"Immature love says: I love you because I need you. Mature love says: I need you because I love you."
"Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves."
"The more connections you and your lover make, not just between your bodies, but between your minds, your hearts, and your souls, the more you will strengthen the fabric of your ..."
"Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible -- it cannot be seen or measured, yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more joy ..."
"Real love stories never have endings."
"In real love you want the other person's good. In romantic love, you want the other person."
"Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart."
"Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies."
"True friendship comes when silence between two people is comfortable."
"A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow."
"The glory of friendship is not in the outstretched hand, nor the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship; it is in the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when he discovers ..."
"Friendship is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies."
"The worst solitude is to have no real friendships."
"A true friend is one soul in two bodies."
"Friendships that have stood the test of time and chance are surely best, Brows may wrinkle, hair grow gray, Friendship never knows decay."
"One friend in a lifetime is much, two are many, three are hardly possible. Friendship needs a certain parallelism of life, a community of thought, a rivalry of aim."
"Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything."
"Seek not to change the world, but choose to change your mind about the world."
"Consider how hard it is to change yourself and you'll understand what little chance you have in trying to change others."
"Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced."
"Who we are never changes. Who we think we are does."
"Change is the end result of all true learning. Change involves three things: First, a dissatisfaction with self -- a felt void or need; second, a decision to change to fill the ..."
"If one desires a change, one must be that change before that change can take place."
"Be the change you want to see in the world."
"To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment."
"Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; begin it ..."
"The only way around is through."
"Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together."
"We will either find a way, or make one."
"My mother drew a distinction between achievement and success. She said that achievement is the knowledge that you have studied and worked hard and done the best that is in you. ..."
"I hope that my achievements in life shall be these -- that I will have fought for what was right and fair, that I will have risked for that which mattered, and that I will have ..."
"Success is not measured by what you accomplish, but by the opposition you have encountered, and the courage with which you have maintained the struggle against overwhelming odds."
"Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in one's own sunshine"
"When it is dark enough, you can see the stars."
"Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen."
"Words are alive; cut them and they bleed."
"Sow a thought and you reap an action; sow an act and you reap a habit; sow a habit and you reap a character; sow a character and you reap a destiny."
"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch ..."
"I have never let my schooling interfere with my education."
"Let us endeavor so to live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry."
"It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt."
"Get your facts first, and then you can distort them as much as you please."
"Why is it that we rejoice at birth and grieve at a funeral? It is because we are not the person involved."
"Be careless in your dress if you must, but keep a tidy soul."
"I can teach anybody how to get what they want out of life. The problem is that I can't find anybody who can tell me what they want."
"A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world."
"Always forgive your enemies -- nothing annoys them so much."
"The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on. It is never of any use to oneself."
"Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship."
"Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught."
"Society often forgives the criminal; it never forgives the dreamer."
"I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best."
"Experience is one thing you can't get for nothing."
"Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe."
"In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity."
"The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it."
"There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle."
"To know is nothing at all; to imagine is everything."
"Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions."
"Education is the progressive realization of our ignorance."
"Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to ..."
"They do not love that do not show their love. The course of true love never did run smooth. Love is a familiar. Love is a devil. There is no evil angel but Love."
"Parting is such sweet sorrow."
"I wasted time, and now time doth waste me."
"The fool thinks himself to be wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool. [Measure For Measure]"
"Such as we are made of, such we be."
"All that live must die, passing through nature to eternity."
"For I have sworn thee fair, and thought thee bright, who art as black as hell, as dark as night."
"Wise men don't need advice. Fools won't take it."
"Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed."
"Well done, is better than well said."
"Life's tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late"
"Tricks and treachery are the practice of fools, that don't have brains enough to be honest."
"God heals and the doctor takes the fee."
"By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail."
"Words may show a man's wit but actions his meaning."
"Wicked men obey from fear; good men, from love."
"Hope is a waking dream."
"There is no great genius without a mixture of madness."
"Anyone can become angry -- that is easy. But to be angry with the right person, to the right degree, at the right time, for the right purpose, and in the right way -- this is not ..."
"Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work."
"The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong."
"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony."
"An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind."
"When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love has always won. There have been tyrants and murderers and for a time they seem invincible but in the ..."
"The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others."
"If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide."
"Faith must be enforced by reason. When faith becomes blind it dies."
"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."
"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it."
"A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake."
"Silence is the true friend that never betrays."
"Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves."
"To love a thing means wanting it to live."
"Chose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life."
"To know is to know that you know nothing. That is the meaning of true knowledge."
"Rest not. Life is sweeping by; go and dare before you die. Something mighty and sublime, leave behind to conquer time."
"For a man to achieve all that is demanded of him he must regard himself as greater than he is."
"Not the maker of plans and promises, but rather the one who offers faithful service in small matters. This is the person who is most likely to achieve what is good and lasting."
"That is the true season of love; when we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved as much before, and that no one will ever love in the same way again."
"We are never deceived; we deceive ourselves."
"All the knowledge I possess everyone else can acquire, but my heart is all my own."
"Thinking is easy, acting is difficult, and to put one's thoughts into action is the most difficult thing in the world."
"As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live."
"I had trouble as a competitor because I kept wanting to fight the other player every time I started to lose a match. . . . After a while I began to understand that you could walk ..."
"People are utterly wrong in their slant upon things. They see the successes that men have made and somehow they appear to be easy. But that is a world away from the facts. It is ..."
"There is a luxury in self-reproach. When we blame ourselves we feel that no one else has a right to blame us. It is the confession, not the priest, that gives us absolution.
"Boldness in sinning is somewhat compensated and bridled by boldness in confession. Whoever would oblige himself to tell all, would oblige himself not to do anything about which we ..."
"Give me women, wine, and snuff Until I cry out "hold, enough!" You may do so sans objection Till the day of resurrection."
"You know I ain't never prayed before
'Cause it always seemed to me That prayin's the same as beggin' Lord, I don't take no charity.
"Peter said "Lord, I believe. Help my unbelief." It is the most natural and most human and most agonizing prayer in the gospels, and I think it is the foundation prayer of faith."
"The willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life is the source from which self-respect springs."
"Love seeks no cause beyond itself and no fruit; it is its own fruit, its own enjoyment. I love because I love; I love in order that I may love."
"Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky."
"Help others achieve their dreams and you will achieve yours."
"The best kind of friend is the one you could sit on a porch with, never saying a word, and walk away feeling like that was the best conversation you've had. "
"To love means loving the unlovable. To forgive means pardoning the unpardonable. Faith means believing the unbelievable. Hope means hoping when everything seems hopeless."
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