If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living.
Changes in life are not only possible and predictable, but to deny them is to be an accomplice to one's own unnecessary vegetation.
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Don't sweat the small stuff.
Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.
We only love truly once. It is the first time and succeeding passions are less uncontrolled.
An Indian's dress of deer skins, which is wet a hundred times upon his back, dries soft; and his lodge also, which stands in the rains, and even through the severity of winter, is taken down as soft and as clean as when it was first put up.
A dream is just a dream. A goal is a dream with a plan and a deadline.
What really matters is what you do with what you have.
There are two ways of meeting difficulties you alter the difficulties, or you alter yourself to meet them.
He who is in love is wise and is becoming wiser, sees newly every time he looks at the object beloved, drawing from it with his eyes and his mind those virtues which it possesses.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
His eyes have made love to me all evening.
Marguerite Gautier, Camille (1936)
Challenges are what make life interesting , overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.
Joshua J. Marine
Not being able to do everything is no excuse for not doing everything you can.
But I would be proud.
Harry Burns, Sally Albright (1989)
Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations
George Bernard Shaw
I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
Let your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities.
Robert H. Schuller
All work is empty save when there is love.
The heart that loves is always young.
We are ever free if we would only believe it, only have faith enough. You are the soul, free and eternal, ever free, ever blessed. Have faith enough and you will be free in a minute.
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
Love is like playing the piano. First you must learn to play by the rules, then you must forget the rules and play from your heart.
God is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life.
My friends are my estate.
Hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are earned.
William Butler Yeats
It's amazing what ordinary people can do if they set out without preconceived notions.
Charles F. Kettering
My love for you is a journey, starting at forever, and ending at never.
You're lit from within, Tracy. You've got fires banked down in you, hearth-fires and holocausts.
Mike Connor, The Philadelphia Story (1940)
Face it girls, I'm older and I have more insurance.
Evelyn Couch, Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration
Come forth into the light of things , Let nature be your Teacher.
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.
An army of a thousand is easy to find, but, ah, how difficult to find a general.
We must be bright and cheerful, long faces do not make religion.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe
More than kisses, letters mingle souls.
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I... I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
There is no limit to the power of the human mind. The more concentrated it is, the more power is brought to bear on one point.
Love reckons hours for months, and days for years, and every little absence is an age.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
Busier than a cat covering up shit on a tile floor!
Larry the Cable Guy
There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.
Do first things first, and second things not at all.
Peter F. Drucker
If faith in ourselves had been more extensively taught and practiced, I am sure a very large portion of the evils and miseries that we have would have vanished. Duty is to encourage everyone in his struggle to live up to his own highest idea, and strive at the same time to make the ideal as near as possible to the truth.
Dwell not on the past. Use it to illustrate a point, then leave it behind. Nothing really matters except what you do now in this instant of time. From this moment onwards you can be an entirely different person, filled with love and understanding, ready with an outstretched hand, uplifted and positive in every thought and deed.
Wisdom is knowledge, rightly applied.
When I look around, I always learn something and that is to be always yourself. And to express yourself. To have faith in yourself. Do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it. Start from the very root of being, which is how can I be me?
Do not wait for ideal circumstances, nor for the best opportunities, they will never come.
Janet Erskine Stuart
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
Winning isn't everything , it's the only thing.
The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results
Success is achieved by those who try and keep trying with a positive mental attitude.
W. Clement Stone
Progress is the activity of today and the assurance of tomorrow
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It may be all right to be content with what you have, never with what you are.
'Wake Me When It's Funny'
Love that is true never grows old.
Love is a haunting melody that I have never mastered and I fear I never will.
William S. Burroughs
There are no mistakes, save one, the failure to learn from a mistake.
Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.
Ferris Bueller, Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
If there is no struggle, there is no progress.
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
Astrology and all these mystical things are generally signs of a weak mind, therefore as soon as they are becoming prominent in our minds, we should see a physician, take good food, and rest.
Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant - but misdirected - ideas of others.
I never perfected an invention that I did not think about in terms of the service it might give others. I find out what the world needs, then I proceed to invent.
The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.
Positive anything is better than negative thinking.
The price of greatness is responsibility.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
I may not be perfect, but some parts of me are excellent.
Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You'll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind.
The heart is wiser than the intellect.
They may take away our lives, but they'll never take our freedom !
William Wallace, Braveheart (1995)
I am not an animal ! I am a human being. I am a man.
John Merrick, The Elephant Man (1980)
The stakes are too high for government to be a spectator sport.
Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
The memory of my mother will always be a blessing to me.
It's not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential.
Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.
William Butler Yeats
Never giving up and pushing forward will unlock all the potential we are capable of.
I need him like the axe needs the turkey.
Jean Harrington, The Lady Eve (1941)
I have said nothing because there is nothing I can say that would describe how I feel as perfectly as you deserve it.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. -
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in.
Anything is possible.
It has always been my belief that a man should do his best, regardless of how much he receives for his services, or the number of people he may be serving or the class of people served.
Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.
Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.
I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed We hold these truths to be self-evident , that all men are created equal.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement.
To catch lots of fish, you must first go to the water. To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself.
You become what you think about.
The more we come out and do good to others, the more our hearts will be purified, and god will be in them.
Happy wife, happy life.
The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it.
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I love thee, I love but thee with a love that shall not die till the sun grows cold and the stars grow old.