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Good fortune and bad are equally necessary to man, to fit him to meet the contingencies of this life.
Love is a haunting melody that I have never mastered and I fear I never will.
William S. Burroughs
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.
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones tend to take care of themselves.
Love is a verb.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Why hesitate? Upon the plains of hesitation are the bleached bones of countless millions, who on the threshold of victory sat down to wait, and in waiting they died.
To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you ?
Benjamin Braddock, The Graduate (1967)
Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary person does not hear.
Let your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities.
Robert H. Schuller
I light my candle from their torches.
Only in his own way and not in any other can the one who strives perfect himself. He who lays hold of the rung of his companion and lets go of his own rung, through him neither the one nor the other will be realized.
It isn't hard to be good from time to time in sports. What's tough is being good every day.
Think of me as a sex symbol for men who don't give a damn.
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success. tremendous stream is flowing toward the ocean, carrying us all along with it , and though like straws and scraps of paper we may at times float aimlessly about, in the long run we are sure to join the ocean of life and bliss.
Success is the proper utilization of failure.
Never live in the past but always learn from it.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The past does not equal the future.
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
Dreams don't work unless you do.
John C. Maxwell
A man is not old until regrets start taking place of dreams.
It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.
The way to happiness : keep your heart free from hate, your mind from worry. Live simply, expect little, give much. Fill your life with love. Scatter sunshine. Forget self, think of others. Do as you would be done by. Try this for a week and you will be surprised.
Norman Vincent Peale
is a choice to focus one's being in a certain way, to bring one's faith, commitment, creativity, and love into coordination with a particular value and purpose.
Every day in every way I am getting better and better.
There is no one giant step that does it. It's a lot of little steps.
Peter A. Cohen
Unfortunately, most of the students in martial art are conformers. The student seldom learns to depend upon himself for expression. Instead, he faithfully or blindly follows an instructor, the authority figure, and his instructor's imposed
pattern. That way, the student feels he is no longer alone and finds security in mass imitation. However, what is nurtured is the dependent mind rather than independent inquiry, which is so essential to genuine understanding. So through daily conditioning a student will probably be skilled according to a pattern, however, he will not come to understand himself.
Don't look back - forward, infinite energy, infinite enthusiasm, infinite daring, and infinite patience - then alone can great deeds be accomplished.
When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.
Instruction does not prevent wasted time or mistakes, and mistakes themselves are often the best teachers of all.
James Anthony Froude
Be strong ! You talk of ghosts and devils. We are the living devils. The sign of life is strength and growth. The sign of death is weakness. Whatever is weak, avoid ! It is death. If it is strength, go down into hell and get hold of it ! There is salvation only for the brave. "None but the brave deserves the fair". None but the bravest deserves salvation.
Love - the feeling - is a fruit of love, the verb.
The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.
Action without study is fatal. Study without action is fatal. Mary Beard Actions speak louder than words.
Results ? Why, man, I have gotten lots of results ! If I find ways something won't work, I haven't failed
We rob banks.
Clyde Barrow, Bonnie And Clyde (1967)
There is no limit to what a man can do or where he can go if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.
A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another.
I may not be perfect, but some parts of me are excellent.
What this power is I cannot say. All I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it.
Alexander Graham Bell
One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.
We didn't need dialogue. We had faces.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
It is love alone that gives worth to all things.
Santa Teresa de Jesus
Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn.
Rhett Butler, Gone With The Wind (1939)
It is not our purpose to become each other , it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is.
He who praises another enriches himself far more than he does the one praised. To praise is an investment in happiness. The poorest human being has something to give that the richest could not buy.
George Matthew Adams
That dirty, double-crossin' rat !
Bert Harris, Blonde Crazy (1931)
In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.
Hi-Yo, Silver !
The Lone Ranger, The Lone Ranger (1956)
The key to truth is the next deed, and this key opens the door if one does what one has to do in such a way that the meaning of the action here finds its fulfillment. Thus truth in the world of man is not to be found as the content of knowledge, but only as human existence. One does not express it, one does not perceive it, but one lives it, and receives it as life.
Whatever good things we build end up building us.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake.
What we hope to do with ease, we must learn first to do with diligence.
One rule of action more important than all others is consists in never doing anything that someone else can do for you.
There's a name for you ladies, but it isn't used in high society -- outside of a kennel.
Crystal Allen, The Women (1939)
Seek first to understand, then be understood
Sometimes things become possible if we want them bad enough.
Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.
Unless we think of others and do something for them, we miss one of the greatest sources of happiness.
Ray Lyman Wilbur
Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.
W. Clement Stone
If thou must love me, let it be for nought, except for love's sake only. Do not say, I love her for her smile, her look, her way of speaking gently, for a trick of thought that falls in well with mine, and, certes, brought a sense of pleasant ease on such a day. For these things in themselves, beloved, may be changed, or change for thee, and love so wrought, may be unwrought so.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Almost all of the world-class athletes and other peak performers are visualizers. They see it , they feel it, they experience it before they actually do it. They began with the end in mind. You can do it in every area of your life. Before performance, a sales presentation, a difficult confrontation, or the daily challenge of meeting a goal, see it clearly, vividly, relentlessly, over and over again. Create an internal "comfort zone''. Then, when you get into the situation, it isn't foreign. It doesn't scare you.
God is present in every jiva, there is no other god besides that. Who serves jiva serves god indeed.
If you want things to be different, perhaps the answer is to become different yourself.
Norman Vincent Peale
The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body. The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results.
He that would be a leader must be a bridge.
Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.
Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.
William Butler Yeats
Fractures well cured make us more strong.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - it goes on.
We loved with a love that was more than love.
Edgar Allan Poe
Be the change you want to see in the world Ghandi Be useful where thou livest.
Love means never having to say you're sorry.
Oliver Barrett IV, Love Story (1970)
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.
I love great music and art, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today.
A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace.
Levi ben Gershon
Every life form seems to strive to its maximum except human beings. How tall will a tree grow ? As tall as it possibly can. Human beings, on the other hand, have been given the dignity of choice. You can choose to be all or you can choose to be less. Why not stretch up to the full measure of the challenge and see what all you can do ?
When you reach for the stars, you may not get one, but you won't come up with a handful of mud, either.
Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.
I have failed over and over again. That is why I succeed.
I'll have what she's having.
Customer, When Harry Met Sally (1989)
We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.
I want to be alone.
Grusinskaya, Grand Hotel (1932)
Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time
Marion Wright Edelman
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.
The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.