A hundred years from now, it will not matter what kind of car I drove, what kind of house I lived in, how much money I had in the bank... but the world may be a better place because I made a differ- ence in the life of a child.
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Make the second effort your second nature.
Who travels for love finds a thousand miles not longer than one.
I love you for what you are, but I love you yet more for what you are going to be. I love you not so much for your realities as for your ideals. I pray for your desires that they may be great, rather than for your satisfactions, which may be so hazardously little. You are going forward toward something great. I am on the way with you, and therefore I love you.
Many of life's failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Knowing is not enough we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk beside me and be my friend.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
True love never lives happily ever after. True love has no ending.
You complete me.
Where love reigns the impossible may be attained.
The important thing is this, to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are, for what we could become.
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
Friendship is not born of words alone.
Ill can he rule the great that cannot reach the small.
We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.
Kiss me. Kiss me as if it were the last time.
Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.
Every shot you don't take is a guaranteed miss.
There is no pain equal to that which two lovers can inflict on one another. This should be made clear to all who contemplate such a union. The avoidance of this pain is the beginning of wisdom, for it is strong enough to contaminate the rest of our lives.
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
Norman Vincent Peale
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I... I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
Love never claims, it ever gives.
The energy, the faith, the devotion which we bring to this endeavor will light our country and all who serve it, and the glow from that fire can truly light the world.
It is seldom indeed that one parts on good terms, because if one were on good terms one would not part.
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world. The unreasonable man adapts the world to himself. All progress depends upon the unreasonable man.
George Bernard Shaw
You think I'm licked. You all think I'm licked. Well, I'm not licked. And I'm going to stay right here and fight for this lost cause. Even if this room gets filled with lies like these, and the taylors and all their armies come marching into this place.
Jefferson Smith, Mr Smith Goes To Washington (1939)
Experience is not what happens to a man, it's what a man does with what happens to him.
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.
John Andrew Holmes Jr.
Boldness in business is the first, second and third thing.
We don't live in a world of reality, we live in a world of perceptions.
Gerald J. Simmons
Until we take how we see ourselves (and how we see others) into account, we will be unable to understand how others see and feel about themselves and their world. Unaware, we will project our intentions on their behavior and call ourselves objective.
The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.
Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to ; all they need is one reason why they can.
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.
Tough times never last but tough people do.
Before I learned the art, a punch was just a punch, and a kick, just a kick. After I learned the art, a punch was no longer a punch, a kick, no longer a kick. Now that I understand the art, a punch is just a punch and a kick is just a kick.
Authentic leaders have absorbed the fundamental fact of existence -- that you can't get around life's inherent contradictions. The leadership mind is spacious. It has ample room for the ambiguities of the world, for conflicting feelings, and for contradictory ideas. I believe that the central leadership attribute is the ability to manage polarity.
Nothing happens unless first we dream.
Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness -- great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy.
Great minds have purposes others have wishes.
Napolean Bonaparte Washington Irving
We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
And in the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything.
Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism -- how passionately I hate them !
Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes-- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds'--can you help others do the same.
A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace.
Levi ben Gershon
The beginning of wisdom is found in doubting, by doubting we come to the question, and by seeking we may come upon the truth.
I am the captain of my soul.
William Ernest Henley
I think it pisses god off when you walk by the color purple in a field and don't notice it.
Shug, The Color Purple (1985)
Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one.
What concerns me is not the way things are, but rather the way people think things are.
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Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.
Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.
The heart does not respond to principles and programs, it seeks not efficiency, but passion.
I have loved to the point of madness, that which is called madness, that which to me, is the only sensible way to love.
Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.
Happiness is a state of mind.
What we've got here is failure to communicate.
Captain, Cool Hand Luke (1967)
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.
Hasta la vista, baby. :
The Terminator, Terminator Judgment Day (1991)
Whenever I get the energy to exercise, I sit down until it passes.
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.
Don't let your fears stand in the way of your dreams !
If you don't set goals, you can't regret not reaching them.
Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch it, and it darts away.
The secret of education lies in respecting the student.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Adversity introduces a man to himself.
People who exercise their embryonic freedom day after day, little by little, expand that freedom. People who do not will find that it withers until they are literally 'being lived'. They are acting out scripts written by parents, associates and society.
You can not step twice into the same river, for other waters are continually flowing on.
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.
Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.
No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.
To infinity and beyond !
Buzz Lightyear, Toy Story (1995)
All power is within you. You can do anything and everything. Believe in that. Do not believe that you are weak, do not believe that you are half-crazy lunatics, as most of us do nowadays. Stand up and express the divinity within you. Truth is eternal.
I make wine at home. I make it out of raisins so that it will be aged automatically.
The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think.
Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low.
Henry Ward Beecher
If you aren't good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you'll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren't even giving to yourself.
Barbara De Angelis
Encouragement is oxygen to the soul.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.
When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don't see the one that has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
Love is not blind. It sees more and not less, but because it sees more it is willing to see less.
A weak man has doubts before a decision, a strong man has them afterwards.
Yesterday ended last night. Every day is a new beginning. Learn the skill of forgetting. And move on.
Norman Vincent Peale
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
Love is made by two people, in different kinds of solitude. It can be in a crowd, but in an oblivious crowd.
I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.
Love is my religion, I could die for it.
Dreams don't work unless you do.
John C. Maxwell
A gentleman can withstand hardships , it is only the small man who, when submitted to them, is swept off his feet.
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.
Wealth is but dung, useful only when spread about.
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O my's like a red, red rose. That's newly sprung in June, O my's like the melodie. That's sweetly play'd in tune.