We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children do.
Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the world's work, and the power to appreciate life.
Love the giver more than the gift.
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The ability to concentrate and to use your time well is everything if you want to succeed in business or in anything else, for that matter.
You may conquer with the sword, but you are conquered by a kiss.
Don't fear, just live right.
Neal A. Maxwell
Truth is nobody's property, no race, no individual can lay any exclusive claim to it. Truth is the nature of all souls.
To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself : First, what could I do ? Second, what could I read ? And third, who could I ask ?
Would you like to play a game ?
Joshua The Computer, Wargames (1983)
In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
Some people come into our lives and quickly go, some stay for a while and leave footprints in our hearts, and we are never, ever the same.
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.
The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead.
You see, when we have the opportunity of working out, you'll see that your way of thinking is definitely not the same as mine. Art, after all, is a means of acquiring personal liberty. Your way is not my way nor mine yours.
What's meant to be will always find a way
The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.
People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
The doctor and the pastor ask about your health, but eternity makes you responsible for your condition.
There is time for everything.
A chain is as strong as its weakest link.
It's hard to believe that you haven't had sex for two hundred years.
Luna Schlosser, Miles Monroe (1973)
The greatest sin is to think yourself weak.
Do we really know anybody ? Who does not wear a face to hide another ?
Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination, full of hope.
Hi-Yo, Silver !
The Lone Ranger, The Lone Ranger (1956)
If you're proactive, you don't have to wait for circumstances or other people to create perspective expanding experiences. You can consciously create your own.
I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
You can do what you want to do.
In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action
Difficulties, by bracing the mind to overcome them, assist cheerfulness, as exercise assists digestion.
Christian Nestell Bovee
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
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.
Strike while the iron is hot.
Tell me your friends, and I'll tell you who you are.
Its so hard when contemplated in advance, and so easy when you do it.
Robert M. Pirsig
After all is said and done, there is usually more said than done.
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul.
If anything is worth trying at all, it's worth trying at least ten times.
Dean Marshall Art Linkletter
Yes, you can be a dreamer and a doer too, if you will remove one word from your vocabulary : impossible.
Robert H. Schuller
The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.
Everyone should carefully observe which way his heart draws him, and then choose that way with all his strength.
I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
Ask yourself : 'Do I feel the need to laminate ? ' Then teaching is for you.
Strength is life, weakness is death. Expansion is life, contraction is death. Love is life, hatred is death.
Nature never deceives us, it is we who deceive ourselves.
I've looked around enough to know that you're the one I want to go through time with.
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.
Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.
We only love truly once. It is the first time and succeeding passions are less uncontrolled.
Hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are earned.
William Butler Yeats
Encouragement is oxygen to the soul.
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine.
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
There is a law that man should love his neighbor as himself. In a few hundred years it should be as natural to mankind as breathing or the upright gait, but if he does not learn it, he must perish.
Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you to reach the heights of your capabilities or make the money that you want without becoming very good at it.
Concentration of wealth and power has been built upon other people's money, other people's business, other people's labor. Under this concentration, independent business has been a menace to American society.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you often get it.
W. Somerset Manghan
Let us strive on to finish the work we are in
You cannot live without dying. You cannot live if you do not die psychologically every minute. This is not an intellectual paradox. To live completely, wholly, every day as if it were a new loveliness, there must be dying to everything of yesterday, otherwise you live mechanically, and a mechanical mind can never know what love is or what freedom is.
It's amazing, Molly. The love inside, you take it with you.
Sam Wheat, Ghost (1990)
Freedom is man's capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves.
I have seen too much of the vanity of human affairs, to expect felicity from the splendid scenes of public life.
The more you seek security, the less of it you have. But the more you seek opportunity, the more likely it is that you will achieve the security that you desire.
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.
The point is that you can't be too greedy.
He who treads the path of love walks a thousand meters as if it were only one.
People who are afraid to fail can never experience the joys of success.
Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.
Possibilitizing is overcoming while you're undergoing.
Robert H. Schuller
The fire that warms us can also consume us, it is not the fault of the fire.
I love great music and art, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly it is dearness only that gives everything its value.
Looks like I picked the wrong week to stop sniffing glue.
Steve McCroskey, Airplane (1980)
When a problem comes along, study it until you are completely knowledgeable. Then find that weak spot, break the problem apart, and the rest will be easy.
Norman Vincent Peale
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.
Love like you've never been hurt, dance like no one is watching, live as though heaven is on earth.
Happiness is the indication that man has found the answer to the problem of human existence the productive realization of his potentialities and thus, simultaneously, being one with the world and preserving the integrity of his self.
The art of love, is largely the art of persistence.
Don't waste yourself in rejection, nor bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness.
All power is within you. You can do anything and everything. Believe in that. Do not believe that you are weak, do not believe that you are half-crazy lunatics, as most of us do nowadays. Stand up and express the divinity within you. Truth is eternal.
No man or woman is an island. To exist just for yourself is meaningless. You can achieve the most satisfaction when you feel related to some greater purpose in life, something greater than yourself.
We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.
Be the ball.
Ty Webb, Caddyshack (1980)
Action without study is fatal. Study without action is fatal. Mary Beard Actions speak louder than words.
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
Cinderella story. Outta nowhere. A former greenskeeper, now, about to become the Masters champion. It looks like a mirac... It's in the hole ! It's in the hole ! It's in the hole !
Carl Spackler, Caddyshack (1980)
I never let my subject get in the way of what I want to talk about.
Mark Victor Hansen
Love is not selfish.
We don't stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing.
George Bernard Shaw
Where the willingness is great, the difficulties can not be great.
Must you flirt ?
Ninotchka, Leon (1939)
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but don't quit.
The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.
If you don't learn from your mistakes, there's no sense making them.