She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older - the natural sequence of an unnatural beginning.
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Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
The atmosphere of expectancy is the breeding ground for miracles.
Rodney L. Parsley
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Money without brains is always dangerous.
A coward gets scared and quits. A hero gets scared, but still goes on.
Whatever good things we build end up building us.
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
We loved with a love that was more than love.
Edgar Allan Poe
To gain more abundance a person needs more skills and needs to be more creative and cooperative.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
You can not shake hands with a clenched fist.
Thou love life ? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff that life is made of.
We are born in relationship, we are wounded in relationship, and we can be healed in relationship.
Love asks me no questions, and gives me endless support.
Love is the only gold.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
You make me want to be a better man.
Melvin Udall, As Good As It Gets (1997)
No matter how big government gets, and no matter how many services it provides, it can never take the place of volunteers.
The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.
Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown.
Duffy, Chinatown (1974)
We will act consistently with our view of who we truly are, whether that view is accurate or not.
Fractures well cured make us more strong.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened. Winston Churchill When I want to read a novel, I write one.
Unfortunately, most of the students in martial art are conformers. The student seldom learns to depend upon himself for expression. Instead, he faithfully or blindly follows an instructor, the authority figure, and his instructor's imposed
pattern. That way, the student feels he is no longer alone and finds security in mass imitation. However, what is nurtured is the dependent mind rather than independent inquiry, which is so essential to genuine understanding. So through daily conditioning a student will probably be skilled according to a pattern, however, he will not come to understand himself.
Minds are like parachutes, they only function when they are open.
Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.
Results come from constantly applying what you know, not just knowing.
John P. Strelecky
Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead.
Practice hope. As hopefulness becomes a habit, you can achieve a permanently happy spirit.
Norman Vincent Peale
Happiness can be defined, in part at least, as the fruit of the desire and ability to sacrifice what we want now for what we want eventually.
I never did anything worth doing entirely by accident... . Almost none of my inventions came about totally by accident. They were achieved by having trained myself to endure and tolerate hard work.
Effective people are not problem-minded , they're opportunity-minded. They feed opportunities and starve problems.
With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate, and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity.
The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way. quotes
Admission of ignorance is often the first step in our education.
If the ladder is not leaning against the right wall, every step we take just gets us to the wrong place faster.
The longer the excuse, the less likely it's the truth.
The only thing that stands between a man and what he wants from life is often merely the will to try it and the faith to believe that it is possible.
Richard M. Devos
The best things in life are free.
Oh, it was nobody's fault but my own. I was looking up. It was the nearest thing to heaven. You were there.
Terry McKay, An Affair To Remember (1957)
Except and expect positive things and that is what you will receive.
Every time we open our mouths, men look into our minds.
We can do no great things. Only small things with great love.
Keys to success : Research your ideas, plan for success, expect success, and just do it.
John S. Hinds
One lie ruins a thousand truths.
A short saying often contains much wisdom.
I have noticed that folks are generally about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work
Before we can forgive one another, we must understand one another
Someday when I grow up, finish school and get a job, I'll start living my life the way I want someday after the mortgage is paid off, the finances are on track and the kids are grown up, I'll drive that new car and take exciting trips abroad someday, now that I'm 9 about to retire, I'll buy that beautiful motor home and travel across this great country, and see all there is to see someday.
The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
Rock and roll is the music of America, of youth, of rebellion, and of the common spirit that ties all that together.
Love starts with a smile, grows with a kiss and ends with a tear.
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.
If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always gotten.
Give a man a fish and he will eat for the day, teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.
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.
It's not what you are that holds you back, it's what you think you are not.
Give me a whisky, ginger ale on the side. And don't be stingy, baby.
Anna Christie, Anna Christie (1930)
The most common cause of fear of old age is associated with the possibility of poverty.
It is only when we die each day to all that is old that there can be the new.
You control your future, your destiny. What you think about comes about. By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands -- your own.
Mark Victor Hansen
Romanticism is not just a mode, it literally eats into every life. Women will never get rid of just waiting for the right man.
Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.
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
To succeed... you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
Be strong ! You talk of ghosts and devils. We are the living devils. The sign of life is strength and growth. The sign of death is weakness. Whatever is weak, avoid ! It is death. If it is strength, go down into hell and get hold of it ! There is salvation only for the brave. "None but the brave deserves the fair". None but the bravest deserves salvation.
Never react emotionally to criticism. Analyze yourself to determine whether it is justified. If it is, correct yourself. Otherwise, go on about your business.
Norman Vincent Peale
Find out what it means to die - not physically, that's inevitable - but to die to everything that is known, to die to your family, to your attachments, to all the things that you have accumulated, the known, the known pleasures, the known fears. Die to that every minute and you will see what it means to die so that the mind is made fresh, young, and therefore innocent, so that there is incarnation not in a next life, but the next day.
There is no pain equal to that which two lovers can inflict on one another. This should be made clear to all who contemplate such a union. The avoidance of this pain is the beginning of wisdom, for it is strong enough to contaminate the rest of our lives.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
I consider my ability to arouse enthusiasm among my people the greatest asset I possess, and the way to develop the best in a person is by appreciation and encouragement. I believe in giving people incentive to work. So I am anxious to praise but loath to find fault. I am hearty in my approbation and lavish in my praise.
Charles M. Schwab
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
David McCullough Reason
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what we want most for what we want at the moment.
Go ahead, make my day.
Harry Callahan, Sudden Impact (1983)
I have, for many years past, contemplated the noble races of red men who are now spread over these trackless forests and boundless prairies, melting away at the approach of civilization.
Begin with the end in mind.
Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)
The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.
Anonymity is your friend. Hmmm.. If someone adds an item to this list without knowing who "Larry" is... Is this still a list of Larryisms?
There are eight million stories in the naked city. This has been one of them.
Narrator, The Naked City (1948)
You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.
We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.
In the eyes of a lover pockmarks are dimples.
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
They're called boobs, Ed.
Erin Brockovich, Erin Brockovich (2000)
The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.
Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
Stand as a rock , you are indestructible. You are the Self ( atman ) , the god of the universe.
Failure ? I never encountered it. All I ever met were temporary setbacks.
There are two kinds of failures. The man who will do nothing he is told, and the man who will do nothing else.
No disguise can long conceal love where it exists, or long feign it where it is lacking.
The secret to happiness is not in doing what one likes to do, but in liking what one has to do.
You could unwrap a Fudgesicle at the first light and never touch the brake lever till you threw away the stick.