Instruction does not prevent wasted time or mistakes, and mistakes themselves are often the best teachers of all.
James Anthony Froude
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If I am not for myself, who will be for me ? Yet if I am for myself alone, of what good am I ?
Once in a while, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale.
Gieselle C. Viera
Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.
In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action
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
I can change. I can live out my imagination instead of my memory. I can tie myself to my limitless potential instead of my limiting past.
The only genuine love worthy of a name is unconditional.
Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Truly loving another means letting go of all expectations. It means full acceptance, even celebration of another's personhood.
I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.
Where there's life, there's hope.
How can you tell the difference between a run-over snake and a run-over lawyer? There are skid marks in front of the snake.
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
He who is afraid of asking is ashamed of learning.
Our attitude toward life determines life's attitude towards us.
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality in your own mind.
Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly , what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Action without study is fatal. Study without action is fatal. Mary Beard Actions speak louder than words.
I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.
G. K. Chesterton
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going!
Happiness consists of a solid faith, good health, and a bad memory.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.
Just because something does n't do what you planned it to do in the first place doesn't mean it's useless.
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The mind is a lousy master but a wonderful servant.
I used to think anyone doing anything weird was weird. Now I know that it is the people that call others weird that are weird.
One man with courage is a majority.
The measure of a man is what he does with power.
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
You had me at "hello".
Dorothy Boyd, Jerry Maguire (1996)
I want everyone to be the way I strive to become -- to be himself in his truth. Do not follow me, follow yourself ! is the existential challenge. Self-being awakens self-being but does not force itself on it.
Your purpose is to make your audience see what you saw, hear what you heard, feel what you felt. Relevant detail, couched in concrete, colorful language, is the best way to recreate the incident as it happened and to picture it for the audience.
Strike while the iron is hot.
Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it
Dennis P. Kimbro
In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.
The way we see the problem is the problem.
The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion to his commitment to excellence, regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.
To live a creative life we must lose our fear of being wrong.
Joseph Chilton Pearce
Action, to be effective, must be directed to clearly conceived ends.
What you cannot enforce, Do not command.
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.
As a mother of teenagers, do you know how many times I picked up the phone to apologize to my own mother ?
Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.
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.
Get busy living or get busy dying.
I may not be perfect, but some parts of me are excellent.
Be the ball.
Ty Webb, Caddyshack (1980)
There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic.
If thou must love me, let it be for nought, except for love's sake only. Do not say, I love her for her smile, her look, her way of speaking gently, for a trick of thought that falls in well with mine, and, certes, brought a sense of pleasant ease on such a day. For these things in themselves, beloved, may be changed, or change for thee, and love so wrought, may be unwrought so.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
This above all, To Thine Own Self Be True.
Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconscious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character
The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.
Fortune favors the brave.
Love like you'll never be hurt.
Leave the gun. Take the cannolis.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
I know that I will die laughing.
Treat a man as he is and he will remain as he is. Treat a man as he can and should be and he will become as he can and should be.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell'em, Certainly I can ! - and get busy and find out how to do it
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I... I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
Never talk defeat. Use words like hope, belief, faith, victory.
Norman Vincent Peale
You know you are in love when you see the world in her eyes, and her eyes everywhere in the world.
I know people that got diagnosed with Parkinson's, and they just gave up. Sat in a wheelchair and refused to get up. I'll never give up. Some day this will probably take me, but I'm not going to walk away from life.
The grand essentials of happiness are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Allan K. Chalmers
Where is there dignity unless there is honesty ?
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work
Until a person can say deeply and honestly, "I am what I am today because of the choices I made yesterday'', that person can not say, "I choose otherwise''.
One, two, Freddy's coming for you.
Children, A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)
Every time an artist dies, part of the vision of mankind passes with him.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful men keep moving ; they make mistakes, but they do not quit.
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. That little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.
W. Clement Stone
Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible.
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take.
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
You can not step twice into the same river, for other waters are continually flowing on.
The great end of life is not knowledge but action.
Thomas Henry Huxley
Bad news, compadres, this place is magic as hell.
All of us, in the flow of feeling we have pleased, want to do more to please.
I never let my subject get in the way of what I want to talk about.
Mark Victor Hansen
Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations
George Bernard Shaw
Love the giver more than the gift.
Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart.
Alphonse Marie De Lamartine
I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
All things come to those who wait, but when they come they're out of date.
Never say anything about yourself you do not want to come true.
To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs no logic for its mission.
Charles A. Lindbergh
I am quite correctly described as 'more of a sponge than an inventor'.
I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.
Henry Ward Beecher
It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
If it weren't for graft, you'd get a very low type of people in politics.
The Politician, The Great McGinty (1940)
Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time, and it annoys the pig
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.
The great and glorious masterpiece of man is to know how to live to purpose.