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Fear is the parent of cruelty.
A ship is safe in harbor, but thats not what ships are for.
Do not wait for ideal circumstances, nor for the best opportunities, they will never come.
Janet Erskine Stuart
Always bear in mind, that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other thing.
Repeat anything long enough and it will start to become you.
If we are going to teach 'creation science' as an alternative to evolution, then we should also teach the stork theory as an alternative to biological reproduction.
Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions.
W. Clement Stone
It is what you learn after you know it all that counts.
Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.
My bounty is as boundless as the sea, My love as deep, the more I give to thee the more I have for both are infinite.
There is a law that man should love his neighbor as himself. In a few hundred years it should be as natural to mankind as breathing or the upright gait, but if he does not learn it, he must perish.
If you would create something, you must be something.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.
If I am not for myself, who will be for me ? Yet if I am for myself alone, of what good am I ?
The greatest part of our happiness depends on our dispositions, not our circumstances.
Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
We must be the change we wish to see.
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)
An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast, a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.
Don't limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, you can achieve.
Mary Kay Ash
No man is happy who does not think himself so.
All of the subjects that I've chosen have had to do with isolation. ... The whole idea of [people] gathering ... doesn't really appeal to me.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind, the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
Efficiency is doing things right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing.
Today... maybe I can take one step on that profoundly complex path to peace.
Mary Anne Radmacher
There is no remedy for love but to love more.
Bad news, compadres, this place is magic as hell.
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant - but misdirected - ideas of others.
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot , but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague
Love is always open arms. If you close your arms about love you will find that you are left holding only yourself.
It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.
Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Don't take no for an answer, never submit to failure. Do not be fobbed off with mere personal success or acceptance. You will make all kinds of mistakes, but as long as you are generous and true, and also fierce, you can not hurt the world or even seriously distress her. She was made to be wooed by youth.
Volunteers don't get paid, not because they're worthless, but because they're priceless.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan, you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
You don't just stumble into the future you create your own future.
Everything is created twice -- first mentally, then physically.
Listen to me, mister. You're my knight in shining armor. Don't you forget it. You're going to get back on that horse, and I'm going to be right behind you, holding on tight, and away we're gonna go, go, go !
Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)
Submit to love faithfully and it gives a person joy. It intoxicates, it envelops, it isolates. It creates fragrance in the air, ardour from coldness, it beautifies everything around it.
Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that !
What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail ?
Robert H. Schuller
It is love alone that gives worth to all things.
Santa Teresa de Jesus
Every time an artist dies, part of the vision of mankind passes with him.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse.
Vito Corleone, The Godfather (1972)
Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day.
We are ever free if we would only believe it, only have faith enough. You are the soul, free and eternal, ever free, ever blessed. Have faith enough and you will be free in a minute.
There are few people who can manage more than their own business.
Love is my religion, I could die for it.
Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged , practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge.
There is nothing to fear, but fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
I become a waterwheel, turning and tasting you, as long as water moves.
Get away from her, you bitch !
Ripley, Aliens (1986)
Time is free, but it's priceless. You can't own it, but you can use it. You can't keep it, but you can spend it. Once you've lost it, you can never get it back.
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask !
W. Clement Stone
The "Inside-Out" approach to personal and self , even more fundamentally, to start with the most inside part of self - with your paradigms, your character, and your motives. The inside-out approach says that private victories precede public victories, that making and keeping promises to ourselves precedes making and keeping promises to others. It says it is futile to put personality ahead of character, to try to improve relationships with others before improving ourselves.
What's another word for thesaurus ?
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect.
It is not our purpose to become each other , it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is.
Nothing happens unless first we dream.
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.
Get busy livin, or get busy dyin'.
Andy, The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There are no gains without pains.
The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.
Love is like a mountain, hard to climb, but once you get to the top the view is beautiful.
Daniel Monroe Tuttle
I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times, in life after life, in age after age forever.
Woody, I know what your problem is. You're just like me. Trash !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.
The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.
If you only look at what is, you might never attain what could be.
For one human being to love another that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.
Rainer Maria Rilke
There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic.
Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
David McCullough Reason
Only that day dawns to which we are awake.
Henry David Thoreau
If we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find we have lost the future.
The way to happiness : keep your heart free from hate, your mind from worry. Live simply, expect little, give much. Fill your life with love. Scatter sunshine. Forget self, think of others. Do as you would be done by. Try this for a week and you will be surprised.
Norman Vincent Peale
Follow the money.
Deep Throat, All The President's Men (1976)
You were made perfectly to be loved and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
Money without brains is always dangerous.
At ten years old I actually thought that the reason I was getting glasses was that I couldn't tell what my parents looked like, because every time I asked my mother to buy me something she'd say, 'What do I look like - a bank ?'
You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
Sometimes things become possible if we want them bad enough.
Stopping at third base adds no more runs than striking out.
When I've heard all I need to make a decision, I don't take a vote. I make a decision.
The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.
Love is the emblem of eternity, it confounds all notion of time, effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.
Germaine De Stael
In Heaven the economy is run by the Germans, the French do the cooking, and the police are English. In Hell the economy is run by the French, the English do the cooking, and the police are German.
Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers gardens.
As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.
There is love of course. And then there's life, its enemy.
First law on holes - when you're in one, stop digging.
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
I'm not here just to make a living, I'm here to make a difference.
Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it, begin it now.