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 more we grow in love, virtue and holiness, the more we see love, virtue and holiness outside.
Get into a line that you will find to be a deep personal interest, something you really enjoy spending twelve to fifteen hours a day working at, and the rest of the time thinking about.
If you keep saying things are going to be bad, you have a chance of being a prophet.
Isaac B. Singer
If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything.
Those who wish to sing, always find a song.
Whether you think you can or think you can't - you are right.
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
I love thee with the breath, smiles, tears of all my life.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
Lust is what makes you keep wanting it, even when you have no desire to be with each other. Love is what makes you keep wanting to be with each other, even when you have no desire to do it.
I try to learn from the past, but I plan for the future by focusing exclusively on the present. That's were the fun is.
Stella ! Hey, Stella !
Stanley Kowalski, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
I'll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too !
The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire.
For hope is but the dream of those that wake.
What hump ?
Igor, Young Frankenstein (1974)
You are what you think about all day long.
Always do right, this will gratify some and astonish the rest.
Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war, love is a growing up
Nothing is worth more than this day.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
Wherever there's a fight so hungry people can eat, I'll be there.
Tom Joad, The Grapes Of Wrath (1940)
It is better to have loved and lost than to never have loved.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Men who have attained things worth having in this world have worked while others idled, have persevered while others gave up in despair, have practiced early in life the valuable habits of self-denial, industry, and singleness of purpose. As a result, they enjoy in later life the success so often erroneously attributed to good luck.
Throughout the centuries there have been men who took the first steps down new roads armed with nothing but their own vision.
It's always darkest before the dawn.
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.
Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality, the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.
Never bring the problem solving stage into the decision making stage. Otherwise, you surrender yourself to the problem rather than the solution.
Robert H. Schuller
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.
How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser.
Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it.
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
J. Robert Oppenheimer
A compliment is like a kiss through a veil.
The past does not equal the future.
To live a creative life we must lose our fear of being wrong.
Joseph Chilton Pearce
Education means inspiring someones mind, not just filling their head.
My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
Tell 'em to go out there with all they got and win just one for the Gipper.
Knute Rockne, Knute Rockne All American (1940)
What nature delivers to us is never stale. Because what nature creates has eternity in it.
Life can only be understood backwards , but it must be lived forwards.
Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in kansas anymore.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
I'm melting ! Melting ! Oh, what a world ! What a world !
The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
All resources are not obvious, great managers find and develop available talent.
Vision doesn't usually come as a lightening bolt. Rather it comes as a slow crystallization of life challenges that we one day recognize as a beautiful diamond with great value to ourselves and others.
No matter what I ever do or say, Heathcliff, this is me, now, standing on this hill with you. This is me, forever.
Cathy, Wuthering Heights (1939)
The good physician treats the disease, the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.
Don't say, "If I could, I would". Say, "If I can, I will".
Words do two major things : They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.
Good fortune and bad are equally necessary to man, to fit him to meet the contingencies of this life.
Tough times never last but tough people do.
The truth is more important than the facts.
Frank Lloyd Wright
If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.
Let not a man guard his dignity, but let his dignity guard him.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Each person born into this world represents something new, something that never existed before, something original and unique.
Find something you love to do and you'll never have to work a day in your life.
I don't know nothin 'bout birthin' babies.
Prissy, Gone With The Wind (1939)
God does not care about our mathematical difficulties. He integrates empirically.
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
If you want to reach a goal, you must see the reaching in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal.
Let's go home, Debbie.
Ethan Edwards, The Searchers (1956)
The outer forms of our lives can change in an instant, but the inner reorientation that brings us back into a vital relation to people and activity takes time.
Many of life's failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
The Athenians, alarmed at the internal decay of their Republic, asked Demosthenes what to do. His reply: Do not do what you are doing now.
There are only two rules for being successful. One, figure out exactly what you want to do, and two, do it.
Life is but a moment, death also is but another.
Robert H. Schuller
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 ?'
If you think you can, or you think you can't, you're probably right.
Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
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.
Knowledge work is all about how we use one another's time and attention. Given just minutes, good leaders can affect how we think, what we decide, and, ultimately, what we create.
The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.
Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them ?
Between this fan and the fancy sunbrella, I'm one 16 inch waist away from Scarlett O'Hara !
Came but for friendship, and took away love.
Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it, begin it now.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The secret to happiness is not in doing what one likes to do, but in liking what one has to do.
I'll be taking these huggies and whatever cash you got.
H. I. McDunnough, Raising Arizona (1987)
Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes... the ones who see things differently -- they're not fond of rules... You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can't do is ignore them because they change things... they push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because the ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do.
Anyone can count the seeds in an apple, but only God can count the number of apples in a seed.
Robert H. Schuller
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement, nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
Many great ideas go unexecuted, and many great executioners are without ideas. One without the other is worthless.
Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose -- a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.
Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.
She's my sister ! She's my daughter !
Evelyn Mulwray, Chinatown (1974)
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
One who walks the road with love will never walk the road alone.
C. T. Davis
We shall neither fail nor falter, we shall not weaken or tire. Give us the tools and we will finish the job.
Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.
Joy can be real only if people look on their life as a service, and have a definite object in life outside themselves and their personal happiness.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
I would rather have had one breath of her hair, one kiss from her mouth, one touch of her hand, than eternity without it.
City of Angels
Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.