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Love never claims, it ever gives.
Every sale has five basic obstacles : no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.
As a writer, I tell stories and people give me money. Then financial planners tell me stories, and I give them money.
Martin Cruz Smith
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.
Fathers are like a lighthouse when there is fog his children can always depend on seeing the light.
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.
No matter how big government gets, and no matter how many services it provides, it can never take the place of volunteers.
When you make a mistake or get ridiculed or rejected, look at mistakes as learning experiences, and ridicule as ignorance. . . . Look at rejection as part of one performance, not as a turn down of the performer.
Life's most soothing things are a child's goodnight and sweet music.
Love inspires, illumines, designates and leads the way.
Mary Baker Eddy
Unselfish and noble actions are the most radiant pages in the biography of souls.
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.
We came to enjoy, we are being enjoyed. We came to rule, we are being ruled. We came to work, we are being worked. All the time, we find that. And this comes into every detail of our life.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Its so hard when contemplated in advance, and so easy when you do it.
Robert M. Pirsig
An avoidance of true communication is tantamount to a relinquishment of my self- being , if I withdraw from it I am betraying not only the other but myself.
Let your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities.
Robert H. Schuller
God is subtle but he is not malicious.
Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes-- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds'--can you help others do the same.
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
If it matters to you, you will find a way. If it doesn't you will find an excuse
Relationships are the hallmark of the mature person.
If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think another negative thought.
No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.
Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody is watching.
It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.
Live with passion.
Mr. Allen, this may come as a shock to you, but there are some men who don't end every sentence with a proposition.
Jan Morrow, Pillow Talk (1959)
Sometimes, all you need to invent something is a good imagination and a pile of junk.
When we won't consider suggestions, we reject our own potential - but we have a right to expect people to be tactful.
The time to make friends is before you need them.
We can do no great things. Only small things with great love.
If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There is no pleasure in life equal to that of the conquest of a vicious habit.
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell'em, Certainly I can ! - and get busy and find out how to do it
The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at a time.
The real leader has no need to lead, he is content to point the way.
When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.
Charles A. Beard
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear. Ambrose Redmoon Courage is the first of the human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all the others.
He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything.
All things are created twice. There's a mental or first creation, and a physical or second creation of all things. You have to make sure that the blueprint, the first creation, is really what you want, that you've thought everything through. Then you put it into bricks and mortar. Each day you go to the construction shed and pull out the blueprint to get marching orders for the day. You begin with the end in mind.
If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always gotten.
Between stimulus and response is our greatest power -- the freedom to choose.
High expectations are the key to everything.
A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.
Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Many great ideas go unexecuted, and many great executioners are without ideas. One without the other is worthless.
The fire that warms us can also consume us, it is not the fault of the fire.
The price of greatness is responsibility.
You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.
I never could have done without the habits of punctuality, order and diligence the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.
One had to cram all this stuff into one's mind for the examinations, whether one liked it or not. This coercion had such a deterring effect on me that, after I had passed the final examination, I found the consideration of any scientific problems distasteful to me for an entire year.
Constant dripping hollows out a stone.
In order to love simply, it is necessary to know how to show love.
The best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.
Every human heart is human.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Talkers are no good doers.
The rare individual who honestly satisfies this heart-hunger ( praise ) will hold people in the palm of his hand, and even the undertaker will be sorry when he dies.
Chance is the fool's name for fate.
Guy Holden, The Gay Divorcee (1934)
We go together, Laurie. I don't know why. Maybe like guns and ammunition go together.
Bart Tare, Gun Crazy (1949)
A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle
Whenever we're afraid, its because we don't know enough. If we understood enough, we would never be afraid.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
Ideals are like stars, you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny.
When god closes a door, he opens a window.
And let it spring from love, born out of concern for all beings.
Love is not blind. It sees more and not less, but because it sees more it is willing to see less.
Leave the gun. Take the cannolis.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness -- great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy.
Happiness is not a matter of events, it depends upon the tides of the mind.
The best leaders of all, the people know not they exist. They turn to each other and say, We did it ourselves.
Procrastination is the thief of time.
When you discover your mission, you will feel its demand. It will fill you with enthusiasm and a burning desire to get to work on it.
W. Clement Stone
We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
You see, in life, lots of people know what to do, but few people actually do what they know. Knowing is not enough ! You must take action.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
The most important of life's battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.
David O. McKay
If we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find we have lost the future.
Level with your child by being honest. Nobody spots a phony quicker than a child.
Anyone can be passionate, but it takes real lovers to be silly.
Live with passion !
A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.
If you can dream it, you can do it.
If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything.
You had me at "hello".
Dorothy Boyd, Jerry Maguire (1996)
The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.
It is better to bind your children to you by a feeling of respect and by gentleness, than by fear.
If I'd been a ranch, they would've named me the Bar Nothing.
Gilda, Gilda (1946)
Would you like to play a game ?
Joshua The Computer, Wargames (1983)
When I first met you, I was afraid to talk to you. When I talked to you, I was afraid to kiss you. When I kissed you, I was afraid to love you. Now that I love you, I'm afraid to lose you.
Be loyal to people in their absence. Then watch how others begin having more faith and confidence in you, because they know you won't be talking about them behind their backs.
Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
If you can't accept losing, you can't win.
Self-suggestion makes you master of yourself.
W. Clement Stone
The mind has exactly the same power as the hands, not merely to grasp the world, but to change it
True love never lives happily ever after. True love has no ending.
We don't have to take our clothes off to have a good time