Happiness resides not in possessions and not in gold , the feeling of happiness dwells in the soul.
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Each person's life is a story that is telling itself in the living.
Few people think more than two or three times a year. I have made an international reputation by thinking once or twice a week.
George Bernard Shaw
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
A dream unrealized is a dream imprisoned by that enemy of all enemies - the fear of failure. Set that you will make it happen ! -
A mature man is his own judge. In the end, his only form of support is being faithful to his own convictions. The advice of others may be welcomed invaluable, but it does not free him from responsibility.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Love doesn't just sit there like a stone, it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new.
Ursula K. Le Guin
What you do speaks so loudly that I can not hear what you say.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
This life is a hard fact, work your way through it boldly, though it may be adamantine, no matter, the soul is stronger. I have seen in life those who are overcautious about themselves fall into dangers at every step, those who are afraid of losing honor and respect, get only disgrace, and those who are always afraid of loss, always lose.
The sun shines and warms and lights us and we have no curiosity to know why this is so, but we ask the reason of all evil, of pain, and hunger, and mosquitoes and silly people.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
Follow the money.
Deep Throat, All The President's Men (1976)
There is only one terminal dignity, love. And the story of a love is not important, what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.
A good general not only sees the way to victory , he also knows when victory is impossible.
Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm. As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.
Intelligence without ambition is like a bird without wings.
C. Archie Danielson
Life is what you make it.
How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser.
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.
I'm a bit of a P.T Barnum. I make stars out of everyone.
Ability is sexless.
The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds, they mature slowly.
Peter De Vries
Find the good -- and praise it.
Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.
Life must be lived on a higher plane. We must go up to a higher platform, to which we are always invited to ascend, there, the whole aspect of things changes.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Hatred stirreth up strifes, but love covereth all sins.
Where there is a will, there is a way.
I have, for many years past, contemplated the noble races of red men who are now spread over these trackless forests and boundless prairies, melting away at the approach of civilization.
Sometimes there's so much beauty in the world I feel like I can't take it, like my heart's going to cave in.
Ricky Fitts, American Beauty (1999)
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them, a desire, a dream, a vision.
Trent, Swingers (1996)
God does not care about our mathematical difficulties. He integrates empirically.
Cinderella story. Outta nowhere. A former greenskeeper, now, about to become the Masters champion. It looks like a mirac... It's in the hole ! It's in the hole ! It's in the hole !
Carl Spackler, Caddyshack (1980)
Be careful the environment you choose for it will shape you ; be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them.
W. Clement Stone
Love that is true never grows old.
If parents pass enthusiasm along to their children, they will leave them an estate of incalculable value.
One had to cram all this stuff into one's mind for the examinations, whether one liked it or not. This coercion had such a deterring effect on me that, after I had passed the final examination, I found the consideration of any scientific problems distasteful to me for an entire year.
We don't live in a world of reality, we live in a world of perceptions.
Gerald J. Simmons
Better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
All love is sweet, given or returned.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
I swore never to be silent whenever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.
Can you dig it ?
Youngblood Priest, Superfly (1972)
Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.
The mind has exactly the same power as the hands, not merely to grasp the world, but to change it
There may be peace without joy, and joy without peace, but the two combined make happiness
Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.
Someday when I grow up, finish school and get a job, I'll start living my life the way I want someday after the mortgage is paid off, the finances are on track and the kids are grown up, I'll drive that new car and take exciting trips abroad someday, now that I'm 9 about to retire, I'll buy that beautiful motor home and travel across this great country, and see all there is to see someday.
Fortune and love favor the brave.
Look, Daddy. Teacher says, Every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings.
Zuzu Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
We are still masters of our fate. We are still captains of our souls.
To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others.
Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.
Henri Frederic Amiel
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.
I'll be back.
The Terminator, The Terminator (1984)
You become what you think about.
Let him that would move the world first move himself.
Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.
Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting ; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be.
Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it. I can take it in small doses, but as a lifestyle I find it too confining.
A ship in harbor is safe -- but that is not what ships are for.
John A. Shedd
Whatever you think that you will be. If you think yourself weak, weak you will be , if you think yourself strong, you will be.
Inch by inch, it's a cinch.
Robert H. Schuller
Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.
The past does not equal the future.
You're good, you're very good.
Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)
If I am not for myself, who will be for me ? Yet if I am for myself alone, of what good am I ?
With my brains and your looks, we could go places.
Frank Chambers, The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)
Now he has departed from this strange world a little ahead of me. That means nothing. People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.
If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Let he him who would be moved to convince others, be first moved to convince himself.
Mac, you ever been in love ?
Wyatt Earp, Mac (1946)
After your jump, the net appears.
You can have everything in life you want if you'll just help enough other people get what they want.
Happy wife, happy life.
Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly.
St Francis De Sales
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.
John Andrew Holmes Jr.
The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
You really can change the world if you care enough.
Marion Wright Edelman
Open the pod bay doors,
Dave Bowman, Hal (2001)
Practice hope. As hopefulness becomes a habit, you can achieve a permanently happy spirit.
Norman Vincent Peale
We conceal it from ourselves in vain, we must always love something. In those matters seemingly removed from love, the feeling is secretly to be found, and man can not possibly live for a moment without it.
The storm also beats on the house that is built on the rock.
The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.
There are two things to aim at in life , first to get what you want, and after that to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind has achieved the second.
Logan Pearsall Smith
Love is like a blazing flame, golden and full of warmth.
if one is unable to assert oneself, one is unable to participate in a genuine relationship.
Work is love made manifest.
They're called boobs, Ed.
Erin Brockovich, Erin Brockovich (2000)
To love is to receive a glimpse of heaven.
The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.
It's amazing, Molly. The love inside, you take it with you.
Sam Wheat, Ghost (1990)
Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.
Persistence is what makes the impossible possible, the possible likely, and the likely definite.
The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.
In life you need either inspiration or desperation.
As God is my witness, I'll never be hungry again.
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
A gentle breeze blowing in the right direction is better than a pair of strong oars.