Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.
Robert A. Heinlein
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The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom.
The illiterate of the century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.
The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don't define them, learn about them, or even seriously consider them as believable or achievable. Winners can tell you where they are going, what they plan to do along the way, and who will be sharing the adventure with them.
The minute I heard my first love story I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere, they're in each other all along.
Fractures well cured make us more strong.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
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.
If to do good were easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces.
Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own mind.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Great oaks from little acorns grow
Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
Your thoughts are the architects of your destiny.
David O. McKay
That is a lesson for all life - face the terrible, face it boldly. Like the monkeys, the hardships of life fall back when we cease to flee before them.
Come out, come out, wherever you are !
Max Cady, Cape Fear (1991)
You don't understand ! I could've had class. I could've been a contender. I could've been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am.
Terry Malloy, On The Waterfront (1954)
Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The leader has a clear idea of what he wants to do -- professionally and personally -- and the strength to persist in the face of setbacks, even failures.
Warren G. Bennis
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
Cinderella story. Outta nowhere. A former greenskeeper, now, about to become the Masters champion. It looks like a mirac... It's in the hole ! It's in the hole ! It's in the hole !
Carl Spackler, Caddyshack (1980)
As long as we are persistence in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We can not choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time.
I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to my fellow-creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.
We have to go back to philosophy to treat things as they are. We are suffering from our own karma. It is not the fault of god. What we do is our own fault, nothing else. Why should god be blamed ?
The way to find out about your happiness is to keep your mind on those moments when you feel most happy, when you really are happy -- not excited, not just thrilled, but deeply happy. This requires a little bit of self-analysis. What is it that makes you happy ? Stay with it, no matter what people tell you. This is what I call 'following your bliss'. If you follow your bliss, you put yourself on a kind of track that has been there all the while, waiting for you, and the life that you ought to be living is the one you are living. Wherever you are -- if you are following your bliss, you are enjoying that refreshment, that life within you, all the time.
Some people plant in the spring and leave in the summer. If you're signed up for a season, see it through. You don't have to stay forever, but at least stay until you see it through.
Wisdom is not like money to be tied up and hidden.
While we pursue happiness, we flee from contentment.
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew. They're what make the instrument stretch-what make you go beyond the norm.
We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.
The first and greatest commandment is, Don't let them scare you.
All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination
When you put faith, hope and love together, you can raise positive kids in a negative world.
Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
"I am the thread that runs through all these pearls", and each pearl is a religion or even a sect thereof. Such are the different pearls, and god is the thread that runs through all of them, most people, however, are entirely unconscious of it.
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success. tremendous stream is flowing toward the ocean, carrying us all along with it , and though like straws and scraps of paper we may at times float aimlessly about, in the long run we are sure to join the ocean of life and bliss.
Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
Philippians 4: 4-7
Love talked about can be easily turned aside, but love demonstrated is irresistible.
W. Stanley Mooneyham
One joy scatters a hundred griefs.
The most important of life's battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.
David O. McKay
Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.
Follow your dreams.
You always succeed in producing a result.
It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.
Knowing means to penetrate through the surface, in order to arrive at the roots, and hence the causes, knowing means to "see" reality in its nakedness. Knowing does not mean to be in the possession of the truth , it means to penetrate the surface and to strive critically and actively in order to approach truth ever more closely.
Failures don't plan to fail, they fail to plan.
Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moments you reject all help, are you free. Fear is death, fear is sin, fear is hell, fear is unrighteousness, and fear is wrong life.
It is what you learn after you know it all that counts.
To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
Theodore H. White
A little more moderation would be good. Of course, my life hasn't exactly been one of moderation.
Love like you'll never be hurt.
You aren't too bright. I like that in a man.
Matty Walker, Body Heat (1981)
Love doesn't just sit there like a stone, it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new.
Ursula K. Le Guin
Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god. For one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
Freedom is man's capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves.
I don't think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
We're sisters under the same mink.
Debby Marsh, The Big Heat (1953)
Play for more than you can afford to lose and you will learn the game.
You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.
It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake.
When you reach for the stars, you may not get one, but you won't come up with a handful of mud, either.
Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man , but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.
Love is not love until love's vulnerable.
Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
You see, when we have the opportunity of working out, you'll see that your way of thinking is definitely not the same as mine. Art, after all, is a means of acquiring personal liberty. Your way is not my way nor mine yours.
You need a good bedside manner with doctors or you will get nowhere.
William S. Burroughs
If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
Henry David Thoreau
All paths lead nowhere, so it is important to choose a path that has heart.
When fate hands us a lemon, let's try to make a lemonade.
It is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich.
Henry Ward Beecher
Nature abhors a vacuum, and if I can only walk with sufficient carelessness I am sure to be filled.
Henry David Thoreau
If you don't set goals, you can't regret not reaching them.
Find out what it means to die - not physically, that's inevitable - but to die to everything that is known, to die to your family, to your attachments, to all the things that you have accumulated, the known, the known pleasures, the known fears. Die to that every minute and you will see what it means to die so that the mind is made fresh, young, and therefore innocent, so that there is incarnation not in a next life, but the next day.
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
I just love when people say I cant do something because all my life people said I wasn't going to make it.
It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves.
Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.
At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.
Most ball games are lost, not won.
I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.
Just because you make a mistake doesnt mean you are a mistake.
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
Ideals serve well as our guides. They are like beacons on a journey , they do not permit us to tarry, as though our goal and rest were already contained in them.
Hope springs eternal.
There is no point at which you can say 'Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap.'
Love is a haunting melody that I have never mastered and I fear I never will.
William S. Burroughs
The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
Believe, when you are most unhappy, that there is something for you to do in the world. So long as you can sweeten another's pain, life is not in vain.
The test we must set for ourselves is not to march alone but to march in such a way that others will wish to join us.
My main purpose in life is to make money so I can afford to go on creating more inventions.
A bizarre sensation pervades a relationship of pretense. No truth seems true. A simple morning's greeting and response appear loaded with innuendo and fraught with implications. Each nicety becomes more sterile and each withdrawal more permanent.
The entire law is summed up in a single command, Love your neighbor as yourself.
I'm here to fight for truth, justice, and the american way.
Superman, Superman (1978)
Everyone should carefully observe which way his heart draws him, and then choose that way with all his strength.
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To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.