We imagine that our mind in a mirror, that it is more or less accurately reflecting what is happening outside us. On the contrary, our mind itself is the principal element of creation. The world, while I am perceiving it, is being incessantly created for myself in time and space.
I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times, in life after life, in age after age forever.
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There is no education like adversity.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
There are no perfect human beings ! My personal judgments are that no perfect human being is possible or even conceivable, but that human beings are far more improvable than most people believe.
I know god will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much.
Do not wait for ideal circumstances, they will never come, nor for the best opportunities.
Janet Erskine Stuart
It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.
Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
Till I loved, I never lived, enough.
No fate is worse than a life without a love.
The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but reveal to them their own.
The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies, and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose. By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
Be afraid. Be very afraid.
Veronica Quaife, The Fly (1986)
While we pursue happiness, we flee from contentment.
The cherokee people are not "my people".
Chief John Ross
You can't build a reputation on what you're going to do.
Came but for friendship, and took away love.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.
You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.
My main purpose in life is to make money so I can afford to go on creating more inventions.
Losers visualize the penalties of failure. Winners visualize the rewards of success.
I want the fairy tale.
Vivian, Pretty Woman (1990)
Minds are like parachutes, they function only when open.
Believe it is possible to solve your problem. Tremendous things happen to the believer. So believe the answer will come. It will.
Norman Vincent Peale
What's meant to be will always find a way
Success is never ending, failure is never final.
Dr. Robert Schuller
This isn't a dream ! This is really happening !
Rosemary Woodhouse, Rosemary's Baby (1968)
Personally, veda's convinced me that alligators have the right idea. They eat their young.
Ida Corwin, Mildred Pierce (1945)
See how nature - trees, flowers, grass - grows in silence , see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence we need silence to be able to touch souls.
Stella ! Hey, Stella !
Stanley Kowalski, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
Power is not really good or bad , it is neutral. Power itself is not negative or positive, although our feelings about it may be. Power is the potential to influence others for good or evil, to be a blessing or a scourge. Like nuclear energy, it can provide the electricity to light a city, or it can fuel the bomb that destroys it.
They say you were shot in the tabloids.
Nora Charles, Nick Charles (1934)
Indecision is the seedling of fear.
We are like tea bags - we don't know our own strength until we're in hot water.
All things come to those who wait, but when they come they're out of date.
I am fond of only what comes from the heart.
The mind, ever the willing servant, will respond to boldness, for boldness, in effect, is a command to deliver mental resources.
Norman Vincent Peale
Look at every situation as if you were in the future and you were looking back on it.
General Peter Schoomaker
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.
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
A compliment is like a kiss through a veil.
Our love is here to stay.
To live is like to love, all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.
Just because somebody doesn't love you the way you want, doesn't mean they don't love you with all they have.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
The most interesting thing about a postage stamp is the persistence with which it sticks to its job.
I love you for what you are, but I love you yet more for what you are going to be. I love you not so much for your realities as for your ideals. I pray for your desires that they may be great, rather than for your satisfactions, which may be so hazardously little. You are going forward toward something great. I am on the way with you, and therefore I love you.
Effective people are not problem-minded , they're opportunity-minded. They feed opportunities and starve problems.
One should never forbid what one lacks the power to prevent.
Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.
I won't be ignored, Dan !
Alex Forrest, Fatal Attraction (1987)
We're sisters under the same mink.
Debby Marsh, The Big Heat (1953)
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
The real test in golf and in life is not in keeping out of the rough, but in getting out after you are in.
Kids don't remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.
The willow knows what the storm does not that the power to endure harm outlives the power to inflict it.
Blood Of The Martyr
In prosperity, our friends know us , in adversity, we know our friends.
John Churton Collins
Positive attitudes come in unlimited quantities. Everybody can have one free !
To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.
Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.
Love - the feeling - is a fruit of love, the verb.
I cannot stand little notes on my pillow ! We are all out of cornflakes,
Oscar Madison, F (1968)
In life you need either inspiration or desperation.
You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. That is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.
Martin Luther King Jr.
In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.
The most important of life's battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.
David O. McKay
There are times when a man should be content with what he has but never with what he is.
William George Jordan
Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.
George S. Patton
Bond. James Bond.
James Bond, Dr No (1962)
If faith in ourselves had been more extensively taught and practiced, I am sure a very large portion of the evils and miseries that we have would have vanished. Duty is to encourage everyone in his struggle to live up to his own highest idea, and strive at the same time to make the ideal as near as possible to the truth.
Accumulate learning by study, understand what you learn by questioning.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean , if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , wisdom is humble that she knows no more.
If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up.
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
I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Success doesn't come to you, you go to it.
The thought manifests as the word. The word manifests as the deed. The deed develops into habit. And the habit hardens into character. So watch the thought and its ways with care
If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.
Rough spots sharpen our performance. And more often than not, obstacles can be turned into advantages. You just can't let your disappointment get in the way.
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Everything is created twice -- first mentally, then physically.
Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game. quotes
The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time
Marion Wright Edelman
The sun shines and warms and lights us and we have no curiosity to know why this is so, but we ask the reason of all evil, of pain, and hunger, and mosquitoes and silly people.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The ability to concentrate and to use your time well is everything if you want to succeed in business or in anything else, for that matter.
A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace.
Levi ben Gershon
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
Where the willingness is great, the difficulties can not be great.
Every man is more than just himself; he also represents the unique, the very special and always significant and remarkable point at which the world's phenomena intersect, only once in this way, and never again.
Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find, knock and it shall be opened unto you.
None are homely who smile.
My experience will help, but I insist and maintain that art - true art that is - cannot be handed out. Furthermore, art is never decoration or embellishment. Instead it is a constant process of maturing.
We feel good about ourselves to the exact degree we feel in control of our lives.