Be patient with your enemies and forgiving of your friends.
Wealth belongs to the person who enjoys it and not to the one who keeps it.
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We are like tea bags - we don't know our own strength until we're in hot water.
Love is when reality is better than your dreams.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
So long as we are loved by others I should say that we are almost indispensable , and no man is useless while he has a friend.
Robert Louis Stevenson
If you think you are beaten, you are. If you think you dare not, you don't. If you'd like to win, but think you can't it's almost a cinch you won't. Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man, but sooner or later the man who wins is the one who thinks he can.
I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times, in life after life, in age after age forever.
Perfect love can not be without equality.
We imagine that our mind in a mirror, that it is more or less accurately reflecting what is happening outside us. On the contrary, our mind itself is the principal element of creation. The world, while I am perceiving it, is being incessantly created for myself in time and space.
Every man is more than just himself; he also represents the unique, the very special and always significant and remarkable point at which the world's phenomena intersect, only once in this way, and never again.
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take.
Love vanquishes time. To lovers, a moment can be eternity, eternity can be the tick of a clock.
You don't use a hammer to tighten a screw.
Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moments you reject all help, are you free. Fear is death, fear is sin, fear is hell, fear is unrighteousness, and fear is wrong life.
Life is what you make it.
Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement.
Results come from constantly applying what you know, not just knowing.
John P. Strelecky
We must have friendship for all, we must be merciful toward those that are in misery, when people are happy, we ought to be happy, and to the wicked we must be indifferent. These attitudes will make the mind peaceful.
Death is something not only mysterious but a great act of purgation. That which continues in a repetitive pattern is degeneration. The pattern may vary according to country, according to climate, according to circumstance, but it is a pattern. Moving in any pattern brings about a continuity and that continuity is part of the degenerating process of man. When there is an ending of continuity, something new can take place. One can understand it instantly if one has understood the whole movement of thought, of fear, hate, love - then one can grasp the significance, instantly, of what death is.
You. too, can determine what you want. You can decide on your major objectives, targets, aims, and destination. quotes
Surprises and reverses can serve as an incentive for great accomplishment. There are no rules here, we're just trying to accomplish something.
You complete me.
True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful.
If you want to win friends, make it a point to remember them. If you remember my name, you pay me a subtle compliment ; you indicate that I have made an impression on you. Remember my name and you add to my feeling of importance.
All misfortune is but a stepping stone to fortune.
Henry David Thoreau
The glow of inspiration warms us, it is a holy rapture.
Your thoughts are the architects of your destiny.
David O. McKay
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
Censure is often useful, praise often deceitful.
Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.
People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.
Norman Vincent Peale
Love is a fruit in season at all times.
The heart that loves is always young.
Make the second effort your second nature.
Don't limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, you can achieve.
Mary Kay Ash
If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.
She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older - the natural sequence of an unnatural beginning.
You are what you are and you are where you are because of what has gone into your mind. You change what you are and you change where you are by changing what goes into your mind.
Love is more than a feeling, it's a state of mind.
I never could have done without the habits of punctuality, order and diligence the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.
Do not wait for ideal circumstances, nor for the best opportunities, they will never come.
Janet Erskine Stuart
Find something you love to do and you'll never have to work a day in your life.
I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
If you don't learn from your mistakes, there's no sense making them.
Misfortunes often sharpen the genius.
Every shot you don't take is a guaranteed miss.
Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.
Romance is the fuel that keeps love burning hot.
I have a head for business and a bod for sin.
Tess McGill, Working Girl (1988)
Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.
George S. Patton
Growth and change are never easy... If it were easy, you would have done it long ago.
A human being is a part of a whole, called by us _universe_ , a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest... a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.
Unfortunately, most of the students in martial art are conformers. The student seldom learns to depend upon himself for expression. Instead, he faithfully or blindly follows an instructor, the authority figure, and his instructor's imposed
pattern. That way, the student feels he is no longer alone and finds security in mass imitation. However, what is nurtured is the dependent mind rather than independent inquiry, which is so essential to genuine understanding. So through daily conditioning a student will probably be skilled according to a pattern, however, he will not come to understand himself.
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Rely on your own strength of body and soul. Take for your star self-reliance, faith, honesty and industry. Don't take too much advice keep at the helm and steer your own ship, and remember that the great art of commanding is to take a fair share of the work. Fire above the mark you intend to hit. Energy, invincible determination with the right motive, are the levers that move the world.
You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
When you put faith, hope and love together, you can raise positive kids in a negative world.
As long as we are persistence in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We can not choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time.
A hundred years from now, it will not matter what kind of car I drove, what kind of house I lived in, how much money I had in the bank... but the world may be a better place because I made a differ- ence in the life of a child.
Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find, knock and it shall be opened unto you.
The tapas and the other hard yogas that were practiced in other yugas do not work now. What is needed in this yuga is giving, helping others. Believe in yourself and the world will be at your feet.
If you love someone, set them free.
We all love best not those who offend us least, nor those who have done most for us, but those who make it most easy for us to forgive them.
Love is something eternal.
Vincent Van Gogh
All-righty then !
Ace Ventura, Ace Ventura (1994)
Live as if you were to die tomorrow , Learn as if you were to live forever.
Life is not accountable to us. We are accountable to life.
The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.
Miss Jean Louise, stand up. Your father's passing.
Reverend Sykes, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
If you want to be creative in your company, your career, your life, all it takes is one easy stepthe extra one. When you encounter a familiar plan, you just ask one question '' What ELSE could we do ? ''
The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.
The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor
God doesn't make junk.
We didn't need dialogue. We had faces.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
A gentleman can withstand hardships , it is only the small man who, when submitted to them, is swept off his feet.
Remember tonight, for it is the beginning of always.
For every beauty there is an eye somewhere to see it. For every truth there is an ear somewhere to hear it. For every love there is a heart somewhere to receive it.
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.
Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.
Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.
The worst thing you can try to do is cling to something that is gone, or to recreate it.
Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk beside me and be my friend.
It's to be expected that you make mistakes when you're breaking new ground.
I know people that got diagnosed with Parkinson's, and they just gave up. Sat in a wheelchair and refused to get up. I'll never give up. Some day this will probably take me, but I'm not going to walk away from life.
To solve a problem or to reach a goal, you don't need to know all the answers in advance. But you must have a clear idea of the problem or the goal you want to reach.
W. Clement Stone
To love a person is to learn the song that is in their heart, and to sing it to them when they have forgotten.
If you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth.
Mohandas Gandhi, Gandhi (1982)
If you build it, he will come.
Field of Dreams
I'll be taking these huggies and whatever cash you got.
H. I. McDunnough, Raising Arizona (1987)
The royal road to a man's heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.
Great minds have purposes others have wishes.
Napolean Bonaparte Washington Irving
In life you can never be too kind or too fair ; everyone you meet is carrying a heavy load. When you go through your day expressing kindness and courtesy to all you meet, you leave behind a feeling of warmth and good cheer, and you help alleviate the burdens everyone is struggling with.
To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.
I am the inferior of any man whose rights I trample under foot. Men are not superior by reason of the accidents of race or color. They are superior who have the best heart the best brain.
What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.
Every hand does its part to hold up the world. Every healthy individual guides his life by a selected motive which takes precedence over all the others. He is the man who maintains his integrity in the midst of change, his individuality in the face of external pressures to conform.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than attempting to satisfy them.