Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.
Love is the universal thirst for a communion not merely of the senses, but of our whole nature.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Only one thing has to change for us to know happiness in our lives : where we focus our attention.
Once in a while, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale.
Gieselle C. Viera
As a mother of teenagers, do you know how many times I picked up the phone to apologize to my own mother ?
Slow but steady wins the race.
There are millions of children today who don't attend school. However, education is the only way to get ahead in this country.
Men like my father cannot die. They are with me still - - real in memory as they were in flesh, loving and beloved forever. How green was my valley then.
Huw Morgan, How Green Was My Valley (1941)
Without love our life is a, ship without a rudder, like a body without a soul.
It is the surmounting of difficulties that make heroes.
Results ? Why, man, I have gotten lots of results ! If I find ways something won't work, I haven't failed
Don't ever give up.
Don't mess with the bull, young man. You'll get the horns !
Principal Richard Vernon, The Breakfast Club (1985)
Some love lasts a lifetime. True love lasts forever.
All paths lead nowhere, so it is important to choose a path that has heart.
Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from weak minds.
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
You're lit from within, Tracy. You've got fires banked down in you, hearth-fires and holocausts.
Mike Connor, The Philadelphia Story (1940)
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work
What is essential is invisible to the eyes.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
We reap what we sow - we are the makers of our own fate. The wind is blowing, those vessels whose sails are unfurled catch it, and go forward on their way, but those which have their sails furled do not catch the wind. Is that the fault of the wind ? We make our own destiny.
I thought that training for the Olympics would be hardest thing I would ever have to do," former Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber said in court. "But the hardest thing I've ever had to do is process that I am a victim of Larry Nassar. But even though I'm a victim, I do not and will not live my life as one.
When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
Dreams are the reality of tomorrow.
You're tearing me apart !
Jim Stark, Rebel Without Cause (1955)
Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things we could have, if we didn't spend half of our time wishing.
Come out, come out, wherever you are !
Max Cady, Cape Fear (1991)
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.
A man never likes you so well as when he leaves your company liking himself.
He who lives without discipline dies without honor.
Four steps to achievement : plan purposely, prepare prayerfully, proceed positively, pursue persistently.
William Arthur Ward
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
The entire law is summed up in a single command, Love your neighbor as yourself.
Without music, life would be a mistake.
Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.
To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.
The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.
Yes, it used to be beautiful -- what with the rackets, whoring, guns.
Lou Pascal, Atlantic City (1980)
Where there is love there is life.
One who walks the road with love will never walk the road alone.
C. T. Davis
We are so lazy, we do not want to do anything ourselves. We want a personal god, a savior or a prophet to do everything for us. Long as we believe ourselves to be even the least different from god, fear remains with us, but when we know ourselves to be the one, fear goes, of what can we be afraid ?
The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.
Love is perfect kindness
It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.
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.
Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about its own things. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.
Matthew 6: 34
Where there is no vision, the people perish.
Never bring the problem solving stage into the decision making stage. Otherwise, you surrender yourself to the problem rather than the solution.
Robert H. Schuller
A man sees in the world what he carries in his heart.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
There is no education like adversity.
Freedom requires the capacity to accept, bear and live constructively with anxiety. I refer of course to the normal anxiety all of us experience at every step in our psychological growth as well as in this upset contemporary world. To be free means to face and bear anxiety, to run away from anxiety means automatically to surrender one's freedom.
The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.
The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.
I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
Gollum, The Lord Of The Rings (2002)
I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.
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.
People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.
Look at the weaknesses of others with compassion, not accusation. It's not what they're not doing or should be doing that's the issue. The issue is your own chosen response to the situation and what you should be doing. If you start to think the problem is "out there", stop yourself. That thought is the problem.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Everybody forgets the basic thing, people are not going to love you unless you love them.
To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others.
Conflict itself is, of course, a sign of relative health as you would know if you ever met really apathetic people, really hopeless people, people who have given up hoping, striving, and coping.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life , that word is love.
Here's Johnny !
Jack Torrance, The Shining (1980)
To laugh often and much; To win the respect of intelligent people And the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure The betrayal of false friends; To appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it , if you can dream it, you can become it.
William Arthur Ward
Examine the opportunities, the challenges you've given yourself.
Never trouble another for what you can do for yourself.
I think therefore I am
Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.
Leon J. Suenes
The more I love myself the better I am able to love you.
The secret of success is to do common things uncommonly well.
John Davidson Rockefeller
The greatest humiliation in life is to work hard on something from which you expect appreciation, and then fail to get it.
Edgar Watson Howe
There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.
If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
Hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are earned.
William Butler Yeats
Whatever we leave to God, God does and blesses us.
Henry David Thoreau
Love is like swallowing hot chocolate, before it has cooled off. It takes you by surprise at first, but keeps you warm for a long time.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
In order to grasp the reality, we must see the possibilities. In the present, a formulation of the possibilities is the area in which I gain uncertainty concerning what I decide, without a vision of the possibilities, I act blindly, only a knowledge of the possibilities enables me to know what I am actually doing.
The vedanta recognizes no sin, it only recognizes error. And the greatest error, says the vedanta is to say that you are weak, that you are a sinner, a miserable creature, and that you have no power and you cannot do this and that.
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
Whether or not we realize it each of us has within us the ability to set some kind of example for people. Knowing this would you rather be the one known for being the one who encouraged others, or the one who inadvertently discouraged those around you ?
Tell me and I forget , show me and I remember , involve me and I understand.
It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.
There is no security on this earth, there is only opportunity.
General Douglas MacArthur
Bond. James Bond.
James Bond, Dr No (1962)
Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.
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.
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else's can shorten it.
The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.
Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father.
Lydia Maria Child
If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.
Action, to be effective, must be directed to clearly conceived ends.
I have learned not to worry about love, but to honor it's coming with all my heart.
Why not go out on a limb ? Isn't that where the fruit is ?
The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.