Romance, like a ghost escapes touching, it is always where you are not, not where you are. The interview or conversation was prose at the time, but it is poetry in the memory.
George William Curtis
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They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
Never discourage anyonewho continually makes progress, no matter how slow.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
Love that is true never grows old.
Everyone should carefully observe which way his heart draws him, and then choose that way with all his strength.
Many people may listen, but few people actually hear.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Boldness, more boldness, and always boldness !
George Jacques Danton
Look at the weaknesses of others with compassion, not accusation. It's not what they're not doing or should be doing that's the issue. The issue is your own chosen response to the situation and what you should be doing. If you start to think the problem is "out there", stop yourself. That thought is the problem.
Who's on first.
Dexter, The Naughty Nineties (1945)
Only that day dawns to which we are awake.
Henry David Thoreau
Well done is better than well said.
Love is made by two people, in different kinds of solitude. It can be in a crowd, but in an oblivious crowd.
Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism -- how passionately I hate them !
When a man comes to a conscious vital realization of those great spiritual forces within himself and begins to use those forces in science, in business, and in life, his progress in the future will be unparalleled.
Make no mistake, my friend, it takes more than money to make men rich.
A. P. Gouthey
Instill great values in your children today and your grandchildren will prosper tomorrow.
I'd like to make her look a little more attractive. How far can you pull back ?
Rita, Cameraman (1982)
True love is when your heart and your mind are saying the same thing.
Leanna L. Bartram
When you love someone all your saved-up wishes start coming out.
I have noticed that folks are generally about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain -- and most fools do.
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
With my brains and your looks, we could go places.
Frank Chambers, The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
They merit more praise who know how to suffer misery than those who temper themselves in contentment.
Be Here Now.
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though chequered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the grey twilight that knows not victory or defeat.
The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body. The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results.
We are the only beings on the planet who lead such rich internal lives that it's not the events that matter most to us, but rather, it's how we interpret those events that will determine how we think about ourselves and how we will act in the future.
Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.
Work is love made manifest.
Live Well... Laugh Often... Love Much.
The sun shines and warms and lights us and we have no curiosity to know why this is so, but we ask the reason of all evil, of pain, and hunger, and mosquitoes and silly people.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
From every human being there rises a light that reaches straight to heaven, and when two souls that are destined to be together find each other, the streams of light flow together and a single brighter light goes forth from that united being.
Ba'al Shem Tov
Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged , practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge.
Gravitation can not be held responsible for people falling in love.
There are few people who can manage more than their own business.
High expectations are the key to everything.
There is no beauty but the beauty of action.
Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born.
Dale E. Turner
The foundation my parents laid down with our faith continues to be my core.
Your children will become what you are, so be what you want them to be.
All-righty then !
Ace Ventura, Ace Ventura (1994)
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.
I am speaking now of the highest duty we owe our friends, the noblest, the most sacred that of keeping their own nobleness, goodness, pure and incorrupt. . . . If we let our friend become cold and selfish and exacting without a remonstrance, we are no true lover, no true friend.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Efficiency is doing things right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing.
Obstacles are great incentives.
When it comes to giving, some people stop at nothing.
The passionate are like men standing on their heads, they see all things the wrong way.
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity, an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.
The past does not equal the future.
Where there is life, there is hope. Where there are hopes, there are dreams. Where there are vivid dreams repeated, they become goals. Goals become the action plans and game plans that winners dwell on in intricate detail, knowing that achievement is almost automatic when the goal becomes an inner commitment. The response to the challenges of life -- purpose -- is the healing balm that enables each of us to face up to adversity and strife.
Anything in life worth having is worth working for.
Rough spots sharpen our performance. And more often than not, obstacles can be turned into advantages. You just can't let your disappointment get in the way.
What is strength without a double share of wisdom ?
Advice is seldom welcome , and those who want it the most always like it the least.
Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.
Follow humbly wherever and to whatever abyss Nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.
Thomas Henry Huxley
People with goals succeed because they know where they're going.
Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant ?
Henry David Thoreau
It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.
We always strive after what is forbidden, and desire the things refused us.
Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes.
I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.
Henry David Thoreau
To go fast, row slowly.
Norman Vincent Peale
You're on the road to success when you realize that failure is only a detour.
Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.
George F. Will
It was a high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, Always do what you are afraid to do.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Trent, Swingers (1996)
This was love at first sight, love everlasting, a feeling unknown, unhoped for, unexpected in so far as it could be a matter of conscious awareness, it took entire possession of him, and he understood, with joyous amazement, that this was for life.
Don't waste yourself in rejection, nor bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm.
Thomas J. Watson
Stand upon the self, only then can we truly love the world. Take a very high stand, knowing our universal nature, we must look with perfect calmness upon all the panorama of the world.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
The secret of success is to do common things uncommonly well.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Attitude determines altitude.
The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
I know it was you, Fredo. You broke my heart. You broke my heart.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that 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. Discover.
Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.
The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.
Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.
W. Clement Stone
The only people who find what they are looking for in life are the fault finders.
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
William Curry Theodore
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Give me a place to stand and I will move the earth.
There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward.
If you want a do-right woman, you have to be a do-right man
They call me Mister Tibbs !
Virgil Tibbs, In The Heat Of The Night (1967)
You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.
The fastest way to pass your own expectation is to add passion to your labor.
I love you. I've loved you since the first moment I saw you. I guess maybe Ive even loved you before I saw you.
George Eastman, A Place In The Sun (1951)
Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things we could have, if we didn't spend half of our time wishing.
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.
My heart shall be thy garden.
Success is achieved and maintained by those who try and keep trying.