In order to accept change and the suffering it brings, we need to find meaning in it
Mary Norton Gordon
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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.
It is not what is poured into a student that counts but what is planted.
Success based on anything but internal fulfillment is bound to be empty. - Dr
I know it was you, Fredo. You broke my heart. You broke my heart.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
Equations are more important to me, because politics is for the present, but an equation is something for eternity.
Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man , but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.
Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but religiously follows the new.
Henry David Thoreau
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Science may have found a cure for most evils , but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all -- the apathy of human beings.
A lie keeps growing and growing until it's as clear as the nose on your face.
The Blue Fairy, Pinocchio (1940)
No alibi will save you from accepting the responsibility.
War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain advantage at the expense of his fellow men.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
There's no such thing as coulda, shoulda and woulda. If you shoulda and coulda, you woulda done it.
Get into a line that you will find to be a deep personal interest, something you really enjoy spending twelve to fifteen hours a day working at, and the rest of the time thinking about.
We all go a little mad sometimes.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you to reach the heights of your capabilities or make the money that you want without becoming very good at it.
It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
The great end of education is to discipline rather than to furnish the mind, to train it to the use of its own powers rather than to fill it with the accumulation of others.
In the space age the most important space is between the ears.
To be in love is merely to be in a state of perpetual anesthesia. To mistake an ordinary young man for a greek god or an ordinary young woman for a goddess.
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I... I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.
You will never find time for anything. You must make it.
Do not wait for leaders, do it alone, person to person.
I want to know God's thoughts ; the rest are details.
Busier than a cat covering up shit on a tile floor!
Larry the Cable Guy
What's another word for thesaurus ?
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
Love means never having to say you're sorry.
Oliver Barrett IV, Love Story (1970)
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.
How do I love thee ? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
The real leader has no need to lead, he is content to point the way.
I think there is something, more important than believing : Action ! The world is full of dreamers, there aren't enough who will move ahead and begin to take concrete steps to actualize their vision.
W. Clement Stone
When you arrive at your future, will you blame your past ?
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.
Hoke, you're my best friend.
Daisy Werthan, Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
All work is empty save when there is love.
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
He who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
Success consists of doing the common things of life uncommonly well.
Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.
Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.
He who has great power should use it lightly.
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Would you be shocked if I put on something more comfortable ?
Helen, Hell's Angels (1930)
Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is.
Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.
I have nipples, Greg. Could you milk me ?
Jack Byrnes, Meet The Parents (2000)
There are millions of children today who don't attend school. However, education is the only way to get ahead in this country.
Say not, "I have found the truth" but rather, "I have found a truth".
It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.
The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.
Be not afraid of anything. You will do marvelous work. It is fearlessness that brings heaven even in a moment.
The one thing that separates winners from losers is, winners take action!
Let's go home, Debbie.
Ethan Edwards, The Searchers (1956)
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
The best things in life are not things.
People can't live with change if there's not a changeless core inside them. The key to the ability to change is a changeless sense of who you are, what you are about and what you value.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous, you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life , that word is love.
Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope.
Princess Leia, Star Wars (1977)
We always strive after what is forbidden, and desire the things refused us.
Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.
Who so loves believes the impossible.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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
One hundred percent of the shots you don't take don't go in.
Gravitation can not be held responsible for people falling in love.
Pay no attention to what the critics say , no statue has ever been erected to a critic.
Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.
Robert H. Schuller
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
The cherokee people are not "my people".
Chief John Ross
Never say anything about yourself you do not want to come true.
Now is the time. Needs are great, but your possibilities are greater.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal ; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
The love that lasts longest is the love that is never returned.
Whenever I think of the past it just brings back so many memories.
Gollum, The Lord Of The Rings (2002)
What nature delivers to us is never stale. Because what nature creates has eternity in it.
Wealth is the product of man's ability to think.
Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.
Discontent is the source of all trouble, but also of all progress, in individuals and nations.
A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.
You will become as small as your controlling desire, as great as your dominant aspiration.
In order to grasp the reality, we must see the possibilities. In the present, a formulation of the possibilities is the area in which I gain uncertainty concerning what I decide, without a vision of the possibilities, I act blindly, only a knowledge of the possibilities enables me to know what I am actually doing.
Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
Happiness is not a matter of events, it depends upon the tides of the mind.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost , that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts
Nuptial love makes mankind, friendly love perfects it, but wanton love corrupts and debases it.
Be patient with your enemies and forgiving of your friends.
Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.
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
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
The foundation my parents laid down with our faith continues to be my core.
We came to enjoy, we are being enjoyed. We came to rule, we are being ruled. We came to work, we are being worked. All the time, we find that. And this comes into every detail of our life.
When your self-worth goes up, your net worth goes up with it.
Mark Victor Hansen
I love great music and art, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
I am a great believer in luck and I find that the harder I work the more I have of it.
Personally, I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.