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It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
That love is all there is is all we know of love.
I know it was you, Fredo. You broke my heart. You broke my heart.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
Success is never found. Failure is never fatal. Courage is the only thing.
The individual activity of one man with backbone will do more than a thousand men with a mere wishbone.
No man can stand on top because he is put there.
H. H. Vreeland
He who has great power should use it lightly.
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
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.
Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.
Accumulate learning by study, understand what you learn by questioning.
If you think you are beaten, you are. If you think you dare not, you don't. If you'd like to win, but think you can't it's almost a cinch you won't. Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man, but sooner or later the man who wins is the one who thinks he can.
Get into a line that you will find to be a deep personal interest, something you really enjoy spending twelve to fifteen hours a day working at, and the rest of the time thinking about.
You're happiest while you're making the greatest contribution.
Robert F. Kennedy
A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.
Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm.
Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do, he will never do all that he can.
There is no security on this earth, there is only opportunity.
General Douglas MacArthur
Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.
All men dream, but unequally. Those that dream at night in the dusty recesses of their minds awake the next day to find that their dreams were just vanity. But those who dream during the day with their eyes wide open are dangerous men , they act out their dreams to make them reality.
Thomas Edward Lawrence
I never did anything worth doing entirely by accident... . Almost none of my inventions came about totally by accident. They were achieved by having trained myself to endure and tolerate hard work.
With vision, every person, organization and country can flourish. The Bible says, 'Without vision we perish.
Mark Victor Hansen
Follow your dreams.
You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.
Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that !
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best. You very often get it.
W. Somerset Maugham
Level with your child by being honest. Nobody spots a phony quicker than a child.
What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Fundamental progress has to do with the reinterpretation of basic ideas.
Alfred North Whitehead
What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight - it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
You really can change the world if you care enough.
Marion Wright Edelman
You complete me.
Jerry Maguire, Jerry Maguire (1996)
All of us, in the flow of feeling we have pleased, want to do more to please.
In love beggar and king are equal.
There are times when a man should be content with what he has but never with what he is.
William George Jordan
Just because something does n't do what you planned it to do in the first place doesn't mean it's useless.
It is quite possible to work without results, but never will there be results without work.
Hatred stirreth up strifes, but love covereth all sins.
Get busy living or get busy dying.
The greatest humiliation in life is to work hard on something from which you expect appreciation, and then fail to get it.
Edgar Watson Howe
Success is never wondering what if.
Just because somebody doesn't love you the way you want, doesn't mean they don't love you with all they have.
And let it spring from love, born out of concern for all beings.
Sex alleviates tension. Love causes it.
We are limited but we can push back the borders of our limitations.
The worst way to miss someone is to be sitting right beside them knowing you can't have them.
It's your attitude not your aptitude that determines your altitude.
There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
It is possible to fail in many ways while to succeed is possible only in one way.
When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.
Don't say, "If I could, I would". Say, "If I can, I will".
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
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
The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while Nature cures the disease
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.
Men spend their lives in anticipations, in determining to be vastly happy at some period when they have time. But the present time has one advantage over every otherit is our own. Past opportunities are gone, future have not come. We may lay in a stock of pleasures, as we would lay in a stock of wine , but if we defer the tasting of them too long, we shall find that both are soured by age.
Charles Caleb Colton
Those convinced against their will are of the same opinion still.
Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your heart or burn down your house, you can never tell.
Life is the movie you see through your own eyes. It makes little difference what's happening out there. It's how you take it that counts.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one's heart rather than out of pity. A person must possess himself and have a deep sense of security in fundamental principles and values in order to genuinely apologize.
Your world is a living expression of how you are using and have used your mind
Necessity is the mother of invention.
The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
The best way out is always through.
You will never find time for anything. You must make it.
Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction
One of the strongest motives that lead men to art and science is escape from everyday life with its painful crudity and hopeless dreariness, from the fetters of one's own ever-shifting desires. A finely tempered nature longs to escape from the personal life into the world of objective perception and thought.
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
Henry David Thoreau
Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else's can shorten it.
A smile is a light in the window of the soul indicating that the heart is at home.
No great man ever complains of want of opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If I can line up the people who, back through the ages, have gone at life in ways I greatly admire, then I can feel their strength supporting me, all their standards and values pointing the way in which I am to go.
Bonaro W. Overstreet
Rather than focusing on things and time, focus on preserving and enhancing relationships and on accomplishing results.
I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed We hold these truths to be self-evident , that all men are created equal.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.
Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.
Kindness is always fashionable.
America E. Barr
Chance is the fool's name for fate.
Guy Holden, The Gay Divorcee (1934)
Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find, knock and it shall be opened unto you.
Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.
Love is not love until love's vulnerable.
You haven't failed until you quit trying.
The best and most beautiful things in this world can not be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly , what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.
Watch people do their most common actions, these are indeed the things that will tell you the real character of a great person.
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
William Edward Hickson
What really matters is what you do with what you have.
Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.
In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.
What this power is I cannot say. All I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it.
Alexander Graham Bell
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.
The wisest mind has something yet to learn.
Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.
He that would be a leader must be a bridge.
Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win -- essential to success.