Love is made by two people, in different kinds of solitude. It can be in a crowd, but in an oblivious crowd.
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Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head.
You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view, until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.
Atticus Finch, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
Only by contending with challenges that seem to be beyond your strength to handle at the moment you can grow more surely toward the stars.
When you put faith, hope and love together, you can raise positive kids in a negative world.
We have not yet begun to fight.
John Paul Jones
Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.
Mr. Allen, this may come as a shock to you, but there are some men who don't end every sentence with a proposition.
Jan Morrow, Pillow Talk (1959)
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Harold R. McAlindon
We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children do.
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.
Shane ! Shane ! Come back !
Joey Starrett, Shane (1953)
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
Between stimulus and response is our greatest power -- the freedom to choose.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but reveal to them their own.
The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
There is no remedy for love but to love more.
The person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.
John Stuart Mill
My tears of love are a waste of time if I turn away.
Don't ask for a light load, but rather ask for a strong back.
Gollum, The Lord Of The Rings (2002)
The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesud. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules whose would you use ?
We're sisters under the same mink.
Debby Marsh, The Big Heat (1953)
Growth in personality occurs as a consequence of meeting conflicts and impasses head on, and reconciling them. Interpersonal conflicts and impasses constitute problems which require solutions so that a satisfying relationship may be maintained. Whenever a person encounters a problem in his everyday living, he is obliged to vary his behavior until he discovers some mode of responding which is successful in achieving a solution.
If you want to reach a goal, you must see the reaching in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal.
Many people may listen, but few people actually hear.
Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.
Whatever you vividly imagine, ardently desire, sincerely believe, and enthusiastically act upon must inevitably come to pass!
Paul J. Meyer
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, this time more wisely.
Opportunity does not knock ; it presents itself when you beat down the door. -
How often we fail to realize our good fortune in living in a country where happiness is more than a lack of tragedy.
Be the change you want to see in the world.
I can change. I can live out my imagination instead of my memory. I can tie myself to my limitless potential instead of my limiting past.
The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.
Laughter is the best medicine.
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.
The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved.
Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.
Know what's weird? Day by day, nothing seems to change, but pretty soon, everything's different.
Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes
He must have a truly romantic nature, for he weeps when there is nothing at all to weep about.
Quasimodo, The Hunchback Of Notre Dame (1939)
Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy night.
Margo Channing, All About Eve (1950)
I've looked around enough to know that you're the one I want to go through time with.
No matter how small, acknowledge the achievement.
Greg Henry Quinn
Wherever there is danger, there lurks opportunity ; whenever there is opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable. They go together.
Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.
John F. Kennedy
Fill your hands, you son-of-a-bitch !
Rooster Cogburn, True Grit (1969)
If you're proactive, you don't have to wait for circumstances or other people to create perspective expanding experiences. You can consciously create your own.
Find the good -- and praise it.
Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.
Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
Until we take how we see ourselves (and how we see others) into account, we will be unable to understand how others see and feel about themselves and their world. Unaware, we will project our intentions on their behavior and call ourselves objective.
Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.
All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Today is the first day of the rest of your life.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.
Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.
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.
To be in love is merely to be in a state of perpetual anesthesia. To mistake an ordinary young man for a greek god or an ordinary young woman for a goddess.
One mistake will never kill you. The same mistake over and over again will.
You have available to you, right now, a powerful supercomputer. This powerful tool has been used through-out history to take people from rags to riches, from poverty and obscurity to success and fame, from unhappiness and frustration to joy and self-fulfillment, and it can do the same for you.
To catch lots of fish, you must first go to the water. To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself.
Dreams don't work unless you do.
John C. Maxwell
When I look around, I always learn something and that is to be always yourself. And to express yourself. To have faith in yourself. Do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it. Start from the very root of being, which is how can I be me?
This above all, To Thine Own Self Be True.
Wisdom is knowledge, rightly applied.
Love is like a mustard seed, planted by god and watered by men.
Muda Saint Michael
Keep away from small people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you too can become great.
The test we must set for ourselves is not to march alone but to march in such a way that others will wish to join us.
A ship is safe in harbor, but thats not what ships are for.
To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there and worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the loss of sleep.
It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.
Whatever you think that you will be. If you think yourself weak, weak you will be , if you think yourself strong, you will be.
In life you need either inspiration or desperation.
Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not, nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not, unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not, the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
It's amazing what ordinary people can do if they set out without preconceived notions.
Charles F. Kettering
If you have to drive people that hard to do their job, then you've either got the wrong people, or you've got the right people doing the wrong job.
John P. Strelecky
If you ever feel like having a child, go to a restaurant and sit next to one.
No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from scratch. To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals.
We're on a mission from God.
Elwood Blues, The Blues Brothers (1980)
Curse ruthless time ! Curse our mortality. How cruelly short is the allotted span for all we must cram into it.
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.
Recognize that transition has a characteristic shape.
It ain't over till it's over.
Hatred paralyzes life, love releases it. Hatred confuses life, love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life, love illumines it.
Martin Luther King Jr.
What ever you are be a good one.
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.
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.
Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconscious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success.
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
The willow knows what the storm does not that the power to endure harm outlives the power to inflict it.
Blood Of The Martyr
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
George S. Patton
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.