The happiness of life is made up of minute fractionsthe little soon-forgotten charities of a kiss, a smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment in the disguise of a playful raillery, and the countless other infinitesimals of pleasurable thought and genial feeling.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
He is the best physician who is the most ingenious inspirer of hope.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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What happens to a man is less significant than what happens within him.
Louis L. Mann
Why is it that the more mistakes people make, the more paranoid they become about other people's mistakes ?
How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young ?
Love that is true never grows old.
Knowing is not enough we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
Our minds are as different as our faces we are all traveling to one destination, happiness, but few are going by the same road.
Charles Caleb Colton
Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
Love is like swallowing hot chocolate, before it has cooled off. It takes you by surprise at first, but keeps you warm for a long time.
How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser.
Do we really know anybody ? Who does not wear a face to hide another ?
Every dog has his day.
We don't have to take our clothes off to have a good time
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The outer forms of our lives can change in an instant, but the inner reorientation that brings us back into a vital relation to people and activity takes time.
I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed We hold these truths to be self-evident , that all men are created equal.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Men stumble over the truth from time to time but most pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened.
You. too, can determine what you want. You can decide on your major objectives, targets, aims, and destination. quotes
There are few people who can manage more than their own business.
Greed, for lack of a better word, is good.
Gordon Gekko, Wall Street (1987)
In love beggar and king are equal.
I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
You are what you repeatedly do. Excellence is not an event - it is a habit.
To go fast, row slowly.
Norman Vincent Peale
Those who are fired with an enthusiastic idea and who allow it to take hold and dominate their thoughts find that new worlds open for them. As long as enthusiasm holds out, so will new opportunities.
Norman Vincent Peale
If the student thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better student. If the lawyer thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better lawyer, and so on.
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must be overcome first.
I'm a bit of a P.T Barnum. I make stars out of everyone.
The mind is a lousy master but a wonderful servant.
My parents told me that I could do and be anything I really wanted. I believed them.
I can levitate birds, but nobody cares.
What we do not see, what most of us never suspect of existing, is the silent but irresistible power which comes to the rescue of those who fight on in the face of discouragement.
One joy scatters a hundred griefs.
I've found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often.
One had to cram all this stuff into one's mind for the examinations, whether one liked it or not. This coercion had such a deterring effect on me that, after I had passed the final examination, I found the consideration of any scientific problems distasteful to me for an entire year.
We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.
Thank god, it is over, that I have seen it and am able to tell it to the world.
The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
The leader has a clear idea of what he wants to do -- professionally and personally -- and the strength to persist in the face of setbacks, even failures.
Warren G. Bennis
Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
The show must go on.
My heart is ever at your service.
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.
To me, at least the way that I teach it, all types of knowledge ultimately means self-knowledge. So, therefore they're coming in and asking me to teach them not so much how to defend themselves or how to do somebody in. Rather, they want to learn to express themselves through some movement, be it anger, be it determination or whatever. So, in other words, they're paying me to show them, in combative form, the art of expressing the human body.
Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Stella ! Hey, Stella !
Stanley Kowalski, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
What is strength without a double share of wisdom ?
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
Wherever we look upon this earth, the opportunities take shape within the problems.
Nelson A. Rockefeller
All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.
Some of us have great runways already built for us. If you have one, take off. But if you don't have one, realize it is your responsibility to grab a shovel and build one for yourself and for those who will follow after you.
You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.
He who has great power should use it lightly.
We shall neither fail nor falter, we shall not weaken or tire. Give us the tools and we will finish the job.
The Athenians, alarmed at the internal decay of their Republic, asked Demosthenes what to do. His reply: Do not do what you are doing now.
Each time someone stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope.
Robert F. Kennedy
Where's the rest of me ?
Drake McHugh, Kings Row (1942)
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain -- and most fools do.
Follow your dreams.
The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist.
Verbal Kint, The Usual Suspects (1995)
What do you feel like doing tonight ?
Angie, Marty (1955)
Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from weak minds.
Sometimes, all you need to invent something is a good imagination and a pile of junk.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
The way we see the problem is the problem.
Appreciate me now, and avoid the rush.
Opportunity does not knock ; it presents itself when you beat down the door. -
A simple I love you means more than money.
As a principle-centered person you try to stand apart from the emotion of the situation and from other factors that would act on you, and evaluate the options. Looking at the balanced whole -- the work needs, the family needs, the other needs that may be involved, and the possible implications of the various alternatives -- you'll try to come up with the best solution taking all factors into consideration.
Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
Have you checked the children lately ?
Curt Duncan, When A Stranger Calls (1979)
The worst thing one can do is not to try, to be aware of what one wants and not give in to it, to spend years in silent hurt wondering if something could have materialized -- never knowing.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
Love cures people - both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
As you think in your heart, so shall you be.
War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain advantage at the expense of his fellow men.
There is only one terminal dignity, love. And the story of a love is not important, what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.
We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
In imagination, there's no limitation.
Mark Victor Hansen
I'm going to take a bath.
Arthur Bach, Hobson (1981)
All that is real in me is god. All that is real in god is I. The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.
Give me a place to stand and I will move the earth.
Never bring the problem solving stage into the decision making stage. Otherwise, you surrender yourself to the problem rather than the solution.
Robert H. Schuller
From now on you will never be alone, even when we are separated, and even when death itself parts us, I shall remain with you.
If you want things to be different, perhaps the answer is to become different yourself.
Norman Vincent Peale
Don't water your weeds.
I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
No man ever became great without many and great mistakes.
William E. Gladstone
It is better to do the wrong thing than to do nothing.