There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I've loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough.
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There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.
Norman Vincent Peale
One drink's too many, and a hundred's not enough.
Bartender Nat, The Lost Weekend (1945)
It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.
Robert H. Goddard
Face it girls, I'm older and I have more insurance.
Evelyn Couch, Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
George Bernard Shaw
Talent is formed in solitude, character in the bustle of the world.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
Anyone can count the seeds in an apple, but only God can count the number of apples in a seed.
Robert H. Schuller
My main purpose in life is to make money so I can afford to go on creating more inventions.
There is no one giant step that does it. It's a lot of little steps.
Peter A. Cohen
Eddie, you're a born loser.
Bert Gordon, The Hustler (1961)
There's always free cheese in the mouse traps, but the mice there ain't happy.
What we can or can not do, what we consider possible or impossible, is rarely a function of our true capability. It is more likely a function of our beliefs about who we are.
There are two ways of meeting difficulties you alter the difficulties, or you alter yourself to meet them.
Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way.
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
In order to accept change and the suffering it brings, we need to find meaning in it
Mary Norton Gordon
The heart has reasons that reason does not understand.
Jacques Benigne Bossuel
Losers make promises they often break. Winners make commitments they always keep.
What nature delivers to us is never stale. Because what nature creates has eternity in it.
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.
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must be overcome first.
Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make.
Count Dracula, Dracula (1931)
By asking the question " How can I afford it ? " your brain is put to work.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Give me a place to stand and I will move the earth.
The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement.
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
General George S. Patton
By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day
Seek first to understand, then be understood
It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.
Minds are like parachutes, they function only when open.
The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.
Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , wisdom is humble that she knows no more.
Do it now !
You need a good bedside manner with doctors or you will get nowhere.
William S. Burroughs
You know you are in love when you see the world in her eyes, and her eyes everywhere in the world.
You are never a loser until you quit trying.
When fate hands us a lemon, let's try to make a lemonade.
I'll be back.
The Terminator, The Terminator (1984)
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.
If we all tired to make other peoples paths easy, our own feet would have a smooth even place to walk on.
Life without love is like a tree. Without blossom and fruit.
Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.
It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you'll help them to become what they are capable of becoming.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.
True love is when your heart and your mind are saying the same thing.
Leanna L. Bartram
The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.
When I look around, I always learn something and that is to be always yourself. And to express yourself. To have faith in yourself. Do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it. Start from the very root of being, which is how can I be me?
If you love someone, set them free.
The worst thing one can do is not to try, to be aware of what one wants and not give in to it, to spend years in silent hurt wondering if something could have materialized -- never knowing.
The difficulties and distresses to which we have been exposed during the war must now be forgotten. We must endeavor to let our ways be the way of pleasantness and all our paths peace.
Oh, Jerry, don't let's ask for the moon. We have the stars.
Charlotte Vale, Now (1942)
We can do no great things. Only small things with great love.
We are limited but we can push back the borders of our limitations.
Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.
Lou Gehrig, The Pride Of The Yankees (1942)
Into the hands of every individual is given a marvelous power for good or evil -- the silent, unconscious, unseen influence of his life. This is simply the constant radiation of what man really is, not what he pretends to be.
William George Jordan
Your family and your love must be cultivated like a garden. Time, effort, and imagination must be summoned constantly to keep any relationship flourishing and growing.
Every cloud has a silver lining.
After every happiness comes misery, they may be far apart or near. The more advanced the soul, the more quickly does one follow the other. What we want is neither happiness nor misery. Both make us forget our true nature, both are chains -- one iron, one gold , behind both is the Atman, who knows neither happiness nor misery. These are states, and states must ever change , but the nature of the atman is bliss, peace, unchanging. We have not to get it, we have it, only wash away the dross and see it.
Be loyal to people in their absence. Then watch how others begin having more faith and confidence in you, because they know you won't be talking about them behind their backs.
Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born.
Dale E. Turner
What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail ?
Robert H. Schuller
Love is sweet, delicate, dreamy an eternity of gorgeous moments.
Ideals are like stars, you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny.
Only a fool knows everything. A wise man knows how little he knows.
The only job where you start at the top, is digging a hole.
So whether or not we can get together, remember well that art lives where absolute freedom is. With all the training thrown to nowhere, with a mind perfectly unaware of its own working, with the self vanishing nowhere the art of JKD attains its perfection.
Look at the weaknesses of others with compassion, not accusation. It's not what they're not doing or should be doing that's the issue. The issue is your own chosen response to the situation and what you should be doing. If you start to think the problem is "out there", stop yourself. That thought is the problem.
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
In imagination, there's no limitation.
Mark Victor Hansen
Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
How can you tell the difference between a run-over snake and a run-over lawyer? There are skid marks in front of the snake.
Winning isn't everything , it's the only thing.
Let thy words be few.
The harder I work, the luckier I get.
I love great music and art, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.
A heart as soft, a heart as kind, a heart as sound and free as in the whole world thou canst find that heart I'll give to thee.
Whatever you vividly imagine, ardently desire, sincerely believe, and enthusiastically act upon must inevitably come to pass!
Paul J. Meyer
Almost all of the world-class athletes and other peak performers are visualizers. They see it , they feel it, they experience it before they actually do it. They began with the end in mind. You can do it in every area of your life. Before performance, a sales presentation, a difficult confrontation, or the daily challenge of meeting a goal, see it clearly, vividly, relentlessly, over and over again. Create an internal "comfort zone''. Then, when you get into the situation, it isn't foreign. It doesn't scare you.
What happens to a man is less significant than what happens within him.
Louis L. Mann
The best things in life are not things.
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing , knowing that is it not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.
Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.
An error gracefully acknowledged is a victory won.
Caroline L. Gascoigne
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
Success is achieved by those who try and keep trying with a positive mental attitude.
W. Clement Stone
Love is an electric blanket with somebody else in control of the switch.
We can always redeem the man who aspires and strives.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The "Inside-Out" approach to personal and self , even more fundamentally, to start with the most inside part of self - with your paradigms, your character, and your motives. The inside-out approach says that private victories precede public victories, that making and keeping promises to ourselves precedes making and keeping promises to others. It says it is futile to put personality ahead of character, to try to improve relationships with others before improving ourselves.
The glue that holds all relationships together -- including the relationship between the leader and the led is trust, and trust is based on integrity.
I want to be alone.
Grusinskaya, Grand Hotel (1932)
In a great romance, each person basically plays a part that the other really likes.
Do we not all agree to call rapid thought and noble impulse by the name of inspiration ?
Happiness can not be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.