I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
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Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.
Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Seek first to understand, then to be understood.
Some people plant in the spring and leave in the summer. If you're signed up for a season, see it through. You don't have to stay forever, but at least stay until you see it through.
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.
If I know what love is, it is because of you.
I'm here to fight for truth, justice, and the american way.
Superman, Superman (1978)
When you study great teachers... you will learn much more from their caring and hard work than from their style.
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.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
The oneness of human beings is the basic ethical thread that holds us together.
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.
Love is the only gold.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
If you aren't going all the way, why go at all ?
Platitudes ? Yes, there are platitudes. Platitudes are there because they are true.
When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions.
W. Clement Stone
That first peak is the best place to pause and look back, to see if you took the easiest route, to learn the lessons from the first climb. And it is the best place to examine the terrain ahead, to change your plans and goals, to take a deep breath and begin climbing again.
The mark of a true doctor is usually illegible.
When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving one's self, and one always ends by deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.
Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.
A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
John Lennon Mignon McLaughlin
No one became poor by giving alms.
There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.
The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while Nature cures the disease
When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out.
"I can't do it" never accomplished anything ; "I will try" has performed miracles.
George P. Burnham
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Well, it's not the men in your life that counts, it's the life in your men.
Tira, I'm No Angel (1933)
Keep your heart open for as long as you can, as wide as you can, for others and especially for yourself.
Growth and change are never easy... If it were easy, you would have done it long ago.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
Love is what is left in a relationship after all the selfishness is taken out.
Goals give you more than a reason to get up in the morning, they are an incentive to keep you going all day. Goals tend to tap the deeper resources and draw the best out of life.
Roses are red, Violets are blue, I'm schizophrenic, and so am I.
In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you understand this ? And radio operates exactly the same way : you send signals here, they receive them there. The only difference is that there is no cat.
You have to think anyway, so why not think big ?
P. T. Barnum
Play for more than you can afford to lose and you will learn the game.
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.
We tend to live up to our expectations.
Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.
Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.
James F. Bymes
Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.
Robert H. Schuller
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Norman Vincent Peale
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
Francis of Assisi
Better late than never.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.
You're lit from within, Tracy. You've got fires banked down in you, hearth-fires and holocausts.
Mike Connor, The Philadelphia Story (1940)
Great oaks from little acorns grow
Leadership is power to endure an ongoing quest for information or influence not just actual triumphs like making profits or achieving stated objectives.
If you feel you have no faults there's another one.
Cease trying to work everything out with your minds. It will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be a revelation.
Till I loved, I never lived, enough.
Love works a different way in different minds, the fool it enlightens and the wise it blinds.
Education means inspiring someones mind, not just filling their head.
High expectations are the key to everything.
The worst way to miss someone is to be sitting right beside them knowing you can't have them.
Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement.
Adversity introduces a man to himself.
You know, maybe I was wrong and luck is like love. You have to go all the way to find it.
Jeff Bailey, Out Of The Past (1947)
You are the only person on earth who can use your ability.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace.
Levi ben Gershon
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father.
Lydia Maria Child
Just because you make a mistake doesnt mean you are a mistake.
If you would live your life with ease, do what you ought, not what you please.
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity , an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it.
If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.
If you wanna call me that, smile.
The Virginian, The Virginian (1929)
It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you often get it.
W. Somerset Manghan
Be not afraid of anything. You will do marvelous work. It is fearlessness that brings heaven even in a moment.
First say to yourself what you would be , and then do what you have to do.
The only reason I would take up jogging would be to hear heavy breathing again.
The giving of love is an education in itself.
Love is like a piece of art work, even the smallest bit can be so beautiful.
Watch the skies, everywhere, keep looking ! Keep watching the skies !
Ned Scotty Scott, The Thing From Another World (1951)
I never had a policy, I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.
Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.
Okay, but I get to be on top.
Josh, Big (1988)
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
Don't hide your light under a bushel.
Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
When you come to the edge of all the light you know and are about to step off into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing one of two things will happen. There will be something solid to stand on or you will be taught to fly.
A life without love in it is like a heap of ashes upon a deserted hearth, with the fire dead, the laughter stilled and the light extinguished.
A healthy outside starts from the inside
One of the reasons mature people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.
Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.
Why don't you come up sometime and see me ?
Lady Lou, She Done Him Wrong (1933)
A man's dreams are an index to his greatness.
Even when change is elective, it will disorient you. You may go through anxiety. You will miss aspects of your former life. It doesn't matter. The trick is to know in advance of making any big change that you're going to be thrown off your feet by it. So you prepare for this inevitable disorientation and steady yourself to get through it. Then you take the challenge, make the change, and achieve your dream.
One can spend a lifetime assigning blame, find the cause 'out there' for all the troubles that exist. Contrast this with the 'responsible attitude' of confronting the situation, bad or good, and instead of asking, 'What caused the trouble ? Who was to blame ?' asking 'How can I handle this present situation to make the most of it ? What can I salvage here ?'