The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be and that God wishes to see people happy, amidst the simple beauty of nature.
I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
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You talkin to me ?
Travis Bickle, Taxi Driver (1976)
I'm going to stop procrastinating once I get around to it.
The way to happiness : keep your heart free from hate, your mind from worry. Live simply, expect little, give much. Fill your life with love. Scatter sunshine. Forget self, think of others. Do as you would be done by. Try this for a week and you will be surprised.
Norman Vincent Peale
Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart.
Alphonse Marie De Lamartine
Talkers are no good doers.
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.
He who lends to the poor gets his interest from God.
Men do less than they ought, unless they do all they can.
Boldness in business is the first, second and third thing.
When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.
Norman Vincent Peale
How do I love thee ? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.
The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-ness.
A Crow is known wherever he is met by his beautiful white dress, and his tall and elegant figure. The greater part of the men being six feet high.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
Our life is what it is as a result of how we think.
I bet you can squeal like a pig.
Mountain Man, Deliverance (1972)
God gives us our relatives - thank God we can choose our friends.
Ethel Watts Mumford
We are limited but we can push back the borders of our limitations.
Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you !
Where old age is evil, youth can learn no good.
They can because they think they can.
You are what you think you are.
Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habits. Watch your habits, they become character.Watch your character, it becomes your destiny.
Get busy livin, or get busy dyin'.
Andy, The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
It's never too late to be what you might have been.
In Switzerland, they had brotherly love, and they had years of democracy and peace. And what did that produce ? The cuckoo clock.
Harry Lime, The Third Man (1949)
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
Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished.
It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.
Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter can not understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.
The word courage comes from the same stem as the French word coeur, meaning ''heart''. Thus just as one's heart, by pumping blood to one's arms, legs, and brain enables all the other physical organs to function, so courage makes possible all the psychological virtues. Without courage other values whither away into mere facsimiles of virtue.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Norman Vincent Peale
For children to take morality seriously they must be in the presence of adults who take morality seriously. And with their own eyes they must see adults take morality seriously.
William J. Bennett
Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.
Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.
If there is a will, there is a way.
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones tend to take care of themselves.
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
The storm also beats on the house that is built on the rock.
Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.
Vincent Van Gogh
Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.
I want it said of me by those who knew me best ; that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
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.
Everyone's life is an object lesson to others.
Karl G. Maeser
Trust in yourself. Your perceptions are often far more accurate than you are willing to believe.
Attica ! Attica !
Sonny Wortzik, Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
Play it, Sam. Play As Time Goes By.
Ilsa Laszlo, Casablanca (1942)
When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.
You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you understand this ? And radio operates exactly the same way : you send signals here, they receive them there. The only difference is that there is no cat.
Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration. Accordingly, a 'genius' is often merely a talented person who has done all of his or her homework.
Each time someone stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope.
Robert F. Kennedy
Accomplishment of purpose is better than making a profit.
Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not, nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not, unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not, the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
Bite off more than you can chew, then chew it.
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win.
Charity should begin at home, but should not stay there. Philip Brooks Children are the reward of life.
Let no one who loves be called unhappy Even love unreturned has its rainbow.
Michael, we're bigger than U.S. Steel.
Hyman Roth, The Godfather: Part II (1974)
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
What is strength without a double share of wisdom ?
Some of us have great runways already built for us. If you have one, take off. But if you don't have one, realize it is your responsibility to grab a shovel and build one for yourself and for those who will follow after you.
Kids don't remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.
The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.
Everything you want is on the other side of fear.
The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls you.
Now is the only time there is. Make your now wow, your minutes miracles, and your days pay. Your life will have been magnificently lived and invested, and when you die you will have made a difference.
Mark Victor Hansen
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man. One man tells a lie, dozens repeat it as the truth.
Learning acquired in youth is an inscription on stone.
Be like a postage stamp. Stick to it until you get there.
Bring out the gimp.
Zed, Pulp Fiction (1994)
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
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
I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the sea, and at last wake up in Naples, and there beside me is the Stern Fact, the Sad Self, unrelenting, identical, that I fled from.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There's always a way - if you're committed.
We came to enjoy, we are being enjoyed. We came to rule, we are being ruled. We came to work, we are being worked. All the time, we find that. And this comes into every detail of our life.
When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will.
What the heart has once owned and had, it shall never lose.
Henry Ward Beecher
Admission of ignorance is often the first step in our education.
Listen to me, mister. You're my knight in shining armor. Don't you forget it. You're going to get back on that horse, and I'm going to be right behind you, holding on tight, and away we're gonna go, go, go !
Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe
It is not enough to have a good mind, the main thing is to use it well.
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
A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties. No religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.
Just because somebody doesn't love you the way you want, doesn't mean they don't love you with all they have.
I didn't have time to hire half my coaching staff. I didn't know any of the players by sight, but somehow we got through spring ball with the help of a couple of graduate assistants.
Seize the day.
We must not say every mistake is a foolish one.
The person we believe ourselves to be will always act in a manner consistent with our self-image.
My mama always said, life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.
Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
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.
World is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
God is present in every jiva, there is no other god besides that. Who serves jiva serves god indeed.
In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but don't quit.