The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable.
The reduction of the universe to a single being, the expansion of a single being even to God, this is love.
Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
A compliment is like a kiss through a veil.
The greatest happiness of life it the conviction that we are loved - loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.
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All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination
They're here !
Carol Anne Freeling, Poltergeist (1982)
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
Nature does nothing uselessly.
There is no such thing as failure. There are only results.
Pep without purpose is piffle.
Deep down inside of all of us is the power to accomplish what we want to, if we'll just stop looking elsewhere.
I want to know God's thoughts ; the rest are details.
Never say anything about yourself you do not want to come true.
Love cures people, both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
Karl A. Menninger
If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.
Whenever we're afraid, its because we don't know enough. If we understood enough, we would never be afraid.
Love reckons hours for months, and days for years, and every little absence is an age.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
It is absurd that a man should rule others, who can not rule himself.
Love can never grow old. Locks may lose their brown and gold. Cheeks may fade and hollow grow. But the hearts that love will know, never winter's frost and chill, summer's warmth is in them still.
It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.
Yes, we have to divide up our time like that, between our politics and our equations. But to me our equations are far more important, for politics are only a matter of present concern. A mathematical equation stands forever.
Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy night.
Margo Channing, All About Eve (1950)
Your daily life is your temple and your religion. When you enter into it take with you your all.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
Into the house where joy lives, happiness will gladly come.
Love is a many splendered thing.
Nat King Cole
One of the greatest moments in anybody's developing experience is when he no longer tries to hide from himself but determines to get acquainted with himself as he really is.
Norman Vincent Peale
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.
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Robert H. Schuller
Fundamental progress has to do with the reinterpretation of basic ideas.
Alfred North Whitehead
Even when change is elective, it will disorient you. You may go through anxiety. You will miss aspects of your former life. It doesn't matter. The trick is to know in advance of making any big change that you're going to be thrown off your feet by it. So you prepare for this inevitable disorientation and steady yourself to get through it. Then you take the challenge, make the change, and achieve your dream.
One can be a soldier without dying, and a lover without sighing.
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you will land among the stars.
Our intentions create our reality.
Wayne W. Dyer
Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.
Kiss me. Kiss me as if it were the last time.
Jane. Tarzan. Jane. Tarzan.
Tarzan, Tarzan The Ape Man (1932)
Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.
In the space age the most important space is between the ears.
The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.
In life you need either inspiration or desperation.
If I were required to guess off-hand, and without collusion with higher minds, what is the bottom cause of the amazing material and intellectual advancement of the last fifty years, I should guess that it was the modern-born and previously non-existent disposition on the part of men to believe that a new idea can have value.
A compliment is like a kiss through a veil.
If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes.
What can be said but not practiced is better not said. What can be practiced but not spoken of is better not done.
The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom.
Our first journey is to find that special place for us.
The world is more malleable than you think and it's waiting for you to hammer it into shape.
Tim Blixseth Bono
An army of lions commanded by a deer will never be an army of lions.
To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
Theodore H. White
Sometimes I lie awake at night and ask, Where have I gone wrong ? Then a voice says to me, This is going to take more than one night.
Charles M. Shultz
Our life is what it is as a result of how we think.
Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.
William Ellery Channing
As a mother of teenagers, do you know how many times I picked up the phone to apologize to my own mother ?
Greed, for lack of a better word, is good.
Gordon Gekko, Wall Street (1987)
Desire, ignorance, and inequality, this is the trinity of bondage.
I am resolved that I will not through my humility become the devil's attorney. I will endeavor to speak a good word for the truth.
Henry David Thoreau
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Houston, we have a problem.
Jim Lovell, Apollo 13 (1944)
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
Be the change you want to see in the world Ghandi Be useful where thou livest.
If you keep saying things are going to be bad, you have a chance of being a prophet.
Isaac B. Singer
Do first things first, and second things not at all.
Peter F. Drucker
Unfortunately, there seems to be far more opportunity out there than ability... . We should remember that good fortune often happens when opportunity meets with preparation.
It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.
No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from scratch. To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals.
Growth and change are never easy... If it were easy, you would have done it long ago.
Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead.
We have only one reality, and that is here and now. What we miss by our evasions will never return, but if we squander ourselves, then too we lose being. Each day is precious a moment can be everything.
Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.
There are only two rules for being successful. One, figure out exactly what you want to do, and two, do it.
Don't call me a saint - I don't want to be dismissed that easily.
There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.
He is the best physician who is the most ingenious inspirer of hope.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
A man never likes you so well as when he leaves your company liking himself.
The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Never bring the problem solving stage into the decision making stage. Otherwise, you surrender yourself to the problem rather than the solution.
Robert H. Schuller
They are able because they think they are able.
I wouldn't give you two cents for all your fancy rules if, behind them, they didn't have a little bit of plain, ordinary, everyday kindness and a little looking out for the other fella, too.
Jefferson Smith, Mr. Smith Goes To Washington (1939)
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
Service is the rent we pay to be living. It is the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time.
Marian Wright Edelman
Love inspires, illumines, designates and leads the way.
Mary Baker Eddy
Do not wait for ideal circumstances, they will never come, nor for the best opportunities.
Janet Erskine Stuart
We must be bright and cheerful, long faces do not make religion.
I am not sure I should have dared to start , but I am sure that I should not have dared to stop.
It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.
I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Never complain about what you permit.
Hi-Yo, Silver !
The Lone Ranger, The Lone Ranger (1956)
Gort ! Klaatu barada nikto !
Helen Benson, The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951)
Beware what you set your heart upon, for it surely shall be yours.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love may make the world go around, but it's laughter that keeps us from getting dizzy.
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
If to do good were easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces.
Open the pod bay doors,
Dave Bowman, Hal (2001)
When you drop a pebble into a pool of water, the pebble starts a series of ripples that expand until they encompass the whole pool. This is exactly what will happen when I give my ideas a definite plan of action. Right now I can project my thoughts into the future. I can see ahead of me. I dream, I am not easily discouraged, readily visualize myself as overcoming obstacles, winning out over setbacks, achieving impossible objectives.
I bet you can squeal like a pig.
Mountain Man, Deliverance (1972)
A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds, it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before the change.
You will become as small as your controlling desire, as great as your dominant aspiration.