Triumph often is nearest when defeat seems inescapable.
It may be all right to be content with what you have, never with what you are.
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The greatest happiness of life it the conviction that we are loved - loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.
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.
If you believe you can, you probably can. If you believe you won't, you most assuredly won't. Belief is the ignition switch that gets you off the launching pad.
Happiness resides not in possessions and not in gold , the feeling of happiness dwells in the soul.
You can be greater than anything that can happen to you.
Norman Vincent Peale
The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.
Confidence imparts a wonderful inspiration to its possessor.
When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Not being able to do everything is no excuse for not doing everything you can.
Obstacles are great incentives.
Do what you love and the money will follow
At every moment during our existence we are all called to be leaders, if for no other purpose than to lead ourselves.
John P. Strelecky
I'll meet you at the place near the thing where we went that time.
Aaron Altman, Broadcast News (1987)
A strong person and a waterfall always channel their own path.
The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don't define them, learn about them, or even seriously consider them as believable or achievable. Winners can tell you where they are going, what they plan to do along the way, and who will be sharing the adventure with them.
Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.
Love is like playing the piano. First you must learn to play by the rules, then you must forget the rules and play from your heart.
Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
People are like stained glass windows, they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.
Congress is the only insane asylum that's run by the inmates.
The doctor should be opaque to his patients, and like a mirror, should show them nothing but what is shown to him.
The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.
Why don't you go outside and jerk yourself a soda ?
Virginia Hill, Bugsy (1991)
The love that lasts longest is the love that is never returned.
Anything that makes you weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
What concerns me is not the way things are, but rather the way people think things are.
One, two, Freddy's coming for you.
Children, A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)
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.
What doesn't kill me, makes me stronger.
There is a law that man should love his neighbor as himself. In a few hundred years it should be as natural to mankind as breathing or the upright gait, but if he does not learn it, he must perish.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you'll make one.
People who worked with me or knew me still called me the 'world's fastest human' because I almost never stopped. I'd found that I could get more done with no regular job or regular hours at all, but by being on my own, flying to speak here, help with a public relations campaign for some client there, tape my regular jazz radio show one morning at 5:00 a.m. before leaving on a plane for another city or another continent three hours later to preside over a major sporting event.
Live Well... Laugh Often... Love Much.
He who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I... I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
Love is perfect kindness
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
You're as old as you behave.
If you would create something, you must be something.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Nothing is worth more than this day.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
The only job where you start at the top, is digging a hole.
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.
Men like my father cannot die. They are with me still - - real in memory as they were in flesh, loving and beloved forever. How green was my valley then.
Huw Morgan, How Green Was My Valley (1941)
You are what you are and you are where you are because of what has gone into your mind. You change what you are and you change where you are by changing what goes into your mind.
Stop makin noises like a husband.
Vera, Detour (1945)
The royal road to a man's heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.
Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
The only place where your dream becomes impossible is in your own thinking.
Robert H. Schuller
All of us, in the flow of feeling we have pleased, want to do more to please.
Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
The oneness of human beings is the basic ethical thread that holds us together.
Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
The more connections you and your lover make, not just between your bodies, but between your minds, your hearts, and your souls, the more you will strengthen the fabric of your relationship, and the more real moments you will experience together.
Barbara De Angelis
Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.
Never fear the want of business. A man who qualifies himself well for his calling, never fails of employment.
Romance should never begin with sentiment. It should begin with science and end with a settlement.
I am not a toy, I was made for soups, salads, maybe chili, and then the trash. Freedom !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
The first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it.
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity, an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.
Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.
A small house will hold a hundred friends.
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.
If you keep saying things are going to be bad, you have a chance of being a prophet.
Isaac B. Singer
One cannot think crooked and walk straight.
Change comes from within.
Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them.
Your family and your love must be cultivated like a garden. Time, effort, and imagination must be summoned constantly to keep any relationship flourishing and growing.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. -
All-righty then !
Ace Ventura, Ace Ventura (1994)
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
John Lennon Mignon McLaughlin
Live life with passion.
I'm not bad. I'm just drawn that way.
Jessica Rabbit, Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
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
To be a great leader and so always master of the situation, one must of necessity have been a great thinker in action. An eagle was never yet hatched from a goose's egg.
Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly.
St Francis De Sales
It looks as if there were a single ultimate goal for mankind, a far goal toward which all persons strive. This is called variously by different authors self-actualization, self- realization, integration, psychological health, individuation, autonomy, creativity, productivity, but they all agree that this amounts to realizing the potentialities of the person, that is to say, becoming fully human, everything that person can be.
You sing-a high.
Baravelli, Connie Bailey (1932)
Love is the true means by which the world is enjoyed. Our love to others, and others love to us.
My bounty is as boundless as the sea, My love as deep, the more I give to thee the more I have for both are infinite.
If the going is real easy, beware, you may be headed down hill.
You are what you think you are.
In order to be walked on, you have to be lying down.
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
That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquility.
For the first time in my life, people cheering for me. Were you deaf ? Didn't you hear 'em ? We're not hitchhiking any more. We're riding.
Michael Kelly, Champion (1949)
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.
Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.
The real and lasting victories are those of peace and not of war.
You don't just stumble into the future you create your own future.
If you would live your life with ease, do what you ought, not what you please.