Work and lovethese are the basics. Without them there is neurosis.
Love is an attempt to change a piece of a dream world into reality.
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There is no such thing as failure. There are only results.
Was there ever a more horrible blasphemy than the statement that all the knowledge of god is confined to this or that book ? How dare men call god infinite, and yet try to compress him within the covers of a little book !
One who walks the road with love will never walk the road alone.
C. T. Davis
I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.
Blanche Dubois, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractionsthe little soon-forgotten charities of a kiss, a smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment in the disguise of a playful raillery, and the countless other infinitesimals of pleasurable thought and genial feeling.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
In any situation, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing you can do is the wrong thing, the worst thing you can do is nothing.
You'll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind.
Without courage, all others virtues lose their meaning.
Listen to me, mister. You're my knight in shining armor. Don't you forget it. You're going to get back on that horse, and I'm going to be right behind you, holding on tight, and away we're gonna go, go, go !
Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)
Sawyer, you're going out a youngster, but
you've got to come back a star!
Julian Marsh, 42nd Street (1933)
Difficulties strengthen the mind, as well as labor does the body.
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
Tough times never last but tough people do.
Marriage is a door which looks out upon a beautiful view. As that door is opened and the horizon unfolds before you, know that nothing is sweeter than the warmth of one hand within another.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.
If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes.
For the first time in my life, people cheering for me. Were you deaf ? Didn't you hear 'em ? We're not hitchhiking any more. We're riding.
Michael Kelly, Champion (1949)
How far you go in life depends on you being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed', you find it simply means to follow through.
Only the healing art enables one to make a name for himself and at the same time give benefit to others.
And think not you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course.
You have to think anyway, so why not think big ?
P. T. Barnum
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win.
Never complain about what you permit.
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.
I gave her my heart, and she gave me a pen.
Lloyd Dobler, Say Anything (1989)
Congress is the only insane asylum that's run by the inmates.
The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it.
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.
How can we remember our ignorance, which our growth requires, when we are using our knowledge all the time ?
Henry David Thoreau
Never say anything about yourself you do not want to come true.
To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.
Teachers have three loves, love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together.
You see, when we have the opportunity of working out, you'll see that your way of thinking is definitely not the same as mine. Art, after all, is a means of acquiring personal liberty. Your way is not my way nor mine yours.
Ineffective people live day after day with unused potential. They experience synergy only in small, peripheral ways in their lives. But creative experiences can be produced regularly, consistently, almost daily in people's lives. It requires enormous personal security and openness and a spirit of adventure.
I may not be perfect, but some parts of me are excellent.
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.
I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.
If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.
Abigail Van Buren
Be all you can be.
John C. Maxwell
Fortune and love favor the brave.
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
We rob banks.
Clyde Barrow, Bonnie And Clyde (1967)
This one step, choosing a goal and sticking to it, changes everything.
Every achiever I have ever met says, My life turned around when I began to believe in me.
Robert H. Schuller
People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care.
John C. Maxwell
What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness ?
Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
I am not a toy, I was made for soups, salads, maybe chili, and then the trash. Freedom !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.
There's a name for you ladies, but it isn't used in high society -- outside of a kennel.
Crystal Allen, The Women (1939)
The intelligent man is one who has successfully fulfilled many accomplishments, and is still willing to learn more.
Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
When something is finally obvious that should have been obvious years before, we call it common sense.
Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it
Dennis P. Kimbro
Passion is the genesis of genius.
How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
My experience will help, but I insist and maintain that art - true art that is - cannot be handed out. Furthermore, art is never decoration or embellishment. Instead it is a constant process of maturing.
A dream is a wish your heart makes.
The illiterate of the century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.
How can you tell the difference between a run-over snake and a run-over lawyer? There are skid marks in front of the snake.
In this world a man must either be an anvil or hammer.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
I do not resent criticism, even when, for the sake of emphasis, it parts for the time with reality.
Live life with passion.
Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.
Robert H. Schuller
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.
Who indeed can harm you if you are committed deeply to doing what is right ?
It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves.
One cannot think crooked and walk straight.
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success. tremendous stream is flowing toward the ocean, carrying us all along with it , and though like straws and scraps of paper we may at times float aimlessly about, in the long run we are sure to join the ocean of life and bliss.
When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see the possibilities -- they're always there.
Norman Vincent Peale
Don't ask for a light load, but rather ask for a strong back.
Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.
As if !
Cher Horwitz, Clueless (1995)
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 ? '
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth, for thy love is better than wine.
Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.
Immaturity can last a lifetime.
If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there and worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the loss of sleep.
If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing-that's why we recommend it daily.
The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at a time.
Our intentions create our reality.
Wayne W. Dyer
Love means never having to say you're sorry.
I'm a bit of a P.T Barnum. I make stars out of everyone.
Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
Immature love says, I love you because I need you. Mature love says, I need you because I love you.
People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.
The outer forms of our lives can change in an instant, but the inner reorientation that brings us back into a vital relation to people and activity takes time.
The United States, and other advanced nations, will someday be able to produce instruments of death so terrible the world will be in abject terror of itself and its ability to end civilization... . Such war-making weapons should be developed - but only for purposes of discovery and experimentation
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