if you care enough.
Marion Wright Edelman
Never stop learning. If you learn one new thing everyday, you will overcome 99% of your competition
When you arrive at your future, will you blame your past ?
Experience is the best teacher.
Go to the people. Learn from them. Live with them. Start with what they know. Build with what they have. The best of leaders when the job is done, when the task is accomplished, the people will say we have done it ourselves.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
For hope is but the dream of those that wake.
The truth is more important than the facts.
Frank Lloyd Wright
True love never lives happily ever after. True love has no ending.
It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get back up.
I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.
George S. Patton
The only disability in life is a bad attitude.
Only those who are absolutely their true selves in this world can have pervading influence.
You have available to you, right now, a powerful supercomputer. This powerful tool has been used through-out history to take people from rags to riches, from poverty and obscurity to success and fame, from unhappiness and frustration to joy and self-fulfillment, and it can do the same for you.
Trouble is only opportunity in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.
William Ellery Channing
Gort ! Klaatu barada nikto !
Helen Benson, The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951)
Rely on your own strength of body and soul. Take for your star self-reliance, faith, honesty and industry. Don't take too much advice keep at the helm and steer your own ship, and remember that the great art of commanding is to take a fair share of the work. Fire above the mark you intend to hit. Energy, invincible determination with the right motive, are the levers that move the world.
When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living that are desired when dying.
To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.
Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.
The stakes are too high for government to be a spectator sport.
People with goals succeed because they know where they're going.
I never worry about action, but only about inaction.
Well, it's not the men in your life that counts, it's the life in your men.
Tira, I'm No Angel (1933)
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
We have a responsibility in our time, as others have had in theirs, not to be prisoners of history but to shape history, a responsibility to fill the role of path-finder, and to build with others a global network of purpose and law.
Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication.
Cecil B. DeMille
Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
Stand upon the self, only then can we truly love the world. Take a very high stand, knowing our universal nature, we must look with perfect calmness upon all the panorama of the world.
What a great feeling to look back on what you've already climbed What a man really wants is creative challenge with sufficient skills to bring him within the reach of success so that he may have the expanding joy of achievement.
All the negative thoughts and ideas that are in the world have proceeded from this evil spirit of fear. Are people so afraid ? The answer is that they have made themselves helpless and dependent on others
Do you love me because I am beautiful, or am I beautiful because you love me ?
To me, the idea and expectation that the day is slowly and surely coming when we will be able to honestly say we are our brother's keeper and not his oppressor is very beautiful.
If you don't first handle fear and desire, and you get rich, you'll be a high pay slave.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
You're tearing me apart !
Jim Stark, Rebel Without Cause (1955)
What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
George S. Patton
What comes from the heart, touches the heart.
Lives most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others ?
Martin Luther King Jr.
We came to enjoy, we are being enjoyed. We came to rule, we are being ruled. We came to work, we are being worked. All the time, we find that. And this comes into every detail of our life.
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
Flowing blood is proof that you're alive, if it's for the sake of those you love
Happiness is not pleasure, it is victory.
Some minds are like concrete, all mixed up and permanently set.
There is a time to let things happen, and a time to make things happen.
Success isn't magic or hocus-pocus, it's simply learning to focus.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Norman Vincent Peale
Love is the whole and more than all.
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
Norman Vincent Peale
Living, love and death are one thing, not divisive, not separated, not divorced, not in the field of time but it is completely a living, moving thing, indivisible. And that is immortal.
Listen with regard when others talk. Give your time and energy to others, let others have their own way, do things for reasons other than furthering your own needs.
Knowledge work is all about how we use one another's time and attention. Given just minutes, good leaders can affect how we think, what we decide, and, ultimately, what we create.
Are you bored with life ? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours.
When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out.
Come forth into the light of things , Let nature be your Teacher.
Love is something eternal.
Vincent Van Gogh
Every shot you don't take is a guaranteed miss.
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
We have no simple problems or easy decisions after kindergarten.
John W. Turk
A wise man makes his own decisions , an ignorant man follows the public opinion.
Time is the great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all of it's students.
People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.
Coming together is a beginning keeping together is progress working together is success.
I ain't so tough.
Tom Powers, The Public Enemy (1931)
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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 !
The road to success is always under construction.
Are we to love only those who deserve our love ? Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you , that ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven.
I have been astonished that men could die martyrs for their religion. I have shuddered at it. I shudder no more. I could be martyr'd for my religion. Love is my religion. And I could die for that. I could die for you.
Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression, in order that every man present his views without penalty, there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population.
All of the most successful human beings I've know were inwardly at war with themselves. Their turmoil was at least as great as our own, and sometimes greater. What distinguished these leaders was not some inner peace but rather how they had learned to organize their lives around a noble ambition and to focus on it.
If you worry about yesterday's failures, then today's successes will be few.
To be a leader, you must stand for something, or fall for anything.
Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities -- always see them, for they're always there.
Norman Vincent Peale
Be happy. It's one way of being wise.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
Patience and the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.
One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
Friendship is not born of words alone.
The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.
In prosperity, our friends know us , in adversity, we know our friends.
John Churton Collins
This life is a hard fact, work your way through it boldly, though it may be adamantine, no matter, the soul is stronger. I have seen in life those who are overcautious about themselves fall into dangers at every step, those who are afraid of losing honor and respect, get only disgrace, and those who are always afraid of loss, always lose.
Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking our potential.
No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an unchartered land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.
If I had more time, I'd write a shorter speech.
If you want to feel rich, just count all of the things you have that money can't buy.