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It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Anything that makes you weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
When I was a young man, I found out that if you hurt somebody, they'll leave you alone. When I tried to leave everybody alone and just do my own thing, everybody just wanted to hurt me. Until one day I just decided, well, I've had enough of this picking. And there were like six young men still figuring they were going to mess with my head. And we went to war. To their surprise, I was no longer taking the beating, I was giving it.
We get to make a living , we give to make a life.
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
Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.
Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
Peter F. Drucker
Make the second effort your second nature.
You can't have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.
Charles F. Kettering
A dream is a wish your heart makes.
If I have a faith that can move mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.
Get your stinking paws off me, you damned dirty ape !
George Taylor, Planet Of The Apes (1968)
If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A lawyer dies and goes to hell. The devil says he'll make a deal with him. He can go to heaven if he gives up the souls of his wife and two kids. 'Sure' says the lawyer, 'but what's the catch ? '
It's always too soon to quit !
Norman Vincent Peale
Love is like swallowing hot chocolate, before it has cooled off. It takes you by surprise at first, but keeps you warm for a long time.
When you arrive at your future, will you blame your past ?
I'm not bad. I'm just drawn that way.
Jessica Rabbit, Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
Whenever we're afraid, its because we don't know enough. If we understood enough, we would never be afraid.
Why is it that we spend so much of our time preparing for when we can do what we want, instead of just doing what we want right now.
John P. Strelecky
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
A hundred years from now, it will not matter what kind of car I drove, what kind of house I lived in, how much money I had in the bank... but the world may be a better place because I made a differ- ence in the life of a child.
Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything.
W. Clement Stone
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
Success is achieved and maintained by those who try and keep trying.
W. Clement Stone
Authentic leaders have absorbed the fundamental fact of existence -- that you can't get around life's inherent contradictions. The leadership mind is spacious. It has ample room for the ambiguities of the world, for conflicting feelings, and for contradictory ideas. I believe that the central leadership attribute is the ability to manage polarity.
Hardening of the heart ages people faster than hardening of the arteries.
Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.
Coming together is a beginning keeping together is progress working together is success.
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an unchartered land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.
Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.
George S. Patton
If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, the excitement, and the mystery of the world we live in.
Just as our eyes need light in order to see, our minds need ideas in order to conceive.
Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.
Frank Lloyd Wright
The memory of my mother will always be a blessing to me.
Love, a temporary insanity, curable by marriage.
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.
Romance has been elegantly defined as the offspring of fiction and love.
This is the true joy the being used for a purpose recognized as a might one.
George Bernard Shaw
Gravitation can not be held responsible for people falling in love.
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 ?
Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.
Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
You have to think anyway, so why not think big ?
P. T. Barnum
The holiest of holidays are those kept by ourselves in silence and apart, the secret anniversaries of the heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
If you love someone, set them free.
The dedicated life is the life worth living. You must give with your whole heart.
The soul is covered with the color of its leisure thoughts.
Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the world's work, and the power to appreciate life.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.
Robert Louis Stevenson
I'm melting ! Melting ! Oh, what a world ! What a world !
The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Mightier far than strength of nerve or sinew, or the sway of magic potent over sun and star, is love.
Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.
What this power is I cannot say. All I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it.
Alexander Graham Bell
He was some kind of a man. What does it matter what you say about people ?
Tanya, Touch Of Evil (1958)
The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesud. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules whose would you use ?
, Nobel Peace Prize winner We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
Hell is the knowledge of opportunity lost, the place where the man I am comes face to face with the man I might have been.
Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction
I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I'm all out of bubble gum.
Nada, They Live (1988)
Would you be shocked if I put on something more comfortable ?
Helen, Hell's Angels (1930)
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.
Love is a symbol of eternity that wipes away all sense of time, removing all memory of a beginning and all fear of an end.
Stand up, be bold, be strong. Take the whole responsibility on your own shoulders, and know that you are the creator of your own destiny. All the strength and succor you want is within yourself. Therefore, make your own future.
I always say a kiss on the hand might feel very good, but a diamond tiara lasts forever.
Lorelei, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
Life must be lived on a higher plane. We must go up to a higher platform, to which we are always invited to ascend, there, the whole aspect of things changes.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I know you are, but what am I ?
Pee-Wee Herman, Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (1985)
Don't limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, you can achieve.
Mary Kay Ash
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
Love may make the world go around, but it's laughter that keeps us from getting dizzy.
The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Winning is not everything, but the effort to win is.
Failure ? I never encountered it. All I ever met were temporary setbacks.
Only those who have learned the power of sincere and selfless contribution experience life's deepest joy : true fulfillment.
You can often measure a person by the size of his dream.
Robert H. Schuller
Love is my religion, I could die for it.
Whether or not we realize it each of us has within us the ability to set some kind of example for people. Knowing this would you rather be the one known for being the one who encouraged others, or the one who inadvertently discouraged those around you ?
Life's blows can not break a person whose spirit is warmed at the fire of enthusiasm.
Norman Vincent Peale
Find the good -- and praise it.
You talkin to me ?
Travis Bickle, Taxi Driver (1976)
Familiar acts are beautiful through love.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it.
Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.
The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist.
Verbal Kint, The Usual Suspects (1995)
Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.
When one door closes another opens, but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
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.
You must motivate yourself every day.
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time, it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.
Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes... the ones who see things differently -- they're not fond of rules... You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can't do is ignore them because they change things... they push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because the ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do.
I don't want to move to a city where the only cultural advantage is being able to make a right turn on a red light.
Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)
Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.
Margaret B. Runbeck
If the going is real easy, beware, you may be headed down hill.
Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away.
The key to truth is the next deed, and this key opens the door if one does what one has to do in such a way that the meaning of the action here finds its fulfillment. Thus truth in the world of man is not to be found as the content of knowledge, but only as human existence. One does not express it, one does not perceive it, but one lives it, and receives it as life.
One hundred percent of the shots you don't take don't go in.