Truly loving another means letting go of all expectations. It means full acceptance, even celebration of another's personhood.
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I am convinced that He ( God ) does not play dice.
Those who wish to sing, always find a song.
It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake.
It's never too late.
Personally, veda's convinced me that alligators have the right idea. They eat their young.
Ida Corwin, Mildred Pierce (1945)
If anything goes bad, I did it. If anything goes semi-good, then we did it. If anything goes really good, then you did it.
Paul "Bear" Bryant
Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves ; and under a just God, cannot long retain it.
My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.
We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can fly only by embracing each other.
Luciano De Crescenzo
One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is Love.
No matter where you go, there you are.
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
I'd like to make her look a little more attractive. How far can you pull back ?
Rita, Cameraman (1982)
How many chiropractors does it take to change a light bulb ? Just one, but it requires 21 office visits and 4 X-rays.
Work like you don't need the money, love like you've never been hurt and dance like no one is watching
I feel like a tiny bird with a big song !
Jerry Van Amerongen
The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge.
To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.
The worst thing one can do is not to try, to be aware of what one wants and not give in to it, to spend years in silent hurt wondering if something could have materialized -- never knowing.
Friendship often ends in love, but love in friendship - never.
Charles Caleb Colton
We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.
The only true gift is a portion of yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead, his eyes are closed.
To succeed, you need to take that gut feeling in what you believe and act on it with all of your heart.
When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
The hottest love has the coldest end.
The cherokee people are not "my people".
Chief John Ross
Unless we think of others and do something for them, we miss one of the greatest sources of happiness.
Ray Lyman Wilbur
Sometimes you gotta create what you want to be a part of.
The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.
God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I can not change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.
To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs no logic for its mission.
Charles A. Lindbergh
Who travels for love finds a thousand miles not longer than one.
We shall neither fail nor falter, we shall not weaken or tire. Give us the tools and we will finish the job.
Commit yourself to a dream nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.
Robert H. Schuller
Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it, begin it now.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Have you checked the children lately ?
Curt Duncan, When A Stranger Calls (1979)
Face it girls, I'm older and I have more insurance.
Evelyn Couch, Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
How can we remember our ignorance, which our growth requires, when we are using our knowledge all the time ?
Henry David Thoreau
He who conquers himself has won a greater victory than he who conquers a city.
A Crow is known wherever he is met by his beautiful white dress, and his tall and elegant figure. The greater part of the men being six feet high.
I never let my subject get in the way of what I want to talk about.
Mark Victor Hansen
If anything is worth trying at all, it's worth trying at least ten times.
Dean Marshall Art Linkletter
You have the power to think what you want. No matter what the circumstance.
Leadership is much more an art, a belief, a condition of the heart, than a set of things to do. The visible signs of artful leadership are expressed, ultimately, in its practice.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Example sheds a genial ray which men are apt to borrow, so first improve yourself today, and then your friends tomorrow.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what we want most for what we want at the moment.
How do you live ?
Helen, James Allen (1932)
Be of love a little more careful than of anything.
It's always too soon to quit !
Norman Vincent Peale
No man is wise enough by himself.
Everything is okay in the end. If it's not okay, then it's not the end.
If at first you don't succeed skydiving is not for you.
Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.
People who look down on other people don't end up being looked up to.
Look at the weaknesses of others with compassion, not accusation. It's not what they're not doing or should be doing that's the issue. The issue is your own chosen response to the situation and what you should be doing. If you start to think the problem is "out there", stop yourself. That thought is the problem.
It's not enough that we do our best, sometimes we have to do what's required.
Men spend their lives in anticipations, in determining to be vastly happy at some period when they have time. But the present time has one advantage over every otherit is our own. Past opportunities are gone, future have not come. We may lay in a stock of pleasures, as we would lay in a stock of wine , but if we defer the tasting of them too long, we shall find that both are soured by age.
Charles Caleb Colton
In love beggar and king are equal.
Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
From now on you will never be alone, even when we are separated, and even when death itself parts us, I shall remain with you.
A gentle hand may lead even an elephant by a single hair.
For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, 'It might have been' .
John Greenleaf Whittier
Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.
Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity, and the emotions to affect other people.
You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.
A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask.
W. Clement Stone
Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.
Love is a little haven of refuge from the world.
We don't live in a world of reality, we live in a world of perceptions.
Gerald J. Simmons
Bite off more than you can chew, then chew it.
If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.
Love is a moment that lasts forever.
To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.
Success is dependent upon the glands - sweat glands.
After every happiness comes misery, they may be far apart or near. The more advanced the soul, the more quickly does one follow the other. What we want is neither happiness nor misery. Both make us forget our true nature, both are chains -- one iron, one gold , behind both is the Atman, who knows neither happiness nor misery. These are states, and states must ever change , but the nature of the atman is bliss, peace, unchanging. We have not to get it, we have it, only wash away the dross and see it.
One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never !
As a mother of teenagers, do you know how many times I picked up the phone to apologize to my own mother ?
Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make.
Count Dracula, Dracula (1931)
Union gives strength.
Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
The glue that holds all relationships together -- including the relationship between the leader and the led is trust, and trust is based on integrity.
If you would create something, you must be something.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
People can't live with change if there's not a changeless core inside them. The key to the ability to change is a changeless sense of who you are, what you are about and what you value.
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I... I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart.
Josiah G. Holland
All paths lead nowhere, so it is important to choose a path that has heart.
Get your stinking paws off me, you damned dirty ape !
George Taylor, Planet Of The Apes (1968)
All love that has not friendship for it's base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
I think we deserve a break.
Kathie Moffat, Jeff Bailey (1947)
Do it now !
Be all you can be.
John C. Maxwell
My tears of love are a waste of time if I turn away.
The art of love, is largely the art of persistence.