Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged , practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge.
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When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
God is subtle but he is not malicious.
Never put off to tomorrow what you can do today.
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
You can be greater than anything that can happen to you.
Norman Vincent Peale
Barring serious accidents, if you are not preoccupied with worry and you work hard, you can look forward to a reasonably lengthy existence. Its not the hard work that kills, its the worrying that kills.
A person's true wealth is the good he or she does in the world.
In Switzerland, they had brotherly love, and they had years of democracy and peace. And what did that produce ? The cuckoo clock.
Harry Lime, The Third Man (1949)
Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.
Theodore Isaac Rubin
They merit more praise who know how to suffer misery than those who temper themselves in contentment.
Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking our potential.
Those who wish to sing, always find a song.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.
Opportunity does not knock ; it presents itself when you beat down the door. -
Love as much as you can from wherever you are.
Education is one of the few things a person is willing to pay for and not get.
William Lowe Bryan
Love is letting go of fear.
To err is human. To really screw up, you need a computer.
Paul R. Ehrlich
Only in relationship can you know yourself, not in abstraction and certainly not in isolation. The movement of behavior is the sure guide to yourself. It's the mirror of your consciousness, this mirror will reveal its content, the images, the attachments, the fears, the loneliness, the joy and sorrow. Poverty lies in running away from this, either in its sublimations or its identities.
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, " What's in it for me ? ".
Love's greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.
Barbara De Angelis
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts : what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don't define them, learn about them, or even seriously consider them as believable or achievable. Winners can tell you where they are going, what they plan to do along the way, and who will be sharing the adventure with them.
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
We must not say every mistake is a foolish one.
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.
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
My biological clock is ticking like this, and the way this case is going, I ain't never getting married !
Mona Lisa Vito, My Cousin Vinny (1992)
It's not enough that we do our best, sometimes we have to do what's required.
Boldness, more boldness, and always boldness !
George Jacques Danton
We rob banks.
Clyde Barrow, Bonnie And Clyde (1967)
Let's not confuse hasty decisions with strength or intelligence. It's important to be decisive - after giving consideration that reflects the time you have and what's at stake.
All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
We're on a mission from God.
Elwood Blues, The Blues Brothers (1980)
There's no crying in baseball !
Jimmy Dugan, A League Of Their Own (1992)
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Wherever we look upon this earth, the opportunities take shape within the problems.
Nelson A. Rockefeller
You can not step twice into the same river, for other waters are continually flowing on.
Success is not to be pursued ; it is to be attracted by the person you become.
When you work, work, and when you play, play, dont get the two mixed up
Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on does not constitute so strong an attachment as that from which they draw their gains.
Come here, Norman. Hurry up. The loons ! The loons ! They're welcoming us back.
Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)
As long as we are persistence in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We can not choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time.
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.
Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win -- essential to success.
To be successful, you must decide exactly what you want to accomplish, then resolve to pay the price to get it.
I know that I will die laughing.
Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Norman Vincent Peale
Play for more than you can afford to lose and you will learn the game.
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
Character can not be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.
To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
Theodore H. White
Honesty is the best image.
Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for his competitors, for it is that which all are practicing every day while they live.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Okay, but I get to be on top.
Josh, Big (1988)
Love like you've never been hurt, dance like no one is watching, live as though heaven is on earth.
I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times, in life after life, in age after age forever.
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you will land among the stars.
If you would live your life with ease, do what you ought, not what you please.
Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.
To succeed... you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
Yesterday is but a dream, tomorrow but a vision. But today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness, and every tomorrow a vision of hope. Look well, therefore, to this day.
A good general not only sees the way to victory , he also knows when victory is impossible.
If you listen to your fears, you will die never knowing what a great person you might have been.
Robert H. Schuller
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
Norman Vincent Peale
Whether or not we realize it each of us has within us the ability to set some kind of example for people. Knowing this would you rather be the one known for being the one who encouraged others, or the one who inadvertently discouraged those around you ?
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there and worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the loss of sleep.
Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is.
Love to faults is always blind. Always is to joy inclined, winged, and unconfined. And breaks all chains from every mind.
For one human being to love another that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.
Rainer Maria Rilke
The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed.
Richard B. Sheridan
Freedom from the known is death, and then you are living.
I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.
Henry David Thoreau
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.
Minds are like parachutes, they function only when open.
I love you - those three words have my life in them.
The only disability in life is a bad attitude.
Man's love is of man's life a part, it is a woman's whole existence. In her first passion, a woman loves her lover, in all the others all she loves is love.
It is the patient building of character, the intense struggle to realize the truth, which alone will tell in the future of humanity.
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
God doesn't make junk.
The wisest mind has something yet to learn.
You have enemies ? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.
If you wanna call me that, smile.
The Virginian, The Virginian (1929)
The intelligent man is one who has successfully fulfilled many accomplishments, and is still willing to learn more.
The best way to find yourself, is to lose yourself in the service of others.
I'm melting ! Melting ! Oh, what a world ! What a world !
The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Knowing is not enough we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.