Every man goes down to his death bearing in his hands only that which he has given away.
This too, shall pass.
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What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
A lie keeps growing and growing until it's as clear as the nose on your face.
The Blue Fairy, Pinocchio (1940)
The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel, its poverty by how little.
W. R. Inge
Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?
The Joker, Batman (1989)
Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.
It had always amazed me how different things looked in a studio compared to how they appeared on TV. In reality the set was a tiny stage in a giant room of cables, cameras, and monitors, all connected trounced a control room full of other monitors and audio equipment. On TV it looked like two people sitting in an office having a conversation.
John P. Strelecky
In the long run, men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, though they should fail immediately, they had better aim at something high.
Henry David Thoreau
Men do less than they ought, unless they do all they can.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Better late than never.
Adventure is worthwhile.
You're my Lassie come home.
Joe Carraclough, Lassie Come Home (1943)
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom.
Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal
Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.
The question should be, is it worth trying to do, not can it be done.
Just as our eyes need light in order to see, our minds need ideas in order to conceive.
Bumper Sticker - Join the Army. See the world, travel to far away places, meet exotic people and kill them.
Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.
W. Clement Stone
Happiness is not a matter of events, it depends upon the tides of the mind.
Love is a daily, mutual exchange of value.
The idea for Googles search engine came to Page in a dream about downloading the entire web and keeping the links, he told Michigan graduates. When no one else is crazy enough to do it, you have little competition, he said.
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.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.
It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.
In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.
All power is within you. You can do anything and everything. Believe in that. Do not believe that you are weak, do not believe that you are half-crazy lunatics, as most of us do nowadays. Stand up and express the divinity within you. Truth is eternal.
It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look farther than you can see.
Love is like a piece of art work, even the smallest bit can be so beautiful.
The only genuine love worthy of a name is unconditional.
Coming together is a beginning keeping together is progress working together is success.
Everything is okay in the end. If it's not okay, then it's not the end.
Our intentions create our reality.
Wayne W. Dyer
The way to happiness : keep your heart free from hate, your mind from worry. Live simply, expect little, give much. Fill your life with love. Scatter sunshine. Forget self, think of others. Do as you would be done by. Try this for a week and you will be surprised.
Norman Vincent Peale
Let's not just transform those in need, we can also find ways to help transform those in power.
I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
All men are created equal. Government by consent of the governed. Give me liberty or give me death. And those are not just clever words, and those are not just empty theories.
First, believe in the world - that there is meaning behind everything.
Unfortunately, most of the students in martial art are conformers. The student seldom learns to depend upon himself for expression. Instead, he faithfully or blindly follows an instructor, the authority figure, and his instructor's imposed
pattern. That way, the student feels he is no longer alone and finds security in mass imitation. However, what is nurtured is the dependent mind rather than independent inquiry, which is so essential to genuine understanding. So through daily conditioning a student will probably be skilled according to a pattern, however, he will not come to understand himself.
He who treads the path of love walks a thousand meters as if it were only one.
Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness.
The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement.
Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way. Unless it's a fatal mistake, which, at least, others can learn from.
God gives us our relatives - thank God we can choose our friends.
Ethel Watts Mumford
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
To solve a problem or to reach a goal, you don't need to know all the answers in advance. But you must have a clear idea of the problem or the goal you want to reach.
W. Clement Stone
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
Change your thoughts, change your life.
You betcha !
Marge Gunderson, Fargo (1996)
Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety.
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.
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, loving someone deeply gives you courage.
In real love you want the other person's good. In romantic love you want the other person.
Vision doesn't usually come as a lightening bolt. Rather it comes as a slow crystallization of life challenges that we one day recognize as a beautiful diamond with great value to ourselves and others.
How we spend our days is of course how we spend our lives.
Shane ! Shane ! Come back !
Joey Starrett, Shane (1953)
Where there is a will, there is a way.
To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.
Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your heart or burn down your house, you can never tell.
Is it just me or is the grim reaper a straight-up hottie ?
Come here, Norman. Hurry up. The loons ! The loons ! They're welcoming us back.
Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)
It is the marriage of the soul with Nature that makes the intellect fruitful, and gives birth to imagination.
Henry David Thoreau
I have learned that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
The rare individual who honestly satisfies this heart-hunger ( praise ) will hold people in the palm of his hand, and even the undertaker will be sorry when he dies.
I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.
George S. Patton
If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think another negative thought.
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.
To succeed... you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
It is no use saying "we are doing our best". You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
They merit more praise who know how to suffer misery than those who temper themselves in contentment.
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.
It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.
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.
When I exercise, I wear all black. Its like a funeral for my fat.
The ready back gets all the loads.
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, " What's in it for me ? ".
I think we deserve a break.
Kathie Moffat, Jeff Bailey (1947)
Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it.
The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.
You must think of failure and defeat as the spring boards to new achievements, and to the next level of accomplishment.
Virtuous and wise he was, but not severe , He still remember'd that he once was young.
You become what you think about.
Few people think more than two or three times a year. I have made an international reputation by thinking once or twice a week.
George Bernard Shaw
Constant dripping hollows out a stone.
All you need is love.
We belong dead.
The Monster, Bride Of Frankenstein (1935)
You can't expect people to look eye to eye with you if you are looking down on them.
Life is but a moment, death also is but another.
Robert H. Schuller
Self delusion is pulling in your stomach when you step on the scales.
Love is not selfish.
They can because they think they can.
The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret to outward success.
Henry Ward Beecher
Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.
Love is a decision not an emotion or feeling, that if made from the heart will outlast anything.
The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.
Sydney J. Harris
The potential of the average person is like a huge ocean unsailed, a new continent unexplored, a world of possibilities waiting to be released and channeled toward some great good.