The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.
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You see, in life, lots of people know what to do, but few people actually do what they know. Knowing is not enough ! You must take action.
A bizarre sensation pervades a relationship of pretense. No truth seems true. A simple morning's greeting and response appear loaded with innuendo and fraught with implications. Each nicety becomes more sterile and each withdrawal more permanent.
I have seen him set fire to his wigwam and smooth over the graves of his fathers, clap his hand in silence over his mouth, and take the last look over his fair hunting ground, and turn his face in sadness to the setting sun.
If you ever feel like having a child, go to a restaurant and sit next to one.
How do you live ?
Helen, James Allen (1932)
Hey, Johnny, what are you rebelling against ?
Mildred, Johnny Strabler (1953)
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.
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.
John Andrew Holmes Jr.
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.
Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.
Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.
There is more to life than increasing its speed.
Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.
Never, never, never give up.
Give all to love; obey thy heart.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Well, it's not the men in your life that counts, it's the life in your men.
Tira, I'm No Angel (1933)
To laugh often and much; To win the respect of intelligent people And the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure The betrayal of false friends; To appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Attica ! Attica !
Sonny Wortzik, Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
It's nice to be the best, but not when being the best brings out the worst in you.
We will act consistently with our view of who we truly are, whether that view is accurate or not.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.
It's not what you are that holds you back, it's what you think you are not.
The way we see the problem is the problem.
After all is said and done, there is usually more said than done.
This is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure.
The question should be, is it worth trying to do, not can it be done.
They made us many promises, more than I can remember, but they kept only one. They promised to take our land, and they did.
The world belongs to the energetic.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.
You learn as much from those who have failed as from those who have succeeded.
Nobody has ever escaped from Stalag 17.
Not alive, anyway.
Oberst Von Scherbach, Stalag 17 (1954)
Wealth is the product of man's ability to think.
Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
No matter how big government gets, and no matter how many services it provides, it can never take the place of volunteers.
All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination
As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.
Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far. quotes
W. Clement Stone
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.
Inspiration and genius -- one and the same.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
No, this trick won't work... How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love ?
Never say more than is necessary.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Indecision is the seedling of fear.
People with many interests live, not only longest, but happiest.
George Matthew Allen
After your jump, the net appears.
Do not wait for leaders, do it alone, person to person.
A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.
The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.
Accept challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.
George S. Patton
The strongest among the weak is the one who doesn't forget his weaknesses.
It is not what is poured into a student that counts but what is planted.
Let him that would move the world first move himself.
Of course it's the same old story. Truth usually is the same old story.
The storm also beats on the house that is built on the rock.
I'll meet you at the place near the thing where we went that time.
Aaron Altman, Broadcast News (1987)
Nature does nothing uselessly.
I never worry about action, but only about inaction.
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
Without love our life is a, ship without a rudder, like a body without a soul.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls 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 fire that warms us can also consume us, it is not the fault of the fire.
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
There is only one way to happiness, and that is to cease worrying things which are beyond the power of our will.
Are we to love only those who deserve our love ? Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you , that ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven.
There was no hope on earth, and god seemed to have forgotten us. Some said they saw the son of god, others did not see him. If he had come, he would do some great things as he had done before. We doubted it because we had seen neither him nor his works.
Love - the feeling - is a fruit of love, the verb.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Title of newspaper article yesterday - Vandals made off with all toilet seats in the local precinct. Police have nothing to go on.
Ill can he rule the great that cannot reach the small.
We rob banks.
Clyde Barrow, Bonnie And Clyde (1967)
You must tolerate that which you can not change.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
When a man finds no peace within himself, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.
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.
These go to eleven.
Nigel Tufnel, This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
The land where humanity has attained its highest towards gentleness, towards generosity, towards purity, towards calmness - it is India.
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
William Curry Theodore
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going!
Face it girls, I'm older and I have more insurance.
Evelyn Couch, Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
Perspective is in the quiet of a walk, the wisdom of a good book, or the harmony of your favorite music. I find it sometimes in the slow peace of fishing.
Failures don't plan to fail, they fail to plan.
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, " What's in it for me ? ".
When I look around, I always learn something and that is to be always yourself. And to express yourself. To have faith in yourself. Do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it. Start from the very root of being, which is how can I be me?
Give me a whisky, ginger ale on the side. And don't be stingy, baby.
Anna Christie, Anna Christie (1930)
The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved.
The ancestor of every action is a thought.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Oh, to be free from the stifling pressures of life to rest, a peaceful slumber that will rejuvenate my soul
Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.
William Butler Yeats
For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.
Lives most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others ?
Martin Luther King Jr.
Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.
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.
You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view, until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.
Atticus Finch, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
One had to cram all this stuff into one's mind for the examinations, whether one liked it or not. This coercion had such a deterring effect on me that, after I had passed the final examination, I found the consideration of any scientific problems distasteful to me for an entire year.