I have been astonished that men could die martyrs for their religion. I have shuddered at it. I shudder no more. I could be martyr'd for my religion. Love is my religion. And I could die for that. I could die for you.
Two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one.
Love is my religion, I could die for it.
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There is more to life than increasing its speed.
Act or accept.
Never pretend to a love which you do not actually feel, for love is not ours to command.
Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on does not constitute so strong an attachment as that from which they draw their gains.
Before we can forgive one another, we must understand one another
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
If you don't like something, change it, if you can't change it, change your attitude.
We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.
Nothing is more validating and affirming than feeling understood. And the moment a person begins feeling understood, that person becomes far more open to influence and change.
To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else's can shorten it.
How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg ? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg.
Our limitations and success will be based most often on our own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
I used to think anyone doing anything weird was weird. Now I know that it is the people that call others weird that are weird.
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Time is an equal opportunity employer. Each human being has exactly the same number of hours and minutes every day. Rich people can't buy more hours. Scientists can't invent new minutes. And you can't save time to spend it on another day. Even so, time is amazingly fair and forgiving. No matter how much time you've wasted in the past, you still have an entire tomorrow. quotes
He who has learned how to obey will know how to command.
Obstacles are what appear when you take your eyes off your dreams.
It is quite possible to work without results, but never will there be results without work.
Love is the immortal flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves. It's eternal goal is life.
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
There is nothing to fear, but fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
Progress is the activity of today and the assurance of tomorrow
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all.
I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine.
I just love when people say I cant do something because all my life people said I wasn't going to make it.
No man can succeed in a line of endeavor which he does not like.
Sometimes you gotta create what you want to be a part of.
You complete me.
You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
This is the best kind of voyeurism, hearing joy from your neighbors.
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
Pay no attention to what the critics say , no statue has ever been erected to a critic.
All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.
If anything goes bad, I did it. If anything goes semi-good, then we did it. If anything goes really good, then you did it.
Paul "Bear" Bryant
Inch by inch, it's a cinch.
Robert H. Schuller
Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination.
Hardening of the heart ages people faster than hardening of the arteries.
If you listen to your fears, you will die never knowing what a great person you might have been.
Robert H. Schuller
Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed.
We must be the change we wish to see.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow , Learn as if you were to live forever.
Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.
I am big ! It's the pictures that got small.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
If you look at what you have in life, You'll always have more. If you look at what you don't have in life, You'll never have enough.
Just because something does n't do what you planned it to do in the first place doesn't mean it's useless.
Where there is a will, there is a way.
My main purpose in life is to make money so I can afford to go on creating more inventions.
It is love alone that gives worth to all things.
Santa Teresa de Jesus
And he can make, so say the wise, no claim who makes no sacrifice.
When you can't solve the problem, manage it.
Robert H. Schuller
Sometimes, all you need to invent something is a good imagination and a pile of junk.
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is often a step forward.
What happens to a man is less significant than what happens within him.
Louis L. Mann
The only gift is a portion of thyself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart.
Josiah G. Holland
Whatever it takes !
Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.
The only real valuable thing is intuition.
Rather than focusing on things and time, focus on preserving and enhancing relationships and on accomplishing results.
God gives us our relatives - thank God we can choose our friends.
Ethel Watts Mumford
Where is there dignity unless there is honesty ?
Where there is love there is no darkness.
If we all tired to make other peoples paths easy, our own feet would have a smooth even place to walk on.
Minds are like parachutes, they function only when open.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take.
Work like you don't need the money, love like you've never been hurt and dance like no one is watching
Concentration of wealth and power has been built upon other people's money, other people's business, other people's labor. Under this concentration, independent business has been a menace to American society.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.
What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first steps to something better.
A smile is the light in your window that tells others that there is a caring, sharing person inside.
Examine the opportunities, the challenges you've given yourself.
Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.
Theodore Isaac Rubin
There is no pleasure in life equal to that of the conquest of a vicious habit.
In order to change we must be sick and tired of being sick and tired.
The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved.
Do you want a leg or a breast ?
Frances Stevens, To Catch A Thief (1955)
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead. His eyes are closed.
The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.
The man who fears no truths has nothing to fear from lies.
You were made perfectly to be loved - and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
I'd love to kiss you, but I just washed my hair.
Madge Norwood, Cabin In the Cotton (1932)
He who treads the path of love walks a thousand meters as if it were only one.
Leave the gun. Take the cannolis.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
The day will come when, after harnessing space, the winds, the tides and gravitation, we shall harness for god the energies of love. And on that day, for the second time in the history of the world, we shall have discovered fire.
Go to the people. Learn from them. Live with them. Start with what they know. Build with what they have. The best of leaders when the job is done, when the task is accomplished, the people will say we have done it ourselves.
Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called present.
I want everyone to be the way I strive to become -- to be himself in his truth. Do not follow me, follow yourself ! is the existential challenge. Self-being awakens self-being but does not force itself on it.
A chain is as strong as its weakest link.
The best proof of love is trust.
A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.
How different our lives are when we really know what is deeply important to us, and keeping that picture in mind, we manage ourselves each day to be and to do what really matters most.
A goal properly set is halfway reached.
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
In life you can never be too kind or too fair ; everyone you meet is carrying a heavy load. When you go through your day expressing kindness and courtesy to all you meet, you leave behind a feeling of warmth and good cheer, and you help alleviate the burdens everyone is struggling with.
Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.