For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, 'It might have been' .
John Greenleaf Whittier
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Your current safe boundaries were once unknown frontiers.
Gravitation can not be held responsible for people falling in love.
Once in a while, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale.
Gieselle C. Viera
I want to talk with people who care about things that matter that will make a life- changing difference
Mark Victor Hansen
One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
One sure-fire way to stay creative force yourself to learn something new.
Predetermine the objectives you want to accomplish. Think big, act big and set out to accomplish big results.
Mark Victor Hansen
In imagination, there's no limitation.
Mark Victor Hansen
Trent, Swingers (1996)
God does not care about our mathematical difficulties. He integrates empirically.
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.
We belong dead.
The Monster, Bride Of Frankenstein (1935)
There are few people who can manage more than their own business.
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
The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
First get rid of the delusion "I am the body", and then only can we want real knowledge.
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
William Makepeace Thackeray
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.
Keep your heart open for as long as you can, as wide as you can, for others and especially for yourself.
Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing, it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.
The tapas and the other hard yogas that were practiced in other yugas do not work now. What is needed in this yuga is giving, helping others. Believe in yourself and the world will be at your feet.
In life you need either inspiration or desperation.
The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.
I wouldn't give you two cents for all your fancy rules if, behind them, they didn't have a little bit of plain, ordinary, everyday kindness and a little looking out for the other fella, too.
Jefferson Smith, Mr. Smith Goes To Washington (1939)
Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way.
Whether or not we realize it each of us has within us the ability to set some kind of example for people. Knowing this would you rather be the one known for being the one who encouraged others, or the one who inadvertently discouraged those around you ?
People are like stained glass windows, they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
Say not, "I have found the truth" but rather, "I have found a truth".
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.
I do not think much of a man who does not know more today than he did yesterday.
Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.
One million dollars !
Dr. Evil, Austin Powers International Man Of Mystery (1997)
This was love at first sight, love everlasting, a feeling unknown, unhoped for, unexpected in so far as it could be a matter of conscious awareness, it took entire possession of him, and he understood, with joyous amazement, that this was for life.
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
Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.
Love vanquishes time. To lovers, a moment can be eternity, eternity can be the tick of a clock.
Nothing happens unless first we dream.
You are the only person on earth who can use your ability.
The dedicated life is the life worth living. You must give with your whole heart.
It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one's heart rather than out of pity. A person must possess himself and have a deep sense of security in fundamental principles and values in order to genuinely apologize.
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
No limits are set to the ascent of man, and to each and everyone the highest stands open. Here it is only your personal choice that decides.
As a writer, I tell stories and people give me money. Then financial planners tell me stories, and I give them money.
Martin Cruz Smith
Love, by its very nature, is unworldly, and it is for this reason rather than its rarity that it is not only apolitical but anti-political, perhaps the most powerful of all anti-political human forces.
Goodness, what beautiful diamonds !
Cloakroom Girl, Maudie Triplett (1932)
He who hesitates is lost.
You know, Billy. We blew it.
Wyatt, Easy Rider (1969)
A small house will hold a hundred friends.
A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.
John Andrew Holmes Jr.
Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you !
Nothing is worth more than this day.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
Peter F. Drucker
Whatever is at the center of our life will be the source of our security, guidance, wisdom, and power.
Into the house where joy lives, happiness will gladly come.
My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.
I know that I will die laughing.
If you don't first handle fear and desire, and you get rich, you'll be a high pay slave.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.
The man who fears no truths has nothing to fear from lies.
I love you for what you are, but I love you yet more for what you are going to be. I love you not so much for your realities as for your ideals. I pray for your desires that they may be great, rather than for your satisfactions, which may be so hazardously little. You are going forward toward something great. I am on the way with you, and therefore I love you.
Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement.
Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
I am your father.
Darth Vader, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
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
Doomed are the hotheads ! Unhappy are they who lose their cool and are too proud to say, ''I'm sorry. ''
Robert H. Schuller
Obstacles are great incentives.
Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.
To find what you seek in the road of life, the best proverb of all is that which says Leave no stone unturned.
Edward Bulwer Lytton
Play for more than you can afford to lose and you will learn the game.
Love, a temporary insanity, curable by marriage.
The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls you.
And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body, and be yet thankful.
Practice hope. As hopefulness becomes a habit, you can achieve a permanently happy spirit.
Norman Vincent Peale
Everybody forgets the basic thing, people are not going to love you unless you love them.
In each man there is a priceless treasure that is in no other. Every man's foremost task is the actualization of his unique, unprecedented and never-recurring potentialities, and not the repetition of something that another, and be it even the greatest, has already achieved.
It is possible to fail in many ways while to succeed is possible only in one way.
Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
Until we take how we see ourselves (and how we see others) into account, we will be unable to understand how others see and feel about themselves and their world. Unaware, we will project our intentions on their behavior and call ourselves objective.
Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them ?
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
First say to yourself what you would be , and then do what you have to do.
Better never to have met you in my dream than to wake and reach for hands that are not there.
Otomo No Yakamochi
The question should be, is it worth trying to do, not can it be done.
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
If you feel you have no faults there's another one.
Happiness resides not in possessions and not in gold , the feeling of happiness dwells in the soul.
There is no point at which you can say 'Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap.'
Well, it's not the men in your life that counts, it's the life in your men.
Tira, I'm No Angel (1933)
The miracle is this - the more we share, the more we have.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
This above all, To Thine Own Self Be True.
Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give the world your best anyway.
There's no abiding success without commitment.
When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed', you find it simply means to follow through.