We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can fly only by embracing each other.
Luciano De Crescenzo
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Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.
Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes -- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds' --can you help others do the same.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
No matter how big government gets, and no matter how many services it provides, it can never take the place of volunteers.
Go ahead, make my day.
Harry Callahan, Sudden Impact (1983)
Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts
An executive is a person who always decides , sometimes he decides correctly, but he always decides.
John H. Patterson
Love is an electric blanket with somebody else in control of the switch.
It is the surmounting of difficulties that make heroes.
There is no security on this earth ; there is only opportunity.
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.
Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve.
Love is like war, easy to begin but hard to end.
Life without love is like a tree. Without blossom and fruit.
Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it.
J. Petit Senn
Love is a haunting melody that I have never mastered and I fear I never will.
William S. Burroughs
Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.
Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)
Whatever good things we build end up building us.
Nature does nothing uselessly.
Roses are red, Violets are blue, I'm schizophrenic, and so am I.
To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.
One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you -- suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, "Well, I'll have a go, too''.
Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.
George S. Patton
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
Who so loves believes the impossible.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
"I am the thread that runs through all these pearls", and each pearl is a religion or even a sect thereof. Such are the different pearls, and god is the thread that runs through all of them, most people, however, are entirely unconscious of it.
I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.
Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them and you have found a lover for life.
I may not be perfect, but some parts of me are excellent.
The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a persons determination.
People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care.
John C. Maxwell
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.
Mac, you ever been in love ?
Wyatt Earp, Mac (1946)
Play it, Sam. Play As Time Goes By.
Ilsa Laszlo, Casablanca (1942)
Put your heart, mind, intellect, and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.
Success in the affairs of life often serves to hide one's abilities, whereas adversity frequently gives one an opportunity to discover them.
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
Only one thing has to change for us to know happiness in our lives : where we focus our attention.
The question should be, is it worth trying to do, not can it be done.
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.
That dirty, double-crossin' rat !
Bert Harris, Blonde Crazy (1931)
Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.
Whether or not we realize it each of us has within us the ability to set some kind of example for people. Knowing this would you rather be the one known for being the one who encouraged others, or the one who inadvertently discouraged those around you ?
The test is to recognize the mistake, admit it and correct it. To have tried to do something and failed is vastly better than to have tried to do nothing and succeeded.
Dale E. Turner
You cannot antagonize and influence at the same time.
Formal education will make you a living, self-education will make you a fortune.
Love is the only gold.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
The "Inside-Out" approach to personal and self , even more fundamentally, to start with the most inside part of self - with your paradigms, your character, and your motives. The inside-out approach says that private victories precede public victories, that making and keeping promises to ourselves precedes making and keeping promises to others. It says it is futile to put personality ahead of character, to try to improve relationships with others before improving ourselves.
But I would be proud.
Harry Burns, Sally Albright (1989)
Everything in the world we want to do or get done, we must do with and through people.
The only gift is a portion of thyself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We will either find a way or make one.
A friend's love says. If you ever need anything, I'll be there. True Love says, you'll never need anything, i'll be there.
Give all to love.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Believe in yourself.
Make no mistake, my friend, it takes more than money to make men rich.
A. P. Gouthey
There's no such thing as coulda, shoulda and woulda. If you shoulda and coulda, you woulda done it.
If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have the capacity at the beginning.
If your ship doesn't come in, swim out to it.
Love is not selfish.
The harder I work, the luckier I get.
The doctor should be opaque to his patients, and like a mirror, should show them nothing but what is shown to him.
We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie. I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave. And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.
Education means inspiring someones mind, not just filling their head.
Those who work at a thing heart and soul not only achieve success in it but through their absorption in that they also realize the supreme truth - brahman. Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god.
The course of true love never did run smooth.
The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies, and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose. By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors.
Listen to me, mister. You're my knight in shining armor. Don't you forget it. You're going to get back on that horse, and I'm going to be right behind you, holding on tight, and away we're gonna go, go, go !
Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)
Once in a while, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale.
Gieselle C. Viera
He who has hope has everything.
He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.
What you do speaks so loudly that I can not hear what you say.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall , but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles, they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.
A man never likes you so well as when he leaves your company liking himself.
Love isn't blind, it just only sees what matters.
I tended to place my wife under a pedestal.
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
Peter F. Drucker
What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness ?
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Take a watch to pieces and examine, however carefully, its separate parts in turn, and you will never come across the principles by which the watch keeps time.
There is no education like adversity.
They say you were shot in the tabloids.
Nora Charles, Nick Charles (1934)
The life which is unexamined is not worth living
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
Power is not really good or bad , it is neutral. Power itself is not negative or positive, although our feelings about it may be. Power is the potential to influence others for good or evil, to be a blessing or a scourge. Like nuclear energy, it can provide the electricity to light a city, or it can fuel the bomb that destroys it.
Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness.
Virtuous and wise he was, but not severe , He still remember'd that he once was young.
Leadership - The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
The unexamined life is not worth living.
Hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are earned.
William Butler Yeats
In nothing do men more nearly approach the gods than in giving health to men.
A man sees in the world what he carries in his heart.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.
To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.