I maintained my edge by always being a student, you will always have something new to learn.
Jackie Joyner Kersee
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Some love lasts a lifetime. True love lasts forever.
Look up and not down, look forward and not back, look out and not in, and lend a hand.
E. E. Hale
Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.
If you have to drive people that hard to do their job, then you've either got the wrong people, or you've got the right people doing the wrong job.
John P. Strelecky
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
Most of us are frightened of dying because we don't know what it means to live. We don't know how to live, therefore we don't know how to die. As long as we are frightened of life we shall be frightened of death.
I try to learn from the past, but I plan for the future by focusing exclusively on the present. That's were the fun is.
There is a great man who makes every man feels small. But the real great man is the man who makes every man feel great.
G. K. Chesterton
This is the West, sir. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.
Maxwell Scott, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
We must not say every mistake is a foolish one.
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.
John Andrew Holmes Jr.
Consider the little mouse how sagacious an animal it is which never entrusts his life to one whole only
History does nothing , it does not possess immense riches, it does not fight battles. It is men, real, living, who do all this.
Never giving up and pushing forward will unlock all the potential we are capable of.
Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
You cannot antagonize and influence at the same time.
The man of virtue makes the difficulty to be overcome his first business, and success only a subsequent consideration.
Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.
Into the house where joy lives, happiness will gladly come.
In order to form an immaculate member of a flock of sheep one must, above all, be a sheep.
Yes, you can be a dreamer and a doer too, if you will remove one word from your vocabulary : impossible.
Robert H. Schuller
Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers gardens.
Experience is not what happens to a man, it's what a man does with what happens to him.
If we all tired to make other peoples paths easy, our own feet would have a smooth even place to walk on.
I'm not bad. I'm just drawn that way.
Jessica Rabbit, Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
I'm not here just to make a living, I'm here to make a difference.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Do you think that there is a word that contains all of the vowels? Unquestionably.
There are many who's tongues might govern multitudes, if they could govern their tongues.
A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.
The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.
Triumph often is nearest when defeat seems inescapable.
Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.
I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed We hold these truths to be self-evident , that all men are created equal.
Martin Luther King Jr.
You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly.
Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you ?
Benjamin Braddock, The Graduate (1967)
Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never -- in nothing, great or small, large or petty -- never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense.
Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.
How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg ? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg.
You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose site of the shore.
Just because somebody doesn't love you the way you want, doesn't mean they don't love you with all they have.
Who, being loved, is poor ?
Be Here Now.
Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.
Snap out of it !
Loretta Castorini, Moonstruck (1987)
Results ? Why, man, I have gotten lots of results ! If I find ways something won't work, I haven't failed
Kindness is tenderness. Kindness is love, but perhaps greater than loveKindness is good will. Kindness says, I want you to be happy.
Curse ruthless time ! Curse our mortality. How cruelly short is the allotted span for all we must cram into it.
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."
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.
I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.
John Davidson Rockefeller
One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon- instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our windows today.
The glue that holds all relationships together -- including the relationship between the leader and the led is trust, and trust is based on integrity.
The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge.
If you're going to be able to look back on something and laugh about it, you might as well laugh about it now.
Nothing is predestined The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.
Good fortune and bad are equally necessary to man, to fit him to meet the contingencies of this life.
Your neighbor's vision is as true for him as your own vision is true for you.
Miguel de Unamuno
Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
Without continuous personal development, you are now all that you will ever become, and hell starts when the person you are meets the person you could have been.
You see, when we have the opportunity of working out, you'll see that your way of thinking is definitely not the same as mine. Art, after all, is a means of acquiring personal liberty. Your way is not my way nor mine yours.
The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.
Sydney J. Harris
I am the captain of my soul.
William Ernest Henley
It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
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
Who is the happiest of men ? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though'twere his own.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
If you realize how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
They can because they think they can.
My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.
The most important of life's battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.
David O. McKay
Better never to have met you in my dream than to wake and reach for hands that are not there.
Otomo No Yakamochi
It is not the job of the general to be winning. It is his job to win.
Whatever we leave to God, God does and blesses us.
Henry David Thoreau
Happy wife, happy life.
Get into a line that you will find to be a deep personal interest, something you really enjoy spending twelve to fifteen hours a day working at, and the rest of the time thinking about.
Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.
Work is love made manifest.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
A dream is simply reality waiting to happen.
John P. Strelecky
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
Example sheds a genial ray which men are apt to borrow, so first improve yourself today, and then your friends tomorrow.
God doesn't make junk.
Attica ! Attica !
Sonny Wortzik, Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
Joy can be real only if people look on their life as a service, and have a definite object in life outside themselves and their personal happiness.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
I am not a toy, I was made for soups, salads, maybe chili, and then the trash. Freedom !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.
Bite off more than you can chew, then chew it.
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
I can't understand why people are frightened by new ideas. I'm frightened by old ones.
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
Henry David Thoreau
Love is the flower you've got to let grow.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Everyone who achieves success in a great venture, solves each problem as they came to it. They helped themselves. And they were helped through powers known and unknown to them at the time they set out on their voyage. They keep going regardless of the obstacles they met.
W. Clement Stone
Only those who are absolutely their true selves in this world can have pervading influence.
Before we can forgive one another, we must understand one another