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To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.
Above all, beware of compromises. I do not mean that you are to get into antagonism with anybody, but you have to hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others "fads" through the greed of getting supporters.
There is no luck except where there is discipline.
It's hard to tell your mind to stop loving someone, when your heart still does.
Whatever you are be a good one.
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
There's no such thing as coulda, shoulda and woulda. If you shoulda and coulda, you woulda done it.
I love you for what you are, but I love you yet more for what you are going to be. I love you not so much for your realities as for your ideals. I pray for your desires that they may be great, rather than for your satisfactions, which may be so hazardously little. You are going forward toward something great. I am on the way with you, and therefore I love you.
All the technology in the world will never replace a positive attitude.
The idea for Googles search engine came to Page in a dream about downloading the entire web and keeping the links, he told Michigan graduates. When no one else is crazy enough to do it, you have little competition, he said.
Must you flirt ?
Ninotchka, Leon (1939)
I'd love to kiss you, but I just washed my hair.
Madge Norwood, Cabin In the Cotton (1932)
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
Love is like the wild rose-briar. Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly ?
Some of us have great runways already built for us. If you have one, take off. But if you don't have one, realize it is your responsibility to grab a shovel and build one for yourself and for those who will follow after you.
It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
Francis of Assisi
You can't have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.
Charles F. Kettering
There's no such thing as not enough time if you're doing what you want to do.
Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moments you reject all help, are you free. Fear is death, fear is sin, fear is hell, fear is unrighteousness, and fear is wrong life.
A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.
Friendship doubles joy and halves grief.
Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.
It is the passion that is in a kiss that gives to it its sweetness, it is the affection in a kiss that sanctifies it.
Christian Nestell Bovee
Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we can not live within.
Goals give you more than a reason to get up in the morning, they are an incentive to keep you going all day. Goals tend to tap the deeper resources and draw the best out of life.
I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
Anything that we have to learn we learn by the actual doing of it we become just by performing just acts, temperate by performing temperate ones, brave by performing brave ones.
We came to enjoy, we are being enjoyed. We came to rule, we are being ruled. We came to work, we are being worked. All the time, we find that. And this comes into every detail of our life.
Today... maybe I can take one step on that profoundly complex path to peace.
Mary Anne Radmacher
The strongest among the weak is the one who doesn't forget his weaknesses.
The idea of working all your life, saving, and putting money into a retirement account is a very slow plan.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
What is a friend ? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
Love, all alike, no season knows, nor clime, nor hours, days, months, which are the rags of time.
There is no chance, no fate, no destiny that can circumvent, or hinder, or control a firm resolve of a determined soul.
If there is no struggle, there is no progress.
To succeed... you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
Intelligence without ambition is like a bird without wings.
C. Archie Danielson
Charles Foster Kane, Citizen Kane (1941)
What hump ?
Igor, Young Frankenstein (1974)
Words do two major things : They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.
Love is like swallowing hot chocolate, before it has cooled off. It takes you by surprise at first, but keeps you warm for a long time.
Ninotchka, it's midnight. One half of Paris is making love to the other half.
Count Leon D'Algout, Ninotchka (1939)
Wisdom is knowing what to do next.
David Starr Jordan
Censure is often useful, praise often deceitful.
Romanticism is not just a mode, it literally eats into every life. Women will never get rid of just waiting for the right man.
The most important part of being a leader is maintaining the desire to keep on learning. That means learning about yourself, about your peers, and about the people you serve.
Action, to be effective, must be directed to clearly conceived ends.
It is the surmounting of difficulties that make heroes.
Now all you have to do is hold the chicken, bring me the toast, give me a check for the chicken salad sandwich, and you haven't broken any rules.
Bobby Dupea, Waitress (1970)
If opportunity doesn't knock build a door.
Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.
Constant dripping hollows out a stone.
Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from weak minds.
Nurses dispense comfort, compassion, and caring without even a prescription.
As physicians, we are invited into the most intimate chambers of our patients’ lives. We
should acknowledge that unfettered trust with dignity, deference, and respect. For a physician,
caring for patients is not only a duty; it is a privilege. Alleviating pain and restoring
health for another human being can induce an exhilaration few others experience in their
Michael E. DeBakey
You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you do not try.
Now is the only time there is. Make your now wow, your minutes miracles, and your days pay. Your life will have been magnificently lived and invested, and when you die you will have made a difference.
Mark Victor Hansen
We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.
The best things in life are not things.
Results come from constantly applying what you know, not just knowing.
John P. Strelecky
Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness.
Unless we think of others and do something for them, we miss one of the greatest sources of happiness.
Ray Lyman Wilbur
We have a problem. ''Congratulations. '' But it's a tough problem. ''Then double congratulations. ''
W. Clement Stone
Now is wanted intense karma-yoga with unbounded courage and indomitable strength in the heart. Then only will the people of the country be roused.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things 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.
You can observe a lot just by watching.
In the court of basketball, there are no objections only rejections.
If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there and worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the loss of sleep.
Every life form seems to strive to its maximum except human beings. How tall will a tree grow ? As tall as it possibly can. Human beings, on the other hand, have been given the dignity of choice. You can choose to be all or you can choose to be less. Why not stretch up to the full measure of the challenge and see what all you can do ?
Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.
Experience is a wonderful thing. It enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.
My experience has taught me that a man who has no vices has damned few virtues.
I have not failed. I've just found ways that don't work
William Ernest Henley
Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender , it's holy ground. There's no greater investment.
Failing to plan is planning to fail.
I never perfected an invention that I did not think about in terms of the service it might give others. I find out what the world needs, then I proceed to invent.
Forget about it.
Donnie Brasco, Donnie Brasco (1997)
If I am not for myself, who will be for me ? Yet if I am for myself alone, of what good am I ?
Only by contending with challenges that seem to be beyond your strength to handle at the moment you can grow more surely toward the stars.
Bad friends prevent you from having good friends.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal ; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
Here's looking at you, kid.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.
What a dump.
Rosa Moline, Beyond The Forest (1949)
As a mother of teenagers, do you know how many times I picked up the phone to apologize to my own mother ?
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you don't learn from your mistakes, there's no sense making them.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.
Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain !
The Wizard Of Oz, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Except and expect positive things and that is what you will receive.
The man who fears no truths has nothing to fear from lies.
Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.
One should never forbid what one lacks the power to prevent.
The older I grow, the more everything seems to me to lie in manliness. This is my new gospel.
Anyone can be passionate, but it takes real lovers to be silly.
It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.