I would rather live and love where death is king than have eternal life where love is not.
Robert G. Ingersoll
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When god closes a door, he opens a window.
The more connections you and your lover make, not just between your bodies, but between your minds, your hearts, and your souls, the more you will strengthen the fabric of your relationship, and the more real moments you will experience together.
Barbara De Angelis
We go together, Laurie. I don't know why. Maybe like guns and ammunition go together.
Bart Tare, Gun Crazy (1949)
Love is the expansion of two natures in such fashion that each include the other, each is enriched by the other.
Pay no attention to what the critics say , no statue has ever been erected to a critic.
For those who have seen the Earth from space, and for the hundreds and perhaps thousands more who will, the experience most certainly changes your perspective. The things that we share in our world are far more valuable than those which divide us.
You sing-a high.
Baravelli, Connie Bailey (1932)
It's good to be the king !
Louis XVI, History Of The World (1981)
Freedom requires the capacity to accept, bear and live constructively with anxiety. I refer of course to the normal anxiety all of us experience at every step in our psychological growth as well as in this upset contemporary world. To be free means to face and bear anxiety, to run away from anxiety means automatically to surrender one's freedom.
The dedicated life is the life worth living. You must give with your whole heart.
The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
Arthur C. Clarke
By doing well the duty which is nearest to us, the duty which is in our hands, we make ourselves stronger.
People begin to become successful the minute they decide to be.
One rule of action more important than all others is consists in never doing anything that someone else can do for you.
Now all you have to do is hold the chicken, bring me the toast, give me a check for the chicken salad sandwich, and you haven't broken any rules.
Bobby Dupea, Waitress (1970)
How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg ? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg.
Leadership - The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
If you didn't know me, would you think I was a stranger ?
Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Efficiency is doing things right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing.
To live a creative life we must lose our fear of being wrong.
Joseph Chilton Pearce
Winning is not everything, but the effort to win is.
He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall , but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles, they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.
Never say die.
History does nothing , it does not possess immense riches, it does not fight battles. It is men, real, living, who do all this.
We can do no great things. Only small things with great love.
The most important part of being a leader is maintaining the desire to keep on learning. That means learning about yourself, about your peers, and about the people you serve.
Most people who succeed in the face of seemingly impossible conditions are people who simply don't know how to quit.
Robert H. Schuller
The ladder of success is never crowded at the top.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
I don't know nothin 'bout birthin' babies.
Prissy, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Love vanquishes time. To lovers, a moment can be eternity, eternity can be the tick of a clock.
We shall show mercy, but we shall not ask for it.
I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Happiness is not pleasure, it is victory.
When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.
Charles A. Beard
The foundation my parents laid down with our faith continues to be my core.
How we spend our days is of course how we spend our lives.
Don't ever give up.
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Rock and roll is the music of America, of youth, of rebellion, and of the common spirit that ties all that together.
Look up and not down, look forward and not back, look out and not in, and lend a hand.
E. E. Hale
The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls you.
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
Norman Vincent Peale
The good physician treats the disease, the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.
Few people think more than two or three times a year. I have made an international reputation by thinking once or twice a week.
George Bernard Shaw
Some say you have to use your five best players, but I found out you win with the five that fit together best as a team
Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything.
W. Clement Stone
The willow knows what the storm does not that the power to endure harm outlives the power to inflict it.
Blood Of The Martyr
The first duty of love is to listen.
To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - It goes on.
Giving people a little more than they expect is a good way to get back more than you'd expect.
Friends are made by many acts and lost by only one.
For hope is but the dream of those that wake.
Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way. Unless it's a fatal mistake, which, at least, others can learn from.
Be bold, and mighty forces will come to your aid.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Difficulties, by bracing the mind to overcome them, assist cheerfulness, as exercise assists digestion.
Christian Nestell Bovee
I never worry about action, but only about inaction.
All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
William Curry Theodore
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.
Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1990)
An avoidance of true communication is tantamount to a relinquishment of my self- being , if I withdraw from it I am betraying not only the other but myself.
There is love of course. And then there's life, its enemy.
To laugh often and much; To win the respect of intelligent people And the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure The betrayal of false friends; To appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Inspiration and genius -- one and the same.
There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.
A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.
General Douglas MacArthur
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
Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.
George F. Will
A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.
We all love best not those who offend us least, nor those who have done most for us, but those who make it most easy for us to forgive them.
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.
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.
Seize the day.
To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.
I swore never to be silent whenever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.
If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse , however if I treat you as though you are what you are capable of becoming, I help you become that.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I am convinced that He ( God ) does not play dice.
The dove is my emblem. I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it. I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.
Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination, full of hope.
Work spares us from three evils boredom, vice, and need.
Think and grow rich.
Do we really know anybody ? Who does not wear a face to hide another ?
There is nothing as remarkable as learning how to think better.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
The beauties of the world are best seen by those who strive to reach them.
if you can't lift the corners, let the middle sag.
Remove failure as an option.
The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.
This world will always continue to be a mixture of good and evil. Our duty is to sympathize with the weak and to love even the wrongdoer.
Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I have, for many years past, contemplated the noble races of red men who are now spread over these trackless forests and boundless prairies, melting away at the approach of civilization.
We will find only what we look for, nothing more and nothing less.
When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Hasta la vista, baby. :
The Terminator, Terminator Judgment Day (1991)
God doesn't make junk.
Action without study is fatal. Study without action is fatal. Mary Beard Actions speak louder than words.