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No alibi will save you from accepting the responsibility.
Actions speak louder than words.
There are no perfect human beings ! My personal judgments are that no perfect human being is possible or even conceivable, but that human beings are far more improvable than most people believe.
A way of life can not be successful so long as it is mere intellectual conviction. It must be deeply felt, deeply believed, dominant even in dreams.
You're lit from within, Tracy. You've got fires banked down in you, hearth-fires and holocausts.
Mike Connor, The Philadelphia Story (1940)
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
I have noticed that folks are generally about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
Jane. Tarzan. Jane. Tarzan.
Tarzan, Tarzan The Ape Man (1932)
Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on does not constitute so strong an attachment as that from which they draw their gains.
I have spread my dreams under your feet , Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.
William Butler Yeats
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
You can't expect people to look eye to eye with you if you are looking down on them.
Oh, Jerry, don't let's ask for the moon. We have the stars.
Charlotte Vale, Now (1942)
The will to prepare is more important than the will to win.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
You could unwrap a Fudgesicle at the first light and never touch the brake lever till you threw away the stick.
To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself : First, what could I do ? Second, what could I read ? And third, who could I ask ?
Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.
Robert H. Schuller
People are like stained glass windows, they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.
Pretty much everything will come to him who hustles while he waits. I believe that restlessness is discontent, and discontent is merely the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.
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.
Terry Malloy, On The Waterfront (1954)
The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-ness.
The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.
Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.
Came but for friendship, and took away love.
We didn't land on plymouth rock. Plymouth rock landed on us !
Malcolm X, Malcolm X (1992)
Good habits are as addictive as bad habits, and a lot more rewarding.
Happiness itself does not stay -- only moments of happiness do.
The main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance but to do what lies clearly at hand.
As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
I may not be perfect, but some parts of me are excellent.
Love is strong yet delicate. It can be broken. To truly love is to understand this. To be in love is to respect this.
Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk beside me and be my friend.
Anyone can do something when they want to do it. Really successful people do things when they don't want to do it.
We do what we must, and call it by the best names.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
All things come to those who wait, but when they come they're out of date.
Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
The more connections you and your lover make, not just between your bodies, but between your minds, your hearts, and your souls, the more you will strengthen the fabric of your relationship, and the more real moments you will experience together.
Barbara De Angelis
To succeed, you need to take that gut feeling in what you believe and act on it with all of your heart.
The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.
Sydney J. Harris
We are responsible for what we are, and whatever we wish ourselves to be, we have the power to make ourselves. If what we are now has been the result of our own past actions, it certainly follows that whatever we wish to be in the future can be produced by our present actions, so we have to know how to act.
A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.
Oh, love is real enough, you will find it someday, but it has one archenemy and that is life.
I have realized god sitting in the temple of every human body, the moment I stand in reverence before every human being and see god in him - that moment I am free from bondage, everything that binds vanishes, and I am free.
Love is like the wild rose-briar. Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly ?
Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.
Kindness is an inner desire that makes us want to do good things even if we do not get anything in return. It is the joy of our life to do them. When we do good things from this inner desire, there is kindness in everything we think, say, want and do.
My tears of love are a waste of time if I turn away.
Lives of great men all remind us we can make our lives sublime, and, departing, leave behind us footprints in the sands of time.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Seek the wisdom of the ages, but look at the world through the eyes of a child.
No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see the possibilities -- they're always there.
Norman Vincent Peale
The United States, and other advanced nations, will someday be able to produce instruments of death so terrible the world will be in abject terror of itself and its ability to end civilization... . Such war-making weapons should be developed - but only for purposes of discovery and experimentation
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
Face it girls, I'm older and I have more insurance.
Evelyn Couch, Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
Growth and change are never easy... If it were easy, you would have done it long ago.
The list is an absolute good. The list is life.
Itzak Stern, Schindler's List (1993)
Except and expect positive things and that is what you will receive.
Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness -- great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy.
The only genuine love worthy of a name is unconditional.
When your self-worth goes up, your net worth goes up with it.
Mark Victor Hansen
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Can miles truly separate you from friends. If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there ?
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing-that's why we recommend it daily.
Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.
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
Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.
We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The principles you live by create the world you live in ; if you change the principles you live by, you will change your world. -
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
Open your ears before you open your mouth, it may surprise your eyes !
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
There's no such thing as coulda, shoulda and woulda. If you shoulda and coulda, you woulda done it.
No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.
The death of fear is in doing what you fear to do.
Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.
Robert H. Schuller
For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, 'It might have been' .
John Greenleaf Whittier
I am poor and naked but I am the chief of a nation. We do not want riches but we do want to train our children right. Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world. We do not want riches. We want peace and love.
You must motivate yourself every day.
Great oaks from little acorns grow
The very use of the word savage, as it is applied in its general sense, I am inclined to believe is an abuse of the word, and the people to whom it is applied.
There is not a breathing of the common wind that will forget thee.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.
The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body. The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Men spend their lives in anticipations, in determining to be vastly happy at some period when they have time. But the present time has one advantage over every otherit is our own. Past opportunities are gone, future have not come. We may lay in a stock of pleasures, as we would lay in a stock of wine , but if we defer the tasting of them too long, we shall find that both are soured by age.
Charles Caleb Colton
I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
There's no such thing as not enough time if you're doing what you want to do.
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must be overcome first.
Don't say, "If I could, I would". Say, "If I can, I will".
Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
The point is that you can't be too greedy.
One who walks the road with love will never walk the road alone.