Spread love everywhere you go, first of all in your own house. Give love to your children, to your wife or husband, to a next door neighbor. Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness, kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile, kindness in your warm greeting.
There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread.
Love is a fruit in season at all times.
I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.
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That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquility.
Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, son.
Dean Wormer, National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)
You see, when we have the opportunity of working out, you'll see that your way of thinking is definitely not the same as mine. Art, after all, is a means of acquiring personal liberty. Your way is not my way nor mine yours.
Self delusion is pulling in your stomach when you step on the scales.
Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.
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.
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love is not selfish.
Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.
Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn.
Rhett Butler, Gone With The Wind (1939)
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win.
A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
You're lit from within, Tracy. You've got fires banked down in you, hearth-fires and holocausts.
Mike Connor, The Philadelphia Story (1940)
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague
The more you seek security, the less of it you have. But the more you seek opportunity, the more likely it is that you will achieve the security that you desire.
It is not the job of the general to be winning. It is his job to win.
Do you love me because I am beautiful, or am I beautiful because you love me ?
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 longer the excuse, the less likely it's the truth.
Life is but a moment, death also is but another.
Robert H. Schuller
The more we come out and do good to others, the more our hearts will be purified, and god will be in them.
What concerns me is not the way things are, but rather the way people think things are.
It's not what you are that holds you back, it's what you think you are not.
You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.
We are stripped of every attribute of freedom and eligibility for legal self defence. Our property may be plundered before our eyes, violence may be committed on our persons, even our lives may be taken away, and there is none to regard our complaints. We are denationalized; we are disfranchised.
Chief John Ross
That dirty, double-crossin' rat !
Bert Harris, Blonde Crazy (1931)
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.
I am again fairly settled down to the pleasant duties of an old fashioned Virginia house-keeper, steady as a clock, busy as a bee, and as cheerful as a cricket.
The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking, the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker.
We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.
No legacy is so rich as honesty.
A small house will hold a hundred friends.
Rough spots sharpen our performance. And more often than not, obstacles can be turned into advantages. You just can't let your disappointment get in the way.
Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.
M. Scott Peck
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast.
Every man is more than just himself; he also represents the unique, the very special and always significant and remarkable point at which the world's phenomena intersect, only once in this way, and never again.
They say you were shot in the tabloids.
Nora Charles, Nick Charles (1934)
Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.
Margaret B. Runbeck
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
You're gonna have to learn your cliches. You're gonna have to study them, you're gonna have to learn them, you're gonna have to know them. They're your friends. Write this down: "We gotta play 'em one day at a time."
The only time I really become discouraged is when I think of all the things I would like to do and the little time I have in which to do them.
He who has hope has everything.
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Gentlemen, you can't fight in here ! This is the war room !
President Merkin Muffley, Dr. Strangelove(1964)
Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
I am not an animal ! I am a human being. I am a man.
John Merrick, The Elephant Man (1980)
A ship is safe in harbor, but thats not what ships are for.
Every action that helps us manifest our divine nature more and more is good, every action that retards it is evil.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
George Bernard Shaw
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.
How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young ?
Reflection doesn't take anything away from decisiveness, from being a person of action. In fact, it generates the inner toughness that you need to be an effective person of action -- to be a leader. Think of leadership as some of two vectors competence: (your specialty, your skills, your know-howl) and authenticity: (your identity, your character, your attitude) .
Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.
Our limitations and success will be based most often on our own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
When were the good and the brave ever in a majority ?
Henry David Thoreau
No man can stand on top because he is put there.
H. H. Vreeland
A time comes when you need to stop waiting for the man you want to become and start being the man you want to be.
There are two things to aim at in life, first, to get what you want, and after that to to enjoy it.
Logan Pearsall Smith
I can change. I can live out my imagination instead of my memory. I can tie myself to my limitless potential instead of my limiting past.
Be careful the environment you choose for it will shape you ; be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them.
W. Clement Stone
The best and most beautiful things in the world can not be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
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.
If you wish others to believe in you, you must first convince them that you believe in them.
Immature love says, I love you because I need you. Mature love says, I need you because I love you.
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.
Believe that the loose ball that you are chasing has your name on it.
There's always a way - if you're committed.
There is nothing as remarkable as learning how to think better.
Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
Michael, we're bigger than U.S. Steel.
Hyman Roth, The Godfather: Part II (1974)
To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.
A leader is a dealer in hope.
Wicked men obey from fear, good men, from love.
Whenever your present situation, I assure you that you are not your habits. You can replace old patterns of self-defeating behavior with new patterns, new habits of the effectiveness, happiness, and trust-based relationships.
It ain't over till it's over.
If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
Don't go through life, grow through life.
We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about that you think.
The love that lasts longest is the love that is never returned.
The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs".
Norman Vincent Peale
The beauties of the world are best seen by those who strive to reach them.
Into the house where joy lives, happiness will gladly come.
You are the only person on earth who can use your ability.
It is the level-headed man, the calm man, of good judgment and cool nerves, of great sympathy and love, who does good work and so does good to himself.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
Anything that makes you weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
For things to change you've got to change. Otherwise, nothing much will change
Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.
John Davidson Rockefeller
The ladder of success is never crowded at the top.
I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.
George S. Patton
Submit to love faithfully and it gives a person joy. It intoxicates, it envelops, it isolates. It creates fragrance in the air, ardour from coldness, it beautifies everything around it.