Service is the rent we pay to be living. It is the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time.
Marian Wright Edelman
Whoever said anybody has a right to give up ?
Marian Wright Edelman
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In imagination, there's no limitation.
Mark Victor Hansen
Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.
It is impossible to imagine anything which better becomes a ruler than mercy.
No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an unchartered land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.
We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children do.
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Growth in personality occurs as a consequence of meeting conflicts and impasses head on, and reconciling them. Interpersonal conflicts and impasses constitute problems which require solutions so that a satisfying relationship may be maintained. Whenever a person encounters a problem in his everyday living, he is obliged to vary his behavior until he discovers some mode of responding which is successful in achieving a solution.
Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.
The ladder of success is never crowded at the top.
Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost.
Robert H. Schuller
True love never lives happily ever after. True love has no ending.
A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.
What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?
Robert H. Schuller
Love the giver more than the gift.
Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.
Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The day will come when, after harnessing space, the winds, the tides and gravitation, we shall harness for god the energies of love. And on that day, for the second time in the history of the world, we shall have discovered fire.
I can levitate birds, but nobody cares.
This attachment of love to god is indeed one that does not bind the soul but effectively breaks all its bondages.
Failure defeats losers, failure inspires winners.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.
Nothing succeeds like success.
The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.
I love great music and art, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
What hump ?
Igor, Young Frankenstein (1974)
Oh, to be free from the stifling pressures of life to rest, a peaceful slumber that will rejuvenate my soul
Where there's life, there's hope.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.
The mind is a lousy master but a wonderful servant.
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.
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.
"I can't do it" never accomplished anything ; "I will try" has performed miracles.
George P. Burnham
One drink's too many, and a hundred's not enough.
Bartender Nat, The Lost Weekend (1945)
Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.
How many doctors does it take to screw in a light bulb ? That depends on whether it has medical insurance.
Luck happens when opportunity encounters the prepared mind.
The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way. quotes
We sat side by side in the morning light and looked out at the future together.
The more we grow in love, virtue and holiness, the more we see love, virtue and holiness outside.
The miracle is this - the more we share, the more we have.
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
May you live all the days of your life.
It ain't over till it's over.
You know the difference between you and me ? I make this look good.
Agent J, Men In Black (1997)
is the greatest gift of the mind , it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.
Give a man a fish and he will eat for the day, teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.
The best and most beautiful things in the world can not be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
Charity should begin at home, but should not stay there. Philip Brooks Children are the reward of life.
Don't bunt. Aim out of the ballpark.
You have to think anyway, so why not think big ?
P. T. Barnum
Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the world's work, and the power to appreciate life.
Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.
I'll meet you at the place near the thing where we went that time.
Aaron Altman, Broadcast News (1987)
Every artist was first an amateur.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're still alive.
The earth is enjoyed by heroes, this is the unfailing truth. Be a hero. Always say, I have no fear.
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.
The grass is not always greener on the other side of the fence. Fences have nothing to do with it. The grass is greenest where it is watered. When crossing over fences, carry water with you and tend the grass wherever you may be.
Whatever you think that you will be. If you think yourself weak, weak you will be , if you think yourself strong, you will be.
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going!
It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look farther than you can see.
The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.
Bernard M. Baruch
Come back to me in dreams, that I may give pulse for pulse, breath for breath. Speak low, lean low, as long ago, my love, how long ago.
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in.
For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice. No paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.
Say not, "I have found the truth" but rather, "I have found a truth".
Don't waste yourself in rejection, nor bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.
To live is like to love, all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.
The worst part of life is waiting. The best part of life is having someone worth waiting for.
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.
Marriage is a door which looks out upon a beautiful view. As that door is opened and the horizon unfolds before you, know that nothing is sweeter than the warmth of one hand within another.
You could unwrap a Fudgesicle at the first light and never touch the brake lever till you threw away the stick.
Live with passion.
The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed.
Richard B. Sheridan
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
Always bear in mind, that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other thing.
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)
The broadest, and maybe the most meaningful definition of volunteering - Doing more than you have to because you want to, in a cause you consider good.
Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.
You become what you think about.
The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a persons determination.
The best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.
I am not a toy. I am a spork !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
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.
Take heed : you do not find what you do not seek.
The Missouri is, perhaps, different in appearance and character from all other rivers in the world. There is a terror in its manner which is sensibly felt, the moment we enter its muddy waters from the Mississippi.
Wisdom is more precious than rubies.
The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Robert H. Schuller
Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn.
If you didn't know me, would you think I was a stranger ?
There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I've loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.
Mary Kay Ash
An obstacle is often a stepping stone.
Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
If I am pressed to say why I loved him, I feel it can only be explained by replying. Because it was he, because it was me.