We don't live in a world of reality, we live in a world of perceptions.
Gerald J. Simmons
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If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.
Love isn't blind, it just only sees what matters.
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.
The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home.
It is seldom indeed that one parts on good terms, because if one were on good terms one would not part.
Love is what is left in a relationship after all the selfishness is taken out.
You become what you think about.
I arise from dreams of thee in the first sweet sleep of night, when the winds are breathing low, and the stars are shining bright.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
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.
When you make a mistake or get ridiculed or rejected, look at mistakes as learning experiences, and ridicule as ignorance. . . . Look at rejection as part of one performance, not as a turn down of the performer.
Anything is possible.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
We conceal it from ourselves in vain, we must always love something. In those matters seemingly removed from love, the feeling is secretly to be found, and man can not possibly live for a moment without it.
Happiness is a state of mind.
No one became poor by giving alms.
Romance is the fuel that keeps love burning hot.
Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.
All things are created twice. There's a mental or first creation, and a physical or second creation of all things. You have to make sure that the blueprint, the first creation, is really what you want, that you've thought everything through. Then you put it into bricks and mortar. Each day you go to the construction shed and pull out the blueprint to get marching orders for the day. You begin with the end in mind.
Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.
H. Jackson Brown
The reduction of the universe to a single being, the expansion of a single being even to God, this is love.
Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.
The show must go on.
One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you -- suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, "Well, I'll have a go, too''.
Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone- but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding.
Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune, but great minds rise above them.
Snap out of it !
Loretta Castorini, Moonstruck (1987)
I want everyone to be the way I strive to become -- to be himself in his truth. Do not follow me, follow yourself ! is the existential challenge. Self-being awakens self-being but does not force itself on it.
To be a champion, you have to believe in yourself when nobody else will.
Sugar Ray Robinson
To me, the idea and expectation that the day is slowly and surely coming when we will be able to honestly say we are our brother's keeper and not his oppressor is very beautiful.
Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.
When you wholeheartedly adopt a 'with all your heart' attitude and go all out with the positive principle, you can do incredible things.
Norman Vincent Peale
I'm a bit of a P.T Barnum. I make stars out of everyone.
This is as true in everyday life as it is in battle we are given one life and the decision is ours whether to wait for circumstances to make up our mind, or whether to act, and in acting, to live.
General Omar Bradley
As a mother of teenagers, do you know how many times I picked up the phone to apologize to my own mother ?
No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.
Procrastination is opportunities natural assassin.
The time is always right to do what is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Gobble gobble, gobble gobble. We accept her. One of us, one of us.
Freaks, Freaks (1932)
Love sees roses without thorns.
Roll with the punches.
When you shoot a mime, should you use blanks ?
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
Norman Vincent Peale
Along with trustworthiness, consistency is the thing to look for when you surround yourself with people who can help you on your quest.
The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.
The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety.
Money without brains is always dangerous.
The Missouri is, perhaps, different in appearance and character from all other rivers in the world. There is a terror in its manner which is sensibly felt, the moment we enter its muddy waters from the Mississippi.
Dave, stop. Stop, will you? Stop, Dave. Will you stop, Dave? Stop, Dave. I'm afraid.
Hal (V.O.), 2001: A Space Odyssey (2001)
Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch it, and it darts away.
Life is a do-it yourself project.
No one is so poor as an ignorant person.
Know what's weird? Day by day, nothing seems to change, but pretty soon, everything's different.
Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes
Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves.
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
Would you like to play a game ?
Joshua The Computer, Wargames (1983)
But, in the opinion of the court, you are not only sane but you're the sanest man that ever walked into this courtroom.
Judge May, Mr Deeds Goes To Town (1936)
Well done is better than well said.
Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way. Unless it's a fatal mistake, which, at least, others can learn from.
The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.
Life does not happen to us, it happens from us.
Practice makes perfect.
Ask nothing, want nothing in return. Give what you have to give, it will come back to you, but do not think of that now.
Love is the emblem of eternity, it confounds all notion of time, effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.
Germaine De Stael
There's no such thing as not enough time if you're doing what you want to do.
My parents told me that I could do and be anything I really wanted. I believed them.
It is love alone that gives worth to all things.
Santa Teresa de Jesus
A dream unrealized is a dream imprisoned by that enemy of all enemies - the fear of failure. Set that you will make it happen ! -
Look up and not down, look forward and not back, look out and not in, and lend a hand.
E. E. Hale
Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.
Robert H. Schuller
If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade.
It's amazing what ordinary people can do if they set out without preconceived notions.
Charles F. Kettering
Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
When your self-worth goes up, your net worth goes up with it.
Mark Victor Hansen
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Love is blind, friendship closes its eyes.
For hope is but the dream of those that wake.
Never trouble another for what you can do for yourself.
Mightier far than strength of nerve or sinew, or the sway of magic potent over sun and star, is love.
It doesn't matter how much milk you spill as long as you don't lose the cow.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it open.
Love means never having to say you're sorry.
Oliver Barrett IV, Love Story (1970)
Fear nothing, for every renewed effort raises all former failures into lessons, all sins into experience.
A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.
Edgar J. Mohn
Strength is life, weakness is death. Expansion is life, contraction is death. Love is life, hatred is death.
Well, it's not the men in your life that counts, it's the life in your men.
Tira, I'm No Angel (1933)
Positive attitudes come in unlimited quantities. Everybody can have one free !
Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.
Henry David Thoreau
If you don't like something, change it , if you can't change it, change the way you think about it.
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
William Makepeace Thackeray
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean , if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
Your family and your love must be cultivated like a garden. Time, effort, and imagination must be summoned constantly to keep any relationship flourishing and growing.
Many of life's failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
If you have to drive people that hard to do their job, then you've either got the wrong people, or you've got the right people doing the wrong job.
John P. Strelecky
One does evil enough when one does nothing good.
Every choice one makes either expands or contracts the area in which he can make and implement future decisions. When one makes a choice, he irrevocably binds himself to the consequences of that choice.
Marion G. Romney
Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.