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Do not wait ; the time will never be "just right". Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.
You had me at "hello".
Dorothy Boyd, Jerry Maguire (1996)
All love that has not friendship for it's base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Nurses dispense comfort, compassion, and caring without even a prescription.
Great minds have purpose, others have wishes.
I've found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often.
Love is the history of a woman's life, it is an episode in man's.
Germaine De Stael
The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.
You can have everything in life you want if you'll just help enough other people get what they want.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them become what they are capable of becoming.
An Arabian proverb says there are four sorts of men: He who knows not and knows not he knows not: he is a fool, shun him. He who knows not and knows he knows not: he is simple, teach him. He who knows and knows not he knows: he is asleep--wake him. He who knows and knows he knows: he is wise, follow him.
All of the subjects that I've chosen have had to do with isolation. ... The whole idea of [people] gathering ... doesn't really appeal to me.
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.
Happiness can be defined, in part at least, as the fruit of the desire and ability to sacrifice what we want now for what we want eventually.
Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.
Stephen A. Brennan
Love cures people, both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
Karl A. Menninger
There are never enough I Love You's.
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
Personally, veda's convinced me that alligators have the right idea. They eat their young.
Ida Corwin, Mildred Pierce (1945)
Whatever you vividly imagine, ardently desire, sincerely believe, and enthusiastically act upon must inevitably come to pass!
Paul J. Meyer
I have seen too much of the vanity of human affairs, to expect felicity from the splendid scenes of public life.
I'm going to take a bath.
Arthur Bach, Hobson (1981)
Whatever is at the center of our life will be the source of our security, guidance, wisdom, and power.
Take away love and our earth is a tomb.
The day will come when, after harnessing space, the winds, the tides and gravitation, we shall harness for god the energies of love. And on that day, for the second time in the history of the world, we shall have discovered fire.
To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.
Seldom does an individual exceed his own expectations.
I'm not bad. I'm just drawn that way.
Jessica Rabbit, Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
If it weren't for graft, you'd get a very low type of people in politics.
The Politician, The Great McGinty (1940)
I love great music and art, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.
The best and most beautiful things in the world can not be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
They are able because they think they are able.
A dream unrealized is a dream imprisoned by that enemy of all enemies - the fear of failure. Set that you will make it happen ! -
Better to light a candle than curse the darkness.
Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.
When you reach for the stars, you may not get one, but you won't come up with a handful of mud, either.
If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have the capacity at the beginning.
To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquility.
Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
You're my Lassie come home.
Joe Carraclough, Lassie Come Home (1943)
My heart shall be thy garden.
Follow your dreams.
Its obvious that we don't know one millionth of one percent about anything.
Be the change you want to see in the world.
Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.
First get rid of the delusion "I am the body", and then only can we want real knowledge.
Don't water your weeds.
Efficiency is doing things right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing.
The energy, the faith, the devotion which we bring to this endeavor will light our country and all who serve it, and the glow from that fire can truly light the world.
Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Norman Vincent Peale
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) .
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost , that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
Yes, you can be a dreamer and a doer too, if you will remove one word from your vocabulary : impossible.
Robert H. Schuller
Gobble gobble, gobble gobble. We accept her. One of us, one of us.
Freaks, Freaks (1932)
Impossible situations can become possible miracles.
Robert H. Schuller
Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.
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.
Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk beside me and be my friend.
Listen with regard when others talk. Give your time and energy to others, let others have their own way, do things for reasons other than furthering your own needs.
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 ?
Deep down inside of all of us is the power to accomplish what we want to, if we'll just stop looking elsewhere.
Don't take no for an answer, never submit to failure. Do not be fobbed off with mere personal success or acceptance. You will make all kinds of mistakes, but as long as you are generous and true, and also fierce, you can not hurt the world or even seriously distress her. She was made to be wooed by youth.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.
Remember, there is no situation so completely hopeless that something constructive can not be done about it. When faced with a minus, ask yourself what you can do to make it a plus. A person practicing this attitude will extract undreamed-of outcomes from the most unpromising situations. Realize that there are no hopeless situations, there are only people who take hopeless attitudes.
Norman Vincent Peale
Love is like swallowing hot chocolate, before it has cooled off. It takes you by surprise at first, but keeps you warm for a long time.
Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Silence is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
With my brains and your looks, we could go places.
Frank Chambers, The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)
Whether or not we realize it each of us has within us the ability to set some kind of example for people. Knowing this would you rather be the one known for being the one who encouraged others, or the one who inadvertently discouraged those around you ?
Whatever it takes !
What's another word for thesaurus ?
Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Eddie, you're a born loser.
Bert Gordon, The Hustler (1961)
Boldness, more boldness, and always boldness !
George Jacques Danton
We get to make a living , we give to make a life.
Think and grow rich.
My tears of love are a waste of time if I turn away.
A friend's love says. If you ever need anything, I'll be there. True Love says, you'll never need anything, i'll be there.
In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.
Who, being loved, is poor ?
You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.
W. Clement Stone
Get busy livin, or get busy dyin'.
Andy, The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going!
The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way. quotes
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.
Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.
Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm.
Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.
Emily P. Bissell
God is merciful to those whom he sees struggling heart and soul for realization. But remain idle, without any struggle, and you will see that his grace will never come.