Between this fan and the fancy sunbrella, I'm one 16 inch waist away from Scarlett O'Hara !
Listen, I have an update from Taako Central. I've updated my list of people I trust and things I believe to no one and nothing ! Not a joke, I don't trust you, half-pint, I don't trust Jeff from Today's Special, I don't trust Barold whatever-his-name - nobody, I trust nobody.
Is it just me or is the grim reaper a straight-up hottie ?
It's like, I became such a good person, I almost forgot... I'm a world class liar, baby !
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Wicked men obey from fear, good men, from love.
Nature never deceives us, it is we who deceive ourselves.
You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly.
I would rather live and love where death is king than have eternal life where love is not.
Robert G. Ingersoll
Wisdom is more precious than rubies.
You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage -- pleasantly, smilingly, non-apologetically -- to say 'no' to other things. And the way you do that is by having a bigger 'yes' burning inside. The enemy of the 'best' is often the 'good. '
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will.
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
We're on a mission from God.
Elwood Blues, The Blues Brothers (1980)
The gem can not be polished without friction, nor man be perfected without trials.
Love is the river of life in the world.
Henry Ward Beecher
The most common cause of fear of old age is associated with the possibility of poverty.
If you mean to profit, learn to please.
All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.
It looks as if there were a single ultimate goal for mankind, a far goal toward which all persons strive. This is called variously by different authors self-actualization, self- realization, integration, psychological health, individuation, autonomy, creativity, productivity, but they all agree that this amounts to realizing the potentialities of the person, that is to say, becoming fully human, everything that person can be.
All mankind love a lover.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If to do good were easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces.
One rule of action more important than all others is consists in never doing anything that someone else can do for you.
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask.
W. Clement Stone
Where love reigns the impossible may be attained.
True love can not be found where it truly does not exist, Nor can it be hidden where it truly does.
Would you be shocked if I put on something more comfortable ?
Helen, Hell's Angels (1930)
If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
It's always darkest before the dawn.
Never bring the problem solving stage into the decision making stage. Otherwise, you surrender yourself to the problem rather than the solution.
Robert H. Schuller
Ideas without action are worthless.
Failures don't plan to fail, they fail to plan.
Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster.
One who seeks no friends is his own enemy.
Romantic love is an illusion. Most of us discover this truth at the end of a love affair or else when the sweet emotions of love lead us into marriage and then turn down their flames.
If we all tired to make other peoples paths easy, our own feet would have a smooth even place to walk on.
Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
Enthusiasm releases the drive to carry you over obstacles and adds significance to all you do.
Norman Vincent Peale
Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.
Love vanquishes time. To lovers, a moment can be eternity, eternity can be the tick of a clock.
Time is free, but it's priceless. You can't own it, but you can use it. You can't keep it, but you can spend it. Once you've lost it, you can never get it back.
Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it.
Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness.
A chain is as strong as its weakest link.
Success is never found. Failure is never fatal. Courage is the only thing.
If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as painted, or composed music or wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.
Martin Luther King Jr.
What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first steps to something better.
I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine.
My friends are my estate.
Do we not all agree to call rapid thought and noble impulse by the name of inspiration ?
The calla lilies are in bloom again.
Terry Randall, Stage Door (1937)
Charity should begin at home, but should not stay there. Philip Brooks Children are the reward of life.
I'll have what she's having.
Customer, When Harry Met Sally (1989)
This too, shall pass.
I don't think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.
You're as old as you behave.
Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace.
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
Keep the Faith.
Miss Jean Louise, stand up. Your father's passing.
Reverend Sykes, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
In real love you want the other person's good. In romantic love you want the other person.
Ability is sexless.
Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth, for thy love is better than wine.
Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence.
Think and grow rich.
I am someone else when I'm with you, someone more like myself.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Giving people a little more than they expect is a good way to get back more than you'd expect.
One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
To succeed, you need to take that gut feeling in what you believe and act on it with all of your heart.
Gort ! Klaatu barada nikto !
Helen Benson, The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951)
Love doesn't make the world go'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.
Franklin P. Jones
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.
You can't make an omelet without breaking eggs.
Relationships are the hallmark of the mature person.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
A lawyer dies and goes to hell. The devil says he'll make a deal with him. He can go to heaven if he gives up the souls of his wife and two kids. 'Sure' says the lawyer, 'but what's the catch ? '
The secret to happiness is not in doing what one likes to do, but in liking what one has to do.
The greatest thing you'll ever learn is to love and be loved in return.
The beauties of the world are best seen by those who strive to reach them.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, 'Well, I'll have a go, too.'
He must have a truly romantic nature, for he weeps when there is nothing at all to weep about.
I never could have done without the habits of punctuality, order and diligence the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.
Why not go out on a limb ? Isn't that where the fruit is ?
Man has been endowed with reason, with the power to create, so that he can add to what he's been given. But up to now he hasn't been a creator, only a destroyer. Forests keep disappearing, rivers dry up, wild life's become extinct, the climate's ruined and the land grows poorer and uglier every day.
Motivation is like food for the brain. You can not get enough in one sitting. It needs continual and regular refills.
Marcel Marceau, Silent Movie (1976)
It is no sin to attempt and fail. The only sin is to not make the attempt.
Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but religiously follows the new.
Henry David Thoreau
We are all in the gutter but some of us are looking at the stars.
"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance."
I'll meet you at the place near the thing where we went that time.
Aaron Altman, Broadcast News (1987)
Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , Wisdom is humble that she knows no more.
So many fail because they don't get started -- they don't go. They don't overcome inertia. They don't begin.
W. Clement Stone
You sing-a high.
Baravelli, Connie Bailey (1932)
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
Procrastination is opportunities natural assassin.
Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.
George F. Will
As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.
The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can't do.
We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insolvuble problems.