Love is like a mountain, hard to climb, but once you get to the top the view is beautiful.
Daniel Monroe Tuttle
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If you don't like something, change it , if you can't change it, change the way you think about it.
We didn't land on plymouth rock. Plymouth rock landed on us !
Malcolm X, Malcolm X (1992)
If faith in ourselves had been more extensively taught and practiced, I am sure a very large portion of the evils and miseries that we have would have vanished. Duty is to encourage everyone in his struggle to live up to his own highest idea, and strive at the same time to make the ideal as near as possible to the truth.
People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.
Norman Vincent Peale
We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insolvuble problems.
When love and skill work together expect a masterpiece.
It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You can not make progress without making decisions.
The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.
This is the people's war ! It is our war ! We are the fighters ! Fight it, then ! Fight it with all that is in us, and may god defend the right.
Vicar, Mrs Miniver (1942)
Believe in yourself.
No man can succeed in a line of endeavor which he does not like.
There is only one person who could ever make you happy, and that person is you.
Every human heart is human.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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.
The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking, the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker.
You know the difference between you and me ? I make this look good.
Agent J, Men In Black (1997)
Are we to love only those who deserve our love ? Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you , that ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven.
We must never be afraid to go too far, for success lies just beyond.
Love cures people, both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
Karl A. Menninger
From every human being there rises a light that reaches straight to heaven, and when two souls that are destined to be together find each other, the streams of light flow together and a single brighter light goes forth from that united being.
Ba'al Shem Tov
But there's nothing half so sweet in life, as love's young dream.
Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.
And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body, and be yet thankful.
Everything in the world we want to do or get done, we must do with and through people.
If you don't set goals, you can't regret not reaching them.
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.
Success isn't magic or hocus-pocus, it's simply learning to focus.
With malice toward none, with charity for all.
Bad friends prevent you from having good friends.
Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone- but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding.
Open the pod bay doors,
Dave Bowman, Hal (2001)
The dove is my emblem... . I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it... . I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.
The ready back gets all the loads.
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
David McCullough Reason
What hump ?
Igor, Young Frankenstein (1974)
Hard work often leads to success. No work seldom does.
Love like you've never been hurt, dance like no one is watching, live as though heaven is on earth.
Sometimes you just got to give yourself what you wish someone else would give you.
Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
In order to form an immaculate member of a flock of sheep one must, above all, be a sheep.
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing , knowing that is it not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is often a step forward.
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
If thou must love me, let it be for nought, except for love's sake only. Do not say, I love her for her smile, her look, her way of speaking gently, for a trick of thought that falls in well with mine, and, certes, brought a sense of pleasant ease on such a day. For these things in themselves, beloved, may be changed, or change for thee, and love so wrought, may be unwrought so.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
I have, for many years past, contemplated the noble races of red men who are now spread over these trackless forests and boundless prairies, melting away at the approach of civilization.
Want to learn to eat a lot ? Here it is : Eat a little. That way, you will be around long enough to eat a lot.
The heart does not respond to principles and programs, it seeks not efficiency, but passion.
The idea of working all your life, saving, and putting money into a retirement account is a very slow plan.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Having all the money in the world isn't much good if you can hardly get out of bed in the morning to enjoy it
Joy is not in things, it is in us.
I am not a toy, I was made for soups, salads, maybe chili, and then the trash. Freedom !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
Ideas without action are worthless.
Ninotchka, it's midnight. One half of Paris is making love to the other half.
Count Leon D'Algout, Ninotchka (1939)
The course of true love never did run smooth.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain -- and most fools do.
It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get back up.
Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it.
It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.
Where there is no wealth there is no poverty.
My mother thanks you. My father thanks you. My sister thanks you. And I thank you.
George M. Cohan, Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action
Love reckons hours for months, and days for years, and every little absence is an age.
Hoke, you're my best friend.
Daisy Werthan, Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
Where there is love there is no darkness.
We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.
Except and expect positive things and that is what you will receive.
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.
A little more moderation would be good. Of course, my life hasn't exactly been one of moderation.
Every man is more than just himself; he also represents the unique, the very special and always significant and remarkable point at which the world's phenomena intersect, only once in this way, and never again.
We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.
God is merciful to those whom he sees struggling heart and soul for realization. But remain idle, without any struggle, and you will see that his grace will never come.
People who look down on other people don't end up being looked up to.
Efficiency is doing things right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing.
Ideas become powerful only if they appear in the flesh , an idea which does not lead to action by the individual and by groups remains at best a paragraph or a footnote in a book -- provided the idea is original and relevant. It is like a seed stored in a dry place. If the idea is to have influence, it must be put into the soil, and the soil is people and groups of people.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The most elusive and desired quality of leadership is vision. Vision is the perfume of the mind.
I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed We hold these truths to be self-evident , that all men are created equal.
Martin Luther King Jr.
I maintained my edge by always being a student, you will always have something new to learn.
Jackie Joyner Kersee
The greatest humiliation in life is to work hard on something from which you expect appreciation, and then fail to get it.
Edgar Watson Howe
We will find only what we look for, nothing more and nothing less.
There is no way to happiness, happiness is the way.
An executive is a person who always decides , sometimes he decides correctly, but he always decides.
John H. Patterson
This is the best kind of voyeurism, hearing joy from your neighbors.
I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
They may take away our lives, but they'll never take our freedom !
William Wallace, Braveheart (1995)
All misfortune is but a stepping stone to fortune.
Henry David Thoreau
When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished by how much the old man had learned in 7 years.
No man is happy who does not think himself so.
When I hear somebody sigh, life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, compared to what ?
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
You see, when we have the opportunity of working out, you'll see that your way of thinking is definitely not the same as mine. Art, after all, is a means of acquiring personal liberty. Your way is not my way nor mine yours.
The most important of life's battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.
David O. McKay
Goals are the fuel in the furnace of achievement.
The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly it is dearness only that gives everything its value.
The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.
If you want to reach a goal, you must see the reaching in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal.