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The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
William Curry Theodore
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Everyone enjoys doing the kind of work for which he is best suited.
Where can we go to find god if we cannot see him in our own hearts and in every living being.
Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.
Where there is great love, there are always wishes.
Where love reigns the impossible may be attained.
Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.
I am not overly impressed by the great names and reputations of those who might be trying to beat me to an invention... . Its their 'ideas' that appeal to me.
When a man comes to a conscious vital realization of those great spiritual forces within himself and begins to use those forces in science, in business, and in life, his progress in the future will be unparalleled.
The maxim "Nothing but perfection" may be spelled "Paralysis".
I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.
It doesn't matter how much milk you spill as long as you don't lose the cow.
We loved with a love that was more than love.
Edgar Allan Poe
Equations are more important to me, because politics is for the present, but an equation is something for eternity.
If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.
Abigail Van Buren
Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.
It's hard to tell your mind to stop loving someone, when your heart still does.
You're happiest while you're making the greatest contribution.
Robert F. Kennedy
Came but for friendship, and took away love.
If you don't learn from your mistakes, there's no sense making them.
The man who lives without conflict, who lives with beauty and love, is not frightened of death because to love is to die.
The path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day.
The very use of the word savage, as it is applied in its general sense, I am inclined to believe is an abuse of the word, and the people to whom it is applied.
The thought manifests as the word. The word manifests as the deed. The deed develops into habit. And the habit hardens into character. So watch the thought and its ways with care
When I hear somebody sigh, Life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, Compared to what ?
Sydney J. Harris
I am a great believer in luck and I find that the harder I work the more I have of it.
Love never claims, it ever gives.
If you face a delicate situation, don't go into it wearing your spurs or you'll rip it apart. Instead, dress for the occasion. Cloak yourself in diplomacy. Vest yourself with wisdom, and wear a smile.
Anne Mackay Thompson
Well done is better than well said.
Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.
I am not sure I should have dared to start , but I am sure that I should not have dared to stop.
How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser.
Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year - and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade !
He who lives without discipline dies without honor.
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
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.
Today is the first day of the rest of your life.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough.
P.A.C. de Beaumarchais
Always bear in mind, that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other thing.
I deal with the obvious. I present, reiterate and glorify the obvious -- because the obvious is what people need to be told.
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.
If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up.
If I'm ever on a life-support system I choose to be unplugged, but not until Im down to a size eight!
Be courageous ! Whatever setbacks America has encountered, it has always emerged as a stronger and more prosperous nation. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith and go forward !
The heart that loves is always young.
After your jump, the net appears.
Be bold, and mighty forces will come to your aid.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Seldom does an individual exceed his own expectations.
It is the marriage of the soul with Nature that makes the intellect fruitful, and gives birth to imagination.
Henry David Thoreau
Rough spots sharpen our performance. And more often than not, obstacles can be turned into advantages. You just can't let your disappointment get in the way.
To go fast, row slowly.
Norman Vincent Peale
Ask yourself : 'Do I feel the need to laminate ? ' Then teaching is for you.
And our bodies are earth. And our thoughts are clay. And we sleep and eat with death.
Paul, All Quiet On The Western Front (1930)
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
William Edward Hickson
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
It took more than one man to change my name to Shanghai Lily.
Shanghai Lily, Shanghai Express (1932)
The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor
Ideas without action are worthless.
A healthy outside starts from the inside
A dream is simply reality waiting to happen.
John P. Strelecky
Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born.
Dale E. Turner
Obstacles are great incentives.
The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead.
A gentle hand may lead even an elephant by a single hair.
The way to find out about your happiness is to keep your mind on those moments when you feel most happy, when you really are happy -- not excited, not just thrilled, but deeply happy. This requires a little bit of self-analysis. What is it that makes you happy ? Stay with it, no matter what people tell you. This is what I call 'following your bliss'. If you follow your bliss, you put yourself on a kind of track that has been there all the while, waiting for you, and the life that you ought to be living is the one you are living. Wherever you are -- if you are following your bliss, you are enjoying that refreshment, that life within you, all the time.
No one is so poor as an ignorant person.
The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds, they mature slowly.
Peter De Vries
Hey, Bud, lets party !
Jeff Spicoli, Fast Times At Ridgemont High (1982)
L-I-V-E ! Live ! Otherwise, you got nothing to talk about in the locker room.
Maude, Harold And Maude (1971)
God is subtle but he is not malicious.
Its obvious that we don't know one millionth of one percent about anything.
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you'll help them to become what they are capable of becoming.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
For children to take morality seriously they must be in the presence of adults who take morality seriously. And with their own eyes they must see adults take morality seriously.
William J. Bennett
It has always been my belief that a man should do his best, regardless of how much he receives for his services, or the number of people he may be serving or the class of people served.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
I think people should mate for life, like pigeons or catholics.
Isaac Davis, Manhattan (1979)
Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.
Must you flirt ?
Ninotchka, Leon (1939)
One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never !
One who seeks no friends is his own enemy.
Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.
W. Clement Stone
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
How we spend our days is of course how we spend our lives.
Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
The best way out is always through.
The glow of inspiration warms us, it is a holy rapture.
Education is one of the few things a person is willing to pay for and not get.
William Lowe Bryan
This is a great fact : strength is life, weakness is death. Strength is felicity, life eternal, immortal , weakness is constant strain and misery, weakness is death.
Do not protect yourself by a fence, but rather by your friends.
In our life there is a single color, as on an artist's palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.
My fathers planted for me, and I planted for my children.
I wouldn't give you two cents for all your fancy rules if, behind them, they didn't have a little bit of plain, ordinary, everyday kindness and a little looking out for the other fella, too.
Jefferson Smith, Mr. Smith Goes To Washington (1939)
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world. The unreasonable man adapts the world to himself. All progress depends upon the unreasonable man.
George Bernard Shaw
Each work has to pass through these stages - ridicule, opposition, and then acceptance. Those who think ahead of their time are sure to be misunderstood.
Want to learn to eat a lot ? Here it is : Eat a little. That way, you will be around long enough to eat a lot.
Volunteering is not a choice, it's a responsibility.