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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When you work, work, and when you play, play, dont get the two mixed up
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.
Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.
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.
The question should be, is it worth trying to do, not can it be done.
Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn.
Rhett Butler, Gone With The Wind (1939)
All of us, in the flow of feeling we have pleased, want to do more to please.
I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.
Henry David Thoreau
Resentment or grudges do no harm to the person against whom you hold these feelings but every day and every night of your life, they are eating at you.
Norman Vincent Peale
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
Robert F. Kennedy
If you realize how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought
We must all suffer one of two things : the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment.
I believe that the science of chemistry alone almost proves the existence of an intelligent creator.
Friendship doubles joy and halves grief.
Advice after the mischief is like medicine after death.
It takes a minute to find a special person, an hour to appreciate them, a day to love them and a lifetime to forget them.
We don't stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing.
George Bernard Shaw
If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon, you will have succeeded as a parent and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings.
Work and lovethese are the basics. Without them there is neurosis.
We have no simple problems or easy decisions after kindergarten.
John W. Turk
The person who will not stand for something will fall for anything.
No one is more definite about the solution than the one who doesn't understand the problem.
The "Inside-Out" approach to personal and self , even more fundamentally, to start with the most inside part of self - with your paradigms, your character, and your motives. The inside-out approach says that private victories precede public victories, that making and keeping promises to ourselves precedes making and keeping promises to others. It says it is futile to put personality ahead of character, to try to improve relationships with others before improving ourselves.
Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose -- a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.
The most important persuasion tool you have in your entire arsenal is integrity.
Success isn't magic or hocus-pocus, it's simply learning to focus.
An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't.
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 ?
All love that has not friendship for it's base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Open your ears before you open your mouth, it may surprise your eyes !
For with god all things are possible.
There is nothing to fear, but fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
There is time for everything.
Never, never, never give up.
What's another word for thesaurus ?
Be like a postage stamp. Stick to it until you get there.
Hey, Johnny, what are you rebelling against ?
Mildred, Johnny Strabler (1953)
Do you like scary movies ?
Ghostface, Scream (1996)
One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.
When you can't solve the problem, manage it.
Robert H. Schuller
Talent is formed in solitude, character in the bustle of the world.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called present.
Gentlemen, you can't fight in here ! This is the war room !
President Merkin Muffley, Dr. Strangelove(1964)
Ideas become powerful only if they appear in the flesh , an idea which does not lead to action by the individual and by groups remains at best a paragraph or a footnote in a book -- provided the idea is original and relevant. It is like a seed stored in a dry place. If the idea is to have influence, it must be put into the soil, and the soil is people and groups of people.
Fathers are like a lighthouse when there is fog his children can always depend on seeing the light.
Who so loves believes the impossible.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Equations are more important to me, because politics is for the present, but an equation is something for eternity.
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot , but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague
Shut up and deal.
Fran Kubelik, The Apartment (1960)
Find the good -- and praise it.
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
A dream is just a dream. A goal is a dream with a plan and a deadline.
A man is not old until regrets start taking place of dreams.
Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in kansas anymore.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
I see dead people.
Cole Sear, The Sixth Sense (1999)
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Busier than a cat covering up shit on a tile floor!
Larry the Cable Guy
People come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime.
Life must be lived on a higher plane. We must go up to a higher platform, to which we are always invited to ascend, there, the whole aspect of things changes.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.
John Andrew Holmes Jr.
Without a general an army is lost.
Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
Are great things ever done smoothly ? Time, patience, and indomitable will must show.
Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything.
W. Clement Stone
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
Platitudes ? Yes, there are platitudes. Platitudes are there because they are true.
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
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.
Time is an equal opportunity employer. Each human being has exactly the same number of hours and minutes every day. Rich people can't buy more hours. Scientists can't invent new minutes. And you can't save time to spend it on another day. Even so, time is amazingly fair and forgiving. No matter how much time you've wasted in the past, you still have an entire tomorrow. quotes
When it comes to giving, some people stop at nothing.
Treat a man as he is and he will remain as he is. Treat a man as he can and should be and he will become as he can and should be.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.
All paths lead nowhere, so it is important to choose a path that has heart.
Joy increases as you give it, and diminishes as you try to keep it for yourself. In giving it, you will accumulate a deposit of joy greater than you ever believed possible.
Norman Vincent Peale
It is not what is poured into a student that counts but what is planted.
You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.
W. Clement Stone
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.
The land where humanity has attained its highest towards gentleness, towards generosity, towards purity, towards calmness - it is India.
I don't think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we can not practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.
His eyes have made love to me all evening.
Marguerite Gautier, Camille (1936)
The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.
Norman Vincent Peale
Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness.
Fortune favors the brave.
Ask for advice but do what you think is best.
You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.
You're gonna need a bigger boat.
Martin Brody, Jaws (1975)
Hey, lady !
Herbert H. Heebert, The Ladies Man (1961)
Sometimes, all you need to invent something is a good imagination and a pile of junk.
Who's on first.
Dexter, The Naughty Nineties (1945)
A woman who is loved always has success.
Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.
I make wine at home. I make it out of raisins so that it will be aged automatically.
Positive anything is better than negative thinking.
You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have really lived, are the moments when you have done things in a spirit of love.
The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
Where there is life, there is hope. Where there are hopes, there are dreams. Where there are vivid dreams repeated, they become goals. Goals become the action plans and game plans that winners dwell on in intricate detail, knowing that achievement is almost automatic when the goal becomes an inner commitment. The response to the challenges of life -- purpose -- is the healing balm that enables each of us to face up to adversity and strife.