To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs no logic for its mission.
Charles A. Lindbergh
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Each action can be the one on which all depends , what is decisive is only the strength and concentration of hallowing with which I do it. To the question of what had been the most essential matter for his late teacher, a disciple answered, 'Always just what he was engaged in at the moment'.
Procrastination is the thief of time.
The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It's as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. The true entrepreneur is a doer.
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.
Martin Luther King Jr.
We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insolvuble problems.
If we all tired to make other peoples paths easy, our own feet would have a smooth even place to walk on.
If the student thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better student. If the lawyer thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better lawyer, and so on.
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
Failing to plan is planning to fail.
Sometimes you gotta say, What the fuck.
Miles, Risky Business (1983)
People don't care how much you know, until they know how much you care.
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
Robert F. Kennedy
I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken, and I'd rather remember it as it was at it's best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived
How a man plays a game shows something of his character, how he loses shows all of it.
The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses.
Believe, when you are most unhappy, that there is something for you to do in the world. So long as you can sweeten another's pain, life is not in vain.
Think of me as a sex symbol for men who don't give a damn.
Life does not happen to us, it happens from us.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized ; they die when neglected. Life is a long line of opportunities.
Let us strive on to finish the work we are in
No matter where you go, there you are.
Unless we think of others and do something for them, we miss one of the greatest sources of happiness.
Ray Lyman Wilbur
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
Success is counted sweetest by those who ne'er succeed.
The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
A 'No' uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
Accomplishment of purpose is better than making a profit.
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
Familiar acts are beautiful through love.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast.
Where old age is evil, youth can learn no good.
History does nothing , it does not possess immense riches, it does not fight battles. It is men, real, living, who do all this.
Men like my father cannot die. They are with me still - - real in memory as they were in flesh, loving and beloved forever. How green was my valley then.
Huw Morgan, How Green Was My Valley (1941)
As a principle-centered person you try to stand apart from the emotion of the situation and from other factors that would act on you, and evaluate the options. Looking at the balanced whole -- the work needs, the family needs, the other needs that may be involved, and the possible implications of the various alternatives -- you'll try to come up with the best solution taking all factors into consideration.
No involvement, no commitment.
There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread.
Admission of ignorance is often the first step in our education.
Nothing is more validating and affirming than feeling understood. And the moment a person begins feeling understood, that person becomes far more open to influence and change.
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.
Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.
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.
Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.
Robert H. Schuller
Nature does nothing uselessly.
Indecision is the seedling of fear.
One joy scatters a hundred griefs.
Love those who love you.
We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.
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.
And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body, and be yet thankful.
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope.
Princess Leia, Star Wars (1977)
If we are going to teach 'creation science' as an alternative to evolution, then we should also teach the stork theory as an alternative to biological reproduction.
Efficiency is doing things right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing.
Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination, full of hope.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
There are many who's tongues might govern multitudes, if they could govern their tongues.
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.
First say to yourself what you would be , and then do what you have to do.
Those who wish to sing, always find a song.
I am convinced that He ( God ) does not play dice.
That's what I love about these high school girls, man. I keep getting older, they stay the same age.
David Wooderson, Dazed And Confused (1993)
Make the second effort your second nature.
When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving one's self, and one always ends by deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.
All or our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. -
Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are made.
I can't believe it. Right here where we live -- right here in St. Louis.
Esther Smith, Meet Me In St. Louis (1944)
Stop makin noises like a husband.
Vera, Detour (1945)
The potential of the average person is like a huge ocean unsailed, a new continent unexplored, a world of possibilities waiting to be released and channeled toward some great good.
People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in the world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want and if they can't find them, make them.
George Bernard Shaw
Gravitation can not be held responsible for people falling in love.
Mac, you ever been in love ?
Wyatt Earp, Mac (1946)
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
Wisdom is more precious than rubies.
When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened. Winston Churchill When I want to read a novel, I write one.
Never stop dreaming.
I have not failed. I've just found ways that don't work
William Ernest Henley
Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
G. M. Trevelyan
Don't fall victim to your own melodrama. Keep things in perspective. The odds are that your problem is solvable. Address the solution and don't dwell on the problem to the point at which it paralyzes you.
When were the good and the brave ever in a majority ?
Henry David Thoreau
Many people seem to think that success in one area can compensate for failure in other areas. But can it really ? True effectiveness requires balance.
Go before the people with your example, and be laborious in their affairs.
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.
The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead.
Gollum, The Lord Of The Rings (2002)
All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.
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
Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.
I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the tannhauser gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain. Time to die.
Roy Batty, Blade Runner (1982)
It's hard to tell your mind to stop loving someone, when your heart still does.
What a dump.
Rosa Moline, Beyond The Forest (1949)
Watch the skies, everywhere, keep looking ! Keep watching the skies !
Ned Scotty Scott, The Thing From Another World (1951)
Courage faces fear and thereby masters it.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose -- a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.
Doomed are the hotheads ! Unhappy are they who lose their cool and are too proud to say, ''I'm sorry. ''