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What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
An Indian's dress of deer skins, which is wet a hundred times upon his back, dries soft; and his lodge also, which stands in the rains, and even through the severity of winter, is taken down as soft and as clean as when it was first put up.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
In love beggar and king are equal.
He who hesitates is lost.
Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.
The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.
We will either find a way or make one.
Who indeed can harm you if you are committed deeply to doing what is right ?
We find rest in those we love, and we provide a resting place in ourselves for those who love us.
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
Growth in personality occurs as a consequence of meeting conflicts and impasses head on, and reconciling them. Interpersonal conflicts and impasses constitute problems which require solutions so that a satisfying relationship may be maintained. Whenever a person encounters a problem in his everyday living, he is obliged to vary his behavior until he discovers some mode of responding which is successful in achieving a solution.
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe
There may be peace without joy, and joy without peace, but the two combined make happiness
Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.
If you want to reach a goal, you must see the reaching in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal.
The fastest way to pass your own expectation is to add passion to your labor.
Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way. Unless it's a fatal mistake, which, at least, others can learn from.
Love is like a piece of art work, even the smallest bit can be so beautiful.
Do what you love and the money will follow
A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds, it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before the change.
Fill your hands, you son-of-a-bitch !
Rooster Cogburn, True Grit (1969)
It is better to have loved and lost than to never have loved.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Reason is like an open secret that can become known to anyone at any time , it is the quiet space into which everyone can enter through his own thought.
Ideals serve well as our guides. They are like beacons on a journey , they do not permit us to tarry, as though our goal and rest were already contained in them.
War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain advantage at the expense of his fellow men.
I've found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often.
is a choice to focus one's being in a certain way, to bring one's faith, commitment, creativity, and love into coordination with a particular value and purpose.
Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement
W. Clement Stone
There is more to life than increasing its speed.
Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed.
I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed We hold these truths to be self-evident , that all men are created equal.
Martin Luther King Jr.
If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don't, they never were.
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.
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.
You cannot antagonize and influence at the same time.
Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it.
J. Petit Senn
I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.
Blanche Dubois, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
Thank god, it is over, that I have seen it and am able to tell it to the world.
Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down.
Charles F. Kettering
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing , knowing that is it not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.
You complete me.
Jerry Maguire, Jerry Maguire (1996)
Whatever we leave to God, God does and blesses us.
Henry David Thoreau
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The true way to soften one's troubles is to solace those of others.
Madame De Maintenon
When you do the wrong thing, knowing it is wrong, you do so because you have n't developed the habit of effectively controlling or neutralizing strong inner urges that tempt you, or because you have established the wrong habit and don't know how to eliminate them effectively.
W. Clement Stone
A martini. Shaken, not stirred.
James Bond, Goldfinger (1964)
Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.
Norman Vincent Peale
Life is the first gift, love is the second.
To love is to receive a glimpse of heaven.
One should never forbid what one lacks the power to prevent.
There is no point at which you can say 'Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap.'
A dream is just a dream. A goal is a dream with a plan and a deadline.
Do not wait for leaders, do it alone, person to person.
Yes, you can be a dreamer and a doer too, if you will remove one word from your vocabulary : impossible.
Robert H. Schuller
World is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
Familiar acts are beautiful through love.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Instill great values in your children today and your grandchildren will prosper tomorrow.
My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.
Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.
Stephen A. Brennan
He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.
Whenever your present situation, I assure you that you are not your habits. You can replace old patterns of self-defeating behavior with new patterns, new habits of the effectiveness, happiness, and trust-based relationships.
People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.
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.
I have seen him set fire to his wigwam and smooth over the graves of his fathers, clap his hand in silence over his mouth, and take the last look over his fair hunting ground, and turn his face in sadness to the setting sun.
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
Difficulties strengthen the mind, as well as labor does the body.
If we are to have real peace, we must begin with the children.
Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Wisdom is not like money to be tied up and hidden.
Hearts will never be practical until they are made unbreakable.
The Wizard of Oz
You had me at hello.
Accept the past for what it was. Acknowledge the present for what it is. Anticipate the future for what it can become.
Tracy L. McNair
The point is that you can't be too greedy.
Nurses dispense comfort, compassion, and caring without even a prescription.
Most of the exercise I get is from standing and walking around laboratory tables all day. I derive more benefit and entertainment from this than some of my friends and competitors get from playing games like golf.
No matter where you go, there you are.
To live happily with other people, ask of them only what they can give.” Tristan Bernard
Love is a great beautifier.
Louisa May Alcott
If a man can realize his divine nature with the help of an image, would it be right to call that a sin ? Nor, even when he has passed that stage, should he call it an error. Man is not traveling from error to truth, but from truth to truth, from lower to higher truth. To him all the religions from the lowest fetishism to the highest absolutism, mean so many attempts of the human soul to grasp and realize the infinite, each determined by the conditions of its birth and association, and each of these marks a stage of progress, and every soul is a young eagle soaring higher and higher, gathering more and more strength till it reaches the glorious sun.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind, the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
In order to form an immaculate member of a flock of sheep one must, above all, be a sheep.
Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.
The greatest part of our happiness depends on our dispositions, not our circumstances.
Our first journey is to find that special place for us.
Love, the irresistable desire to be irresistibly desired.
If you didn't know me, would you think I was a stranger ?
As God is my witness, I'll never be hungry again.
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost , that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
May you live all the days of your life.
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
There's no abiding success without commitment.
First say to yourself what you would be , and then do what you have to do.
A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.
The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're still alive.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized ; they die when neglected. Life is a long line of opportunities.
Only by contending with challenges that seem to be beyond your strength to handle at the moment you can grow more surely toward the stars.
Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is.
You will become as small as your controlling desire, as great as your dominant aspiration.
Beware what you set your heart upon, for it surely shall be yours.