Joy increases as you give it, and diminishes as you try to keep it for yourself. In giving it, you will accumulate a deposit of joy greater than you ever believed possible.
Norman Vincent Peale
Ask nothing, want nothing in return. Give what you have to give, it will come back to you, but do not think of that now.
A man never likes you so well as when he leaves your company liking himself.
The brain and muscles must develop simultaneously. Iron nerves with an intelligent brain - and the whole world is at your feet.
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul.
Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.
The search for someone to blame is always successful.
Well done is better than well said.
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
Be like the turtle. If he didn't stick his neck out, he wouldn't get anywhere at all.
Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you ?
Benjamin Braddock, The Graduate (1967)
The vedanta recognizes no sin, it only recognizes error. And the greatest error, says the vedanta is to say that you are weak, that you are a sinner, a miserable creature, and that you have no power and you cannot do this and that.
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
Follow the money.
Deep Throat, All The President's Men (1976)
'Wake Me When It's Funny'
Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.
The pain of love is the pain of being alive. It is a perpetual wound.
Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.
King Mongkut, The King And (1956)
Rough spots sharpen our performance. And more often than not, obstacles can be turned into advantages. You just can't let your disappointment get in the way.
The road to success is always under construction.
Act or accept.
Oh, Moses, Moses, you stubborn, splendid, adorable fool !
Nefretiri, The Ten Commandments (1956)
Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington
Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far. quotes
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.
Dedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself. Give yourself peace of mind. You deserve to be happy. You deserve delight.
Mark Victor Hansen
Where's the rest of me ?
Drake McHugh, Kings Row (1942)
Do not protect yourself by a fence, but rather by your friends.
You've got to ask yourself one question : Do I feel lucky ? Well, do ya, punk ?
Harry Callahan, Dirty Harry (1971)
It's a Sicilian message. It means Luca Brasi sleeps with the fishes.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
Shane ! Shane ! Come back !
Joey Starrett, Shane (1953)
The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
Only by contending with challenges that seem to be beyond your strength to handle at the moment you can grow more surely toward the stars.
When you are afraid, do the thing you are afraid of and soon you will lose your fear of it.
Norman Vincent Peale
A weak man has doubts before a decision, a strong man has them afterwards.
Something happened to me. It was the sweetest thing that ever could be. It was a fantasy a dream come true, it was the day I met you !
Feel the fear and do it anyway.
I don't think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquility.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William A. Ward
is the greatest gift of the mind , it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.
A martini. Shaken, not stirred.
James Bond, Goldfinger (1964)
Old love does not rust.
My life is my message.
Sow a thought, and you reap an act , Sow an act, and you reap a habit , Sow a habit, and you reap a character , Sow a character, and you reap a destiny.
To infinity and beyond !
Buzz Lightyear, Toy Story (1995)
The best way to find yourself, is to lose yourself in the service of others.
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think.
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.
The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
Can miles truly separate you from friends. If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there ?
O Captain ! My Captain ! our fearful trip is done.
Money without brains is always dangerous.
Man's love is of man's life a part, it is a woman's whole existence. In her first passion, a woman loves her lover, in all the others all she loves is love.
If you keep saying things are going to be bad, you have a chance of being a prophet.
Isaac B. Singer
I can levitate birds, but nobody cares.
To God, there is no zero. I still exist.
Scott Carey, The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)
To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others.
The best way out is always through.
Great minds have purposes others have wishes.
Napolean Bonaparte Washington Irving
It is better to do the wrong thing than to do nothing.
The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.
Was there ever a more horrible blasphemy than the statement that all the knowledge of god is confined to this or that book ? How dare men call god infinite, and yet try to compress him within the covers of a little book !
Where there is no wealth there is no poverty.
Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged , practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge.
For every beauty there is an eye somewhere to see it. For every truth there is an ear somewhere to hear it. For every love there is a heart somewhere to receive it.
How far you go in life depends on you being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.
It may be all right to be content with what you have, never with what you are.
Tell me and I forget , show me and I remember , involve me and I understand.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Pretty much everything will come to him who hustles while he waits. I believe that restlessness is discontent, and discontent is merely the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.
One who seeks no friends is his own enemy.
The measure of a man is what he does with power.
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
You're tearing me apart !
Jim Stark, Rebel Without Cause (1955)
Accomplishment of purpose is better than making a profit.
He who has learned how to obey will know how to command.
The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.
The person who will not stand for something will fall for anything.
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.
Happiness resides not in possessions and not in gold , the feeling of happiness dwells in the soul.
You're lit from within, Tracy. You've got fires banked down in you, hearth-fires and holocausts.
Mike Connor, The Philadelphia Story (1940)
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell'em, Certainly I can ! - and get busy and find out how to do it
A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.
You are what you think you are.
The difficulties and distresses to which we have been exposed during the war must now be forgotten. We must endeavor to let our ways be the way of pleasantness and all our paths peace.
A gentle breeze blowing in the right direction is better than a pair of strong oars.
Canary Island Proverb
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.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.
And now here is my secret, a very simple secret. It is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.
Charles M. Schwab
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.
I love you for what you are, but I love you yet more for what you are going to be. I love you not so much for your realities as for your ideals. I pray for your desires that they may be great, rather than for your satisfactions, which may be so hazardously little. You are going forward toward something great. I am on the way with you, and therefore I love you.
Science may have found a cure for most evils , but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all -- the apathy of human beings.
The beginning of wisdom is found in doubting, by doubting we come to the question, and by seeking we may come upon the truth.