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Kindness is an inner desire that makes us want to do good things even if we do not get anything in return. It is the joy of our life to do them. When we do good things from this inner desire, there is kindness in everything we think, say, want and do.
Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.
James F. Bymes
As a principle-centered person you try to stand apart from the emotion of the situation and from other factors that would act on you, and evaluate the options. Looking at the balanced whole -- the work needs, the family needs, the other needs that may be involved, and the possible implications of the various alternatives -- you'll try to come up with the best solution taking all factors into consideration.
Love like you've never been hurt, dance like no one is watching, live as though heaven is on earth.
Your talent is god's gift to you.
Nobody has ever escaped from Stalag 17.
Not alive, anyway.
Oberst Von Scherbach, Stalag 17 (1954)
Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.
William Butler Yeats
I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the tannhauser gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain. Time to die.
Roy Batty, Blade Runner (1982)
Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
A bend in the road is not the end of the road unless you fail to make the turn.
Success is never found. Failure is never fatal. Courage is the only thing.
I know it was you, Fredo. You broke my heart. You broke my heart.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
From success to failure is one step , from failure to success is a long road.
Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win -- essential to success.
Begin with the end in mind.
Accept the past for what it was. Acknowledge the present for what it is. Anticipate the future for what it can become.
Tracy L. McNair
Success is achieved and maintained by those who try and keep trying.
W. Clement Stone
You can't express every feeling that you have every moment that you have them.
When Harry Met Sally
To be a great leader and so always master of the situation, one must of necessity have been a great thinker in action. An eagle was never yet hatched from a goose's egg.
Where there is love there is life.
Hard work often leads to success. No work seldom does.
Excuse me while I whip this out.
Bart, Blazing Saddles (1974)
If you employed study, thinking, and planning time daily, you could develop and use the power that can change the course of your destiny.
W. Clement Stone
Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee.
Do we not all agree to call rapid thought and noble impulse by the name of inspiration ?
Seize the day.
Go to the people. Learn from them. Live with them. Start with what they know. Build with what they have. The best of leaders when the job is done, when the task is accomplished, the people will say we have done it ourselves.
Sharing is the essence of teaching. It is, I have come to believe, the essence of civilizationWithout it, the imagination is but the echo of the self, trapped in a soundproof chamber, reverberating upon itself until it is spent in exhaustion or futility.
Life is the first gift, love is the second.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word freedom , justice , honor , duty , mercy , hope.
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
Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.
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.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.
If they move, kill ' em.
Pike Bishop, The Wild Bunch (1969)
Where there is no wealth there is no poverty.
Anyone who thinks the sky is the limit, has limited imagination.
Don't limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, you can achieve.
Mary Kay Ash
If you ever feel like having a child, go to a restaurant and sit next to one.
A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
John Lennon Mignon McLaughlin
We belong dead.
The Monster, Bride Of Frankenstein (1935)
Love is a butterfly, which when pursued is just beyond your grasp, but if you will sit down quietly it may alight upon you.
There are many who's tongues might govern multitudes, if they could govern their tongues.
Service is the rent we pay to be living. It is the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time.
Marian Wright Edelman
Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn.
Rhett Butler, Gone With The Wind (1939)
If you advance confidently in the direction of your dreams and endeavor to leave the life which you have imagined, you will you will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
It's not what you've got, it's what you use that makes a difference.
Misfortunes often sharpen the genius.
In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action
A ship in harbor is safe -- but that is not what ships are for.
John A. Shedd
The person who says it can not be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.
Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
The hero is no braver than the ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.
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.
If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.
Do, or do not. There is no try.
Yoda, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Love is something eternal.
Vincent Van Gogh
Positive anything is better than negative thinking.
Oh, Jerry, don't let's ask for the moon. We have the stars.
Charlotte Vale, Now (1942)
There is a law that man should love his neighbor as himself. In a few hundred years it should be as natural to mankind as breathing or the upright gait, but if he does not learn it, he must perish.
Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
For children to take morality seriously they must be in the presence of adults who take morality seriously. And with their own eyes they must see adults take morality seriously.
William J. Bennett
There is no real excellence in all this world which can be separated from right living.
David Starr Jordan
Character can not be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved
Beginnings are scary. Endings are usually sad, but it's what's in the middle that counts. So, when you find yourself at the beginning, just give hope a chance to float up. And it will.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
Some make it happen, some watch it happen, and some say, What happened ?
You don't just stumble into the future you create your own future.
I cannot stand little notes on my pillow ! We are all out of cornflakes,
Oscar Madison, F (1968)
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.
We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.
Would you like to come in ?
Aurora Greenway, Garrett Breedlove (1983)
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
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.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
There is only one way to happiness, and that is to cease worrying things which are beyond the power of our will.
The person who will not stand for something will fall for anything.
Instill great values in your children today and your grandchildren will prosper tomorrow.
What concerns me is not the way things are, but rather the way people think things are.
Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.
Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much.
I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Wherever there's a fight so hungry people can eat, I'll be there.
Tom Joad, The Grapes Of Wrath (1940)
The crocodile is only strong in the water.
, Nobel Peace Prize winner We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.
The only disability in life is a bad attitude.
I can't understand why people are frightened by new ideas. I'm frightened by old ones.
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King Jr.
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.
We can help others in the world more by making the most of yourself than in any other way.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan, you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.
Robert H. Schuller
Take a watch to pieces and examine, however carefully, its separate parts in turn, and you will never come across the principles by which the watch keeps time.