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.
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Love is the whole and more than all.
Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery.
Von Schiller Fulton J. Sheen
It is love that makes the impossible possible.
Success often comes to those who dare to act. It seldom goes to the timid who are ever afraid of the consequences.
Surprises and reverses can serve as an incentive for great accomplishment. There are no rules here, we're just trying to accomplish something.
Yes, it used to be beautiful -- what with the rackets, whoring, guns.
Lou Pascal, Atlantic City (1980)
The hottest love has the coldest end.
You betcha !
Marge Gunderson, Fargo (1996)
Love is letting go of fear.
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear.
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
How do I love thee ? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Success is not to be pursued ; it is to be attracted by the person you become.
Yippie-ki-yay, motherfucker !
John McClane, Die Hard (1988)
I want the fairy tale.
Vivian, Pretty Woman (1990)
Whether or not we realize it each of us has within us the ability to set some kind of example for people. Knowing this would you rather be the one known for being the one who encouraged others, or the one who inadvertently discouraged those around you ?
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I... I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
Not many people know it, but the Fuhrer was a terrific dancer.
Franz Liebkind, The Producers Avco (1968)
People with goals succeed because they know where they're going.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
He who seeks rest finds boredom. He who seeks work finds rest.
And in the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
I demolish my bridges behind methen there is no choice but to move forward. Firdtjof Nansen I do not cast my eyes away from my troubles. I pack them in as little compass as I can for myself, and never let them annoy others.
Georgia, love is for the very young.
Jonathan Shields, The Bad And The Beautiful (1952)
If money is your hope for independence, you will never have it. The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration
Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
Winners never quit and quitters never win !
There was no hope on earth, and god seemed to have forgotten us. Some said they saw the son of god, others did not see him. If he had come, he would do some great things as he had done before. We doubted it because we had seen neither him nor his works.
Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.
Robert A. Heinlein
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Desire can be eradicated from the roots by firmly imbibing the four attributes of : Jnan, Atmanishtha, Vairagya, and the full fledged devotion to god. Faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers.
Love is more than a feeling, it's a state of mind.
Without a general an army is lost.
Success doesn't come to you, you go to it.
Don't mess with the bull, young man. You'll get the horns !
Principal Richard Vernon, The Breakfast Club (1985)
There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.
I'm Multi-Dimensional !
No man is free who is not master of himself.
Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else's can shorten it.
Love is most nearly itself when here and now cease to matter.
The grass is not always greener on the other side of the fence. Fences have nothing to do with it. The grass is greenest where it is watered. When crossing over fences, carry water with you and tend the grass wherever you may be.
Whoever said anybody has a right to give up ?
Marian Wright Edelman
It's like, I became such a good person, I almost forgot... I'm a world class liar, baby !
Something happened to me. It was the sweetest thing that ever could be. It was a fantasy a dream come true, it was the day I met you !
God gives us our relatives - thank God we can choose our friends.
Ethel Watts Mumford
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
There is no security on this earth, there is only opportunity.
General Douglas MacArthur
One of the strongest motives that lead men to art and science is escape from everyday life with its painful crudity and hopeless dreariness, from the fetters of one's own ever-shifting desires. A finely tempered nature longs to escape from the personal life into the world of objective perception and thought.
The only job where you start at the top, is digging a hole.
I have noticed that folks are generally about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
If you would live your life with ease, do what you ought, not what you please.
Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we can not live within.
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.
When our actions do not, our fears make us traitors.
Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn.
Rhett Butler, Gone With The Wind (1939)
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion
The greater the obstacle the more glory.
The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
The whole universe is only the self with variations, one tune made bearable by variations. Sometimes there are discords, but they only make the subsequent harmony more perfect. In this hell of a world one can bring a little joy and peace even for a day into the heart of a single person, that much alone is true, this I have learnt after suffering all my life, all else is mere moonshine.
Success is never ending, failure is never final.
Dr. Robert Schuller
The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life.
I love you - those three words have my life in them.
Tomorrow will be like today. Life wastes itself while we are preparing to live. Our friends and fellow-workers die off from us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You aren't too bright. I like that in a man.
Matty Walker, Body Heat (1981)
And our bodies are earth. And our thoughts are clay. And we sleep and eat with death.
Paul, All Quiet On The Western Front (1930)
God is subtle but he is not malicious.
Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities.
Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.
The harder you fall the higher you bounce.
Every sale has five basic obstacles : no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.
Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.
Cushion the painful effects of hard blows by keeping the enthusiasm going strong, even if doing so requires struggle.
Norman Vincent Peale
The man who lives without conflict, who lives with beauty and love, is not frightened of death because to love is to die.
I have failed over and over again. That is why I succeed.
Each person's life is a story that is telling itself in the living.
Tell me and I forget , show me and I remember , involve me and I understand.
In matters of style, swim with the current, in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
True love never lives happily ever after. True love has no ending.
Love thy neighbour as thyself.
Vision doesn't usually come as a lightening bolt. Rather it comes as a slow crystallization of life challenges that we one day recognize as a beautiful diamond with great value to ourselves and others.
I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.
George S. Patton
The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.
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.
The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved.
The real and lasting victories are those of peace and not of war.
Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender , it's holy ground. There's no greater investment.
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
Let him that would move the world first move himself.
World is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.
Just because somebody doesn't love you the way you want, doesn't mean they don't love you with all they have.
A bend in the road is not the end of the road unless you fail to make the turn.
Truly loving another means letting go of all expectations. It means full acceptance, even celebration of another's personhood.
We loved with a love that was more than love.
Edgar Allan Poe
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born.