Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery.
Von Schiller Fulton J. Sheen
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How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg ? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg.
If you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth.
Mohandas Gandhi, Gandhi (1982)
Never complain about what you permit.
When god closes a door, he opens a window.
Nurses dispense comfort, compassion, and caring without even a prescription.
Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart.
There are no guarantees. From the viewpoint of fear, none are strong enough. From the viewpoint of love, none are necessary.
The secret to happiness is not in doing what one likes to do, but in liking what one has to do.
The time is always right to do what is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
When you love someone all your saved-up wishes start coming out.
From what we get, we can make a living, what we give, however makes a life.
What do they think I am, dumb or something ? Why, I make more money than Calvin Coolidge ! Put together !
Lina Lamont, Singin (1952)
The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret to outward success.
Henry Ward Beecher
No disguise can long conceal love where it exists, or long feign it where it is lacking.
One who walks the road with love will never walk the road alone.
C. T. Davis
Perhaps the feelings that we experience when we are in love represent a normal state. Being in love shows a person who he should be.
Many hands make light work.
All love that has not friendship for it's base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Who travels for love finds a thousand miles not longer than one.
Cease trying to work everything out with your minds. It will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be a revelation.
Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.
Never discourage anyonewho continually makes progress, no matter how slow.
Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.
Whatever is at the center of our life will be the source of our security, guidance, wisdom, and power.
The soul is covered with the color of its leisure thoughts.
Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough.
P.A.C. de Beaumarchais
You will never find time for anything. You must make it.
Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.
Love is a many splendered thing.
Nat King Cole
Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.
W. Clement Stone
The beginning is the half of every action.
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
He who knows all the answers has not yet been asked all the questions.
Your self-beliefs either support or undermine you.
I'm going to stop procrastinating once I get around to it.
If you want to get the best out of a man, you must look for the best that is in him.
The life which is unexamined is not worth living
I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie. I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave. And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.
They will rise highest who strive for the highest place.
No matter how big government gets, and no matter how many services it provides, it can never take the place of volunteers.
Attitudes are contagious. Make yours worth catching.
Follow your dreams.
Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement
W. Clement Stone
We have a responsibility in our time, as others have had in theirs, not to be prisoners of history but to shape history, a responsibility to fill the role of path-finder, and to build with others a global network of purpose and law.
It doesn't matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going.
A Native American grandfather was talking to his grandson about how he felt. He said, 'I feel as if I have two wolves fighting in my heart. One wolf is the vengeful, violent one, the other wolf is the loving compassionate one.' The grandson asked him, 'Which wolf will win the fight in your heart?' The grandfather answered, 'The one I feed.'
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
True love begins when nothing is looked for in return.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Do first things first, and second things not at all.
Peter F. Drucker
Nothing is worth more than this day.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.
Robert H. Schuller
It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.
If you love someone, set them free.
When were the good and the brave ever in a majority ?
Henry David Thoreau
Years from now, when you talk about this, and you will, be kind.
Laura Reynolds, Tea And Sympathy (1956)
Love vanquishes time. To lovers, a moment can be eternity, eternity can be the tick of a clock.
I'm king of the world !
Jack Dawson, Titanic (1997)
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
I know people that got diagnosed with Parkinson's, and they just gave up. Sat in a wheelchair and refused to get up. I'll never give up. Some day this will probably take me, but I'm not going to walk away from life.
Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.
Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)
Be afraid. Be very afraid.
Veronica Quaife, The Fly (1986)
Practice loving people. It is true that this requires effort and continued practice, for some are not very lovable, or so it seems - with emphasis on "seems". Every person has lovable qualities when you really learn to know him.
Norman Vincent Peale
He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
I have, for many years past, contemplated the noble races of red men who are now spread over these trackless forests and boundless prairies, melting away at the approach of civilization.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his patients in the care of the human body, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
It's amazing, Molly. The love inside, you take it with you.
Sam Wheat, Ghost (1990)
Seeing yourself as you want to be is the key to personal growth.
After all, tomorrow is another day !
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Education means inspiring someones mind, not just filling their head.
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.
Everyone who achieves success in a great venture, solves each problem as they came to it. They helped themselves. And they were helped through powers known and unknown to them at the time they set out on their voyage. They keep going regardless of the obstacles they met.
W. Clement Stone
Go ahead, make my day.
Harry Callahan, Sudden Impact (1983)
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.
Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy night.
Margo Channing, All About Eve (1950)
I am not a toy, I was made for soups, salads, maybe chili, and then the trash. Freedom !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.
To my big brother George, the richest man in town !
Harry Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
Our first journey is to find that special place for us.
To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.
People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in the world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want and if they can't find them, make them.
George Bernard Shaw
Ideals are like stars, you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny.
If it matters to you, you will find a way. If it doesn't you will find an excuse
Where there is great love, there are always wishes.
From Freud we learned that the past exists now in the person. Now we must learn, from growth theory and self-actualization theory that the future also now exists in the person in the form of ideals, hopes, duties, tasks, plans, goals, unrealized potentials, mission, fate, destiny, etc. One for whom no future exists is reduced to the concrete, to hopelessness, to emptiness.
Love those who love you.
They made us many promises, more than I can remember, but they kept only one. They promised to take our land, and they did.
It is impossible to imagine anything which better becomes a ruler than mercy.
When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.
Norman Vincent Peale
Well, here's another nice mess you've gotten me into !
Oliver, Sons Of The Desert (1933)
I'll be taking these huggies and whatever cash you got.
H. I. McDunnough, Raising Arizona (1987)
Many of life's failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
What this power is I cannot say. All I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it.
Alexander Graham Bell
Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish. A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
John Quincy Adams
To live for results would be to sentence myself to continuous frustration. My only sure reward is in my actions and not from them.
I see dead people.
Cole Sear, The Sixth Sense (1999)
Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.