briers8 - Feed http://quotationsbook.com/ Quotations Book Search <![CDATA[Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul -- and sings the tunes without the words -- and never stops at all.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/19431/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/19431/ <![CDATA[Such is hope, heaven's own gift to struggling mortals, pervading, like some subtle essence from the skies, all things both good and bad.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/19430/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/19430/ <![CDATA[Hope is both the earliest and the most indispensable virtue inherent in the state of being alive. If life is to be sustained hope must remain, even where confidence is wounded, trust impaired.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/19434/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/19434/ <![CDATA[Let hope inspire you, but let not idealism blind you. Proverb Don't look back, you can never look back.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/19445/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/19445/ <![CDATA[There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something tomorrow.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/19462/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/19462/ <![CDATA[Hope is the struggle of the soul, breaking loose from what is perishable, and attesting her eternity.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/19463/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/19463/ <![CDATA[The safest hope is in heaven.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/19467/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/19467/ <![CDATA[You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/19659/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/19659/ <![CDATA[I'd rather be a failure at something I love than a success at something I hate.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/29234/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/29234/ <![CDATA[Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/13257/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/13257/ <![CDATA[Faith is not a thing which one loses, we merely cease to shape our lives by it.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/13905/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/13905/ <![CDATA[Our faith in the present dies out long before our faith in the future.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/13904/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/13904/ <![CDATA[There was never yet an uninteresting life. Such a thing is an impossibility. Inside of the dullest exterior there is a drama, a comedy, and a tragedy.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/4290/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/4290/ <![CDATA[I think we're here for each other.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/23519/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/23519/ <![CDATA[Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside them was superior to circumstance.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/8636/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/8636/ <![CDATA[The beauty of independence, departure, actions that rely on themselves.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/20714/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/20714/ <![CDATA[Remember, Ginger Rogers did everything Fred Astaire did, but she did it backwards and in high heels.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/9662/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/9662/ <![CDATA[Happiness ain't a thing in itself --it's only a contrast with something that ain't pleasant. And so, as soon as the novelty is over and the force of the contrast dulled, it ain't happiness any longer, and you have to get something fresh.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/18558/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/18558/ <![CDATA[There are three wants which never can be satisfied: that of the rich, who wants something more; that of the sick, who wants something different; and that of the traveler, who says, Anywhere but here.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/11174/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/11174/ <![CDATA[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 the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/794/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/794/ <![CDATA[Don't be dismayed at good-byes. A farewell is necessary before you can meet again. And meeting again, after moments or lifetimes, is certain for those who are friends.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/14400/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/14400/ <![CDATA[And what a delight it is to make friends with someone you have despised.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/16014/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/16014/ <![CDATA[Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/230/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/230/ <![CDATA[This also -- that I live, I consider a gift of God.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/23787/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/23787/ <![CDATA[Between us and heaven or hell there is only life, which is the frailest thing in the world.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/23789/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/23789/ <![CDATA[Life moves on, whether we act as cowards or heroes. Life has no other discipline to impose, if we would but realize it, than to accept life unquestioningly. Everything we shut our eyes to, everything we run away from, everything we deny, denigrate or despise, serves to defeat us in the end. What seems nasty, painful, evil, can become a source of beauty, joy, and strength, if faced with an open mind. Every moment is a golden one for him who has the vision to recognize it as such.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/23763/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/23763/ <![CDATA[Dance like no one is watching, Love like you'll never be hurt, Sing like no one is listening, Live like it's heaven on earth.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/23821/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/23821/ <![CDATA[Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what's going to happen next. Delicious ambiguity.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/23822/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/23822/ <![CDATA[Live life fully while you're here. Experience everything. Take care of yourself and your friends. Have fun, be crazy, be weird. Go out and screw up! You're going to anyway, so you might as well enjoy the process. Take the opportunity to learn from your mistakes: find the cause of your problem and eliminate it. Don't try to be perfect; just be an excellent example of being human.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/23834/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/23834/ <![CDATA[Life is but a moment, death also is but another.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/23860/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/23860/ <![CDATA[Try as much as possible to be wholly alive, with all your might, and when you laugh, laugh like hell and when you get angry, get good and angry. Try to be alive. You will be dead soon enough.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/23855/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/23855/ <![CDATA[Life is a wilderness of twists and turns, where faith is your only compass.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/23852/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/23852/ <![CDATA[Life was meant to be lived, and curiosity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/23838/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/23838/ <![CDATA[Everyone has talent. What is rare is the courage to follow the talent to the dark place where it leads.