We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
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My experience will help, but I insist and maintain that art - true art that is - cannot be handed out. Furthermore, art is never decoration or embellishment. Instead it is a constant process of maturing.
A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.
Hell is the knowledge of opportunity lost, the place where the man I am comes face to face with the man I might have been.
It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.
Wealth is but dung, useful only when spread about.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
I have realized god sitting in the temple of every human body, the moment I stand in reverence before every human being and see god in him - that moment I am free from bondage, everything that binds vanishes, and I am free.
I'm willing when time permits to honestly express or to open myself to you, to act as a sort of sign pole for a traveler.
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
Norman Vincent Peale
To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.
When a man finds no peace within himself, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.
God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed.
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
We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them, a desire, a dream, a vision.
We simply assume that the way we see things is the way they really are or the way they should be. And our attitudes and behaviors grow out of these assumptions.
Reach for the stars.
Thou art to me a delicious torment.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Now is the time. Needs are great, but your possibilities are greater.
Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.
Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.
You're so money, and you don't even know it.
Trent, Swingers (1996)
Without the human community one single human being cannot survive.
Mightier far than strength of nerve or sinew, or the sway of magic potent over sun and star, is love.
A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.
I love thee with the breath, smiles, tears of all my life.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Keep your heart open for as long as you can, as wide as you can, for others and especially for yourself.
Indecision is the thief of opportunity.
You owe me nothing for giving the love that I give. You owe me nothing for caring the way that I have. I give you thanks for receiving , it's my privilege, and you owe me nothing in return.
It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.
Many great ideas go unexecuted, and many great executioners are without ideas. One without the other is worthless.
All condemnation of others really condemns ourselves. Adjust the microcosm which is in your power to do and the macrocosm will adjust itself for you.
One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, 'Well, I'll have a go, too.'
They may take away our lives, but they'll never take our freedom !
William Wallace, Braveheart (1995)
I think there is something, more important than believing : Action ! The world is full of dreamers, there aren't enough who will move ahead and begin to take concrete steps to actualize their vision.
W. Clement Stone
Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Let's go home, Debbie.
Ethan Edwards, The Searchers (1956)
Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
They can because they think they can.
Success is achieved by those who try and keep trying with a positive mental attitude.
W. Clement Stone
If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Above all to thine own self be true.
Along with trustworthiness, consistency is the thing to look for when you surround yourself with people who can help you on your quest.
No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an unchartered land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.
My tears of love are a waste of time if I turn away.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
One does evil enough when one does nothing good.
There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic.
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast.
If anything goes bad, I did it. If anything goes semi-good, then we did it. If anything goes really good, then you did it.
Paul "Bear" Bryant
Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
We have no simple problems or easy decisions after kindergarten.
John W. Turk
Made it, Ma! Top of the world!
Arthur 'Cody' Jarrett, White Heat (1949)
Romantic love is an illusion. Most of us discover this truth at the end of a love affair or else when the sweet emotions of love lead us into marriage and then turn down their flames.
Never giving up and pushing forward will unlock all the potential we are capable of.
Believe that the loose ball that you are chasing has your name on it.
If you don't like something, change it, if you can't change it, change your attitude.
What really matters is what you do with what you have.
We are limited but we can push back the borders of our limitations.
The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.
Arthur C. Clarke
It means a great deal to those who are oppressed to know that they are not alone. And never let anyone tell you that what you are doing is insignificant. Bishop
What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness ?
Nothing real can be threatened, nothing unreal exists. Love is all there is.
The great and glorious masterpiece of man is to know how to live to purpose.
Michel de Montaigne
Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.
In order to be walked on, you have to be lying down.
It's amazing what ordinary people can do if they set out without preconceived notions.
Charles F. Kettering
It's the investor who is risky, not the investment.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
You are never a loser until you quit trying.
The greatest happiness of life it the conviction that we are loved - loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.
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 seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love is more than a feeling, it's a state of mind.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
If you employed study, thinking, and planning time daily, you could develop and use the power that can change the course of your destiny.
W. Clement Stone
Cease trying to work everything out with your minds. It will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be a revelation.
Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.
Great minds have purpose, others have wishes.
Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head.
The person we believe ourselves to be will always act in a manner consistent with our self-image.
The Crows are very handsome and gentlemanly Indians in their personal appearance and have been always reputed, since the first acquaintance made with them, very civil and friendly.
You only get out what you put in.
If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x ; y is play ; and z is keeping your mouth shut.
Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments. Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds.
Fill your hands, you son-of-a-bitch !
Rooster Cogburn, True Grit (1969)
I want everyone to be the way I strive to become -- to be himself in his truth. Do not follow me, follow yourself ! is the existential challenge. Self-being awakens self-being but does not force itself on it.
Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.
W. Clement Stone
Without love our life is a, ship without a rudder, like a body without a soul.
I never worry about action, but only about inaction.
Hi, Curly, kill anyone today ?
Mitch Robbins, Curly (1991)
People begin to become successful the minute they decide to be.
Go before the people with your example, and be laborious in their affairs.
A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance, and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.
Oh, Jerry, don't let's ask for the moon. We have the stars.
Charlotte Vale, Now (1942)
If you wanna call me that, smile.
The Virginian, The Virginian (1929)
I think people should mate for life, like pigeons or catholics.