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People don't care how much you know, until they know how much you care.
Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we can not live within.
Be the change you want to see in the world Ghandi Be useful where thou livest.
Remove failure as an option.
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
I'm not here just to make a living, I'm here to make a difference.
The ancestor of every action is a thought.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Every dog has his day.
Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born.
Dale E. Turner
A man never likes you so well as when he leaves your company liking himself.
I was born when she kissed me. I died when she left me. I lived a few weeks while she loved me.
Dixon Steele, In A Lonely Place (1950)
Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.
The brain and muscles must develop simultaneously. Iron nerves with an intelligent brain - and the whole world is at your feet.
The dingo took my baby !
Lindy Chamberlain, A Cry In The Dark (1988)
You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din.
Cutter, Gunga Din (1939)
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
Show me the money !
Rod Tidwell, Jerry Maguire (1996)
The only guide to man is his conscience , the only shield to his memory is the rectitude and sincerity of his actions. It is very imprudent to walk through life without this shield, because we are so often mocked by the failure of our hopes and the upsetting of our calculations, but with this shield, however the fates may play, we march always in the ranks of honor.
Love thy neighbour as thyself.
Where there is love there is no darkness.
I demolish my bridges behind methen there is no choice but to move forward. Firdtjof Nansen I do not cast my eyes away from my troubles. I pack them in as little compass as I can for myself, and never let them annoy others.
Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.
And think not you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course.
Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed.
Anything that makes you weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
Our furniture goes back to louis the fourteenth - unless of course we pay him before then.
Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn.
Nuptial love makes mankind, friendly love perfects it, but wanton love corrupts and debases it.
Men who have attained things worth having in this world have worked while others idled, have persevered while others gave up in despair, have practiced early in life the valuable habits of self-denial, industry, and singleness of purpose. As a result, they enjoy in later life the success so often erroneously attributed to good luck.
Success often comes to those who dare to act. It seldom goes to the timid who are ever afraid of the consequences.
Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.
The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-ness.
Results ? Why, man, I have gotten lots of results ! If I find ways something won't work, I haven't failed
Never pretend to a love which you do not actually feel, for love is not ours to command.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work
A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.
What the world wants is character. The world is in need of those whose life is one burning love, selfless. That love will make every word tell like a thunderbolt.
An executive is a person who always decides , sometimes he decides correctly, but he always decides.
John H. Patterson
When you arrive at your future, will you blame your past ?
I am your father.
Darth Vader, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Love, a temporary insanity, curable by marriage.
It is never too late to be what we might have been
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
Tell 'em to go out there with all they got and win just one for the Gipper.
Knute Rockne, Knute Rockne All American (1940)
If you want to reach a goal, you must see the reaching in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal.
Seek first to understand, then to be understood.
Look at that ! Look how she moves. That's just like Jell-O on springs. She must have some sort of built-in motor. I tell you, it's a whole different sex !
Jerry, Some Like It Hot (1959)
The Crows are very handsome and gentlemanly Indians in their personal appearance and have been always reputed, since the first acquaintance made with them, very civil and friendly.
I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.
This is a great fact : strength is life, weakness is death. Strength is felicity, life eternal, immortal , weakness is constant strain and misery, weakness is death.
Wisdom is knowledge, rightly applied.
To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.
In each man there is a priceless treasure that is in no other. Every man's foremost task is the actualization of his unique, unprecedented and never-recurring potentialities, and not the repetition of something that another, and be it even the greatest, has already achieved.
Don't fear, just live right.
Neal A. Maxwell
We all go a little mad sometimes.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
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.
You're tearing me apart !
Jim Stark, Rebel Without Cause (1955)
Religion is being and becoming. Religion is the manifestation of the divinity already in man.
Character can not be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved
The greatest happiness of life it the conviction that we are loved - loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.
Don't wait for a funeral to pay a compliment. You may not make it in time.
I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.
Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.
Love cures people - both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
If you would live your life with ease, do what you ought, not what you please.
It is not what is poured into a student that counts but what is planted.
I have noticed that folks are generally about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
Philippians 4: 4-7
Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.
When a man comes to a conscious vital realization of those great spiritual forces within himself and begins to use those forces in science, in business, and in life, his progress in the future will be unparalleled.
I can change. I can live out my imagination instead of my memory. I can tie myself to my limitless potential instead of my limiting past.
Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.
The best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.
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.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used used them.
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win.
It takes a whole village to raise a child.
Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
As a cure for worrying, work is far better than whiskey. I always found that, if I began to worry, the best thing I could do was focus upon doing something useful and then work very hard at it. Soon, I would forget what was troubling me.
Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do, he will never do all that he can.
Love, the irresistable desire to be irresistibly desired.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
David McCullough Reason
Only a life lived for others is a life worth living.
My faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers. They will work out the whole problem, like lions.
Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.
You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you understand this ? And radio operates exactly the same way : you send signals here, they receive them there. The only difference is that there is no cat.
Personally, I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes. He who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.
Believe it can be done. When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to do it. Believing a solution paves the way to solution.
We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.
We must not say every mistake is a foolish one.
Many hands make light work.
If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.