The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel, its poverty by how little.
W. R. Inge
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Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it, begin it now.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.
Robert A. Heinlein
The willow knows what the storm does not that the power to endure harm outlives the power to inflict it.
Blood Of The Martyr
Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.
King Mongkut, The King And (1956)
Happiness is a choice.
Barry Neil Kaufman
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Are you fit company for the person you wish to become ?
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
Love is strong yet delicate. It can be broken. To truly love is to understand this. To be in love is to respect this.
I have nipples, Greg. Could you milk me ?
Jack Byrnes, Meet The Parents (2000)
People come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime.
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity , an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement.
Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
Louisa May Alcott
Love is everything it's cracked up to be. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for.
An Indian's dress of deer skins, which is wet a hundred times upon his back, dries soft; and his lodge also, which stands in the rains, and even through the severity of winter, is taken down as soft and as clean as when it was first put up.
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.'
You sing-a high.
Baravelli, Connie Bailey (1932)
Procrastination is opportunities natural assassin.
I know god will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much.
Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The oneness of human beings is the basic ethical thread that holds us together.
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
As a writer, I tell stories and people give me money. Then financial planners tell me stories, and I give them money.
Martin Cruz Smith
I'm here to fight for truth, justice, and the american way.
Superman, Superman (1978)
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
Sawyer, you're going out a youngster, but
you've got to come back a star!
Julian Marsh, 42nd Street (1933)
One had to cram all this stuff into one's mind for the examinations, whether one liked it or not. This coercion had such a deterring effect on me that, after I had passed the final examination, I found the consideration of any scientific problems distasteful to me for an entire year.
Instill great values in your children today and your grandchildren will prosper tomorrow.
In life you need either inspiration or desperation.
I love thee, I love but thee with a love that shall not die till the sun grows cold and the stars grow old.
Gort ! Klaatu barada nikto !
Helen Benson, The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951)
The entire law is summed up in a single command, Love your neighbor as yourself.
I am not a toy, I was made for soups, salads, maybe chili, and then the trash. Freedom !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
When you do the wrong thing, knowing it is wrong, you do so because you have n't developed the habit of effectively controlling or neutralizing strong inner urges that tempt you, or because you have established the wrong habit and don't know how to eliminate them effectively.
W. Clement Stone
The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.
Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.
Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.
Come here, Norman. Hurry up. The loons ! The loons ! They're welcoming us back.
Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)
You had me at "hello".
Dorothy Boyd, Jerry Maguire (1996)
Failure defeats losers, failure inspires winners.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
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.
When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.
Never live in the past but always learn from it.
Play it, Sam. Play As Time Goes By.
Ilsa Laszlo, Casablanca (1942)
People begin to become successful the minute they decide to be.
We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.
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.
Romance, like a ghost escapes touching, it is always where you are not, not where you are. The interview or conversation was prose at the time, but it is poetry in the memory.
George William Curtis
Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
The pellet with the poison's in the vessel with the pestle. The chalice from the palace has the brew that is true.
Hubert Hawkins, The Court Jester (1956)
One million dollars !
Dr. Evil, Austin Powers International Man Of Mystery (1997)
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what we want most for what we want at the moment.
Count your blessings.
Into the house where joy lives, happiness will gladly come.
The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-ness.
One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we can not practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
If you want to be creative in your company, your career, your life, all it takes is one easy stepthe extra one. When you encounter a familiar plan, you just ask one question '' What ELSE could we do ? ''
Our furniture goes back to louis the fourteenth - unless of course we pay him before then.
The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses.
All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.
I'm king of the world !
Jack Dawson, Titanic (1997)
Some people dream of success while others wake up and work hard at it.
The road to success is lined with many tempting parking spaces.
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
You know, maybe I was wrong and luck is like love. You have to go all the way to find it.
Jeff Bailey, Out Of The Past (1947)
Snap out of it !
Loretta Castorini, Moonstruck (1987)
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.
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give the world your best anyway.
Do, or do not. There is no try.
Yoda, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Whatever we leave to God, God does and blesses us.
Henry David Thoreau
Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.
Robert H. Schuller
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
It has always been my belief that a man should do his best, regardless of how much he receives for his services, or the number of people he may be serving or the class of people served.
Power is not really good or bad , it is neutral. Power itself is not negative or positive, although our feelings about it may be. Power is the potential to influence others for good or evil, to be a blessing or a scourge. Like nuclear energy, it can provide the electricity to light a city, or it can fuel the bomb that destroys it.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
Who is the happiest of men ? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though'twere his own.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.
Sometimes you gotta say, What the fuck.
Miles, Risky Business (1983)
The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
First get rid of the delusion "I am the body", and then only can we want real knowledge.
It doesn't matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going.
Love is blind, friendship closes its eyes.
One of the oldest human needs is having someone to wonder where you are when you don't come home at night.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost, that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.
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
If a man can realize his divine nature with the help of an image, would it be right to call that a sin ? Nor, even when he has passed that stage, should he call it an error. Man is not traveling from error to truth, but from truth to truth, from lower to higher truth. To him all the religions from the lowest fetishism to the highest absolutism, mean so many attempts of the human soul to grasp and realize the infinite, each determined by the conditions of its birth and association, and each of these marks a stage of progress, and every soul is a young eagle soaring higher and higher, gathering more and more strength till it reaches the glorious sun.
Experience is the best teacher.
To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.
Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you !
You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view, until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.