There are two ways of meeting difficulties you alter the difficulties, or you alter yourself to meet them.
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Those who wish to sing, always find a song.
Growth in personality occurs as a consequence of meeting conflicts and impasses head on, and reconciling them. Interpersonal conflicts and impasses constitute problems which require solutions so that a satisfying relationship may be maintained. Whenever a person encounters a problem in his everyday living, he is obliged to vary his behavior until he discovers some mode of responding which is successful in achieving a solution.
You know, Billy. We blew it.
Wyatt, Easy Rider (1969)
I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore !
Howard Beale, Network (1976)
Build a dream and the dream will build you.
Robert H. Schuller
Along with trustworthiness, consistency is the thing to look for when you surround yourself with people who can help you on your quest.
Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
Never discourage anyonewho continually makes progress, no matter how slow.
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.
Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.
Failing to plan is planning to fail.
Lives most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others ?
Martin Luther King Jr.
Why is it that the more mistakes people make, the more paranoid they become about other people's mistakes ?
Love is an attempt to change a piece of a dream world into reality.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.
Beware what you set your heart upon, for it surely shall be yours.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.
Stephen A. Brennan
I believe that the science of chemistry alone almost proves the existence of an intelligent creator.
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.
You see things and you say, why ? But I dream things that never were and say, why not ?
George Bernard Shaw
I don't like the man. I must get to know him better.
Nothing could be worse than the fear that one had given up too soon, and left one unexpended effort that might have saved the world.
If you can't accept losing, you can't win.
Kid, the next time I say, Let's go someplace like Bolivia, let's go someplace like Bolivia.
Butch Cassidy, Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969)
We always strive after what is forbidden, and desire the things refused us.
I have seen him set fire to his wigwam and smooth over the graves of his fathers, clap his hand in silence over his mouth, and take the last look over his fair hunting ground, and turn his face in sadness to the setting sun.
You become what you think about.
In order to accept change and the suffering it brings, we need to find meaning in it
Mary Norton Gordon
Some of us have great runways already built for us. If you have one, take off. But if you don't have one, realize it is your responsibility to grab a shovel and build one for yourself and for those who will follow after you.
Love is the only rational act.
It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.
If we all did the things we are capable of doing we would literally astound ourselves.
I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.
John Davidson Rockefeller
The more I love myself the better I am able to love you.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.
H. Jackson Brown
Say not, "I have found the truth" but rather, "I have found a truth".
Every life form seems to strive to its maximum except human beings. How tall will a tree grow ? As tall as it possibly can. Human beings, on the other hand, have been given the dignity of choice. You can choose to be all or you can choose to be less. Why not stretch up to the full measure of the challenge and see what all you can do ?
The chances are that you have already come to believe that happiness is unattainable. But men have attained it. And they have attained it by realizing that happiness does not spring from the procuring of physical or mental pleasure, but from the development of reason and the adjustment of conduct to principles.
I am poor and naked but I am the chief of a nation. We do not want riches but we do want to train our children right. Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world. We do not want riches. We want peace and love.
The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're still alive.
If you employed study, thinking, and planning time daily, you could develop and use the power that can change the course of your destiny.
W. Clement Stone
I have nipples, Greg. Could you milk me ?
Jack Byrnes, Meet The Parents (2000)
Oh, love is real enough, you will find it someday, but it has one archenemy and that is life.
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.
The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but reveal to them their own.
Success is counted sweetest by those who ne'er succeed.
Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality, the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
Did my heart love'til now ? Foreswear its sight, for I never saw true beauty'til this night.
While we pursue happiness, we flee from contentment.
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.
A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.
You can have everything in life you want if you'll just help enough other people get what they want.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
Give me a whisky, ginger ale on the side. And don't be stingy, baby.
Anna Christie, Anna Christie (1930)
If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.
Love is perfect kindness
We are the only beings on the planet who lead such rich internal lives that it's not the events that matter most to us, but rather, it's how we interpret those events that will determine how we think about ourselves and how we will act in the future.
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.
What we hope to do with ease, we must learn first to do with diligence.
To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
It doesn't matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going.
Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.
The only thing that stands between a man and what he wants from life is often merely the will to try it and the faith to believe that it is possible.
Richard M. Devos
I think there is something, more important than believing : Action ! The world is full of dreamers, there aren't enough who will move ahead and begin to take concrete steps to actualize their vision.
W. Clement Stone
Not many people know it, but the Fuhrer was a terrific dancer.
Franz Liebkind, The Producers Avco (1968)
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
The only difference between a rut and a grave is their dimensions.
For with god all things are possible.
He who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
You think I'm licked. You all think I'm licked. Well, I'm not licked. And I'm going to stay right here and fight for this lost cause. Even if this room gets filled with lies like these, and the taylors and all their armies come marching into this place.
Jefferson Smith, Mr Smith Goes To Washington (1939)
Instruction does not prevent wasted time or mistakes, and mistakes themselves are often the best teachers of all.
James Anthony Froude
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
If I know what love is, it is because of you.
In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.
Happiness is the indication that man has found the answer to the problem of human existence the productive realization of his potentialities and thus, simultaneously, being one with the world and preserving the integrity of his self.
He was some kind of a man. What does it matter what you say about people ?
Tanya, Touch Of Evil (1958)
One man with courage is a majority.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
If there is one word that you find coming out like a bomb from the upanishads, bursting like a bombshell upon masses of ignorance, it is the word fearlessness.
Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.
King Mongkut, The King And (1956)
Get busy livin, or get busy dyin'.
Andy, The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
Nature never deceives us, it is we who deceive ourselves.
Great minds have purpose, others have wishes.
Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness -- great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The great and glorious masterpiece of man is to know how to live to purpose.
Michel de Montaigne
Its so hard when contemplated in advance, and so easy when you do it.
Robert M. Pirsig
That dirty, double-crossin' rat !
Bert Harris, Blonde Crazy (1931)
There is no remedy for love but to love more.
Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart.
Alphonse Marie De Lamartine
If you don't like something, change it, if you can't change it, change your attitude.
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.