Each human organism is conceived with a potential for becoming a complete human being -- as a seed contains the potential for becoming a complete plant. But his becoming may be completed in an infinite variety of ways.
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If you build it, he will come.
Field of Dreams
When you come to the edge of all the light you know and are about to step off into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing one of two things will happen. There will be something solid to stand on or you will be taught to fly.
Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
I gave her my heart, and she gave me a pen.
Lloyd Dobler, Say Anything (1989)
The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can't do.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work
If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade.
This is the true joy the being used for a purpose recognized as a might one.
George Bernard Shaw
Let he him who would be moved to convince others, be first moved to convince himself.
Experience is the best teacher.
I may not be perfect, but some parts of me are excellent.
Some things have to be believed to be seen.
Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
He who praises another enriches himself far more than he does the one praised. To praise is an investment in happiness. The poorest human being has something to give that the richest could not buy.
George Matthew Adams
You are the handicap you must face. You are the one who must choose your place. You can make goals for family, relationships, anything.
Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.
Thich Nhat Hanh
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
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
David McCullough Reason
I'd rather see a sermon than hear one any day , I'd rather have one walk beside me than merely point the way.
David O. McKay
A good general not only sees the way to victory , he also knows when victory is impossible.
I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it.
Friends are made by many acts and lost by only one.
Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?
The Joker, Batman (1989)
Out of need springs desire, and out of desire springs the energy and the will to win.
Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
The positive thinker is a hard-headed, tough-minded, and factual realist. He sees all the difficulties clearly... which is more than can be said for the average negative thinker. But he sees more than difficulties -- he tries to see the solutions of those difficulties.
Norman Vincent Peale
A chain is as strong as its weakest link.
You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.
Be the change you want to see in the world.
I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more.
Reason is like an open secret that can become known to anyone at any time , it is the quiet space into which everyone can enter through his own thought.
The brain and muscles must develop simultaneously. Iron nerves with an intelligent brain - and the whole world is at your feet.
A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.
Challenges are what make life interesting , overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.
Joshua J. Marine
When you work, work, and when you play, play, dont get the two mixed up
Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.
What we hope to do with ease, we must learn first to do with diligence.
Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.
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.
Never fear the want of business. A man who qualifies himself well for his calling, never fails of employment.
If we are to have real peace, we must begin with the children.
Love is the river of life in the world.
Henry Ward Beecher
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
The heart that loves is always young.
You know the difference between you and me ? I make this look good.
Agent J, Men In Black (1997)
Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving to death !
Mame Dennis, Auntie Mame (1958)
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.
I always try to turn my personal struggles into something helpful for others.
Where can we go to find god if we cannot see him in our own hearts and in every living being.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things.
If the ladder is not leaning against the right wall, every step we take just gets us to the wrong place faster.
It is quite possible to work without results, but never will there be results without work.
To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.
I never let my subject get in the way of what I want to talk about.
Mark Victor Hansen
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
From success to failure is one step , from failure to success is a long road.
The time is always right to do what is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.
Vincent Van Gogh
We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.
Give all to love.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Listen to me, mister. You're my knight in shining armor. Don't you forget it. You're going to get back on that horse, and I'm going to be right behind you, holding on tight, and away we're gonna go, go, go !
Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)
The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety.
To love is to place our happiness in the happiness of another.
Gottfried Wilhem Von Leibniz
A gentleman can withstand hardships , it is only the small man who, when submitted to them, is swept off his feet.
The most important of life's battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.
David O. McKay
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.
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes. He who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.
An obstacle is often a stepping stone.
Sacrifice is giving up something good for something better.
Life can only be understood backwards , but it must be lived forwards.
Only those who do nothing at all make no mistakes but that would be a mistake.
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
The man of virtue makes the difficulty to be overcome his first business, and success only a subsequent consideration.
Man is a goal-seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.
The only gift is a portion of thyself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It's easier to prepare and prevent, than to repair and repent.
Change does not change tradition. It strengthens it. Change is a challenge and an opportunity, not a threat. Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change. Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them.
Henry Steele Commager
I'm the ghost with the most, babe.
Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice (1988)
Be of love a little more careful than of anything.
Life is the first gift, love is the second.
Be the change you want to see in the world Ghandi Be useful where thou livest.
Love, the irresistable desire to be irresistibly desired.
Never trouble another for what you can do for yourself.
Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask.
W. Clement Stone
If you listen to your fears, you will die never knowing what a great person you might have been.
Robert H. Schuller
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 ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.
If you don't like something, change it , if you can't change it, change the way you think about it.
True love begins when nothing is looked for in return.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Oh, Moses, Moses, you stubborn, splendid, adorable fool !
Nefretiri, The Ten Commandments (1956)
Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you ?
Benjamin Braddock, The Graduate (1967)
It is not the critic who counts, nor the man who points out how the strong man stumbled, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs and comes short again and again, who knows great enthusiasms, great devotions, who spends himself in a worthy cause, who, at the best, knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who, at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.
In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality, this is the trinity of bondage.