In each man there is a priceless treasure that is in no other. Every man's foremost task is the actualization of his unique, unprecedented and never-recurring potentialities, and not the repetition of something that another, and be it even the greatest, has already achieved.
Each action can be the one on which all depends , what is decisive is only the strength and concentration of hallowing with which I do it. To the question of what had been the most essential matter for his late teacher, a disciple answered, 'Always just what he was engaged in at the moment'.
The key to truth is the next deed, and this key opens the door if one does what one has to do in such a way that the meaning of the action here finds its fulfillment. Thus truth in the world of man is not to be found as the content of knowledge, but only as human existence. One does not express it, one does not perceive it, but one lives it, and receives it as life.
Only in his own way and not in any other can the one who strives perfect himself. He who lays hold of the rung of his companion and lets go of his own rung, through him neither the one nor the other will be realized.
Man is a ladder placed on the earth and the top of it touches heaven. And all his movements and doings and words leave traces in the upper world.
No limits are set to the ascent of man, and to each and everyone the highest stands open. Here it is only your personal choice that decides.
Each person born into this world represents something new, something that never existed before, something original and unique.
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The secret of education lies in respecting the student.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you want to reach a goal, you must see the reaching in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal.
The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls you.
I see dead people.
Cole Sear, The Sixth Sense (1999)
Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody is watching.
Never, never, never give up.
It takes a strong fish to swim against the current. Even a dead one can float with it.
Tonight's weather forecast - dark, with continued darkness until morning.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all.
We imagine that our mind in a mirror, that it is more or less accurately reflecting what is happening outside us. On the contrary, our mind itself is the principal element of creation. The world, while I am perceiving it, is being incessantly created for myself in time and space.
I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.
John Davidson Rockefeller
It is best to love wisely, no doubt, but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all.
William Makepeace Thackeray
The passionate are like men standing on their heads, they see all things the wrong way.
Don't let life discourage you , everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.
Richard L. Evans
A martini. Shaken, not stirred.
James Bond, Goldfinger (1964)
When our actions do not, our fears make us traitors.
That's what I love about these high school girls, man. I keep getting older, they stay the same age.
David Wooderson, Dazed And Confused (1993)
Do first things first, and second things not at all.
Peter F. Drucker
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
To live a creative life we must lose our fear of being wrong.
Joseph Chilton Pearce
We rob banks.
Clyde Barrow, Bonnie And Clyde (1967)
The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.
Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire.
Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal
Bitterness imprisons life, love releases it. Bitterness paralyzes life, love empowers it. Bitterness sours life, love sweetens it. Bitterness sickens life, love heals it. Bitterness blinds life, love anoints it's eyes.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
Time is free, but it's priceless. You can't own it, but you can use it. You can't keep it, but you can spend it. Once you've lost it, you can never get it back.
Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.
King Mongkut, The King And (1956)
For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.
Look at that ! Look how she moves. That's just like Jell-O on springs. She must have some sort of built-in motor. I tell you, it's a whole different sex !
Jerry, Some Like It Hot (1959)
You're so money, and you don't even know it.
Trent, Swingers (1996)
I never let my subject get in the way of what I want to talk about.
Mark Victor Hansen
When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property.
Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.
Henry David Thoreau
Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to ; all they need is one reason why they can.
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot , but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague
You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly.
But, in the opinion of the court, you are not only sane but you're the sanest man that ever walked into this courtroom.
Judge May, Mr Deeds Goes To Town (1936)
Change your thoughts, change your life.
Come out, come out, wherever you are !
Max Cady, Cape Fear (1991)
Honor the ocean of love.
George de Benneville
Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Anything in life worth having is worth working for.
Made it, Ma! Top of the world!
Arthur 'Cody' Jarrett, White Heat (1949)
It's not enough that we do our best, sometimes we have to do what's required.
I'll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too !
The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
Norman Vincent Peale
Along with trustworthiness, consistency is the thing to look for when you surround yourself with people who can help you on your quest.
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.
The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
If you refuse to accept anything but the best you very often get it.
Work is love made manifest.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
Excellence is the result of caring more than others think wise, risking more than other's think safe, dreaming more than others think practical, and expecting more than others think possible.
Can you dig it ?
Youngblood Priest, Superfly (1972)
Successful people make decisions quickly (as soon as all the facts are available) and change them very slowly (if ever). Unsuccessful people make decisions very slowly, and change them often and quickly.
You were made perfectly to be loved - and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young ?
Men like my father cannot die. They are with me still - - real in memory as they were in flesh, loving and beloved forever. How green was my valley then.
Huw Morgan, How Green Was My Valley (1941)
The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.
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.
You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose site of the shore.
Man has been endowed with reason, with the power to create, so that he can add to what he's been given. But up to now he hasn't been a creator, only a destroyer. Forests keep disappearing, rivers dry up, wild life's become extinct, the climate's ruined and the land grows poorer and uglier every day.
Happiness is not a matter of events, it depends upon the tides of the mind.
If we all did the things we are capable of doing we would literally astound ourselves.
The important thing is this, to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are, for what we could become.
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.
Busier than a cat covering up shit on a tile floor!
Larry the Cable Guy
Listen, I have an update from Taako Central. I've updated my list of people I trust and things I believe to no one and nothing ! Not a joke, I don't trust you, half-pint, I don't trust Jeff from Today's Special, I don't trust Barold whatever-his-name - nobody, I trust nobody.
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
How you react when the joke's on you can reveal your character.
The ability to concentrate and to use your time well is everything if you want to succeed in business or in anything else, for that matter.
Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.
Don't wait for a funeral to pay a compliment. You may not make it in time.
Face it girls, I'm older and I have more insurance.
Evelyn Couch, Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
Now is the only time there is. Make your now wow, your minutes miracles, and your days pay. Your life will have been magnificently lived and invested, and when you die you will have made a difference.
Mark Victor Hansen
There is no education like adversity.
You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view, until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.
Atticus Finch, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
When you love someone all your saved-up wishes start coming out.
Action without study is fatal. Study without action is fatal. Mary Beard Actions speak louder than words.
My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.
The person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.
John Stuart Mill
For a person to build a rich and rewarding life for himself there are certain qualities and bits of knowledge that he needs to acquire. There are also things, harmful attitudes, superstitions, and emotions that he needs to chip away. A person needs to chip away everything that doesn't look like the person he or she most wants to become.
End your day by privately looking directly into your eyes in the mirror and saying, 'I love you ! ' Do this for thirty days and watch how you transform.
Mark Victor Hansen
The idea for Googles search engine came to Page in a dream about downloading the entire web and keeping the links, he told Michigan graduates. When no one else is crazy enough to do it, you have little competition, he said.
First, believe in the world - that there is meaning behind everything.
The best things in life are not things.
If you want to be enthusiastic, act enthusiastic.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness , it is generally the by- product of other activities.
Get busy living or get busy dying.
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear.
Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.
Into the hands of every individual is given a marvelous power for good or evil -- the silent, unconscious, unseen influence of his life. This is simply the constant radiation of what man really is, not what he pretends to be.
William George Jordan
I have noticed that folks are generally about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
Friends are made by many acts and lost by only one.
You don't just stumble into the future you create your own future.
I'll be taking these huggies and whatever cash you got.
H. I. McDunnough, Raising Arizona (1987)
Do not wait for ideal circumstances, they will never come, nor for the best opportunities.