I swore never to be silent whenever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.
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Never say anything about yourself you do not want to come true.
We more frequently fail to face the right problem than fail to solve the problem we face.
To laugh often and love much, to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others, to give one's self, this is to have succeeded.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care.
John C. Maxwell
It's nice to be the best, but not when being the best brings out the worst in you.
If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully.
How can we remember our ignorance, which our growth requires, when we are using our knowledge all the time ?
Henry David Thoreau
It's always darkest before the dawn.
A strong person and a waterfall always channel their own path.
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
Just as our eyes need light in order to see, our minds need ideas in order to conceive.
Live with passion.
Do it now !
Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.
In nothing do men more nearly approach the gods than in giving health to men.
Only in relationship can you know yourself, not in abstraction and certainly not in isolation. The movement of behavior is the sure guide to yourself. It's the mirror of your consciousness, this mirror will reveal its content, the images, the attachments, the fears, the loneliness, the joy and sorrow. Poverty lies in running away from this, either in its sublimations or its identities.
Thou love life ? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff that life is made of.
How different our lives are when we really know what is deeply important to us, and keeping that picture in mind, we manage ourselves each day to be and to do what really matters most.
Perhaps the feelings that we experience when we are in love represent a normal state. Being in love shows a person who he should be.
Joy can be real only if people look on their life as a service, and have a definite object in life outside themselves and their personal happiness.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
The unexamined life is not worth living.
The reduction of the universe to a single being, the expansion of a single being even to God, this is love.
Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.
When love and skill work together expect a masterpiece.
Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.
Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but religiously follows the new.
Henry David Thoreau
Till I loved, I never lived, enough.
What comes from the heart, touches the heart.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow , Learn as if you were to live forever.
Quasimodo, The Hunchback Of Notre Dame (1939)
Where can we go to find god if we cannot see him in our own hearts and in every living being.
The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
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.
One, two, Freddy's coming for you.
Children, A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)
Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.
Life is but a moment, death also is but another.
Robert H. Schuller
We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about that you think.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Don't ask for a light load, but rather ask for a strong back.
In Heaven the economy is run by the Germans, the French do the cooking, and the police are English. In Hell the economy is run by the French, the English do the cooking, and the police are German.
As you think in your heart, so shall you be.
We have only one reality, and that is here and now. What we miss by our evasions will never return, but if we squander ourselves, then too we lose being. Each day is precious a moment can be everything.
My heart is ever at your service.
We simply assume that the way we see things is the way they really are or the way they should be. And our attitudes and behaviors grow out of these assumptions.
Something happened to me. It was the sweetest thing that ever could be. It was a fantasy a dream come true, it was the day I met you !
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.
Now all you have to do is hold the chicken, bring me the toast, give me a check for the chicken salad sandwich, and you haven't broken any rules.
Bobby Dupea, Waitress (1970)
There was no hope on earth, and god seemed to have forgotten us. Some said they saw the son of god, others did not see him. If he had come, he would do some great things as he had done before. We doubted it because we had seen neither him nor his works.
Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
Seduce my mind and you can have my body, find my soul and I'm yours forever.
Anyone can be passionate, but it takes real lovers to be silly.
I've looked around enough to know that you're the one I want to go through time with.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
Two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one.
Never giving up and pushing forward will unlock all the potential we are capable of.
Love does not conquer all things, but it does set all things right.
The best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.
People who look down on other people don't end up being looked up to.
Men are often capable of greater things than they perform. They are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent.
Possibilitizing is overcoming while you're undergoing.
Robert H. Schuller
They're here !
Carol Anne Freeling, Poltergeist (1982)
It is the true season of love when we know that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
I think there is something, more important than believing : Action ! The world is full of dreamers, there aren't enough who will move ahead and begin to take concrete steps to actualize their vision.
W. Clement Stone
Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster.
It's never too late to be what you might have been.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking, the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker.
If you're proactive, you don't have to wait for circumstances or other people to create perspective expanding experiences. You can consciously create your own.
I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie. I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave. And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.
The strength of the heart comes from the soundness of the faith.
Saudi Arabian Proverb
The only thing that stands between a man and what he wants from life is often merely the will to try it and the faith to believe that it is possible.
Richard M. Devos
People who exercise their embryonic freedom day after day, little by little, expand that freedom. People who do not will find that it withers until they are literally 'being lived'. They are acting out scripts written by parents, associates and society.
To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
Never say more than is necessary.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.
To catch lots of fish, you must first go to the water. To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself.
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time, it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.
The mind, ever the willing servant, will respond to boldness, for boldness, in effect, is a command to deliver mental resources.
Norman Vincent Peale
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
Whenever I get the energy to exercise, I sit down until it passes.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
Where's the rest of me ?
Drake McHugh, Kings Row (1942)
Unless we think of others and do something for them, we miss one of the greatest sources of happiness.
Ray Lyman Wilbur
Man is a goal-seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.
Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.
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)
A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds, it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before the change.
Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.
H. Jackson Brown
Be careful the environment you choose for it will shape you ; be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them.
W. Clement Stone
And for an hour, for an hour, I'm the best actress in the world.
Bree Daniels, Klute (1971)
Love is a game that two can play and both win.
The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.
The person we believe ourselves to be will always act in a manner consistent with our self-image.
The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety.