Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
All you need is love.
Love is the flower you've got to let grow.
We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it's going to get on by itself. You've got to keep watering it. You've got to really look after it and nurture it.
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.
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The illiterate of the century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.
Marcel Marceau, Silent Movie (1976)
When you drop a pebble into a pool of water, the pebble starts a series of ripples that expand until they encompass the whole pool. This is exactly what will happen when I give my ideas a definite plan of action. Right now I can project my thoughts into the future. I can see ahead of me. I dream, I am not easily discouraged, readily visualize myself as overcoming obstacles, winning out over setbacks, achieving impossible objectives.
The secret of success is to do common things uncommonly well.
John Davidson Rockefeller
In nothing do men more nearly approach the gods than in giving health to men.
Be who you are in every situation.
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.
Never fear the want of business. A man who qualifies himself well for his calling, never fails of employment.
The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can't do.
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.
If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is impossible to repent of love. The sin of love does not exist.
Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating.
I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it.
It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
Happiness consists of a solid faith, good health, and a bad memory.
The willow knows what the storm does not that the power to endure harm outlives the power to inflict it.
Blood Of The Martyr
The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it.
If thou must love me, let it be for nought, except for love's sake only. Do not say, I love her for her smile, her look, her way of speaking gently, for a trick of thought that falls in well with mine, and, certes, brought a sense of pleasant ease on such a day. For these things in themselves, beloved, may be changed, or change for thee, and love so wrought, may be unwrought so.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
Success is never found. Failure is never fatal. Courage is the only thing.
You become what you think about.
The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.
People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.
Norman Vincent Peale
Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.
Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.
The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.
I try to learn from the past, but I plan for the future by focusing exclusively on the present. That's were the fun is.
We all love best not those who offend us least, nor those who have done most for us, but those who make it most easy for us to forgive them.
Love knows no bounds.
We're sisters under the same mink.
Debby Marsh, The Big Heat (1953)
Accept the past for what it was. Acknowledge the present for what it is. Anticipate the future for what it can become.
Tracy L. McNair
To gain more abundance a person needs more skills and needs to be more creative and cooperative.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Never bring the problem solving stage into the decision making stage. Otherwise, you surrender yourself to the problem rather than the solution.
Robert H. Schuller
The very use of the word savage, as it is applied in its general sense, I am inclined to believe is an abuse of the word, and the people to whom it is applied.
Would you like to come in ?
Aurora Greenway, Garrett Breedlove (1983)
To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.
Into the hands of every individual is given a marvelous power for good or evil -- the silent, unconscious, unseen influence of his life. This is simply the constant radiation of what man really is, not what he pretends to be.
William George Jordan
We rob banks.
Clyde Barrow, Bonnie And Clyde (1967)
There are no guarantees. From the viewpoint of fear, none are strong enough. From the viewpoint of love, none are necessary.
Winners lose much more often than losers. So if you keep losing but you're still trying, keep it up ! You're right on track.
Matthew Keith Groves
I am someone else when I'm with you, someone more like myself.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
Happy wife, happy life.
Success is not to be pursued ; it is to be attracted by the person you become.
Now is the time. Needs are great, but your possibilities are greater.
What nature delivers to us is never stale. Because what nature creates has eternity in it.
If so many men, so many minds, certainly so many hearts, so many kinds of love.
Insist on yourself, never imitate. Every great man is unique.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
The show must go on.
Love is smiling on the inside and out.
Rather than focusing on things and time, focus on preserving and enhancing relationships and on accomplishing results.
I have, for many years past, contemplated the noble races of red men who are now spread over these trackless forests and boundless prairies, melting away at the approach of civilization.
My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.
Don't wait. The time will never be just right.
When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.
Charles A. Beard
Do or do not, there is no try.
You can't expect people to look eye to eye with you if you are looking down on them.
A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.
To freely bloom - that is my definition of success.
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success. tremendous stream is flowing toward the ocean, carrying us all along with it , and though like straws and scraps of paper we may at times float aimlessly about, in the long run we are sure to join the ocean of life and bliss.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
The holiest of holidays are those kept by ourselves in silence and apart, the secret anniversaries of the heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
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
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.
In real love you want the other person's good. In romantic love you want the other person.
Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.
Formal education will make you a living, self education will make you a fortune.
It is no sin to attempt and fail. The only sin is to not make the attempt.
The Missouri is, perhaps, different in appearance and character from all other rivers in the world. There is a terror in its manner which is sensibly felt, the moment we enter its muddy waters from the Mississippi.
Don't dream it be it.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1973)
The greatest part of our happiness depends on our dispositions, not our circumstances.
Change yourself, change your fortunes.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
You could unwrap a Fudgesicle at the first light and never touch the brake lever till you threw away the stick.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear. Ambrose Redmoon Courage is the first of the human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all the others.
I think we deserve a break.
Kathie Moffat, Jeff Bailey (1947)
This too, shall pass.
I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie. I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave. And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
No matter where you go, there you are.
Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.
Emily P. Bissell
We didn't land on plymouth rock. Plymouth rock landed on us !
Malcolm X, Malcolm X (1992)
No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an unchartered land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.
It is the passion that is in a kiss that gives to it its sweetness, it is the affection in a kiss that sanctifies it.
Christian Nestell Bovee
You can often measure a person by the size of his dream.
Robert H. Schuller
What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail ?
Robert H. Schuller
Be like a postage stamp. Stick to it until you get there.
Acting on a good idea is better than just having a good idea.
An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Keep your business affairs in your own hands. It's the only way to be happy.
Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm. As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.
Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination, full of hope.
There are few people who can manage more than their own business.
When I hear somebody sigh, Life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, Compared to what ?
Sydney J. Harris
Indecision is the thief of opportunity.
Tell me and I forget , show me and I remember , involve me and I understand.