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One man with courage is a majority.
It's like, I became such a good person, I almost forgot... I'm a world class liar, baby !
Love is like war, easy to begin but hard to end.
Only those who do nothing at all make no mistakes but that would be a mistake.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.
Except and expect positive things and that is what you will receive.
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity, an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
This is the true measure of love, when we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him.
Losers visualize the penalties of failure. Winners visualize the rewards of success.
Anything is possible.
It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best. You very often get it.
W. Somerset Maugham
You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.
The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.
Come to the edge. We can't. We're afraid. We can't. We will fall ! Come to the edge. And they came. And he pushed them. And they flew.
One of the greatest moments in anybody's developing experience is when he no longer tries to hide from himself but determines to get acquainted with himself as he really is.
Norman Vincent Peale
The only way to make sure people you agree with can speak is to support the rights of people you don't agree with.
Eleanor Holmes Norton
We do what we must, and call it by the best names.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
Yesterday is but a dream, tomorrow but a vision. But today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness, and every tomorrow a vision of hope. Look well, therefore, to this day.
When love and skill work together expect a masterpiece.
The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm.
Thomas J. Watson
For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice. No paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.
Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
G. M. Trevelyan
Ask yourself : 'Do I feel the need to laminate ? ' Then teaching is for you.
The pellet with the poison's in the vessel with the pestle. The chalice from the palace has the brew that is true.
Hubert Hawkins, The Court Jester (1956)
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
Don't follow your dreams, chase them.
Your talent is god's gift to you.
You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
To me, at least the way that I teach it, all types of knowledge ultimately means self-knowledge. So, therefore they're coming in and asking me to teach them not so much how to defend themselves or how to do somebody in. Rather, they want to learn to express themselves through some movement, be it anger, be it determination or whatever. So, in other words, they're paying me to show them, in combative form, the art of expressing the human body.
Whenever I think of the past it just brings back so many memories.
The important thing is this, to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are, for what we could become.
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
If you worry about yesterday's failures, then today's successes will be few.
Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.
We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.
It is well for the heart to be naive and for the mind not to be.
Love is the emblem of eternity, it confounds all notion of time, effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.
Germaine De Stael
Only in relationship can you know yourself, not in abstraction and certainly not in isolation. The movement of behavior is the sure guide to yourself. It's the mirror of your consciousness, this mirror will reveal its content, the images, the attachments, the fears, the loneliness, the joy and sorrow. Poverty lies in running away from this, either in its sublimations or its identities.
Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.
Never, never, never give up.
A heart can be broken, but it keeps beating just the same.
Fried Green Tomatoes
All that is real in me is god. All that is real in god is I. The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.
Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic.
How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.
He who conquers himself has won a greater victory than he who conquers a city.
Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart.
I am not an animal ! I am a human being. I am a man.
John Merrick, The Elephant Man (1980)
Man is a ladder placed on the earth and the top of it touches heaven. And all his movements and doings and words leave traces in the upper world.
Do not wait for leaders, do it alone, person to person.
We have to go back to philosophy to treat things as they are. We are suffering from our own karma. It is not the fault of god. What we do is our own fault, nothing else. Why should god be blamed ?
Most of us are frightened of dying because we don't know what it means to live. We don't know how to live, therefore we don't know how to die. As long as we are frightened of life we shall be frightened of death.
Any man who selects a goal in life which can be fully achieved has already defined his own limitations.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it , if you can dream it, you can become it.
William Arthur Ward
An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality.
Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
We loved with a love that was more than love.
Edgar Allan Poe
Formal education will make you a living, self-education will make you a fortune.
Why don't you go outside and jerk yourself a soda ?
Virginia Hill, Bugsy (1991)
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.
Love is everything it's cracked up to be. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for.
I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
When you shoot a mime, should you use blanks ?
Many of life's failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Our minds are as different as our faces we are all traveling to one destination, happiness, but few are going by the same road.
Charles Caleb Colton
One mistake will never kill you. The same mistake over and over again will.
The storm also beats on the house that is built on the rock.
The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.
A ship in harbor is safe -- but that is not what ships are for.
John A. Shedd
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.
John Andrew Holmes Jr.
Without a general an army is lost.
Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.
Ferris Bueller, Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
If I am not for myself, who will be for me ? Yet if I am for myself alone, of what good am I ?
Some succeed because they are destined. Some succeed because they are determined.
If to do good were easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces.
A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.
General Douglas MacArthur
If you love someone, set them free.
Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion
And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body, and be yet thankful.
Think and grow rich.
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
Arthur C. Clarke
They will rise highest who strive for the highest place.
It's showtime !
Joe Gideon, All That Jazz (1979)
Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
It is best to love wisely, no doubt, but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Men always want to be a woman's first love. Women like to be a man's last romance.
Resentment or grudges do no harm to the person against whom you hold these feelings but every day and every night of your life, they are eating at you.
Norman Vincent Peale
The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility.
To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable
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.
There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
Repeat anything long enough and it will start to become you.
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it.
William A. Ward
You don't get to choose how you're going to die, only how you're going to live.