Today... maybe I can take one step on that profoundly complex path to peace.
Mary Anne Radmacher
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Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly it is dearness only that gives everything its value.
The Athenians, alarmed at the internal decay of their Republic, asked Demosthenes what to do. His reply: Do not do what you are doing now.
I am not sure I should have dared to start , but I am sure that I should not have dared to stop.
A man should have any number of little aims about which he should be conscious and for which he should have names, but he should have neither name for, nor consciousness concerning, the main aim of his life.
I don't know nothin 'bout birthin' babies.
Prissy, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.
Stephen A. Brennan
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
In Heaven the economy is run by the Germans, the French do the cooking, and the police are English. In Hell the economy is run by the French, the English do the cooking, and the police are German.
The one thing that separates winners from losers is, winners take action!
All men dream, but unequally. Those that dream at night in the dusty recesses of their minds awake the next day to find that their dreams were just vanity. But those who dream during the day with their eyes wide open are dangerous men , they act out their dreams to make them reality.
Thomas Edward Lawrence
He who conquers himself has won a greater victory than he who conquers a city.
An army of lions commanded by a deer will never be an army of lions.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
The minute I heard my first love story I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere, they're in each other all along.
Practice does not make perfect, perfect practice makes perfect.
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)
It's the investor who is risky, not the investment.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
You know, maybe I was wrong and luck is like love. You have to go all the way to find it.
Jeff Bailey, Out Of The Past (1947)
We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.
A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace.
Levi ben Gershon
You can often measure a person by the size of his dream.
Robert H. Schuller
Knowing is not enough we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
What you cannot enforce, Do not command.
The storm also beats on the house that is built on the rock.
Instruction does not prevent wasted time or mistakes, and mistakes themselves are often the best teachers of all.
James Anthony Froude
Good fortune and bad are equally necessary to man, to fit him to meet the contingencies of this life.
Find something you love to do and you'll never have to work a day in your life.
Your voice makes me tremble inside and your smile is an invitation for my imagination to go wild.
A man sees in the world what he carries in his heart.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The older I grow, the more everything seems to me to lie in manliness. This is my new gospel.
'Wake Me When It's Funny'
How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg ? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg.
Would you like to play a game ?
Joshua The Computer, Wargames (1983)
Self delusion is pulling in your stomach when you step on the scales.
Yesterday ended last night. Every day is a new beginning. Learn the skill of forgetting. And move on.
Norman Vincent Peale
Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm.
The real test in golf and in life is not in keeping out of the rough, but in getting out after you are in.
That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.
People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care.
John C. Maxwell
We love because it's the only true adventure.
I love you. I've loved you since the first moment I saw you. I guess maybe Ive even loved you before I saw you.
George Eastman, A Place In The Sun (1951)
It's like, I became such a good person, I almost forgot... I'm a world class liar, baby !
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
I love you, I am at rest with you, I have come home.
Dorothy L. Sayers
Religion is being and becoming. Religion is the manifestation of the divinity already in man.
Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice. It is not something to be waited for, but rather something to be achieved.
William Jennings Bryan
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.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is.
There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. That little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.
W. Clement Stone
Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future.
"I am the thread that runs through all these pearls", and each pearl is a religion or even a sect thereof. Such are the different pearls, and god is the thread that runs through all of them, most people, however, are entirely unconscious of it.
Our only security is in our ability to change.
Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination.
A ruler should be slow to punish and swift to reward.
Get excited and enthusiastic about you own dream. This excitement is like a forest fire -- you can smell it, taste it, and see it from a mile away.
People who are afraid to fail can never experience the joys of success.
A weak man has doubts before a decision, a strong man has them afterwards.
At ten years old I actually thought that the reason I was getting glasses was that I couldn't tell what my parents looked like, because every time I asked my mother to buy me something she'd say, 'What do I look like - a bank ?'
You see, it's never the environment ; it's never the events of our lives, but the meaning we attach to the events - how we interpret them - that shapes who we are today and who we'll become tomorrow. quotes
You can't express every feeling that you have every moment that you have them.
When Harry Met Sally
A person's true wealth is the good he or she does in the world.
Georgia, love is for the very young.
Jonathan Shields, The Bad And The Beautiful (1952)
The passionate are like men standing on their heads, they see all things the wrong way.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. -
Motherhood qualified me to let the child within come out and play.
True love can not be found where it truly does not exist, Nor can it be hidden where it truly does.
I believe that it is better to learn from the diverse people around us than to try in vain to emulate them, better to be a teacher than a role model. As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
Michael, we're bigger than U.S. Steel.
Hyman Roth, The Godfather: Part II (1974)
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.
The greater a man is in power above others, the more he ought to excel them in virtue. None ought to govern who is not better than the governed.
Love is a many splendered thing.
Nat King Cole
You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage -- pleasantly, smilingly, non-apologetically -- to say 'no' to other things. And the way you do that is by having a bigger 'yes' burning inside. The enemy of the 'best' is often the 'good. '
The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been.
Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.
I maintained my edge by always being a student, you will always have something new to learn.
Jackie Joyner Kersee
Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
I deal with the obvious. I present, reiterate and glorify the obvious -- because the obvious is what people need to be told.
If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always gotten.
Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth, for thy love is better than wine.
It's never too late.
Lives of great men all remind us we can make our lives sublime, and, departing, leave behind us footprints in the sands of time.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
A gentleman can withstand hardships , it is only the small man who, when submitted to them, is swept off his feet.
Anyone can count the seeds in an apple, but only God can count the number of apples in a seed.
Robert H. Schuller
My fathers planted for me, and I planted for my children.
Each human organism is conceived with a potential for becoming a complete human being -- as a seed contains the potential for becoming a complete plant. But his becoming may be completed in an infinite variety of ways.
Encouragement is oxygen to the soul.
Let no one who loves be called unhappy Even love unreturned has its rainbow.
Whatever you need more of is what you need to tithe some. quotes
Most people are about as happy as they make up their mind to be.
The greatest sin is to think yourself weak.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you stop to look fear in the face.
My experience has taught me that a man who has no vices has damned few virtues.
Results ? Why, man, I have gotten lots of results ! If I find ways something won't work, I haven't failed
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in.
People are like stained glass windows, they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.