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What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness ?
Love is the universal thirst for a communion not merely of the senses, but of our whole nature.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
The brain and muscles must develop simultaneously. Iron nerves with an intelligent brain - and the whole world is at your feet.
I love you. I've loved you since the first moment I saw you. I guess maybe Ive even loved you before I saw you.
George Eastman, A Place In The Sun (1951)
The only place where your dream becomes impossible is in your own thinking.
Robert H. Schuller
Sometimes I lie awake at night and ask, Where have I gone wrong ? Then a voice says to me, This is going to take more than one night.
Charles M. Shultz
Better to light a candle than curse the darkness.
Giving people a little more than they expect is a good way to get back more than you'd expect.
If you want to be enthusiastic, act enthusiastic.
My mother thanks you. My father thanks you. My sister thanks you. And I thank you.
George M. Cohan, Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
If the going is real easy, beware, you may be headed down hill.
You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
An idea can turn to dust or magic, depending on the talent that rubs against it.
One sure-fire way to stay creative force yourself to learn something new.
People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.
Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.
Love to faults is always blind. Always is to joy inclined, winged, and unconfined. And breaks all chains from every mind.
Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.
Lou Gehrig, The Pride Of The Yankees (1942)
I was nauseous and tingly all over. I was either in love or I had smallpox.
You will become as small as your controlling desire, as great as your dominant aspiration.
In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
Martin Luther King Jr.
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
If you face a delicate situation, don't go into it wearing your spurs or you'll rip it apart. Instead, dress for the occasion. Cloak yourself in diplomacy. Vest yourself with wisdom, and wear a smile.
Anne Mackay Thompson
A person's true wealth is the good he or she does in the world.
Wealth belongs to the person who enjoys it and not to the one who keeps it.
There are two ways of meeting difficulties you alter the difficulties, or you alter yourself to meet them.
Life is a do-it yourself project.
When you do the wrong thing, knowing it is wrong, you do so because you have n't developed the habit of effectively controlling or neutralizing strong inner urges that tempt you, or because you have established the wrong habit and don't know how to eliminate them effectively.
W. Clement Stone
Busier than a cat covering up shit on a tile floor!
Larry the Cable Guy
No man can succeed in a line of endeavor which he does not like.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.
If money is your hope for independence, you will never have it. The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability.
Never spend your money before you have it.
Wealth is the product of man's ability to think.
People with goals succeed because they know where they're going.
You will come to know that what appears today to be a sacrifice will prove instead to be the greatest investment that you will ever make.
Gorden B. Hinkley
Don't dream it be it.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1973)
Well, nobody's perfect.
Osgood Fielding III, Some Like It Hot (1959)
I have learned that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
I can't believe it. Right here where we live -- right here in St. Louis.
Esther Smith, Meet Me In St. Louis (1944)
Live as if you were to die tomorrow , Learn as if you were to live forever.
Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.
Forget about it.
Donnie Brasco, Donnie Brasco (1997)
Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly.
Stephen R. Covey
Love cures people - both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
One can be a soldier without dying, and a lover without sighing.
Happiness can not be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.
Love like you've never been hurt, dance like no one is watching, live as though heaven is on earth.
Between this fan and the fancy sunbrella, I'm one 16 inch waist away from Scarlett O'Hara !
The heart that loves is always young.
Great music and art are earthly wonders, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
I bet you can squeal like a pig.
Mountain Man, Deliverance (1972)
Your level of brilliance will determine the size of your opportunities in life.
The glow of inspiration warms us, it is a holy rapture.
Love is not blind. It sees more and not less, but because it sees more it is willing to see less.
All the technology in the world will never replace a positive attitude.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Constant dripping hollows out a stone.
There may be peace without joy, and joy without peace, but the two combined make happiness
Are we to love only those who deserve our love ? Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you , that ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven.
Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moments you reject all help, are you free. Fear is death, fear is sin, fear is hell, fear is unrighteousness, and fear is wrong life.
We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness , it is generally the by- product of other activities.
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 can often measure a person by the size of his dream.
Robert H. Schuller
I am fond of only what comes from the heart.
Be the ball.
Ty Webb, Caddyshack (1980)
Without inspiration the best powers of the mind remain dormant, they is a fuel in us which needs to be ignited with sparks.
Johann Gottfried Von Herder
Look within, for within is the wellspring of virtue, which will not cease flowing, if you cease not from digging.
I am the inferior of any man whose rights I trample under foot. Men are not superior by reason of the accidents of race or color. They are superior who have the best heart the best brain.
What do you feel like doing tonight ?
Angie, Marty (1955)
I have seen so many of these, and lived with them, and travelled with them, and oftentimes felt as if I should starve to death on an equal allowance, that I am fully convinced I am correct in saying that the North American Indians, taking them in the aggregate, even where they have an abundance to subsist on, eat less than any civilized population of equal numbers, that I have ever travelled amongst.
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.
Robert H. Schuller
Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
With malice toward none, with charity for all.
Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.
The pellet with the poison's in the vessel with the pestle. The chalice from the palace has the brew that is true.
Hubert Hawkins, The Court Jester (1956)
Without love our life is a, ship without a rudder, like a body without a soul.
Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.
Emily P. Bissell
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing , knowing that is it not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.
I have a head for business and a bod for sin.
Tess McGill, Working Girl (1988)
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that frightens us most. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It's not just in some of us, it's in all of us. And when we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves ; and under a just God, cannot long retain it.
To me, at least the way that I teach it, all types of knowledge ultimately means self-knowledge. So, therefore they're coming in and asking me to teach them not so much how to defend themselves or how to do somebody in. Rather, they want to learn to express themselves through some movement, be it anger, be it determination or whatever. So, in other words, they're paying me to show them, in combative form, the art of expressing the human body.
Do or do not, there is no try.
Success is never found. Failure is never fatal. Courage is the only thing.
So many fail because they don't get started -- they don't go. They don't overcome inertia. They don't begin.
W. Clement Stone
The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule.
It ain't over till it's over.
If I'm ever on a life-support system I choose to be unplugged, but not until Im down to a size eight!
How do you live ?
Helen, James Allen (1932)
In the court of basketball, there are no objections only rejections.
There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life.
Hasta la vista, baby. :
The Terminator, Terminator Judgment Day (1991)
Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness.
Marriage is a door which looks out upon a beautiful view. As that door is opened and the horizon unfolds before you, know that nothing is sweeter than the warmth of one hand within another.