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There's always a period of curious fear between the first sweet-smelling breeze and the time when the rain comes cracking down.

I want to be great, something special.
A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.
I can forget my very existence in a deep kiss of you.
The flower of kindness will grow. Maybe not now, but it will some day. And in kind that kindness will flow, For kindness grows in this way.
To cultivate kindness is a valuable part of the business of life.
How do you know so much about everything? was asked of a very wise and intelligent man; and the answer was By never being afraid or ashamed to ask questions as to anything of which I was ignorant.
Kings fight for empires, madmen for applause.
If you don't change your beliefs, your life will be like this forever. Is that good news?
It doesn't matter how many say it cannot be done or how many people have tried it before; it's important to realize that whatever you're doing, it's your first attempt at it.
More powerful than the will to win is the courage to begin.
Every beginning is a consequence. Every beginning ends something.
The beginning is the half of every action.
The world is round and the place which may seem like the end may also be only the beginning.
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.
Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight.
Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.
Those who say it can't be done are usually interrupted by others doing it.
Show me the books he loves and I shall know the man far better than through mortal friends.
Good things, when short, are twice as good.
There's a great power in words, if you don't hitch too many of them together.
Boldness is a mask for fear, however great.
When a girl ceases to blush, she has lost the most powerful charm of her beauty.
If one desires a change, one must be that change before that change can take place.
I always knew I was going to be rich. I don't think I ever doubted it for a minute.
Believe that you possess a basic goodness, which is the foundation for the greatness you can ultimately achieve.
Every time a child says, I don't believe in fairies, there is a fairy somewhere that falls down dead.
Absence diminishes little passions and increases great ones, as wind extinguishes candles and fans a fire.
If love means that one person absorbs the other, then no real relationship exists any more. Love evaporates; there is nothing left to love. The integrity of self is gone.
Ambition is a lust that is never quenched, but grows more inflamed and madder by enjoyment.
It seems to me we can never give up longing and wishing while we are thoroughly alive. There are certain things we feel to be beautiful and good, and we must hunger after them.
Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.
Very few people are ambitious in the sense of having a specific image of what they want to achieve. Most people's sights are only toward the next run, the next increment of money.
That must be wonderful; I have no idea of what it means.
Friendships that have stood the test of time and chance are surely best, Brows may wrinkle, hair grow gray, Friendship never knows decay.
Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship.
People say they love truth, but in reality they want to believe that which they love is true.
To love someone deeply gives you strength. Being loved by someone deeply gives you courage.
Knowledge is gained by learning; trust by doubt; skill by practice; love by love.
Nobody can be successful if he doesn't love his work, love his job.
Love conquers all, but if love doesn't do it, try hard work
We really have to understand the person we want to love. If our love is only a will to possess, it is not love. If we only think of ourselves, if we know only our own needs and ignore the needs of the other person, we cannot love.
There is no remedy for love than to love more.
The desire for possession is insatiable, to such a point that it can survive even love itself. To love, therefore, is to sterilize the person one loves.
We are never so defenseless against suffering as when we love, never so forlornly unhappy as when we have lost our love object or its love.
The soul is made of love and must ever strive to return to love. Therefore, it can never find rest nor happiness in other things. It must lose itself in love. By its very nature it must seek God, who is love.
One does not fall in love; one grows into love, and love grows in him.
Time heals old pain, while it creates new ones.
There is no stronger bond of friendship than a mutual enemy.
Friendship is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.
True friendship comes when silence between two people is comfortable.
I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels. Life's a bitch. You've got to go out and kick ass.
You must begin to think of yourself as becoming the person you want to be.
Every great achievement is the victory of a flaming heart.
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.
It is easy to hate and it is difficult to love. This is how the whole scheme of things works. All good things are difficult to achieve; and bad things are very easy to get.
I found out that if you are going to win games, you had better be ready to adapt.
Learn to adjust yourself to the conditions you have to endure, but make a point of trying to alter or correct conditions so that they are most favorable to you.
Where you used to be, there is a hole in the world, which I find myself constantly walking around in the daytime, and falling in at night. I miss you like hell.
Absence and death are the same -- only that in death there is no suffering.
Acceptance of others, their looks, their behaviors, their beliefs, bring you an inner peace and tranquillity -- instead of anger and resentment
Accept everything about yourself -- I mean everything, You are you and that is the beginning and the end -- no apologies, no regrets.
Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them.
The minute you settle for less than you deserve, you get even less than you settled for.
Broken friendships can be soldered, but never sound.
All change is not growth; all movement is not forward.

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