Nothing is more honorable than enlightenment, nothing is more beautiful than virtue.
Accumulate learning by study, understand what you learn by questioning.
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To know me is to love me.
After all, tomorrow is another day !
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
No legacy is so rich as honesty.
When you drop a pebble into a pool of water, the pebble starts a series of ripples that expand until they encompass the whole pool. This is exactly what will happen when I give my ideas a definite plan of action. Right now I can project my thoughts into the future. I can see ahead of me. I dream, I am not easily discouraged, readily visualize myself as overcoming obstacles, winning out over setbacks, achieving impossible objectives.
Nothing endures but change. Heraclitus Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
Magic Mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all ?
Queen, Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937)
The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.
Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.
Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but religiously follows the new.
Henry David Thoreau
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
I do not resent criticism, even when, for the sake of emphasis, it parts for the time with reality.
Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.
If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse , however if I treat you as though you are what you are capable of becoming, I help you become that.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
This is a great fact : strength is life, weakness is death. Strength is felicity, life eternal, immortal , weakness is constant strain and misery, weakness is death.
Beginnings are scary. Endings are usually sad, but it's what's in the middle that counts. So, when you find yourself at the beginning, just give hope a chance to float up. And it will.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew. They're what make the instrument stretch-what make you go beyond the norm.
Live Simply, Laugh Often, Love Deeply.
First comes thought, then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans, then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.
It is better to bind your children to you by a feeling of respect and by gentleness, than by fear.
The meeting of preparation with opportunity generates the offspring we call luck.
There are only two things more beautiful than a good gun, a swiss watch and a woman from anywhere.
Cherry Valance, Red River (1948)
O Captain ! My Captain ! our fearful trip is done.
A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.
It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.
Henry Ward Beecher
In each man there is a priceless treasure that is in no other. Every man's foremost task is the actualization of his unique, unprecedented and never-recurring potentialities, and not the repetition of something that another, and be it even the greatest, has already achieved.
If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
What greater thing is there for two human souls that to feel that they are joined, to strengthen each other, to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.
Quasimodo, The Hunchback Of Notre Dame (1939)
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The whole universe is only the self with variations, one tune made bearable by variations. Sometimes there are discords, but they only make the subsequent harmony more perfect. In this hell of a world one can bring a little joy and peace even for a day into the heart of a single person, that much alone is true, this I have learnt after suffering all my life, all else is mere moonshine.
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
All-righty then !
Ace Ventura, Ace Ventura (1994)
Leave the gun. Take the cannolis.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can't do.
"Every achiever I have ever met says, 'My life turned around when I began to believe in me.'"
This is as true in everyday life as it is in battle we are given one life and the decision is ours whether to wait for circumstances to make up our mind, or whether to act, and in acting, to live.
General Omar Bradley
If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.
E. Joseph Cossman
What this power is I cannot say. All I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it.
Alexander Graham Bell
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
Only those who are absolutely their true selves in this world can have pervading influence.
Love is not love until love's vulnerable.
What is it you want, Mary ? What do you want ? You want the moon ? Just say the word, and I'll throw a lasso around it and pull it down.
George Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
Made it, Ma! Top of the world!
Arthur 'Cody' Jarrett, White Heat (1949)
Never stop dreaming.
Platitudes ? Yes, there are platitudes. Platitudes are there because they are true.
Who so loves believes the impossible.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
A goal properly set is halfway reached.
What do you feel like doing tonight ?
Angie, Marty (1955)
The best way out is always through.
Mightier far than strength of nerve or sinew, or the sway of magic potent over sun and star, is love.
Happiness can not be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.
A Crow is known wherever he is met by his beautiful white dress, and his tall and elegant figure. The greater part of the men being six feet high.
Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away.
The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man. One man tells a lie, dozens repeat it as the truth.
When you face your fear, most of the time you will discover that it was not really such a big threat after all. We all need some form of deeply rooted, powerful motivation - it empowers us to overcome obstacles so we can live our dreams.
Do we really know anybody ? Who does not wear a face to hide another ?
Procrastination is the fear of success. People procrastinate because they are afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead now. Because success is heavy, carries a responsibility with it, it is much easier to procrastinate and live on the 'someday I'll' philosophy.
Thank god, it is over, that I have seen it and am able to tell it to the world.
Dyin' ain't much of a living, boy.
Josey Wales, The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)
Tell me and I forget , show me and I remember , involve me and I understand.
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
Do you love me because I am beautiful, or am I beautiful because you love me ?
We go together, Laurie. I don't know why. Maybe like guns and ammunition go together.
Bart Tare, Gun Crazy (1949)
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Harold R. McAlindon
World is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
Children are all foreigners.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
In everything the ends well defined are the secret of durable success.
A wise man makes his own decisions , an ignorant man follows the public opinion.
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you will land among the stars.
You can not step twice into the same river, for other waters are continually flowing on.
To love deeply in one direction makes us more loving in all others.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.
I have learned that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
Self-suggestion makes you master of yourself.
W. Clement Stone
The mark of a true doctor is usually illegible.
The first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it.
Difficulties, by bracing the mind to overcome them, assist cheerfulness, as exercise assists digestion.
Christian Nestell Bovee
I know it was you, Fredo. You broke my heart. You broke my heart.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
George Bernard Shaw
For things to change you've got to change. Otherwise, nothing much will change
You are a product of your environment. So choose the environment that will best develop you toward your objective. Analyze your life in terms of its environment. Are the things around you helping you toward success -- or are they holding you back ?
W. Clement Stone
If your success is not on your own terms, if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart, it is not success at all.
I know that I will die laughing.
The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.
Bernard M. Baruch
I think people should mate for life, like pigeons or catholics.
Isaac Davis, Manhattan (1979)
Seeing yourself as you want to be is the key to personal growth.
Feel nothing, know nothing, do nothing, have nothing, give up all to god, and say utterly, 'Thy will be done'. We only dream this bondage. Wake up and let it go.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Never give an order that can't be obeyed.
General Douglas MacArthur
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than attempting to satisfy them.
John Stuart Mill
Never spend your money before you have it.
An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast, a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.
I've found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often.
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.
Stand as a rock , you are indestructible. You are the Self ( atman ) , the god of the universe.
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
Each person born into this world represents something new, something that never existed before, something original and unique.