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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Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.
Love is what is left in a relationship after all the selfishness is taken out.
Actions speak louder than words.
The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body. The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results.
Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is.
For one person to love another, that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks, the last test and proof, the work for which all else is but preparation.
They say you were shot in the tabloids.
Nora Charles, Nick Charles (1934)
The real test in golf and in life is not in keeping out of the rough, but in getting out after you are in.
A bizarre sensation pervades a relationship of pretense. No truth seems true. A simple morning's greeting and response appear loaded with innuendo and fraught with implications. Each nicety becomes more sterile and each withdrawal more permanent.
In nothing do men more nearly approach the gods than in giving health to men.
Never live in the past but always learn from it.
Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.
Norman Vincent Peale
Learning karate requires self-control and discipline Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.
It's your attitude not your aptitude that determines your altitude.
Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.
Only when all contribute their firewood can they build up a strong fire.
Love, all alike, no season knows, nor clime, nor hours, days, months, which are the rags of time.
Freedom requires the capacity to accept, bear and live constructively with anxiety. I refer of course to the normal anxiety all of us experience at every step in our psychological growth as well as in this upset contemporary world. To be free means to face and bear anxiety, to run away from anxiety means automatically to surrender one's freedom.
Your belief determines your action and your action determines your results, but first you have to believe.
Mark Victor Hansen
Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
I have seen him set fire to his wigwam and smooth over the graves of his fathers, clap his hand in silence over his mouth, and take the last look over his fair hunting ground, and turn his face in sadness to the setting sun.
You owe it to yourself to find your own unorthodox way of succeeding, or sometimes, just surviving.
My definition of success is to live your life in a way that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain - and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel a lot more pleasure than they do pain.
I love great music and art, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
The great and glorious masterpiece of man is to know how to live to purpose.
Michel de Montaigne
How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young ?
You know, maybe I was wrong and luck is like love. You have to go all the way to find it.
Jeff Bailey, Out Of The Past (1947)
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.
He didn't get all of those injuries from a fall.
Nothing could be worse than the fear that one had given up too soon, and left one unexpended effort that might have saved the world.
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it.
William A. Ward
A gentle hand may lead even an elephant by a single hair.
It is the passion that is in a kiss that gives to it its sweetness, it is the affection in a kiss that sanctifies it.
Christian Nestell Bovee
Time is the great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all of it's students.
I can change. I can live out my imagination instead of my memory. I can tie myself to my limitless potential instead of my limiting past.
Seek first to understand and then to be understood.
We are what our thoughts have made us, so take care about that you think.
Acknowledge that you failed, draw your lessons from it, and use it to your advantage to make sure it never happens again.
The best portion of a good man's life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts, of kindness and of love.
Reach for the stars.
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.
Gravitation can not be held responsible for people falling in love.
The stakes are too high for government to be a spectator sport.
You can often measure a person by the size of his dream.
Robert H. Schuller
Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.
Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.
An avoidance of true communication is tantamount to a relinquishment of my self- being , if I withdraw from it I am betraying not only the other but myself.
Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.
When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.
When Harry Met Sally
Personally, I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
Let us strive on to finish the work we are in
Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.
Don't follow your dreams, chase them.
The road to success is lined with many tempting parking spaces.
End your day by privately looking directly into your eyes in the mirror and saying, 'I love you ! ' Do this for thirty days and watch how you transform.
Mark Victor Hansen
My mama always said, life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.
Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions.
W. Clement Stone
Growth in personality occurs as a consequence of meeting conflicts and impasses head on, and reconciling them. Interpersonal conflicts and impasses constitute problems which require solutions so that a satisfying relationship may be maintained. Whenever a person encounters a problem in his everyday living, he is obliged to vary his behavior until he discovers some mode of responding which is successful in achieving a solution.
He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes. He who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.
One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus ; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular.
Confidence imparts a wonderful inspiration to its possessor.
Love like you've never been hurt, dance like no one is watching, live as though heaven is on earth.
Romance is the fuel that keeps love burning hot.
It's hard to tell your mind to stop loving someone, when your heart still does.
Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1990)
The only disability in life is a bad attitude.
We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.
Some say you have to use your five best players, but I found out you win with the five that fit together best as a team
Adversity is the diamond dust that heaven polishes its jewels with.
Love, a temporary insanity, curable by marriage.
The worst thing you can try to do is cling to something that is gone, or to recreate it.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.
Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.
If you mean to profit, learn to please.
We do what we must, and call it by the best names.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
They're here !
Carol Anne Freeling, Poltergeist (1982)
The principles you live by create the world you live in ; if you change the principles you live by, you will change your world. -
You're so money, and you don't even know it.
Trent, Swingers (1996)
If you don't quit, and don't cheat, and don't run home when trouble arrives, you can only win.
The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living that are desired when dying.
We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.
Be the change you want to see in the world.
You complete me.
Jerry Maguire, Jerry Maguire (1996)
Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating.
Love the giver more than the gift.
A heart can be broken, but it keeps beating just the same.
Fried Green Tomatoes
Winners never quit and quitters never win !
If I am pressed to say why I loved him, I feel it can only be explained by replying. Because it was he, because it was me.
A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.
Above all, beware of compromises. I do not mean that you are to get into antagonism with anybody, but you have to hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others "fads" through the greed of getting supporters.
When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.
Norman Vincent Peale
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.
I don't like the man. I must get to know him better.