Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for ?
Grow old along with me, the best is yet to be.
Take away love and our earth is a tomb.
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Whatever is at the center of our life will be the source of our security, guidance, wisdom, and power.
I'm willing when time permits to honestly express or to open myself to you, to act as a sort of sign pole for a traveler.
A 'No' uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
Stand as a rock , you are indestructible. You are the Self ( atman ) , the god of the universe.
Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you !
We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.
This is the true measure of love, when we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
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.
God does not care about our mathematical difficulties. He integrates empirically.
The best way to find yourself, is to lose yourself in the service of others.
Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.
John Andrew Holmes Jr.
I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.
The best effect of fine persons is felt after we have left their presence.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.
What the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
In matters of style, swim with the current, in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
May you live all the days of your life.
Hoke, you're my best friend.
Daisy Werthan, Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
Inch by inch, it's a cinch.
Robert H. Schuller
Okay, but I get to be on top.
Josh, Big (1988)
Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find, knock and it shall be opened unto you.
No man ever became great without many and great mistakes.
William E. Gladstone
I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I'm all out of bubble gum.
Nada, They Live (1988)
What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie. I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave. And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.
The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge.
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
He who has great power should use it lightly.
Sharing is the essence of teaching. It is, I have come to believe, the essence of civilizationWithout it, the imagination is but the echo of the self, trapped in a soundproof chamber, reverberating upon itself until it is spent in exhaustion or futility.
I think therefore I am
The ready back gets all the loads.
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take
John Davidson Rockefeller
If they move, kill ' em.
Pike Bishop, The Wild Bunch (1969)
Every time an artist dies, part of the vision of mankind passes with him.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The love that lasts longest is the love that is never returned.
A hundred years from now, it will not matter what kind of car I drove, what kind of house I lived in, how much money I had in the bank... but the world may be a better place because I made a differ- ence in the life of a child.
O Captain ! My Captain ! our fearful trip is done.
The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement.
I love you. I've loved you since the first moment I saw you. I guess maybe Ive even loved you before I saw you.
George Eastman, A Place In The Sun (1951)
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.
Lou Gehrig, The Pride Of The Yankees (1942)
Learning is finding out what we already know. Doing is demonstrating that you know it. Teaching is reminding others that they know just as well as you. You are all learners, doers, and teachers.
A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.
General Douglas MacArthur
The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a persons determination.
Where there is great love, there are always wishes.
There is no pleasure in life equal to that of the conquest of a vicious habit.
Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.
No matter how big government gets, and no matter how many services it provides, it can never take the place of volunteers.
The best and most beautiful things in this world can not be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.
Great effort from great motives is the best definition of a happy life.
William Ellery Channing
Great minds have purposes others have wishes.
Napolean Bonaparte Washington Irving
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
I feel like a tiny bird with a big song !
Jerry Van Amerongen
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness , it is generally the by- product of other activities.
I love you, I am at rest with you, I have come home.
Dorothy L. Sayers
Every human heart is human.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Ask nothing, want nothing in return. Give what you have to give, it will come back to you, but do not think of that now.
I am both pleased but astonished by the fact that mankind has not yet begun to use all the means and devices that are available for destruction. I hope that such weapons are never manufactured in quantity.
If I am pressed to say why I loved him, I feel it can only be explained by replying. Because it was he, because it was me.
Beware what you set your heart upon, for it surely shall be yours.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
All things come to those who wait, but when they come they're out of date.
Do not wait for ideal circumstances, they will never come, nor for the best opportunities.
Janet Erskine Stuart
Yes, we have to divide up our time like that, between our politics and our equations. But to me our equations are far more important, for politics are only a matter of present concern. A mathematical equation stands forever.
I want to know God's thoughts ; the rest are details.
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.
Silence is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Many great ideas go unexecuted, and many great executioners are without ideas. One without the other is worthless.
Whatever it takes !
Why is it that the more mistakes people make, the more paranoid they become about other people's mistakes ?
On the last analysis, then, love is life. Love never faileth and life never faileth so long as there is love.
People with goals succeed because they know where they're going.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
Patience and the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.
Throughout the centuries there have been men who took the first steps down new roads armed with nothing but their own vision.
I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the sea, and at last wake up in Naples, and there beside me is the Stern Fact, the Sad Self, unrelenting, identical, that I fled from.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
You make me want to be a better man.
Melvin Udall, As Good As It Gets (1997)
Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.
Life does not happen to us, it happens from us.
Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished.
Tell me and I forget , show me and I remember , involve me and I understand.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
It's not what you've got, it's what you use that makes a difference.
Effective people are not problem-minded , they're opportunity-minded. They feed opportunities and starve problems.
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress.
Nicholas Murray Butler
Just smiling can do wonders for your attitude
We are like tea bags - we don't know our own strength until we're in hot water.
Experience is a wonderful thing. It enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.
Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
I'd love to kiss you, but I just washed my hair.
Madge Norwood, Cabin In the Cotton (1932)
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.