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I saw and loved.
I have been astonished that men could die martyrs for their religion. I have shuddered at it. I shudder no more. I could be martyr'd for my religion. Love is my religion. And I could die for that. I could die for you.
Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore, Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me I lift me lamp beside the golden door.
One joy scatters a hundred griefs.
Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes -- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds' --can you help others do the same.
Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today.
Determine never to be idle... It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems you cannot hold on a minute longer, never give up then for that is just the place and time the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.
Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress.
Nicholas Murray Butler
Bitterness imprisons life, love releases it. Bitterness paralyzes life, love empowers it. Bitterness sours life, love sweetens it. Bitterness sickens life, love heals it. Bitterness blinds life, love anoints it's eyes.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
To succeed, you need to take that gut feeling in what you believe and act on it with all of your heart.
Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.
A person starts to live when he can live outside himself.
Imitate until you emulate, match and surpass those who launched you. It's the highest form of thankfulness.
Mark Victor Hansen
Trouble is only opportunity in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
They call it a "Royale with Cheese".
Vincent, Pulp Fiction (1994)
A little more moderation would be good. Of course, my life hasn't exactly been one of moderation.
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
People fascinated by the idea of progress never suspect that every step forward is also a step on the way to the end.
The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
Possibilitizing is overcoming while you're undergoing.
Robert H. Schuller
One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon- instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our windows today.
A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
They alone live, who live for others.
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
Don't think it, ink it.
Mark Victor Hansen
I love you, not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
One who seeks no friends is his own enemy.
The love that lasts longest is the love that is never returned.
When I hear somebody sigh, Life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, Compared to what ?
Sydney J. Harris
Charity should begin at home, but should not stay there. Philip Brooks Children are the reward of life.
If it matters to you, you will find a way. If it doesn't you will find an excuse
Four steps to achievement : plan purposely, prepare prayerfully, proceed positively, pursue persistently.
William Arthur Ward
Some people enter our lives and leave almost instantly. Others stay, and forge such an impression on our heart and soul, we are changed forever.
I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.
Wisdom is knowledge, rightly applied.
Man is a goal-seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.
If you're proactive, you don't have to wait for circumstances or other people to create perspective expanding experiences. You can consciously create your own.
Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.
If we all did the things we are capable of doing we would literally astound ourselves.
Romance is the fuel that keeps love burning hot.
Progress is the activity of today and the assurance of tomorrow
Ralph Waldo Emerson
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life , that word is love.
Shut up and deal.
Fran Kubelik, The Apartment (1960)
Freedom is man's capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves.
The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.
When I hear somebody sigh, 'Life is hard', I am always tempted to ask, 'Compared to what ?'
Success leaves clues.
Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination.
One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, 'Well, I'll have a go, too.'
In the long run, we only hit what we aim at.
Henry David Thoreau
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you stop to look fear in the face.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.
The loving are the daring.
Love means never having to say you're sorry.
Oliver Barrett IV, Love Story (1970)
The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly it is dearness only that gives everything its value.
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity , an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy night.
Margo Channing, All About Eve (1950)
Forget about it.
Donnie Brasco, Donnie Brasco (1997)
No man or woman is an island. To exist just for yourself is meaningless. You can achieve the most satisfaction when you feel related to some greater purpose in life, something greater than yourself.
My tears of love are a waste of time if I turn away.
Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things we could have, if we didn't spend half of our time wishing.
So whether or not we can get together, remember well that art lives where absolute freedom is. With all the training thrown to nowhere, with a mind perfectly unaware of its own working, with the self vanishing nowhere the art of JKD attains its perfection.
All paths lead nowhere, so it is important to choose a path that has heart.
Love is sweet, delicate, dreamy an eternity of gorgeous moments.
Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time
Marion Wright Edelman
If you're not sure where you're going, you'll probably end up somewhere else.
Each action can be the one on which all depends , what is decisive is only the strength and concentration of hallowing with which I do it. To the question of what had been the most essential matter for his late teacher, a disciple answered, 'Always just what he was engaged in at the moment'.
It looks as if there were a single ultimate goal for mankind, a far goal toward which all persons strive. This is called variously by different authors self-actualization, self- realization, integration, psychological health, individuation, autonomy, creativity, productivity, but they all agree that this amounts to realizing the potentialities of the person, that is to say, becoming fully human, everything that person can be.
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
David McCullough Reason
It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.
A time comes when you need to stop waiting for the man you want to become and start being the man you want to be.
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Harold R. McAlindon
The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility.
Yesterday is but a dream, tomorrow but a vision. But today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness, and every tomorrow a vision of hope. Look well, therefore, to this day.
Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.
To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
Theodore H. White
For children to take morality seriously they must be in the presence of adults who take morality seriously. And with their own eyes they must see adults take morality seriously.
William J. Bennett
Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your heart or burn down your house, you can never tell.
If you don't first handle fear and desire, and you get rich, you'll be a high pay slave.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Be grateful to the Man you help, think of him as god. Is it not a great privilege to be allowed to worship god by helping our fellow men ?
Sign: "Illiterate? Write for free help."
I love you - those three words have my life in them.
The Crows are very handsome and gentlemanly Indians in their personal appearance and have been always reputed, since the first acquaintance made with them, very civil and friendly.
The path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day.
I'm the ghost with the most, babe.
Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice (1988)
Love, by its very nature, is unworldly, and it is for this reason rather than its rarity that it is not only apolitical but anti-political, perhaps the most powerful of all anti-political human forces.
Respect the past in the full measure of its desserts, but do not make the mistake of confusing it with the present nor seek in it the ideals of the future.
We sat side by side in the morning light and looked out at the future together.
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.
Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.
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
We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insolvuble problems.
A bizarre sensation pervades a relationship of pretense. No truth seems true. A simple morning's greeting and response appear loaded with innuendo and fraught with implications. Each nicety becomes more sterile and each withdrawal more permanent.
Most of the exercise I get is from standing and walking around laboratory tables all day. I derive more benefit and entertainment from this than some of my friends and competitors get from playing games like golf.
When your self-worth goes up, your net worth goes up with it.