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The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
How you react when the joke's on you can reveal your character.
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.
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.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is Love.
Great minds have purpose, while others just have wishes.
Was there ever a more horrible blasphemy than the statement that all the knowledge of god is confined to this or that book ? How dare men call god infinite, and yet try to compress him within the covers of a little book !
To ask the hard question is simple.
Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.
The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
Some succeed because they are destined. Some succeed because they are determined.
If to do good were easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces.
Success is not to be pursued ; it is to be attracted by the person you become.
First say to yourself what you would be, and then do what you have to do.
Your decision to be, have and do something out of ordinary entails facing difficulties that are out of the ordinary as well. Sometimes your greatest asset is simply your ability to stay with it longer than anyone else.
Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.
Okay, but I get to be on top.
Josh, Big (1988)
Ninotchka, it's midnight. One half of Paris is making love to the other half.
Count Leon D'Algout, Ninotchka (1939)
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.
Repeat anything long enough and it will start to become you.
Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement
W. Clement Stone
Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior.
John Churton Collins
I would rather live and love where death is king than have eternal life where love is not.
Robert G. Ingersoll
People will exercise great effort and creativity to make our plan work, and sometimes expend just as much effort and creativity to make your plan fail.
Thank god, it is over, that I have seen it and am able to tell it to the world.
Love is blind, friendship closes its eyes.
The leader wonders about everything, wants to learn as much as he can, is willing to take risks, experiment, try new things. He does not worry about failure, but embraces errors, knowing he will learn from them.
Warren G. Bennis
For love is heaven, and heaven is love.
Sir Walter Scott
Who indeed can harm you if you are committed deeply to doing what is right ?
The power of imagination makes us infinite.
The list is an absolute good. The list is life.
Itzak Stern, Schindler's List (1993)
To succeed, you need to take that gut feeling in what you believe and act on it with all of your heart.
Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking our potential.
To become a leader, then, you must become yourself, become the maker of your own life.
Warren G. Bennis
There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience tells him it is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety.
Winning is not everything, but the effort to win is.
Leadership - The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
The heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight. But they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.
Thomas S. Monson
We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.
I love you for what you are, but I love you yet more for what you are going to be. I love you not so much for your realities as for your ideals. I pray for your desires that they may be great, rather than for your satisfactions, which may be so hazardously little. You are going forward toward something great. I am on the way with you, and therefore I love you.
Love is the river of life in the world.
Henry Ward Beecher
There is no such thing as failure. There are only results.
Be bold, and mighty forces will come to your aid.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Love is perfect kindness
We love because it's the only true adventure.
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.
John Andrew Holmes Jr.
Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low.
Henry Ward Beecher
Talent does you no good unless it's recognized by someone else.
Lives most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others ?
Martin Luther King Jr.
Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, and nothing is so gentle as true strength.
St. Francis De Sales
Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant ?
Henry David Thoreau
Love doesn't just sit there like a stone, it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new.
Ursula K. Le Guin
It takes a strong fish to swim against the current. Even a dead one can float with it.
An avoidance of true communication is tantamount to a relinquishment of my self- being , if I withdraw from it I am betraying not only the other but myself.
Yo, Adrian !
Rocky Balboa, Rocky (1976)
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.
Miss Jean Louise, stand up. Your father's passing.
Reverend Sykes, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
The ready back gets all the loads.
Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.
If you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth.
Mohandas Gandhi, Gandhi (1982)
Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habits. Watch your habits, they become character.Watch your character, it becomes your destiny.
The willow knows what the storm does not that the power to endure harm outlives the power to inflict it.
Blood Of The Martyr
The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls you.
Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement.
If you don't first handle fear and desire, and you get rich, you'll be a high pay slave.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Success is dependent upon the glands - sweat glands.
To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.
Love those who love you.
Don't let your fears stand in the way of your dreams !
How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young ?
Somebody stop me !
Stanley Ipkiss, The Mask (1994)
It was a high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, Always do what you are afraid to do.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
When you face your fear, most of the time you will discover that it was not really such a big threat after all. We all need some form of deeply rooted, powerful motivation - it empowers us to overcome obstacles so we can live our dreams.
If money is your hope for independence, you will never have it. The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability.
Romanticism is not just a mode, it literally eats into every life. Women will never get rid of just waiting for the right man.
Without the human community one single human being cannot survive.
Life is what you make it.
We have got to have a dream if we are going to make a dream come true.
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I... I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din.
Cutter, Gunga Din (1939)
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.
Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.
It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you often get it.
W. Somerset Manghan
And now here is my secret, a very simple secret. It is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Whenever I get the energy to exercise, I sit down until it passes.
It is not how much we do, but how much love we put in the doing. It is not how much we give, but how much love we put in the giving.
Losers make promises they often break. Winners make commitments they always keep.
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.
And think not you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course.
He who is afraid of asking is ashamed of learning.
I don't know nothin 'bout birthin' babies.
Prissy, Gone With The Wind (1939)
You'll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind.
Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire.
Try to be happy in this present moment, and put not off being so to a time to come, as though that time should be of another make from this which has already come and is ours.