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Love can be understood only from the inside, as a language can be understood only by someone who speaks it, as a world can be understood only by someone who lives in it.
Robert C. Solomon
Every ceiling, when reached, becomes a floor, upon which one walks as a matter of course and prescriptive right.
When you make a mistake or get ridiculed or rejected, look at mistakes as learning experiences, and ridicule as ignorance. . . . Look at rejection as part of one performance, not as a turn down of the performer.
Friendship doubles joy and halves grief.
Nothing ventured, nothing gained.
Its obvious that we don't know one millionth of one percent about anything.
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
Follow the money.
Deep Throat, All The President's Men (1976)
It's not what you are that holds you back, it's what you think you are not.
Let us never be betrayed into saying we have finished our education because that would mean we had stopped growing.
Julia H. Gulliver
Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.
Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.
Abigail Van Buren
As different streams having different sources all mingle their waters in the sea, so different tendencies, various though they appear, crooked or straight, all lead to god.
Tell the truth boldly, whether it hurts or not. Never pander to weakness. If truth is too much for intelligent people and sweeps them away, let them go, the sooner the better.
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.
Be bold, and mighty forces will come to your aid.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
If money helps a man to do good to others, it is of some value , but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality.
We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile.
All of the most successful human beings I've know were inwardly at war with themselves. Their turmoil was at least as great as our own, and sometimes greater. What distinguished these leaders was not some inner peace but rather how they had learned to organize their lives around a noble ambition and to focus on it.
What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
Our love is here to stay.
People with goals succeed because they know where they're going.
We don't live in a world of reality, we live in a world of perceptions.
Gerald J. Simmons
I am not a toy, I was made for soups, salads, maybe chili, and then the trash. Freedom !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
Without inspiration the best powers of the mind remain dormant, they is a fuel in us which needs to be ignited with sparks.
Johann Gottfried Von Herder
All of us, in the flow of feeling we have pleased, want to do more to please.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
And he can make, so say the wise, no claim who makes no sacrifice.
Success is never found. Failure is never fatal. Courage is the only thing.
All men dream, but unequally. Those that dream at night in the dusty recesses of their minds awake the next day to find that their dreams were just vanity. But those who dream during the day with their eyes wide open are dangerous men , they act out their dreams to make them reality.
Thomas Edward Lawrence
I am a great believer in luck and I find that the harder I work the more I have of it.
Leave the gun. Take the cannolis.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
There are no secrets to success it is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
A man sees in the world what he carries in his heart.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
You are the only person on earth who can use your ability.
At every moment during our existence we are all called to be leaders, if for no other purpose than to lead ourselves.
John P. Strelecky
We do what we must, and call it by the best names.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The mind, ever the willing servant, will respond to boldness, for boldness, in effect, is a command to deliver mental resources.
Norman Vincent Peale
Roses are red, Violets are blue, I'm schizophrenic, and so am I.
We imagine that our mind in a mirror, that it is more or less accurately reflecting what is happening outside us. On the contrary, our mind itself is the principal element of creation. The world, while I am perceiving it, is being incessantly created for myself in time and space.
Each day I love you more, today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.
Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else's can shorten it.
All things come to those who wait, but when they come they're out of date.
A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance, and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.
Lives most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others ?
Martin Luther King Jr.
Accumulate learning by study, understand what you learn by questioning.
The principles you live by create the world you live in ; if you change the principles you live by, you will change your world. -
An obstacle is often a stepping stone.
He who seeks rest finds boredom. He who seeks work finds rest.
How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.
Work is love made manifest.
Do not wait for leaders, do it alone, person to person.
The only people who find what they are looking for in life are the fault finders.
Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace.
Love never claims, it ever gives.
Formal education will make you a living, self-education will make you a fortune.
What we've got here is failure to communicate.
Captain, Cool Hand Luke (1967)
We shall neither fail nor falter, we shall not weaken or tire. Give us the tools and we will finish the job.
If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.
You must tolerate that which you can not change.
To be a champion, you have to believe in yourself when nobody else will.
Sugar Ray Robinson
Find something you love to do and you'll never have to work a day in your life.
Believe it can be done. When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to do it. Believing a solution paves the way to solution.
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractionsthe little soon-forgotten charities of a kiss, a smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment in the disguise of a playful raillery, and the countless other infinitesimals of pleasurable thought and genial feeling.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home.
The atmosphere of expectancy is the breeding ground for miracles.
Rodney L. Parsley
It is my principle that the will of the majority should always prevail.
There are only two things more beautiful than a good gun, a swiss watch and a woman from anywhere.
Cherry Valance, Red River (1948)
The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
He who treads the path of love walks a thousand meters as if it were only one.
Excuse me while I whip this out.
Bart, Blazing Saddles (1974)
Our happiness depends on the habit of mind we cultivate. So practice happy thinking every day. Cultivate the merry heart, develop the happiness habit, and life will become a continual feast.
Norman Vincent Peale
We reap what we sow - we are the makers of our own fate. The wind is blowing, those vessels whose sails are unfurled catch it, and go forward on their way, but those which have their sails furled do not catch the wind. Is that the fault of the wind ? We make our own destiny.
Growth and change are never easy... If it were easy, you would have done it long ago.
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
Excellence is more fun than mediocrity.
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
As God is my witness, I'll never be hungry again.
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Better never to have met you in my dream than to wake and reach for hands that are not there.
Otomo No Yakamochi
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe
Better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
Procrastination is the thief of time.
We are ever free if we would only believe it, only have faith enough. You are the soul, free and eternal, ever free, ever blessed. Have faith enough and you will be free in a minute.
Great oaks from little acorns grow
But I would be proud.
Harry Burns, Sally Albright (1989)
Know what's weird? Day by day, nothing seems to change, but pretty soon, everything's different.
Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes
This is the first day, of the rest of your life.
Science may have found a cure for most evils , but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all -- the apathy of human beings.
Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
There's no crying in baseball !
Jimmy Dugan, A League Of Their Own (1992)
Don't say, "If I could, I would". Say, "If I can, I will".
Don't go through life, grow through life.
The ability to concentrate and to use your time well is everything if you want to succeed in business or in anything else, for that matter.
All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.