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The greatest happiness of life it the conviction that we are loved - loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.
Shane ! Shane ! Come back !
Joey Starrett, Shane (1953)
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes... the ones who see things differently -- they're not fond of rules... You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can't do is ignore them because they change things... they push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because the ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do.
People who worked with me or knew me still called me the 'world's fastest human' because I almost never stopped. I'd found that I could get more done with no regular job or regular hours at all, but by being on my own, flying to speak here, help with a public relations campaign for some client there, tape my regular jazz radio show one morning at 5:00 a.m. before leaving on a plane for another city or another continent three hours later to preside over a major sporting event.
Anything that we have to learn we learn by the actual doing of it we become just by performing just acts, temperate by performing temperate ones, brave by performing brave ones.
Love understands all languages.
A Native American grandfather was talking to his grandson about how he felt. He said, 'I feel as if I have two wolves fighting in my heart. One wolf is the vengeful, violent one, the other wolf is the loving compassionate one.' The grandson asked him, 'Which wolf will win the fight in your heart?' The grandfather answered, 'The one I feed.'
The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step
Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.
This above all, To Thine Own Self Be True.
Girls got balls. They're just a little higher up, that's all.
Hasta la vista, baby. :
The Terminator, Terminator Judgment Day (1991)
God is present in every jiva, there is no other god besides that. Who serves jiva serves god indeed.
It's never too late to be what you might have been.
Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.
I love you, I am at rest with you, I have come home.
Dorothy L. Sayers
Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.
The important thing is this, to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are, for what we could become.
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
The most important persuasion tool you have in your entire arsenal is integrity.
The only people who find what they are looking for in life are the fault finders.
Hey, Johnny, what are you rebelling against ?
Mildred, Johnny Strabler (1953)
Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make.
Count Dracula, Dracula (1931)
Coming together is a beginning, keeping together is progress, working together is success.
No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.
No man can stand on top because he is put there.
H. H. Vreeland
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration
The best way to find yourself, is to lose yourself in the service of others.
Love is a symbol of eternity that wipes away all sense of time, removing all memory of a beginning and all fear of an end.
It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.
Robert H. Goddard
When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.
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.
I can't believe it. Right here where we live -- right here in St. Louis.
Esther Smith, Meet Me In St. Louis (1944)
Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.
George F. Will
Familiar acts are beautiful through love.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesud. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules whose would you use ?
I see dead people.
Cole Sear, The Sixth Sense (1999)
Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress.
Nicholas Murray Butler
Faith can move mountains.
Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.
We must be the change we wish to see.
The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been.
The death of fear is in doing what you fear to do.
Whenever we're afraid, its because we don't know enough. If we understood enough, we would never be afraid.
Be like the turtle. If he didn't stick his neck out, he wouldn't get anywhere at all.
Motivation is like food for the brain. You can not get enough in one sitting. It needs continual and regular refills.
More than kisses, letters mingle souls.
Live your dreams.
One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.
Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.
My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.
For things to change you've got to change. Otherwise, nothing much will change
Be happy. It's one way of being wise.
Life is but a moment, death also is but another.
Robert H. Schuller
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts : what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
That love is all there is is all we know of love.
Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
God is merciful to those whom he sees struggling heart and soul for realization. But remain idle, without any struggle, and you will see that his grace will never come.
The person who says it can not be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.
Some minds are like concrete, all mixed up and permanently set.
It may be all right to be content with what you have, never with what you are.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.
One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus ; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular.
Love reminds you that nothing else matters.
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
This world will always continue to be a mixture of good and evil. Our duty is to sympathize with the weak and to love even the wrongdoer.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
Losers make promises they often break. Winners make commitments they always keep.
Throughout the centuries there have been men who took the first steps down new roads armed with nothing but their own vision.
Old love does not rust.
Never giving up and pushing forward will unlock all the potential we are capable of.
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
My main purpose in life is to make money so I can afford to go on creating more inventions.
Every cloud has a silver lining.
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Robert H. Schuller
Never spend your money before you have it.
If parents pass enthusiasm along to their children, they will leave them an estate of incalculable value.
Think of me as a sex symbol for men who don't give a damn.
You can't express every feeling that you have every moment that you have them.
When Harry Met Sally
As a cure for worrying, work is far better than whiskey. I always found that, if I began to worry, the best thing I could do was focus upon doing something useful and then work very hard at it. Soon, I would forget what was troubling me.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
He who has never learned to obey can not be a good commander.
Volunteers don't get paid, not because they're worthless, but because they're priceless.
Mac, you ever been in love ?
Wyatt Earp, Mac (1946)
Synergy is everywhere in nature. If you plant two plants close together, the roots commingle and improve the quality of soil so that both plants will grow better than if they were separated. If you put two pieces of wood together, they will hold much more weight than the total of the weight held by each separately. The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. One plus one equals three or more.
No fate is worse than a life without a love.
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.
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.
Come, let us make love deathless.
The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.
Where there's life, there's hope.
That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquility.
Nothing happens unless first we dream.
No great man ever complains of want of opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
First law on holes - when you're in one, stop digging.