The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.
Bernard M. Baruch
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An obstacle is often a stepping stone.
I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.
Henry David Thoreau
There is no education like adversity.
Oh, it was nobody's fault but my own. I was looking up. It was the nearest thing to heaven. You were there.
Terry McKay, An Affair To Remember (1957)
They say you were shot in the tabloids.
Nora Charles, Nick Charles (1934)
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Desire, ignorance, and inequality, this is the trinity of bondage.
We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.
The road to success is always under construction.
You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
A man's dreams are an index to his greatness.
The best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.
Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes... the ones who see things differently -- they're not fond of rules... You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can't do is ignore them because they change things... they push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because the ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do.
Life must be lived on a higher plane. We must go up to a higher platform, to which we are always invited to ascend, there, the whole aspect of things changes.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.
The past does not equal the future.
Quasimodo, The Hunchback Of Notre Dame (1939)
A weak man has doubts before a decision, a strong man has them afterwards.
Dependent people need others to get what they want. Independent people can get what they want through their own efforts. Interdependent people combine their own efforts with the efforts of others to achieve their greatest success.
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
Spread love everywhere you go, first of all in your own house. Give love to your children, to your wife or husband, to a next door neighbor. Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness, kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile, kindness in your warm greeting.
There is no security on this earth, there is only opportunity.
General Douglas MacArthur
Just because somebody doesn't love you the way you want, doesn't mean they don't love you with all they have.
Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy night.
Margo Channing, All About Eve (1950)
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true were really true, there would be little hope of advance.
I have seen so many of these, and lived with them, and travelled with them, and oftentimes felt as if I should starve to death on an equal allowance, that I am fully convinced I am correct in saying that the North American Indians, taking them in the aggregate, even where they have an abundance to subsist on, eat less than any civilized population of equal numbers, that I have ever travelled amongst.
Learning is finding out what we already know. Doing is demonstrating that you know it. Teaching is reminding others that they know just as well as you. You are all learners, doers, and teachers.
Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead.
Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.
Never stop dreaming.
As you live your values, your sense of identity, integrity, control, and inner-directedness will infuse you with both exhilaration and peace. You will define yourself from within, rather than by people's opinions or by comparisons to others.
If you worry about yesterday's failures, then today's successes will be few.
This is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure.
There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. That little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.
W. Clement Stone
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
If you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth.
Mohandas Gandhi, Gandhi (1982)
Come, let us make love deathless.
Love is the universal thirst for a communion not merely of the senses, but of our whole nature.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
The dedicated life is the life worth living. You must give with your whole heart.
Till I loved, I never lived, enough.
Listen with regard when others talk. Give your time and energy to others, let others have their own way, do things for reasons other than furthering your own needs.
Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality in your own mind.
In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.
Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.
No man ever became great without many and great mistakes.
William E. Gladstone
Obstacles are what appear when you take your eyes off your dreams.
Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you !
There is only one terminal dignity, love. And the story of a love is not important, what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.
Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington
When you are afraid, do the thing you are afraid of and soon you will lose your fear of it.
Norman Vincent Peale
Can miles truly separate you from friends. If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there ?
After your jump, the net appears.
Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father.
Lydia Maria Child
It not knowing what to do, it's doing what you know.
No pain, No gain.
In order to be walked on, you have to be lying down.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.
Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion
Follow the money.
Deep Throat, All The President's Men (1976)
It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.
Henry Ward Beecher
The price of greatness is responsibility.
As you think in your heart, so shall you be.
You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.
The land where humanity has attained its highest towards gentleness, towards generosity, towards purity, towards calmness - it is India.
You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view, until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.
Atticus Finch, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
Whatever you need more of is what you need to tithe some. quotes
If they move, kill ' em.
Pike Bishop, The Wild Bunch (1969)
There's a name for you ladies, but it isn't used in high society -- outside of a kennel.
Crystal Allen, The Women (1939)
Oh, no, it wasn't the airplanes. It was Beauty killed the Beast.
Carl Denham, King Kong (1933)
I have learned not to worry about love, but to honor it's coming with all my heart.
It is no use saying "we are doing our best". You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
Nobody has ever escaped from Stalag 17.
Not alive, anyway.
Oberst Von Scherbach, Stalag 17 (1954)
Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.
Education means inspiring someones mind, not just filling their head.
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
To reach a port we must sail, sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it. But we must not drift or lie at anchor.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart.
Josiah G. Holland
It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.
Everything in the world we want to do or get done, we must do with and through people.
If parents pass enthusiasm along to their children, they will leave them an estate of incalculable value.
The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge.
Its so hard when contemplated in advance, and so easy when you do it.
Robert M. Pirsig
Love is a verb.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Think about it, there must be higher love. Down in the heart or hidden in the stars above, without it, life is a wasted time. Look inside your heart, I'll look inside mine.
The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom.
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.
You can often measure a person by the size of his dream.
Robert H. Schuller
Romanticism is not just a mode, it literally eats into every life. Women will never get rid of just waiting for the right man.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
The time to make friends is before you need them.
Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.
I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.
There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
Whenever I think of the past it just brings back so many memories.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
When you arrive at your future, will you blame your past ?