For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.
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Ask for advice but do what you think is best.
Love may make the world go around, but it's laughter that keeps us from getting dizzy.
Ideals are like stars, you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny.
That which does not kill you makes you stronger.
I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
Norman Vincent Peale
Love is an electric blanket with somebody else in control of the switch.
Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement
W. Clement Stone
I was nauseous and tingly all over. I was either in love or I had smallpox.
Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing, it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm.
Love is like playing the piano. First you must learn to play by the rules, then you must forget the rules and play from your heart.
There are many who's tongues might govern multitudes, if they could govern their tongues.
If I had never met him, I would have dreamed him into being.
People will exercise great effort and creativity to make our plan work, and sometimes expend just as much effort and creativity to make your plan fail.
One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon- instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our windows today.
Happiness is a state of activity.
You know when you've read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.
In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.
Norman Vincent Peale
The leader wonders about everything, wants to learn as much as he can, is willing to take risks, experiment, try new things. He does not worry about failure, but embraces errors, knowing he will learn from them.
Warren G. Bennis
Seeing yourself as you want to be is the key to personal growth.
To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.
The leader has a clear idea of what he wants to do -- professionally and personally -- and the strength to persist in the face of setbacks, even failures.
Warren G. Bennis
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Love is the true means by which the world is enjoyed. Our love to others, and others love to us.
Hi, Curly, kill anyone today ?
Mitch Robbins, Curly (1991)
I've looked around enough to know that you're the one I want to go through time with.
I have seen him set fire to his wigwam and smooth over the graves of his fathers, clap his hand in silence over his mouth, and take the last look over his fair hunting ground, and turn his face in sadness to the setting sun.
Misfortunes often sharpen the genius.
There are two kinds of failures. The man who will do nothing he is told, and the man who will do nothing else.
Four steps to achievement : plan purposely, prepare prayerfully, proceed positively, pursue persistently.
William Arthur Ward
He who lends to the poor gets his interest from God.
Live with passion !
You have enemies ? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.
What we do not see, what most of us never suspect of existing, is the silent but irresistible power which comes to the rescue of those who fight on in the face of discouragement.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
Talent is formed in solitude, character in the bustle of the world.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Tolerance can lead to learning something.
One drink's too many, and a hundred's not enough.
Bartender Nat, The Lost Weekend (1945)
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask.
W. Clement Stone
All misfortune is but a stepping stone to fortune.
Henry David Thoreau
If a man does only what is required of him, he is a slave. If a man does more than is required of him, he is a free man.
Wealth is but dung, useful only when spread about.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic.
The successful man is the average man, focused.
Unfortunately, most of the students in martial art are conformers. The student seldom learns to depend upon himself for expression. Instead, he faithfully or blindly follows an instructor, the authority figure, and his instructor's imposed
pattern. That way, the student feels he is no longer alone and finds security in mass imitation. However, what is nurtured is the dependent mind rather than independent inquiry, which is so essential to genuine understanding. So through daily conditioning a student will probably be skilled according to a pattern, however, he will not come to understand himself.
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
The struggle of the mind to keep itself free from every sort of bondage -- to remain curious, open, unsatiated in all its relations with nature -- is tenfold more difficult than the cultivation of a stable, satisfying point of view, but a thousandfold more precious.
Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.
W. Clement Stone
Never give in -- never, never, never, never.
Every time we open our mouths, men look into our minds.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.
Norman Vincent Peale
The great end of life is not knowledge but action.
Thomas Henry Huxley
What comes from the heart, touches the heart.
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
Never stop dreaming.
Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.
Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.
This attachment of love to god is indeed one that does not bind the soul but effectively breaks all its bondages.
The speed of the leader determines the rate of the pack.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.
It's easier to remember when you are right than when the other person was right.
You talkin to me ?
Travis Bickle, Taxi Driver (1976)
When a man comes to a conscious vital realization of those great spiritual forces within himself and begins to use those forces in science, in business, and in life, his progress in the future will be unparalleled.
There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group, there is less competition there.
Remember tonight, for it is the beginning of always.
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world. The unreasonable man adapts the world to himself. All progress depends upon the unreasonable man.
George Bernard Shaw
What is it you want, Mary ? What do you want ? You want the moon ? Just say the word, and I'll throw a lasso around it and pull it down.
George Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
All I want is a warm bed and a kind word and unlimited power.
We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.
He who treads the path of love walks a thousand meters as if it were only one.
Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father.
Lydia Maria Child
But there's nothing half so sweet in life, as love's young dream.
First say to yourself what you would be , and then do what you have to do.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
Between this fan and the fancy sunbrella, I'm one 16 inch waist away from Scarlett O'Hara !
The storm also beats on the house that is built on the rock.
Joy is the feeling of grinning inside.
It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.
I'll have what she's having.
Customer, When Harry Met Sally (1989)
Volunteers don't get paid, not because they're worthless, but because they're priceless.
Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.
Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.
The only difference between a good shot and a bad shot is if it goes in or not.
An executive is a person who always decides , sometimes he decides correctly, but he always decides.
John H. Patterson
We have not yet begun to fight.
John Paul Jones
Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moments you reject all help, are you free. Fear is death, fear is sin, fear is hell, fear is unrighteousness, and fear is wrong life.
It's always darkest before the dawn.
Tonight's weather forecast - dark, with continued darkness until morning.
I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.
Concentration of wealth and power has been built upon other people's money, other people's business, other people's labor. Under this concentration, independent business has been a menace to American society.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
If the ladder is not leaning against the right wall, every step we take just gets us to the wrong place faster.
We tend to live up to our expectations.
Miss Jean Louise, stand up. Your father's passing.
Reverend Sykes, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
We're on a mission from God.
Elwood Blues, The Blues Brothers (1980)
A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.