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I am not an animal ! I am a human being. I am a man.
John Merrick, The Elephant Man (1980)
Sometimes things become possible if we want them bad enough.
Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away.
People who are afraid to fail can never experience the joys of success.
All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
Joy is the feeling of grinning inside.
Be patient with your enemies and forgiving of your friends.
Where there is great love, there are always wishes.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
What a great feeling to look back on what you've already climbed What a man really wants is creative challenge with sufficient skills to bring him within the reach of success so that he may have the expanding joy of achievement.
I don't want to move to a city where the only cultural advantage is being able to make a right turn on a red light.
Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)
If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
Norman Vincent Peale
I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the sea, and at last wake up in Naples, and there beside me is the Stern Fact, the Sad Self, unrelenting, identical, that I fled from.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You can have everything in life you want if you'll just help enough other people get what they want.
Never pretend to a love which you do not actually feel, for love is not ours to command.
Work spares us from three evils boredom, vice, and need.
I become a waterwheel, turning and tasting you, as long as water moves.
But we can not avoid conflict, conflict with society, other individuals and with oneself. Conflicts may be the sources of defeat, lost life and a limitation of our potentiality but they may also lead to greater depth of living and the birth of more far-reaching unities, which flourish in the tensions that engender them.
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.
It is not enough to have a good mind, the main thing is to use it well.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost , that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
To err is human. To really screw up, you need a computer.
Paul R. Ehrlich
Good habits are as addictive as bad habits, and a lot more rewarding.
When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions.
W. Clement Stone
We have a responsibility in our time, as others have had in theirs, not to be prisoners of history but to shape history, a responsibility to fill the role of path-finder, and to build with others a global network of purpose and law.
There is no luck except where there is discipline.
How many chiropractors does it take to change a light bulb ? Just one, but it requires 21 office visits and 4 X-rays.
Whenever your present situation, I assure you that you are not your habits. You can replace old patterns of self-defeating behavior with new patterns, new habits of the effectiveness, happiness, and trust-based relationships.
A Native American grandfather was talking to his grandson about how he felt. He said, 'I feel as if I have two wolves fighting in my heart. One wolf is the vengeful, violent one, the other wolf is the loving compassionate one.' The grandson asked him, 'Which wolf will win the fight in your heart?' The grandfather answered, 'The one I feed.'
An army of a thousand is easy to find, but, ah, how difficult to find a general.
Courage is not a virtue of value among other personal values like love or fidelity. It is the foundation that underlies and gives reality to all other virtues and personal values. Without courage our love pales into mere dependency. Without courage our fidelity becomes conformism.
You cannot live without dying. You cannot live if you do not die psychologically every minute. This is not an intellectual paradox. To live completely, wholly, every day as if it were a new loveliness, there must be dying to everything of yesterday, otherwise you live mechanically, and a mechanical mind can never know what love is or what freedom is.
Don't fear, just live right.
Neal A. Maxwell
Keep your business affairs in your own hands. It's the only way to be happy.
There is no chance, no fate, no destiny that can circumvent, or hinder, or control a firm resolve of a determined soul.
A wise man makes his own decisions , an ignorant man follows the public opinion.
Kiss me. Kiss me as if it were the last time.
We rob banks.
Clyde Barrow, Bonnie And Clyde (1967)
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
We loved with a love that was more than love.
Edgar Allan Poe
Never fear the want of business. A man who qualifies himself well for his calling, never fails of employment.
What hump ?
Igor, Young Frankenstein (1974)
He who lives without discipline dies without honor.
There are two primary choices in life, to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.
We will find only what we look for, nothing more and nothing less.
No one is so poor as an ignorant person.
A time comes when you need to stop waiting for the man you want to become and start being the man you want to be.
A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle
Synergy is everywhere in nature. If you plant two plants close together, the roots commingle and improve the quality of soil so that both plants will grow better than if they were separated. If you put two pieces of wood together, they will hold much more weight than the total of the weight held by each separately. The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. One plus one equals three or more.
The greatest happiness of life it the conviction that we are loved - loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.
Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
And our bodies are earth. And our thoughts are clay. And we sleep and eat with death.
Paul, All Quiet On The Western Front (1930)
To succeed, you need to take that gut feeling in what you believe and act on it with all of your heart.
Yippie-ki-yay, motherfucker !
John McClane, Die Hard (1988)
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them become what they are capable of becoming.
I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.
I'm Multi-Dimensional !
The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.
How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
I want the fairy tale.
Vivian, Pretty Woman (1990)
Ill can he rule the great that cannot reach the small.
Your most expensive advice is the free advice you receive from your financially struggling friends and relatives.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Sign: "Illiterate? Write for free help."
Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.
It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing, a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
They can because they think they can.
Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.
It's the investor who is risky, not the investment.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Faith can move mountains.
I didn't have time to hire half my coaching staff. I didn't know any of the players by sight, but somehow we got through spring ball with the help of a couple of graduate assistants.
You're gonna have to learn your cliches. You're gonna have to study them, you're gonna have to learn them, you're gonna have to know them. They're your friends. Write this down: "We gotta play 'em one day at a time."
If a man does his best, what else is there ?
General George S. Patton
Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.
A mature man is his own judge. In the end, his only form of support is being faithful to his own convictions. The advice of others may be welcomed invaluable, but it does not free him from responsibility.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
It is absurd that a man should rule others, who can not rule himself.
Teachers have three loves, love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together.
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead. His eyes are closed.
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
Love is a verb.
Martin Luther King Jr.
We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile.
People come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime.
The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it open.
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 !
Be happy. It's one way of being wise.
You can't expect people to look eye to eye with you if you are looking down on them.
Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.
We are all in the gutter but some of us are looking at the stars.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Ask for advice but do what you think is best.
The storm also beats on the house that is built on the rock.