The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
J. Robert Oppenheimer
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You haven't failed until you quit trying.
You only get out what you put in.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it , if you can dream it, you can become it.
William Arthur Ward
When you love someone all your saved-up wishes start coming out.
Fill your hands, you son-of-a-bitch !
Rooster Cogburn, True Grit (1969)
Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy night.
Margo Channing, All About Eve (1950)
This above all, To Thine Own Self Be True.
Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.
I know you are, but what am I ?
Pee-Wee Herman, Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (1985)
Houston, we have a problem.
Jim Lovell, Apollo 13 (1944)
I am again fairly settled down to the pleasant duties of an old fashioned Virginia house-keeper, steady as a clock, busy as a bee, and as cheerful as a cricket.
Possibilitizing is overcoming while you're undergoing.
Robert H. Schuller
The land where humanity has attained its highest towards gentleness, towards generosity, towards purity, towards calmness - it is India.
Believe that the loose ball that you are chasing has your name on it.
If at first you don't succeed skydiving is not for you.
Ask yourself : 'Do I feel the need to laminate ? ' Then teaching is for you.
Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.
No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an unchartered land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.
Give a man a fish and he will eat for the day, teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.
Talent does you no good unless it's recognized by someone else.
As a principle-centered person you try to stand apart from the emotion of the situation and from other factors that would act on you, and evaluate the options. Looking at the balanced whole -- the work needs, the family needs, the other needs that may be involved, and the possible implications of the various alternatives -- you'll try to come up with the best solution taking all factors into consideration.
I'll be back.
The Terminator, The Terminator (1984)
Greed, for lack of a better word, is good.
Gordon Gekko, Wall Street (1987)
If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes.
People who exercise their embryonic freedom day after day, little by little, expand that freedom. People who do not will find that it withers until they are literally 'being lived'. They are acting out scripts written by parents, associates and society.
Now is the only time there is. Make your now wow, your minutes miracles, and your days pay. Your life will have been magnificently lived and invested, and when you die you will have made a difference.
Mark Victor Hansen
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.
To love deeply in one direction makes us more loving in all others.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.
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.
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while Nature cures the disease
On the last analysis, then, love is life. Love never faileth and life never faileth so long as there is love.
May you live all the days of your life.
The time is always right to do what is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities.
Our furniture goes back to louis the fourteenth - unless of course we pay him before then.
Love is not love until love's vulnerable.
Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today.
What ever you are be a good one.
Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.
John F. Kennedy
Romanticism is not just a mode, it literally eats into every life. Women will never get rid of just waiting for the right man.
Anyone can count the seeds in an apple, but only God can count the number of apples in a seed.
Robert H. Schuller
In order to succeed you must fail so that you know what not to do the next time.
Anthony J. D'Angelo
A wise man makes his own decisions , an ignorant man follows the public opinion.
The best things in life are not things.
The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.
Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.
What doesn't kill me, makes me stronger.
You must tolerate that which you can not change.
You're happiest while you're making the greatest contribution.
Robert F. Kennedy
Commit yourself to a dream... Nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.
Robert H. Schuller
The holiest of holidays are those kept by ourselves in silence and apart, the secret anniversaries of the heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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.
Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?
The Joker, Batman (1989)
Love means never having to say you're sorry.
Oliver Barrett IV, Love Story (1970)
I'll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too !
The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
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One of the strongest motives that lead men to art and science is escape from everyday life with its painful crudity and hopeless dreariness, from the fetters of one's own ever-shifting desires. A finely tempered nature longs to escape from the personal life into the world of objective perception and thought.
Now he has departed from this strange world a little ahead of me. That means nothing. People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.
Be strong ! You talk of ghosts and devils. We are the living devils. The sign of life is strength and growth. The sign of death is weakness. Whatever is weak, avoid ! It is death. If it is strength, go down into hell and get hold of it ! There is salvation only for the brave. "None but the brave deserves the fair". None but the bravest deserves salvation.
If you look at what you have in life, You'll always have more. If you look at what you don't have in life, You'll never have enough.
Man is a ladder placed on the earth and the top of it touches heaven. And all his movements and doings and words leave traces in the upper world.
A ship in harbor is safe -- but that is not what ships are for.
John A. Shedd
Sharing is the essence of teaching. It is, I have come to believe, the essence of civilizationWithout it, the imagination is but the echo of the self, trapped in a soundproof chamber, reverberating upon itself until it is spent in exhaustion or futility.
To succeed... you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
Your neighbor's vision is as true for him as your own vision is true for you.
Miguel de Unamuno
First say to yourself what you would be , and then do what you have to do.
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul.
The greatest part of our happiness depends on our dispositions, not our circumstances.
Trust in yourself. Your perceptions are often far more accurate than you are willing to believe.
Not being able to do everything is no excuse for not doing everything you can.
Throughout the centuries there have been men who took the first steps down new roads armed with nothing but their own vision.
If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse , however if I treat you as though you are what you are capable of becoming, I help you become that.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Dwell not on the past. Use it to illustrate a point, then leave it behind. Nothing really matters except what you do now in this instant of time. From this moment onwards you can be an entirely different person, filled with love and understanding, ready with an outstretched hand, uplifted and positive in every thought and deed.
Every ceiling, when reached, becomes a floor, upon which one walks as a matter of course and prescriptive right.
I can levitate birds, but nobody cares.
A man takes a drop too much once in a while, it's only human nature.
Charlie Allnut, Rose Sayer (1951)
You complete me.
Miss Jean Louise, stand up. Your father's passing.
Reverend Sykes, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.
Happiness is the indication that man has found the answer to the problem of human existence the productive realization of his potentialities and thus, simultaneously, being one with the world and preserving the integrity of his self.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.
The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.
Remember the difference between a boss and a leader a boss says "Go ! '' -- a leader says "Let's go ! ''
Your attitude determines your altitude.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.
Life is too short to ponder the "what if's " and fear rejection.
The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.
The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel, its poverty by how little.
W. R. Inge
You are a product of your environment. So choose the environment that will best develop you toward your objective. Analyze your life in terms of its environment. Are the things around you helping you toward success -- or are they holding you back ?
W. Clement Stone
You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose site of the shore.
We go together, Laurie. I don't know why. Maybe like guns and ammunition go together.
Bart Tare, Gun Crazy (1949)
Goals give you more than a reason to get up in the morning, they are an incentive to keep you going all day. Goals tend to tap the deeper resources and draw the best out of life.
There are simply too many notes.
Emperor Joseph II, Amadeus (1984)
Only when all contribute their firewood can they build up a strong fire.
Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice. It is not something to be waited for, but rather something to be achieved.