My fathers planted for me, and I planted for my children.
No one is so poor as an ignorant person.
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We must have friendship for all, we must be merciful toward those that are in misery, when people are happy, we ought to be happy, and to the wicked we must be indifferent. These attitudes will make the mind peaceful.
We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.
Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy night.
Margo Channing, All About Eve (1950)
As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.
I can't understand why people are frightened by new ideas. I'm frightened by old ones.
What the world wants is character. The world is in need of those whose life is one burning love, selfless. That love will make every word tell like a thunderbolt.
A wise man will not leave the right to the mercy of chance, nor wish it to prevail through the power of the majority. There is but little virtue in the action of masses of men.
Henry David Thoreau
One of the reasons mature people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.
They are able because they think they are able.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized ; they die when neglected. Life is a long line of opportunities.
Beware what you set your heart upon, for it surely shall be yours.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
Four steps to achievement : plan purposely, prepare prayerfully, proceed positively, pursue persistently.
William Arthur Ward
There is no beauty but the beauty of action.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing-that's why we recommend it daily.
A strong person and a waterfall always channel their own path.
People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.
Norman Vincent Peale
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You're on the road to success when you realize that failure is only a detour.
This was love at first sight, love everlasting, a feeling unknown, unhoped for, unexpected in so far as it could be a matter of conscious awareness, it took entire possession of him, and he understood, with joyous amazement, that this was for life.
Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible - it can not be seen or measured - yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more than any material possession ever could.
Barbara De Angelis
All I want is a warm bed and a kind word and unlimited power.
Nothing is worth more than this day.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.
Do you think that there is a word that contains all of the vowels? Unquestionably.
Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
In order to grasp the reality, we must see the possibilities. In the present, a formulation of the possibilities is the area in which I gain uncertainty concerning what I decide, without a vision of the possibilities, I act blindly, only a knowledge of the possibilities enables me to know what I am actually doing.
If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always gotten.
We can do no great things. Only small things with great love.
Those who wish to sing, always find a song.
He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything.
They're called boobs, Ed.
Erin Brockovich, Erin Brockovich (2000)
You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.
W. Clement Stone
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.
Immature love says, I love you because I need you. Mature love says, I need you because I love you.
It is possible to fail in many ways while to succeed is possible only in one way.
What a dump.
Rosa Moline, Beyond The Forest (1949)
Kindness is tenderness. Kindness is love, but perhaps greater than loveKindness is good will. Kindness says, I want you to be happy.
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.
As you think in your heart, so shall you be.
It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you often get it.
W. Somerset Manghan
Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they're supposed to help you discover who you are.
Bernice Johnson Reagon
Love is the whole and more than all.
To solve a problem or to reach a goal, you don't need to know all the answers in advance. But you must have a clear idea of the problem or the goal you want to reach.
W. Clement Stone
No alibi will save you from accepting the responsibility.
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that frightens us most. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It's not just in some of us, it's in all of us. And when we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, 'It might have been' .
John Greenleaf Whittier
Sex alleviates tension. Love causes it.
If money helps a man to do good to others, it is of some value , but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
Every hero becomes a bore at last.
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.
Forget about it.
Donnie Brasco, Donnie Brasco (1997)
Most ball games are lost, not won.
The only people who find what they are looking for in life are the fault finders.
You're lit from within, Tracy. You've got fires banked down in you, hearth-fires and holocausts.
Mike Connor, The Philadelphia Story (1940)
You'll find boredom where there is an absence of a good idea.
In addition to self-awareness, imagination, and conscience, it is the fourth human endowment -- independent will -- that really makes effective self-management possible. It is the ability to make decisions and choices and to act in accordance with them. It is the ability to act rather than to be acted upon, to proactively carry out the program we have developed through the other three endowments. Empowerment comes from learning how to use this great endowment in the decisions we make every day.
Success is dependent upon the glands - sweat glands.
A man is about as big as the things that make him angry.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Love is an electric blanket with somebody else in control of the switch.
Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
The one thing that separates winners from losers is, winners take action!
The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
For with god all things are possible.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Keep the Faith.
That is a lesson for all life - face the terrible, face it boldly. Like the monkeys, the hardships of life fall back when we cease to flee before them.
A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head.
There are two things to aim at in life, first, to get what you want, and after that to to enjoy it.
Logan Pearsall Smith
Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.
For hope is but the dream of those that wake.
Truth is nobody's property, no race, no individual can lay any exclusive claim to it. Truth is the nature of all souls.
Obstacles are those frightful things you can see when you take your eyes off your goal.
An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't.
I have loved to the point of madness, that which is called madness, that which to me, is the only sensible way to love.
Friendship is not born of words alone.
Love means to love that which is unlovable, or it is no virtue at all.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Let's not confuse hasty decisions with strength or intelligence. It's important to be decisive - after giving consideration that reflects the time you have and what's at stake.
I cannot stand little notes on my pillow ! We are all out of cornflakes,
Oscar Madison, F (1968)
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Now, gentlemen, let us do something today which the world may talk of hereafter.
Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee.
A short saying often contains much wisdom.
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.
Robert Louis Stevenson
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
Anyone can count the seeds in an apple, but only God can count the number of apples in a seed.
Robert H. Schuller
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe
Better late than never.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Adversity introduces a man to himself.
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.
The worst part of life is waiting. The best part of life is having someone worth waiting for.
A chain is as strong as its weakest link.
"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance."