History does nothing , it does not possess immense riches, it does not fight battles. It is men, real, living, who do all this.
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This is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure.
When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.
Live with passion !
There is no security on this earth ; there is only opportunity.
A gentle hand may lead even an elephant by a single hair.
If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work. Much of the best work of the world has been done against seeming impossibilities. The thing is to get the work done.
Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.
Open your ears before you open your mouth, it may surprise your eyes !
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God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed.
The significance of a man is not in what he attains but in what he longs to attain.
If you're going to be able to look back on something and laugh about it, you might as well laugh about it now.
If you refuse to accept anything but the best you very often get it.
Love is the great amulet that makes this world a garden.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Where there is a will, there is a way.
Some men see things the way they are and ask, Why ? I dream things that never were, and ask Why not ?
George Bernard Shaw
We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.
Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
The search for someone to blame is always successful.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind, the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
Hard work pays off.
If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse , however if I treat you as though you are what you are capable of becoming, I help you become that.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Where can we go to find god if we cannot see him in our own hearts and in every living being.
Be strong ! You talk of ghosts and devils. We are the living devils. The sign of life is strength and growth. The sign of death is weakness. Whatever is weak, avoid ! It is death. If it is strength, go down into hell and get hold of it ! There is salvation only for the brave. "None but the brave deserves the fair". None but the bravest deserves salvation.
This life is a hard fact, work your way through it boldly, though it may be adamantine, no matter, the soul is stronger. I have seen in life those who are overcautious about themselves fall into dangers at every step, those who are afraid of losing honor and respect, get only disgrace, and those who are always afraid of loss, always lose.
Yo, Adrian !
Rocky Balboa, Rocky (1976)
For myself, I am an optimist -- it does not seem to be much use being anything else.
Charity should begin at home, but should not stay there. Philip Brooks Children are the reward of life.
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
A little more moderation would be good. Of course, my life hasn't exactly been one of moderation.
Be of love a little more careful than of anything.
People come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime.
We sat side by side in the morning light and looked out at the future together.
A simple I love you means more than money.
The last miracle I did was the 1969 Mets. Before that, I think you have to go back to the Red Sea.
God, Oh God (1977)
What is a friend ? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
Ideals serve well as our guides. They are like beacons on a journey , they do not permit us to tarry, as though our goal and rest were already contained in them.
For Love is Immortality.
The beginning of wisdom is found in doubting, by doubting we come to the question, and by seeking we may come upon the truth.
There is nothing to fear, but fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Your current safe boundaries were once unknown frontiers.
The most common cause of fear of old age is associated with the possibility of poverty.
Let not a man guard his dignity, but let his dignity guard him.
I always try to turn my personal struggles into something helpful for others.
Life's blows can not break a person whose spirit is warmed at the fire of enthusiasm.
Norman Vincent Peale
I want it said of me by those who knew me best ; that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow.
We do our best that we know how at the moment, and if it doesn't turn out, we modify it.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.
I have realized god sitting in the temple of every human body, the moment I stand in reverence before every human being and see god in him - that moment I am free from bondage, everything that binds vanishes, and I am free.
Don't go through life, grow through life.
Every cloud has a silver lining.
You can not step twice into the same river, for other waters are continually flowing on.
You can't expect people to look eye to eye with you if you are looking down on them.
A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle
I want to talk with people who care about things that matter that will make a life- changing difference
Mark Victor Hansen
Into the house where joy lives, happiness will gladly come.
Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.
Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things. They are but improved means to an unimproved end, an end which was already but too easy to arrive at
Henry David Thoreau
In any moment of decision the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.
We feel good about ourselves to the exact degree we feel in control of our lives.
One can spend a lifetime assigning blame, find the cause 'out there' for all the troubles that exist. Contrast this with the 'responsible attitude' of confronting the situation, bad or good, and instead of asking, 'What caused the trouble ? Who was to blame ?' asking 'How can I handle this present situation to make the most of it ? What can I salvage here ?'
Treat a man as he is and he will remain as he is. Treat a man as he can and should be and he will become as he can and should be.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.
I don't know nothin 'bout birthin' babies.
Prissy, Gone With The Wind (1939)
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
Lust is what makes you keep wanting it, even when you have no desire to be with each other. Love is what makes you keep wanting to be with each other, even when you have no desire to do it.
Seek first to understand, then to be understood.
Sometimes you gotta create what you want to be a part of.
Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
A kind speech and forgiveness is better than alms followed by injury.
Change your thoughts, change your life.
The dedicated life is the life worth living. You must give with your whole heart.
You'll find boredom where there is an absence of a good idea.
Oh, it was nobody's fault but my own. I was looking up. It was the nearest thing to heaven. You were there.
Terry McKay, An Affair To Remember (1957)
When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out.
What is the use of living if it be not to strive for noble causes and to make this muddled world a better place for those who will live in it after we are gone.
No man is wise enough by himself.
Do you think that there is a word that contains all of the vowels? Unquestionably.
As a mother of teenagers, do you know how many times I picked up the phone to apologize to my own mother ?
Change does not change tradition. It strengthens it. Change is a challenge and an opportunity, not a threat. Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change. Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them.
Henry Steele Commager
Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism -- how passionately I hate them !
Was there ever a more horrible blasphemy than the statement that all the knowledge of god is confined to this or that book ? How dare men call god infinite, and yet try to compress him within the covers of a little book !
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Accumulate learning by study, understand what you learn by questioning.
There are two primary choices in life, to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.
Experience is not what happens to a man, it's what a man does with what happens to him.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will.
He who treads the path of love walks a thousand meters as if it were only one.
Smile ! and the world will smile with you !
The gem can not be polished without friction, nor man be perfected without trials.
You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din.
Cutter, Gunga Din (1939)
Action is the antidote to despair.
You can not escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.