The art of love, is largely the art of persistence.
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The person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.
John Stuart Mill
People who worked with me or knew me still called me the 'world's fastest human' because I almost never stopped. I'd found that I could get more done with no regular job or regular hours at all, but by being on my own, flying to speak here, help with a public relations campaign for some client there, tape my regular jazz radio show one morning at 5:00 a.m. before leaving on a plane for another city or another continent three hours later to preside over a major sporting event.
Happiness is a butterfly, which, when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
Stand as a rock , you are indestructible. You are the Self ( atman ) , the god of the universe.
If I'd been a ranch, they would've named me the Bar Nothing.
Gilda, Gilda (1946)
Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used used them.
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it.
William A. Ward
My biological clock is ticking like this, and the way this case is going, I ain't never getting married !
Mona Lisa Vito, My Cousin Vinny (1992)
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness , it is generally the by- product of other activities.
Growth and change are never easy... If it were easy, you would have done it long ago.
To be successful, you must decide exactly what you want to accomplish, then resolve to pay the price to get it.
Be afraid. Be very afraid.
Veronica Quaife, The Fly (1986)
Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.
Robert H. Schuller
The most interesting thing about a postage stamp is the persistence with which it sticks to its job.
Hatred paralyzes life, love releases it. Hatred confuses life, love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life, love illumines it.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged , practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You do not pay the price of success, you enjoy the price of success.
If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.
You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.
Many of life's failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Get your stinking paws off me, you damned dirty ape !
George Taylor, Planet Of The Apes (1968)
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
Do we really know anybody ? Who does not wear a face to hide another ?
Do or do not, there is no try.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Coming together is a beginning keeping together is progress working together is success.
Almost all of the world-class athletes and other peak performers are visualizers. They see it , they feel it, they experience it before they actually do it. They began with the end in mind. You can do it in every area of your life. Before performance, a sales presentation, a difficult confrontation, or the daily challenge of meeting a goal, see it clearly, vividly, relentlessly, over and over again. Create an internal "comfort zone''. Then, when you get into the situation, it isn't foreign. It doesn't scare you.
It is interesting to notice how some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage, and working their solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles.
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
Love is like the wild rose-briar. Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly ?
What is the use of living if it be not to strive for noble causes and to make this muddled world a better place for those who will live in it after we are gone.
I am not a toy, I was made for soups, salads, maybe chili, and then the trash. Freedom !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
If you worry about yesterday's failures, then today's successes will be few.
Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary person does not hear.
What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.
Just because you make a mistake doesnt mean you are a mistake.
If you want to feel rich, just count all of the things you have that money can't buy.
Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart.
Alphonse Marie De Lamartine
Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm. As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.
Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.
Emily P. Bissell
Title of newspaper article yesterday - Vandals made off with all toilet seats in the local precinct. Police have nothing to go on.
We simply assume that the way we see things is the way they really are or the way they should be. And our attitudes and behaviors grow out of these assumptions.
Men always want to be a woman's first love. Women like to be a man's last romance.
Love to faults is always blind. Always is to joy inclined, winged, and unconfined. And breaks all chains from every mind.
To freely bloom - that is my definition of success.
If you only look at what is, you might never attain what could be.
Watch the skies, everywhere, keep looking ! Keep watching the skies !
Ned Scotty Scott, The Thing From Another World (1951)
Never bring the problem solving stage into the decision making stage. Otherwise, you surrender yourself to the problem rather than the solution.
Robert H. Schuller
Do you want a leg or a breast ?
Frances Stevens, To Catch A Thief (1955)
The best things in life are not things.
Don't fall victim to your own melodrama. Keep things in perspective. The odds are that your problem is solvable. Address the solution and don't dwell on the problem to the point at which it paralyzes you.
It's not what happens to you, it's what you do about it that makes the difference.
Patience and the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.
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 leader has a clear idea of what he wants to do -- professionally and personally -- and the strength to persist in the face of setbacks, even failures.
Warren G. Bennis
The only real valuable thing is intuition.
When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving one's self, and one always ends by deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.
The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking, the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker.
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
Robert F. Kennedy
Would you like to play a game ?
Joshua The Computer, Wargames (1983)
You can not escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean , if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
Kindness is a language which the dumb can speak, the deaf can understand.
Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement
W. Clement Stone
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.
The more you venture to live greatly, the more you will find within you what it takes to get on top of things and stay there.
Norman Vincent Peale
The power of imagination makes us infinite.
The principal goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have done.
You cannot live without dying. You cannot live if you do not die psychologically every minute. This is not an intellectual paradox. To live completely, wholly, every day as if it were a new loveliness, there must be dying to everything of yesterday, otherwise you live mechanically, and a mechanical mind can never know what love is or what freedom is.
As physicians, we are invited into the most intimate chambers of our patients’ lives. We
should acknowledge that unfettered trust with dignity, deference, and respect. For a physician,
caring for patients is not only a duty; it is a privilege. Alleviating pain and restoring
health for another human being can induce an exhilaration few others experience in their
Michael E. DeBakey
In the midst of winter, I found there was within me an invincible summer.
Love, the irresistable desire to be irresistibly desired.
Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire.
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though chequered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the grey twilight that knows not victory or defeat.
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.
"I can't do it" never accomplished anything ; "I will try" has performed miracles.
George P. Burnham
You could unwrap a Fudgesicle at the first light and never touch the brake lever till you threw away the stick.
We'll always have Paris.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
Want to learn to eat a lot ? Here it is : Eat a little. That way, you will be around long enough to eat a lot.
Captain, it is I, Ensign Pulver, and I just threw your stinking palm tree overboard. Now, what's all this crud about no movie tonight ?
Ensign Pulver, Mister Roberts (1955)
How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore, Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me I lift me lamp beside the golden door.
All or our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. -
If anything is worth trying at all, it's worth trying at least ten times.
Dean Marshall Art Linkletter
There is no instinct like that of the heart.
Resolve to be a master of change rather than a victim of change.
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
Love is letting go of fear.
Action without study is fatal. Study without action is fatal. Mary Beard Actions speak louder than words.
If your success is not on your own terms, if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart, it is not success at all.
There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life.
Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting ; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
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.
Get busy living or get busy dying.
There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. That little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.
W. Clement Stone
Men do less than they ought, unless they do all they can.