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Respect the past in the full measure of its desserts, but do not make the mistake of confusing it with the present nor seek in it the ideals of the future.
There is no luck except where there is discipline.
If you want to win friends, make it a point to remember them. If you remember my name, you pay me a subtle compliment ; you indicate that I have made an impression on you. Remember my name and you add to my feeling of importance.
The outer forms of our lives can change in an instant, but the inner reorientation that brings us back into a vital relation to people and activity takes time.
It is impossible to imagine anything which better becomes a ruler than mercy.
Love - the feeling - is a fruit of love, the verb.
The only real valuable thing is intuition.
It is impossible to repent of love. The sin of love does not exist.
Chance is the fool's name for fate.
Guy Holden, The Gay Divorcee (1934)
No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.
When you do the wrong thing, knowing it is wrong, you do so because you have n't developed the habit of effectively controlling or neutralizing strong inner urges that tempt you, or because you have established the wrong habit and don't know how to eliminate them effectively.
W. Clement Stone
Thou art to me a delicious torment.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Sometimes your nearness takes my breath away , and all the things I want to say can find no voice. Then, in silence, I can only hope my eyes will speak my heart.
We must be the change we wish to see.
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing, a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.
There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. That little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.
W. Clement Stone
It's amazing what ordinary people can do if they set out without preconceived notions.
Charles F. Kettering
Hatred paralyzes life, love releases it. Hatred confuses life, love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life, love illumines it.
Martin Luther King Jr.
The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.
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)
Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.
The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart.
Josiah G. Holland
It's never too late to be what you might have been.
I love you, not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
I have said nothing because there is nothing I can say that would describe how I feel as perfectly as you deserve it.
Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.
Are you fit company for the person you wish to become ?
If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully.
It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.
Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration. Accordingly, a 'genius' is often merely a talented person who has done all of his or her homework.
Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.
Adversity introduces a man to himself.
Oh, to be free from the stifling pressures of life to rest, a peaceful slumber that will rejuvenate my soul
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind, the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
Many people seem to think that success in one area can compensate for failure in other areas. But can it really ? True effectiveness requires balance.
Cinderella story. Outta nowhere. A former greenskeeper, now, about to become the Masters champion. It looks like a mirac... It's in the hole ! It's in the hole ! It's in the hole !
Carl Spackler, Caddyshack (1980)
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
Okay, but I get to be on top.
Josh, Big (1988)
It is never too late to be what we might have been
Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.
The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.
The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life.
Better late than never.
People who look down on other people don't end up being looked up to.
Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.
No one is more definite about the solution than the one who doesn't understand the problem.
Knowing is not enough we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
It is not our purpose to become each other , it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is.
Without the human community one single human being cannot survive.
It is best to love wisely, no doubt, but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Soul meets soul on lover's lips.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.
When were the good and the brave ever in a majority ?
Henry David Thoreau
As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
The road to success is always under construction.
How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.
We have to go back to philosophy to treat things as they are. We are suffering from our own karma. It is not the fault of god. What we do is our own fault, nothing else. Why should god be blamed ?
Our real problem is not our strength today ; it is rather the vital necessity of action today to ensure strength tomorrow.
There are two ways of meeting difficulties you alter the difficulties, or you alter yourself to meet them.
There's no crying in baseball !
Jimmy Dugan, A League Of Their Own (1992)
Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.
You must motivate yourself every day.
Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.
I'm not here just to make a living, I'm here to make a difference.
No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from scratch. To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals.
It is absurd that a man should rule others, who can not rule himself.
Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.
Success leaves clues.
A wise man makes his own decisions , an ignorant man follows the public opinion.
I love thee with the breath, smiles, tears of all my life.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Love is patient and kind, love is not jealous or boastful, it is not arrogant or rude. Love does not insist on its own way, it is not irritable or resentful, it does not rejoice at wrong, but rejoices in the right. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things.
If you would live your life with ease, do what you ought, not what you please.
This too, shall pass.
Self delusion is pulling in your stomach when you step on the scales.
It is seldom indeed that one parts on good terms, because if one were on good terms one would not part.
If we are going to teach 'creation science' as an alternative to evolution, then we should also teach the stork theory as an alternative to biological reproduction.
Censure is often useful, praise often deceitful.
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
To solve a problem or to reach a goal, you don't need to know all the answers in advance. But you must have a clear idea of the problem or the goal you want to reach.
W. Clement Stone
One way to become enthusiastic is to look for the plus sign. To make progress in any difficult situation, you have to start with what's right about it and build on that.
Norman Vincent Peale
Love, a temporary insanity, curable by marriage.
If you don't quit, and don't cheat, and don't run home when trouble arrives, you can only win.
It is better to have loved and lost than to never have loved.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
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
Never giving up and pushing forward will unlock all the potential we are capable of.
A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
We are so lazy, we do not want to do anything ourselves. We want a personal god, a savior or a prophet to do everything for us. Long as we believe ourselves to be even the least different from god, fear remains with us, but when we know ourselves to be the one, fear goes, of what can we be afraid ?
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
What you cannot enforce, Do not command.
It is not how much we do, but how much love we put in the doing. It is not how much we give, but how much love we put in the giving.
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
If you don't set goals, you can't regret not reaching them.
Don't let life discourage you , everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.
Richard L. Evans
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness , it is generally the by- product of other activities.
How often we fail to realize our good fortune in living in a country where happiness is more than a lack of tragedy.
Every achiever I have ever met says, My life turned around when I began to believe in me.