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If you aren't good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you'll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren't even giving to yourself.
Barbara De Angelis
As physicians, we are invited into the most intimate chambers of our patients’ lives. We
should acknowledge that unfettered trust with dignity, deference, and respect. For a physician,
caring for patients is not only a duty; it is a privilege. Alleviating pain and restoring
health for another human being can induce an exhilaration few others experience in their
Michael E. DeBakey
Whoever is open, loyal, true ; of humane and affable demeanour, honourable himself, and in his judgement of others, faithful to his word as to law, and faithful alike to God and man... .such a man is a true gentleman.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
For things to change you've got to change. Otherwise, nothing much will change
I know that I will die laughing.
Love is friendship set on fire.
Without courage, all others virtues lose their meaning.
All things are created twice. There's a mental or first creation, and a physical or second creation of all things. You have to make sure that the blueprint, the first creation, is really what you want, that you've thought everything through. Then you put it into bricks and mortar. Each day you go to the construction shed and pull out the blueprint to get marching orders for the day. You begin with the end in mind.
There is love of course. And then there's life, its enemy.
I am convinced that He ( God ) does not play dice.
I never did anything worth doing entirely by accident... . Almost none of my inventions came about totally by accident. They were achieved by having trained myself to endure and tolerate hard work.
A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.
We are so lazy, we do not want to do anything ourselves. We want a personal god, a savior or a prophet to do everything for us. Long as we believe ourselves to be even the least different from god, fear remains with us, but when we know ourselves to be the one, fear goes, of what can we be afraid ?
Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
If you ever feel like having a child, go to a restaurant and sit next to one.
Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it.
J. Petit Senn
Love can never grow old. Locks may lose their brown and gold. Cheeks may fade and hollow grow. But the hearts that love will know, never winter's frost and chill, summer's warmth is in them still.
Action, to be effective, must be directed to clearly conceived ends.
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe
What is a friend ? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.
Excellence is more fun than mediocrity.
Love like you've never been hurt, dance like no one is watching, live as though heaven is on earth.
Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.
There is only one way to happiness, and that is to cease worrying things which are beyond the power of our will.
Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender , it's holy ground. There's no greater investment.
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
Love is the river of life in the world.
Henry Ward Beecher
A dream unrealized is a dream imprisoned by that enemy of all enemies - the fear of failure. Set that you will make it happen ! -
Work is love made manifest.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof.
John Kenneth Galbraith
Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.
Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them.
I have noticed that folks are generally about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
This is the West, sir. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.
Maxwell Scott, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
Kid, the next time I say, Let's go someplace like Bolivia, let's go someplace like Bolivia.
Butch Cassidy, Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969)
There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread.
It is better to bind your children to you by a feeling of respect and by gentleness, than by fear.
Say hello to my little friend !
Tony Montana, Scarface (1983)
Above all, beware of compromises. Hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others fads through the greed of getting supporters. Your atman is the support of the universe - whose support do you stand in need of ?
Yesterday ended last night. Every day is a new beginning. Learn the skill of forgetting. And move on.
Norman Vincent Peale
People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care.
John C. Maxwell
Success is counted sweetest by those who ne'er succeed.
It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake.
Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
This isn't a dream ! This is really happening !
Rosemary Woodhouse, Rosemary's Baby (1968)
Knowledge work is all about how we use one another's time and attention. Given just minutes, good leaders can affect how we think, what we decide, and, ultimately, what we create.
My mama always said, life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.
Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.
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.
Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.
Charles Foster Kane, Citizen Kane (1941)
You've got to ask yourself one question : Do I feel lucky ? Well, do ya, punk ?
Harry Callahan, Dirty Harry (1971)
They can because they think they can.
Few people think more than two or three times a year. I have made an international reputation by thinking once or twice a week.
George Bernard Shaw
You know you are in love when you see the world in her eyes, and her eyes everywhere in the world.
Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost.
Robert H. Schuller
Never trouble another for what you can do for yourself.
Life must be lived on a higher plane. We must go up to a higher platform, to which we are always invited to ascend, there, the whole aspect of things changes.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Let him that would move the world first move himself.
If you're going to be able to look back on something and laugh about it, you might as well laugh about it now.
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
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.
My faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers. They will work out the whole problem, like lions.
Ideas become powerful only if they appear in the flesh , an idea which does not lead to action by the individual and by groups remains at best a paragraph or a footnote in a book -- provided the idea is original and relevant. It is like a seed stored in a dry place. If the idea is to have influence, it must be put into the soil, and the soil is people and groups of people.
Only the healing art enables one to make a name for himself and at the same time give benefit to others.
You only get out what you put in.
This kind of certainty comes but just once in a lifetime.
The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved.
If you would be loved, love and be lovable.
It is not enough to have a good mind, the main thing is to use it well.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
Love is most nearly itself when here and now cease to matter.
Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.
I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more.
Love like you'll never be hurt.
The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.
A life lived with integrity -- even if it lacks the trappings of fame and fortune is a shinning star in whose light others may follow in the years to come.
You aren't too bright. I like that in a man.
Matty Walker, Body Heat (1981)
First comes thought, then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans, then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.
Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you'll make one.
In real love you want the other person's good. In romantic love you want the other person.
We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.
It is well for the heart to be naive and for the mind not to be.
The giving of love is an education in itself.
You can't do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth.
No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
Self-suggestion makes you master of yourself.
W. Clement Stone
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on that 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.
Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time, it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.
Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.
I believe that it is better to learn from the diverse people around us than to try in vain to emulate them, better to be a teacher than a role model. As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.