Good fortune and bad are equally necessary to man, to fit him to meet the contingencies of this life.
No one became poor by giving alms.
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Love is friendship set to music
E. Joseph Cossman
You had me at hello.
How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
No wire hangers, ever !
Joan Crawford, Mommie Dearest (1981)
I'll remember you, honey. You're the one that got away.
Hud Bannon, Hud (1963)
I love you for what you are, but I love you yet more for what you are going to be. I love you not so much for your realities as for your ideals. I pray for your desires that they may be great, rather than for your satisfactions, which may be so hazardously little. You are going forward toward something great. I am on the way with you, and therefore I love you.
A man builds a fine house ; and now he has a master, and a task for life ; he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You know the difference between you and me ? I make this look good.
Agent J, Men In Black (1997)
One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus ; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular.
We don't live in a world of reality, we live in a world of perceptions.
Gerald J. Simmons
If you don't learn from your mistakes, there's no sense making them.
Wouldja do me a favor, Harry ? Drop dead !
Billie Dawn, Born Yesterday (1950)
We will either find a way or make one.
It is at the edge of a petal that love waits.
William Carlos Williams
A kind speech and forgiveness is better than alms followed by injury.
Love is more than a feeling, it's a state of mind.
The earth is enjoyed by heroes, this is the unfailing truth. Be a hero. Always say, I have no fear.
What you can do, or dream you can, begin it, boldness has genius, power and magic in it.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I want to know God's thoughts ; the rest are details.
My biological clock is ticking like this, and the way this case is going, I ain't never getting married !
Mona Lisa Vito, My Cousin Vinny (1992)
There is no substitute for hard work.
Self-suggestion makes you master of yourself.
W. Clement Stone
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.
When one door closes another opens, but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
Believe it can be done. When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to do it. Believing a solution paves the way to solution.
Live with passion !
I was born when she kissed me. I died when she left me. I lived a few weeks while she loved me.
Dixon Steele, In A Lonely Place (1950)
I'm going to stop procrastinating once I get around to it.
Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.
The only thing that stands between a man and what he wants from life is often merely the will to try it and the faith to believe that it is possible.
Richard M. Devos
Love knows no bounds.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take
John Davidson Rockefeller
The list is an absolute good. The list is life.
Itzak Stern, Schindler's List (1993)
Each day I love you more, today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.
The speed of the leader determines the rate of the pack.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.
I do not know how to kiss, or I would kiss you. Where do the noses go ?
Maria, For Whom The Bell Tolls (1943)
Our happiness depends on the habit of mind we cultivate. So practice happy thinking every day. Cultivate the merry heart, develop the happiness habit, and life will become a continual feast.
Norman Vincent Peale
All things come to those who wait, but when they come they're out of date.
Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father.
Lydia Maria Child
If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think another negative thought.
When something is finally obvious that should have been obvious years before, we call it common sense.
I thought that training for the Olympics would be hardest thing I would ever have to do," former Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber said in court. "But the hardest thing I've ever had to do is process that I am a victim of Larry Nassar. But even though I'm a victim, I do not and will not live my life as one.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
The loving are the daring.
I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times, in life after life, in age after age forever.
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing , knowing that is it not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.
Ninotchka, it's midnight. One half of Paris is making love to the other half.
Count Leon D'Algout, Ninotchka (1939)
I am your father.
Darth Vader, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Love asks me no questions, and gives me endless support.
Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.
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.
Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
Philippians 4: 4-7
What do you feel like doing tonight ?
Angie, Marty (1955)
You can't do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth.
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.
In life you can never be too kind or too fair ; everyone you meet is carrying a heavy load. When you go through your day expressing kindness and courtesy to all you meet, you leave behind a feeling of warmth and good cheer, and you help alleviate the burdens everyone is struggling with.
Determine never to be idle... It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
First comes thought, then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans, then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.
Enduring habits I hate.... Yes, at the very bottom of my soul I feel grateful to all my misery and bouts of sickness and everything about me that is imperfect, because this sort of thing leaves me with a hundred backdoors through which I can escape from enduring habits.
It helps to write down half a dozen things which are worrying me. Two of them, say, disappear, about two nothing can be done, so it's no use worrying, and two perhaps can be settled.
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken, and I'd rather remember it as it was at it's best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
What comes from the heart, touches the heart.
Losers visualize the penalties of failure. Winners visualize the rewards of success.
Anything that we have to learn we learn by the actual doing of it we become just by performing just acts, temperate by performing temperate ones, brave by performing brave ones.
Inch by inch, it's a cinch.
Robert H. Schuller
Unfortunately, there seems to be far more opportunity out there than ability... . We should remember that good fortune often happens when opportunity meets with preparation.
Perfect love can not be without equality.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than attempting to satisfy them.
John Stuart Mill
Hardening of the heart ages people faster than hardening of the arteries.
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)
Nothing is more honorable than enlightenment, nothing is more beautiful than virtue.
The secret of education lies in respecting the student.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
To go fast, row slowly.
Norman Vincent Peale
Common looking people are the best in the world : that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
Stand upon the self, only then can we truly love the world. Take a very high stand, knowing our universal nature, we must look with perfect calmness upon all the panorama of the world.
Well done is better than well said.
Friends are made by many acts and lost by only one.
Be patient with your enemies and forgiving of your friends.
Unfortunately, most of the students in martial art are conformers. The student seldom learns to depend upon himself for expression. Instead, he faithfully or blindly follows an instructor, the authority figure, and his instructor's imposed
pattern. That way, the student feels he is no longer alone and finds security in mass imitation. However, what is nurtured is the dependent mind rather than independent inquiry, which is so essential to genuine understanding. So through daily conditioning a student will probably be skilled according to a pattern, however, he will not come to understand himself.
I'm king of the world !
Jack Dawson, Titanic (1997)
We have no simple problems or easy decisions after kindergarten.
John W. Turk
The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.
Happiness itself does not stay -- only moments of happiness do.
To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
Private victories precede public victories. You can't invert that process any more than you can harvest a crop before you plant it.
When you make a mistake or get ridiculed or rejected, look at mistakes as learning experiences, and ridicule as ignorance. . . . Look at rejection as part of one performance, not as a turn down of the performer.
Something happened to me. It was the sweetest thing that ever could be. It was a fantasy a dream come true, it was the day I met you !
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.
Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time
Marion Wright Edelman
Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.
Whatever you are be a good one.
, Nobel Peace Prize winner We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.