The heart has reasons that reason does not understand.
Jacques Benigne Bossuel
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There are few people who can manage more than their own business.
There is no point at which you can say 'Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap.'
Possibilitizing is overcoming while you're undergoing.
Robert H. Schuller
A lie keeps growing and growing until it's as clear as the nose on your face.
The Blue Fairy, Pinocchio (1940)
The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school.
The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies, and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose. By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors.
Take a chance ! All life is a chance. The man who goes the furthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes.
A ruler should be slow to punish and swift to reward.
Our only security is in our ability to change.
One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
The minute I heard my first love story I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere, they're in each other all along.
Ideas without action are worthless.
Say hello to my little friend !
Tony Montana, Scarface (1983)
Discontent is the source of all trouble, but also of all progress, in individuals and nations.
Friendship often ends in love, but love in friendship - never.
Charles Caleb Colton
It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake.
Whoever said anybody has a right to give up ?
Marian Wright Edelman
Everything you want is on the other side of fear.
The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him.
One who seeks no friends is his own enemy.
Did my heart love'til now ? Foreswear its sight, for I never saw true beauty'til this night.
Because I readily absorb ideas from every source - frequently starting where the last person left off - I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
If anything goes bad, I did it. If anything goes semi-good, then we did it. If anything goes really good, then you did it.
Paul "Bear" Bryant
Fear is met and destroyed with courage. Again and again, when the struggle seems hopeless and all opportunity lost, some man or women with a little more courage, a little more effort, brings victory.
James F. Bell
Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future.
People are where they are because that's exactly where they really want to be. . . whether they'll admit that or not
Life's most soothing things are a child's goodnight and sweet music.
Whatever we leave to God, God does and blesses us.
Henry David Thoreau
Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.
Draw from others the lesson that may profit yourself.
Love can never grow old. Locks may lose their brown and gold. Cheeks may fade and hollow grow. But the hearts that love will know, never winter's frost and chill, summer's warmth is in them still.
As you think in your heart, so shall you be.
The first duty of love is to listen.
Kindness is tenderness. Kindness is love, but perhaps greater than loveKindness is good will. Kindness says, I want you to be happy.
The question should be, is it worth trying to do, not can it be done.
Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter can not understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.
Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you !
Time is the great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all of it's students.
It is impossible to repent of love. The sin of love does not exist.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
I never perfected an invention that I did not think about in terms of the service it might give others. I find out what the world needs, then I proceed to invent.
There is no real excellence in all this world which can be separated from right living.
David Starr Jordan
There's a name for you ladies, but it isn't used in high society -- outside of a kennel.
Crystal Allen, The Women (1939)
It's not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential.
The only difference between a good shot and a bad shot is if it goes in or not.
Hope springs eternal.
A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another.
The only way to make sure people you agree with can speak is to support the rights of people you don't agree with.
Eleanor Holmes Norton
Warriors, come out to play !
Luther, The Warriors (1979)
A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
Wicked men obey from fear, good men, from love.
That dirty, double-crossin' rat !
Bert Harris, Blonde Crazy (1931)
Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible - it can not be seen or measured - yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more than any material possession ever could.
Barbara De Angelis
If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
A gentle breeze blowing in the right direction is better than a pair of strong oars.
Canary Island Proverb
Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.
Vincent Van Gogh
You cannot antagonize and influence at the same time.
I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
From Freud we learned that the past exists now in the person. Now we must learn, from growth theory and self-actualization theory that the future also now exists in the person in the form of ideals, hopes, duties, tasks, plans, goals, unrealized potentials, mission, fate, destiny, etc. One for whom no future exists is reduced to the concrete, to hopelessness, to emptiness.
Where is there dignity unless there is honesty ?
Love those who love you.
Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.
What this power is I cannot say. All I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it.
Alexander Graham Bell
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
Every day in every way I am getting better and better.
The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life.
Whatever you think that you will be. If you think yourself weak, weak you will be , if you think yourself strong, you will be.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Some minds are like concrete, all mixed up and permanently set.
To go fast, row slowly.
Norman Vincent Peale
Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.
Tell everyone what you want to do and someone will want to help you do it.
W. Clement Stone
Every sale has five basic obstacles : no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.
What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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.
Some people come into our lives and quickly go, some stay for a while and leave footprints in our hearts, and we are never, ever the same.
Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
Results come from constantly applying what you know, not just knowing.
John P. Strelecky
People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care.
John C. Maxwell
I'll be back.
The Terminator, The Terminator (1984)
We can do no great things. Only small things with great love.
Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in ; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day ; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be cumbered with your old nonsense.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Live your dreams.
The greatest humiliation in life is to work hard on something from which you expect appreciation, and then fail to get it.
Edgar Watson Howe
Many hands make light work.
Optimists are right. So are pessimists. It's up to you to choose which you will be.
All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.
It is love that makes the impossible possible.
Must you flirt ?
Ninotchka, Leon (1939)
You can have everything in life you want if you'll just help enough other people get what they want.
Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.
Robert H. Schuller
You know you are in love when you see the world in her eyes, and her eyes everywhere in the world.
Happiness consists of a solid faith, good health, and a bad memory.