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Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers gardens.
Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future.
I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
Opportunity does not knock ; it presents itself when you beat down the door. -
I love great music and art, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
If it weren't for graft, you'd get a very low type of people in politics.
The Politician, The Great McGinty (1940)
Happiness is not a matter of events, it depends upon the tides of the mind.
Let him that would move the world first move himself.
Many hands make light work.
Love is like a mustard seed, planted by god and watered by men.
Muda Saint Michael
If you worry about yesterday's failures, then today's successes will be few.
First thing every morning before you arise say out loud, "I believe'' three times.
Norman Vincent Peale
Who is blind ? He who can see no other world. Who is dumb ? He who can say nothing pleasant about his lot. Who is poor ? He who is troubled with too many desires. Who is rich ? He who is happy with his lot.
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
This is this.
Michael Vronsky, The Deer Hunter (1978)
You're so money, and you don't even know it.
Trent, Swingers (1996)
Hi-Yo, Silver !
The Lone Ranger, The Lone Ranger (1956)
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.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
Just as our eyes need light in order to see, our minds need ideas in order to conceive.
Two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the the universe.
Success doesn't come to you, you go to it.
Everything that is good from others, bring it in, and in your own way absorb it, do not become others.
What the heart gives away is never gone. It is kept in the hearts of others.
Robin St. John
Love is blind, friendship closes its eyes.
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
Into the house where joy lives, happiness will gladly come.
It is the level-headed man, the calm man, of good judgment and cool nerves, of great sympathy and love, who does good work and so does good to himself.
Every choice one makes either expands or contracts the area in which he can make and implement future decisions. When one makes a choice, he irrevocably binds himself to the consequences of that choice.
Marion G. Romney
Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which belie the idea that things can not be changed.
I believe in long, slow, deep, soft, wet kisses that last three days.
Crash Davis, Bull Durham (1988)
Never fear the want of business. A man who qualifies himself well for his calling, never fails of employment.
The more often a man feels without acting, the less he'll be able to act. And in the long run, the less he'll be able to feel.
It is not enough to have a good mind, the main thing is to use it well.
We mustn't let our passions destroy our dreams.
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
John Quincy Adams
If you aren't going all the way, why go at all ?
How do I look ?
Holly Golightly, Breakfast At Tiffany's (1961)
Don't limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, you can achieve.
Mary Kay Ash
You have the power to think what you want. No matter what the circumstance.
At ten years old I actually thought that the reason I was getting glasses was that I couldn't tell what my parents looked like, because every time I asked my mother to buy me something she'd say, 'What do I look like - a bank ?'
You are the handicap you must face. You are the one who must choose your place. You can make goals for family, relationships, anything.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
Sometimes, all you need to invent something is a good imagination and a pile of junk.
An avoidance of true communication is tantamount to a relinquishment of my self- being , if I withdraw from it I am betraying not only the other but myself.
Can miles truly separate you from friends. If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there ?
From his neck down a man is worth a couple of dollars a day, from his neck up he is worth anything that his brain can produce.
Only those who are absolutely their true selves in this world can have pervading influence.
Love is my religion, I could die for it.
The best and most beautiful things in this world can not be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.
Grow old along with me, the best is yet to be.
The greatest thing you'll ever learn is to love and be loved in return.
There is no substitute for hard work.
An idea can turn to dust or magic, depending on the talent that rubs against it.
Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.
Stephen A. Brennan
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
If anything is worth trying at all, it's worth trying at least ten times.
Dean Marshall Art Linkletter
Follow humbly wherever and to whatever abyss Nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.
Thomas Henry Huxley
We tend to live up to our expectations.
Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire.
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
How many doctors does it take to screw in a light bulb ? That depends on whether it has medical insurance.
You're as old as you behave.
All of us, in the flow of feeling we have pleased, want to do more to please.
Attitudes are contagious. Make yours worth catching.
Tomorrow will be like today. Life wastes itself while we are preparing to live. Our friends and fellow-workers die off from us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The longer the excuse, the less likely it's the truth.
To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.
The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
It's nice to be the best, but not when being the best brings out the worst in you.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will.
Love, by its very nature, is unworldly, and it is for this reason rather than its rarity that it is not only apolitical but anti-political, perhaps the most powerful of all anti-political human forces.
The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.
Life's most soothing things are a child's goodnight and sweet music.
A life lived with integrity -- even if it lacks the trappings of fame and fortune is a shinning star in whose light others may follow in the years to come.
If we are going to teach 'creation science' as an alternative to evolution, then we should also teach the stork theory as an alternative to biological reproduction.
Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become a reality.
What you are is god's gift to you, what you become is your gift to god.
Anthony Dalla Villa
Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible - it can not be seen or measured - yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more than any material possession ever could.
Barbara De Angelis
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.
For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, 'It might have been' .
John Greenleaf Whittier
Sharing is the essence of teaching. It is, I have come to believe, the essence of civilizationWithout it, the imagination is but the echo of the self, trapped in a soundproof chamber, reverberating upon itself until it is spent in exhaustion or futility.
This is the beginning of a new day.
Beware what you set your heart upon, for it surely shall be yours.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain !
The Wizard Of Oz, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
God doesn't make junk.
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
Francis of Assisi
You are what you think you are.
To know me is to love me.
People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.
Norman Vincent Peale
A man sees in the world what he carries in his heart.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Where there's life, there's hope.
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.
King Mongkut, The King And (1956)
is a choice to focus one's being in a certain way, to bring one's faith, commitment, creativity, and love into coordination with a particular value and purpose.
The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but reveal to them their own.
People come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime.
I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I'm all out of bubble gum.
Nada, They Live (1988)
If you don't like something, change it , if you can't change it, change the way you think about it.