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Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost.
Robert H. Schuller
The will to prepare is more important than the will to win.
None of us will every accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Immaturity can last a lifetime.
Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers gardens.
Life is not accountable to us. We are accountable to life.
I become a waterwheel, turning and tasting you, as long as water moves.
Yesterday ended last night. Every day is a new beginning. Learn the skill of forgetting. And move on.
Norman Vincent Peale
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.
Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a meaning that disempowers them or one that can literally save their lives.
You must tolerate that which you can not change.
It's nice to be the best, but not when being the best brings out the worst in you.
It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Do it now !
God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed.
I'm willing when time permits to honestly express or to open myself to you, to act as a sort of sign pole for a traveler.
The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses.
Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter can not understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.
Astrology and all these mystical things are generally signs of a weak mind, therefore as soon as they are becoming prominent in our minds, we should see a physician, take good food, and rest.
You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you understand this ? And radio operates exactly the same way : you send signals here, they receive them there. The only difference is that there is no cat.
I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Some love lasts a lifetime. True love lasts forever.
Wisdom is supreme , therefore make a full effort to get wisdom. Esteem her and she will exalt you , embrace her and she will honor you. Wise men speak because they have something to say, fools because they have to say something.
My love for you is a journey, starting at forever, and ending at never.
I cannot stand little notes on my pillow ! We are all out of cornflakes,
Oscar Madison, F (1968)
Love, by its very nature, is unworldly, and it is for this reason rather than its rarity that it is not only apolitical but anti-political, perhaps the most powerful of all anti-political human forces.
Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough.
P.A.C. de Beaumarchais
Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
I am big ! It's the pictures that got small.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
Love starts with a smile, grows with a kiss and ends with a tear.
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
We aren't in an information age, we are in an entertainment age.
I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the tannhauser gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain. Time to die.
Roy Batty, Blade Runner (1982)
Love those who love you.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
The good physician treats the disease, the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
Francis of Assisi
Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.
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.
We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it's going to get on by itself. You've got to keep watering it. You've got to really look after it and nurture it.
The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.
Love can be understood only from the inside, as a language can be understood only by someone who speaks it, as a world can be understood only by someone who lives in it.
Robert C. Solomon
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is.
Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far. quotes
W. Clement Stone
I gave her my heart, and she gave me a pen.
Lloyd Dobler, Say Anything (1989)
All or our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. -
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain -- and most fools do.
In order to be walked on, you have to be lying down.
If you aren't going all the way, why go at all ?
Well, nobody's perfect.
Osgood Fielding III, Some Like It Hot (1959)
Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.
John Cotton Dana
The power of imagination makes us infinite.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man. One man tells a lie, dozens repeat it as the truth.
Most of us are frightened of dying because we don't know what it means to live. We don't know how to live, therefore we don't know how to die. As long as we are frightened of life we shall be frightened of death.
Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.
M. Scott Peck
The list is an absolute good. The list is life.
Itzak Stern, Schindler's List (1993)
Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
A small house will hold a hundred friends.
The art of love, is largely the art of persistence.
Wealth is but dung, useful only when spread about.
Familiar acts are beautiful through love.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Personally, I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.
It is not the job of the general to be winning. It is his job to win.
Real love stories never have endings.
Friendship often ends in love, but love in friendship - never.
Charles Caleb Colton
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.
We will either find a way or make one.
Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moments you reject all help, are you free. Fear is death, fear is sin, fear is hell, fear is unrighteousness, and fear is wrong life.
Sometimes there's so much beauty in the world I feel like I can't take it, like my heart's going to cave in.
Ricky Fitts, American Beauty (1999)
Ilsa, I'm no good at being noble, but it doesn't take much to see that the problems of three little people don't amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
Your daily life is your temple and your religion. When you enter into it take with you your all.
That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.
You can do what you want to do.
Argue for your limitations, and sure enough they're yours.
Anything in life worth having is worth working for.
Because I readily absorb ideas from every source - frequently starting where the last person left off - I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
Use what talent you possess, the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best.
Henry Van Dyke
The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.
The course of true love never did run smooth.
Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly.
Stephen R. Covey
Perfect love can not be without equality.
If this is a blessing, it is certainly very well disguised.
In the midst of winter, I found there was within me an invincible summer.
You can not do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
No man can stand on top because he is put there.
H. H. Vreeland
It is the passion that is in a kiss that gives to it its sweetness, it is the affection in a kiss that sanctifies it.
Christian Nestell Bovee
Friends are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.
Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague
Man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed, but not defeated.
It is impossible to repent of love. The sin of love does not exist.
I won't be ignored, Dan !
Alex Forrest, Fatal Attraction (1987)
The man who fears no truths has nothing to fear from lies.
Yes, you can be a dreamer and a doer too, if you will remove one word from your vocabulary : impossible.