The greatest thing you'll ever learn is to love and be loved in return.
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We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.
Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.
Robert H. Schuller
The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion to his commitment to excellence, regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.
I see dead people.
Cole Sear, The Sixth Sense (1999)
One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.
Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Seldom does an individual exceed his own expectations.
The dedicated doctor knows that he must be both scientist and humanitarian, his most agonizing decisions lie in the field of human relations.
David B. Allman
This is the best kind of voyeurism, hearing joy from your neighbors.
If I have a faith that can move mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.
If you aren't good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you'll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren't even giving to yourself.
Barbara De Angelis
If you're going through hell, keep going.
I am your father.
Darth Vader, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
You do not pay the price of success, you enjoy the price of success.
The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility.
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.
Stella ! Hey, Stella !
Stanley Kowalski, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
Unfortunately, most of the students in martial art are conformers. The student seldom learns to depend upon himself for expression. Instead, he faithfully or blindly follows an instructor, the authority figure, and his instructor's imposed
pattern. That way, the student feels he is no longer alone and finds security in mass imitation. However, what is nurtured is the dependent mind rather than independent inquiry, which is so essential to genuine understanding. So through daily conditioning a student will probably be skilled according to a pattern, however, he will not come to understand himself.
From now on you will never be alone, even when we are separated, and even when death itself parts us, I shall remain with you.
The road to success is always under construction.
Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
How many chiropractors does it take to change a light bulb ? Just one, but it requires 21 office visits and 4 X-rays.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.
Changes in life are not only possible and predictable, but to deny them is to be an accomplice to one's own unnecessary vegetation.
The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living that are desired when dying.
I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.
What the heart gives away is never gone. It is kept in the hearts of others.
Robin St. John
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.
Love the giver more than the gift.
Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is a freedom.
The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.
You live with your thoughts, so be careful what they are.
If there is a will, there is a way.
You're as old as you behave.
Success isn't magic or hocus-pocus, it's simply learning to focus.
The dedicated life is the life worth living. You must give with your whole heart.
Don't take no for an answer, never submit to failure. Do not be fobbed off with mere personal success or acceptance. You will make all kinds of mistakes, but as long as you are generous and true, and also fierce, you can not hurt the world or even seriously distress her. She was made to be wooed by youth.
To err is human. To really screw up, you need a computer.
Paul R. Ehrlich
This is nothing !
Stanley Motss, Wag The Dog (1997)
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
Kindness is an inner desire that makes us want to do good things even if we do not get anything in return. It is the joy of our life to do them. When we do good things from this inner desire, there is kindness in everything we think, say, want and do.
Determine never to be idle... It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
People can't live with change if there's not a changeless core inside them. The key to the ability to change is a changeless sense of who you are, what you are about and what you value.
Who is the happiest of men ? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though'twere his own.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
So long as we are loved by others I should say that we are almost indispensable , and no man is useless while he has a friend.
Robert Louis Stevenson
To God, there is no zero. I still exist.
Scott Carey, The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)
Think of me as a sex symbol for men who don't give a damn.
To be successful, you must decide exactly what you want to accomplish, then resolve to pay the price to get it.
What the world wants is character. The world is in need of those whose life is one burning love, selfless. That love will make every word tell like a thunderbolt.
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.
If thou must love me, let it be for nought, except for love's sake only. Do not say, I love her for her smile, her look, her way of speaking gently, for a trick of thought that falls in well with mine, and, certes, brought a sense of pleasant ease on such a day. For these things in themselves, beloved, may be changed, or change for thee, and love so wrought, may be unwrought so.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken, and I'd rather remember it as it was at it's best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived
Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.
Mary Kay Ash
It ain't over till it's over.
What you are is god's gift to you, what you become is your gift to god.
Anthony Dalla Villa
At ten years old I actually thought that the reason I was getting glasses was that I couldn't tell what my parents looked like, because every time I asked my mother to buy me something she'd say, 'What do I look like - a bank ?'
You think of yourself as a colored man. I think of myself as a man.
John Wade Prentice, Guess Who's Coming To Dinner (1967)
The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.
If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.
E. Joseph Cossman
Sharing is the essence of teaching. It is, I have come to believe, the essence of civilizationWithout it, the imagination is but the echo of the self, trapped in a soundproof chamber, reverberating upon itself until it is spent in exhaustion or futility.
True love can not be found where it truly does not exist, Nor can it be hidden where it truly does.
What nature delivers to us is never stale. Because what nature creates has eternity in it.
You can not escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls you.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow , Learn as if you were to live forever.
The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.
Pretty much everything will come to him who hustles while he waits. I believe that restlessness is discontent, and discontent is merely the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.
My heart is ever at your service.
To love deeply in one direction makes us more loving in all others.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't.
If you face a delicate situation, don't go into it wearing your spurs or you'll rip it apart. Instead, dress for the occasion. Cloak yourself in diplomacy. Vest yourself with wisdom, and wear a smile.
Anne Mackay Thompson
All that is real in me is god. All that is real in god is I. The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.
Our limitations and success will be based, most often, on your own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear. Ambrose Redmoon Courage is the first of the human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all the others.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
You become what you think about.
People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in the world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want and if they can't find them, make them.
George Bernard Shaw
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.
Love is a thing, well, it's kind of like quicksand. The more you are in it, the deeper you sink. And when it hits you, you've just got to fall.
A lie keeps growing and growing until it's as clear as the nose on your face.
The Blue Fairy, Pinocchio (1940)
Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.
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
The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel, its poverty by how little.
W. R. Inge
What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Fathers are like a lighthouse when there is fog his children can always depend on seeing the light.
There are many who's tongues might govern multitudes, if they could govern their tongues.
If you feel you have no faults there's another one.
When you discover your mission, you will feel its demand. It will fill you with enthusiasm and a burning desire to get to work on it.
W. Clement Stone
Honor the ocean of love.
George de Benneville
Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead.
Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from weak minds.
Every shot you don't take is a guaranteed miss.
People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.
If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.
Life is "trying things to see if they work"
Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.