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George F. Will
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Concentration of wealth and power has been built upon other people's money, other people's business, other people's labor. Under this concentration, independent business has been a menace to American society.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel libel, even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the Americans themselves.
The hottest love has the coldest end.
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is possible to fail in many ways while to succeed is possible only in one way.
Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm.
Your belief determines your action and your action determines your results, but first you have to believe.
Mark Victor Hansen
Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.
The strongest among the weak is the one who doesn't forget his weaknesses.
At every moment during our existence we are all called to be leaders, if for no other purpose than to lead ourselves.
John P. Strelecky
A smile is a light in the window of the soul indicating that the heart is at home.
He who has never learned to obey can not be a good commander.
It is seldom indeed that one parts on good terms, because if one were on good terms one would not part.
You will become as small as your controlling desire ; as great as your dominant aspiration.
You can never be happy at the expense of the happiness of others.
The word courage comes from the same stem as the French word coeur, meaning ''heart''. Thus just as one's heart, by pumping blood to one's arms, legs, and brain enables all the other physical organs to function, so courage makes possible all the psychological virtues. Without courage other values whither away into mere facsimiles of virtue.
Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one.
Challenges are what make life interesting , overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.
Joshua J. Marine
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.
What concerns me is not the way things are, but rather the way people think things are.
Only the healing art enables one to make a name for himself and at the same time give benefit to others.
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
Some men see things the way they are and ask, Why ? I dream things that never were, and ask Why not ?
George Bernard Shaw
Gort ! Klaatu barada nikto !
Helen Benson, The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951)
Every hero becomes a bore at last.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you wanna call me that, smile.
The Virginian, The Virginian (1929)
Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.
It is the surmounting of difficulties that make heroes.
It is well for the heart to be naive and for the mind not to be.
Love understands all languages.
It is easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow.
Live Simply, Laugh Often, Love Deeply.
Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
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.
And let it spring from love, born out of concern for all beings.
Never live in the past but always learn from it.
The storm also beats on the house that is built on the rock.
Everyone enjoys doing the kind of work for which he is best suited.
Honesty characterizes the person and enables him to create an identity, to communicate a real presence, and to establish authentic bonds with others. The individual increasingly comes to know who he is through the stand he takes when he expresses his ideas, values, beliefs, and convictions, and through the declaration and ownership of his feelings.
There's no place like home.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz Mgm (1939)
We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
You're tearing me apart !
Jim Stark, Rebel Without Cause (1955)
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-ness.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
A dream is a wish your heart makes.
I like to watch.
Chance, Being There (1979)
Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers gardens.
We don't stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing.
George Bernard Shaw
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
Peter F. Drucker
Be like a postage stamp. Stick to it until you get there.
The secret of education lies in respecting the student.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The best leader brings out the best in those he has stewardship over.
J. Richard Clarke
A boy's best friend is his mother.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
Spread love everywhere you go, first of all in your own house. Give love to your children, to your wife or husband, to a next door neighbor. Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness, kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile, kindness in your warm greeting.
Deep down inside of all of us is the power to accomplish what we want to, if we'll just stop looking elsewhere.
Just because something does n't do what you planned it to do in the first place doesn't mean it's useless.
I'm going to stop procrastinating once I get around to it.
Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is.
There are two things to aim at in life, first, to get what you want, and after that to to enjoy it.
Logan Pearsall Smith
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that frightens us most. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It's not just in some of us, it's in all of us. And when we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
if one is unable to assert oneself, one is unable to participate in a genuine relationship.
The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results
Love means never having to say you're sorry.
Great and glorious events which dazzle the beholder are represented by politicians as the outcome of grand designs whereas they are usually products of temperaments and passions.
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
We are so lazy, we do not want to do anything ourselves. We want a personal god, a savior or a prophet to do everything for us. Long as we believe ourselves to be even the least different from god, fear remains with us, but when we know ourselves to be the one, fear goes, of what can we be afraid ?
Death is something not only mysterious but a great act of purgation. That which continues in a repetitive pattern is degeneration. The pattern may vary according to country, according to climate, according to circumstance, but it is a pattern. Moving in any pattern brings about a continuity and that continuity is part of the degenerating process of man. When there is an ending of continuity, something new can take place. One can understand it instantly if one has understood the whole movement of thought, of fear, hate, love - then one can grasp the significance, instantly, of what death is.
To me, at least the way that I teach it, all types of knowledge ultimately means self-knowledge. So, therefore they're coming in and asking me to teach them not so much how to defend themselves or how to do somebody in. Rather, they want to learn to express themselves through some movement, be it anger, be it determination or whatever. So, in other words, they're paying me to show them, in combative form, the art of expressing the human body.
You only get out what you put in.
Results come from constantly applying what you know, not just knowing.
John P. Strelecky
I am fond of only what comes from the heart.
Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.
One lie ruins a thousand truths.
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
Every life form seems to strive to its maximum except human beings. How tall will a tree grow ? As tall as it possibly can. Human beings, on the other hand, have been given the dignity of choice. You can choose to be all or you can choose to be less. Why not stretch up to the full measure of the challenge and see what all you can do ?
What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail ?
Robert H. Schuller
Love is a game that two can play and both win.
Fundamental progress has to do with the reinterpretation of basic ideas.
Alfred North Whitehead
Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.
How a man plays a game shows something of his character, how he loses shows all of it.
Friends are made by many acts and lost by only one.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Whether you think you can or think you can't - you are right.
As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
With malice toward none, with charity for all.
By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day
In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.
Come here, Norman. Hurry up. The loons ! The loons ! They're welcoming us back.
Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)
Men stumble over the truth from time to time but most pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man. One man tells a lie, dozens repeat it as the truth.
Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, son.
Dean Wormer, National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)
Coming together is a beginning, keeping together is progress, working together is success.
Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
Grow old along with me, the best is yet to be.
You are the handicap you must face. You are the one who must choose your place. You can make goals for family, relationships, anything.