Come to the edge. We can't. We're afraid. We can't. We will fall ! Come to the edge. And they came. And he pushed them. And they flew.
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We loved with a love that was more than love.
Edgar Allan Poe
Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them ?
The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
Think of the magic of that foot, comparatively small, upon which your whole weight rests. It's a miracle, and the dance, is a celebration of that miracle.
And now here is my secret, a very simple secret. It is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Condemn none. If you can stretch out a helping hand, do so. If you cannot, fold your hands, bless your brothers, and let them go their own way.
A man builds a fine house ; and now he has a master, and a task for life ; he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.
Only that day dawns to which we are awake.
Henry David Thoreau
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
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
I think we deserve a break.
Kathie Moffat, Jeff Bailey (1947)
The day will come when, after harnessing space, the winds, the tides and gravitation, we shall harness for god the energies of love. And on that day, for the second time in the history of the world, we shall have discovered fire.
Tonight's weather forecast - dark, with continued darkness until morning.
If you want to get somewhere you have to know where you want to go and how to get there. Then never, never, never give up.
Norman Vincent Peale
Procrastination is the fear of success. People procrastinate because they are afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead now. Because success is heavy, carries a responsibility with it, it is much easier to procrastinate and live on the 'someday I'll' philosophy.
They alone live, who live for others.
Many people may listen, but few people actually hear.
They are able because they think they are able.
We imagine that our mind in a mirror, that it is more or less accurately reflecting what is happening outside us. On the contrary, our mind itself is the principal element of creation. The world, while I am perceiving it, is being incessantly created for myself in time and space.
All men dream, but unequally. Those that dream at night in the dusty recesses of their minds awake the next day to find that their dreams were just vanity. But those who dream during the day with their eyes wide open are dangerous men , they act out their dreams to make them reality.
Thomas Edward Lawrence
We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Know that although in the eternal scheme of things you are small, you are also unique and irreplaceable, as are all your fellow humans everywhere in the world.
It's not what you've got, it's what you use that makes a difference.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
People can't live with change if there's not a changeless core inside them. The key to the ability to change is a changeless sense of who you are, what you are about and what you value.
It's easier to prepare and prevent, than to repair and repent.
The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.
I have learned that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
Having all the money in the world isn't much good if you can hardly get out of bed in the morning to enjoy it
Strength is life, weakness is death. Expansion is life, contraction is death. Love is life, hatred is death.
Keep the Faith.
Go ahead, make my day.
Harry Callahan, Sudden Impact (1983)
If you don't first handle fear and desire, and you get rich, you'll be a high pay slave.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
, Nobel Peace Prize winner We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.
The more alternatives, the more difficult the choice.
Never close your lips to those whom you have opened your heart.
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, this time more wisely.
An idea can turn to dust or magic, depending on the talent that rubs against it.
Hi, Curly, kill anyone today ?
Mitch Robbins, Curly (1991)
There are only two things more beautiful than a good gun, a swiss watch and a woman from anywhere.
Cherry Valance, Red River (1948)
Ill can he rule the great that cannot reach the small.
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe
There are never enough I Love You's.
This attachment of love to god is indeed one that does not bind the soul but effectively breaks all its bondages.
When you face your fear, most of the time you will discover that it was not really such a big threat after all. We all need some form of deeply rooted, powerful motivation - it empowers us to overcome obstacles so we can live our dreams.
Whatever our souls are made up, his and mine are the same.
He who has great power should use it lightly.
Sow a thought, and you reap an act , Sow an act, and you reap a habit , Sow a habit, and you reap a character , Sow a character, and you reap a destiny.
Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior.
John Churton Collins
Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy night.
Margo Channing, All About Eve (1950)
Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.
The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary.
John Keating, Dead Poets Society (1989)
Time is an equal opportunity employer. Each human being has exactly the same number of hours and minutes every day. Rich people can't buy more hours. Scientists can't invent new minutes. And you can't save time to spend it on another day. Even so, time is amazingly fair and forgiving. No matter how much time you've wasted in the past, you still have an entire tomorrow. quotes
Keep your business affairs in your own hands. It's the only way to be happy.
Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.
I may not be perfect, but some parts of me are excellent.
Success is the child of audacity.
There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his patients in the care of the human body, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
The whole universe is only the self with variations, one tune made bearable by variations. Sometimes there are discords, but they only make the subsequent harmony more perfect. In this hell of a world one can bring a little joy and peace even for a day into the heart of a single person, that much alone is true, this I have learnt after suffering all my life, all else is mere moonshine.
Only by contending with challenges that seem to be beyond your strength to handle at the moment you can grow more surely toward the stars.
Anything that we have to learn we learn by the actual doing of it we become just by performing just acts, temperate by performing temperate ones, brave by performing brave ones.
I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.
Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress.
Nicholas Murray Butler
Every dog has his day.
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.
Love is an electric blanket with somebody else in control of the switch.
Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today.
It is no sin to attempt and fail. The only sin is to not make the attempt.
Don't go through life, grow through life.
Love, a temporary insanity, curable by marriage.
It had always amazed me how different things looked in a studio compared to how they appeared on TV. In reality the set was a tiny stage in a giant room of cables, cameras, and monitors, all connected trounced a control room full of other monitors and audio equipment. On TV it looked like two people sitting in an office having a conversation.
John P. Strelecky
There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience tells him it is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
In order to succeed you must fail so that you know what not to do the next time.
Anthony J. D'Angelo
I light my candle from their torches.
Thank god, it is over, that I have seen it and am able to tell it to the world.
Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee.
The glue that holds all relationships together -- including the relationship between the leader and the led is trust, and trust is based on integrity.
There is always room for those who can be relied upon to delivery the goods when they say they will.
In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action
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 death of fear is in doing what you fear to do.
Four steps to achievement : plan purposely, prepare prayerfully, proceed positively, pursue persistently.
William Arthur Ward
If you have to drive people that hard to do their job, then you've either got the wrong people, or you've got the right people doing the wrong job.
John P. Strelecky
Immaturity can last a lifetime.
The fire that warms us can also consume us, it is not the fault of the fire.
Happiness itself does not stay -- only moments of happiness do.
Love those who love you.
Hey, Johnny, what are you rebelling against ?
Mildred, Johnny Strabler (1953)
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
I'll meet you at the place near the thing where we went that time.
Aaron Altman, Broadcast News (1987)
Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality, the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes-- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds'--can you help others do the same.
The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at a time.