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I'm Multi-Dimensional !
Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time, it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.
You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
There's no crying in baseball !
Jimmy Dugan, A League Of Their Own (1992)
Practice makes perfect.
The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life.
Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.
In matters of style, swim with the current. In matters of principle, stand like a rock.
This is the true measure of love, when we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
If you want things to be different, perhaps the answer is to become different yourself.
Norman Vincent Peale
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them become what they are capable of becoming.
Your purpose is to make your audience see what you saw, hear what you heard, feel what you felt. Relevant detail, couched in concrete, colorful language, is the best way to recreate the incident as it happened and to picture it for the audience.
Seduce my mind and you can have my body, find my soul and I'm yours forever.
Patience and the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
Keep away from small 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.
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.
We can always redeem the man who aspires and strives.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Pep without purpose is piffle.
He who has learned how to obey will know how to command.
We tend to live up to our expectations.
Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.
The dedicated life is the life worth living. You must give with your whole heart.
Old love does not rust.
Stop makin noises like a husband.
Vera, Detour (1945)
If at first you don't succeed skydiving is not for you.
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Our inheritance of well-founded, slowly conceived codes of honor, morals, and manners, the passionate convictions which so many hundreds of millions share together of the principles of freedom and justice, are far more precious to us than anything which scientific discoveries could bestow.
The mind is a lousy master but a wonderful servant.
Get into a line that you will find to be a deep personal interest, something you really enjoy spending twelve to fifteen hours a day working at, and the rest of the time thinking about.
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.
Wherever there is danger, there lurks opportunity ; whenever there is opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable. They go together.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized ; they die when neglected. Life is a long line of opportunities.
Love is a many splendered thing.
Nat King Cole
Oh, love is real enough, you will find it someday, but it has one archenemy and that is life.
You think of yourself as a colored man. I think of myself as a man.
John Wade Prentice, Guess Who's Coming To Dinner (1967)
Give me a place to stand and I will move the earth.
Always bear in mind, that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other thing.
Be like the turtle. If he didn't stick his neck out, he wouldn't get anywhere at all.
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.
A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
All of the most successful human beings I've know were inwardly at war with themselves. Their turmoil was at least as great as our own, and sometimes greater. What distinguished these leaders was not some inner peace but rather how they had learned to organize their lives around a noble ambition and to focus on it.
The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety.
You create your reality.
I have seen too much of the vanity of human affairs, to expect felicity from the splendid scenes of public life.
Work spares us from three evils boredom, vice, and need.
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
Now is the only time there is. Make your now wow, your minutes miracles, and your days pay. Your life will have been magnificently lived and invested, and when you die you will have made a difference.
Mark Victor Hansen
It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you often get it.
W. Somerset Manghan
Okay, but I get to be on top.
Josh, Big (1988)
I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine.
The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs" but goes right to work on the creative "how''.
Norman Vincent Peale
There are two things to aim at in life, first, to get what you want, and after that to to enjoy it.
Logan Pearsall Smith
I know that I will die laughing.
Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism -- how passionately I hate them !
Accept the past for what it was. Acknowledge the present for what it is. Anticipate the future for what it can become.
Tracy L. McNair
The important thing is this, to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are, for what we could become.
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You can not make progress without making decisions.
Years from now, when you talk about this, and you will, be kind.
Laura Reynolds, Tea And Sympathy (1956)
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.
I love great music and art, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
Love is an attempt to change a piece of a dream world into reality.
I am poor and naked but I am the chief of a nation. We do not want riches but we do want to train our children right. Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world. We do not want riches. We want peace and love.
With vision, every person, organization and country can flourish. The Bible says, 'Without vision we perish.
Mark Victor Hansen
Until man duplicates a blade of grass, nature can laugh at his so-called scientific knowledge.
There are times when a man should be content with what he has but never with what he is.
William George Jordan
Boldness in business is the first, second and third thing.
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
John Quincy Adams
In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.
Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
I need him like the axe needs the turkey.
Jean Harrington, The Lady Eve (1941)
By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day
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
Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration. Accordingly, a 'genius' is often merely a talented person who has done all of his or her homework.
I am not sure I should have dared to start , but I am sure that I should not have dared to stop.
To gain more abundance a person needs more skills and needs to be more creative and cooperative.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
If you want to be creative in your company, your career, your life, all it takes is one easy stepthe extra one. When you encounter a familiar plan, you just ask one question '' What ELSE could we do ? ''
Why don't you come up sometime and see me ?
Lady Lou, She Done Him Wrong (1933)
Love is the immortal flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves. It's eternal goal is life.
Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.
Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.
Everything that is good from others, bring it in, and in your own way absorb it, do not become others.
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask.
W. Clement Stone
Men like my father cannot die. They are with me still - - real in memory as they were in flesh, loving and beloved forever. How green was my valley then.
Huw Morgan, How Green Was My Valley (1941)
You are what you think you are.
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
The reduction of the universe to a single being, the expansion of a single being even to God, this is love.
Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.
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.
Seeing yourself as you want to be is the key to personal growth.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
Martin Luther King Jr.
There are many who's tongues might govern multitudes, if they could govern their tongues.
I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity, a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
If opportunity doesn't knock build a door.
Familiar acts are beautiful through love.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
If you didn't know me, would you think I was a stranger ?