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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.
Girls got balls. They're just a little higher up, that's all.
To live a creative life we must lose our fear of being wrong.
Joseph Chilton Pearce
Our intentions create our reality.
Wayne W. Dyer
First say to yourself what you would be , and then do what you have to do.
As different streams having different sources all mingle their waters in the sea, so different tendencies, various though they appear, crooked or straight, all lead to god.
Never seek to tell thy love. Love that never told can be, for the gentle wind does move silently, invisibly.
Most people have no idea of the giant capacity we can immediately command when we focus all of our resources on mastering a single area of our lives.
All things are created twice. There's a mental or first creation, and a physical or second creation of all things. You have to make sure that the blueprint, the first creation, is really what you want, that you've thought everything through. Then you put it into bricks and mortar. Each day you go to the construction shed and pull out the blueprint to get marching orders for the day. You begin with the end in mind.
Good habits are as addictive as bad habits, and a lot more rewarding.
Dyin' ain't much of a living, boy.
Josey Wales, The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)
If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes.
Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.
Unfortunately, there seems to be far more opportunity out there than ability... . We should remember that good fortune often happens when opportunity meets with preparation.
Busier than a cat covering up shit on a tile floor!
Larry the Cable Guy
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
Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
What's meant to be will always find a way
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
I would rather have had one breath of her hair, one kiss from her mouth, one touch of her hand, than eternity without it.
City of Angels
We can do no great things. Only small things with great love.
Leaders are people who are able to express themselves fully, they know who they are, what their strengths and weaknesses are, and how to fully deploy their strengths and compensate for their weaknesses. They also know what they want, why they want it, and how to communicate what they want to others, in order to gain compensation and support. Finally, they know how to achieve their goals. The key to full self-expression is understanding one's self and the world, and the key to understanding is learning -- from one's own life and experience.
We all love best not those who offend us least, nor those who have done most for us, but those who make it most easy for us to forgive them.
Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.
There's always a way - if you're committed.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.
Virtuous and wise he was, but not severe , He still remember'd that he once was young.
Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in kansas anymore.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
That love is all there is is all we know of love.
The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule.
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing, a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.
Any man who selects a goal in life which can be fully achieved has already defined his own limitations.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Never fear the want of business. A man who qualifies himself well for his calling, never fails of employment.
If you build it, he will come.
Shoeless Joe Jackson, Field Of Dreams (1989)
Some of us have great runways already built for us. If you have one, take off. But if you don't have one, realize it is your responsibility to grab a shovel and build one for yourself and for those who will follow after you.
Stand up, be bold, be strong. Take the whole responsibility on your own shoulders, and know that you are the creator of your own destiny. All the strength and succor you want is within yourself. Therefore, make your own future.
There is no substitute for hard work.
When you reach for the stars, you may not get one, but you won't come up with a handful of mud, either.
Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant ?
Henry David Thoreau
May you live all the days of your life.
The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.
The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.
Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father.
Lydia Maria Child
Your world is a living expression of how you are using and have used your mind
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though chequered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the grey twilight that knows not victory or defeat.
Our life is what it is as a result of how we think.
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.
Love is an electric blanket with somebody else in control of the switch.
You know, maybe I was wrong and luck is like love. You have to go all the way to find it.
Jeff Bailey, Out Of The Past (1947)
Practice makes perfect.
Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Sometimes you gotta say, What the fuck.
Miles, Risky Business (1983)
Do it now !
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
A strong person and a waterfall always channel their own path.
Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.
Leon J. Suenes
Never bring the problem solving stage into the decision making stage. Otherwise, you surrender yourself to the problem rather than the solution.
Robert H. Schuller
Most people don't get much praise in daily life, but we all need it very much. I think receiving praise makes us brave. Down deep we really know our worth, but we don't have easy access to that knowledge. We need to hear praise coming from outside ourselves or we won't remember that we deserve it.
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.
I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.
You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Charles Foster Kane, Citizen Kane (1941)
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.
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them, a desire, a dream, a vision.
The only way to make sure people you agree with can speak is to support the rights of people you don't agree with.
Eleanor Holmes Norton
He who has never learned to obey can not be a good commander.
He who joyfully marches to music rank and file, has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would surely suffice. This disgrace to civilization should be done away with at once. Heroism at command, how violently I hate all this, how despicable and ignoble war is ; I would rather be torn to shreds than be a part of so base an action. It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder.
You don't just stumble into the future you create your own future.
There are simply too many notes.
Emperor Joseph II, Amadeus (1984)
Love doesn't make the world go'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.
Franklin P. Jones
Happiness is not pleasure, it is victory.
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask !
W. Clement Stone
Pep without purpose is piffle.
You make me want to be a better man. As good as it gets.
Change yourself, change your fortunes.
The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at a time.
Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
Think about it, there must be higher love. Down in the heart or hidden in the stars above, without it, life is a wasted time. Look inside your heart, I'll look inside mine.
Only the healing art enables one to make a name for himself and at the same time give benefit to others.
Sharing is the essence of teaching. It is, I have come to believe, the essence of civilizationWithout it, the imagination is but the echo of the self, trapped in a soundproof chamber, reverberating upon itself until it is spent in exhaustion or futility.
The last miracle I did was the 1969 Mets. Before that, I think you have to go back to the Red Sea.
God, Oh God (1977)
Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.
To live happily with other people, ask of them only what they can give.” Tristan Bernard
Every time an artist dies, part of the vision of mankind passes with him.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
Robert F. Kennedy
Acknowledge that you failed, draw your lessons from it, and use it to your advantage to make sure it never happens again.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Live with passion !
Where there is love there is life.
Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.
Never react emotionally to criticism. Analyze yourself to determine whether it is justified. If it is, correct yourself. Otherwise, go on about your business.
Norman Vincent Peale
It is what you learn after you know it all that counts.
Love may make the world go around, but it's laughter that keeps us from getting dizzy.
Astrology and all these mystical things are generally signs of a weak mind, therefore as soon as they are becoming prominent in our minds, we should see a physician, take good food, and rest.
Go forward confidently, energetically attacking problems, expecting favorable outcomes.
Norman Vincent Peale
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.
I am not a toy, I was made for soups, salads, maybe chili, and then the trash. Freedom !