lillylosanz - Feed Quotations Book Search <![CDATA[Hatred paralyzes life; love releases it. Hatred confuses life; love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life; love illuminates it.]]> <![CDATA[There is nothing more dreadful than the habit of doubt. Doubt separates people. It is a poison that disintegrates friendships and breaks up pleasant relations. It is a thorn that irritates and hurts; it is a sword that kills.]]> <![CDATA[They cannot take away our self-respect if we do not give it to them.]]> <![CDATA[The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and ill together.]]> <![CDATA[Hope is the last to abandon the unhappy.]]> <![CDATA[When subjected to the rain of criticism, let?s not curse the rain. Let?s accept it as a part of life. Let?s remember that the more criticism we can successfully handle, the more zest we will experience in our lives.]]> <![CDATA[Write your injuries in dust, your benefits in marble.]]> <![CDATA[The marvelous richness of human experience would lose something of rewarding joy if there were no limitations to overcome. The hilltop hour would not be half so wonderful if there were no dark valleys to traverse.]]> <![CDATA[History has demonstrated that the most notable winners usually encountered heartbreaking obstacles before they triumphed. They won because they refused to become discouraged by their defeats.]]> <![CDATA[Men stumble over pebbles, never over mountains]]> <![CDATA[Man is the head of the family, woman the neck that turns the head.]]> <![CDATA[Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face.]]> <![CDATA[There is only one failure in life possible, and that is not to be true to the best one knows.]]> <![CDATA[We all live in suspense from day to day; in other words, you are the hero of your own story.]]> <![CDATA[A shocking crime was committed on the unscrupulous initiative of few individuals, with the blessing of more, and amid the passive acquiescence of all.]]> <![CDATA[We are all what we pretend to be, but, we had better be very careful what we pretend.]]> <![CDATA[Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.]]> <![CDATA[Religion, n. A daughter of Hope and Fear, explaining to Ignorance the nature of the Unknowable. ]]> <![CDATA[It is only the ignorant who despise education.]]> <![CDATA[Courage is fear holding on a minute longer.]]> <![CDATA[A hurtful act is the transference to others of the degradation which we bear in ourselves.]]> <![CDATA[To create something you must be something.]]> <![CDATA[One who does not know when to die, does not know how to live.]]> <![CDATA[It is better to be beautiful than to be good, but it is better to be good than to be ugly.]]> <![CDATA[Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life.]]> <![CDATA[Every situation, every moment -- is of infinite worth; for it is the representative of a whole eternity.]]> <![CDATA[When you educate a man you educate an individual; when you educate a woman you educate a whole family.]]> <![CDATA[Is boredom anything less than the sense of one's faculties slowly dying?]]> <![CDATA[Some remedies are worse than the disease.]]> <![CDATA[You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water. Don't let yourself indulge in vain wishes.]]> <![CDATA[Love is the total absence of fear. Love asks no questions. Its natural state is one of extension and expansion, not comparison and measurement.]]> <![CDATA[If we couldn't laugh, we would all go insane.]]> <![CDATA[Everyone complains of the badness of his memory, but nobody of his judgment.]]> <![CDATA[Jealously is always born with love but it does not die with it.]]> <![CDATA[Valor is common but great souls are rare.]]> <![CDATA[All pain is a punishment, and every punishment is inflicted for love as much as for justice.]]> <![CDATA[The injuries that befall us unexpectedly are less severe than those which are deliberately anticipated.]]> <![CDATA[There is no one so old as to not think they may live a day longer.]]> <![CDATA[I never admire another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.]]> <![CDATA[Fear is not a lasting teacher of duty.]]> <![CDATA[Thou shouldst eat to live; not live to eat.]]> <![CDATA[It is the peculiar quality of a fool to perceive the faults of others and to forget his own.]]> <![CDATA[Every man can tell how many goats or sheep he possesses, but not how many friends.]]> <![CDATA[Men live by intervals of reason under the sovereignty of humor and passion.]]> <![CDATA[Death is the wish of some, the relief of many, and the end of all.]]> <![CDATA[After the cheers have died down and the stadium is empty, after the headlines have been written and after you are back in the quiet of your room and the championship ring has been placed on the dresser and all the pomp and fanfare has faded, the enduring things that are left are: the dedication to excellence, the dedication to victory, and the dedication to doing with our lives the very best we can to make the world a better place in which to live.]]