I was nauseous and tingly all over. I was either in love or I had smallpox.
Sex alleviates tension. Love causes it.
I tended to place my wife under a pedestal.
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Freedom requires the capacity to accept, bear and live constructively with anxiety. I refer of course to the normal anxiety all of us experience at every step in our psychological growth as well as in this upset contemporary world. To be free means to face and bear anxiety, to run away from anxiety means automatically to surrender one's freedom.
Ever has it been that love knows not it's own depth until the hour of separation.
Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
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 !
I have learned not to worry about love, but to honor it's coming with all my heart.
This is the beginning of a new day.
All progress occurs because people dare to be different
I know god will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much.
The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life , that word is love.
Practice makes perfect.
If you mean to profit, learn to please.
Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone- but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding.
It's always too soon to quit !
Norman Vincent Peale
Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
I live a very dull life here, indeed I think I am more like a state prisoner than anything else.
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.
Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished.
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.
Courage is not a virtue of value among other personal values like love or fidelity. It is the foundation that underlies and gives reality to all other virtues and personal values. Without courage our love pales into mere dependency. Without courage our fidelity becomes conformism.
You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
Our furniture goes back to louis the fourteenth - unless of course we pay him before then.
Imitate until you emulate, match and surpass those who launched you. It's the highest form of thankfulness.
Mark Victor Hansen
No alibi will save you from accepting the responsibility.
They call me Mister Tibbs !
Virgil Tibbs, In The Heat Of The Night (1967)
Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about its own things. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.
Matthew 6: 34
A man never likes you so well as when he leaves your company liking himself.
Love is a butterfly, which when pursued is just beyond your grasp, but if you will sit down quietly it may alight upon you.
Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.
Every human heart is human.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as painted, or composed music or wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.
Martin Luther King Jr.
She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older - the natural sequence of an unnatural beginning.
Men are often capable of greater things than they perform. They are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, 'Well, I'll have a go, too.'
There is no chance, no fate, no destiny that can circumvent, or hinder, or control a firm resolve of a determined soul.
Anybody can do just about anything with himself that he really wants to and makes up his mind to do. We are all capable of greater things than we realize.
Norman Vincent Peale
The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Life without a purpose is a languid, drifting thing , every day we ought to review our purpose, saying to ourselves, 'This day let me make a sound beginning
The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.
In order to succeed you must fail so that you know what not to do the next time.
Anthony J. D'Angelo
Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality, the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
We can always redeem the man who aspires and strives.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.
Goodness, what beautiful diamonds !
Cloakroom Girl, Maudie Triplett (1932)
We will find only what we look for, nothing more and nothing less.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
We came to enjoy, we are being enjoyed. We came to rule, we are being ruled. We came to work, we are being worked. All the time, we find that. And this comes into every detail of our life.
Love is the flower you've got to let grow.
How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg ? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg.
It is at the edge of a petal that love waits.
William Carlos Williams
Along with trustworthiness, consistency is the thing to look for when you surround yourself with people who can help you on your quest.
Remember tonight, for it is the beginning of always.
One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we can not practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.
I love thee with the breath, smiles, tears of all my life.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
The crocodile is only strong in the water.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William A. Ward
True love can not be found where it truly does not exist, Nor can it be hidden where it truly does.
You owe it to yourself to find your own unorthodox way of succeeding, or sometimes, just surviving.
There is love of course. And then there's life, its enemy.
My bounty is as boundless as the sea, My love as deep, the more I give to thee the more I have for both are infinite.
Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.
God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
To live is like to love, all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.
When I hear somebody sigh, 'Life is hard', I am always tempted to ask, 'Compared to what ?'
My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant - but misdirected - ideas of others.
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
Happiness itself does not stay -- only moments of happiness do.
Being defeated is only a temporary condition , giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn vos Savant
Man shapes himself through decisions that shape his environment.
Condemn none. If you can stretch out a helping hand, do so. If you cannot, fold your hands, bless your brothers, and let them go their own way.
It's easier to prepare and prevent, than to repair and repent.
Love works a different way in different minds, the fool it enlightens and the wise it blinds.
The only gift is a portion of thyself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.
You must consider the bottom line, but make it integrity before profits.
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead, his eyes are closed.
Believe it can be done. When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to do it. Believing a solution paves the way to solution.
Who is the happiest of men ? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though'twere his own.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The most important of life's battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.
David O. McKay
The chances are that you have already come to believe that happiness is unattainable. But men have attained it. And they have attained it by realizing that happiness does not spring from the procuring of physical or mental pleasure, but from the development of reason and the adjustment of conduct to principles.
He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in.
If there is a will, there is a way.
The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.
Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.
John Davidson Rockefeller
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win.
Success is achieved and maintained by those who try and keep trying.
W. Clement Stone
He who treads the path of love walks a thousand meters as if it were only one.
Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them ?