Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head.
When our actions do not, our fears make us traitors.
Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.
Talkers are no good doers.
No legacy is so rich as honesty.
There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.
But were we burthen'd with like weight of pain, As much, or more, we should ourselves complain.
If to do good were easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces.
Love asks me no questions, and gives me endless support.
I love thee, I love but thee with a love that shall not die till the sun grows cold and the stars grow old.
Did my heart love'til now ? Foreswear its sight, for I never saw true beauty'til this night.
Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments. Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds.
This above all, To Thine Own Self Be True.
Above all to thine own self be true.
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Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal
This is the first day, of the rest of your life.
We didn't need dialogue. We had faces.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
People who are afraid to fail can never experience the joys of success.
I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Joy increases as you give it, and diminishes as you try to keep it for yourself. In giving it, you will accumulate a deposit of joy greater than you ever believed possible.
Norman Vincent Peale
The buck stops here.
If you only look at what is, you might never attain what could be.
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.
Everything that is good from others, bring it in, and in your own way absorb it, do not become others.
Every ceiling, when reached, becomes a floor, upon which one walks as a matter of course and prescriptive right.
Whoever said anybody has a right to give up ?
Marian Wright Edelman
A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.
All you need is love.
No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.
Your daily life is your temple and your religion. When you enter into it take with you your all.
Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.
You don't use a hammer to tighten a screw.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you can not do.
Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.
Smile ! and the world will smile with you !
Live your dreams.
Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.
Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy night.
Margo Channing, All About Eve (1950)
Love is not love until love's vulnerable.
Into the house where joy lives, happiness will gladly come.
I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more.
Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion
Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.
Consider the little mouse how sagacious an animal it is which never entrusts his life to one whole only
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
The best and most beautiful things in the world can not be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
All the technology in the world will never replace a positive attitude.
We all go a little mad sometimes.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
Perfect love can not be without equality.
Dreams don't work unless you do.
John C. Maxwell
Woody, I know what your problem is. You're just like me. Trash !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
People are like stained glass windows, they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.
You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.
Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down.
Charles F. Kettering
You can have anything you want ? if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.
Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air
Ralph Waldo Emerson
To err is human. To really screw up, you need a computer.
Paul R. Ehrlich
I know people that got diagnosed with Parkinson's, and they just gave up. Sat in a wheelchair and refused to get up. I'll never give up. Some day this will probably take me, but I'm not going to walk away from life.
Miss Jean Louise, stand up. Your father's passing.
Reverend Sykes, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
Success based on anything but internal fulfillment is bound to be empty. - Dr
Believe in yourself.
Don't ask yourself what the world needs , ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.
Desire can be eradicated from the roots by firmly imbibing the four attributes of : Jnan, Atmanishtha, Vairagya, and the full fledged devotion to god. Faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers.
Money without brains is always dangerous.
It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.
Whatever you think that you will be. If you think yourself weak, weak you will be , if you think yourself strong, you will be.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
In any situation, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing you can do is the wrong thing, the worst thing you can do is nothing.
They call it a "Royale with Cheese".
Vincent, Pulp Fiction (1994)
It is best to love wisely, no doubt, but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all.
William Makepeace Thackeray
None are homely who smile.
The Missouri is, perhaps, different in appearance and character from all other rivers in the world. There is a terror in its manner which is sensibly felt, the moment we enter its muddy waters from the Mississippi.
Into the hands of every individual is given a marvelous power for good or evil -- the silent, unconscious, unseen influence of his life. This is simply the constant radiation of what man really is, not what he pretends to be.
William George Jordan
How often we fail to realize our good fortune in living in a country where happiness is more than a lack of tragedy.
The loving are the daring.
A 'No' uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
Love conquers all things, let us too surrender to love.
Happiness consists of a solid faith, good health, and a bad memory.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, " What's in it for me ? ".
Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.
The beauties of the world are best seen by those who strive to reach them.
It is well for the heart to be naive and for the mind not to be.
Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.
Mary Kay Ash
One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon- instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our windows today.
I live a very dull life here, indeed I think I am more like a state prisoner than anything else.
You don't just stumble into the future you create your own future.
How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser.
What the heart has once owned and had, it shall never lose.
Henry Ward Beecher
There are two ways of meeting difficulties you alter the difficulties, or you alter yourself to meet them.
Who indeed can harm you if you are committed deeply to doing what is right ?
You must motivate yourself every day.
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.
Something happened to me. It was the sweetest thing that ever could be. It was a fantasy a dream come true, it was the day I met you !
Immaturity can last a lifetime.
I'll be taking these huggies and whatever cash you got.
H. I. McDunnough, Raising Arizona (1987)
The miracle is this - the more we share, the more we have.
Our real problem is not our strength today ; it is rather the vital necessity of action today to ensure strength tomorrow.
To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs no logic for its mission.
Charles A. Lindbergh
We don't stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing.
George Bernard Shaw
Four steps to achievement : plan purposely, prepare prayerfully, proceed positively, pursue persistently.
William Arthur Ward
Every life form seems to strive to its maximum except human beings. How tall will a tree grow ? As tall as it possibly can. Human beings, on the other hand, have been given the dignity of choice. You can choose to be all or you can choose to be less. Why not stretch up to the full measure of the challenge and see what all you can do ?
is a choice to focus one's being in a certain way, to bring one's faith, commitment, creativity, and love into coordination with a particular value and purpose.
The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication.
Cecil B. DeMille
What a dump.
Rosa Moline, Beyond The Forest (1949)
The hero is no braver than the ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The beginning of wisdom is found in doubting, by doubting we come to the question, and by seeking we may come upon the truth.
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.
Actions speak louder than words.
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
A way of life can not be successful so long as it is mere intellectual conviction. It must be deeply felt, deeply believed, dominant even in dreams.
Motivation is like food for the brain. You can not get enough in one sitting. It needs continual and regular refills.
Losers visualize the penalties of failure. Winners visualize the rewards of success.