The important thing is this, to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are, for what we could become.
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
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On the last analysis, then, love is life. Love never faileth and life never faileth so long as there is love.
Kind words conquer.
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
It is better to bind your children to you by a feeling of respect and by gentleness, than by fear.
Children are all foreigners.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
When you shoot a mime, should you use blanks ?
What comes from the heart, touches the heart.
The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.
Fortune and love favor the brave.
If you aren't going all the way, why go at all ?
The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.
Snap out of it !
Loretta Castorini, Moonstruck (1987)
If you worry about yesterday's failures, then today's successes will be few.
Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.
Robert H. Schuller
The great end of education is to discipline rather than to furnish the mind, to train it to the use of its own powers rather than to fill it with the accumulation of others.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
If you love someone, set them free.
If anything is worth trying at all, it's worth trying at least ten times.
Dean Marshall Art Linkletter
Wherever we look upon this earth, the opportunities take shape within the problems.
Nelson A. Rockefeller
It is amazing how much people can get done if they do not worry about who gets the credit.
An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.
Martin Luther King Jr.
In each man there is a priceless treasure that is in no other. Every man's foremost task is the actualization of his unique, unprecedented and never-recurring potentialities, and not the repetition of something that another, and be it even the greatest, has already achieved.
The brain and muscles must develop simultaneously. Iron nerves with an intelligent brain - and the whole world is at your feet.
Some people come into our lives and quickly go, some stay for a while and leave footprints in our hearts, and we are never, ever the same.
There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience tells him it is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Girls got balls. They're just a little higher up, that's all.
Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed.
People don't care how much you know, until they know how much you care.
Without courage, all others virtues lose their meaning.
If you want to be enthusiastic, act enthusiastic.
If one has to submit, it is wasteful not to do so with the best grace possible.
Failure ? I never encountered it. All I ever met were temporary setbacks.
Every ceiling, when reached, becomes a floor, upon which one walks as a matter of course and prescriptive right.
This is the true measure of love, when we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm.
Thomas J. Watson
is the greatest gift of the mind , it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.
If your ship doesn't come in, swim out to it.
To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away.
Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination, full of hope.
Where's the rest of me ?
Drake McHugh, Kings Row (1942)
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
The fastest way to pass your own expectation is to add passion to your labor.
High expectations are the key to everything.
All-righty then !
Ace Ventura, Ace Ventura (1994)
Mr. Christian !
Captain Bligh, Mutiny On The Bounty (1935)
Do first things first, and second things not at all.
Peter F. Drucker
If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully.
You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage -- pleasantly, smilingly, non-apologetically -- to say 'no' to other things. And the way you do that is by having a bigger 'yes' burning inside. The enemy of the 'best' is often the 'good. '
Vision without action is daydream. Action without vision is nightmare.
Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.
A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.
Charles M. Schwab
Give whatever you are doing and whoever you are with the gift of your attention.
Joy can be real only if people look on their life as a service, and have a definite object in life outside themselves and their personal happiness.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what we want most for what we want at the moment.
Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.
The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses.
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
Norman Vincent Peale
I have not failed. I've just found ways that don't work
William Ernest Henley
Motivation is like food for the brain. You can not get enough in one sitting. It needs continual and regular refills.
if you can't lift the corners, let the middle sag.
There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
Fortify yourself with contentment, for this is an impregnable fortress.
We came to enjoy, we are being enjoyed. We came to rule, we are being ruled. We came to work, we are being worked. All the time, we find that. And this comes into every detail of our life.
One should never forbid what one lacks the power to prevent.
Love, the irresistable desire to be irresistibly desired.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own mind.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Rough spots sharpen our performance. And more often than not, obstacles can be turned into advantages. You just can't let your disappointment get in the way.
You need a good bedside manner with doctors or you will get nowhere.
William S. Burroughs
How do I love thee ? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts : what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.
The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
Love reckons hours for months, and days for years, and every little absence is an age.
That dirty, double-crossin' rat !
Bert Harris, Blonde Crazy (1931)
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.
Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.
Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it, begin it now.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
One who seeks no friends is his own enemy.
Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used used them.
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
Each human organism is conceived with a potential for becoming a complete human being -- as a seed contains the potential for becoming a complete plant. But his becoming may be completed in an infinite variety of ways.
It takes a whole village to raise a child.
They're called boobs, Ed.
Erin Brockovich, Erin Brockovich (2000)
To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.
In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.
The glue that holds all relationships together -- including the relationship between the leader and the led is trust, and trust is based on integrity.
I am both pleased but astonished by the fact that mankind has not yet begun to use all the means and devices that are available for destruction. I hope that such weapons are never manufactured in quantity.
Practice hope. As hopefulness becomes a habit, you can achieve a permanently happy spirit.
Norman Vincent Peale
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.
It has always been my belief that a man should do his best, regardless of how much he receives for his services, or the number of people he may be serving or the class of people served.
Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.
Don't think it, ink it.
Mark Victor Hansen
The intelligent man is one who has successfully fulfilled many accomplishments, and is still willing to learn more.
Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.
We judge of man's wisdom by his hope.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving to death !