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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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.
No general can fight his battles alone. He must depend upon his lieutenants, and his success depends upon his ability to select the right man for the right place.
If we all did the things we are capable of doing we would literally astound ourselves.
Success is never ending, failure is never final.
Dr. Robert Schuller
Every cloud has a silver lining.
Snakes ! Why did it have to be snakes ?
Indiana Jones, Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1987)
If you feel you have no faults there's another one.
Live Well... Laugh Often... Love Much.
To understand your parents love you must raise children yourself.
You're happiest while you're making the greatest contribution.
Robert F. Kennedy
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
The book you don't read cant help.
He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall , but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles, they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.
The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life.
This life is a hard fact, work your way through it boldly, though it may be adamantine, no matter, the soul is stronger. I have seen in life those who are overcautious about themselves fall into dangers at every step, those who are afraid of losing honor and respect, get only disgrace, and those who are always afraid of loss, always lose.
Rock and roll is the music of America, of youth, of rebellion, and of the common spirit that ties all that together.
A gentle breeze blowing in the right direction is better than a pair of strong oars.
Canary Island Proverb
Before I learned the art, a punch was just a punch, and a kick, just a kick. After I learned the art, a punch was no longer a punch, a kick, no longer a kick. Now that I understand the art, a punch is just a punch and a kick is just a kick.
The only difference between a rut and a grave is their dimensions.
There is more to life than increasing its speed.
My experience has taught me that a man who has no vices has damned few virtues.
If you want to reach a goal, you must see the reaching in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal.
Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.
Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.
Lou Gehrig, The Pride Of The Yankees (1942)
What's another word for thesaurus ?
People fascinated by the idea of progress never suspect that every step forward is also a step on the way to the end.
If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.
Whoever said anybody has a right to give up ?
Marian Wright Edelman
Volunteering is not a choice, it's a responsibility.
Ashley E. Hyder
The heart is wiser than the intellect.
Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful men keep moving ; they make mistakes, but they do not quit.
Leadership - The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Some succeed because they are destined. Some succeed because they are determined.
This attachment of love to god is indeed one that does not bind the soul but effectively breaks all its bondages.
Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.
Love is like a piece of art work, even the smallest bit can be so beautiful.
Acting on a good idea is better than just having a good idea.
We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.
Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.
I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times, in life after life, in age after age forever.
There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group, there is less competition there.
The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.
Life's most soothing things are a child's goodnight and sweet music.
Attitude determines altitude.
You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly.
Procrastination is opportunities natural assassin.
The brain and muscles must develop simultaneously. Iron nerves with an intelligent brain - and the whole world is at your feet.
Who indeed can harm you if you are committed deeply to doing what is right ?
I never let my subject get in the way of what I want to talk about.
Mark Victor Hansen
I see dead people.
Cole Sear, The Sixth Sense (1999)
Stand as a rock , you are indestructible. You are the Self ( atman ) , the god of the universe.
Only one thing has to change for us to know happiness in our lives : where we focus our attention.
If we are to have real peace, we must begin with the children.
The passionate are like men standing on their heads, they see all things the wrong way.
You can do what you want to do.
Inch by inch, it's a cinch.
Robert H. Schuller
Everyone's life is an object lesson to others.
Karl G. Maeser
Don't look back - forward, infinite energy, infinite enthusiasm, infinite daring, and infinite patience - then alone can great deeds be accomplished.
After all, tomorrow is another day !
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
A dream is simply reality waiting to happen.
John P. Strelecky
An army of lions commanded by a deer will never be an army of lions.
Wisdom is supreme , therefore make a full effort to get wisdom. Esteem her and she will exalt you , embrace her and she will honor you. Wise men speak because they have something to say, fools because they have to say something.
Personally, I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.
Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.
Norman Vincent Peale
You might well remember that nothing can bring you success but yourself.
Curse ruthless time ! Curse our mortality. How cruelly short is the allotted span for all we must cram into it.
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in.
Ideals serve well as our guides. They are like beacons on a journey , they do not permit us to tarry, as though our goal and rest were already contained in them.
You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.
The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.
It is always your next move.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
The most important of life's battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.
David O. McKay
Happiness is the indication that man has found the answer to the problem of human existence the productive realization of his potentialities and thus, simultaneously, being one with the world and preserving the integrity of his self.
Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it.
Each human organism is conceived with a potential for becoming a complete human being -- as a seed contains the potential for becoming a complete plant. But his becoming may be completed in an infinite variety of ways.
Censure is often useful, praise often deceitful.
Men always want to be a woman's first love. Women like to be a man's last romance.
Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , wisdom is humble that she knows no more.
If you listen to your fears, you will die never knowing what a great person you might have been.
Robert H. Schuller
Hey, lady !
Herbert H. Heebert, The Ladies Man (1961)
This too, shall pass.
You can have anything you want ? if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.
Be bold, and mighty forces will come to your aid.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Oh, to be free from the stifling pressures of life to rest, a peaceful slumber that will rejuvenate my soul
Obstacles are those frightful things you can see when you take your eyes off your goal.
The atmosphere of expectancy is the breeding ground for miracles.
Rodney L. Parsley
Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.
Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
A person's true wealth is the good he or she does in the world.
When people are like each other they tend to like each other.
Tell everyone what you want to do and someone will want to help you do it.
W. Clement Stone
Came but for friendship, and took away love.
Now he has departed from this strange world a little ahead of me. That means nothing. People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.
It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.