In our life there is a single color, as on an artist's palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.
Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.
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It is not our purpose to become each other , it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is.
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
Pearl S. Buck
You know, maybe I was wrong and luck is like love. You have to go all the way to find it.
Jeff Bailey, Out Of The Past (1947)
What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail ?
Robert H. Schuller
Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.
It's not what you are that holds you back, it's what you think you are not.
Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction
Experience is the best teacher.
Common looking people are the best in the world : that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
Give me a whisky, ginger ale on the side. And don't be stingy, baby.
Anna Christie, Anna Christie (1930)
The way to happiness : keep your heart free from hate, your mind from worry. Live simply, expect little, give much. Fill your life with love. Scatter sunshine. Forget self, think of others. Do as you would be done by. Try this for a week and you will be surprised.
Norman Vincent Peale
Life is a great story. It's just that sometimes we forget we are the author and can write it however we want.
John P. Strelecky
The book you don't read cant help.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
There is no such thing as failure. There are only results.
There is no limit to the power of the human mind. The more concentrated it is, the more power is brought to bear on one point.
Hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are earned.
William Butler Yeats
The only people who find what they are looking for in life are the fault finders.
Success is neither magical or mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
Some of us have great runways already built for us. If you have one, take off. But if you don't have one, realize it is your responsibility to grab a shovel and build one for yourself and for those who will follow after you.
If I'd been a ranch, they would've named me the Bar Nothing.
Gilda, Gilda (1946)
What the world wants is character. The world is in need of those whose life is one burning love, selfless. That love will make every word tell like a thunderbolt.
Our happiness depends on the habit of mind we cultivate. So practice happy thinking every day. Cultivate the merry heart, develop the happiness habit, and life will become a continual feast.
Norman Vincent Peale
I'd love to kiss you, but I just washed my hair.
Madge Norwood, Cabin In the Cotton (1932)
Motivation is like food for the brain. You can not get enough in one sitting. It needs continual and regular refills.
Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.
Norman Vincent Peale
People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.
Anyone can be passionate, but it takes real lovers to be silly.
The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
Talent is formed in solitude, character in the bustle of the world.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
Better to be king for a night than schmuck for a lifetime.
Rupert Pupkin, The King Of Comedy (1983)
Greed, for lack of a better word, is good.
Gordon Gekko, Wall Street (1987)
Your belief determines your action and your action determines your results, but first you have to believe.
Mark Victor Hansen
The passionate are like men standing on their heads, they see all things the wrong way.
Bad friends prevent you from having good friends.
Be the change you want to see in the world Ghandi Be useful where thou livest.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
Success is achieved and maintained by those who try and keep trying.
W. Clement Stone
Let him that would move the world first move himself.
Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.
Begin with the end in mind.
Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.
The thought manifests as the word. The word manifests as the deed. The deed develops into habit. And the habit hardens into character. So watch the thought and its ways with care
Whatever you think that you will be. If you think yourself weak, weak you will be , if you think yourself strong, you will be.
The worst thing one can do is not to try, to be aware of what one wants and not give in to it, to spend years in silent hurt wondering if something could have materialized -- never knowing.
There is nothing to fear, but fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
No matter where you go, there you are.
We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.
In any situation, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing you can do is the wrong thing, the worst thing you can do is nothing.
Procrastination is the thief of time.
Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
Whenever I think of the past it just brings back so many memories.
Soul meets soul on lover's lips.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
I have learned not to worry about love, but to honor it's coming with all my heart.
Love is blind, friendship closes its eyes.
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
Ask yourself : 'Do I feel the need to laminate ? ' Then teaching is for you.
What we've got here is failure to communicate.
Captain, Cool Hand Luke (1967)
If you think you are beaten, you are. If you think you dare not, you don't. If you'd like to win, but think you can't it's almost a cinch you won't. Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man, but sooner or later the man who wins is the one who thinks he can.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Every day in every way I am getting better and better.
Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
Winning is not everything, but the effort to win is.
For with god all things are possible.
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
To my big brother George, the richest man in town !
Harry Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
Each work has to pass through these stages - ridicule, opposition, and then acceptance. Those who think ahead of their time are sure to be misunderstood.
Whatever you are be a good one.
A chain is as strong as its weakest link.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
Advice is seldom welcome , and those who want it the most always like it the least.
True love is when your heart and your mind are saying the same thing.
Leanna L. Bartram
Smile ! and the world will smile with you !
In Heaven the economy is run by the Germans, the French do the cooking, and the police are English. In Hell the economy is run by the French, the English do the cooking, and the police are German.
Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel libel, even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the Americans themselves.
Every leader needs to have experienced and grown through following -- learning to be dedicated, observant, capable of working with and learning from others, never servile, always truthful. Having located these qualities in himself, he can encourage them in others.
Warren G. Bennis
Press forsake! Go ahead and press 'forsake now' !
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
Its obvious that we don't know one millionth of one percent about anything.
We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.
Fundamental progress has to do with the reinterpretation of basic ideas.
Alfred North Whitehead
The entire law is summed up in a single command, Love your neighbor as yourself.
No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see the possibilities -- they're always there.
Norman Vincent Peale
Life is the movie you see through your own eyes. It makes little difference what's happening out there. It's how you take it that counts.
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think.
Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.
W. Clement Stone
Indecision is the thief of opportunity.
The several tribes of indians inhabiting the regions of the upper missouri, and of whom I spoke in my last letter, are undoubtedly the finest looking, best equipped, and most beautifully costumed of any on the continent.
The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.
Effective people are not problem-minded , they're opportunity-minded. They feed opportunities and starve problems.
The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.
If you don't like something, change it , if you can't change it, change the way you think about it.
Love, all alike, no season knows, nor clime, nor hours, days, months, which are the rags of time.
To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.
Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called present.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.