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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Immaturity can last a lifetime.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous, you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
If you're not sure where you're going, you'll probably end up somewhere else.
The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness.
The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it open.
All work is empty save when there is love.
It doesn't matter how much milk you spill as long as you don't lose the cow.
Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed.
The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but reveal to them their own.
A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.
General Douglas MacArthur
What really matters is what you do with what you have.
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
No limits are set to the ascent of man, and to each and everyone the highest stands open. Here it is only your personal choice that decides.
If you didn't know me, would you think I was a stranger ?
It is my principle that the will of the majority should always prevail.
We can not always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.
He who has learned how to obey will know how to command.
It is love that makes the impossible possible.
Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.
True love is when your heart and your mind are saying the same thing.
Leanna L. Bartram
Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.
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
Ideas become powerful only if they appear in the flesh , an idea which does not lead to action by the individual and by groups remains at best a paragraph or a footnote in a book -- provided the idea is original and relevant. It is like a seed stored in a dry place. If the idea is to have influence, it must be put into the soil, and the soil is people and groups of people.
The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.
Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression, in order that every man present his views without penalty, there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population.
Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.
An Indian's dress of deer skins, which is wet a hundred times upon his back, dries soft; and his lodge also, which stands in the rains, and even through the severity of winter, is taken down as soft and as clean as when it was first put up.
God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed.
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
Love is the immortal flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves. It's eternal goal is life.
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones tend to take care of themselves.
Fill your hands, you son-of-a-bitch !
Rooster Cogburn, True Grit (1969)
I want everyone to be the way I strive to become -- to be himself in his truth. Do not follow me, follow yourself ! is the existential challenge. Self-being awakens self-being but does not force itself on it.
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.
If you want a do-right woman, you have to be a do-right man
I am both pleased but astonished by the fact that mankind has not yet begun to use all the means and devices that are available for destruction. I hope that such weapons are never manufactured in quantity.
Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire.
Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington
What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds, they mature slowly.
Peter De Vries
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
The Missouri is, perhaps, different in appearance and character from all other rivers in the world. There is a terror in its manner which is sensibly felt, the moment we enter its muddy waters from the Mississippi.
There are millions of children today who don't attend school. However, education is the only way to get ahead in this country.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but don't quit.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. -
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is often a step forward.
It's to be expected that you make mistakes when you're breaking new ground.
if one is unable to assert oneself, one is unable to participate in a genuine relationship.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you'll make one.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
You're tearing me apart !
Jim Stark, Rebel Without Cause (1955)
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
In the midst of winter, I found there was within me an invincible summer.
The art of love, is largely the art of persistence.
Fear nothing, for every renewed effort raises all former failures into lessons, all sins into experience.
Ideals are like stars, you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny.
Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.
It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.
Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration. Accordingly, a 'genius' is often merely a talented person who has done all of his or her homework.
A ship is safe in harbor, but thats not what ships are for.
Don't dream it be it.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1973)
Love, a temporary insanity, curable by marriage.
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
You will never find time for anything. You must make it.
Resolve to be a master of change rather than a victim of change.
An executive is a person who always decides , sometimes he decides correctly, but he always decides.
John H. Patterson
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
The real test in golf and in life is not in keeping out of the rough, but in getting out after you are in.
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
George Bernard Shaw
Strength is life, weakness is death. Expansion is life, contraction is death. Love is life, hatred is death.
Love conquers all things, let us too surrender to love.
The successful man is the average man, focused.
Where there is love there is life.
Fear is met and destroyed with courage. Again and again, when the struggle seems hopeless and all opportunity lost, some man or women with a little more courage, a little more effort, brings victory.
James F. Bell
If I have a faith that can move mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.
Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting ; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be.
Every leader needs to have experienced and grown through following -- learning to be dedicated, observant, capable of working with and learning from others, never servile, always truthful. Having located these qualities in himself, he can encourage them in others.
Warren G. Bennis
We are born in relationship, we are wounded in relationship, and we can be healed in relationship.
The United States, and other advanced nations, will someday be able to produce instruments of death so terrible the world will be in abject terror of itself and its ability to end civilization... . Such war-making weapons should be developed - but only for purposes of discovery and experimentation
Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender , it's holy ground. There's no greater investment.
The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret to outward success.
Henry Ward Beecher
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain -- and most fools do.
I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities -- always see them, for they're always there.
Norman Vincent Peale
Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery.
Von Schiller Fulton J. Sheen
Jane. Tarzan. Jane. Tarzan.
Tarzan, Tarzan The Ape Man (1932)
You think of yourself as a colored man. I think of myself as a man.
John Wade Prentice, Guess Who's Coming To Dinner (1967)
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask !
W. Clement Stone
That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
In order to grasp the reality, we must see the possibilities. In the present, a formulation of the possibilities is the area in which I gain uncertainty concerning what I decide, without a vision of the possibilities, I act blindly, only a knowledge of the possibilities enables me to know what I am actually doing.
When I hear somebody sigh, life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, compared to what ?
If you don't learn from your mistakes, there's no sense making them.
The greatest part of our happiness depends on our dispositions, not our circumstances.