To be successful, you must decide exactly what you want to accomplish, then resolve to pay the price to get it.
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In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.
There is love of course. And then there's life, its enemy.
What is the use of living if it be not to strive for noble causes and to make this muddled world a better place for those who will live in it after we are gone.
If you think you are beaten, you are. If you think you dare not, you don't. If you'd like to win, but think you can't it's almost a cinch you won't. Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man, but sooner or later the man who wins is the one who thinks he can.
Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.
He who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
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.
Love like you'll never be hurt.
We didn't need dialogue. We had faces.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
How do I love thee ? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
The speed of the leader determines the rate of the pack.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love doesn't just sit there like a stone, it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new.
Ursula K. Le Guin
Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm. As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.
The maxim "Nothing but perfection" may be spelled "Paralysis".
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.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
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.
Love is friendship set on fire.
There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
Time is free, but it's priceless. You can't own it, but you can use it. You can't keep it, but you can spend it. Once you've lost it, you can never get it back.
The idea of working all your life, saving, and putting money into a retirement account is a very slow plan.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
Love isn't decent. Love is glorious and shameless.
Elizabeth Von Arnim
I don't like your manners.
Vivian Rutledge, Philip Marlowe (1946)
This is the first day, of the rest of your life.
When you love someone all your saved-up wishes start coming out.
You're so money, and you don't even know it.
Trent, Swingers (1996)
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness , it is generally the by- product of other activities.
In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.
Some people enter our lives and leave almost instantly. Others stay, and forge such an impression on our heart and soul, we are changed forever.
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
Tomorrow will be like today. Life wastes itself while we are preparing to live. Our friends and fellow-workers die off from us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it , if you can dream it, you can become it.
William Arthur Ward
Little strokes fell great oaks.
Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game. quotes
Do or do not, there is no try.
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.
Out of need springs desire, and out of desire springs the energy and the will to win.
Sacrifice is giving up something good for something better.
Want to learn to eat a lot ? Here it is : Eat a little. That way, you will be around long enough to eat a lot.
Spread love everywhere you go, first of all in your own house. Give love to your children, to your wife or husband, to a next door neighbor. Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness, kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile, kindness in your warm greeting.
Mr. Allen, this may come as a shock to you, but there are some men who don't end every sentence with a proposition.
Jan Morrow, Pillow Talk (1959)
In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.
The stakes are too high for government to be a spectator sport.
Dave, stop. Stop, will you? Stop, Dave. Will you stop, Dave? Stop, Dave. I'm afraid.
Hal (V.O.), 2001: A Space Odyssey (2001)
The energy, the faith, the devotion which we bring to this endeavor will light our country and all who serve it, and the glow from that fire can truly light the world.
If you realize how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought
The love that lasts longest is the love that is never returned.
Everything you want is on the other side of fear.
One million dollars !
Dr. Evil, Austin Powers International Man Of Mystery (1997)
Be happy. It's one way of being wise.
The best way out is always through.
Curse ruthless time ! Curse our mortality. How cruelly short is the allotted span for all we must cram into it.
Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope.
Princess Leia, Star Wars (1977)
Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.
I can't believe it. Right here where we live -- right here in St. Louis.
Esther Smith, Meet Me In St. Louis (1944)
A life lived in fear is half lived.
Coming together is a beginning keeping together is progress working together is success.
It's not what you've got, it's what you use that makes a difference.
Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.
Nothing could be worse than the fear that one had given up too soon, and left one unexpended effort that might have saved the world.
If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.
When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.
Accomplishment of purpose is better than making a profit.
These go to eleven.
Nigel Tufnel, This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
What you do speaks so loudly that I can not hear what you say.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We have no simple problems or easy decisions after kindergarten.
John W. Turk
Enthusiasm releases the drive to carry you over obstacles and adds significance to all you do.
Norman Vincent Peale
He who dares nothing need hope for nothing.
Those who wish to sing, always find a song.
Find out what it means to die - not physically, that's inevitable - but to die to everything that is known, to die to your family, to your attachments, to all the things that you have accumulated, the known, the known pleasures, the known fears. Die to that every minute and you will see what it means to die so that the mind is made fresh, young, and therefore innocent, so that there is incarnation not in a next life, but the next day.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life , that word is love.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
What you cannot enforce, Do not command.
What concerns me is not the way things are, but rather the way people think things are.
The first duty of love is to listen.
Service is the rent we pay to be living. It is the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time.
Marian Wright Edelman
It is the level-headed man, the calm man, of good judgment and cool nerves, of great sympathy and love, who does good work and so does good to himself.
Where there is love there is no darkness.
Love is the immortal flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves. It's eternal goal is life.
Love the giver more than the gift.
Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.
The Athenians, alarmed at the internal decay of their Republic, asked Demosthenes what to do. His reply: Do not do what you are doing now.
It is the patient building of character, the intense struggle to realize the truth, which alone will tell in the future of humanity.
Only the healing art enables one to make a name for himself and at the same time give benefit to others.
Impossible situations can become possible miracles.
Robert H. Schuller
Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is a freedom.
Truth is nobody's property, no race, no individual can lay any exclusive claim to it. Truth is the nature of all souls.
To me, at least the way that I teach it, all types of knowledge ultimately means self-knowledge. So, therefore they're coming in and asking me to teach them not so much how to defend themselves or how to do somebody in. Rather, they want to learn to express themselves through some movement, be it anger, be it determination or whatever. So, in other words, they're paying me to show them, in combative form, the art of expressing the human body.
Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is.
Those convinced against their will are of the same opinion still.
When I asked god for strength
He gave me difficult situations to face
When I asked god for brain & brawn
He gave me puzzles in life to solve
When I asked god for happiness
He showed me some unhappy people
When I asked god for wealth
He showed me how to work hard
When I asked god for favors
He showed me opportunities to work hard
When I asked god for peace
He showed me how to help others
God gave me nothing I wanted
He gave me everything I needed
You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle
God does not care about our mathematical difficulties. He integrates empirically.
A heart as soft, a heart as kind, a heart as sound and free as in the whole world thou canst find that heart I'll give to thee.
Go before the people with your example, and be laborious in their affairs.
At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another.