Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.
Frank Lloyd Wright
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This is the best kind of voyeurism, hearing joy from your neighbors.
It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.
Robert H. Goddard
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
Private victories precede public victories. You can't invert that process any more than you can harvest a crop before you plant it.
There's no place like home.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz Mgm (1939)
A dream unrealized is a dream imprisoned by that enemy of all enemies - the fear of failure. Set that you will make it happen ! -
Success is a journey not a destination.
The truth is more important than the facts.
Frank Lloyd Wright
Sometimes you just got to give yourself what you wish someone else would give you.
Ideas become powerful only if they appear in the flesh , an idea which does not lead to action by the individual and by groups remains at best a paragraph or a footnote in a book -- provided the idea is original and relevant. It is like a seed stored in a dry place. If the idea is to have influence, it must be put into the soil, and the soil is people and groups of people.
That dirty, double-crossin' rat !
Bert Harris, Blonde Crazy (1931)
Learning is finding out what we already know. Doing is demonstrating that you know it. Teaching is reminding others that they know just as well as you. You are all learners, doers, and teachers.
The buck stops here.
Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.
M. Scott Peck
The list is an absolute good. The list is life.
Itzak Stern, Schindler's List (1993)
The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don't define them, learn about them, or even seriously consider them as believable or achievable. Winners can tell you where they are going, what they plan to do along the way, and who will be sharing the adventure with them.
To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.
Begin with the end in mind.
If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Growth in personality occurs as a consequence of meeting conflicts and impasses head on, and reconciling them. Interpersonal conflicts and impasses constitute problems which require solutions so that a satisfying relationship may be maintained. Whenever a person encounters a problem in his everyday living, he is obliged to vary his behavior until he discovers some mode of responding which is successful in achieving a solution.
You can do anything you put your mind to.
If it matters to you, you will find a way. If it doesn't you will find an excuse
A human being is a part of a whole, called by us _universe_ , a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest... a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.
There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.
He who has great power should use it lightly.
The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.
He who stops being better stops being good.
Our attitude toward life determines life's attitude towards us.
I don't like your manners.
Vivian Rutledge, Philip Marlowe (1946)
Look back on times of adversity with hope for the future, not regret for the past. Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again. Wisely improve the present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The best and most beautiful things in the world can not be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
I arise from dreams of thee in the first sweet sleep of night, when the winds are breathing low, and the stars are shining bright.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
All the negative thoughts and ideas that are in the world have proceeded from this evil spirit of fear. Are people so afraid ? The answer is that they have made themselves helpless and dependent on others
I love you, I am at rest with you, I have come home.
Dorothy L. Sayers
It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.
I deal with the obvious. I present, reiterate and glorify the obvious -- because the obvious is what people need to be told.
Do first things first, and second things not at all.
Peter F. Drucker
Only a fool knows everything. A wise man knows how little he knows.
We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.
Not being able to do everything is no excuse for not doing everything you can.
The most important of life's battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.
David O. McKay
Everything that is good from others, bring it in, and in your own way absorb it, do not become others.
Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.
Vision without action is daydream. Action without vision is nightmare.
People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in the world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want and if they can't find them, make them.
George Bernard Shaw
A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds, it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before the change.
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
From every human being there rises a light that reaches straight to heaven, and when two souls that are destined to be together find each other, the streams of light flow together and a single brighter light goes forth from that united being.
Ba'al Shem Tov
Love is the immortal flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves. It's eternal goal is life.
We are limited but we can push back the borders of our limitations.
I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn.
The course of true love never did run smooth.
He didn't get all of those injuries from a fall.
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.
When you reach for the stars, you may not get one, but you won't come up with a handful of mud, either.
One of the greatest moments in anybody's developing experience is when he no longer tries to hide from himself but determines to get acquainted with himself as he really is.
Norman Vincent Peale
Made it, Ma! Top of the world!
Arthur 'Cody' Jarrett, White Heat (1949)
Be of love a little more careful than of anything.
People begin to become successful the minute they decide to be.
Don't waste yourself in rejection, nor bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Yippie-ki-yay, motherfucker !
John McClane, Die Hard (1988)
I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.
Martin Luther King Jr.
One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.
The great end of education is to discipline rather than to furnish the mind, to train it to the use of its own powers rather than to fill it with the accumulation of others.
It isn't hard to be good from time to time in sports. What's tough is being good every day.
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.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Do not wait for ideal circumstances, nor for the best opportunities, they will never come.
Janet Erskine Stuart
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.
John Andrew Holmes Jr.
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
I'm going to take a bath.
Arthur Bach, Hobson (1981)
Oh, no, it wasn't the airplanes. It was Beauty killed the Beast.
Carl Denham, King Kong (1933)
Your world is a living expression of how you are using and have used your mind
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
We have a responsibility in our time, as others have had in theirs, not to be prisoners of history but to shape history, a responsibility to fill the role of path-finder, and to build with others a global network of purpose and law.
You are what you are and you are where you are because of what has gone into your mind. You change what you are and you change where you are by changing what goes into your mind.
The heart is wiser than the intellect.
In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.
What the heart has once owned and had, it shall never lose.
Henry Ward Beecher
A person's true wealth is the good he or she does in the world.
Warriors, come out to play !
Luther, The Warriors (1979)
Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression, in order that every man present his views without penalty, there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population.
One mistake will never kill you. The same mistake over and over again will.
So many fail because they don't get started -- they don't go. They don't overcome inertia. They don't begin.
W. Clement Stone
Procrastination is the fear of success. People procrastinate because they are afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead now. Because success is heavy, carries a responsibility with it, it is much easier to procrastinate and live on the 'someday I'll' philosophy.
I believe that the science of chemistry alone almost proves the existence of an intelligent creator.
What hump ?
Igor, Young Frankenstein (1974)
Say hello to my little friend !
Tony Montana, Scarface (1983)
If it is to be it is up to me.
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
Charity should begin at home, but should not stay there. Philip Brooks Children are the reward of life.
The day will come when, after harnessing space, the winds, the tides and gravitation, we shall harness for god the energies of love. And on that day, for the second time in the history of the world, we shall have discovered fire.
Snakes ! Why did it have to be snakes ?
Indiana Jones, Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1987)
If we all did the things we are capable of doing we would literally astound ourselves.
If you mean to profit, learn to please.
Shri Ramakrishna used to say, "As long as I live, so long do I learn". That man or that society which has nothing to learn is already in the jaws of death. Heart and core of everything here is good, that whatever may be the surface waves, deep down and underlying everything, there is an infinite basis of goodness and love.
Bite off more than you can chew, then chew it.
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.