Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire.
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Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement.
Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , wisdom is humble that she knows no more.
Flops are a part of life's menu and I've never been a girl to miss out on any of the courses.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
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.
There's no crying in baseball !
Jimmy Dugan, A League Of Their Own (1992)
If you would be loved, love and be lovable.
Personal leadership is not a singular experience. It is, rather, the ongoing process of keeping your vision and values before you and aligning your life to be congruent with those most important things.
There is no limit to what a man can do or where he can go if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.
Every sale has five basic obstacles : no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.
It is seldom indeed that one parts on good terms, because if one were on good terms one would not part.
I always say a kiss on the hand might feel very good, but a diamond tiara lasts forever.
Lorelei, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
If you refuse to accept anything but the best you very often get it.
To infinity and beyond !
Buzz Lightyear, Toy Story (1995)
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Ill can he rule the great that cannot reach the small.
Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.
He who conquers himself has won a greater victory than he who conquers a city.
After all is said and done, there is usually more said than done.
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.
Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.
But, in the opinion of the court, you are not only sane but you're the sanest man that ever walked into this courtroom.
Judge May, Mr Deeds Goes To Town (1936)
Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it. I can take it in small doses, but as a lifestyle I find it too confining.
Boldness in business is the first, second and third thing.
We shall neither fail nor falter, we shall not weaken or tire. Give us the tools and we will finish the job.
The atmosphere of expectancy is the breeding ground for miracles.
Rodney L. Parsley
Don't fall victim to your own melodrama. Keep things in perspective. The odds are that your problem is solvable. Address the solution and don't dwell on the problem to the point at which it paralyzes you.
The strongest among the weak is the one who doesn't forget his weaknesses.
Be the change you want to see in the world Ghandi Be useful where thou livest.
Resolve to be a master of change rather than a victim of change.
You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din.
Cutter, Gunga Din (1939)
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.
If you want a guarantee, buy a toaster.
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)
Romance is the fuel that keeps love burning hot.
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.
Many people may listen, but few people actually hear.
Who is the happiest of men ? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though'twere his own.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Nothing is more validating and affirming than feeling understood. And the moment a person begins feeling understood, that person becomes far more open to influence and change.
One does evil enough when one does nothing good.
You always succeed in producing a result.
Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.
Years from now, when you talk about this, and you will, be kind.
Laura Reynolds, Tea And Sympathy (1956)
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.
The heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight. But they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.
Thomas S. Monson
A chain is as strong as its weakest link.
The best things in life are not things.
It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.
Get away from her, you bitch !
Ripley, Aliens (1986)
Each work has to pass through these stages - ridicule, opposition, and then acceptance. Those who think ahead of their time are sure to be misunderstood.
Never say more than is necessary.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Love works in miracles every day, such as weakening the strong, and stretching the weak , making fools of the wise, and wise men of fools , favoring the passions, destroying reason, and in a word, turning everything topsy-turvy.
Marguerite De Valois
If you would create something, you must be something.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything.
W. Clement Stone
When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.
Norman Vincent Peale
There is no pain equal to that which two lovers can inflict on one another. This should be made clear to all who contemplate such a union. The avoidance of this pain is the beginning of wisdom, for it is strong enough to contaminate the rest of our lives.
The will to prepare is more important than the will to win.
Love can never grow old. Locks may lose their brown and gold. Cheeks may fade and hollow grow. But the hearts that love will know, never winter's frost and chill, summer's warmth is in them still.
He who is in love is wise and is becoming wiser, sees newly every time he looks at the object beloved, drawing from it with his eyes and his mind those virtues which it possesses.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Wealth is but dung, useful only when spread about.
The very use of the word savage, as it is applied in its general sense, I am inclined to believe is an abuse of the word, and the people to whom it is applied.
Come back to me in dreams, that I may give pulse for pulse, breath for breath. Speak low, lean low, as long ago, my love, how long ago.
You haven't failed until you quit trying.
One who walks the road with love will never walk the road alone.
C. T. Davis
Volunteers don't get paid, not because they're worthless, but because they're priceless.
Trent, Swingers (1996)
To succeed, you need to take that gut feeling in what you believe and act on it with all of your heart.
And he can make, so say the wise, no claim who makes no sacrifice.
One can be a soldier without dying, and a lover without sighing.
Life is a do-it yourself project.
A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.
General Douglas MacArthur
The chances are that you have already come to believe that happiness is unattainable. But men have attained it. And they have attained it by realizing that happiness does not spring from the procuring of physical or mental pleasure, but from the development of reason and the adjustment of conduct to principles.
What you can do, or dream you can, begin it, boldness has genius, power and magic in it.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Believe, when you are most unhappy, that there is something for you to do in the world. So long as you can sweeten another's pain, life is not in vain.
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary listener does not hear. quotes
The doctor and the pastor ask about your health, but eternity makes you responsible for your condition.
There are eight million stories in the naked city. This has been one of them.
Narrator, The Naked City (1948)
Boldness, more boldness, and always boldness !
George Jacques Danton
To live a creative life we must lose our fear of being wrong.
Joseph Chilton Pearce
I have failed over and over again. That is why I succeed.
A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle
Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.
After all, tomorrow is another day !
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
If you don't like something, change it , if you can't change it, change the way you think about it.
Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.
Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.
Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
Live life to the fullest.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Let those love now who never loved before. Let those who always loved, now love the more.
What is a friend ? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
I know you are, but what am I ?
Pee-Wee Herman, Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (1985)
Sometimes I lie awake at night and ask, Where have I gone wrong ? Then a voice says to me, This is going to take more than one night.
Charles M. Shultz
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.
To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.
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.