Great and glorious events which dazzle the beholder are represented by politicians as the outcome of grand designs whereas they are usually products of temperaments and passions.
All condemnation of others really condemns ourselves. Adjust the microcosm which is in your power to do and the macrocosm will adjust itself for you.
Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.
Love is like the wild rose-briar. Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly ?
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
The stakes are too high for government to be a spectator sport.
Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.
A simple I love you means more than money.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
There's always a way - if you're committed.
First comes thought, then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans, then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.
Happiness is a butterfly, which, when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch it, and it darts away.
I used to think anyone doing anything weird was weird. Now I know that it is the people that call others weird that are weird.
Few people think more than two or three times a year. I have made an international reputation by thinking once or twice a week.
George Bernard Shaw
O, there is nothing holier, in this life of ours, than the first consciousness of love, the first fluttering of its silken wings.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.
Romance has been elegantly defined as the offspring of fiction and love.
Slow but steady wins the race.
Love the giver more than the gift.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
Common looking people are the best in the world : that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Losers make promises they often break. Winners make commitments they always keep.
In this world a man must either be an anvil or hammer.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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.
The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses.
You see, when we have the opportunity of working out, you'll see that your way of thinking is definitely not the same as mine. Art, after all, is a means of acquiring personal liberty. Your way is not my way nor mine yours.
I am your number one fan.
Annie Wilkes, Misery (1990)
How do you live ?
Helen, James Allen (1932)
I believe that it is better to learn from the diverse people around us than to try in vain to emulate them, better to be a teacher than a role model. As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
Michael, we're bigger than U.S. Steel.
Hyman Roth, The Godfather: Part II (1974)
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
Francis of Assisi
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Norman Vincent Peale
In a great romance, each person basically plays a part that the other really likes.
Go to the people. Learn from them. Live with them. Start with what they know. Build with what they have. The best of leaders when the job is done, when the task is accomplished, the people will say we have done it ourselves.
We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones tend to take care of themselves.
Not many people know it, but the Fuhrer was a terrific dancer.
Franz Liebkind, The Producers Avco (1968)
In the eyes of a lover pockmarks are dimples.
The person who will not stand for something will fall for anything.
What we can or can not do, what we consider possible or impossible, is rarely a function of our true capability. It is more likely a function of our beliefs about who we are.
We can only learn to love by loving.
Hope is like a bird that senses the dawn and carefully starts to sing while it is still dark.
You've got to ask yourself one question : Do I feel lucky ? Well, do ya, punk ?
Harry Callahan, Dirty Harry (1971)
Listen, I have an update from Taako Central. I've updated my list of people I trust and things I believe to no one and nothing ! Not a joke, I don't trust you, half-pint, I don't trust Jeff from Today's Special, I don't trust Barold whatever-his-name - nobody, I trust nobody.
Shane ! Shane ! Come back !
Joey Starrett, Shane (1953)
You have enemies ? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
All paths lead nowhere, so it is important to choose a path that has heart.
To love is to receive a glimpse of heaven.
Self-knowledge is the basis of JKD because it is effective, not only for the individuals martial art, but also for his life as a human being.
Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are made.
If you have to drive people that hard to do their job, then you've either got the wrong people, or you've got the right people doing the wrong job.
John P. Strelecky
Be the best that you can be.
Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope.
Princess Leia, Star Wars (1977)
The first and greatest commandment is, Don't let them scare you.
The only time I really become discouraged is when I think of all the things I would like to do and the little time I have in which to do them.
The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're still alive.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose.
To live is like to love, all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.
If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon, you will have succeeded as a parent and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings.
Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.
The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
Not being able to do everything is no excuse for not doing everything you can.
It is love alone that gives worth to all things.
Santa Teresa de Jesus
Equations are more important to me, because politics is for the present, but an equation is something for eternity.
We love because it's the only true adventure.
The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.
We judge of man's wisdom by his hope.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
He who joyfully marches to music rank and file, has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would surely suffice. This disgrace to civilization should be done away with at once. Heroism at command, how violently I hate all this, how despicable and ignoble war is ; I would rather be torn to shreds than be a part of so base an action. It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
The outer forms of our lives can change in an instant, but the inner reorientation that brings us back into a vital relation to people and activity takes time.
No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.
Young love is a flame , very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep-burning, unquenchable.
Henry Ward Beecher
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
Miss Jean Louise, stand up. Your father's passing.
Reverend Sykes, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
Nothing succeeds like success.
You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage -- pleasantly, smilingly, non-apologetically -- to say 'no' to other things. And the way you do that is by having a bigger 'yes' burning inside. The enemy of the 'best' is often the 'good. '
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People are where they are because that's exactly where they really want to be. . . whether they'll admit that or not
To love deeply in one direction makes us more loving in all others.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
Attitude is everything.
The pain of love is the pain of being alive. It is a perpetual wound.
How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg ? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg.
Give all to love.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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.
E. Joseph Cossman
Surprises and reverses can serve as an incentive for great accomplishment. There are no rules here, we're just trying to accomplish something.
If I have a faith that can move mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.
The strength of the heart comes from the soundness of the faith.
Saudi Arabian Proverb
Within us all there are wells of thought and dynamos of energy which are not suspected until emergencies arise. Then oftentimes we find that it is comparatively simple to double or treble our former capacities and to amaze ourselves by the results achieved. Quotas, when set up for us by others, are challenges which goad us on to surpass ourselves. The outstanding leaders of every age are those who set up their own quotas and constantly achieve them.
Thomas J. Watson
Man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed, but not defeated.
Actions speak louder than words.
Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win -- essential to success.
Learning karate requires self-control and discipline Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.