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The one thing that separates winners from losers is, winners take action!
There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life.
Give all to love; obey thy heart.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is not length of life, but depth of life.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You can't expect people to look eye to eye with you if you are looking down on them.
The only true gift is a portion of yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Doomed are the hotheads ! Unhappy are they who lose their cool and are too proud to say, ''I'm sorry. ''
Robert H. Schuller
Love is a many splendered thing.
Nat King Cole
Who's on first.
Dexter, The Naughty Nineties (1945)
Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost.
Robert H. Schuller
Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves ; and under a just God, cannot long retain it.
It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly.
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
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.
Honesty characterizes the person and enables him to create an identity, to communicate a real presence, and to establish authentic bonds with others. The individual increasingly comes to know who he is through the stand he takes when he expresses his ideas, values, beliefs, and convictions, and through the declaration and ownership of his feelings.
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)
Love is a verb.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.
I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.
Enjoy each step, for in every moment there is something to learn.
John P. Strelecky
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.
Virtuous and wise he was, but not severe , He still remember'd that he once was young.
I'll meet you at the place near the thing where we went that time.
Aaron Altman, Broadcast News (1987)
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - It goes on.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
Sometimes you just got to give yourself what you wish someone else would give you.
This is the true measure of love, when we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
The gem can not be polished without friction, nor man be perfected without trials.
Whatever you are be a good one.
I want to talk with people who care about things that matter that will make a life- changing difference
Mark Victor Hansen
Your world is a living expression of how you are using and have used your mind
I'll be taking these huggies and whatever cash you got.
H. I. McDunnough, Raising Arizona (1987)
We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.
There go the people. I must follow them for I am their leader.
Love can never grow old. Locks may lose their brown and gold. Cheeks may fade and hollow grow. But the hearts that love will know, never winter's frost and chill, summer's warmth is in them still.
I am a slow walker, but I never walk backwards.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
I do not believe in styles anymore. I do not believe that there is such a thing as the Chinese way of fighting or the Japanese way of fighting, or any other way of fighting, because unless a human being has three arms and four legs, there can be no different form of fighting.
To me, ultimately, martial art means honestly expressing yourself.
A heart as soft, a heart as kind, a heart as sound and free as in the whole world thou canst find that heart I'll give to thee.
But because I am mad, I hate you. Because I am mad, I have betrayed you. And because I'm mad, I'm rejoicing in my heart, without a shred of pity, without a shred of regret, watching you go with glory in my heart !
Paula, Gaslight (1940)
They are able because they think they are able.
The handgun would not be my choice of weapon if I knew I was going to a fight. ...I'd choose a rifle, a shotgun, an RPG or an atomic bomb instead.
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
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
John Quincy Adams
If I were required to guess off-hand, and without collusion with higher minds, what is the bottom cause of the amazing material and intellectual advancement of the last fifty years, I should guess that it was the modern-born and previously non-existent disposition on the part of men to believe that a new idea can have value.
The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.
I do not think much of a man who does not know more today than he did yesterday.
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.
It's never too late.
In order to accept change and the suffering it brings, we need to find meaning in it
Mary Norton Gordon
If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse , however if I treat you as though you are what you are capable of becoming, I help you become that.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.
You are the handicap you must face. You are the one who must choose your place. You can make goals for family, relationships, anything.
I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more.
Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Why don't you go outside and jerk yourself a soda ?
Virginia Hill, Bugsy (1991)
Rely on your own strength of body and soul. Take for your star self-reliance, faith, honesty and industry. Don't take too much advice keep at the helm and steer your own ship, and remember that the great art of commanding is to take a fair share of the work. Fire above the mark you intend to hit. Energy, invincible determination with the right motive, are the levers that move the world.
Love doesn't make the world go'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.
Franklin P. Jones
How we spend our days is of course how we spend our lives.
Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated , you can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.
David Lloyd George
To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which belie the idea that things can not be changed.
In any world menu, Canada must be considered the vichyssoise of nations – it's cold, half-French, and difficult to stir.
J. Stuart Keate
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After every happiness comes misery, they may be far apart or near. The more advanced the soul, the more quickly does one follow the other. What we want is neither happiness nor misery. Both make us forget our true nature, both are chains -- one iron, one gold , behind both is the Atman, who knows neither happiness nor misery. These are states, and states must ever change , but the nature of the atman is bliss, peace, unchanging. We have not to get it, we have it, only wash away the dross and see it.
Yippie-ki-yay, motherfucker !
John McClane, Die Hard (1988)
History does nothing , it does not possess immense riches, it does not fight battles. It is men, real, living, who do all this.
Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.
Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.
Religion is being and becoming. Religion is the manifestation of the divinity already in man.
I know you are, but what am I ?
Pee-Wee Herman, Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (1985)
If you refuse to accept anything but the best you very often get it.
How many chiropractors does it take to change a light bulb ? Just one, but it requires 21 office visits and 4 X-rays.
Life is "trying things to see if they work"
Whenever I think of the past it just brings back so many memories.
You make me want to be a better man.
Melvin Udall, As Good As It Gets (1997)
In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.
Goodness, what beautiful diamonds !
Cloakroom Girl, Maudie Triplett (1932)
If you mean to profit, learn to please.
I see dead people.
Cole Sear, The Sixth Sense (1999)
Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.
Triumph often is nearest when defeat seems inescapable.
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take.
Man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed, but not defeated.
All-righty then !
Ace Ventura, Ace Ventura (1994)
Advice is seldom welcome , and those who want it the most always like it the least.
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that !
I think we deserve a break.
Kathie Moffat, Jeff Bailey (1947)
Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers gardens.
I have a head for business and a bod for sin.
Tess McGill, Working Girl (1988)
I'm here to fight for truth, justice, and the american way.
Superman, Superman (1978)
Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.
The wisest mind has something yet to learn.
Whenever we're afraid, its because we don't know enough. If we understood enough, we would never be afraid.
Love may make the world go around, but it's laughter that keeps us from getting dizzy.
Look back on times of adversity with hope for the future, not regret for the past. Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again. Wisely improve the present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.