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/38158/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/38158/ <![CDATA[Be more concerned with your character than your reputation. Your character is what you really are while your reputation is merely what others think you are.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/6099/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/6099/ <![CDATA[Life is short and we have never too much time for gladdening the hearts of those who are travelling the dark journey with us. Oh be swift to love, make haste to be kind.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/23464/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/23464/ <![CDATA[The drama of life begins with a wail and ends with a sigh.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/23468/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/23468/ <![CDATA[The energy of the mind is the essence of life.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/23469/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/23469/ <![CDATA[You have to do what you love to do, not get stuck in that comfort zone of a regular job. Life is not a dress rehearsal. This is it.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/23485/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/23485/ <![CDATA[If you're not making mistakes, then you're not doing anything. I'm positive that a doer makes mistakes.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/26813/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/26813/ <![CDATA[One of the most appalling comments on our present way of life is that half of all the beds in our hospitals are reserved for patients with nervous and mental troubles, patients who have collapsed under the crushing burden of accumulated yesterdays and fearful tomorrows. Yet a vast majority of those people would be walking the streets today, leading happy, useful lives, if they had only heeded the words of Jesus: Have no anxiety about the morrow; or the words of Sir William Osler; Live in day-tight compartments.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/23549/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/23549/ <![CDATA[Life is very interesting if you make mistakes.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/23550/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/23550/ <![CDATA[The golden moments in the stream of life rush past us, and we see nothing but sand; the angels come to visit us, and we only know them when they are gone.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/23606/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/23606/ <![CDATA[I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge -- that myth is more potent than history. I believe that dreams are more powerful than facts -- That hope always triumphs over experience -- That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that love is stronger than death.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/23637/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/23637/ <![CDATA[If we make our goal to live a life of compassion and unconditional love, then the world will indeed become a garden where all kinds of flowers can bloom and grow.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/23724/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/23724/ <![CDATA[I would rather think of life as a good book. The further you get into it, the more it begins to come together and make sense.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/23726/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/23726/ <![CDATA[To live lightheartedly but not recklessly; to be gay without being boisterous; to be courageous without being bold; to show trust and cheerful resignation without fatalism -- this is the art of living.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/23730/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/23730/ <![CDATA[Live this day as if it will be your last. Remember that you will only find tomorrow on the calendars of fools. Forget yesterday's defeats and ignore the problems of tomorrow. This is it. Doomsday. All you have. Make it the best day of your year. The saddest words you can ever utter are, If I had my life to live over again. Take the baton, now. Run with it! This is your day! Beginning today, treat everyone you meet, friend or foe, loved one or stranger, as if they were going to be dead at midnight. Extend to each person, no matter how trivial the contact, all the care and kindness and understanding and love that you can muster, and do it with no thought of any reward. Your life will never be the same again.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/23748/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/23748/ <![CDATA[The mere mechanical technique of acting can be taught, but the spirit that is to give life to lifeless forms must be born in a man. No dramatic college can teach its pupils to think or to feel. It is Nature who makes our artists for us, though it may be Art who taught them their right mode of expression.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/414/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/414/ <![CDATA[I regard the theatre as the greatest of all art forms, the most immediate way in which a human being can share with another the sense of what it is to be a human being.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/415/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/415/ <![CDATA[I have to act to live.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/372/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/372/ <![CDATA[Talent alone won't make you a success. Neither will being in the right place at the right time, unless you are ready. The most important question is: Are your ready?]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/28657/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/28657/ <![CDATA[Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/20413/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/20413/ <![CDATA[More than in any other performing arts the lack of respect for acting seems to spring from the fact that every layman considers himself a valid critic.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/330/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/330/ <![CDATA[Acting is not about dressing up. Acting is about stripping bare. The whole essence of learning lines is to forget them so you can make them sound like you thought of them that instant.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/348/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/348/ <![CDATA[To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/194/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/194/ <![CDATA[When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/10910/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/10910/ <![CDATA[Do that which is assigned to you and you cannot hope too much or dare too much.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/11683/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/11683/ <![CDATA[Respect the child. Be not too much his parent. Trespass not on his solitude.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/11899/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/11899/ <![CDATA[Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/12568/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/12568/ <![CDATA[Few people know how to take a walk. The qualifications are endurance, plain clothes, old shoes, an eye for nature, good humor, vast curiosity, good speech, good silence and nothing too much.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/13182/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/13182/ <![CDATA[How much of human life is lost in waiting.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/13255/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/13255/ <![CDATA[The more I see of men, the more I like dogs.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/11314/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/11314/ <![CDATA[The eyes indicate the antiquity of the soul.