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If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse , however if I treat you as though you are what you are capable of becoming, I help you become that.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Confidence imparts a wonderful inspiration to its possessor.
Kid, the next time I say, Let's go someplace like Bolivia, let's go someplace like Bolivia.
Butch Cassidy, Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969)
An avoidance of true communication is tantamount to a relinquishment of my self- being , if I withdraw from it I am betraying not only the other but myself.
Nature abhors a vacuum, and if I can only walk with sufficient carelessness I am sure to be filled.
Henry David Thoreau
It's your attitude not your aptitude that determines your altitude.
Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion
If you want to win friends, make it a point to remember them. If you remember my name, you pay me a subtle compliment ; you indicate that I have made an impression on you. Remember my name and you add to my feeling of importance.
If money helps a man to do good to others, it is of some value , but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
We don't have to take our clothes off to have a good time
Be patient with your enemies and forgiving of your friends.
As long as we are persistence in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We can not choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
It is not what is poured into a student that counts but what is planted.
Funny like I'm a clown ? I amuse you ?
Tommy De Vito, Goodfellas (1990)
Was there ever a more horrible blasphemy than the statement that all the knowledge of god is confined to this or that book ? How dare men call god infinite, and yet try to compress him within the covers of a little book !
The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
I am again fairly settled down to the pleasant duties of an old fashioned Virginia house-keeper, steady as a clock, busy as a bee, and as cheerful as a cricket.
Hard work often leads to success. No work seldom does.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.
Leadership - The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Times of great calamity and confusion have ever been productive of the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from the darkest storm.
Charles Caleb Colton
Love talked about can be easily turned aside, but love demonstrated is irresistible.
W. Stanley Mooneyham
Love is a little haven of refuge from the world.
Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.
Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)
The good physician treats the disease, the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.
People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.
It is only when we die each day to all that is old that there can be the new.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
I am both pleased but astonished by the fact that mankind has not yet begun to use all the means and devices that are available for destruction. I hope that such weapons are never manufactured in quantity.
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
The more I love myself the better I am able to love you.
It's hard to believe that you haven't had sex for two hundred years.
Luna Schlosser, Miles Monroe (1973)
Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from weak minds.
People are where they are because that's exactly where they really want to be. . . whether they'll admit that or not
Love to faults is always blind. Always is to joy inclined, winged, and unconfined. And breaks all chains from every mind.
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
William Edward Hickson
When I first met you, I was afraid to talk to you. When I talked to you, I was afraid to kiss you. When I kissed you, I was afraid to love you. Now that I love you, I'm afraid to lose you.
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.
God is present in every jiva, there is no other god besides that. Who serves jiva serves god indeed.
Giving people a little more than they expect is a good way to get back more than you'd expect.
If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
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
One way to become enthusiastic is to look for the plus sign. To make progress in any difficult situation, you have to start with what's right about it and build on that.
Norman Vincent Peale
It has always been my belief that a man should do his best, regardless of how much he receives for his services, or the number of people he may be serving or the class of people served.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.
The way to happiness : keep your heart free from hate, your mind from worry. Live simply, expect little, give much. Fill your life with love. Scatter sunshine. Forget self, think of others. Do as you would be done by. Try this for a week and you will be surprised.
Norman Vincent Peale
Don't hide your light under a bushel.
Man shapes himself through decisions that shape his environment.
Happiness resides not in possessions and not in gold , the feeling of happiness dwells in the soul.
Hard work pays off.
Show me the money !
Rod Tidwell, Jerry Maguire (1996)
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
E. Joseph Cossman
People don't care how much you know, until they know how much you care.
Tell the truth boldly, whether it hurts or not. Never pander to weakness. If truth is too much for intelligent people and sweeps them away, let them go, the sooner the better.
There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
Into the house where joy lives, happiness will gladly come.
Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them ?
I am convinced that He ( God ) does not play dice.
A lie keeps growing and growing until it's as clear as the nose on your face.
The Blue Fairy, Pinocchio (1940)
If opportunity doesn't knock build a door.
It's never too late to be what you might have been.
Love is the true means by which the world is enjoyed. Our love to others, and others love to us.
No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.
We must be bright and cheerful, long faces do not make religion.
There is no chance, no fate, no destiny that can circumvent, or hinder, or control a firm resolve of a determined soul.
One should never forbid what one lacks the power to prevent.
Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is.
You are today where your thoughts have brought
People fascinated by the idea of progress never suspect that every step forward is also a step on the way to the end.
When we place blame, we give away our power.
Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do, he will never do all that he can.
A man should have any number of little aims about which he should be conscious and for which he should have names, but he should have neither name for, nor consciousness concerning, the main aim of his life.
Self delusion is pulling in your stomach when you step on the scales.
The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.
In order to love simply, it is necessary to know how to show love.
Every dog has his day.
Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.
W. Clement Stone
Until a person can say deeply and honestly, "I am what I am today because of the choices I made yesterday'', that person can not say, "I choose otherwise''.
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.
This was love at first sight, love everlasting, a feeling unknown, unhoped for, unexpected in so far as it could be a matter of conscious awareness, it took entire possession of him, and he understood, with joyous amazement, that this was for life.
Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.
Henri Frederic Amiel
Ideas without action are worthless.
Nature never deceives us, it is we who deceive ourselves.
Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.
Life is not accountable to us. We are accountable to life.
Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your heart or burn down your house, you can never tell.
Anyone who thinks the sky is the limit, has limited imagination.
If you build it, he will come.
Shoeless Joe Jackson, Field Of Dreams (1989)
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
Above all, beware of compromises. Hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others fads through the greed of getting supporters. Your atman is the support of the universe - whose support do you stand in need of ?
Keys to success : Research your ideas, plan for success, expect success, and just do it.
John S. Hinds
Love means never having to say you're sorry.
The only people who find what they are looking for in life are the fault finders.
It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.