If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes.
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Never spend your money before you have it.
I demolish my bridges behind methen there is no choice but to move forward. Firdtjof Nansen I do not cast my eyes away from my troubles. I pack them in as little compass as I can for myself, and never let them annoy others.
Love is the only gold.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
Face it girls, I'm older and I have more insurance.
Evelyn Couch, Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
Courage is not a virtue of value among other personal values like love or fidelity. It is the foundation that underlies and gives reality to all other virtues and personal values. Without courage our love pales into mere dependency. Without courage our fidelity becomes conformism.
if one is unable to assert oneself, one is unable to participate in a genuine relationship.
You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.
The more connections you and your lover make, not just between your bodies, but between your minds, your hearts, and your souls, the more you will strengthen the fabric of your relationship, and the more real moments you will experience together.
Barbara De Angelis
How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young ?
There was no hope on earth, and god seemed to have forgotten us. Some said they saw the son of god, others did not see him. If he had come, he would do some great things as he had done before. We doubted it because we had seen neither him nor his works.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.
Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.
Nothing happens unless first we dream.
There's no such thing as not enough time if you're doing what you want to do.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are !
A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds, it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before the change.
In life you can never be too kind or too fair ; everyone you meet is carrying a heavy load. When you go through your day expressing kindness and courtesy to all you meet, you leave behind a feeling of warmth and good cheer, and you help alleviate the burdens everyone is struggling with.
There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.
Men like my father cannot die. They are with me still - - real in memory as they were in flesh, loving and beloved forever. How green was my valley then.
Huw Morgan, How Green Was My Valley (1941)
The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved.
Some love lasts a lifetime. True love lasts forever.
The fire that warms us can also consume us, it is not the fault of the fire.
I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece. I challenge you to join the ranks of those people who live what they teach, who walk their talk.
Great minds have purpose, while others just have wishes.
Practice does not make perfect, perfect practice makes perfect.
Boldness in business is the first, second and third thing.
What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
No matter where you go, there you are.
Perfect love can not be without equality.
Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.
Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
Leadership is a secret ingredient that goes into failure. But it's only kept a secret from the person who fails.
Only that day dawns to which we are awake.
Henry David Thoreau
Bumper Sticker - Join the Army. See the world, travel to far away places, meet exotic people and kill them.
We don't stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing.
George Bernard Shaw
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.
Never give in -- never, never, never, never.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.
A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner.
Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through the snow.
God is subtle but he is not malicious.
We shall show mercy, but we shall not ask for it.
A man never likes you so well as when he leaves your company liking himself.
Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible - it can not be seen or measured - yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more than any material possession ever could.
Barbara De Angelis
Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school.
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world. The unreasonable man adapts the world to himself. All progress depends upon the unreasonable man.
George Bernard Shaw
Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
A man's dreams are an index to his greatness.
An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.
Martin Luther King Jr.
It is not what is poured into a student that counts but what is planted.
What this power is I cannot say. All I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it.
Alexander Graham Bell
Chance is the fool's name for fate.
Guy Holden, The Gay Divorcee (1934)
Pay no attention to what the critics say , no statue has ever been erected to a critic.
If your ship doesn't come in, swim out to it.
Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade ?
A ship in harbor is safe -- but that is not what ships are for.
John A. Shedd
We are responsible for what we are, and whatever we wish ourselves to be, we have the power to make ourselves. If what we are now has been the result of our own past actions, it certainly follows that whatever we wish to be in the future can be produced by our present actions, so we have to know how to act.
He that has done nothing has known nothing.
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.
Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
Love - the feeling - is a fruit of love, the verb.
The potential of the average person is like a huge ocean unsailed, a new continent unexplored, a world of possibilities waiting to be released and channeled toward some great good.
A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.
Take heed : you do not find what you do not seek.
Live Simply, Laugh Often, Love Deeply.
I am your father.
Darth Vader, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
To love is to receive a glimpse of heaven.
When I hear somebody sigh, life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, compared to what ?
No matter how small, acknowledge the achievement.
Greg Henry Quinn
Obstacles are great incentives.
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
Norman Vincent Peale
Procrastination is opportunities natural assassin.
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though chequered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the grey twilight that knows not victory or defeat.
The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed.
Richard B. Sheridan
The brain and muscles must develop simultaneously. Iron nerves with an intelligent brain - and the whole world is at your feet.
True love can not be found where it truly does not exist, Nor can it be hidden where it truly does.
You can be greater than anything that can happen to you.
Norman Vincent Peale
We sat side by side in the morning light and looked out at the future together.
He who has great power should use it lightly.
There is no pleasure in life equal to that of the conquest of a vicious habit.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his patients in the care of the human body, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
Look at every situation as if you were in the future and you were looking back on it.
General Peter Schoomaker
Life without love is like a tree. Without blossom and fruit.
Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time
Marion Wright Edelman
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take
John Davidson Rockefeller
There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I've loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough.
When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don't see the one that has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.
Henry David Thoreau
With my brains and your looks, we could go places.
Frank Chambers, The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)
Some things have to be believed to be seen.
Listen with regard when others talk. Give your time and energy to others, let others have their own way, do things for reasons other than furthering your own needs.
To live happily with other people, ask of them only what they can give.” Tristan Bernard
Learning acquired in youth is an inscription on stone.