Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your heart or burn down your house, you can never tell.
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My tears of love are a waste of time if I turn away.
Practice loving people. It is true that this requires effort and continued practice, for some are not very lovable, or so it seems - with emphasis on "seems". Every person has lovable qualities when you really learn to know him.
Norman Vincent Peale
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, and nothing is so gentle as true strength.
St. Francis De Sales
The most elusive and desired quality of leadership is vision. Vision is the perfume of the mind.
Every life form seems to strive to its maximum except human beings. How tall will a tree grow ? As tall as it possibly can. Human beings, on the other hand, have been given the dignity of choice. You can choose to be all or you can choose to be less. Why not stretch up to the full measure of the challenge and see what all you can do ?
An executive is a person who always decides , sometimes he decides correctly, but he always decides.
John H. Patterson
Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.
Success leaves clues.
Be afraid. Be very afraid.
Veronica Quaife, The Fly (1986)
Oh, Moses, Moses, you stubborn, splendid, adorable fool !
Nefretiri, The Ten Commandments (1956)
I am convinced that He ( God ) does not play dice.
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
I don't think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.
Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune, but great minds rise above them.
In nothing do men more nearly approach the gods than in giving health to men.
The time is always right to do what is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
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.
Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof.
John Kenneth Galbraith
I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it.
If you don't quit, and don't cheat, and don't run home when trouble arrives, you can only win.
Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.
Now is wanted intense karma-yoga with unbounded courage and indomitable strength in the heart. Then only will the people of the country be roused.
We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
That which does not kill you makes you stronger.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
You'll find boredom where there is an absence of a good idea.
A weak man has doubts before a decision, a strong man has them afterwards.
Never give in -- never, never, never, never.
I don't like your manners.
Vivian Rutledge, Philip Marlowe (1946)
Follow the money.
Deep Throat, All The President's Men (1976)
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Love is a haunting melody that I have never mastered and I fear I never will.
William S. Burroughs
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
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.
She's my sister ! She's my daughter !
Evelyn Mulwray, Chinatown (1974)
The only difference between a good shot and a bad shot is if it goes in or not.
Feel nothing, know nothing, do nothing, have nothing, give up all to god, and say utterly, 'Thy will be done'. We only dream this bondage. Wake up and let it go.
They call me Mister Tibbs !
Virgil Tibbs, In The Heat Of The Night (1967)
Love is my religion, I could die for it.
Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.
W. Clement Stone
Winning is not everything, but the effort to win is.
Not many people are willing to give failure a second opportunity. They fail once and it is all over. The bitter pill of failure is often more than most people can handle. If you are willing to accept failure and learn from it, if you are willing to consider failure as a blessing in disguise and bounce back, you have got the essential of harnessing one of the most powerful success forces.
Love is not love until love's vulnerable.
There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight - it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Love is the true means by which the world is enjoyed. Our love to others, and others love to us.
God is present in every jiva, there is no other god besides that. Who serves jiva serves god indeed.
My father taught me to work ; he did not teach me to love it.
Truth is nobody's property, no race, no individual can lay any exclusive claim to it. Truth is the nature of all souls.
That dirty, double-crossin' rat !
Bert Harris, Blonde Crazy (1931)
Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.
Oh, Jerry, don't let's ask for the moon. We have the stars.
Charlotte Vale, Now (1942)
Every day in every way I am getting better and better.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
When I asked god for strength
He gave me difficult situations to face
When I asked god for brain & brawn
He gave me puzzles in life to solve
When I asked god for happiness
He showed me some unhappy people
When I asked god for wealth
He showed me how to work hard
When I asked god for favors
He showed me opportunities to work hard
When I asked god for peace
He showed me how to help others
God gave me nothing I wanted
He gave me everything I needed
The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.
He who is afraid of asking is ashamed of learning.
If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes.
This is the true measure of love, when we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
Motivation is like food for the brain. You can not get enough in one sitting. It needs continual and regular refills.
Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconscious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character
If you know peace, then you thrive , if you know contentment, then you are rich.
It is amazing how much people can get done if they do not worry about who gets the credit.
You are what you think about all day long.
Recognize that transition has a characteristic shape.
Be grateful to the Man you help, think of him as god. Is it not a great privilege to be allowed to worship god by helping our fellow men ?
Marcel Marceau, Silent Movie (1976)
Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
I deal with the obvious. I present, reiterate and glorify the obvious -- because the obvious is what people need to be told.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always gotten.
Be courageous ! Whatever setbacks America has encountered, it has always emerged as a stronger and more prosperous nation. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith and go forward !
Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game. quotes
I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.
Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
Know what's weird? Day by day, nothing seems to change, but pretty soon, everything's different.
Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes
Pretty much everything will come to him who hustles while he waits. I believe that restlessness is discontent, and discontent is merely the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.
Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.
Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1990)
He didn't get all of those injuries from a fall.
Whenever I get the energy to exercise, I sit down until it passes.
The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
Seek first to understand, then be understood
If you worry about yesterday's failures, then today's successes will be few.
Ideas become powerful only if they appear in the flesh , an idea which does not lead to action by the individual and by groups remains at best a paragraph or a footnote in a book -- provided the idea is original and relevant. It is like a seed stored in a dry place. If the idea is to have influence, it must be put into the soil, and the soil is people and groups of people.
People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals - that is, goals that do not inspire them.
The willow knows what the storm does not that the power to endure harm outlives the power to inflict it.
Blood Of The Martyr
Now is the time. Needs are great, but your possibilities are greater.
Whatever we leave to God, God does and blesses us.
Henry David Thoreau
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing-that's why we recommend it daily.
Eddie, you're a born loser.
Bert Gordon, The Hustler (1961)
Love is like a mountain, hard to climb, but once you get to the top the view is beautiful.
Daniel Monroe Tuttle
I'll be back.
The Terminator, The Terminator (1984)
It is not length of life, but depth of life.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ineffective people live day after day with unused potential. They experience synergy only in small, peripheral ways in their lives. But creative experiences can be produced regularly, consistently, almost daily in people's lives. It requires enormous personal security and openness and a spirit of adventure.
You pile up enough tomorrows, and you'll find you've collected a lot of empty yesterdays.
The sun shines and warms and lights us and we have no curiosity to know why this is so, but we ask the reason of all evil, of pain, and hunger, and mosquitoes and silly people.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I have failed over and over again. That is why I succeed.
There are two ways of meeting difficulties you alter the difficulties, or you alter yourself to meet them.