Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers gardens.
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If I am not for myself, who will be for me ? Yet if I am for myself alone, of what good am I ?
A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.
It isn't hard to be good from time to time in sports. What's tough is being good every day.
Who indeed can harm you if you are committed deeply to doing what is right ?
If you feel you have no faults there's another one.
Whenever we're afraid, its because we don't know enough. If we understood enough, we would never be afraid.
Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.
Love asks me no questions, and gives me endless support.
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
Action may not always bring happiness , but there is no happiness without action.
I just love when people say I cant do something because all my life people said I wasn't going to make it.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
The word courage comes from the same stem as the French word coeur, meaning ''heart''. Thus just as one's heart, by pumping blood to one's arms, legs, and brain enables all the other physical organs to function, so courage makes possible all the psychological virtues. Without courage other values whither away into mere facsimiles of virtue.
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.
Not being able to do everything is no excuse for not doing everything you can.
Nobody has ever escaped from Stalag 17.
Not alive, anyway.
Oberst Von Scherbach, Stalag 17 (1954)
To live happily with other people, ask of them only what they can give.” Tristan Bernard
In the long run, men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, though they should fail immediately, they had better aim at something high.
Henry David Thoreau
If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living.
The question should be, is it worth trying to do, not can it be done.
Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement
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.
It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.
I maintained my edge by always being a student, you will always have something new to learn.
Jackie Joyner Kersee
All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.
Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn.
Man is a ladder placed on the earth and the top of it touches heaven. And all his movements and doings and words leave traces in the upper world.
If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don't, they never were.
There is love of course. And then there's life, its enemy.
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.
There is no point at which you can say 'Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap.'
All condemnation of others really condemns ourselves. Adjust the microcosm which is in your power to do and the macrocosm will adjust itself for you.
What is it you want, Mary ? What do you want ? You want the moon ? Just say the word, and I'll throw a lasso around it and pull it down.
George Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
If there is no struggle, there is no progress.
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
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.
Truly loving another means letting go of all expectations. It means full acceptance, even celebration of another's personhood.
Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes-- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds'--can you help others do the same.
I love thee with the breath, smiles, tears of all my life.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
The important thing is this, to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are, for what we could become.
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
It's not what happens to you, it's what you do about it that makes the difference.
More than kisses, letters mingle souls.
Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.
H. Jackson Brown
Attitude is everything.
Love is like a mountain, hard to climb, but once you get to the top the view is beautiful.
Daniel Monroe Tuttle
Having all the money in the world isn't much good if you can hardly get out of bed in the morning to enjoy it
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
Love is everything it's cracked up to be. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for.
A dream is simply reality waiting to happen.
John P. Strelecky
It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.
Robert H. Schuller
If we always look back, we lose sight of what's ahead.
Love is the emblem of eternity, it confounds all notion of time, effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.
Germaine De Stael
Only that day dawns to which we are awake.
Henry David Thoreau
Whether or not we realize it each of us has within us the ability to set some kind of example for people. Knowing this would you rather be the one known for being the one who encouraged others, or the one who inadvertently discouraged those around you ?
Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Who is the happiest of men ? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though'twere his own.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Well, nobody's perfect.
Osgood Fielding III, Some Like It Hot (1959)
To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.
Trust in yourself. Your perceptions are often far more accurate than you are willing to believe.
An Indian's dress of deer skins, which is wet a hundred times upon his back, dries soft; and his lodge also, which stands in the rains, and even through the severity of winter, is taken down as soft and as clean as when it was first put up.
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
We will find only what we look for, nothing more and nothing less.
The most important persuasion tool you have in your entire arsenal is integrity.
Yippie-ki-yay, motherfucker !
John McClane, Die Hard (1988)
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.
I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the tannhauser gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain. Time to die.
Roy Batty, Blade Runner (1982)
Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
I think people should mate for life, like pigeons or catholics.
Isaac Davis, Manhattan (1979)
Every shot you don't take is a guaranteed miss.
Money without brains is always dangerous.
All mankind love a lover.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The vedanta recognizes no sin, it only recognizes error. And the greatest error, says the vedanta is to say that you are weak, that you are a sinner, a miserable creature, and that you have no power and you cannot do this and that.
For those who have seen the Earth from space, and for the hundreds and perhaps thousands more who will, the experience most certainly changes your perspective. The things that we share in our world are far more valuable than those which divide us.
Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.
The best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.
I have nipples, Greg. Could you milk me ?
Jack Byrnes, Meet The Parents (2000)
The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement.
Love may make the world go around, but it's laughter that keeps us from getting dizzy.
People can't live with change if there's not a changeless core inside them. The key to the ability to change is a changeless sense of who you are, what you are about and what you value.
Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to ; all they need is one reason why they can.
What is a friend ? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
Love is like a piece of art work, even the smallest bit can be so beautiful.
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
Leadership is much more an art, a belief, a condition of the heart, than a set of things to do. The visible signs of artful leadership are expressed, ultimately, in its practice.
Almost any idea is good if a man has ability and is willing to work hard. The best idea is worthless if the creator is a loafer and ineffective.
The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.
Michael, we're bigger than U.S. Steel.
Hyman Roth, The Godfather: Part II (1974)
We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile.
Let us strive on to finish the work we are in
Your daily life is your temple and your religion. When you enter into it take with you your all.
Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination.
Winning is not everything, but the effort to win is.
Experience is a wonderful thing. It enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.
When you are afraid, do the thing you are afraid of and soon you will lose your fear of it.
Norman Vincent Peale
Do not let the reasons for your challenges become the excuses for your failure.
He who is afraid of asking is ashamed of learning.
Except and expect positive things and that is what you will receive.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear. Ambrose Redmoon Courage is the first of the human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all the others.