Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
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My experience will help, but I insist and maintain that art - true art that is - cannot be handed out. Furthermore, art is never decoration or embellishment. Instead it is a constant process of maturing.
The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
The important thing is this, to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are, for what we could become.
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
Men spend their lives in anticipations, in determining to be vastly happy at some period when they have time. But the present time has one advantage over every otherit is our own. Past opportunities are gone, future have not come. We may lay in a stock of pleasures, as we would lay in a stock of wine , but if we defer the tasting of them too long, we shall find that both are soured by age.
Charles Caleb Colton
Death is something not only mysterious but a great act of purgation. That which continues in a repetitive pattern is degeneration. The pattern may vary according to country, according to climate, according to circumstance, but it is a pattern. Moving in any pattern brings about a continuity and that continuity is part of the degenerating process of man. When there is an ending of continuity, something new can take place. One can understand it instantly if one has understood the whole movement of thought, of fear, hate, love - then one can grasp the significance, instantly, of what death is.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Anne Frank, The Diary Of Anne Frank (1959)
Our real problem is not our strength today ; it is rather the vital necessity of action today to ensure strength tomorrow.
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
A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.
One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon- instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our windows today.
The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.
You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals.
Booker T. Washington
When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.
Norman Vincent Peale
If we all tired to make other peoples paths easy, our own feet would have a smooth even place to walk on.
If you wanna call me that, smile.
The Virginian, The Virginian (1929)
If what you did yesterday seems big, you haven't done anything today.
First rule of fight club is, you do not talk about fight Club.
Tyler Durden, Fight Club (1999)
Eddie, you're a born loser.
Bert Gordon, The Hustler (1961)
Learning acquired in youth is an inscription on stone.
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.
I'm Multi-Dimensional !
The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it.
Every man has in himself a continent of undiscovered character. Happy is he who acts as the Columbus to his own soul.
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.
The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.
The stakes are too high for government to be a spectator sport.
Determine never to be idle... It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other.
Rainer Maria Rilke
Action without study is fatal. Study without action is fatal. Mary Beard Actions speak louder than words.
Examine the opportunities, the challenges you've given yourself.
Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.
George S. Patton
All the powers in the universe are already ours. It is we who have put our hands before our eyes and cry that it is dark.
Live your life and forget your age.
Norman Vincent Peale
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.
For things to change you've got to change. Otherwise, nothing much will change
Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god. For one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
When I was a young man, I found out that if you hurt somebody, they'll leave you alone. When I tried to leave everybody alone and just do my own thing, everybody just wanted to hurt me. Until one day I just decided, well, I've had enough of this picking. And there were like six young men still figuring they were going to mess with my head. And we went to war. To their surprise, I was no longer taking the beating, I was giving it.
Yesterday ended last night. Every day is a new beginning. Learn the skill of forgetting. And move on.
Norman Vincent Peale
Sign: "Illiterate? Write for free help."
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.
The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.
Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.
George F. Will
One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
Men are often capable of greater things than they perform. They are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent.
Between this fan and the fancy sunbrella, I'm one 16 inch waist away from Scarlett O'Hara !
Living a life of integrity is one of the greatest missions we can undertake.
It's easier to prepare and prevent, than to repair and repent.
If we all did the things we are capable of doing we would literally astound ourselves.
If at first you don't succeed skydiving is not for you.
Success isn't magic or hocus-pocus, it's simply learning to focus.
The United States, and other advanced nations, will someday be able to produce instruments of death so terrible the world will be in abject terror of itself and its ability to end civilization... . Such war-making weapons should be developed - but only for purposes of discovery and experimentation
Kiss me. Kiss me as if it were the last time.
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.
When I've heard all I need to make a decision, I don't take a vote. I make a decision.
To reach a port we must sail, sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it. But we must not drift or lie at anchor.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Accomplishment of purpose is better than making a profit.
Love is blind, friendship closes its eyes.
Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.
When something is finally obvious that should have been obvious years before, we call it common sense.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Open your ears before you open your mouth, it may surprise your eyes !
All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.
The first and greatest commandment is, Don't let them scare you.
The only thing that stands between a man and what he wants from life is often merely the will to try it and the faith to believe that it is possible.
Richard M. Devos
Remove failure as an option.
The dedicated life is the life worth living. You must give with your whole heart.
A human being is a part of a whole, called by us _universe_ , a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest... a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.
Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way.
Love is a moment that lasts forever.
No involvement, no commitment.
Never giving up and pushing forward will unlock all the potential we are capable of.
Go forward confidently, energetically attacking problems, expecting favorable outcomes.
First comes thought, then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans, then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.
The greatest thing you'll ever learn is to love and be loved in return.
We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile.
Show me the money !
Rod Tidwell, Jerry Maguire (1996)
I don't think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
Francis of Assisi
You don't just stumble into the future you create your own future.
Goals are the fuel in the furnace of achievement.
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.
People are like stained glass windows, they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.
Well, it's not the men in your life that counts, it's the life in your men.
Tira, I'm No Angel (1933)
I am big ! It's the pictures that got small.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
In my case, self-absorption is completely justified. I have never discovered any other subject so worthy of my attention.
Waldo Lydecker, Laura (1944)
Go to the people. Learn from them. Live with them. Start with what they know. Build with what they have. The best of leaders when the job is done, when the task is accomplished, the people will say we have done it ourselves.
Seek first to understand, then be understood
The heart is wiser than the intellect.
Mama says, Stupid is as stupid does.
Young Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
True love begins when nothing is looked for in return.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
If we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find we have lost the future.
Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.
Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating.
if you can't lift the corners, let the middle sag.
Honesty characterizes the person and enables him to create an identity, to communicate a real presence, and to establish authentic bonds with others. The individual increasingly comes to know who he is through the stand he takes when he expresses his ideas, values, beliefs, and convictions, and through the declaration and ownership of his feelings.