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I love great music and art, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
If you can't do it today, what makes you think you can do it tomorrow.
The will to prepare is more important than the will to win.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
Our intentions create our reality.
Wayne W. Dyer
Good fortune and bad are equally necessary to man, to fit him to meet the contingencies of this life.
Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.
You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.
When I look around, I always learn something and that is to be always yourself. And to express yourself. To have faith in yourself. Do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it. Start from the very root of being, which is how can I be me?
It is the surmounting of difficulties that make heroes.
Don't fear, just live right.
Neal A. Maxwell
If to do good were easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces.
Love inspires, illumines, designates and leads the way.
Mary Baker Eddy
If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though chequered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the grey twilight that knows not victory or defeat.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing , knowing that is it not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.
And now here is my secret, a very simple secret. It is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine.
Why don't you come up sometime and see me ?
Lady Lou, She Done Him Wrong (1933)
Stand up, be bold, be strong. Take the whole responsibility on your own shoulders, and know that you are the creator of your own destiny. All the strength and succor you want is within yourself. Therefore, make your own future.
Don't ask yourself what the world needs , ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.
Bad friends prevent you from having good friends.
I love you - those three words have my life in them.
'Wake Me When It's Funny'
You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.
W. Clement Stone
Familiar acts are beautiful through love.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
I am someone else when I'm with you, someone more like myself.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
The best portion of a good man's life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts, of kindness and of love.
Love is a many splendered thing.
Nat King Cole
The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.
Character is higher than intellect... A great soul will be strong to live, as well as to think.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love like there is no tomorrow.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice. It is not something to be waited for, but rather something to be achieved.
William Jennings Bryan
Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.
Our only security is in our ability to change.
Take away love and our earth is a tomb.
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.
The atmosphere of expectancy is the breeding ground for miracles.
Rodney L. Parsley
Every hand does its part to hold up the world. Every healthy individual guides his life by a selected motive which takes precedence over all the others. He is the man who maintains his integrity in the midst of change, his individuality in the face of external pressures to conform.
No involvement, no commitment.
The reduction of the universe to a single being, the expansion of a single being even to God, this is love.
Love is a butterfly, which when pursued is just beyond your grasp, but if you will sit down quietly it may alight upon you.
Why not go out on a limb ? Isn't that where the fruit is ?
Nothing is predestined The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
Gentlemen, you can't fight in here ! This is the war room !
President Merkin Muffley, Dr. Strangelove(1964)
Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things.
To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
Just because we increase the speed of information doesn't mean we can increase the speed of decisions. Pondering, reflecting and ruminating are undervalued skills in our culture.
Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down.
Charles F. Kettering
Success is predictable.
I've looked around enough to know that you're the one I want to go through time with.
You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.
Pay no attention to what the critics say , no statue has ever been erected to a critic.
My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant - but misdirected - ideas of others.
Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all.
If you would create something, you must be something.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Recognize that transition has a characteristic shape.
Be patient with your enemies and forgiving of your friends.
It's hard to believe that you haven't had sex for two hundred years.
Luna Schlosser, Miles Monroe (1973)
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William A. Ward
Unless you choose to do great things with it, it makes no difference how much you are rewarded or how much you have.
The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs" but goes right to work on the creative "how''.
Norman Vincent Peale
Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.
Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.
It is love that makes the impossible possible.
I swore never to be silent whenever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.
When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
The battle is all over except the "shouting" when one knows what is wanted and has made up his mind to get it, whatever the price may be.
There are two ways of meeting difficulties you alter the difficulties, or you alter yourself to meet them.
The book you don't read cant help.
I'll have what she's having.
Customer, When Harry Met Sally (1989)
If you love someone, set them free.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Anything that we have to learn we learn by the actual doing of it we become just by performing just acts, temperate by performing temperate ones, brave by performing brave ones.
You complete me.
We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children do.
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved.
If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.
It is better to bind your children to you by a feeling of respect and by gentleness, than by fear.
You make me want to be a better man.
Melvin Udall, As Good As It Gets (1997)
Courage is a moral quality , it is not a chance gift of nature like an aptitude for games. It is a cold choice between two alternatives, the fixed resolve not to quit , an act of renunciation which must be made not once but many times by the power of the will. Courage is will power.
I have loved to the point of madness, that which is called madness, that which to me, is the only sensible way to love.
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.
There is love of course. And then there's life, its enemy.
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
Norman Vincent Peale
Love is always open arms. If you close your arms about love you will find that you are left holding only yourself.
Snap out of it !
Loretta Castorini, Moonstruck (1987)
The most important of life's battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.
David O. McKay
Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.
If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.
The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom.
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.
In order to be walked on, you have to be lying down.