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I love you, I am at rest with you, I have come home.
Dorothy L. Sayers
Volunteers don't get paid, not because they're worthless, but because they're priceless.
The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
Have you checked the children lately ?
Curt Duncan, When A Stranger Calls (1979)
I do not know how to kiss, or I would kiss you. Where do the noses go ?
Maria, For Whom The Bell Tolls (1943)
Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.
A smile is the light in your window that tells others that there is a caring, sharing person inside.
Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves ; and under a just God, cannot long retain it.
It takes a whole village to raise a child.
What you can do, or dream you can, begin it, boldness has genius, power and magic in it.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Man shapes himself through decisions that shape his environment.
Time is an equal opportunity employer. Each human being has exactly the same number of hours and minutes every day. Rich people can't buy more hours. Scientists can't invent new minutes. And you can't save time to spend it on another day. Even so, time is amazingly fair and forgiving. No matter how much time you've wasted in the past, you still have an entire tomorrow. quotes
Pretty much everything will come to him who hustles while he waits. I believe that restlessness is discontent, and discontent is merely the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.
A wise man makes his own decisions , an ignorant man follows the public opinion.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
Love is a bird, she needs to fly.
For things to change you've got to change. Otherwise, nothing much will change
When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.
Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
We don't live in a world of reality, we live in a world of perceptions.
Gerald J. Simmons
Your self-beliefs either support or undermine you.
Anything that makes you weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live.
Martin Luther King Jr.
We are like tea bags - we don't know our own strength until we're in hot water.
The more you seek security, the less of it you have. But the more you seek opportunity, the more likely it is that you will achieve the security that you desire.
Success is dependent upon the glands - sweat glands.
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
Hard work often leads to success. No work seldom does.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Do not wait for leaders, do it alone, person to person.
Difficulties strengthen the mind, as well as labor does the body.
If you wish others to believe in you, you must first convince them that you believe in them.
Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.
If anything is worth trying at all, it's worth trying at least ten times.
Dean Marshall Art Linkletter
The royal road to a man's heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.
When a man finds no peace within himself, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.
You only get out what you put in.
Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.
Life is "trying things to see if they work"
Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration. Accordingly, a 'genius' is often merely a talented person who has done all of his or her homework.
Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a meaning that disempowers them or one that can literally save their lives.
Everyone enjoys doing the kind of work for which he is best suited.
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe
What is tolerance ? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error , let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly - that is the first law of nature.
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.
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.
Tough times never last but tough people do.
The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don't define them, learn about them, or even seriously consider them as believable or achievable. Winners can tell you where they are going, what they plan to do along the way, and who will be sharing the adventure with them.
Men like my father cannot die. They are with me still - - real in memory as they were in flesh, loving and beloved forever. How green was my valley then.
Huw Morgan, How Green Was My Valley (1941)
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)
It is at the edge of a petal that love waits.
William Carlos Williams
The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're still alive.
You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it , if you can dream it, you can become it.
William Arthur Ward
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.
I am both pleased but astonished by the fact that mankind has not yet begun to use all the means and devices that are available for destruction. I hope that such weapons are never manufactured in quantity.
Press forsake! Go ahead and press 'forsake now' !
I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
Get away from her, you bitch !
Ripley, Aliens (1986)
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
Hearts will never be practical until they are made unbreakable.
The Wizard of Oz
I just love when people say I cant do something because all my life people said I wasn't going to make it.
When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.
If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.
True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful.
A teacher, a really good teacher, is never a giver of truth; he is a guide, a pointer to truth. Therefore, a good teacher, or, more appropriately, a guide, studies each student individually and helps to awaken the student to explore himself, both internally and externally, and ultimately to integrate himself with his being. All in all, a teacher acts as a catalyst, and not only must he have a tremendous understanding; he must also possess a sensitive mind with great flexibility and adaptability.
Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
Almost all of the world-class athletes and other peak performers are visualizers. They see it , they feel it, they experience it before they actually do it. They began with the end in mind. You can do it in every area of your life. Before performance, a sales presentation, a difficult confrontation, or the daily challenge of meeting a goal, see it clearly, vividly, relentlessly, over and over again. Create an internal "comfort zone''. Then, when you get into the situation, it isn't foreign. It doesn't scare you.
Love works a different way in different minds, the fool it enlightens and the wise it blinds.
More than kisses, letters mingle souls.
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
My experience has taught me that a man who has no vices has damned few virtues.
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing , knowing that is it not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
Must you flirt ?
Ninotchka, Leon (1939)
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.
Praise does wonders for the sense of hearing.
Many have encountered and overcome the challenge of homelessness Many men go fishing all their lives not knowing it is not fish they are after.
Henry David Thoreau
I need him like the axe needs the turkey.
Jean Harrington, The Lady Eve (1941)
There is no chance, no fate, no destiny that can circumvent, or hinder, or control a firm resolve of a determined soul.
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
Deep down inside of all of us is the power to accomplish what we want to, if we'll just stop looking elsewhere.
There is no security on this earth, there is only opportunity.
General Douglas MacArthur
If your ship doesn't come in, swim out to it.
Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but religiously follows the new.
Henry David Thoreau
Indecision is the thief of opportunity.
Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.
Kindness is a language which the dumb can speak, the deaf can understand.
If you know peace, then you thrive , if you know contentment, then you are rich.
Old love does not rust.
We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can fly only by embracing each other.
Luciano De Crescenzo
The storm also beats on the house that is built on the rock.
Never say more than is necessary.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
You see things and you say, why ? But I dream things that never were and say, why not ?