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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I used to think anyone doing anything weird was weird. Now I know that it is the people that call others weird that are weird.
The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.
Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.
The worst part of life is waiting. The best part of life is having someone worth waiting for.
What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first steps to something better.
While we pursue happiness, we flee from contentment.
The best effect of fine persons is felt after we have left their presence.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Don't call me a saint - I don't want to be dismissed that easily.
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear.
Follow your dreams.
We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.
If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully.
An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't.
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we can not live within.
For myself, I am an optimist -- it does not seem to be much use being anything else.
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
One sure-fire way to stay creative force yourself to learn something new.
You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.
Don't look back - forward, infinite energy, infinite enthusiasm, infinite daring, and infinite patience - then alone can great deeds be accomplished.
If we are going to teach 'creation science' as an alternative to evolution, then we should also teach the stork theory as an alternative to biological reproduction.
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I... I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
God is merciful to those whom he sees struggling heart and soul for realization. But remain idle, without any struggle, and you will see that his grace will never come.
It is impossible to imagine anything which better becomes a ruler than mercy.
Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
All love is sweet, given or returned.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
In our life there is a single color, as on an artist's palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.
He who lends to the poor gets his interest from God.
I never worry about action, but only about inaction.
There are two primary choices in life, to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.
Give all to love.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I gave her my heart, and she gave me a pen.
Lloyd Dobler, Say Anything (1989)
There are many who's tongues might govern multitudes, if they could govern their tongues.
We can let circumstances rule us, or we can take charge and rule our lives from within
The most important part of being a leader is maintaining the desire to keep on learning. That means learning about yourself, about your peers, and about the people you serve.
Love doesn't just sit there like a stone, it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new.
Ursula K. Le Guin
Never fear the want of business. A man who qualifies himself well for his calling, never fails of employment.
You will never find time for anything. You must make it.
Talkers are no good doers.
Look back on times of adversity with hope for the future, not regret for the past. Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again. Wisely improve the present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
Do we not all agree to call rapid thought and noble impulse by the name of inspiration ?
At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
I want everyone to be the way I strive to become -- to be himself in his truth. Do not follow me, follow yourself ! is the existential challenge. Self-being awakens self-being but does not force itself on it.
Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
Only those who are absolutely their true selves in this world can have pervading influence.
If you want to be enthusiastic, act enthusiastic.
The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It's as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. The true entrepreneur is a doer.
Every dog has his day.
Trust men and they will be true to you, treat them greatly, and they will show themselves great.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Other men have seen angels, But I have seen thee, And thou art enough.
None of us will every accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We conceal it from ourselves in vain, we must always love something. In those matters seemingly removed from love, the feeling is secretly to be found, and man can not possibly live for a moment without it.
If it matters to you, you will find a way. If it doesn't you will find an excuse
Bad news, compadres, this place is magic as hell.
I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.
Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness.
World is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.
What is essential is invisible to the eyes.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Any man who selects a goal in life which can be fully achieved has already defined his own limitations.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
The individual activity of one man with backbone will do more than a thousand men with a mere wishbone.
Determine never to be idle... It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
How you react when the joke's on you can reveal your character.
Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.
You're on the road to success when you realize that failure is only a detour.
Life must be lived on a higher plane. We must go up to a higher platform, to which we are always invited to ascend, there, the whole aspect of things changes.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Security is a kind of death.
Get busy livin, or get busy dyin'.
Andy, The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
If you would be loved, love and be lovable.
Let your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities.
Robert H. Schuller
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.
Love works in miracles every day, such as weakening the strong, and stretching the weak , making fools of the wise, and wise men of fools , favoring the passions, destroying reason, and in a word, turning everything topsy-turvy.
Marguerite De Valois
Love is friendship set to music
E. Joseph Cossman
Equations are more important to me, because politics is for the present, but an equation is something for eternity.
Attitude is everything.
If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, the excitement, and the mystery of the world we live in.
It's never too late to be what you might have been.
I'm melting ! Melting ! Oh, what a world ! What a world !
The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.
After all is said and done, there is usually more said than done.
Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.
W. Clement Stone
Action is the antidote to despair.
Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.
Don't ask yourself what the world needs , ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.
Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.
George F. Will
To my big brother George, the richest man in town !
Harry Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
The older I grow, the more everything seems to me to lie in manliness. This is my new gospel.
The vedanta recognizes no sin, it only recognizes error. And the greatest error, says the vedanta is to say that you are weak, that you are a sinner, a miserable creature, and that you have no power and you cannot do this and that.
As God is my witness, I'll never be hungry again.
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Life without love is like a tree. Without blossom and fruit.