It is absurd that a man should rule others, who can not rule himself.
Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.
First, believe in the world - that there is meaning behind everything.
Be the change you want to see in the world Ghandi Be useful where thou livest.
It is amazing how much people can get done if they do not worry about who gets the credit.
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Don't say, "If I could, I would". Say, "If I can, I will".
The death of fear is in doing what you fear to do.
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.
When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.
Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
Feel nothing, know nothing, do nothing, have nothing, give up all to god, and say utterly, 'Thy will be done'. We only dream this bondage. Wake up and let it go.
Education is one of the few things a person is willing to pay for and not get.
William Lowe Bryan
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
God is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life.
I want to talk with people who care about things that matter that will make a life- changing difference
Mark Victor Hansen
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
Sex alleviates tension. Love causes it.
Where the willingness is great, the difficulties can not be great.
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
You make me want to be a better man. As good as it gets.
There is only one terminal dignity, love. And the story of a love is not important, what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.
The very use of the word savage, as it is applied in its general sense, I am inclined to believe is an abuse of the word, and the people to whom it is applied.
The life which is unexamined is not worth living
The mind has exactly the same power as the hands, not merely to grasp the world, but to change it
The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but reveal to them their own.
If you don't quit, and don't cheat, and don't run home when trouble arrives, you can only win.
Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called present.
There is no education like adversity.
Be strong ! You talk of ghosts and devils. We are the living devils. The sign of life is strength and growth. The sign of death is weakness. Whatever is weak, avoid ! It is death. If it is strength, go down into hell and get hold of it ! There is salvation only for the brave. "None but the brave deserves the fair". None but the bravest deserves salvation.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you're going to be able to look back on something and laugh about it, you might as well laugh about it now.
I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.
George S. Patton
A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.
Love can be understood only from the inside, as a language can be understood only by someone who speaks it, as a world can be understood only by someone who lives in it.
Robert C. Solomon
What we do not see, what most of us never suspect of existing, is the silent but irresistible power which comes to the rescue of those who fight on in the face of discouragement.
Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.
The pellet with the poison's in the vessel with the pestle. The chalice from the palace has the brew that is true.
Hubert Hawkins, The Court Jester (1956)
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.
Anyone can be passionate, but it takes real lovers to be silly.
There is no pleasure in life equal to that of the conquest of a vicious habit.
I am not overly impressed by the great names and reputations of those who might be trying to beat me to an invention... . Its their 'ideas' that appeal to me.
We belong dead.
The Monster, Bride Of Frankenstein (1935)
Don't take no for an answer, never submit to failure. Do not be fobbed off with mere personal success or acceptance. You will make all kinds of mistakes, but as long as you are generous and true, and also fierce, you can not hurt the world or even seriously distress her. She was made to be wooed by youth.
Work and lovethese are the basics. Without them there is neurosis.
The list is an absolute good. The list is life.
Itzak Stern, Schindler's List (1993)
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)
If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.
Many great ideas go unexecuted, and many great executioners are without ideas. One without the other is worthless.
You were made perfectly to be loved - and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.
I like to watch.
Chance, Being There (1979)
There is not a breathing of the common wind that will forget thee.
Never seek to tell thy love. Love that never told can be, for the gentle wind does move silently, invisibly.
Love is a butterfly, which when pursued is just beyond your grasp, but if you will sit down quietly it may alight upon you.
A man takes a drop too much once in a while, it's only human nature.
Charlie Allnut, Rose Sayer (1951)
Knowing is not enough we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
It doesn't matter how much milk you spill as long as you don't lose the cow.
Say hello to my little friend !
Tony Montana, Scarface (1983)
Don't limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, you can achieve.
Mary Kay Ash
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect.
No legacy is so rich as honesty.
The brain and muscles must develop simultaneously. Iron nerves with an intelligent brain - and the whole world is at your feet.
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.
Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
Louisa May Alcott
And let it spring from love, born out of concern for all beings.
The best way to find yourself, is to lose yourself in the service of others.
Seeing yourself as you want to be is the key to personal growth.
Procrastination is the thief of time.
Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.
Want to learn to eat a lot ? Here it is : Eat a little. That way, you will be around long enough to eat a lot.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
The atmosphere of expectancy is the breeding ground for miracles.
Rodney L. Parsley
Sharing is the essence of teaching. It is, I have come to believe, the essence of civilizationWithout it, the imagination is but the echo of the self, trapped in a soundproof chamber, reverberating upon itself until it is spent in exhaustion or futility.
You make me want to be a better man.
Melvin Udall, As Good As It Gets (1997)
It is best to love wisely, no doubt, but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all.
William Makepeace Thackeray
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.
The United States, and other advanced nations, will someday be able to produce instruments of death so terrible the world will be in abject terror of itself and its ability to end civilization... . Such war-making weapons should be developed - but only for purposes of discovery and experimentation
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.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work
Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.
Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Confidence imparts a wonderful inspiration to its possessor.
Hope is like a bird that senses the dawn and carefully starts to sing while it is still dark.
Example sheds a genial ray which men are apt to borrow, so first improve yourself today, and then your friends tomorrow.
Where there is a will, there is a way.
The best effect of fine persons is felt after we have left their presence.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Is it just me or is the grim reaper a straight-up hottie ?
"I can't do it" never accomplished anything ; "I will try" has performed miracles.
George P. Burnham
You only get out what you put in.
No general can fight his battles alone. He must depend upon his lieutenants, and his success depends upon his ability to select the right man for the right place.
Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.
A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.
Success is predictable.
In Heaven the economy is run by the Germans, the French do the cooking, and the police are English. In Hell the economy is run by the French, the English do the cooking, and the police are German.
Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one.