Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is.
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Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.
O, there is nothing holier, in this life of ours, than the first consciousness of love, the first fluttering of its silken wings.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Sawyer, you're going out a youngster, but
you've got to come back a star!
Julian Marsh, 42nd Street (1933)
Hey, Bud, lets party !
Jeff Spicoli, Fast Times At Ridgemont High (1982)
Believe in yourself.
Love - the feeling - is a fruit of love, the verb.
Life is a do-it yourself project.
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
Love reminds you that nothing else matters.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
Norman Vincent Peale
Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn.
This is nothing !
Stanley Motss, Wag The Dog (1997)
You are never a loser until you quit trying.
Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.
As a writer, I tell stories and people give me money. Then financial planners tell me stories, and I give them money.
Martin Cruz Smith
The several tribes of indians inhabiting the regions of the upper missouri, and of whom I spoke in my last letter, are undoubtedly the finest looking, best equipped, and most beautifully costumed of any on the continent.
You do not lead by hitting people over the head -- that's assault, not leadership.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.
People don't care how much you know, until they know how much you care.
A way of life can not be successful so long as it is mere intellectual conviction. It must be deeply felt, deeply believed, dominant even in dreams.
I consider my ability to arouse enthusiasm among my people the greatest asset I possess, and the way to develop the best in a person is by appreciation and encouragement. I believe in giving people incentive to work. So I am anxious to praise but loath to find fault. I am hearty in my approbation and lavish in my praise.
Charles M. Schwab
I never had a policy, I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.
We get to make a living , we give to make a life.
Be patient with your enemies and forgiving of your friends.
Love starts with a smile, grows with a kiss and ends with a tear.
For myself, I am an optimist -- it does not seem to be much use being anything else.
Love is a symbol of eternity that wipes away all sense of time, removing all memory of a beginning and all fear of an end.
Possibilitizing is overcoming while you're undergoing.
Robert H. Schuller
Pay no attention to what the critics say , no statue has ever been erected to a critic.
Time is free, but it's priceless. You can't own it, but you can use it. You can't keep it, but you can spend it. Once you've lost it, you can never get it back.
Oh, Jerry, don't let's ask for the moon. We have the stars.
Charlotte Vale, Now (1942)
The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.
I am poor and naked but I am the chief of a nation. We do not want riches but we do want to train our children right. Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world. We do not want riches. We want peace and love.
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will.
A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance, and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
When I asked god for strength
He gave me difficult situations to face
When I asked god for brain & brawn
He gave me puzzles in life to solve
When I asked god for happiness
He showed me some unhappy people
When I asked god for wealth
He showed me how to work hard
When I asked god for favors
He showed me opportunities to work hard
When I asked god for peace
He showed me how to help others
God gave me nothing I wanted
He gave me everything I needed
We all go a little mad sometimes.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.
An error gracefully acknowledged is a victory won.
Caroline L. Gascoigne
It is at the edge of a petal that love waits.
William Carlos Williams
I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.
Challenges are what make life interesting , overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.
Joshua J. Marine
Believe that you are bigger than your difficulties, for you are, indeed.
Norman Vincent Peale
is the greatest gift of the mind , it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.
The dingo took my baby !
Lindy Chamberlain, A Cry In The Dark (1988)
No one is so poor as an ignorant person.
I would rather live and love where death is king than have eternal life where love is not.
Robert G. Ingersoll
It is no sin to attempt and fail. The only sin is to not make the attempt.
What doesn't kill me, makes me stronger.
The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
William Makepeace Thackeray
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
The intelligent man is one who has successfully fulfilled many accomplishments, and is still willing to learn more.
In order to grasp the reality, we must see the possibilities. In the present, a formulation of the possibilities is the area in which I gain uncertainty concerning what I decide, without a vision of the possibilities, I act blindly, only a knowledge of the possibilities enables me to know what I am actually doing.
I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.
Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
Dedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself. Give yourself peace of mind. You deserve to be happy. You deserve delight.
Mark Victor Hansen
Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace.
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.
Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose -- a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.
Whatever it takes !
Happiness resides not in possessions and not in gold , the feeling of happiness dwells in the soul.
Whatever you vividly imagine, ardently desire, sincerely believe, and enthusiastically act upon must inevitably come to pass!
Paul J. Meyer
A lie keeps growing and growing until it's as clear as the nose on your face.
The Blue Fairy, Pinocchio (1940)
Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.
Your neighbor's vision is as true for him as your own vision is true for you.
Miguel de Unamuno
The only difference between a rut and a grave is their dimensions.
Motherhood qualified me to let the child within come out and play.
Anyone can do something when they want to do it. Really successful people do things when they don't want to do it.
Your most expensive advice is the free advice you receive from your financially struggling friends and relatives.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
And think not you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his patients in the care of the human body, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
Let us never be betrayed into saying we have finished our education because that would mean we had stopped growing.
Julia H. Gulliver
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
My biological clock is ticking like this, and the way this case is going, I ain't never getting married !
Mona Lisa Vito, My Cousin Vinny (1992)
Years from now, when you talk about this, and you will, be kind.
Laura Reynolds, Tea And Sympathy (1956)
The most elusive and desired quality of leadership is vision. Vision is the perfume of the mind.
Dyin' ain't much of a living, boy.
Josey Wales, The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)
Forget about it.
Donnie Brasco, Donnie Brasco (1997)
If I am not for myself, who will be for me ? Yet if I am for myself alone, of what good am I ?
The person who will not stand for something will fall for anything.
But there's nothing half so sweet in life, as love's young dream.
If you want a guarantee, buy a toaster.
I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.
We are still masters of our fate. We are still captains of our souls.
Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year - and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade !
Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you ?
Benjamin Braddock, The Graduate (1967)
Friendship doubles joy and halves grief.
We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.
Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch it, and it darts away.
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.
The strength of the heart comes from the soundness of the faith.
Saudi Arabian Proverb
Tell 'em to go out there with all they got and win just one for the Gipper.
Knute Rockne, Knute Rockne All American (1940)
Be of love a little more careful than of anything.
There is no education like adversity.
Enduring habits I hate.... Yes, at the very bottom of my soul I feel grateful to all my misery and bouts of sickness and everything about me that is imperfect, because this sort of thing leaves me with a hundred backdoors through which I can escape from enduring habits.
Love is more than a feeling, it's a state of mind.