You will come to know that what appears today to be a sacrifice will prove instead to be the greatest investment that you will ever make.
Gorden B. Hinkley
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We are all born for love, it is the principle existence and it's only end.
What is essential is invisible to the eyes.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
Funny like I'm a clown ? I amuse you ?
Tommy De Vito, Goodfellas (1990)
How can we remember our ignorance, which our growth requires, when we are using our knowledge all the time ?
Henry David Thoreau
What really matters is what you do with what you have.
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.
Oh, Moses, Moses, you stubborn, splendid, adorable fool !
Nefretiri, The Ten Commandments (1956)
We don't have to take our clothes off to have a good time
Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement.
Without inspiration the best powers of the mind remain dormant, they is a fuel in us which needs to be ignited with sparks.
Johann Gottfried Von Herder
I am not an animal ! I am a human being. I am a man.
John Merrick, The Elephant Man (1980)
Never close your lips to those whom you have opened your heart.
Anyone can do something when they want to do it. Really successful people do things when they don't want to do it.
Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.
Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.
Do not wait for leaders, do it alone, person to person.
Badges ? We ain't got no badges ! We don't need no badges ! I don't have to show you any stinking badges !
Gold Hat, The Treasure Of The Sierra Madre (1948)
Seek first to understand, then be understood
It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.
The truth is more important than the facts.
Frank Lloyd Wright
When the going gets tough the tough get going.
Joseph P. Kennedy
When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property.
Growth and change are never easy... If it were easy, you would have done it long ago.
The brain and muscles must develop simultaneously. Iron nerves with an intelligent brain - and the whole world is at your feet.
Things do not change we change.
Henry David Thoreau
Anyone who thinks the sky is the limit, has limited imagination.
It is impossible to repent of love. The sin of love does not exist.
Our limitations and success will be based most often on our own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
But I would be proud.
Harry Burns, Sally Albright (1989)
The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be and that God wishes to see people happy, amidst the simple beauty of nature.
Practice loving people. It is true that this requires effort and continued practice, for some are not very lovable, or so it seems - with emphasis on "seems". Every person has lovable qualities when you really learn to know him.
Norman Vincent Peale
Love is the river of life in the world.
Henry Ward Beecher
What you can do, or dream you can, begin it, boldness has genius, power and magic in it.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Young love is a flame , very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep-burning, unquenchable.
Henry Ward Beecher
Each work has to pass through these stages - ridicule, opposition, and then acceptance. Those who think ahead of their time are sure to be misunderstood.
You'll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind.
The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which belie the idea that things can not be changed.
Cushion the painful effects of hard blows by keeping the enthusiasm going strong, even if doing so requires struggle.
Norman Vincent Peale
To me, the idea and expectation that the day is slowly and surely coming when we will be able to honestly say we are our brother's keeper and not his oppressor is very beautiful.
Put off for one day and ten days will pass by.
Look back on times of adversity with hope for the future, not regret for the past. Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again. Wisely improve the present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes.
To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are !
Put your heart, mind, intellect, and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.
So long as we are loved by others I should say that we are almost indispensable , and no man is useless while he has a friend.
Robert Louis Stevenson
He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything.
The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body. The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results.
There are eight million stories in the naked city. This has been one of them.
Narrator, The Naked City (1948)
For a person to build a rich and rewarding life for himself there are certain qualities and bits of knowledge that he needs to acquire. There are also things, harmful attitudes, superstitions, and emotions that he needs to chip away. A person needs to chip away everything that doesn't look like the person he or she most wants to become.
I didn't have time to hire half my coaching staff. I didn't know any of the players by sight, but somehow we got through spring ball with the help of a couple of graduate assistants.
Man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed, but not defeated.
Coming together is a beginning keeping together is progress working together is success.
You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.
Each person born into this world represents something new, something that never existed before, something original and unique.
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractionsthe little soon-forgotten charities of a kiss, a smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment in the disguise of a playful raillery, and the countless other infinitesimals of pleasurable thought and genial feeling.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
All love is sweet, given or returned.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
But because I am mad, I hate you. Because I am mad, I have betrayed you. And because I'm mad, I'm rejoicing in my heart, without a shred of pity, without a shred of regret, watching you go with glory in my heart !
Paula, Gaslight (1940)
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
Most people are about as happy as they make up their mind to be.
It is best to love wisely, no doubt, but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Sometimes you just got to give yourself what you wish someone else would give you.
If we all tired to make other peoples paths easy, our own feet would have a smooth even place to walk on.
Wouldja do me a favor, Harry ? Drop dead !
Billie Dawn, Born Yesterday (1950)
This is the people's war ! It is our war ! We are the fighters ! Fight it, then ! Fight it with all that is in us, and may god defend the right.
Vicar, Mrs Miniver (1942)
Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.
We can help others in the world more by making the most of yourself than in any other way.
Fortify yourself with contentment, for this is an impregnable fortress.
The wisest mind has something yet to learn.
We more frequently fail to face the right problem than fail to solve the problem we face.
Confidence imparts a wonderful inspiration to its possessor.
Find out what it means to die - not physically, that's inevitable - but to die to everything that is known, to die to your family, to your attachments, to all the things that you have accumulated, the known, the known pleasures, the known fears. Die to that every minute and you will see what it means to die so that the mind is made fresh, young, and therefore innocent, so that there is incarnation not in a next life, but the next day.
When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions.
W. Clement Stone
Our only security is in our ability to change.
It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake.
All power is within you. You can do anything and everything. Believe in that. Do not believe that you are weak, do not believe that you are half-crazy lunatics, as most of us do nowadays. Stand up and express the divinity within you. Truth is eternal.
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.
Love cures people, both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
Karl A. Menninger
What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail ?
Robert H. Schuller
Everything is okay in the end. If it's not okay, then it's not the end.
There are two things to aim at in life , first to get what you want, and after that to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind has achieved the second.
Logan Pearsall Smith
Be happy. It's one way of being wise.
It is at the edge of a petal that love waits.
William Carlos Williams
To love deeply in one direction makes us more loving in all others.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost , that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din.
Cutter, Gunga Din (1939)
Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
Ineffective people live day after day with unused potential. They experience synergy only in small, peripheral ways in their lives. But creative experiences can be produced regularly, consistently, almost daily in people's lives. It requires enormous personal security and openness and a spirit of adventure.
I'm a bit of a P.T Barnum. I make stars out of everyone.
The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.
Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.
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.
How you react when the joke's on you can reveal your character.
Every artist was first an amateur.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Success is the child of audacity.
My friends are my estate.
You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.