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 our thoughts and hopes are elsewhere, it is impossible to set our faces steadily toward the work required of us.
All or our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. -
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
Henry David Thoreau
We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.
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.
You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose site of the shore.
Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it, begin it now.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Here's looking at you, kid.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
A gentleman can withstand hardships , it is only the small man who, when submitted to them, is swept off his feet.
When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don't see the one that has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
One can spend a lifetime assigning blame, find the cause 'out there' for all the troubles that exist. Contrast this with the 'responsible attitude' of confronting the situation, bad or good, and instead of asking, 'What caused the trouble ? Who was to blame ?' asking 'How can I handle this present situation to make the most of it ? What can I salvage here ?'
If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
He who is afraid of asking is ashamed of learning.
There is something inside all of us that yearns not for reason but for mystery, not for penetrating clear thought but for the whisperings of the irrational, not for science but for wizardry disguised as science, not for rationally founded influence but for magic.
Impossible situations can become possible miracles.
Robert H. Schuller
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way.
You pile up enough tomorrows, and you'll find you've collected a lot of empty yesterdays.
The harder I work, the luckier I get.
Just smiling can do wonders for your attitude
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.
You see, Francois, marriage is a beautiful mistake which two people make together. But with you, Francois, I think it would be a mistake.
Mariette Colet, Trouble In Paradise (1932)
He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.
Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.
How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
Gravitation can not be held responsible for people falling in love.
You're lit from within, Tracy. You've got fires banked down in you, hearth-fires and holocausts.
Mike Connor, The Philadelphia Story (1940)
Work and lovethese are the basics. Without them there is neurosis.
A heart as soft, a heart as kind, a heart as sound and free as in the whole world thou canst find that heart I'll give to thee.
Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used used them.
Experience taught me a few things. One is to listen to your gut, no matter how good something sounds on paper. The second is that you're generally better off sticking with what you know. And the third is that sometimes your best investments are the ones you don't make.
P. T. Barnum
Someday, man will harness the rise and fall of the tides, imprison the power of the sun, and release atomic power.
It's not enough that we do our best, sometimes we have to do what's required.
Are you bored with life ? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours.
You are never a loser until you quit trying.
Busier than a cat covering up shit on a tile floor!
Larry the Cable Guy
This is the best kind of voyeurism, hearing joy from your neighbors.
The most important part of being a leader is maintaining the desire to keep on learning. That means learning about yourself, about your peers, and about the people you serve.
The measure of a man is what he does with power.
In the court of basketball, there are no objections only rejections.
Keep away from small 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.
The best proof of love is trust.
Love is strong yet delicate. It can be broken. To truly love is to understand this. To be in love is to respect this.
Hard work often leads to success. No work seldom does.
People will exercise great effort and creativity to make our plan work, and sometimes expend just as much effort and creativity to make your plan fail.
The price of greatness is responsibility.
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
Love talked about can be easily turned aside, but love demonstrated is irresistible.
W. Stanley Mooneyham
In life you need either inspiration or desperation.
Why should a man be moral ? Because this strengthens his will.
Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they're supposed to help you discover who you are.
Bernice Johnson Reagon
The more we come out and do good to others, the more our hearts will be purified, and god will be in them.
The best and most beautiful things in this world can not be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.
It's hard to tell your mind to stop loving someone, when your heart still does.
Happiness consists of a solid faith, good health, and a bad memory.
There is not a breathing of the common wind that will forget thee.
Ideas without action are worthless.
All love that has not friendship for it's base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
David McCullough Reason
A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another.
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.
Most ball games are lost, not won.
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
Some people dream of success while others wake up and work hard at it.
How different our lives are when we really know what is deeply important to us, and keeping that picture in mind, we manage ourselves each day to be and to do what really matters most.
The will to prepare is more important than the will to win.
If I am pressed to say why I loved him, I feel it can only be explained by replying. Because it was he, because it was me.
When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.
The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Excuse me while I whip this out.
Bart, Blazing Saddles (1974)
It is never too late to be what we might have been
It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves.
The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement.
Kindness is an inner desire that makes us want to do good things even if we do not get anything in return. It is the joy of our life to do them. When we do good things from this inner desire, there is kindness in everything we think, say, want and do.
Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.
Leon J. Suenes
Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year - and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade !
It's the investor who is risky, not the investment.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Those who wish to sing, always find a song.
The struggle of the mind to keep itself free from every sort of bondage -- to remain curious, open, unsatiated in all its relations with nature -- is tenfold more difficult than the cultivation of a stable, satisfying point of view, but a thousandfold more precious.
To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own mind.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Hey, lady !
Herbert H. Heebert, The Ladies Man (1961)
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
Martin Luther King Jr.
What concerns me is not the way things are, but rather the way people think things are.
I won't be ignored, Dan !
Alex Forrest, Fatal Attraction (1987)
When the going gets tough the tough get going.
Joseph P. Kennedy
Self-knowledge is the basis of JKD because it is effective, not only for the individuals martial art, but also for his life as a human being.
If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully.
Our only security is in our ability to change.
You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you do not try.
When I look around, I always learn something and that is to be always yourself. And to express yourself. To have faith in yourself. Do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it. Start from the very root of being, which is how can I be me?
There are so many things that we wish we had done yesterday, so few that we feel like doing today.
You complete me.
Jerry Maguire, Jerry Maguire (1996)
If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always gotten.
Smile ! and the world will smile with you !
Lives most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others ?