Everyone should carefully observe which way his heart draws him, and then choose that way with all his strength.
While we pursue happiness, we flee from contentment.
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They call it a "Royale with Cheese".
Vincent, Pulp Fiction (1994)
I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Norman Vincent Peale
Busier than a cat covering up shit on a tile floor!
Larry the Cable Guy
The only gift is a portion of thyself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Now he has departed from this strange world a little ahead of me. That means nothing. People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.
If you feel you have no faults there's another one.
If one has to submit, it is wasteful not to do so with the best grace possible.
Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.
Anyone can do something when they want to do it. Really successful people do things when they don't want to do it.
Tonight's weather forecast - dark, with continued darkness until morning.
The only place where your dream becomes impossible is in your own thinking.
Robert H. Schuller
Beware what you set your heart upon, for it surely shall be yours.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you will land among the stars.
Let he him who would be moved to convince others, be first moved to convince himself.
A heart as soft, a heart as kind, a heart as sound and free as in the whole world thou canst find that heart I'll give to thee.
We can let circumstances rule us, or we can take charge and rule our lives from within
From what we get, we can make a living, what we give, however makes a life.
In nothing do men more nearly approach the gods than in giving health to men.
There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved , it is God's finger on man's shoulder.
To live is like to love, all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.
If anything goes bad, I did it. If anything goes semi-good, then we did it. If anything goes really good, then you did it.
Paul "Bear" Bryant
Magic Mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all ?
Queen, Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937)
The point is that you can't be too greedy.
How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young ?
Real love stories never have endings.
Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
Every cloud has a silver lining.
People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
Well, it's not the men in your life that counts, it's the life in your men.
Tira, I'm No Angel (1933)
In order to succeed you must fail so that you know what not to do the next time.
Anthony J. D'Angelo
It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you often get it.
W. Somerset Manghan
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
I've found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often.
What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.
Time is the great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all of it's students.
Acting on a good idea is better than just having a good idea.
The first duty of love is to listen.
Do you think that there is a word that contains all of the vowels? Unquestionably.
It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.
What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail ?
Robert H. Schuller
The maxim "Nothing but perfection" may be spelled "Paralysis".
The most common cause of fear of old age is associated with the possibility of poverty.
It is better to have loved and lost than to never have loved.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Things do not change we change.
Henry David Thoreau
Be the change you want to see in the world Ghandi Be useful where thou livest.
Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things.
You control your future, your destiny. What you think about comes about. By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands -- your own.
Mark Victor Hansen
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell'em, Certainly I can ! - and get busy and find out how to do it
My life is my message.
For one person to love another, that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks, the last test and proof, the work for which all else is but preparation.
Only the educated are free.
The greatest humiliation in life is to work hard on something from which you expect appreciation, and then fail to get it.
Edgar Watson Howe
After your jump, the net appears.
The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.
My heart shall be thy garden.
Many of life's failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
One hundred percent of the shots you don't take don't go in.
Fortune favors the brave.
We came to enjoy, we are being enjoyed. We came to rule, we are being ruled. We came to work, we are being worked. All the time, we find that. And this comes into every detail of our life.
First rule of fight club is, you do not talk about fight Club.
Tyler Durden, Fight Club (1999)
Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away.
Few people think more than two or three times a year. I have made an international reputation by thinking once or twice a week.
George Bernard Shaw
Leadership is a secret ingredient that goes into failure. But it's only kept a secret from the person who fails.
You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.
W. Clement Stone
Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.
The first requisite for success is to develop the ability to focus and apply your mental and physical energies to the problem at hand - without growing weary. Because such thinking is often difficult, there seems to be no limit to which some people will go to avoid the effort and labor that is associated with it.
You make me want to be a better man.
Melvin Udall, As Good As It Gets (1997)
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man. One man tells a lie, dozens repeat it as the truth.
The only real valuable thing is intuition.
Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Harold R. McAlindon
It is never too late to be what we might have been
I have spread my dreams under your feet , Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.
William Butler Yeats
Love is strong yet delicate. It can be broken. To truly love is to understand this. To be in love is to respect this.
The beauties of the world are best seen by those who strive to reach them.
Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.
Are you bored with life ? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours.
If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have the capacity at the beginning.
From every human being there rises a light that reaches straight to heaven, and when two souls that are destined to be together find each other, the streams of light flow together and a single brighter light goes forth from that united being.
Ba'al Shem Tov
Friendship doubles joy and halves grief.
Be grateful to the Man you help, think of him as god. Is it not a great privilege to be allowed to worship god by helping our fellow men ?
Let thy words be few.
What love we've given, we'll have forever. What love we fail to give, will be lost for all eternity.
I know you are, but what am I ?
Pee-Wee Herman, Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (1985)
Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.
Happiness is the indication that man has found the answer to the problem of human existence the productive realization of his potentialities and thus, simultaneously, being one with the world and preserving the integrity of his self.
There may be peace without joy, and joy without peace, but the two combined make happiness
The history of the world is but the biography of great men.
It is interesting to notice how some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage, and working their solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles.
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.
Argue for your limitations, and sure enough they're yours.
Obstacles are those frightful things you can see when you take your eyes off your goal.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
Where there is great love, there are always wishes.
I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. That is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.
Martin Luther King Jr.
You don't understand ! I could've had class. I could've been a contender. I could've been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am.