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Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster.
He who is in love is wise and is becoming wiser, sees newly every time he looks at the object beloved, drawing from it with his eyes and his mind those virtues which it possesses.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Anything that we have to learn we learn by the actual doing of it we become just by performing just acts, temperate by performing temperate ones, brave by performing brave ones.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than attempting to satisfy them.
John Stuart Mill
They can because they think they can.
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, loving someone deeply gives you courage.
Always bear in mind, that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other thing.
Fear is the parent of cruelty.
Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time.
Robert H. Schuller
By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day
A 'No' uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
It's always darkest before the dawn.
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.
Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth, for thy love is better than wine.
Love is the river of life in the world.
Henry Ward Beecher
The strength of the heart comes from the soundness of the faith.
Saudi Arabian Proverb
The price of greatness is responsibility.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The best way out is always through.
Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.
Marriage is a door which looks out upon a beautiful view. As that door is opened and the horizon unfolds before you, know that nothing is sweeter than the warmth of one hand within another.
A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you have n't truly decided.
Charles Foster Kane, Citizen Kane (1941)
Minds are like parachutes, they function only when open.
Happiness itself does not stay -- only moments of happiness do.
In the long run, men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, though they should fail immediately, they had better aim at something high.
Henry David Thoreau
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
That which does not kill you makes you stronger.
The only time I really become discouraged is when I think of all the things I would like to do and the little time I have in which to do them.
Father to a murdered son. Husband to a murdered wife. And I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next.
Maximus, Gladiator (2000)
Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.
Love can never grow old. Locks may lose their brown and gold. Cheeks may fade and hollow grow. But the hearts that love will know, never winter's frost and chill, summer's warmth is in them still.
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
And let it spring from love, born out of concern for all beings.
The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.
Tolerance can lead to learning something.
Everyone should carefully observe which way his heart draws him, and then choose that way with all his strength.
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
Personally, I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.
True love is when your heart and your mind are saying the same thing.
Leanna L. Bartram
Accomplishment of purpose is better than making a profit.
Wealth belongs to the person who enjoys it and not to the one who keeps it.
A lawyer dies and goes to hell. The devil says he'll make a deal with him. He can go to heaven if he gives up the souls of his wife and two kids. 'Sure' says the lawyer, 'but what's the catch ? '
Almost any idea is good if a man has ability and is willing to work hard. The best idea is worthless if the creator is a loafer and ineffective.
To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself : First, what could I do ? Second, what could I read ? And third, who could I ask ?
To be in love is merely to be in a state of perpetual anesthesia. To mistake an ordinary young man for a greek god or an ordinary young woman for a goddess.
If you ever feel like having a child, go to a restaurant and sit next to one.
Love can be understood only from the inside, as a language can be understood only by someone who speaks it, as a world can be understood only by someone who lives in it.
Robert C. Solomon
You can't make an omelet without breaking eggs.
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.
There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience tells him it is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Formal education will make you a living, self education will make you a fortune.
The time is always right to do what is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you to reach the heights of your capabilities or make the money that you want without becoming very good at it.
Only the educated are free.
The aims and ideals that move us are generated by imagination. But they are not made out of imaginary stuff. They are made out of the hard stuff of the world of physical and social experience.
Quasimodo, The Hunchback Of Notre Dame (1939)
Give me a place to stand and I will move the earth.
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
General George S. Patton
The pain of love is the pain of being alive. It is a perpetual wound.
Winning is not everything, but the effort to win is.
There comes a moment when you have to stop revving up the car and shove it into gear.
Say not, "I have found the truth" but rather, "I have found a truth".
It's not what you've got, it's what you use that makes a difference.
You can not shake hands with a clenched fist.
The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety.
A human being is a part of a whole, called by us _universe_ , a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest... a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.
Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.
When a man finds no peace within himself, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.
Oh, yeah, woody ! I've known that guy my whole life: Two days.
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
Love works in miracles every day, such as weakening the strong, and stretching the weak , making fools of the wise, and wise men of fools , favoring the passions, destroying reason, and in a word, turning everything topsy-turvy.
Marguerite De Valois
Your talent is god's gift to you.
Don't call me a saint - I don't want to be dismissed that easily.
The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while Nature cures the disease
Defeat is not bitter unless you swallow it.
Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today.
If to do good were easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces.
Ideas won't keep, something must be done about them.
Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them and you have found a lover for life.
Little strokes fell great oaks.
Work spares us from three evils boredom, vice, and need.
It is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich.
Henry Ward Beecher
Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal
To give away money is an easy matter and in any mans power. But to decide to whom to give it, and how large, and when, and for what purpose and how, is neither in any mans power nor an easy matter
We will find only what we look for, nothing more and nothing less.
Volunteering is not a choice, it's a responsibility.
Ashley E. Hyder
Luck happens when opportunity encounters the prepared mind.
Do, or do not. There is no try.
Yoda, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Never giving up and pushing forward will unlock all the potential we are capable of.
The "Inside-Out" approach to personal and self , even more fundamentally, to start with the most inside part of self - with your paradigms, your character, and your motives. The inside-out approach says that private victories precede public victories, that making and keeping promises to ourselves precedes making and keeping promises to others. It says it is futile to put personality ahead of character, to try to improve relationships with others before improving ourselves.
The world belongs to the energetic.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress.
Nicholas Murray Butler
Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain -- and most fools do.
It is love that makes the impossible possible.
All the technology in the world will never replace a positive attitude.