Discontent is the source of all trouble, but also of all progress, in individuals and nations.
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Religion is being and becoming. Religion is the manifestation of the divinity already in man.
Love is not blind. It sees more and not less, but because it sees more it is willing to see less.
We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.
Love is friendship set to music
E. Joseph Cossman
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague
Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.
The only truly happy man is always a fighting optimist. Optimism includes not only altruism but also social responsibility, social courage and objectivity.
W. Beran Wolfe
My faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers. They will work out the whole problem, like lions.
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.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you'll help them to become what they are capable of becoming.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
There's no such thing as not enough time if you're doing what you want to do.
A kind speech and forgiveness is better than alms followed by injury.
You are a product of your environment. So choose the environment that will best develop you toward your objective. Analyze your life in terms of its environment. Are the things around you helping you toward success -- or are they holding you back ?
W. Clement Stone
The unexamined life is not worth living.
Love is a hole in the heart.
Tomorrow will be like today. Life wastes itself while we are preparing to live. Our friends and fellow-workers die off from us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things we could have, if we didn't spend half of our time wishing.
Changes in life are not only possible and predictable, but to deny them is to be an accomplice to one's own unnecessary vegetation.
If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
G. M. Trevelyan
Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.
It ain't over till it's over.
A smile is the light in your window that tells others that there is a caring, sharing person inside.
If I were required to guess off-hand, and without collusion with higher minds, what is the bottom cause of the amazing material and intellectual advancement of the last fifty years, I should guess that it was the modern-born and previously non-existent disposition on the part of men to believe that a new idea can have value.
Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.
Woody, I know what your problem is. You're just like me. Trash !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
In our life there is a single color, as on an artist's palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.
Respect the past in the full measure of its desserts, but do not make the mistake of confusing it with the present nor seek in it the ideals of the future.
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
Perhaps the feelings that we experience when we are in love represent a normal state. Being in love shows a person who he should be.
For love is heaven, and heaven is love.
Sir Walter Scott
You were made perfectly to be loved - and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
When were the good and the brave ever in a majority ?
Henry David Thoreau
My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant - but misdirected - ideas of others.
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.
E. Joseph Cossman
You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.
Seek the wisdom of the ages, but look at the world through the eyes of a child.
Don't waste yourself in rejection, nor bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves for they shall never cease to be amused.
Procrastination is opportunities natural assassin.
Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts
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
He who has great power should use it lightly.
The Crows are very handsome and gentlemanly Indians in their personal appearance and have been always reputed, since the first acquaintance made with them, very civil and friendly.
What is essential is invisible to the eyes.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom.
The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.
Acting on a good idea is better than just having a good idea.
He was some kind of a man. What does it matter what you say about people ?
Tanya, Touch Of Evil (1958)
There are no guarantees. From the viewpoint of fear, none are strong enough. From the viewpoint of love, none are necessary.
Let us strive on to finish the work we are in
You're gonna need a bigger boat.
Martin Brody, Jaws (1975)
Remember tonight, for it is the beginning of always.
We are what and where we are because we have first imagined it.
Lust is what makes you keep wanting it, even when you have no desire to be with each other. Love is what makes you keep wanting to be with each other, even when you have no desire to do it.
It is not the job of the general to be winning. It is his job to win.
Every hero becomes a bore at last.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes-- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds'--can you help others do the same.
There are eight million stories in the naked city. This has been one of them.
Narrator, The Naked City (1948)
Our minds are as different as our faces we are all traveling to one destination, happiness, but few are going by the same road.
Charles Caleb Colton
You are the only person on earth who can use your ability.
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though chequered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the grey twilight that knows not victory or defeat.
Seize the day.
Action may not always bring happiness , but there is no happiness without action.
If you wanna call me that, smile.
The Virginian, The Virginian (1929)
This isn't a dream ! This is really happening !
Rosemary Woodhouse, Rosemary's Baby (1968)
When love and skill work together expect a masterpiece.
If there is no struggle, there is no progress.
If to do good were easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces.
Whenever I think of the past it just brings back so many memories.
I'm an excellent driver.
Raymond Babbitt, Rain Man (1988)
When I've heard all I need to make a decision, I don't take a vote. I make a decision.
The list is an absolute good. The list is life.
Itzak Stern, Schindler's List (1993)
Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.
Kindness is an inner desire that makes us want to do good things even if we do not get anything in return. It is the joy of our life to do them. When we do good things from this inner desire, there is kindness in everything we think, say, want and do.
As a cure for worrying, work is far better than whiskey. I always found that, if I began to worry, the best thing I could do was focus upon doing something useful and then work very hard at it. Soon, I would forget what was troubling me.
And he can make, so say the wise, no claim who makes no sacrifice.
Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire.
I am convinced that He ( God ) does not play dice.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Leaders are people who are able to express themselves fully, they know who they are, what their strengths and weaknesses are, and how to fully deploy their strengths and compensate for their weaknesses. They also know what they want, why they want it, and how to communicate what they want to others, in order to gain compensation and support. Finally, they know how to achieve their goals. The key to full self-expression is understanding one's self and the world, and the key to understanding is learning -- from one's own life and experience.
Excuse me while I whip this out.
Bart, Blazing Saddles (1974)
Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve.
Each person's life is a story that is telling itself in the living.
I was nauseous and tingly all over. I was either in love or I had smallpox.
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing, a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.
This is the true measure of love, when we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
Where there is love there is no darkness.
Winners lose much more often than losers. So if you keep losing but you're still trying, keep it up ! You're right on track.
Matthew Keith Groves
Things turn out best for people who make the best of the way things turn out.
The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.
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
To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs no logic for its mission.
Charles A. Lindbergh
Indecision is the seedling of fear.
You can not escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
The significance of a man is not in what he attains but in what he longs to attain.
If you think you are beaten, you are. If you think you dare not, you don't. If you'd like to win, but think you can't it's almost a cinch you won't. Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man, but sooner or later the man who wins is the one who thinks he can.