You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.
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Resentment or grudges do no harm to the person against whom you hold these feelings but every day and every night of your life, they are eating at you.
Norman Vincent Peale
The only reason I would take up jogging would be to hear heavy breathing again.
Love reckons hours for months, and days for years, and every little absence is an age.
Hope springs eternal.
It is well for the heart to be naive and for the mind not to be.
The great end of life is not knowledge but action.
Thomas Henry Huxley
A dream is a wish your heart makes.
We will act consistently with our view of who we truly are, whether that view is accurate or not.
Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , Wisdom is humble that she knows no more.
There is more to life than increasing its speed.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Excellence is more fun than mediocrity.
In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action
To love is to receive a glimpse of heaven.
A simple I love you means more than money.
Spoken about by, radio announcer and good friend : never let a day go by that he didn't learn something new and, in turn pass it on to others. It was his consuming passion.
One can spend a lifetime assigning blame, find the cause 'out there' for all the troubles that exist. Contrast this with the 'responsible attitude' of confronting the situation, bad or good, and instead of asking, 'What caused the trouble ? Who was to blame ?' asking 'How can I handle this present situation to make the most of it ? What can I salvage here ?'
Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much.
What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?
Robert H. Schuller
Friendship doubles joy and halves grief.
In our life there is a single color, as on an artist's palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.
The beginning of wisdom is found in doubting, by doubting we come to the question, and by seeking we may come upon the truth.
You pile up enough tomorrows, and you'll find you've collected a lot of empty yesterdays.
Look, Daddy. Teacher says, Every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings.
Zuzu Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from weak minds.
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.
The harder I work, the luckier I get.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Where old age is evil, youth can learn no good.
All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Losers make promises they often break. Winners make commitments they always keep.
Seek first to understand, then to be understood.
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
Sooner or later the truth comes to light.
He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
Into the hands of every individual is given a marvelous power for good or evil -- the silent, unconscious, unseen influence of his life. This is simply the constant radiation of what man really is, not what he pretends to be.
William George Jordan
How often we fail to realize our good fortune in living in a country where happiness is more than a lack of tragedy.
Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.
Mary Kay Ash
I think therefore I am
A good general not only sees the way to victory , he also knows when victory is impossible.
Nurses dispense comfort, compassion, and caring without even a prescription.
Remember when you see a man at the top of a mountain, he didn't fall there.
Results come from constantly applying what you know, not just knowing.
John P. Strelecky
You think of yourself as a colored man. I think of myself as a man.
John Wade Prentice, Guess Who's Coming To Dinner (1967)
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
There is no real excellence in all this world which can be separated from right living.
David Starr Jordan
Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery.
Von Schiller Fulton J. Sheen
We are ever free if we would only believe it, only have faith enough. You are the soul, free and eternal, ever free, ever blessed. Have faith enough and you will be free in a minute.
Title of newspaper article yesterday - Vandals made off with all toilet seats in the local precinct. Police have nothing to go on.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ask yourself : 'Do I feel the need to laminate ? ' Then teaching is for you.
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year - and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade !
It's hard to believe that you haven't had sex for two hundred years.
Luna Schlosser, Miles Monroe (1973)
We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.
Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which belie the idea that things can not be changed.
Love isn't blind, it just only sees what matters.
You owe it to yourself to find your own unorthodox way of succeeding, or sometimes, just surviving.
Ask nothing, want nothing in return. Give what you have to give, it will come back to you, but do not think of that now.
My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.
From now on you will never be alone, even when we are separated, and even when death itself parts us, I shall remain with you.
We are so lazy, we do not want to do anything ourselves. We want a personal god, a savior or a prophet to do everything for us. Long as we believe ourselves to be even the least different from god, fear remains with us, but when we know ourselves to be the one, fear goes, of what can we be afraid ?
It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.
Do you think that there is a word that contains all of the vowels? Unquestionably.
If you build it, he will come.
Shoeless Joe Jackson, Field Of Dreams (1989)
I do not think much of a man who does not know more today than he did yesterday.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
Kid, the next time I say, Let's go someplace like Bolivia, let's go someplace like Bolivia.
Butch Cassidy, Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969)
Love doesn't make the world go'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.
Franklin P. Jones
Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is a freedom.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion to his commitment to excellence, regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.
Count your blessings.
Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.
Watch the skies, everywhere, keep looking ! Keep watching the skies !
Ned Scotty Scott, The Thing From Another World (1951)
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown.
Duffy, Chinatown (1974)
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.
Relationships are the hallmark of the mature person.
We are all born for love, it is the principle existence and it's only end.
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.
Between stimulus and response is our greatest power -- the freedom to choose.
Nobody has ever escaped from Stalag 17.
Not alive, anyway.
Oberst Von Scherbach, Stalag 17 (1954)
Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.
It isn't hard to be good from time to time in sports. What's tough is being good every day.
Old love does not rust.
Censure is often useful, praise often deceitful.
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
The time to make friends is before you need them.
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
Norman Vincent Peale
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will.
When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed', you find it simply means to follow through.
I'll have what she's having.
Customer, When Harry Met Sally (1989)
Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but religiously follows the new.
Henry David Thoreau
This above all, To Thine Own Self Be True.
Commit yourself to a dream nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.