To be able to say how much love, is love but little.
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These go to eleven.
Nigel Tufnel, This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties. No religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.
Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which belie the idea that things can not be changed.
No man ever became great without many and great mistakes.
William E. Gladstone
The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.
Talkers are no good doers.
We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children do.
Remove failure as an option.
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success. tremendous stream is flowing toward the ocean, carrying us all along with it , and though like straws and scraps of paper we may at times float aimlessly about, in the long run we are sure to join the ocean of life and bliss.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.
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
Come forth into the light of things , Let nature be your Teacher.
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.
It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The fastest way to pass your own expectation is to add passion to your labor.
When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.
Joy is not in things, it is in us.
You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.
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.
All work is empty save when there is love.
That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquility.
If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully.
The more you seek security, the less of it you have. But the more you seek opportunity, the more likely it is that you will achieve the security that you desire.
We only love truly once. It is the first time and succeeding passions are less uncontrolled.
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.
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractionsthe little soon-forgotten charities of a kiss, a smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment in the disguise of a playful raillery, and the countless other infinitesimals of pleasurable thought and genial feeling.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Abilities wither under faultfinding, blossom with encouragement.
Donald A. Laird
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
Sometimes you just got to give yourself what you wish someone else would give you.
You must consider the bottom line, but make it integrity before profits.
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
Be of love a little more careful than of anything.
We mustn't let our passions destroy our dreams.
The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
Life without a purpose is a languid, drifting thing , every day we ought to review our purpose, saying to ourselves, 'This day let me make a sound beginning
Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement.
Give a man a fish and he will eat for the day, teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.
There is a great man who makes every man feels small. But the real great man is the man who makes every man feel great.
G. K. Chesterton
We'll always have Paris.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it.
J. Petit Senn
Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.
Robert H. Schuller
Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn.
Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.
People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.
A man takes a drop too much once in a while, it's only human nature.
Charlie Allnut, Rose Sayer (1951)
Open your ears before you open your mouth, it may surprise your eyes !
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.
Work like you don't need the money, love like you've never been hurt and dance like no one is watching
If you would create something, you must be something.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Live life with passion.
The fire that warms us can also consume us, it is not the fault of the fire.
I was never tired of listening to his wisdom or imparting my own.
One of the oldest human needs is having someone to wonder where you are when you don't come home at night.
Flowing blood is proof that you're alive, if it's for the sake of those you love
Happiness is a state of activity.
The only gift is a portion of thyself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You'll find boredom where there is an absence of a good idea.
Great minds have purpose, others have wishes.
Knowledge work is all about how we use one another's time and attention. Given just minutes, good leaders can affect how we think, what we decide, and, ultimately, what we create.
Pay no attention to what the critics say , no statue has ever been erected to a critic.
Formal education will make you a living, self-education will make you a fortune.
If you can't accept losing, you can't win.
It's not enough that we do our best, sometimes we have to do what's required.
The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.
The willow knows what the storm does not that the power to endure harm outlives the power to inflict it.
Blood Of The Martyr
It was a high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, Always do what you are afraid to do.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You will become as small as your controlling desire, as great as your dominant aspiration.
He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in god. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.
In the court of basketball, there are no objections only rejections.
Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
Why hesitate? Upon the plains of hesitation are the bleached bones of countless millions, who on the threshold of victory sat down to wait, and in waiting they died.
It is interesting to notice how some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage, and working their solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles.
Failure defeats losers, failure inspires winners.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Persistence is what makes the impossible possible, the possible likely, and the likely definite.
How far you go in life depends on you being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.
Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for ?
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
Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade ?
He who treads the path of love walks a thousand meters as if it were only one.
Bad friends prevent you from having good friends.
It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
I see dead people.
Cole Sear, The Sixth Sense (1999)
No matter what I ever do or say, Heathcliff, this is me, now, standing on this hill with you. This is me, forever.
Cathy, Wuthering Heights (1939)
Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
Louisa May Alcott
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
I would rather live and love where death is king than have eternal life where love is not.
Robert G. Ingersoll
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."
Love to faults is always blind. Always is to joy inclined, winged, and unconfined. And breaks all chains from every mind.
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
Doomed are the hotheads ! Unhappy are they who lose their cool and are too proud to say, ''I'm sorry. ''
Robert H. Schuller
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
Surprises and reverses can serve as an incentive for great accomplishment. There are no rules here, we're just trying to accomplish something.