Bitterness imprisons life, love releases it. Bitterness paralyzes life, love empowers it. Bitterness sours life, love sweetens it. Bitterness sickens life, love heals it. Bitterness blinds life, love anoints it's eyes.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
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Go ahead, make my day.
Harry Callahan, Sudden Impact (1983)
Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee.
Happy wife, happy life.
Love is friendship set to music
E. Joseph Cossman
Be who you are in every situation.
The only guide to man is his conscience , the only shield to his memory is the rectitude and sincerity of his actions. It is very imprudent to walk through life without this shield, because we are so often mocked by the failure of our hopes and the upsetting of our calculations, but with this shield, however the fates may play, we march always in the ranks of honor.
If you're not sure where you're going, you'll probably end up somewhere else.
The truth is more important than the facts.
Frank Lloyd Wright
We're sisters under the same mink.
Debby Marsh, The Big Heat (1953)
Great men are not always wise.
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
Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.
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
I have loved to the point of madness, that which is called madness, that which to me, is the only sensible way to love.
The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today.
Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion
You have the power to think what you want. No matter what the circumstance.
Defeat is not bitter unless you swallow it.
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Robert H. Schuller
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened. Winston Churchill When I want to read a novel, I write one.
A person starts to live when he can live outside himself.
Honesty characterizes the person and enables him to create an identity, to communicate a real presence, and to establish authentic bonds with others. The individual increasingly comes to know who he is through the stand he takes when he expresses his ideas, values, beliefs, and convictions, and through the declaration and ownership of his feelings.
I am the captain of my soul.
William Ernest Henley
When you come to the edge of all the light you know and are about to step off into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing one of two things will happen. There will be something solid to stand on or you will be taught to fly.
Losers visualize the penalties of failure. Winners visualize the rewards of success.
Hardening of the heart ages people faster than hardening of the arteries.
Life without a purpose is a languid, drifting thing , every day we ought to review our purpose, saying to ourselves, 'This day let me make a sound beginning
You had me at "hello".
Dorothy Boyd, Jerry Maguire (1996)
Love, a temporary insanity, curable by marriage.
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, this time more wisely.
To be a leader, you must stand for something, or fall for anything.
Submit to love faithfully and it gives a person joy. It intoxicates, it envelops, it isolates. It creates fragrance in the air, ardour from coldness, it beautifies everything around it.
Success often comes to those who dare to act. It seldom goes to the timid who are ever afraid of the consequences.
Just smiling can do wonders for your attitude
Whatever happens, take responsibility !
The difficulties and distresses to which we have been exposed during the war must now be forgotten. We must endeavor to let our ways be the way of pleasantness and all our paths peace.
We have not yet begun to fight.
John Paul Jones
For children to take morality seriously they must be in the presence of adults who take morality seriously. And with their own eyes they must see adults take morality seriously.
William J. Bennett
The positive thinker is a hard-headed, tough-minded, and factual realist. He sees all the difficulties clearly... which is more than can be said for the average negative thinker. But he sees more than difficulties -- he tries to see the solutions of those difficulties.
Norman Vincent Peale
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
Courage is a moral quality , it is not a chance gift of nature like an aptitude for games. It is a cold choice between two alternatives, the fixed resolve not to quit , an act of renunciation which must be made not once but many times by the power of the will. Courage is will power.
The man who has no imagination has no wings.
Never, never, never give up.
Give all to love; obey thy heart.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
To know me is to love me.
Every man has in himself a continent of undiscovered character. Happy is he who acts as the Columbus to his own soul.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
You are never a loser until you quit trying.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.
Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.
Robert H. Schuller
Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.
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)
Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.
Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.
It is not what we get. But who we become, what we contribute... that gives meaning to our lives.
Don't knock masturbation. It's sex with someone I love.
Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)
All work is empty save when there is love.
Results ? Why, man, I have gotten lots of results ! If I find ways something won't work, I haven't failed
The harder you fall the higher you bounce.
It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.
Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished.
The holiest of holidays are those kept by ourselves in silence and apart, the secret anniversaries of the heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
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
Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.
Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.
The heart has reasons that reason does not understand.
Jacques Benigne Bossuel
Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.
King Mongkut, The King And (1956)
When it comes to giving, some people stop at nothing.
Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy night.
Margo Channing, All About Eve (1950)
Growth and change are never easy... If it were easy, you would have done it long ago.
Speak what you think today in words as hard as cannon-balls and tomorrow speak what tomorrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict every thing you said today.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Knowing is not enough we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Dependent people need others to get what they want. Independent people can get what they want through their own efforts. Interdependent people combine their own efforts with the efforts of others to achieve their greatest success.
When you can't solve the problem, manage it.
Robert H. Schuller
If you can't do it today, what makes you think you can do it tomorrow.
Our first journey is to find that special place for us.
There is more to life than increasing its speed.
Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you !
Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it.
Today is the first day of the rest of your life.
Without continuous personal development, you are now all that you will ever become, and hell starts when the person you are meets the person you could have been.
As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.
There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread.
The question should be, is it worth trying to do, not can it be done.
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
The only real valuable thing is intuition.
Wisdom is knowing what to do next.
David Starr Jordan
We will find only what we look for, nothing more and nothing less.
What a dump.
Rosa Moline, Beyond The Forest (1949)
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.