Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.
I have learned that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.
Ideas without action are worthless.
It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.
I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.
Blanche Dubois, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
I can't believe it. Right here where we live -- right here in St. Louis.
Esther Smith, Meet Me In St. Louis (1944)
Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy night.
Margo Channing, All About Eve (1950)
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.
Life is but a moment, death also is but another.
Robert H. Schuller
Always do the right thing.
Da Mayor, Mookie (1989)
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.
To laugh often and much; To win the respect of intelligent people And the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure The betrayal of false friends; To appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded
Ralph Waldo Emerson
My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.
One rule of action more important than all others is consists in never doing anything that someone else can do for you.
I love you. I've loved you since the first moment I saw you. I guess maybe Ive even loved you before I saw you.
George Eastman, A Place In The Sun (1951)
There is not a breathing of the common wind that will forget thee.
If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
Between this fan and the fancy sunbrella, I'm one 16 inch waist away from Scarlett O'Hara !
If you want to win friends, make it a point to remember them. If you remember my name, you pay me a subtle compliment ; you indicate that I have made an impression on you. Remember my name and you add to my feeling of importance.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
Possibilitizing is overcoming while you're undergoing.
Robert H. Schuller
His eyes have made love to me all evening.
Marguerite Gautier, Camille (1936)
Determine never to be idle... It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
Love, a temporary insanity, curable by marriage.
It is the marriage of the soul with Nature that makes the intellect fruitful, and gives birth to imagination.
Henry David Thoreau
Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. -
Love, all alike, no season knows, nor clime, nor hours, days, months, which are the rags of time.
A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.
If I can line up the people who, back through the ages, have gone at life in ways I greatly admire, then I can feel their strength supporting me, all their standards and values pointing the way in which I am to go.
Bonaro W. Overstreet
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
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.
It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.
When fate hands us a lemon, let's try to make a lemonade.
We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children do.
The worst way to miss someone is to be sitting right beside them knowing you can't have them.
Security is a kind of death.
Play it, Sam. Play As Time Goes By.
Ilsa Laszlo, Casablanca (1942)
Growth and change are never easy... If it were easy, you would have done it long ago.
A person starts to live when he can live outside himself.
What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.
Life can only be understood backwards , but it must be lived forwards.
Where the willingness is great, the difficulties can not be great.
This too, shall pass.
Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time, and it annoys the pig
The "Inside-Out" approach to personal and self , even more fundamentally, to start with the most inside part of self - with your paradigms, your character, and your motives. The inside-out approach says that private victories precede public victories, that making and keeping promises to ourselves precedes making and keeping promises to others. It says it is futile to put personality ahead of character, to try to improve relationships with others before improving ourselves.
Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination, full of hope.
Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.
I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance."
What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
I am big ! It's the pictures that got small.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.
H. Jackson Brown
If you're not sure where you're going, you'll probably end up somewhere else.
With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate, and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity.
The best effect of fine persons is felt after we have left their presence.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Coming together is a beginning keeping together is progress working together is success.
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
You aren't too bright. I like that in a man.
Matty Walker, Body Heat (1981)
It is impossible to repent of love. The sin of love does not exist.
Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm.
Anything that makes you weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
You can have anything you want ? if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.
There are two kinds of failures. The man who will do nothing he is told, and the man who will do nothing else.
The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.
Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.
Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
He who speaks the loudest is the least heard.
The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
Arthur C. Clarke
There are times when a man should be content with what he has but never with what he is.
William George Jordan
Let's go home, Debbie.
Ethan Edwards, The Searchers (1956)
You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din.
Cutter, Gunga Din (1939)
Remember, there is no situation so completely hopeless that something constructive can not be done about it. When faced with a minus, ask yourself what you can do to make it a plus. A person practicing this attitude will extract undreamed-of outcomes from the most unpromising situations. Realize that there are no hopeless situations, there are only people who take hopeless attitudes.
Norman Vincent Peale
Some people dream of success while others wake up and work hard at it.
Today... maybe I can take one step on that profoundly complex path to peace.
Mary Anne Radmacher
Love is more than a feeling, it's a state of mind.
You are today where your thoughts have brought
Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die !
Inigo Montoya, The Princess Bride (1987)
It is not good for all our wishes to be filled , through sickness we recognize the value of health, through evil, the value of good, through hunger, the value of food, through exertion, the value of rest.
It is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich.
Henry Ward Beecher
From success to failure is one step , from failure to success is a long road.
The only truly happy man is always a fighting optimist. Optimism includes not only altruism but also social responsibility, social courage and objectivity.
W. Beran Wolfe
In any moment of decision the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.
Roses are red, Violets are blue, I'm schizophrenic, and so am I.
Experience is not what happens to a man, it's what a man does with what happens to him.
I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie. I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave. And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.
Stella ! Hey, Stella !
Stanley Kowalski, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
Let your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities.
Robert H. Schuller
Chance is the fool's name for fate.
Guy Holden, The Gay Divorcee (1934)
Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give the world your best anyway.
Never stop learning. If you learn one new thing everyday, you will overcome 99% of your competition
Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire.
We are limited but we can push back the borders of our limitations.
The most interesting thing about a postage stamp is the persistence with which it sticks to its job.