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Unselfish and noble actions are the most radiant pages in the biography of souls.
Love is patient and kind, love is not jealous or boastful, it is not arrogant or rude. Love does not insist on its own way, it is not irritable or resentful, it does not rejoice at wrong, but rejoices in the right. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things.
Live Simply, Laugh Often, Love Deeply.
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Love is when reality is better than your dreams.
Happiness is a state of mind.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.
"I can't do it" never accomplished anything ; "I will try" has performed miracles.
George P. Burnham
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.
Advice after the mischief is like medicine after death.
Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they're supposed to help you discover who you are.
Bernice Johnson Reagon
It's always darkest before the dawn.
You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Everybody forgets the basic thing, people are not going to love you unless you love them.
You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
The way we see the problem is the problem.
Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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)
Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion
It is impossible to repent of love. The sin of love does not exist.
Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
A little more moderation would be good. Of course, my life hasn't exactly been one of moderation.
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
Would you like to play a game ?
Joshua The Computer, Wargames (1983)
Who is blind ? He who can see no other world. Who is dumb ? He who can say nothing pleasant about his lot. Who is poor ? He who is troubled with too many desires. Who is rich ? He who is happy with his lot.
And think not you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course.
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.
Familiar acts are beautiful through love.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
There is no education like adversity.
Cinderella story. Outta nowhere. A former greenskeeper, now, about to become the Masters champion. It looks like a mirac... It's in the hole ! It's in the hole ! It's in the hole !
Carl Spackler, Caddyshack (1980)
While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.
It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.
Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.
Margaret B. Runbeck
The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.
Each day I love you more, today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.
Good fortune and bad are equally necessary to man, to fit him to meet the contingencies of this life.
It takes a whole village to raise a child.
The battle is all over except the "shouting" when one knows what is wanted and has made up his mind to get it, whatever the price may be.
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them, a desire, a dream, a vision.
We all go a little mad sometimes.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
But inaction itself is a kind of action, and it has consequences. Consistently and absolutely maintained, inaction would necessarily lead to swift ruin , it would be a form of suicide. A refusal to enter into the world is a refusal to meet the challenge of reality which darkly demands that I dare and find out what will happen. In my situation I bear responsibility for what occurs because I do not intervene , if I can do something and I don't do it, I am guilty of the consequences of my inaction.
Acting on a good idea is better than just having a good idea.
Everyone enjoys doing the kind of work for which he is best suited.
The beauties of the world are best seen by those who strive to reach them.
I have not failed. I've just found ways that don't work
William Ernest Henley
Courage is not a virtue of value among other personal values like love or fidelity. It is the foundation that underlies and gives reality to all other virtues and personal values. Without courage our love pales into mere dependency. Without courage our fidelity becomes conformism.
If a man does his best, what else is there ?
General George S. Patton
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are !
But I would be proud.
Harry Burns, Sally Albright (1989)
This kind of certainty comes but just once in a lifetime.
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
Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.
Now is wanted intense karma-yoga with unbounded courage and indomitable strength in the heart. Then only will the people of the country be roused.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.
Experience is a wonderful thing. It enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.
You have enemies ? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.
An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't.
Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them.
A ship is safe in harbor, but thats not what ships are for.
Never fear the want of business. A man who qualifies himself well for his calling, never fails of employment.
People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care.
John C. Maxwell
Tell me and I forget , show me and I remember , involve me and I understand.
To err is human. To really screw up, you need a computer.
Paul R. Ehrlich
Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from weak minds.
Why not go out on a limb ? Isn't that where the fruit is ?
The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
Love is strong yet delicate. It can be broken. To truly love is to understand this. To be in love is to respect this.
Perspective is in the quiet of a walk, the wisdom of a good book, or the harmony of your favorite music. I find it sometimes in the slow peace of fishing.
The calla lilies are in bloom again.
Terry Randall, Stage Door (1937)
Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.
Reason is like an open secret that can become known to anyone at any time , it is the quiet space into which everyone can enter through his own thought.
The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.
Bernard M. Baruch
Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books. Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders. Do not believe in traditions because they have been handed down for many generations. But after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with reason and is conducive to the good and benefit of one and all, then accept it and live up to it.
Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you !
The mind is a lousy master but a wonderful servant.
Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
Where love reigns the impossible may be attained.
Determine never to be idle... It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn.
Rhett Butler, Gone With The Wind (1939)
If one has to submit, it is wasteful not to do so with the best grace possible.
I swore never to be silent whenever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, " What's in it for me ? ".
It's not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.
Whatever you think that you will be. If you think yourself weak, weak you will be , if you think yourself strong, you will be.
Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.
George F. Will
As you think in your heart, so shall you be.
The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed.
Richard B. Sheridan
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going!
We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.
The only guide to man is his conscience , the only shield to his memory is the rectitude and sincerity of his actions. It is very imprudent to walk through life without this shield, because we are so often mocked by the failure of our hopes and the upsetting of our calculations, but with this shield, however the fates may play, we march always in the ranks of honor.
Practice loving people. It is true that this requires effort and continued practice, for some are not very lovable, or so it seems - with emphasis on "seems". Every person has lovable qualities when you really learn to know him.
Norman Vincent Peale
It's like, I became such a good person, I almost forgot... I'm a world class liar, baby !
It takes a strong fish to swim against the current. Even a dead one can float with it.
I thought that training for the Olympics would be hardest thing I would ever have to do," former Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber said in court. "But the hardest thing I've ever had to do is process that I am a victim of Larry Nassar. But even though I'm a victim, I do not and will not live my life as one.
You can not escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
Lust is what makes you keep wanting it, even when you have no desire to be with each other. Love is what makes you keep wanting to be with each other, even when you have no desire to do it.