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I have seen too much of the vanity of human affairs, to expect felicity from the splendid scenes of public life.
You're as old as you behave.
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
The real test in golf and in life is not in keeping out of the rough, but in getting out after you are in.
Many people may listen, but few people actually hear.
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
It is seldom indeed that one parts on good terms, because if one were on good terms one would not part.
This too, shall pass.
Love means never having to say you're sorry.
Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.
If a man can realize his divine nature with the help of an image, would it be right to call that a sin ? Nor, even when he has passed that stage, should he call it an error. Man is not traveling from error to truth, but from truth to truth, from lower to higher truth. To him all the religions from the lowest fetishism to the highest absolutism, mean so many attempts of the human soul to grasp and realize the infinite, each determined by the conditions of its birth and association, and each of these marks a stage of progress, and every soul is a young eagle soaring higher and higher, gathering more and more strength till it reaches the glorious sun.
Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time.
Robert H. Schuller
Procrastination is the fear of success. People procrastinate because they are afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead now. Because success is heavy, carries a responsibility with it, it is much easier to procrastinate and live on the 'someday I'll' philosophy.
I'll be back.
The Terminator, The Terminator (1984)
If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.
Truth fears no questions.
To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable
Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Oh, it was nobody's fault but my own. I was looking up. It was the nearest thing to heaven. You were there.
Terry McKay, An Affair To Remember (1957)
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
A teacher, a really good teacher, is never a giver of truth; he is a guide, a pointer to truth. Therefore, a good teacher, or, more appropriately, a guide, studies each student individually and helps to awaken the student to explore himself, both internally and externally, and ultimately to integrate himself with his being. All in all, a teacher acts as a catalyst, and not only must he have a tremendous understanding; he must also possess a sensitive mind with great flexibility and adaptability.
The more goals you set - the more goals you get.
Mark Victor Hansen
Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn Vos Savant
How do I love thee ? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Perhaps the feelings that we experience when we are in love represent a normal state. Being in love shows a person who he should be.
Love is something eternal.
Vincent Van Gogh
Doomed are the hotheads ! Unhappy are they who lose their cool and are too proud to say, ''I'm sorry. ''
Robert H. Schuller
We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience.
Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one's heart rather than out of pity. A person must possess himself and have a deep sense of security in fundamental principles and values in order to genuinely apologize.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - It goes on.
You pile up enough tomorrows, and you'll find you've collected a lot of empty yesterdays.
The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.
Never spend your money before you have it.
The first duty of love is to listen.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them become what they are capable of becoming.
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other.
Rainer Maria Rilke
Love sees roses without thorns.
An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast, a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.
He who knows all the answers has not yet been asked all the questions.
Be the ball.
Ty Webb, Caddyshack (1980)
It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.
Somebody stop me !
Stanley Ipkiss, The Mask (1994)
To be in love is merely to be in a state of perpetual anesthesia. To mistake an ordinary young man for a greek god or an ordinary young woman for a goddess.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is Love.
Fear nothing, for every renewed effort raises all former failures into lessons, all sins into experience.
Progress is the activity of today and the assurance of tomorrow
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.
Gollum, The Lord Of The Rings (2002)
If you want to get the best out of a man, you must look for the best that is in him.
Success is never found. Failure is never fatal. Courage is the only thing.
Not being able to do everything is no excuse for not doing everything you can.
Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness.
The grand essentials of happiness are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Allan K. Chalmers
Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations
George Bernard Shaw
Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
No man can succeed in a line of endeavor which he does not like.
You're so money, and you don't even know it.
Trent, Swingers (1996)
Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel libel, even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the Americans themselves.
Whenever you find whole world against you just turn around and lead the world.
What love we've given, we'll have forever. What love we fail to give, will be lost for all eternity.
Giving people a little more than they expect is a good way to get back more than you'd expect.
Marcel Marceau, Silent Movie (1976)
Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Success consists of doing the common things of life uncommonly well.
Obstacles are those frightful things you can see when you take your eyes off your goal.
The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.
The only guide to man is his conscience , the only shield to his memory is the rectitude and sincerity of his actions. It is very imprudent to walk through life without this shield, because we are so often mocked by the failure of our hopes and the upsetting of our calculations, but with this shield, however the fates may play, we march always in the ranks of honor.
Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
I was never tired of listening to his wisdom or imparting my own.
I live a very dull life here, indeed I think I am more like a state prisoner than anything else.
Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away.
Having all the money in the world isn't much good if you can hardly get out of bed in the morning to enjoy it
A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.
They may take away our lives, but they'll never take our freedom !
William Wallace, Braveheart (1995)
The great end of life is not knowledge but action.
Thomas Henry Huxley
Whatever our souls are made up, his and mine are the same.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
He who joyfully marches to music rank and file, has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would surely suffice. This disgrace to civilization should be done away with at once. Heroism at command, how violently I hate all this, how despicable and ignoble war is ; I would rather be torn to shreds than be a part of so base an action. It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder.
One man with courage is a majority.
When I look around, I always learn something and that is to be always yourself. And to express yourself. To have faith in yourself. Do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it. Start from the very root of being, which is how can I be me?
There is no one giant step that does it. It's a lot of little steps.
Peter A. Cohen
To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
When you work, work, and when you play, play, dont get the two mixed up
Kind words conquer.
My friends are my estate.
Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.
I see dead people.
Cole Sear, The Sixth Sense (1999)
Find something you love to do and you'll never have to work a day in your life.
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.
Throughout the centuries there have been men who took the first steps down new roads armed with nothing but their own vision.
The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.
Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
Love isn't decent. Love is glorious and shameless.
Elizabeth Von Arnim
Smile ! and the world will smile with you !
People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.