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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Seldom does an individual exceed his own expectations.
It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.
The point is that you can't be too greedy.
Inch by inch, it's a cinch.
Robert H. Schuller
People who look down on other people don't end up being looked up to.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Life must be lived on a higher plane. We must go up to a higher platform, to which we are always invited to ascend, there, the whole aspect of things changes.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Average investors are on the outside trying to look into the inside of the company or property they are investing in.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
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.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
I love you, not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
First rule of fight club is, you do not talk about fight Club.
Tyler Durden, Fight Club (1999)
Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.
Beginnings are scary. Endings are usually sad, but it's what's in the middle that counts. So, when you find yourself at the beginning, just give hope a chance to float up. And it will.
You had me at "hello".
Dorothy Boyd, Jerry Maguire (1996)
I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed We hold these truths to be self-evident , that all men are created equal.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Without the human community one single human being cannot survive.
We are like tea bags - we don't know our own strength until we're in hot water.
Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.
Love talked about can be easily turned aside, but love demonstrated is irresistible.
W. Stanley Mooneyham
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
Think about it, there must be higher love. Down in the heart or hidden in the stars above, without it, life is a wasted time. Look inside your heart, I'll look inside mine.
Believe, when you are most unhappy, that there is something for you to do in the world. So long as you can sweeten another's pain, life is not in vain.
Knowing is not enough we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win.
Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving to death !
Mame Dennis, Auntie Mame (1958)
We have got to have a dream if we are going to make a dream come true.
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear.
No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from scratch. To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals.
We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about that you think.
Do not let the reasons for your challenges become the excuses for your failure.
It is absurd that a man should rule others, who can not rule himself.
Action, to be effective, must be directed to clearly conceived ends.
Work is love made manifest.
Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
Martin Luther King Jr.
The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly it is dearness only that gives everything its value.
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.
I can levitate birds, but nobody cares.
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.
Wicked men obey from fear, good men, from love.
We shall neither fail nor falter, we shall not weaken or tire. Give us the tools and we will finish the job.
This is as true in everyday life as it is in battle we are given one life and the decision is ours whether to wait for circumstances to make up our mind, or whether to act, and in acting, to live.
General Omar Bradley
See how nature - trees, flowers, grass - grows in silence , see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence we need silence to be able to touch souls.
Work and lovethese are the basics. Without them there is neurosis.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
The time to make friends is before you need them.
There are two primary choices in life, to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.
You complete me.
Michael, we're bigger than U.S. Steel.
Hyman Roth, The Godfather: Part II (1974)
You can not do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
It is the surmounting of difficulties that make heroes.
Whatever our souls are made up, his and mine are the same.
Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof.
John Kenneth Galbraith
This above all, To Thine Own Self Be True.
Happiness is a state of mind.
Progress is the activity of today and the assurance of tomorrow
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Fortify yourself with contentment, for this is an impregnable fortress.
Tell me and I forget , show me and I remember , involve me and I understand.
I like to watch.
Chance, Being There (1979)
Everybody forgets the basic thing, people are not going to love you unless you love them.
Old love does not rust.
Every action that helps us manifest our divine nature more and more is good, every action that retards it is evil.
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Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
If you would live your life with ease, do what you ought, not what you please.
This is the beginning of a new day.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.
The greatest happiness of life it the conviction that we are loved - loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.
Love asks me no questions, and gives me endless support.
Astrology and all these mystical things are generally signs of a weak mind, therefore as soon as they are becoming prominent in our minds, we should see a physician, take good food, and rest.
The greatest humiliation in life is to work hard on something from which you expect appreciation, and then fail to get it.
Edgar Watson Howe
Curse ruthless time ! Curse our mortality. How cruelly short is the allotted span for all we must cram into it.
Procrastination is the thief of time.
Find something you love to do and you'll never have to work a day in your life.
Censure is often useful, praise often deceitful.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
"I can't do it" never accomplished anything ; "I will try" has performed miracles.
George P. Burnham
Many people may listen, but few people actually hear.
One can be a soldier without dying, and a lover without sighing.
Be afraid. Be very afraid.
Veronica Quaife, The Fly (1986)
Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.
The price of greatness is responsibility.
The leader has a clear idea of what he wants to do -- professionally and personally -- and the strength to persist in the face of setbacks, even failures.
Warren G. Bennis
Only those who have learned the power of sincere and selfless contribution experience life's deepest joy : true fulfillment.
Put your heart, mind, intellect, and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.
The world is more malleable than you think and it's waiting for you to hammer it into shape.
Tim Blixseth Bono
We rob banks.
Clyde Barrow, Bonnie And Clyde (1967)
But, in the opinion of the court, you are not only sane but you're the sanest man that ever walked into this courtroom.
Judge May, Mr Deeds Goes To Town (1936)
Think of the magic of that foot, comparatively small, upon which your whole weight rests. It's a miracle, and the dance, is a celebration of that miracle.
The passionate are like men standing on their heads, they see all things the wrong way.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while Nature cures the disease
Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress.
Nicholas Murray Butler
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)
Kindness is an inner desire that makes us want to do good things even if we do not get anything in return. It is the joy of our life to do them. When we do good things from this inner desire, there is kindness in everything we think, say, want and do.