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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There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic.
Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.
A leader is a dealer in hope.
Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.
Passion is the genesis of genius.
Nothing endures but change. Heraclitus Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness ?
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.
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.
When it comes to giving, some people stop at nothing.
My bounty is as boundless as the sea, My love as deep, the more I give to thee the more I have for both are infinite.
Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you ?
Benjamin Braddock, The Graduate (1967)
To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.
No disguise can long conceal love where it exists, or long feign it where it is lacking.
Stella ! Hey, Stella !
Stanley Kowalski, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
Only in relationship can you know yourself, not in abstraction and certainly not in isolation. The movement of behavior is the sure guide to yourself. It's the mirror of your consciousness, this mirror will reveal its content, the images, the attachments, the fears, the loneliness, the joy and sorrow. Poverty lies in running away from this, either in its sublimations or its identities.
Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.
It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.
When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.
He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.
An Arabian proverb says there are four sorts of men: He who knows not and knows not he knows not: he is a fool, shun him. He who knows not and knows he knows not: he is simple, teach him. He who knows and knows not he knows: he is asleep--wake him. He who knows and knows he knows: he is wise, follow him.
This isn't a dream ! This is really happening !
Rosemary Woodhouse, Rosemary's Baby (1968)
Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn.
Rhett Butler, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Once in a while, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale.
Gieselle C. Viera
Children are all foreigners.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.
You will never find time for anything. You must make it.
Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion
Seek first to understand and then to be understood.
To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
Believe it is possible to solve your problem. Tremendous things happen to the believer. So believe the answer will come. It will.
Norman Vincent Peale
But inaction itself is a kind of action, and it has consequences. Consistently and absolutely maintained, inaction would necessarily lead to swift ruin , it would be a form of suicide. A refusal to enter into the world is a refusal to meet the challenge of reality which darkly demands that I dare and find out what will happen. In my situation I bear responsibility for what occurs because I do not intervene , if I can do something and I don't do it, I am guilty of the consequences of my inaction.
Live your life and forget your age.
Norman Vincent Peale
I believe that the science of chemistry alone almost proves the existence of an intelligent creator.
Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished.
Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconscious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character
It doesn't matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going.
An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity, a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.
Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.
Love is not blind. It sees more and not less, but because it sees more it is willing to see less.
The heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight. But they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.
Thomas S. Monson
Most appreciated after dinner speech - I'll pay the check.
A strong person and a waterfall always channel their own path.
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is often a step forward.
Great men are not always wise.
One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, 'Well, I'll have a go, too.'
What a great feeling to look back on what you've already climbed What a man really wants is creative challenge with sufficient skills to bring him within the reach of success so that he may have the expanding joy of achievement.
He who hesitates is lost.
Mac, you ever been in love ?
Wyatt Earp, Mac (1946)
One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon- instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our windows today.
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.
A martini. Shaken, not stirred.
James Bond, Goldfinger (1964)
Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
We do what we must, and call it by the best names.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.
You have enemies ? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.
Joy is not in things, it is in us.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.
You're gonna have to learn your cliches. You're gonna have to study them, you're gonna have to learn them, you're gonna have to know them. They're your friends. Write this down: "We gotta play 'em one day at a time."
Attitudes are contagious. Make yours worth catching.
I want to be alone.
Grusinskaya, Grand Hotel (1932)
I'll be taking these huggies and whatever cash you got.
H. I. McDunnough, Raising Arizona (1987)
O, there is nothing holier, in this life of ours, than the first consciousness of love, the first fluttering of its silken wings.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Union gives strength.
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Every man has in himself a continent of undiscovered character. Happy is he who acts as the Columbus to his own soul.
Actions speak louder than words.
Where love reigns the impossible may be attained.
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
It is better to have loved and lost than to never have loved.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
If you want to get the best out of a man, you must look for the best that is in him.
Gollum, The Lord Of The Rings (2002)
The battle is all over except the "shouting" when one knows what is wanted and has made up his mind to get it, whatever the price may be.
You have available to you, right now, a powerful supercomputer. This powerful tool has been used through-out history to take people from rags to riches, from poverty and obscurity to success and fame, from unhappiness and frustration to joy and self-fulfillment, and it can do the same for you.
She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older - the natural sequence of an unnatural beginning.
Better late than never.
If you want to be creative in your company, your career, your life, all it takes is one easy stepthe extra one. When you encounter a familiar plan, you just ask one question '' What ELSE could we do ? ''
Go before the people with your example, and be laborious in their affairs.
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
Everything in the world we want to do or get done, we must do with and through people.
Experience is not what happens to a man, it's what a man does with what happens to him.
I used to think anyone doing anything weird was weird. Now I know that it is the people that call others weird that are weird.
I can levitate birds, but nobody cares.
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.
The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.
You are what you think you are.
Keep your business affairs in your own hands. It's the only way to be happy.
We mustn't let our passions destroy our dreams.
This life is a hard fact, work your way through it boldly, though it may be adamantine, no matter, the soul is stronger. I have seen in life those who are overcautious about themselves fall into dangers at every step, those who are afraid of losing honor and respect, get only disgrace, and those who are always afraid of loss, always lose.
I know you are, but what am I ?
Pee-Wee Herman, Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (1985)
I love you for what you are, but I love you yet more for what you are going to be. I love you not so much for your realities as for your ideals. I pray for your desires that they may be great, rather than for your satisfactions, which may be so hazardously little. You are going forward toward something great. I am on the way with you, and therefore I love you.
Be the ball.
Ty Webb, Caddyshack (1980)
It is best to love wisely, no doubt, but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction.
Believe that the loose ball that you are chasing has your name on it.
A lawyer dies and goes to hell. The devil says he'll make a deal with him. He can go to heaven if he gives up the souls of his wife and two kids. 'Sure' says the lawyer, 'but what's the catch ? '
The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies, and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose. By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors.
The person who says it can not be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.