They will rise highest who strive for the highest place.
It is absurd that a man should rule others, who can not rule himself.
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You're my Lassie come home.
Joe Carraclough, Lassie Come Home (1943)
A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties. No religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.
An army of a thousand is easy to find, but, ah, how difficult to find a general.
The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety.
Where there is love there is no darkness.
Every sale has five basic obstacles : no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.
It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.
Where the willingness is great, the difficulties can not be great.
Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
If you love someone, set them free.
Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.
Henry David Thoreau
For those who have seen the Earth from space, and for the hundreds and perhaps thousands more who will, the experience most certainly changes your perspective. The things that we share in our world are far more valuable than those which divide us.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own mind.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
And our bodies are earth. And our thoughts are clay. And we sleep and eat with death.
Paul, All Quiet On The Western Front (1930)
To live for results would be to sentence myself to continuous frustration. My only sure reward is in my actions and not from them.
I have loved to the point of madness, that which is called madness, that which to me, is the only sensible way to love.
To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others.
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.
Whether you think you can or think you can't - you are right.
I'll meet you at the place near the thing where we went that time.
Aaron Altman, Broadcast News (1987)
When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened. Winston Churchill When I want to read a novel, I write one.
He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in god. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.
If you want things to be different, perhaps the answer is to become different yourself.
Norman Vincent Peale
If you believe you can, you probably can. If you believe you won't, you most assuredly won't. Belief is the ignition switch that gets you off the launching pad.
The heart that loves is always young.
Nuptial love makes mankind, friendly love perfects it, but wanton love corrupts and debases it.
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.
When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.
When Harry Met Sally
I'm king of the world !
Jack Dawson, Titanic (1997)
A human being is a part of a whole, called by us _universe_ , a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest... a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.
To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.
Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
Love is like a piece of art work, even the smallest bit can be so beautiful.
Thou art to me a delicious torment.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The only guide to man is his conscience , the only shield to his memory is the rectitude and sincerity of his actions. It is very imprudent to walk through life without this shield, because we are so often mocked by the failure of our hopes and the upsetting of our calculations, but with this shield, however the fates may play, we march always in the ranks of honor.
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
Always bear in mind, that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other thing.
Winning is not everything, but the effort to win is.
Miss Jean Louise, stand up. Your father's passing.
Reverend Sykes, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
It was a high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, Always do what you are afraid to do.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow.
Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.
Theodore Isaac Rubin
The entire law is summed up in a single command, Love your neighbor as yourself.
Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make.
Count Dracula, Dracula (1931)
There are simply too many notes.
Emperor Joseph II, Amadeus (1984)
Chance is the fool's name for fate.
Guy Holden, The Gay Divorcee (1934)
As long as we are persistence in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We can not choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time.
Procrastination is the thief of time.
It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.
Our inheritance of well-founded, slowly conceived codes of honor, morals, and manners, the passionate convictions which so many hundreds of millions share together of the principles of freedom and justice, are far more precious to us than anything which scientific discoveries could bestow.
Don't argue for other people's weaknesses. Don't argue for your own. When you make a mistake, admit it, correct it, and learn from it -- immediately.
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
Whoever said anybody has a right to give up ?
Marian Wright Edelman
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster.
The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.
A Crow is known wherever he is met by his beautiful white dress, and his tall and elegant figure. The greater part of the men being six feet high.
I do not know how to kiss, or I would kiss you. Where do the noses go ?
Maria, For Whom The Bell Tolls (1943)
This is the true measure of love, when we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
A life without love in it is like a heap of ashes upon a deserted hearth, with the fire dead, the laughter stilled and the light extinguished.
Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
Things turn out best for people who make the best of the way things turn out.
To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.
We have merely scratched the surface of the store of knowledge which will come to us. I believe that we are now, a-tremble on the verge of vast discoveries - discoveries so wondrously important they will upset the present trend of human thought and start it along completely new lines.
The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesud. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules whose would you use ?
When a man finds no peace within himself, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.
Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.
Robert H. Schuller
The leader wonders about everything, wants to learn as much as he can, is willing to take risks, experiment, try new things. He does not worry about failure, but embraces errors, knowing he will learn from them.
Warren G. Bennis
Snap out of it !
Loretta Castorini, Moonstruck (1987)
You can not shake hands with a clenched fist.
You must consider the bottom line, but make it integrity before profits.
Life is not accountable to us. We are accountable to life.
The principal goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have done.
Freedom from the known is death, and then you are living.
You can often measure a person by the size of his dream.
Robert H. Schuller
Instruction does not prevent wasted time or mistakes, and mistakes themselves are often the best teachers of all.
James Anthony Froude
Good fortune and bad are equally necessary to man, to fit him to meet the contingencies of this life.
Dwell not on the past. Use it to illustrate a point, then leave it behind. Nothing really matters except what you do now in this instant of time. From this moment onwards you can be an entirely different person, filled with love and understanding, ready with an outstretched hand, uplifted and positive in every thought and deed.
The road to success is lined with many tempting parking spaces.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly , what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Love is a moment that lasts forever.
You are what you think you are.
Love is like a mustard seed, planted by god and watered by men.
Muda Saint Michael
Adventure is worthwhile.
The dedicated doctor knows that he must be both scientist and humanitarian, his most agonizing decisions lie in the field of human relations.
David B. Allman
Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time, and it annoys the pig
Sooner or later the truth comes to light.
Abilities wither under faultfinding, blossom with encouragement.
Donald A. Laird
Love is like the wild rose-briar. Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly ?
Years from now, when you talk about this, and you will, be kind.
Laura Reynolds, Tea And Sympathy (1956)
Nothing is more honorable than enlightenment, nothing is more beautiful than virtue.
When you can't solve the problem, manage it.
Robert H. Schuller
The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.
You create your reality.
The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.