The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.
We must not say every mistake is a foolish one.
Where is there dignity unless there is honesty ?
In nothing do men more nearly approach the gods than in giving health to men.
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Knowledge work is all about how we use one another's time and attention. Given just minutes, good leaders can affect how we think, what we decide, and, ultimately, what we create.
We conceal it from ourselves in vain, we must always love something. In those matters seemingly removed from love, the feeling is secretly to be found, and man can not possibly live for a moment without it.
Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
In the space age the most important space is between the ears.
We must be bright and cheerful, long faces do not make religion.
If you want a do-right woman, you have to be a do-right man
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don't see the one that has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.
I love thee with the breath, smiles, tears of all my life.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
The mind has exactly the same power as the hands, not merely to grasp the world, but to change it
I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. That is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.
Martin Luther King Jr.
People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals - that is, goals that do not inspire them.
Your daily life is your temple and your religion. When you enter into it take with you your all.
Strike while the iron is hot.
If you don't quit, and don't cheat, and don't run home when trouble arrives, you can only win.
Success is neither magical or mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
How do I love thee ? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
When you can't solve the problem, manage it.
Robert H. Schuller
No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.
The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a persons determination.
Many of life's failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Love is letting go of fear.
When you face your fear, most of the time you will discover that it was not really such a big threat after all. We all need some form of deeply rooted, powerful motivation - it empowers us to overcome obstacles so we can live our dreams.
You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
No limits are set to the ascent of man, and to each and everyone the highest stands open. Here it is only your personal choice that decides.
The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.
Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary.
John Keating, Dead Poets Society (1989)
Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.
William Makepeace Thackeray
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
William Curry Theodore
Happiness consists of a solid faith, good health, and a bad memory.
Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school.
In my case, self-absorption is completely justified. I have never discovered any other subject so worthy of my attention.
Waldo Lydecker, Laura (1944)
We carry the seeds of happiness with us wherever we go.
If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don't, they never were.
You complete me.
Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.
Love is like pi - natural, irrational, and very important.
It's never too late to be what you might have been.
I am poor and naked but I am the chief of a nation. We do not want riches but we do want to train our children right. Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world. We do not want riches. We want peace and love.
The more we come out and do good to others, the more our hearts will be purified, and god will be in them.
I am someone else when I'm with you, someone more like myself.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
There's always a way - if you're committed.
He that has done nothing has known nothing.
There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved , it is God's finger on man's shoulder.
The longer the excuse, the less likely it's the truth.
Hi, Curly, kill anyone today ?
Mitch Robbins, Curly (1991)
Some people come into our lives and quickly go, some stay for a while and leave footprints in our hearts, and we are never, ever the same.
One joy scatters a hundred griefs.
Happiness is a choice.
Barry Neil Kaufman
Encouragement is oxygen to the soul.
Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.
Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.
Robert H. Schuller
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it , if you can dream it, you can become it.
William Arthur Ward
Play for more than you can afford to lose and you will learn the game.
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.
I am your number one fan.
Annie Wilkes, Misery (1990)
The gem can not be polished without friction, nor man be perfected without trials.
Cinderella story. Outta nowhere. A former greenskeeper, now, about to become the Masters champion. It looks like a mirac... It's in the hole ! It's in the hole ! It's in the hole !
Carl Spackler, Caddyshack (1980)
Remember tonight, for it is the beginning of always.
You must motivate yourself every day.
We can only learn to love by loving.
We all go a little mad sometimes.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.
To go fast, row slowly.
Norman Vincent Peale
They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
One of the greatest moments in anybody's developing experience is when he no longer tries to hide from himself but determines to get acquainted with himself as he really is.
Norman Vincent Peale
The stakes are too high for government to be a spectator sport.
Open the pod bay doors,
Dave Bowman, Hal (2001)
Dwell not on the past. Use it to illustrate a point, then leave it behind. Nothing really matters except what you do now in this instant of time. From this moment onwards you can be an entirely different person, filled with love and understanding, ready with an outstretched hand, uplifted and positive in every thought and deed.
You must do the things you think you cannot do.
The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.
I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.
He who lends to the poor gets his interest from God.
You must learn from your past mistakes, but not lean on your past successes.
To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.
If your ship doesn't come in, swim out to it.
The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm.
Thomas J. Watson
Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm. As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.
If you believe you can, you probably can. If you believe you won't, you most assuredly won't. Belief is the ignition switch that gets you off the launching pad.
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success. tremendous stream is flowing toward the ocean, carrying us all along with it , and though like straws and scraps of paper we may at times float aimlessly about, in the long run we are sure to join the ocean of life and bliss.
If you don't learn from your mistakes, there's no sense making them.
The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose.
We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.
When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.
Adversity is the diamond dust that heaven polishes its jewels with.
The beginning of wisdom is found in doubting, by doubting we come to the question, and by seeking we may come upon the truth.
I have spread my dreams under your feet , Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.
William Butler Yeats
Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown.
Duffy, Chinatown (1974)
The only difference between a good shot and a bad shot is if it goes in or not.
You are the handicap you must face. You are the one who must choose your place. You can make goals for family, relationships, anything.
Nothing real can be threatened, nothing unreal exists. Love is all there is.
Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.
I don't think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
There is love of course. And then there's life, its enemy.