Keep your heart open for as long as you can, as wide as you can, for others and especially for yourself.
Love is the only rational act.
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Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
There is no security on this earth, there is only opportunity.
General Douglas MacArthur
It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
I'll meet you at the place near the thing where we went that time.
Aaron Altman, Broadcast News (1987)
There are two kinds of failures. The man who will do nothing he is told, and the man who will do nothing else.
When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property.
Where there is great love, there are always wishes.
Concentration of wealth and power has been built upon other people's money, other people's business, other people's labor. Under this concentration, independent business has been a menace to American society.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The sun shines and warms and lights us and we have no curiosity to know why this is so, but we ask the reason of all evil, of pain, and hunger, and mosquitoes and silly people.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I love great music and art, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.
Charles Foster Kane, Citizen Kane (1941)
The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed.
Richard B. Sheridan
The best proof of love is trust.
There are simply too many notes.
Emperor Joseph II, Amadeus (1984)
The battle is all over except the "shouting" when one knows what is wanted and has made up his mind to get it, whatever the price may be.
One should never forbid what one lacks the power to prevent.
A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another.
You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
I never worry about action, but only about inaction.
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
Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.
A ship in harbor is safe -- but that is not what ships are for.
John A. Shedd
Play it, Sam. Play As Time Goes By.
Ilsa Laszlo, Casablanca (1942)
No man ever became great without many and great mistakes.
William E. Gladstone
If you're proactive, you don't have to wait for circumstances or other people to create perspective expanding experiences. You can consciously create your own.
All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.
If you want to get the best out of a man, you must look for the best that is in him.
Vision doesn't usually come as a lightening bolt. Rather it comes as a slow crystallization of life challenges that we one day recognize as a beautiful diamond with great value to ourselves and others.
They merit more praise who know how to suffer misery than those who temper themselves in contentment.
Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born.
Dale E. Turner
The hero is no braver than the ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There are two ways of meeting difficulties you alter the difficulties, or you alter yourself to meet them.
Never giving up and pushing forward will unlock all the potential we are capable of.
It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.
No matter where you go, there you are.
Without courage, all others virtues lose their meaning.
Be all you can be.
John C. Maxwell
Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone- but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding.
Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.
Come live in my heart and pay no rent.
When you work, work, and when you play, play, dont get the two mixed up
My mama always said, life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.
Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask !
W. Clement Stone
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser.
What doesn't kill me, makes me stronger.
To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
Theodore H. White
Practice makes perfect.
What do they think I am, dumb or something ? Why, I make more money than Calvin Coolidge ! Put together !
Lina Lamont, Singin (1952)
Teachers have three loves, love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together.
You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you understand this ? And radio operates exactly the same way : you send signals here, they receive them there. The only difference is that there is no cat.
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.
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.
My friends are my estate.
You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.
Life can only be understood backwards , but it must be lived forwards.
You complete me.
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
David McCullough Reason
If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.
The greatest humiliation in life is to work hard on something from which you expect appreciation, and then fail to get it.
Edgar Watson Howe
He who lends to the poor gets his interest from God.
Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn.
When one door closes another opens, but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers gardens.
I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed We hold these truths to be self-evident , that all men are created equal.
Martin Luther King Jr.
That dirty, double-crossin' rat !
Bert Harris, Blonde Crazy (1931)
Goals are the fuel in the furnace of achievement.
If anything goes bad, I did it. If anything goes semi-good, then we did it. If anything goes really good, then you did it.
Paul "Bear" Bryant
The man of virtue makes the difficulty to be overcome his first business, and success only a subsequent consideration.
Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.
They call it a "Royale with Cheese".
Vincent, Pulp Fiction (1994)
The miracle is this - the more we share, the more we have.
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
When you make a mistake or get ridiculed or rejected, look at mistakes as learning experiences, and ridicule as ignorance. . . . Look at rejection as part of one performance, not as a turn down of the performer.
You can be greater than anything that can happen to you.
Norman Vincent Peale
Stand up, be bold, be strong. Take the whole responsibility on your own shoulders, and know that you are the creator of your own destiny. All the strength and succor you want is within yourself. Therefore, make your own future.
To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.
Love is not only something you feel. It's something you do.
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
Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything.
W. Clement Stone
All love is sweet, given or returned.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
The beginning is the half of every action.
You see things and you say, why ? But I dream things that never were and say, why not ?
George Bernard Shaw
If you're not sure where you're going, you'll probably end up somewhere else.
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in ; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day ; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be cumbered with your old nonsense.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Well, I proved once and for all that the limb is mightier than the thumb.
Ellie Andrews, It Happened One Night (1934)
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is often a step forward.
Ideas attract money, time, talents, skills, energy and other complementary ideas that will bring them into reality.
Mark Victor Hansen
If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.
Imitate until you emulate, match and surpass those who launched you. It's the highest form of thankfulness.
Mark Victor Hansen
The entire law is summed up in a single command, Love your neighbor as yourself.
A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.
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.
The dedicated doctor knows that he must be both scientist and humanitarian, his most agonizing decisions lie in the field of human relations.