The reduction of the universe to a single being, the expansion of a single being even to God, this is love.
Don't ask yourself what the world needs , ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.
Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.
It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.
I am poor and naked but I am the chief of a nation. We do not want riches but we do want to train our children right. Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world. We do not want riches. We want peace and love.
The best things in life are not things.
Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.
After every happiness comes misery, they may be far apart or near. The more advanced the soul, the more quickly does one follow the other. What we want is neither happiness nor misery. Both make us forget our true nature, both are chains -- one iron, one gold , behind both is the Atman, who knows neither happiness nor misery. These are states, and states must ever change , but the nature of the atman is bliss, peace, unchanging. We have not to get it, we have it, only wash away the dross and see it.
Would you like to come in ?
Aurora Greenway, Garrett Breedlove (1983)
Lust is what makes you keep wanting it, even when you have no desire to be with each other. Love is what makes you keep wanting to be with each other, even when you have no desire to do it.
You'll find boredom where there is an absence of a good idea.
Let's not just transform those in need, we can also find ways to help transform those in power.
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
if you can't lift the corners, let the middle sag.
First rule of fight club is, you do not talk about fight Club.
Tyler Durden, Fight Club (1999)
Winners never quit and quitters never win !
The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.
Live your life and forget your age.
Norman Vincent Peale
Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.
Wisdom is knowing what to do next.
David Starr Jordan
The Missouri is, perhaps, different in appearance and character from all other rivers in the world. There is a terror in its manner which is sensibly felt, the moment we enter its muddy waters from the Mississippi.
Many have encountered and overcome the challenge of homelessness Many men go fishing all their lives not knowing it is not fish they are after.
Henry David Thoreau
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
To err is human. To really screw up, you need a computer.
Paul R. Ehrlich
You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.
Come back to me in dreams, that I may give pulse for pulse, breath for breath. Speak low, lean low, as long ago, my love, how long ago.
He who is in love is wise and is becoming wiser, sees newly every time he looks at the object beloved, drawing from it with his eyes and his mind those virtues which it possesses.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The worst thing you can try to do is cling to something that is gone, or to recreate it.
Ideas won't keep, something must be done about them.
The only gift is a portion of thyself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you listen to your fears, you will die never knowing what a great person you might have been.
Robert H. Schuller
Play for more than you can afford to lose and you will learn the game.
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
It is easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Union gives strength.
Great men are not always wise.
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Many of life's failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Every shot you don't take is a guaranteed miss.
This is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure.
For myself, I am an optimist -- it does not seem to be much use being anything else.
If you want things to be different, perhaps the answer is to become different yourself.
Norman Vincent Peale
Appreciate me now, and avoid the rush.
Don't wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what. Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more successful.
Mark Victor Hansen
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind, the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.
Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
Act or accept.
We always strive after what is forbidden, and desire the things refused us.
All progress occurs because people dare to be different
To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs no logic for its mission.
Charles A. Lindbergh
The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.
The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.
The gem can not be polished without friction, nor man be perfected without trials.
Most people who succeed in the face of seemingly impossible conditions are people who simply don't know how to quit.
Robert H. Schuller
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
My love for you is a journey, starting at forever, and ending at never.
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.
The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.
Don't limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, you can achieve.
Mary Kay Ash
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
Pearl S. Buck
You need a good bedside manner with doctors or you will get nowhere.
William S. Burroughs
When you love someone all your saved-up wishes start coming out.
The only disability in life is a bad attitude.
And that's how you play "Get the Guests".
George, Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf (1966)
This is this.
Michael Vronsky, The Deer Hunter (1978)
The "Inside-Out" approach to personal and self , even more fundamentally, to start with the most inside part of self - with your paradigms, your character, and your motives. The inside-out approach says that private victories precede public victories, that making and keeping promises to ourselves precedes making and keeping promises to others. It says it is futile to put personality ahead of character, to try to improve relationships with others before improving ourselves.
Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes -- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds' --can you help others do the same.
Perhaps the feelings that we experience when we are in love represent a normal state. Being in love shows a person who he should be.
There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
Love is when reality is better than your dreams.
Between stimulus and response is our greatest power -- the freedom to choose.
The heart has reasons that reason does not understand.
Jacques Benigne Bossuel
When you work, work, and when you play, play, dont get the two mixed up
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think.
The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs" but goes right to work on the creative "how''.
Norman Vincent Peale
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
Nobody puts baby in a corner.
Johnny Castle, Dirty Dancing (1987)
A wise man will not leave the right to the mercy of chance, nor wish it to prevail through the power of the majority. There is but little virtue in the action of masses of men.
Henry David Thoreau
Whatever is at the center of our life will be the source of our security, guidance, wisdom, and power.
We shall show mercy, but we shall not ask for it.
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
May you live all the days of your life.
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
William Curry Theodore
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them become what they are capable of becoming.
Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
If you didn't know me, would you think I was a stranger ?
It is the very essence of good leadership to give away all credit for positive achievement, to identify only team goals and always to refer to them as such.
Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade ?
It has always been my belief that a man should do his best, regardless of how much he receives for his services, or the number of people he may be serving or the class of people served.
We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children do.
I am your father.
Darth Vader, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it, begin it now.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
A ruler should be slow to punish and swift to reward.