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To laugh often and love much, to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others, to give one's self, this is to have succeeded.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A man is about as big as the things that make him angry.
I love you. I've loved you since the first moment I saw you. I guess maybe Ive even loved you before I saw you.
George Eastman, A Place In The Sun (1951)
Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we can not live within.
Don't let your fears stand in the way of your dreams !
Argue for your limitations, and sure enough they're yours.
But we can not avoid conflict, conflict with society, other individuals and with oneself. Conflicts may be the sources of defeat, lost life and a limitation of our potentiality but they may also lead to greater depth of living and the birth of more far-reaching unities, which flourish in the tensions that engender them.
The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.
Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.
Jane. Tarzan. Jane. Tarzan.
Tarzan, Tarzan The Ape Man (1932)
The search for someone to blame is always successful.
And now here is my secret, a very simple secret. It is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight - it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
We belong dead.
The Monster, Bride Of Frankenstein (1935)
The only disability in life is a bad attitude.
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
Love is like swallowing hot chocolate, before it has cooled off. It takes you by surprise at first, but keeps you warm for a long time.
Ideas without action are worthless.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.
Love is like pi - natural, irrational, and very important.
I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.
Recognize that transition has a characteristic shape.
One joy scatters a hundred griefs.
Love is a verb.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Love is the emblem of eternity, it confounds all notion of time, effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.
Germaine De Stael
You have to think anyway, so why not think big ?
P. T. Barnum
A short saying often contains much wisdom.
Go ahead, make my day.
Harry Callahan, Sudden Impact (1983)
The brain and muscles must develop simultaneously. Iron nerves with an intelligent brain - and the whole world is at your feet.
When you face your fear, most of the time you will discover that it was not really such a big threat after all. We all need some form of deeply rooted, powerful motivation - it empowers us to overcome obstacles so we can live our dreams.
If you think you are beaten, you are. If you think you dare not, you don't. If you'd like to win, but think you can't it's almost a cinch you won't. Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man, but sooner or later the man who wins is the one who thinks he can.
What a great feeling to look back on what you've already climbed What a man really wants is creative challenge with sufficient skills to bring him within the reach of success so that he may have the expanding joy of achievement.
The glue that holds all relationships together -- including the relationship between the leader and the led is trust, and trust is based on integrity.
Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)
Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch it, and it darts away.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Leaders are people who are able to express themselves fully, they know who they are, what their strengths and weaknesses are, and how to fully deploy their strengths and compensate for their weaknesses. They also know what they want, why they want it, and how to communicate what they want to others, in order to gain compensation and support. Finally, they know how to achieve their goals. The key to full self-expression is understanding one's self and the world, and the key to understanding is learning -- from one's own life and experience.
We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live, they travel far.
I don't want to move to a city where the only cultural advantage is being able to make a right turn on a red light.
Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)
We get to make a living , we give to make a life.
Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything.
W. Clement Stone
The beginning of wisdom is found in doubting, by doubting we come to the question, and by seeking we may come upon the truth.
Love is the immortal flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves. It's eternal goal is life.
Look within, for within is the wellspring of virtue, which will not cease flowing, if you cease not from digging.
We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.
True love is when your heart and your mind are saying the same thing.
Leanna L. Bartram
How do I love thee ? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.
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)
Love is the expansion of two natures in such fashion that each include the other, each is enriched by the other.
What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first steps to something better.
Do it now !
It's not what happens to you, it's what you do about it that makes the difference.
I want to know God's thoughts ; the rest are details.
Rather than focusing on things and time, focus on preserving and enhancing relationships and on accomplishing results.
Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things.
And our bodies are earth. And our thoughts are clay. And we sleep and eat with death.
Paul, All Quiet On The Western Front (1930)
Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.
What concerns me is not the way things are, but rather the way people think things are.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
World is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
When I've heard all I need to make a decision, I don't take a vote. I make a decision.
There is only one way to happiness, and that is to cease worrying things which are beyond the power of our will.
Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn.
How often we fail to realize our good fortune in living in a country where happiness is more than a lack of tragedy.
Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
Man is a ladder placed on the earth and the top of it touches heaven. And all his movements and doings and words leave traces in the upper world.
Freedom from the known is death, and then you are living.
Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
Possibilitizing is overcoming while you're undergoing.
Robert H. Schuller
Encouragement is oxygen to the soul.
There are millions of children today who don't attend school. However, education is the only way to get ahead in this country.
Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly.
St Francis De Sales
Learning is definitely not mere imitation or the ability to accumulate and conform to fixed knowledge. Learning is a constant process of discovery and never a concluding one. In JKD we begin not by accumulation but by discovering the cause of our ignorance, and oftentimes this involves a shedding process. Truth will not come until we have come to understand personally the whole process of the working of our being. After all, ultimately, knowledge in martial art simply means self-knowledge, and JKD can become intelligible only in the vigorous and constant process of self-inquiry and self-discovery.
Every man is more than just himself; he also represents the unique, the very special and always significant and remarkable point at which the world's phenomena intersect, only once in this way, and never again.
The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.
Bernard M. Baruch
None of us will every accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
The most interesting thing about a postage stamp is the persistence with which it sticks to its job.
Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.
Action may not always bring happiness , but there is no happiness without action.
Take away love and our earth is a tomb.
Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you ?
Benjamin Braddock, The Graduate (1967)
We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear. Ambrose Redmoon Courage is the first of the human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all the others.
I consider my ability to arouse enthusiasm among my people the greatest asset I possess, and the way to develop the best in a person is by appreciation and encouragement. I believe in giving people incentive to work. So I am anxious to praise but loath to find fault. I am hearty in my approbation and lavish in my praise.
Charles M. Schwab
Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future.
Charles F. Kettering
The reduction of the universe to a single being, the expansion of a single being even to God, this is love.
It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.
The chances are that you have already come to believe that happiness is unattainable. But men have attained it. And they have attained it by realizing that happiness does not spring from the procuring of physical or mental pleasure, but from the development of reason and the adjustment of conduct to principles.
All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
Roll with the punches.
It's easier to prepare and prevent, than to repair and repent.
Live Well... Laugh Often... Love Much.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Love is like a mustard seed, planted by god and watered by men.
Muda Saint Michael
The thought manifests as the word. The word manifests as the deed. The deed develops into habit. And the habit hardens into character. So watch the thought and its ways with care