Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.
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Romance has been elegantly defined as the offspring of fiction and love.
Our real problem is not our strength today ; it is rather the vital necessity of action today to ensure strength tomorrow.
Look at every situation as if you were in the future and you were looking back on it.
General Peter Schoomaker
Georgia, love is for the very young.
Jonathan Shields, The Bad And The Beautiful (1952)
If the ladder is not leaning against the right wall, every step we take just gets us to the wrong place faster.
Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
Philippians 4: 4-7
In order to accept change and the suffering it brings, we need to find meaning in it
Mary Norton Gordon
Honor the ocean of love.
George de Benneville
Look at the weaknesses of others with compassion, not accusation. It's not what they're not doing or should be doing that's the issue. The issue is your own chosen response to the situation and what you should be doing. If you start to think the problem is "out there", stop yourself. That thought is the problem.
He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes. He who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.
Like snowflakes, my Christmas memories gather and dance each beautiful, unique and too soon gone.
The best leaders of all, the people know not they exist. They turn to each other and say, We did it ourselves.
Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.
Henri Frederic Amiel
How many doctors does it take to screw in a light bulb ? That depends on whether it has medical insurance.
Love is the only gold.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
The best and most beautiful things in this world can not be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.
If you don't first handle fear and desire, and you get rich, you'll be a high pay slave.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
My mother thanks you. My father thanks you. My sister thanks you. And I thank you.
George M. Cohan, Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.
It is amazing how much people can get done if they do not worry about who gets the credit.
Procrastination is the fear of success. People procrastinate because they are afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead now. Because success is heavy, carries a responsibility with it, it is much easier to procrastinate and live on the 'someday I'll' philosophy.
Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in kansas anymore.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
She's my sister ! She's my daughter !
Evelyn Mulwray, Chinatown (1974)
Want to learn to eat a lot ? Here it is : Eat a little. That way, you will be around long enough to eat a lot.
Appreciate me now, and avoid the rush.
If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.
The glow of inspiration warms us, it is a holy rapture.
We tend to live up to our expectations.
It is the level-headed man, the calm man, of good judgment and cool nerves, of great sympathy and love, who does good work and so does good to himself.
No involvement, no commitment.
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
Friendship doubles joy and halves grief.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I'll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too !
The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
We are all in the gutter but some of us are looking at the stars.
You may be on the right track, but if you just sit there you'll get run over.
Paul H. Dunn
A man should have any number of little aims about which he should be conscious and for which he should have names, but he should have neither name for, nor consciousness concerning, the main aim of his life.
It not knowing what to do, it's doing what you know.
Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You're good, you're very good.
Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.
There is only one way to happiness, and that is to cease worrying things which are beyond the power of our will.
Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.
People fascinated by the idea of progress never suspect that every step forward is also a step on the way to the end.
One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.
It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one's heart rather than out of pity. A person must possess himself and have a deep sense of security in fundamental principles and values in order to genuinely apologize.
Magic Mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all ?
Queen, Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937)
Remember the difference between a boss and a leader a boss says "Go ! '' -- a leader says "Let's go ! ''
The idea of working all your life, saving, and putting money into a retirement account is a very slow plan.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Love is a bird, she needs to fly.
Real love stories never have endings.
Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.
Only the educated are free.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean , if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
No one is more definite about the solution than the one who doesn't understand the problem.
In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.
Whoever is open, loyal, true ; of humane and affable demeanour, honourable himself, and in his judgement of others, faithful to his word as to law, and faithful alike to God and man... .such a man is a true gentleman.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Freedom is man's capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves.
You pile up enough tomorrows, and you'll find you've collected a lot of empty yesterdays.
High expectations are the key to everything.
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.
Give me a whisky, ginger ale on the side. And don't be stingy, baby.
Anna Christie, Anna Christie (1930)
Before we can forgive one another, we must understand one another
When I hear somebody sigh, Life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, Compared to what ?
Sydney J. Harris
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
William Makepeace Thackeray
From now on you will never be alone, even when we are separated, and even when death itself parts us, I shall remain with you.
Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.
Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity, and the emotions to affect other people.
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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.
Love doesn't make the world go'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.
Franklin P. Jones
Oh, to be free from the stifling pressures of life to rest, a peaceful slumber that will rejuvenate my soul
My parents told me that I could do and be anything I really wanted. I believed them.
If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, the excitement, and the mystery of the world we live in.
When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.
Norman Vincent Peale
They're called boobs, Ed.
Erin Brockovich, Erin Brockovich (2000)
It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get back up.
I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times, in life after life, in age after age forever.
Hard work often leads to success. No work seldom does.
A wise man adapts himself to circumstances as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it.
It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.
Wisdom is knowledge, rightly applied.
God doesn't make junk.
It helps to write down half a dozen things which are worrying me. Two of them, say, disappear, about two nothing can be done, so it's no use worrying, and two perhaps can be settled.
There is no limit to the power of the human mind. The more concentrated it is, the more power is brought to bear on one point.
One had to cram all this stuff into one's mind for the examinations, whether one liked it or not. This coercion had such a deterring effect on me that, after I had passed the final examination, I found the consideration of any scientific problems distasteful to me for an entire year.
Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone- but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding.
The dedicated doctor knows that he must be both scientist and humanitarian, his most agonizing decisions lie in the field of human relations.
David B. Allman
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.
Doomed are the hotheads ! Unhappy are they who lose their cool and are too proud to say, ''I'm sorry. ''
Robert H. Schuller
Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
I have, for many years past, contemplated the noble races of red men who are now spread over these trackless forests and boundless prairies, melting away at the approach of civilization.
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.
I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.
Honesty is the best image.
He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.
One of the strongest motives that lead men to art and science is escape from everyday life with its painful crudity and hopeless dreariness, from the fetters of one's own ever-shifting desires. A finely tempered nature longs to escape from the personal life into the world of objective perception and thought.