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Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart.
Alphonse Marie De Lamartine
A time comes when you need to stop waiting for the man you want to become and start being the man you want to be.
Where can we go to find god if we cannot see him in our own hearts and in every living being.
Practice loving people. It is true that this requires effort and continued practice, for some are not very lovable, or so it seems - with emphasis on "seems". Every person has lovable qualities when you really learn to know him.
Norman Vincent Peale
So long as we are loved by others I should say that we are almost indispensable , and no man is useless while he has a friend.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Adversity introduces a man to himself.
Hi-Yo, Silver !
The Lone Ranger, The Lone Ranger (1956)
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.
You might well remember that nothing can bring you success but yourself.
People will exercise great effort and creativity to make our plan work, and sometimes expend just as much effort and creativity to make your plan fail.
Excellence is more fun than mediocrity.
Its so hard when contemplated in advance, and so easy when you do it.
Robert M. Pirsig
You may conquer with the sword, but you are conquered by a kiss.
Don't wait for a funeral to pay a compliment. You may not make it in time.
Ninotchka, it's midnight. One half of Paris is making love to the other half.
Count Leon D'Algout, Ninotchka (1939)
Love is the universal thirst for a communion not merely of the senses, but of our whole nature.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
If faith in ourselves had been more extensively taught and practiced, I am sure a very large portion of the evils and miseries that we have would have vanished. Duty is to encourage everyone in his struggle to live up to his own highest idea, and strive at the same time to make the ideal as near as possible to the truth.
In my case, self-absorption is completely justified. I have never discovered any other subject so worthy of my attention.
Waldo Lydecker, Laura (1944)
To live happily with other people, ask of them only what they can give.” Tristan Bernard
Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.
Robert H. Schuller
We must be the change we wish to see.
There is no security on this earth ; there is only opportunity.
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
is the greatest gift of the mind , it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.
You think of yourself as a colored man. I think of myself as a man.
John Wade Prentice, Guess Who's Coming To Dinner (1967)
Do first things first, and second things not at all.
Peter F. Drucker
A weak man has doubts before a decision, a strong man has them afterwards.
Common looking people are the best in the world : that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
God is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life.
True love begins when nothing is looked for in return.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his patients in the care of the human body, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.
Arthur C. Clarke
This too, shall pass.
Be the change you want to see in the world.
Mac, you ever been in love ?
Wyatt Earp, Mac (1946)
You're lit from within, Tracy. You've got fires banked down in you, hearth-fires and holocausts.
Mike Connor, The Philadelphia Story (1940)
What is strength without a double share of wisdom ?
The older I grow, the more everything seems to me to lie in manliness. This is my new gospel.
Think of me as a sex symbol for men who don't give a damn.
The more goals you set - the more goals you get.
Mark Victor Hansen
We will act consistently with our view of who we truly are, whether that view is accurate or not.
The mind has exactly the same power as the hands, not merely to grasp the world, but to change it
Man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed, but not defeated.
Do we not all agree to call rapid thought and noble impulse by the name of inspiration ?
You learn as much from those who have failed as from those who have succeeded.
Example sheds a genial ray which men are apt to borrow, so first improve yourself today, and then your friends tomorrow.
We have a problem. ''Congratulations. '' But it's a tough problem. ''Then double congratulations. ''
W. Clement Stone
Time is the great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all of it's students.
Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.
Vincent Van Gogh
If you refuse to accept anything but the best you very often get it.
Happiness can not be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.
Character is higher than intellect... A great soul will be strong to live, as well as to think.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If at first you don't succeed skydiving is not for you.
My mama always said, life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.
Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
You can not shake hands with a clenched fist.
We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children do.
Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.
Soul meets soul on lover's lips.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
I would rather live and love where death is king than have eternal life where love is not.
Robert G. Ingersoll
None are homely who smile.
Love may make the world go around, but it's laughter that keeps us from getting dizzy.
When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.
Norman Vincent Peale
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
I'd love to kiss you, but I just washed my hair.
Madge Norwood, Cabin In the Cotton (1932)
Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior.
John Churton Collins
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
When you face your fear, most of the time you will discover that it was not really such a big threat after all. We all need some form of deeply rooted, powerful motivation - it empowers us to overcome obstacles so we can live our dreams.
You've got to ask yourself one question : Do I feel lucky ? Well, do ya, punk ?
Harry Callahan, Dirty Harry (1971)
Say hello to my little friend !
Tony Montana, Scarface (1983)
You don't get to choose how you're going to die, only how you're going to live.
It's like, I became such a good person, I almost forgot... I'm a world class liar, baby !
Love like you'll never be hurt.
Defeat is not bitter unless you swallow it.
Man has been endowed with reason, with the power to create, so that he can add to what he's been given. But up to now he hasn't been a creator, only a destroyer. Forests keep disappearing, rivers dry up, wild life's become extinct, the climate's ruined and the land grows poorer and uglier every day.
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I'm king of the world !
Jack Dawson, Titanic (1997)
If we all tired to make other peoples paths easy, our own feet would have a smooth even place to walk on.
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing-that's why we recommend it daily.
Perhaps the feelings that we experience when we are in love represent a normal state. Being in love shows a person who he should be.
Bond. James Bond.
James Bond, Dr No (1962)
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.
The best leaders of all, the people know not they exist. They turn to each other and say, We did it ourselves.
"Every achiever I have ever met says, 'My life turned around when I began to believe in me.'"
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.
If you're not sure where you're going, you'll probably end up somewhere else.
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it , if you can dream it, you can become it.
William Arthur Ward
Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.
The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.
I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
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.
What you are is god's gift to you, what you become is your gift to god.
Anthony Dalla Villa
Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.
Take heed : you do not find what you do not seek.
Make the second effort your second nature.
Always bear in mind, that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other thing.
In love beggar and king are equal.
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in.