Oh, to be free from the stifling pressures of life to rest, a peaceful slumber that will rejuvenate my soul
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Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.
James F. Bymes
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
Love reminds you that nothing else matters.
The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.
When we place blame, we give away our power.
Anyone can be passionate, but it takes real lovers to be silly.
Life is "trying things to see if they work"
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.
Keys to success : Research your ideas, plan for success, expect success, and just do it.
John S. Hinds
People who look down on other people don't end up being looked up to.
Happiness can not be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.
He must have a truly romantic nature, for he weeps when there is nothing at all to weep about.
The entire law is summed up in a single command, Love your neighbor as yourself.
I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it.
Whatever you are be a good one.
Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.
The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.
Shut up and deal.
Fran Kubelik, The Apartment (1960)
Attitude is everything.
Wherever there's a fight so hungry people can eat, I'll be there.
Tom Joad, The Grapes Of Wrath (1940)
This is nothing !
Stanley Motss, Wag The Dog (1997)
Let your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities.
Robert H. Schuller
If not us, who, if not now, when ?
Encouragement is oxygen to the soul.
Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope.
Princess Leia, Star Wars (1977)
When I was a young man, I found out that if you hurt somebody, they'll leave you alone. When I tried to leave everybody alone and just do my own thing, everybody just wanted to hurt me. Until one day I just decided, well, I've had enough of this picking. And there were like six young men still figuring they were going to mess with my head. And we went to war. To their surprise, I was no longer taking the beating, I was giving it.
The secret of success is to do common things uncommonly well.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Power is not really good or bad , it is neutral. Power itself is not negative or positive, although our feelings about it may be. Power is the potential to influence others for good or evil, to be a blessing or a scourge. Like nuclear energy, it can provide the electricity to light a city, or it can fuel the bomb that destroys it.
Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for ?
Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.
M. Scott Peck
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
You can't make an omelet without breaking eggs.
What really matters is what you do with what you have.
You must tolerate that which you can not change.
Honesty is the best image.
The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion to his commitment to excellence, regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.
Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.
The only truly happy man is always a fighting optimist. Optimism includes not only altruism but also social responsibility, social courage and objectivity.
W. Beran Wolfe
Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.
, Nobel Peace Prize winner We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
The more you seek security, the less of it you have. But the more you seek opportunity, the more likely it is that you will achieve the security that you desire.
Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly.
St Francis De Sales
Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart.
Alphonse Marie De Lamartine
No limits are set to the ascent of man, and to each and everyone the highest stands open. Here it is only your personal choice that decides.
He who has never learned to obey can not be a good commander.
Now is the time. Needs are great, but your possibilities are greater.
I am not an animal ! I am a human being. I am a man.
John Merrick, The Elephant Man (1980)
No matter what I ever do or say, Heathcliff, this is me, now, standing on this hill with you. This is me, forever.
Cathy, Wuthering Heights (1939)
Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man , but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.
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
Bad friends prevent you from having good friends.
Don't fear, just live right.
Neal A. Maxwell
Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year - and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade !
Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.
Thich Nhat Hanh
I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times, in life after life, in age after age forever.
You're gonna need a bigger boat.
Martin Brody, Jaws (1975)
Trent, Swingers (1996)
As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
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
There is no limit to what a man can do or where he can go if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.
How can you tell the difference between a run-over snake and a run-over lawyer? There are skid marks in front of the snake.
Never trouble another for what you can do for yourself.
I am poor and naked but I am the chief of a nation. We do not want riches but we do want to train our children right. Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world. We do not want riches. We want peace and love.
The way we see the problem is the problem.
Some love lasts a lifetime. True love lasts forever.
When your self-worth goes up, your net worth goes up with it.
Mark Victor Hansen
A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.
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.
Successful people make decisions quickly (as soon as all the facts are available) and change them very slowly (if ever). Unsuccessful people make decisions very slowly, and change them often and quickly.
Hard work pays off.
Would you like to play a game ?
Joshua The Computer, Wargames (1983)
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it.
William A. Ward
If I am pressed to say why I loved him, I feel it can only be explained by replying. Because it was he, because it was me.
Wherever we look upon this earth, the opportunities take shape within the problems.
Nelson A. Rockefeller
Help me ! Help me !
Andre Delambre, The Fly (1958)
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
It is not the critic who counts, nor the man who points out how the strong man stumbled, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs and comes short again and again, who knows great enthusiasms, great devotions, who spends himself in a worthy cause, who, at the best, knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who, at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.
I think therefore I am
I have seen too much of the vanity of human affairs, to expect felicity from the splendid scenes of public life.
Today is the first day of the rest of your life.
Every shot you don't take is a guaranteed miss.
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
Pep without purpose is piffle.
The pain of love is the pain of being alive. It is a perpetual wound.
Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.
Margaret B. Runbeck
Life is change ; growth is optional. Choose wisely.
Karen Kaiser Clark
Positive anything is better than negative thinking.
If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.
Abigail Van Buren
We don't stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing.
George Bernard Shaw
The gem can not be polished without friction, nor man be perfected without trials.
Roses are red, Violets are blue, I'm schizophrenic, and so am I.
Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one.
It is the passion that is in a kiss that gives to it its sweetness, it is the affection in a kiss that sanctifies it.
Christian Nestell Bovee
Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything.
W. Clement Stone
Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible.
Congress is the only insane asylum that's run by the inmates.
Minds are like parachutes, they only function when they are open.