Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
Philippians 4: 4-7
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Success in the affairs of life often serves to hide one's abilities, whereas adversity frequently gives one an opportunity to discover them.
Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.
When you do the wrong thing, knowing it is wrong, you do so because you have n't developed the habit of effectively controlling or neutralizing strong inner urges that tempt you, or because you have established the wrong habit and don't know how to eliminate them effectively.
W. Clement Stone
I am convinced that He ( God ) does not play dice.
Love reminds you that nothing else matters.
Love is a thing, well, it's kind of like quicksand. The more you are in it, the deeper you sink. And when it hits you, you've just got to fall.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
The dingo took my baby !
Lindy Chamberlain, A Cry In The Dark (1988)
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
You can have everything in life you want if you'll just help enough other people get what they want.
Happiness is a state of activity.
Faith can move mountains.
The past does not equal the future.
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you will land among the stars.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
If the student thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better student. If the lawyer thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better lawyer, and so on.
Now he has departed from this strange world a little ahead of me. That means nothing. People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.
The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are !
The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life.
The principal goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have done.
What you do speaks so loudly that I can not hear what you say.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ideas become powerful only if they appear in the flesh , an idea which does not lead to action by the individual and by groups remains at best a paragraph or a footnote in a book -- provided the idea is original and relevant. It is like a seed stored in a dry place. If the idea is to have influence, it must be put into the soil, and the soil is people and groups of people.
It is not what we get. But who we become, what we contribute... that gives meaning to our lives.
The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule.
Just smiling can do wonders for your attitude
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older - the natural sequence of an unnatural beginning.
A kind speech and forgiveness is better than alms followed by injury.
We go together, Laurie. I don't know why. Maybe like guns and ammunition go together.
Bart Tare, Gun Crazy (1949)
Tell 'em to go out there with all they got and win just one for the Gipper.
Knute Rockne, Knute Rockne All American (1940)
It's amazing, Molly. The love inside, you take it with you.
Sam Wheat, Ghost (1990)
Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
It's always darkest before the dawn.
This is the first day, of the rest of your life.
If so many men, so many minds, certainly so many hearts, so many kinds of love.
When you face your fear, most of the time you will discover that it was not really such a big threat after all. We all need some form of deeply rooted, powerful motivation - it empowers us to overcome obstacles so we can live our dreams.
Seize the day.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - it goes on.
Use what talent you possess, the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best.
Henry Van Dyke
This is a great fact : strength is life, weakness is death. Strength is felicity, life eternal, immortal , weakness is constant strain and misery, weakness is death.
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
William Makepeace Thackeray
A person's true wealth is the good he or she does in the world.
Love is a verb.
Martin Luther King Jr.
When something is finally obvious that should have been obvious years before, we call it common sense.
Don't let your fears stand in the way of your dreams !
Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.
is the greatest gift of the mind , it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.
To know me is to love me.
Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for his competitors, for it is that which all are practicing every day while they live.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Obstacles are great incentives.
To laugh often and love much, to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others, to give one's self, this is to have succeeded.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Argue for your limitations, and sure enough they're yours.
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.
Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
Man shapes himself through decisions that shape his environment.
God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I can not change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.
You're gonna have to learn your cliches. You're gonna have to study them, you're gonna have to learn them, you're gonna have to know them. They're your friends. Write this down: "We gotta play 'em one day at a time."
If you love someone, set them free.
A woman who is loved always has success.
Greed, for lack of a better word, is good.
Gordon Gekko, Wall Street (1987)
The life which is unexamined is not worth living
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Who so loves believes the impossible.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
The best proof of love is trust.
Death is something not only mysterious but a great act of purgation. That which continues in a repetitive pattern is degeneration. The pattern may vary according to country, according to climate, according to circumstance, but it is a pattern. Moving in any pattern brings about a continuity and that continuity is part of the degenerating process of man. When there is an ending of continuity, something new can take place. One can understand it instantly if one has understood the whole movement of thought, of fear, hate, love - then one can grasp the significance, instantly, of what death is.
May no gift be too small to give, nor too simple to receive, which is wrapped in thoughtfulness and tied with love.
Men always want to be a woman's first love. Women like to be a man's last romance.
Never put off to tomorrow what you can do today.
Years from now, when you talk about this, and you will, be kind.
Laura Reynolds, Tea And Sympathy (1956)
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement, nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other.
Rainer Maria Rilke
Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others, it is the only means.
There's no place like home.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz Mgm (1939)
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word freedom , justice , honor , duty , mercy , hope.
Live with passion.
Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing, it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.
With malice toward none, with charity for all.
Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
And our bodies are earth. And our thoughts are clay. And we sleep and eat with death.
Paul, All Quiet On The Western Front (1930)
When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.
The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.
If thou must love me, let it be for nought, except for love's sake only. Do not say, I love her for her smile, her look, her way of speaking gently, for a trick of thought that falls in well with mine, and, certes, brought a sense of pleasant ease on such a day. For these things in themselves, beloved, may be changed, or change for thee, and love so wrought, may be unwrought so.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
If there is a will, there is a way.
I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.
Blanche Dubois, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.
I believe that the science of chemistry alone almost proves the existence of an intelligent creator.
It is the marriage of the soul with Nature that makes the intellect fruitful, and gives birth to imagination.
Henry David Thoreau
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
Francis of Assisi
Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.
Love is friendship set to music
E. Joseph Cossman
He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility.
You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly.
If you can't do it today, what makes you think you can do it tomorrow.