I never could have done without the habits of punctuality, order and diligence the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.
Never close your lips to those whom you have opened your heart.
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Living, love and death are one thing, not divisive, not separated, not divorced, not in the field of time but it is completely a living, moving thing, indivisible. And that is immortal.
For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.
Now all you have to do is hold the chicken, bring me the toast, give me a check for the chicken salad sandwich, and you haven't broken any rules.
Bobby Dupea, Waitress (1970)
Those at the top of the mountain didn't fall there.
May no gift be too small to give, nor too simple to receive, which is wrapped in thoughtfulness and tied with love.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Now is the only time there is. Make your now wow, your minutes miracles, and your days pay. Your life will have been magnificently lived and invested, and when you die you will have made a difference.
Mark Victor Hansen
Why don't you go outside and jerk yourself a soda ?
Virginia Hill, Bugsy (1991)
Obstacles are those frightful things you can see when you take your eyes off your goal.
If you don't quit, and don't cheat, and don't run home when trouble arrives, you can only win.
Formal education will make you a living, self education will make you a fortune.
Your voice makes me tremble inside and your smile is an invitation for my imagination to go wild.
Dreams don't work unless you do.
John C. Maxwell
Nature abhors a vacuum, and if I can only walk with sufficient carelessness I am sure to be filled.
Henry David Thoreau
We can help others in the world more by making the most of yourself than in any other way.
A compliment is like a kiss through a veil.
Every sale has five basic obstacles : no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.
If you refuse to accept anything but the best you very often get it.
It is not what is poured into a student that counts but what is planted.
Men spend their lives in anticipations, in determining to be vastly happy at some period when they have time. But the present time has one advantage over every otherit is our own. Past opportunities are gone, future have not come. We may lay in a stock of pleasures, as we would lay in a stock of wine , but if we defer the tasting of them too long, we shall find that both are soured by age.
Charles Caleb Colton
One can be a soldier without dying, and a lover without sighing.
Where there's life, there's hope.
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
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.
Goals are the fuel in the furnace of achievement.
It is love that makes the impossible possible.
I am again fairly settled down to the pleasant duties of an old fashioned Virginia house-keeper, steady as a clock, busy as a bee, and as cheerful as a cricket.
I have a head for business and a bod for sin.
Tess McGill, Working Girl (1988)
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality in your own mind.
Most appreciated after dinner speech - I'll pay the check.
If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.
Never react emotionally to criticism. Analyze yourself to determine whether it is justified. If it is, correct yourself. Otherwise, go on about your business.
Norman Vincent Peale
He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in god. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.
Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Changes in life are not only possible and predictable, but to deny them is to be an accomplice to one's own unnecessary vegetation.
Tell me your friends, and I'll tell you who you are.
You can observe a lot just by watching.
Goodness, what beautiful diamonds !
Cloakroom Girl, Maudie Triplett (1932)
Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.
All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.
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
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
You're good, you're very good.
Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)
I swore never to be silent whenever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.
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
Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating.
Happiness itself does not stay -- only moments of happiness do.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Concentration of wealth and power has been built upon other people's money, other people's business, other people's labor. Under this concentration, independent business has been a menace to American society.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery.
Von Schiller Fulton J. Sheen
There is no instinct like that of the heart.
Obstacles are great incentives.
What's meant to be will always find a way
We are stripped of every attribute of freedom and eligibility for legal self defence. Our property may be plundered before our eyes, violence may be committed on our persons, even our lives may be taken away, and there is none to regard our complaints. We are denationalized; we are disfranchised.
Chief John Ross
Flops are a part of life's menu and I've never been a girl to miss out on any of the courses.
In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.
What we've got here is failure to communicate.
Captain, Cool Hand Luke (1967)
This too, shall pass.
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
The road to success is always under construction.
The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
There is something inside all of us that yearns not for reason but for mystery, not for penetrating clear thought but for the whisperings of the irrational, not for science but for wizardry disguised as science, not for rationally founded influence but for magic.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead.
The good physician treats the disease, the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.
Repeat anything long enough and it will start to become you.
To my big brother George, the richest man in town !
Harry Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
Romance is the fuel that keeps love burning hot.
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I... I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
We are all born for love, it is the principle existence and it's only end.
Encouragement is oxygen to the soul.
Leaders are people who are able to express themselves fully, they know who they are, what their strengths and weaknesses are, and how to fully deploy their strengths and compensate for their weaknesses. They also know what they want, why they want it, and how to communicate what they want to others, in order to gain compensation and support. Finally, they know how to achieve their goals. The key to full self-expression is understanding one's self and the world, and the key to understanding is learning -- from one's own life and experience.
It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly.
Kindness is tenderness. Kindness is love, but perhaps greater than loveKindness is good will. Kindness says, I want you to be happy.
Nothing endures but change. Heraclitus Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
When you study great teachers... you will learn much more from their caring and hard work than from their style.
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Girls got balls. They're just a little higher up, that's all.
Whoever said anybody has a right to give up ?
Marian Wright Edelman
Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.
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.
We only love truly once. It is the first time and succeeding passions are less uncontrolled.
The book you don't read cant help.
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you want to be creative in your company, your career, your life, all it takes is one easy stepthe extra one. When you encounter a familiar plan, you just ask one question '' What ELSE could we do ? ''
The minute I heard my first love story I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere, they're in each other all along.
It is the patient building of character, the intense struggle to realize the truth, which alone will tell in the future of humanity.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.
The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.
Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.
Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.
Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.
Kids don't remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.
Love is friendship set to music
E. Joseph Cossman
The heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight. But they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.
Thomas S. Monson
You learn as much from those who have failed as from those who have succeeded.