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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The only thing that stands between a man and what he wants from life is often merely the will to try it and the faith to believe that it is possible.
Richard M. Devos
Nature abhors a vacuum, and if I can only walk with sufficient carelessness I am sure to be filled.
Henry David Thoreau
The aims and ideals that move us are generated by imagination. But they are not made out of imaginary stuff. They are made out of the hard stuff of the world of physical and social experience.
We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Equations are more important to me, because politics is for the present, but an equation is something for eternity.
It is impossible to imagine anything which better becomes a ruler than mercy.
As God is my witness, I'll never be hungry again.
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been.
Pay no attention to what the critics say , no statue has ever been erected to a critic.
Love is the expansion of two natures in such fashion that each include the other, each is enriched by the other.
I tended to place my wife under a pedestal.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged , practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge.
Success isn't magic or hocus-pocus, it's simply learning to focus.
I know that I will die laughing.
Can you dig it ?
Youngblood Priest, Superfly (1972)
You may be on the right track, but if you just sit there you'll get run over.
Paul H. Dunn
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
Sawyer, you're going out a youngster, but
you've got to come back a star!
Julian Marsh, 42nd Street (1933)
A life lived in fear is a life half lived.
Never trouble another for what you can do for yourself.
One man with courage is a majority.
The soul is covered with the color of its leisure thoughts.
I do not think much of a man who does not know more today than he did yesterday.
What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.
Don't wait. The time will never be just right.
I don't like the man. I must get to know him better.
Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee.
Look within, for within is the wellspring of virtue, which will not cease flowing, if you cease not from digging.
We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.
Do what you love and the money will follow
Everyone who achieves success in a great venture, solves each problem as they came to it. They helped themselves. And they were helped through powers known and unknown to them at the time they set out on their voyage. They keep going regardless of the obstacles they met.
W. Clement Stone
The gem can not be polished without friction, nor man be perfected without trials.
If you only look at what is, you might never attain what could be.
Those who work at a thing heart and soul not only achieve success in it but through their absorption in that they also realize the supreme truth - brahman. Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god.
Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time
Marion Wright Edelman
Attitudes are contagious. Make yours worth catching.
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
The best way to find yourself, is to lose yourself in the service of others.
You had me at "hello".
Dorothy Boyd, Jerry Maguire (1996)
I have seen so many of these, and lived with them, and travelled with them, and oftentimes felt as if I should starve to death on an equal allowance, that I am fully convinced I am correct in saying that the North American Indians, taking them in the aggregate, even where they have an abundance to subsist on, eat less than any civilized population of equal numbers, that I have ever travelled amongst.
You're good, you're very good.
Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
By asking the question " How can I afford it ? " your brain is put to work.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
The best way out is always through.
The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel, its poverty by how little.
W. R. Inge
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.
Intelligence without ambition is like a bird without wings.
C. Archie Danielson
If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall , but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles, they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for ?
You think of yourself as a colored man. I think of myself as a man.
John Wade Prentice, Guess Who's Coming To Dinner (1967)
Efficiency is doing things right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing.
Instruction does not prevent wasted time or mistakes, and mistakes themselves are often the best teachers of all.
James Anthony Froude
Love is a daily, mutual exchange of value.
Be strong ! You talk of ghosts and devils. We are the living devils. The sign of life is strength and growth. The sign of death is weakness. Whatever is weak, avoid ! It is death. If it is strength, go down into hell and get hold of it ! There is salvation only for the brave. "None but the brave deserves the fair". None but the bravest deserves salvation.
Personal leadership is not a singular experience. It is, rather, the ongoing process of keeping your vision and values before you and aligning your life to be congruent with those most important things.
Faith can move mountains.
Believe that you are bigger than your difficulties, for you are, indeed.
Norman Vincent Peale
Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains.
You were made perfectly to be loved and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.
What hump ?
Igor, Young Frankenstein (1974)
Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone- but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding.
Life does not happen to us, it happens from us.
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Robert H. Schuller
Oh, Jerry, don't let's ask for the moon. We have the stars.
Charlotte Vale, Now (1942)
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
I have a head for business and a bod for sin.
Tess McGill, Working Girl (1988)
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
George S. Patton
If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Honesty is the best image.
Keep your heart open for as long as you can, as wide as you can, for others and especially for yourself.
The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while Nature cures the disease
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
Vision without action is daydream. Action without vision is nightmare.
The best and most beautiful things in the world can not be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
I have not failed. I've just found ways that don't work
William Ernest Henley
The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies, and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose. By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
Don't look back - forward, infinite energy, infinite enthusiasm, infinite daring, and infinite patience - then alone can great deeds be accomplished.
It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves.
Ineffective people live day after day with unused potential. They experience synergy only in small, peripheral ways in their lives. But creative experiences can be produced regularly, consistently, almost daily in people's lives. It requires enormous personal security and openness and a spirit of adventure.
We shall neither fail nor falter, we shall not weaken or tire. Give us the tools and we will finish the job.
If a man does only what is required of him, he is a slave. If a man does more than is required of him, he is a free man.
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the tannhauser gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain. Time to die.
Roy Batty, Blade Runner (1982)
Wealth belongs to the person who enjoys it and not to the one who keeps it.
The very use of the word savage, as it is applied in its general sense, I am inclined to believe is an abuse of the word, and the people to whom it is applied.
We are all in the gutter but some of us are looking at the stars.
The passionate are like men standing on their heads, they see all things the wrong way.
When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.
It is no use saying "we are doing our best". You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
The only genuine love worthy of a name is unconditional.
If you refuse to accept anything but the best you very often get it.
You complete me.
Jerry Maguire, Jerry Maguire (1996)
A healthy outside starts from the inside
We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.