A way of life can not be successful so long as it is mere intellectual conviction. It must be deeply felt, deeply believed, dominant even in dreams.
To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.
Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.
Love is a little haven of refuge from the world.
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Miss Jean Louise, stand up. Your father's passing.
Reverend Sykes, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.
When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems you cannot hold on a minute longer, never give up then for that is just the place and time the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Love is not selfish.
Success is achieved and maintained by those who try and keep trying.
W. Clement Stone
Love is patient and kind, love is not jealous or boastful, it is not arrogant or rude. Love does not insist on its own way, it is not irritable or resentful, it does not rejoice at wrong, but rejoices in the right. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things.
The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.
Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future.
You don't get to choose how you're going to die, only how you're going to live.
Only those who have learned the power of sincere and selfless contribution experience life's deepest joy : true fulfillment.
When something is finally obvious that should have been obvious years before, we call it common sense.
Every action that helps us manifest our divine nature more and more is good, every action that retards it is evil.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is.
Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down.
Charles F. Kettering
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.
Here's looking at you, kid.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.
I know it was you, Fredo. You broke my heart. You broke my heart.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
Without courage, all others virtues lose their meaning.
From what we get, we can make a living, what we give, however makes a life.
I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore !
Howard Beale, Network (1976)
Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
Motherhood qualified me to let the child within come out and play.
I'll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too !
The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Discontent is the source of all trouble, but also of all progress, in individuals and nations.
From his neck down a man is worth a couple of dollars a day, from his neck up he is worth anything that his brain can produce.
Anyone who thinks the sky is the limit, has limited imagination.
Persistence is what makes the impossible possible, the possible likely, and the likely definite.
Roses are red, Violets are blue, I'm schizophrenic, and so am I.
The course of true love never did run smooth.
The man who lives without conflict, who lives with beauty and love, is not frightened of death because to love is to die.
The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
Love is an attempt to change a piece of a dream world into reality.
Imitate until you emulate, match and surpass those who launched you. It's the highest form of thankfulness.
Mark Victor Hansen
If you worry about yesterday's failures, then today's successes will be few.
Some people dream of success while others wake up and work hard at it.
In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.
O my's like a red, red rose. That's newly sprung in June, O my's like the melodie. That's sweetly play'd in tune.
Nothing is more honorable than enlightenment, nothing is more beautiful than virtue.
Once in a while, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale.
Gieselle C. Viera
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.
If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as painted, or composed music or wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Love talked about can be easily turned aside, but love demonstrated is irresistible.
W. Stanley Mooneyham
A ship in harbor is safe -- but that is not what ships are for.
John A. Shedd
Defeat is not bitter unless you swallow it.
Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day.
Love can never grow old. Locks may lose their brown and gold. Cheeks may fade and hollow grow. But the hearts that love will know, never winter's frost and chill, summer's warmth is in them still.
Laughter is the best medicine.
Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.
A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.
Busier than a cat covering up shit on a tile floor!
Larry the Cable Guy
The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
John Quincy Adams
Work and lovethese are the basics. Without them there is neurosis.
Don't go through life, grow through life.
You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.
A teacher, a really good teacher, is never a giver of truth; he is a guide, a pointer to truth. Therefore, a good teacher, or, more appropriately, a guide, studies each student individually and helps to awaken the student to explore himself, both internally and externally, and ultimately to integrate himself with his being. All in all, a teacher acts as a catalyst, and not only must he have a tremendous understanding; he must also possess a sensitive mind with great flexibility and adaptability.
Children are all foreigners.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I want everyone to be the way I strive to become -- to be himself in his truth. Do not follow me, follow yourself ! is the existential challenge. Self-being awakens self-being but does not force itself on it.
In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.
Love cures people - both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
Fear is met and destroyed with courage. Again and again, when the struggle seems hopeless and all opportunity lost, some man or women with a little more courage, a little more effort, brings victory.
James F. Bell
Let not a man guard his dignity, but let his dignity guard him.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Begin with the end in mind.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration
Until we take how we see ourselves (and how we see others) into account, we will be unable to understand how others see and feel about themselves and their world. Unaware, we will project our intentions on their behavior and call ourselves objective.
I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.
If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there and worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the loss of sleep.
Anybody can do just about anything with himself that he really wants to and makes up his mind to do. We are all capable of greater things than we realize.
Norman Vincent Peale
To become a leader, then, you must become yourself, become the maker of your own life.
Warren G. Bennis
Eddie, you're a born loser.
Bert Gordon, The Hustler (1961)
Kind words conquer.
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.
Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
Nobody has ever escaped from Stalag 17.
Not alive, anyway.
Oberst Von Scherbach, Stalag 17 (1954)
You can't expect people to look eye to eye with you if you are looking down on them.
Do, or do not. There is no try.
Yoda, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the the universe.
Resolve to be a master of change rather than a victim of change.
A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.
There are two ways of meeting difficulties you alter the difficulties, or you alter yourself to meet them.
If you ever feel like having a child, go to a restaurant and sit next to one.
Make no mistake, my friend, it takes more than money to make men rich.
A. P. Gouthey
Ideals serve well as our guides. They are like beacons on a journey , they do not permit us to tarry, as though our goal and rest were already contained in them.
Time is the great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all of it's students.
Where love reigns the impossible may be attained.
Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
Its obvious that we don't know one millionth of one percent about anything.
Now is the only time there is. Make your now wow, your minutes miracles, and your days pay. Your life will have been magnificently lived and invested, and when you die you will have made a difference.
Mark Victor Hansen
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 will never find time for anything. You must make it.
Like snowflakes, my Christmas memories gather and dance each beautiful, unique and too soon gone.
Love is a butterfly, which when pursued is just beyond your grasp, but if you will sit down quietly it may alight upon you.
In everything the ends well defined are the secret of durable success.
Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade ?
I saw and loved.
If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x ; y is play ; and z is keeping your mouth shut.