Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.
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The cherokee people are not "my people".
Chief John Ross
You must learn from your past mistakes, but not lean on your past successes.
Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
You must think of failure and defeat as the spring boards to new achievements, and to the next level of accomplishment.
They made us many promises, more than I can remember, but they kept only one. They promised to take our land, and they did.
Insist on yourself, never imitate. Every great man is unique.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties. No religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.
Chance is the fool's name for fate.
Guy Holden, The Gay Divorcee (1934)
Opportunity does not knock ; it presents itself when you beat down the door. -
Georgia, love is for the very young.
Jonathan Shields, The Bad And The Beautiful (1952)
Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
Boldness, more boldness, and always boldness !
George Jacques Danton
Never give in -- never, never, never, never.
We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.
It is absurd that a man should rule others, who can not rule himself.
Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it
Dennis P. Kimbro
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
Norman Vincent Peale
You become what you think about.
The secret to happiness is not in doing what one likes to do, but in liking what one has to do.
Anybody can do just about anything with himself that he really wants to and makes up his mind to do. We are all capable of greater things than we realize.
Norman Vincent Peale
Freedom from the known is death, and then you are living.
I know people that got diagnosed with Parkinson's, and they just gave up. Sat in a wheelchair and refused to get up. I'll never give up. Some day this will probably take me, but I'm not going to walk away from life.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
General George S. Patton
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think.
I bet you can squeal like a pig.
Mountain Man, Deliverance (1972)
I believe in long, slow, deep, soft, wet kisses that last three days.
Crash Davis, Bull Durham (1988)
He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in god. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.
Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
But were we burthen'd with like weight of pain, As much, or more, we should ourselves complain.
I'll have what she's having.
Customer, When Harry Met Sally (1989)
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take.
The calla lilies are in bloom again.
Terry Randall, Stage Door (1937)
Captain, it is I, Ensign Pulver, and I just threw your stinking palm tree overboard. Now, what's all this crud about no movie tonight ?
Ensign Pulver, Mister Roberts (1955)
Self delusion is pulling in your stomach when you step on the scales.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Where there is a will, there is a way.
Look at every situation as if you were in the future and you were looking back on it.
General Peter Schoomaker
An Arabian proverb says there are four sorts of men: He who knows not and knows not he knows not: he is a fool, shun him. He who knows not and knows he knows not: he is simple, teach him. He who knows and knows not he knows: he is asleep--wake him. He who knows and knows he knows: he is wise, follow him.
Attitude is everything.
Seek the wisdom of the ages, but look at the world through the eyes of a child.
The rays of happiness, like those of light, are colorless when unbroken.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Motherhood qualified me to let the child within come out and play.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Norman Vincent Peale
God is subtle but he is not malicious.
Get into a line that you will find to be a deep personal interest, something you really enjoy spending twelve to fifteen hours a day working at, and the rest of the time thinking about.
When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.
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.
It's easier to remember when you are right than when the other person was right.
Live life with passion.
We simply assume that the way we see things is the way they really are or the way they should be. And our attitudes and behaviors grow out of these assumptions.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
Think of the magic of that foot, comparatively small, upon which your whole weight rests. It's a miracle, and the dance, is a celebration of that miracle.
You can't make an omelet without breaking eggs.
Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves.
I know it was you, Fredo. You broke my heart. You broke my heart.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
Many hands make light work.
You will become as small as your controlling desire ; as great as your dominant aspiration.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Badges ? We ain't got no badges ! We don't need no badges ! I don't have to show you any stinking badges !
Gold Hat, The Treasure Of The Sierra Madre (1948)
Every hero becomes a bore at last.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love can be understood only from the inside, as a language can be understood only by someone who speaks it, as a world can be understood only by someone who lives in it.
Robert C. Solomon
If you want a guarantee, buy a toaster.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
If I can line up the people who, back through the ages, have gone at life in ways I greatly admire, then I can feel their strength supporting me, all their standards and values pointing the way in which I am to go.
Bonaro W. Overstreet
The dove is my emblem. I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it. I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
The fastest way to pass your own expectation is to add passion to your labor.
Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.
We imagine that our mind in a mirror, that it is more or less accurately reflecting what is happening outside us. On the contrary, our mind itself is the principal element of creation. The world, while I am perceiving it, is being incessantly created for myself in time and space.
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Robert H. Schuller
When you study great teachers... you will learn much more from their caring and hard work than from their style.
The more we come out and do good to others, the more our hearts will be purified, and god will be in them.
As a writer, I tell stories and people give me money. Then financial planners tell me stories, and I give them money.
Martin Cruz Smith
Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.
Frank Lloyd Wright
God does not care about our mathematical difficulties. He integrates empirically.
When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.
Charles A. Beard
Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.
If you worry about yesterday's failures, then today's successes will be few.
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
A ship is safe in harbor, but thats not what ships are for.
Wherever there's a fight so hungry people can eat, I'll be there.
Tom Joad, The Grapes Of Wrath (1940)
When something is finally obvious that should have been obvious years before, we call it common sense.
You make me want to be a better man. As good as it gets.
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."
Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.
Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.
We must be the change we wish to see.
In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action
Man is a goal-seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.
If you're not sure where you're going, you'll probably end up somewhere else.
She's my sister ! She's my daughter !
Evelyn Mulwray, Chinatown (1974)
After all is said and done, there is usually more said than done.
Seeing yourself as you want to be is the key to personal growth.
Growth and change are never easy... If it were easy, you would have done it long ago.
Ninotchka, it's midnight. One half of Paris is making love to the other half.
Count Leon D'Algout, Ninotchka (1939)
Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.