It is only with the heart that one can see rightly , what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Gravitation can not be held responsible for people falling in love.
Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.
The leader wonders about everything, wants to learn as much as he can, is willing to take risks, experiment, try new things. He does not worry about failure, but embraces errors, knowing he will learn from them.
Warren G. Bennis
The passionate are like men standing on their heads, they see all things the wrong way.
What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail ?
Robert H. Schuller
Grow old along with me, the best is yet to be.
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
Hope springs eternal.
This one step, choosing a goal and sticking to it, changes everything.
For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Harold R. McAlindon
Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think.
The Missouri is, perhaps, different in appearance and character from all other rivers in the world. There is a terror in its manner which is sensibly felt, the moment we enter its muddy waters from the Mississippi.
How do I look ?
Holly Golightly, Breakfast At Tiffany's (1961)
Unless you choose to do great things with it, it makes no difference how much you are rewarded or how much you have.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
E. Joseph Cossman
Success is neither magical or mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch it, and it darts away.
You become what you think about.
Think about it, there must be higher love. Down in the heart or hidden in the stars above, without it, life is a wasted time. Look inside your heart, I'll look inside mine.
Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington
All or our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. -
All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.
When I was a young man, I found out that if you hurt somebody, they'll leave you alone. When I tried to leave everybody alone and just do my own thing, everybody just wanted to hurt me. Until one day I just decided, well, I've had enough of this picking. And there were like six young men still figuring they were going to mess with my head. And we went to war. To their surprise, I was no longer taking the beating, I was giving it.
When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed', you find it simply means to follow through.
The only disability in life is a bad attitude.
You know the difference between you and me ? I make this look good.
Agent J, Men In Black (1997)
Education is one of the few things a person is willing to pay for and not get.
William Lowe Bryan
Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.
The person who says it can not be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.
So whether or not we can get together, remember well that art lives where absolute freedom is. With all the training thrown to nowhere, with a mind perfectly unaware of its own working, with the self vanishing nowhere the art of JKD attains its perfection.
The more I love myself the better I am able to love you.
If we all did the things we are capable of doing we would literally astound ourselves.
Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.
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.
Those convinced against their will are of the same opinion still.
When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions.
W. Clement Stone
The man who fears no truths has nothing to fear from lies.
Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are made.
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Goals give you more than a reason to get up in the morning, they are an incentive to keep you going all day. Goals tend to tap the deeper resources and draw the best out of life.
Say not, "I have found the truth" but rather, "I have found a truth".
The love that lasts longest is the love that is never returned.
Where there is love there is no darkness.
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones tend to take care of themselves.
Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it, begin it now.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Love is like pi - natural, irrational, and very important.
I believe that the science of chemistry alone almost proves the existence of an intelligent creator.
The word courage comes from the same stem as the French word coeur, meaning ''heart''. Thus just as one's heart, by pumping blood to one's arms, legs, and brain enables all the other physical organs to function, so courage makes possible all the psychological virtues. Without courage other values whither away into mere facsimiles of virtue.
I don't like the man. I must get to know him better.
Work spares us from three evils boredom, vice, and need.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
Each person's life is a story that is telling itself in the living.
Georgia, love is for the very young.
Jonathan Shields, The Bad And The Beautiful (1952)
Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.
Hi-Yo, Silver !
The Lone Ranger, The Lone Ranger (1956)
Listen to me, mister. You're my knight in shining armor. Don't you forget it. You're going to get back on that horse, and I'm going to be right behind you, holding on tight, and away we're gonna go, go, go !
Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)
Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.
I never did anything worth doing entirely by accident... . Almost none of my inventions came about totally by accident. They were achieved by having trained myself to endure and tolerate hard work.
My father taught me to work ; he did not teach me to love it.
I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine.
You do not lead by hitting people over the head -- that's assault, not leadership.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Truly loving another means letting go of all expectations. It means full acceptance, even celebration of another's personhood.
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
Peter F. Drucker
Hi, Curly, kill anyone today ?
Mitch Robbins, Curly (1991)
Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
An Indian's dress of deer skins, which is wet a hundred times upon his back, dries soft; and his lodge also, which stands in the rains, and even through the severity of winter, is taken down as soft and as clean as when it was first put up.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
All of the most successful human beings I've know were inwardly at war with themselves. Their turmoil was at least as great as our own, and sometimes greater. What distinguished these leaders was not some inner peace but rather how they had learned to organize their lives around a noble ambition and to focus on it.
And he can make, so say the wise, no claim who makes no sacrifice.
Love is a decision not an emotion or feeling, that if made from the heart will outlast anything.
Love is something eternal.
Vincent Van Gogh
Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it.
J. Petit Senn
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Mama, face it. I was the slut of all time.
Gloria Wandrous, Butterfield 8 (1932)
It is not our purpose to become each other , it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is.
Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
I light my candle from their torches.
Experience is the best teacher.
Stopping at third base adds no more runs than striking out.
Love is patient and kind, love is not jealous or boastful, it is not arrogant or rude. Love does not insist on its own way, it is not irritable or resentful, it does not rejoice at wrong, but rejoices in the right. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things.
Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make.
Count Dracula, Dracula (1931)
Captain, it is I, Ensign Pulver, and I just threw your stinking palm tree overboard. Now, what's all this crud about no movie tonight ?
Ensign Pulver, Mister Roberts (1955)
Authentic leaders have absorbed the fundamental fact of existence -- that you can't get around life's inherent contradictions. The leadership mind is spacious. It has ample room for the ambiguities of the world, for conflicting feelings, and for contradictory ideas. I believe that the central leadership attribute is the ability to manage polarity.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what we want most for what we want at the moment.
Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof.
John Kenneth Galbraith
It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves.
The only guide to man is his conscience , the only shield to his memory is the rectitude and sincerity of his actions. It is very imprudent to walk through life without this shield, because we are so often mocked by the failure of our hopes and the upsetting of our calculations, but with this shield, however the fates may play, we march always in the ranks of honor.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
Perspective is in the quiet of a walk, the wisdom of a good book, or the harmony of your favorite music. I find it sometimes in the slow peace of fishing.
Rather than focusing on things and time, focus on preserving and enhancing relationships and on accomplishing results.
Action is the antidote to despair.
If you want to get somewhere you have to know where you want to go and how to get there. Then never, never, never give up.
Norman Vincent Peale
The best and most beautiful things in this world can not be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.
Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.
Keep in mind that you are always saying "no" to something. If it isn't to the apparent, urgent things in your life, it is probably to the most fundamental, highly important things. Even when the urgent is good, the good can keep you from your best, keep you from your unique contribution, if you let it.
Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.