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There are no perfect human beings ! My personal judgments are that no perfect human being is possible or even conceivable, but that human beings are far more improvable than most people believe.
Follow your dreams.
To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk beside me and be my friend.
World is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one.
One who walks the road with love will never walk the road alone.
C. T. Davis
The person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.
John Stuart Mill
The test we must set for ourselves is not to march alone but to march in such a way that others will wish to join us.
The hottest love has the coldest end.
He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.
There is something inside all of us that yearns not for reason but for mystery, not for penetrating clear thought but for the whisperings of the irrational, not for science but for wizardry disguised as science, not for rationally founded influence but for magic.
Father to a murdered son. Husband to a murdered wife. And I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next.
Maximus, Gladiator (2000)
Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm. As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.
Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it
Dennis P. Kimbro
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
There is no education like adversity.
The worst part of life is waiting. The best part of life is having someone worth waiting for.
Formal education will make you a living, self-education will make you a fortune.
Love is a hole in the heart.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough.
P.A.C. de Beaumarchais
You owe me nothing for giving the love that I give. You owe me nothing for caring the way that I have. I give you thanks for receiving , it's my privilege, and you owe me nothing in return.
Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.
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.
The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
Arthur C. Clarke
Only those who have learned the power of sincere and selfless contribution experience life's deepest joy : true fulfillment.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Ideas won't keep, something must be done about them.
Our inheritance of well-founded, slowly conceived codes of honor, morals, and manners, the passionate convictions which so many hundreds of millions share together of the principles of freedom and justice, are far more precious to us than anything which scientific discoveries could bestow.
If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have the capacity at the beginning.
We simply assume that the way we see things is the way they really are or the way they should be. And our attitudes and behaviors grow out of these assumptions.
Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible.
Whether you think you can or think you can't - you are right.
To reach a port we must sail, sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it. But we must not drift or lie at anchor.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.
Theodore Isaac Rubin
You'll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind.
Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse.
Vito Corleone, The Godfather (1972)
He who lends to the poor gets his interest from God.
If our thoughts and hopes are elsewhere, it is impossible to set our faces steadily toward the work required of us.
Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we can not live within.
When something is finally obvious that should have been obvious years before, we call it common sense.
There is nothing as remarkable as learning how to think better.
The gem can not be polished without friction, nor man be perfected without trials.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Give me a whisky, ginger ale on the side. And don't be stingy, baby.
Anna Christie, Anna Christie (1930)
We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience.
Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
In real love you want the other person's good. In romantic love you want the other person.
I do not know how to kiss, or I would kiss you. Where do the noses go ?
Maria, For Whom The Bell Tolls (1943)
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William A. Ward
Love is a many splendered thing.
Nat King Cole
Indecision is the seedling of fear.
Hope is like a bird that senses the dawn and carefully starts to sing while it is still dark.
You can have everything in life you want if you'll just help enough other people get what they want.
A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.
Attitude is everything.
Authentic leaders have absorbed the fundamental fact of existence -- that you can't get around life's inherent contradictions. The leadership mind is spacious. It has ample room for the ambiguities of the world, for conflicting feelings, and for contradictory ideas. I believe that the central leadership attribute is the ability to manage polarity.
Well, it's not the men in your life that counts, it's the life in your men.
Tira, I'm No Angel (1933)
When I first met you, I was afraid to talk to you. When I talked to you, I was afraid to kiss you. When I kissed you, I was afraid to love you. Now that I love you, I'm afraid to lose you.
Power is not really good or bad , it is neutral. Power itself is not negative or positive, although our feelings about it may be. Power is the potential to influence others for good or evil, to be a blessing or a scourge. Like nuclear energy, it can provide the electricity to light a city, or it can fuel the bomb that destroys it.
Tough times never last but tough people do.
Men do less than they ought, unless they do all they can.
Growth and change are never easy... If it were easy, you would have done it long ago.
The more we grow in love, virtue and holiness, the more we see love, virtue and holiness outside.
Fractures well cured make us more strong.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I am resolved that I will not through my humility become the devil's attorney. I will endeavor to speak a good word for the truth.
Henry David Thoreau
With my brains and your looks, we could go places.
Frank Chambers, The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)
Because I readily absorb ideas from every source - frequently starting where the last person left off - I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.
Things do not change we change.
Henry David Thoreau
Honor the ocean of love.
George de Benneville
In life you need either inspiration or desperation.
As if !
Cher Horwitz, Clueless (1995)
The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge.
For a person to build a rich and rewarding life for himself there are certain qualities and bits of knowledge that he needs to acquire. There are also things, harmful attitudes, superstitions, and emotions that he needs to chip away. A person needs to chip away everything that doesn't look like the person he or she most wants to become.
The Missouri is, perhaps, different in appearance and character from all other rivers in the world. There is a terror in its manner which is sensibly felt, the moment we enter its muddy waters from the Mississippi.
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask.
W. Clement Stone
There is no way to happiness, happiness is the way.
We shall neither fail nor falter, we shall not weaken or tire. Give us the tools and we will finish the job.
The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
Flowing blood is proof that you're alive, if it's for the sake of those you love
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
When people are like each other they tend to like each other.
After all is said and done, there is usually more said than done.
Some things have to be believed to be seen.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
Kid, the next time I say, Let's go someplace like Bolivia, let's go someplace like Bolivia.
Butch Cassidy, Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969)
No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.
And let it spring from love, born out of concern for all beings.
A lie keeps growing and growing until it's as clear as the nose on your face.
The Blue Fairy, Pinocchio (1940)
The handgun would not be my choice of weapon if I knew I was going to a fight. ...I'd choose a rifle, a shotgun, an RPG or an atomic bomb instead.
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.
You betcha !
Marge Gunderson, Fargo (1996)
For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, 'It might have been' .
John Greenleaf Whittier
We imagine that our mind in a mirror, that it is more or less accurately reflecting what is happening outside us. On the contrary, our mind itself is the principal element of creation. The world, while I am perceiving it, is being incessantly created for myself in time and space.
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.