The love that lasts longest is the love that is never returned.
There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not.
If you refuse to accept anything but the best you very often get it.
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I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
Success in the affairs of life often serves to hide one's abilities, whereas adversity frequently gives one an opportunity to discover them.
No matter where you go, there you are.
I'm an excellent driver.
Raymond Babbitt, Rain Man (1988)
It is only when we die each day to all that is old that there can be the new.
He who hesitates is lost !
Hi, Curly, kill anyone today ?
Mitch Robbins, Curly (1991)
It's not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.
I have loved to the point of madness, that which is called madness, that which to me, is the only sensible way to love.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
Come live in my heart and pay no rent.
It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.
The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.
Take control of your consistent emotions and begin to consciously and deliberately reshape your daily experience of life.
Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement.
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
I have seen too much of the vanity of human affairs, to expect felicity from the splendid scenes of public life.
Nothing is more validating and affirming than feeling understood. And the moment a person begins feeling understood, that person becomes far more open to influence and change.
You have available to you, right now, a powerful supercomputer. This powerful tool has been used through-out history to take people from rags to riches, from poverty and obscurity to success and fame, from unhappiness and frustration to joy and self-fulfillment, and it can do the same for you.
I am not a toy, I was made for soups, salads, maybe chili, and then the trash. Freedom !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
The only real valuable thing is intuition.
For one human being to love another that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.
Rainer Maria Rilke
We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.
It is best to love wisely, no doubt, but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all.
William Makepeace Thackeray
When we won't consider suggestions, we reject our own potential - but we have a right to expect people to be tactful.
Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.
Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee.
The heart has reasons that reason does not understand.
Jacques Benigne Bossuel
It is better to have loved and lost than to never have loved.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves.
Give a man a fish and he will eat for the day, teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.
Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today.
There is no pleasure in life equal to that of the conquest of a vicious habit.
Open the pod bay doors,
Dave Bowman, Hal (2001)
The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a persons determination.
I love you, not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.
Blanche Dubois, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
Successful people make decisions quickly (as soon as all the facts are available) and change them very slowly (if ever). Unsuccessful people make decisions very slowly, and change them often and quickly.
The stuff that dreams are made of.
Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)
Your voice makes me tremble inside and your smile is an invitation for my imagination to go wild.
Did my heart love'til now ? Foreswear its sight, for I never saw true beauty'til this night.
The past does not equal the future.
Nobody has ever escaped from Stalag 17.
Not alive, anyway.
Oberst Von Scherbach, Stalag 17 (1954)
My main purpose in life is to make money so I can afford to go on creating more inventions.
The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking, the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker.
It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.
Where the willingness is great, the difficulties can not be great.
I know you are, but what am I ?
Pee-Wee Herman, Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (1985)
Leadership is power to endure an ongoing quest for information or influence not just actual triumphs like making profits or achieving stated objectives.
Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.
Thank god, it is over, that I have seen it and am able to tell it to the world.
The world is more malleable than you think and it's waiting for you to hammer it into shape.
Tim Blixseth Bono
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.
I'm willing when time permits to honestly express or to open myself to you, to act as a sort of sign pole for a traveler.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.
But were we burthen'd with like weight of pain, As much, or more, we should ourselves complain.
How many chiropractors does it take to change a light bulb ? Just one, but it requires 21 office visits and 4 X-rays.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost , that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
Woody, I know what your problem is. You're just like me. Trash !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
Kindness is an inner desire that makes us want to do good things even if we do not get anything in return. It is the joy of our life to do them. When we do good things from this inner desire, there is kindness in everything we think, say, want and do.
We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can fly only by embracing each other.
Luciano De Crescenzo
If you keep saying things are going to be bad, you have a chance of being a prophet.
Isaac B. Singer
Come to the edge. We can't. We're afraid. We can't. We will fall ! Come to the edge. And they came. And he pushed them. And they flew.
Because I readily absorb ideas from every source - frequently starting where the last person left off - I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
Service is the rent we pay to be living. It is the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time.
Marian Wright Edelman
Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game. quotes
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
Growth and change are never easy... If it were easy, you would have done it long ago.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
O Captain ! My Captain ! our fearful trip is done.
When I look around, I always learn something and that is to be always yourself. And to express yourself. To have faith in yourself. Do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it. Start from the very root of being, which is how can I be me?
True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful.
Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.
We're on a mission from God.
Elwood Blues, The Blues Brothers (1980)
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast.
And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body, and be yet thankful.
Better to light a candle than curse the darkness.
What do they think I am, dumb or something ? Why, I make more money than Calvin Coolidge ! Put together !
Lina Lamont, Singin (1952)
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
The beginning is the half of every action.
Whatever you are be a good one.
Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
Henry David Thoreau
There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. That little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.
W. Clement Stone
The road to success is always under construction.
When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.
All of the subjects that I've chosen have had to do with isolation. ... The whole idea of [people] gathering ... doesn't really appeal to me.
When god closes a door, he opens a window.
What you can do, or dream you can, begin it, boldness has genius, power and magic in it.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.
Emily P. Bissell
Your current safe boundaries were once unknown frontiers.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind, the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
Why don't you go outside and jerk yourself a soda ?
Virginia Hill, Bugsy (1991)
A smile is a light in the window of the soul indicating that the heart is at home.
The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.