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I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.
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
The memory of my mother will always be a blessing to me.
Everyone should carefully observe which way his heart draws him, and then choose that way with all his strength.
Time is the great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all of it's students.
Spread love everywhere you go, first of all in your own house. Give love to your children, to your wife or husband, to a next door neighbor. Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness, kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile, kindness in your warm greeting.
In order to be walked on, you have to be lying down.
Man's love is of man's life a part, it is a woman's whole existence. In her first passion, a woman loves her lover, in all the others all she loves is love.
You were made perfectly to be loved - and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality, the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
It is not our purpose to become each other , it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is.
Love conquers all.
Always bear in mind, that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other thing.
It's not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential.
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it , if you can dream it, you can become it.
William Arthur Ward
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
Love is not love until love's vulnerable.
People are where they are because that's exactly where they really want to be. . . whether they'll admit that or not
Life is a do-it yourself project.
Every artist was first an amateur.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Adversity is the diamond dust that heaven polishes its jewels with.
No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.
Wisdom is supreme , therefore make a full effort to get wisdom. Esteem her and she will exalt you , embrace her and she will honor you. Wise men speak because they have something to say, fools because they have to say something.
Romance has been elegantly defined as the offspring of fiction and love.
War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain advantage at the expense of his fellow men.
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.
Courage faces fear and thereby masters it.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Life is the first gift, love is the second.
What ever you are be a good one.
Life does not happen to us, it happens from us.
Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm. As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.
Your neighbor's vision is as true for him as your own vision is true for you.
Miguel de Unamuno
I'd rather see a sermon than hear one any day , I'd rather have one walk beside me than merely point the way.
David O. McKay
A coward gets scared and quits. A hero gets scared, but still goes on.
The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
The worst thing one can do is not to try, to be aware of what one wants and not give in to it, to spend years in silent hurt wondering if something could have materialized -- never knowing.
Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.
Where's the rest of me ?
Drake McHugh, Kings Row (1942)
Live life with passion.
Know thyself was the inscription over the Oracle at Delphi. And it is still the most difficult task any of us faces. But until you truly know yourself, strengths and weaknesses, know what you want to do and why you want to do it, you can not succeed in any but the most superficial sense of the word. The leader never lies to himself, especially about himself, knows his flaws as well as his assets, and deals with them directly. You are your own raw material. When you know what you consist of and why you want to make of it, then you can invent yourself.
This one step, choosing a goal and sticking to it, changes everything.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Every human heart is human.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Follow humbly wherever and to whatever abyss Nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.
Thomas Henry Huxley
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
I do not believe in styles anymore. I do not believe that there is such a thing as the Chinese way of fighting or the Japanese way of fighting, or any other way of fighting, because unless a human being has three arms and four legs, there can be no different form of fighting.
To me, ultimately, martial art means honestly expressing yourself.
A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another.
It's showtime !
Joe Gideon, All That Jazz (1979)
If parents pass enthusiasm along to their children, they will leave them an estate of incalculable value.
I think people should mate for life, like pigeons or catholics.
Isaac Davis, Manhattan (1979)
Happiness consists of a solid faith, good health, and a bad memory.
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.
With malice toward none, with charity for all.
The earth is enjoyed by heroes, this is the unfailing truth. Be a hero. Always say, I have no fear.
Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
What do they think I am, dumb or something ? Why, I make more money than Calvin Coolidge ! Put together !
Lina Lamont, Singin (1952)
To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.
Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery.
Von Schiller Fulton J. Sheen
It is the true season of love when we know that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
They can because they think they can.
Adventure is worthwhile.
Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from weak minds.
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
Life is not accountable to us. We are accountable to life.
Losers visualize the penalties of failure. Winners visualize the rewards of success.
When I first met you, I was afraid to talk to you. When I talked to you, I was afraid to kiss you. When I kissed you, I was afraid to love you. Now that I love you, I'm afraid to lose you.
Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.
I am quite correctly described as 'more of a sponge than an inventor'.
I have a head for business and a bod for sin.
Tess McGill, Working Girl (1988)
There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic.
Perspective is in the quiet of a walk, the wisdom of a good book, or the harmony of your favorite music. I find it sometimes in the slow peace of fishing.
Possibilitizing is overcoming while you're undergoing.
Robert H. Schuller
The greatest sign of a success for a teacher... is to be able to say, "The children are now working as if I did not exist."
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
Norman Vincent Peale
Love understands all languages.
Only one thing has to change for us to know happiness in our lives : where we focus our attention.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration
How many chiropractors does it take to change a light bulb ? Just one, but it requires 21 office visits and 4 X-rays.
Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.
Oh, to be free from the stifling pressures of life to rest, a peaceful slumber that will rejuvenate my soul
It's the investor who is risky, not the investment.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.
Norman Vincent Peale
True love never lives happily ever after. True love has no ending.
Do not wait ; the time will never be "just right". Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.
Don't wait. The time will never be just right.
Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.
Stephen A. Brennan
Why should a man be moral ? Because this strengthens his will.
When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don't see the one that has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
I was never tired of listening to his wisdom or imparting my own.
Those who wish to sing, always find a song.
The struggle of the mind to keep itself free from every sort of bondage -- to remain curious, open, unsatiated in all its relations with nature -- is tenfold more difficult than the cultivation of a stable, satisfying point of view, but a thousandfold more precious.
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
Better late than never.
Seek first to understand and then to be understood.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his patients in the care of the human body, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.
The glue that holds all relationships together -- including the relationship between the leader and the led is trust, and trust is based on integrity.