The love that lasts longest is the love that is never returned.
You are what you think you are.
You sing-a high.
Baravelli, Connie Bailey (1932)
What is it you want, Mary ? What do you want ? You want the moon ? Just say the word, and I'll throw a lasso around it and pull it down.
George Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
What's meant to be will always find a way
Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement.
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
L-I-V-E ! Live ! Otherwise, you got nothing to talk about in the locker room.
Maude, Harold And Maude (1971)
Here's looking at you, kid.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
G. M. Trevelyan
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.
I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.
Blanche Dubois, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
To love is to place our happiness in the happiness of another.
Gottfried Wilhem Von Leibniz
The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule.
If you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth.
Mohandas Gandhi, Gandhi (1982)
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain -- and most fools do.
We're on a mission from God.
Elwood Blues, The Blues Brothers (1980)
Let's not just transform those in need, we can also find ways to help transform those in power.
Its so hard when contemplated in advance, and so easy when you do it.
Robert M. Pirsig
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
Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.
When I hear somebody sigh, Life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, Compared to what ?
Sydney J. Harris
We loved with a love that was more than love.
Edgar Allan Poe
I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.
Coming together is a beginning keeping together is progress working together is success.
All work is empty save when there is love.
You can never be happy at the expense of the happiness of others.
Before I learned the art, a punch was just a punch, and a kick, just a kick. After I learned the art, a punch was no longer a punch, a kick, no longer a kick. Now that I understand the art, a punch is just a punch and a kick is just a kick.
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
In order to change we must be sick and tired of being sick and tired.
You can observe a lot just by watching.
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe
Am I motivated by what I really want out of life or am I mass-motivated ?
Happiness resides not in possessions and not in gold , the feeling of happiness dwells in the soul.
Where old age is evil, youth can learn no good.
You may conquer with the sword, but you are conquered by a kiss.
Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it.
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
Leadership is power to endure an ongoing quest for information or influence not just actual triumphs like making profits or achieving stated objectives.
As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.
We didn't land on plymouth rock. Plymouth rock landed on us !
Malcolm X, Malcolm X (1992)
The will to prepare is more important than the will to win.
Not being able to do everything is no excuse for not doing everything you can.
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.
If you don't quit, and don't cheat, and don't run home when trouble arrives, you can only win.
There are no mistakes, save one, the failure to learn from a mistake.
Difficulties, by bracing the mind to overcome them, assist cheerfulness, as exercise assists digestion.
Christian Nestell Bovee
Confidence imparts a wonderful inspiration to its possessor.
Love is the great amulet that makes this world a garden.
Robert Louis Stevenson
My parents told me that I could do and be anything I really wanted. I believed them.
It's the investor who is risky, not the investment.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Love is made by two people, in different kinds of solitude. It can be in a crowd, but in an oblivious crowd.
Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery.
Von Schiller Fulton J. Sheen
I think therefore I am
I arise from dreams of thee in the first sweet sleep of night, when the winds are breathing low, and the stars are shining bright.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
It is better to have loved and lost than to never have loved.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
High expectations are the key to everything.
The battle is all over except the "shouting" when one knows what is wanted and has made up his mind to get it, whatever the price may be.
I have seen him set fire to his wigwam and smooth over the graves of his fathers, clap his hand in silence over his mouth, and take the last look over his fair hunting ground, and turn his face in sadness to the setting sun.
I've found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often.
If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, the excitement, and the mystery of the world we live in.
Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
Bond. James Bond.
James Bond, Dr No (1962)
Your children will become what you are, so be what you want them to be.
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
How far you go in life depends on you being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance."
Praise does wonders for the sense of hearing.
Everything is created twice -- first mentally, then physically.
Someday, man will harness the rise and fall of the tides, imprison the power of the sun, and release atomic power.
Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it.
J. Petit Senn
The heart is wiser than the intellect.
The greater a man is in power above others, the more he ought to excel them in virtue. None ought to govern who is not better than the governed.
I love you for what you are, but I love you yet more for what you are going to be. I love you not so much for your realities as for your ideals. I pray for your desires that they may be great, rather than for your satisfactions, which may be so hazardously little. You are going forward toward something great. I am on the way with you, and therefore I love you.
The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead.
I was nauseous and tingly all over. I was either in love or I had smallpox.
Practice does not make perfect, perfect practice makes perfect.
Grow old along with me, the best is yet to be.
Never live in the past but always learn from it.
Thou love life ? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff that life is made of.
The strongest among the weak is the one who doesn't forget his weaknesses.
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.
The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.
Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead.
Freedom requires the capacity to accept, bear and live constructively with anxiety. I refer of course to the normal anxiety all of us experience at every step in our psychological growth as well as in this upset contemporary world. To be free means to face and bear anxiety, to run away from anxiety means automatically to surrender one's freedom.
When I look around, I always learn something and that is to be always yourself. And to express yourself. To have faith in yourself. Do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it. Start from the very root of being, which is how can I be me?
If you aren't good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you'll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren't even giving to yourself.
Barbara De Angelis
Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve.
We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible.
Forget about it.
Donnie Brasco, Donnie Brasco (1997)
'Wake Me When It's Funny'
Sometimes you gotta create what you want to be a part of.
It is absurd that a man should rule others, who can not rule himself.