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/13535/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/13535/ <![CDATA[Our faith comes in moments... yet there is a depth in those brief moments which constrains us to ascribe more reality to them than to all other experiences.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/13940/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/13940/ <![CDATA[Earth laughs in flowers.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/15158/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/15158/ <![CDATA[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 that someone else believes in him and is willing to trust him.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/16056/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/16056/ <![CDATA[Great ambition is the passion of a great character. Those endowed with it may perform very good or very bad acts. All depends on the principles which direct them.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/2049/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/2049/ <![CDATA[Who loves me loves my dog.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/2596/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/2596/ <![CDATA[A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/2558/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/2558/ <![CDATA[The basic essential of a great actor is that he loves himself in acting.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/299/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/299/ <![CDATA[I've read the last page of the Bible. It's all going to turn out all right.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/16504/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/16504/ <![CDATA[Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you. [Matthew]]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/12354/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/12354/ <![CDATA[All things are possible to him who believes. [Mark 9:23]]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/13908/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/13908/ <![CDATA[And be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving each other, just as God in Christ also has forgiven you. [Ephesians 4:32]]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/15486/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/15486/ <![CDATA[A friend loveth at all times. [Proverbs 17:17]]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/15954/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/15954/ <![CDATA[It is not because angels are holier than men or devils that makes them angels, but because they do not expect holiness from one another, but from God only.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/2391/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/2391/ <![CDATA[Make friends with the angels, who though invisible are always with you. Often invoke them, constantly praise them, and make good use of their help and assistance in all your temporal and spiritual affairs.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/2397/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/2397/ <![CDATA[Christians should never fail to sense the operation of an angelic glory. It forever eclipses the world of demonic powers, as the sun does a candle's light.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/2398/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/2398/ <![CDATA[In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of his grace. [Ephesians 1:7]]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/15485/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/15485/ <![CDATA[Being a Christian is more than just an instantaneous conversion; it is like a daily process whereby you grow to be more and more like Christ.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/6596/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/6596/ <![CDATA[God proved His love on the Cross. When Christ hung, and bled, and died, it was God saying to the world, I love you.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/24571/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/24571/ <![CDATA[Tears shed for self are tears of weakness, but tears shed for others are a sign of strength.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/38480/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/38480/ <![CDATA[The desire of our soul is to thy name, and to the remembrance of thee. [Isaiah 26:8]]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/10544/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/10544/ <![CDATA[Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth. [Colossians 3:2]]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/1340/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/1340/ <![CDATA[Sleep sweetly, tender heart, in peace;Sleep, holy spirit, blessed soul,While the stars burn, the moons increase,And the great ages onward roll. Sleep till the end, true soul and sweet. Nothing comes to thee new or strange. Sleep full of rest from head to feet;Lie still, dry dust, secure of change.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/45206/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/45206/ <![CDATA[I just love, I love, I love movies.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/38660/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/38660/ <![CDATA[Parents send their children to college either because they went to college, or because they didn't.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/29143/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/29143/ <![CDATA[I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/12533/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/12533/ <![CDATA[If you can dream it, you can do it. Always remember this whole thing was started by a mouse.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/11435/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/11435/ <![CDATA[All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/8693/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/8693/ <![CDATA[Somehow I can't believe that there are any heights that can't be scaled by a man who knows the secrets of making dreams come true. This special secret, it seems to me, can be summarized in four C s. They are curiosity, confidence, courage, and constancy, and the greatest of all is confidence. When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionable.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/190/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/190/ <![CDATA[And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be nor more death, neither sorrow nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain. [Revelation]]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/29001/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/29001/ <![CDATA[All men dream, but unequally. Those that dream at night in the dusty recesses of their minds awake the next day to find that their dreams were just vanity. But those who dream during the day with their eyes wide open are dangerous men; they act out their dreams to make them reality.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/11475/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/11475/ <![CDATA[Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/11496/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/11496/ <![CDATA[Dream the impossible dream, Fight the unbeatable foe, Strive with your last ounce of courage, to reach the unreachable star.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/11539/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/11539/ <![CDATA[Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so shall you become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/11394/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/11394/ <![CDATA[The thing about performance, even if it's only an illusion, is that it is a celebration of the fact that we do contain within ourselves infinite possibilities.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/357/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/357/