Challenges are what make life interesting , overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.
Joshua J. Marine
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All of the most successful human beings I've know were inwardly at war with themselves. Their turmoil was at least as great as our own, and sometimes greater. What distinguished these leaders was not some inner peace but rather how they had learned to organize their lives around a noble ambition and to focus on it.
Ineffective people live day after day with unused potential. They experience synergy only in small, peripheral ways in their lives. But creative experiences can be produced regularly, consistently, almost daily in people's lives. It requires enormous personal security and openness and a spirit of adventure.
It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.
Romance has been elegantly defined as the offspring of fiction and love.
Talent is formed in solitude, character in the bustle of the world.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The beginning is the half of every action.
For those who have seen the Earth from space, and for the hundreds and perhaps thousands more who will, the experience most certainly changes your perspective. The things that we share in our world are far more valuable than those which divide us.
Self delusion is pulling in your stomach when you step on the scales.
What the heart has once owned and had, it shall never lose.
Henry Ward Beecher
Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts
You cannot antagonize and influence at the same time.
I love thee with the breath, smiles, tears of all my life.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
What the heart gives away is never gone. It is kept in the hearts of others.
Robin St. John
People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals - that is, goals that do not inspire them.
Instruction does not prevent wasted time or mistakes, and mistakes themselves are often the best teachers of all.
James Anthony Froude
Find something you love to do and you'll never have to work a day in your life.
"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance."
Dreams don't work unless you do.
John C. Maxwell
If we all tired to make other peoples paths easy, our own feet would have a smooth even place to walk on.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
I ain't so tough.
Tom Powers, The Public Enemy (1931)
When god closes a door, he opens a window.
Familiar acts are beautiful through love.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.
Stephen A. Brennan
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.
There is only one terminal dignity, love. And the story of a love is not important, what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.
When I first met you, I was afraid to talk to you. When I talked to you, I was afraid to kiss you. When I kissed you, I was afraid to love you. Now that I love you, I'm afraid to lose you.
I love you, not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Who indeed can harm you if you are committed deeply to doing what is right ?
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.
As long as we are persistence in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We can not choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time.
Whenever I think of the past it just brings back so many memories.
An obstacle is often a stepping stone.
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Harold R. McAlindon
It's like, I became such a good person, I almost forgot... I'm a world class liar, baby !
The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel, its poverty by how little.
W. R. Inge
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes -- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds' --can you help others do the same.
A chain is as strong as its weakest link.
Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.
No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted.
Education means inspiring someones mind, not just filling their head.
We tend to live up to our expectations.
I do not know how to kiss, or I would kiss you. Where do the noses go ?
Maria, For Whom The Bell Tolls (1943)
Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.
W. Clement Stone
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is.
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.
Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating.
Attitude is everything.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
The whole universe is only the self with variations, one tune made bearable by variations. Sometimes there are discords, but they only make the subsequent harmony more perfect. In this hell of a world one can bring a little joy and peace even for a day into the heart of a single person, that much alone is true, this I have learnt after suffering all my life, all else is mere moonshine.
I bet you can squeal like a pig.
Mountain Man, Deliverance (1972)
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe
Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away.
At every moment during our existence we are all called to be leaders, if for no other purpose than to lead ourselves.
John P. Strelecky
It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.
Robert H. Schuller
History does nothing , it does not possess immense riches, it does not fight battles. It is men, real, living, who do all this.
Sign: "Illiterate? Write for free help."
Those at the top of the mountain didn't fall there.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
They may take away our lives, but they'll never take our freedom !
William Wallace, Braveheart (1995)
First law on holes - when you're in one, stop digging.
In order to change we must be sick and tired of being sick and tired.
The foundation my parents laid down with our faith continues to be my core.
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
Pearl S. Buck
Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
We love because it's the only true adventure.
Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.
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.
The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
It is the level-headed man, the calm man, of good judgment and cool nerves, of great sympathy and love, who does good work and so does good to himself.
Your belief determines your action and your action determines your results, but first you have to believe.
Mark Victor Hansen
Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.
M. Scott Peck
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it.
William A. Ward
Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve.
You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.
We can always redeem the man who aspires and strives.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.
When fate hands us a lemon, let's try to make a lemonade.
Your voice makes me tremble inside and your smile is an invitation for my imagination to go wild.
We have not yet begun to fight.
John Paul Jones
Nature never deceives us, it is we who deceive ourselves.
Whenever your present situation, I assure you that you are not your habits. You can replace old patterns of self-defeating behavior with new patterns, new habits of the effectiveness, happiness, and trust-based relationships.
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 is a hole in the heart.
He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in god. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.
Hasta la vista, baby. :
The Terminator, Terminator Judgment Day (1991)
You see, Francois, marriage is a beautiful mistake which two people make together. But with you, Francois, I think it would be a mistake.
Mariette Colet, Trouble In Paradise (1932)
You know, maybe I was wrong and luck is like love. You have to go all the way to find it.
Jeff Bailey, Out Of The Past (1947)
Anyone who thinks the sky is the limit, has limited imagination.
Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.
Fortify yourself with contentment, for this is an impregnable fortress.
This is the West, sir. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.
Maxwell Scott, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)