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The strongest among the weak is the one who doesn't forget his weaknesses.
The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.
Sydney J. Harris
It is interesting to notice how some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage, and working their solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles.
I swore never to be silent whenever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.
You don't understand ! I could've had class. I could've been a contender. I could've been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am.
Terry Malloy, On The Waterfront (1954)
Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity, and the emotions to affect other people.
Love is a butterfly, which when pursued is just beyond your grasp, but if you will sit down quietly it may alight upon you.
If this is a blessing, it is certainly very well disguised.
Build a dream and the dream will build you.
Robert H. Schuller
Kindness is tenderness. Kindness is love, but perhaps greater than loveKindness is good will. Kindness says, I want you to be happy.
I love you, not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
Spread love everywhere you go, first of all in your own house. Give love to your children, to your wife or husband, to a next door neighbor. Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness, kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile, kindness in your warm greeting.
Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
Love is a many splendered thing.
Nat King Cole
Every day in every way I am getting better and better.
We carry the seeds of happiness with us wherever we go.
God is subtle but he is not malicious.
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.
Ask for advice but do what you think is best.
Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking our potential.
To love deeply in one direction makes us more loving in all others.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.
If you don't first handle fear and desire, and you get rich, you'll be a high pay slave.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
The cherokee people are not "my people".
Chief John Ross
A gentle hand may lead even an elephant by a single hair.
I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
Wisdom is more precious than rubies.
The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret to outward success.
Henry Ward Beecher
In everything the ends well defined are the secret of durable success.
To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.
The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at a time.
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain advantage at the expense of his fellow men.
The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be and that God wishes to see people happy, amidst the simple beauty of nature.
Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
We'll always have Paris.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
What hump ?
Igor, Young Frankenstein (1974)
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain -- and most fools do.
is a choice to focus one's being in a certain way, to bring one's faith, commitment, creativity, and love into coordination with a particular value and purpose.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what we want most for what we want at the moment.
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.
You see, in life, lots of people know what to do, but few people actually do what they know. Knowing is not enough ! You must take action.
There is no one giant step that does it. It's a lot of little steps.
Peter A. Cohen
If you don't learn from your mistakes, there's no sense making them.
Nothing happens unless first we dream.
We always strive after what is forbidden, and desire the things refused us.
Why is it that we spend so much of our time preparing for when we can do what we want, instead of just doing what we want right now.
John P. Strelecky
We only love truly once. It is the first time and succeeding passions are less uncontrolled.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are !
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.
Goals are the fuel in the furnace of achievement.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
All resources are not obvious, great managers find and develop available talent.
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
All condemnation of others really condemns ourselves. Adjust the microcosm which is in your power to do and the macrocosm will adjust itself for you.
Acting on a good idea is better than just having a good idea.
If you face a delicate situation, don't go into it wearing your spurs or you'll rip it apart. Instead, dress for the occasion. Cloak yourself in diplomacy. Vest yourself with wisdom, and wear a smile.
Anne Mackay Thompson
The successful man is the average man, focused.
I can levitate birds, but nobody cares.
As different streams having different sources all mingle their waters in the sea, so different tendencies, various though they appear, crooked or straight, all lead to god.
If you listen to your fears, you will die never knowing what a great person you might have been.
Robert H. Schuller
This is the people's war ! It is our war ! We are the fighters ! Fight it, then ! Fight it with all that is in us, and may god defend the right.
Vicar, Mrs Miniver (1942)
The fastest way to pass your own expectation is to add passion to your labor.
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You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
If you're going to be able to look back on something and laugh about it, you might as well laugh about it now.
Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.
Sacrifice is giving up something good for something better.
There is time for everything.
The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesud. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules whose would you use ?
They can because they think they can.
Rock and roll is the music of America, of youth, of rebellion, and of the common spirit that ties all that together.
We do what we must, and call it by the best names.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Success is the child of audacity.
We are limited but we can push back the borders of our limitations.
Work and lovethese are the basics. Without them there is neurosis.
Success is never wondering what if.
You have enemies ? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.
Do you like scary movies ?
Ghostface, Scream (1996)
The more goals you set - the more goals you get.
Mark Victor Hansen
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast.
When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. -
Think and grow rich.
I want to talk with people who care about things that matter that will make a life- changing difference
Mark Victor Hansen
All misfortune is but a stepping stone to fortune.
Henry David Thoreau
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
You can't have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.
Charles F. Kettering
To love is to receive a glimpse of heaven.
In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.
Success is neither magical or mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
Nurses dispense comfort, compassion, and caring without even a prescription.
An army of a thousand is easy to find, but, ah, how difficult to find a general.
There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life.
Romance, like a ghost escapes touching, it is always where you are not, not where you are. The interview or conversation was prose at the time, but it is poetry in the memory.
George William Curtis
Face it girls, I'm older and I have more insurance.
Evelyn Couch, Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.