People are like stained glass windows, they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.
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If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.
Now is wanted intense karma-yoga with unbounded courage and indomitable strength in the heart. Then only will the people of the country be roused.
A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.
All men dream, but unequally. Those that dream at night in the dusty recesses of their minds awake the next day to find that their dreams were just vanity. But those who dream during the day with their eyes wide open are dangerous men , they act out their dreams to make them reality.
Thomas Edward Lawrence
Leadership - The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
The only true gift is a portion of yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Hard work often leads to success. No work seldom does.
When you come to the edge of all the light you know and are about to step off into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing one of two things will happen. There will be something solid to stand on or you will be taught to fly.
When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.
Love is letting go of fear.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
I am fond of only what comes from the heart.
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
If you aren't good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you'll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren't even giving to yourself.
Barbara De Angelis
If the going is real easy, beware, you may be headed down hill.
Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true were really true, there would be little hope of advance.
I see dead people.
Cole Sear, The Sixth Sense (1999)
I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never -- in nothing, great or small, large or petty -- never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense.
We're on a mission from God.
Elwood Blues, The Blues Brothers (1980)
Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves for they shall never cease to be amused.
No one is more definite about the solution than the one who doesn't understand the problem.
Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.
Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.
William Makepeace Thackeray
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
Argue for your limitations, and sure enough they're yours.
Follow your dreams.
Men like my father cannot die. They are with me still - - real in memory as they were in flesh, loving and beloved forever. How green was my valley then.
Huw Morgan, How Green Was My Valley (1941)
I would rather have had one breath of her hair, one kiss from her mouth, one touch of her hand, than eternity without it.
City of Angels
Show me the money !
Rod Tidwell, Jerry Maguire (1996)
Real love stories never have endings.
It doesn't matter how much milk you spill as long as you don't lose the cow.
When love and skill work together expect a masterpiece.
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.
There is no point at which you can say 'Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap.'
There are two things to aim at in life, first, to get what you want, and after that to to enjoy it.
Logan Pearsall Smith
Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?
The Joker, Batman (1989)
Doomed are the hotheads ! Unhappy are they who lose their cool and are too proud to say, ''I'm sorry. ''
Robert H. Schuller
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
Every shot you don't take is a guaranteed miss.
A chain is as strong as its weakest link.
Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
Great minds have purpose, while others just have wishes.
Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore, Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me I lift me lamp beside the golden door.
Everything in the world we want to do or get done, we must do with and through people.
Some people dream of success while others wake up and work hard at it.
It's hard to tell your mind to stop loving someone, when your heart still does.
Gravitation can not be held responsible for people falling in love.
Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
Be Here Now.
Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments. Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds.
The test is to recognize the mistake, admit it and correct it. To have tried to do something and failed is vastly better than to have tried to do nothing and succeeded.
Dale E. Turner
It is only when we die each day to all that is old that there can be the new.
If parents pass enthusiasm along to their children, they will leave them an estate of incalculable value.
Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.
Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.
The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses.
It is absurd that a man should rule others, who can not rule himself.
Man has been endowed with reason, with the power to create, so that he can add to what he's been given. But up to now he hasn't been a creator, only a destroyer. Forests keep disappearing, rivers dry up, wild life's become extinct, the climate's ruined and the land grows poorer and uglier every day.
Life is too short to ponder the "what if's " and fear rejection.
Who indeed can harm you if you are committed deeply to doing what is right ?
Work spares us from three evils boredom, vice, and need.
The secret of education lies in respecting the student.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ninotchka, it's midnight. One half of Paris is making love to the other half.
Count Leon D'Algout, Ninotchka (1939)
Be like the turtle. If he didn't stick his neck out, he wouldn't get anywhere at all.
One does evil enough when one does nothing good.
If this is a blessing, it is certainly very well disguised.
If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.
This is a great fact : strength is life, weakness is death. Strength is felicity, life eternal, immortal , weakness is constant strain and misery, weakness is death.
All work is empty save when there is love.
Hatred stirreth up strifes, but love covereth all sins.
It is not good for all our wishes to be filled , through sickness we recognize the value of health, through evil, the value of good, through hunger, the value of food, through exertion, the value of rest.
There's no such thing as not enough time if you're doing what you want to do.
The beauties of the world are best seen by those who strive to reach them.
We get to make a living , we give to make a life.
Lives of great men all remind us we can make our lives sublime, and, departing, leave behind us footprints in the sands of time.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Why don't you go outside and jerk yourself a soda ?
Virginia Hill, Bugsy (1991)
We always strive after what is forbidden, and desire the things refused us.
Let us strive on to finish the work we are in
The atmosphere of expectancy is the breeding ground for miracles.
Rodney L. Parsley
Not many people are willing to give failure a second opportunity. They fail once and it is all over. The bitter pill of failure is often more than most people can handle. If you are willing to accept failure and learn from it, if you are willing to consider failure as a blessing in disguise and bounce back, you have got the essential of harnessing one of the most powerful success forces.
Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.
Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.
Live Well... Laugh Often... Love Much.
Love is the only rational act.
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.
A Native American grandfather was talking to his grandson about how he felt. He said, 'I feel as if I have two wolves fighting in my heart. One wolf is the vengeful, violent one, the other wolf is the loving compassionate one.' The grandson asked him, 'Which wolf will win the fight in your heart?' The grandfather answered, 'The one I feed.'
Slow but steady wins the race.
Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
First law on holes - when you're in one, stop digging.
The person who says it can not be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.
Love cures people - both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
The dedicated doctor knows that he must be both scientist and humanitarian, his most agonizing decisions lie in the field of human relations.