Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.
Theodore Isaac Rubin
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Yippie-ki-yay, motherfucker !
John McClane, Die Hard (1988)
Practice loving people. It is true that this requires effort and continued practice, for some are not very lovable, or so it seems - with emphasis on "seems". Every person has lovable qualities when you really learn to know him.
Norman Vincent Peale
Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.
One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.
Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations
George Bernard Shaw
In the space age the most important space is between the ears.
The aims and ideals that move us are generated by imagination. But they are not made out of imaginary stuff. They are made out of the hard stuff of the world of physical and social experience.
Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
This was love at first sight, love everlasting, a feeling unknown, unhoped for, unexpected in so far as it could be a matter of conscious awareness, it took entire possession of him, and he understood, with joyous amazement, that this was for life.
A life lived in fear is half lived.
There is nothing to fear, but fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
Actions speak louder than words.
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.
Great minds have purposes others have wishes.
Napolean Bonaparte Washington Irving
Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Kindness is a language which the dumb can speak, the deaf can understand.
The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret to outward success.
Henry Ward Beecher
Submit to love faithfully and it gives a person joy. It intoxicates, it envelops, it isolates. It creates fragrance in the air, ardour from coldness, it beautifies everything around it.
I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
A dream unrealized is a dream imprisoned by that enemy of all enemies - the fear of failure. Set that you will make it happen ! -
In order to love simply, it is necessary to know how to show love.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
We feel good about ourselves to the exact degree we feel in control of our lives.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
It is possible to fail in many ways while to succeed is possible only in one way.
Better late than never.
He who seeks rest finds boredom. He who seeks work finds rest.
Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, son.
Dean Wormer, National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)
I didn't have time to hire half my coaching staff. I didn't know any of the players by sight, but somehow we got through spring ball with the help of a couple of graduate assistants.
There are no perfect human beings ! My personal judgments are that no perfect human being is possible or even conceivable, but that human beings are far more improvable than most people believe.
To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others.
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take.
Curse ruthless time ! Curse our mortality. How cruelly short is the allotted span for all we must cram into it.
There's no such thing as not enough time if you're doing what you want to do.
Some of us have great runways already built for us. If you have one, take off. But if you don't have one, realize it is your responsibility to grab a shovel and build one for yourself and for those who will follow after you.
Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.
What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness ?
I think therefore I am
The Missouri is, perhaps, different in appearance and character from all other rivers in the world. There is a terror in its manner which is sensibly felt, the moment we enter its muddy waters from the Mississippi.
Find something you love to do and you'll never have to work a day in your life.
Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find, knock and it shall be opened unto you.
I'd love to kiss you, but I just washed my hair.
Madge Norwood, Cabin In the Cotton (1932)
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be and that God wishes to see people happy, amidst the simple beauty of nature.
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 ? '
Nature does nothing uselessly.
There are only two rules for being successful. One, figure out exactly what you want to do, and two, do it.
You had me at "hello".
Dorothy Boyd, Jerry Maguire (1996)
True love never lives happily ever after. True love has no ending.
Mr. Allen, this may come as a shock to you, but there are some men who don't end every sentence with a proposition.
Jan Morrow, Pillow Talk (1959)
If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
He who joyfully marches to music rank and file, has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would surely suffice. This disgrace to civilization should be done away with at once. Heroism at command, how violently I hate all this, how despicable and ignoble war is ; I would rather be torn to shreds than be a part of so base an action. It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder.
We can always redeem the man who aspires and strives.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Let no one who loves be called unhappy Even love unreturned has its rainbow.
A boy's best friend is his mother.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
I am your number one fan.
Annie Wilkes, Misery (1990)
We find rest in those we love, and we provide a resting place in ourselves for those who love us.
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
We simply assume that the way we see things is the way they really are or the way they should be. And our attitudes and behaviors grow out of these assumptions.
Argue for your limitations, and sure enough they're yours.
Keys to success : Research your ideas, plan for success, expect success, and just do it.
John S. Hinds
In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.
A smile is the light in your window that tells others that there is a caring, sharing person inside.
Do you like scary movies ?
Ghostface, Scream (1996)
Perfect love can not be without equality.
Not many people know it, but the Fuhrer was a terrific dancer.
Franz Liebkind, The Producers Avco (1968)
Love inspires, illumines, designates and leads the way.
Mary Baker Eddy
Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.
Sometimes things become possible if we want them bad enough.
What the world wants is character. The world is in need of those whose life is one burning love, selfless. That love will make every word tell like a thunderbolt.
Keep your heart open for as long as you can, as wide as you can, for others and especially for yourself.
If we are going to teach 'creation science' as an alternative to evolution, then we should also teach the stork theory as an alternative to biological reproduction.
You make me want to be a better man.
Melvin Udall, As Good As It Gets (1997)
You are what you are and you are where you are because of what has gone into your mind. You change what you are and you change where you are by changing what goes into your mind.
Many hands make light work.
In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.
Say not, "I have found the truth" but rather, "I have found a truth".
Our life is what it is as a result of how we think.
I always try to turn my personal struggles into something helpful for others.
Shri Ramakrishna used to say, "As long as I live, so long do I learn". That man or that society which has nothing to learn is already in the jaws of death. Heart and core of everything here is good, that whatever may be the surface waves, deep down and underlying everything, there is an infinite basis of goodness and love.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean , if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Happiness is the indication that man has found the answer to the problem of human existence the productive realization of his potentialities and thus, simultaneously, being one with the world and preserving the integrity of his self.
How do I look ?
Holly Golightly, Breakfast At Tiffany's (1961)
I don't like your manners.
Vivian Rutledge, Philip Marlowe (1946)
Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god. For one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
Just smiling can do wonders for your attitude
No man is wise enough by himself.
If you want to feel rich, just count all of the things you have that money can't buy.
Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged , practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge.
Plan your progress carefully , hour-by hour, day-by-day, month-by-month. Organized activity and maintained enthusiasm are the wellsprings of your power. Planning for happiness is rarely successful. Happiness just happens.
Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.
Success is the child of audacity.
One can spend a lifetime assigning blame, find the cause 'out there' for all the troubles that exist. Contrast this with the 'responsible attitude' of confronting the situation, bad or good, and instead of asking, 'What caused the trouble ? Who was to blame ?' asking 'How can I handle this present situation to make the most of it ? What can I salvage here ?'
Two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one.
Surprises and reverses can serve as an incentive for great accomplishment. There are no rules here, we're just trying to accomplish something.
I would rather have had one breath of her hair, one kiss from her mouth, one touch of her hand, than eternity without it.