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How do I love thee ? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at a time.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
William Edward Hickson
The best and most beautiful things in the world can not be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
Do or do not, there is no try.
A man is about as big as the things that make him angry.
It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.
Robert H. Goddard
Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.
John Davidson Rockefeller
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.
Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which belie the idea that things can not be changed.
The truth is more important than the facts.
Frank Lloyd Wright
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell'em, Certainly I can ! - and get busy and find out how to do it
To find what you seek in the road of life, the best proverb of all is that which says Leave no stone unturned.
Edward Bulwer Lytton
This is the true joy the being used for a purpose recognized as a might one.
George Bernard Shaw
Success comes from taking the initiative and following up... persisting... eloquently expressing the depth of your love. What simple action could you take today to produce a new momentum toward success in your life ?
Some people come into our lives and quickly go, some stay for a while and leave footprints in our hearts, and we are never, ever the same.
Never discourage anyonewho continually makes progress, no matter how slow.
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
Every hand does its part to hold up the world. Every healthy individual guides his life by a selected motive which takes precedence over all the others. He is the man who maintains his integrity in the midst of change, his individuality in the face of external pressures to conform.
Ideas... they have the power
Well, nobody's perfect.
Osgood Fielding III, Some Like It Hot (1959)
Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
G. M. Trevelyan
Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it, begin it now.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
For Love is Immortality.
I don't want to move to a city where the only cultural advantage is being able to make a right turn on a red light.
Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)
I'm going to take a bath.
Arthur Bach, Hobson (1981)
God is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life.
People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
When fate hands us a lemon, let's try to make a lemonade.
There's no abiding success without commitment.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than attempting to satisfy them.
John Stuart Mill
If I can line up the people who, back through the ages, have gone at life in ways I greatly admire, then I can feel their strength supporting me, all their standards and values pointing the way in which I am to go.
Bonaro W. Overstreet
The strength of the heart comes from the soundness of the faith.
Saudi Arabian Proverb
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
Bad news, compadres, this place is magic as hell.
You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage -- pleasantly, smilingly, non-apologetically -- to say 'no' to other things. And the way you do that is by having a bigger 'yes' burning inside. The enemy of the 'best' is often the 'good. '
I thought that training for the Olympics would be hardest thing I would ever have to do," former Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber said in court. "But the hardest thing I've ever had to do is process that I am a victim of Larry Nassar. But even though I'm a victim, I do not and will not live my life as one.
To be able to say how much love, is love but little.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
How we spend our days is of course how we spend our lives.
No matter where you go, there you are.
If you worry about yesterday's failures, then today's successes will be few.
My father taught me to work ; he did not teach me to love it.
A life lived in fear is a life half lived.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
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.
You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
Great minds have purposes others have wishes.
Napolean Bonaparte Washington Irving
Each time someone stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope.
Robert F. Kennedy
A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds, it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before the change.
No man can succeed in a line of endeavor which he does not like.
Friendship often ends in love, but love in friendship - never.
Charles Caleb Colton
I know that many people feel that old age is a time to take it easy, but I compare my life now to being the last runner in a relay race. Would you have me slow down as I near the finish line ?
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life , that word is love.
Never complain about what you permit.
Try to be happy in this present moment, and put not off being so to a time to come, as though that time should be of another make from this which has already come and is ours.
Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)
What we do not see, what most of us never suspect of existing, is the silent but irresistible power which comes to the rescue of those who fight on in the face of discouragement.
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.
Adversity is wont to reveal genius, prosperity to hide it.
Face it girls, I'm older and I have more insurance.
Evelyn Couch, Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
Nature abhors a vacuum, and if I can only walk with sufficient carelessness I am sure to be filled.
Henry David Thoreau
From success to failure is one step , from failure to success is a long road.
Friends are made by many acts and lost by only one.
Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.
I am big ! It's the pictures that got small.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter can not understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.
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.
Everyone enjoys doing the kind of work for which he is best suited.
The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.
If you want to get somewhere you have to know where you want to go and how to get there. Then never, never, never give up.
Norman Vincent Peale
"I am the thread that runs through all these pearls", and each pearl is a religion or even a sect thereof. Such are the different pearls, and god is the thread that runs through all of them, most people, however, are entirely unconscious of it.
Our inheritance of well-founded, slowly conceived codes of honor, morals, and manners, the passionate convictions which so many hundreds of millions share together of the principles of freedom and justice, are far more precious to us than anything which scientific discoveries could bestow.
I have seen him set fire to his wigwam and smooth over the graves of his fathers, clap his hand in silence over his mouth, and take the last look over his fair hunting ground, and turn his face in sadness to the setting sun.
We can do no great things. Only small things with great love.
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
If you know peace, then you thrive , if you know contentment, then you are rich.
The greater a man is in power above others, the more he ought to excel them in virtue. None ought to govern who is not better than the governed.
I try to learn from the past, but I plan for the future by focusing exclusively on the present. That's were the fun is.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.
Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.
Robert H. Schuller
See how nature - trees, flowers, grass - grows in silence , see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence we need silence to be able to touch souls.
You're lit from within, Tracy. You've got fires banked down in you, hearth-fires and holocausts.
Mike Connor, The Philadelphia Story (1940)
There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not.
Every sale has five basic obstacles : no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.
You're happiest while you're making the greatest contribution.
Robert F. Kennedy
Ability is sexless.
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask !
W. Clement Stone
Whatever good things we build end up building us.
A wise man will not leave the right to the mercy of chance, nor wish it to prevail through the power of the majority. There is but little virtue in the action of masses of men.
Henry David Thoreau
Time is free, but it's priceless. You can't own it, but you can use it. You can't keep it, but you can spend it. Once you've lost it, you can never get it back.
It is not the job of the general to be winning. It is his job to win.
Without love our life is a, ship without a rudder, like a body without a soul.
Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things.
Everything you want is on the other side of fear.
Who travels for love finds a thousand miles not longer than one.
Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.
We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.