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
Love is the history of a woman's life, it is an episode in man's.
Germaine De Stael
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Love never claims, it ever gives.
Your most expensive advice is the free advice you receive from your financially struggling friends and relatives.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
I am quite correctly described as 'more of a sponge than an inventor'.
Every ceiling, when reached, becomes a floor, upon which one walks as a matter of course and prescriptive right.
To be a great leader and so always master of the situation, one must of necessity have been a great thinker in action. An eagle was never yet hatched from a goose's egg.
Fractures well cured make us more strong.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You can't have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.
Charles F. Kettering
Luck happens when opportunity encounters the prepared mind.
Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress.
Nicholas Murray Butler
In the long run, we only hit what we aim at.
Henry David Thoreau
It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.
Henry Ward Beecher
In real love you want the other person's good. In romantic love you want the other person.
Anything in life worth having is worth working for.
To solve a problem or to reach a goal, you don't need to know all the answers in advance. But you must have a clear idea of the problem or the goal you want to reach.
W. Clement Stone
Yippie-ki-yay, motherfucker !
John McClane, Die Hard (1988)
Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse , however if I treat you as though you are what you are capable of becoming, I help you become that.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Let he him who would be moved to convince others, be first moved to convince himself.
Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, and nothing is so gentle as true strength.
St. Francis De Sales
You'll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind.
Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch it, and it darts away.
Pretty much everything will come to him who hustles while he waits. I believe that restlessness is discontent, and discontent is merely the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.
Acknowledge that you failed, draw your lessons from it, and use it to your advantage to make sure it never happens again.
A human being is a part of a whole, called by us _universe_ , a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest... a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.
The loving are the daring.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
He that has done nothing has known nothing.
Plan your progress carefully , hour-by hour, day-by-day, month-by-month. Organized activity and maintained enthusiasm are the wellsprings of your power. Planning for happiness is rarely successful. Happiness just happens.
I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.
The greatest sin is to think yourself weak.
Be like the turtle. If he didn't stick his neck out, he wouldn't get anywhere at all.
Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof.
John Kenneth Galbraith
You're good, you're very good.
Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)
Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness -- great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy.
It is not our purpose to become each other , it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is.
Between stimulus and response, one has the freedom to choose.
Why hesitate? Upon the plains of hesitation are the bleached bones of countless millions, who on the threshold of victory sat down to wait, and in waiting they died.
We loved with a love that was more than love.
Edgar Allan Poe
The key to truth is the next deed, and this key opens the door if one does what one has to do in such a way that the meaning of the action here finds its fulfillment. Thus truth in the world of man is not to be found as the content of knowledge, but only as human existence. One does not express it, one does not perceive it, but one lives it, and receives it as life.
There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. That little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.
W. Clement Stone
It is easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow.
Coming together is a beginning keeping together is progress working together is success.
Love, all alike, no season knows, nor clime, nor hours, days, months, which are the rags of time.
Persistence is what makes the impossible possible, the possible likely, and the likely definite.
After every happiness comes misery, they may be far apart or near. The more advanced the soul, the more quickly does one follow the other. What we want is neither happiness nor misery. Both make us forget our true nature, both are chains -- one iron, one gold , behind both is the Atman, who knows neither happiness nor misery. These are states, and states must ever change , but the nature of the atman is bliss, peace, unchanging. We have not to get it, we have it, only wash away the dross and see it.
Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
G. M. Trevelyan
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take.
Many hands make light work.
Love is the flower you've got to let grow.
Into the hands of every individual is given a marvelous power for good or evil -- the silent, unconscious, unseen influence of his life. This is simply the constant radiation of what man really is, not what he pretends to be.
William George Jordan
So many fail because they don't get started -- they don't go. They don't overcome inertia. They don't begin.
W. Clement Stone
It may be all right to be content with what you have, never with what you are.
It is the true season of love when we know that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
Great music and art are earthly wonders, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
Action is the antidote to despair.
Love is when reality is better than your dreams.
Thank god, it is over, that I have seen it and am able to tell it to the world.
There is no limit to the power of the human mind. The more concentrated it is, the more power is brought to bear on one point.
Where's the rest of me ?
Drake McHugh, Kings Row (1942)
The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule.
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.
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
It is only when we die each day to all that is old that there can be the new.
A woman who is loved always has success.
Something happened to me. It was the sweetest thing that ever could be. It was a fantasy a dream come true, it was the day I met you !
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Just because somebody doesn't love you the way you want, doesn't mean they don't love you with all they have.
Everything you want is on the other side of fear.
Hard work pays off.
The only people who find what they are looking for in life are the fault finders.
It doesn't matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going.
Courage is a moral quality , it is not a chance gift of nature like an aptitude for games. It is a cold choice between two alternatives, the fixed resolve not to quit , an act of renunciation which must be made not once but many times by the power of the will. Courage is will power.
Seduce my mind and you can have my body, find my soul and I'm yours forever.
Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
I am the inferior of any man whose rights I trample under foot. Men are not superior by reason of the accidents of race or color. They are superior who have the best heart the best brain.
Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others.
Go ahead, make my day.
Harry Callahan, Sudden Impact (1983)
Success in the affairs of life often serves to hide one's abilities, whereas adversity frequently gives one an opportunity to discover them.
Who, being loved, is poor ?
They alone live, who live for others.
You complete me.
Jerry Maguire, Jerry Maguire (1996)
Oh, Jerry, don't let's ask for the moon. We have the stars.
Charlotte Vale, Now (1942)
You may conquer with the sword, but you are conquered by a kiss.
Instruction does not prevent wasted time or mistakes, and mistakes themselves are often the best teachers of all.
James Anthony Froude
A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.
Dependent people need others to get what they want. Independent people can get what they want through their own efforts. Interdependent people combine their own efforts with the efforts of others to achieve their greatest success.
We are like tea bags - we don't know our own strength until we're in hot water.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. -
Religion is being and becoming. Religion is the manifestation of the divinity already in man.
How different our lives are when we really know what is deeply important to us, and keeping that picture in mind, we manage ourselves each day to be and to do what really matters most.
The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living that are desired when dying.
Average investors are on the outside trying to look into the inside of the company or property they are investing in.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Those who work at a thing heart and soul not only achieve success in it but through their absorption in that they also realize the supreme truth - brahman. Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god.