Hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are earned.
William Butler Yeats
I have spread my dreams under your feet , Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.
William Butler Yeats
Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.
William Butler Yeats
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Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.
Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1990)
Hard work pays off.
A boy's best friend is his mother.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.
As if !
Cher Horwitz, Clueless (1995)
Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other.
Rainer Maria Rilke
No man is wise enough by himself.
We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.
Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time
Marion Wright Edelman
Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
Who, being loved, is poor ?
The earth is enjoyed by heroes, this is the unfailing truth. Be a hero. Always say, I have no fear.
To laugh often and love much, to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others, to give one's self, this is to have succeeded.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
In order to accept change and the suffering it brings, we need to find meaning in it
Mary Norton Gordon
Action, to be effective, must be directed to clearly conceived ends.
If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x ; y is play ; and z is keeping your mouth shut.
Attitude is everything.
I was nauseous and tingly all over. I was either in love or I had smallpox.
It's not what you are that holds you back, it's what you think you are not.
The only thing that stands between a man and what he wants from life is often merely the will to try it and the faith to believe that it is possible.
Richard M. Devos
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
Living, love and death are one thing, not divisive, not separated, not divorced, not in the field of time but it is completely a living, moving thing, indivisible. And that is immortal.
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.
When you wholeheartedly adopt a 'with all your heart' attitude and go all out with the positive principle, you can do incredible things.
Norman Vincent Peale
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.
Attitude determines altitude.
What you do speaks so loudly that I can not hear what you say.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We imagine that our mind in a mirror, that it is more or less accurately reflecting what is happening outside us. On the contrary, our mind itself is the principal element of creation. The world, while I am perceiving it, is being incessantly created for myself in time and space.
It is the level-headed man, the calm man, of good judgment and cool nerves, of great sympathy and love, who does good work and so does good to himself.
The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.
When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.
What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.
My father taught me to work ; he did not teach me to love it.
Many great ideas go unexecuted, and many great executioners are without ideas. One without the other is worthless.
The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It's as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. The true entrepreneur is a doer.
The greatest part of our happiness depends on our dispositions, not our circumstances.
You know when you've read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.
Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
I want to be alone.
Grusinskaya, Grand Hotel (1932)
Nuptial love makes mankind, friendly love perfects it, but wanton love corrupts and debases it.
No matter how big government gets, and no matter how many services it provides, it can never take the place of volunteers.
I do not believe in styles anymore. I do not believe that there is such a thing as the Chinese way of fighting or the Japanese way of fighting, or any other way of fighting, because unless a human being has three arms and four legs, there can be no different form of fighting.
To me, ultimately, martial art means honestly expressing yourself.
Do we really know anybody ? Who does not wear a face to hide another ?
The entire law is summed up in a single command, Love your neighbor as yourself.
If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up.
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We only love truly once. It is the first time and succeeding passions are less uncontrolled.
Being defeated is only a temporary condition , giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn vos Savant
Don't fear, just live right.
Neal A. Maxwell
You can observe a lot just by watching.
To solve a problem or to reach a goal, you don't need to know all the answers in advance. But you must have a clear idea of the problem or the goal you want to reach.
W. Clement Stone
Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.
All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination
I have failed over and over again. That is why I succeed.
The crocodile is only strong in the water.
Who so loves believes the impossible.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Your attitude determines your altitude.
Courage is a moral quality , it is not a chance gift of nature like an aptitude for games. It is a cold choice between two alternatives, the fixed resolve not to quit , an act of renunciation which must be made not once but many times by the power of the will. Courage is will power.
All things come to those who wait, but when they come they're out of date.
We have a responsibility in our time, as others have had in theirs, not to be prisoners of history but to shape history, a responsibility to fill the role of path-finder, and to build with others a global network of purpose and law.
Results ? Why, man, I have gotten lots of results ! If I find ways something won't work, I haven't failed
Whenever I think of the past it just brings back so many memories.
Every time we open our mouths, men look into our minds.
Reach for the stars.
The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed.
Richard B. Sheridan
Only those who are absolutely their true selves in this world can have pervading influence.
Great minds have purposes others have wishes.
Napolean Bonaparte Washington Irving
Love - the feeling - is a fruit of love, the verb.
Wherever we look upon this earth, the opportunities take shape within the problems.
Nelson A. Rockefeller
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
You cannot live without dying. You cannot live if you do not die psychologically every minute. This is not an intellectual paradox. To live completely, wholly, every day as if it were a new loveliness, there must be dying to everything of yesterday, otherwise you live mechanically, and a mechanical mind can never know what love is or what freedom is.
What is it you want, Mary ? What do you want ? You want the moon ? Just say the word, and I'll throw a lasso around it and pull it down.
George Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary listener does not hear. quotes
Be Here Now.
I always say a kiss on the hand might feel very good, but a diamond tiara lasts forever.
Lorelei, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
Don't ask for a light load, but rather ask for a strong back.
People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
We go together, Laurie. I don't know why. Maybe like guns and ammunition go together.
Bart Tare, Gun Crazy (1949)
They alone live, who live for others.
Let him that would move the world first move himself.
Hi, Curly, kill anyone today ?
Mitch Robbins, Curly (1991)
The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility.
No limits are set to the ascent of man, and to each and everyone the highest stands open. Here it is only your personal choice that decides.
Most people are about as happy as they make up their mind to be.
Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.
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.
Girls got balls. They're just a little higher up, that's all.
What is the use of living if it be not to strive for noble causes and to make this muddled world a better place for those who will live in it after we are gone.
I didn't have time to hire half my coaching staff. I didn't know any of the players by sight, but somehow we got through spring ball with the help of a couple of graduate assistants.
You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.
Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
People don't care how much you know, until they know how much you care.