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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Science may have found a cure for most evils , but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all -- the apathy of human beings.
Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.
In a great romance, each person basically plays a part that the other really likes.
Love is sweet, delicate, dreamy an eternity of gorgeous moments.
The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-ness.
I'd like to make her look a little more attractive. How far can you pull back ?
Rita, Cameraman (1982)
Grow old along with me, the best is yet to be.
Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
Never say more than is necessary.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Many have encountered and overcome the challenge of homelessness Many men go fishing all their lives not knowing it is not fish they are after.
Henry David Thoreau
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Norman Vincent Peale
It's good to be the king !
Louis XVI, History Of The World (1981)
I am not overly impressed by the great names and reputations of those who might be trying to beat me to an invention... . Its their 'ideas' that appeal to me.
That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquility.
Flops are a part of life's menu and I've never been a girl to miss out on any of the courses.
What concerns me is not the way things are, but rather the way people think things are.
We can always redeem the man who aspires and strives.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Remove failure as an option.
When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.
From now on you will never be alone, even when we are separated, and even when death itself parts us, I shall remain with you.
I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed We hold these truths to be self-evident , that all men are created equal.
Martin Luther King Jr.
We belong dead.
The Monster, Bride Of Frankenstein (1935)
Love does not conquer all things, but it does set all things right.
In this world a man must either be an anvil or hammer.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
I am fond of only what comes from the heart.
A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace.
Levi ben Gershon
Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success.
They call me Mister Tibbs !
Virgil Tibbs, In The Heat Of The Night (1967)
My father taught me to work ; he did not teach me to love it.
Whenever your present situation, I assure you that you are not your habits. You can replace old patterns of self-defeating behavior with new patterns, new habits of the effectiveness, happiness, and trust-based relationships.
We find rest in those we love, and we provide a resting place in ourselves for those who love us.
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
When you make a mistake or get ridiculed or rejected, look at mistakes as learning experiences, and ridicule as ignorance. . . . Look at rejection as part of one performance, not as a turn down of the performer.
If our thoughts and hopes are elsewhere, it is impossible to set our faces steadily toward the work required of us.
First rule of fight club is, you do not talk about fight Club.
Tyler Durden, Fight Club (1999)
A man is about as big as the things that make him angry.
Seek first to understand, then be understood
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world. The unreasonable man adapts the world to himself. All progress depends upon the unreasonable man.
George Bernard Shaw
Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn.
The "Inside-Out" approach to personal and self , even more fundamentally, to start with the most inside part of self - with your paradigms, your character, and your motives. The inside-out approach says that private victories precede public victories, that making and keeping promises to ourselves precedes making and keeping promises to others. It says it is futile to put personality ahead of character, to try to improve relationships with others before improving ourselves.
Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
He is the best physician who is the most ingenious inspirer of hope.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
We will either find a way or make one.
We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.
Snakes ! Why did it have to be snakes ?
Indiana Jones, Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1987)
To find what you seek in the road of life, the best proverb of all is that which says Leave no stone unturned.
Edward Bulwer Lytton
If money helps a man to do good to others, it is of some value , but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, 'It might have been' .
John Greenleaf Whittier
The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.
We all love best not those who offend us least, nor those who have done most for us, but those who make it most easy for us to forgive them.
Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.
Our attitude toward life determines life's attitude towards us.
Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.
Every man has in himself a continent of undiscovered character. Happy is he who acts as the Columbus to his own soul.
Do or do not, there is no try.
Pay the farmer or pay the hospital.
So long as we are loved by others I should say that we are almost indispensable , and no man is useless while he has a friend.
Robert Louis Stevenson
To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself : First, what could I do ? Second, what could I read ? And third, who could I ask ?
God is subtle but he is not malicious.
There are few people who can manage more than their own business.
A gentle hand may lead even an elephant by a single hair.
It is never too late to be what we might have been
Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god. For one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
Life is change ; growth is optional. Choose wisely.
Karen Kaiser Clark
For with god all things are possible.
The worst way to miss someone is to be sitting right beside them knowing you can't have them.
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.
Anybody can do just about anything with himself that he really wants to and makes up his mind to do. We are all capable of greater things than we realize.
Norman Vincent Peale
Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habits. Watch your habits, they become character.Watch your character, it becomes your destiny.
Ideas won't keep, something must be done about them.
One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, 'Well, I'll have a go, too.'
A chain is as strong as its weakest link.
Every man goes down to his death bearing in his hands only that which he has given away.
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.
Live life with passion.
For the first time in my life, people cheering for me. Were you deaf ? Didn't you hear 'em ? We're not hitchhiking any more. We're riding.
Michael Kelly, Champion (1949)
Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.
If you want a guarantee, buy a toaster.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.
You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
The only difference between a good shot and a bad shot is if it goes in or not.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - it goes on.
When a problem comes along, study it until you are completely knowledgeable. Then find that weak spot, break the problem apart, and the rest will be easy.
Norman Vincent Peale
Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.
What really matters is what you do with what you have.
We are the only beings on the planet who lead such rich internal lives that it's not the events that matter most to us, but rather, it's how we interpret those events that will determine how we think about ourselves and how we will act in the future.
A strong person and a waterfall always channel their own path.
Indecision is the thief of opportunity.
This attachment of love to god is indeed one that does not bind the soul but effectively breaks all its bondages.
Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers gardens.
At every moment during our existence we are all called to be leaders, if for no other purpose than to lead ourselves.
John P. Strelecky
I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.
Without inspiration the best powers of the mind remain dormant, they is a fuel in us which needs to be ignited with sparks.