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And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body, and be yet thankful.
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.
It is never too late to be what we might have been
Are you bored with life ? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours.
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
Never pretend to a love which you do not actually feel, for love is not ours to command.
The history of the world is but the biography of great men.
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I... I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace.
Levi ben Gershon
Only one thing has to change for us to know happiness in our lives : where we focus our attention.
Marcel Marceau, Silent Movie (1976)
All I want is a warm bed and a kind word and unlimited power.
As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Ideas won't keep, something must be done about them.
We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it's going to get on by itself. You've got to keep watering it. You've got to really look after it and nurture it.
The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility.
A short saying often contains much wisdom.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
Norman Vincent Peale
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
Norman Vincent Peale
Don't look back - forward, infinite energy, infinite enthusiasm, infinite daring, and infinite patience - then alone can great deeds be accomplished.
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
This kind of certainty comes but just once in a lifetime.
Remember, there is no situation so completely hopeless that something constructive can not be done about it. When faced with a minus, ask yourself what you can do to make it a plus. A person practicing this attitude will extract undreamed-of outcomes from the most unpromising situations. Realize that there are no hopeless situations, there are only people who take hopeless attitudes.
Norman Vincent Peale
Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others, it is the only means.
First law on holes - when you're in one, stop digging.
The whole universe is only the self with variations, one tune made bearable by variations. Sometimes there are discords, but they only make the subsequent harmony more perfect. In this hell of a world one can bring a little joy and peace even for a day into the heart of a single person, that much alone is true, this I have learnt after suffering all my life, all else is mere moonshine.
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance."
Everybody forgets the basic thing, people are not going to love you unless you love them.
Don't call me a saint - I don't want to be dismissed that easily.
But because I am mad, I hate you. Because I am mad, I have betrayed you. And because I'm mad, I'm rejoicing in my heart, without a shred of pity, without a shred of regret, watching you go with glory in my heart !
Paula, Gaslight (1940)
Take heed : you do not find what you do not seek.
There is no instinct like that of the heart.
Learning acquired in youth is an inscription on stone.
Deals are my art form. Other people paint beautifully on canvas or write wonderful poetry. I like making deals, preferably big deals. That's how I get my kicks.
P. T. Barnum
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.
May you live all the days of your life.
Unfortunately, most of the students in martial art are conformers. The student seldom learns to depend upon himself for expression. Instead, he faithfully or blindly follows an instructor, the authority figure, and his instructor's imposed
pattern. That way, the student feels he is no longer alone and finds security in mass imitation. However, what is nurtured is the dependent mind rather than independent inquiry, which is so essential to genuine understanding. So through daily conditioning a student will probably be skilled according to a pattern, however, he will not come to understand himself.
I used to think anyone doing anything weird was weird. Now I know that it is the people that call others weird that are weird.
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
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
Recognize that transition has a characteristic shape.
Many people may listen, but few people actually hear.
Love is the whole and more than all.
Chance is the fool's name for fate.
Guy Holden, The Gay Divorcee (1934)
There is not a breathing of the common wind that will forget thee.
A man never likes you so well as when he leaves your company liking himself.
I see dead people.
Cole Sear, The Sixth Sense (1999)
Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.
Champions are a rare breed. They see beyond the dangers, the risks, the obstacles, and the hardships.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect.
A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another.
Be afraid. Be very afraid.
Veronica Quaife, The Fly (1986)
Nothing is predestined The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.
Perfect love can not be without equality.
Experience is a wonderful thing. It enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.
There is nothing as remarkable as learning how to think better.
Take control of your consistent emotions and begin to consciously and deliberately reshape your daily experience of life.
It's not what happens to you, it's what you do about it that makes the difference.
Do not protect yourself by a fence, but rather by your friends.
Love is the flower you've got to let grow.
At every moment during our existence we are all called to be leaders, if for no other purpose than to lead ourselves.
John P. Strelecky
Love sees roses without thorns.
In Heaven the economy is run by the Germans, the French do the cooking, and the police are English. In Hell the economy is run by the French, the English do the cooking, and the police are German.
People can't live with change if there's not a changeless core inside them. The key to the ability to change is a changeless sense of who you are, what you are about and what you value.
Find and use your passion, and you'll have a great career. Don't do it, you won't. It's as simple as that.
The older I grow, the more everything seems to me to lie in manliness. This is my new gospel.
The great and glorious masterpiece of man is to know how to live to purpose.
Michel de Montaigne
Will springs from the two elements of moral sense and self-interest.
We come to beginnings only at the end.
Do you like scary movies ?
Ghostface, Scream (1996)
The test we must set for ourselves is not to march alone but to march in such a way that others will wish to join us.
Yippie-ki-yay, motherfucker !
John McClane, Die Hard (1988)
The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.
Every leader needs to have experienced and grown through following -- learning to be dedicated, observant, capable of working with and learning from others, never servile, always truthful. Having located these qualities in himself, he can encourage them in others.
Warren G. Bennis
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Wherever we look upon this earth, the opportunities take shape within the problems.
Nelson A. Rockefeller
Treat a man as he is and he will remain as he is. Treat a man as he can and should be and he will become as he can and should be.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Rather than focusing on things and time, focus on preserving and enhancing relationships and on accomplishing results.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
Why don't you come up sometime and see me ?
Lady Lou, She Done Him Wrong (1933)
Like snowflakes, my Christmas memories gather and dance each beautiful, unique and too soon gone.
The best things in life are not things.
Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.
Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.
Robert H. Schuller
Attitudes are contagious. Make yours worth catching.
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.
Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.
Spread love everywhere you go, first of all in your own house. Give love to your children, to your wife or husband, to a next door neighbor. Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness, kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile, kindness in your warm greeting.
There are two kinds of failures. The man who will do nothing he is told, and the man who will do nothing else.
The worst thing you can try to do is cling to something that is gone, or to recreate it.
If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
Norman Vincent Peale
Follow humbly wherever and to whatever abyss Nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.
Thomas Henry Huxley
Title of newspaper article yesterday - Vandals made off with all toilet seats in the local precinct. Police have nothing to go on.
Men are often capable of greater things than they perform. They are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent.