When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.
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We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.
A gentle breeze blowing in the right direction is better than a pair of strong oars.
Canary Island Proverb
Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.
Give me a whisky, ginger ale on the side. And don't be stingy, baby.
Anna Christie, Anna Christie (1930)
Better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it, begin it now.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Wisdom is knowing what to do next.
David Starr Jordan
Coming together is a beginning keeping together is progress working together is success.
Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.
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
Love, all alike, no season knows, nor clime, nor hours, days, months, which are the rags of time.
People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.
Our schools and are not teaching students to think. It is astonishing how many young people have difficulty in putting their brains definitely and systematically to work.
I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.
Excuse me while I whip this out.
Bart, Blazing Saddles (1974)
The love that lasts longest is the love that is never returned.
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.
And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body, and be yet thankful.
It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.
Henry Ward Beecher
Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.
If you would live your life with ease, do what you ought, not what you please.
Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way. Unless it's a fatal mistake, which, at least, others can learn from.
Go to the people. Learn from them. Live with them. Start with what they know. Build with what they have. The best of leaders when the job is done, when the task is accomplished, the people will say we have done it ourselves.
To succeed... you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
Whoever said anybody has a right to give up ?
Marian Wright Edelman
I know god will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much.
Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.
But were we burthen'd with like weight of pain, As much, or more, we should ourselves complain.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - it goes on.
We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.
If you want things to be different, perhaps the answer is to become different yourself.
Norman Vincent Peale
Don't bunt. Aim out of the ballpark.
Give me a place to stand and I will move the earth.
I was nauseous and tingly all over. I was either in love or I had smallpox.
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
Pearl S. Buck
The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.
Personal leadership is not a singular experience. It is, rather, the ongoing process of keeping your vision and values before you and aligning your life to be congruent with those most important things.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
The rays of happiness, like those of light, are colorless when unbroken.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Discontent is the source of all trouble, but also of all progress, in individuals and nations.
There's always a way - if you're committed.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is Love.
I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.
George S. Patton
The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.
It may be all right to be content with what you have, never with what you are.
Let thy words be few.
Every hand does its part to hold up the world. Every healthy individual guides his life by a selected motive which takes precedence over all the others. He is the man who maintains his integrity in the midst of change, his individuality in the face of external pressures to conform.
You're good, you're very good.
Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
Happiness itself does not stay -- only moments of happiness do.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
Never trouble another for what you can do for yourself.
Between stimulus and response is our greatest power -- the freedom to choose.
Captain, it is I, Ensign Pulver, and I just threw your stinking palm tree overboard. Now, what's all this crud about no movie tonight ?
Ensign Pulver, Mister Roberts (1955)
If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully.
We go together, Laurie. I don't know why. Maybe like guns and ammunition go together.
Bart Tare, Gun Crazy (1949)
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear. Ambrose Redmoon Courage is the first of the human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all the others.
The successful man is the average man, focused.
Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.
Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)
Love like you'll never be hurt.
Take control of your consistent emotions and begin to consciously and deliberately reshape your daily experience of life.
Happiness is not pleasure, it is victory.
Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.
Would you like to play a game ?
Joshua The Computer, Wargames (1983)
Nobody has ever escaped from Stalag 17.
Not alive, anyway.
Oberst Von Scherbach, Stalag 17 (1954)
Friendship often ends in love, but love in friendship - never.
Charles Caleb Colton
I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Accomplishment of purpose is better than making a profit.
You are the only person on earth who can use your ability.
A human being is a part of a whole, called by us _universe_ , a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest... a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.
Friends are made by many acts and lost by only one.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Norman Vincent Peale
Say hello to my little friend !
Tony Montana, Scarface (1983)
Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul.
The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.
I am not an animal ! I am a human being. I am a man.
John Merrick, The Elephant Man (1980)
To gain more abundance a person needs more skills and needs to be more creative and cooperative.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Be all you can be.
John C. Maxwell
You may conquer with the sword, but you are conquered by a kiss.
Success is not to be pursued ; it is to be attracted by the person you become.
Each work has to pass through these stages - ridicule, opposition, and then acceptance. Those who think ahead of their time are sure to be misunderstood.
No matter what I ever do or say, Heathcliff, this is me, now, standing on this hill with you. This is me, forever.
Cathy, Wuthering Heights (1939)
As long as we are persistence in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We can not choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time.
If you can't do it today, what makes you think you can do it tomorrow.
If you are afraid of failure you don’t deserve to be successful!
Almost any idea is good if a man has ability and is willing to work hard. The best idea is worthless if the creator is a loafer and ineffective.
It means a great deal to those who are oppressed to know that they are not alone. And never let anyone tell you that what you are doing is insignificant. Bishop
The energy, the faith, the devotion which we bring to this endeavor will light our country and all who serve it, and the glow from that fire can truly light the world.
Give all to love.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You can not do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Winners lose much more often than losers. So if you keep losing but you're still trying, keep it up ! You're right on track.
Matthew Keith Groves
There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I've loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough.
Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
Louisa May Alcott
When you study great teachers... you will learn much more from their caring and hard work than from their style.
True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful.
Love means never having to say you're sorry.
When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.