They merit more praise who know how to suffer misery than those who temper themselves in contentment.
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I believe that the science of chemistry alone almost proves the existence of an intelligent creator.
I love thee, I love but thee with a love that shall not die till the sun grows cold and the stars grow old.
The more we come out and do good to others, the more our hearts will be purified, and god will be in them.
Made it, Ma! Top of the world!
Arthur 'Cody' Jarrett, White Heat (1949)
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
Living a life of integrity is one of the greatest missions we can undertake.
Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become a reality.
Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Most appreciated after dinner speech - I'll pay the check.
You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.
There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I've loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough.
Love as much as you can from wherever you are.
It is the very essence of good leadership to give away all credit for positive achievement, to identify only team goals and always to refer to them as such.
For Love is Immortality.
Most people don't get much praise in daily life, but we all need it very much. I think receiving praise makes us brave. Down deep we really know our worth, but we don't have easy access to that knowledge. We need to hear praise coming from outside ourselves or we won't remember that we deserve it.
Love works in miracles every day, such as weakening the strong, and stretching the weak , making fools of the wise, and wise men of fools , favoring the passions, destroying reason, and in a word, turning everything topsy-turvy.
Marguerite De Valois
The greater the obstacle the more glory.
A man builds a fine house ; and now he has a master, and a task for life ; he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Discontent is the source of all trouble, but also of all progress, in individuals and nations.
Ideas won't keep, something must be done about them.
Follow your dreams.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
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
Something happened to me. It was the sweetest thing that ever could be. It was a fantasy a dream come true, it was the day I met you !
Only those who do nothing at all make no mistakes but that would be a mistake.
They alone live, who live for others.
Think of me as a sex symbol for men who don't give a damn.
People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
One of the strongest motives that lead men to art and science is escape from everyday life with its painful crudity and hopeless dreariness, from the fetters of one's own ever-shifting desires. A finely tempered nature longs to escape from the personal life into the world of objective perception and thought.
I am not an animal ! I am a human being. I am a man.
John Merrick, The Elephant Man (1980)
You haven't failed until you quit trying.
We only love truly once. It is the first time and succeeding passions are less uncontrolled.
Enthusiasm releases the drive to carry you over obstacles and adds significance to all you do.
Norman Vincent Peale
Must you flirt ?
Ninotchka, Leon (1939)
I believe in long, slow, deep, soft, wet kisses that last three days.
Crash Davis, Bull Durham (1988)
We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing , knowing that is it not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.
We all go a little mad sometimes.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
Confidence imparts a wonderful inspiration to its possessor.
Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.
The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We came to enjoy, we are being enjoyed. We came to rule, we are being ruled. We came to work, we are being worked. All the time, we find that. And this comes into every detail of our life.
Barring serious accidents, if you are not preoccupied with worry and you work hard, you can look forward to a reasonably lengthy existence. Its not the hard work that kills, its the worrying that kills.
My experience has taught me that a man who has no vices has damned few virtues.
Your thoughts are the architects of your destiny.
David O. McKay
Who indeed can harm you if you are committed deeply to doing what is right ?
If money helps a man to do good to others, it is of some value , but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
I love him because he's the kind of guy who gets drunk on a glass of buttermilk, and I love the way he blushes right up over his ears. I love him because he doesn't know how to kiss, the jerk !
Sugarpuss O'Shea, Ball Of Fire (1941)
Recognize that transition has a characteristic shape.
Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them.
What doesn't kill me, makes me stronger.
To understand your parents love you must raise children yourself.
Love is like pi - natural, irrational, and very important.
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Harold R. McAlindon
Tough times never last but tough people do.
Most people resist change, so a key part of innovating is convincing other people that your idea is a good one -- by enlisting their help, and, in doing so, by helping them see the usefulness of the idea.
The first and greatest commandment is, Don't let them scare you.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in kansas anymore.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Love is a bird, she needs to fly.
He who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
For the first time in my life, people cheering for me. Were you deaf ? Didn't you hear 'em ? We're not hitchhiking any more. We're riding.
Michael Kelly, Champion (1949)
This too, shall pass.
Every human heart is human.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Commit yourself to a dream nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.
Robert H. Schuller
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is often a step forward.
Every man goes down to his death bearing in his hands only that which he has given away.
They are able because they think they are able.
Even when change is elective, it will disorient you. You may go through anxiety. You will miss aspects of your former life. It doesn't matter. The trick is to know in advance of making any big change that you're going to be thrown off your feet by it. So you prepare for this inevitable disorientation and steady yourself to get through it. Then you take the challenge, make the change, and achieve your dream.
Live with passion !
Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that !
The best effect of fine persons is felt after we have left their presence.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Before I learned the art, a punch was just a punch, and a kick, just a kick. After I learned the art, a punch was no longer a punch, a kick, no longer a kick. Now that I understand the art, a punch is just a punch and a kick is just a kick.
Let him that would move the world first move himself.
The only true gift is a portion of yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
When your self-worth goes up, your net worth goes up with it.
Mark Victor Hansen
Above all, beware of compromises. Hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others fads through the greed of getting supporters. Your atman is the support of the universe - whose support do you stand in need of ?
I do not resent criticism, even when, for the sake of emphasis, it parts for the time with reality.
Sometimes you gotta say, What the fuck.
Miles, Risky Business (1983)
If you think you can, or you think you can't, you're probably right.
The worst thing you can try to do is cling to something that is gone, or to recreate it.
When I hear somebody sigh, life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, compared to what ?
Never, never, never give up.
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.
Where there is a will, there is a way.
A compliment is like a kiss through a veil.
Leadership is a secret ingredient that goes into failure. But it's only kept a secret from the person who fails.
Talkers are no good doers.
The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.
A smile is a light in the window of the soul indicating that the heart is at home.
Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost.
Robert H. Schuller
Adversity is wont to reveal genius, prosperity to hide it.
Almost all of the world-class athletes and other peak performers are visualizers. They see it , they feel it, they experience it before they actually do it. They began with the end in mind. You can do it in every area of your life. Before performance, a sales presentation, a difficult confrontation, or the daily challenge of meeting a goal, see it clearly, vividly, relentlessly, over and over again. Create an internal "comfort zone''. Then, when you get into the situation, it isn't foreign. It doesn't scare you.
If they move, kill ' em.
Pike Bishop, The Wild Bunch (1969)
Other men have seen angels, But I have seen thee, And thou art enough.
Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.