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.
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The outer forms of our lives can change in an instant, but the inner reorientation that brings us back into a vital relation to people and activity takes time.
A strong person and a waterfall always channel their own path.
You sing-a high.
Baravelli, Connie Bailey (1932)
Having all the money in the world isn't much good if you can hardly get out of bed in the morning to enjoy it
To be able to say how much love, is love but little.
Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head.
Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away.
Get into a line that you will find to be a deep personal interest, something you really enjoy spending twelve to fifteen hours a day working at, and the rest of the time thinking about.
Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.
See how nature - trees, flowers, grass - grows in silence , see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence we need silence to be able to touch souls.
If this is a blessing, it is certainly very well disguised.
Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.
Remember, there is no situation so completely hopeless that something constructive can not be done about it. When faced with a minus, ask yourself what you can do to make it a plus. A person practicing this attitude will extract undreamed-of outcomes from the most unpromising situations. Realize that there are no hopeless situations, there are only people who take hopeless attitudes.
Norman Vincent Peale
Practice hope. As hopefulness becomes a habit, you can achieve a permanently happy spirit.
Norman Vincent Peale
The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience.
Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give the world your best anyway.
In order to grasp the reality, we must see the possibilities. In the present, a formulation of the possibilities is the area in which I gain uncertainty concerning what I decide, without a vision of the possibilities, I act blindly, only a knowledge of the possibilities enables me to know what I am actually doing.
A ship in harbor is safe -- but that is not what ships are for.
John A. Shedd
Living, love and death are one thing, not divisive, not separated, not divorced, not in the field of time but it is completely a living, moving thing, indivisible. And that is immortal.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life , that word is love.
When I first met you, I was afraid to talk to you. When I talked to you, I was afraid to kiss you. When I kissed you, I was afraid to love you. Now that I love you, I'm afraid to lose you.
The only thing that stands between a man and what he wants from life is often merely the will to try it and the faith to believe that it is possible.
Richard M. Devos
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.
Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to ; all they need is one reason why they can.
I'll be back.
The Terminator, The Terminator (1984)
The dingo took my baby !
Lindy Chamberlain, A Cry In The Dark (1988)
Enjoy each step, for in every moment there is something to learn.
John P. Strelecky
It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly.
Wicked men obey from fear, good men, from love.
I have learned not to worry about love, but to honor it's coming with all my heart.
I am not sure I should have dared to start , but I am sure that I should not have dared to stop.
I always try to turn my personal struggles into something helpful for others.
The strength of the heart comes from the soundness of the faith.
Saudi Arabian Proverb
When one door closes another opens. But often we look so long so regretfully upon the closed door that we fail to see the one that has opened for us.
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)
Romance is the fuel that keeps love burning hot.
I think it pisses god off when you walk by the color purple in a field and don't notice it.
Shug, The Color Purple (1985)
Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.
The true way to soften one's troubles is to solace those of others.
Madame De Maintenon
The pellet with the poison's in the vessel with the pestle. The chalice from the palace has the brew that is true.
Hubert Hawkins, The Court Jester (1956)
The fastest way to pass your own expectation is to add passion to your labor.
Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.
Jane. Tarzan. Jane. Tarzan.
Tarzan, Tarzan The Ape Man (1932)
Snakes ! Why did it have to be snakes ?
Indiana Jones, Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1987)
The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses.
Pep without purpose is piffle.
Don't call me a saint - I don't want to be dismissed that easily.
Who's on first.
Dexter, The Naughty Nineties (1945)
As God is my witness, I'll never be hungry again.
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Only one thing has to change for us to know happiness in our lives : where we focus our attention.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
I see dead people.
Cole Sear, The Sixth Sense (1999)
They alone live, who live for others.
We are made for loving. If we don't love, we will be like plants without water.
Whatever you think that you will be. If you think yourself weak, weak you will be , if you think yourself strong, you will be.
This is a great fact : strength is life, weakness is death. Strength is felicity, life eternal, immortal , weakness is constant strain and misery, weakness is death.
Some succeed because they are destined. Some succeed because they are determined.
Give me a whisky, ginger ale on the side. And don't be stingy, baby.
Anna Christie, Anna Christie (1930)
Sawyer, you're going out a youngster, but
you've got to come back a star!
Julian Marsh, 42nd Street (1933)
Be strong ! You talk of ghosts and devils. We are the living devils. The sign of life is strength and growth. The sign of death is weakness. Whatever is weak, avoid ! It is death. If it is strength, go down into hell and get hold of it ! There is salvation only for the brave. "None but the brave deserves the fair". None but the bravest deserves salvation.
I want it said of me by those who knew me best ; that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow.
Men always want to be a woman's first love. Women like to be a man's last romance.
It's nice to be the best, but not when being the best brings out the worst in you.
Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they're supposed to help you discover who you are.
Bernice Johnson Reagon
Play it, Sam. Play As Time Goes By.
Ilsa Laszlo, Casablanca (1942)
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)
Hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are earned.
William Butler Yeats
We have got to have a dream if we are going to make a dream come true.
We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.
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.
The real test in golf and in life is not in keeping out of the rough, but in getting out after you are in.
Joy is not in things, it is in us.
Remember the difference between a boss and a leader a boss says "Go ! '' -- a leader says "Let's go ! ''
Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace.
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
In matters of style, swim with the current, in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
The ladder of success is never crowded at the top.
The dove is my emblem... . I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it... . I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.
I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality.
Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible.
Learning is definitely not mere imitation or the ability to accumulate and conform to fixed knowledge. Learning is a constant process of discovery and never a concluding one. In JKD we begin not by accumulation but by discovering the cause of our ignorance, and oftentimes this involves a shedding process. Truth will not come until we have come to understand personally the whole process of the working of our being. After all, ultimately, knowledge in martial art simply means self-knowledge, and JKD can become intelligible only in the vigorous and constant process of self-inquiry and self-discovery.
To be a leader, you must stand for something, or fall for anything.
Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time
Marion Wright Edelman
All love is sweet, given or returned.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.
Sex alleviates tension. Love causes it.
Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary.
John Keating, Dead Poets Society (1989)
If you don't set goals, you can't regret not reaching them.
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.
The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
We shall neither fail nor falter, we shall not weaken or tire. Give us the tools and we will finish the job.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
If the going is real easy, beware, you may be headed down hill.