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There is no pain equal to that which two lovers can inflict on one another. This should be made clear to all who contemplate such a union. The avoidance of this pain is the beginning of wisdom, for it is strong enough to contaminate the rest of our lives.
Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.
Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you !
It is always your next move.
A man never likes you so well as when he leaves your company liking himself.
Believe it is possible to solve your problem. Tremendous things happen to the believer. So believe the answer will come. It will.
Norman Vincent Peale
Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.
With malice toward none, with charity for all.
The idea for Googles search engine came to Page in a dream about downloading the entire web and keeping the links, he told Michigan graduates. When no one else is crazy enough to do it, you have little competition, he said.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.
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.
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity, an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
The fastest way to pass your own expectation is to add passion to your labor.
Can miles truly separate you from friends. If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there ?
We didn't land on plymouth rock. Plymouth rock landed on us !
Malcolm X, Malcolm X (1992)
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Norman Vincent Peale
If faith in ourselves had been more extensively taught and practiced, I am sure a very large portion of the evils and miseries that we have would have vanished. Duty is to encourage everyone in his struggle to live up to his own highest idea, and strive at the same time to make the ideal as near as possible to the truth.
Bad news, compadres, this place is magic as hell.
May you live all the days of your life.
Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game. quotes
Sometimes, all you need to invent something is a good imagination and a pile of junk.
If money helps a man to do good to others, it is of some value , but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
It's hard to tell your mind to stop loving someone, when your heart still does.
Anyone can do something when they want to do it. Really successful people do things when they don't want to do it.
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.
Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.
The secret to happiness is not in doing what one likes to do, but in liking what one has to do.
Failure defeats losers, failure inspires winners.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is not what we get. But who we become, what we contribute... that gives meaning to our lives.
Work like you don't need the money, love like you've never been hurt and dance like no one is watching
And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body, and be yet thankful.
The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.
Draw from others the lesson that may profit yourself.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work
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.
Only a fool knows everything. A wise man knows how little he knows.
Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
George Bernard Shaw
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
Quasimodo, The Hunchback Of Notre Dame (1939)
What doesn't kill me, makes me stronger.
Tough times never last but tough people do.
I'm not bad. I'm just drawn that way.
Jessica Rabbit, Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man , but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.
Success comes from taking the initiative and following up... persisting... eloquently expressing the depth of your love. What simple action could you take today to produce a new momentum toward success in your life ?
To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
Theodore H. White
Never put off to tomorrow what you can do today.
I never could have done without the habits of punctuality, order and diligence the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.
My fathers planted for me, and I planted for my children.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
The life which is unexamined is not worth living
The only job where you start at the top, is digging a hole.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
Just because we increase the speed of information doesn't mean we can increase the speed of decisions. Pondering, reflecting and ruminating are undervalued skills in our culture.
Great minds have purpose, others have wishes.
When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished by how much the old man had learned in 7 years.
Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
No, this trick won't work... How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love ?
The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.
For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.
Somebody stop me !
Stanley Ipkiss, The Mask (1994)
Plan your progress carefully , hour-by hour, day-by-day, month-by-month. Organized activity and maintained enthusiasm are the wellsprings of your power. Planning for happiness is rarely successful. Happiness just happens.
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear.
As a mother of teenagers, do you know how many times I picked up the phone to apologize to my own mother ?
To succeed, you need to take that gut feeling in what you believe and act on it with all of your heart.
When I asked god for strength
He gave me difficult situations to face
When I asked god for brain & brawn
He gave me puzzles in life to solve
When I asked god for happiness
He showed me some unhappy people
When I asked god for wealth
He showed me how to work hard
When I asked god for favors
He showed me opportunities to work hard
When I asked god for peace
He showed me how to help others
God gave me nothing I wanted
He gave me everything I needed
An Arabian proverb says there are four sorts of men: He who knows not and knows not he knows not: he is a fool, shun him. He who knows not and knows he knows not: he is simple, teach him. He who knows and knows not he knows: he is asleep--wake him. He who knows and knows he knows: he is wise, follow him.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
You had me at "hello".
Dorothy Boyd, Jerry Maguire (1996)
Not many people are willing to give failure a second opportunity. They fail once and it is all over. The bitter pill of failure is often more than most people can handle. If you are willing to accept failure and learn from it, if you are willing to consider failure as a blessing in disguise and bounce back, you have got the essential of harnessing one of the most powerful success forces.
All men dream, but unequally. Those that dream at night in the dusty recesses of their minds awake the next day to find that their dreams were just vanity. But those who dream during the day with their eyes wide open are dangerous men , they act out their dreams to make them reality.
Thomas Edward Lawrence
I feel I have this great creative and spiritual force within me that is greater than faith, greater than ambition, greater than confidence, greater than determination, greater than vision. It is all these combined. Whether it is a godhead or not, I feel this great force, this untapped power, this dynamic something within me. This feeling defies description, and there is no experience with which this feeling may be compared. It is something like a strong emotion mixed with faith, but a lot stronger.
Living, love and death are one thing, not divisive, not separated, not divorced, not in the field of time but it is completely a living, moving thing, indivisible. And that is immortal.
I think it pisses god off when you walk by the color purple in a field and don't notice it.
Shug, The Color Purple (1985)
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
Henry David Thoreau
Unselfish and noble actions are the most radiant pages in the biography of souls.
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There are millions of children today who don't attend school. However, education is the only way to get ahead in this country.
It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.
The key to truth is the next deed, and this key opens the door if one does what one has to do in such a way that the meaning of the action here finds its fulfillment. Thus truth in the world of man is not to be found as the content of knowledge, but only as human existence. One does not express it, one does not perceive it, but one lives it, and receives it as life.
Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.
In any world menu, Canada must be considered the vichyssoise of nations – it's cold, half-French, and difficult to stir.
J. Stuart Keate
When you do the wrong thing, knowing it is wrong, you do so because you have n't developed the habit of effectively controlling or neutralizing strong inner urges that tempt you, or because you have established the wrong habit and don't know how to eliminate them effectively.
W. Clement Stone
I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
It is the patient building of character, the intense struggle to realize the truth, which alone will tell in the future of humanity.
Some people dream of success while others wake up and work hard at it.
It helps to write down half a dozen things which are worrying me. Two of them, say, disappear, about two nothing can be done, so it's no use worrying, and two perhaps can be settled.
Miss Jean Louise, stand up. Your father's passing.
Reverend Sykes, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
That's what I love about these high school girls, man. I keep getting older, they stay the same age.
David Wooderson, Dazed And Confused (1993)
Man's love is of man's life a part, it is a woman's whole existence. In her first passion, a woman loves her lover, in all the others all she loves is love.
Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.
When I was a young man, I found out that if you hurt somebody, they'll leave you alone. When I tried to leave everybody alone and just do my own thing, everybody just wanted to hurt me. Until one day I just decided, well, I've had enough of this picking. And there were like six young men still figuring they were going to mess with my head. And we went to war. To their surprise, I was no longer taking the beating, I was giving it.
Think of me as a sex symbol for men who don't give a damn.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you stop to look fear in the face.
Lust is what makes you keep wanting it, even when you have no desire to be with each other. Love is what makes you keep wanting to be with each other, even when you have no desire to do it.
Your level of brilliance will determine the size of your opportunities in life.