Listen with regard when others talk. Give your time and energy to others, let others have their own way, do things for reasons other than furthering your own needs.
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Science may have found a cure for most evils , but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all -- the apathy of human beings.
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
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
All great truths are simple in final analysis, and easily understood ; if they are not, they are not great truths.
If you feel you have no faults there's another one.
You really can change the world if you care enough.
Marion Wright Edelman
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will.
In my case, self-absorption is completely justified. I have never discovered any other subject so worthy of my attention.
Waldo Lydecker, Laura (1944)
Live life to the fullest.
Robert Louis Stevenson
In matters of style, swim with the current, in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
In order to succeed you must fail so that you know what not to do the next time.
Anthony J. D'Angelo
When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions.
W. Clement Stone
Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.
The United States, and other advanced nations, will someday be able to produce instruments of death so terrible the world will be in abject terror of itself and its ability to end civilization... . Such war-making weapons should be developed - but only for purposes of discovery and experimentation
If you build it, he will come.
Shoeless Joe Jackson, Field Of Dreams (1989)
We aren't in an information age, we are in an entertainment age.
Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.
Robert H. Schuller
Repeat anything long enough and it will start to become you.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
A man never likes you so well as when he leaves your company liking himself.
When you shoot a mime, should you use blanks ?
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
The only job where you start at the top, is digging a hole.
Flowing blood is proof that you're alive, if it's for the sake of those you love
Make no mistake, my friend, it takes more than money to make men rich.
A. P. Gouthey
Never pretend to a love which you do not actually feel, for love is not ours to command.
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.
is a choice to focus one's being in a certain way, to bring one's faith, commitment, creativity, and love into coordination with a particular value and purpose.
Success is achieved and maintained by those who try and keep trying.
W. Clement Stone
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractionsthe little soon-forgotten charities of a kiss, a smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment in the disguise of a playful raillery, and the countless other infinitesimals of pleasurable thought and genial feeling.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Can miles truly separate you from friends. If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there ?
You make me want to be a better man. As good as it gets.
In our life there is a single color, as on an artist's palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.
You have available to you, right now, a powerful supercomputer. This powerful tool has been used through-out history to take people from rags to riches, from poverty and obscurity to success and fame, from unhappiness and frustration to joy and self-fulfillment, and it can do the same for you.
Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which belie the idea that things can not be changed.
Elementary, my dear Watson.
Sherlock Holmes, The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes (1939)
Life without a purpose is a languid, drifting thing , every day we ought to review our purpose, saying to ourselves, 'This day let me make a sound beginning
You can observe a lot just by watching.
Grow old along with me, the best is yet to be.
Resolve to be a master of change rather than a victim of change.
If to do good were easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces.
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.
Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.
When you put faith, hope and love together, you can raise positive kids in a negative world.
All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.
Better to be king for a night than schmuck for a lifetime.
Rupert Pupkin, The King Of Comedy (1983)
I never could have done without the habits of punctuality, order and diligence the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.
If thou must love me, let it be for nought, except for love's sake only. Do not say, I love her for her smile, her look, her way of speaking gently, for a trick of thought that falls in well with mine, and, certes, brought a sense of pleasant ease on such a day. For these things in themselves, beloved, may be changed, or change for thee, and love so wrought, may be unwrought so.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
This too, shall pass.
We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children do.
Adventure is worthwhile.
Funny like I'm a clown ? I amuse you ?
Tommy De Vito, Goodfellas (1990)
What hump ?
Igor, Young Frankenstein (1974)
No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see the possibilities -- they're always there.
Norman Vincent Peale
The strongest among the weak is the one who doesn't forget his weaknesses.
What doesn't kill me, makes me stronger.
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Love is everything it's cracked up to be. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for.
They're called boobs, Ed.
Erin Brockovich, Erin Brockovich (2000)
Even when change is elective, it will disorient you. You may go through anxiety. You will miss aspects of your former life. It doesn't matter. The trick is to know in advance of making any big change that you're going to be thrown off your feet by it. So you prepare for this inevitable disorientation and steady yourself to get through it. Then you take the challenge, make the change, and achieve your dream.
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.
Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a meaning that disempowers them or one that can literally save their lives.
Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew. They're what make the instrument stretch-what make you go beyond the norm.
Obstacles are what appear when you take your eyes off your dreams.
If your success is not on your own terms, if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart, it is not success at all.
Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery.
Von Schiller Fulton J. Sheen
No great man ever complains of want of opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You can do anything you put your mind to.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you stop to look fear in the face.
Gobble gobble, gobble gobble. We accept her. One of us, one of us.
Freaks, Freaks (1932)
One man with courage is a majority.
Each human organism is conceived with a potential for becoming a complete human being -- as a seed contains the potential for becoming a complete plant. But his becoming may be completed in an infinite variety of ways.
Keep the Faith.
If at first you don't succeed skydiving is not for you.
Sometimes you gotta create what you want to be a part of.
Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.
Thich Nhat Hanh
Where is there dignity unless there is honesty ?
Remember tonight, for it is the beginning of always.
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
Henry David Thoreau
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. -
Obstacles are great incentives.
This kind of certainty comes but just once in a lifetime.
Hey, lady !
Herbert H. Heebert, The Ladies Man (1961)
Dedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself. Give yourself peace of mind. You deserve to be happy. You deserve delight.
Mark Victor Hansen
When you are afraid, do the thing you are afraid of and soon you will lose your fear of it.
Norman Vincent Peale
Love is the emblem of eternity, it confounds all notion of time, effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.
Germaine De Stael
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success. tremendous stream is flowing toward the ocean, carrying us all along with it , and though like straws and scraps of paper we may at times float aimlessly about, in the long run we are sure to join the ocean of life and bliss.
That'll do, pig. That'll do.
Farmer Hoggett, Babe (1995)
Vision without action is daydream. Action without vision is nightmare.
While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.
For Love is Immortality.
Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal
Take away love and our earth is a tomb.
One sure-fire way to stay creative force yourself to learn something new.
What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness ?
For things to change you've got to change. Otherwise, nothing much will change
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
I gave her my heart, and she gave me a pen.
Lloyd Dobler, Say Anything (1989)
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.