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Wisdom is knowledge, rightly applied.
Friendship is not born of words alone.
Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.
The idea of working all your life, saving, and putting money into a retirement account is a very slow plan.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
What do you feel like doing tonight ?
Angie, Marty (1955)
Wicked men obey from fear, good men, from love.
Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.
Most people are about as happy as they make up their mind to be.
Only by contending with challenges that seem to be beyond your strength to handle at the moment you can grow more surely toward the stars.
Your most expensive advice is the free advice you receive from your financially struggling friends and relatives.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.
From what we get, we can make a living, what we give, however makes a life.
Formal education will make you a living, self education will make you a fortune.
Love is like a mustard seed, planted by god and watered by men.
Muda Saint Michael
He who knows all the answers has not yet been asked all the questions.
Without music, life would be a mistake.
The intelligent man is one who has successfully fulfilled many accomplishments, and is still willing to learn more.
You don't use a hammer to tighten a screw.
The point is that you can't be too greedy.
Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.
If there is no struggle, there is no progress.
If opportunity doesn't knock build a door.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things. They are but improved means to an unimproved end, an end which was already but too easy to arrive at
Henry David Thoreau
As if !
Cher Horwitz, Clueless (1995)
Hi, Curly, kill anyone today ?
Mitch Robbins, Curly (1991)
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
Georgia, love is for the very young.
Jonathan Shields, The Bad And The Beautiful (1952)
Love vanquishes time. To lovers, a moment can be eternity, eternity can be the tick of a clock.
Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time, it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.
Yippie-ki-yay, motherfucker !
John McClane, Die Hard (1988)
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success.
Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.
Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.
Well, nobody's perfect.
Osgood Fielding III, Some Like It Hot (1959)
I have been astonished that men could die martyrs for their religion. I have shuddered at it. I shudder no more. I could be martyr'd for my religion. Love is my religion. And I could die for that. I could die for you.
It is not the critic who counts, nor the man who points out how the strong man stumbled, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs and comes short again and again, who knows great enthusiasms, great devotions, who spends himself in a worthy cause, who, at the best, knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who, at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.
Where there is great love, there are always wishes.
Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.
Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.
The real and lasting victories are those of peace and not of war.
In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.
Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is.
Love inspires, illumines, designates and leads the way.
Mary Baker Eddy
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Norman Vincent Peale
To love what you do and feel that it matters, how on earth could anything be more fun !
If the going is real easy, beware, you may be headed down hill.
The greatest sign of a success for a teacher... is to be able to say, "The children are now working as if I did not exist."
Obstacles are great incentives.
There are millions of children today who don't attend school. However, education is the only way to get ahead in this country.
Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed.
Give me a place to stand and I will move the earth.
Give whatever you are doing and whoever you are with the gift of your attention.
You could unwrap a Fudgesicle at the first light and never touch the brake lever till you threw away the stick.
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
Pearl S. Buck
Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes... the ones who see things differently -- they're not fond of rules... You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can't do is ignore them because they change things... they push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because the ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. -
The first duty of love is to listen.
The world belongs to the energetic.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
No pain, No gain.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
David McCullough Reason
It is the marriage of the soul with Nature that makes the intellect fruitful, and gives birth to imagination.
Henry David Thoreau
It's never too late to be what you might have been.
If this is a blessing, it is certainly very well disguised.
I light my candle from their torches.
Great men are not always wise.
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.
Yes, we have to divide up our time like that, between our politics and our equations. But to me our equations are far more important, for politics are only a matter of present concern. A mathematical equation stands forever.
I want the fairy tale.
Vivian, Pretty Woman (1990)
Except and expect positive things and that is what you will receive.
With my brains and your looks, we could go places.
Frank Chambers, The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead. His eyes are closed.
Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask !
W. Clement Stone
The best proof of love is trust.
Seek first to understand, then be understood
Love does not conquer all things, but it does set all things right.
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You're gonna need a bigger boat.
Martin Brody, Jaws (1975)
When god closes a door, he opens a window.
Love is a symbol of eternity that wipes away all sense of time, removing all memory of a beginning and all fear of an end.
The worst part of life is waiting. The best part of life is having someone worth waiting for.
First say to yourself what you would be , and then do what you have to do.
Great minds have purpose, while others just have wishes.
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it's going to get on by itself. You've got to keep watering it. You've got to really look after it and nurture it.
Better to be king for a night than schmuck for a lifetime.
Rupert Pupkin, The King Of Comedy (1983)
You're happiest while you're making the greatest contribution.
Robert F. Kennedy
Hope springs eternal.
Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Men spend their lives in anticipations, in determining to be vastly happy at some period when they have time. But the present time has one advantage over every otherit is our own. Past opportunities are gone, future have not come. We may lay in a stock of pleasures, as we would lay in a stock of wine , but if we defer the tasting of them too long, we shall find that both are soured by age.
Charles Caleb Colton
You can not step twice into the same river, for other waters are continually flowing on.
It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You can not make progress without making decisions.
To succeed... you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
I am the inferior of any man whose rights I trample under foot. Men are not superior by reason of the accidents of race or color. They are superior who have the best heart the best brain.