We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children do.
Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things we could have, if we didn't spend half of our time wishing.
Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
Get into a line that you will find to be a deep personal interest, something you really enjoy spending twelve to fifteen hours a day working at, and the rest of the time thinking about.
Every sale has five basic obstacles : no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.
The foundation my parents laid down with our faith continues to be my core.
A friend's love says. If you ever need anything, I'll be there. True Love says, you'll never need anything, i'll be there.
Come live in my heart and pay no rent.
Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
Whenever we're afraid, its because we don't know enough. If we understood enough, we would never be afraid.
If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don't, they never were.
Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive.
Robert H. Schuller
One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, 'Well, I'll have a go, too.'
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
Sometimes you gotta create what you want to be a part of.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
The dedicated doctor knows that he must be both scientist and humanitarian, his most agonizing decisions lie in the field of human relations.
David B. Allman
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Norman Vincent Peale
Life without love is like a tree. Without blossom and fruit.
Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart.
Alphonse Marie De Lamartine
This is the true measure of love, when we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, loving someone deeply gives you courage.
Men like my father cannot die. They are with me still - - real in memory as they were in flesh, loving and beloved forever. How green was my valley then.
Huw Morgan, How Green Was My Valley (1941)
Fractures well cured make us more strong.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.
Stop makin noises like a husband.
Vera, Detour (1945)
Love is the immortal flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves. It's eternal goal is life.
The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.
Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.
Frank Lloyd Wright
No one is more definite about the solution than the one who doesn't understand the problem.
I can levitate birds, but nobody cares.
Love can never grow old. Locks may lose their brown and gold. Cheeks may fade and hollow grow. But the hearts that love will know, never winter's frost and chill, summer's warmth is in them still.
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
Norman Vincent Peale
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things 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.
Good habits are as addictive as bad habits, and a lot more rewarding.
Yes, you can be a dreamer and a doer too, if you will remove one word from your vocabulary : impossible.
Robert H. Schuller
Experience is not what happens to a man, it's what a man does with what happens to him.
Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.
Stephen A. Brennan
A fellow doesn't last long on what he has done. He has to keep on delivering.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
My mama always said, life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.
Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
A mature man is his own judge. In the end, his only form of support is being faithful to his own convictions. The advice of others may be welcomed invaluable, but it does not free him from responsibility.
Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it.
One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus ; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular.
She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older - the natural sequence of an unnatural beginning.
Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers gardens.
In any moment of decision the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.
Knowledge work is all about how we use one another's time and attention. Given just minutes, good leaders can affect how we think, what we decide, and, ultimately, what we create.
The atmosphere of expectancy is the breeding ground for miracles.
Rodney L. Parsley
Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you ?
Benjamin Braddock, The Graduate (1967)
Hasta la vista, baby. :
The Terminator, Terminator Judgment Day (1991)
Leave the gun. Take the cannolis.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
The worst thing you can try to do is cling to something that is gone, or to recreate it.
It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.
Henry Ward Beecher
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
Giving people a little more than they expect is a good way to get back more than you'd expect.
A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.
There are times when a man should be content with what he has but never with what he is.
William George Jordan
The significance of a man is not in what he attains but in what he longs to attain.
They will rise highest who strive for the highest place.
And he can make, so say the wise, no claim who makes no sacrifice.
For love is heaven, and heaven is love.
Sir Walter Scott
Sometimes you just got to give yourself what you wish someone else would give you.
You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view, until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.
Atticus Finch, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
Those who wish to sing, always find a song.
The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be and that God wishes to see people happy, amidst the simple beauty of nature.
If you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth.
Mohandas Gandhi, Gandhi (1982)
The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses.
If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.
E. Joseph Cossman
You haven't failed until you quit trying.
Life is what you make it.
Life's blows can not break a person whose spirit is warmed at the fire of enthusiasm.
Norman Vincent Peale
Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything.
W. Clement Stone
He who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make.
Count Dracula, Dracula (1931)
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.
If you don't like something, change it, if you can't change it, change your attitude.
The dove is my emblem. I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it. I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.
Remember when you see a man at the top of a mountain, he didn't fall there.
All of the subjects that I've chosen have had to do with isolation. ... The whole idea of [people] gathering ... doesn't really appeal to me.
The book you don't read cant help.
You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals.
Booker T. Washington
Opportunity does not knock ; it presents itself when you beat down the door. -
To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.
You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.
Average investors are on the outside trying to look into the inside of the company or property they are investing in.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about that you think.
So whether or not we can get together, remember well that art lives where absolute freedom is. With all the training thrown to nowhere, with a mind perfectly unaware of its own working, with the self vanishing nowhere the art of JKD attains its perfection.
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.
Do you want a leg or a breast ?
Frances Stevens, To Catch A Thief (1955)
We can not always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
We must be bright and cheerful, long faces do not make religion.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.
The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.