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We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.

If somebody says, I love you, to me, I feel as though I had a pistol pointed at my head. What can anybody reply under such conditions but that which the pistol-holder requires? I love you, too.
I love you, not for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you.
Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is.
We forget all too soon the things we thought we could never forget.
Faith must be enforced by reason. When faith becomes blind it dies.
Faith has to do with things that are not seen, and hope with things that are not in hand.
It's faith in something and enthusiasm for something that makes life worth living.
Faith is believing what you know ain't so.
Faithfulness and sincerity are the highest things.
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.
Always remember, a cat looks down on man, a dog looks up to man, but a pig will look man right in the eye and see his equal.
Mankind differs from the animals only by a little and most people throw that away.
Animals have these advantages over man: They have no theologians to instruct them, their funerals cost them nothing, and no one starts lawsuits over their wills.
What doesn't kill us makes us stronger.
And if your friend does evil to you, say to him, I forgive you for what you did to me, but how can I forgive you for what you did to yourself?
You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.
Love is a state in which a man sees things most decidedly as they are not.
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good things for the first time.
We should consider every day lost in which we have not danced at least once.
The true man wants two things: danger and play. For that reason he wants woman, as the most dangerous plaything.
I'm not upset that you lied to me, I'm upset that from now on I can't believe you!
She's beautiful, and therefore to be wooed; She is a woman, therefore to be won.
Your life is what your thoughts make it.
My bounty is as boundless as the sea, my love as deep. The more I give thee, the more I have, For both are infinite
Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow; Don't walk behind me, I may not lead; Walk beside me, and just be my friend.
If man knew how women pass the time when they are alone, they'd never marry.
A person hears only what they understand.
What we are today comes from our thoughts of yesterday, and our present thoughts build our life of tomorrow: Our life is the creation of our mind.
You live with your thoughts -- so be careful what they are.
Do not give in too much to feelings. A overly sensitive heart is an unhappy possession on this shaky earth.
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.
All that we are is the result of what we have thought. The mind is everything. What we think, we become.
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.
What is not started today is never finished tomorrow.
What is important in life is life, and not the result of life.
For a man to achieve all that is demanded of him he must regard himself as greater than he is.
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
Trust yourself, then you will know how to live.
The motto of chivalry is also the motto of wisdom; to serve all, but love only one.
Sex is like money; only too much is enough.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
Chance happens to all, but to turn chance to account is the gift of few.
Man loves little and often. Woman much and rarely.
Men mistake friendship, but not sex, for love; women mistake sex, but not friendship, for love.
Men often give love for sex, women often give sex for love.
Women make love for love, men make love for lust.
A man can be happy with any woman, as long as he does not love her.
Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship.
The girl with a future avoids a man with a past.
A woman is like a teabag. You can’t tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.
Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.
Silence is the true friend that never betrays.
Everybody wants to do something to help, but nobody wants to be the first.
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
To change and change for the better are two different things
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.
My hopes are not always realized, but I always hope.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die tomorrow.
If you have a dream, give it a chance to happen.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
Make the best use of what is in your power, and take the rest as it happens.
We are all living inside a box and we get our information from a box. The box is not real, but we are.
Whatever is a reality today, whatever you touch and believe in and that seems real for you today, is going to be -- like the reality of yesterday -- an illusion tomorrow.
Reality can destroy the dream; why shouldn't the dream destroy reality?
Among my most prized possessions are words that I have never spoken.
Never apologize for showing feeling. When you do so you apologize for truth.
Losing an illusion makes you wiser than finding a truth.
Temptation is a woman's weapon and man's excuse.
Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice; it is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.
Such as we are made of, such we be.
Magic is believing in yourself, if you can do that, you can make anything happen.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.
Other people's opinion of you does not have to become your reality.
What we call the secret of happiness is no more a secret than our willingness to choose life.
Between two evils, choose neither; between two goods, choose both.
Choose your love, Love your choice.
There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.
Wisdom is knowing when to speak your mind and when to mind your speech.
The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.
Reach high, for stars lie hidden in your soul. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal.
Yesterday is but a dream, and tomorrow is only a vision, but today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness and every tomorrow a vision of hope.
To be a star, you must shine your own light, follow your own path, and don't worry about the darkness, for that is when the stars shine brightest.
It is never safe to look into the future with eyes of fear.
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail.
Love's greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.
No one is in control of your happiness but you; therefore, you have the power to change anything about yourself or your life that you want to change.
It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves, and it is not possible to find it elsewhere.
Whether you think you can or whether you think you can't, you're right!
There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.
Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
You are the only person on earth who can use your ability.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
I am not afraid of tomorrow, for I have seen yesterday and I love today.
The future comes slowly, the present flies and the past stands still forever.
Tomorrow, you promise yourself, will be different, yet, tomorrow is too often a repetition of today.
Yesterday is but today's memory, and tomorrow is today's dream.
It is impossible to underrate human intelligence -- beginning with one's own.
Probable impossibilities are to be preferred to improbable possibilities.
I'd rather be a failure at something I love than a success at something I hate.
The passions are like fire, useful in a thousand ways and dangerous only in one, through their excess.
In her first passion, a woman loves her lover, in all the others all she loves is love.
By learning you will teach, by teaching you will learn.
It does not take much strength to do things, but it requires great strength to decide what to do.
There are some people who live in a dream world, and there are some who face reality; and then there are those who turn one into the other.
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, above all, the gift of oneself.
For what is the best choice, for each individual is the highest it is possible for him to achieve.
Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.
To be able to look back upon one's past life with satisfaction is to live twice.
Dedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself. Give yourself peace of mind. You deserve to be happy. You deserve delight.
By trying we can easily learn to endure adversity. Another man's, I mean.
To love a thing means wanting it to live.
If one desires a change, one must be that change before that change can take place.
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.
To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly
Man can believe the impossible, but man can never believe the improbable.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
We are given one life, and the decision is our whether to wait for circumstances to make up our mind or whether to act and, in acting, to live.
Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.
Make decisions from the heart and use your head to make it work out.
The one person who has more illusions than the dreamer is the man of action.
Act as if you have already achieved your goal and it is yours.
Visualize this thing that you want, see it, feel it, believe in it. Make your mental blue print, and begin to build.
See the things you want as already yours. Think of them as yours, as belonging to you, as already in your possession.
The mind must see visual achievement of the purpose before action is initiated.
Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.
The only limits to the possibilities in your life tomorrow are the buts you use today.

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