Quotes & Sayings of the Day - August 16th

It always seems impossible until it's done.
When we lose one we love, our bitterest tears are called forth by the memory of hours when we loved not enough.
We are not the same persons this year as last; nor are those we love. It is a happy chance if we, changing, continue to love a changed person. — © W. Somerset Maugham
We are not the same persons this year as last; nor are those we love. It is a happy chance if we, changing, continue to love a changed person.
Whatever you do, do with determination. You have one life to live; do your work with passion and give your best. Whether you want to be a chef, doctor, actor, or a mother, be passionate to get the best result.
Look, I don't want to wax philosophic, but I will say that if you're alive you've got to flap your arms and legs, you've got to jump around a lot, for life is the very opposite of death, and therefore you must at very least think noisy and colorfully, or you're not alive.
You need your mom and dad to protect you. It means they love you so much.
Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope, and that enables you to laugh at life's realities.
Love is much nicer to be in than an automobile accident, a tight girdle, a higher tax bracket or a holding pattern over Philadelphia.
I don't care what it is in life: listen to your heart. If you do, no matter what, you win.
Loved. You can't use it in the past tense. Death does not stop that love at all.
The trouble with music appreciation in general is that people are taught to have too much respect for music they should be taught to love it instead.
After a storm comes a calm.
Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness. — © Euripides
Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness.
The world is very different now. For man holds in his mortal hands the power to abolish all forms of human poverty, and all forms of human life.
One must choose in life between boredom and suffering.
We are to seek wisdom and understanding only in the length of days.
What do we live for, if not to make life less difficult for each other?
No evil can happen to a good man, either in life or after death. He and his are not neglected by the gods.
Cooking is like love. It should be entered into with abandon or not at all.
Let us realize that: the privilege to work is a gift, the power to work is a blessing, the love of work is success!
The person lives twice who lives the first life well.
When we focus on our gratitude, the tide of disappointment goes out and the tide of love rushes in.
However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.
I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality... I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word.
The love that lasts longest is the love that is never returned.
There is no scarcity of opportunity to make a living at what you love; there's only scarcity of resolve to make it happen.
Set yourself earnestly to see what you are made to do, and then set yourself earnestly to do it.
The turning point was when I hit my 30th birthday. I thought, if really want to write, it's time to start. I picked up the book How to Write a Novel in 90 Days. The author said to just write three pages a day, and I figured, I can do this. I never got past Page 3 of that book.
All my life through, the new sights of Nature made me rejoice like a child.
I want to live my life, not record it.
If we lose love and self respect for each other, this is how we finally die.
My favorite things in life don't cost any money. It's really clear that the most precious resource we all have is time.
Find ecstasy in life; the mere sense of living is joy enough.
Get correct views of life, and learn to see the world in its true light. It will enable you to live pleasantly, to do good, and, when summoned away, to leave without regret.
A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning.
Life is a chess match. Every decision that you make has a consequence to it.
The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.
Whatever your life's work is, do it well. A man should do his job so well that the living, the dead, and the unborn could do it no better. — © Martin Luther King, Jr.
Whatever your life's work is, do it well. A man should do his job so well that the living, the dead, and the unborn could do it no better.
Love is only a dirty trick played on us to achieve continuation of the species.
Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well.
Because of a great love, one is courageous.
Luck always favours the brave. And you must remember that brave are the people who follow their heart; brave are the people who take chances in life. Which also means you have to say no sometimes. I believe the power of no is greater than yes.
I feel extremely honoured and humbled that people are showing me so much love. My fans have stood by me through thick and thin, and I think this love is what makes my concerts house-full.
Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.
I decided, very early on, just to accept life unconditionally; I never expected it to do anything special for me, yet I seemed to accomplish far more than I had ever hoped. Most of the time it just happened to me without my ever seeking it.
I've been through a lot of things in my personal and family life. That turned me into a fighter. I always strive to be the best I possibly can.
The Duke family, those are my brothers, and it's something I'll always take with me. Coach K, he gives me a lot of motivational things and checks in on me and my family. He knows where my heart is.
Work, apart from devotion or love of God, is helpless and cannot stand alone. — © Ramakrishna
Work, apart from devotion or love of God, is helpless and cannot stand alone.
Positivity, confidence, and persistence are key in life, so never give up on yourself.
Love's greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.
No matter if you win or lose, the most important thing in life is to enjoy what you have.
Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul.
Love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.
The fate of love is that it always seems too little or too much.
There may be aliens in our Milky Way galaxy, and there are billions of other galaxies. The probability is almost certain that there is life somewhere in space.
Because of your smile, you make life more beautiful.
I'd love to fly, especially with the gas prices right now.
Have you not noticed that love is silence? It may be while holding the hand of another, or looking lovingly at a child, or taking in the beauty of an evening. Love has no past or future, and so it is with this extraordinary state of silence.
I want to be motivational and inspirational for everybody: my big aim is more women on bicycles.
I love people who make me laugh. I honestly think it's the thing I like most, to laugh. It cures a multitude of ills. It's probably the most important thing in a person.

Birthdays on August 16th

Arvind Kejriwal
Arvind Kejriwal
Indian 
Politician
Born in 1968
Caeleb Dressel
Caeleb Dressel
American 
Athlete
Born in 1996
Charles Bukowski
Charles Bukowski
American 
Novelist
Born in 1920
Diana Wynne Jones
Diana Wynne Jones
English 
Novelist
Born in 1934
E. F. Schumacher
E. F. Schumacher
English 
Economist
Born in 1911
Frankie Boyle
Frankie Boyle
Scottish 
Comedian
Born in 1972
Georgette Heyer
Georgette Heyer
British 
Novelist
Born in 1902
James Cameron
James Cameron
American 
Director
Born in 1954
Jennifer Donnelly
Jennifer Donnelly
American 
Writer
Born in 1963
Madonna Ciccone
Madonna Ciccone
American 
Musician
Born in 1958
Mahesh Manjrekar
Mahesh Manjrekar
Indian 
Actor
Born in 1958
Manisha Koirala
Manisha Koirala
Nepalese 
Actress
Born in 1970
Steve Carell
Steve Carell
American 
Actor
Born in 1963
Taika Waititi
Taika Waititi
New Zealander 
Director
Born in 1975
Taylor Goldsmith
Taylor Goldsmith
American 
Musician
Born in 1985
Young Thug
Young Thug
American 
Musician
Born in 1991
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