The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds, they mature slowly.
Peter De Vries
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What is it you want, Mary ? What do you want ? You want the moon ? Just say the word, and I'll throw a lasso around it and pull it down.
George Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another.
If a man does only what is required of him, he is a slave. If a man does more than is required of him, he is a free man.
Love is not only something you feel. It's something you do.
The day will come when, after harnessing space, the winds, the tides and gravitation, we shall harness for god the energies of love. And on that day, for the second time in the history of the world, we shall have discovered fire.
Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The vedanta recognizes no sin, it only recognizes error. And the greatest error, says the vedanta is to say that you are weak, that you are a sinner, a miserable creature, and that you have no power and you cannot do this and that.
That which does not kill you makes you stronger.
If I had never met him, I would have dreamed him into being.
People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.
Actions speak louder than words.
Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.
You owe it to yourself to find your own unorthodox way of succeeding, or sometimes, just surviving.
Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we can not live within.
We don't have to take our clothes off to have a good time
Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone- but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding.
There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved , it is God's finger on man's shoulder.
I'd rather see a sermon than hear one any day , I'd rather have one walk beside me than merely point the way.
David O. McKay
The sun will come up tomorrow
When a man comes to a conscious vital realization of those great spiritual forces within himself and begins to use those forces in science, in business, and in life, his progress in the future will be unparalleled.
Formal education will make you a living, self education will make you a fortune.
Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments. Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds.
Winners lose much more often than losers. So if you keep losing but you're still trying, keep it up ! You're right on track.
Matthew Keith Groves
If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse , however if I treat you as though you are what you are capable of becoming, I help you become that.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
G. M. Trevelyan
If a man can realize his divine nature with the help of an image, would it be right to call that a sin ? Nor, even when he has passed that stage, should he call it an error. Man is not traveling from error to truth, but from truth to truth, from lower to higher truth. To him all the religions from the lowest fetishism to the highest absolutism, mean so many attempts of the human soul to grasp and realize the infinite, each determined by the conditions of its birth and association, and each of these marks a stage of progress, and every soul is a young eagle soaring higher and higher, gathering more and more strength till it reaches the glorious sun.
First rule of fight club is, you do not talk about fight Club.
Tyler Durden, Fight Club (1999)
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
If a man does his best, what else is there ?
General George S. Patton
Courage faces fear and thereby masters it.
Martin Luther King Jr.
What is strength without a double share of wisdom ?
Indecision is the thief of opportunity.
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
Speak what you think today in words as hard as cannon-balls and tomorrow speak what tomorrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict every thing you said today.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.
Astrology and all these mystical things are generally signs of a weak mind, therefore as soon as they are becoming prominent in our minds, we should see a physician, take good food, and rest.
Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.
In a great romance, each person basically plays a part that the other really likes.
Whatever good things we build end up building us.
They're called boobs, Ed.
Erin Brockovich, Erin Brockovich (2000)
If you ever feel like having a child, go to a restaurant and sit next to one.
Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
It's never too late.
Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.
It's like, I became such a good person, I almost forgot... I'm a world class liar, baby !
How do you live ?
Helen, James Allen (1932)
No general can fight his battles alone. He must depend upon his lieutenants, and his success depends upon his ability to select the right man for the right place.
Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
With my brains and your looks, we could go places.
Frank Chambers, The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)
There is no security on this earth ; there is only opportunity.
One of the greatest moments in anybody's developing experience is when he no longer tries to hide from himself but determines to get acquainted with himself as he really is.
Norman Vincent Peale
Life is too short to ponder the "what if's " and fear rejection.
The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can't do.
It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success.
The first and greatest commandment is, Don't let them scare you.
The grass is not always greener on the other side of the fence. Fences have nothing to do with it. The grass is greenest where it is watered. When crossing over fences, carry water with you and tend the grass wherever you may be.
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
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.
Leadership is a secret ingredient that goes into failure. But it's only kept a secret from the person who fails.
Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy night.
Margo Channing, All About Eve (1950)
The glow of inspiration warms us, it is a holy rapture.
Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
Never talk defeat. Use words like hope, belief, faith, victory.
Norman Vincent Peale
Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
To know me is to love me.
For children to take morality seriously they must be in the presence of adults who take morality seriously. And with their own eyes they must see adults take morality seriously.
William J. Bennett
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
We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened. Winston Churchill When I want to read a novel, I write one.
If you're not sure where you're going, you'll probably end up somewhere else.
If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work. Much of the best work of the world has been done against seeming impossibilities. The thing is to get the work done.
It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.
Talkers are no good doers.
The only difference between a good shot and a bad shot is if it goes in or not.
I have seen too much of the vanity of human affairs, to expect felicity from the splendid scenes of public life.
Life without love is like a tree. Without blossom and fruit.
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
Put off for one day and ten days will pass by.
The best and most beautiful things in the world can not be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
There's no abiding success without commitment.
Sometimes you just got to give yourself what you wish someone else would give you.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
If at first you don't succeed skydiving is not for you.
Men who have attained things worth having in this world have worked while others idled, have persevered while others gave up in despair, have practiced early in life the valuable habits of self-denial, industry, and singleness of purpose. As a result, they enjoy in later life the success so often erroneously attributed to good luck.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind, the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
Love conquers all.
Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.
Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.
Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.
If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
Stella ! Hey, Stella !
Stanley Kowalski, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
The heart has reasons that reason does not understand.
Jacques Benigne Bossuel
Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are made.