Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.
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But there's nothing half so sweet in life, as love's young dream.
Adversity is the diamond dust that heaven polishes its jewels with.
It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.
Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Life's most soothing things are a child's goodnight and sweet music.
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)
If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.
If you want to get somewhere you have to know where you want to go and how to get there. Then never, never, never give up.
Norman Vincent Peale
For changes to be of any true value, they've got to be lasting and consistent.
You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.
If anything goes bad, I did it. If anything goes semi-good, then we did it. If anything goes really good, then you did it.
Paul "Bear" Bryant
I am not a toy, I was made for soups, salads, maybe chili, and then the trash. Freedom !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
If you only look at what is, you might never attain what could be.
The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.
The first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it.
I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed We hold these truths to be self-evident , that all men are created equal.
Martin Luther King Jr.
It is the passion that is in a kiss that gives to it its sweetness, it is the affection in a kiss that sanctifies it.
Christian Nestell Bovee
Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.
The miracle power that elevates the few is to be found in their industry, application and perseverance, under the promptings of a brave determined spirit.
Life is the first gift, love is the second.
The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at a time.
Fear is the parent of cruelty.
An army of a thousand is easy to find, but, ah, how difficult to find a general.
The mind has exactly the same power as the hands, not merely to grasp the world, but to change it
I think people should mate for life, like pigeons or catholics.
Isaac Davis, Manhattan (1979)
Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you !
They will rise highest who strive for the highest place.
The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication.
Cecil B. DeMille
It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one's heart rather than out of pity. A person must possess himself and have a deep sense of security in fundamental principles and values in order to genuinely apologize.
Love is the universal thirst for a communion not merely of the senses, but of our whole nature.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Many people seem to think that success in one area can compensate for failure in other areas. But can it really ? True effectiveness requires balance.
Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father.
Lydia Maria Child
The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead.
When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened. Winston Churchill When I want to read a novel, I write one.
The madness of love is the greatest of heaven's blessings.
Girls got balls. They're just a little higher up, that's all.
Do we not all agree to call rapid thought and noble impulse by the name of inspiration ?
Never stop learning. If you learn one new thing everyday, you will overcome 99% of your competition
The ready back gets all the loads.
Each work has to pass through these stages - ridicule, opposition, and then acceptance. Those who think ahead of their time are sure to be misunderstood.
Our attitude toward life determines life's attitude towards us.
No one is more definite about the solution than the one who doesn't understand the problem.
Failing to plan is planning to fail.
Keep the Faith.
Insist on yourself, never imitate. Every great man is unique.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
We must be the change we wish to see.
God is present in every jiva, there is no other god besides that. Who serves jiva serves god indeed.
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It's showtime !
Joe Gideon, All That Jazz (1979)
Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn.
Rhett Butler, Gone With The Wind (1939)
It is not how much we do, but how much love we put in the doing. It is not how much we give, but how much love we put in the giving.
The reduction of the universe to a single being, the expansion of a single being even to God, this is love.
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.
To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others.
Woody, I know what your problem is. You're just like me. Trash !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
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.
Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly.
Stephen R. Covey
He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall , but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles, they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.
Change your thoughts, change your life.
Whoever is open, loyal, true ; of humane and affable demeanour, honourable himself, and in his judgement of others, faithful to his word as to law, and faithful alike to God and man... .such a man is a true gentleman.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Follow the money.
Deep Throat, All The President's Men (1976)
As God is my witness, I'll never be hungry again.
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
If a man can realize his divine nature with the help of an image, would it be right to call that a sin ? Nor, even when he has passed that stage, should he call it an error. Man is not traveling from error to truth, but from truth to truth, from lower to higher truth. To him all the religions from the lowest fetishism to the highest absolutism, mean so many attempts of the human soul to grasp and realize the infinite, each determined by the conditions of its birth and association, and each of these marks a stage of progress, and every soul is a young eagle soaring higher and higher, gathering more and more strength till it reaches the glorious sun.
Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect.
We are so lazy, we do not want to do anything ourselves. We want a personal god, a savior or a prophet to do everything for us. Long as we believe ourselves to be even the least different from god, fear remains with us, but when we know ourselves to be the one, fear goes, of what can we be afraid ?
The greatest part of our happiness depends on our dispositions, not our circumstances.
Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.
King Mongkut, The King And (1956)
Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving to death !
Mame Dennis, Auntie Mame (1958)
Better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
The world belongs to the energetic.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
Every man is more than just himself; he also represents the unique, the very special and always significant and remarkable point at which the world's phenomena intersect, only once in this way, and never again.
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.
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
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.
A dream is simply reality waiting to happen.
John P. Strelecky
Don't wait. The time will never be just right.
How do I look ?
Holly Golightly, Breakfast At Tiffany's (1961)
It's not what you've got, it's what you use that makes a difference.
Ideas attract money, time, talents, skills, energy and other complementary ideas that will bring them into reality.
Mark Victor Hansen
Let's not just transform those in need, we can also find ways to help transform those in power.
Charity should begin at home, but should not stay there. Philip Brooks Children are the reward of life.
Rather than focusing on things and time, focus on preserving and enhancing relationships and on accomplishing results.
Only those who do nothing at all make no mistakes but that would be a mistake.
The only gift is a portion of thyself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Whenever we're afraid, its because we don't know enough. If we understood enough, we would never be afraid.
Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.
Lou Gehrig, The Pride Of The Yankees (1942)
If I were required to guess off-hand, and without collusion with higher minds, what is the bottom cause of the amazing material and intellectual advancement of the last fifty years, I should guess that it was the modern-born and previously non-existent disposition on the part of men to believe that a new idea can have value.
It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.
Never say more than is necessary.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
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
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.
Many people may listen, but few people actually hear.
He who lends to the poor gets his interest from God.
It's a Sicilian message. It means Luca Brasi sleeps with the fishes.