I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken, and I'd rather remember it as it was at it's best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived
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Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
The first requisite for success is to develop the ability to focus and apply your mental and physical energies to the problem at hand - without growing weary. Because such thinking is often difficult, there seems to be no limit to which some people will go to avoid the effort and labor that is associated with it.
We are all born for love, it is the principle existence and it's only end.
We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.
No pain, No gain.
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.
Being defeated is only a temporary condition , giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn vos Savant
I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.
Henry David Thoreau
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing, a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.
Adversity introduces a man to himself.
That dirty, double-crossin' rat !
Bert Harris, Blonde Crazy (1931)
I think therefore I am
When I hear somebody sigh, life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, compared to what ?
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
He who conquers himself has won a greater victory than he who conquers a city.
If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.
E. Joseph Cossman
A man is not old until regrets start taking place of dreams.
It's not enough that we do our best, sometimes we have to do what's required.
The real and lasting victories are those of peace and not of war.
I have a head for business and a bod for sin.
Tess McGill, Working Girl (1988)
He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.
Obstacles are great incentives.
Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them, a desire, a dream, a vision.
Find the good -- and praise it.
Happiness itself does not stay -- only moments of happiness do.
It is love alone that gives worth to all things.
Santa Teresa de Jesus
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.
Any man who selects a goal in life which can be fully achieved has already defined his own limitations.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
The worst way to miss someone is to be sitting right beside them knowing you can't have them.
Cease trying to work everything out with your minds. It will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be a revelation.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
Fear is met and destroyed with courage. Again and again, when the struggle seems hopeless and all opportunity lost, some man or women with a little more courage, a little more effort, brings victory.
James F. Bell
It is amazing how much people can get done if they do not worry about who gets the credit.
You're gonna have to learn your cliches. You're gonna have to study them, you're gonna have to learn them, you're gonna have to know them. They're your friends. Write this down: "We gotta play 'em one day at a time."
What is a friend ? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
There's always free cheese in the mouse traps, but the mice there ain't happy.
Vision without action is daydream. Action without vision is nightmare.
Do you like scary movies ?
Ghostface, Scream (1996)
The best and most beautiful things in this world can not be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.
We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Kiss me. Kiss me as if it were the last time.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.
Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.
Mary Kay Ash
Defeat is not bitter unless you swallow it.
I believe in long, slow, deep, soft, wet kisses that last three days.
Crash Davis, Bull Durham (1988)
Do it now !
What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?
Robert H. Schuller
Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged , practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge.
I am your father.
Darth Vader, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination, full of hope.
Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win -- essential to success.
Love thy neighbour as thyself.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
We're on a mission from God.
Elwood Blues, The Blues Brothers (1980)
Trouble is only opportunity in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
Resentment or grudges do no harm to the person against whom you hold these feelings but every day and every night of your life, they are eating at you.
Norman Vincent Peale
The more we come out and do good to others, the more our hearts will be purified, and god will be in them.
Love reminds you that nothing else matters.
Love is a great beautifier.
Louisa May Alcott
We are limited but we can push back the borders of our limitations.
No involvement, no commitment.
If not us, who, if not now, when ?
I want to talk with people who care about things that matter that will make a life- changing difference
Mark Victor Hansen
I was never tired of listening to his wisdom or imparting my own.
O, there is nothing holier, in this life of ours, than the first consciousness of love, the first fluttering of its silken wings.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
One sure-fire way to stay creative force yourself to learn something new.
Everyone who achieves success in a great venture, solves each problem as they came to it. They helped themselves. And they were helped through powers known and unknown to them at the time they set out on their voyage. They keep going regardless of the obstacles they met.
W. Clement Stone
You do not pay the price of success, you enjoy the price of success.
It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
If there is a will, there is a way.
What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?
I'm here to fight for truth, justice, and the american way.
Superman, Superman (1978)
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly , what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Romance, like a ghost escapes touching, it is always where you are not, not where you are. The interview or conversation was prose at the time, but it is poetry in the memory.
George William Curtis
You will become as small as your controlling desire, as great as your dominant aspiration.
Love is perfect kindness
Love, all alike, no season knows, nor clime, nor hours, days, months, which are the rags of time.
Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things. They are but improved means to an unimproved end, an end which was already but too easy to arrive at
Henry David Thoreau
Unfortunately, there seems to be far more opportunity out there than ability... . We should remember that good fortune often happens when opportunity meets with preparation.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
Was there ever a more horrible blasphemy than the statement that all the knowledge of god is confined to this or that book ? How dare men call god infinite, and yet try to compress him within the covers of a little book !
Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.
Only a fool knows everything. A wise man knows how little he knows.
Love doesn't make the world go'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.
Franklin P. Jones
You had me at "hello".
Dorothy Boyd, Jerry Maguire (1996)
Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.
He is the best physician who is the most ingenious inspirer of hope.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.
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.
All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.
We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.
To catch lots of fish, you must first go to the water. To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself.
Nothing real can be threatened, nothing unreal exists. Love is all there is.
Nature never deceives us, it is we who deceive ourselves.
L-I-V-E ! Live ! Otherwise, you got nothing to talk about in the locker room.