For one human being to love another that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.
Rainer Maria Rilke
Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other.
Rainer Maria Rilke
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Don't let life discourage you , everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.
Richard L. Evans
The best things in life are not things.
It doesn't matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going.
Let your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities.
Robert H. Schuller
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
Confidence imparts a wonderful inspiration to its possessor.
But we can not avoid conflict, conflict with society, other individuals and with oneself. Conflicts may be the sources of defeat, lost life and a limitation of our potentiality but they may also lead to greater depth of living and the birth of more far-reaching unities, which flourish in the tensions that engender them.
The passionate are like men standing on their heads, they see all things the wrong way.
Where is there dignity unless there is honesty ?
Misfortunes often sharpen the genius.
The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
Let's go home, Debbie.
Ethan Edwards, The Searchers (1956)
The mind is a lousy master but a wonderful servant.
There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. That little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.
W. Clement Stone
Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.
William Ellery Channing
Are you bored with life ? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours.
Astrology and all these mystical things are generally signs of a weak mind, therefore as soon as they are becoming prominent in our minds, we should see a physician, take good food, and rest.
The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.
All work is empty save when there is love.
If you would live your life with ease, do what you ought, not what you please.
When we place blame, we give away our power.
There are only two things more beautiful than a good gun, a swiss watch and a woman from anywhere.
Cherry Valance, Red River (1948)
I'm not bad. I'm just drawn that way.
Jessica Rabbit, Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can't do.
Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.
May you live all the days of your life.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.
A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you have n't truly decided.
He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in god. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.
Everything is okay in the end. If it's not okay, then it's not the end.
Wouldja do me a favor, Harry ? Drop dead !
Billie Dawn, Born Yesterday (1950)
We're sisters under the same mink.
Debby Marsh, The Big Heat (1953)
Don't look back - forward, infinite energy, infinite enthusiasm, infinite daring, and infinite patience - then alone can great deeds be accomplished.
God is subtle but he is not malicious.
If you're going through hell, keep going.
The greatest thing you'll ever learn is to love and be loved in return.
One joy scatters a hundred griefs.
Why should a man be moral ? Because this strengthens his will.
The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion to his commitment to excellence, regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.
In the long run, men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, though they should fail immediately, they had better aim at something high.
Henry David Thoreau
The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while Nature cures the disease
Live Simply, Laugh Often, Love Deeply.
To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary listener does not hear. quotes
I demolish my bridges behind methen there is no choice but to move forward. Firdtjof Nansen I do not cast my eyes away from my troubles. I pack them in as little compass as I can for myself, and never let them annoy others.
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
I saw and loved.
Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.
You can not step twice into the same river, for other waters are continually flowing on.
Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.
Be the best that you can be.
What you are is god's gift to you, what you become is your gift to god.
Anthony Dalla Villa
It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
They will rise highest who strive for the highest place.
An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't.
Practice makes perfect.
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.
Busier than a cat covering up shit on a tile floor!
Larry the Cable Guy
Nature never deceives us, it is we who deceive ourselves.
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.
Henry Ward Beecher
I bet you can squeal like a pig.
Mountain Man, Deliverance (1972)
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?
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
Never give an order that can't be obeyed.
General Douglas MacArthur
Do you think that there is a word that contains all of the vowels? Unquestionably.
Love is friendship set on fire.
Girls got balls. They're just a little higher up, that's all.
The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking, the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker.
Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.
Accept challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.
George S. Patton
Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.
Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.
There is a law that man should love his neighbor as himself. In a few hundred years it should be as natural to mankind as breathing or the upright gait, but if he does not learn it, he must perish.
Some make it happen, some watch it happen, and some say, What happened ?
Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.
Reflection doesn't take anything away from decisiveness, from being a person of action. In fact, it generates the inner toughness that you need to be an effective person of action -- to be a leader. Think of leadership as some of two vectors competence: (your specialty, your skills, your know-howl) and authenticity: (your identity, your character, your attitude) .
Perspective is in the quiet of a walk, the wisdom of a good book, or the harmony of your favorite music. I find it sometimes in the slow peace of fishing.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
You are a product of your environment. So choose the environment that will best develop you toward your objective. Analyze your life in terms of its environment. Are the things around you helping you toward success -- or are they holding you back ?
W. Clement Stone
Love can be understood only from the inside, as a language can be understood only by someone who speaks it, as a world can be understood only by someone who lives in it.
Robert C. Solomon
Whatever you need more of is what you need to tithe some. quotes
I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I'm all out of bubble gum.
Nada, They Live (1988)
Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore, Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me I lift me lamp beside the golden door.
Good habits are as addictive as bad habits, and a lot more rewarding.
Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm. As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague
I'll meet you at the place near the thing where we went that time.
Aaron Altman, Broadcast News (1987)
We reap what we sow - we are the makers of our own fate. The wind is blowing, those vessels whose sails are unfurled catch it, and go forward on their way, but those which have their sails furled do not catch the wind. Is that the fault of the wind ? We make our own destiny.
Knowing is not enough we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Life is the first gift, love is the second.
I believe that the science of chemistry alone almost proves the existence of an intelligent creator.
You are what you repeatedly do. Excellence is not an event - it is a habit.
Funny like I'm a clown ? I amuse you ?
Tommy De Vito, Goodfellas (1990)
God gives us our relatives - thank God we can choose our friends.
Ethel Watts Mumford
A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance, and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.