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The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.
The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.
When I exercise, I wear all black. Its like a funeral for my fat.
To freely bloom - that is my definition of success.
Only the healing art enables one to make a name for himself and at the same time give benefit to others.
Life is a do-it yourself project.
My bounty is as boundless as the sea, My love as deep, the more I give to thee the more I have for both are infinite.
Count it all joy, my brethren, when you meet various trials, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.
No matter how big government gets, and no matter how many services it provides, it can never take the place of volunteers.
Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.
Never spend your money before you have it.
The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.
You can observe a lot just by watching.
This was love at first sight, love everlasting, a feeling unknown, unhoped for, unexpected in so far as it could be a matter of conscious awareness, it took entire possession of him, and he understood, with joyous amazement, that this was for life.
Every man goes down to his death bearing in his hands only that which he has given away.
To find what you seek in the road of life, the best proverb of all is that which says Leave no stone unturned.
Edward Bulwer Lytton
I cannot stand little notes on my pillow ! We are all out of cornflakes,
Oscar Madison, F (1968)
Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not.
Don't go through life, grow through life.
Stella ! Hey, Stella !
Stanley Kowalski, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
Hardening of the heart ages people faster than hardening of the arteries.
Spread love everywhere you go, first of all in your own house. Give love to your children, to your wife or husband, to a next door neighbor. Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness, kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile, kindness in your warm greeting.
A weak man has doubts before a decision, a strong man has them afterwards.
Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.
Many of life's failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.
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.
When I first met you, I was afraid to talk to you. When I talked to you, I was afraid to kiss you. When I kissed you, I was afraid to love you. Now that I love you, I'm afraid to lose you.
Be like a postage stamp. Stick to it until you get there.
Treat a man as he is and he will remain as he is. Treat a man as he can and should be and he will become as he can and should be.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Go forward confidently, energetically attacking problems, expecting favorable outcomes.
Norman Vincent Peale
In the long run, men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, though they should fail immediately, they had better aim at something high.
Henry David Thoreau
Love is the emblem of eternity, it confounds all notion of time, effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.
Germaine De Stael
The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom.
The way we see the problem is the problem.
The chances are that you have already come to believe that happiness is unattainable. But men have attained it. And they have attained it by realizing that happiness does not spring from the procuring of physical or mental pleasure, but from the development of reason and the adjustment of conduct to principles.
The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.
Your thoughts are the architects of your destiny.
David O. McKay
Be bold, and mighty forces will come to your aid.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Work and lovethese are the basics. Without them there is neurosis.
The glue that holds all relationships together -- including the relationship between the leader and the led is trust, and trust is based on integrity.
There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body, and be yet thankful.
Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington
A small house will hold a hundred friends.
One drink's too many, and a hundred's not enough.
Bartender Nat, The Lost Weekend (1945)
Man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed, but not defeated.
If you don't learn from your mistakes, there's no sense making them.
Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A teacher, a really good teacher, is never a giver of truth; he is a guide, a pointer to truth. Therefore, a good teacher, or, more appropriately, a guide, studies each student individually and helps to awaken the student to explore himself, both internally and externally, and ultimately to integrate himself with his being. All in all, a teacher acts as a catalyst, and not only must he have a tremendous understanding; he must also possess a sensitive mind with great flexibility and adaptability.
My definition of success is to live your life in a way that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain - and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel a lot more pleasure than they do pain.
God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed.
Yo, Adrian !
Rocky Balboa, Rocky (1976)
We do our best that we know how at the moment, and if it doesn't turn out, we modify it.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Rely on your own strength of body and soul. Take for your star self-reliance, faith, honesty and industry. Don't take too much advice keep at the helm and steer your own ship, and remember that the great art of commanding is to take a fair share of the work. Fire above the mark you intend to hit. Energy, invincible determination with the right motive, are the levers that move the world.
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
But because I am mad, I hate you. Because I am mad, I have betrayed you. And because I'm mad, I'm rejoicing in my heart, without a shred of pity, without a shred of regret, watching you go with glory in my heart !
Paula, Gaslight (1940)
Face it girls, I'm older and I have more insurance.
Evelyn Couch, Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
There are two kinds of failures. The man who will do nothing he is told, and the man who will do nothing else.
Dave, stop. Stop, will you? Stop, Dave. Will you stop, Dave? Stop, Dave. I'm afraid.
Hal (V.O.), 2001: A Space Odyssey (2001)
You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have really lived, are the moments when you have done things in a spirit of love.
Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.
I'll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too !
The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
A simple I love you means more than money.
The best way out is always through.
Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Private victories precede public victories. You can't invert that process any more than you can harvest a crop before you plant it.
Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.
Real love stories never have endings.
I have said nothing because there is nothing I can say that would describe how I feel as perfectly as you deserve it.
Mightier far than strength of nerve or sinew, or the sway of magic potent over sun and star, is love.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
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.
The holiest of holidays are those kept by ourselves in silence and apart, the secret anniversaries of the heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.
James F. Bymes
Every dog has his day.
You can't expect people to look eye to eye with you if you are looking down on them.
Kindness is an inner desire that makes us want to do good things even if we do not get anything in return. It is the joy of our life to do them. When we do good things from this inner desire, there is kindness in everything we think, say, want and do.
The list is an absolute good. The list is life.
Itzak Stern, Schindler's List (1993)
I don't want to move to a city where the only cultural advantage is being able to make a right turn on a red light.
Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
You're my Lassie come home.
Joe Carraclough, Lassie Come Home (1943)
Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
Don't wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what. Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more successful.
Mark Victor Hansen
First comes thought, then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans, then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though chequered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the grey twilight that knows not victory or defeat.
I'm going to stop procrastinating once I get around to it.
On the last analysis, then, love is life. Love never faileth and life never faileth so long as there is love.
Boldness, more boldness, and always boldness !
George Jacques Danton
Life can only be understood backwards , but it must be lived forwards.
We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience.
Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
With my brains and your looks, we could go places.
Frank Chambers, The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)
And now here is my secret, a very simple secret. It is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication.
Cecil B. DeMille
Warriors, come out to play !
Luther, The Warriors (1979)
All power is within you. You can do anything and everything. Believe in that. Do not believe that you are weak, do not believe that you are half-crazy lunatics, as most of us do nowadays. Stand up and express the divinity within you. Truth is eternal.