And he can make, so say the wise, no claim who makes no sacrifice.
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The only reason I would take up jogging would be to hear heavy breathing again.
Give all to love; obey thy heart.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.
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.
Take control of your consistent emotions and begin to consciously and deliberately reshape your daily experience of life.
I'd rather see a sermon than hear one any day , I'd rather have one walk beside me than merely point the way.
David O. McKay
L-I-V-E ! Live ! Otherwise, you got nothing to talk about in the locker room.
Maude, Harold And Maude (1971)
All men are created equal. Government by consent of the governed. Give me liberty or give me death. And those are not just clever words, and those are not just empty theories.
To go fast, row slowly.
Norman Vincent Peale
Whenever you find whole world against you just turn around and lead the world.
No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see the possibilities -- they're always there.
Norman Vincent Peale
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.
Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly.
Stephen R. Covey
Nurses dispense comfort, compassion, and caring without even a prescription.
You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.
The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.
It looks as if there were a single ultimate goal for mankind, a far goal toward which all persons strive. This is called variously by different authors self-actualization, self- realization, integration, psychological health, individuation, autonomy, creativity, productivity, but they all agree that this amounts to realizing the potentialities of the person, that is to say, becoming fully human, everything that person can be.
The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can't do.
Let us never be betrayed into saying we have finished our education because that would mean we had stopped growing.
Julia H. Gulliver
Men always want to be a woman's first love. Women like to be a man's last romance.
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.
Without love our life is a, ship without a rudder, like a body without a soul.
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what we want most for what we want at the moment.
The dingo took my baby !
Lindy Chamberlain, A Cry In The Dark (1988)
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 ?
Where love reigns the impossible may be attained.
I'll be taking these huggies and whatever cash you got.
H. I. McDunnough, Raising Arizona (1987)
Reflection doesn't take anything away from decisiveness, from being a person of action. In fact, it generates the inner toughness that you need to be an effective person of action -- to be a leader. Think of leadership as some of two vectors competence: (your specialty, your skills, your know-howl) and authenticity: (your identity, your character, your attitude) .
Anyone can be passionate, but it takes real lovers to be silly.
Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)
Better to light a candle than curse the darkness.
Eddie, you're a born loser.
Bert Gordon, The Hustler (1961)
In a great romance, each person basically plays a part that the other really likes.
That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.
I make wine at home. I make it out of raisins so that it will be aged automatically.
Joy is not in things, it is in us.
Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace.
Luck happens when opportunity encounters the prepared mind.
Success consists of doing the common things of life uncommonly well.
You know, maybe I was wrong and luck is like love. You have to go all the way to find it.
Jeff Bailey, Out Of The Past (1947)
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.
Nothing is worth more than this day.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
Love is a butterfly, which when pursued is just beyond your grasp, but if you will sit down quietly it may alight upon you.
Efficiency is doing things right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing.
It means a great deal to those who are oppressed to know that they are not alone. And never let anyone tell you that what you are doing is insignificant. Bishop
This above all, To Thine Own Self Be True.
Do not wait for ideal circumstances, nor for the best opportunities, they will never come.
Janet Erskine Stuart
I always try to turn my personal struggles into something helpful for others.
It is easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow.
Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.
Happiness is a choice.
Barry Neil Kaufman
Want to learn to eat a lot ? Here it is : Eat a little. That way, you will be around long enough to eat a lot.
Love that is true never grows old.
I never could have done without the habits of punctuality, order and diligence the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.
Happiness is not a matter of events, it depends upon the tides of the mind.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement, nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged , practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge.
A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds, it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before the change.
I never worry about action, but only about inaction.
Be the best that you can be.
Romantic love is an illusion. Most of us discover this truth at the end of a love affair or else when the sweet emotions of love lead us into marriage and then turn down their flames.
Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.
Everyone who achieves success in a great venture, solves each problem as they came to it. They helped themselves. And they were helped through powers known and unknown to them at the time they set out on their voyage. They keep going regardless of the obstacles they met.
W. Clement Stone
Where's the rest of me ?
Drake McHugh, Kings Row (1942)
Hope is like a bird that senses the dawn and carefully starts to sing while it is still dark.
Change your thoughts, change your life.
Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game. quotes
Personally, I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.
Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.
Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.
The passionate are like men standing on their heads, they see all things the wrong way.
Love is not love until love's vulnerable.
In addition to self-awareness, imagination, and conscience, it is the fourth human endowment -- independent will -- that really makes effective self-management possible. It is the ability to make decisions and choices and to act in accordance with them. It is the ability to act rather than to be acted upon, to proactively carry out the program we have developed through the other three endowments. Empowerment comes from learning how to use this great endowment in the decisions we make every day.
Little strokes fell great oaks.
A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.
Don't follow your dreams, chase them.
And in the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Love is a game that two can play and both win.
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
When a man comes to a conscious vital realization of those great spiritual forces within himself and begins to use those forces in science, in business, and in life, his progress in the future will be unparalleled.
The positive thinker is a hard-headed, tough-minded, and factual realist. He sees all the difficulties clearly... which is more than can be said for the average negative thinker. But he sees more than difficulties -- he tries to see the solutions of those difficulties.
Norman Vincent Peale
Keep your heart open for as long as you can, as wide as you can, for others and especially for yourself.
No matter what I ever do or say, Heathcliff, this is me, now, standing on this hill with you. This is me, forever.
Cathy, Wuthering Heights (1939)
A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.
You're tearing me apart !
Jim Stark, Rebel Without Cause (1955)
Service is the rent we pay to be living. It is the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time.
Marian Wright Edelman
If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.
The great end of education is to discipline rather than to furnish the mind, to train it to the use of its own powers rather than to fill it with the accumulation of others.
Love can be understood only from the inside, as a language can be understood only by someone who speaks it, as a world can be understood only by someone who lives in it.
Robert C. Solomon
Recognize that transition has a characteristic shape.
People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.
That'll do, pig. That'll do.
Farmer Hoggett, Babe (1995)
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Now, gentlemen, let us do something today which the world may talk of hereafter.
If I am not for myself, who will be for me ? Yet if I am for myself alone, of what good am I ?
Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers gardens.
It takes a strong fish to swim against the current. Even a dead one can float with it.