> <![CDATA[It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get up.]]> <![CDATA[It is very certain that the desire of life prolongs it.]]> <![CDATA[Concentrate your strengths against your competitor's relative weaknesses.]]> <![CDATA[Nothing is so firmly believed as that which we least know.]]> <![CDATA[He who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words.]]> <![CDATA[The secret of success is constancy of purpose.]]> <![CDATA[By asking for the impossible we obtain the best possible.]]> <![CDATA[There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear.]]> <![CDATA[May you look back on the past with as much pleasure as you look forward to the future.]]> <![CDATA[Man can believe the impossible, but man can never believe the improbable.]]> <![CDATA[If we do not change our direction, we are likely to end up where we are headed.]]> <![CDATA[Life is short, the art long, opportunity fleeting, experiment treacherous, judgment difficult.]]> <![CDATA[Exaggeration is a blood relation to falsehood and nearly as blamable.]]> <![CDATA[[Three classes of people]: Those who see. Those who see when they are shown. Those who do not see.]]> <![CDATA[Truth lives on in the midst of deception.]]> <![CDATA[Curiosity is one of the permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous mind.]]> <![CDATA[When science discovers the center of the universe a lot of people will be disappointed to find they are not it.]]> <![CDATA[Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of imagination.]]> <![CDATA[Whatever there be of progress in life comes not through adaptation but through daring, through obeying the blind urge.]]> <![CDATA[The only difference between a caprice and a life-long passion is that the caprice lasts a little longer.]]> <![CDATA[Have patience. All things are difficult before they become easy.]]> <![CDATA[If you want to conquer fear, don't sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy]]> <![CDATA[You never achieve real success unless you like what you are doing.]]> <![CDATA[Concentrated power is not rendered harmless by the good intentions of those who create it.]]> <![CDATA[When desire dies, fear is born.]]> <![CDATA[A wise man learns more from his enemies than a fool from his friends.]]> <![CDATA[The envious die not once, but as oft as the envied win applause.]]> <![CDATA[Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.]]> <![CDATA[A small mind is obstinate. A great mind can lead and be led.]]> <![CDATA[Even if you are on the right track, you will get run over if you just sit there.]]> <![CDATA[That is what friendship means. Sharing the prejudice of experience.]]> <![CDATA[If you treat an individual... as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be.]]> <![CDATA[Men are not against you; they are merely for themselves.]]> <![CDATA[What is research, but a blind date with knowledge.]]> <![CDATA[The principle is competing against yourself. It's about self improvement, about being better than you were the day before.]]> <![CDATA[The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good things for the first time.]]> <![CDATA[God is the tangential point between zero and infinity.]]> <![CDATA[Life is full and overflowing with the new. But it is necessary to empty out the old to make room for the new to enter.]]> <![CDATA[We must risk going too far to discover just how far we can go.]]> <![CDATA[When you feel good about yourself, others will feel good about you, too.]]> <![CDATA[The most fearful unbelief is unbelief in your self.]]> <![CDATA[You must be the change you wish to see in the world.]]> <![CDATA[If you find a good solution and become attached to it, the solution may become your next problem.]]> <![CDATA[Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.]]> <![CDATA[Don't brood on the past, but don't forget it either.]]> <![CDATA[Remember if people talk behind your back, it only means you're two steps ahead!]]> <![CDATA[The results you achieve will be in direct proportion to the effort you apply.]]> <![CDATA[You will find, as you look back upon your life, that the moments when you really lived are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love.]]> <![CDATA[Intelligence is that faculty of mind, by which order is perceived in a situation previously considered disordered.]]> <![CDATA[Grief knits two hearts in closer bonds than happiness ever can; and common sufferings are far stronger links than common joys.]]> <![CDATA[Let us not be ashamed to speak what we shame not to think.]]> <![CDATA[Success is not the result of spontaneous combustion, you must set yourself on fire first.]]> <![CDATA[He who does not hope to win has already lost.]]> <![CDATA[Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.]]