A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.
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Above all to thine own self be true.
A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.
Censure is often useful, praise often deceitful.
It is not what is poured into a student that counts but what is planted.
An avoidance of true communication is tantamount to a relinquishment of my self- being , if I withdraw from it I am betraying not only the other but myself.
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope.
Princess Leia, Star Wars (1977)
Trust in yourself. Your perceptions are often far more accurate than you are willing to believe.
You think I'm licked. You all think I'm licked. Well, I'm not licked. And I'm going to stay right here and fight for this lost cause. Even if this room gets filled with lies like these, and the taylors and all their armies come marching into this place.
Jefferson Smith, Mr Smith Goes To Washington (1939)
Immaturity can last a lifetime.
A bizarre sensation pervades a relationship of pretense. No truth seems true. A simple morning's greeting and response appear loaded with innuendo and fraught with implications. Each nicety becomes more sterile and each withdrawal more permanent.
If anything is worth trying at all, it's worth trying at least ten times.
Dean Marshall Art Linkletter
Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant ?
Henry David Thoreau
Love, the irresistable desire to be irresistibly desired.
Discontent is the source of all trouble, but also of all progress, in individuals and nations.
Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god. For one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
Love is not only something you feel. It's something you do.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
Let us never be betrayed into saying we have finished our education because that would mean we had stopped growing.
Julia H. Gulliver
Do, or do not. There is no try.
Yoda, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Woody, I know what your problem is. You're just like me. Trash !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
Fathers are like a lighthouse when there is fog his children can always depend on seeing the light.
Listen to me, mister. You're my knight in shining armor. Don't you forget it. You're going to get back on that horse, and I'm going to be right behind you, holding on tight, and away we're gonna go, go, go !
Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)
The first and greatest commandment is, Don't let them scare you.
The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don't define them, learn about them, or even seriously consider them as believable or achievable. Winners can tell you where they are going, what they plan to do along the way, and who will be sharing the adventure with them.
Without a general an army is lost.
An error gracefully acknowledged is a victory won.
Caroline L. Gascoigne
I do not resent criticism, even when, for the sake of emphasis, it parts for the time with reality.
When you do the wrong thing, knowing it is wrong, you do so because you have n't developed the habit of effectively controlling or neutralizing strong inner urges that tempt you, or because you have established the wrong habit and don't know how to eliminate them effectively.
W. Clement Stone
People are like stained glass windows, they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.
When your self-worth goes up, your net worth goes up with it.
Mark Victor Hansen
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
Accumulate learning by study, understand what you learn by questioning.
Learning acquired in youth is an inscription on stone.
There is no instinct like that of the heart.
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.
No alibi will save you from accepting the responsibility.
When a problem comes along, study it until you are completely knowledgeable. Then find that weak spot, break the problem apart, and the rest will be easy.
Norman Vincent Peale
Failure ? I never encountered it. All I ever met were temporary setbacks.
You see, it's never the environment ; it's never the events of our lives, but the meaning we attach to the events - how we interpret them - that shapes who we are today and who we'll become tomorrow. quotes
Great oaks from little acorns grow
I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it.
Happiness is a state of activity.
Without courage, all others virtues lose their meaning.
Cease trying to work everything out with your minds. It will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be a revelation.
Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.
I think there is something, more important than believing : Action ! The world is full of dreamers, there aren't enough who will move ahead and begin to take concrete steps to actualize their vision.
W. Clement Stone
Be like a postage stamp. Stick to it until you get there.
Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that !
From what we get, we can make a living, what we give, however makes a life.
The strength of the heart comes from the soundness of the faith.
Saudi Arabian Proverb
Do not wait for leaders, do it alone, person to person.
Most of us are frightened of dying because we don't know what it means to live. We don't know how to live, therefore we don't know how to die. As long as we are frightened of life we shall be frightened of death.
We are like tea bags - we don't know our own strength until we're in hot water.
I always say a kiss on the hand might feel very good, but a diamond tiara lasts forever.
Lorelei, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe
People begin to become successful the minute they decide to be.
If parents pass enthusiasm along to their children, they will leave them an estate of incalculable value.
The potential of the average person is like a huge ocean unsailed, a new continent unexplored, a world of possibilities waiting to be released and channeled toward some great good.
Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose -- a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.
The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.
Sydney J. Harris
The harder you fall the higher you bounce.
Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly.
St Francis De Sales
The longer the excuse, the less likely it's the truth.
One way to become enthusiastic is to look for the plus sign. To make progress in any difficult situation, you have to start with what's right about it and build on that.
Norman Vincent Peale
A leader is a dealer in hope.
Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
I'm going to take a bath.
Arthur Bach, Hobson (1981)
Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
G. M. Trevelyan
As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.
A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you have n't truly decided.
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.
No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.
We are the only beings on the planet who lead such rich internal lives that it's not the events that matter most to us, but rather, it's how we interpret those events that will determine how we think about ourselves and how we will act in the future.
Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.
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.
The fastest way to pass your own expectation is to add passion to your labor.
The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement.
See how nature - trees, flowers, grass - grows in silence , see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence we need silence to be able to touch souls.
When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions.
W. Clement Stone
The art of love, is largely the art of persistence.
If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always gotten.
Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.
Without the human community one single human being cannot survive.
All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.
Take a chance ! All life is a chance. The man who goes the furthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
If you believe you can, you probably can. If you believe you won't, you most assuredly won't. Belief is the ignition switch that gets you off the launching pad.
Nothing happens unless first we dream.
You learn as much from those who have failed as from those who have succeeded.
In our life there is a single color, as on an artist's palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.
No general can fight his battles alone. He must depend upon his lieutenants, and his success depends upon his ability to select the right man for the right place.
Love doesn't make the world go'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.
Franklin P. Jones
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
Perhaps the feelings that we experience when we are in love represent a normal state. Being in love shows a person who he should be.
Education is one of the few things a person is willing to pay for and not get.
William Lowe Bryan
Excellence is the result of caring more than others think wise, risking more than other's think safe, dreaming more than others think practical, and expecting more than others think possible.
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
William Curry Theodore
Sometimes your nearness takes my breath away , and all the things I want to say can find no voice. Then, in silence, I can only hope my eyes will speak my heart.