Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.
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Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.
No matter where you go, there you are.
Shane ! Shane ! Come back !
Joey Starrett, Shane (1953)
Fathers are like a lighthouse when there is fog his children can always depend on seeing the light.
All I want is a warm bed and a kind word and unlimited power.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing-that's why we recommend it daily.
Leadership is much more an art, a belief, a condition of the heart, than a set of things to do. The visible signs of artful leadership are expressed, ultimately, in its practice.
The person who will not stand for something will fall for anything.
Peace can not be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
Rather than focusing on things and time, focus on preserving and enhancing relationships and on accomplishing results.
Wisdom is knowing what to do next.
David Starr Jordan
Its so hard when contemplated in advance, and so easy when you do it.
Robert M. Pirsig
The chances are that you have already come to believe that happiness is unattainable. But men have attained it. And they have attained it by realizing that happiness does not spring from the procuring of physical or mental pleasure, but from the development of reason and the adjustment of conduct to principles.
All condemnation of others really condemns ourselves. Adjust the microcosm which is in your power to do and the macrocosm will adjust itself for you.
I won't be ignored, Dan !
Alex Forrest, Fatal Attraction (1987)
The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're still alive.
After your jump, the net appears.
The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion to his commitment to excellence, regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.
Goals give you more than a reason to get up in the morning, they are an incentive to keep you going all day. Goals tend to tap the deeper resources and draw the best out of life.
Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.
I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.
Henry David Thoreau
The only disability in life is a bad attitude.
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.
The Missouri is, perhaps, different in appearance and character from all other rivers in the world. There is a terror in its manner which is sensibly felt, the moment we enter its muddy waters from the Mississippi.
The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses.
We are like tea bags - we don't know our own strength until we're in hot water.
Yes, you can be a dreamer and a doer too, if you will remove one word from your vocabulary : impossible.
Robert H. Schuller
Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.
Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.
Ferris Bueller, Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.
We'll always have Paris.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
Bad news, compadres, this place is magic as hell.
Who travels for love finds a thousand miles not longer than one.
For one person to love another, that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks, the last test and proof, the work for which all else is but preparation.
To be able to say how much love, is love but little.
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
It's showtime !
Joe Gideon, All That Jazz (1979)
And that's how you play "Get the Guests".
George, Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf (1966)
We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.
Norman Vincent Peale
I always say a kiss on the hand might feel very good, but a diamond tiara lasts forever.
Lorelei, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
It takes a minute to find a special person, an hour to appreciate them, a day to love them and a lifetime to forget them.
For things to change you've got to change. Otherwise, nothing much will change
Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking our potential.
Follow humbly wherever and to whatever abyss Nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.
Thomas Henry Huxley
Learning is finding out what we already know. Doing is demonstrating that you know it. Teaching is reminding others that they know just as well as you. You are all learners, doers, and teachers.
The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.
This is the people's war ! It is our war ! We are the fighters ! Fight it, then ! Fight it with all that is in us, and may god defend the right.
Vicar, Mrs Miniver (1942)
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.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
Be loyal to people in their absence. Then watch how others begin having more faith and confidence in you, because they know you won't be talking about them behind their backs.
The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead.
You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.
W. Clement Stone
If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything.
The best things in life are not things.
Wicked men obey from fear, good men, from love.
So whether or not we can get together, remember well that art lives where absolute freedom is. With all the training thrown to nowhere, with a mind perfectly unaware of its own working, with the self vanishing nowhere the art of JKD attains its perfection.
To infinity and beyond !
Buzz Lightyear, Toy Story (1995)
Life does not happen to us, it happens from us.
You can not do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nature does nothing uselessly.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost , that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Norman Vincent Peale
The power of imagination makes us infinite.
There are two ways of meeting difficulties you alter the difficulties, or you alter yourself to meet them.
If not us, who, if not now, when ?
No general can fight his battles alone. He must depend upon his lieutenants, and his success depends upon his ability to select the right man for the right place.
Talent does you no good unless it's recognized by someone else.
Words do two major things : They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from weak minds.
The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.
What concerns me is not the way things are, but rather the way people think things are.
Average investors are on the outside trying to look into the inside of the company or property they are investing in.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
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.
Doomed are the hotheads ! Unhappy are they who lose their cool and are too proud to say, ''I'm sorry. ''
Robert H. Schuller
Come forth into the light of things , Let nature be your Teacher.
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.
Pay no attention to what the critics say , no statue has ever been erected to a critic.
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.
One man with courage is a majority.
Only those who are absolutely their true selves in this world can have pervading influence.
As physicians, we are invited into the most intimate chambers of our patients’ lives. We
should acknowledge that unfettered trust with dignity, deference, and respect. For a physician,
caring for patients is not only a duty; it is a privilege. Alleviating pain and restoring
health for another human being can induce an exhilaration few others experience in their
Michael E. DeBakey
What's meant to be will always find a way
I become a waterwheel, turning and tasting you, as long as water moves.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
If thou must love me, let it be for nought, except for love's sake only. Do not say, I love her for her smile, her look, her way of speaking gently, for a trick of thought that falls in well with mine, and, certes, brought a sense of pleasant ease on such a day. For these things in themselves, beloved, may be changed, or change for thee, and love so wrought, may be unwrought so.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
He who is afraid of asking is ashamed of learning.
Speak what you think today in words as hard as cannon-balls and tomorrow speak what tomorrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict every thing you said today.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Keep the Faith.
A dream is just a dream. A goal is a dream with a plan and a deadline.
Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
Philippians 4: 4-7
I've found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often.
I have a head for business and a bod for sin.
Tess McGill, Working Girl (1988)
Knowing means to penetrate through the surface, in order to arrive at the roots, and hence the causes, knowing means to "see" reality in its nakedness. Knowing does not mean to be in the possession of the truth , it means to penetrate the surface and to strive critically and actively in order to approach truth ever more closely.
A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.
General Douglas MacArthur
I am a great believer in luck and I find that the harder I work the more I have of it.
Whatever our souls are made up, his and mine are the same.