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Anyone can do something when they want to do it. Really successful people do things when they don't want to do it.
It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.
Open your ears before you open your mouth, it may surprise your eyes !
Are we to love only those who deserve our love ? Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you , that ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven.
Yesterday is but a dream, tomorrow but a vision. But today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness, and every tomorrow a vision of hope. Look well, therefore, to this day.
Practice does not make perfect, perfect practice makes perfect.
Be grateful to the Man you help, think of him as god. Is it not a great privilege to be allowed to worship god by helping our fellow men ?
There is more to life than increasing its speed.
We can not always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
All men dream, but unequally. Those that dream at night in the dusty recesses of their minds awake the next day to find that their dreams were just vanity. But those who dream during the day with their eyes wide open are dangerous men , they act out their dreams to make them reality.
Thomas Edward Lawrence
You are what you think about all day long.
I am your father.
Darth Vader, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Let's go home, Debbie.
Ethan Edwards, The Searchers (1956)
Miss Jean Louise, stand up. Your father's passing.
Reverend Sykes, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
You're my Lassie come home.
Joe Carraclough, Lassie Come Home (1943)
Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone- but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding.
We must all suffer one of two things : the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment.
It's easier to remember when you are right than when the other person was right.
Love, all alike, no season knows, nor clime, nor hours, days, months, which are the rags of time.
The longer the excuse, the less likely it's the truth.
Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.
There are two things to aim at in life, first, to get what you want, and after that to to enjoy it.
Logan Pearsall Smith
For one person to love another, that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks, the last test and proof, the work for which all else is but preparation.
There may be peace without joy, and joy without peace, but the two combined make happiness
Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.
I am big ! It's the pictures that got small.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly , what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.
I know god will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much.
There is no greatness without a passion to be great, whether it's the aspiration of an athlete or an artist, a scientist, a parent, or a businessperson.
Only in relationship can you know yourself, not in abstraction and certainly not in isolation. The movement of behavior is the sure guide to yourself. It's the mirror of your consciousness, this mirror will reveal its content, the images, the attachments, the fears, the loneliness, the joy and sorrow. Poverty lies in running away from this, either in its sublimations or its identities.
Love is the flower you've got to let grow.
The sun will come up tomorrow
The dove is my emblem. I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it. I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.
Ninotchka, it's midnight. One half of Paris is making love to the other half.
Count Leon D'Algout, Ninotchka (1939)
The heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight. But they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.
Thomas S. Monson
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
They say you were shot in the tabloids.
Nora Charles, Nick Charles (1934)
Do, or do not. There is no try.
Yoda, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
Be the change you want to see in the world.
In Switzerland, they had brotherly love, and they had years of democracy and peace. And what did that produce ? The cuckoo clock.
Harry Lime, The Third Man (1949)
You can often measure a person by the size of his dream.
Robert H. Schuller
Accept the past for what it was. Acknowledge the present for what it is. Anticipate the future for what it can become.
Tracy L. McNair
It is at the edge of a petal that love waits.
William Carlos Williams
Romance is the fuel that keeps love burning hot.
Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness.
Always bear in mind, that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other thing.
It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.
This is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure.
A bizarre sensation pervades a relationship of pretense. No truth seems true. A simple morning's greeting and response appear loaded with innuendo and fraught with implications. Each nicety becomes more sterile and each withdrawal more permanent.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
Each human organism is conceived with a potential for becoming a complete human being -- as a seed contains the potential for becoming a complete plant. But his becoming may be completed in an infinite variety of ways.
The list is an absolute good. The list is life.
Itzak Stern, Schindler's List (1993)
Chance is the fool's name for fate.
Guy Holden, The Gay Divorcee (1934)
Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
May no gift be too small to give, nor too simple to receive, which is wrapped in thoughtfulness and tied with love.
Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.
You know the difference between you and me ? I make this look good.
Agent J, Men In Black (1997)
Come, let us make love deathless.
The more we grow in love, virtue and holiness, the more we see love, virtue and holiness outside.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.
Love knows no bounds.
The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.
Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.
The loving are the daring.
I can't understand why people are frightened by new ideas. I'm frightened by old ones.
If you look at what you have in life, You'll always have more. If you look at what you don't have in life, You'll never have enough.
The only people who find what they are looking for in life are the fault finders.
The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs".
Norman Vincent Peale
If I'm ever on a life-support system I choose to be unplugged, but not until Im down to a size eight!
A weak man has doubts before a decision, a strong man has them afterwards.
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
Reason is like an open secret that can become known to anyone at any time , it is the quiet space into which everyone can enter through his own thought.
Into the house where joy lives, happiness will gladly come.
Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.
Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it.
J. Petit Senn
if one is unable to assert oneself, one is unable to participate in a genuine relationship.
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.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Every man is more than just himself; he also represents the unique, the very special and always significant and remarkable point at which the world's phenomena intersect, only once in this way, and never again.
Find and use your passion, and you'll have a great career. Don't do it, you won't. It's as simple as that.
I have seen so many of these, and lived with them, and travelled with them, and oftentimes felt as if I should starve to death on an equal allowance, that I am fully convinced I am correct in saying that the North American Indians, taking them in the aggregate, even where they have an abundance to subsist on, eat less than any civilized population of equal numbers, that I have ever travelled amongst.
O Captain ! My Captain ! our fearful trip is done.
Many people may listen, but few people actually hear.
Many people seem to think that success in one area can compensate for failure in other areas. But can it really ? True effectiveness requires balance.
My friends are my estate.
One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.
The harder you fall the higher you bounce.
If you worry about yesterday's failures, then today's successes will be few.
Don't ask for a light load, but rather ask for a strong back.
See how nature - trees, flowers, grass - grows in silence , see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence we need silence to be able to touch souls.
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
It takes a whole village to raise a child.
Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head.
Find out what it means to die - not physically, that's inevitable - but to die to everything that is known, to die to your family, to your attachments, to all the things that you have accumulated, the known, the known pleasures, the known fears. Die to that every minute and you will see what it means to die so that the mind is made fresh, young, and therefore innocent, so that there is incarnation not in a next life, but the next day.
Its obvious that we don't know one millionth of one percent about anything.
Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
There is no chance, no fate, no destiny that can circumvent, or hinder, or control a firm resolve of a determined soul.
Success comes from taking the initiative and following up... persisting... eloquently expressing the depth of your love. What simple action could you take today to produce a new momentum toward success in your life ?