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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Except and expect positive things and that is what you will receive.
We all love best not those who offend us least, nor those who have done most for us, but those who make it most easy for us to forgive them.
Find the good -- and praise it.
Remove failure as an option.
If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.
Have you checked the children lately ?
Curt Duncan, When A Stranger Calls (1979)
Some people enter our lives and leave almost instantly. Others stay, and forge such an impression on our heart and soul, we are changed forever.
When you work, work, and when you play, play, dont get the two mixed up
Fathers are like a lighthouse when there is fog his children can always depend on seeing the light.
An Arabian proverb says there are four sorts of men: He who knows not and knows not he knows not: he is a fool, shun him. He who knows not and knows he knows not: he is simple, teach him. He who knows and knows not he knows: he is asleep--wake him. He who knows and knows he knows: he is wise, follow him.
Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you !
Success is the child of audacity.
The only genuine love worthy of a name is unconditional.
Your belief determines your action and your action determines your results, but first you have to believe.
Mark Victor Hansen
Are great things ever done smoothly ? Time, patience, and indomitable will must show.
If we all tired to make other peoples paths easy, our own feet would have a smooth even place to walk on.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step
Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves.
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going!
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
Do it now !
Reach for the stars.
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.
Every hand does its part to hold up the world. Every healthy individual guides his life by a selected motive which takes precedence over all the others. He is the man who maintains his integrity in the midst of change, his individuality in the face of external pressures to conform.
Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.
An executive is a person who always decides , sometimes he decides correctly, but he always decides.
John H. Patterson
The crocodile is only strong in the water.
Minds are like parachutes, they only function when they are open.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what we want most for what we want at the moment.
Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?
The Joker, Batman (1989)
The most interesting thing about a postage stamp is the persistence with which it sticks to its job.
Unless you choose to do great things with it, it makes no difference how much you are rewarded or how much you have.
The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved.
Flowing blood is proof that you're alive, if it's for the sake of those you love
There are many who's tongues might govern multitudes, if they could govern their tongues.
Let thy words be few.
Charity should begin at home, but should not stay there. Philip Brooks Children are the reward of life.
The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Norman Vincent Peale
I am quite correctly described as 'more of a sponge than an inventor'.
Actions speak louder than words.
It is not what is poured into a student that counts but what is planted.
The only truly happy man is always a fighting optimist. Optimism includes not only altruism but also social responsibility, social courage and objectivity.
W. Beran Wolfe
When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.
Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.
If I had never met him, I would have dreamed him into being.
The point is that you can't be too greedy.
Any man who selects a goal in life which can be fully achieved has already defined his own limitations.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Whatever our souls are made up, his and mine are the same.
There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.
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Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.
Be the ball.
Ty Webb, Caddyshack (1980)
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
E. Joseph Cossman
In nothing do men more nearly approach the gods than in giving health to men.
Come forth into the light of things , Let nature be your Teacher.
Adversity is wont to reveal genius, prosperity to hide it.
L-I-V-E ! Live ! Otherwise, you got nothing to talk about in the locker room.
Maude, Harold And Maude (1971)
Good morning, Vietnam !
Adrian Kronauer, Good Morning (1987)
I'm not bad. I'm just drawn that way.
Jessica Rabbit, Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.
The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
Arthur C. Clarke
Marcel Marceau, Silent Movie (1976)
Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow , Learn as if you were to live forever.
Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.
Being defeated is only a temporary condition , giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn vos Savant
Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.
A weak man has doubts before a decision, a strong man has them afterwards.
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.
If you refuse to accept anything but the best you very often get it.
Seek the wisdom of the ages, but look at the world through the eyes of a child.
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
Trent, Swingers (1996)
What is essential is invisible to the eyes.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up.
When I hear somebody sigh, life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, compared to what ?
This was love at first sight, love everlasting, a feeling unknown, unhoped for, unexpected in so far as it could be a matter of conscious awareness, it took entire possession of him, and he understood, with joyous amazement, that this was for life.
Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from weak minds.
I have not failed. I've just found ways that don't work
William Ernest Henley
I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Love is a butterfly, which when pursued is just beyond your grasp, but if you will sit down quietly it may alight upon you.
Men spend their lives in anticipations, in determining to be vastly happy at some period when they have time. But the present time has one advantage over every otherit is our own. Past opportunities are gone, future have not come. We may lay in a stock of pleasures, as we would lay in a stock of wine , but if we defer the tasting of them too long, we shall find that both are soured by age.
Charles Caleb Colton
In life you can never be too kind or too fair ; everyone you meet is carrying a heavy load. When you go through your day expressing kindness and courtesy to all you meet, you leave behind a feeling of warmth and good cheer, and you help alleviate the burdens everyone is struggling with.
Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.
You can't have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.
Charles F. Kettering
Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.
John F. Kennedy
The life which is unexamined is not worth living
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.
Eddie, you're a born loser.
Bert Gordon, The Hustler (1961)
Sometimes you gotta say, What the fuck.
Miles, Risky Business (1983)
Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed.
It is not the job of the general to be winning. It is his job to win.
The only difference between a good shot and a bad shot is if it goes in or not.
Motherhood qualified me to let the child within come out and play.
No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.