Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.
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When were the good and the brave ever in a majority ?
Henry David Thoreau
We are limited but we can push back the borders of our limitations.
When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.
Each work has to pass through these stages - ridicule, opposition, and then acceptance. Those who think ahead of their time are sure to be misunderstood.
It's nice to be the best, but not when being the best brings out the worst in you.
To love deeply in one direction makes us more loving in all others.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
I do not resent criticism, even when, for the sake of emphasis, it parts for the time with reality.
One does evil enough when one does nothing good.
Ideas without action are worthless.
Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.
Never trouble another for what you can do for yourself.
Listen with regard when others talk. Give your time and energy to others, let others have their own way, do things for reasons other than furthering your own needs.
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.
Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.
We rob banks.
Clyde Barrow, Bonnie And Clyde (1967)
Don't argue for other people's weaknesses. Don't argue for your own. When you make a mistake, admit it, correct it, and learn from it -- immediately.
There is no pleasure in life equal to that of the conquest of a vicious habit.
Don't take no for an answer, never submit to failure. Do not be fobbed off with mere personal success or acceptance. You will make all kinds of mistakes, but as long as you are generous and true, and also fierce, you can not hurt the world or even seriously distress her. She was made to be wooed by youth.
Go as far as you can see and when you get there, you will always be able to see farther.
You do not pay the price of success, you enjoy the price of success.
You are never a loser until you quit trying.
Success leaves clues.
No involvement, no commitment.
My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.
Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.
Cushion the painful effects of hard blows by keeping the enthusiasm going strong, even if doing so requires struggle.
Norman Vincent Peale
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
Our schools and are not teaching students to think. It is astonishing how many young people have difficulty in putting their brains definitely and systematically to work.
Just because you make a mistake doesnt mean you are a mistake.
There go the people. I must follow them for I am their leader.
Hearts will never be practical until they are made unbreakable.
The Wizard of Oz
In matters of style, swim with the current. In matters of principle, stand like a rock.
You learn as much from those who have failed as from those who have succeeded.
Do you think that there is a word that contains all of the vowels? Unquestionably.
The mind is a lousy master but a wonderful servant.
This is the true joy the being used for a purpose recognized as a might one.
George Bernard Shaw
Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm. As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.
Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.
Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.
If thou must love me, let it be for nought, except for love's sake only. Do not say, I love her for her smile, her look, her way of speaking gently, for a trick of thought that falls in well with mine, and, certes, brought a sense of pleasant ease on such a day. For these things in themselves, beloved, may be changed, or change for thee, and love so wrought, may be unwrought so.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Almost all of the world-class athletes and other peak performers are visualizers. They see it , they feel it, they experience it before they actually do it. They began with the end in mind. You can do it in every area of your life. Before performance, a sales presentation, a difficult confrontation, or the daily challenge of meeting a goal, see it clearly, vividly, relentlessly, over and over again. Create an internal "comfort zone''. Then, when you get into the situation, it isn't foreign. It doesn't scare you.
Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything.
W. Clement Stone
There are no secrets to success it is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
A small house will hold a hundred friends.
There are only two things more beautiful than a good gun, a swiss watch and a woman from anywhere.
Cherry Valance, Red River (1948)
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.
The heart does not respond to principles and programs, it seeks not efficiency, but passion.
If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.
My heart is ever at your service.
You sing-a high.
Baravelli, Connie Bailey (1932)
Condemn none. If you can stretch out a helping hand, do so. If you cannot, fold your hands, bless your brothers, and let them go their own way.
Fathers are like a lighthouse when there is fog his children can always depend on seeing the light.
Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing, it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.
No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an unchartered land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.
Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it. I can take it in small doses, but as a lifestyle I find it too confining.
As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.
He who praises another enriches himself far more than he does the one praised. To praise is an investment in happiness. The poorest human being has something to give that the richest could not buy.
George Matthew Adams
Life is too short to ponder the "what if's " and fear rejection.
When one door closes another opens. But often we look so long so regretfully upon the closed door that we fail to see the one that has opened for us.
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.
He that has done nothing has known nothing.
It is impossible to repent of love. The sin of love does not exist.
Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.
Great and glorious events which dazzle the beholder are represented by politicians as the outcome of grand designs whereas they are usually products of temperaments and passions.
Get away from her, you bitch !
Ripley, Aliens (1986)
They are able because they think they are able.
Some make it happen, some watch it happen, and some say, What happened ?
I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it.
The most common cause of fear of old age is associated with the possibility of poverty.
I am not a toy. I am a spork !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
Roll with the punches.
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing, a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.
Never seek to tell thy love. Love that never told can be, for the gentle wind does move silently, invisibly.
Find out what it means to die - not physically, that's inevitable - but to die to everything that is known, to die to your family, to your attachments, to all the things that you have accumulated, the known, the known pleasures, the known fears. Die to that every minute and you will see what it means to die so that the mind is made fresh, young, and therefore innocent, so that there is incarnation not in a next life, but the next day.
All the powers in the universe are already ours. It is we who have put our hands before our eyes and cry that it is dark.
Can miles truly separate you from friends. If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there ?
Every ceiling, when reached, becomes a floor, upon which one walks as a matter of course and prescriptive right.
Every man has in himself a continent of undiscovered character. Happy is he who acts as the Columbus to his own soul.
Love is everything it's cracked up to be. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for.
It's always darkest before the dawn.
Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else's can shorten it.
We have got to have a dream if we are going to make a dream come true.
A simple I love you means more than money.
Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.
Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)
Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.
Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
I have failed over and over again. That is why I succeed.
The soul is covered with the color of its leisure thoughts.
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.
You can often measure a person by the size of his dream.
Robert H. Schuller
To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
Out of need springs desire, and out of desire springs the energy and the will to win.
An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity, a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.
Experience is not what happens to a man, it's what a man does with what happens to him.