To understand your parents love you must raise children yourself.
My heart shall be thy garden.
Fear nothing, for every renewed effort raises all former failures into lessons, all sins into experience.
The heart has reasons that reason does not understand.
Jacques Benigne Bossuel
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
Ability is sexless.
An error gracefully acknowledged is a victory won.
Caroline L. Gascoigne
The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at a time.
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.
Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.
I am not overly impressed by the great names and reputations of those who might be trying to beat me to an invention... . Its their 'ideas' that appeal to me.
To be in love is merely to be in a state of perpetual anesthesia. To mistake an ordinary young man for a greek god or an ordinary young woman for a goddess.
Hope springs eternal.
Grow old along with me, the best is yet to be.
Smile ! and the world will smile with you !
Love is smiling on the inside and out.
Never give in -- never, never, never, never.
No disguise can long conceal love where it exists, or long feign it where it is lacking.
I may not be perfect, but some parts of me are excellent.
Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.
There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We're sisters under the same mink.
Debby Marsh, The Big Heat (1953)
The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist.
Verbal Kint, The Usual Suspects (1995)
For one human being to love another that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.
Rainer Maria Rilke
Success is achieved and maintained by those who try and keep trying.
W. Clement Stone
We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children do.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
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
You can't expect people to look eye to eye with you if you are looking down on them.
Love never claims, it ever gives.
There is no beauty but the beauty of action.
Success is counted sweetest by those who ne'er succeed.
Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.
You were made perfectly to be loved and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.
The road to success is lined with many tempting parking spaces.
A man's dreams are an index to his greatness.
A dream unrealized is a dream imprisoned by that enemy of all enemies - the fear of failure. Set that you will make it happen ! -
We must all suffer one of two things : the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment.
Go to the people. Learn from them. Live with them. Start with what they know. Build with what they have. The best of leaders when the job is done, when the task is accomplished, the people will say we have done it ourselves.
Mac, you ever been in love ?
Wyatt Earp, Mac (1946)
The only people who find what they are looking for in life are the fault finders.
An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.
Martin Luther King Jr.
The man who has no imagination has no wings.
We always strive after what is forbidden, and desire the things refused us.
A life without love in it is like a heap of ashes upon a deserted hearth, with the fire dead, the laughter stilled and the light extinguished.
Love isn't decent. Love is glorious and shameless.
Elizabeth Von Arnim
There is love of course. And then there's life, its enemy.
Platitudes ? Yes, there are platitudes. Platitudes are there because they are true.
Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery.
Von Schiller Fulton J. Sheen
Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.
Leave the gun. Take the cannolis.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
If you're going through hell, keep going.
Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.
Many people may listen, but few people actually hear.
Your attitude determines your altitude.
Two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the the universe.
Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
Help me ! Help me !
Andre Delambre, The Fly (1958)
Perspective is in the quiet of a walk, the wisdom of a good book, or the harmony of your favorite music. I find it sometimes in the slow peace of fishing.
How can you tell the difference between a run-over snake and a run-over lawyer? There are skid marks in front of the snake.
Love is a thing, well, it's kind of like quicksand. The more you are in it, the deeper you sink. And when it hits you, you've just got to fall.
Face it girls, I'm older and I have more insurance.
Evelyn Couch, Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)
If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.
Abigail Van Buren
It doesn't matter how much milk you spill as long as you don't lose the cow.
With malice toward none, with charity for all.
He who seeks rest finds boredom. He who seeks work finds rest.
The glue that holds all relationships together -- including the relationship between the leader and the led is trust, and trust is based on integrity.
You had me at hello.
Confidence imparts a wonderful inspiration to its possessor.
We sat side by side in the morning light and looked out at the future together.
It's not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.
If our thoughts and hopes are elsewhere, it is impossible to set our faces steadily toward the work required of us.
The memory of my mother will always be a blessing to me.
Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
Louisa May Alcott
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
Successful people make decisions quickly (as soon as all the facts are available) and change them very slowly (if ever). Unsuccessful people make decisions very slowly, and change them often and quickly.
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
Fundamental progress has to do with the reinterpretation of basic ideas.
Alfred North Whitehead
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
Everyone who achieves success in a great venture, solves each problem as they came to it. They helped themselves. And they were helped through powers known and unknown to them at the time they set out on their voyage. They keep going regardless of the obstacles they met.
W. Clement Stone
Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far. quotes
W. Clement Stone
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
There is no instinct like that of the heart.
Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.
The best things in life are free.
We're on a mission from God.
Elwood Blues, The Blues Brothers (1980)
What doesn't kill me, makes me stronger.
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.
Go forward confidently, energetically attacking problems, expecting favorable outcomes.
Norman Vincent Peale
Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk beside me and be my friend.
Within us all there are wells of thought and dynamos of energy which are not suspected until emergencies arise. Then oftentimes we find that it is comparatively simple to double or treble our former capacities and to amaze ourselves by the results achieved. Quotas, when set up for us by others, are challenges which goad us on to surpass ourselves. The outstanding leaders of every age are those who set up their own quotas and constantly achieve them.
Thomas J. Watson
A kind speech and forgiveness is better than alms followed by injury.
It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.
Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.