What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.
The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.
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One had to cram all this stuff into one's mind for the examinations, whether one liked it or not. This coercion had such a deterring effect on me that, after I had passed the final examination, I found the consideration of any scientific problems distasteful to me for an entire year.
Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope.
Princess Leia, Star Wars (1977)
Two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one.
Till I loved, I never lived, enough.
Work is love made manifest.
Bad friends prevent you from having good friends.
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.
Now is the only time there is. Make your now wow, your minutes miracles, and your days pay. Your life will have been magnificently lived and invested, and when you die you will have made a difference.
Mark Victor Hansen
It takes a minute to find a special person, an hour to appreciate them, a day to love them and a lifetime to forget them.
Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter can not understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.
I become a waterwheel, turning and tasting you, as long as water moves.
Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?
The Joker, Batman (1989)
Don't say, "If I could, I would". Say, "If I can, I will".
The more goals you set - the more goals you get.
Mark Victor Hansen
Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.
Every cloud has a silver lining.
When you love someone all your saved-up wishes start coming out.
God is subtle but he is not malicious.
Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.
More than kisses, letters mingle souls.
Know what's weird? Day by day, nothing seems to change, but pretty soon, everything's different.
Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes
If you didn't know me, would you think I was a stranger ?
The secret of education lies in respecting the student.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
This is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure.
Positive attitudes come in unlimited quantities. Everybody can have one free !
Yesterday ended last night. Every day is a new beginning. Learn the skill of forgetting. And move on.
Norman Vincent Peale
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
Without continuous personal development, you are now all that you will ever become, and hell starts when the person you are meets the person you could have been.
We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live, they travel far.
Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It's as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. The true entrepreneur is a doer.
Romance, like a ghost escapes touching, it is always where you are not, not where you are. The interview or conversation was prose at the time, but it is poetry in the memory.
George William Curtis
Personally, I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
Can miles truly separate you from friends. If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there ?
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.
Above all, beware of compromises. Hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others fads through the greed of getting supporters. Your atman is the support of the universe - whose support do you stand in need of ?
He is the best physician who is the most ingenious inspirer of hope.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
The man who has no imagination has no wings.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost, that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
If I'd been a ranch, they would've named me the Bar Nothing.
Gilda, Gilda (1946)
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead. His eyes are closed.
To reach a port we must sail, sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it. But we must not drift or lie at anchor.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Success is dependent upon the glands - sweat glands.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
I don't like the man. I must get to know him better.
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.
There are millions of children today who don't attend school. However, education is the only way to get ahead in this country.
You make me want to be a better man.
Melvin Udall, As Good As It Gets (1997)
It is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich.
Henry Ward Beecher
No man is happy who does not think himself so.
Whoever said anybody has a right to give up ?
Marian Wright Edelman
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
Don't ever give up.
Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that !
Until a person can say deeply and honestly, "I am what I am today because of the choices I made yesterday'', that person can not say, "I choose otherwise''.
Vision without action is daydream. Action without vision is nightmare.
Love conquers all things, let us too surrender to love.
Look within, for within is the wellspring of virtue, which will not cease flowing, if you cease not from digging.
Whatever is at the center of our life will be the source of our security, guidance, wisdom, and power.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you'll make one.
A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you have n't truly decided.
Anyone who thinks the sky is the limit, has limited imagination.
Every artist was first an amateur.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Imitate until you emulate, match and surpass those who launched you. It's the highest form of thankfulness.
Mark Victor Hansen
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
How a man plays a game shows something of his character, how he loses shows all of it.
Bite off more than you can chew, then chew it.
Not many people are willing to give failure a second opportunity. They fail once and it is all over. The bitter pill of failure is often more than most people can handle. If you are willing to accept failure and learn from it, if you are willing to consider failure as a blessing in disguise and bounce back, you have got the essential of harnessing one of the most powerful success forces.
To succeed... you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
We are ever free if we would only believe it, only have faith enough. You are the soul, free and eternal, ever free, ever blessed. Have faith enough and you will be free in a minute.
I'm going to stop procrastinating once I get around to it.
I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.
All of the most successful human beings I've know were inwardly at war with themselves. Their turmoil was at least as great as our own, and sometimes greater. What distinguished these leaders was not some inner peace but rather how they had learned to organize their lives around a noble ambition and to focus on it.
Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.
We have to go back to philosophy to treat things as they are. We are suffering from our own karma. It is not the fault of god. What we do is our own fault, nothing else. Why should god be blamed ?
Everybody forgets the basic thing, people are not going to love you unless you love them.
Get into a line that you will find to be a deep personal interest, something you really enjoy spending twelve to fifteen hours a day working at, and the rest of the time thinking about.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.
Love is like the wild rose-briar. Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly ?
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)
There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread.
Yes, you can be a dreamer and a doer too, if you will remove one word from your vocabulary : impossible.
Robert H. Schuller
Those who are fired with an enthusiastic idea and who allow it to take hold and dominate their thoughts find that new worlds open for them. As long as enthusiasm holds out, so will new opportunities.
Norman Vincent Peale
When you drop a pebble into a pool of water, the pebble starts a series of ripples that expand until they encompass the whole pool. This is exactly what will happen when I give my ideas a definite plan of action. Right now I can project my thoughts into the future. I can see ahead of me. I dream, I am not easily discouraged, readily visualize myself as overcoming obstacles, winning out over setbacks, achieving impossible objectives.
You betcha !
Marge Gunderson, Fargo (1996)
You're lit from within, Tracy. You've got fires banked down in you, hearth-fires and holocausts.
Mike Connor, The Philadelphia Story (1940)
Life is not accountable to us. We are accountable to life.
He who stops being better stops being good.
The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.
Failing to plan is planning to fail.
Came but for friendship, and took away love.
The greatest sign of a success for a teacher... is to be able to say, "The children are now working as if I did not exist."
If we all did the things we are capable of doing we would literally astound ourselves.
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
I know that many people feel that old age is a time to take it easy, but I compare my life now to being the last runner in a relay race. Would you have me slow down as I near the finish line ?