I maintained my edge by always being a student, you will always have something new to learn.
Jackie Joyner Kersee
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Mac, you ever been in love ?
Wyatt Earp, Mac (1946)
The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
Take heed : you do not find what you do not seek.
The first and greatest commandment is, Don't let them scare you.
How do you live ?
Helen, James Allen (1932)
There are never enough I Love You's.
Admission of ignorance is often the first step in our education.
Love is a verb.
Martin Luther King Jr.
The only gift is a portion of thyself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Excellence is the result of caring more than others think wise, risking more than other's think safe, dreaming more than others think practical, and expecting more than others think possible.
It ain't over till it's over.
Pretty much everything will come to him who hustles while he waits. I believe that restlessness is discontent, and discontent is merely the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.
Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
"I am the thread that runs through all these pearls", and each pearl is a religion or even a sect thereof. Such are the different pearls, and god is the thread that runs through all of them, most people, however, are entirely unconscious of it.
True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful.
We can always redeem the man who aspires and strives.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.
Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality, the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
Nature never deceives us, it is we who deceive ourselves.
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Pay no attention to what the critics say , no statue has ever been erected to a critic.
When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.
Norman Vincent Peale
Love is patient and kind, love is not jealous or boastful, it is not arrogant or rude. Love does not insist on its own way, it is not irritable or resentful, it does not rejoice at wrong, but rejoices in the right. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things.
If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.
Love means to love that which is unlovable, or it is no virtue at all.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Men who have attained things worth having in this world have worked while others idled, have persevered while others gave up in despair, have practiced early in life the valuable habits of self-denial, industry, and singleness of purpose. As a result, they enjoy in later life the success so often erroneously attributed to good luck.
Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.
We all love best not those who offend us least, nor those who have done most for us, but those who make it most easy for us to forgive them.
I'm Multi-Dimensional !
There is nothing as remarkable as learning how to think better.
As a cure for worrying, work is far better than whiskey. I always found that, if I began to worry, the best thing I could do was focus upon doing something useful and then work very hard at it. Soon, I would forget what was troubling me.
A Crow is known wherever he is met by his beautiful white dress, and his tall and elegant figure. The greater part of the men being six feet high.
The time to make friends is before you need them.
Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune, but great minds rise above them.
Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
Our inheritance of well-founded, slowly conceived codes of honor, morals, and manners, the passionate convictions which so many hundreds of millions share together of the principles of freedom and justice, are far more precious to us than anything which scientific discoveries could bestow.
When you work, work, and when you play, play, dont get the two mixed up
A little more moderation would be good. Of course, my life hasn't exactly been one of moderation.
Fill your hands, you son-of-a-bitch !
Rooster Cogburn, True Grit (1969)
Encouragement is oxygen to the soul.
If it is to be it is up to me.
An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Losers make promises they often break. Winners make commitments they always keep.
Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father.
Lydia Maria Child
I live a very dull life here, indeed I think I am more like a state prisoner than anything else.
If your ship doesn't come in, swim out to it.
Love is like a mountain, hard to climb, but once you get to the top the view is beautiful.
Daniel Monroe Tuttle
When I hear somebody sigh, 'Life is hard', I am always tempted to ask, 'Compared to what ?'
You do not pay the price of success, you enjoy the price of success.
The course of true love never did run smooth.
Our minds are as different as our faces we are all traveling to one destination, happiness, but few are going by the same road.
Charles Caleb Colton
When you shoot a mime, should you use blanks ?
When you can't solve the problem, manage it.
Robert H. Schuller
I want the fairy tale.
Vivian, Pretty Woman (1990)
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan, you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
Roll with the punches.
We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.
Love is not selfish.
The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Efficiency is doing things right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing.
The best and most beautiful things in the world can not be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
Every man goes down to his death bearing in his hands only that which he has given away.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Seldom does an individual exceed his own expectations.
He who joyfully marches to music rank and file, has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would surely suffice. This disgrace to civilization should be done away with at once. Heroism at command, how violently I hate all this, how despicable and ignoble war is ; I would rather be torn to shreds than be a part of so base an action. It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder.
Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Every hero becomes a bore at last.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We are like tea bags - we don't know our own strength until we're in hot water.
Every man is more than just himself; he also represents the unique, the very special and always significant and remarkable point at which the world's phenomena intersect, only once in this way, and never again.
The best way to find yourself, is to lose yourself in the service of others.
As a mother of teenagers, do you know how many times I picked up the phone to apologize to my own mother ?
Love is the immortal flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves. It's eternal goal is life.
The beginning of wisdom is found in doubting, by doubting we come to the question, and by seeking we may come upon the truth.
They say you were shot in the tabloids.
Nora Charles, Nick Charles (1934)
It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
If what you did yesterday seems big, you haven't done anything today.
Man shapes himself through decisions that shape his environment.
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, loving someone deeply gives you courage.
They call it a "Royale with Cheese".
Vincent, Pulp Fiction (1994)
Love is the expansion of two natures in such fashion that each include the other, each is enriched by the other.
Where the willingness is great, the difficulties can not be great.
Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
Louisa May Alcott
What you cannot enforce, Do not command.
What we hope to do with ease, we must learn first to do with diligence.
Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.
We sat side by side in the morning light and looked out at the future together.
Whatever you think that you will be. If you think yourself weak, weak you will be , if you think yourself strong, you will be.
I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it.
Great men are not always wise.
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
Think of me as a sex symbol for men who don't give a damn.
Love always creates, it never destroys. In this lie's man's only promise.
For love is heaven, and heaven is love.
Sir Walter Scott
A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
If opportunity doesn't knock build a door.
Now is wanted intense karma-yoga with unbounded courage and indomitable strength in the heart. Then only will the people of the country be roused.