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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Be the change you want to see in the world.
The best leader brings out the best in those he has stewardship over.
J. Richard Clarke
No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.
My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant - but misdirected - ideas of others.
Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
Great music and art are earthly wonders, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
I need him like the axe needs the turkey.
Jean Harrington, The Lady Eve (1941)
What do you feel like doing tonight ?
Angie, Marty (1955)
Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Never discourage anyonewho continually makes progress, no matter how slow.
Hey, Bud, lets party !
Jeff Spicoli, Fast Times At Ridgemont High (1982)
My heart is ever at your service.
When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished by how much the old man had learned in 7 years.
Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.
Say not, "I have found the truth" but rather, "I have found a truth".
Play it, Sam. Play As Time Goes By.
Ilsa Laszlo, Casablanca (1942)
There is nothing as remarkable as learning how to think better.
Live with passion !
Spoken about by, radio announcer and good friend : never let a day go by that he didn't learn something new and, in turn pass it on to others. It was his consuming passion.
There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.
I have learned not to worry about love, but to honor it's coming with all my heart.
Successful people make decisions quickly (as soon as all the facts are available) and change them very slowly (if ever). Unsuccessful people make decisions very slowly, and change them often and quickly.
There are no gains without pains.
While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.
People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.
Friendship often ends in love, but love in friendship - never.
Charles Caleb Colton
Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you to reach the heights of your capabilities or make the money that you want without becoming very good at it.
Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.
Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.
If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes.
A heart can be broken, but it keeps beating just the same.
Fried Green Tomatoes
We get to make a living , we give to make a life.
A little more moderation would be good. Of course, my life hasn't exactly been one of moderation.
Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.
H. Jackson Brown
Houston, we have a problem.
Jim Lovell, Apollo 13 (1944)
Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn Vos Savant
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
Being defeated is only a temporary condition , giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn vos Savant
Your decision to be, have and do something out of ordinary entails facing difficulties that are out of the ordinary as well. Sometimes your greatest asset is simply your ability to stay with it longer than anyone else.
Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
One million dollars !
Dr. Evil, Austin Powers International Man Of Mystery (1997)
My main purpose in life is to make money so I can afford to go on creating more inventions.
The harder I work, the luckier I get.
One who seeks no friends is his own enemy.
Love is my religion, I could die for it.
The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.
What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first steps to something better.
And he can make, so say the wise, no claim who makes no sacrifice.
if one is unable to assert oneself, one is unable to participate in a genuine relationship.
Love is a moment that lasts forever.
If you're going through hell, keep going.
Never put off to tomorrow what you can do today.
The most elusive and desired quality of leadership is vision. Vision is the perfume of the mind.
There is no beauty but the beauty of action.
How we spend our days is of course how we spend our lives.
Unless we think of others and do something for them, we miss one of the greatest sources of happiness.
Ray Lyman Wilbur
I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it.
Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain !
The Wizard Of Oz, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
The only way to make sure people you agree with can speak is to support the rights of people you don't agree with.
Eleanor Holmes Norton
Experience is the best teacher.
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination
Tell everyone what you want to do and someone will want to help you do it.
W. Clement Stone
Teachers have three loves, love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together.
Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
Gravitation can not be held responsible for people falling in love.
Don't wait. The time will never be just right.
Feel nothing, know nothing, do nothing, have nothing, give up all to god, and say utterly, 'Thy will be done'. We only dream this bondage. Wake up and let it go.
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 !
It is always your next move.
Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
If thou must love me, let it be for nought, except for love's sake only. Do not say, I love her for her smile, her look, her way of speaking gently, for a trick of thought that falls in well with mine, and, certes, brought a sense of pleasant ease on such a day. For these things in themselves, beloved, may be changed, or change for thee, and love so wrought, may be unwrought so.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
We are all born for love, it is the principle existence and it's only end.
Love is always open arms. If you close your arms about love you will find that you are left holding only yourself.
To understand your parents love you must raise children yourself.
Equations are more important to me, because politics is for the present, but an equation is something for eternity.
Leave the gun. Take the cannolis.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
Hope is like a bird that senses the dawn and carefully starts to sing while it is still dark.
A kind speech and forgiveness is better than alms followed by injury.
Patience and the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.
Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used used them.
Kindness is an inner desire that makes us want to do good things even if we do not get anything in return. It is the joy of our life to do them. When we do good things from this inner desire, there is kindness in everything we think, say, want and do.
I maintained my edge by always being a student, you will always have something new to learn.
Jackie Joyner Kersee
I do not resent criticism, even when, for the sake of emphasis, it parts for the time with reality.
We didn't land on plymouth rock. Plymouth rock landed on us !
Malcolm X, Malcolm X (1992)
When one door closes another opens. But often we look so long so regretfully upon the closed door that we fail to see the one that has opened for us.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous, you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
When you can't solve the problem, manage it.
Robert H. Schuller
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
Robert F. Kennedy
By doing well the duty which is nearest to us, the duty which is in our hands, we make ourselves stronger.
Oh, Moses, Moses, you stubborn, splendid, adorable fool !
Nefretiri, The Ten Commandments (1956)
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''.
It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.
Robert H. Schuller
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.
The cherokee people are not "my people".
Chief John Ross
No, this trick won't work... How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love ?
To err is human. To really screw up, you need a computer.