Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul.
My friends are my estate.
Success is counted sweetest by those who ne'er succeed.
Till I loved, I never lived, enough.
For Love is Immortality.
That love is all there is is all we know of love.
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What is essential is invisible to the eyes.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , wisdom is humble that she knows no more.
We always strive after what is forbidden, and desire the things refused us.
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
As a man thinketh in his heart so is he.
I am the inferior of any man whose rights I trample under foot. Men are not superior by reason of the accidents of race or color. They are superior who have the best heart the best brain.
Every achiever I have ever met says, My life turned around when I began to believe in me.
Robert H. Schuller
If I'm ever on a life-support system I choose to be unplugged, but not until Im down to a size eight!
I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the tannhauser gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain. Time to die.
Roy Batty, Blade Runner (1982)
We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.
Young love is a flame , very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep-burning, unquenchable.
Henry Ward Beecher
I love great music and art, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
Bitterness imprisons life, love releases it. Bitterness paralyzes life, love empowers it. Bitterness sours life, love sweetens it. Bitterness sickens life, love heals it. Bitterness blinds life, love anoints it's eyes.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
Strike while the iron is hot.
Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them.
Advice after the mischief is like medicine after death.
Where there is love there is no darkness.
A chain is as strong as its weakest link.
Every hand does its part to hold up the world. Every healthy individual guides his life by a selected motive which takes precedence over all the others. He is the man who maintains his integrity in the midst of change, his individuality in the face of external pressures to conform.
First thing every morning before you arise say out loud, "I believe'' three times.
Norman Vincent Peale
Life is a do-it yourself project.
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
William Edward Hickson
There's always free cheese in the mouse traps, but the mice there ain't happy.
I know god will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much.
If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Those at the top of the mountain didn't fall there.
Knowing is not enough we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
There is nothing as remarkable as learning how to think better.
Draw from others the lesson that may profit yourself.
Kids don't remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.
Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.
From Freud we learned that the past exists now in the person. Now we must learn, from growth theory and self-actualization theory that the future also now exists in the person in the form of ideals, hopes, duties, tasks, plans, goals, unrealized potentials, mission, fate, destiny, etc. One for whom no future exists is reduced to the concrete, to hopelessness, to emptiness.
The person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.
John Stuart Mill
After all is said and done, there is usually more said than done.
Who travels for love finds a thousand miles not longer than one.
When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished by how much the old man had learned in 7 years.
There is no way to happiness, happiness is the way.
Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
It looks as if there were a single ultimate goal for mankind, a far goal toward which all persons strive. This is called variously by different authors self-actualization, self- realization, integration, psychological health, individuation, autonomy, creativity, productivity, but they all agree that this amounts to realizing the potentialities of the person, that is to say, becoming fully human, everything that person can be.
Confidence imparts a wonderful inspiration to its possessor.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.
We are responsible for what we are, and whatever we wish ourselves to be, we have the power to make ourselves. If what we are now has been the result of our own past actions, it certainly follows that whatever we wish to be in the future can be produced by our present actions, so we have to know how to act.
It is at the edge of a petal that love waits.
William Carlos Williams
Look at the weaknesses of others with compassion, not accusation. It's not what they're not doing or should be doing that's the issue. The issue is your own chosen response to the situation and what you should be doing. If you start to think the problem is "out there", stop yourself. That thought is the problem.
Not many people know it, but the Fuhrer was a terrific dancer.
Franz Liebkind, The Producers Avco (1968)
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.
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
And that's how you play "Get the Guests".
George, Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf (1966)
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
What is strength without a double share of wisdom ?
The glue that holds all relationships together -- including the relationship between the leader and the led is trust, and trust is based on integrity.
I have loved to the point of madness, that which is called madness, that which to me, is the only sensible way to love.
I am big ! It's the pictures that got small.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
First get rid of the delusion "I am the body", and then only can we want real knowledge.
He who is afraid of asking is ashamed of learning.
Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.
Henry David Thoreau
Who's on first.
Dexter, The Naughty Nineties (1945)
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you will land among the stars.
Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn Vos Savant
For with god all things are possible.
Fathers are like a lighthouse when there is fog his children can always depend on seeing the light.
What greater thing is there for two human souls that to feel that they are joined, to strengthen each other, to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.
In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.
Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
I think therefore I am
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.
Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.
You cannot live without dying. You cannot live if you do not die psychologically every minute. This is not an intellectual paradox. To live completely, wholly, every day as if it were a new loveliness, there must be dying to everything of yesterday, otherwise you live mechanically, and a mechanical mind can never know what love is or what freedom is.
Perfect love can not be without equality.
The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.
The world belongs to the energetic.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love is the history of a woman's life, it is an episode in man's.
Germaine De Stael
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)
It is the passion that is in a kiss that gives to it its sweetness, it is the affection in a kiss that sanctifies it.
Christian Nestell Bovee
It is seldom indeed that one parts on good terms, because if one were on good terms one would not part.
Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.
M. Scott Peck
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgment, repeated every day.
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. -
Every man goes down to his death bearing in his hands only that which he has given away.
The significance of a man is not in what he attains but in what he longs to attain.
I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I'm all out of bubble gum.
Nada, They Live (1988)
You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you do not try.
Happiness is a butterfly, which, when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
Oh, love is real enough, you will find it someday, but it has one archenemy and that is life.
Just because you make a mistake doesnt mean you are a mistake.
Don't bunt. Aim out of the ballpark.
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.
Only that day dawns to which we are awake.
Henry David Thoreau
The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be and that God wishes to see people happy, amidst the simple beauty of nature.
Misfortunes, untoward events, lay open, disclose the skill of a general, while success conceals his weakness, his weak points.
Great minds have purpose, while others just have wishes.
You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.
Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes... the ones who see things differently -- they're not fond of rules... You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can't do is ignore them because they change things... they push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because the ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do.
If you think you can, or you think you can't, you're probably right.
Advice is seldom welcome , and those who want it the most always like it the least.
The several tribes of indians inhabiting the regions of the upper missouri, and of whom I spoke in my last letter, are undoubtedly the finest looking, best equipped, and most beautifully costumed of any on the continent.
From success to failure is one step , from failure to success is a long road.
Tell me and I forget , show me and I remember , involve me and I understand.
I believe in long, slow, deep, soft, wet kisses that last three days.