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, Nobel Peace Prize winner We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
Never say die.
Whatever it takes !
We only love truly once. It is the first time and succeeding passions are less uncontrolled.
I have learned not to worry about love, but to honor it's coming with all my heart.
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.
For myself, I am an optimist -- it does not seem to be much use being anything else.
Every man goes down to his death bearing in his hands only that which he has given away.
If your success is not on your own terms, if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart, it is not success at all.
Open the pod bay doors,
Dave Bowman, Hal (2001)
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
As you think in your heart, so shall you be.
The more we come out and do good to others, the more our hearts will be purified, and god will be in them.
Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give the world your best anyway.
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
Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.
The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs".
Norman Vincent Peale
Oh, Moses, Moses, you stubborn, splendid, adorable fool !
Nefretiri, The Ten Commandments (1956)
The best way to find yourself, is to lose yourself in the service of others.
Boldness in business is the first, second and third thing.
I try to learn from the past, but I plan for the future by focusing exclusively on the present. That's were the fun is.
It's always too soon to quit !
Norman Vincent Peale
All-righty then !
Ace Ventura, Ace Ventura (1994)
A compliment is like a kiss through a veil.
Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression, in order that every man present his views without penalty, there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population.
No matter how big government gets, and no matter how many services it provides, it can never take the place of volunteers.
Work like you don't need the money, love like you've never been hurt and dance like no one is watching
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
If you're proactive, you don't have to wait for circumstances or other people to create perspective expanding experiences. You can consciously create your own.
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
Pearl S. Buck
It is no use saying "we are doing our best". You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
Well done is better than well said.
Knowing is not enough we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
It is not what is poured into a student that counts but what is planted.
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.
The successful man is the average man, focused.
Let's not confuse hasty decisions with strength or intelligence. It's important to be decisive - after giving consideration that reflects the time you have and what's at stake.
From what we get, we can make a living, what we give, however makes a life.
I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.
Blanche Dubois, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
May you live all the days of your life.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.
Discontent is the source of all trouble, but also of all progress, in individuals and nations.
All of the most successful human beings I've know were inwardly at war with themselves. Their turmoil was at least as great as our own, and sometimes greater. What distinguished these leaders was not some inner peace but rather how they had learned to organize their lives around a noble ambition and to focus on it.
Say hello to my little friend !
Tony Montana, Scarface (1983)
Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains.
Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.
Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.
The handgun would not be my choice of weapon if I knew I was going to a fight. ...I'd choose a rifle, a shotgun, an RPG or an atomic bomb instead.
if one is unable to assert oneself, one is unable to participate in a genuine relationship.
An Arabian proverb says there are four sorts of men: He who knows not and knows not he knows not: he is a fool, shun him. He who knows not and knows he knows not: he is simple, teach him. He who knows and knows not he knows: he is asleep--wake him. He who knows and knows he knows: he is wise, follow him.
No legacy is so rich as honesty.
Failure doesn't mean you are a failure, it just means you haven't succeeded yet.
Robert H. Schuller
A life lived in fear is half lived.
One who seeks no friends is his own enemy.
God is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life.
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones tend to take care of themselves.
Watch the skies, everywhere, keep looking ! Keep watching the skies !
Ned Scotty Scott, The Thing From Another World (1951)
Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.
W. Clement Stone
Whenever we're afraid, its because we don't know enough. If we understood enough, we would never be afraid.
Our first journey is to find that special place for us.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
You know you are in love when you see the world in her eyes, and her eyes everywhere in the world.
Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
Nothing ventured, nothing gained.
When a man comes to a conscious vital realization of those great spiritual forces within himself and begins to use those forces in science, in business, and in life, his progress in the future will be unparalleled.
Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.
If we all did the things we are capable of doing we would literally astound ourselves.
Don't wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what. Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more successful.
Mark Victor Hansen
Living, love and death are one thing, not divisive, not separated, not divorced, not in the field of time but it is completely a living, moving thing, indivisible. And that is immortal.
Love works a different way in different minds, the fool it enlightens and the wise it blinds.
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.
It's your attitude not your aptitude that determines your altitude.
The ready back gets all the loads.
Love is a little haven of refuge from the world.
I'll have what she's having.
Customer, When Harry Met Sally (1989)
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. '
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead, his eyes are closed.
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.
Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.
The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.
I want it said of me by those who knew me best ; that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow.
It is what you learn after you know it all that counts.
You can not step twice into the same river, for other waters are continually flowing on.
If you want to get the best out of a man, you must look for the best that is in him.
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
Success is the proper utilization of failure.
It's good to be the king !
Louis XVI, History Of The World (1981)
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.
God gives us our relatives - thank God we can choose our friends.
Ethel Watts Mumford
The crocodile is only strong in the water.
Attica ! Attica !
Sonny Wortzik, Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
We can let circumstances rule us, or we can take charge and rule our lives from within
I see dead people.
Cole Sear, The Sixth Sense (1999)
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.
Hatred paralyzes life, love releases it. Hatred confuses life, love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life, love illumines it.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn Vos Savant
It's not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential.
"I can't do it" never accomplished anything ; "I will try" has performed miracles.
George P. Burnham
Are you fit company for the person you wish to become ?