All love that has not friendship for it's base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
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It's to be expected that you make mistakes when you're breaking new ground.
You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others, it is the only means.
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
I'm not here just to make a living, I'm here to make a difference.
All that is real in me is god. All that is real in god is I. The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.
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Love is friendship set to music
E. Joseph Cossman
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
The willow knows what the storm does not that the power to endure harm outlives the power to inflict it.
Blood Of The Martyr
That's what I love about these high school girls, man. I keep getting older, they stay the same age.
David Wooderson, Dazed And Confused (1993)
If you want a guarantee, buy a toaster.
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.
Lust is what makes you keep wanting it, even when you have no desire to be with each other. Love is what makes you keep wanting to be with each other, even when you have no desire to do it.
She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older - the natural sequence of an unnatural beginning.
All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.
Virtuous and wise he was, but not severe , He still remember'd that he once was young.
There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I've loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough.
Don't take no for an answer, never submit to failure. Do not be fobbed off with mere personal success or acceptance. You will make all kinds of mistakes, but as long as you are generous and true, and also fierce, you can not hurt the world or even seriously distress her. She was made to be wooed by youth.
Tell me your friends, and I'll tell you who you are.
If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.
Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.
Come forth into the light of things , Let nature be your Teacher.
I have learned not to worry about love, but to honor it's coming with all my heart.
Attitudes are contagious. Make yours worth catching.
Life without a purpose is a languid, drifting thing , every day we ought to review our purpose, saying to ourselves, 'This day let me make a sound beginning
To know me is to love me.
Someday when I grow up, finish school and get a job, I'll start living my life the way I want someday after the mortgage is paid off, the finances are on track and the kids are grown up, I'll drive that new car and take exciting trips abroad someday, now that I'm 9 about to retire, I'll buy that beautiful motor home and travel across this great country, and see all there is to see someday.
Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time, and it annoys the pig
Think of the magic of that foot, comparatively small, upon which your whole weight rests. It's a miracle, and the dance, is a celebration of that miracle.
Wisdom is more precious than rubies.
It's not what happens to you, it's what you do about it that makes the difference.
Many people may listen, but few people actually hear.
The meeting of preparation with opportunity generates the offspring we call luck.
For Love is Immortality.
In imagination, there's no limitation.
Mark Victor Hansen
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Every time we open our mouths, men look into our minds.
I'm going to stop procrastinating once I get around to it.
Accept challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.
George S. Patton
There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.
Don't bunt. Aim out of the ballpark.
The doctor should be opaque to his patients, and like a mirror, should show them nothing but what is shown to him.
Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things.
I have realized god sitting in the temple of every human body, the moment I stand in reverence before every human being and see god in him - that moment I am free from bondage, everything that binds vanishes, and I am free.
The last miracle I did was the 1969 Mets. Before that, I think you have to go back to the Red Sea.
God, Oh God (1977)
Volunteers don't get paid, not because they're worthless, but because they're priceless.
Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee.
The sun shines and warms and lights us and we have no curiosity to know why this is so, but we ask the reason of all evil, of pain, and hunger, and mosquitoes and silly people.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.
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.
Ideas... they have the power
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.
Listen to me, mister. You're my knight in shining armor. Don't you forget it. You're going to get back on that horse, and I'm going to be right behind you, holding on tight, and away we're gonna go, go, go !
Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)
You can not shake hands with a clenched fist.
For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice. No paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.
Somebody stop me !
Stanley Ipkiss, The Mask (1994)
It's good to be the king !
Louis XVI, History Of The World (1981)
Love to faults is always blind. Always is to joy inclined, winged, and unconfined. And breaks all chains from every mind.
The ready back gets all the loads.
If I know what love is, it is because of you.
I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times, in life after life, in age after age forever.
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.
I love you, not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Seek first to understand, then to be understood.
Not being able to do everything is no excuse for not doing everything you can.
You pile up enough tomorrows, and you'll find you've collected a lot of empty yesterdays.
Every action that helps us manifest our divine nature more and more is good, every action that retards it is evil.
If there is no struggle, there is no progress.
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
Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk beside me and be my friend.
If you feel you have no faults there's another one.
All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.
One can be a soldier without dying, and a lover without sighing.
Practice makes perfect.
His eyes have made love to me all evening.
Marguerite Gautier, Camille (1936)
Some people plant in the spring and leave in the summer. If you're signed up for a season, see it through. You don't have to stay forever, but at least stay until you see it through.
We have to go back to philosophy to treat things as they are. We are suffering from our own karma. It is not the fault of god. What we do is our own fault, nothing else. Why should god be blamed ?
Believe that the loose ball that you are chasing has your name on it.
First law on holes - when you're in one, stop digging.
A weak man has doubts before a decision, a strong man has them afterwards.
What love we've given, we'll have forever. What love we fail to give, will be lost for all eternity.
To succeed... you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
Love is made by two people, in different kinds of solitude. It can be in a crowd, but in an oblivious crowd.
To be a great leader and so always master of the situation, one must of necessity have been a great thinker in action. An eagle was never yet hatched from a goose's egg.
Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.
Robert H. Schuller
You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.
The best things in life are not things.
I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I'm all out of bubble gum.
Nada, They Live (1988)
History does nothing , it does not possess immense riches, it does not fight battles. It is men, real, living, who do all this.
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.
Look up and not down, look forward and not back, look out and not in, and lend a hand.
E. E. Hale
Examine the opportunities, the challenges you've given yourself.
Love - the feeling - is a fruit of love, the verb.
Formal education will make you a living, self education will make you a fortune.
Till I loved, I never lived, enough.
Great effort from great motives is the best definition of a happy life.
William Ellery Channing
For love is heaven, and heaven is love.
Sir Walter Scott
Your decision to be, have and do something out of ordinary entails facing difficulties that are out of the ordinary as well. Sometimes your greatest asset is simply your ability to stay with it longer than anyone else.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit.