Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.
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If to do good were easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces.
Two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one.
The whole universe is only the self with variations, one tune made bearable by variations. Sometimes there are discords, but they only make the subsequent harmony more perfect. In this hell of a world one can bring a little joy and peace even for a day into the heart of a single person, that much alone is true, this I have learnt after suffering all my life, all else is mere moonshine.
You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.
Within us all there are wells of thought and dynamos of energy which are not suspected until emergencies arise. Then oftentimes we find that it is comparatively simple to double or treble our former capacities and to amaze ourselves by the results achieved. Quotas, when set up for us by others, are challenges which goad us on to surpass ourselves. The outstanding leaders of every age are those who set up their own quotas and constantly achieve them.
Thomas J. Watson
The one thing that separates winners from losers is, winners take action!
Strength is life, weakness is death. Expansion is life, contraction is death. Love is life, hatred is death.
Find the good -- and praise it.
We belong dead.
The Monster, Bride Of Frankenstein (1935)
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.
Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
You'll find boredom where there is an absence of a good idea.
It's a Sicilian message. It means Luca Brasi sleeps with the fishes.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
Everything you want is on the other side of fear.
I have failed over and over again. That is why I succeed.
I would rather live and love where death is king than have eternal life where love is not.
Robert G. Ingersoll
Until man duplicates a blade of grass, nature can laugh at his so-called scientific knowledge.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Fill your hands, you son-of-a-bitch !
Rooster Cogburn, True Grit (1969)
Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.
Edgar J. Mohn
Love as much as you can from wherever you are.
Between stimulus and response is our greatest power -- the freedom to choose.
To me, at least the way that I teach it, all types of knowledge ultimately means self-knowledge. So, therefore they're coming in and asking me to teach them not so much how to defend themselves or how to do somebody in. Rather, they want to learn to express themselves through some movement, be it anger, be it determination or whatever. So, in other words, they're paying me to show them, in combative form, the art of expressing the human body.
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.
Rather than focusing on things and time, focus on preserving and enhancing relationships and on accomplishing results.
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
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.
There is love of course. And then there's life, its enemy.
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you stop to look fear in the face.
There is no substitute for hard work.
Growth in personality occurs as a consequence of meeting conflicts and impasses head on, and reconciling them. Interpersonal conflicts and impasses constitute problems which require solutions so that a satisfying relationship may be maintained. Whenever a person encounters a problem in his everyday living, he is obliged to vary his behavior until he discovers some mode of responding which is successful in achieving a solution.
It is the marriage of the soul with Nature that makes the intellect fruitful, and gives birth to imagination.
Henry David Thoreau
Jane. Tarzan. Jane. Tarzan.
Tarzan, Tarzan The Ape Man (1932)
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
Norman Vincent Peale
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.
Believe it can be done. When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to do it. Believing a solution paves the way to solution.
Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire.
You're gonna need a bigger boat.
Martin Brody, Jaws (1975)
It is interesting to notice how some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage, and working their solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles.
Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never -- in nothing, great or small, large or petty -- never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense.
We all go a little mad sometimes.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
You have the power to think what you want. No matter what the circumstance.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.
Men who have attained things worth having in this world have worked while others idled, have persevered while others gave up in despair, have practiced early in life the valuable habits of self-denial, industry, and singleness of purpose. As a result, they enjoy in later life the success so often erroneously attributed to good luck.
Where the willingness is great, the difficulties can not be great.
Well, here's another nice mess you've gotten me into !
Oliver, Sons Of The Desert (1933)
I'll have what she's having.
Customer, When Harry Met Sally (1989)
The miracle is this - the more we share, the more we have.
Love isn't blind, it just only sees what matters.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
There are no gains without pains.
Our furniture goes back to louis the fourteenth - unless of course we pay him before then.
When you shoot a mime, should you use blanks ?
Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.
Tell 'em to go out there with all they got and win just one for the Gipper.
Knute Rockne, Knute Rockne All American (1940)
All that is real in me is god. All that is real in god is I. The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.
That is a lesson for all life - face the terrible, face it boldly. Like the monkeys, the hardships of life fall back when we cease to flee before them.
In order to change we must be sick and tired of being sick and tired.
Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness.
Don't follow your dreams, chase them.
Enduring habits I hate.... Yes, at the very bottom of my soul I feel grateful to all my misery and bouts of sickness and everything about me that is imperfect, because this sort of thing leaves me with a hundred backdoors through which I can escape from enduring habits.
Whenever you find whole world against you just turn around and lead the world.
Why don't you come up sometime and see me ?
Lady Lou, She Done Him Wrong (1933)
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is.
Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game. quotes
Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
Do you love me because I am beautiful, or am I beautiful because you love me ?
Level with your child by being honest. Nobody spots a phony quicker than a child.
We conceal it from ourselves in vain, we must always love something. In those matters seemingly removed from love, the feeling is secretly to be found, and man can not possibly live for a moment without it.
I'm not here just to make a living, I'm here to make a difference.
Friends are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.
A gentle breeze blowing in the right direction is better than a pair of strong oars.
Canary Island Proverb
Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. That is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.
It is always your next move.
No one became poor by giving alms.
We are born in relationship, we are wounded in relationship, and we can be healed in relationship.
Your neighbor's vision is as true for him as your own vision is true for you.
Miguel de Unamuno
If it matters to you, you will find a way. If it doesn't you will find an excuse
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
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
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
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.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true were really true, there would be little hope of advance.
The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.
Bernard M. Baruch
Say hello to my little friend !
Tony Montana, Scarface (1983)
Freedom from the known is death, and then you are living.
Common looking people are the best in the world : that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
Charles Foster Kane, Citizen Kane (1941)
The wisest mind has something yet to learn.
Accumulate learning by study, understand what you learn by questioning.
Winners never quit and quitters never win !
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.