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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The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.
Sydney J. Harris
The meeting of preparation with opportunity generates the offspring we call luck.
For with god all things are possible.
My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant - but misdirected - ideas of others.
Coming together is a beginning, keeping together is progress, working together is success.
A boy's best friend is his mother.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost.
Robert H. Schuller
I believe that the science of chemistry alone almost proves the existence of an intelligent creator.
How do you live ?
Helen, James Allen (1932)
Constant dripping hollows out a stone.
Learning karate requires self-control and discipline Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.
No man or woman is an island. To exist just for yourself is meaningless. You can achieve the most satisfaction when you feel related to some greater purpose in life, something greater than yourself.
If you realize how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought
I am speaking now of the highest duty we owe our friends, the noblest, the most sacred that of keeping their own nobleness, goodness, pure and incorrupt. . . . If we let our friend become cold and selfish and exacting without a remonstrance, we are no true lover, no true friend.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
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
Be Here Now.
Self-suggestion makes you master of yourself.
W. Clement Stone
A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.
General Douglas MacArthur
Come back to me in dreams, that I may give pulse for pulse, breath for breath. Speak low, lean low, as long ago, my love, how long ago.
The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.
The hottest love has the coldest end.
A bold onset is half the battle.
Your attitude determines your altitude.
He didn't get all of those injuries from a fall.
May you live all the days of your life.
God is present in every jiva, there is no other god besides that. Who serves jiva serves god indeed.
The calla lilies are in bloom again.
Terry Randall, Stage Door (1937)
A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement.
We are ever free if we would only believe it, only have faith enough. You are the soul, free and eternal, ever free, ever blessed. Have faith enough and you will be free in a minute.
There is no greatness without a passion to be great, whether it's the aspiration of an athlete or an artist, a scientist, a parent, or a businessperson.
Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.
Do you like scary movies ?
Ghostface, Scream (1996)
There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved , it is God's finger on man's shoulder.
There is only one way to happiness, and that is to cease worrying things which are beyond the power of our will.
People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.
By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day
Who travels for love finds a thousand miles not longer than one.
I know god will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Norman Vincent Peale
The first duty of love is to listen.
The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead.
Man shapes himself through decisions that shape his environment.
If you don't quit, and don't cheat, and don't run home when trouble arrives, you can only win.
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
Talent is formed in solitude, character in the bustle of the world.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I am big ! It's the pictures that got small.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
Obstacles are what appear when you take your eyes off your dreams.
Character can not be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved
Self delusion is pulling in your stomach when you step on the scales.
Yippie-ki-yay, motherfucker !
John McClane, Die Hard (1988)
Failing to plan is planning to fail.
Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today.
We sat side by side in the morning light and looked out at the future together.
I know that I will die laughing.
Your thoughts are the architects of your destiny.
David O. McKay
The positive thinker is a hard-headed, tough-minded, and factual realist. He sees all the difficulties clearly... which is more than can be said for the average negative thinker. But he sees more than difficulties -- he tries to see the solutions of those difficulties.
Norman Vincent Peale
Try to be happy in this present moment, and put not off being so to a time to come, as though that time should be of another make from this which has already come and is ours.
The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.
You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.
If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
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.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
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
When love and skill work together expect a masterpiece.
Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
So whether or not we can get together, remember well that art lives where absolute freedom is. With all the training thrown to nowhere, with a mind perfectly unaware of its own working, with the self vanishing nowhere the art of JKD attains its perfection.
Don't limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, you can achieve.
Mary Kay Ash
Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.
Action without study is fatal. Study without action is fatal. Mary Beard Actions speak louder than words.
Love, two minds without a single thought.
Love sees roses without thorns.
Each day I love you more, today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.
He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in god. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.
Bumper Sticker - Join the Army. See the world, travel to far away places, meet exotic people and kill them.
Romantic love is an illusion. Most of us discover this truth at the end of a love affair or else when the sweet emotions of love lead us into marriage and then turn down their flames.
He who has never learned to obey can not be a good commander.
Think and grow rich.
Do it now !
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Magic Mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all ?
Queen, Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937)
The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
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.
O my's like a red, red rose. That's newly sprung in June, O my's like the melodie. That's sweetly play'd in tune.
No general can fight his battles alone. He must depend upon his lieutenants, and his success depends upon his ability to select the right man for the right place.
If we all tired to make other peoples paths easy, our own feet would have a smooth even place to walk on.
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
All you need is love.
Ineffective people live day after day with unused potential. They experience synergy only in small, peripheral ways in their lives. But creative experiences can be produced regularly, consistently, almost daily in people's lives. It requires enormous personal security and openness and a spirit of adventure.
You could unwrap a Fudgesicle at the first light and never touch the brake lever till you threw away the stick.
If you love someone, set them free.
Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a meaning that disempowers them or one that can literally save their lives.
Sometimes your nearness takes my breath away , and all the things I want to say can find no voice. Then, in silence, I can only hope my eyes will speak my heart.
In our life there is a single color, as on an artist's palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.
Advice is seldom welcome , and those who want it the most always like it the least.
We only love truly once. It is the first time and succeeding passions are less uncontrolled.
Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you !
The doctor and the pastor ask about your health, but eternity makes you responsible for your condition.
He who is in love is wise and is becoming wiser, sees newly every time he looks at the object beloved, drawing from it with his eyes and his mind those virtues which it possesses.