You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly.
We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
Our only security is in our ability to change.
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Keep your business affairs in your own hands. It's the only way to be happy.
Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become a reality.
The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.
Bernard M. Baruch
Experience taught me a few things. One is to listen to your gut, no matter how good something sounds on paper. The second is that you're generally better off sticking with what you know. And the third is that sometimes your best investments are the ones you don't make.
P. T. Barnum
Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make.
Count Dracula, Dracula (1931)
If you don't first handle fear and desire, and you get rich, you'll be a high pay slave.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
None of us will every accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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.
As if !
Cher Horwitz, Clueless (1995)
Dreams are the reality of tomorrow.
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
What is the use of living if it be not to strive for noble causes and to make this muddled world a better place for those who will live in it after we are gone.
Why should a man be moral ? Because this strengthens his will.
The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved.
There is a great man who makes every man feels small. But the real great man is the man who makes every man feel great.
G. K. Chesterton
Some love lasts a lifetime. True love lasts forever.
A man takes a drop too much once in a while, it's only human nature.
Charlie Allnut, Rose Sayer (1951)
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What is essential is invisible to the eyes.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
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.
I have learned not to worry about love, but to honor it's coming with all my heart.
Before we can forgive one another, we must understand one another
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - it goes on.
You don't use a hammer to tighten a screw.
I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it.
My heart is ever at your service.
Love is the whole and more than all.
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence.
Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.
The entire law is summed up in a single command, Love your neighbor as yourself.
Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion
Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in kansas anymore.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Rely on your own strength of body and soul. Take for your star self-reliance, faith, honesty and industry. Don't take too much advice keep at the helm and steer your own ship, and remember that the great art of commanding is to take a fair share of the work. Fire above the mark you intend to hit. Energy, invincible determination with the right motive, are the levers that move the world.
There is a time to let things happen, and a time to make things happen.
Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.
George S. Patton
There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread.
Be patient with your enemies and forgiving of your friends.
He who hesitates is lost !
All work is empty save when there is love.
To find what you seek in the road of life, the best proverb of all is that which says Leave no stone unturned.
Edward Bulwer Lytton
To reach a port we must sail, sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it. But we must not drift or lie at anchor.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
In nothing do men more nearly approach the gods than in giving health to men.
The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it.
Positive anything is better than negative thinking.
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 ?
To err is human. To really screw up, you need a computer.
Paul R. Ehrlich
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead, his eyes are closed.
Just because somebody doesn't love you the way you want, doesn't mean they don't love you with all they have.
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
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
When one door closes another opens, but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
If you mean to profit, learn to please.
Don't sweat the small stuff.
Say not, "I have found the truth" but rather, "I have found a truth".
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.
Give me a place to stand and I will move the earth.
How can you tell the difference between a run-over snake and a run-over lawyer? There are skid marks in front of the snake.
Life is change ; growth is optional. Choose wisely.
Karen Kaiser Clark
Men do less than they ought, unless they do all they can.
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret to outward success.
Henry Ward Beecher
No man is wise enough by himself.
"I can't do it" never accomplished anything ; "I will try" has performed miracles.
George P. Burnham
One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon- instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our windows today.
Charity should begin at home, but should not stay there. Philip Brooks Children are the reward of life.
It is at the edge of a petal that love waits.
William Carlos Williams
Be the change you want to see in the world Ghandi Be useful where thou livest.
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
William Makepeace Thackeray
One way to become enthusiastic is to look for the plus sign. To make progress in any difficult situation, you have to start with what's right about it and build on that.
Norman Vincent Peale
Success based on anything but internal fulfillment is bound to be empty. - Dr
The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.
The idea for Googles search engine came to Page in a dream about downloading the entire web and keeping the links, he told Michigan graduates. When no one else is crazy enough to do it, you have little competition, he said.
Possibilitizing is overcoming while you're undergoing.
Robert H. Schuller
Astrology and all these mystical things are generally signs of a weak mind, therefore as soon as they are becoming prominent in our minds, we should see a physician, take good food, and rest.
My faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers. They will work out the whole problem, like lions.
Love talked about can be easily turned aside, but love demonstrated is irresistible.
W. Stanley Mooneyham
Only the healing art enables one to make a name for himself and at the same time give benefit to others.
Why don't you go outside and jerk yourself a soda ?
Virginia Hill, Bugsy (1991)
The word courage comes from the same stem as the French word coeur, meaning ''heart''. Thus just as one's heart, by pumping blood to one's arms, legs, and brain enables all the other physical organs to function, so courage makes possible all the psychological virtues. Without courage other values whither away into mere facsimiles of virtue.
The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be and that God wishes to see people happy, amidst the simple beauty of nature.
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.
Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement
W. Clement Stone
Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.
If you don't set goals, you can't regret not reaching them.
Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.
Cease trying to work everything out with your minds. It will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be a revelation.
Never spend your money before you have it.
Whatever happens, take responsibility !
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquility.
Actions speak louder than words.
Our life is what it is as a result of how we think.
The greater a man is in power above others, the more he ought to excel them in virtue. None ought to govern who is not better than the governed.
The greatest humiliation in life is to work hard on something from which you expect appreciation, and then fail to get it.
Edgar Watson Howe
You're tearing me apart !
Jim Stark, Rebel Without Cause (1955)
The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
Be careful the environment you choose for it will shape you ; be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them.
W. Clement Stone
I am resolved that I will not through my humility become the devil's attorney. I will endeavor to speak a good word for the truth.