Happiness consists of a solid faith, good health, and a bad memory.
A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.
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Admission of ignorance is often the first step in our education.
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think.
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
We find rest in those we love, and we provide a resting place in ourselves for those who love us.
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
My heart is ever at your service.
What is life without the radiance of love.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
You are what you repeatedly do. Excellence is not an event - it is a habit.
We can only learn to love by loving.
No fate is worse than a life without a love.
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.
You see, in life, lots of people know what to do, but few people actually do what they know. Knowing is not enough ! You must take action.
Rely on your own strength of body and soul. Take for your star self-reliance, faith, honesty and industry. Don't take too much advice keep at the helm and steer your own ship, and remember that the great art of commanding is to take a fair share of the work. Fire above the mark you intend to hit. Energy, invincible determination with the right motive, are the levers that move the world.
It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.
When I look around, I always learn something and that is to be always yourself. And to express yourself. To have faith in yourself. Do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it. Start from the very root of being, which is how can I be me?
The greater the obstacle the more glory.
Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.
It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best. You very often get it.
W. Somerset Maugham
Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished.
It is best to love wisely, no doubt, but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all.
William Makepeace Thackeray
The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
Arthur C. Clarke
We belong dead.
The Monster, Bride Of Frankenstein (1935)
Success in the affairs of life often serves to hide one's abilities, whereas adversity frequently gives one an opportunity to discover them.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you'll help them to become what they are capable of becoming.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
Rough spots sharpen our performance. And more often than not, obstacles can be turned into advantages. You just can't let your disappointment get in the way.
In love beggar and king are equal.
Open your ears before you open your mouth, it may surprise your eyes !
Love is friendship set to music
E. Joseph Cossman
The greatest thing you'll ever learn is to love and be loved in return.
Fear is the parent of cruelty.
To solve a problem or to reach a goal, you don't need to know all the answers in advance. But you must have a clear idea of the problem or the goal you want to reach.
W. Clement Stone
There is no point at which you can say 'Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap.'
It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.
For hope is but the dream of those that wake.
We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.
Men do less than they ought, unless they do all they can.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.
Old love does not rust.
Face it girls, I'm older and I have more insurance.
Evelyn Couch, Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
There are no secrets to success it is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
If I'd been a ranch, they would've named me the Bar Nothing.
Gilda, Gilda (1946)
No pain, No gain.
The significance of a man is not in what he attains but in what he longs to attain.
Believe that the loose ball that you are chasing has your name on it.
This above all, To Thine Own Self Be True.
The illiterate of the century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.
We can help others in the world more by making the most of yourself than in any other way.
Failing to plan is planning to fail.
Smile ! and the world will smile with you !
Enthusiasm releases the drive to carry you over obstacles and adds significance to all you do.
Norman Vincent Peale
Do first things first, and second things not at all.
Peter F. Drucker
The grass is not always greener on the other side of the fence. Fences have nothing to do with it. The grass is greenest where it is watered. When crossing over fences, carry water with you and tend the grass wherever you may be.
Love is friendship set on fire.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated , you can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.
David Lloyd George
Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.
Determine never to be idle... It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
People who look down on other people don't end up being looked up to.
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
Stop makin noises like a husband.
Vera, Detour (1945)
When our actions do not, our fears make us traitors.
I would rather have had one breath of her hair, one kiss from her mouth, one touch of her hand, than eternity without it.
City of Angels
You have the power to think what you want. No matter what the circumstance.
In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.
There are no mistakes, save one, the failure to learn from a mistake.
Our happiness depends on the habit of mind we cultivate. So practice happy thinking every day. Cultivate the merry heart, develop the happiness habit, and life will become a continual feast.
Norman Vincent Peale
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I'll be taking these huggies and whatever cash you got.
H. I. McDunnough, Raising Arizona (1987)
The only reason I would take up jogging would be to hear heavy breathing again.
You don't get to choose how you're going to die, only how you're going to live.
Thank god, it is over, that I have seen it and am able to tell it to the world.
One lie ruins a thousand truths.
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.
He who dares nothing need hope for nothing.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
Being defeated is only a temporary condition , giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn vos Savant
Love is when reality is better than your dreams.
Luck happens when opportunity encounters the prepared mind.
Each human organism is conceived with a potential for becoming a complete human being -- as a seed contains the potential for becoming a complete plant. But his becoming may be completed in an infinite variety of ways.
The point is that you can't be too greedy.
But because I am mad, I hate you. Because I am mad, I have betrayed you. And because I'm mad, I'm rejoicing in my heart, without a shred of pity, without a shred of regret, watching you go with glory in my heart !
Paula, Gaslight (1940)
The road to success is lined with many tempting parking spaces.
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.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.
O, there is nothing holier, in this life of ours, than the first consciousness of love, the first fluttering of its silken wings.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The only people who find what they are looking for in life are the fault finders.
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration
To err is human. To really screw up, you need a computer.
Paul R. Ehrlich
If you aren't going all the way, why go at all ?
Love is not selfish.
You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.
Growth and change are never easy... If it were easy, you would have done it long ago.
Hard work often leads to success. No work seldom does.
In Switzerland, they had brotherly love, and they had years of democracy and peace. And what did that produce ? The cuckoo clock.
Harry Lime, The Third Man (1949)
A compliment is like a kiss through a veil.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.