Marriage is a door which looks out upon a beautiful view. As that door is opened and the horizon unfolds before you, know that nothing is sweeter than the warmth of one hand within another.
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Strength is life, weakness is death. Expansion is life, contraction is death. Love is life, hatred is death.
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, 'What's in it for me?'
Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Face it girls, I'm older and I have more insurance.
Evelyn Couch, Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
After all, tomorrow is another day !
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.
Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.
Try to be happy in this present moment, and put not off being so to a time to come, as though that time should be of another make from this which has already come and is ours.
I'll remember you, honey. You're the one that got away.
Hud Bannon, Hud (1963)
I believe in long, slow, deep, soft, wet kisses that last three days.
Crash Davis, Bull Durham (1988)
You can not escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
Because I readily absorb ideas from every source - frequently starting where the last person left off - I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
We came to enjoy, we are being enjoyed. We came to rule, we are being ruled. We came to work, we are being worked. All the time, we find that. And this comes into every detail of our life.
The way we see the problem is the problem.
Love is blind, friendship closes its eyes.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
Every sale has five basic obstacles : no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.
Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give the world your best anyway.
To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.
Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.
Don't ask for a light load, but rather ask for a strong back.
In order to succeed you must fail so that you know what not to do the next time.
Anthony J. D'Angelo
Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains.
Busier than a cat covering up shit on a tile floor!
Larry the Cable Guy
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you stop to look fear in the face.
There are essentially two things that will make you wiser the books you read and the people you meet.
Charles Tremendous Jones
There is only one way to happiness, and that is to cease worrying things which are beyond the power of our will.
The greatest happiness of life it the conviction that we are loved - loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.
Tomorrow will be like today. Life wastes itself while we are preparing to live. Our friends and fellow-workers die off from us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I can't believe it. Right here where we live -- right here in St. Louis.
Esther Smith, Meet Me In St. Louis (1944)
Treat a man as he is and he will remain as he is. Treat a man as he can and should be and he will become as he can and should be.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
No one is so poor as an ignorant person.
Mama, face it. I was the slut of all time.
Gloria Wandrous, Butterfield 8 (1932)
The only way to make sure people you agree with can speak is to support the rights of people you don't agree with.
Eleanor Holmes Norton
Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
Hard work pays off.
Every dog has his day.
Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.
The heart that loves is always young.
What is tolerance ? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error , let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly - that is the first law of nature.
Come to the edge. We can't. We're afraid. We can't. We will fall ! Come to the edge. And they came. And he pushed them. And they flew.
If people find fault with you and try to put you into bad light, wrongly slandering and vilifying you, just step back and observe yourself. Don't harbor any dislike, don't enter into it any contests, and don't get upset, angry, or resentful. Just cut right through it and be as if you never or saw it. Eventually malevolent pests will disappear of themselves. If you contend with them, then a bad name will bounce back and forth with never an end in sight.
Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.
Theodore Isaac Rubin
When love and skill work together expect a masterpiece.
If you know peace, then you thrive , if you know contentment, then you are rich.
To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
Ideas without action are worthless.
There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience tells him it is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Know thyself was the inscription over the Oracle at Delphi. And it is still the most difficult task any of us faces. But until you truly know yourself, strengths and weaknesses, know what you want to do and why you want to do it, you can not succeed in any but the most superficial sense of the word. The leader never lies to himself, especially about himself, knows his flaws as well as his assets, and deals with them directly. You are your own raw material. When you know what you consist of and why you want to make of it, then you can invent yourself.
As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.
Kindness is an inner desire that makes us want to do good things even if we do not get anything in return. It is the joy of our life to do them. When we do good things from this inner desire, there is kindness in everything we think, say, want and do.
I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I'm all out of bubble gum.
Nada, They Live (1988)
If I am not for myself, who will be for me ? Yet if I am for myself alone, of what good am I ?
It's the investor who is risky, not the investment.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Life must be lived on a higher plane. We must go up to a higher platform, to which we are always invited to ascend, there, the whole aspect of things changes.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
Tell 'em to go out there with all they got and win just one for the Gipper.
Knute Rockne, Knute Rockne All American (1940)
A man sees in the world what he carries in his heart.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.
Don't ever give up.
For things to change you've got to change. Otherwise, nothing much will change
Leadership is much more an art, a belief, a condition of the heart, than a set of things to do. The visible signs of artful leadership are expressed, ultimately, in its practice.
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.
Nothing real can be threatened, nothing unreal exists. Love is all there is.
We don't live in a world of reality, we live in a world of perceptions.
Gerald J. Simmons
Well, it's not the men in your life that counts, it's the life in your men.
Tira, I'm No Angel (1933)
Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.
Henry David Thoreau
In the space age the most important space is between the ears.
It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves.
Look up and not down, look forward and not back, look out and not in, and lend a hand.
E. E. Hale
Winners never quit and quitters never win !
One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never !
Romance, like a ghost escapes touching, it is always where you are not, not where you are. The interview or conversation was prose at the time, but it is poetry in the memory.
George William Curtis
Love like there is no tomorrow.
Procrastination is opportunities natural assassin.
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
First thing every morning before you arise say out loud, "I believe'' three times.
Norman Vincent Peale
Go forward confidently, energetically attacking problems, expecting favorable outcomes.
Norman Vincent Peale
From Freud we learned that the past exists now in the person. Now we must learn, from growth theory and self-actualization theory that the future also now exists in the person in the form of ideals, hopes, duties, tasks, plans, goals, unrealized potentials, mission, fate, destiny, etc. One for whom no future exists is reduced to the concrete, to hopelessness, to emptiness.
The principal goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have done.
Don't let life discourage you , everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.
Richard L. Evans
He who has hope has everything.
It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look farther than you can see.
Success is not to be pursued ; it is to be attracted by the person you become.
A martini. Shaken, not stirred.
James Bond, Goldfinger (1964)
Give all to love.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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.
When you work, work, and when you play, play, dont get the two mixed up
He is the best physician who is the most ingenious inspirer of hope.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Surprises and reverses can serve as an incentive for great accomplishment. There are no rules here, we're just trying to accomplish something.
Doomed are the hotheads ! Unhappy are they who lose their cool and are too proud to say, ''I'm sorry. ''
Robert H. Schuller
Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time, and it annoys the pig
Bite off more than you can chew, then chew it.
Nothing ventured, nothing gained.
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.
W. Clement Stone
An army of lions commanded by a deer will never be an army of lions.