In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.
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No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see the possibilities -- they're always there.
Norman Vincent Peale
We do our best that we know how at the moment, and if it doesn't turn out, we modify it.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast.
It's the investor who is risky, not the investment.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
If the ladder is not leaning against the right wall, every step we take just gets us to the wrong place faster.
There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. That little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.
W. Clement Stone
The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it.
She's my sister ! She's my daughter !
Evelyn Mulwray, Chinatown (1974)
Losers visualize the penalties of failure. Winners visualize the rewards of success.
A ship is safe in harbor, but thats not what ships are for.
Life's most soothing things are a child's goodnight and sweet music.
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in kansas anymore.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
And for an hour, for an hour, I'm the best actress in the world.
Bree Daniels, Klute (1971)
The entire law is summed up in a single command, Love your neighbor as yourself.
One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we can not practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.
My experience has taught me that a man who has no vices has damned few virtues.
Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.
Theodore Isaac Rubin
You've got to ask yourself one question : Do I feel lucky ? Well, do ya, punk ?
Harry Callahan, Dirty Harry (1971)
Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.
William Butler Yeats
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
Stand up, be bold, be strong. Take the whole responsibility on your own shoulders, and know that you are the creator of your own destiny. All the strength and succor you want is within yourself. Therefore, make your own future.
Love like you've never been hurt, dance like no one is watching, live as though heaven is on earth.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence.
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
It's not what happens to you, it's what you do about it that makes the difference.
Pay the farmer or pay the hospital.
We are so lazy, we do not want to do anything ourselves. We want a personal god, a savior or a prophet to do everything for us. Long as we believe ourselves to be even the least different from god, fear remains with us, but when we know ourselves to be the one, fear goes, of what can we be afraid ?
If you're proactive, you don't have to wait for circumstances or other people to create perspective expanding experiences. You can consciously create your own.
When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
Norman Vincent Peale
Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.
Robert H. Schuller
Its obvious that we don't know one millionth of one percent about anything.
Nothing succeeds like success.
Ideas without action are worthless.
Love is like pi - natural, irrational, and very important.
When love and skill work together expect a masterpiece.
Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
You think I'm licked. You all think I'm licked. Well, I'm not licked. And I'm going to stay right here and fight for this lost cause. Even if this room gets filled with lies like these, and the taylors and all their armies come marching into this place.
Jefferson Smith, Mr Smith Goes To Washington (1939)
To ask the hard question is simple.
One should never forbid what one lacks the power to prevent.
I consider my ability to arouse enthusiasm among my people the greatest asset I possess, and the way to develop the best in a person is by appreciation and encouragement. I believe in giving people incentive to work. So I am anxious to praise but loath to find fault. I am hearty in my approbation and lavish in my praise.
Charles M. Schwab
Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it.
A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you have n't truly decided.
Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which belie the idea that things can not be changed.
We didn't need dialogue. We had faces.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.
The hero is no braver than the ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We have not yet begun to fight.
John Paul Jones
Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.
Except and expect positive things and that is what you will receive.
You can not escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
Do it now !
The best things in life are not things.
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
Norman Vincent Peale
Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.
W. Clement Stone
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.
Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.
We tend to live up to our expectations.
Hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are earned.
William Butler Yeats
Love is like the wild rose-briar. Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly ?
The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
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.
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
Can you dig it ?
Youngblood Priest, Superfly (1972)
The crocodile is only strong in the water.
Love is a daily, mutual exchange of value.
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.
Are you fit company for the person you wish to become ?
The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule.
In matters of style, swim with the current, in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
The road to success is lined with many tempting parking spaces.
Hasta la vista, baby. :
The Terminator, Terminator Judgment Day (1991)
All you need is love.
The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
As you think in your heart, so shall you be.
Into the house where joy lives, happiness will gladly come.
Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.
Having all the money in the world isn't much good if you can hardly get out of bed in the morning to enjoy it
Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.
You make me want to be a better man. As good as it gets.
Into the hands of every individual is given a marvelous power for good or evil -- the silent, unconscious, unseen influence of his life. This is simply the constant radiation of what man really is, not what he pretends to be.
William George Jordan
Man is a ladder placed on the earth and the top of it touches heaven. And all his movements and doings and words leave traces in the upper world.
The man who has no imagination has no wings.
I want everyone to be the way I strive to become -- to be himself in his truth. Do not follow me, follow yourself ! is the existential challenge. Self-being awakens self-being but does not force itself on it.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
Minds are like parachutes, they function only when open.
When I hear somebody sigh, Life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, Compared to what ?
Sydney J. Harris
Success is never ending, failure is never final.
Dr. Robert Schuller
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity, an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
The greatest happiness of life it the conviction that we are loved - loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.
If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.
John Davidson Rockefeller
He was some kind of a man. What does it matter what you say about people ?
Tanya, Touch Of Evil (1958)
Love isn't decent. Love is glorious and shameless.
Elizabeth Von Arnim
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world. The unreasonable man adapts the world to himself. All progress depends upon the unreasonable man.
George Bernard Shaw
I would rather live and love where death is king than have eternal life where love is not.
Robert G. Ingersoll
One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you -- suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, "Well, I'll have a go, too''.