Nothing could be worse than the fear that one had given up too soon, and left one unexpended effort that might have saved the world.
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Never spend your money before you have it.
Wealth is but dung, useful only when spread about.
The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
Get busy living or get busy dying.
Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.
M. Scott Peck
There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.
Come forth into the light of things , Let nature be your Teacher.
If one advances confidently in the direction of their goals and endeavors to live the life that they have imagined, they'll meet with success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
Always bear in mind, that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other thing.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
You can't have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.
Charles F. Kettering
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
Love is the river of life in the world.
Henry Ward Beecher
It doesn't matter how much milk you spill as long as you don't lose the cow.
The only time I really become discouraged is when I think of all the things I would like to do and the little time I have in which to do them.
The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while Nature cures the disease
If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
E. Joseph Cossman
It is love alone that gives worth to all things.
Santa Teresa de Jesus
Love is friendship set on fire.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized ; they die when neglected. Life is a long line of opportunities.
First thing every morning before you arise say out loud, "I believe'' three times.
Norman Vincent Peale
Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them ?
Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
Instruction does not prevent wasted time or mistakes, and mistakes themselves are often the best teachers of all.
James Anthony Froude
From his neck down a man is worth a couple of dollars a day, from his neck up he is worth anything that his brain can produce.
You betcha !
Marge Gunderson, Fargo (1996)
Hoke, you're my best friend.
Daisy Werthan, Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
Children are all foreigners.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Every sale has five basic obstacles : no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.
Our attitude toward life determines life's attitude towards us.
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.
True love begins when nothing is looked for in return.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Came but for friendship, and took away love.
I have nipples, Greg. Could you milk me ?
Jack Byrnes, Meet The Parents (2000)
Love works a different way in different minds, the fool it enlightens and the wise it blinds.
This attachment of love to god is indeed one that does not bind the soul but effectively breaks all its bondages.
Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.
All you need is love.
Success comes from taking the initiative and following up... persisting... eloquently expressing the depth of your love. What simple action could you take today to produce a new momentum toward success in your life ?
An Arabian proverb says there are four sorts of men: He who knows not and knows not he knows not: he is a fool, shun him. He who knows not and knows he knows not: he is simple, teach him. He who knows and knows not he knows: he is asleep--wake him. He who knows and knows he knows: he is wise, follow him.
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness.
You can't expect people to look eye to eye with you if you are looking down on them.
Listen to me, mister. You're my knight in shining armor. Don't you forget it. You're going to get back on that horse, and I'm going to be right behind you, holding on tight, and away we're gonna go, go, go !
Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)
The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be and that God wishes to see people happy, amidst the simple beauty of nature.
Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.
The great end of education is to discipline rather than to furnish the mind, to train it to the use of its own powers rather than to fill it with the accumulation of others.
Times of great calamity and confusion have ever been productive of the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from the darkest storm.
Charles Caleb Colton
You're so money, and you don't even know it.
Trent, Swingers (1996)
No disguise can long conceal love where it exists, or long feign it where it is lacking.
If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there and worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the loss of sleep.
You talkin to me ?
Travis Bickle, Taxi Driver (1976)
The whole universe is only the self with variations, one tune made bearable by variations. Sometimes there are discords, but they only make the subsequent harmony more perfect. In this hell of a world one can bring a little joy and peace even for a day into the heart of a single person, that much alone is true, this I have learnt after suffering all my life, all else is mere moonshine.
The mind, ever the willing servant, will respond to boldness, for boldness, in effect, is a command to deliver mental resources.
Norman Vincent Peale
When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.
We will either find a way or make one.
If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon, you will have succeeded as a parent and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings.
I am not an animal ! I am a human being. I am a man.
John Merrick, The Elephant Man (1980)
Many hands make light work.
It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.
Shane ! Shane ! Come back !
Joey Starrett, Shane (1953)
To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself : First, what could I do ? Second, what could I read ? And third, who could I ask ?
Go as far as you can see and when you get there, you will always be able to see farther.
Think and grow rich.
We carry the seeds of happiness with us wherever we go.
The maxim "Nothing but perfection" may be spelled "Paralysis".
This is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure.
The best portion of a good man's life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts, of kindness and of love.
If you don't like something, change it, if you can't change it, change your attitude.
Come, let us make love deathless.
Never say die.
Be like the turtle. If he didn't stick his neck out, he wouldn't get anywhere at all.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
Life is change ; growth is optional. Choose wisely.
Karen Kaiser Clark
What a great feeling to look back on what you've already climbed What a man really wants is creative challenge with sufficient skills to bring him within the reach of success so that he may have the expanding joy of achievement.
Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged , practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge.
A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.
Love is a great beautifier.
Louisa May Alcott
How many doctors does it take to screw in a light bulb ? That depends on whether it has medical insurance.
The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time.
Robert H. Schuller
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
Norman Vincent Peale
A heart as soft, a heart as kind, a heart as sound and free as in the whole world thou canst find that heart I'll give to thee.
Vivacity, leadership, must be had, and we are not allowed to be nice in choosing. We must fetch the pump with dirty water, if clean can not be had.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is Love.
When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.
It isn't hard to be good from time to time in sports. What's tough is being good every day.
If you would be loved, love and be lovable.
There is no education like adversity.
An avoidance of true communication is tantamount to a relinquishment of my self- being , if I withdraw from it I am betraying not only the other but myself.
Would you like to come in ?
Aurora Greenway, Garrett Breedlove (1983)
It is not enough to have a good mind, the main thing is to use it well.
His eyes have made love to me all evening.
Marguerite Gautier, Camille (1936)
To ask the hard question is simple.
See how nature - trees, flowers, grass - grows in silence , see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence we need silence to be able to touch souls.