The heart does not respond to principles and programs, it seeks not efficiency, but passion.
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And in the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
In order to accept change and the suffering it brings, we need to find meaning in it
Mary Norton Gordon
Show me the money !
Rod Tidwell, Jerry Maguire (1996)
One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.
The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.
The loving are the daring.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration
Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.
You talkin to me ?
Travis Bickle, Taxi Driver (1976)
Are great things ever done smoothly ? Time, patience, and indomitable will must show.
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace.
Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts
Our intentions create our reality.
Wayne W. Dyer
I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.
A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.
You cannot live without dying. You cannot live if you do not die psychologically every minute. This is not an intellectual paradox. To live completely, wholly, every day as if it were a new loveliness, there must be dying to everything of yesterday, otherwise you live mechanically, and a mechanical mind can never know what love is or what freedom is.
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.
We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insolvuble problems.
The best proof of love is trust.
Young love is a flame , very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep-burning, unquenchable.
Henry Ward Beecher
Chance is the fool's name for fate.
Guy Holden, The Gay Divorcee (1934)
You must do the things you think you cannot do.
Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking our potential.
Can miles truly separate you from friends. If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there ?
Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations
George Bernard Shaw
Oh, no, it wasn't the airplanes. It was Beauty killed the Beast.
Carl Denham, King Kong (1933)
Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father.
Lydia Maria Child
Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things we could have, if we didn't spend half of our time wishing.
Use what talent you possess, the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best.
Henry Van Dyke
Some things have to be believed to be seen.
If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse , however if I treat you as though you are what you are capable of becoming, I help you become that.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties. No religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
A compliment is like a kiss through a veil.
Wherever we look upon this earth, the opportunities take shape within the problems.
Nelson A. Rockefeller
You can not step twice into the same river, for other waters are continually flowing on.
No man or woman is an island. To exist just for yourself is meaningless. You can achieve the most satisfaction when you feel related to some greater purpose in life, something greater than yourself.
A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.
You're gonna need a bigger boat.
Martin Brody, Jaws (1975)
Life's blows can not break a person whose spirit is warmed at the fire of enthusiasm.
Norman Vincent Peale
A life lived in fear is half lived.
If this is a blessing, it is certainly very well disguised.
Change yourself, change your fortunes.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life , that word is love.
The love that lasts longest is the love that is never returned.
If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.
A dream is a wish your heart makes.
The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies, and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose. By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors.
Admission of ignorance is often the first step in our education.
I may not be perfect, but some parts of me are excellent.
My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant - but misdirected - ideas of others.
We carry the seeds of happiness with us wherever we go.
Kids don't remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.
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.
If you aren't going all the way, why go at all ?
Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
William Makepeace Thackeray
There are no secrets to success it is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
The miracle power that elevates the few is to be found in their industry, application and perseverance, under the promptings of a brave determined spirit.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Action, to be effective, must be directed to clearly conceived ends.
If you believe you can, you probably can. If you believe you won't, you most assuredly won't. Belief is the ignition switch that gets you off the launching pad.
The more alternatives, the more difficult the choice.
Change your thoughts, change your life.
Live with passion !
Better late than never.
Education is one of the few things a person is willing to pay for and not get.
William Lowe Bryan
Sawyer, you're going out a youngster, but
you've got to come back a star!
Julian Marsh, 42nd Street (1933)
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
And he can make, so say the wise, no claim who makes no sacrifice.
Pay the farmer or pay the hospital.
A bend in the road is not the end of the road unless you fail to make the turn.
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
It is the surmounting of difficulties that make heroes.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are !
Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of 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.
Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one.
The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but reveal to them their own.
Religion is being and becoming. Religion is the manifestation of the divinity already in man.
As a principle-centered person you try to stand apart from the emotion of the situation and from other factors that would act on you, and evaluate the options. Looking at the balanced whole -- the work needs, the family needs, the other needs that may be involved, and the possible implications of the various alternatives -- you'll try to come up with the best solution taking all factors into consideration.
Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.
Where there is no vision, the people perish.
There comes a moment when you have to stop revving up the car and shove it into gear.
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
There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.
I would rather have had one breath of her hair, one kiss from her mouth, one touch of her hand, than eternity without it.
City of Angels
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe
I'll meet you at the place near the thing where we went that time.
Aaron Altman, Broadcast News (1987)
Those at the top of the mountain didn't fall there.
Love, all alike, no season knows, nor clime, nor hours, days, months, which are the rags of time.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
All progress occurs because people dare to be different
There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group, there is less competition there.