is a choice to focus one's being in a certain way, to bring one's faith, commitment, creativity, and love into coordination with a particular value and purpose.
It is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich.
Henry Ward Beecher
I never worry about action, but only about inaction.
There are never enough I Love You's.
How can we remember our ignorance, which our growth requires, when we are using our knowledge all the time ?
Henry David Thoreau
Love is more than a feeling, it's a state of mind.
You must consider the bottom line, but make it integrity before profits.
We must be the change we wish to see.
You can't make an omelet without breaking eggs.
True love never lives happily ever after. True love has no ending.
Nothing is worth more than this day.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
One of the reasons mature people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.
Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn.
In order to succeed you must fail so that you know what not to do the next time.
Anthony J. D'Angelo
You sing-a high.
Baravelli, Connie Bailey (1932)
Except and expect positive things and that is what you will receive.
Nature never deceives us, it is we who deceive ourselves.
Little strokes fell great oaks.
You know the difference between you and me ? I make this look good.
Agent J, Men In Black (1997)
It's not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential.
A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.
You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
Life's blows can not break a person whose spirit is warmed at the fire of enthusiasm.
Norman Vincent Peale
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)
Love is the whole and more than all.
Children are all foreigners.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Whatever you vividly imagine, ardently desire, sincerely believe, and enthusiastically act upon must inevitably come to pass!
Paul J. Meyer
Ever has it been that love knows not it's own depth until the hour of separation.
Challenges are what make life interesting , overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.
Joshua J. Marine
Our minds are as different as our faces we are all traveling to one destination, happiness, but few are going by the same road.
Charles Caleb Colton
Truth fears no questions.
Woody, I know what your problem is. You're just like me. Trash !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
Love cures people, both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
Karl A. Menninger
We aren't in an information age, we are in an entertainment age.
How you react when the joke's on you can reveal your character.
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
But I would be proud.
Harry Burns, Sally Albright (1989)
The way we see the problem is the problem.
Doomed are the hotheads ! Unhappy are they who lose their cool and are too proud to say, ''I'm sorry. ''
Robert H. Schuller
I never could have done without the habits of punctuality, order and diligence the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.
Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion
It is seldom indeed that one parts on good terms, because if one were on good terms one would not part.
Life is "trying things to see if they work"
I'm king of the world !
Jack Dawson, Titanic (1997)
With my brains and your looks, we could go places.
Frank Chambers, The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)
Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary.
John Keating, Dead Poets Society (1989)
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
The man who lives without conflict, who lives with beauty and love, is not frightened of death because to love is to die.
Practice makes perfect.
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
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.
There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I've loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough.
Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.
It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one's heart rather than out of pity. A person must possess himself and have a deep sense of security in fundamental principles and values in order to genuinely apologize.
Be afraid. Be very afraid.
Veronica Quaife, The Fly (1986)
People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.
Only in relationship can you know yourself, not in abstraction and certainly not in isolation. The movement of behavior is the sure guide to yourself. It's the mirror of your consciousness, this mirror will reveal its content, the images, the attachments, the fears, the loneliness, the joy and sorrow. Poverty lies in running away from this, either in its sublimations or its identities.
To be a great leader and so always master of the situation, one must of necessity have been a great thinker in action. An eagle was never yet hatched from a goose's egg.
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing, a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.
You only get out what you put in.
No alibi will save you from accepting the responsibility.
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Well, nobody's perfect.
Osgood Fielding III, Some Like It Hot (1959)
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan, you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.
Cushion the painful effects of hard blows by keeping the enthusiasm going strong, even if doing so requires struggle.
Norman Vincent Peale
Let's not confuse hasty decisions with strength or intelligence. It's important to be decisive - after giving consideration that reflects the time you have and what's at stake.
It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.
A person's true wealth is the good he or she does in the world.
Once in a while, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale.
Gieselle C. Viera
Our schools and are not teaching students to think. It is astonishing how many young people have difficulty in putting their brains definitely and systematically to work.
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
The death of fear is in doing what you fear to do.
Keep your business affairs in your own hands. It's the only way to be happy.
When you work, work, and when you play, play, dont get the two mixed up
You are the only person on earth who can use your ability.
Nothing happens unless first we dream.
Live Simply, Laugh Often, Love Deeply.
Laughter is the best medicine.
Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.
Two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the the universe.
They're called boobs, Ed.
Erin Brockovich, Erin Brockovich (2000)
It is easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow.
Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.
Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.
Robert H. Schuller
The only difference between a good shot and a bad shot is if it goes in or not.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
Sometimes I lie awake at night and ask, Where have I gone wrong ? Then a voice says to me, This is going to take more than one night.
Charles M. Shultz
Sow a thought, and you reap an act , Sow an act, and you reap a habit , Sow a habit, and you reap a character , Sow a character, and you reap a destiny.
I'm Multi-Dimensional !
A life lived in fear is half lived.
Yes, you can be a dreamer and a doer too, if you will remove one word from your vocabulary : impossible.
Robert H. Schuller
There's no such thing as not enough time if you're doing what you want to do.
We shall neither fail nor falter, we shall not weaken or tire. Give us the tools and we will finish the job.
We are stripped of every attribute of freedom and eligibility for legal self defence. Our property may be plundered before our eyes, violence may be committed on our persons, even our lives may be taken away, and there is none to regard our complaints. We are denationalized; we are disfranchised.
Chief John Ross
I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.
John Davidson Rockefeller
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.