In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success.
Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
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To be a champion, you have to believe in yourself when nobody else will.
Sugar Ray Robinson
You betcha !
Marge Gunderson, Fargo (1996)
The more I love myself the better I am able to love you.
I'm here to fight for truth, justice, and the american way.
Superman, Superman (1978)
The oneness of human beings is the basic ethical thread that holds us together.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.
If you don't learn from your mistakes, there's no sense making them.
You think I'm licked. You all think I'm licked. Well, I'm not licked. And I'm going to stay right here and fight for this lost cause. Even if this room gets filled with lies like these, and the taylors and all their armies come marching into this place.
Jefferson Smith, Mr Smith Goes To Washington (1939)
Don't call me a saint - I don't want to be dismissed that easily.
Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.
It is only when we die each day to all that is old that there can be the new.
Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.
God doesn't make junk.
Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
Norman Vincent Peale
Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.
Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish. A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
John Quincy Adams
Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.
Love is like pi - natural, irrational, and very important.
Ask nothing, want nothing in return. Give what you have to give, it will come back to you, but do not think of that now.
Nothing ventured, nothing gained.
The truth is more important than the facts.
Frank Lloyd Wright
My bounty is as boundless as the sea, My love as deep, the more I give to thee the more I have for both are infinite.
And our bodies are earth. And our thoughts are clay. And we sleep and eat with death.
Paul, All Quiet On The Western Front (1930)
In order to grasp the reality, we must see the possibilities. In the present, a formulation of the possibilities is the area in which I gain uncertainty concerning what I decide, without a vision of the possibilities, I act blindly, only a knowledge of the possibilities enables me to know what I am actually doing.
Remember tonight, for it is the beginning of always.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
For with god all things are possible.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character.
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
O Captain ! My Captain ! our fearful trip is done.
Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington
When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.
Tomorrow will be like today. Life wastes itself while we are preparing to live. Our friends and fellow-workers die off from us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Whatever our souls are made up, his and mine are the same.
Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.
If you're going through hell, keep going.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.
A small house will hold a hundred friends.
Love is something eternal.
Vincent Van Gogh
Men are often capable of greater things than they perform. They are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent.
Tolerance can lead to learning something.
When it comes to giving, some people stop at nothing.
The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.
The mark of a true doctor is usually illegible.
I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.
Henry Ward Beecher
One can be a soldier without dying, and a lover without sighing.
The beginning is the half of every action.
Love never claims, it ever gives.
Take control of your consistent emotions and begin to consciously and deliberately reshape your daily experience of life.
Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade ?
If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.
E. Joseph Cossman
Look at the weaknesses of others with compassion, not accusation. It's not what they're not doing or should be doing that's the issue. The issue is your own chosen response to the situation and what you should be doing. If you start to think the problem is "out there", stop yourself. That thought is the problem.
Take away love and our earth is a tomb.
A healthy outside starts from the inside
Make the second effort your second nature.
Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster.
Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.
No disguise can long conceal love where it exists, or long feign it where it is lacking.
Where's the rest of me ?
Drake McHugh, Kings Row (1942)
You're happiest while you're making the greatest contribution.
Robert F. Kennedy
Kid, the next time I say, Let's go someplace like Bolivia, let's go someplace like Bolivia.
Butch Cassidy, Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969)
The potential of the average person is like a huge ocean unsailed, a new continent unexplored, a world of possibilities waiting to be released and channeled toward some great good.
I always say a kiss on the hand might feel very good, but a diamond tiara lasts forever.
Lorelei, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
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.
That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquility.
When our actions do not, our fears make us traitors.
The history of the world is but the biography of great men.
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.
A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace.
Levi ben Gershon
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
For one person to love another, that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks, the last test and proof, the work for which all else is but preparation.
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing , knowing that is it not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.
To live for results would be to sentence myself to continuous frustration. My only sure reward is in my actions and not from them.
All or our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. -
We belong dead.
The Monster, Bride Of Frankenstein (1935)
Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.
I would rather live and love where death is king than have eternal life where love is not.
Robert G. Ingersoll
Everything in the world we want to do or get done, we must do with and through people.
An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality.
It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.
Norman Vincent Peale
The only reason I would take up jogging would be to hear heavy breathing again.
I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Love starts with a smile, grows with a kiss and ends with a tear.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
Act or accept.
Years from now, when you talk about this, and you will, be kind.
Laura Reynolds, Tea And Sympathy (1956)
They can because they think they can.
You must do the things you think you cannot do.
Like snowflakes, my Christmas memories gather and dance each beautiful, unique and too soon gone.
Persistence is what makes the impossible possible, the possible likely, and the likely definite.
Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.
The energy, the faith, the devotion which we bring to this endeavor will light our country and all who serve it, and the glow from that fire can truly light the world.
The only people who find what they are looking for in life are the fault finders.
People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.
O, there is nothing holier, in this life of ours, than the first consciousness of love, the first fluttering of its silken wings.