True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful.
A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance, and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.
How often we fail to realize our good fortune in living in a country where happiness is more than a lack of tragedy.
Self delusion is pulling in your stomach when you step on the scales.
How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young ?
You know when you've read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.
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We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.
The real test in golf and in life is not in keeping out of the rough, but in getting out after you are in.
Love is like war, easy to begin but hard to end.
Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement.
Do we not all agree to call rapid thought and noble impulse by the name of inspiration ?
Hard work often leads to success. No work seldom does.
The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it open.
Love is the flower you've got to let grow.
You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose site of the shore.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
Must you flirt ?
Ninotchka, Leon (1939)
Live life with passion.
One who seeks no friends is his own enemy.
No man is free who is not master of himself.
You must take personal responsibility. You can not change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.
I've found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often.
You can often measure a person by the size of his dream.
Robert H. Schuller
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
The foundation my parents laid down with our faith continues to be my core.
Service is the rent we pay to be living. It is the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time.
Marian Wright Edelman
Even when change is elective, it will disorient you. You may go through anxiety. You will miss aspects of your former life. It doesn't matter. The trick is to know in advance of making any big change that you're going to be thrown off your feet by it. So you prepare for this inevitable disorientation and steady yourself to get through it. Then you take the challenge, make the change, and achieve your dream.
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win.
Love is blind, friendship closes its eyes.
Be afraid. Be very afraid.
Veronica Quaife, The Fly (1986)
Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.
Nuptial love makes mankind, friendly love perfects it, but wanton love corrupts and debases it.
That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquility.
A friend's love says. If you ever need anything, I'll be there. True Love says, you'll never need anything, i'll be there.
Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.
Theodore Isaac Rubin
I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.
You must motivate yourself every day.
Seek first to understand, then be understood
If you want to get somewhere you have to know where you want to go and how to get there. Then never, never, never give up.
Norman Vincent Peale
Man shapes himself through decisions that shape his environment.
I live a very dull life here, indeed I think I am more like a state prisoner than anything else.
Honor the ocean of love.
George de Benneville
If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.
John Davidson Rockefeller
There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.
Houston, we have a problem.
Jim Lovell, Apollo 13 (1944)
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?
Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.
An idea can turn to dust or magic, depending on the talent that rubs against it.
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
If a profound gulf separates my neighbor's belief from mine, there is always the golden bridge of tolerance.
Rough spots sharpen our performance. And more often than not, obstacles can be turned into advantages. You just can't let your disappointment get in the way.
The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom.
A man takes a drop too much once in a while, it's only human nature.
Charlie Allnut, Rose Sayer (1951)
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.
Part of being a winner is knowing when enough is enough. Sometimes you have to give up the fight and walk away, and move on to something that's more productive.
The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
George S. Patton
The miracle is this the more we share, the more we have.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.
People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
There is no substitute for hard work.
The calla lilies are in bloom again.
Terry Randall, Stage Door (1937)
If you would create something, you must be something.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
People don't care how much you know, until they know how much you care.
You were made perfectly to be loved - and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.
It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.
I make wine at home. I make it out of raisins so that it will be aged automatically.
They can because they think they can.
Education means inspiring someones mind, not just filling their head.
The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.
Those at the top of the mountain didn't fall there.
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.
Character is higher than intellect... A great soul will be strong to live, as well as to think.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Hey, lady !
Herbert H. Heebert, The Ladies Man (1961)
The beginning is the half of every action.
You're as old as you behave.
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
, Nobel Peace Prize winner We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
That first peak is the best place to pause and look back, to see if you took the easiest route, to learn the lessons from the first climb. And it is the best place to examine the terrain ahead, to change your plans and goals, to take a deep breath and begin climbing again.
Don't look back - forward, infinite energy, infinite enthusiasm, infinite daring, and infinite patience - then alone can great deeds be accomplished.
One way to become enthusiastic is to look for the plus sign. To make progress in any difficult situation, you have to start with what's right about it and build on that.
Norman Vincent Peale
And think not you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course.
A person starts to live when he can live outside himself.
The worst part of life is waiting. The best part of life is having someone worth waiting for.
When a problem comes along, study it until you are completely knowledgeable. Then find that weak spot, break the problem apart, and the rest will be easy.
Norman Vincent Peale
The great and glorious masterpiece of man is to know how to live to purpose.
Michel de Montaigne
One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
Come out, come out, wherever you are !
Max Cady, Cape Fear (1991)
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Oh, love is real enough, you will find it someday, but it has one archenemy and that is life.
In the long run, we only hit what we aim at.
Henry David Thoreau
Seeing yourself as you want to be is the key to personal growth.
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
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
Love is an electric blanket with somebody else in control of the switch.
Mama says, Stupid is as stupid does.
Young Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game. quotes
Every man goes down to his death bearing in his hands only that which he has given away.
Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.
Without the human community one single human being cannot survive.
You aren't too bright. I like that in a man.
Matty Walker, Body Heat (1981)
To me, at least the way that I teach it, all types of knowledge ultimately means self-knowledge. So, therefore they're coming in and asking me to teach them not so much how to defend themselves or how to do somebody in. Rather, they want to learn to express themselves through some movement, be it anger, be it determination or whatever. So, in other words, they're paying me to show them, in combative form, the art of expressing the human body.
I cannot stand little notes on my pillow ! We are all out of cornflakes,