A heart as soft, a heart as kind, a heart as sound and free as in the whole world thou canst find that heart I'll give to thee.
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The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step
Think of the magic of that foot, comparatively small, upon which your whole weight rests. It's a miracle, and the dance, is a celebration of that miracle.
Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.
Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality, the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
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
Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.
What is strength without a double share of wisdom ?
Be not afraid of anything. You will do marvelous work. It is fearlessness that brings heaven even in a moment.
We have not yet begun to fight.
John Paul Jones
It is the surmounting of difficulties that make heroes.
It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.
Let him that would move the world first move himself.
Success is never wondering what if.
Courage is not a virtue of value among other personal values like love or fidelity. It is the foundation that underlies and gives reality to all other virtues and personal values. Without courage our love pales into mere dependency. Without courage our fidelity becomes conformism.
To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.
Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.
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Coming together is a beginning, keeping together is progress, working together is success.
Do not protect yourself by a fence, but rather by your friends.
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
All of the most successful human beings I've know were inwardly at war with themselves. Their turmoil was at least as great as our own, and sometimes greater. What distinguished these leaders was not some inner peace but rather how they had learned to organize their lives around a noble ambition and to focus on it.
A man never likes you so well as when he leaves your company liking himself.
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
Let those love now who never loved before. Let those who always loved, now love the more.
There is no limit to the power of the human mind. The more concentrated it is, the more power is brought to bear on one point.
Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win -- essential to success.
Between stimulus and response is our greatest power -- the freedom to choose.
Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in ; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day ; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be cumbered with your old nonsense.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
Love, the irresistable desire to be irresistibly desired.
Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future.
Charles F. Kettering
It is not what is poured into a student that counts but what is planted.
I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.
John Davidson Rockefeller
You can have everything in life you want if you'll just help enough other people get what they want.
Do, or do not. There is no try.
Yoda, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
If we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find we have lost the future.
Ilsa, I'm no good at being noble, but it doesn't take much to see that the problems of three little people don't amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
You can do what you want to do.
Don't wait for a funeral to pay a compliment. You may not make it in time.
My parents told me that I could do and be anything I really wanted. I believed them.
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
Love is a hole in the heart.
Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head.
To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.
The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
Death is something not only mysterious but a great act of purgation. That which continues in a repetitive pattern is degeneration. The pattern may vary according to country, according to climate, according to circumstance, but it is a pattern. Moving in any pattern brings about a continuity and that continuity is part of the degenerating process of man. When there is an ending of continuity, something new can take place. One can understand it instantly if one has understood the whole movement of thought, of fear, hate, love - then one can grasp the significance, instantly, of what death is.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word freedom , justice , honor , duty , mercy , hope.
The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.
Bernard M. Baruch
Adversity introduces a man to himself.
I do not believe in styles anymore. I do not believe that there is such a thing as the Chinese way of fighting or the Japanese way of fighting, or any other way of fighting, because unless a human being has three arms and four legs, there can be no different form of fighting.
To me, ultimately, martial art means honestly expressing yourself.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own mind.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Silence is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
For every beauty there is an eye somewhere to see it. For every truth there is an ear somewhere to hear it. For every love there is a heart somewhere to receive it.
Reason is like an open secret that can become known to anyone at any time , it is the quiet space into which everyone can enter through his own thought.
If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.
The more you seek security, the less of it you have. But the more you seek opportunity, the more likely it is that you will achieve the security that you desire.
Success is a journey not a destination.
I am your father.
Darth Vader, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
If you mean to profit, learn to please.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow , Learn as if you were to live forever.
If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.
Love, all alike, no season knows, nor clime, nor hours, days, months, which are the rags of time.
If I have a faith that can move mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.
Look at the weaknesses of others with compassion, not accusation. It's not what they're not doing or should be doing that's the issue. The issue is your own chosen response to the situation and what you should be doing. If you start to think the problem is "out there", stop yourself. That thought is the problem.
When you love someone all your saved-up wishes start coming out.
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing , knowing that is it not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.
Every hero becomes a bore at last.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.
Charles M. Schwab
The test is to recognize the mistake, admit it and correct it. To have tried to do something and failed is vastly better than to have tried to do nothing and succeeded.
Dale E. Turner
Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that !
Never say die.
True love never lives happily ever after. True love has no ending.
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love may make the world go around, but it's laughter that keeps us from getting dizzy.
Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
No wire hangers, ever !
Joan Crawford, Mommie Dearest (1981)
Ask for advice but do what you think is best.
Actions speak louder than words.
When a man finds no peace within himself, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.
Our happiness depends on the habit of mind we cultivate. So practice happy thinking every day. Cultivate the merry heart, develop the happiness habit, and life will become a continual feast.
Norman Vincent Peale
Life without a purpose is a languid, drifting thing , every day we ought to review our purpose, saying to ourselves, 'This day let me make a sound beginning
The secret of success is to do common things uncommonly well.
John Davidson Rockefeller
I need him like the axe needs the turkey.
Jean Harrington, The Lady Eve (1941)
To be successful, you must decide exactly what you want to accomplish, then resolve to pay the price to get it.
We shall show mercy, but we shall not ask for it.
Let's not just transform those in need, we can also find ways to help transform those in power.
Be who you are in every situation.
In Switzerland, they had brotherly love, and they had years of democracy and peace. And what did that produce ? The cuckoo clock.
Harry Lime, The Third Man (1949)
A heart can be broken, but it keeps beating just the same.
Fried Green Tomatoes
Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose -- a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.
When your self-worth goes up, your net worth goes up with it.
Mark Victor Hansen
I tended to place my wife under a pedestal.
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Only those who have learned the power of sincere and selfless contribution experience life's deepest joy : true fulfillment.