Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.
H. Jackson Brown
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Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing, it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.
As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see the possibilities -- they're always there.
Norman Vincent Peale
Man is a ladder placed on the earth and the top of it touches heaven. And all his movements and doings and words leave traces in the upper world.
Love is a moment that lasts forever.
Only in relationship can you know yourself, not in abstraction and certainly not in isolation. The movement of behavior is the sure guide to yourself. It's the mirror of your consciousness, this mirror will reveal its content, the images, the attachments, the fears, the loneliness, the joy and sorrow. Poverty lies in running away from this, either in its sublimations or its identities.
How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
Recognize that transition has a characteristic shape.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.
The way we see the problem is the problem.
Ask nothing, want nothing in return. Give what you have to give, it will come back to you, but do not think of that now.
Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
To solve a problem or to reach a goal, you don't need to know all the answers in advance. But you must have a clear idea of the problem or the goal you want to reach.
W. Clement Stone
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.
I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.
Blanche Dubois, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
Take away love and our earth is a tomb.
Personally, veda's convinced me that alligators have the right idea. They eat their young.
Ida Corwin, Mildred Pierce (1945)
Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
I'm not here just to make a living, I'm here to make a difference.
Take a chance ! All life is a chance. The man who goes the furthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
Who's on first.
Dexter, The Naughty Nineties (1945)
Love is everything it's cracked up to be. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for.
Never say more than is necessary.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Every sale has five basic obstacles : no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.
You betcha !
Marge Gunderson, Fargo (1996)
You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
An idea can turn to dust or magic, depending on the talent that rubs against it.
Freedom is man's capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves.
Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time, and it annoys the pig
People fascinated by the idea of progress never suspect that every step forward is also a step on the way to the end.
And that's how you play "Get the Guests".
George, Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf (1966)
Each person's life is a story that is telling itself in the living.
When you arrive at your future, will you blame your past ?
Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.
W. Clement Stone
If you are afraid of failure you don’t deserve to be successful!
Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future.
Charles F. Kettering
It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.
Norman Vincent Peale
Kid, the next time I say, Let's go someplace like Bolivia, let's go someplace like Bolivia.
Butch Cassidy, Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969)
God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I can not change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.
In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.
Norman Vincent Peale
If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think another negative thought.
People will exercise great effort and creativity to make our plan work, and sometimes expend just as much effort and creativity to make your plan fail.
Be patient with your enemies and forgiving of your friends.
I used to think anyone doing anything weird was weird. Now I know that it is the people that call others weird that are weird.
It is better to do the wrong thing than to do nothing.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.
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.
We love because it's the only true adventure.
You live with your thoughts, so be careful what they are.
Luck happens when opportunity encounters the prepared mind.
God is merciful to those whom he sees struggling heart and soul for realization. But remain idle, without any struggle, and you will see that his grace will never come.
To err is human. To really screw up, you need a computer.
Paul R. Ehrlich
How you react when the joke's on you can reveal your character.
The willow knows what the storm does not that the power to endure harm outlives the power to inflict it.
Blood Of The Martyr
You cannot live without dying. You cannot live if you do not die psychologically every minute. This is not an intellectual paradox. To live completely, wholly, every day as if it were a new loveliness, there must be dying to everything of yesterday, otherwise you live mechanically, and a mechanical mind can never know what love is or what freedom is.
This is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure.
Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant ?
Henry David Thoreau
We have a problem. ''Congratulations. '' But it's a tough problem. ''Then double congratulations. ''
W. Clement Stone
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.
My definition of success is to live your life in a way that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain - and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel a lot more pleasure than they do pain.
Because I readily absorb ideas from every source - frequently starting where the last person left off - I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
Life is but a moment, death also is but another.
Robert H. Schuller
I've looked around enough to know that you're the one I want to go through time with.
Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.
William Ellery Channing
Each person born into this world represents something new, something that never existed before, something original and unique.
He who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary listener does not hear. quotes
I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.
George S. Patton
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we can not practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.
Where there is great love, there are always wishes.
The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.
If a man does only what is required of him, he is a slave. If a man does more than is required of him, he is a free man.
The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.
Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.
Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism -- how passionately I hate them !
Opportunity does not knock ; it presents itself when you beat down the door. -
For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
The illiterate of the century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.
There are few people who can manage more than their own business.
A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace.
Levi ben Gershon
Every truth has four corners, as a teacher I give you one corner, and it is for you to find the other three.
This too, shall pass.
He who is in love is wise and is becoming wiser, sees newly every time he looks at the object beloved, drawing from it with his eyes and his mind those virtues which it possesses.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is what you learn after you know it all that counts.
O Captain ! My Captain ! our fearful trip is done.
I am not overly impressed by the great names and reputations of those who might be trying to beat me to an invention... . Its their 'ideas' that appeal to me.
I'd like to make her look a little more attractive. How far can you pull back ?
Rita, Cameraman (1982)
Love is like pi - natural, irrational, and very important.
We must have friendship for all, we must be merciful toward those that are in misery, when people are happy, we ought to be happy, and to the wicked we must be indifferent. These attitudes will make the mind peaceful.
Oh, to be free from the stifling pressures of life to rest, a peaceful slumber that will rejuvenate my soul
You can often measure a person by the size of his dream.
Robert H. Schuller
In love beggar and king are equal.
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction.
Love those who love you.
Action may not always bring happiness , but there is no happiness without action.
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it.
William A. Ward
If you want to reach a goal, you must see the reaching in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal.