Throughout the centuries there have been men who took the first steps down new roads armed with nothing but their own vision.
Wealth is the product of man's ability to think.
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When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Ability is sexless.
When a man comes to a conscious vital realization of those great spiritual forces within himself and begins to use those forces in science, in business, and in life, his progress in the future will be unparalleled.
I know people that got diagnosed with Parkinson's, and they just gave up. Sat in a wheelchair and refused to get up. I'll never give up. Some day this will probably take me, but I'm not going to walk away from life.
The world is more malleable than you think and it's waiting for you to hammer it into shape.
Tim Blixseth Bono
Perspective is in the quiet of a walk, the wisdom of a good book, or the harmony of your favorite music. I find it sometimes in the slow peace of fishing.
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
The heart does not respond to principles and programs, it seeks not efficiency, but passion.
Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.
I have learned not to worry about love, but to honor it's coming with all my heart.
If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.
There are no gains without pains.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.
People are where they are because that's exactly where they really want to be. . . whether they'll admit that or not
Never complain about what you permit.
Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.
King Mongkut, The King And (1956)
Time is an equal opportunity employer. Each human being has exactly the same number of hours and minutes every day. Rich people can't buy more hours. Scientists can't invent new minutes. And you can't save time to spend it on another day. Even so, time is amazingly fair and forgiving. No matter how much time you've wasted in the past, you still have an entire tomorrow. quotes
Where is there dignity unless there is honesty ?
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity can not survive.
One man with courage is a majority.
It's easier to remember when you are right than when the other person was right.
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, " What's in it for me ? ".
Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
I have loved to the point of madness, that which is called madness, that which to me, is the only sensible way to love.
Tell me and I forget , show me and I remember , involve me and I understand.
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished.
You need a good bedside manner with doctors or you will get nowhere.
William S. Burroughs
One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon- instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our windows today.
Growth in personality occurs as a consequence of meeting conflicts and impasses head on, and reconciling them. Interpersonal conflicts and impasses constitute problems which require solutions so that a satisfying relationship may be maintained. Whenever a person encounters a problem in his everyday living, he is obliged to vary his behavior until he discovers some mode of responding which is successful in achieving a solution.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what we want most for what we want at the moment.
Love understands all languages.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Anything that makes you weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
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.
If you would be loved, love and be lovable.
You must motivate yourself every day.
It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly.
I do not think much of a man who does not know more today than he did yesterday.
Your neighbor's vision is as true for him as your own vision is true for you.
Miguel de Unamuno
Believe, when you are most unhappy, that there is something for you to do in the world. So long as you can sweeten another's pain, life is not in vain.
Love is blind, friendship closes its eyes.
Romanticism is not just a mode, it literally eats into every life. Women will never get rid of just waiting for the right man.
Fear is the parent of cruelty.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain -- and most fools do.
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.
No man or woman is an island. To exist just for yourself is meaningless. You can achieve the most satisfaction when you feel related to some greater purpose in life, something greater than yourself.
I maintained my edge by always being a student, you will always have something new to learn.
Jackie Joyner Kersee
One who walks the road with love will never walk the road alone.
C. T. Davis
You can observe a lot just by watching.
If you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth.
Mohandas Gandhi, Gandhi (1982)
May no gift be too small to give, nor too simple to receive, which is wrapped in thoughtfulness and tied with love.
Not being able to do everything is no excuse for not doing everything you can.
Sawyer, you're going out a youngster, but
you've got to come back a star!
Julian Marsh, 42nd Street (1933)
I'd like to make her look a little more attractive. How far can you pull back ?
Rita, Cameraman (1982)
We don't have to take our clothes off to have a good time
Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
The worst part of life is waiting. The best part of life is having someone worth waiting for.
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it , if you can dream it, you can become it.
William Arthur Ward
But we can not avoid conflict, conflict with society, other individuals and with oneself. Conflicts may be the sources of defeat, lost life and a limitation of our potentiality but they may also lead to greater depth of living and the birth of more far-reaching unities, which flourish in the tensions that engender them.
Between this fan and the fancy sunbrella, I'm one 16 inch waist away from Scarlett O'Hara !
Never close your lips to those whom you have opened your heart.
Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books. Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders. Do not believe in traditions because they have been handed down for many generations. But after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with reason and is conducive to the good and benefit of one and all, then accept it and live up to it.
Love is a great beautifier.
Louisa May Alcott
Show me the money !
Rod Tidwell, Jerry Maguire (1996)
I do not know how to kiss, or I would kiss you. Where do the noses go ?
Maria, For Whom The Bell Tolls (1943)
Love is the expansion of two natures in such fashion that each include the other, each is enriched by the other.
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
David McCullough Reason
It takes a whole village to raise a child.
Our real problem is not our strength today ; it is rather the vital necessity of action today to ensure strength tomorrow.
Give all to love.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love starts with a smile, grows with a kiss and ends with a tear.
The stuff that dreams are made of.
Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)
My mother thanks you. My father thanks you. My sister thanks you. And I thank you.
George M. Cohan, Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time.
Robert H. Schuller
When a man finds no peace within himself, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.
Talent is formed in solitude, character in the bustle of the world.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
When the going gets tough the tough get going.
Joseph P. Kennedy
Came but for friendship, and took away love.
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
Norman Vincent Peale
Above all to thine own self be true.
He who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
Who indeed can harm you if you are committed deeply to doing what is right ?
Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die !
Inigo Montoya, The Princess Bride (1987)
Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.
Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from weak minds.
It's hard to believe that you haven't had sex for two hundred years.
Luna Schlosser, Miles Monroe (1973)
Success is predictable.
Friends are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.
All-righty then !
Ace Ventura, Ace Ventura (1994)
A boy's best friend is his mother.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves ; and under a just God, cannot long retain it.
For hope is but the dream of those that wake.
Love works in miracles every day, such as weakening the strong, and stretching the weak , making fools of the wise, and wise men of fools , favoring the passions, destroying reason, and in a word, turning everything topsy-turvy.
Marguerite De Valois
I don't know nothin 'bout birthin' babies.
Prissy, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Those who are fired with an enthusiastic idea and who allow it to take hold and dominate their thoughts find that new worlds open for them. As long as enthusiasm holds out, so will new opportunities.
Norman Vincent Peale
The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret to outward success.