> <![CDATA[A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.]]> <![CDATA[Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.]]> <![CDATA[I shall stay the way I am because I do not give a damn.]]> <![CDATA[Note how good you feel after you have encouraged someone else. No other argument is necessary to suggest that never miss the opportunity to give encouragement.]]> <![CDATA[A proof that experience is of no use, is that the end of one love does not prevent us from beginning another.]]> <![CDATA[Every cloud has a silver lining.]]> <![CDATA[Caution is the parent of safety.]]> <![CDATA[The trouble with talking too fast is you may say something you haven't thought of yet.]]> <![CDATA[Laws are not invented. They grow out of circumstances.]]> <![CDATA[If we encounter a man of rare intellect, we should ask him what books he reads.]]> <![CDATA[To boldly go where no man has gone before.]]> <![CDATA[There is no such thing as chance; and what seem to us merest accident springs from the deepest source of destiny.]]> <![CDATA[This is the monstrosity in love, lady, that the will is infinite and the execution confined; that the desire is boundless, and the act a slave to limit.]]> <![CDATA[You know more of a road by having traveled it than by all the conjectures and descriptions in the world.]]> <![CDATA[By perseverance the snail reached the ark.]]> <![CDATA[To find a fault is easy; to do better may be difficult.]]> <![CDATA[The connections between and among women are the most feared, the most problematic, and the most potentially transforming force on the planet.]]> <![CDATA[Remember your past mistakes just long enough to profit by them.]]> <![CDATA[We don't laugh because we're happy -- we're happy because we laugh.]]> <![CDATA[But man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed but not defeated.]]> <![CDATA[A fool despises good counsel, but a wise man takes it to heart.]]> <![CDATA[Victory belongs to the most persevering.]]> <![CDATA[Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they're supposed to help you discover who you are.]]> <![CDATA[Irony is an insult conveyed in the form of a compliment.]]> <![CDATA[It is impossible to go through life without trust: that is to be imprisoned in the worst cell of all, oneself.]]> <![CDATA[Irony is the form of paradox. Paradox is what is good and great at the same time.]]> <![CDATA[Your problem is to bridge the gap which exists between where you are now and the goal you intend to reach.]]> <![CDATA[The mind can make substance, and people planets of its own with beings brighter than have been, and give a breath to forms which can outlive all flesh.]]> <![CDATA[For in the end, freedom is a personal and lonely battle; and one faces down fears of today so that those of tomorrow might be engaged.]]> <![CDATA[For everything you have missed, you have gained something else; and for everything you gain, you lose something else.]]> <![CDATA[A place for everything, and everything in its place.]]> <![CDATA[Seek not to change the world, but choose to change your mind about the world.]]> <![CDATA[To live is to suffer, to survive is to find some meaning in the suffering.]]> <![CDATA[To sit in judgment of those things which you perceive to be wrong or imperfect is to be one more person who is part of judgment, evil or imperfection.]]> <![CDATA[In the history of mankind, fanaticism has caused more harm than vice.]]> <![CDATA[Don't just count your years, make your years count.]]> <![CDATA[We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.]]> <![CDATA[The real meaning of enlightenment is to gaze with undimmed eyes on all darkness.]]> <![CDATA[Life is not accountable to us. We are accountable to life.]]> <![CDATA[In an age of synthetic images and synthetic emotions, the chances of an accidental encounter with reality are remote indeed.]]> <![CDATA[Between the optimist and the pessimist, the difference is droll. The optimist sees the doughnut; the pessimist the hole!]]> <![CDATA[Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.]]> <![CDATA[I would rather fail in a cause that will ultimately succeed than succeed in a cause that will ultimately fail.]]> <![CDATA[Everything has been thought of before, but the problem is to think of it again.]]> <![CDATA[Being is a fiction invented by those who suffer from becoming.]]> <![CDATA[Revenge is profitable, gratitude is expensive.]]> <![CDATA[Why can't somebody give us a list of things that everybody thinks and nobody says, and another list of things that everybody says and nobody thinks.]]> <![CDATA[Depend on the rabbit's foot if you will, but remember it didn't work for the rabbit.]]> <![CDATA[The best men are not those who have waited for chances but who have taken them; besieged the chance; conquered the chance; and made chance the servitor.]]> <![CDATA[Fate chooses our relatives, we choose our friends.]]>