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If you want a do-right woman, you have to be a do-right man
Find out what it means to die - not physically, that's inevitable - but to die to everything that is known, to die to your family, to your attachments, to all the things that you have accumulated, the known, the known pleasures, the known fears. Die to that every minute and you will see what it means to die so that the mind is made fresh, young, and therefore innocent, so that there is incarnation not in a next life, but the next day.
If you only look at what is, you might never attain what could be.
I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
No, this trick won't work... How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love ?
I want to be alone.
Grusinskaya, Grand Hotel (1932)
Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
The man who fears no truths has nothing to fear from lies.
There is no real excellence in all this world which can be separated from right living.
David Starr Jordan
Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Where love reigns the impossible may be attained.
The best things in life are not things.
If one has to submit, it is wasteful not to do so with the best grace possible.
I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Norman Vincent Peale
Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary listener does not hear. quotes
"I can't do it" never accomplished anything ; "I will try" has performed miracles.
George P. Burnham
We always strive after what is forbidden, and desire the things refused us.
We came to enjoy, we are being enjoyed. We came to rule, we are being ruled. We came to work, we are being worked. All the time, we find that. And this comes into every detail of our life.
To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.
Are great things ever done smoothly ? Time, patience, and indomitable will must show.
I'm willing when time permits to honestly express or to open myself to you, to act as a sort of sign pole for a traveler.
Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Wealth belongs to the person who enjoys it and not to the one who keeps it.
Do not wait ; the time will never be "just right". Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.
Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.
James F. Bymes
Action, to be effective, must be directed to clearly conceived ends.
For myself, I am an optimist -- it does not seem to be much use being anything else.
You owe me nothing for giving the love that I give. You owe me nothing for caring the way that I have. I give you thanks for receiving , it's my privilege, and you owe me nothing in return.
The pellet with the poison's in the vessel with the pestle. The chalice from the palace has the brew that is true.
Hubert Hawkins, The Court Jester (1956)
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
The truth is more important than the facts.
Frank Lloyd Wright
Volunteering is not a choice, it's a responsibility.
Ashley E. Hyder
Happiness is the indication that man has found the answer to the problem of human existence the productive realization of his potentialities and thus, simultaneously, being one with the world and preserving the integrity of his self.
I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it.
Things do not change we change.
Henry David Thoreau
Seek first to understand and then to be understood.
The only gift is a portion of thyself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.
We can always redeem the man who aspires and strives.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope.
Princess Leia, Star Wars (1977)
If you love someone, set them free.
Curse ruthless time ! Curse our mortality. How cruelly short is the allotted span for all we must cram into it.
Those at the top of the mountain didn't fall there.
The first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it.
Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.
To freely bloom - that is my definition of success.
Some make it happen, some watch it happen, and some say, What happened ?
I have a head for business and a bod for sin.
Tess McGill, Working Girl (1988)
A leader is a dealer in hope.
Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.
Go before the people with your example, and be laborious in their affairs.
You learn as much from those who have failed as from those who have succeeded.
Motivation is like food for the brain. You can not get enough in one sitting. It needs continual and regular refills.
You cannot antagonize and influence at the same time.
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.
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.
We only love truly once. It is the first time and succeeding passions are less uncontrolled.
You could unwrap a Fudgesicle at the first light and never touch the brake lever till you threw away the stick.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost, that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
The giving of love is an education in itself.
Romance is the fuel that keeps love burning hot.
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.
Hi-Yo, Silver !
The Lone Ranger, The Lone Ranger (1956)
Show me the money !
Rod Tidwell, Jerry Maguire (1996)
There's a name for you ladies, but it isn't used in high society -- outside of a kennel.
Crystal Allen, The Women (1939)
A wise man will not leave the right to the mercy of chance, nor wish it to prevail through the power of the majority. There is but little virtue in the action of masses of men.
Henry David Thoreau
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.
Almost any idea is good if a man has ability and is willing to work hard. The best idea is worthless if the creator is a loafer and ineffective.
From his neck down a man is worth a couple of dollars a day, from his neck up he is worth anything that his brain can produce.
In the eyes of a lover pockmarks are dimples.
Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.
Leon J. Suenes
Happiness is a choice.
Barry Neil Kaufman
Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.
Like snowflakes, my Christmas memories gather and dance each beautiful, unique and too soon gone.
There is no greatness without a passion to be great, whether it's the aspiration of an athlete or an artist, a scientist, a parent, or a businessperson.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
Martin Luther King Jr.
All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.
We feel good about ourselves to the exact degree we feel in control of our lives.
Reach for the stars.
When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out.
I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
All men are created equal. Government by consent of the governed. Give me liberty or give me death. And those are not just clever words, and those are not just empty theories.
Whatever our souls are made up, his and mine are the same.
Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for his competitors, for it is that which all are practicing every day while they live.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Intelligence without ambition is like a bird without wings.
C. Archie Danielson
Hasta la vista, baby. :
The Terminator, Terminator Judgment Day (1991)
Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary.
John Keating, Dead Poets Society (1989)
Many people may listen, but few people actually hear.
The stuff that dreams are made of.
Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)
We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.
Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.
The secret of success is to do common things uncommonly well.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart.
If you can't accept losing, you can't win.
I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.