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The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.
You can't do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth.
His eyes have made love to me all evening.
Marguerite Gautier, Camille (1936)
There comes a moment when you have to stop revving up the car and shove it into gear.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
The only gift is a portion of thyself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Only in his own way and not in any other can the one who strives perfect himself. He who lays hold of the rung of his companion and lets go of his own rung, through him neither the one nor the other will be realized.
Tomorrow will be like today. Life wastes itself while we are preparing to live. Our friends and fellow-workers die off from us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Be strong ! You talk of ghosts and devils. We are the living devils. The sign of life is strength and growth. The sign of death is weakness. Whatever is weak, avoid ! It is death. If it is strength, go down into hell and get hold of it ! There is salvation only for the brave. "None but the brave deserves the fair". None but the bravest deserves salvation.
Look back on times of adversity with hope for the future, not regret for the past. Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again. Wisely improve the present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Where there is great love, there are always wishes.
Always do the right thing.
Da Mayor, Mookie (1989)
I think it pisses god off when you walk by the color purple in a field and don't notice it.
Shug, The Color Purple (1985)
Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.
You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.
W. Clement Stone
We are born in relationship, we are wounded in relationship, and we can be healed in relationship.
Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery.
Von Schiller Fulton J. Sheen
Everyone enjoys doing the kind of work for which he is best suited.
Hoke, you're my best friend.
Daisy Werthan, Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
Don't look back - forward, infinite energy, infinite enthusiasm, infinite daring, and infinite patience - then alone can great deeds be accomplished.
We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience.
Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
If you don't like something, change it , if you can't change it, change the way you think about it.
Don't let your fears stand in the way of your dreams !
Open the pod bay doors,
Dave Bowman, Hal (2001)
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.
Love is not only something you feel. It's something you do.
I feel like a tiny bird with a big song !
Jerry Van Amerongen
Dyin' ain't much of a living, boy.
Josey Wales, The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)
A 'No' uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.
W. Clement Stone
The foundation my parents laid down with our faith continues to be my core.
Well done is better than well said.
The great end of life is not knowledge but action.
Thomas Henry Huxley
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
The Missouri is, perhaps, different in appearance and character from all other rivers in the world. There is a terror in its manner which is sensibly felt, the moment we enter its muddy waters from the Mississippi.
Hey, lady !
Herbert H. Heebert, The Ladies Man (1961)
Life must be lived on a higher plane. We must go up to a higher platform, to which we are always invited to ascend, there, the whole aspect of things changes.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine.
How different our lives are when we really know what is deeply important to us, and keeping that picture in mind, we manage ourselves each day to be and to do what really matters most.
Love is a moment that lasts forever.
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.
Good fortune and bad are equally necessary to man, to fit him to meet the contingencies of this life.
Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.
When our actions do not, our fears make us traitors.
Some say you have to use your five best players, but I found out you win with the five that fit together best as a team
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear.
If you want a do-right woman, you have to be a do-right man
True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful.
Love is perfect kindness
To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed.
Richard B. Sheridan
In my case, self-absorption is completely justified. I have never discovered any other subject so worthy of my attention.
Waldo Lydecker, Laura (1944)
People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in the world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want and if they can't find them, make them.
George Bernard Shaw
World is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
Love is smiling on the inside and out.
I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.
I never let my subject get in the way of what I want to talk about.
Mark Victor Hansen
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.
I have noticed that folks are generally about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
Live with passion.
Leave the gun. Take the cannolis.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
How do you live ?
Helen, James Allen (1932)
I'm going to take a bath.
Arthur Bach, Hobson (1981)
The outer forms of our lives can change in an instant, but the inner reorientation that brings us back into a vital relation to people and activity takes time.
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.
My friends are my estate.
Everyone's life is an object lesson to others.
Karl G. Maeser
Want to learn to eat a lot ? Here it is : Eat a little. That way, you will be around long enough to eat a lot.
The "Inside-Out" approach to personal and self , even more fundamentally, to start with the most inside part of self - with your paradigms, your character, and your motives. The inside-out approach says that private victories precede public victories, that making and keeping promises to ourselves precedes making and keeping promises to others. It says it is futile to put personality ahead of character, to try to improve relationships with others before improving ourselves.
To be a leader, you must stand for something, or fall for anything.
If we all tired to make other peoples paths easy, our own feet would have a smooth even place to walk on.
In the eyes of a lover pockmarks are dimples.
Education means inspiring someones mind, not just filling their head.
Know thyself was the inscription over the Oracle at Delphi. And it is still the most difficult task any of us faces. But until you truly know yourself, strengths and weaknesses, know what you want to do and why you want to do it, you can not succeed in any but the most superficial sense of the word. The leader never lies to himself, especially about himself, knows his flaws as well as his assets, and deals with them directly. You are your own raw material. When you know what you consist of and why you want to make of it, then you can invent yourself.
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
Love is not blind. It sees more and not less, but because it sees more it is willing to see less.
The time is always right to do what is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
They say you were shot in the tabloids.
Nora Charles, Nick Charles (1934)
Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
Philippians 4: 4-7
Love doesn't just sit there like a stone, it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new.
Ursula K. Le Guin
This is nothing !
Stanley Motss, Wag The Dog (1997)
Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk beside me and be my friend.
The longer the excuse, the less likely it's the truth.
When you do the wrong thing, knowing it is wrong, you do so because you have n't developed the habit of effectively controlling or neutralizing strong inner urges that tempt you, or because you have established the wrong habit and don't know how to eliminate them effectively.
W. Clement Stone
Play for more than you can afford to lose and you will learn the game.
Obstacles are great incentives.
All work is empty save when there is love.
You will become as small as your controlling desire, as great as your dominant aspiration.
He who seeks rest finds boredom. He who seeks work finds rest.
If one advances confidently in the direction of their goals and endeavors to live the life that they have imagined, they'll meet with success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
It's to be expected that you make mistakes when you're breaking new ground.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all.
I would rather have had one breath of her hair, one kiss from her mouth, one touch of her hand, than eternity without it.
City of Angels
An idea can turn to dust or magic, depending on the talent that rubs against it.
Be Here Now.
It takes a minute to find a special person, an hour to appreciate them, a day to love them and a lifetime to forget them.
We are all in the gutter but some of us are looking at the stars.
Believe that the loose ball that you are chasing has your name on it.
When you discover your mission, you will feel its demand. It will fill you with enthusiasm and a burning desire to get to work on it.