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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Stand upon the self, only then can we truly love the world. Take a very high stand, knowing our universal nature, we must look with perfect calmness upon all the panorama of the world.
The beginning is the half of every action.
One lie ruins a thousand truths.
We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about that you think.
Abilities wither under faultfinding, blossom with encouragement.
Donald A. Laird
Don't call me a saint - I don't want to be dismissed that easily.
Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we can not live within.
People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.
We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.
Happiness consists of a solid faith, good health, and a bad memory.
Love thy neighbour as thyself.
Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.
Love works in miracles every day, such as weakening the strong, and stretching the weak , making fools of the wise, and wise men of fools , favoring the passions, destroying reason, and in a word, turning everything topsy-turvy.
Marguerite De Valois
Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
I'd love to kiss you, but I just washed my hair.
Madge Norwood, Cabin In the Cotton (1932)
Keep the Faith.
If a man can realize his divine nature with the help of an image, would it be right to call that a sin ? Nor, even when he has passed that stage, should he call it an error. Man is not traveling from error to truth, but from truth to truth, from lower to higher truth. To him all the religions from the lowest fetishism to the highest absolutism, mean so many attempts of the human soul to grasp and realize the infinite, each determined by the conditions of its birth and association, and each of these marks a stage of progress, and every soul is a young eagle soaring higher and higher, gathering more and more strength till it reaches the glorious sun.
In imagination, there's no limitation.
Mark Victor Hansen
I am speaking now of the highest duty we owe our friends, the noblest, the most sacred that of keeping their own nobleness, goodness, pure and incorrupt. . . . If we let our friend become cold and selfish and exacting without a remonstrance, we are no true lover, no true friend.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
I like to watch.
Chance, Being There (1979)
We get to make a living , we give to make a life.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow , Learn as if you were to live forever.
Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things. They are but improved means to an unimproved end, an end which was already but too easy to arrive at
Henry David Thoreau
The maxim "Nothing but perfection" may be spelled "Paralysis".
Reflection doesn't take anything away from decisiveness, from being a person of action. In fact, it generates the inner toughness that you need to be an effective person of action -- to be a leader. Think of leadership as some of two vectors competence: (your specialty, your skills, your know-howl) and authenticity: (your identity, your character, your attitude) .
Commit yourself to a dream... Nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.
Robert H. Schuller
The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.
Gobble gobble, gobble gobble. We accept her. One of us, one of us.
Freaks, Freaks (1932)
We come to beginnings only at the end.
Work is love made manifest.
They will rise highest who strive for the highest place.
If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up.
If we always look back, we lose sight of what's ahead.
Talkers are no good doers.
Don't wait. The time will never be just right.
I gave her my heart, and she gave me a pen.
Lloyd Dobler, Say Anything (1989)
If you feel you have no faults there's another one.
Nothing is predestined The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.
Never seek to tell thy love. Love that never told can be, for the gentle wind does move silently, invisibly.
I don't know nothin 'bout birthin' babies.
Prissy, Gone With The Wind (1939)
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.'
The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly it is dearness only that gives everything its value.
The best and most beautiful things in this world can not be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.
Don't ever give up.
When your self-worth goes up, your net worth goes up with it.
Mark Victor Hansen
It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.
Nobody puts baby in a corner.
Johnny Castle, Dirty Dancing (1987)
He who dares nothing need hope for nothing.
Life is what you make it.
I am the inferior of any man whose rights I trample under foot. Men are not superior by reason of the accidents of race or color. They are superior who have the best heart the best brain.
Live with passion.
The secret to happiness is not in doing what one likes to do, but in liking what one has to do.
Well, nobody's perfect.
Osgood Fielding III, Some Like It Hot (1959)
I'll have what she's having.
Customer, When Harry Met Sally (1989)
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
Let no one who loves be called unhappy Even love unreturned has its rainbow.
Let him that would move the world first move himself.
Play it, Sam. Play As Time Goes By.
Ilsa Laszlo, Casablanca (1942)
Why not go out on a limb ? Isn't that where the fruit is ?
Never, never, never give up.
There's no abiding success without commitment.
Vision without action is daydream. Action without vision is nightmare.
Gort ! Klaatu barada nikto !
Helen Benson, The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951)
You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.
You are what you repeatedly do. Excellence is not an event - it is a habit.
Winning isn't everything , it's the only thing.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
I have loved to the point of madness, that which is called madness, that which to me, is the only sensible way to love.
Whatever good things we build end up building us.
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 !
We are like tea bags - we don't know our own strength until we're in hot water.
No wire hangers, ever !
Joan Crawford, Mommie Dearest (1981)
An executive is a person who always decides , sometimes he decides correctly, but he always decides.
John H. Patterson
Misfortunes, untoward events, lay open, disclose the skill of a general, while success conceals his weakness, his weak points.
If money is your hope for independence, you will never have it. The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability.
Whatever happens, take responsibility !
So whether or not we can get together, remember well that art lives where absolute freedom is. With all the training thrown to nowhere, with a mind perfectly unaware of its own working, with the self vanishing nowhere the art of JKD attains its perfection.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
The first duty of love is to listen.
Always do the right thing.
Da Mayor, Mookie (1989)
Acting on a good idea is better than just having a good idea.
Things do not change we change.
Henry David Thoreau
Love cures people - both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.
Each human organism is conceived with a potential for becoming a complete human being -- as a seed contains the potential for becoming a complete plant. But his becoming may be completed in an infinite variety of ways.
Insist on yourself, never imitate. Every great man is unique.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Flops are a part of life's menu and I've never been a girl to miss out on any of the courses.
Love inspires, illumines, designates and leads the way.
Mary Baker Eddy
Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
Hope springs eternal.
In matters of style, swim with the current, in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
Success comes from taking the initiative and following up... persisting... eloquently expressing the depth of your love. What simple action could you take today to produce a new momentum toward success in your life ?