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Ideas attract money, time, talents, skills, energy and other complementary ideas that will bring them into reality.
Mark Victor Hansen
Joy increases as you give it, and diminishes as you try to keep it for yourself. In giving it, you will accumulate a deposit of joy greater than you ever believed possible.
Norman Vincent Peale
We come to beginnings only at the end.
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
A 'No' uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
There's no abiding success without commitment.
All things come to those who wait, but when they come they're out of date.
Don't think it, ink it.
Mark Victor Hansen
It is better to have loved and lost than to never have loved.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Never stop learning. If you learn one new thing everyday, you will overcome 99% of your competition
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.
That first peak is the best place to pause and look back, to see if you took the easiest route, to learn the lessons from the first climb. And it is the best place to examine the terrain ahead, to change your plans and goals, to take a deep breath and begin climbing again.
With malice toward none, with charity for all.
It's not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.
Find the good -- and praise it.
The secret of education lies in respecting the student.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Our life is what it is as a result of how we think.
Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other.
Rainer Maria Rilke
The hottest love has the coldest end.
Nothing is more honorable than enlightenment, nothing is more beautiful than virtue.
Private victories precede public victories. You can't invert that process any more than you can harvest a crop before you plant it.
Friendship often ends in love, but love in friendship - never.
Charles Caleb Colton
If money is your hope for independence, you will never have it. The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability.
Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.
The best things in life are not things.
The real test in golf and in life is not in keeping out of the rough, but in getting out after you are in.
I would rather have had one breath of her hair, one kiss from her mouth, one touch of her hand, than eternity without it.
City of Angels
Discontent is the source of all trouble, but also of all progress, in individuals and nations.
Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism -- how passionately I hate them !
Don't mess with the bull, young man. You'll get the horns !
Principal Richard Vernon, The Breakfast Club (1985)
Success is the proper utilization of failure.
Success is counted sweetest by those who ne'er succeed.
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 ?
Most people don't get much praise in daily life, but we all need it very much. I think receiving praise makes us brave. Down deep we really know our worth, but we don't have easy access to that knowledge. We need to hear praise coming from outside ourselves or we won't remember that we deserve it.
There is only one terminal dignity, love. And the story of a love is not important, what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.
It's hard to believe that you haven't had sex for two hundred years.
Luna Schlosser, Miles Monroe (1973)
A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle
He who joyfully marches to music rank and file, has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would surely suffice. This disgrace to civilization should be done away with at once. Heroism at command, how violently I hate all this, how despicable and ignoble war is ; I would rather be torn to shreds than be a part of so base an action. It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder.
I'm the ghost with the most, babe.
Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice (1988)
He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in god. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.
Dependent people need others to get what they want. Independent people can get what they want through their own efforts. Interdependent people combine their own efforts with the efforts of others to achieve their greatest success.
The mind, ever the willing servant, will respond to boldness, for boldness, in effect, is a command to deliver mental resources.
Norman Vincent Peale
To infinity and beyond !
Buzz Lightyear, Toy Story (1995)
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
In the court of basketball, there are no objections only rejections.
The measure of a man is what he does with power.
Do it now !
The road to success is lined with many tempting parking spaces.
Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.
Margaret B. Runbeck
Life's most soothing things are a child's goodnight and sweet music.
How do you live ?
Helen, James Allen (1932)
If you advance confidently in the direction of your dreams and endeavor to leave the life which you have imagined, you will you will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
Do you love me because I am beautiful, or am I beautiful because you love me ?
Obstacles are those frightful things you can see when you take your eyes off your goal.
When we place blame, we give away our power.
Forget about it.
Donnie Brasco, Donnie Brasco (1997)
Indecision is the thief of opportunity.
Winners lose much more often than losers. So if you keep losing but you're still trying, keep it up ! You're right on track.
Matthew Keith Groves
Whether you think you can or think you can't - you are right.
Rough spots sharpen our performance. And more often than not, obstacles can be turned into advantages. You just can't let your disappointment get in the way.
There are so many things that we wish we had done yesterday, so few that we feel like doing today.
Stella ! Hey, Stella !
Stanley Kowalski, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
Optimists are right. So are pessimists. It's up to you to choose which you will be.
Love always creates, it never destroys. In this lie's man's only promise.
Silence is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Romance should never begin with sentiment. It should begin with science and end with a settlement.
With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate, and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity.
The potential of the average person is like a huge ocean unsailed, a new continent unexplored, a world of possibilities waiting to be released and channeled toward some great good.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.
The day will come when, after harnessing space, the winds, the tides and gravitation, we shall harness for god the energies of love. And on that day, for the second time in the history of the world, we shall have discovered fire.
A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.
Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Hi, Curly, kill anyone today ?
Mitch Robbins, Curly (1991)
The doctor and the pastor ask about your health, but eternity makes you responsible for your condition.
People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.
You're as old as you behave.
Our attitude toward life determines life's attitude towards us.
Everything you want is on the other side of fear.
Every hero becomes a bore at last.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Thank god, it is over, that I have seen it and am able to tell it to the world.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
That is a lesson for all life - face the terrible, face it boldly. Like the monkeys, the hardships of life fall back when we cease to flee before them.
Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.
Nothing is more validating and affirming than feeling understood. And the moment a person begins feeling understood, that person becomes far more open to influence and change.
Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee.
Good morning, Vietnam !
Adrian Kronauer, Good Morning (1987)
Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune, but great minds rise above them.
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.
Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.
Georgia, love is for the very young.
Jonathan Shields, The Bad And The Beautiful (1952)
To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others.
My life is my message.
No matter where you go, there you are.
Acting on a good idea is better than just having a good idea.
Love, all alike, no season knows, nor clime, nor hours, days, months, which are the rags of time.
Girls got balls. They're just a little higher up, that's all.