So long as we are loved by others I should say that we are almost indispensable , and no man is useless while he has a friend.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Love is the great amulet that makes this world a garden.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Live life to the fullest.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.
Robert Louis Stevenson
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As you think in your heart, so shall you be.
Teachers have three loves, love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together.
Be strong ! You talk of ghosts and devils. We are the living devils. The sign of life is strength and growth. The sign of death is weakness. Whatever is weak, avoid ! It is death. If it is strength, go down into hell and get hold of it ! There is salvation only for the brave. "None but the brave deserves the fair". None but the bravest deserves salvation.
Leadership is much more an art, a belief, a condition of the heart, than a set of things to do. The visible signs of artful leadership are expressed, ultimately, in its practice.
Indecision is the thief of opportunity.
God is subtle but he is not malicious.
You can never be happy at the expense of the happiness of others.
Private victories precede public victories. You can't invert that process any more than you can harvest a crop before you plant it.
There are two things to aim at in life , first to get what you want, and after that to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind has achieved the second.
Logan Pearsall Smith
Laughter is the best medicine.
The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it open.
That'll do, pig. That'll do.
Farmer Hoggett, Babe (1995)
Watch people do their most common actions, these are indeed the things that will tell you the real character of a great person.
All great truths are simple in final analysis, and easily understood ; if they are not, they are not great truths.
There is only one terminal dignity, love. And the story of a love is not important, what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.
The key to truth is the next deed, and this key opens the door if one does what one has to do in such a way that the meaning of the action here finds its fulfillment. Thus truth in the world of man is not to be found as the content of knowledge, but only as human existence. One does not express it, one does not perceive it, but one lives it, and receives it as life.
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.
To find what you seek in the road of life, the best proverb of all is that which says Leave no stone unturned.
Edward Bulwer Lytton
Winning isn't everything , it's the only thing.
Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating.
In each man there is a priceless treasure that is in no other. Every man's foremost task is the actualization of his unique, unprecedented and never-recurring potentialities, and not the repetition of something that another, and be it even the greatest, has already achieved.
Success is not to be measured by the position someone has reached in life, but the obstacles he has overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington
If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there and worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the loss of sleep.
If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always gotten.
Love is a little haven of refuge from the world.
Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction
I'm an excellent driver.
Raymond Babbitt, Rain Man (1988)
Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.
Frank Lloyd Wright
I make wine at home. I make it out of raisins so that it will be aged automatically.
What the world wants is character. The world is in need of those whose life is one burning love, selfless. That love will make every word tell like a thunderbolt.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Keep the Faith.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
Wouldja do me a favor, Harry ? Drop dead !
Billie Dawn, Born Yesterday (1950)
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
Okay, but I get to be on top.
Josh, Big (1988)
Love reckons hours for months, and days for years, and every little absence is an age.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, 'What's in it for me?'
There is love of course. And then there's life, its enemy.
I like to watch.
Chance, Being There (1979)
Houston, we have a problem.
Jim Lovell, Apollo 13 (1944)
It was a high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, Always do what you are afraid to do.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Not many people know it, but the Fuhrer was a terrific dancer.
Franz Liebkind, The Producers Avco (1968)
Love is when reality is better than your dreams.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You'll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind.
I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.
Never give an order that can't be obeyed.
General Douglas MacArthur
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.
One had to cram all this stuff into one's mind for the examinations, whether one liked it or not. This coercion had such a deterring effect on me that, after I had passed the final examination, I found the consideration of any scientific problems distasteful to me for an entire year.
I always say a kiss on the hand might feel very good, but a diamond tiara lasts forever.
Lorelei, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
Love is not only something you feel. It's something you do.
Tell me and I forget , show me and I remember , involve me and I understand.
Happiness is the indication that man has found the answer to the problem of human existence the productive realization of his potentialities and thus, simultaneously, being one with the world and preserving the integrity of his self.
Kiss me. Kiss me as if it were the last time.
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.
I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.
G. K. Chesterton
Each time someone stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope.
Robert F. Kennedy
Listen with regard when others talk. Give your time and energy to others, let others have their own way, do things for reasons other than furthering your own needs.
Acting on a good idea is better than just having a good idea.
What is a friend ? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.
We conceal it from ourselves in vain, we must always love something. In those matters seemingly removed from love, the feeling is secretly to be found, and man can not possibly live for a moment without it.
How many chiropractors does it take to change a light bulb ? Just one, but it requires 21 office visits and 4 X-rays.
Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade ?
To be a leader, you must stand for something, or fall for anything.
A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.
Edgar J. Mohn
Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.
Mary Kay Ash
Wisdom is more precious than rubies.
He who stops being better stops being good.
I love thee with the breath, smiles, tears of all my life.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
You can not do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Advice is seldom welcome , and those who want it the most always like it the least.
Take a watch to pieces and examine, however carefully, its separate parts in turn, and you will never come across the principles by which the watch keeps time.
I was born when she kissed me. I died when she left me. I lived a few weeks while she loved me.
Dixon Steele, In A Lonely Place (1950)
Love can never grow old. Locks may lose their brown and gold. Cheeks may fade and hollow grow. But the hearts that love will know, never winter's frost and chill, summer's warmth is in them still.
There is a time to let things happen, and a time to make things happen.
Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead.
In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.
For changes to be of any true value, they've got to be lasting and consistent.
Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it. I can take it in small doses, but as a lifestyle I find it too confining.
Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
Men do less than they ought, unless they do all they can.
The grand essentials of happiness are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Allan K. Chalmers
Love is like a mountain, hard to climb, but once you get to the top the view is beautiful.
Daniel Monroe Tuttle
Happiness resides not in possessions and not in gold , the feeling of happiness dwells in the soul.
See how nature - trees, flowers, grass - grows in silence , see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence we need silence to be able to touch souls.
As you live your values, your sense of identity, integrity, control, and inner-directedness will infuse you with both exhilaration and peace. You will define yourself from within, rather than by people's opinions or by comparisons to others.
He was some kind of a man. What does it matter what you say about people ?
Tanya, Touch Of Evil (1958)
The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.
Life is what you make it.
I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Love is everything it's cracked up to be. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for.
Roses are red, Violets are blue, I'm schizophrenic, and so am I.
Let's not confuse hasty decisions with strength or intelligence. It's important to be decisive - after giving consideration that reflects the time you have and what's at stake.
No involvement, no commitment.
Everything is okay in the end. If it's not okay, then it's not the end.