Obstacles are what appear when you take your eyes off your dreams.
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I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.
One who walks the road with love will never walk the road alone.
C. T. Davis
Passion is the genesis of genius.
Feel nothing, know nothing, do nothing, have nothing, give up all to god, and say utterly, 'Thy will be done'. We only dream this bondage. Wake up and let it go.
The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved.
Change comes from within.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Norman Vincent Peale
What greater thing is there for two human souls that to feel that they are joined, to strengthen each other, to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.
If we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find we have lost the future.
As a mother of teenagers, do you know how many times I picked up the phone to apologize to my own mother ?
There are two things to aim at in life , first to get what you want, and after that to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind has achieved the second.
Logan Pearsall Smith
Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Friendship often ends in love, but love in friendship - never.
Charles Caleb Colton
All work is empty save when there is love.
A lawyer dies and goes to hell. The devil says he'll make a deal with him. He can go to heaven if he gives up the souls of his wife and two kids. 'Sure' says the lawyer, 'but what's the catch ? '
What nature delivers to us is never stale. Because what nature creates has eternity in it.
Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.
There's no crying in baseball !
Jimmy Dugan, A League Of Their Own (1992)
It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.
Positive anything is better than negative thinking.
The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while Nature cures the disease
Never stop dreaming.
When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property.
Fear nothing, for every renewed effort raises all former failures into lessons, all sins into experience.
Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it.
J. Petit Senn
It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.
The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.
Tell 'em to go out there with all they got and win just one for the Gipper.
Knute Rockne, Knute Rockne All American (1940)
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
I am not sure I should have dared to start , but I am sure that I should not have dared to stop.
A lie keeps growing and growing until it's as clear as the nose on your face.
The Blue Fairy, Pinocchio (1940)
Strike while the iron is hot.
Never trouble another for what you can do for yourself.
Anything is possible.
Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.
Leon J. Suenes
Keys to success : Research your ideas, plan for success, expect success, and just do it.
John S. Hinds
Talkers are no good doers.
You are the handicap you must face. You are the one who must choose your place. You can make goals for family, relationships, anything.
The doctor should be opaque to his patients, and like a mirror, should show them nothing but what is shown to him.
You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.
Advice after the mischief is like medicine after death.
Love conquers all things, let us too surrender to love.
Love to faults is always blind. Always is to joy inclined, winged, and unconfined. And breaks all chains from every mind.
Attitude determines altitude.
There go the people. I must follow them for I am their leader.
Man has been endowed with reason, with the power to create, so that he can add to what he's been given. But up to now he hasn't been a creator, only a destroyer. Forests keep disappearing, rivers dry up, wild life's become extinct, the climate's ruined and the land grows poorer and uglier every day.
Be strong ! You talk of ghosts and devils. We are the living devils. The sign of life is strength and growth. The sign of death is weakness. Whatever is weak, avoid ! It is death. If it is strength, go down into hell and get hold of it ! There is salvation only for the brave. "None but the brave deserves the fair". None but the bravest deserves salvation.
An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.
Martin Luther King Jr.
It's hard to believe that you haven't had sex for two hundred years.
Luna Schlosser, Miles Monroe (1973)
The harder you fall the higher you bounce.
In the court of basketball, there are no objections only rejections.
A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another.
The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.
Leadership is a secret ingredient that goes into failure. But it's only kept a secret from the person who fails.
Do not wait for ideal circumstances, they will never come, nor for the best opportunities.
Janet Erskine Stuart
Sow a thought, and you reap an act , Sow an act, and you reap a habit , Sow a habit, and you reap a character , Sow a character, and you reap a destiny.
Change does not change tradition. It strengthens it. Change is a challenge and an opportunity, not a threat. Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change. Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them.
Henry Steele Commager
Soul meets soul on lover's lips.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Face it girls, I'm older and I have more insurance.
Evelyn Couch, Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain -- and most fools do.
Most people don't get much praise in daily life, but we all need it very much. I think receiving praise makes us brave. Down deep we really know our worth, but we don't have easy access to that knowledge. We need to hear praise coming from outside ourselves or we won't remember that we deserve it.
You don't just stumble into the future you create your own future.
I'll remember you, honey. You're the one that got away.
Hud Bannon, Hud (1963)
Happiness can not be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.
Your children will become what you are, so be what you want them to be.
Stopping at third base adds no more runs than striking out.
The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.
Love is a hole in the heart.
The best things in life are not things.
I'm a bit of a P.T Barnum. I make stars out of everyone.
As if !
Cher Horwitz, Clueless (1995)
If you didn't know me, would you think I was a stranger ?
Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is a freedom.
Play for more than you can afford to lose and you will learn the game.
Common looking people are the best in the world : that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
What we've got here is failure to communicate.
Captain, Cool Hand Luke (1967)
Love, the irresistable desire to be irresistibly desired.
It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Ask nothing, want nothing in return. Give what you have to give, it will come back to you, but do not think of that now.
Love is the river of life in the world.
Henry Ward Beecher
When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving one's self, and one always ends by deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you'll help them to become what they are capable of becoming.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Now is wanted intense karma-yoga with unbounded courage and indomitable strength in the heart. Then only will the people of the country be roused.
You sing-a high.
Baravelli, Connie Bailey (1932)
Whatever it takes !
Great effort from great motives is the best definition of a happy life.
William Ellery Channing
We get to make a living , we give to make a life.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.
The vedanta recognizes no sin, it only recognizes error. And the greatest error, says the vedanta is to say that you are weak, that you are a sinner, a miserable creature, and that you have no power and you cannot do this and that.
How far you go in life depends on you being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
It isn't hard to be good from time to time in sports. What's tough is being good every day.
Curse ruthless time ! Curse our mortality. How cruelly short is the allotted span for all we must cram into it.