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I am someone else when I'm with you, someone more like myself.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Wealth is the product of man's ability to think.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.
Happiness itself does not stay -- only moments of happiness do.
Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement
W. Clement Stone
He didn't get all of those injuries from a fall.
O Captain ! My Captain ! our fearful trip is done.
There is only one person who could ever make you happy, and that person is you.
Until man duplicates a blade of grass, nature can laugh at his so-called scientific knowledge.
Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Opportunity does not knock ; it presents itself when you beat down the door. -
Love is perfect kindness
You are the only person on earth who can use your ability.
Mama, face it. I was the slut of all time.
Gloria Wandrous, Butterfield 8 (1932)
Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.
What do you feel like doing tonight ?
Angie, Marty (1955)
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
Kindness is a language which the dumb can speak, the deaf can understand.
And for an hour, for an hour, I'm the best actress in the world.
Bree Daniels, Klute (1971)
Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration. Accordingly, a 'genius' is often merely a talented person who has done all of his or her homework.
Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.
You had me at hello.
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy night.
Margo Channing, All About Eve (1950)
I have nipples, Greg. Could you milk me ?
Jack Byrnes, Meet The Parents (2000)
No involvement, no commitment.
Every sale has five basic obstacles : no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing , knowing that is it not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.
A man takes a drop too much once in a while, it's only human nature.
Charlie Allnut, Rose Sayer (1951)
Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.
I need him like the axe needs the turkey.
Jean Harrington, The Lady Eve (1941)
If money helps a man to do good to others, it is of some value , but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
Come to the edge. We can't. We're afraid. We can't. We will fall ! Come to the edge. And they came. And he pushed them. And they flew.
Results come from constantly applying what you know, not just knowing.
John P. Strelecky
If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x ; y is play ; and z is keeping your mouth shut.
You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.
I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. That is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.
Martin Luther King Jr.
If you don't first handle fear and desire, and you get rich, you'll be a high pay slave.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Your children will become what you are, so be what you want them to be.
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
Love does not conquer all things, but it does set all things right.
To love is to receive a glimpse of heaven.
Learning acquired in youth is an inscription on stone.
It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.
Robert H. Schuller
The thought manifests as the word. The word manifests as the deed. The deed develops into habit. And the habit hardens into character. So watch the thought and its ways with care
Love is like a blazing flame, golden and full of warmth.
When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions.
W. Clement Stone
Have you checked the children lately ?
Curt Duncan, When A Stranger Calls (1979)
Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future.
Charles F. Kettering
Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.
I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
Excellence is more fun than mediocrity.
Where can we go to find god if we cannot see him in our own hearts and in every living being.
Whatever is at the center of our life will be the source of our security, guidance, wisdom, and power.
The power of imagination makes us infinite.
There is no chance, no fate, no destiny that can circumvent, or hinder, or control a firm resolve of a determined soul.
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
For hope is but the dream of those that wake.
Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore, Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me I lift me lamp beside the golden door.
I saw and loved.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgment, repeated every day.
Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.
The course of true love never did run smooth.
Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.
Procrastination is the thief of time.
It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.
What really matters is what you do with what you have.
The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.
Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books. Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders. Do not believe in traditions because they have been handed down for many generations. But after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with reason and is conducive to the good and benefit of one and all, then accept it and live up to it.
Life is "trying things to see if they work"
The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
He who has learned how to obey will know how to command.
The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.
Roll with the punches.
If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as painted, or composed music or wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Silence is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
You think of yourself as a colored man. I think of myself as a man.
John Wade Prentice, Guess Who's Coming To Dinner (1967)
L-I-V-E ! Live ! Otherwise, you got nothing to talk about in the locker room.
Maude, Harold And Maude (1971)
It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.
It's a Sicilian message. It means Luca Brasi sleeps with the fishes.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
No one became poor by giving alms.
There is no remedy for love but to love more.
No limits are set to the ascent of man, and to each and everyone the highest stands open. Here it is only your personal choice that decides.
Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.
Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
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
Living a life of integrity is one of the greatest missions we can undertake.
Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.
Seldom does an individual exceed his own expectations.
Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we can not live within.
When you arrive at your future, will you blame your past ?
In Switzerland, they had brotherly love, and they had years of democracy and peace. And what did that produce ? The cuckoo clock.
Harry Lime, The Third Man (1949)
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.
If faith in ourselves had been more extensively taught and practiced, I am sure a very large portion of the evils and miseries that we have would have vanished. Duty is to encourage everyone in his struggle to live up to his own highest idea, and strive at the same time to make the ideal as near as possible to the truth.
Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.
It takes a minute to find a special person, an hour to appreciate them, a day to love them and a lifetime to forget them.