The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Love means to love that which is unlovable, or it is no virtue at all.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
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Money without brains is always dangerous.
There is no pleasure in life equal to that of the conquest of a vicious habit.
Don't wait. The time will never be just right.
To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
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.
Yesterday ended last night. Every day is a new beginning. Learn the skill of forgetting. And move on.
Norman Vincent Peale
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other.
Rainer Maria Rilke
Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others, it is the only means.
Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.
Friendship doubles joy and halves grief.
The only difference between a good shot and a bad shot is if it goes in or not.
Love sees roses without thorns.
For with god all things are possible.
We are like tea bags - we don't know our own strength until we're in hot water.
Winners lose much more often than losers. So if you keep losing but you're still trying, keep it up ! You're right on track.
Matthew Keith Groves
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear. Ambrose Redmoon Courage is the first of the human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all the others.
Here's Johnny !
Jack Torrance, The Shining (1980)
Failing to plan is planning to fail.
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
Talkers are no good doers.
And that's how you play "Get the Guests".
George, Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf (1966)
The main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance but to do what lies clearly at hand.
When we place blame, we give away our power.
Challenges are what make life interesting , overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.
Joshua J. Marine
Growth and change are never easy... If it were easy, you would have done it long ago.
There are two primary choices in life, to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.
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
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.
Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter can not understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.
There may be peace without joy, and joy without peace, but the two combined make happiness
Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly.
St Francis De Sales
Throughout the centuries there have been men who took the first steps down new roads armed with nothing but their own vision.
Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.
Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconscious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character
The atmosphere of expectancy is the breeding ground for miracles.
Rodney L. Parsley
I am big ! It's the pictures that got small.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become a reality.
When I look around, I always learn something and that is to be always yourself. And to express yourself. To have faith in yourself. Do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it. Start from the very root of being, which is how can I be me?
Sometimes your nearness takes my breath away , and all the things I want to say can find no voice. Then, in silence, I can only hope my eyes will speak my heart.
After your jump, the net appears.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is.
The harder I work, the luckier I get.
Truly loving another means letting go of all expectations. It means full acceptance, even celebration of another's personhood.
All love is sweet, given or returned.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
No alibi will save you from accepting the responsibility.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
One should never forbid what one lacks the power to prevent.
Okay, but I get to be on top.
Josh, Big (1988)
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.
Jane. Tarzan. Jane. Tarzan.
Tarzan, Tarzan The Ape Man (1932)
The book you don't read cant help.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it.
You control your future, your destiny. What you think about comes about. By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands -- your own.
Mark Victor Hansen
Reach for the stars.
Be courageous ! Whatever setbacks America has encountered, it has always emerged as a stronger and more prosperous nation. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith and go forward !
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.
He who hesitates is lost.
There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread.
Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them ?
Yes, it used to be beautiful -- what with the rackets, whoring, guns.
Lou Pascal, Atlantic City (1980)
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask !
W. Clement Stone
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.
Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Acknowledge that you failed, draw your lessons from it, and use it to your advantage to make sure it never happens again.
Happiness is not pleasure, it is victory.
It is not the job of the general to be winning. It is his job to win.
Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.
Margaret B. Runbeck
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
Who so loves believes the impossible.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction
Live with passion !
Slow but steady wins the race.
The only people who find what they are looking for in life are the fault finders.
I love thee with the breath, smiles, tears of all my life.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Love is the only rational act.
Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we can not live within.
There is no education like adversity.
Some people enter our lives and leave almost instantly. Others stay, and forge such an impression on our heart and soul, we are changed forever.
When one door closes another opens. But often we look so long so regretfully upon the closed door that we fail to see the one that has opened for us.
He was some kind of a man. What does it matter what you say about people ?
Tanya, Touch Of Evil (1958)
One can be a soldier without dying, and a lover without sighing.
The energy, the faith, the devotion which we bring to this endeavor will light our country and all who serve it, and the glow from that fire can truly light the world.
The person we believe ourselves to be will always act in a manner consistent with our self-image.
Enthusiasm releases the drive to carry you over obstacles and adds significance to all you do.
Norman Vincent Peale
A coward gets scared and quits. A hero gets scared, but still goes on.
No man ever became great without many and great mistakes.
William E. Gladstone
Happiness is a state of mind.
Living, love and death are one thing, not divisive, not separated, not divorced, not in the field of time but it is completely a living, moving thing, indivisible. And that is immortal.
Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.
Robert A. Heinlein
Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire.
To be a champion, you have to believe in yourself when nobody else will.
Sugar Ray Robinson
If we are to achieve results never before accomplished, we must expect to employ methods never before attempted.
Better to be king for a night than schmuck for a lifetime.
Rupert Pupkin, The King Of Comedy (1983)
I have nipples, Greg. Could you milk me ?
Jack Byrnes, Meet The Parents (2000)
Condemn none. If you can stretch out a helping hand, do so. If you cannot, fold your hands, bless your brothers, and let them go their own way.