Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing, a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them become what they are capable of becoming.
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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.
Your most expensive advice is the free advice you receive from your financially struggling friends and relatives.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
It is impossible to imagine anything which better becomes a ruler than mercy.
The foundation my parents laid down with our faith continues to be my core.
The more often a man feels without acting, the less he'll be able to act. And in the long run, the less he'll be able to feel.
Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.
Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them.
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.
Love is what is left in a relationship after all the selfishness is taken out.
They're called boobs, Ed.
Erin Brockovich, Erin Brockovich (2000)
Sometimes things become possible if we want them bad enough.
Find and use your passion, and you'll have a great career. Don't do it, you won't. It's as simple as that.
There are essentially two things that will make you wiser the books you read and the people you meet.
Charles Tremendous Jones
A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.
We are born in relationship, we are wounded in relationship, and we can be healed in relationship.
Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from scratch. To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals.
You see, in life, lots of people know what to do, but few people actually do what they know. Knowing is not enough ! You must take action.
I am again fairly settled down to the pleasant duties of an old fashioned Virginia house-keeper, steady as a clock, busy as a bee, and as cheerful as a cricket.
Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.
Stopping at third base adds no more runs than striking out.
In any world menu, Canada must be considered the vichyssoise of nations – it's cold, half-French, and difficult to stir.
J. Stuart Keate
Every cloud has a silver lining.
The great end of life is not knowledge but action.
Thomas Henry Huxley
My tears of love are a waste of time if I turn away.
The beauties of the world are best seen by those who strive to reach them.
Tell me and I forget , show me and I remember , involve me and I understand.
Time is the great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all of it's students.
Get excited and enthusiastic about you own dream. This excitement is like a forest fire -- you can smell it, taste it, and see it from a mile away.
If you aren't good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you'll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren't even giving to yourself.
Barbara De Angelis
Why should a man be moral ? Because this strengthens his will.
The outer forms of our lives can change in an instant, but the inner reorientation that brings us back into a vital relation to people and activity takes time.
This too, shall pass.
Oh, no, it wasn't the airplanes. It was Beauty killed the Beast.
Carl Denham, King Kong (1933)
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.
A good general not only sees the way to victory , he also knows when victory is impossible.
Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.
Being defeated is only a temporary condition , giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn vos Savant
Honesty characterizes the person and enables him to create an identity, to communicate a real presence, and to establish authentic bonds with others. The individual increasingly comes to know who he is through the stand he takes when he expresses his ideas, values, beliefs, and convictions, and through the declaration and ownership of his feelings.
Where there is no vision, the people perish.
We shall neither fail nor falter, we shall not weaken or tire. Give us the tools and we will finish the job.
A man should have any number of little aims about which he should be conscious and for which he should have names, but he should have neither name for, nor consciousness concerning, the main aim of his life.
The sun will come up tomorrow
Challenges are what make life interesting , overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.
Joshua J. Marine
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.
You're gonna have to learn your cliches. You're gonna have to study them, you're gonna have to learn them, you're gonna have to know them. They're your friends. Write this down: "We gotta play 'em one day at a time."
Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose -- a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.
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)
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.
If I know what love is, it is because of you.
Platitudes ? Yes, there are platitudes. Platitudes are there because they are true.
Bumper Sticker - Join the Army. See the world, travel to far away places, meet exotic people and kill them.
Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them ?
Attitude determines altitude.
Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moments you reject all help, are you free. Fear is death, fear is sin, fear is hell, fear is unrighteousness, and fear is wrong life.
He who lives without discipline dies without honor.
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly , what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior.
John Churton Collins
A goal properly set is halfway reached.
Do not wait for ideal circumstances, nor for the best opportunities, they will never come.
Janet Erskine Stuart
The only true gift is a portion of yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
No involvement, no commitment.
We are stripped of every attribute of freedom and eligibility for legal self defence. Our property may be plundered before our eyes, violence may be committed on our persons, even our lives may be taken away, and there is none to regard our complaints. We are denationalized; we are disfranchised.
Chief John Ross
In a great romance, each person basically plays a part that the other really likes.
Love is like the wild rose-briar. Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly ?
To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.
What do you feel like doing tonight ?
Angie, Marty (1955)
I have seen him set fire to his wigwam and smooth over the graves of his fathers, clap his hand in silence over his mouth, and take the last look over his fair hunting ground, and turn his face in sadness to the setting sun.
Every man is more than just himself; he also represents the unique, the very special and always significant and remarkable point at which the world's phenomena intersect, only once in this way, and never again.
Man shapes himself through decisions that shape his environment.
We sat side by side in the morning light and looked out at the future together.
Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it, begin it now.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
A mature man is his own judge. In the end, his only form of support is being faithful to his own convictions. The advice of others may be welcomed invaluable, but it does not free him from responsibility.
Wisdom is knowledge, rightly applied.
Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home.
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King Jr.
I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it.
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.
John Andrew Holmes Jr.
One way to become enthusiastic is to look for the plus sign. To make progress in any difficult situation, you have to start with what's right about it and build on that.
Norman Vincent Peale
Never react emotionally to criticism. Analyze yourself to determine whether it is justified. If it is, correct yourself. Otherwise, go on about your business.
Norman Vincent Peale
Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible - it can not be seen or measured - yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more than any material possession ever could.
Barbara De Angelis
More than kisses, letters mingle souls.
If the ladder is not leaning against the right wall, every step we take just gets us to the wrong place faster.
In order to be walked on, you have to be lying down.
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
Some make it happen, some watch it happen, and some say, What happened ?
How we spend our days is of course how we spend our lives.
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
William Makepeace Thackeray
All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.
Success is achieved and maintained by those who try and keep trying.
W. Clement Stone
For one person to love another, that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks, the last test and proof, the work for which all else is but preparation.
There is no instinct like that of the heart.
It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly.
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.