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Paul R. Ehrlich
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When you put faith, hope and love together, you can raise positive kids in a negative world.
Every cloud has a silver lining.
Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
Know what's weird? Day by day, nothing seems to change, but pretty soon, everything's different.
Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes
No great man ever complains of want of opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
A man never likes you so well as when he leaves your company liking himself.
I consider my ability to arouse enthusiasm among my people the greatest asset I possess, and the way to develop the best in a person is by appreciation and encouragement. I believe in giving people incentive to work. So I am anxious to praise but loath to find fault. I am hearty in my approbation and lavish in my praise.
Charles M. Schwab
What concerns me is not the way things are, but rather the way people think things are.
Reason is like an open secret that can become known to anyone at any time , it is the quiet space into which everyone can enter through his own thought.
There are no perfect human beings ! My personal judgments are that no perfect human being is possible or even conceivable, but that human beings are far more improvable than most people believe.
But inaction itself is a kind of action, and it has consequences. Consistently and absolutely maintained, inaction would necessarily lead to swift ruin , it would be a form of suicide. A refusal to enter into the world is a refusal to meet the challenge of reality which darkly demands that I dare and find out what will happen. In my situation I bear responsibility for what occurs because I do not intervene , if I can do something and I don't do it, I am guilty of the consequences of my inaction.
We are made for loving. If we don't love, we will be like plants without water.
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
One who seeks no friends is his own enemy.
Minds are like parachutes, they only function when they are open.
If money is your hope for independence, you will never have it. The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability.
If so many men, so many minds, certainly so many hearts, so many kinds of love.
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.
Who's on first.
Dexter, The Naughty Nineties (1945)
We have no simple problems or easy decisions after kindergarten.
John W. Turk
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
No matter what I ever do or say, Heathcliff, this is me, now, standing on this hill with you. This is me, forever.
Cathy, Wuthering Heights (1939)
Whoever is open, loyal, true ; of humane and affable demeanour, honourable himself, and in his judgement of others, faithful to his word as to law, and faithful alike to God and man... .such a man is a true gentleman.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Your talent is god's gift to you.
The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed.
Richard B. Sheridan
Love is the flower you've got to let grow.
When we won't consider suggestions, we reject our own potential - but we have a right to expect people to be tactful.
Don't fall victim to your own melodrama. Keep things in perspective. The odds are that your problem is solvable. Address the solution and don't dwell on the problem to the point at which it paralyzes you.
There are two kinds of failures. The man who will do nothing he is told, and the man who will do nothing else.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves for they shall never cease to be amused.
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.
I'm not here just to make a living, I'm here to make a difference.
It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get back up.
The best way out is always through.
The only people who find what they are looking for in life are the fault finders.
Only those who do nothing at all make no mistakes but that would be a mistake.
If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always gotten.
First comes thought, then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans, then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.
The mind has exactly the same power as the hands, not merely to grasp the world, but to change it
The list is an absolute good. The list is life.
Itzak Stern, Schindler's List (1993)
Warriors, come out to play !
Luther, The Warriors (1979)
Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to ; all they need is one reason why they can.
Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore, Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me I lift me lamp beside the golden door.
Whatever you are be a good one.
Great oaks from little acorns grow
The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.
Talent does you no good unless it's recognized by someone else.
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Sacrifice is giving up something good for something better.
Dependent people need others to get what they want. Independent people can get what they want through their own efforts. Interdependent people combine their own efforts with the efforts of others to achieve their greatest success.
People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care.
John C. Maxwell
A gentleman can withstand hardships , it is only the small man who, when submitted to them, is swept off his feet.
The older I grow, the more everything seems to me to lie in manliness. This is my new gospel.
A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.
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
If you don't set goals, you can't regret not reaching them.
Positive attitudes come in unlimited quantities. Everybody can have one free !
Two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the the universe.
No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.
Let's go home, Debbie.
Ethan Edwards, The Searchers (1956)
There are only two things more beautiful than a good gun, a swiss watch and a woman from anywhere.
Cherry Valance, Red River (1948)
Love is a great beautifier.
Louisa May Alcott
Happy wife, happy life.
His eyes have made love to me all evening.
Marguerite Gautier, Camille (1936)
We reap what we sow - we are the makers of our own fate. The wind is blowing, those vessels whose sails are unfurled catch it, and go forward on their way, but those which have their sails furled do not catch the wind. Is that the fault of the wind ? We make our own destiny.
People will exercise great effort and creativity to make our plan work, and sometimes expend just as much effort and creativity to make your plan fail.
Let those love now who never loved before. Let those who always loved, now love the more.
My fathers planted for me, and I planted for my children.
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.
Charles M. Schwab
When you reach for the stars, you may not get one, but you won't come up with a handful of mud, either.
Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice. It is not something to be waited for, but rather something to be achieved.
William Jennings Bryan
Love never claims, it ever gives.
It is better to do the wrong thing than to do nothing.
Came but for friendship, and took away love.
You must learn from your past mistakes, but not lean on your past successes.
True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful.
Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way.
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe
The minute I heard my first love story I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere, they're in each other all along.
Oh, no, it wasn't the airplanes. It was Beauty killed the Beast.
Carl Denham, King Kong (1933)
Never say more than is necessary.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
If you're not sure where you're going, you'll probably end up somewhere else.
Commit yourself to a dream... Nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.
Robert H. Schuller
I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.
Henry David Thoreau
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
Seldom does an individual exceed his own expectations.
In Switzerland, they had brotherly love, and they had years of democracy and peace. And what did that produce ? The cuckoo clock.
Harry Lime, The Third Man (1949)
Life is a do-it yourself project.
Hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are earned.
William Butler Yeats
The hottest love has the coldest end.
Bite off more than you can chew, then chew it.
Whoever said anybody has a right to give up ?
Marian Wright Edelman
You may conquer with the sword, but you are conquered by a kiss.
I need him like the axe needs the turkey.
Jean Harrington, The Lady Eve (1941)
The leader wonders about everything, wants to learn as much as he can, is willing to take risks, experiment, try new things. He does not worry about failure, but embraces errors, knowing he will learn from them.