If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully.
Try to be happy in this present moment, and put not off being so to a time to come, as though that time should be of another make from this which has already come and is ours.
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No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted.
Our schools and are not teaching students to think. It is astonishing how many young people have difficulty in putting their brains definitely and systematically to work.
Love may make the world go around, but it's laughter that keeps us from getting dizzy.
Let those love now who never loved before. Let those who always loved, now love the more.
In order to form an immaculate member of a flock of sheep one must, above all, be a sheep.
Better never to have met you in my dream than to wake and reach for hands that are not there.
Otomo No Yakamochi
There are only two things more beautiful than a good gun, a swiss watch and a woman from anywhere.
Cherry Valance, Red River (1948)
In any moment of decision the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.
There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I've loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough.
Don't argue for other people's weaknesses. Don't argue for your own. When you make a mistake, admit it, correct it, and learn from it -- immediately.
You're lit from within, Tracy. You've got fires banked down in you, hearth-fires and holocausts.
Mike Connor, The Philadelphia Story (1940)
We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
E. Joseph Cossman
Common looking people are the best in the world : that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you stop to look fear in the face.
Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is.
Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.
Robert H. Schuller
Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.
Here's Johnny !
Jack Torrance, The Shining (1980)
Possibilitizing is overcoming while you're undergoing.
Robert H. Schuller
They can because they think they can.
Roses are red, Violets are blue, I'm schizophrenic, and so am I.
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King Jr.
For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.
There are two ways of meeting difficulties you alter the difficulties, or you alter yourself to meet them.
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.
The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.
Arthur C. Clarke
There is something inside all of us that yearns not for reason but for mystery, not for penetrating clear thought but for the whisperings of the irrational, not for science but for wizardry disguised as science, not for rationally founded influence but for magic.
Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight - it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth, for thy love is better than wine.
With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate, and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity.
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls you.
The greatest happiness of life it the conviction that we are loved - loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.
Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible.
Find something you love to do and you'll never have to work a day in your life.
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. '
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
What's meant to be will always find a way
Stella ! Hey, Stella !
Stanley Kowalski, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
Joy increases as you give it, and diminishes as you try to keep it for yourself. In giving it, you will accumulate a deposit of joy greater than you ever believed possible.
Norman Vincent Peale
The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly it is dearness only that gives everything its value.
The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You have to think anyway, so why not think big ?
P. T. Barnum
Oh, to be free from the stifling pressures of life to rest, a peaceful slumber that will rejuvenate my soul
How do I look ?
Holly Golightly, Breakfast At Tiffany's (1961)
Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.
We have got to have a dream if we are going to make a dream come true.
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.
If our thoughts and hopes are elsewhere, it is impossible to set our faces steadily toward the work required of us.
Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating.
The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.
The measure of a man is what he does with power.
Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.
Leon J. Suenes
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Anne Frank, The Diary Of Anne Frank (1959)
Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.
The successful man is the average man, focused.
There are no secrets to success it is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
A life without love in it is like a heap of ashes upon a deserted hearth, with the fire dead, the laughter stilled and the light extinguished.
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.
Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness.
People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals - that is, goals that do not inspire them.
The best and most beautiful things in this world can not be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.
Go ahead, make my day.
Harry Callahan, Sudden Impact (1983)
Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
If not us, who, if not now, when ?
The entire law is summed up in a single command, Love your neighbor as yourself.
Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it.
J. Petit Senn
Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.
Georgia, love is for the very young.
Jonathan Shields, The Bad And The Beautiful (1952)
One, two, Freddy's coming for you.
Children, A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)
Live with passion !
Years from now, when you talk about this, and you will, be kind.
Laura Reynolds, Tea And Sympathy (1956)
I believe in long, slow, deep, soft, wet kisses that last three days.
Crash Davis, Bull Durham (1988)
I think there is something, more important than believing : Action ! The world is full of dreamers, there aren't enough who will move ahead and begin to take concrete steps to actualize their vision.
W. Clement Stone
Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement.
Freedom is man's capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves.
Face it girls, I'm older and I have more insurance.
Evelyn Couch, Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
Our limitations and success will be based, most often, on your own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
Remember tonight, for it is the beginning of always.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
By doing well the duty which is nearest to us, the duty which is in our hands, we make ourselves stronger.
Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.
Do first things first, and second things not at all.
Peter F. Drucker
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.
Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
If you build it, he will come.
Shoeless Joe Jackson, Field Of Dreams (1989)
I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your heart or burn down your house, you can never tell.
The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved.
From every human being there rises a light that reaches straight to heaven, and when two souls that are destined to be together find each other, the streams of light flow together and a single brighter light goes forth from that united being.
Ba'al Shem Tov
You had me at hello.
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
He who has never learned to obey can not be a good commander.
Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.