You owe me nothing for giving the love that I give. You owe me nothing for caring the way that I have. I give you thanks for receiving , it's my privilege, and you owe me nothing in return.
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The entire law is summed up in a single command, Love your neighbor as yourself.
I have seen too much of the vanity of human affairs, to expect felicity from the splendid scenes of public life.
Wisdom is more precious than rubies.
Where old age is evil, youth can learn no good.
You're lit from within, Tracy. You've got fires banked down in you, hearth-fires and holocausts.
Mike Connor, The Philadelphia Story (1940)
Love is the river of life in the world.
Henry Ward Beecher
Synergy is everywhere in nature. If you plant two plants close together, the roots commingle and improve the quality of soil so that both plants will grow better than if they were separated. If you put two pieces of wood together, they will hold much more weight than the total of the weight held by each separately. The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. One plus one equals three or more.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
We will either find a way or make one.
Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes. He who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.
You don't understand ! I could've had class. I could've been a contender. I could've been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am.
Terry Malloy, On The Waterfront (1954)
Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers gardens.
I'm going to stop procrastinating once I get around to it.
Many people seem to think that success in one area can compensate for failure in other areas. But can it really ? True effectiveness requires balance.
Be the ball.
Ty Webb, Caddyshack (1980)
Out of need springs desire, and out of desire springs the energy and the will to win.
We have a problem. ''Congratulations. '' But it's a tough problem. ''Then double congratulations. ''
W. Clement Stone
He who has never learned to obey can not be a good commander.
If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.
Try to be happy in this present moment, and put not off being so to a time to come, as though that time should be of another make from this which has already come and is ours.
Effective people are not problem-minded , they're opportunity-minded. They feed opportunities and starve problems.
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
One mistake will never kill you. The same mistake over and over again will.
Perfect love can not be without equality.
Every day in every way I am getting better and better.
I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it.
There is a time to let things happen, and a time to make things happen.
For one human being to love another that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.
Rainer Maria Rilke
Love is a thing, well, it's kind of like quicksand. The more you are in it, the deeper you sink. And when it hits you, you've just got to fall.
But because I am mad, I hate you. Because I am mad, I have betrayed you. And because I'm mad, I'm rejoicing in my heart, without a shred of pity, without a shred of regret, watching you go with glory in my heart !
Paula, Gaslight (1940)
A martini. Shaken, not stirred.
James Bond, Goldfinger (1964)
Love is not love until love's vulnerable.
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly , what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
Your children will become what you are, so be what you want them to be.
Knowing is not enough we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Obstacles are great incentives.
Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
Philippians 4: 4-7
Hardening of the heart ages people faster than hardening of the arteries.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.
You must take personal responsibility. You can not change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.
Never live in the past but always learn from it.
Look up and not down, look forward and not back, look out and not in, and lend a hand.
E. E. Hale
The man who lives without conflict, who lives with beauty and love, is not frightened of death because to love is to die.
The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion to his commitment to excellence, regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.
Only those who are absolutely their true selves in this world can have pervading influence.
To live for results would be to sentence myself to continuous frustration. My only sure reward is in my actions and not from them.
Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail ?
Robert H. Schuller
The only gift is a portion of thyself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Never stop learning. If you learn one new thing everyday, you will overcome 99% of your competition
Never fear the want of business. A man who qualifies himself well for his calling, never fails of employment.
Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.
Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)
Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.
I do not know how to kiss, or I would kiss you. Where do the noses go ?
Maria, For Whom The Bell Tolls (1943)
A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.
Follow your dreams.
No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see the possibilities -- they're always there.
Norman Vincent Peale
No fate is worse than a life without a love.
Each human organism is conceived with a potential for becoming a complete human being -- as a seed contains the potential for becoming a complete plant. But his becoming may be completed in an infinite variety of ways.
He who hesitates is lost.
Only when all contribute their firewood can they build up a strong fire.
I have learned that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
The secret of success is to do common things uncommonly well.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
The point is that you can't be too greedy.
Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Nothing is predestined The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.
Love is more than a feeling, it's a state of mind.
Procrastination is opportunities natural assassin.
We find rest in those we love, and we provide a resting place in ourselves for those who love us.
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
All of the most successful human beings I've know were inwardly at war with themselves. Their turmoil was at least as great as our own, and sometimes greater. What distinguished these leaders was not some inner peace but rather how they had learned to organize their lives around a noble ambition and to focus on it.
The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies, and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose. By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors.
Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.
There was no hope on earth, and god seemed to have forgotten us. Some said they saw the son of god, others did not see him. If he had come, he would do some great things as he had done before. We doubted it because we had seen neither him nor his works.
Romance, like a ghost escapes touching, it is always where you are not, not where you are. The interview or conversation was prose at the time, but it is poetry in the memory.
George William Curtis
Coming together is a beginning keeping together is progress working together is success.
Tell 'em to go out there with all they got and win just one for the Gipper.
Knute Rockne, Knute Rockne All American (1940)
You will never find time for anything. You must make it.
If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
Henry David Thoreau
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.
Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect.
Ask yourself : 'Do I feel the need to laminate ? ' Then teaching is for you.
And in the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
You must think of failure and defeat as the spring boards to new achievements, and to the next level of accomplishment.
How many chiropractors does it take to change a light bulb ? Just one, but it requires 21 office visits and 4 X-rays.
The best and most beautiful things in the world can not be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
Positive attitudes come in unlimited quantities. Everybody can have one free !
The grass is not always greener on the other side of the fence. Fences have nothing to do with it. The grass is greenest where it is watered. When crossing over fences, carry water with you and tend the grass wherever you may be.
I have seen so many of these, and lived with them, and travelled with them, and oftentimes felt as if I should starve to death on an equal allowance, that I am fully convinced I am correct in saying that the North American Indians, taking them in the aggregate, even where they have an abundance to subsist on, eat less than any civilized population of equal numbers, that I have ever travelled amongst.
One sure-fire way to stay creative force yourself to learn something new.
Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father.
Lydia Maria Child
Mightier far than strength of nerve or sinew, or the sway of magic potent over sun and star, is love.
A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.
What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first steps to something better.
Science may have found a cure for most evils , but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all -- the apathy of human beings.
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.