Love is a decision not an emotion or feeling, that if made from the heart will outlast anything.
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Let no one who loves be called unhappy Even love unreturned has its rainbow.
The ready back gets all the loads.
The vedanta recognizes no sin, it only recognizes error. And the greatest error, says the vedanta is to say that you are weak, that you are a sinner, a miserable creature, and that you have no power and you cannot do this and that.
You can not step twice into the same river, for other waters are continually flowing on.
It took more than one man to change my name to Shanghai Lily.
Shanghai Lily, Shanghai Express (1932)
Death is something not only mysterious but a great act of purgation. That which continues in a repetitive pattern is degeneration. The pattern may vary according to country, according to climate, according to circumstance, but it is a pattern. Moving in any pattern brings about a continuity and that continuity is part of the degenerating process of man. When there is an ending of continuity, something new can take place. One can understand it instantly if one has understood the whole movement of thought, of fear, hate, love - then one can grasp the significance, instantly, of what death is.
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The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
Great music and art are earthly wonders, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it
Dennis P. Kimbro
How far you go in life depends on you being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.
But were we burthen'd with like weight of pain, As much, or more, we should ourselves complain.
There's no such thing as not enough time if you're doing what you want to do.
It is well for the heart to be naive and for the mind not to be.
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
For Love is Immortality.
The best way to find yourself, is to lose yourself in the service of others.
The grass is not always greener on the other side of the fence. Fences have nothing to do with it. The grass is greenest where it is watered. When crossing over fences, carry water with you and tend the grass wherever you may be.
There are essentially two things that will make you wiser the books you read and the people you meet.
Charles Tremendous Jones
Barring serious accidents, if you are not preoccupied with worry and you work hard, you can look forward to a reasonably lengthy existence. Its not the hard work that kills, its the worrying that kills.
Ideas attract money, time, talents, skills, energy and other complementary ideas that will bring them into reality.
Mark Victor Hansen
Constant dripping hollows out a stone.
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
Never give an order that can't be obeyed.
General Douglas MacArthur
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.
May no gift be too small to give, nor too simple to receive, which is wrapped in thoughtfulness and tied with love.
Every cloud has a silver lining.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.
When Harry Met Sally
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
Those convinced against their will are of the same opinion still.
Shri Ramakrishna used to say, "As long as I live, so long do I learn". That man or that society which has nothing to learn is already in the jaws of death. Heart and core of everything here is good, that whatever may be the surface waves, deep down and underlying everything, there is an infinite basis of goodness and love.
Now is the time. Needs are great, but your possibilities are greater.
I love you - those three words have my life in them.
In love beggar and king are equal.
If this is a blessing, it is certainly very well disguised.
Ideas... they have the power
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
We sat side by side in the morning light and looked out at the future together.
To live happily with other people, ask of them only what they can give.” Tristan Bernard
In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.
Bond. James Bond.
James Bond, Dr No (1962)
In matters of style, swim with the current, in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
As a cure for worrying, work is far better than whiskey. I always found that, if I began to worry, the best thing I could do was focus upon doing something useful and then work very hard at it. Soon, I would forget what was troubling me.
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity can not survive.
No matter where you go, there you are.
What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first steps to something better.
If you feel you have no faults there's another one.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
You can never be happy at the expense of the happiness of others.
If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
Henry David Thoreau
If we all tired to make other peoples paths easy, our own feet would have a smooth even place to walk on.
You're gonna have to learn your cliches. You're gonna have to study them, you're gonna have to learn them, you're gonna have to know them. They're your friends. Write this down: "We gotta play 'em one day at a time."
A person's true wealth is the good he or she does in the world.
Praise does wonders for the sense of hearing.
What a great feeling to look back on what you've already climbed What a man really wants is creative challenge with sufficient skills to bring him within the reach of success so that he may have the expanding joy of achievement.
My mama always said, life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.
Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.
Fundamental progress has to do with the reinterpretation of basic ideas.
Alfred North Whitehead
Dyin' ain't much of a living, boy.
Josey Wales, The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)
Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.
How can we remember our ignorance, which our growth requires, when we are using our knowledge all the time ?
Henry David Thoreau
The whole universe is only the self with variations, one tune made bearable by variations. Sometimes there are discords, but they only make the subsequent harmony more perfect. In this hell of a world one can bring a little joy and peace even for a day into the heart of a single person, that much alone is true, this I have learnt after suffering all my life, all else is mere moonshine.
Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.
Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.
Robert H. Schuller
Wouldja do me a favor, Harry ? Drop dead !
Billie Dawn, Born Yesterday (1950)
If you want to get the best out of a man, you must look for the best that is in him.
You can't express every feeling that you have every moment that you have them.
When Harry Met Sally
Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.
Leon J. Suenes
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect.
Where can we go to find god if we cannot see him in our own hearts and in every living being.
Go to the people. Learn from them. Live with them. Start with what they know. Build with what they have. The best of leaders when the job is done, when the task is accomplished, the people will say we have done it ourselves.
I never did anything worth doing entirely by accident... . Almost none of my inventions came about totally by accident. They were achieved by having trained myself to endure and tolerate hard work.
We are responsible for what we are, and whatever we wish ourselves to be, we have the power to make ourselves. If what we are now has been the result of our own past actions, it certainly follows that whatever we wish to be in the future can be produced by our present actions, so we have to know how to act.
is the greatest gift of the mind , it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.
It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look farther than you can see.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Do not wait for ideal circumstances, nor for the best opportunities, they will never come.
Janet Erskine Stuart
Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
Don't say, "If I could, I would". Say, "If I can, I will".
To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.
You live with your thoughts, so be careful what they are.
It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake.
Friends are made by many acts and lost by only one.
Always bear in mind, that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other thing.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
There is no greatness without a passion to be great, whether it's the aspiration of an athlete or an artist, a scientist, a parent, or a businessperson.
If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.
A life lived in fear is half lived.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what we want most for what we want at the moment.
There are two kinds of failures. The man who will do nothing he is told, and the man who will do nothing else.
Reason is like an open secret that can become known to anyone at any time , it is the quiet space into which everyone can enter through his own thought.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
You make me want to be a better man. As good as it gets.
Do we not all agree to call rapid thought and noble impulse by the name of inspiration ?
You know when you've read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.
You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you do not try.
If you only look at what is, you might never attain what could be.