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Mama, face it. I was the slut of all time.
Gloria Wandrous, Butterfield 8 (1932)
Experience is the best teacher.
Give a man a fish and he will eat for the day, teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.
And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body, and be yet thankful.
You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly.
Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them.
Do not wait for leaders, do it alone, person to person.
I can't believe it. Right here where we live -- right here in St. Louis.
Esther Smith, Meet Me In St. Louis (1944)
Love starts with a smile, grows with a kiss and ends with a tear.
Most appreciated after dinner speech - I'll pay the check.
Security is a kind of death.
Above all, beware of compromises. Hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others fads through the greed of getting supporters. Your atman is the support of the universe - whose support do you stand in need of ?
Rather than focusing on things and time, focus on preserving and enhancing relationships and on accomplishing results.
It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.
Ideas... they have the power
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
I never did anything worth doing entirely by accident... . Almost none of my inventions came about totally by accident. They were achieved by having trained myself to endure and tolerate hard work.
Perspective is in the quiet of a walk, the wisdom of a good book, or the harmony of your favorite music. I find it sometimes in the slow peace of fishing.
No great man ever complains of want of opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
As you think in your heart, so shall you be.
Flowing blood is proof that you're alive, if it's for the sake of those you love
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.
W. Clement Stone
If you employed study, thinking, and planning time daily, you could develop and use the power that can change the course of your destiny.
W. Clement Stone
The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel, its poverty by how little.
W. R. Inge
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
Only a life lived for others is a life worth living.
There was no hope on earth, and god seemed to have forgotten us. Some said they saw the son of god, others did not see him. If he had come, he would do some great things as he had done before. We doubted it because we had seen neither him nor his works.
We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can fly only by embracing each other.
Luciano De Crescenzo
It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you ?
Benjamin Braddock, The Graduate (1967)
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. That is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.
Martin Luther King Jr.
To be a great leader and so always master of the situation, one must of necessity have been a great thinker in action. An eagle was never yet hatched from a goose's egg.
He who hesitates is lost.
Coming together is a beginning, keeping together is progress, working together is success.
You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.
No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.
It's a Sicilian message. It means Luca Brasi sleeps with the fishes.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.
Someday when I grow up, finish school and get a job, I'll start living my life the way I want someday after the mortgage is paid off, the finances are on track and the kids are grown up, I'll drive that new car and take exciting trips abroad someday, now that I'm 9 about to retire, I'll buy that beautiful motor home and travel across this great country, and see all there is to see someday.
But we can not avoid conflict, conflict with society, other individuals and with oneself. Conflicts may be the sources of defeat, lost life and a limitation of our potentiality but they may also lead to greater depth of living and the birth of more far-reaching unities, which flourish in the tensions that engender them.
If you listen to your fears, you will die never knowing what a great person you might have been.
Robert H. Schuller
You don't just stumble into the future you create your own future.
Ninotchka, it's midnight. One half of Paris is making love to the other half.
Count Leon D'Algout, Ninotchka (1939)
A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace.
Levi ben Gershon
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
Failure doesn't mean you are a failure, it just means you haven't succeeded yet.
Robert H. Schuller
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch it, and it darts away.
Rock and roll is the music of America, of youth, of rebellion, and of the common spirit that ties all that together.
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
Norman Vincent Peale
I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken, and I'd rather remember it as it was at it's best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived
In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.
Norman Vincent Peale
Throughout the centuries there have been men who took the first steps down new roads armed with nothing but their own vision.
Difficulties, by bracing the mind to overcome them, assist cheerfulness, as exercise assists digestion.
Christian Nestell Bovee
People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on does not constitute so strong an attachment as that from which they draw their gains.
Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)
I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
I am not overly impressed by the great names and reputations of those who might be trying to beat me to an invention... . Its their 'ideas' that appeal to me.
Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.
When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions.
W. Clement Stone
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.
There is only one person who could ever make you happy, and that person is you.
Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way. Unless it's a fatal mistake, which, at least, others can learn from.
You were made perfectly to be loved - and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
There are times when a man should be content with what he has but never with what he is.
William George Jordan
Do we not all agree to call rapid thought and noble impulse by the name of inspiration ?
Romance, like a ghost escapes touching, it is always where you are not, not where you are. The interview or conversation was prose at the time, but it is poetry in the memory.
George William Curtis
Happy wife, happy life.
Well, here's another nice mess you've gotten me into !
Oliver, Sons Of The Desert (1933)
Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.
Thich Nhat Hanh
It is possible to fail in many ways while to succeed is possible only in one way.
Dreams don't work unless you do.
John C. Maxwell
War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain advantage at the expense of his fellow men.
Our only security is in our ability to change.
When you work, work, and when you play, play, dont get the two mixed up
In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.
True love never lives happily ever after. True love has no ending.
If you don't know where you are going, you'll end up someplace else.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
We love because it's the only true adventure.
Until man duplicates a blade of grass, nature can laugh at his so-called scientific knowledge.
Would you be shocked if I put on something more comfortable ?
Helen, Hell's Angels (1930)
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
Ever has it been that love knows not it's own depth until the hour of separation.
I love thee with the breath, smiles, tears of all my life.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
There comes a moment when you have to stop revving up the car and shove it into gear.
I can levitate birds, but nobody cares.
What the heart has once owned and had, it shall never lose.
Henry Ward Beecher
The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement.
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.
Love is patient and kind, love is not jealous or boastful, it is not arrogant or rude. Love does not insist on its own way, it is not irritable or resentful, it does not rejoice at wrong, but rejoices in the right. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things.
If there is one word that you find coming out like a bomb from the upanishads, bursting like a bombshell upon masses of ignorance, it is the word fearlessness.
Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.
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.
The leader wonders about everything, wants to learn as much as he can, is willing to take risks, experiment, try new things. He does not worry about failure, but embraces errors, knowing he will learn from them.
Warren G. Bennis
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
The important thing is this, to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are, for what we could become.