The only people who find what they are looking for in life are the fault finders.
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Did my heart love'til now ? Foreswear its sight, for I never saw true beauty'til this night.
What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first steps to something better.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.
You are never a loser until you quit trying.
Anyone who thinks the sky is the limit, has limited imagination.
Life is too short to ponder the "what if's " and fear rejection.
For hope is but the dream of those that wake.
Love means never having to say you're sorry.
Oliver Barrett IV, Love Story (1970)
The struggle of the mind to keep itself free from every sort of bondage -- to remain curious, open, unsatiated in all its relations with nature -- is tenfold more difficult than the cultivation of a stable, satisfying point of view, but a thousandfold more precious.
I never let my subject get in the way of what I want to talk about.
Mark Victor Hansen
Take heed : you do not find what you do not seek.
I am the captain of my soul.
William Ernest Henley
Leadership is power to endure an ongoing quest for information or influence not just actual triumphs like making profits or achieving stated objectives.
The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.
Whether you think you can or think you can't - you are right.
If our thoughts and hopes are elsewhere, it is impossible to set our faces steadily toward the work required of us.
Success is dependent upon the glands - sweat glands.
Do not wait for leaders, do it alone, person to person.
To be a champion, you have to believe in yourself when nobody else will.
Sugar Ray Robinson
Your family and your love must be cultivated like a garden. Time, effort, and imagination must be summoned constantly to keep any relationship flourishing and growing.
Success often comes to those who dare to act. It seldom goes to the timid who are ever afraid of the consequences.
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though chequered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the grey twilight that knows not victory or defeat.
The most common cause of fear of old age is associated with the possibility of poverty.
In real love you want the other person's good. In romantic love you want the other person.
Failing to plan is planning to fail.
The maxim "Nothing but perfection" may be spelled "Paralysis".
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
What we do not see, what most of us never suspect of existing, is the silent but irresistible power which comes to the rescue of those who fight on in the face of discouragement.
I love you - those three words have my life in them.
The storm also beats on the house that is built on the rock.
We must have friendship for all, we must be merciful toward those that are in misery, when people are happy, we ought to be happy, and to the wicked we must be indifferent. These attitudes will make the mind peaceful.
A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties. No religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.
The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.
I am fond of only what comes from the heart.
Sow a thought, and you reap an act , Sow an act, and you reap a habit , Sow a habit, and you reap a character , Sow a character, and you reap a destiny.
Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to ; all they need is one reason why they can.
Whatever is at the center of our life will be the source of our security, guidance, wisdom, and power.
The broadest, and maybe the most meaningful definition of volunteering - Doing more than you have to because you want to, in a cause you consider good.
Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you to reach the heights of your capabilities or make the money that you want without becoming very good at it.
Who, being loved, is poor ?
Dependent people need others to get what they want. Independent people can get what they want through their own efforts. Interdependent people combine their own efforts with the efforts of others to achieve their greatest success.
You are a product of your environment. So choose the environment that will best develop you toward your objective. Analyze your life in terms of its environment. Are the things around you helping you toward success -- or are they holding you back ?
W. Clement Stone
This too, shall pass.
It is impossible to imagine anything which better becomes a ruler than mercy.
The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.
Nothing is worth more than this day.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
What you are is god's gift to you, what you become is your gift to god.
Anthony Dalla Villa
That love is all there is is all we know of love.
What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?
Robert H. Schuller
What this power is I cannot say. All I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it.
Alexander Graham Bell
Hard work pays off.
Love is like pi - natural, irrational, and very important.
The madness of love is the greatest of heaven's blessings.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
Yes, it used to be beautiful -- what with the rackets, whoring, guns.
Lou Pascal, Atlantic City (1980)
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
Losers make promises they often break. Winners make commitments they always keep.
Now all you have to do is hold the chicken, bring me the toast, give me a check for the chicken salad sandwich, and you haven't broken any rules.
Bobby Dupea, Waitress (1970)
If you realize how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought
The minute I heard my first love story I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere, they're in each other all along.
In love beggar and king are equal.
If what you did yesterday seems big, you haven't done anything today.
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.
If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.
Love thy neighbour as thyself.
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.
If money helps a man to do good to others, it is of some value , but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
Always do the right thing.
Da Mayor, Mookie (1989)
In this world a man must either be an anvil or hammer.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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.
You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.
Only the educated are free.
Let no one who loves be called unhappy Even love unreturned has its rainbow.
You talkin to me ?
Travis Bickle, Taxi Driver (1976)
Was there ever a more horrible blasphemy than the statement that all the knowledge of god is confined to this or that book ? How dare men call god infinite, and yet try to compress him within the covers of a little book !
If the going is real easy, beware, you may be headed down hill.
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.
There is no security on this earth ; there is only opportunity.
We have not yet begun to fight.
John Paul Jones
Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity, and the emotions to affect other people.
Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.
First say to yourself what you would be , and then do what you have to do.
In addition to self-awareness, imagination, and conscience, it is the fourth human endowment -- independent will -- that really makes effective self-management possible. It is the ability to make decisions and choices and to act in accordance with them. It is the ability to act rather than to be acted upon, to proactively carry out the program we have developed through the other three endowments. Empowerment comes from learning how to use this great endowment in the decisions we make every day.
if one is unable to assert oneself, one is unable to participate in a genuine relationship.
Procrastination is opportunities natural assassin.
Many people seem to think that success in one area can compensate for failure in other areas. But can it really ? True effectiveness requires balance.
The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement.
I love him because he's the kind of guy who gets drunk on a glass of buttermilk, and I love the way he blushes right up over his ears. I love him because he doesn't know how to kiss, the jerk !
Sugarpuss O'Shea, Ball Of Fire (1941)
The stakes are too high for government to be a spectator sport.
A kind speech and forgiveness is better than alms followed by injury.
The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls you.
The stuff that dreams are made of.
Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)
You know the difference between you and me ? I make this look good.
Agent J, Men In Black (1997)
Are we to love only those who deserve our love ? Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you , that ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven.
You complete me.
The dedicated life is the life worth living. You must give with your whole heart.
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it , if you can dream it, you can become it.
William Arthur Ward
How you react when the joke's on you can reveal your character.