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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The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication.
Cecil B. DeMille
Each time someone stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope.
Robert F. Kennedy
The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable.
Mr. Christian !
Captain Bligh, Mutiny On The Bounty (1935)
To be successful, you must decide exactly what you want to accomplish, then resolve to pay the price to get it.
You could unwrap a Fudgesicle at the first light and never touch the brake lever till you threw away the stick.
The way to find out about your happiness is to keep your mind on those moments when you feel most happy, when you really are happy -- not excited, not just thrilled, but deeply happy. This requires a little bit of self-analysis. What is it that makes you happy ? Stay with it, no matter what people tell you. This is what I call 'following your bliss'. If you follow your bliss, you put yourself on a kind of track that has been there all the while, waiting for you, and the life that you ought to be living is the one you are living. Wherever you are -- if you are following your bliss, you are enjoying that refreshment, that life within you, all the time.
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.
The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs".
Norman Vincent Peale
Let's go home, Debbie.
Ethan Edwards, The Searchers (1956)
The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.
There is no one giant step that does it. It's a lot of little steps.
Peter A. Cohen
The only gift is a portion of thyself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
When were the good and the brave ever in a majority ?
Henry David Thoreau
Love reminds you that nothing else matters.
Most people are about as happy as they make up their mind to be.
Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve.
Average investors are on the outside trying to look into the inside of the company or property they are investing in.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
Know that although in the eternal scheme of things you are small, you are also unique and irreplaceable, as are all your fellow humans everywhere in the world.
If I had more time, I'd write a shorter speech.
I won't be ignored, Dan !
Alex Forrest, Fatal Attraction (1987)
Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.
Wealth is the product of man's ability to think.
His eyes have made love to me all evening.
Marguerite Gautier, Camille (1936)
Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.
James F. Bymes
If you advance confidently in the direction of your dreams and endeavor to leave the life which you have imagined, you will you will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
You see things and you say, why ? But I dream things that never were and say, why not ?
George Bernard Shaw
You must learn from your past mistakes, but not lean on your past successes.
Get busy living or get busy dying.
When I was a young man, I found out that if you hurt somebody, they'll leave you alone. When I tried to leave everybody alone and just do my own thing, everybody just wanted to hurt me. Until one day I just decided, well, I've had enough of this picking. And there were like six young men still figuring they were going to mess with my head. And we went to war. To their surprise, I was no longer taking the beating, I was giving it.
If there is no struggle, there is no progress.
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.
You can't express every feeling that you have every moment that you have them.
When Harry Met Sally
All the powers in the universe are already ours. It is we who have put our hands before our eyes and cry that it is dark.
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Put off for one day and ten days will pass by.
The truth is more important than the facts.
Frank Lloyd Wright
Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade ?
Accomplishment of purpose is better than making a profit.
Bad friends prevent you from having good friends.
To succeed... you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
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.
Never live in the past but always learn from it.
Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.
Love is like war, easy to begin but hard to end.
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
Peter F. Drucker
None are homely who smile.
To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.
We have a problem. ''Congratulations. '' But it's a tough problem. ''Then double congratulations. ''
W. Clement Stone
Reflection doesn't take anything away from decisiveness, from being a person of action. In fact, it generates the inner toughness that you need to be an effective person of action -- to be a leader. Think of leadership as some of two vectors competence: (your specialty, your skills, your know-howl) and authenticity: (your identity, your character, your attitude) .
Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We must be bright and cheerful, long faces do not make religion.
It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.
A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.
If I'd been a ranch, they would've named me the Bar Nothing.
Gilda, Gilda (1946)
Listen, I have an update from Taako Central. I've updated my list of people I trust and things I believe to no one and nothing ! Not a joke, I don't trust you, half-pint, I don't trust Jeff from Today's Special, I don't trust Barold whatever-his-name - nobody, I trust nobody.
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
Keys to success : Research your ideas, plan for success, expect success, and just do it.
John S. Hinds
Only in his own way and not in any other can the one who strives perfect himself. He who lays hold of the rung of his companion and lets go of his own rung, through him neither the one nor the other will be realized.
Love is a game that two can play and both win.
Ask for advice but do what you think is best.
Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.
Thank god, it is over, that I have seen it and am able to tell it to the world.
Life's most soothing things are a child's goodnight and sweet music.
A bold onset is half the battle.
Fortify yourself with contentment, for this is an impregnable fortress.
Love is most nearly itself when here and now cease to matter.
We are born in relationship, we are wounded in relationship, and we can be healed in relationship.
Positive attitudes come in unlimited quantities. Everybody can have one free !
It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You can not make progress without making decisions.
So many fail because they don't get started -- they don't go. They don't overcome inertia. They don't begin.
W. Clement Stone
It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Many great ideas go unexecuted, and many great executioners are without ideas. One without the other is worthless.
You can often measure a person by the size of his dream.
Robert H. Schuller
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.
By doing well the duty which is nearest to us, the duty which is in our hands, we make ourselves stronger.
When I look around, I always learn something and that is to be always yourself. And to express yourself. To have faith in yourself. Do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it. Start from the very root of being, which is how can I be me?
There is no limit to what a man can do or where he can go if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractionsthe little soon-forgotten charities of a kiss, a smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment in the disguise of a playful raillery, and the countless other infinitesimals of pleasurable thought and genial feeling.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the tannhauser gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain. Time to die.
Roy Batty, Blade Runner (1982)
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.
Fortune favors the brave.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Every human heart is human.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
I've looked around enough to know that you're the one I want to go through time with.
Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.
The principal goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have done.
It's always darkest before the dawn.
Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for ?
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.
I want to talk with people who care about things that matter that will make a life- changing difference
Mark Victor Hansen
Everything you want is on the other side of fear.
You will become as small as your controlling desire, as great as your dominant aspiration.
Some people come into our lives and quickly go, some stay for a while and leave footprints in our hearts, and we are never, ever the same.
Love like you'll never be hurt.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.