Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated , you can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.
David Lloyd George
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Character can not be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous, you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habits. Watch your habits, they become character.Watch your character, it becomes your destiny.
They say you were shot in the tabloids.
Nora Charles, Nick Charles (1934)
You must tolerate that which you can not change.
Smile ! and the world will smile with you !
Science may have found a cure for most evils , but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all -- the apathy of human beings.
The illiterate of the century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.
if one is unable to assert oneself, one is unable to participate in a genuine relationship.
Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god. For one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
Rock and roll is the music of America, of youth, of rebellion, and of the common spirit that ties all that together.
The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.
Concentration of wealth and power has been built upon other people's money, other people's business, other people's labor. Under this concentration, independent business has been a menace to American society.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
As a principle-centered person you try to stand apart from the emotion of the situation and from other factors that would act on you, and evaluate the options. Looking at the balanced whole -- the work needs, the family needs, the other needs that may be involved, and the possible implications of the various alternatives -- you'll try to come up with the best solution taking all factors into consideration.
Father to a murdered son. Husband to a murdered wife. And I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next.
Maximus, Gladiator (2000)
When we place blame, we give away our power.
We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.
A strong person and a waterfall always channel their own path.
Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking our potential.
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
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on that 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.
Hatred paralyzes life, love releases it. Hatred confuses life, love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life, love illumines it.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Goals are the fuel in the furnace of achievement.
I am the inferior of any man whose rights I trample under foot. Men are not superior by reason of the accidents of race or color. They are superior who have the best heart the best brain.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what we want most for what we want at the moment.
The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.
You may conquer with the sword, but you are conquered by a kiss.
People can't live with change if there's not a changeless core inside them. The key to the ability to change is a changeless sense of who you are, what you are about and what you value.
Never close your lips to those whom you have opened your heart.
Happy wife, happy life.
Success is never ending, failure is never final.
Dr. Robert Schuller
It is the true season of love when we know that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
Love is smiling on the inside and out.
Hi-Yo, Silver !
The Lone Ranger, The Lone Ranger (1956)
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work
He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.
Instill great values in your children today and your grandchildren will prosper tomorrow.
The madness of love is the greatest of heaven's blessings.
The greater a man is in power above others, the more he ought to excel them in virtue. None ought to govern who is not better than the governed.
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.
Love means to love that which is unlovable, or it is no virtue at all.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.
Abilities wither under faultfinding, blossom with encouragement.
Donald A. Laird
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
Never fear the want of business. A man who qualifies himself well for his calling, never fails of employment.
Love sees roses without thorns.
How many doctors does it take to screw in a light bulb ? That depends on whether it has medical insurance.
This is the West, sir. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.
Maxwell Scott, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
Motherhood qualified me to let the child within come out and play.
The person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.
John Stuart Mill
If to do good were easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces.
Will springs from the two elements of moral sense and self-interest.
Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.
Your belief determines your action and your action determines your results, but first you have to believe.
Mark Victor Hansen
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
I am resolved that I will not through my humility become the devil's attorney. I will endeavor to speak a good word for the truth.
Henry David Thoreau
Anything that we have to learn we learn by the actual doing of it we become just by performing just acts, temperate by performing temperate ones, brave by performing brave ones.
Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn.
Rhett Butler, Gone With The Wind (1939)
I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them and you have found a lover for life.
What the heart gives away is never gone. It is kept in the hearts of others.
Robin St. John
A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.
General Douglas MacArthur
A healthy outside starts from the inside
Boldness in business is the first, second and third thing.
If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is Love.
Insist on yourself, never imitate. Every great man is unique.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
I don't like your manners.
Vivian Rutledge, Philip Marlowe (1946)
In each man there is a priceless treasure that is in no other. Every man's foremost task is the actualization of his unique, unprecedented and never-recurring potentialities, and not the repetition of something that another, and be it even the greatest, has already achieved.
No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an unchartered land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.
Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.
Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
What do they think I am, dumb or something ? Why, I make more money than Calvin Coolidge ! Put together !
Lina Lamont, Singin (1952)
Religion is being and becoming. Religion is the manifestation of the divinity already in man.
To live happily with other people, ask of them only what they can give.” Tristan Bernard
My heart shall be thy garden.
Nothing is more honorable than enlightenment, nothing is more beautiful than virtue.
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.
Difficulties, by bracing the mind to overcome them, assist cheerfulness, as exercise assists digestion.
Christian Nestell Bovee
They're here !
Carol Anne Freeling, Poltergeist (1982)
Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.
Time is the great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all of it's students.
It is impossible to repent of love. The sin of love does not exist.
We have merely scratched the surface of the store of knowledge which will come to us. I believe that we are now, a-tremble on the verge of vast discoveries - discoveries so wondrously important they will upset the present trend of human thought and start it along completely new lines.
By doing well the duty which is nearest to us, the duty which is in our hands, we make ourselves stronger.
Where old age is evil, youth can learn no good.
Why should a man be moral ? Because this strengthens his will.
If you have to drive people that hard to do their job, then you've either got the wrong people, or you've got the right people doing the wrong job.
John P. Strelecky
Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.
Love is the universal thirst for a communion not merely of the senses, but of our whole nature.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
I want the fairy tale.
Vivian, Pretty Woman (1990)
Whatever is at the center of our life will be the source of our security, guidance, wisdom, and power.
The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.
If this is a blessing, it is certainly very well disguised.