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.
When a man finds no peace within himself, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.
No disguise can long conceal love where it exists, or long feign it where it is lacking.
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The broadest, and maybe the most meaningful definition of volunteering - Doing more than you have to because you want to, in a cause you consider good.
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''.
I'd like to make her look a little more attractive. How far can you pull back ?
Rita, Cameraman (1982)
Above all, beware of compromises. Hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others fads through the greed of getting supporters. Your atman is the support of the universe - whose support do you stand in need of ?
My bounty is as boundless as the sea, My love as deep, the more I give to thee the more I have for both are infinite.
If there is a will, there is a way.
The grand essentials of happiness are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Allan K. Chalmers
Be the ball.
Ty Webb, Caddyshack (1980)
The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement.
If you worry about yesterday's failures, then today's successes will be few.
The willow knows what the storm does not that the power to endure harm outlives the power to inflict it.
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We don't stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing.
George Bernard Shaw
Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.
There may be peace without joy, and joy without peace, but the two combined make happiness
Build a dream and the dream will build you.
Robert H. Schuller
The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.
I see dead people.
Cole Sear, The Sixth Sense (1999)
The soul is covered with the color of its leisure thoughts.
Live life with passion.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.
John Davidson Rockefeller
The dove is my emblem... . I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it... . I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.
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.
Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.
I am a great believer in luck and I find that the harder I work the more I have of it.
When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.
I have a head for business and a bod for sin.
Tess McGill, Working Girl (1988)
In order to change we must be sick and tired of being sick and tired.
Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
One cannot think crooked and walk straight.
If you know peace, then you thrive , if you know contentment, then you are rich.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
Let's go home, Debbie.
Ethan Edwards, The Searchers (1956)
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
Beware what you set your heart upon, for it surely shall be yours.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
What concerns me is not the way things are, but rather the way people think things are.
Life is not accountable to us. We are accountable to life.
How do I look ?
Holly Golightly, Breakfast At Tiffany's (1961)
I've found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often.
Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities.
As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.
We are all in the gutter but some of us are looking at the stars.
Dyin' ain't much of a living, boy.
Josey Wales, The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)
Every action that helps us manifest our divine nature more and more is good, every action that retards it is evil.
Flops are a part of life's menu and I've never been a girl to miss out on any of the courses.
But were we burthen'd with like weight of pain, As much, or more, we should ourselves complain.
If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there and worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the loss of sleep.
It's your attitude not your aptitude that determines your altitude.
, Nobel Peace Prize winner We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction.
Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement.
Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.
Let those love now who never loved before. Let those who always loved, now love the more.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
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.
There's no place like home.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz Mgm (1939)
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you will land among the stars.
I know you are, but what am I ?
Pee-Wee Herman, Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (1985)
An error gracefully acknowledged is a victory won.
Caroline L. Gascoigne
High expectations are the key to everything.
Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become a reality.
I have not failed. I've just found ways that don't work
William Ernest Henley
Keep in mind that you are always saying "no" to something. If it isn't to the apparent, urgent things in your life, it is probably to the most fundamental, highly important things. Even when the urgent is good, the good can keep you from your best, keep you from your unique contribution, if you let it.
A smile is a light in the window of the soul indicating that the heart is at home.
Warriors, come out to play !
Luther, The Warriors (1979)
The secret of education lies in respecting the student.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
People begin to become successful the minute they decide to be.
Don't mess with the bull, young man. You'll get the horns !
Principal Richard Vernon, The Breakfast Club (1985)
Follow humbly wherever and to whatever abyss Nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.
Thomas Henry Huxley
There are few people who can manage more than their own business.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness , it is generally the by- product of other activities.
A simple I love you means more than money.
If I had never met him, I would have dreamed him into being.
The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion to his commitment to excellence, regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.
Everyone who achieves success in a great venture, solves each problem as they came to it. They helped themselves. And they were helped through powers known and unknown to them at the time they set out on their voyage. They keep going regardless of the obstacles they met.
W. Clement Stone
Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.
Love is strong yet delicate. It can be broken. To truly love is to understand this. To be in love is to respect this.
I do not believe in styles anymore. I do not believe that there is such a thing as the Chinese way of fighting or the Japanese way of fighting, or any other way of fighting, because unless a human being has three arms and four legs, there can be no different form of fighting.
To me, ultimately, martial art means honestly expressing yourself.
There are eight million stories in the naked city. This has been one of them.
Narrator, The Naked City (1948)
They are able because they think they are able.
Happiness can not be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.
A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds, it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before the change.
Love, a temporary insanity, curable by marriage.
It is better to have loved and lost than to never have loved.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
People who exercise their embryonic freedom day after day, little by little, expand that freedom. People who do not will find that it withers until they are literally 'being lived'. They are acting out scripts written by parents, associates and society.
Let no one who loves be called unhappy Even love unreturned has its rainbow.
A coward gets scared and quits. A hero gets scared, but still goes on.
There are two ways of meeting difficulties you alter the difficulties, or you alter yourself to meet them.
It is interesting to notice how some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage, and working their solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles.
Adventure is worthwhile.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
One should never forbid what one lacks the power to prevent.
If you don't first handle fear and desire, and you get rich, you'll be a high pay slave.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.
George S. Patton
When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.
He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in god. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.
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.
Love is not blind. It sees more and not less, but because it sees more it is willing to see less.