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I am a slow walker, but I never walk backwards.
Luck is when opportunity knocks, and you answer.
Love is the whole and more than all.
You aren't too bright. I like that in a man.
Matty Walker, Body Heat (1981)
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
Find the good -- and praise it.
Desire can be eradicated from the roots by firmly imbibing the four attributes of : Jnan, Atmanishtha, Vairagya, and the full fledged devotion to god. Faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers.
The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but reveal to them their own.
If you want to get the best out of a man, you must look for the best that is in him.
You can not escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
is the greatest gift of the mind , it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.
In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.
Norman Vincent Peale
I believe in long, slow, deep, soft, wet kisses that last three days.
Crash Davis, Bull Durham (1988)
A fellow doesn't last long on what he has done. He has to keep on delivering.
Everything in the world we want to do or get done, we must do with and through people.
Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)
Great music and art are earthly wonders, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask.
W. Clement Stone
After every happiness comes misery, they may be far apart or near. The more advanced the soul, the more quickly does one follow the other. What we want is neither happiness nor misery. Both make us forget our true nature, both are chains -- one iron, one gold , behind both is the Atman, who knows neither happiness nor misery. These are states, and states must ever change , but the nature of the atman is bliss, peace, unchanging. We have not to get it, we have it, only wash away the dross and see it.
Experience is the best teacher.
When we place blame, we give away our power.
Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low.
Henry Ward Beecher
We are ever free if we would only believe it, only have faith enough. You are the soul, free and eternal, ever free, ever blessed. Have faith enough and you will be free in a minute.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day
We can only learn to love by loving.
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.
Pearl S. Buck
For one person to love another, that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks, the last test and proof, the work for which all else is but preparation.
Wherever there's a fight so hungry people can eat, I'll be there.
Tom Joad, The Grapes Of Wrath (1940)
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.
Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head.
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell'em, Certainly I can ! - and get busy and find out how to do it
Everything you want is on the other side of fear.
Kids don't remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.
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.
It helps to write down half a dozen things which are worrying me. Two of them, say, disappear, about two nothing can be done, so it's no use worrying, and two perhaps can be settled.
Its obvious that we don't know one millionth of one percent about anything.
If it is to be it is up to me.
An Arabian proverb says there are four sorts of men: He who knows not and knows not he knows not: he is a fool, shun him. He who knows not and knows he knows not: he is simple, teach him. He who knows and knows not he knows: he is asleep--wake him. He who knows and knows he knows: he is wise, follow him.
Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve.
Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home.
If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as painted, or composed music or wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.
Martin Luther King Jr.
If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
Henry David Thoreau
A heart as soft, a heart as kind, a heart as sound and free as in the whole world thou canst find that heart I'll give to thee.
Ask nothing, want nothing in return. Give what you have to give, it will come back to you, but do not think of that now.
We simply assume that the way we see things is the way they really are or the way they should be. And our attitudes and behaviors grow out of these assumptions.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
It not knowing what to do, it's doing what you know.
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on that 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.
Use what talent you possess, the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best.
Henry Van Dyke
No man is wise enough by himself.
I've looked around enough to know that you're the one I want to go through time with.
They merit more praise who know how to suffer misery than those who temper themselves in contentment.
What is strength without a double share of wisdom ?
Leadership is a secret ingredient that goes into failure. But it's only kept a secret from the person who fails.
Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.
Came but for friendship, and took away love.
Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time.
Robert H. Schuller
The soul is covered with the color of its leisure thoughts.
When you wholeheartedly adopt a 'with all your heart' attitude and go all out with the positive principle, you can do incredible things.
Norman Vincent Peale
Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.
A bend in the road is not the end of the road unless you fail to make the turn.
There are only two things more beautiful than a good gun, a swiss watch and a woman from anywhere.
Cherry Valance, Red River (1948)
The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.
The miracle is this - the more we share, the more we have.
Optimists are right. So are pessimists. It's up to you to choose which you will be.
It ain't over till it's over.
We are so lazy, we do not want to do anything ourselves. We want a personal god, a savior or a prophet to do everything for us. Long as we believe ourselves to be even the least different from god, fear remains with us, but when we know ourselves to be the one, fear goes, of what can we be afraid ?
When it comes to giving, some people stop at nothing.
It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.
There was no hope on earth, and god seemed to have forgotten us. Some said they saw the son of god, others did not see him. If he had come, he would do some great things as he had done before. We doubted it because we had seen neither him nor his works.
The fire that warms us can also consume us, it is not the fault of the fire.
The more we grow in love, virtue and holiness, the more we see love, virtue and holiness outside.
Love is perfect kindness
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Predetermine the objectives you want to accomplish. Think big, act big and set out to accomplish big results.
Mark Victor Hansen
You are what you repeatedly do. Excellence is not an event - it is a habit.
For with god all things are possible.
Failing to plan is planning to fail.
Gort ! Klaatu barada nikto !
Helen Benson, The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951)
Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.
Lou Gehrig, The Pride Of The Yankees (1942)
The life which is unexamined is not worth living
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.
The broadest, and maybe the most meaningful definition of volunteering - Doing more than you have to because you want to, in a cause you consider good.
If we all did the things we are capable of doing we would literally astound ourselves.
Love to faults is always blind. Always is to joy inclined, winged, and unconfined. And breaks all chains from every mind.
One sure-fire way to stay creative force yourself to learn something new.
If you want to reach a goal, you must see the reaching in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal.
As God is my witness, I'll never be hungry again.
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
I know people that got diagnosed with Parkinson's, and they just gave up. Sat in a wheelchair and refused to get up. I'll never give up. Some day this will probably take me, but I'm not going to walk away from life.
Resentment or grudges do no harm to the person against whom you hold these feelings but every day and every night of your life, they are eating at you.
Norman Vincent Peale
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , Wisdom is humble that she knows no more.
There are times when a man should be content with what he has but never with what he is.
William George Jordan
A gentleman can withstand hardships , it is only the small man who, when submitted to them, is swept off his feet.
We'll always have Paris.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.
The hottest love has the coldest end.
I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the tannhauser gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain. Time to die.