If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.
Abigail Van Buren
We come to beginnings only at the end.
We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.
Tell me and I forget , show me and I remember , involve me and I understand.
To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.
Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become a reality.
We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insolvuble problems.
Seeing yourself as you want to be is the key to personal growth.
Man is a goal-seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.
You can be greater than anything that can happen to you.
Norman Vincent Peale
What you do speaks so loudly that I can not hear what you say.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Teachers have three loves, love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together.
Do you want a leg or a breast ?
Frances Stevens, To Catch A Thief (1955)
There is more to life than increasing its speed.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not.
For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice. No paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.
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
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
Better to be king for a night than schmuck for a lifetime.
Rupert Pupkin, The King Of Comedy (1983)
I never let my subject get in the way of what I want to talk about.
Mark Victor Hansen
Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.
Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope.
Princess Leia, Star Wars (1977)
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.
I always say a kiss on the hand might feel very good, but a diamond tiara lasts forever.
Lorelei, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
Think of me as a sex symbol for men who don't give a damn.
There are only two rules for being successful. One, figure out exactly what you want to do, and two, do it.
Some people dream of success while others wake up and work hard at it.
Power is not really good or bad , it is neutral. Power itself is not negative or positive, although our feelings about it may be. Power is the potential to influence others for good or evil, to be a blessing or a scourge. Like nuclear energy, it can provide the electricity to light a city, or it can fuel the bomb that destroys it.
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
I'm the ghost with the most, babe.
Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice (1988)
Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do, he will never do all that he can.
Say not, "I have found the truth" but rather, "I have found a truth".
Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.
Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low.
Henry Ward Beecher
Open your ears before you open your mouth, it may surprise your eyes !
Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
A bend in the road is not the end of the road unless you fail to make the turn.
There are essentially two things that will make you wiser the books you read and the people you meet.
Charles Tremendous Jones
Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it.
Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but religiously follows the new.
Henry David Thoreau
Nothing ventured, nothing gained.
We are the only beings on the planet who lead such rich internal lives that it's not the events that matter most to us, but rather, it's how we interpret those events that will determine how we think about ourselves and how we will act in the future.
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
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.
Whatever you are be a good one.
Experience is not what happens to a man, it's what a man does with what happens to him.
The only difference between a rut and a grave is their dimensions.
To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs no logic for its mission.
Charles A. Lindbergh
Our only security is in our ability to change.
The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
A good general not only sees the way to victory , he also knows when victory is impossible.
Pep without purpose is piffle.
How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young ?
My heart is ever at your service.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.
Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains.
Kindness is tenderness. Kindness is love, but perhaps greater than loveKindness is good will. Kindness says, I want you to be happy.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
Passion is the genesis of genius.
I don't like the man. I must get to know him better.
You sing-a high.
Baravelli, Connie Bailey (1932)
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
Let him that would move the world first move himself.
Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.
It is the true season of love when we know that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.
The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is often a step forward.
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
Love is blind, friendship closes its eyes.
Take control of your consistent emotions and begin to consciously and deliberately reshape your daily experience of life.
The secret of success is to do common things uncommonly well.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.
The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.
Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
What is the use of living if it be not to strive for noble causes and to make this muddled world a better place for those who will live in it after we are gone.
A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you have n't truly decided.
People are where they are because that's exactly where they really want to be. . . whether they'll admit that or not
Trust in yourself. Your perceptions are often far more accurate than you are willing to believe.
"I can't do it" never accomplished anything ; "I will try" has performed miracles.
George P. Burnham
Old love does not rust.
My friends are my estate.
If one has to submit, it is wasteful not to do so with the best grace possible.
The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable.
I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.
Henry Ward Beecher
I demolish my bridges behind methen there is no choice but to move forward. Firdtjof Nansen I do not cast my eyes away from my troubles. I pack them in as little compass as I can for myself, and never let them annoy others.
Go as far as you can see and when you get there, you will always be able to see farther.
There's no abiding success without commitment.
Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination.
Your daily life is your temple and your religion. When you enter into it take with you your all.
Don't let your fears stand in the way of your dreams !