Yesterday is but a dream, tomorrow but a vision. But today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness, and every tomorrow a vision of hope. Look well, therefore, to this day.
It is love that makes the impossible possible.
Learning acquired in youth is an inscription on stone.
In love beggar and king are equal.
Who is blind ? He who can see no other world. Who is dumb ? He who can say nothing pleasant about his lot. Who is poor ? He who is troubled with too many desires. Who is rich ? He who is happy with his lot.
Where love reigns the impossible may be attained.
When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.
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Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
You were made perfectly to be loved and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.
Not being able to do everything is no excuse for not doing everything you can.
There is no pleasure in life equal to that of the conquest of a vicious habit.
In everything the ends well defined are the secret of durable success.
Adversity introduces a man to himself.
Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.
In order to be walked on, you have to be lying down.
I am the captain of my soul.
William Ernest Henley
Love is made by two people, in different kinds of solitude. It can be in a crowd, but in an oblivious crowd.
I believe that it is better to learn from the diverse people around us than to try in vain to emulate them, better to be a teacher than a role model. As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
Work spares us from three evils boredom, vice, and need.
Count it all joy, my brethren, when you meet various trials, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.
There is no security on this earth, there is only opportunity.
General Douglas MacArthur
What the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die !
Inigo Montoya, The Princess Bride (1987)
Someday when I grow up, finish school and get a job, I'll start living my life the way I want someday after the mortgage is paid off, the finances are on track and the kids are grown up, I'll drive that new car and take exciting trips abroad someday, now that I'm 9 about to retire, I'll buy that beautiful motor home and travel across this great country, and see all there is to see someday.
I'm an excellent driver.
Raymond Babbitt, Rain Man (1988)
Remember that nobody will ever get ahead of you as long as he is kicking you in the seat of the pants.
I love thee, I love but thee with a love that shall not die till the sun grows cold and the stars grow old.
Love is letting go of fear.
Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
The crocodile is only strong in the water.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.
Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.
Censure is often useful, praise often deceitful.
Instruction does not prevent wasted time or mistakes, and mistakes themselves are often the best teachers of all.
James Anthony Froude
A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.
All things are created twice. There's a mental or first creation, and a physical or second creation of all things. You have to make sure that the blueprint, the first creation, is really what you want, that you've thought everything through. Then you put it into bricks and mortar. Each day you go to the construction shed and pull out the blueprint to get marching orders for the day. You begin with the end in mind.
A gentle breeze blowing in the right direction is better than a pair of strong oars.
Canary Island Proverb
Each person born into this world represents something new, something that never existed before, something original and unique.
A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.
The list is an absolute good. The list is life.
Itzak Stern, Schindler's List (1993)
is the greatest gift of the mind , it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.
Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression, in order that every man present his views without penalty, there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population.
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
A man takes a drop too much once in a while, it's only human nature.
Charlie Allnut, Rose Sayer (1951)
Love is the history of a woman's life, it is an episode in man's.
Germaine De Stael
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
The land where humanity has attained its highest towards gentleness, towards generosity, towards purity, towards calmness - it is India.
Be the best that you can be.
Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn.
A simple I love you means more than money.
You are what you think you are.
Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.
William Butler Yeats
Hey, lady !
Herbert H. Heebert, The Ladies Man (1961)
Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch it, and it darts away.
The sun will come up tomorrow
True love can not be found where it truly does not exist, Nor can it be hidden where it truly does.
When I've heard all I need to make a decision, I don't take a vote. I make a decision.
Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.
Some of us have great runways already built for us. If you have one, take off. But if you don't have one, realize it is your responsibility to grab a shovel and build one for yourself and for those who will follow after you.
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
God does not care about our mathematical difficulties. He integrates empirically.
Men stumble over the truth from time to time but most pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened.
Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth, for thy love is better than wine.
Would you like to play a game ?
Joshua The Computer, Wargames (1983)
It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one's heart rather than out of pity. A person must possess himself and have a deep sense of security in fundamental principles and values in order to genuinely apologize.
A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace.
Levi ben Gershon
How do I look ?
Holly Golightly, Breakfast At Tiffany's (1961)
The beginning of wisdom is found in doubting, by doubting we come to the question, and by seeking we may come upon the truth.
Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.
Robert A. Heinlein
God gives us our relatives - thank God we can choose our friends.
Ethel Watts Mumford
Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?
The Joker, Batman (1989)
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
It may be all right to be content with what you have, never with what you are.
Never say more than is necessary.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
There is no chance, no fate, no destiny that can circumvent, or hinder, or control a firm resolve of a determined soul.
It is never too late to be what we might have been
Surprises and reverses can serve as an incentive for great accomplishment. There are no rules here, we're just trying to accomplish something.
I become a waterwheel, turning and tasting you, as long as water moves.
Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.
The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.
To succeed, you need to take that gut feeling in what you believe and act on it with all of your heart.
What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
I do not know how to kiss, or I would kiss you. Where do the noses go ?
Maria, For Whom The Bell Tolls (1943)
There is no luck except where there is discipline.
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.
He who lends to the poor gets his interest from God.
Let thy words be few.
If you want to win friends, make it a point to remember them. If you remember my name, you pay me a subtle compliment ; you indicate that I have made an impression on you. Remember my name and you add to my feeling of importance.
Ideas attract money, time, talents, skills, energy and other complementary ideas that will bring them into reality.
Mark Victor Hansen
For one human being to love another that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.
Rainer Maria Rilke
We simply assume that the way we see things is the way they really are or the way they should be. And our attitudes and behaviors grow out of these assumptions.
Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
Honesty is the best image.
Love talked about can be easily turned aside, but love demonstrated is irresistible.
W. Stanley Mooneyham
If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have the capacity at the beginning.
Love is perfect kindness
Trust in yourself. Your perceptions are often far more accurate than you are willing to believe.
I think there is something, more important than believing : Action ! The world is full of dreamers, there aren't enough who will move ahead and begin to take concrete steps to actualize their vision.
W. Clement Stone
Fear nothing, for every renewed effort raises all former failures into lessons, all sins into experience.
Self-suggestion makes you master of yourself.
W. Clement Stone
I have seen too much of the vanity of human affairs, to expect felicity from the splendid scenes of public life.
The important thing is this, to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are, for what we could become.
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.
When I hear somebody sigh, Life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, Compared to what ?