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The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. -
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Anne Frank, The Diary Of Anne Frank (1959)
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work
Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , wisdom is humble that she knows no more.
Good habits are as addictive as bad habits, and a lot more rewarding.
Do you like scary movies ?
Ghostface, Scream (1996)
Look up and not down, look forward and not back, look out and not in, and lend a hand.
E. E. Hale
Actions speak louder than words.
Never give in -- never, never, never, never.
Ask yourself : 'Do I feel the need to laminate ? ' Then teaching is for you.
As a principle-centered person you try to stand apart from the emotion of the situation and from other factors that would act on you, and evaluate the options. Looking at the balanced whole -- the work needs, the family needs, the other needs that may be involved, and the possible implications of the various alternatives -- you'll try to come up with the best solution taking all factors into consideration.
Don't knock masturbation. It's sex with someone I love.
Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)
The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it.
An Arabian proverb says there are four sorts of men: He who knows not and knows not he knows not: he is a fool, shun him. He who knows not and knows he knows not: he is simple, teach him. He who knows and knows not he knows: he is asleep--wake him. He who knows and knows he knows: he is wise, follow him.
No wire hangers, ever !
Joan Crawford, Mommie Dearest (1981)
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.
They made us many promises, more than I can remember, but they kept only one. They promised to take our land, and they did.
Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.
After every happiness comes misery, they may be far apart or near. The more advanced the soul, the more quickly does one follow the other. What we want is neither happiness nor misery. Both make us forget our true nature, both are chains -- one iron, one gold , behind both is the Atman, who knows neither happiness nor misery. These are states, and states must ever change , but the nature of the atman is bliss, peace, unchanging. We have not to get it, we have it, only wash away the dross and see it.
Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others, it is the only means.
If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything.
He was some kind of a man. What does it matter what you say about people ?
Tanya, Touch Of Evil (1958)
Little strokes fell great oaks.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.
The good physician treats the disease, the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.
Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.
Kindness is tenderness. Kindness is love, but perhaps greater than loveKindness is good will. Kindness says, I want you to be happy.
Changes in life are not only possible and predictable, but to deny them is to be an accomplice to one's own unnecessary vegetation.
Success is not to be measured by the position someone has reached in life, but the obstacles he has overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington
Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called present.
Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
The Athenians, alarmed at the internal decay of their Republic, asked Demosthenes what to do. His reply: Do not do what you are doing now.
Success is never found. Failure is never fatal. Courage is the only thing.
You may be on the right track, but if you just sit there you'll get run over.
Paul H. Dunn
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one's heart rather than out of pity. A person must possess himself and have a deep sense of security in fundamental principles and values in order to genuinely apologize.
Fortify yourself with contentment, for this is an impregnable fortress.
The measure of a man is what he does with power.
But there's nothing half so sweet in life, as love's young dream.
And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body, and be yet thankful.
He who has never learned to obey can not be a good commander.
Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
Most ball games are lost, not won.
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague
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
Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.
The hottest love has the coldest end.
Love is like pi - natural, irrational, and very important.
Love cures people, both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
Karl A. Menninger
We will find only what we look for, nothing more and nothing less.
Live your life and forget your age.
Norman Vincent Peale
Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary person does not hear.
What we do not see, what most of us never suspect of existing, is the silent but irresistible power which comes to the rescue of those who fight on in the face of discouragement.
Hi, Curly, kill anyone today ?
Mitch Robbins, Curly (1991)
We go together, Laurie. I don't know why. Maybe like guns and ammunition go together.
Bart Tare, Gun Crazy (1949)
The book you don't read cant help.
We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.
The best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.
Love to faults is always blind. Always is to joy inclined, winged, and unconfined. And breaks all chains from every mind.
It is best to love wisely, no doubt, but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all.
William Makepeace Thackeray
He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything.
We loved with a love that was more than love.
Edgar Allan Poe
Would you like to come in ?
Aurora Greenway, Garrett Breedlove (1983)
Ideas won't keep, something must be done about them.
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
An army of lions commanded by a deer will never be an army of lions.
Title of newspaper article yesterday - Vandals made off with all toilet seats in the local precinct. Police have nothing to go on.
Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn.
Rhett Butler, Gone With The Wind (1939)
We feel good about ourselves to the exact degree we feel in control of our lives.
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
Feel the fear and do it anyway.
In my case, self-absorption is completely justified. I have never discovered any other subject so worthy of my attention.
Waldo Lydecker, Laura (1944)
Oh, no, it wasn't the airplanes. It was Beauty killed the Beast.
Carl Denham, King Kong (1933)
Everyone's life is an object lesson to others.
Karl G. Maeser
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
The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.
It is no sin to attempt and fail. The only sin is to not make the attempt.
You are what you repeatedly do. Excellence is not an event - it is a habit.
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.
It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.
Robert H. Schuller
I am the captain of my soul.
William Ernest Henley
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
To laugh often and love much, to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others, to give one's self, this is to have succeeded.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Only those who have learned the power of sincere and selfless contribution experience life's deepest joy : true fulfillment.
We're sisters under the same mink.
Debby Marsh, The Big Heat (1953)
The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds, they mature slowly.
Peter De Vries
Strength is life, weakness is death. Expansion is life, contraction is death. Love is life, hatred is death.
Love may make the world go around, but it's laughter that keeps us from getting dizzy.
What do you feel like doing tonight ?
Angie, Marty (1955)
Keep your heart open for as long as you can, as wide as you can, for others and especially for yourself.
No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted.
The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.