Life is too short to ponder the "what if's " and fear rejection.
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is the greatest gift of the mind , it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
It is not good for all our wishes to be filled , through sickness we recognize the value of health, through evil, the value of good, through hunger, the value of food, through exertion, the value of rest.
If I have a faith that can move mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.
Adversity introduces a man to himself.
There is not a breathing of the common wind that will forget thee.
I was never tired of listening to his wisdom or imparting my own.
In order to form an immaculate member of a flock of sheep one must, above all, be a sheep.
Bad news, compadres, this place is magic as hell.
Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.
Love is the true means by which the world is enjoyed. Our love to others, and others love to us.
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe
Abilities wither under faultfinding, blossom with encouragement.
Donald A. Laird
First law on holes - when you're in one, stop digging.
You're so money, and you don't even know it.
Trent, Swingers (1996)
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
Champions are a rare breed. They see beyond the dangers, the risks, the obstacles, and the hardships.
Sacrifice is giving up something good for something better.
Real love stories never have endings.
If a profound gulf separates my neighbor's belief from mine, there is always the golden bridge of tolerance.
Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
The greatest thing you'll ever learn is to love and be loved in return.
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
Beware what you set your heart upon, for it surely shall be yours.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
One sure-fire way to stay creative force yourself to learn something new.
Make the second effort your second nature.
I do not think much of a man who does not know more today than he did yesterday.
Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
Why don't you come up sometime and see me ?
Lady Lou, She Done Him Wrong (1933)
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.
Love is not blind. It sees more and not less, but because it sees more it is willing to see less.
We get to make a living , we give to make a life.
My fathers planted for me, and I planted for my children.
The worst way to miss someone is to be sitting right beside them knowing you can't have them.
The dove is my emblem. I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it. I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.
You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.
The worst thing one can do is not to try, to be aware of what one wants and not give in to it, to spend years in silent hurt wondering if something could have materialized -- never knowing.
You'll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind.
What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The sun shines and warms and lights us and we have no curiosity to know why this is so, but we ask the reason of all evil, of pain, and hunger, and mosquitoes and silly people.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The potential of the average person is like a huge ocean unsailed, a new continent unexplored, a world of possibilities waiting to be released and channeled toward some great good.
Tell me and I forget , show me and I remember , involve me and I understand.
True love never lives happily ever after. True love has no ending.
It is possible to fail in many ways while to succeed is possible only in one way.
Life is but a moment, death also is but another.
Robert H. Schuller
Give whatever you are doing and whoever you are with the gift of your attention.
I love great music and art, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
Don't bunt. Aim out of the ballpark.
Self delusion is pulling in your stomach when you step on the scales.
A man should have any number of little aims about which he should be conscious and for which he should have names, but he should have neither name for, nor consciousness concerning, the main aim of his life.
It is best to love wisely, no doubt, but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all.
William Makepeace Thackeray
But, in the opinion of the court, you are not only sane but you're the sanest man that ever walked into this courtroom.
Judge May, Mr Deeds Goes To Town (1936)
He that would be a leader must be a bridge.
Hatred stirreth up strifes, but love covereth all sins.
For a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love.
There are essentially two things that will make you wiser the books you read and the people you meet.
Charles Tremendous Jones
Love is a moment that lasts forever.
Where can we go to find god if we cannot see him in our own hearts and in every living being.
You had me at "hello".
Dorothy Boyd, Jerry Maguire (1996)
If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don't, they never were.
Adventure is worthwhile.
To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
My biological clock is ticking like this, and the way this case is going, I ain't never getting married !
Mona Lisa Vito, My Cousin Vinny (1992)
If you don't set goals, you can't regret not reaching them.
I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it.
You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you do not try.
Love works in miracles every day, such as weakening the strong, and stretching the weak , making fools of the wise, and wise men of fools , favoring the passions, destroying reason, and in a word, turning everything topsy-turvy.
Marguerite De Valois
In the court of basketball, there are no objections only rejections.
I'm an excellent driver.
Raymond Babbitt, Rain Man (1988)
The course of true love never did run smooth.
In real love you want the other person's good. In romantic love you want the other person.
You don't understand ! I could've had class. I could've been a contender. I could've been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am.
Terry Malloy, On The Waterfront (1954)
It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.
He who seeks rest finds boredom. He who seeks work finds rest.
Obstacles are those frightful things you can see when you take your eyes off your goal.
Live Simply, Laugh Often, Love Deeply.
Acting on a good idea is better than just having a good idea.
Open your ears before you open your mouth, it may surprise your eyes !
My parents told me that I could do and be anything I really wanted. I believed them.
Life is a great story. It's just that sometimes we forget we are the author and can write it however we want.
John P. Strelecky
Truth fears no questions.
Honesty characterizes the person and enables him to create an identity, to communicate a real presence, and to establish authentic bonds with others. The individual increasingly comes to know who he is through the stand he takes when he expresses his ideas, values, beliefs, and convictions, and through the declaration and ownership of his feelings.
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The madness of love is the greatest of heaven's blessings.
The greater a man is in power above others, the more he ought to excel them in virtue. None ought to govern who is not better than the governed.
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
Failure doesn't mean you are a failure, it just means you haven't succeeded yet.
Robert H. Schuller
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Harold R. McAlindon
Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.
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.
I used to think anyone doing anything weird was weird. Now I know that it is the people that call others weird that are weird.
If you don't like something, change it , if you can't change it, change the way you think about it.
It is no use saying "we are doing our best". You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
Those at the top of the mountain didn't fall there.
is a choice to focus one's being in a certain way, to bring one's faith, commitment, creativity, and love into coordination with a particular value and purpose.
There are no mistakes, save one, the failure to learn from a mistake.