A person's true wealth is the good he or she does in the world.
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When the going gets tough the tough get going.
Joseph P. Kennedy
When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems you cannot hold on a minute longer, never give up then for that is just the place and time the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
You have within you right now, everything you need to deal with whatever the world can throw at you.
Every time we open our mouths, men look into our minds.
You can never be happy at the expense of the happiness of others.
Resolve to be a master of change rather than a victim of change.
In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.
For the first time in my life, people cheering for me. Were you deaf ? Didn't you hear 'em ? We're not hitchhiking any more. We're riding.
Michael Kelly, Champion (1949)
Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.
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.
Intelligence without ambition is like a bird without wings.
C. Archie Danielson
Some people come into our lives and quickly go, some stay for a while and leave footprints in our hearts, and we are never, ever the same.
Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.
Ferris Bueller, Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
If one advances confidently in the direction of their goals and endeavors to live the life that they have imagined, they'll meet with success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
If people find fault with you and try to put you into bad light, wrongly slandering and vilifying you, just step back and observe yourself. Don't harbor any dislike, don't enter into it any contests, and don't get upset, angry, or resentful. Just cut right through it and be as if you never or saw it. Eventually malevolent pests will disappear of themselves. If you contend with them, then a bad name will bounce back and forth with never an end in sight.
Whatever our souls are made up, his and mine are the same.
Unless we think of others and do something for them, we miss one of the greatest sources of happiness.
Ray Lyman Wilbur
Love works in miracles every day, such as weakening the strong, and stretching the weak , making fools of the wise, and wise men of fools , favoring the passions, destroying reason, and in a word, turning everything topsy-turvy.
Marguerite De Valois
Surprises and reverses can serve as an incentive for great accomplishment. There are no rules here, we're just trying to accomplish something.
A gentle hand may lead even an elephant by a single hair.
Ideas... they have the power
The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.
You must think of failure and defeat as the spring boards to new achievements, and to the next level of accomplishment.
The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.
Nuptial love makes mankind, friendly love perfects it, but wanton love corrupts and debases it.
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
John Quincy Adams
Play for more than you can afford to lose and you will learn the game.
Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
Funny like I'm a clown ? I amuse you ?
Tommy De Vito, Goodfellas (1990)
It's nice to be the best, but not when being the best brings out the worst in you.
If you ever feel like having a child, go to a restaurant and sit next to one.
Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low.
Henry Ward Beecher
There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not.
Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.
This is the first day, of the rest of your life.
The word courage comes from the same stem as the French word coeur, meaning ''heart''. Thus just as one's heart, by pumping blood to one's arms, legs, and brain enables all the other physical organs to function, so courage makes possible all the psychological virtues. Without courage other values whither away into mere facsimiles of virtue.
Enthusiasm releases the drive to carry you over obstacles and adds significance to all you do.
Norman Vincent Peale
It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.
Freedom requires the capacity to accept, bear and live constructively with anxiety. I refer of course to the normal anxiety all of us experience at every step in our psychological growth as well as in this upset contemporary world. To be free means to face and bear anxiety, to run away from anxiety means automatically to surrender one's freedom.
A smile is the light in your window that tells others that there is a caring, sharing person inside.
In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else.
The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice. It is not something to be waited for, but rather something to be achieved.
William Jennings Bryan
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group, there is less competition there.
A heart as soft, a heart as kind, a heart as sound and free as in the whole world thou canst find that heart I'll give to thee.
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
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.
Miss Jean Louise, stand up. Your father's passing.
Reverend Sykes, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
Before we can forgive one another, we must understand one another
Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.
Well, here's another nice mess you've gotten me into !
Oliver, Sons Of The Desert (1933)
Courage faces fear and thereby masters it.
Martin Luther King Jr.
One drink's too many, and a hundred's not enough.
Bartender Nat, The Lost Weekend (1945)
Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way. Unless it's a fatal mistake, which, at least, others can learn from.
The ladder of success is never crowded at the top.
What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love is a moment that lasts forever.
Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.
Optimists are right. So are pessimists. It's up to you to choose which you will be.
Enjoy each step, for in every moment there is something to learn.
John P. Strelecky
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell'em, Certainly I can ! - and get busy and find out how to do it
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind, the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
In matters of style, swim with the current, in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.
By asking the question " How can I afford it ? " your brain is put to work.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Sometimes, all you need to invent something is a good imagination and a pile of junk.
Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.
True love begins when nothing is looked for in return.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
As physicians, we are invited into the most intimate chambers of our patients’ lives. We
should acknowledge that unfettered trust with dignity, deference, and respect. For a physician,
caring for patients is not only a duty; it is a privilege. Alleviating pain and restoring
health for another human being can induce an exhilaration few others experience in their
Michael E. DeBakey
Live with passion.
Coming together is a beginning, keeping together is progress, working together is success.
You know the difference between you and me ? I make this look good.
Agent J, Men In Black (1997)
There is no beauty but the beauty of action.
Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father.
Lydia Maria Child
Every sale has five basic obstacles : no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.
For myself, I am an optimist -- it does not seem to be much use being anything else.
There's a name for you ladies, but it isn't used in high society -- outside of a kennel.
Crystal Allen, The Women (1939)
Bitterness imprisons life, love releases it. Bitterness paralyzes life, love empowers it. Bitterness sours life, love sweetens it. Bitterness sickens life, love heals it. Bitterness blinds life, love anoints it's eyes.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
If we are to achieve results never before accomplished, we must expect to employ methods never before attempted.
Love is a haunting melody that I have never mastered and I fear I never will.
William S. Burroughs
Love means to love that which is unlovable, or it is no virtue at all.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
The royal road to a man's heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.
You can not step twice into the same river, for other waters are continually flowing on.
Our love is here to stay.
Personally, veda's convinced me that alligators have the right idea. They eat their young.
Ida Corwin, Mildred Pierce (1945)
The wisest mind has something yet to learn.
Seek the wisdom of the ages, but look at the world through the eyes of a child.
The first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it.
Love is an electric blanket with somebody else in control of the switch.
That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquility.
Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
You are today where your thoughts have brought
The course of true love never did run smooth.
Be the change you want to see in the world.
Every time an artist dies, part of the vision of mankind passes with him.