Are we to love only those who deserve our love ? Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you , that ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven.
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Adversity is wont to reveal genius, prosperity to hide it.
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle
Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated , you can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.
David Lloyd George
If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work. Much of the best work of the world has been done against seeming impossibilities. The thing is to get the work done.
The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses.
Familiar acts are beautiful through love.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Get busy livin, or get busy dyin'.
Andy, The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
Some succeed because they are destined. Some succeed because they are determined.
The intelligent man is one who has successfully fulfilled many accomplishments, and is still willing to learn more.
The only gift is a portion of thyself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time, it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.
If you ever feel like having a child, go to a restaurant and sit next to one.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
Real love stories never have endings.
The outer forms of our lives can change in an instant, but the inner reorientation that brings us back into a vital relation to people and activity takes time.
What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Draw from others the lesson that may profit yourself.
The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-ness.
If you wanna call me that, smile.
The Virginian, The Virginian (1929)
If to do good were easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces.
Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
He who conquers himself has won a greater victory than he who conquers a city.
Well done is better than well said.
We rob banks.
Clyde Barrow, Bonnie And Clyde (1967)
I don't think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
Stand as a rock , you are indestructible. You are the Self ( atman ) , the god of the universe.
Don't water your weeds.
How far you go in life depends on you being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
The idea of working all your life, saving, and putting money into a retirement account is a very slow plan.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
A person's true wealth is the good he or she does in the world.
This is the people's war ! It is our war ! We are the fighters ! Fight it, then ! Fight it with all that is in us, and may god defend the right.
Vicar, Mrs Miniver (1942)
There are no mistakes, save one, the failure to learn from a mistake.
Everything is created twice -- first mentally, then physically.
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
Between this fan and the fancy sunbrella, I'm one 16 inch waist away from Scarlett O'Hara !
Wealth belongs to the person who enjoys it and not to the one who keeps it.
For love is heaven, and heaven is love.
Sir Walter Scott
Leadership - The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Father to a murdered son. Husband to a murdered wife. And I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next.
Maximus, Gladiator (2000)
The dedicated life is the life worth living. You must give with your whole heart.
What comes from the heart, touches the heart.
All of the subjects that I've chosen have had to do with isolation. ... The whole idea of [people] gathering ... doesn't really appeal to me.
The Crows are very handsome and gentlemanly Indians in their personal appearance and have been always reputed, since the first acquaintance made with them, very civil and friendly.
Yes, it used to be beautiful -- what with the rackets, whoring, guns.
Lou Pascal, Atlantic City (1980)
I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed We hold these truths to be self-evident , that all men are created equal.
Martin Luther King Jr.
There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic.
An Indian's dress of deer skins, which is wet a hundred times upon his back, dries soft; and his lodge also, which stands in the rains, and even through the severity of winter, is taken down as soft and as clean as when it was first put up.
Live your life and forget your age.
Norman Vincent Peale
There is love of course. And then there's life, its enemy.
A friend's love says. If you ever need anything, I'll be there. True Love says, you'll never need anything, i'll be there.
The only time I really become discouraged is when I think of all the things I would like to do and the little time I have in which to do them.
Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.
There are only two rules for being successful. One, figure out exactly what you want to do, and two, do it.
Remember the difference between a boss and a leader a boss says "Go ! '' -- a leader says "Let's go ! ''
You may be on the right track, but if you just sit there you'll get run over.
Paul H. Dunn
Our intentions create our reality.
Wayne W. Dyer
The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body. The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results.
Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.
Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.
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.
Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve.
The man who fears no truths has nothing to fear from lies.
Success is achieved and maintained by those who try and keep trying.
W. Clement Stone
Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers gardens.
Love the giver more than the gift.
There is no pleasure in life equal to that of the conquest of a vicious habit.
But we can not avoid conflict, conflict with society, other individuals and with oneself. Conflicts may be the sources of defeat, lost life and a limitation of our potentiality but they may also lead to greater depth of living and the birth of more far-reaching unities, which flourish in the tensions that engender them.
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.
Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost, that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
Procrastination is the thief of time.
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.
To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
Fill your hands, you son-of-a-bitch !
Rooster Cogburn, True Grit (1969)
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.
One can spend a lifetime assigning blame, find the cause 'out there' for all the troubles that exist. Contrast this with the 'responsible attitude' of confronting the situation, bad or good, and instead of asking, 'What caused the trouble ? Who was to blame ?' asking 'How can I handle this present situation to make the most of it ? What can I salvage here ?'
Your attitude determines your altitude.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness , it is generally the by- product of other activities.
Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth, for thy love is better than wine.
There was no hope on earth, and god seemed to have forgotten us. Some said they saw the son of god, others did not see him. If he had come, he would do some great things as he had done before. We doubted it because we had seen neither him nor his works.
Failures don't plan to fail, they fail to plan.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain -- and most fools do.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.
In life you can never be too kind or too fair ; everyone you meet is carrying a heavy load. When you go through your day expressing kindness and courtesy to all you meet, you leave behind a feeling of warmth and good cheer, and you help alleviate the burdens everyone is struggling with.
It doesn't matter how much milk you spill as long as you don't lose the cow.
We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live, they travel far.
Nothing real can be threatened, nothing unreal exists. Love is all there is.
Every artist was first an amateur.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have the capacity at the beginning.
Each person's life is a story that is telling itself in the living.
Anyone can count the seeds in an apple, but only God can count the number of apples in a seed.
Robert H. Schuller
Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.
Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves for they shall never cease to be amused.
Man is a goal-seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.
Made it, Ma! Top of the world!
Arthur 'Cody' Jarrett, White Heat (1949)
People with many interests live, not only longest, but happiest.