When love and skill work together expect a masterpiece.
The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.
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It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.
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.
The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
Unselfish and noble actions are the most radiant pages in the biography of souls.
Personally, veda's convinced me that alligators have the right idea. They eat their young.
Ida Corwin, Mildred Pierce (1945)
I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine.
Science may have found a cure for most evils , but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all -- the apathy of human beings.
You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.
Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time, it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.
But inaction itself is a kind of action, and it has consequences. Consistently and absolutely maintained, inaction would necessarily lead to swift ruin , it would be a form of suicide. A refusal to enter into the world is a refusal to meet the challenge of reality which darkly demands that I dare and find out what will happen. In my situation I bear responsibility for what occurs because I do not intervene , if I can do something and I don't do it, I am guilty of the consequences of my inaction.
Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
You can not escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
The power of imagination makes us infinite.
I feel I have this great creative and spiritual force within me that is greater than faith, greater than ambition, greater than confidence, greater than determination, greater than vision. It is all these combined. Whether it is a godhead or not, I feel this great force, this untapped power, this dynamic something within me. This feeling defies description, and there is no experience with which this feeling may be compared. It is something like a strong emotion mixed with faith, but a lot stronger.
What you can do, or dream you can, begin it, boldness has genius, power and magic in it.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
There is more to life than increasing its speed.
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
To love is to receive a glimpse of heaven.
Everyone should carefully observe which way his heart draws him, and then choose that way with all his strength.
It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.
A Native American grandfather was talking to his grandson about how he felt. He said, 'I feel as if I have two wolves fighting in my heart. One wolf is the vengeful, violent one, the other wolf is the loving compassionate one.' The grandson asked him, 'Which wolf will win the fight in your heart?' The grandfather answered, 'The one I feed.'
Your family and your love must be cultivated like a garden. Time, effort, and imagination must be summoned constantly to keep any relationship flourishing and growing.
Goals give you more than a reason to get up in the morning, they are an incentive to keep you going all day. Goals tend to tap the deeper resources and draw the best out of life.
Just because you make a mistake doesnt mean you are a mistake.
Something happened to me. It was the sweetest thing that ever could be. It was a fantasy a dream come true, it was the day I met you !
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
It is easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow.
More than kisses, letters mingle souls.
Fathers are like a lighthouse when there is fog his children can always depend on seeing the light.
Every time an artist dies, part of the vision of mankind passes with him.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
To love a person is to learn the song that is in their heart, and to sing it to them when they have forgotten.
Dedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself. Give yourself peace of mind. You deserve to be happy. You deserve delight.
Mark Victor Hansen
There are never enough I Love You's.
To live for results would be to sentence myself to continuous frustration. My only sure reward is in my actions and not from them.
Immaturity can last a lifetime.
This life is a hard fact, work your way through it boldly, though it may be adamantine, no matter, the soul is stronger. I have seen in life those who are overcautious about themselves fall into dangers at every step, those who are afraid of losing honor and respect, get only disgrace, and those who are always afraid of loss, always lose.
It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.
Most of the exercise I get is from standing and walking around laboratory tables all day. I derive more benefit and entertainment from this than some of my friends and competitors get from playing games like golf.
To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.
There's always a way - if you're committed.
Submit to love faithfully and it gives a person joy. It intoxicates, it envelops, it isolates. It creates fragrance in the air, ardour from coldness, it beautifies everything around it.
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
When I hear somebody sigh, Life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, Compared to what ?
Sydney J. Harris
Time is the great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all of it's students.
Rock and roll is the music of America, of youth, of rebellion, and of the common spirit that ties all that together.
Hi-Yo, Silver !
The Lone Ranger, The Lone Ranger (1956)
Strike while the iron is hot.
The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.
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.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.
The will to prepare is more important than the will to win.
Action is the antidote to despair.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
Believe that you are bigger than your difficulties, for you are, indeed.
Norman Vincent Peale
Don't ever give up.
Who's on first.
Dexter, The Naughty Nineties (1945)
Love, all alike, no season knows, nor clime, nor hours, days, months, which are the rags of time.
It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
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)
Count it all joy, my brethren, when you meet various trials, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.
The heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight. But they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.
Thomas S. Monson
Love is a little haven of refuge from the world.
Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.
Happiness is not pleasure, it is victory.
Never say die.
Except and expect positive things and that is what you will receive.
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.
I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
This is as true in everyday life as it is in battle we are given one life and the decision is ours whether to wait for circumstances to make up our mind, or whether to act, and in acting, to live.
General Omar Bradley
Remember, there is no situation so completely hopeless that something constructive can not be done about it. When faced with a minus, ask yourself what you can do to make it a plus. A person practicing this attitude will extract undreamed-of outcomes from the most unpromising situations. Realize that there are no hopeless situations, there are only people who take hopeless attitudes.
Norman Vincent Peale
I have learned not to worry about love, but to honor it's coming with all my heart.
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.
The cherokee people are not "my people".
Chief John Ross
We always strive after what is forbidden, and desire the things refused us.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you'll help them to become what they are capable of becoming.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
We can only learn to love by loving.
Hi, Curly, kill anyone today ?
Mitch Robbins, Curly (1991)
If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I believe in long, slow, deep, soft, wet kisses that last three days.
Crash Davis, Bull Durham (1988)
Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished.
Vivacity, leadership, must be had, and we are not allowed to be nice in choosing. We must fetch the pump with dirty water, if clean can not be had.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Each person's life is a story that is telling itself in the living.
Live your dreams.
Everyone enjoys doing the kind of work for which he is best suited.
The soul is covered with the color of its leisure thoughts.
The greatest sign of a success for a teacher... is to be able to say, "The children are now working as if I did not exist."
For children to take morality seriously they must be in the presence of adults who take morality seriously. And with their own eyes they must see adults take morality seriously.
William J. Bennett
Like snowflakes, my Christmas memories gather and dance each beautiful, unique and too soon gone.
The way to happiness : keep your heart free from hate, your mind from worry. Live simply, expect little, give much. Fill your life with love. Scatter sunshine. Forget self, think of others. Do as you would be done by. Try this for a week and you will be surprised.
Norman Vincent Peale
There are no perfect human beings ! My personal judgments are that no perfect human being is possible or even conceivable, but that human beings are far more improvable than most people believe.
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
Failing to plan is planning to fail.
If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.
Kids don't remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.
A gentle hand may lead even an elephant by a single hair.
The real and lasting victories are those of peace and not of war.
There comes a moment when you have to stop revving up the car and shove it into gear.
The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel, its poverty by how little.