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In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal ; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't.
Love may make the world go around, but it's laughter that keeps us from getting dizzy.
I was born when she kissed me. I died when she left me. I lived a few weeks while she loved me.
Dixon Steele, In A Lonely Place (1950)
God doesn't make junk.
Love works a different way in different minds, the fool it enlightens and the wise it blinds.
You'll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind.
Nothing real can be threatened, nothing unreal exists. Love is all there is.
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.
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.
The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don't define them, learn about them, or even seriously consider them as believable or achievable. Winners can tell you where they are going, what they plan to do along the way, and who will be sharing the adventure with them.
To me, the idea and expectation that the day is slowly and surely coming when we will be able to honestly say we are our brother's keeper and not his oppressor is very beautiful.
There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group, there is less competition there.
The tapas and the other hard yogas that were practiced in other yugas do not work now. What is needed in this yuga is giving, helping others. Believe in yourself and the world will be at your feet.
Some people come into our lives and quickly go, some stay for a while and leave footprints in our hearts, and we are never, ever the same.
Get excited and enthusiastic about you own dream. This excitement is like a forest fire -- you can smell it, taste it, and see it from a mile away.
A dream unrealized is a dream imprisoned by that enemy of all enemies - the fear of failure. Set that you will make it happen ! -
Love inspires, illumines, designates and leads the way.
Mary Baker Eddy
The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.
Be careful the environment you choose for it will shape you ; be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them.
W. Clement Stone
Success is achieved and maintained by those who try and keep trying.
W. Clement Stone
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.
Yesterday ended last night. Every day is a new beginning. Learn the skill of forgetting. And move on.
Norman Vincent Peale
Happiness consists of a solid faith, good health, and a bad memory.
You are what you think about all day long.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality, this is the trinity of bondage.
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.
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.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
Nothing succeeds like success.
It's showtime !
Joe Gideon, All That Jazz (1979)
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.
In Heaven the economy is run by the Germans, the French do the cooking, and the police are English. In Hell the economy is run by the French, the English do the cooking, and the police are German.
We all love best not those who offend us least, nor those who have done most for us, but those who make it most easy for us to forgive them.
Let he him who would be moved to convince others, be first moved to convince himself.
Vivacity, leadership, must be had, and we are not allowed to be nice in choosing. We must fetch the pump with dirty water, if clean can not be had.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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.
Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn.
Rhett Butler, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Consider the little mouse how sagacious an animal it is which never entrusts his life to one whole only
I am quite correctly described as 'more of a sponge than an inventor'.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things 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.
Love is a moment that lasts forever.
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is often a step forward.
You make me want to be a better man. As good as it gets.
Goals give you more than a reason to get up in the morning, they are an incentive to keep you going all day. Goals tend to tap the deeper resources and draw the best out of life.
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
Want to learn to eat a lot ? Here it is : Eat a little. That way, you will be around long enough to eat a lot.
There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.
The day will come when, after harnessing space, the winds, the tides and gravitation, we shall harness for god the energies of love. And on that day, for the second time in the history of the world, we shall have discovered fire.
We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can fly only by embracing each other.
Luciano De Crescenzo
He who stops being better stops being good.
I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.
Blanche Dubois, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
Practice hope. As hopefulness becomes a habit, you can achieve a permanently happy spirit.
Norman Vincent Peale
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
I do not know how to kiss, or I would kiss you. Where do the noses go ?
Maria, For Whom The Bell Tolls (1943)
Never trouble another for what you can do for yourself.
I have noticed that folks are generally about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
Life is not accountable to us. We are accountable to life.
Why is it that the more mistakes people make, the more paranoid they become about other people's mistakes ?
It is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich.
Henry Ward Beecher
If you want to reach a goal, you must see the reaching in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal.
There's no such thing as not enough time if you're doing what you want to do.
Now is the only time there is. Make your now wow, your minutes miracles, and your days pay. Your life will have been magnificently lived and invested, and when you die you will have made a difference.
Mark Victor Hansen
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction.
The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.
The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement.
No wire hangers, ever !
Joan Crawford, Mommie Dearest (1981)
As if !
Cher Horwitz, Clueless (1995)
Cushion the painful effects of hard blows by keeping the enthusiasm going strong, even if doing so requires struggle.
Norman Vincent Peale
Love is blind, friendship closes its eyes.
Be all you can be.
John C. Maxwell
Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.
Theodore Isaac Rubin
Living a life of integrity is one of the greatest missions we can undertake.
Every artist was first an amateur.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The greatest thing you'll ever learn is to love and be loved in return.
There is love of course. And then there's life, its enemy.
You are what you think you are.
Cease trying to work everything out with your minds. It will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be a revelation.
You are the only person on earth who can use your ability.
What the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
It is the very essence of good leadership to give away all credit for positive achievement, to identify only team goals and always to refer to them as such.
I have realized god sitting in the temple of every human body, the moment I stand in reverence before every human being and see god in him - that moment I am free from bondage, everything that binds vanishes, and I am free.
Knowing means to penetrate through the surface, in order to arrive at the roots, and hence the causes, knowing means to "see" reality in its nakedness. Knowing does not mean to be in the possession of the truth , it means to penetrate the surface and to strive critically and actively in order to approach truth ever more closely.
Girls got balls. They're just a little higher up, that's all.
You've got to ask yourself one question : Do I feel lucky ? Well, do ya, punk ?
Harry Callahan, Dirty Harry (1971)
Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used used them.
He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything.
Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.
Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone- but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding.
The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way. quotes
To find what you seek in the road of life, the best proverb of all is that which says Leave no stone unturned.
Edward Bulwer Lytton
If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.
Fractures well cured make us more strong.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You can't express every feeling that you have every moment that you have them.
When Harry Met Sally
You're so money, and you don't even know it.
Trent, Swingers (1996)
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
Nature abhors a vacuum, and if I can only walk with sufficient carelessness I am sure to be filled.
Henry David Thoreau
Sometimes you gotta say, What the fuck.
Miles, Risky Business (1983)
My love for you is a journey, starting at forever, and ending at never.