Whatever our souls are made up, his and mine are the same.
Love is like the wild rose-briar. Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly ?
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If it is to be it is up to me.
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
Henry David Thoreau
They call me Mister Tibbs !
Virgil Tibbs, In The Heat Of The Night (1967)
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague
There is love of course. And then there's life, its enemy.
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
Success is dependent upon the glands - sweat glands.
More than kisses, letters mingle souls.
Never talk defeat. Use words like hope, belief, faith, victory.
Norman Vincent Peale
Each time someone stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope.
Robert F. Kennedy
The Athenians, alarmed at the internal decay of their Republic, asked Demosthenes what to do. His reply: Do not do what you are doing now.
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.
Watch people do their most common actions, these are indeed the things that will tell you the real character of a great person.
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
The principal goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have done.
Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.
M. Scott Peck
The real leader has no need to lead, he is content to point the way.
Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth, for thy love is better than wine.
Hatred stirreth up strifes, but love covereth all sins.
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.
Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish. A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
John Quincy Adams
Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.
Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof.
John Kenneth Galbraith
I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken, and I'd rather remember it as it was at it's best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived
The sun will come up tomorrow
Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Show me the money !
Rod Tidwell, Jerry Maguire (1996)
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
It is better to do the wrong thing than to do nothing.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect.
Happiness itself does not stay -- only moments of happiness do.
Death is something not only mysterious but a great act of purgation. That which continues in a repetitive pattern is degeneration. The pattern may vary according to country, according to climate, according to circumstance, but it is a pattern. Moving in any pattern brings about a continuity and that continuity is part of the degenerating process of man. When there is an ending of continuity, something new can take place. One can understand it instantly if one has understood the whole movement of thought, of fear, hate, love - then one can grasp the significance, instantly, of what death is.
Winning is not everything, but the effort to win is.
Well done is better than well said.
The test we must set for ourselves is not to march alone but to march in such a way that others will wish to join us.
I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it.
Trouble is only opportunity in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
The hero is no braver than the ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
No great man ever complains of want of opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.
Level with your child by being honest. Nobody spots a phony quicker than a child.
It is not enough to have a good mind, the main thing is to use it well.
Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.
You must tolerate that which you can not change.
Mama says, Stupid is as stupid does.
Young Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
The broadest, and maybe the most meaningful definition of volunteering - Doing more than you have to because you want to, in a cause you consider good.
Let us never be betrayed into saying we have finished our education because that would mean we had stopped growing.
Julia H. Gulliver
Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire.
If I'm ever on a life-support system I choose to be unplugged, but not until Im down to a size eight!
Even when change is elective, it will disorient you. You may go through anxiety. You will miss aspects of your former life. It doesn't matter. The trick is to know in advance of making any big change that you're going to be thrown off your feet by it. So you prepare for this inevitable disorientation and steady yourself to get through it. Then you take the challenge, make the change, and achieve your dream.
The great and glorious masterpiece of man is to know how to live to purpose.
Michel de Montaigne
It isn't hard to be good from time to time in sports. What's tough is being good every day.
All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
Martin Luther King Jr.
I see dead people.
Cole Sear, The Sixth Sense (1999)
He who has never learned to obey can not be a good commander.
There is only one person who could ever make you happy, and that person is you.
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.
Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible - it can not be seen or measured - yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more than any material possession ever could.
Barbara De Angelis
We simply assume that the way we see things is the way they really are or the way they should be. And our attitudes and behaviors grow out of these assumptions.
To live a creative life we must lose our fear of being wrong.
Joseph Chilton Pearce
Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is.
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
I have seen him set fire to his wigwam and smooth over the graves of his fathers, clap his hand in silence over his mouth, and take the last look over his fair hunting ground, and turn his face in sadness to the setting sun.
The greatest sign of a success for a teacher... is to be able to say, "The children are now working as if I did not exist."
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
William Curry Theodore
Smile ! and the world will smile with you !
Formal education will make you a living, self-education will make you a fortune.
You can have anything you want ? if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.
If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.
Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is.
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The fastest way to pass your own expectation is to add passion to your labor.
A smile is a light in the window of the soul indicating that the heart is at home.
The stuff that dreams are made of.
Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)
And he can make, so say the wise, no claim who makes no sacrifice.
It is always your next move.
Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.
Many people seem to think that success in one area can compensate for failure in other areas. But can it really ? True effectiveness requires balance.
Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly.
St Francis De Sales
I'm willing when time permits to honestly express or to open myself to you, to act as a sort of sign pole for a traveler.
The only disability in life is a bad attitude.
Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior.
John Churton Collins
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
Four steps to achievement : plan purposely, prepare prayerfully, proceed positively, pursue persistently.
William Arthur Ward
We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear.
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
The willow knows what the storm does not that the power to endure harm outlives the power to inflict it.
Blood Of The Martyr
My mother thanks you. My father thanks you. My sister thanks you. And I thank you.
George M. Cohan, Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves ; and under a just God, cannot long retain it.
One, two, Freddy's coming for you.
Children, A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)
Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Dependent people need others to get what they want. Independent people can get what they want through their own efforts. Interdependent people combine their own efforts with the efforts of others to achieve their greatest success.
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.
No one is more definite about the solution than the one who doesn't understand the problem.