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.
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When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.
A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance, and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.
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.
The giving of love is an education in itself.
It is the passion that is in a kiss that gives to it its sweetness, it is the affection in a kiss that sanctifies it.
Christian Nestell Bovee
Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune, but great minds rise above them.
Goodness, what beautiful diamonds !
Cloakroom Girl, Maudie Triplett (1932)
Don't fear, just live right.
Neal A. Maxwell
Our attitude toward life determines life's attitude towards us.
The ladder of success is never crowded at the top.
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.
Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm.
To love deeply in one direction makes us more loving in all others.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.
In life you can never be too kind or too fair ; everyone you meet is carrying a heavy load. When you go through your day expressing kindness and courtesy to all you meet, you leave behind a feeling of warmth and good cheer, and you help alleviate the burdens everyone is struggling with.
The most common cause of fear of old age is associated with the possibility of poverty.
A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan, you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
No man can succeed in a line of endeavor which he does not like.
Ask yourself : 'Do I feel the need to laminate ? ' Then teaching is for you.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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.
In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.
There are two kinds of failures. The man who will do nothing he is told, and the man who will do nothing else.
God gives us our relatives - thank God we can choose our friends.
Ethel Watts Mumford
Love always creates, it never destroys. In this lie's man's only promise.
The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion to his commitment to excellence, regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.
We are like tea bags - we don't know our own strength until we're in hot water.
Give me a whisky, ginger ale on the side. And don't be stingy, baby.
Anna Christie, Anna Christie (1930)
He who has hope has everything.
Champions are a rare breed. They see beyond the dangers, the risks, the obstacles, and the hardships.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.
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)
An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.
Martin Luther King Jr.
In order to change we must be sick and tired of being sick and tired.
He who has learned how to obey will know how to command.
A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.
In my case, self-absorption is completely justified. I have never discovered any other subject so worthy of my attention.
Waldo Lydecker, Laura (1944)
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
He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall , but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles, they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
I'm here to fight for truth, justice, and the american way.
Superman, Superman (1978)
Until a person can say deeply and honestly, "I am what I am today because of the choices I made yesterday'', that person can not say, "I choose otherwise''.
Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.
Mary Kay Ash
Platitudes ? Yes, there are platitudes. Platitudes are there because they are true.
Only those who do nothing at all make no mistakes but that would be a mistake.
When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened. Winston Churchill When I want to read a novel, I write one.
It's not what you are that holds you back, it's what you think you are not.
To succeed... you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
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.
Love is a haunting melody that I have never mastered and I fear I never will.
William S. Burroughs
All things come to those who wait, but when they come they're out of date.
A chain is as strong as its weakest link.
Confidence imparts a wonderful inspiration to its possessor.
The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.
Roll with the punches.
Every day in every way I am getting better and better.
Let your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities.
Robert H. Schuller
He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything.
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.
And he can make, so say the wise, no claim who makes no sacrifice.
Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.
Vision doesn't usually come as a lightening bolt. Rather it comes as a slow crystallization of life challenges that we one day recognize as a beautiful diamond with great value to ourselves and others.
Flowing blood is proof that you're alive, if it's for the sake of those you love
Education is one of the few things a person is willing to pay for and not get.
William Lowe Bryan
Love is like war, easy to begin but hard to end.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Love sees roses without thorns.
Love is always open arms. If you close your arms about love you will find that you are left holding only yourself.
Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is.
Words do two major things : They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.
Education means inspiring someones mind, not just filling their head.
Security is a kind of death.
The illiterate of the century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.
If you listen to your fears, you will die never knowing what a great person you might have been.
Robert H. Schuller
Now is wanted intense karma-yoga with unbounded courage and indomitable strength in the heart. Then only will the people of the country be roused.
is the greatest gift of the mind , it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.
We conceal it from ourselves in vain, we must always love something. In those matters seemingly removed from love, the feeling is secretly to be found, and man can not possibly live for a moment without it.
We find rest in those we love, and we provide a resting place in ourselves for those who love us.
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
Some men see things the way they are and ask, Why ? I dream things that never were, and ask Why not ?
George Bernard Shaw
If you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth.
Mohandas Gandhi, Gandhi (1982)
Success doesn't come to you, you go to it.
The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
Predetermine the objectives you want to accomplish. Think big, act big and set out to accomplish big results.
Mark Victor Hansen
There are no guarantees. From the viewpoint of fear, none are strong enough. From the viewpoint of love, none are necessary.
Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about its own things. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.
Matthew 6: 34
Speak what you think today in words as hard as cannon-balls and tomorrow speak what tomorrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict every thing you said today.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
God is merciful to those whom he sees struggling heart and soul for realization. But remain idle, without any struggle, and you will see that his grace will never come.
The harder I work, the luckier I get.
You must do the things you think you cannot do.
In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action
One had to cram all this stuff into one's mind for the examinations, whether one liked it or not. This coercion had such a deterring effect on me that, after I had passed the final examination, I found the consideration of any scientific problems distasteful to me for an entire year.
My mother thanks you. My father thanks you. My sister thanks you. And I thank you.
George M. Cohan, Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
Truly loving another means letting go of all expectations. It means full acceptance, even celebration of another's personhood.
My heart is ever at your service.
A human being is a part of a whole, called by us _universe_ , a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest... a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.
Never stop dreaming.
Your talent is god's gift to you.
It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best. You very often get it.