Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery.
Von Schiller Fulton J. Sheen
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You do not lead by hitting people over the head -- that's assault, not leadership.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it's going to get on by itself. You've got to keep watering it. You've got to really look after it and nurture it.
Love is like swallowing hot chocolate, before it has cooled off. It takes you by surprise at first, but keeps you warm for a long time.
Till I loved, I never lived, enough.
I know that I will die laughing.
Love is the river of life in the world.
Henry Ward Beecher
I have nipples, Greg. Could you milk me ?
Jack Byrnes, Meet The Parents (2000)
Soul meets soul on lover's lips.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Love is an attempt to change a piece of a dream world into reality.
Kindness is an inner desire that makes us want to do good things even if we do not get anything in return. It is the joy of our life to do them. When we do good things from this inner desire, there is kindness in everything we think, say, want and do.
Watch the skies, everywhere, keep looking ! Keep watching the skies !
Ned Scotty Scott, The Thing From Another World (1951)
I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.
Vivacity, leadership, must be had, and we are not allowed to be nice in choosing. We must fetch the pump with dirty water, if clean can not be had.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you don't quit, and don't cheat, and don't run home when trouble arrives, you can only win.
Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else's can shorten it.
Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy night.
Margo Channing, All About Eve (1950)
Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.
Vincent Van Gogh
He who is in love is wise and is becoming wiser, sees newly every time he looks at the object beloved, drawing from it with his eyes and his mind those virtues which it possesses.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
He who has never learned to obey can not be a good commander.
It is the true season of love when we know that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
If you can't do it today, what makes you think you can do it tomorrow.
Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.
Whatever you think that you will be. If you think yourself weak, weak you will be , if you think yourself strong, you will be.
Where there is no wealth there is no poverty.
Love isn't blind, it just only sees what matters.
I believe that the science of chemistry alone almost proves the existence of an intelligent creator.
Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement.
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Some love lasts a lifetime. True love lasts forever.
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
Francis of Assisi
Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
The significance of a man is not in what he attains but in what he longs to attain.
We don't stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing.
George Bernard Shaw
Freedom from the known is death, and then you are living.
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn Vos Savant
Live your life and forget your age.
Norman Vincent Peale
The atmosphere of expectancy is the breeding ground for miracles.
Rodney L. Parsley
A dream is just a dream. A goal is a dream with a plan and a deadline.
Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.
I have learned that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful men keep moving ; they make mistakes, but they do not quit.
Kiss me. Kiss me as if it were the last time.
You are what you are and you are where you are because of what has gone into your mind. You change what you are and you change where you are by changing what goes into your mind.
Never give in -- never, never, never, never.
Attitude is everything.
It is the marriage of the soul with Nature that makes the intellect fruitful, and gives birth to imagination.
Henry David Thoreau
You make me want to be a better man.
Melvin Udall, As Good As It Gets (1997)
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.
A man's dreams are an index to his greatness.
Did my heart love'til now ? Foreswear its sight, for I never saw true beauty'til this night.
We imagine that our mind in a mirror, that it is more or less accurately reflecting what is happening outside us. On the contrary, our mind itself is the principal element of creation. The world, while I am perceiving it, is being incessantly created for myself in time and space.
It is not the job of the general to be winning. It is his job to win.
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
He who has hope has everything.
Pay no attention to what the critics say , no statue has ever been erected to a critic.
The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
God gives us our relatives - thank God we can choose our friends.
Ethel Watts Mumford
You only get out what you put in.
Never say die.
To live is like to love, all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.
I ain't so tough.
Tom Powers, The Public Enemy (1931)
The best things in life are free.
It looks as if there were a single ultimate goal for mankind, a far goal toward which all persons strive. This is called variously by different authors self-actualization, self- realization, integration, psychological health, individuation, autonomy, creativity, productivity, but they all agree that this amounts to realizing the potentialities of the person, that is to say, becoming fully human, everything that person can be.
For children to take morality seriously they must be in the presence of adults who take morality seriously. And with their own eyes they must see adults take morality seriously.
William J. Bennett
In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else.
Look at that ! Look how she moves. That's just like Jell-O on springs. She must have some sort of built-in motor. I tell you, it's a whole different sex !
Jerry, Some Like It Hot (1959)
I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.
To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.
A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
John Lennon Mignon McLaughlin
What ever you are be a good one.
The person who will not stand for something will fall for anything.
A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.
On the last analysis, then, love is life. Love never faileth and life never faileth so long as there is love.
Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly.
St Francis De Sales
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
Be happy. It's one way of being wise.
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
Our minds are as different as our faces we are all traveling to one destination, happiness, but few are going by the same road.
Charles Caleb Colton
Gollum, The Lord Of The Rings (2002)
If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have the capacity at the beginning.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
If we are to have real peace, we must begin with the children.
With my brains and your looks, we could go places.
Frank Chambers, The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)
My father taught me to work ; he did not teach me to love it.
All the negative thoughts and ideas that are in the world have proceeded from this evil spirit of fear. Are people so afraid ? The answer is that they have made themselves helpless and dependent on others
Don't dream it be it.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1973)
If a man does his best, what else is there ?
General George S. Patton
Most ball games are lost, not won.
Fear is met and destroyed with courage. Again and again, when the struggle seems hopeless and all opportunity lost, some man or women with a little more courage, a little more effort, brings victory.
James F. Bell
There is no way to happiness, happiness is the way.
Love is friendship set on fire.
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
I want the fairy tale.
Vivian, Pretty Woman (1990)
Look at the weaknesses of others with compassion, not accusation. It's not what they're not doing or should be doing that's the issue. The issue is your own chosen response to the situation and what you should be doing. If you start to think the problem is "out there", stop yourself. That thought is the problem.
Love isn't decent. Love is glorious and shameless.
Elizabeth Von Arnim
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.