Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
I am speaking now of the highest duty we owe our friends, the noblest, the most sacred that of keeping their own nobleness, goodness, pure and incorrupt. . . . If we let our friend become cold and selfish and exacting without a remonstrance, we are no true lover, no true friend.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems you cannot hold on a minute longer, never give up then for that is just the place and time the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
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And in the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
I want to know God's thoughts ; the rest are details.
Perhaps the feelings that we experience when we are in love represent a normal state. Being in love shows a person who he should be.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
True love begins when nothing is looked for in return.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
If you aren't good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you'll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren't even giving to yourself.
Barbara De Angelis
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.
Efficiency is doing things right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing.
Those who are fired with an enthusiastic idea and who allow it to take hold and dominate their thoughts find that new worlds open for them. As long as enthusiasm holds out, so will new opportunities.
Norman Vincent Peale
The earth is enjoyed by heroes, this is the unfailing truth. Be a hero. Always say, I have no fear.
Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.
H. Jackson Brown
I cannot stand little notes on my pillow ! We are all out of cornflakes,
Oscar Madison, F (1968)
Don't fear, just live right.
Neal A. Maxwell
The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take
John Davidson Rockefeller
Sometimes I lie awake at night and ask, Where have I gone wrong ? Then a voice says to me, This is going to take more than one night.
Charles M. Shultz
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
On the last analysis, then, love is life. Love never faileth and life never faileth so long as there is love.
Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
Words do two major things : They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.
Whatever is at the center of our life will be the source of our security, guidance, wisdom, and power.
No man can succeed in a line of endeavor which he does not like.
Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
Listen, I have an update from Taako Central. I've updated my list of people I trust and things I believe to no one and nothing ! Not a joke, I don't trust you, half-pint, I don't trust Jeff from Today's Special, I don't trust Barold whatever-his-name - nobody, I trust nobody.
Where the willingness is great, the difficulties can not be great.
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
You owe it to yourself to find your own unorthodox way of succeeding, or sometimes, just surviving.
We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insolvuble problems.
Do what you love and the money will follow
All the powers in the universe are already ours. It is we who have put our hands before our eyes and cry that it is dark.
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 don't like something, change it, if you can't change it, change your attitude.
Come back to me in dreams, that I may give pulse for pulse, breath for breath. Speak low, lean low, as long ago, my love, how long ago.
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 person does not hear.
If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living.
I feel I have this great creative and spiritual force within me that is greater than faith, greater than ambition, greater than confidence, greater than determination, greater than vision. It is all these combined. Whether it is a godhead or not, I feel this great force, this untapped power, this dynamic something within me. This feeling defies description, and there is no experience with which this feeling may be compared. It is something like a strong emotion mixed with faith, but a lot stronger.
The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist.
Verbal Kint, The Usual Suspects (1995)
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
Go ahead, make my day.
Harry Callahan, Sudden Impact (1983)
There is no security on this earth ; there is only opportunity.
There is a great man who makes every man feels small. But the real great man is the man who makes every man feel great.
G. K. Chesterton
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character.
If you want to be enthusiastic, act enthusiastic.
Never give an order that can't be obeyed.
General Douglas MacArthur
I'm not bad. I'm just drawn that way.
Jessica Rabbit, Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
Mama, face it. I was the slut of all time.
Gloria Wandrous, Butterfield 8 (1932)
If you believe you can, you probably can. If you believe you won't, you most assuredly won't. Belief is the ignition switch that gets you off the launching pad.
You can not step twice into the same river, for other waters are continually flowing on.
Practice hope. As hopefulness becomes a habit, you can achieve a permanently happy spirit.
Norman Vincent Peale
Our first journey is to find that special place for us.
Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.
Hi, Curly, kill anyone today ?
Mitch Robbins, Curly (1991)
The storm also beats on the house that is built on the rock.
They say you were shot in the tabloids.
Nora Charles, Nick Charles (1934)
What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?
Robert H. Schuller
I like to watch.
Chance, Being There (1979)
Success is never ending, failure is never final.
Dr. Robert Schuller
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
No, this trick won't work... How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love ?
All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.
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.
Want to learn to eat a lot ? Here it is : Eat a little. That way, you will be around long enough to eat a lot.
Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Love works in miracles every day, such as weakening the strong, and stretching the weak , making fools of the wise, and wise men of fools , favoring the passions, destroying reason, and in a word, turning everything topsy-turvy.
Marguerite De Valois
Success comes from taking the initiative and following up... persisting... eloquently expressing the depth of your love. What simple action could you take today to produce a new momentum toward success in your life ?
Is it just me or is the grim reaper a straight-up hottie ?
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.
You can't express every feeling that you have every moment that you have them.
When Harry Met Sally
Will springs from the two elements of moral sense and self-interest.
It's your attitude not your aptitude that determines your altitude.
Love those who love you.
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.
Success is not to be pursued ; it is to be attracted by the person you become.
I have realized god sitting in the temple of every human body, the moment I stand in reverence before every human being and see god in him - that moment I am free from bondage, everything that binds vanishes, and I am free.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William A. Ward
You must learn from your past mistakes, but not lean on your past successes.
Your most expensive advice is the free advice you receive from your financially struggling friends and relatives.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
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.
A person's true wealth is the good he or she does in the world.
In matters of style, swim with the current, in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
The energy, the faith, the devotion which we bring to this endeavor will light our country and all who serve it, and the glow from that fire can truly light the world.
Just because something does n't do what you planned it to do in the first place doesn't mean it's useless.
Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.
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.
When a problem comes along, study it until you are completely knowledgeable. Then find that weak spot, break the problem apart, and the rest will be easy.
Norman Vincent Peale
Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.
I have not failed. I've just found ways that don't work
William Ernest Henley
A bizarre sensation pervades a relationship of pretense. No truth seems true. A simple morning's greeting and response appear loaded with innuendo and fraught with implications. Each nicety becomes more sterile and each withdrawal more permanent.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
Norman Vincent Peale
Knowing means to penetrate through the surface, in order to arrive at the roots, and hence the causes, knowing means to "see" reality in its nakedness. Knowing does not mean to be in the possession of the truth , it means to penetrate the surface and to strive critically and actively in order to approach truth ever more closely.
Hi-Yo, Silver !
The Lone Ranger, The Lone Ranger (1956)
We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.
Your neighbor's vision is as true for him as your own vision is true for you.
Miguel de Unamuno
Love is the only gold.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
If opportunity doesn't knock build a door.
Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
How can we remember our ignorance, which our growth requires, when we are using our knowledge all the time ?