How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
How far you go in life depends on you being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
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Ability is sexless.
The very use of the word savage, as it is applied in its general sense, I am inclined to believe is an abuse of the word, and the people to whom it is applied.
Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm.
What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love is a bird, she needs to fly.
Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.
What do you feel like doing tonight ?
Angie, Marty (1955)
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth, for thy love is better than wine.
Deep down inside of all of us is the power to accomplish what we want to, if we'll just stop looking elsewhere.
Trust men and they will be true to you, treat them greatly, and they will show themselves great.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Attica ! Attica !
Sonny Wortzik, Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
If to do good were easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces.
We are responsible for what we are, and whatever we wish ourselves to be, we have the power to make ourselves. If what we are now has been the result of our own past actions, it certainly follows that whatever we wish to be in the future can be produced by our present actions, so we have to know how to act.
The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.
Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
My faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers. They will work out the whole problem, like lions.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.
Stop makin noises like a husband.
Vera, Detour (1945)
Yo, Adrian !
Rocky Balboa, Rocky (1976)
Private victories precede public victories. You can't invert that process any more than you can harvest a crop before you plant it.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step
The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
I'm willing when time permits to honestly express or to open myself to you, to act as a sort of sign pole for a traveler.
Don't mess with the bull, young man. You'll get the horns !
Principal Richard Vernon, The Breakfast Club (1985)
Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others, it is the only means.
Love is like a mustard seed, planted by god and watered by men.
Muda Saint Michael
Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.
We can always redeem the man who aspires and strives.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I cannot stand little notes on my pillow ! We are all out of cornflakes,
Oscar Madison, F (1968)
Love - the feeling - is a fruit of love, the verb.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream.
Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
You can often measure a person by the size of his dream.
Robert H. Schuller
I'd like to make her look a little more attractive. How far can you pull back ?
Rita, Cameraman (1982)
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.
Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.
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.
When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out.
Anything is possible.
There are two primary choices in life, to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.
Only in his own way and not in any other can the one who strives perfect himself. He who lays hold of the rung of his companion and lets go of his own rung, through him neither the one nor the other will be realized.
All love that has not friendship for it's base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.
Curse ruthless time ! Curse our mortality. How cruelly short is the allotted span for all we must cram into it.
It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.
Title of newspaper article yesterday - Vandals made off with all toilet seats in the local precinct. Police have nothing to go on.
The more goals you set - the more goals you get.
Mark Victor Hansen
Every shot you don't take is a guaranteed miss.
By asking the question " How can I afford it ? " your brain is put to work.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
You can't expect people to look eye to eye with you if you are looking down on them.
The power of imagination makes us infinite.
Power is not really good or bad , it is neutral. Power itself is not negative or positive, although our feelings about it may be. Power is the potential to influence others for good or evil, to be a blessing or a scourge. Like nuclear energy, it can provide the electricity to light a city, or it can fuel the bomb that destroys it.
There is only one way to happiness, and that is to cease worrying things which are beyond the power of our will.
If you don't set goals, you can't regret not reaching them.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.
Edgar J. Mohn
There's no such thing as not enough time if you're doing what you want to do.
Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves for they shall never cease to be amused.
Action, to be effective, must be directed to clearly conceived ends.
We came to enjoy, we are being enjoyed. We came to rule, we are being ruled. We came to work, we are being worked. All the time, we find that. And this comes into every detail of our life.
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
People don't care how much you know, until they know how much you care.
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
Someday, man will harness the rise and fall of the tides, imprison the power of the sun, and release atomic power.
The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesud. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules whose would you use ?
How many chiropractors does it take to change a light bulb ? Just one, but it requires 21 office visits and 4 X-rays.
Advice is seldom welcome , and those who want it the most always like it the least.
The dove is my emblem. I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it. I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.
Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers gardens.
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.
Robert Louis Stevenson
We find rest in those we love, and we provide a resting place in ourselves for those who love us.
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
Love is the river of life in the world.
Henry Ward Beecher
Learning acquired in youth is an inscription on stone.
If what you did yesterday seems big, you haven't done anything today.
We must never be afraid to go too far, for success lies just beyond.
Respect the past in the full measure of its desserts, but do not make the mistake of confusing it with the present nor seek in it the ideals of the future.
You might well remember that nothing can bring you success but yourself.
Virtuous and wise he was, but not severe , He still remember'd that he once was young.
Without the human community one single human being cannot survive.
If you would create something, you must be something.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Put off for one day and ten days will pass by.
The only truly happy man is always a fighting optimist. Optimism includes not only altruism but also social responsibility, social courage and objectivity.
W. Beran Wolfe
A martini. Shaken, not stirred.
James Bond, Goldfinger (1964)
Great minds have purpose, while others just have wishes.
No one knows what he can do until he tries.
Be careful the environment you choose for it will shape you ; be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them.
W. Clement Stone
The miracle is this - the more we share, the more we have.
I become a waterwheel, turning and tasting you, as long as water moves.
Anything that makes you weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are earned.
William Butler Yeats
The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living that are desired when dying.
The whole universe is only the self with variations, one tune made bearable by variations. Sometimes there are discords, but they only make the subsequent harmony more perfect. In this hell of a world one can bring a little joy and peace even for a day into the heart of a single person, that much alone is true, this I have learnt after suffering all my life, all else is mere moonshine.
To be successful, you must decide exactly what you want to accomplish, then resolve to pay the price to get it.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.