The strength of the heart comes from the soundness of the faith.
Saudi Arabian Proverb
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Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
It takes a minute to find a special person, an hour to appreciate them, a day to love them and a lifetime to forget them.
My definition of success is to live your life in a way that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain - and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel a lot more pleasure than they do pain.
If people find fault with you and try to put you into bad light, wrongly slandering and vilifying you, just step back and observe yourself. Don't harbor any dislike, don't enter into it any contests, and don't get upset, angry, or resentful. Just cut right through it and be as if you never or saw it. Eventually malevolent pests will disappear of themselves. If you contend with them, then a bad name will bounce back and forth with never an end in sight.
Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart.
If this is a blessing, it is certainly very well disguised.
I think we deserve a break.
Kathie Moffat, Jeff Bailey (1947)
No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.
What is it you want, Mary ? What do you want ? You want the moon ? Just say the word, and I'll throw a lasso around it and pull it down.
George Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
This world will always continue to be a mixture of good and evil. Our duty is to sympathize with the weak and to love even the wrongdoer.
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.
Every time an artist dies, part of the vision of mankind passes with him.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The only difference between a good shot and a bad shot is if it goes in or not.
You can often measure a person by the size of his dream.
Robert H. Schuller
The dove is my emblem. I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it. I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.
I have learned that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe
The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesud. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules whose would you use ?
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
Tell me and I forget , show me and I remember , involve me and I understand.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost, that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
Would you like to come in ?
Aurora Greenway, Garrett Breedlove (1983)
A boy's best friend is his mother.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
Our furniture goes back to louis the fourteenth - unless of course we pay him before then.
My biological clock is ticking like this, and the way this case is going, I ain't never getting married !
Mona Lisa Vito, My Cousin Vinny (1992)
The good physician treats the disease, the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.
What do they think I am, dumb or something ? Why, I make more money than Calvin Coolidge ! Put together !
Lina Lamont, Singin (1952)
In the long run, men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, though they should fail immediately, they had better aim at something high.
Henry David Thoreau
Some say you have to use your five best players, but I found out you win with the five that fit together best as a team
Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.
Love is the true means by which the world is enjoyed. Our love to others, and others love to us.
I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore !
Howard Beale, Network (1976)
Love is like playing the piano. First you must learn to play by the rules, then you must forget the rules and play from your heart.
Success is not to be pursued ; it is to be attracted by the person you become.
All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.
There is no chance, no fate, no destiny that can circumvent, or hinder, or control a firm resolve of a determined soul.
The best things in life are not things.
Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore, Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me I lift me lamp beside the golden door.
All progress occurs because people dare to be different
Nothing is predestined The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.
The crocodile is only strong in the water.
To be in love is merely to be in a state of perpetual anesthesia. To mistake an ordinary young man for a greek god or an ordinary young woman for a goddess.
Don't knock masturbation. It's sex with someone I love.
Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)
It was a high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, Always do what you are afraid to do.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
My fathers planted for me, and I planted for my children.
To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
It is at the edge of a petal that love waits.
William Carlos Williams
I am fond of only what comes from the heart.
Some people come into our lives and quickly go, some stay for a while and leave footprints in our hearts, and we are never, ever the same.
Love, by its very nature, is unworldly, and it is for this reason rather than its rarity that it is not only apolitical but anti-political, perhaps the most powerful of all anti-political human forces.
You were made perfectly to be loved - and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Let us strive on to finish the work we are in
Someday, man will harness the rise and fall of the tides, imprison the power of the sun, and release atomic power.
The dedicated life is the life worth living. You must give with your whole heart.
The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Don't go through life, grow through life.
When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed', you find it simply means to follow through.
We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
Look within, for within is the wellspring of virtue, which will not cease flowing, if you cease not from digging.
Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.
It is absurd that a man should rule others, who can not rule himself.
Life is what you make it.
The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a persons determination.
I'm here to fight for truth, justice, and the american way.
Superman, Superman (1978)
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.
Take heed : you do not find what you do not seek.
Your current safe boundaries were once unknown frontiers.
Hell is the knowledge of opportunity lost, the place where the man I am comes face to face with the man I might have been.
Men are often capable of greater things than they perform. They are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent.
Success is never found. Failure is never fatal. Courage is the only thing.
Words do two major things : They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.
Most people have no idea of the giant capacity we can immediately command when we focus all of our resources on mastering a single area of our lives.
The foundation my parents laid down with our faith continues to be my core.
What happens to a man is less significant than what happens within him.
Louis L. Mann
Think and grow rich.
The royal road to a man's heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.
In order to change we must be sick and tired of being sick and tired.
For hope is but the dream of those that wake.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
For every beauty there is an eye somewhere to see it. For every truth there is an ear somewhere to hear it. For every love there is a heart somewhere to receive it.
I love you for what you are, but I love you yet more for what you are going to be. I love you not so much for your realities as for your ideals. I pray for your desires that they may be great, rather than for your satisfactions, which may be so hazardously little. You are going forward toward something great. I am on the way with you, and therefore I love you.
I'm not bad. I'm just drawn that way.
Jessica Rabbit, Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
Never put off to tomorrow what you can do today.
Truth is nobody's property, no race, no individual can lay any exclusive claim to it. Truth is the nature of all souls.
The path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day.
If you want to feel rich, just count all of the things you have that money can't buy.
It's a Sicilian message. It means Luca Brasi sleeps with the fishes.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
We are limited but we can push back the borders of our limitations.
He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.
A short saying often contains much wisdom.
Ask nothing, want nothing in return. Give what you have to give, it will come back to you, but do not think of that now.
Everything that is good from others, bring it in, and in your own way absorb it, do not become others.
The death of fear is in doing what you fear to do.
Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.
Friends are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls you.
You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.