There is a law that man should love his neighbor as himself. In a few hundred years it should be as natural to mankind as breathing or the upright gait, but if he does not learn it, he must perish.
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Opportunities multiply as they are seized ; they die when neglected. Life is a long line of opportunities.
Accept challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.
George S. Patton
What we can or can not do, what we consider possible or impossible, is rarely a function of our true capability. It is more likely a function of our beliefs about who we are.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.
Failure ? I never encountered it. All I ever met were temporary setbacks.
The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
Let's go home, Debbie.
Ethan Edwards, The Searchers (1956)
The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Living a life of integrity is one of the greatest missions we can undertake.
I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it.
All power is within you. You can do anything and everything. Believe in that. Do not believe that you are weak, do not believe that you are half-crazy lunatics, as most of us do nowadays. Stand up and express the divinity within you. Truth is eternal.
When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened. Winston Churchill When I want to read a novel, I write one.
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Other men have seen angels, But I have seen thee, And thou art enough.
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.
Where is there dignity unless there is honesty ?
One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you -- suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, "Well, I'll have a go, too''.
When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.
Norman Vincent Peale
When I asked god for strength
He gave me difficult situations to face
When I asked god for brain & brawn
He gave me puzzles in life to solve
When I asked god for happiness
He showed me some unhappy people
When I asked god for wealth
He showed me how to work hard
When I asked god for favors
He showed me opportunities to work hard
When I asked god for peace
He showed me how to help others
God gave me nothing I wanted
He gave me everything I needed
Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in kansas anymore.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
A small house will hold a hundred friends.
The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.
Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
Hardening of the heart ages people faster than hardening of the arteries.
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot , but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.
The real test in golf and in life is not in keeping out of the rough, but in getting out after you are in.
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
Every artist was first an amateur.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Don't ever give up.
True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful.
The man who lives without conflict, who lives with beauty and love, is not frightened of death because to love is to die.
Life is the movie you see through your own eyes. It makes little difference what's happening out there. It's how you take it that counts.
Service is the rent we pay to be living. It is the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time.
Marian Wright Edelman
Fortify yourself with contentment, for this is an impregnable fortress.
For hope is but the dream of those that wake.
You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din.
Cutter, Gunga Din (1939)
Everybody forgets the basic thing, people are not going to love you unless you love them.
Snakes ! Why did it have to be snakes ?
Indiana Jones, Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1987)
Practice hope. As hopefulness becomes a habit, you can achieve a permanently happy spirit.
Norman Vincent Peale
All the powers in the universe are already ours. It is we who have put our hands before our eyes and cry that it is dark.
Go as far as you can see and when you get there, you will always be able to see farther.
You know when you've read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.
You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
The foundation my parents laid down with our faith continues to be my core.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
When love and skill work together expect a masterpiece.
I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them ?
You will become as small as your controlling desire, as great as your dominant aspiration.
What can be said but not practiced is better not said. What can be practiced but not spoken of is better not done.
He who knows all the answers has not yet been asked all the questions.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love is a butterfly, which when pursued is just beyond your grasp, but if you will sit down quietly it may alight upon you.
The love that lasts longest is the love that is never returned.
Repeat anything long enough and it will start to become you.
Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.
It is impossible to repent of love. The sin of love does not exist.
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.
L-I-V-E ! Live ! Otherwise, you got nothing to talk about in the locker room.
Maude, Harold And Maude (1971)
I do not resent criticism, even when, for the sake of emphasis, it parts for the time with reality.
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
Astrology and all these mystical things are generally signs of a weak mind, therefore as soon as they are becoming prominent in our minds, we should see a physician, take good food, and rest.
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
Being defeated is only a temporary condition , giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn vos Savant
I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.
Happy wife, happy life.
Every man is more than just himself; he also represents the unique, the very special and always significant and remarkable point at which the world's phenomena intersect, only once in this way, and never again.
How do you live ?
Helen, James Allen (1932)
No great man ever complains of want of opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Norman Vincent Peale
It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get back up.
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.
Do, or do not. There is no try.
Yoda, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.
He who is in love is wise and is becoming wiser, sees newly every time he looks at the object beloved, drawing from it with his eyes and his mind those virtues which it possesses.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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.
Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do, he will never do all that he can.
Do you like scary movies ?
Ghostface, Scream (1996)
Houston, we have a problem.
Jim Lovell, Apollo 13 (1944)
Every choice one makes either expands or contracts the area in which he can make and implement future decisions. When one makes a choice, he irrevocably binds himself to the consequences of that choice.
Marion G. Romney
It is amazing how much people can get done if they do not worry about who gets the credit.
I am convinced that He ( God ) does not play dice.
What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?
Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.
The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.
I never could have done without the habits of punctuality, order and diligence the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.
There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved , it is God's finger on man's shoulder.
In matters of style, swim with the current, in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.
Mary Kay Ash
We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.