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What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first steps to something better.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness , it is generally the by- product of other activities.
The real test in golf and in life is not in keeping out of the rough, but in getting out after you are in.
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
You were made perfectly to be loved and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.
Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home.
The most elusive and desired quality of leadership is vision. Vision is the perfume of the mind.
Okay, but I get to be on top.
Josh, Big (1988)
Whatever is at the center of our life will be the source of our security, guidance, wisdom, and power.
That is a lesson for all life - face the terrible, face it boldly. Like the monkeys, the hardships of life fall back when we cease to flee before them.
The difficulties and distresses to which we have been exposed during the war must now be forgotten. We must endeavor to let our ways be the way of pleasantness and all our paths peace.
What is tolerance ? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error , let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly - that is the first law of nature.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence.
For things to change you've got to change. Otherwise, nothing much will change
Look, Daddy. Teacher says, Every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings.
Zuzu Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
"I am the thread that runs through all these pearls", and each pearl is a religion or even a sect thereof. Such are the different pearls, and god is the thread that runs through all of them, most people, however, are entirely unconscious of it.
I believe that it is better to learn from the diverse people around us than to try in vain to emulate them, better to be a teacher than a role model. As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect.
He who has hope has everything.
Take control of your consistent emotions and begin to consciously and deliberately reshape your daily experience of life.
The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
Laughter is the best medicine.
Some people come into our lives and quickly go, some stay for a while and leave footprints in our hearts, and we are never, ever the same.
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
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.
Hard work pays off.
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
Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.
Love is blind, friendship closes its eyes.
You see, Francois, marriage is a beautiful mistake which two people make together. But with you, Francois, I think it would be a mistake.
Mariette Colet, Trouble In Paradise (1932)
If your success is not on your own terms, if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart, it is not success at all.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his patients in the care of the human body, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
In real love you want the other person's good. In romantic love you want the other person.
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
Henry David Thoreau
You can not step twice into the same river, for other waters are continually flowing on.
I see dead people.
Cole Sear, The Sixth Sense (1999)
Luck is when opportunity knocks, and you answer.
If a man does his best, what else is there ?
General George S. Patton
We shall neither fail nor falter, we shall not weaken or tire. Give us the tools and we will finish the job.
Love like you've never been hurt, dance like no one is watching, live as though heaven is on earth.
There are so many things that we wish we had done yesterday, so few that we feel like doing today.
Those convinced against their will are of the same opinion still.
We didn't land on plymouth rock. Plymouth rock landed on us !
Malcolm X, Malcolm X (1992)
All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.
Let us never be betrayed into saying we have finished our education because that would mean we had stopped growing.
Julia H. Gulliver
He was some kind of a man. What does it matter what you say about people ?
Tanya, Touch Of Evil (1958)
Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
Be patient with your enemies and forgiving of your friends.
But I would be proud.
Harry Burns, Sally Albright (1989)
We didn't need dialogue. We had faces.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.
Every artist was first an amateur.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Find out what it means to die - not physically, that's inevitable - but to die to everything that is known, to die to your family, to your attachments, to all the things that you have accumulated, the known, the known pleasures, the known fears. Die to that every minute and you will see what it means to die so that the mind is made fresh, young, and therefore innocent, so that there is incarnation not in a next life, but the next day.
Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.
Robert H. Schuller
If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x ; y is play ; and z is keeping your mouth shut.
First, believe in the world - that there is meaning behind everything.
Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war, love is a growing up
Strength is life, weakness is death. Expansion is life, contraction is death. Love is life, hatred is death.
What the heart gives away is never gone. It is kept in the hearts of others.
Robin St. John
Love isn't blind, it just only sees what matters.
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
Love is like war, easy to begin but hard to end.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
Norman Vincent Peale
Love is a haunting melody that I have never mastered and I fear I never will.
William S. Burroughs
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Deep down inside of all of us is the power to accomplish what we want to, if we'll just stop looking elsewhere.
Determine never to be idle... It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
If you look at what you have in life, You'll always have more. If you look at what you don't have in life, You'll never have enough.
It's not what you've got, it's what you use that makes a difference.
Efficiency is doing things right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing.
If you want things to be different, perhaps the answer is to become different yourself.
Norman Vincent Peale
Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.
Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.
Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)
Hardening of the heart ages people faster than hardening of the arteries.
There are few people who can manage more than their own business.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.
I want everyone to be the way I strive to become -- to be himself in his truth. Do not follow me, follow yourself ! is the existential challenge. Self-being awakens self-being but does not force itself on it.
If one advances confidently in the direction of their goals and endeavors to live the life that they have imagined, they'll meet with success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
God gives us our relatives - thank God we can choose our friends.
Ethel Watts Mumford
Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration. Accordingly, a 'genius' is often merely a talented person who has done all of his or her homework.
Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated , you can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.
David Lloyd George
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.
You can't express every feeling that you have every moment that you have them.
When Harry Met Sally
It's good to be the king !
Louis XVI, History Of The World (1981)
Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it.
We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.
Bitterness imprisons life, love releases it. Bitterness paralyzes life, love empowers it. Bitterness sours life, love sweetens it. Bitterness sickens life, love heals it. Bitterness blinds life, love anoints it's eyes.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
You control your future, your destiny. What you think about comes about. By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands -- your own.
Mark Victor Hansen
Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.
Are you fit company for the person you wish to become ?
You need a good bedside manner with doctors or you will get nowhere.
William S. Burroughs
Some make it happen, some watch it happen, and some say, What happened ?
Friendship often ends in love, but love in friendship - never.