To give away money is an easy matter and in any mans power. But to decide to whom to give it, and how large, and when, and for what purpose and how, is neither in any mans power nor an easy matter
First, believe in the world - that there is meaning behind everything.
Only in his own way and not in any other can the one who strives perfect himself. He who lays hold of the rung of his companion and lets go of his own rung, through him neither the one nor the other will be realized.
Abilities wither under faultfinding, blossom with encouragement.
Donald A. Laird
I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.
The best and most beautiful things in the world can not be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination, full of hope.
We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children do.
No fate is worse than a life without a love.
I love great music and art, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down.
Charles F. Kettering
It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.
Sooner or later the truth comes to light.
Don't take no for an answer, never submit to failure. Do not be fobbed off with mere personal success or acceptance. You will make all kinds of mistakes, but as long as you are generous and true, and also fierce, you can not hurt the world or even seriously distress her. She was made to be wooed by youth.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work
Great minds have purpose, while others just have wishes.
The foundation my parents laid down with our faith continues to be my core.
There is no point at which you can say 'Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap.'
The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.
As long as we are persistence in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We can not choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time.
Beware what you set your heart upon, for it surely shall be yours.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Will springs from the two elements of moral sense and self-interest.
Formal education will make you a living, self-education will make you a fortune.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is Love.
When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.
If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have the capacity at the beginning.
I do not resent criticism, even when, for the sake of emphasis, it parts for the time with reality.
Attitudes are contagious. Make yours worth catching.
There is no pain equal to that which two lovers can inflict on one another. This should be made clear to all who contemplate such a union. The avoidance of this pain is the beginning of wisdom, for it is strong enough to contaminate the rest of our lives.
You can not shake hands with a clenched fist.
I'll be back.
The Terminator, The Terminator (1984)
You think I'm licked. You all think I'm licked. Well, I'm not licked. And I'm going to stay right here and fight for this lost cause. Even if this room gets filled with lies like these, and the taylors and all their armies come marching into this place.
Jefferson Smith, Mr Smith Goes To Washington (1939)
When you put faith, hope and love together, you can raise positive kids in a negative world.
May you live all the days of your life.
What the heart has once owned and had, it shall never lose.
Henry Ward Beecher
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
Friendship often ends in love, but love in friendship - never.
Charles Caleb Colton
Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.
Love is the flower you've got to let grow.
Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.
It is seldom indeed that one parts on good terms, because if one were on good terms one would not part.
The leader has a clear idea of what he wants to do -- professionally and personally -- and the strength to persist in the face of setbacks, even failures.
Warren G. Bennis
It's easier to prepare and prevent, than to repair and repent.
A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.
Commit yourself to a dream nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.
Robert H. Schuller
Your most expensive advice is the free advice you receive from your financially struggling friends and relatives.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
The Crows are very handsome and gentlemanly Indians in their personal appearance and have been always reputed, since the first acquaintance made with them, very civil and friendly.
We go together, Laurie. I don't know why. Maybe like guns and ammunition go together.
Bart Tare, Gun Crazy (1949)
Whenever I get the energy to exercise, I sit down until it passes.
I try to learn from the past, but I plan for the future by focusing exclusively on the present. That's were the fun is.
Love is the emblem of eternity, it confounds all notion of time, effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.
Germaine De Stael
In the long run, we only hit what we aim at.
Henry David Thoreau
But because I am mad, I hate you. Because I am mad, I have betrayed you. And because I'm mad, I'm rejoicing in my heart, without a shred of pity, without a shred of regret, watching you go with glory in my heart !
Paula, Gaslight (1940)
How do I love thee ? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
I am a slow walker, but I never walk backwards.
The power of imagination makes us infinite.
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.
Nature never deceives us, it is we who deceive ourselves.
Recognize that transition has a characteristic shape.
I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.
As a man thinketh in his heart so is he.
In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
Just as our eyes need light in order to see, our minds need ideas in order to conceive.
There is no substitute for hard work.
"I can't do it" never accomplished anything ; "I will try" has performed miracles.
George P. Burnham
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I... I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.
Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.
It's always darkest before the dawn.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life , that word is love.
Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
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.
A chain is as strong as its weakest link.
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.
The battle is all over except the "shouting" when one knows what is wanted and has made up his mind to get it, whatever the price may be.
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity , an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
When a man finds no peace within himself, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.
Not many people are willing to give failure a second opportunity. They fail once and it is all over. The bitter pill of failure is often more than most people can handle. If you are willing to accept failure and learn from it, if you are willing to consider failure as a blessing in disguise and bounce back, you have got the essential of harnessing one of the most powerful success forces.
Advice after the mischief is like medicine after death.
The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.
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
God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I can not change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.
She's my sister ! She's my daughter !
Evelyn Mulwray, Chinatown (1974)
You must do the things you think you cannot do.
You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you understand this ? And radio operates exactly the same way : you send signals here, they receive them there. The only difference is that there is no cat.
Only those who are absolutely their true selves in this world can have pervading influence.
All you need is love.
If you employed study, thinking, and planning time daily, you could develop and use the power that can change the course of your destiny.
W. Clement Stone
This above all, To Thine Own Self Be True.
If you don't know where you are going, you'll end up someplace else.
That which does not kill you makes you stronger.
The royal road to a man's heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.
To succeed, you need to take that gut feeling in what you believe and act on it with all of your heart.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, and nothing is so gentle as true strength.
St. Francis De Sales
Ninotchka, it's midnight. One half of Paris is making love to the other half.