You can't do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth.
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If they move, kill ' em.
Pike Bishop, The Wild Bunch (1969)
There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward.
Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.
Kiss me. Kiss me as if it were the last time.
For those who have seen the Earth from space, and for the hundreds and perhaps thousands more who will, the experience most certainly changes your perspective. The things that we share in our world are far more valuable than those which divide us.
For changes to be of any true value, they've got to be lasting and consistent.
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
William Makepeace Thackeray
It's good to be the king !
Louis XVI, History Of The World (1981)
Fractures well cured make us more strong.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Determine never to be idle... It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
You can't express every feeling that you have every moment that you have them.
When Harry Met Sally
Congress is the only insane asylum that's run by the inmates.
We belong dead.
The Monster, Bride Of Frankenstein (1935)
Where there is a will, there is a way.
Are you bored with life ? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours.
The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist.
Verbal Kint, The Usual Suspects (1995)
Believe that you are bigger than your difficulties, for you are, indeed.
Norman Vincent Peale
All condemnation of others really condemns ourselves. Adjust the microcosm which is in your power to do and the macrocosm will adjust itself for you.
To love is to receive a glimpse of heaven.
Put your heart, mind, intellect, and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.
A man's dreams are an index to his greatness.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
Inspiration and genius -- one and the same.
Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade ?
When I've heard all I need to make a decision, I don't take a vote. I make a decision.
Keys to success : Research your ideas, plan for success, expect success, and just do it.
John S. Hinds
The memory of my mother will always be a blessing to me.
Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.
Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.
Yippie-ki-yay, motherfucker !
John McClane, Die Hard (1988)
This was love at first sight, love everlasting, a feeling unknown, unhoped for, unexpected in so far as it could be a matter of conscious awareness, it took entire possession of him, and he understood, with joyous amazement, that this was for life.
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.
Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.
Don't let life discourage you , everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.
Richard L. Evans
Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.
Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
If you have to drive people that hard to do their job, then you've either got the wrong people, or you've got the right people doing the wrong job.
John P. Strelecky
The more goals you set - the more goals you get.
Mark Victor Hansen
Power is not really good or bad , it is neutral. Power itself is not negative or positive, although our feelings about it may be. Power is the potential to influence others for good or evil, to be a blessing or a scourge. Like nuclear energy, it can provide the electricity to light a city, or it can fuel the bomb that destroys it.
Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them and you have found a lover for life.
If not us, who, if not now, when ?
What ever you are be a good one.
Do not wait ; the time will never be "just right". Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.
We will act consistently with our view of who we truly are, whether that view is accurate or not.
In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.
Norman Vincent Peale
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
Norman Vincent Peale
If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always gotten.
Failing to plan is planning to fail.
Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish. A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
John Quincy Adams
But were we burthen'd with like weight of pain, As much, or more, we should ourselves complain.
When one door closes another opens. But often we look so long so regretfully upon the closed door that we fail to see the one that has opened for us.
How far you go in life depends on you being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
A dream unrealized is a dream imprisoned by that enemy of all enemies - the fear of failure. Set that you will make it happen ! -
I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.
It's never too late.
Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, son.
Dean Wormer, National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)
I demolish my bridges behind methen there is no choice but to move forward. Firdtjof Nansen I do not cast my eyes away from my troubles. I pack them in as little compass as I can for myself, and never let them annoy others.
Winners lose much more often than losers. So if you keep losing but you're still trying, keep it up ! You're right on track.
Matthew Keith Groves
God does not care about our mathematical difficulties. He integrates empirically.
My heart shall be thy garden.
Begin with the end in mind.
Love sees roses without thorns.
Our intentions create our reality.
Wayne W. Dyer
When you arrive at your future, will you blame your past ?
Ideals serve well as our guides. They are like beacons on a journey , they do not permit us to tarry, as though our goal and rest were already contained in them.
The heart has reasons that reason does not understand.
Jacques Benigne Bossuel
If you realize how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought
Eddie, you're a born loser.
Bert Gordon, The Hustler (1961)
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose.
The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.
For a person to build a rich and rewarding life for himself there are certain qualities and bits of knowledge that he needs to acquire. There are also things, harmful attitudes, superstitions, and emotions that he needs to chip away. A person needs to chip away everything that doesn't look like the person he or she most wants to become.
The strength of the heart comes from the soundness of the faith.
Saudi Arabian Proverb
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must be overcome first.
The sun shines and warms and lights us and we have no curiosity to know why this is so, but we ask the reason of all evil, of pain, and hunger, and mosquitoes and silly people.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.
Abigail Van Buren
Live with passion !
Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it
Dennis P. Kimbro
Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.
Don't hide your light under a bushel.
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
There is no pleasure in life equal to that of the conquest of a vicious habit.
Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.
William Butler Yeats
What's meant to be will always find a way
I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie. I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave. And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.
Spoken about by, radio announcer and good friend : never let a day go by that he didn't learn something new and, in turn pass it on to others. It was his consuming passion.
Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything.
W. Clement Stone
Your current safe boundaries were once unknown frontiers.
Our attitude toward life determines life's attitude towards us.
Respect the past in the full measure of its desserts, but do not make the mistake of confusing it with the present nor seek in it the ideals of the future.
The hottest love has the coldest end.
Oh, love is real enough, you will find it someday, but it has one archenemy and that is life.
We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.
A man is about as big as the things that make him angry.
Change yourself, change your fortunes.
Are we to love only those who deserve our love ? Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you , that ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven.
Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.