Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.
Robert A. Heinlein
In any situation, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing you can do is the wrong thing, the worst thing you can do is nothing.
You can not escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
The potential of the average person is like a huge ocean unsailed, a new continent unexplored, a world of possibilities waiting to be released and channeled toward some great good.
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
William Edward Hickson
You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you do not try.
It is interesting to notice how some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage, and working their solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles.
We are ever free if we would only believe it, only have faith enough. You are the soul, free and eternal, ever free, ever blessed. Have faith enough and you will be free in a minute.
Yippie-ki-yay, motherfucker !
John McClane, Die Hard (1988)
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
Stand as a rock , you are indestructible. You are the Self ( atman ) , the god of the universe.
If you would be loved, love and be lovable.
Accept challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.
George S. Patton
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
The will to prepare is more important than the will to win.
Love, all alike, no season knows, nor clime, nor hours, days, months, which are the rags of time.
If you didn't know me, would you think I was a stranger ?
We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.
The only real valuable thing is intuition.
Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.
It is love alone that gives worth to all things.
Santa Teresa de Jesus
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
Private victories precede public victories. You can't invert that process any more than you can harvest a crop before you plant it.
This life is a hard fact, work your way through it boldly, though it may be adamantine, no matter, the soul is stronger. I have seen in life those who are overcautious about themselves fall into dangers at every step, those who are afraid of losing honor and respect, get only disgrace, and those who are always afraid of loss, always lose.
It is no sin to attempt and fail. The only sin is to not make the attempt.
Whether you think you can or think you can't - you are right.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
The loving are the daring.
Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do, he will never do all that he can.
Hell is the knowledge of opportunity lost, the place where the man I am comes face to face with the man I might have been.
Give me a place to stand and I will move the earth.
Let those love now who never loved before. Let those who always loved, now love the more.
You don't just stumble into the future you create your own future.
It's nice to be the best, but not when being the best brings out the worst in you.
No one is more definite about the solution than the one who doesn't understand the problem.
Don't let life discourage you , everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.
Richard L. Evans
People begin to become successful the minute they decide to be.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
Things do not change we change.
Henry David Thoreau
Dyin' ain't much of a living, boy.
Josey Wales, The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)
Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.
Authentic leaders have absorbed the fundamental fact of existence -- that you can't get around life's inherent contradictions. The leadership mind is spacious. It has ample room for the ambiguities of the world, for conflicting feelings, and for contradictory ideas. I believe that the central leadership attribute is the ability to manage polarity.
A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.
Every truth has four corners, as a teacher I give you one corner, and it is for you to find the other three.
Sometimes you gotta create what you want to be a part of.
To reach a port we must sail, sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it. But we must not drift or lie at anchor.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
if you can't lift the corners, let the middle sag.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William A. Ward
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
Try to be happy in this present moment, and put not off being so to a time to come, as though that time should be of another make from this which has already come and is ours.
There is love of course. And then there's life, its enemy.
Cinderella story. Outta nowhere. A former greenskeeper, now, about to become the Masters champion. It looks like a mirac... It's in the hole ! It's in the hole ! It's in the hole !
Carl Spackler, Caddyshack (1980)
He who has great power should use it lightly.
Sometimes things become possible if we want them bad enough.
A woman who is loved always has success.
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)
The several tribes of indians inhabiting the regions of the upper missouri, and of whom I spoke in my last letter, are undoubtedly the finest looking, best equipped, and most beautifully costumed of any on the continent.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect.
Sacrifice is giving up something good for something better.
A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
Formal education will make you a living, self education will make you a fortune.
Deals are my art form. Other people paint beautifully on canvas or write wonderful poetry. I like making deals, preferably big deals. That's how I get my kicks.
P. T. Barnum
I may not be perfect, but some parts of me are excellent.
All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.
I have said nothing because there is nothing I can say that would describe how I feel as perfectly as you deserve it.
A martini. Shaken, not stirred.
James Bond, Goldfinger (1964)
Love reckons hours for months, and days for years, and every little absence is an age.
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
It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.
Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?
The Joker, Batman (1989)
I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.
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.
The course of true love never did run smooth.
Never pretend to a love which you do not actually feel, for love is not ours to command.
My life is my message.
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.
Love is not selfish.
A ship is safe in harbor, but thats not what ships are for.
If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.
Let us strive on to finish the work we are in
Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.
Henri Frederic Amiel
I want to be alone.
Grusinskaya, Grand Hotel (1932)
Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time, and it annoys the pig
How can we remember our ignorance, which our growth requires, when we are using our knowledge all the time ?
Henry David Thoreau
Change yourself, change your fortunes.
When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems you cannot hold on a minute longer, never give up then for that is just the place and time the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
To go fast, row slowly.
Norman Vincent Peale
History does nothing , it does not possess immense riches, it does not fight battles. It is men, real, living, who do all this.
Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant ?
Henry David Thoreau
There is no remedy for love but to love more.
No matter where you go, there you are.
Slow but steady wins the race.
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction.
We must be the change we wish to see.
Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.
Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.
This world will always continue to be a mixture of good and evil. Our duty is to sympathize with the weak and to love even the wrongdoer.