Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.
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Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
One who seeks no friends is his own enemy.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
You always succeed in producing a result.
Never stop dreaming.
It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.
Deep down inside of all of us is the power to accomplish what we want to, if we'll just stop looking elsewhere.
For the first time in my life, people cheering for me. Were you deaf ? Didn't you hear 'em ? We're not hitchhiking any more. We're riding.
Michael Kelly, Champion (1949)
If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
If the student thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better student. If the lawyer thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better lawyer, and so on.
The only real valuable thing is intuition.
The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.
Our life is what it is as a result of how we think.
As long as we are persistence in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We can not choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time.
Happiness is a choice.
Barry Neil Kaufman
The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.
Love means never having to say you're sorry.
Oliver Barrett IV, Love Story (1970)
Just because we increase the speed of information doesn't mean we can increase the speed of decisions. Pondering, reflecting and ruminating are undervalued skills in our culture.
I have learned not to worry about love, but to honor it's coming with all my heart.
When you put faith, hope and love together, you can raise positive kids in a negative world.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must be overcome first.
Whatever you are be a good one.
Success often comes to those who dare to act. It seldom goes to the timid who are ever afraid of the consequences.
You know you are in love when you see the world in her eyes, and her eyes everywhere in the world.
When something is finally obvious that should have been obvious years before, we call it common sense.
A chain is as strong as its weakest link.
It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Don't wait. The time will never be just right.
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
But, in the opinion of the court, you are not only sane but you're the sanest man that ever walked into this courtroom.
Judge May, Mr Deeds Goes To Town (1936)
I'm a bit of a P.T Barnum. I make stars out of everyone.
What we've got here is failure to communicate.
Captain, Cool Hand Luke (1967)
An idea can turn to dust or magic, depending on the talent that rubs against it.
The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.
By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day
Don't call me a saint - I don't want to be dismissed that easily.
This is this.
Michael Vronsky, The Deer Hunter (1978)
Only the educated are free.
Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.
My love for you is a journey, starting at forever, and ending at never.
Love is the great amulet that makes this world a garden.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Fathers are like a lighthouse when there is fog his children can always depend on seeing the light.
I love thee, I love but thee with a love that shall not die till the sun grows cold and the stars grow old.
What is a friend ? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
I can't understand why people are frightened by new ideas. I'm frightened by old ones.
Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.
Emily P. Bissell
Nothing is predestined The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.
No man is happy who does not think himself so.
There is nothing as remarkable as learning how to think better.
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
A human being is a part of a whole, called by us _universe_ , a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest... a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.
If you worry about yesterday's failures, then today's successes will be few.
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
Love is a daily, mutual exchange of value.
The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a persons determination.
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 greatest humiliation in life is to work hard on something from which you expect appreciation, and then fail to get it.
Edgar Watson Howe
What this power is I cannot say. All I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it.
Alexander Graham Bell
Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.
Practice hope. As hopefulness becomes a habit, you can achieve a permanently happy spirit.
Norman Vincent Peale
There are only two things more beautiful than a good gun, a swiss watch and a woman from anywhere.
Cherry Valance, Red River (1948)
The most interesting thing about a postage stamp is the persistence with which it sticks to its job.
The sun will come up tomorrow
Sometimes you gotta say, What the fuck.
Miles, Risky Business (1983)
Don't hide your light under a bushel.
To love is to place our happiness in the happiness of another.
Gottfried Wilhem Von Leibniz
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
Condemn none. If you can stretch out a helping hand, do so. If you cannot, fold your hands, bless your brothers, and let them go their own way.
That first peak is the best place to pause and look back, to see if you took the easiest route, to learn the lessons from the first climb. And it is the best place to examine the terrain ahead, to change your plans and goals, to take a deep breath and begin climbing again.
Faith can move mountains.
Who travels for love finds a thousand miles not longer than one.
They're here !
Carol Anne Freeling, Poltergeist (1982)
Surprises and reverses can serve as an incentive for great accomplishment. There are no rules here, we're just trying to accomplish something.
Life does not happen to us, it happens from us.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about its own things. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.
Matthew 6: 34
God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I can not change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.
Of course it's the same old story. Truth usually is the same old story.
The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while Nature cures the disease
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work
Love is smiling on the inside and out.
Well, nobody's perfect.
Osgood Fielding III, Some Like It Hot (1959)
Above all, beware of compromises. Hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others fads through the greed of getting supporters. Your atman is the support of the universe - whose support do you stand in need of ?
You will never find time for anything. You must make it.
Life is "trying things to see if they work"
, Nobel Peace Prize winner We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they're supposed to help you discover who you are.
Bernice Johnson Reagon
The real test in golf and in life is not in keeping out of the rough, but in getting out after you are in.
Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
If anything goes bad, I did it. If anything goes semi-good, then we did it. If anything goes really good, then you did it.
Paul "Bear" Bryant
The illiterate of the century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.
One of the oldest human needs is having someone to wonder where you are when you don't come home at night.
Open your ears before you open your mouth, it may surprise your eyes !
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You can be greater than anything that can happen to you.
Norman Vincent Peale
Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the world's work, and the power to appreciate life.