Let him that would move the world first move himself.
The hottest love has the coldest end.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
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Optimists are right. So are pessimists. It's up to you to choose which you will be.
The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Be all you can be.
John C. Maxwell
You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.
The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.
Feel nothing, know nothing, do nothing, have nothing, give up all to god, and say utterly, 'Thy will be done'. We only dream this bondage. Wake up and let it go.
All misfortune is but a stepping stone to fortune.
Henry David Thoreau
Honor the ocean of love.
George de Benneville
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than attempting to satisfy them.
John Stuart Mill
Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time.
Robert H. Schuller
Education is one of the few things a person is willing to pay for and not get.
William Lowe Bryan
We will either find a way or make one.
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
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean , if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
Treat a man as he is and he will remain as he is. Treat a man as he can and should be and he will become as he can and should be.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Funny like I'm a clown ? I amuse you ?
Tommy De Vito, Goodfellas (1990)
I have not failed. I've just found ways that don't work
William Ernest Henley
It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.
Don't sweat the small stuff.
Enjoy each step, for in every moment there is something to learn.
John P. Strelecky
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquility.
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs" but goes right to work on the creative "how''.
Norman Vincent Peale
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful men keep moving ; they make mistakes, but they do not quit.
I want the fairy tale.
Vivian, Pretty Woman (1990)
It's not what you are that holds you back, it's what you think you are not.
He who praises another enriches himself far more than he does the one praised. To praise is an investment in happiness. The poorest human being has something to give that the richest could not buy.
George Matthew Adams
We more frequently fail to face the right problem than fail to solve the problem we face.
You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have really lived, are the moments when you have done things in a spirit of love.
The miracle is this the more we share, the more we have.
Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.
John Cotton Dana
The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule.
Giving people a little more than they expect is a good way to get back more than you'd expect.
We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.
The more we grow in love, virtue and holiness, the more we see love, virtue and holiness outside.
Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope.
Princess Leia, Star Wars (1977)
But we can not avoid conflict, conflict with society, other individuals and with oneself. Conflicts may be the sources of defeat, lost life and a limitation of our potentiality but they may also lead to greater depth of living and the birth of more far-reaching unities, which flourish in the tensions that engender them.
Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.
John Davidson Rockefeller
If I am pressed to say why I loved him, I feel it can only be explained by replying. Because it was he, because it was me.
The best and most beautiful things in the world can not be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
We rob banks.
Clyde Barrow, Bonnie And Clyde (1967)
It is not what we get. But who we become, what we contribute... that gives meaning to our lives.
When a man finds no peace within himself, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.
"I can't do it" never accomplished anything ; "I will try" has performed miracles.
George P. Burnham
A Crow is known wherever he is met by his beautiful white dress, and his tall and elegant figure. The greater part of the men being six feet high.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
No legacy is so rich as honesty.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
Our love is here to stay.
Love, a temporary insanity, curable by marriage.
Silence is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
You really can change the world if you care enough.
Marion Wright Edelman
You sing-a high.
Baravelli, Connie Bailey (1932)
Always bear in mind, that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other thing.
The man who lives without conflict, who lives with beauty and love, is not frightened of death because to love is to die.
Love is the immortal flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves. It's eternal goal is life.
If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes.
You see, Francois, marriage is a beautiful mistake which two people make together. But with you, Francois, I think it would be a mistake.
Mariette Colet, Trouble In Paradise (1932)
My friends are my estate.
O Captain ! My Captain ! our fearful trip is done.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
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.
Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way.
I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
How often we fail to realize our good fortune in living in a country where happiness is more than a lack of tragedy.
He who hesitates is lost !
Success is the proper utilization of failure.
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Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.
To be in love is merely to be in a state of perpetual anesthesia. To mistake an ordinary young man for a greek god or an ordinary young woman for a goddess.
A bold onset is half the battle.
If anything is worth trying at all, it's worth trying at least ten times.
Dean Marshall Art Linkletter
If you are afraid of failure you don’t deserve to be successful!
Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we can not live within.
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
Peter F. Drucker
Every achiever I have ever met says, My life turned around when I began to believe in me.
Robert H. Schuller
To gain more abundance a person needs more skills and needs to be more creative and cooperative.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
To laugh often and love much, to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others, to give one's self, this is to have succeeded.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Difficulties, by bracing the mind to overcome them, assist cheerfulness, as exercise assists digestion.
Christian Nestell Bovee
It is always your next move.
Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you ?
Benjamin Braddock, The Graduate (1967)
Look up and not down, look forward and not back, look out and not in, and lend a hand.
E. E. Hale
If we all tired to make other peoples paths easy, our own feet would have a smooth even place to walk on.
Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.
You can't have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.
Charles F. Kettering
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take
John Davidson Rockefeller
Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is.
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Predetermine the objectives you want to accomplish. Think big, act big and set out to accomplish big results.
Mark Victor Hansen
But there's nothing half so sweet in life, as love's young dream.
Work and lovethese are the basics. Without them there is neurosis.
To succeed... you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.
Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.
For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice. No paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.
What the world wants is character. The world is in need of those whose life is one burning love, selfless. That love will make every word tell like a thunderbolt.