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Life without love is like a tree. Without blossom and fruit.
Where love reigns the impossible may be attained.
The mark of a true doctor is usually illegible.
If you face a delicate situation, don't go into it wearing your spurs or you'll rip it apart. Instead, dress for the occasion. Cloak yourself in diplomacy. Vest yourself with wisdom, and wear a smile.
Anne Mackay Thompson
You were made perfectly to be loved and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
Love means to love that which is unlovable, or it is no virtue at all.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose -- a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.
The vedanta recognizes no sin, it only recognizes error. And the greatest error, says the vedanta is to say that you are weak, that you are a sinner, a miserable creature, and that you have no power and you cannot do this and that.
Discontent is the source of all trouble, but also of all progress, in individuals and nations.
Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give the world your best anyway.
Pep without purpose is piffle.
There is only one way to happiness, and that is to cease worrying things which are beyond the power of our will.
Love is a game that two can play and both win.
Love doesn't make the world go'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.
Franklin P. Jones
Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized ; they die when neglected. Life is a long line of opportunities.
A friend's love says. If you ever need anything, I'll be there. True Love says, you'll never need anything, i'll be there.
Open the pod bay doors,
Dave Bowman, Hal (2001)
In order to love simply, it is necessary to know how to show love.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.
It's hard to believe that you haven't had sex for two hundred years.
Luna Schlosser, Miles Monroe (1973)
Dave, stop. Stop, will you? Stop, Dave. Will you stop, Dave? Stop, Dave. I'm afraid.
Hal (V.O.), 2001: A Space Odyssey (2001)
You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
Your family and your love must be cultivated like a garden. Time, effort, and imagination must be summoned constantly to keep any relationship flourishing and growing.
Our limitations and success will be based most often on our own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
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
He didn't get all of those injuries from a fall.
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is often a step forward.
The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart.
Josiah G. Holland
An executive is a person who always decides , sometimes he decides correctly, but he always decides.
John H. Patterson
There is no substitute for hard work.
The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.
I have seen so many of these, and lived with them, and travelled with them, and oftentimes felt as if I should starve to death on an equal allowance, that I am fully convinced I am correct in saying that the North American Indians, taking them in the aggregate, even where they have an abundance to subsist on, eat less than any civilized population of equal numbers, that I have ever travelled amongst.
If I am not for myself, who will be for me ? Yet if I am for myself alone, of what good am I ?
Most people have no idea of the giant capacity we can immediately command when we focus all of our resources on mastering a single area of our lives.
When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.
When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.
Norman Vincent Peale
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world. The unreasonable man adapts the world to himself. All progress depends upon the unreasonable man.
George Bernard Shaw
It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Life is the first gift, love is the second.
An army of lions commanded by a deer will never be an army of lions.
Don't fear, just live right.
Neal A. Maxwell
Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression, in order that every man present his views without penalty, there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population.
Put off for one day and ten days will pass by.
Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.
Take a watch to pieces and examine, however carefully, its separate parts in turn, and you will never come across the principles by which the watch keeps time.
What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
I'm an excellent driver.
Raymond Babbitt, Rain Man (1988)
Stop makin noises like a husband.
Vera, Detour (1945)
The harder you fall the higher you bounce.
Miss Jean Louise, stand up. Your father's passing.
Reverend Sykes, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
And think not you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course.
We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can fly only by embracing each other.
Luciano De Crescenzo
The only difference between a good shot and a bad shot is if it goes in or not.
Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.
Be loyal to people in their absence. Then watch how others begin having more faith and confidence in you, because they know you won't be talking about them behind their backs.
Life is a do-it yourself project.
Knowledge work is all about how we use one another's time and attention. Given just minutes, good leaders can affect how we think, what we decide, and, ultimately, what we create.
It's easier to remember when you are right than when the other person was right.
One mistake will never kill you. The same mistake over and over again will.
A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties. No religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.
Ilsa, I'm no good at being noble, but it doesn't take much to see that the problems of three little people don't amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
I'm Multi-Dimensional !
Words do two major things : They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.
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)
A human being is a part of a whole, called by us _universe_ , a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest... a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think.
Before we can forgive one another, we must understand one another
First comes thought, then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans, then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
Let no one who loves be called unhappy Even love unreturned has its rainbow.
The miracle is this the more we share, the more we have.
Success is achieved by those who try and keep trying with a positive mental attitude.
W. Clement Stone
Having all the money in the world isn't much good if you can hardly get out of bed in the morning to enjoy it
Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch it, and it darts away.
Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
We don't live in a world of reality, we live in a world of perceptions.
Gerald J. Simmons
The illiterate of the century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.
Love knows no bounds.
My love for you is a journey, starting at forever, and ending at never.
Love is like the wild rose-briar. Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly ?
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes.
The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.
What the heart has once owned and had, it shall never lose.
Henry Ward Beecher
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague
You can do what you want to do.
Procrastination is the fear of success. People procrastinate because they are afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead now. Because success is heavy, carries a responsibility with it, it is much easier to procrastinate and live on the 'someday I'll' philosophy.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
It is interesting to notice how some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage, and working their solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles.
Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called present.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game. quotes