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Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.
Vincent Van Gogh
First thing every morning before you arise say out loud, "I believe'' three times.
Norman Vincent Peale
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one.
Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary.
John Keating, Dead Poets Society (1989)
You must take personal responsibility. You can not change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.
You're my Lassie come home.
Joe Carraclough, Lassie Come Home (1943)
You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.
For one person to love another, that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks, the last test and proof, the work for which all else is but preparation.
Charles Foster Kane, Citizen Kane (1941)
Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart.
There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved , it is God's finger on man's shoulder.
The beginning is the half of every action.
The heart that loves is always young.
Without a general an army is lost.
Listen with regard when others talk. Give your time and energy to others, let others have their own way, do things for reasons other than furthering your own needs.
Let no one who loves be called unhappy Even love unreturned has its rainbow.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is Love.
Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.
M. Scott Peck
The only true gift is a portion of yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.
Whatever you think that you will be. If you think yourself weak, weak you will be , if you think yourself strong, you will be.
Whenever you find whole world against you just turn around and lead the world.
If you don't set goals, you can't regret not reaching them.
For changes to be of any true value, they've got to be lasting and consistent.
Old love does not rust.
You complete me.
Jerry Maguire, Jerry Maguire (1996)
Level with your child by being honest. Nobody spots a phony quicker than a child.
The dedicated doctor knows that he must be both scientist and humanitarian, his most agonizing decisions lie in the field of human relations.
David B. Allman
Some minds are like concrete, all mixed up and permanently set.
Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.
Where there's life, there's hope.
If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.
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.
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead, his eyes are closed.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you'll make one.
Fractures well cured make us more strong.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The grand essentials of happiness are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Allan K. Chalmers
Seduce my mind and you can have my body, find my soul and I'm yours forever.
To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable
The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results
I'll be back.
The Terminator, The Terminator (1984)
Don't ask for a light load, but rather ask for a strong back.
Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination.
No general can fight his battles alone. He must depend upon his lieutenants, and his success depends upon his ability to select the right man for the right place.
The test is to recognize the mistake, admit it and correct it. To have tried to do something and failed is vastly better than to have tried to do nothing and succeeded.
Dale E. Turner
If you only look at what is, you might never attain what could be.
Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.
The only reason I would take up jogging would be to hear heavy breathing again.
Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Wherever we look upon this earth, the opportunities take shape within the problems.
Nelson A. Rockefeller
Do we really know anybody ? Who does not wear a face to hide another ?
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Many people seem to think that success in one area can compensate for failure in other areas. But can it really ? True effectiveness requires balance.
The main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance but to do what lies clearly at hand.
Yesterday ended last night. Every day is a new beginning. Learn the skill of forgetting. And move on.
Norman Vincent Peale
One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character.
If you wanna call me that, smile.
The Virginian, The Virginian (1929)
Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.
Robert H. Schuller
Shane ! Shane ! Come back !
Joey Starrett, Shane (1953)
Love is a verb.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Failure doesn't mean you are a failure, it just means you haven't succeeded yet.
Robert H. Schuller
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.
It is possible to fail in many ways while to succeed is possible only in one way.
Love is the river of life in the world.
Henry Ward Beecher
Love is a butterfly, which when pursued is just beyond your grasp, but if you will sit down quietly it may alight upon you.
Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?
The Joker, Batman (1989)
I am big ! It's the pictures that got small.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesud. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules whose would you use ?
The tapas and the other hard yogas that were practiced in other yugas do not work now. What is needed in this yuga is giving, helping others. Believe in yourself and the world will be at your feet.
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
Experience taught me a few things. One is to listen to your gut, no matter how good something sounds on paper. The second is that you're generally better off sticking with what you know. And the third is that sometimes your best investments are the ones you don't make.
P. T. Barnum
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
Security is a kind of death.
Most people are about as happy as they make up their mind to be.
Everyone enjoys doing the kind of work for which he is best suited.
Say hello to my little friend !
Tony Montana, Scarface (1983)
The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm.
Thomas J. Watson
Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.
Why hesitate? Upon the plains of hesitation are the bleached bones of countless millions, who on the threshold of victory sat down to wait, and in waiting they died.
We are so lazy, we do not want to do anything ourselves. We want a personal god, a savior or a prophet to do everything for us. Long as we believe ourselves to be even the least different from god, fear remains with us, but when we know ourselves to be the one, fear goes, of what can we be afraid ?
Treat a man as he is and he will remain as he is. Treat a man as he can and should be and he will become as he can and should be.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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
I won't be ignored, Dan !
Alex Forrest, Fatal Attraction (1987)
It is quite possible to work without results, but never will there be results without work.
Roll with the punches.
The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.
Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.
Henri Frederic Amiel
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.
There is no greatness without a passion to be great, whether it's the aspiration of an athlete or an artist, a scientist, a parent, or a businessperson.
Where is there dignity unless there is honesty ?
Repeat anything long enough and it will start to become you.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean , if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
Life does not happen to us, it happens from us.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
We have got to have a dream if we are going to make a dream come true.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Anne Frank, The Diary Of Anne Frank (1959)
The rays of happiness, like those of light, are colorless when unbroken.