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The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're still alive.
This world will always continue to be a mixture of good and evil. Our duty is to sympathize with the weak and to love even the wrongdoer.
There is love of course. And then there's life, its enemy.
First say to yourself what you would be , and then do what you have to do.
A dream unrealized is a dream imprisoned by that enemy of all enemies - the fear of failure. Set that you will make it happen ! -
The art of love, is largely the art of persistence.
It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.
I was born when she kissed me. I died when she left me. I lived a few weeks while she loved me.
Dixon Steele, In A Lonely Place (1950)
I believe that it is better to learn from the diverse people around us than to try in vain to emulate them, better to be a teacher than a role model. As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
People begin to become successful the minute they decide to be.
We didn't land on plymouth rock. Plymouth rock landed on us !
Malcolm X, Malcolm X (1992)
This too, shall pass.
What's another word for thesaurus ?
Everything in the world we want to do or get done, we must do with and through people.
Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking our potential.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.
Each person born into this world represents something new, something that never existed before, something original and unique.
Seek first to understand and then to be understood.
We all go a little mad sometimes.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
Robert F. Kennedy
Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.
Robert H. Schuller
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon- instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our windows today.
We have a problem. ''Congratulations. '' But it's a tough problem. ''Then double congratulations. ''
W. Clement Stone
Don't wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what. Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more successful.
Mark Victor Hansen
The ancestor of every action is a thought.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Between stimulus and response, one has the freedom to choose.
How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
Take heed : you do not find what you do not seek.
Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.
Love is a bird, she needs to fly.
If you want to be creative in your company, your career, your life, all it takes is one easy stepthe extra one. When you encounter a familiar plan, you just ask one question '' What ELSE could we do ? ''
Two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the the universe.
Your talent is god's gift to you.
You must think of failure and defeat as the spring boards to new achievements, and to the next level of accomplishment.
It is love alone that gives worth to all things.
Santa Teresa de Jesus
Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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.
Friends are made by many acts and lost by only one.
First, believe in the world - that there is meaning behind everything.
Whatever is at the center of our life will be the source of our security, guidance, wisdom, and power.
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.
A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds, it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before the change.
Procrastination is the thief of time.
Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?
The Joker, Batman (1989)
A man takes a drop too much once in a while, it's only human nature.
Charlie Allnut, Rose Sayer (1951)
There's always a way - if you're committed.
We do our best that we know how at the moment, and if it doesn't turn out, we modify it.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Love is a butterfly, which when pursued is just beyond your grasp, but if you will sit down quietly it may alight upon you.
Nothing is predestined The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.
The calla lilies are in bloom again.
Terry Randall, Stage Door (1937)
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, this time more wisely.
Trust men and they will be true to you, treat them greatly, and they will show themselves great.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.
Can miles truly separate you from friends. If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there ?
Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from weak minds.
Seeing yourself as you want to be is the key to personal growth.
The only truly happy man is always a fighting optimist. Optimism includes not only altruism but also social responsibility, social courage and objectivity.
W. Beran Wolfe
Tell 'em to go out there with all they got and win just one for the Gipper.
Knute Rockne, Knute Rockne All American (1940)
Great oaks from little acorns grow
In any situation, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing you can do is the wrong thing, the worst thing you can do is nothing.
Dreams don't work unless you do.
John C. Maxwell
Knowledge work is all about how we use one another's time and attention. Given just minutes, good leaders can affect how we think, what we decide, and, ultimately, what we create.
Just as our eyes need light in order to see, our minds need ideas in order to conceive.
There may be peace without joy, and joy without peace, but the two combined make happiness
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.
Must you flirt ?
Ninotchka, Leon (1939)
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.
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.
The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.
May you live all the days of your life.
I was never tired of listening to his wisdom or imparting my own.
Mac, you ever been in love ?
Wyatt Earp, Mac (1946)
The only disability in life is a bad attitude.
Hope is like a bird that senses the dawn and carefully starts to sing while it is still dark.
I never perfected an invention that I did not think about in terms of the service it might give others. I find out what the world needs, then I proceed to invent.
It's a Sicilian message. It means Luca Brasi sleeps with the fishes.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
The secret to happiness is not in doing what one likes to do, but in liking what one has to do.
No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish. A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
John Quincy Adams
Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.
Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness.
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.
When you shoot a mime, should you use blanks ?
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.
If the ladder is not leaning against the right wall, every step we take just gets us to the wrong place faster.
Love is a haunting melody that I have never mastered and I fear I never will.
William S. Burroughs
The real and lasting victories are those of peace and not of war.
The hottest love has the coldest end.
Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.
For a person to build a rich and rewarding life for himself there are certain qualities and bits of knowledge that he needs to acquire. There are also things, harmful attitudes, superstitions, and emotions that he needs to chip away. A person needs to chip away everything that doesn't look like the person he or she most wants to become.
What is life without the radiance of love.
For love is heaven, and heaven is love.
Sir Walter Scott
The road to success is always under construction.
We are like tea bags - we don't know our own strength until we're in hot water.
Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior.
John Churton Collins
The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.