Man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed, but not defeated.
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I feel like a tiny bird with a big song !
Jerry Van Amerongen
Joy increases as you give it, and diminishes as you try to keep it for yourself. In giving it, you will accumulate a deposit of joy greater than you ever believed possible.
Norman Vincent Peale
As if !
Cher Horwitz, Clueless (1995)
You can do what you want to do.
I'm the ghost with the most, babe.
Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice (1988)
The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds, they mature slowly.
Peter De Vries
God is merciful to those whom he sees struggling heart and soul for realization. But remain idle, without any struggle, and you will see that his grace will never come.
After every happiness comes misery, they may be far apart or near. The more advanced the soul, the more quickly does one follow the other. What we want is neither happiness nor misery. Both make us forget our true nature, both are chains -- one iron, one gold , behind both is the Atman, who knows neither happiness nor misery. These are states, and states must ever change , but the nature of the atman is bliss, peace, unchanging. We have not to get it, we have it, only wash away the dross and see it.
Don't bunt. Aim out of the ballpark.
Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth, for thy love is better than wine.
No legacy is so rich as honesty.
Sooner or later the truth comes to light.
The more connections you and your lover make, not just between your bodies, but between your minds, your hearts, and your souls, the more you will strengthen the fabric of your relationship, and the more real moments you will experience together.
Barbara De Angelis
You only get out what you put in.
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.
Gobble gobble, gobble gobble. We accept her. One of us, one of us.
Freaks, Freaks (1932)
As long as we are persistence in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We can not choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time.
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.
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.
You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly.
Success is never ending, failure is never final.
Dr. Robert Schuller
You must learn from your past mistakes, but not lean on your past successes.
Unselfish and noble actions are the most radiant pages in the biography of souls.
It's hard to tell your mind to stop loving someone, when your heart still does.
There are no perfect human beings ! My personal judgments are that no perfect human being is possible or even conceivable, but that human beings are far more improvable than most people believe.
Be not afraid of anything. You will do marvelous work. It is fearlessness that brings heaven even in a moment.
Each work has to pass through these stages - ridicule, opposition, and then acceptance. Those who think ahead of their time are sure to be misunderstood.
You can't build a reputation on what you're going to do.
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
God is subtle but he is not malicious.
Difficulties, by bracing the mind to overcome them, assist cheerfulness, as exercise assists digestion.
Christian Nestell Bovee
I'm not bad. I'm just drawn that way.
Jessica Rabbit, Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
So whether or not we can get together, remember well that art lives where absolute freedom is. With all the training thrown to nowhere, with a mind perfectly unaware of its own working, with the self vanishing nowhere the art of JKD attains its perfection.
He who hesitates is lost.
Okay, but I get to be on top.
Josh, Big (1988)
Love is like war, easy to begin but hard to end.
God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I can not change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.
Consider the little mouse how sagacious an animal it is which never entrusts his life to one whole only
We're sisters under the same mink.
Debby Marsh, The Big Heat (1953)
One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon- instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our windows today.
There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.
We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The mark of a true doctor is usually illegible.
A time comes when you need to stop waiting for the man you want to become and start being the man you want to be.
The history of the world is but the biography of great men.
If I had never met him, I would have dreamed him into being.
Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.
Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.
My tears of love are a waste of time if I turn away.
Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.
Wherever there's a fight so hungry people can eat, I'll be there.
Tom Joad, The Grapes Of Wrath (1940)
In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.
The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while Nature cures the disease
I make wine at home. I make it out of raisins so that it will be aged automatically.
My experience will help, but I insist and maintain that art - true art that is - cannot be handed out. Furthermore, art is never decoration or embellishment. Instead it is a constant process of maturing.
If you don't quit, and don't cheat, and don't run home when trouble arrives, you can only win.
How can we remember our ignorance, which our growth requires, when we are using our knowledge all the time ?
Henry David Thoreau
You can't express every feeling that you have every moment that you have them.
When Harry Met Sally
In real love you want the other person's good. In romantic love you want the other person.
I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it.
Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart.
When I hear somebody sigh, Life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, Compared to what ?
Sydney J. Harris
None are homely who smile.
Dwell not on the past. Use it to illustrate a point, then leave it behind. Nothing really matters except what you do now in this instant of time. From this moment onwards you can be an entirely different person, filled with love and understanding, ready with an outstretched hand, uplifted and positive in every thought and deed.
If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up.
Opportunity does not knock ; it presents itself when you beat down the door. -
Know that although in the eternal scheme of things you are small, you are also unique and irreplaceable, as are all your fellow humans everywhere in the world.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you stop to look fear in the face.
Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moments you reject all help, are you free. Fear is death, fear is sin, fear is hell, fear is unrighteousness, and fear is wrong life.
Fortune favors the brave.
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.
Accomplishment of purpose is better than making a profit.
Education is one of the few things a person is willing to pay for and not get.
William Lowe Bryan
Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man , but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking, the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker.
Some people plant in the spring and leave in the summer. If you're signed up for a season, see it through. You don't have to stay forever, but at least stay until you see it through.
The passionate are like men standing on their heads, they see all things the wrong way.
Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.
Robert H. Schuller
The handgun would not be my choice of weapon if I knew I was going to a fight. ...I'd choose a rifle, a shotgun, an RPG or an atomic bomb instead.
Love is the immortal flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves. It's eternal goal is life.
This is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure.
Power is not really good or bad , it is neutral. Power itself is not negative or positive, although our feelings about it may be. Power is the potential to influence others for good or evil, to be a blessing or a scourge. Like nuclear energy, it can provide the electricity to light a city, or it can fuel the bomb that destroys it.
You have the power to think what you want. No matter what the circumstance.
Fill your hands, you son-of-a-bitch !
Rooster Cogburn, True Grit (1969)
Hope is like a bird that senses the dawn and carefully starts to sing while it is still dark.
The power of imagination makes us infinite.
If you want to win friends, make it a point to remember them. If you remember my name, you pay me a subtle compliment ; you indicate that I have made an impression on you. Remember my name and you add to my feeling of importance.
Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, son.
Dean Wormer, National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.
True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful.
Rock and roll is the music of America, of youth, of rebellion, and of the common spirit that ties all that together.
When I was a young man, I found out that if you hurt somebody, they'll leave you alone. When I tried to leave everybody alone and just do my own thing, everybody just wanted to hurt me. Until one day I just decided, well, I've had enough of this picking. And there were like six young men still figuring they were going to mess with my head. And we went to war. To their surprise, I was no longer taking the beating, I was giving it.
The best portion of a good man's life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts, of kindness and of love.
Action, to be effective, must be directed to clearly conceived ends.
Talent does you no good unless it's recognized by someone else.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration