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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Tough times never last but tough people do.
Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you ?
Benjamin Braddock, The Graduate (1967)
I think therefore I am
Love can be understood only from the inside, as a language can be understood only by someone who speaks it, as a world can be understood only by someone who lives in it.
Robert C. Solomon
For hope is but the dream of those that wake.
Love reckons hours for months, and days for years, and every little absence is an age.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgment, repeated every day.
A smile is a light in the window of the soul indicating that the heart is at home.
If we are to have real peace, we must begin with the children.
Sometimes you gotta create what you want to be a part of.
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
First get rid of the delusion "I am the body", and then only can we want real knowledge.
You must tolerate that which you can not change.
Do you love me because I am beautiful, or am I beautiful because you love me ?
Sometimes there's so much beauty in the world I feel like I can't take it, like my heart's going to cave in.
Ricky Fitts, American Beauty (1999)
Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to ; all they need is one reason why they can.
Sign: "Illiterate? Write for free help."
If you wanna call me that, smile.
The Virginian, The Virginian (1929)
Without music, life would be a mistake.
Out of need springs desire, and out of desire springs the energy and the will to win.
Men always want to be a woman's first love. Women like to be a man's last romance.
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
I saw and loved.
Some say you have to use your five best players, but I found out you win with the five that fit together best as a team
One can spend a lifetime assigning blame, find the cause 'out there' for all the troubles that exist. Contrast this with the 'responsible attitude' of confronting the situation, bad or good, and instead of asking, 'What caused the trouble ? Who was to blame ?' asking 'How can I handle this present situation to make the most of it ? What can I salvage here ?'
Be happy. It's one way of being wise.
We must never be afraid to go too far, for success lies just beyond.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
I am not overly impressed by the great names and reputations of those who might be trying to beat me to an invention... . Its their 'ideas' that appeal to me.
Man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed, but not defeated.
Success is not to be pursued ; it is to be attracted by the person you become.
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.
All progress occurs because people dare to be different
Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.
Tell the truth boldly, whether it hurts or not. Never pander to weakness. If truth is too much for intelligent people and sweeps them away, let them go, the sooner the better.
Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, this time more wisely.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
It is the marriage of the soul with Nature that makes the intellect fruitful, and gives birth to imagination.
Henry David Thoreau
You can often measure a person by the size of his dream.
Robert H. Schuller
Minds are like parachutes, they only function when they are open.
Don't mess with the bull, young man. You'll get the horns !
Principal Richard Vernon, The Breakfast Club (1985)
A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.
The older I grow, the more everything seems to me to lie in manliness. This is my new gospel.
Let him that would move the world first move himself.
If you are afraid of failure you don’t deserve to be successful!
You see, in life, lots of people know what to do, but few people actually do what they know. Knowing is not enough ! You must take action.
We get to make a living , we give to make a life.
Volunteers don't get paid, not because they're worthless, but because they're priceless.
I am quite correctly described as 'more of a sponge than an inventor'.
We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it's going to get on by itself. You've got to keep watering it. You've got to really look after it and nurture it.
Nothing could be worse than the fear that one had given up too soon, and left one unexpended effort that might have saved the world.
Procrastination is opportunities natural assassin.
Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
Philippians 4: 4-7
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
Love to faults is always blind. Always is to joy inclined, winged, and unconfined. And breaks all chains from every mind.
This isn't a dream ! This is really happening !
Rosemary Woodhouse, Rosemary's Baby (1968)
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 !
I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine.
He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything.
The best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.
The real and lasting victories are those of peace and not of war.
There are two ways of meeting difficulties you alter the difficulties, or you alter yourself to meet them.
Anybody can do just about anything with himself that he really wants to and makes up his mind to do. We are all capable of greater things than we realize.
Norman Vincent Peale
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast.
Learning acquired in youth is an inscription on stone.
We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.
The hero is no braver than the ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love that is true never grows old.
It is well for the heart to be naive and for the mind not to be.
Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.
You are never a loser until you quit trying.
If you have to drive people that hard to do their job, then you've either got the wrong people, or you've got the right people doing the wrong job.
John P. Strelecky
Believe it can be done. When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to do it. Believing a solution paves the way to solution.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
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
It is the very essence of good leadership to give away all credit for positive achievement, to identify only team goals and always to refer to them as such.
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.
To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
To live happily with other people, ask of them only what they can give.” Tristan Bernard
Immaturity can last a lifetime.
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity, an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)
If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes.
Respect the past in the full measure of its desserts, but do not make the mistake of confusing it with the present nor seek in it the ideals of the future.
It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.
As long as we are persistence in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We can not choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time.
All the technology in the world will never replace a positive attitude.
Vision without action is daydream. Action without vision is nightmare.
One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we can not practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.
If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up.
Be grateful to the Man you help, think of him as god. Is it not a great privilege to be allowed to worship god by helping our fellow men ?
We don't stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing.
George Bernard Shaw
The rays of happiness, like those of light, are colorless when unbroken.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
We have only one reality, and that is here and now. What we miss by our evasions will never return, but if we squander ourselves, then too we lose being. Each day is precious a moment can be everything.
The man of virtue makes the difficulty to be overcome his first business, and success only a subsequent consideration.
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.
There are eight million stories in the naked city. This has been one of them.