Love, by its very nature, is unworldly, and it is for this reason rather than its rarity that it is not only apolitical but anti-political, perhaps the most powerful of all anti-political human forces.
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Once in a while, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale.
Gieselle C. Viera
True love can not be found where it truly does not exist, Nor can it be hidden where it truly does.
Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you ?
Benjamin Braddock, The Graduate (1967)
It is at the edge of a petal that love waits.
William Carlos Williams
People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in the world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want and if they can't find them, make them.
George Bernard Shaw
Feel nothing, know nothing, do nothing, have nothing, give up all to god, and say utterly, 'Thy will be done'. We only dream this bondage. Wake up and let it go.
I have spread my dreams under your feet , Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.
William Butler Yeats
Wealth belongs to the person who enjoys it and not to the one who keeps it.
I see dead people.
Cole Sear, The Sixth Sense (1999)
Love reckons hours for months, and days for years, and every little absence is an age.
Unfortunately, most of the students in martial art are conformers. The student seldom learns to depend upon himself for expression. Instead, he faithfully or blindly follows an instructor, the authority figure, and his instructor's imposed
pattern. That way, the student feels he is no longer alone and finds security in mass imitation. However, what is nurtured is the dependent mind rather than independent inquiry, which is so essential to genuine understanding. So through daily conditioning a student will probably be skilled according to a pattern, however, he will not come to understand himself.
Persistence is what makes the impossible possible, the possible likely, and the likely definite.
The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
Arthur C. Clarke
Where there's life, there's hope.
For the first time in my life, people cheering for me. Were you deaf ? Didn't you hear 'em ? We're not hitchhiking any more. We're riding.
Michael Kelly, Champion (1949)
When you wholeheartedly adopt a 'with all your heart' attitude and go all out with the positive principle, you can do incredible things.
Norman Vincent Peale
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The glow of inspiration warms us, it is a holy rapture.
It took more than one man to change my name to Shanghai Lily.
Shanghai Lily, Shanghai Express (1932)
Love is the immortal flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves. It's eternal goal is life.
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.
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is often a step forward.
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.
Many great ideas go unexecuted, and many great executioners are without ideas. One without the other is worthless.
It is no use saying "we are doing our best". You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
A life without love in it is like a heap of ashes upon a deserted hearth, with the fire dead, the laughter stilled and the light extinguished.
Kindness is tenderness. Kindness is love, but perhaps greater than loveKindness is good will. Kindness says, I want you to be happy.
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.
Great men are not always wise.
There are so many things that we wish we had done yesterday, so few that we feel like doing today.
Lust is what makes you keep wanting it, even when you have no desire to be with each other. Love is what makes you keep wanting to be with each other, even when you have no desire to do it.
I love thee with the breath, smiles, tears of all my life.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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
If I were required to guess off-hand, and without collusion with higher minds, what is the bottom cause of the amazing material and intellectual advancement of the last fifty years, I should guess that it was the modern-born and previously non-existent disposition on the part of men to believe that a new idea can have value.
The history of the world is but the biography of great men.
The leader has a clear idea of what he wants to do -- professionally and personally -- and the strength to persist in the face of setbacks, even failures.
Warren G. Bennis
If you refuse to accept anything but the best you very often get it.
We will act consistently with our view of who we truly are, whether that view is accurate or not.
Time is the great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all of it's students.
The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.
No disguise can long conceal love where it exists, or long feign it where it is lacking.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
The miracle is this the more we share, the more we have.
Bond. James Bond.
James Bond, Dr No (1962)
Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.
If I have a faith that can move mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.
To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.
I can't understand why people are frightened by new ideas. I'm frightened by old ones.
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
Every choice one makes either expands or contracts the area in which he can make and implement future decisions. When one makes a choice, he irrevocably binds himself to the consequences of that choice.
Marion G. Romney
When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed', you find it simply means to follow through.
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.
Synergy is everywhere in nature. If you plant two plants close together, the roots commingle and improve the quality of soil so that both plants will grow better than if they were separated. If you put two pieces of wood together, they will hold much more weight than the total of the weight held by each separately. The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. One plus one equals three or more.
I like to watch.
Chance, Being There (1979)
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead. His eyes are closed.
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win.
An obstacle is often a stepping stone.
Not being able to do everything is no excuse for not doing everything you can.
Happiness itself does not stay -- only moments of happiness do.
My friends are my estate.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
You complete me.
Jerry Maguire, Jerry Maguire (1996)
Times of great calamity and confusion have ever been productive of the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from the darkest storm.
Charles Caleb Colton
Find something you love to do and you'll never have to work a day in your life.
Beware what you set your heart upon, for it surely shall be yours.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Are you fit company for the person you wish to become ?
When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.
Charles A. Beard
The most important persuasion tool you have in your entire arsenal is integrity.
Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things. They are but improved means to an unimproved end, an end which was already but too easy to arrive at
Henry David Thoreau
Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
You can't expect people to look eye to eye with you if you are looking down on them.
Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.
John F. Kennedy
Love is a daily, mutual exchange of value.
Changes in life are not only possible and predictable, but to deny them is to be an accomplice to one's own unnecessary vegetation.
If you're going through hell, keep going.
Results come from constantly applying what you know, not just knowing.
John P. Strelecky
Follow humbly wherever and to whatever abyss Nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.
Thomas Henry Huxley
The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed.
Richard B. Sheridan
Shri Ramakrishna used to say, "As long as I live, so long do I learn". That man or that society which has nothing to learn is already in the jaws of death. Heart and core of everything here is good, that whatever may be the surface waves, deep down and underlying everything, there is an infinite basis of goodness and love.
Love is when reality is better than your dreams.
If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x ; y is play ; and z is keeping your mouth shut.
This too, shall pass.
Talent does you no good unless it's recognized by someone else.
He must have a truly romantic nature, for he weeps when there is nothing at all to weep about.
Quasimodo, The Hunchback Of Notre Dame (1939)
It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.
Obstacles are what appear when you take your eyes off your dreams.
Be happy. It's one way of being wise.
Coming together is a beginning keeping together is progress working together is success.
A lawyer dies and goes to hell. The devil says he'll make a deal with him. He can go to heaven if he gives up the souls of his wife and two kids. 'Sure' says the lawyer, 'but what's the catch ? '
Some people enter our lives and leave almost instantly. Others stay, and forge such an impression on our heart and soul, we are changed forever.
Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.
One of the greatest moments in anybody's developing experience is when he no longer tries to hide from himself but determines to get acquainted with himself as he really is.
Norman Vincent Peale
If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there and worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the loss of sleep.
Commit yourself to a dream... Nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.
Robert H. Schuller
Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.