Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it.
J. Petit Senn
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It is never too late to be what we might have been
There is more to life than increasing its speed.
Love means never having to say you're sorry.
By asking the question " How can I afford it ? " your brain is put to work.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Where's the rest of me ?
Drake McHugh, Kings Row (1942)
The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it open.
Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other.
Rainer Maria Rilke
The greatest part of our happiness depends on our dispositions, not our circumstances.
Hearts will never be practical until they are made unbreakable.
The Wizard of Oz
That'll do, pig. That'll do.
Farmer Hoggett, Babe (1995)
Ideas won't keep, something must be done about them.
Don't knock masturbation. It's sex with someone I love.
Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)
Just as our eyes need light in order to see, our minds need ideas in order to conceive.
The true way to soften one's troubles is to solace those of others.
Madame De Maintenon
The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.
I am someone else when I'm with you, someone more like myself.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
If you ever feel like having a child, go to a restaurant and sit next to one.
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.
It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.
Norman Vincent Peale
Every achiever I have ever met says, My life turned around when I began to believe in me.
Robert H. Schuller
Be all you can be.
John C. Maxwell
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.
Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.
Find and use your passion, and you'll have a great career. Don't do it, you won't. It's as simple as that.
I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I'm all out of bubble gum.
Nada, They Live (1988)
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
I ain't so tough.
Tom Powers, The Public Enemy (1931)
Live as if you were to die tomorrow , Learn as if you were to live forever.
When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.
He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in god. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.
Truth is nobody's property, no race, no individual can lay any exclusive claim to it. Truth is the nature of all souls.
Courage is not a virtue of value among other personal values like love or fidelity. It is the foundation that underlies and gives reality to all other virtues and personal values. Without courage our love pales into mere dependency. Without courage our fidelity becomes conformism.
You have to think anyway, so why not think big ?
P. T. Barnum
We have a problem. ''Congratulations. '' But it's a tough problem. ''Then double congratulations. ''
W. Clement Stone
There are only two rules for being successful. One, figure out exactly what you want to do, and two, do it.
Magic Mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all ?
Queen, Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937)
Laughter is the best medicine.
We don't live in a world of reality, we live in a world of perceptions.
Gerald J. Simmons
You haven't failed until you quit trying.
The way we see the problem is the problem.
No matter what I ever do or say, Heathcliff, this is me, now, standing on this hill with you. This is me, forever.
Cathy, Wuthering Heights (1939)
People with goals succeed because they know where they're going.
If we are to have real peace, we must begin with the children.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Nothing could be worse than the fear that one had given up too soon, and left one unexpended effort that might have saved the world.
Come out, come out, wherever you are !
Max Cady, Cape Fear (1991)
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Greed, for lack of a better word, is good.
Gordon Gekko, Wall Street (1987)
The more you seek security, the less of it you have. But the more you seek opportunity, the more likely it is that you will achieve the security that you desire.
Equations are more important to me, because politics is for the present, but an equation is something for eternity.
On the last analysis, then, love is life. Love never faileth and life never faileth so long as there is love.
Feel nothing, know nothing, do nothing, have nothing, give up all to god, and say utterly, 'Thy will be done'. We only dream this bondage. Wake up and let it go.
I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Your belief determines your action and your action determines your results, but first you have to believe.
Mark Victor Hansen
Be happy. It's one way of being wise.
Why hesitate? Upon the plains of hesitation are the bleached bones of countless millions, who on the threshold of victory sat down to wait, and in waiting they died.
Accumulate learning by study, understand what you learn by questioning.
There are no gains without pains.
It may be all right to be content with what you have, never with what you are.
No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.
In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.
To love is to place our happiness in the happiness of another.
Gottfried Wilhem Von Leibniz
I like to watch.
Chance, Being There (1979)
You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.
The strongest among the weak is the one who doesn't forget his weaknesses.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
The greatest sign of a success for a teacher... is to be able to say, "The children are now working as if I did not exist."
Great music and art are earthly wonders, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
The more alternatives, the more difficult the choice.
You. too, can determine what you want. You can decide on your major objectives, targets, aims, and destination. quotes
Lives of great men all remind us we can make our lives sublime, and, departing, leave behind us footprints in the sands of time.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
Each person born into this world represents something new, something that never existed before, something original and unique.
A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds, it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before the change.
No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see the possibilities -- they're always there.
Norman Vincent Peale
Whatever you are be a good one.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness , it is generally the by- product of other activities.
We are still masters of our fate. We are still captains of our souls.
Whether or not we realize it each of us has within us the ability to set some kind of example for people. Knowing this would you rather be the one known for being the one who encouraged others, or the one who inadvertently discouraged those around you ?
If there is no struggle, there is no progress.
I have learned not to worry about love, but to honor it's coming with all my heart.
Many people seem to think that success in one area can compensate for failure in other areas. But can it really ? True effectiveness requires balance.
Instruction does not prevent wasted time or mistakes, and mistakes themselves are often the best teachers of all.
James Anthony Froude
So whether or not we can get together, remember well that art lives where absolute freedom is. With all the training thrown to nowhere, with a mind perfectly unaware of its own working, with the self vanishing nowhere the art of JKD attains its perfection.
The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.
Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody is watching.
Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments. Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds.
Why don't you come up sometime and see me ?
Lady Lou, She Done Him Wrong (1933)
As a writer, I tell stories and people give me money. Then financial planners tell me stories, and I give them money.
Martin Cruz Smith
Impossible situations can become possible miracles.
Robert H. Schuller
The best and most beautiful things in the world can not be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.
The person we believe ourselves to be will always act in a manner consistent with our self-image.
Your level of brilliance will determine the size of your opportunities in life.
Growth in personality occurs as a consequence of meeting conflicts and impasses head on, and reconciling them. Interpersonal conflicts and impasses constitute problems which require solutions so that a satisfying relationship may be maintained. Whenever a person encounters a problem in his everyday living, he is obliged to vary his behavior until he discovers some mode of responding which is successful in achieving a solution.
What ever you are be a good one.
Success isn't magic or hocus-pocus, it's simply learning to focus.