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You must be the change you want to see in the world.
But I would be proud.
Harry Burns, Sally Albright (1989)
Love is a little haven of refuge from the world.
There is no real excellence in all this world which can be separated from right living.
David Starr Jordan
Love is what is left in a relationship after all the selfishness is taken out.
What we've got here is failure to communicate.
Captain, Cool Hand Luke (1967)
We are responsible for what we are, and whatever we wish ourselves to be, we have the power to make ourselves. If what we are now has been the result of our own past actions, it certainly follows that whatever we wish to be in the future can be produced by our present actions, so we have to know how to act.
He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.
When you reach for the stars, you may not get one, but you won't come up with a handful of mud, either.
You must do the things you think you cannot do.
The chances are that you have already come to believe that happiness is unattainable. But men have attained it. And they have attained it by realizing that happiness does not spring from the procuring of physical or mental pleasure, but from the development of reason and the adjustment of conduct to principles.
Instill great values in your children today and your grandchildren will prosper tomorrow.
The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement.
Ill can he rule the great that cannot reach the small.
Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.
Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.
Margaret B. Runbeck
A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.
Quasimodo, The Hunchback Of Notre Dame (1939)
If you think you can, or you think you can't, you're probably right.
There is no security on this earth, there is only opportunity.
General Douglas MacArthur
Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown.
Duffy, Chinatown (1974)
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
Kindness is always fashionable.
America E. Barr
But, in the opinion of the court, you are not only sane but you're the sanest man that ever walked into this courtroom.
Judge May, Mr Deeds Goes To Town (1936)
If we always look back, we lose sight of what's ahead.
No man is happy who does not think himself so.
These go to eleven.
Nigel Tufnel, This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
Adversity introduces a man to himself.
We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Be loyal to people in their absence. Then watch how others begin having more faith and confidence in you, because they know you won't be talking about them behind their backs.
When your self-worth goes up, your net worth goes up with it.
Mark Victor Hansen
There is time for everything.
Sex alleviates tension. Love causes it.
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The man who lives without conflict, who lives with beauty and love, is not frightened of death because to love is to die.
In imagination, there's no limitation.
Mark Victor Hansen
I want everyone to be the way I strive to become -- to be himself in his truth. Do not follow me, follow yourself ! is the existential challenge. Self-being awakens self-being but does not force itself on it.
We conceal it from ourselves in vain, we must always love something. In those matters seemingly removed from love, the feeling is secretly to be found, and man can not possibly live for a moment without it.
Don't hide your light under a bushel.
Live Well... Laugh Often... Love Much.
Life does not happen to us, it happens from us.
One should never forbid what one lacks the power to prevent.
Love works in miracles every day, such as weakening the strong, and stretching the weak , making fools of the wise, and wise men of fools , favoring the passions, destroying reason, and in a word, turning everything topsy-turvy.
Marguerite De Valois
You see, Francois, marriage is a beautiful mistake which two people make together. But with you, Francois, I think it would be a mistake.
Mariette Colet, Trouble In Paradise (1932)
I have realized god sitting in the temple of every human body, the moment I stand in reverence before every human being and see god in him - that moment I am free from bondage, everything that binds vanishes, and I am free.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow , Learn as if you were to live forever.
What the world wants is character. The world is in need of those whose life is one burning love, selfless. That love will make every word tell like a thunderbolt.
Without inspiration the best powers of the mind remain dormant, they is a fuel in us which needs to be ignited with sparks.
Johann Gottfried Von Herder
What is the use of living if it be not to strive for noble causes and to make this muddled world a better place for those who will live in it after we are gone.
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
I have not failed. I've just found ways that don't work
William Ernest Henley
The vedanta recognizes no sin, it only recognizes error. And the greatest error, says the vedanta is to say that you are weak, that you are a sinner, a miserable creature, and that you have no power and you cannot do this and that.
Dreams don't work unless you do.
John C. Maxwell
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
I'm a bit of a P.T Barnum. I make stars out of everyone.
Some minds are like concrete, all mixed up and permanently set.
Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.
James F. Bymes
Excellence is more fun than mediocrity.
You must consider the bottom line, but make it integrity before profits.
"Every achiever I have ever met says, 'My life turned around when I began to believe in me.'"
Find and use your passion, and you'll have a great career. Don't do it, you won't. It's as simple as that.
What is essential is invisible to the eyes.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
I believe that the science of chemistry alone almost proves the existence of an intelligent creator.
The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge.
He who stops being better stops being good.
Do what you love and the money will follow
If we all tired to make other peoples paths easy, our own feet would have a smooth even place to walk on.
Anyone who thinks the sky is the limit, has limited imagination.
I don't know nothin 'bout birthin' babies.
Prissy, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Success is the proper utilization of failure.
Love is like a blazing flame, golden and full of warmth.
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
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractionsthe little soon-forgotten charities of a kiss, a smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment in the disguise of a playful raillery, and the countless other infinitesimals of pleasurable thought and genial feeling.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
I thought that training for the Olympics would be hardest thing I would ever have to do," former Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber said in court. "But the hardest thing I've ever had to do is process that I am a victim of Larry Nassar. But even though I'm a victim, I do not and will not live my life as one.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you'll help them to become what they are capable of becoming.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
We are stripped of every attribute of freedom and eligibility for legal self defence. Our property may be plundered before our eyes, violence may be committed on our persons, even our lives may be taken away, and there is none to regard our complaints. We are denationalized; we are disfranchised.
Chief John Ross
Your thoughts are the architects of your destiny.
David O. McKay
Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.
Robert A. Heinlein
There is love of course. And then there's life, its enemy.
The heart is wiser than the intellect.
As if !
Cher Horwitz, Clueless (1995)
Act or accept.
Come here, Norman. Hurry up. The loons ! The loons ! They're welcoming us back.
Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)
All things come to those who wait, but when they come they're out of date.
Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never -- in nothing, great or small, large or petty -- never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense.
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''.
Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing, it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.
People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.
Norman Vincent Peale
Science may have found a cure for most evils , but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all -- the apathy of human beings.
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world. The unreasonable man adapts the world to himself. All progress depends upon the unreasonable man.
George Bernard Shaw
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.
In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.
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.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
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.
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you will land among the stars.
Leadership is a secret ingredient that goes into failure. But it's only kept a secret from the person who fails.
Beginnings are scary. Endings are usually sad, but it's what's in the middle that counts. So, when you find yourself at the beginning, just give hope a chance to float up. And it will.