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 best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
Other men have seen angels, But I have seen thee, And thou art enough.
One drink's too many, and a hundred's not enough.
Bartender Nat, The Lost Weekend (1945)
Appreciate me now, and avoid the rush.
This above all, To Thine Own Self Be True.
Surprises and reverses can serve as an incentive for great accomplishment. There are no rules here, we're just trying to accomplish something.
All mankind love a lover.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
For a person to build a rich and rewarding life for himself there are certain qualities and bits of knowledge that he needs to acquire. There are also things, harmful attitudes, superstitions, and emotions that he needs to chip away. A person needs to chip away everything that doesn't look like the person he or she most wants to become.
Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Oh, Jerry, don't let's ask for the moon. We have the stars.
Charlotte Vale, Now (1942)
The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.
Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man , but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.
Every hero becomes a bore at last.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Excellence is more fun than mediocrity.
I never perfected an invention that I did not think about in terms of the service it might give others. I find out what the world needs, then I proceed to invent.
Better to be king for a night than schmuck for a lifetime.
Rupert Pupkin, The King Of Comedy (1983)
Yesterday is but a dream, tomorrow but a vision. But today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness, and every tomorrow a vision of hope. Look well, therefore, to this day.
If a man does only what is required of him, he is a slave. If a man does more than is required of him, he is a free man.
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.
A chain is as strong as its weakest link.
Now all you have to do is hold the chicken, bring me the toast, give me a check for the chicken salad sandwich, and you haven't broken any rules.
Bobby Dupea, Waitress (1970)
In life you need either inspiration or desperation.
The heart that loves is always young.
Be who you are in every situation.
What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness ?
If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully.
Love is blind, friendship closes its eyes.
Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god. For one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
After every happiness comes misery, they may be far apart or near. The more advanced the soul, the more quickly does one follow the other. What we want is neither happiness nor misery. Both make us forget our true nature, both are chains -- one iron, one gold , behind both is the Atman, who knows neither happiness nor misery. These are states, and states must ever change , but the nature of the atman is bliss, peace, unchanging. We have not to get it, we have it, only wash away the dross and see it.
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Happiness is a butterfly, which, when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
It's good to be the king !
Louis XVI, History Of The World (1981)
The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a persons determination.
They can because they think they can.
Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.
The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.
If we are to achieve results never before accomplished, we must expect to employ methods never before attempted.
To love what you do and feel that it matters, how on earth could anything be more fun !
Into the house where joy lives, happiness will gladly come.
People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.
The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.
People with many interests live, not only longest, but happiest.
George Matthew Allen
I'm going to take a bath.
Arthur Bach, Hobson (1981)
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
After all, tomorrow is another day !
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
There is no education like adversity.
In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.
A wise man will not leave the right to the mercy of chance, nor wish it to prevail through the power of the majority. There is but little virtue in the action of masses of men.
Henry David Thoreau
Bad friends prevent you from having good friends.
Love is an attempt to change a piece of a dream world into reality.
Open your ears before you open your mouth, it may surprise your eyes !
Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.
Lou Gehrig, The Pride Of The Yankees (1942)
An obstacle is often a stepping stone.
I love thee with the breath, smiles, tears of all my life.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice. It is not something to be waited for, but rather something to be achieved.
William Jennings Bryan
Think of me as a sex symbol for men who don't give a damn.
The only job where you start at the top, is digging a hole.
It isn't hard to be good from time to time in sports. What's tough is being good every day.
Snap out of it !
Loretta Castorini, Moonstruck (1987)
Love does not conquer all things, but it does set all things right.
If faith in ourselves had been more extensively taught and practiced, I am sure a very large portion of the evils and miseries that we have would have vanished. Duty is to encourage everyone in his struggle to live up to his own highest idea, and strive at the same time to make the ideal as near as possible to the truth.
It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.
Robert H. Schuller
How different our lives are when we really know what is deeply important to us, and keeping that picture in mind, we manage ourselves each day to be and to do what really matters most.
I am the captain of my soul.
William Ernest Henley
Imitate until you emulate, match and surpass those who launched you. It's the highest form of thankfulness.
Mark Victor Hansen
Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.
Robert H. Schuller
Hey, lady !
Herbert H. Heebert, The Ladies Man (1961)
They made us many promises, more than I can remember, but they kept only one. They promised to take our land, and they did.
Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.
W. Clement Stone
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.
Believe that you are bigger than your difficulties, for you are, indeed.
Norman Vincent Peale
Hi, Curly, kill anyone today ?
Mitch Robbins, Curly (1991)
He who conquers himself has won a greater victory than he who conquers a city.
Well, it's not the men in your life that counts, it's the life in your men.
Tira, I'm No Angel (1933)
Oh, Moses, Moses, you stubborn, splendid, adorable fool !
Nefretiri, The Ten Commandments (1956)
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
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.
Just smiling can do wonders for your attitude
What is it you want, Mary ? What do you want ? You want the moon ? Just say the word, and I'll throw a lasso around it and pull it down.
George Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
Let him that would move the world first move himself.
I have said nothing because there is nothing I can say that would describe how I feel as perfectly as you deserve it.
When I hear somebody sigh, Life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, Compared to what ?
Sydney J. Harris
Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
Failure defeats losers, failure inspires winners.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
You haven't failed until you quit trying.
There's no place like home.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz Mgm (1939)
If you want to get the best out of a man, you must look for the best that is in him.
Acting on a good idea is better than just having a good idea.
Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.
Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.
One who seeks no friends is his own enemy.
The miracle power that elevates the few is to be found in their industry, application and perseverance, under the promptings of a brave determined spirit.
Union gives strength.
Who is the happiest of men ? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though'twere his own.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Life's blows can not break a person whose spirit is warmed at the fire of enthusiasm.
Norman Vincent Peale
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Fear is the parent of cruelty.
I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.
Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.