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He that has done nothing has known nothing.
Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality, the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
And now here is my secret, a very simple secret. It is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
What is strength without a double share of wisdom ?
I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.
Most of the exercise I get is from standing and walking around laboratory tables all day. I derive more benefit and entertainment from this than some of my friends and competitors get from playing games like golf.
Elementary, my dear Watson.
Sherlock Holmes, The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes (1939)
The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.
What a great feeling to look back on what you've already climbed What a man really wants is creative challenge with sufficient skills to bring him within the reach of success so that he may have the expanding joy of achievement.
For a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love.
Success is never wondering what if.
Hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are earned.
William Butler Yeats
Stopping at third base adds no more runs than striking out.
No limits are set to the ascent of man, and to each and everyone the highest stands open. Here it is only your personal choice that decides.
Success in the affairs of life often serves to hide one's abilities, whereas adversity frequently gives one an opportunity to discover them.
It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.
Robert H. Schuller
If not us, who, if not now, when ?
Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
Your neighbor's vision is as true for him as your own vision is true for you.
Miguel de Unamuno
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
Norman Vincent Peale
The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom.
Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.
Norman Vincent Peale
Attica ! Attica !
Sonny Wortzik, Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.
E. Joseph Cossman
What you can do, or dream you can, begin it, boldness has genius, power and magic in it.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
It is impossible to imagine anything which better becomes a ruler than mercy.
It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake.
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
Look up and not down, look forward and not back, look out and not in, and lend a hand.
E. E. Hale
When you put faith, hope and love together, you can raise positive kids in a negative world.
Conflict itself is, of course, a sign of relative health as you would know if you ever met really apathetic people, really hopeless people, people who have given up hoping, striving, and coping.
Failure ? I never encountered it. All I ever met were temporary setbacks.
It is easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow.
Love is the immortal flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves. It's eternal goal is life.
An idea can turn to dust or magic, depending on the talent that rubs against it.
Every choice one makes either expands or contracts the area in which he can make and implement future decisions. When one makes a choice, he irrevocably binds himself to the consequences of that choice.
Marion G. Romney
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
To love is to place our happiness in the happiness of another.
Gottfried Wilhem Von Leibniz
See how nature - trees, flowers, grass - grows in silence , see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence we need silence to be able to touch souls.
Success isn't magic or hocus-pocus, it's simply learning to focus.
The secret of success is to do common things uncommonly well.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Happiness itself does not stay -- only moments of happiness do.
To love is to receive a glimpse of heaven.
Now is wanted intense karma-yoga with unbounded courage and indomitable strength in the heart. Then only will the people of the country be roused.
Happiness is a state of mind.
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.
Follow humbly wherever and to whatever abyss Nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.
Thomas Henry Huxley
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
This is the people's war ! It is our war ! We are the fighters ! Fight it, then ! Fight it with all that is in us, and may god defend the right.
Vicar, Mrs Miniver (1942)
It not knowing what to do, it's doing what you know.
Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.
One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus ; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular.
The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist.
Verbal Kint, The Usual Suspects (1995)
Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.
There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.
If you can't do it today, what makes you think you can do it tomorrow.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
J. Robert Oppenheimer
Life without a purpose is a languid, drifting thing , every day we ought to review our purpose, saying to ourselves, 'This day let me make a sound beginning
Love is a thing, well, it's kind of like quicksand. The more you are in it, the deeper you sink. And when it hits you, you've just got to fall.
One cannot think crooked and walk straight.
Any man who selects a goal in life which can be fully achieved has already defined his own limitations.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.
Know thyself was the inscription over the Oracle at Delphi. And it is still the most difficult task any of us faces. But until you truly know yourself, strengths and weaknesses, know what you want to do and why you want to do it, you can not succeed in any but the most superficial sense of the word. The leader never lies to himself, especially about himself, knows his flaws as well as his assets, and deals with them directly. You are your own raw material. When you know what you consist of and why you want to make of it, then you can invent yourself.
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
First say to yourself what you would be, and then do what you have to do.
The last miracle I did was the 1969 Mets. Before that, I think you have to go back to the Red Sea.
God, Oh God (1977)
This is nothing !
Stanley Motss, Wag The Dog (1997)
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Honesty is the best image.
Changes in life are not only possible and predictable, but to deny them is to be an accomplice to one's own unnecessary vegetation.
Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.
To be a champion, you have to believe in yourself when nobody else will.
Sugar Ray Robinson
Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die !
Inigo Montoya, The Princess Bride (1987)
If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
I have realized god sitting in the temple of every human body, the moment I stand in reverence before every human being and see god in him - that moment I am free from bondage, everything that binds vanishes, and I am free.
All men are created equal. Government by consent of the governed. Give me liberty or give me death. And those are not just clever words, and those are not just empty theories.
Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments. Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds.
Kind words conquer.
The more we grow in love, virtue and holiness, the more we see love, virtue and holiness outside.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgment, repeated every day.
Our only security is in our ability to change.
Never seek to tell thy love. Love that never told can be, for the gentle wind does move silently, invisibly.
Happiness consists of a solid faith, good health, and a bad memory.
The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-ness.
We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The crocodile is only strong in the water.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word freedom , justice , honor , duty , mercy , hope.
Indecision is the seedling of fear.
It is not length of life, but depth of life.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.
Stephen A. Brennan
The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future.
Charles F. Kettering
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
I am the inferior of any man whose rights I trample under foot. Men are not superior by reason of the accidents of race or color. They are superior who have the best heart the best brain.
Take control of your consistent emotions and begin to consciously and deliberately reshape your daily experience of life.
The ancestor of every action is a thought.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Use what talent you possess, the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best.
Henry Van Dyke
Trust men and they will be true to you, treat them greatly, and they will show themselves great.