Wherever we look upon this earth, the opportunities take shape within the problems.
Nelson A. Rockefeller
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Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don't, they never were.
The miracle is this the more we share, the more we have.
The man who fears no truths has nothing to fear from lies.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
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.
Better to be king for a night than schmuck for a lifetime.
Rupert Pupkin, The King Of Comedy (1983)
Our minds are as different as our faces we are all traveling to one destination, happiness, but few are going by the same road.
Charles Caleb Colton
If a profound gulf separates my neighbor's belief from mine, there is always the golden bridge of tolerance.
Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year - and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade !
What's another word for thesaurus ?
Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way.
You'll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind.
Badges ? We ain't got no badges ! We don't need no badges ! I don't have to show you any stinking badges !
Gold Hat, The Treasure Of The Sierra Madre (1948)
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.
John Andrew Holmes Jr.
The greatest humiliation in life is to work hard on something from which you expect appreciation, and then fail to get it.
Edgar Watson Howe
You're so money, and you don't even know it.
Trent, Swingers (1996)
There is no greatness without a passion to be great, whether it's the aspiration of an athlete or an artist, a scientist, a parent, or a businessperson.
You think I'm licked. You all think I'm licked. Well, I'm not licked. And I'm going to stay right here and fight for this lost cause. Even if this room gets filled with lies like these, and the taylors and all their armies come marching into this place.
Jefferson Smith, Mr Smith Goes To Washington (1939)
Stand up, be bold, be strong. Take the whole responsibility on your own shoulders, and know that you are the creator of your own destiny. All the strength and succor you want is within yourself. Therefore, make your own future.
Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.
A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties. No religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.
Think of the magic of that foot, comparatively small, upon which your whole weight rests. It's a miracle, and the dance, is a celebration of that miracle.
Success based on anything but internal fulfillment is bound to be empty. - Dr
Just as our eyes need light in order to see, our minds need ideas in order to conceive.
A way of life can not be successful so long as it is mere intellectual conviction. It must be deeply felt, deeply believed, dominant even in dreams.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.
I feel I have this great creative and spiritual force within me that is greater than faith, greater than ambition, greater than confidence, greater than determination, greater than vision. It is all these combined. Whether it is a godhead or not, I feel this great force, this untapped power, this dynamic something within me. This feeling defies description, and there is no experience with which this feeling may be compared. It is something like a strong emotion mixed with faith, but a lot stronger.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind, the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.
Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win -- essential to success.
The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.
Houston, we have a problem.
Jim Lovell, Apollo 13 (1944)
Thank god, it is over, that I have seen it and am able to tell it to the world.
For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.
No matter how small, acknowledge the achievement.
Greg Henry Quinn
If I had never met him, I would have dreamed him into being.
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success. tremendous stream is flowing toward the ocean, carrying us all along with it , and though like straws and scraps of paper we may at times float aimlessly about, in the long run we are sure to join the ocean of life and bliss.
I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more.
I think it pisses god off when you walk by the color purple in a field and don't notice it.
Shug, The Color Purple (1985)
No involvement, no commitment.
The madness of love is the greatest of heaven's blessings.
The heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight. But they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.
Thomas S. Monson
There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group, there is less competition there.
Anyone who thinks the sky is the limit, has limited imagination.
I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Come forth into the light of things , Let nature be your Teacher.
Happiness is not a matter of events, it depends upon the tides of the mind.
The great end of life is not knowledge but action.
Thomas Henry Huxley
Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.
Recognize that transition has a characteristic shape.
Vision doesn't usually come as a lightening bolt. Rather it comes as a slow crystallization of life challenges that we one day recognize as a beautiful diamond with great value to ourselves and others.
Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, son.
Dean Wormer, National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)
If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think another negative thought.
Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire.
When you put faith, hope and love together, you can raise positive kids in a negative world.
The only way to make sure people you agree with can speak is to support the rights of people you don't agree with.
Eleanor Holmes Norton
I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse.
Vito Corleone, The Godfather (1972)
Where there is a will, there is a way.
They are able because they think they are able.
Flowing blood is proof that you're alive, if it's for the sake of those you love
We are what and where we are because we have first imagined it.
What can be said but not practiced is better not said. What can be practiced but not spoken of is better not done.
Till I loved, I never lived, enough.
Accomplishment of purpose is better than making a profit.
The oneness of human beings is the basic ethical thread that holds us together.
Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future.
Ideas attract money, time, talents, skills, energy and other complementary ideas that will bring them into reality.
Mark Victor Hansen
To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.
From Freud we learned that the past exists now in the person. Now we must learn, from growth theory and self-actualization theory that the future also now exists in the person in the form of ideals, hopes, duties, tasks, plans, goals, unrealized potentials, mission, fate, destiny, etc. One for whom no future exists is reduced to the concrete, to hopelessness, to emptiness.
Accumulate learning by study, understand what you learn by questioning.
A 'No' uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth, for thy love is better than wine.
No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.
The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.
The past does not equal the future.
For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, 'It might have been' .
John Greenleaf Whittier
The time is always right to do what is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.
Learning karate requires self-control and discipline Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.
To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable
As a man thinketh in his heart so is he.
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.
I know it was you, Fredo. You broke my heart. You broke my heart.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
The art of choosing men is not nearly so difficult as the art of enabling those one has chosen to attain their full worth.
It's not what you are that holds you back, it's what you think you are not.
Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we can not live within.
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.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Don't let your fears stand in the way of your dreams !
Men spend their lives in anticipations, in determining to be vastly happy at some period when they have time. But the present time has one advantage over every otherit is our own. Past opportunities are gone, future have not come. We may lay in a stock of pleasures, as we would lay in a stock of wine , but if we defer the tasting of them too long, we shall find that both are soured by age.
Charles Caleb Colton
The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Dedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself. Give yourself peace of mind. You deserve to be happy. You deserve delight.
Mark Victor Hansen
Have you checked the children lately ?
Curt Duncan, When A Stranger Calls (1979)
Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.
John F. Kennedy
Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.
M. Scott Peck
Truly loving another means letting go of all expectations. It means full acceptance, even celebration of another's personhood.
Years from now, when you talk about this, and you will, be kind.
Laura Reynolds, Tea And Sympathy (1956)
The secret of education lies in respecting the student.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There may be peace without joy, and joy without peace, but the two combined make happiness