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What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
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 ?
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Each human organism is conceived with a potential for becoming a complete human being -- as a seed contains the potential for becoming a complete plant. But his becoming may be completed in an infinite variety of ways.
Without the human community one single human being cannot survive.
Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness -- great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy.
You know the difference between you and me ? I make this look good.
Agent J, Men In Black (1997)
Where there is love there is no darkness.
The greatest sign of a success for a teacher... is to be able to say, "The children are now working as if I did not exist."
Trent, Swingers (1996)
Love inspires, illumines, designates and leads the way.
Mary Baker Eddy
Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.
Men spend their lives in anticipations, in determining to be vastly happy at some period when they have time. But the present time has one advantage over every otherit is our own. Past opportunities are gone, future have not come. We may lay in a stock of pleasures, as we would lay in a stock of wine , but if we defer the tasting of them too long, we shall find that both are soured by age.
Charles Caleb Colton
Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington
Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost, that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.
Indecision is the thief of opportunity.
The main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance but to do what lies clearly at hand.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
Be courageous ! Whatever setbacks America has encountered, it has always emerged as a stronger and more prosperous nation. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith and go forward !
Success consists of doing the common things of life uncommonly well.
You know, Billy. We blew it.
Wyatt, Easy Rider (1969)
Put your heart, mind, intellect, and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.
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.
If the student thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better student. If the lawyer thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better lawyer, and so on.
Do we not all agree to call rapid thought and noble impulse by the name of inspiration ?
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.
To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other.
Rainer Maria Rilke
No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted.
You control your future, your destiny. What you think about comes about. By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands -- your own.
Mark Victor Hansen
As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.
My definition of success is to live your life in a way that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain - and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel a lot more pleasure than they do pain.
Ideas without action are worthless.
A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.
General Douglas MacArthur
With my brains and your looks, we could go places.
Frank Chambers, The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)
Encouragement is oxygen to the soul.
The hero is no braver than the ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I am a slow walker, but I never walk backwards.
It is the marriage of the soul with Nature that makes the intellect fruitful, and gives birth to imagination.
Henry David Thoreau
I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
It is better to have loved and lost than to never have loved.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
No man ever became great without many and great mistakes.
William E. Gladstone
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.
Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.
When love and skill work together expect a masterpiece.
See how nature - trees, flowers, grass - grows in silence , see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence we need silence to be able to touch souls.
You will become as small as your controlling desire ; as great as your dominant aspiration.
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.
The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It's as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. The true entrepreneur is a doer.
Love like there is no tomorrow.
Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time
Marion Wright Edelman
You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.
For one person to love another, that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks, the last test and proof, the work for which all else is but preparation.
An executive is a person who always decides , sometimes he decides correctly, but he always decides.
John H. Patterson
Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy night.
Margo Channing, All About Eve (1950)
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
You don't get to choose how you're going to die, only how you're going to live.
Go before the people with your example, and be laborious in their affairs.
Winning is not everything, but the effort to win is.
Eddie, you're a born loser.
Bert Gordon, The Hustler (1961)
If I have a faith that can move mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.
I have loved to the point of madness, that which is called madness, that which to me, is the only sensible way to love.
Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.
If you don't like something, change it, if you can't change it, change your attitude.
If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, the excitement, and the mystery of the world we live in.
Every hand does its part to hold up the world. Every healthy individual guides his life by a selected motive which takes precedence over all the others. He is the man who maintains his integrity in the midst of change, his individuality in the face of external pressures to conform.
Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished.
Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day.
Never pretend to a love which you do not actually feel, for love is not ours to command.
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)
The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.
When a man comes to a conscious vital realization of those great spiritual forces within himself and begins to use those forces in science, in business, and in life, his progress in the future will be unparalleled.
Live Well... Laugh Often... Love Much.
Life is the first gift, love is the second.
Some succeed because they are destined. Some succeed because they are determined.
Love is a fruit in season at all times.
Reason is like an open secret that can become known to anyone at any time , it is the quiet space into which everyone can enter through his own thought.
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
Your talent is god's gift to you.
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
Love is a thing, well, it's kind of like quicksand. The more you are in it, the deeper you sink. And when it hits you, you've just got to fall.
Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch it, and it darts away.
If we are to have real peace, we must begin with the children.
I'm not bad. I'm just drawn that way.
Jessica Rabbit, Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
Love is what is left in a relationship after all the selfishness is taken out.
A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance, and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.
The only thing that stands between a man and what he wants from life is often merely the will to try it and the faith to believe that it is possible.
Richard M. Devos
Praise does wonders for the sense of hearing.
The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds, they mature slowly.
Peter De Vries
Live your dreams.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.
Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.
To live is like to love, all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.
The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.