Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.
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That is a lesson for all life - face the terrible, face it boldly. Like the monkeys, the hardships of life fall back when we cease to flee before them.
Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.
My mother thanks you. My father thanks you. My sister thanks you. And I thank you.
George M. Cohan, Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire.
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.
For children to take morality seriously they must be in the presence of adults who take morality seriously. And with their own eyes they must see adults take morality seriously.
William J. Bennett
As a principle-centered person you try to stand apart from the emotion of the situation and from other factors that would act on you, and evaluate the options. Looking at the balanced whole -- the work needs, the family needs, the other needs that may be involved, and the possible implications of the various alternatives -- you'll try to come up with the best solution taking all factors into consideration.
Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
People with many interests live, not only longest, but happiest.
George Matthew Allen
The whole universe is only the self with variations, one tune made bearable by variations. Sometimes there are discords, but they only make the subsequent harmony more perfect. In this hell of a world one can bring a little joy and peace even for a day into the heart of a single person, that much alone is true, this I have learnt after suffering all my life, all else is mere moonshine.
In prosperity, our friends know us , in adversity, we know our friends.
John Churton Collins
Our life is what it is as a result of how we think.
Miss Jean Louise, stand up. Your father's passing.
Reverend Sykes, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
Relationships are the hallmark of the mature person.
Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through the snow.
No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.
Take control of your consistent emotions and begin to consciously and deliberately reshape your daily experience of life.
He who conquers himself has won a greater victory than he who conquers a city.
If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x ; y is play ; and z is keeping your mouth shut.
The fire that warms us can also consume us, it is not the fault of the fire.
If I'd been a ranch, they would've named me the Bar Nothing.
Gilda, Gilda (1946)
It took more than one man to change my name to Shanghai Lily.
Shanghai Lily, Shanghai Express (1932)
Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you to reach the heights of your capabilities or make the money that you want without becoming very good at it.
Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?
The Joker, Batman (1989)
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them become what they are capable of becoming.
Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.
If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.
The several tribes of indians inhabiting the regions of the upper missouri, and of whom I spoke in my last letter, are undoubtedly the finest looking, best equipped, and most beautifully costumed of any on the continent.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
If you look at what you have in life, You'll always have more. If you look at what you don't have in life, You'll never have enough.
Must you flirt ?
Ninotchka, Leon (1939)
The point is that you can't be too greedy.
Love, all alike, no season knows, nor clime, nor hours, days, months, which are the rags of time.
We conceal it from ourselves in vain, we must always love something. In those matters seemingly removed from love, the feeling is secretly to be found, and man can not possibly live for a moment without it.
Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.
It is the marriage of the soul with Nature that makes the intellect fruitful, and gives birth to imagination.
Henry David Thoreau
How many chiropractors does it take to change a light bulb ? Just one, but it requires 21 office visits and 4 X-rays.
First law on holes - when you're in one, stop digging.
You have available to you, right now, a powerful supercomputer. This powerful tool has been used through-out history to take people from rags to riches, from poverty and obscurity to success and fame, from unhappiness and frustration to joy and self-fulfillment, and it can do the same for you.
My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.
Accept the past for what it was. Acknowledge the present for what it is. Anticipate the future for what it can become.
Tracy L. McNair
For a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love.
Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.
The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.
The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.
To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.
The ready back gets all the loads.
Some of us have great runways already built for us. If you have one, take off. But if you don't have one, realize it is your responsibility to grab a shovel and build one for yourself and for those who will follow after you.
Quasimodo, The Hunchback Of Notre Dame (1939)
Some men see things the way they are and ask, Why ? I dream things that never were, and ask Why not ?
George Bernard Shaw
Impossible situations can become possible miracles.
Robert H. Schuller
If one has to submit, it is wasteful not to do so with the best grace possible.
If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have the capacity at the beginning.
Winners lose much more often than losers. So if you keep losing but you're still trying, keep it up ! You're right on track.
Matthew Keith Groves
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I consider my ability to arouse enthusiasm among my people the greatest asset I possess, and the way to develop the best in a person is by appreciation and encouragement. I believe in giving people incentive to work. So I am anxious to praise but loath to find fault. I am hearty in my approbation and lavish in my praise.
Charles M. Schwab
Submit to love faithfully and it gives a person joy. It intoxicates, it envelops, it isolates. It creates fragrance in the air, ardour from coldness, it beautifies everything around it.
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.
There's no place like home.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz Mgm (1939)
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.
Every sale has five basic obstacles : no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man. One man tells a lie, dozens repeat it as the truth.
You have within you right now, everything you need to deal with whatever the world can throw at you.
Love inspires, illumines, designates and leads the way.
Mary Baker Eddy
From his neck down a man is worth a couple of dollars a day, from his neck up he is worth anything that his brain can produce.
What really matters is what you do with what you have.
I know god will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much.
To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.
To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
Theodore H. White
I want to know God's thoughts ; the rest are details.
Whatever you think that you will be. If you think yourself weak, weak you will be , if you think yourself strong, you will be.
Personally, I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.
If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes.
Nothing is more honorable than enlightenment, nothing is more beautiful than virtue.
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
Feel the fear and do it anyway.
Seek first to understand, then be understood
Pay no attention to what the critics say , no statue has ever been erected to a critic.
With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate, and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity.
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it , if you can dream it, you can become it.
William Arthur Ward
We don't stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing.
George Bernard Shaw
And think not you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course.
You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you do not try.
As a cure for worrying, work is far better than whiskey. I always found that, if I began to worry, the best thing I could do was focus upon doing something useful and then work very hard at it. Soon, I would forget what was troubling me.
Success is the child of audacity.
The best way out is always through.
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
Ideas... they have the power
In matters of style, swim with the current. In matters of principle, stand like a rock.
Love is the great amulet that makes this world a garden.
Robert Louis Stevenson
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.
Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game. quotes
Your thoughts are the architects of your destiny.
David O. McKay
Its obvious that we don't know one millionth of one percent about anything.
When something is finally obvious that should have been obvious years before, we call it common sense.
Love is the history of a woman's life, it is an episode in man's.