Sometimes your nearness takes my breath away , and all the things I want to say can find no voice. Then, in silence, I can only hope my eyes will speak my heart.
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Begin with the end in mind.
You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly.
Cinderella story. Outta nowhere. A former greenskeeper, now, about to become the Masters champion. It looks like a mirac... It's in the hole ! It's in the hole ! It's in the hole !
Carl Spackler, Caddyshack (1980)
Watch people do their most common actions, these are indeed the things that will tell you the real character of a great person.
Keys to success : Research your ideas, plan for success, expect success, and just do it.
John S. Hinds
A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance, and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.
Who is blind ? He who can see no other world. Who is dumb ? He who can say nothing pleasant about his lot. Who is poor ? He who is troubled with too many desires. Who is rich ? He who is happy with his lot.
Be like the turtle. If he didn't stick his neck out, he wouldn't get anywhere at all.
Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.
Where there is no vision, the people perish.
But I would be proud.
Harry Burns, Sally Albright (1989)
One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.
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.
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
Cushion the painful effects of hard blows by keeping the enthusiasm going strong, even if doing so requires struggle.
Norman Vincent Peale
I have seen too much of the vanity of human affairs, to expect felicity from the splendid scenes of public life.
It is not length of life, but depth of life.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You must motivate yourself every day.
There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group, there is less competition there.
Living, love and death are one thing, not divisive, not separated, not divorced, not in the field of time but it is completely a living, moving thing, indivisible. And that is immortal.
Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire.
Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.
Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.
An executive is a person who always decides , sometimes he decides correctly, but he always decides.
John H. Patterson
Between stimulus and response is our greatest power -- the freedom to choose.
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
Difficulties strengthen the mind, as well as labor does the body.
Wherever there's a fight so hungry people can eat, I'll be there.
Tom Joad, The Grapes Of Wrath (1940)
When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.
Charles A. Beard
The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.
You have the power to think what you want. No matter what the circumstance.
Oh, Moses, Moses, you stubborn, splendid, adorable fool !
Nefretiri, The Ten Commandments (1956)
If you advance confidently in the direction of your dreams and endeavor to leave the life which you have imagined, you will you will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
Don't fall victim to your own melodrama. Keep things in perspective. The odds are that your problem is solvable. Address the solution and don't dwell on the problem to the point at which it paralyzes you.
Take away love and our earth is a tomb.
It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.
Whatever you vividly imagine, ardently desire, sincerely believe, and enthusiastically act upon must inevitably come to pass!
Paul J. Meyer
I always try to turn my personal struggles into something helpful for others.
The fire that warms us can also consume us, it is not the fault of the fire.
He that would be a leader must be a bridge.
One cannot think crooked and walk straight.
Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration. Accordingly, a 'genius' is often merely a talented person who has done all of his or her homework.
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
One million dollars !
Dr. Evil, Austin Powers International Man Of Mystery (1997)
I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You have to think anyway, so why not think big ?
P. T. Barnum
Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
Life can only be understood backwards , but it must be lived forwards.
Above all, beware of compromises. Hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others fads through the greed of getting supporters. Your atman is the support of the universe - whose support do you stand in need of ?
How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.
There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. That little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.
W. Clement Stone
You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have really lived, are the moments when you have done things in a spirit of love.
If you don't learn from your mistakes, there's no sense making them.
What the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.
You're tearing me apart !
Jim Stark, Rebel Without Cause (1955)
For with god all things are possible.
Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down.
Charles F. Kettering
When you reach for the stars, you may not get one, but you won't come up with a handful of mud, either.
Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose -- a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.
People with goals succeed because they know where they're going.
In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it.
William A. Ward
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot , but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague
Only those who do nothing at all make no mistakes but that would be a mistake.
We will find only what we look for, nothing more and nothing less.
We came to enjoy, we are being enjoyed. We came to rule, we are being ruled. We came to work, we are being worked. All the time, we find that. And this comes into every detail of our life.
It is not enough to have a good mind, the main thing is to use it well.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you can not do.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
Theodore H. White
All great truths are simple in final analysis, and easily understood ; if they are not, they are not great truths.
It looks as if there were a single ultimate goal for mankind, a far goal toward which all persons strive. This is called variously by different authors self-actualization, self- realization, integration, psychological health, individuation, autonomy, creativity, productivity, but they all agree that this amounts to realizing the potentialities of the person, that is to say, becoming fully human, everything that person can be.
If the student thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better student. If the lawyer thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better lawyer, and so on.
Love is patient and kind, love is not jealous or boastful, it is not arrogant or rude. Love does not insist on its own way, it is not irritable or resentful, it does not rejoice at wrong, but rejoices in the right. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things.
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Robert H. Schuller
After all is said and done, there is usually more said than done.
The miracle power that elevates the few is to be found in their industry, application and perseverance, under the promptings of a brave determined spirit.
What is it you want, Mary ? What do you want ? You want the moon ? Just say the word, and I'll throw a lasso around it and pull it down.
George Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
Men do less than they ought, unless they do all they can.
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
When I first met you, I was afraid to talk to you. When I talked to you, I was afraid to kiss you. When I kissed you, I was afraid to love you. Now that I love you, I'm afraid to lose you.
There is nothing to fear, but fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Thank god, it is over, that I have seen it and am able to tell it to the world.
There is more to life than increasing its speed.
Instill great values in your children today and your grandchildren will prosper tomorrow.
They may take away our lives, but they'll never take our freedom !
William Wallace, Braveheart (1995)
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner.
He who lives without discipline dies without honor.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.
Love is the only gold.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
It helps to write down half a dozen things which are worrying me. Two of them, say, disappear, about two nothing can be done, so it's no use worrying, and two perhaps can be settled.
Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
At every moment during our existence we are all called to be leaders, if for no other purpose than to lead ourselves.
John P. Strelecky
Kid, the next time I say, Let's go someplace like Bolivia, let's go someplace like Bolivia.
Butch Cassidy, Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969)