Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
Louisa May Alcott
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Appreciate me now, and avoid the rush.
Every man has in himself a continent of undiscovered character. Happy is he who acts as the Columbus to his own soul.
Our love is here to stay.
The secret to happiness is not in doing what one likes to do, but in liking what one has to do.
It's easier to remember when you are right than when the other person was right.
Every human heart is human.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.
Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary listener does not hear. quotes
Go as far as you can see and when you get there, you will always be able to see farther.
Love isn't blind, it just only sees what matters.
You're tearing me apart !
Jim Stark, Rebel Without Cause (1955)
You can have anything you want ? if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.
It had always amazed me how different things looked in a studio compared to how they appeared on TV. In reality the set was a tiny stage in a giant room of cables, cameras, and monitors, all connected trounced a control room full of other monitors and audio equipment. On TV it looked like two people sitting in an office having a conversation.
John P. Strelecky
A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance, and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.
He who stops being better stops being good.
Love is an attempt to change a piece of a dream world into reality.
Action without study is fatal. Study without action is fatal. Mary Beard Actions speak louder than words.
Tonight's weather forecast - dark, with continued darkness until morning.
Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities.
Our only security is in our ability to change.
Acknowledge that you failed, draw your lessons from it, and use it to your advantage to make sure it never happens again.
I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
I need him like the axe needs the turkey.
Jean Harrington, The Lady Eve (1941)
Our inheritance of well-founded, slowly conceived codes of honor, morals, and manners, the passionate convictions which so many hundreds of millions share together of the principles of freedom and justice, are far more precious to us than anything which scientific discoveries could bestow.
Do not let the reasons for your challenges become the excuses for your failure.
You do not pay the price of success, you enjoy the price of success.
The way we see the problem is the problem.
All love that has not friendship for it's base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.
Everything is created twice -- first mentally, then physically.
Friends are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.
I live a very dull life here, indeed I think I am more like a state prisoner than anything else.
When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.
Say not, "I have found the truth" but rather, "I have found a truth".
Love is the only rational act.
If the ladder is not leaning against the right wall, every step we take just gets us to the wrong place faster.
You must consider the bottom line, but make it integrity before profits.
Friendship doubles joy and halves grief.
Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch it, and it darts away.
Your neighbor's vision is as true for him as your own vision is true for you.
Miguel de Unamuno
The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at a time.
Keep away from 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.
And that's how you play "Get the Guests".
George, Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf (1966)
Press forsake! Go ahead and press 'forsake now' !
Let he him who would be moved to convince others, be first moved to convince himself.
Believe, when you are most unhappy, that there is something for you to do in the world. So long as you can sweeten another's pain, life is not in vain.
If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.
E. Joseph Cossman
Love is most nearly itself when here and now cease to matter.
There is no security on this earth ; there is only opportunity.
Tell the truth boldly, whether it hurts or not. Never pander to weakness. If truth is too much for intelligent people and sweeps them away, let them go, the sooner the better.
We come to beginnings only at the end.
All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.
Seek the wisdom of the ages, but look at the world through the eyes of a child.
All I want is a warm bed and a kind word and unlimited power.
Excuse me while I whip this out.
Bart, Blazing Saddles (1974)
Believe in yourself.
Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow , Learn as if you were to live forever.
In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.
Oh, yeah, woody ! I've known that guy my whole life: Two days.
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
Charity should begin at home, but should not stay there. Philip Brooks Children are the reward of life.
The art of love, is largely the art of persistence.
You have to think anyway, so why not think big ?
P. T. Barnum
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell'em, Certainly I can ! - and get busy and find out how to do it
The great end of life is not knowledge but action.
Thomas Henry Huxley
Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.
The best way to find yourself, is to lose yourself in the service of others.
It is not the job of the general to be winning. It is his job to win.
No man is free who is not master of himself.
To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself : First, what could I do ? Second, what could I read ? And third, who could I ask ?
You are what you repeatedly do. Excellence is not an event - it is a habit.
Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the world's work, and the power to appreciate life.
Dedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself. Give yourself peace of mind. You deserve to be happy. You deserve delight.
Mark Victor Hansen
The one thing that separates winners from losers is, winners take action!
Only a fool knows everything. A wise man knows how little he knows.
Bond. James Bond.
James Bond, Dr No (1962)
The point is that you can't be too greedy.
How do you live ?
Helen, James Allen (1932)
Nothing ventured, nothing gained.
Each person's life is a story that is telling itself in the living.
To find what you seek in the road of life, the best proverb of all is that which says Leave no stone unturned.
Edward Bulwer Lytton
When you arrive at your future, will you blame your past ?
It is the surmounting of difficulties that make heroes.
We tend to live up to our expectations.
To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs no logic for its mission.
Charles A. Lindbergh
Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.
Vincent Van Gogh
The greatest part of our happiness depends on our dispositions, not our circumstances.
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.
John Cotton Dana
People who are afraid to fail can never experience the joys of success.
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
If you build it, he will come.
Field of Dreams
Snap out of it !
Loretta Castorini, Moonstruck (1987)
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)
All the negative thoughts and ideas that are in the world have proceeded from this evil spirit of fear. Are people so afraid ? The answer is that they have made themselves helpless and dependent on others
The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility.
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 ?
My experience will help, but I insist and maintain that art - true art that is - cannot be handed out. Furthermore, art is never decoration or embellishment. Instead it is a constant process of maturing.
There is no luck except where there is discipline.