Someday when I grow up, finish school and get a job, I'll start living my life the way I want someday after the mortgage is paid off, the finances are on track and the kids are grown up, I'll drive that new car and take exciting trips abroad someday, now that I'm 9 about to retire, I'll buy that beautiful motor home and travel across this great country, and see all there is to see someday.
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I used to think anyone doing anything weird was weird. Now I know that it is the people that call others weird that are weird.
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'.
The heart does not respond to principles and programs, it seeks not efficiency, but passion.
Live life to the fullest.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Anyone can be passionate, but it takes real lovers to be silly.
The more you seek security, the less of it you have. But the more you seek opportunity, the more likely it is that you will achieve the security that you desire.
Misfortunes often sharpen the genius.
Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly.
Stephen R. Covey
Don't hide your light under a bushel.
When god closes a door, he opens a window.
It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.
My mama always said, life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.
Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.
We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.
Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.
An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast, a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.
That'll do, pig. That'll do.
Farmer Hoggett, Babe (1995)
Condemn none. If you can stretch out a helping hand, do so. If you cannot, fold your hands, bless your brothers, and let them go their own way.
It is the surmounting of difficulties that make heroes.
Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.
The glue that holds all relationships together -- including the relationship between the leader and the led is trust, and trust is based on integrity.
If you advance confidently in the direction of your dreams and endeavor to leave the life which you have imagined, you will you will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
If they move, kill ' em.
Pike Bishop, The Wild Bunch (1969)
The best way out is always through.
If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.
If opportunity doesn't knock build a door.
If you aren't going all the way, why go at all ?
It is not the critic who counts, nor the man who points out how the strong man stumbled, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs and comes short again and again, who knows great enthusiasms, great devotions, who spends himself in a worthy cause, who, at the best, knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who, at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.
Few people think more than two or three times a year. I have made an international reputation by thinking once or twice a week.
George Bernard Shaw
If so many men, so many minds, certainly so many hearts, so many kinds of love.
Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ninotchka, it's midnight. One half of Paris is making love to the other half.
Count Leon D'Algout, Ninotchka (1939)
People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.
Norman Vincent Peale
The real and lasting victories are those of peace and not of war.
Love is a great beautifier.
Louisa May Alcott
All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true were really true, there would be little hope of advance.
Count it all joy, my brethren, when you meet various trials, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.
If the student thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better student. If the lawyer thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better lawyer, and so on.
Without inspiration the best powers of the mind remain dormant, they is a fuel in us which needs to be ignited with sparks.
Johann Gottfried Von Herder
Truly loving another means letting go of all expectations. It means full acceptance, even celebration of another's personhood.
I think it pisses god off when you walk by the color purple in a field and don't notice it.
Shug, The Color Purple (1985)
You must consider the bottom line, but make it integrity before profits.
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 want things to be different, perhaps the answer is to become different yourself.
Norman Vincent Peale
Happiness can not be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.
Happiness resides not in possessions and not in gold , the feeling of happiness dwells in the soul.
A gentle hand may lead even an elephant by a single hair.
The question should be, is it worth trying to do, not can it be done.
For one human being to love another that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.
Rainer Maria Rilke
Do first things first, and second things not at all.
Peter F. Drucker
Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success.
The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can't do.
So many fail because they don't get started -- they don't go. They don't overcome inertia. They don't begin.
W. Clement Stone
Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away.
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
William Makepeace Thackeray
You don't just stumble into the future you create your own future.
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.
The cherokee people are not "my people".
Chief John Ross
Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal
The gem can not be polished without friction, nor man be perfected without trials.
It is the patient building of character, the intense struggle to realize the truth, which alone will tell in the future of humanity.
This is this.
Michael Vronsky, The Deer Hunter (1978)
Positive attitudes come in unlimited quantities. Everybody can have one free !
A smile is the light in your window that tells others that there is a caring, sharing person inside.
Hatred paralyzes life, love releases it. Hatred confuses life, love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life, love illumines it.
Martin Luther King Jr.
They will rise highest who strive for the highest place.
Education means inspiring someones mind, not just filling their head.
Love is more than a feeling, it's a state of mind.
Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior.
John Churton Collins
Mr. Allen, this may come as a shock to you, but there are some men who don't end every sentence with a proposition.
Jan Morrow, Pillow Talk (1959)
Work like you don't need the money, love like you've never been hurt and dance like no one is watching
Argue for your limitations, and sure enough they're yours.
Our schools and are not teaching students to think. It is astonishing how many young people have difficulty in putting their brains definitely and systematically to work.
Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive.
Robert H. Schuller
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.
Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
Success is neither magical or mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged , practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge.
We are made for loving. If we don't love, we will be like plants without water.
There are no mistakes, save one, the failure to learn from a mistake.
Great men are not always wise.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties. No religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.
The mind, ever the willing servant, will respond to boldness, for boldness, in effect, is a command to deliver mental resources.
Norman Vincent Peale
Today is the first day of the rest of your life.
You are the handicap you must face. You are the one who must choose your place. You can make goals for family, relationships, anything.
Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.
Familiar acts are beautiful through love.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine.