The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety.
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Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you ?
Benjamin Braddock, The Graduate (1967)
How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg ? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg.
What we do not see, what most of us never suspect of existing, is the silent but irresistible power which comes to the rescue of those who fight on in the face of discouragement.
That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquility.
Boldness, more boldness, and always boldness !
George Jacques Danton
The great end of life is not knowledge but action.
Thomas Henry Huxley
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary person does not hear.
Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.
The tapas and the other hard yogas that were practiced in other yugas do not work now. What is needed in this yuga is giving, helping others. Believe in yourself and the world will be at your feet.
Believe that the loose ball that you are chasing has your name on it.
All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
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 ?
Vision doesn't usually come as a lightening bolt. Rather it comes as a slow crystallization of life challenges that we one day recognize as a beautiful diamond with great value to ourselves and others.
No great man ever complains of want of opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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.
Happiness consists of a solid faith, good health, and a bad memory.
Freedom from the known is death, and then you are living.
A dream is simply reality waiting to happen.
John P. Strelecky
I'd like to make her look a little more attractive. How far can you pull back ?
Rita, Cameraman (1982)
I was never tired of listening to his wisdom or imparting my own.
Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery.
Von Schiller Fulton J. Sheen
It is the passion that is in a kiss that gives to it its sweetness, it is the affection in a kiss that sanctifies it.
Christian Nestell Bovee
Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
To ask the hard question is simple.
One mistake will never kill you. The same mistake over and over again will.
The strength of the heart comes from the soundness of the faith.
Saudi Arabian Proverb
It's nice to be the best, but not when being the best brings out the worst in you.
Love is my religion, I could die for it.
Come live in my heart and pay no rent.
Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.
The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
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.
Begin with the end in mind.
Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for ?
Only by contending with challenges that seem to be beyond your strength to handle at the moment you can grow more surely toward the stars.
My tears of love are a waste of time if I turn away.
Don't let life discourage you , everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.
Richard L. Evans
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
Don't dream it be it.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1973)
You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you do not try.
Love is the history of a woman's life, it is an episode in man's.
Germaine De Stael
Every artist was first an amateur.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
For one person to love another, that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks, the last test and proof, the work for which all else is but preparation.
Don't let your fears stand in the way of your dreams !
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
Accomplishment of purpose is better than making a profit.
All progress occurs because people dare to be different
We love because it's the only true adventure.
All things come to those who wait, but when they come they're out of date.
Well done is better than well said.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, and nothing is so gentle as true strength.
St. Francis De Sales
Love reminds you that nothing else matters.
An Arabian proverb says there are four sorts of men: He who knows not and knows not he knows not: he is a fool, shun him. He who knows not and knows he knows not: he is simple, teach him. He who knows and knows not he knows: he is asleep--wake him. He who knows and knows he knows: he is wise, follow him.
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
God doesn't make junk.
Anyone can count the seeds in an apple, but only God can count the number of apples in a seed.
Robert H. Schuller
The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls you.
Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart.
Alphonse Marie De Lamartine
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.
I believe in long, slow, deep, soft, wet kisses that last three days.
Crash Davis, Bull Durham (1988)
The death of fear is in doing what you fear to do.
The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but reveal to them their own.
He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in god. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Dyin' ain't much of a living, boy.
Josey Wales, The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)
One sure-fire way to stay creative force yourself to learn something new.
Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1990)
There is more to life than increasing its speed.
Anything that makes you weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
Insist on yourself, never imitate. Every great man is unique.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
Give me a whisky, ginger ale on the side. And don't be stingy, baby.
Anna Christie, Anna Christie (1930)
To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.
To love deeply in one direction makes us more loving in all others.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
Magic Mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all ?
Queen, Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937)
You know when you've read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
Henry David Thoreau
It's amazing, Molly. The love inside, you take it with you.
Sam Wheat, Ghost (1990)
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
Oh, yeah, woody ! I've known that guy my whole life: Two days.
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
You always succeed in producing a result.
Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.
Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never -- in nothing, great or small, large or petty -- never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense.
What greater thing is there for two human souls that to feel that they are joined, to strengthen each other, to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.
Say not, "I have found the truth" but rather, "I have found a truth".
A life without love in it is like a heap of ashes upon a deserted hearth, with the fire dead, the laughter stilled and the light extinguished.
I'm the ghost with the most, babe.
Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice (1988)
If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have the capacity at the beginning.