Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality, the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
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All you need is love.
You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you understand this ? And radio operates exactly the same way : you send signals here, they receive them there. The only difference is that there is no cat.
First say to yourself what you would be, and then do what you have to do.
The greatest thing you'll ever learn is to love and be loved in return.
First get rid of the delusion "I am the body", and then only can we want real knowledge.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.
The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life.
You can not step twice into the same river, for other waters are continually flowing on.
Put off for one day and ten days will pass by.
Acknowledge that you failed, draw your lessons from it, and use it to your advantage to make sure it never happens again.
Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, " What's in it for me ? ".
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.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
No matter where you go, there you are.
If you employed study, thinking, and planning time daily, you could develop and use the power that can change the course of your destiny.
W. Clement Stone
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.
In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.
Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we can not live within.
Today is the first day of the rest of your life.
There is no pain equal to that which two lovers can inflict on one another. This should be made clear to all who contemplate such a union. The avoidance of this pain is the beginning of wisdom, for it is strong enough to contaminate the rest of our lives.
In order to be walked on, you have to be lying down.
To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Title of newspaper article yesterday - Vandals made off with all toilet seats in the local precinct. Police have nothing to go on.
The sun will come up tomorrow
I live a very dull life here, indeed I think I am more like a state prisoner than anything else.
There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.
The man who fears no truths has nothing to fear from lies.
Now is wanted intense karma-yoga with unbounded courage and indomitable strength in the heart. Then only will the people of the country be roused.
Failure ? I never encountered it. All I ever met were temporary setbacks.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.
Don't let your fears stand in the way of your dreams !
We imagine that our mind in a mirror, that it is more or less accurately reflecting what is happening outside us. On the contrary, our mind itself is the principal element of creation. The world, while I am perceiving it, is being incessantly created for myself in time and space.
You pile up enough tomorrows, and you'll find you've collected a lot of empty yesterdays.
That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.
Forget about it.
Donnie Brasco, Donnie Brasco (1997)
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.
From every human being there rises a light that reaches straight to heaven, and when two souls that are destined to be together find each other, the streams of light flow together and a single brighter light goes forth from that united being.
All I want is a warm bed and a kind word and unlimited power.
Success is the proper utilization of failure.
Come here, Norman. Hurry up. The loons ! The loons ! They're welcoming us back.
Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)
I know god will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much.
It's like, I became such a good person, I almost forgot... I'm a world class liar, baby !
I can change. I can live out my imagination instead of my memory. I can tie myself to my limitless potential instead of my limiting past.
Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low.
Henry Ward Beecher
Stand as a rock , you are indestructible. You are the Self ( atman ) , the god of the universe.
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.
If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think another negative thought.
Never close your lips to those whom you have opened your heart.
The question should be, is it worth trying to do, not can it be done.
If you want to win friends, make it a point to remember them. If you remember my name, you pay me a subtle compliment ; you indicate that I have made an impression on you. Remember my name and you add to my feeling of importance.
To love is to place our happiness in the happiness of another.
Gottfried Wilhem Von Leibniz
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.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
I want it said of me by those who knew me best ; that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow.
You are what you are and you are where you are because of what has gone into your mind. You change what you are and you change where you are by changing what goes into your mind.
There is no one giant step that does it. It's a lot of little steps.
Peter A. Cohen
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
Only one thing has to change for us to know happiness in our lives : where we focus our attention.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
We're sisters under the same mink.
Debby Marsh, The Big Heat (1953)
Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.
The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.
Never say anything about yourself you do not want to come true.
My father taught me to work ; he did not teach me to love it.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take.
When you put faith, hope and love together, you can raise positive kids in a negative world.
Now is the time. Needs are great, but your possibilities are greater.
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.
Anything that makes you weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
There is no instinct like that of the heart.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
Love conquers all.
One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we can not practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.
Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve.
You're so money, and you don't even know it.
Trent, Swingers (1996)
The buck stops here.
We have to go back to philosophy to treat things as they are. We are suffering from our own karma. It is not the fault of god. What we do is our own fault, nothing else. Why should god be blamed ?
Almost all of the world-class athletes and other peak performers are visualizers. They see it , they feel it, they experience it before they actually do it. They began with the end in mind. You can do it in every area of your life. Before performance, a sales presentation, a difficult confrontation, or the daily challenge of meeting a goal, see it clearly, vividly, relentlessly, over and over again. Create an internal "comfort zone''. Then, when you get into the situation, it isn't foreign. It doesn't scare you.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.
Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew. They're what make the instrument stretch-what make you go beyond the norm.
While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.
I love you, I am at rest with you, I have come home.
Dorothy L. Sayers
Shut up and deal.
Fran Kubelik, The Apartment (1960)
Seek first to understand and then to be understood.
Only those who have learned the power of sincere and selfless contribution experience life's deepest joy : true fulfillment.
The mind is a lousy master but a wonderful servant.
Above all, beware of compromises. I do not mean that you are to get into antagonism with anybody, but you have to hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others "fads" through the greed of getting supporters.
Love is the universal thirst for a communion not merely of the senses, but of our whole nature.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Nature never deceives us, it is we who deceive ourselves.
Sharing is the essence of teaching. It is, I have come to believe, the essence of civilizationWithout it, the imagination is but the echo of the self, trapped in a soundproof chamber, reverberating upon itself until it is spent in exhaustion or futility.
If you build it, he will come.
Field of Dreams
What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first steps to something better.
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.