Happiness is not a matter of events, it depends upon the tides of the mind.
My heart shall be thy garden.
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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.
Few people think more than two or three times a year. I have made an international reputation by thinking once or twice a week.
George Bernard Shaw
Keep your heart open for as long as you can, as wide as you can, for others and especially for yourself.
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.
Who so loves believes the impossible.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved , it is God's finger on man's shoulder.
Friendship is not born of words alone.
I never perfected an invention that I did not think about in terms of the service it might give others. I find out what the world needs, then I proceed to invent.
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.
The glue that holds all relationships together -- including the relationship between the leader and the led is trust, and trust is based on integrity.
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)
Young love is a flame , very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep-burning, unquenchable.
Henry Ward Beecher
You can not shake hands with a clenched fist.
If you wanna call me that, smile.
The Virginian, The Virginian (1929)
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You're gonna need a bigger boat.
Martin Brody, Jaws (1975)
Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.
When one door closes another opens, but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
Freedom from the known is death, and then you are living.
The death of fear is in doing what you fear to do.
You see, it's never the environment ; it's never the events of our lives, but the meaning we attach to the events - how we interpret them - that shapes who we are today and who we'll become tomorrow. quotes
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it open.
Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.
Ilsa, I'm no good at being noble, but it doesn't take much to see that the problems of three little people don't amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.
The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesud. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules whose would you use ?
Pep without purpose is piffle.
The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don't define them, learn about them, or even seriously consider them as believable or achievable. Winners can tell you where they are going, what they plan to do along the way, and who will be sharing the adventure with them.
You know, Billy. We blew it.
Wyatt, Easy Rider (1969)
The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.
The mark of a true doctor is usually illegible.
I believe in long, slow, deep, soft, wet kisses that last three days.
Crash Davis, Bull Durham (1988)
But inaction itself is a kind of action, and it has consequences. Consistently and absolutely maintained, inaction would necessarily lead to swift ruin , it would be a form of suicide. A refusal to enter into the world is a refusal to meet the challenge of reality which darkly demands that I dare and find out what will happen. In my situation I bear responsibility for what occurs because I do not intervene , if I can do something and I don't do it, I am guilty of the consequences of my inaction.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Open the pod bay doors,
Dave Bowman, Hal (2001)
Never, never, never give up.
In matters of style, swim with the current. In matters of principle, stand like a rock.
The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.
Live with passion !
Opportunities multiply as they are seized ; they die when neglected. Life is a long line of opportunities.
Lives most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others ?
Martin Luther King Jr.
The chances are that you have already come to believe that happiness is unattainable. But men have attained it. And they have attained it by realizing that happiness does not spring from the procuring of physical or mental pleasure, but from the development of reason and the adjustment of conduct to principles.
The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.
We will find only what we look for, nothing more and nothing less.
For things to change you've got to change. Otherwise, nothing much will change
Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a meaning that disempowers them or one that can literally save their lives.
A small house will hold a hundred friends.
Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
Sacrifice is giving up something good for something better.
Love knows no bounds.
Count your blessings.
We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.
If you can dream it, you can do it.
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
Everything in the world we want to do or get done, we must do with and through people.
It is impossible to imagine anything which better becomes a ruler than mercy.
Today is the first day of the rest of your life.
Freedom is man's capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves.
Accomplishment of purpose is better than making a profit.
Never fear the want of business. A man who qualifies himself well for his calling, never fails of employment.
We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience.
Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
The intelligent man is one who has successfully fulfilled many accomplishments, and is still willing to learn more.
Live life with passion.
No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.
True love never lives happily ever after. True love has no ending.
The only disability in life is a bad attitude.
All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.
Why don't you go outside and jerk yourself a soda ?
Virginia Hill, Bugsy (1991)
I would rather live and love where death is king than have eternal life where love is not.
Robert G. Ingersoll
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
The great end of education is to discipline rather than to furnish the mind, to train it to the use of its own powers rather than to fill it with the accumulation of others.
Love is a bird, she needs to fly.
Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible - it can not be seen or measured - yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more than any material possession ever could.
Barbara De Angelis
There's always free cheese in the mouse traps, but the mice there ain't happy.
Now all you have to do is hold the chicken, bring me the toast, give me a check for the chicken salad sandwich, and you haven't broken any rules.
Bobby Dupea, Waitress (1970)
Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.
One sure-fire way to stay creative force yourself to learn something new.
The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.
I consider my ability to arouse enthusiasm among my people the greatest asset I possess, and the way to develop the best in a person is by appreciation and encouragement. I believe in giving people incentive to work. So I am anxious to praise but loath to find fault. I am hearty in my approbation and lavish in my praise.
Charles M. Schwab
Advice after the mischief is like medicine after death.
Success often comes to those who dare to act. It seldom goes to the timid who are ever afraid of the consequences.
I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.
John Davidson Rockefeller
One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.
What do you feel like doing tonight ?
Angie, Marty (1955)
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
Acting on a good idea is better than just having a good idea.
The test is to recognize the mistake, admit it and correct it. To have tried to do something and failed is vastly better than to have tried to do nothing and succeeded.
Dale E. Turner
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
Norman Vincent Peale
There's always a way - if you're committed.
I love him because he's the kind of guy who gets drunk on a glass of buttermilk, and I love the way he blushes right up over his ears. I love him because he doesn't know how to kiss, the jerk !
Sugarpuss O'Shea, Ball Of Fire (1941)
If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work. Much of the best work of the world has been done against seeming impossibilities. The thing is to get the work done.
Who, being loved, is poor ?
Anybody can do just about anything with himself that he really wants to and makes up his mind to do. We are all capable of greater things than we realize.
Norman Vincent Peale
You're so money, and you don't even know it.
Trent, Swingers (1996)
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear.
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
There are only two rules for being successful. One, figure out exactly what you want to do, and two, do it.