Happiness is the indication that man has found the answer to the problem of human existence the productive realization of his potentialities and thus, simultaneously, being one with the world and preserving the integrity of his self.
Knowing means to penetrate through the surface, in order to arrive at the roots, and hence the causes, knowing means to "see" reality in its nakedness. Knowing does not mean to be in the possession of the truth , it means to penetrate the surface and to strive critically and actively in order to approach truth ever more closely.
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.
Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much.
Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.
Immature love says, I love you because I need you. Mature love says, I need you because I love you.
Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.
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If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think another negative thought.
No man or woman is an island. To exist just for yourself is meaningless. You can achieve the most satisfaction when you feel related to some greater purpose in life, something greater than yourself.
More than kisses, letters mingle souls.
Thou love life ? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff that life is made of.
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
The past does not equal the future.
It is the patient building of character, the intense struggle to realize the truth, which alone will tell in the future of humanity.
An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity, a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.
Immaturity can last a lifetime.
We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insolvuble problems.
We rob banks.
Clyde Barrow, Bonnie And Clyde (1967)
Wisdom is supreme , therefore make a full effort to get wisdom. Esteem her and she will exalt you , embrace her and she will honor you. Wise men speak because they have something to say, fools because they have to say something.
Whoever said anybody has a right to give up ?
Marian Wright Edelman
If you can't accept losing, you can't win.
If you don't learn from your mistakes, there's no sense making them.
It's amazing, Molly. The love inside, you take it with you.
Sam Wheat, Ghost (1990)
Ability is sexless.
Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice. It is not something to be waited for, but rather something to be achieved.
William Jennings Bryan
I feel like a tiny bird with a big song !
Jerry Van Amerongen
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.
To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
This is the West, sir. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.
Maxwell Scott, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
Say hello to my little friend !
Tony Montana, Scarface (1983)
The dingo took my baby !
Lindy Chamberlain, A Cry In The Dark (1988)
If you can dream it, you can do it.
Ever has it been that love knows not it's own depth until the hour of separation.
There's no place like home.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz Mgm (1939)
The time to make friends is before you need them.
Trent, Swingers (1996)
Motivation is like food for the brain. You can not get enough in one sitting. It needs continual and regular refills.
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.
Where there is life, there is hope. Where there are hopes, there are dreams. Where there are vivid dreams repeated, they become goals. Goals become the action plans and game plans that winners dwell on in intricate detail, knowing that achievement is almost automatic when the goal becomes an inner commitment. The response to the challenges of life -- purpose -- is the healing balm that enables each of us to face up to adversity and strife.
Soul meets soul on lover's lips.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
William Makepeace Thackeray
A man should have any number of little aims about which he should be conscious and for which he should have names, but he should have neither name for, nor consciousness concerning, the main aim of his life.
Follow the money.
Deep Throat, All The President's Men (1976)
If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
Henry David Thoreau
Mightier far than strength of nerve or sinew, or the sway of magic potent over sun and star, is love.
To be a leader, you must stand for something, or fall for anything.
Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.
We loved with a love that was more than love.
Edgar Allan Poe
Love is an attempt to change a piece of a dream world into reality.
Examine the opportunities, the challenges you've given yourself.
Most of the exercise I get is from standing and walking around laboratory tables all day. I derive more benefit and entertainment from this than some of my friends and competitors get from playing games like golf.
Love is a thing, well, it's kind of like quicksand. The more you are in it, the deeper you sink. And when it hits you, you've just got to fall.
No great man ever complains of want of opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you look at what you have in life, You'll always have more. If you look at what you don't have in life, You'll never have enough.
The fastest way to pass your own expectation is to add passion to your labor.
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.
Your daily life is your temple and your religion. When you enter into it take with you your all.
Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.
Quasimodo, The Hunchback Of Notre Dame (1939)
Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others, it is the only means.
Face it girls, I'm older and I have more insurance.
Evelyn Couch, Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
The dedicated life is the life worth living. You must give with your whole heart.
Where old age is evil, youth can learn no good.
A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
The whole universe is only the self with variations, one tune made bearable by variations. Sometimes there are discords, but they only make the subsequent harmony more perfect. In this hell of a world one can bring a little joy and peace even for a day into the heart of a single person, that much alone is true, this I have learnt after suffering all my life, all else is mere moonshine.
It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.
This is the first day, of the rest of your life.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life , that word is love.
Ineffective people live day after day with unused potential. They experience synergy only in small, peripheral ways in their lives. But creative experiences can be produced regularly, consistently, almost daily in people's lives. It requires enormous personal security and openness and a spirit of adventure.
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
"Every achiever I have ever met says, 'My life turned around when I began to believe in me.'"
Wisdom is more precious than rubies.
The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.
We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.
I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.
If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
We came to enjoy, we are being enjoyed. We came to rule, we are being ruled. We came to work, we are being worked. All the time, we find that. And this comes into every detail of our life.
Go before the people with your example, and be laborious in their affairs.
His eyes have made love to me all evening.
Marguerite Gautier, Camille (1936)
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)
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
Open the pod bay doors,
Dave Bowman, Hal (2001)
There is nothing as remarkable as learning how to think better.
Praise does wonders for the sense of hearing.
You must motivate yourself every day.
It's hard to tell your mind to stop loving someone, when your heart still does.
A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner.
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
Pearl S. Buck
If you want to be enthusiastic, act enthusiastic.
Every human heart is human.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
If anything goes bad, I did it. If anything goes semi-good, then we did it. If anything goes really good, then you did it.
Paul "Bear" Bryant
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his patients in the care of the human body, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
Truth fears no questions.
There is no point at which you can say 'Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap.'
Great minds have purpose, while others just have wishes.
Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.
Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.
It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves.
You'll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind.
I want the fairy tale.
Vivian, Pretty Woman (1990)
Your children will become what you are, so be what you want them to be.
The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.