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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Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.
There is time for everything.
It takes a strong fish to swim against the current. Even a dead one can float with it.
There is only one person who could ever make you happy, and that person is you.
Badges ? We ain't got no badges ! We don't need no badges ! I don't have to show you any stinking badges !
Gold Hat, The Treasure Of The Sierra Madre (1948)
You could unwrap a Fudgesicle at the first light and never touch the brake lever till you threw away the stick.
There's always a way - if you're committed.
Love is like pi - natural, irrational, and very important.
Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.
In order to accept change and the suffering it brings, we need to find meaning in it
Mary Norton Gordon
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
Robert F. Kennedy
Censure is often useful, praise often deceitful.
I think it pisses god off when you walk by the color purple in a field and don't notice it.
Shug, The Color Purple (1985)
Success is neither magical or mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
If you worry about yesterday's failures, then today's successes will be few.
From Freud we learned that the past exists now in the person. Now we must learn, from growth theory and self-actualization theory that the future also now exists in the person in the form of ideals, hopes, duties, tasks, plans, goals, unrealized potentials, mission, fate, destiny, etc. One for whom no future exists is reduced to the concrete, to hopelessness, to emptiness.
On the last analysis, then, love is life. Love never faileth and life never faileth so long as there is love.
I love you, I am at rest with you, I have come home.
Dorothy L. Sayers
Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
Seek first to understand, then be understood
The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor
Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.
I never had a policy, I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.
The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge.
I maintained my edge by always being a student, you will always have something new to learn.
Jackie Joyner Kersee
He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes. He who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
The royal road to a man's heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.
Never stop learning. If you learn one new thing everyday, you will overcome 99% of your competition
The speed of the leader determines the rate of the pack.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Every leader needs to have experienced and grown through following -- learning to be dedicated, observant, capable of working with and learning from others, never servile, always truthful. Having located these qualities in himself, he can encourage them in others.
Warren G. Bennis
To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
The road to success is always under construction.
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
Say not, "I have found the truth" but rather, "I have found a truth".
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask !
W. Clement Stone
I love you, not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look farther than you can see.
Never spend your money before you have it.
Love can never grow old. Locks may lose their brown and gold. Cheeks may fade and hollow grow. But the hearts that love will know, never winter's frost and chill, summer's warmth is in them still.
People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
A gentle breeze blowing in the right direction is better than a pair of strong oars.
Canary Island Proverb
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.
If you look at what you have in life, You'll always have more. If you look at what you don't have in life, You'll never have enough.
If you want to get somewhere you have to know where you want to go and how to get there. Then never, never, never give up.
Norman Vincent Peale
Attitude is everything.
Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.
Some of us have great runways already built for us. If you have one, take off. But if you don't have one, realize it is your responsibility to grab a shovel and build one for yourself and for those who will follow after you.
With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate, and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity.
All things are created twice. There's a mental or first creation, and a physical or second creation of all things. You have to make sure that the blueprint, the first creation, is really what you want, that you've thought everything through. Then you put it into bricks and mortar. Each day you go to the construction shed and pull out the blueprint to get marching orders for the day. You begin with the end in mind.
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
The heart is wiser than the intellect.
If it matters to you, you will find a way. If it doesn't you will find an excuse
How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg ? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg.
May you live all the days of your life.
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 !
Whatever you vividly imagine, ardently desire, sincerely believe, and enthusiastically act upon must inevitably come to pass!
Paul J. Meyer
I don't know nothin 'bout birthin' babies.
Prissy, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Look at that ! Look how she moves. That's just like Jell-O on springs. She must have some sort of built-in motor. I tell you, it's a whole different sex !
Jerry, Some Like It Hot (1959)
They may take away our lives, but they'll never take our freedom !
William Wallace, Braveheart (1995)
Will springs from the two elements of moral sense and self-interest.
Love like you'll never be hurt.
The only disability in life is a bad attitude.
Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.
Never discourage anyonewho continually makes progress, no matter how slow.
Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, son.
Dean Wormer, National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.
Anything in life worth having is worth working for.
Strength is life, weakness is death. Expansion is life, contraction is death. Love is life, hatred is death.
I can change. I can live out my imagination instead of my memory. I can tie myself to my limitless potential instead of my limiting past.
The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been.
In Heaven the economy is run by the Germans, the French do the cooking, and the police are English. In Hell the economy is run by the French, the English do the cooking, and the police are German.
Bumper Sticker - Join the Army. See the world, travel to far away places, meet exotic people and kill them.
The great end of education is to discipline rather than to furnish the mind, to train it to the use of its own powers rather than to fill it with the accumulation of others.
Fear nothing, for every renewed effort raises all former failures into lessons, all sins into experience.
Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting ; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be.
If we all tired to make other peoples paths easy, our own feet would have a smooth even place to walk on.
I am fond of only what comes from the heart.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work
We are made for loving. If we don't love, we will be like plants without water.
Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but religiously follows the new.
Henry David Thoreau
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask.
W. Clement Stone
Life is change ; growth is optional. Choose wisely.
Karen Kaiser Clark
To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.
Shri Ramakrishna used to say, "As long as I live, so long do I learn". That man or that society which has nothing to learn is already in the jaws of death. Heart and core of everything here is good, that whatever may be the surface waves, deep down and underlying everything, there is an infinite basis of goodness and love.
There is nothing as remarkable as learning how to think better.
We are limited but we can push back the borders of our limitations.
People can't live with change if there's not a changeless core inside them. The key to the ability to change is a changeless sense of who you are, what you are about and what you value.
When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.
Charles A. Beard
True love begins when nothing is looked for in return.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Growth in personality occurs as a consequence of meeting conflicts and impasses head on, and reconciling them. Interpersonal conflicts and impasses constitute problems which require solutions so that a satisfying relationship may be maintained. Whenever a person encounters a problem in his everyday living, he is obliged to vary his behavior until he discovers some mode of responding which is successful in achieving a solution.
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, loving someone deeply gives you courage.
I live a very dull life here, indeed I think I am more like a state prisoner than anything else.
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.
The willow knows what the storm does not that the power to endure harm outlives the power to inflict it.
Blood Of The Martyr
My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant - but misdirected - ideas of others.
The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low.