To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.
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Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
Some people come into our lives and quickly go, some stay for a while and leave footprints in our hearts, and we are never, ever the same.
It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.
There is time for everything.
The soul is covered with the color of its leisure thoughts.
What is strength without a double share of wisdom ?
All men are created equal. Government by consent of the governed. Give me liberty or give me death. And those are not just clever words, and those are not just empty theories.
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)
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - It goes on.
Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible.
Love in its essence is spiritual fire.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
I love great music and art, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
Perfect love can not be without equality.
In my case, self-absorption is completely justified. I have never discovered any other subject so worthy of my attention.
Waldo Lydecker, Laura (1944)
It's not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
One joy scatters a hundred griefs.
Equations are more important to me, because politics is for the present, but an equation is something for eternity.
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.
Anything is possible.
What ever you are be a good one.
I never let my subject get in the way of what I want to talk about.
Mark Victor Hansen
I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.
G. K. Chesterton
The worst part of life is waiting. The best part of life is having someone worth waiting for.
People with goals succeed because they know where they're going.
I thought that training for the Olympics would be hardest thing I would ever have to do," former Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber said in court. "But the hardest thing I've ever had to do is process that I am a victim of Larry Nassar. But even though I'm a victim, I do not and will not live my life as one.
You can have anything you want ? if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.
By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day
Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.
There is no such thing as failure. There are only results.
We have a problem. ''Congratulations. '' But it's a tough problem. ''Then double congratulations. ''
W. Clement Stone
We are ever free if we would only believe it, only have faith enough. You are the soul, free and eternal, ever free, ever blessed. Have faith enough and you will be free in a minute.
We will act consistently with our view of who we truly are, whether that view is accurate or not.
Better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
I never could have done without the habits of punctuality, order and diligence the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.
Trust men and they will be true to you, treat them greatly, and they will show themselves great.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Praise does wonders for the sense of hearing.
You betcha !
Marge Gunderson, Fargo (1996)
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which belie the idea that things can not be changed.
You were made perfectly to be loved - and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Success isn't magic or hocus-pocus, it's simply learning to focus.
To me, the idea and expectation that the day is slowly and surely coming when we will be able to honestly say we are our brother's keeper and not his oppressor is very beautiful.
I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.
John Davidson Rockefeller
The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It's as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. The true entrepreneur is a doer.
Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant ?
Henry David Thoreau
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
It is impossible to imagine anything which better becomes a ruler than mercy.
If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.
They may take away our lives, but they'll never take our freedom !
William Wallace, Braveheart (1995)
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We shall show mercy, but we shall not ask for it.
If a man can realize his divine nature with the help of an image, would it be right to call that a sin ? Nor, even when he has passed that stage, should he call it an error. Man is not traveling from error to truth, but from truth to truth, from lower to higher truth. To him all the religions from the lowest fetishism to the highest absolutism, mean so many attempts of the human soul to grasp and realize the infinite, each determined by the conditions of its birth and association, and each of these marks a stage of progress, and every soul is a young eagle soaring higher and higher, gathering more and more strength till it reaches the glorious sun.
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction.
Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves ; and under a just God, cannot long retain it.
When you wholeheartedly adopt a 'with all your heart' attitude and go all out with the positive principle, you can do incredible things.
Norman Vincent Peale
You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.
W. Clement Stone
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
When you come to the edge of all the light you know and are about to step off into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing one of two things will happen. There will be something solid to stand on or you will be taught to fly.
Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.
Leon J. Suenes
Love is like a piece of art work, even the smallest bit can be so beautiful.
A short saying often contains much wisdom.
Happiness is a butterfly, which, when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school.
We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.
Admission of ignorance is often the first step in our education.
First thing every morning before you arise say out loud, "I believe'' three times.
Norman Vincent Peale
Do we really know anybody ? Who does not wear a face to hide another ?
Love works in miracles every day, such as weakening the strong, and stretching the weak , making fools of the wise, and wise men of fools , favoring the passions, destroying reason, and in a word, turning everything topsy-turvy.
Marguerite De Valois
Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves.
Charity should begin at home, but should not stay there. Philip Brooks Children are the reward of life.
Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.
There was no hope on earth, and god seemed to have forgotten us. Some said they saw the son of god, others did not see him. If he had come, he would do some great things as he had done before. We doubted it because we had seen neither him nor his works.
Chance is the fool's name for fate.
Guy Holden, The Gay Divorcee (1934)
I love you for what you are, but I love you yet more for what you are going to be. I love you not so much for your realities as for your ideals. I pray for your desires that they may be great, rather than for your satisfactions, which may be so hazardously little. You are going forward toward something great. I am on the way with you, and therefore I love you.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you can not do.
If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon, you will have succeeded as a parent and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings.
if you can't lift the corners, let the middle sag.
I used to think anyone doing anything weird was weird. Now I know that it is the people that call others weird that are weird.
The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
The cherokee people are not "my people".
Chief John Ross
Warriors, come out to play !
Luther, The Warriors (1979)
How far you go in life depends on you being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
To my big brother George, the richest man in town !
Harry Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
Love is the great amulet that makes this world a garden.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think.
This is nothing !
Stanley Motss, Wag The Dog (1997)
Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly.
St Francis De Sales
Spoken about by, radio announcer and good friend : never let a day go by that he didn't learn something new and, in turn pass it on to others. It was his consuming passion.
Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.
Lou Gehrig, The Pride Of The Yankees (1942)
We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insolvuble problems.
Nuptial love makes mankind, friendly love perfects it, but wanton love corrupts and debases it.
Truly loving another means letting go of all expectations. It means full acceptance, even celebration of another's personhood.
Yes, we have to divide up our time like that, between our politics and our equations. But to me our equations are far more important, for politics are only a matter of present concern. A mathematical equation stands forever.
Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time
Marion Wright Edelman
Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.
Vivacity, leadership, must be had, and we are not allowed to be nice in choosing. We must fetch the pump with dirty water, if clean can not be had.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Don't limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, you can achieve.