If I am pressed to say why I loved him, I feel it can only be explained by replying. Because it was he, because it was me.
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Only one thing has to change for us to know happiness in our lives : where we focus our attention.
If you ever feel like having a child, go to a restaurant and sit next to one.
L-I-V-E ! Live ! Otherwise, you got nothing to talk about in the locker room.
Maude, Harold And Maude (1971)
Do we not all agree to call rapid thought and noble impulse by the name of inspiration ?
He who has never learned to obey can not be a good commander.
The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it open.
If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Thou art to me a delicious torment.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
They merit more praise who know how to suffer misery than those who temper themselves in contentment.
There is no one giant step that does it. It's a lot of little steps.
Peter A. Cohen
Happy wife, happy life.
Appreciate me now, and avoid the rush.
People who worked with me or knew me still called me the 'world's fastest human' because I almost never stopped. I'd found that I could get more done with no regular job or regular hours at all, but by being on my own, flying to speak here, help with a public relations campaign for some client there, tape my regular jazz radio show one morning at 5:00 a.m. before leaving on a plane for another city or another continent three hours later to preside over a major sporting event.
Tell me and I forget , show me and I remember , involve me and I understand.
I'm going to take a bath.
Arthur Bach, Hobson (1981)
We can not always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.
I won't be ignored, Dan !
Alex Forrest, Fatal Attraction (1987)
Anything that we have to learn we learn by the actual doing of it we become just by performing just acts, temperate by performing temperate ones, brave by performing brave ones.
Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.
People don't care how much you know, until they know how much you care.
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
Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used used them.
Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.
My friends are my estate.
Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn Vos Savant
Just as our eyes need light in order to see, our minds need ideas in order to conceive.
There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life.
Do we really know anybody ? Who does not wear a face to hide another ?
Persistence is what makes the impossible possible, the possible likely, and the likely definite.
You have within you right now, everything you need to deal with whatever the world can throw at you.
Love is strong yet delicate. It can be broken. To truly love is to understand this. To be in love is to respect this.
He who stops being better stops being good.
Conflict itself is, of course, a sign of relative health as you would know if you ever met really apathetic people, really hopeless people, people who have given up hoping, striving, and coping.
I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.
Life's blows can not break a person whose spirit is warmed at the fire of enthusiasm.
Norman Vincent Peale
Two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary listener does not hear. quotes
Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.
You are what you are and you are where you are because of what has gone into your mind. You change what you are and you change where you are by changing what goes into your mind.
Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
When I hear somebody sigh, life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, compared to what ?
It is what you learn after you know it all that counts.
It is never too late to be what we might have been
You create your reality.
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.
Our only security is in our ability to change.
Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , wisdom is humble that she knows no more.
Let not a man guard his dignity, but let his dignity guard him.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Fortify yourself with contentment, for this is an impregnable fortress.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
Some things have to be believed to be seen.
As a principle-centered person you try to stand apart from the emotion of the situation and from other factors that would act on you, and evaluate the options. Looking at the balanced whole -- the work needs, the family needs, the other needs that may be involved, and the possible implications of the various alternatives -- you'll try to come up with the best solution taking all factors into consideration.
We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it's going to get on by itself. You've got to keep watering it. You've got to really look after it and nurture it.
Misfortunes, untoward events, lay open, disclose the skill of a general, while success conceals his weakness, his weak points.
We don't have to take our clothes off to have a good time
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
A dream is a wish your heart makes.
I am convinced that He ( God ) does not play dice.
Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments. Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds.
Anyone who thinks the sky is the limit, has limited imagination.
Do not let the reasons for your challenges become the excuses for your failure.
I tended to place my wife under a pedestal.
Love, two minds without a single thought.
Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience tells him it is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Insist on yourself, never imitate. Every great man is unique.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Service is the rent we pay to be living. It is the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time.
Marian Wright Edelman
Many great ideas go unexecuted, and many great executioners are without ideas. One without the other is worthless.
Growth and change are never easy... If it were easy, you would have done it long ago.
In any situation, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing you can do is the wrong thing, the worst thing you can do is nothing.
I'm here to fight for truth, justice, and the american way.
Superman, Superman (1978)
It is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich.
Henry Ward Beecher
The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.
Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
Love is the true means by which the world is enjoyed. Our love to others, and others love to us.
By doing well the duty which is nearest to us, the duty which is in our hands, we make ourselves stronger.
Success leaves clues.
By asking the question " How can I afford it ? " your brain is put to work.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Love is always open arms. If you close your arms about love you will find that you are left holding only yourself.
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
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.
The harder you fall the higher you bounce.
While we pursue happiness, we flee from contentment.
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
Love, the irresistable desire to be irresistibly desired.
I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times, in life after life, in age after age forever.
How do I look ?
Holly Golightly, Breakfast At Tiffany's (1961)
The only difference between a good shot and a bad shot is if it goes in or not.
I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it.
The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot , but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague
"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance."
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
Peter F. Drucker
Difficulties, by bracing the mind to overcome them, assist cheerfulness, as exercise assists digestion.