To love is to place our happiness in the happiness of another.
Gottfried Wilhem Von Leibniz
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Keep away from small people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you too can become great.
Cease trying to work everything out with your minds. It will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be a revelation.
I believe in long, slow, deep, soft, wet kisses that last three days.
Crash Davis, Bull Durham (1988)
Some people come into our lives and quickly go, some stay for a while and leave footprints in our hearts, and we are never, ever the same.
If to do good were easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces.
You know when you've read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.
Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.
If we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find we have lost the future.
It is not good for all our wishes to be filled , through sickness we recognize the value of health, through evil, the value of good, through hunger, the value of food, through exertion, the value of rest.
The individual activity of one man with backbone will do more than a thousand men with a mere wishbone.
Give all to love; obey thy heart.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.
Robert H. Goddard
The greatest sin is to think yourself weak.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
Philippians 4: 4-7
More than kisses, letters mingle souls.
I love great music and art, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
Only when all contribute their firewood can they build up a strong fire.
Volunteers don't get paid, not because they're worthless, but because they're priceless.
When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished by how much the old man had learned in 7 years.
Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do, he will never do all that he can.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
The miracle power that elevates the few is to be found in their industry, application and perseverance, under the promptings of a brave determined spirit.
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.
When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property.
Wicked men obey from fear, good men, from love.
Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore, Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me I lift me lamp beside the golden door.
Whoever said anybody has a right to give up ?
Marian Wright Edelman
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
Pearl S. Buck
Go to the people. Learn from them. Live with them. Start with what they know. Build with what they have. The best of leaders when the job is done, when the task is accomplished, the people will say we have done it ourselves.
Gravitation can not be held responsible for people falling in love.
Don't waste yourself in rejection, nor bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.
Fear is met and destroyed with courage. Again and again, when the struggle seems hopeless and all opportunity lost, some man or women with a little more courage, a little more effort, brings victory.
James F. Bell
Practice hope. As hopefulness becomes a habit, you can achieve a permanently happy spirit.
Norman Vincent Peale
In the long run, men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, though they should fail immediately, they had better aim at something high.
Henry David Thoreau
Don't let your fears stand in the way of your dreams !
To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others.
What we can or can not do, what we consider possible or impossible, is rarely a function of our true capability. It is more likely a function of our beliefs about who we are.
If you build it, he will come.
Field of Dreams
If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have the capacity at the beginning.
You must tolerate that which you can not change.
You are what you think you are.
Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you to reach the heights of your capabilities or make the money that you want without becoming very good at it.
Look within, for within is the wellspring of virtue, which will not cease flowing, if you cease not from digging.
Except and expect positive things and that is what you will receive.
Truly loving another means letting go of all expectations. It means full acceptance, even celebration of another's personhood.
You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.
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.
Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
I'd like to make her look a little more attractive. How far can you pull back ?
Rita, Cameraman (1982)
It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
Love can never grow old. Locks may lose their brown and gold. Cheeks may fade and hollow grow. But the hearts that love will know, never winter's frost and chill, summer's warmth is in them still.
Who is the happiest of men ? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though'twere his own.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The more alternatives, the more difficult the choice.
Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through the snow.
Go as far as you can see and when you get there, you will always be able to see farther.
If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Something happened to me. It was the sweetest thing that ever could be. It was a fantasy a dream come true, it was the day I met you !
You betcha !
Marge Gunderson, Fargo (1996)
Do you think that there is a word that contains all of the vowels? Unquestionably.
Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.
Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.
Robert A. Heinlein
The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs".
Norman Vincent Peale
The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret to outward success.
Henry Ward Beecher
What doesn't kill me, makes me stronger.
Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
Fill your hands, you son-of-a-bitch !
Rooster Cogburn, True Grit (1969)
The best things in life are not things.
Some men see things the way they are and ask, Why ? I dream things that never were, and ask Why not ?
George Bernard Shaw
Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.
Lou Gehrig, The Pride Of The Yankees (1942)
We must all suffer one of two things : the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment.
If not us, who, if not now, when ?
I have learned not to worry about love, but to honor it's coming with all my heart.
Faith can move mountains.
The best way out is always through.
Life must be lived on a higher plane. We must go up to a higher platform, to which we are always invited to ascend, there, the whole aspect of things changes.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.
Yo, Adrian !
Rocky Balboa, Rocky (1976)
Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.
You are the handicap you must face. You are the one who must choose your place. You can make goals for family, relationships, anything.
There is no beauty but the beauty of action.
Failure defeats losers, failure inspires winners.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Captain, it is I, Ensign Pulver, and I just threw your stinking palm tree overboard. Now, what's all this crud about no movie tonight ?
Ensign Pulver, Mister Roberts (1955)
Action is the antidote to despair.
They merit more praise who know how to suffer misery than those who temper themselves in contentment.
A hundred years from now, it will not matter what kind of car I drove, what kind of house I lived in, how much money I had in the bank... but the world may be a better place because I made a differ- ence in the life of a child.
How do I look ?
Holly Golightly, Breakfast At Tiffany's (1961)
I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to my fellow-creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.
Don't say, "If I could, I would". Say, "If I can, I will".
It doesn't matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The strength of the heart comes from the soundness of the faith.
Saudi Arabian Proverb
Soul meets soul on lover's lips.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
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Into the hands of every individual is given a marvelous power for good or evil -- the silent, unconscious, unseen influence of his life. This is simply the constant radiation of what man really is, not what he pretends to be.
William George Jordan
This is as true in everyday life as it is in battle we are given one life and the decision is ours whether to wait for circumstances to make up our mind, or whether to act, and in acting, to live.