The doctor should be opaque to his patients, and like a mirror, should show them nothing but what is shown to him.
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The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what we want most for what we want at the moment.
Tell the truth boldly, whether it hurts or not. Never pander to weakness. If truth is too much for intelligent people and sweeps them away, let them go, the sooner the better.
In real love you want the other person's good. In romantic love you want the other person.
All love that has not friendship for it's base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Love conquers all things, let us too surrender to love.
You are the handicap you must face. You are the one who must choose your place. You can make goals for family, relationships, anything.
The grand essentials of happiness are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Allan K. Chalmers
Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father.
Lydia Maria Child
Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
Philippians 4: 4-7
Unfortunately, most of the students in martial art are conformers. The student seldom learns to depend upon himself for expression. Instead, he faithfully or blindly follows an instructor, the authority figure, and his instructor's imposed
pattern. That way, the student feels he is no longer alone and finds security in mass imitation. However, what is nurtured is the dependent mind rather than independent inquiry, which is so essential to genuine understanding. So through daily conditioning a student will probably be skilled according to a pattern, however, he will not come to understand himself.
Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for his competitors, for it is that which all are practicing every day while they live.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.
Hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are earned.
William Butler Yeats
Our intentions create our reality.
Wayne W. Dyer
Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
Formal education will make you a living, self education will make you a fortune.
Be strong ! You talk of ghosts and devils. We are the living devils. The sign of life is strength and growth. The sign of death is weakness. Whatever is weak, avoid ! It is death. If it is strength, go down into hell and get hold of it ! There is salvation only for the brave. "None but the brave deserves the fair". None but the bravest deserves salvation.
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
General George S. Patton
You are what you are and you are where you are because of what has gone into your mind. You change what you are and you change where you are by changing what goes into your mind.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you'll make one.
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.
He who has hope has everything.
We judge of man's wisdom by his hope.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
Make the second effort your second nature.
All mankind love a lover.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
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 ?
If there is no struggle, there is no progress.
You are what you think about all day long.
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask.
W. Clement Stone
Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.
I like to watch.
Chance, Being There (1979)
Perspective is in the quiet of a walk, the wisdom of a good book, or the harmony of your favorite music. I find it sometimes in the slow peace of fishing.
L-I-V-E ! Live ! Otherwise, you got nothing to talk about in the locker room.
Maude, Harold And Maude (1971)
There is no pleasure in life equal to that of the conquest of a vicious habit.
In the eyes of a lover pockmarks are dimples.
Follow the money.
Deep Throat, All The President's Men (1976)
It had always amazed me how different things looked in a studio compared to how they appeared on TV. In reality the set was a tiny stage in a giant room of cables, cameras, and monitors, all connected trounced a control room full of other monitors and audio equipment. On TV it looked like two people sitting in an office having a conversation.
John P. Strelecky
A gentleman can withstand hardships , it is only the small man who, when submitted to them, is swept off his feet.
I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.
Blanche Dubois, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but reveal to them their own.
Life does not happen to us, it happens from us.
Here's looking at you, kid.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.
Resentment or grudges do no harm to the person against whom you hold these feelings but every day and every night of your life, they are eating at you.
Norman Vincent Peale
It is not the job of the general to be winning. It is his job to win.
You can't have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.
Charles F. Kettering
Success is not to be pursued ; it is to be attracted by the person you become.
Love is a symbol of eternity that wipes away all sense of time, removing all memory of a beginning and all fear of an end.
Wealth belongs to the person who enjoys it and not to the one who keeps it.
Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.
If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
In the midst of winter, I found there was within me an invincible summer.
I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed We hold these truths to be self-evident , that all men are created equal.
Martin Luther King Jr.
What love we've given, we'll have forever. What love we fail to give, will be lost for all eternity.
Look at the weaknesses of others with compassion, not accusation. It's not what they're not doing or should be doing that's the issue. The issue is your own chosen response to the situation and what you should be doing. If you start to think the problem is "out there", stop yourself. That thought is the problem.
When I asked god for strength
He gave me difficult situations to face
When I asked god for brain & brawn
He gave me puzzles in life to solve
When I asked god for happiness
He showed me some unhappy people
When I asked god for wealth
He showed me how to work hard
When I asked god for favors
He showed me opportunities to work hard
When I asked god for peace
He showed me how to help others
God gave me nothing I wanted
He gave me everything I needed
With my brains and your looks, we could go places.
Frank Chambers, The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)
It's never too late.
The more goals you set - the more goals you get.
Mark Victor Hansen
Romantic love is an illusion. Most of us discover this truth at the end of a love affair or else when the sweet emotions of love lead us into marriage and then turn down their flames.
Every achiever I have ever met says, My life turned around when I began to believe in me.
Robert H. Schuller
If what you did yesterday seems big, you haven't done anything today.
The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.
Personally, veda's convinced me that alligators have the right idea. They eat their young.
Ida Corwin, Mildred Pierce (1945)
You are what you repeatedly do. Excellence is not an event - it is a habit.
Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your heart or burn down your house, you can never tell.
The more we grow in love, virtue and holiness, the more we see love, virtue and holiness outside.
Get away from her, you bitch !
Ripley, Aliens (1986)
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous, you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
You can't make an omelet without breaking eggs.
I gave her my heart, and she gave me a pen.
Lloyd Dobler, Say Anything (1989)
Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness -- great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy.
I think people should mate for life, like pigeons or catholics.
Isaac Davis, Manhattan (1979)
Wherever there is danger, there lurks opportunity ; whenever there is opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable. They go together.
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to my fellow-creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.
The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.
How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.
When you come to the edge of all the light you know and are about to step off into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing one of two things will happen. There will be something solid to stand on or you will be taught to fly.
You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.
We have merely scratched the surface of the store of knowledge which will come to us. I believe that we are now, a-tremble on the verge of vast discoveries - discoveries so wondrously important they will upset the present trend of human thought and start it along completely new lines.
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The miracle is this - the more we share, the more we have.
Winning is not everything, but the effort to win is.
Be Here Now.
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
I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times, in life after life, in age after age forever.
We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart.
Josiah G. Holland
Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moments you reject all help, are you free. Fear is death, fear is sin, fear is hell, fear is unrighteousness, and fear is wrong life.
All-righty then !
Ace Ventura, Ace Ventura (1994)
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.
Wicked men obey from fear, good men, from love.
Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.