The true way to soften one's troubles is to solace those of others.
Madame De Maintenon
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How many doctors does it take to screw in a light bulb ? That depends on whether it has medical insurance.
Motherhood qualified me to let the child within come out and play.
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
I have been astonished that men could die martyrs for their religion. I have shuddered at it. I shudder no more. I could be martyr'd for my religion. Love is my religion. And I could die for that. I could die for you.
It's like, I became such a good person, I almost forgot... I'm a world class liar, baby !
We are like tea bags - we don't know our own strength until we're in hot water.
Ever has it been that love knows not it's own depth until the hour of separation.
Goals give you more than a reason to get up in the morning, they are an incentive to keep you going all day. Goals tend to tap the deeper resources and draw the best out of life.
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
So many fail because they don't get started -- they don't go. They don't overcome inertia. They don't begin.
W. Clement Stone
Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
Encouragement is oxygen to the soul.
Every cloud has a silver lining.
Fill your hands, you son-of-a-bitch !
Rooster Cogburn, True Grit (1969)
If your ship doesn't come in, swim out to it.
The beauties of the world are best seen by those who strive to reach them.
A compliment is like a kiss through a veil.
In order to succeed you must fail so that you know what not to do the next time.
Anthony J. D'Angelo
Never stop dreaming.
You create your reality.
That is a lesson for all life - face the terrible, face it boldly. Like the monkeys, the hardships of life fall back when we cease to flee before them.
Procrastination is the fear of success. People procrastinate because they are afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead now. Because success is heavy, carries a responsibility with it, it is much easier to procrastinate and live on the 'someday I'll' philosophy.
Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.
Leon J. Suenes
I have seen too much of the vanity of human affairs, to expect felicity from the splendid scenes of public life.
Well done is better than well said.
An obstacle is often a stepping stone.
When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.
When Harry Met Sally
Be loyal to people in their absence. Then watch how others begin having more faith and confidence in you, because they know you won't be talking about them behind their backs.
Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.
Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low.
Henry Ward Beecher
My love for you is a journey, starting at forever, and ending at never.
If you want a guarantee, buy a toaster.
Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them.
Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is.
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life , that word is love.
If anything goes bad, I did it. If anything goes semi-good, then we did it. If anything goes really good, then you did it.
Paul "Bear" Bryant
Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
Be patient with your enemies and forgiving of your friends.
Friends are made by many acts and lost by only one.
Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game. quotes
Recognize that transition has a characteristic shape.
Nothing could be worse than the fear that one had given up too soon, and left one unexpended effort that might have saved the world.
To gain more abundance a person needs more skills and needs to be more creative and cooperative.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insolvuble problems.
By doing well the duty which is nearest to us, the duty which is in our hands, we make ourselves stronger.
Want to learn to eat a lot ? Here it is : Eat a little. That way, you will be around long enough to eat a lot.
To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.
It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You can not make progress without making decisions.
Love is the emblem of eternity, it confounds all notion of time, effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.
Germaine De Stael
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
Many people seem to think that success in one area can compensate for failure in other areas. But can it really ? True effectiveness requires balance.
Personal leadership is not a singular experience. It is, rather, the ongoing process of keeping your vision and values before you and aligning your life to be congruent with those most important things.
Pay the farmer or pay the hospital.
If I'd been a ranch, they would've named me the Bar Nothing.
Gilda, Gilda (1946)
The best and most beautiful things in the world can not be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.
King Mongkut, The King And (1956)
Character can not be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved
Love works in miracles every day, such as weakening the strong, and stretching the weak , making fools of the wise, and wise men of fools , favoring the passions, destroying reason, and in a word, turning everything topsy-turvy.
Marguerite De Valois
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are !
Tomorrow will be like today. Life wastes itself while we are preparing to live. Our friends and fellow-workers die off from us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.
If it weren't for graft, you'd get a very low type of people in politics.
The Politician, The Great McGinty (1940)
We conceal it from ourselves in vain, we must always love something. In those matters seemingly removed from love, the feeling is secretly to be found, and man can not possibly live for a moment without it.
Abilities wither under faultfinding, blossom with encouragement.
Donald A. Laird
Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.
Robert H. Schuller
Be like a postage stamp. Stick to it until you get there.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.
Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination, full of hope.
What's another word for thesaurus ?
Not many people are willing to give failure a second opportunity. They fail once and it is all over. The bitter pill of failure is often more than most people can handle. If you are willing to accept failure and learn from it, if you are willing to consider failure as a blessing in disguise and bounce back, you have got the essential of harnessing one of the most powerful success forces.
Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The best things in life are not things.
To be a great leader and so always master of the situation, one must of necessity have been a great thinker in action. An eagle was never yet hatched from a goose's egg.
Why don't you go outside and jerk yourself a soda ?
Virginia Hill, Bugsy (1991)
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, 'What's in it for me?'
If so many men, so many minds, certainly so many hearts, so many kinds of love.
Great effort from great motives is the best definition of a happy life.
William Ellery Channing
Some men see things the way they are and ask, Why ? I dream things that never were, and ask Why not ?
George Bernard Shaw
This isn't a dream ! This is really happening !
Rosemary Woodhouse, Rosemary's Baby (1968)
What you can do, or dream you can, begin it, boldness has genius, power and magic in it.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
if you can't lift the corners, let the middle sag.
The greater the obstacle the more glory.
Experience taught me a few things. One is to listen to your gut, no matter how good something sounds on paper. The second is that you're generally better off sticking with what you know. And the third is that sometimes your best investments are the ones you don't make.
P. T. Barnum
Hell is the knowledge of opportunity lost, the place where the man I am comes face to face with the man I might have been.
It is the marriage of the soul with Nature that makes the intellect fruitful, and gives birth to imagination.
Henry David Thoreau
If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon, you will have succeeded as a parent and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings.
Who so loves believes the impossible.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
It is better to do the wrong thing than to do nothing.
I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to my fellow-creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.
When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.
Experience is a wonderful thing. It enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.
Failure ? I never encountered it. All I ever met were temporary setbacks.
We do our best that we know how at the moment, and if it doesn't turn out, we modify it.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Coming together is a beginning keeping together is progress working together is success.