There is only one terminal dignity, love. And the story of a love is not important, what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.
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The best leader brings out the best in those he has stewardship over.
J. Richard Clarke
The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Let those love now who never loved before. Let those who always loved, now love the more.
Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn.
Rhett Butler, Gone With The Wind (1939)
He who stops being better stops being good.
The road to success is always under construction.
Goodness, what beautiful diamonds !
Cloakroom Girl, Maudie Triplett (1932)
The dingo took my baby !
Lindy Chamberlain, A Cry In The Dark (1988)
One rule of action more important than all others is consists in never doing anything that someone else can do for you.
The heart does not respond to principles and programs, it seeks not efficiency, but passion.
Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof.
John Kenneth Galbraith
To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.
All condemnation of others really condemns ourselves. Adjust the microcosm which is in your power to do and the macrocosm will adjust itself for you.
Give me a place to stand and I will move the earth.
, Nobel Peace Prize winner We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
The life which is unexamined is not worth living
Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one.
Sometimes your nearness takes my breath away , and all the things I want to say can find no voice. Then, in silence, I can only hope my eyes will speak my heart.
Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today.
Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
It's showtime !
Joe Gideon, All That Jazz (1979)
I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie. I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave. And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.
To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.
John Andrew Holmes Jr.
Experience is not what happens to a man, it's what a man does with what happens to him.
If the student thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better student. If the lawyer thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better lawyer, and so on.
In order to succeed you must fail so that you know what not to do the next time.
Anthony J. D'Angelo
Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality, the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.
You need a good bedside manner with doctors or you will get nowhere.
William S. Burroughs
The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're still alive.
Don't argue for other people's weaknesses. Don't argue for your own. When you make a mistake, admit it, correct it, and learn from it -- immediately.
If you're going through hell, keep going.
Failing to plan is planning to fail.
Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost.
Robert H. Schuller
Intelligence without ambition is like a bird without wings.
C. Archie Danielson
After your jump, the net appears.
If this is a blessing, it is certainly very well disguised.
Dave, stop. Stop, will you? Stop, Dave. Will you stop, Dave? Stop, Dave. I'm afraid.
Hal (V.O.), 2001: A Space Odyssey (2001)
The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.
People come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime.
You do not pay the price of success, you enjoy the price of success.
A man takes a drop too much once in a while, it's only human nature.
Charlie Allnut, Rose Sayer (1951)
Pep without purpose is piffle.
Love is patient and kind, love is not jealous or boastful, it is not arrogant or rude. Love does not insist on its own way, it is not irritable or resentful, it does not rejoice at wrong, but rejoices in the right. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things.
It is only when we die each day to all that is old that there can be the new.
A human being is a part of a whole, called by us _universe_ , a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest... a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.
Love, all alike, no season knows, nor clime, nor hours, days, months, which are the rags of time.
Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you ?
Benjamin Braddock, The Graduate (1967)
The royal road to a man's heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.
If we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find we have lost the future.
Into the house where joy lives, happiness will gladly come.
You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.
W. Clement Stone
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
All or our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. -
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are !
How far you go in life depends on you being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
If you want a guarantee, buy a toaster.
What we hope to do with ease, we must learn first to do with diligence.
I have failed over and over again. That is why I succeed.
I have, for many years past, contemplated the noble races of red men who are now spread over these trackless forests and boundless prairies, melting away at the approach of civilization.
Kind words conquer.
We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can fly only by embracing each other.
Luciano De Crescenzo
One can be a soldier without dying, and a lover without sighing.
No general can fight his battles alone. He must depend upon his lieutenants, and his success depends upon his ability to select the right man for the right place.
Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.
In the court of basketball, there are no objections only rejections.
Life is "trying things to see if they work"
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.
Listen, I have an update from Taako Central. I've updated my list of people I trust and things I believe to no one and nothing ! Not a joke, I don't trust you, half-pint, I don't trust Jeff from Today's Special, I don't trust Barold whatever-his-name - nobody, I trust nobody.
Failures don't plan to fail, they fail to plan.
Face it girls, I'm older and I have more insurance.
Evelyn Couch, Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
Henry David Thoreau
All I want is a warm bed and a kind word and unlimited power.
One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus ; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
J. Robert Oppenheimer
A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.
One sure-fire way to stay creative force yourself to learn something new.
We come to beginnings only at the end.
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
Pearl S. Buck
The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-ness.
A short saying often contains much wisdom.
A man is not old until regrets start taking place of dreams.
And in the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Ability is sexless.
Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.
If we all tired to make other peoples paths easy, our own feet would have a smooth even place to walk on.
Its obvious that we don't know one millionth of one percent about anything.
Always do the right thing.
Da Mayor, Mookie (1989)
Love is like war, easy to begin but hard to end.
Do we not all agree to call rapid thought and noble impulse by the name of inspiration ?
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
Norman Vincent Peale
Chance is the fool's name for fate.
Guy Holden, The Gay Divorcee (1934)
Love that is true never grows old.
Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism -- how passionately I hate them !