Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is.
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Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk beside me and be my friend.
We are all in the gutter but some of us are looking at the stars.
The best things in life are free.
Love is an electric blanket with somebody else in control of the switch.
He who knows all the answers has not yet been asked all the questions.
Yesterday ended last night. Every day is a new beginning. Learn the skill of forgetting. And move on.
Norman Vincent Peale
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.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.
Action without study is fatal. Study without action is fatal. Mary Beard Actions speak louder than words.
Get busy living or get busy dying.
Whatever happens, take responsibility !
He who joyfully marches to music rank and file, has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would surely suffice. This disgrace to civilization should be done away with at once. Heroism at command, how violently I hate all this, how despicable and ignoble war is ; I would rather be torn to shreds than be a part of so base an action. It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder.
A wise man will not leave the right to the mercy of chance, nor wish it to prevail through the power of the majority. There is but little virtue in the action of masses of men.
Henry David Thoreau
Great minds have purpose, others have wishes.
A man is about as big as the things that make him angry.
The ancestor of every action is a thought.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I have noticed that folks are generally about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
If we always look back, we lose sight of what's ahead.
Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.
The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
Leaders are people who are able to express themselves fully, they know who they are, what their strengths and weaknesses are, and how to fully deploy their strengths and compensate for their weaknesses. They also know what they want, why they want it, and how to communicate what they want to others, in order to gain compensation and support. Finally, they know how to achieve their goals. The key to full self-expression is understanding one's self and the world, and the key to understanding is learning -- from one's own life and experience.
Play it, Sam. Play As Time Goes By.
Ilsa Laszlo, Casablanca (1942)
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
If you realize how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought
Nature does nothing uselessly.
The Missouri is, perhaps, different in appearance and character from all other rivers in the world. There is a terror in its manner which is sensibly felt, the moment we enter its muddy waters from the Mississippi.
You don't get to choose how you're going to die, only how you're going to live.
A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace.
Levi ben Gershon
We don't stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing.
George Bernard Shaw
I have loved to the point of madness, that which is called madness, that which to me, is the only sensible way to love.
My experience has taught me that a man who has no vices has damned few virtues.
When you love someone all your saved-up wishes start coming out.
You know the difference between you and me ? I make this look good.
Agent J, Men In Black (1997)
Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , Wisdom is humble that she knows no more.
Work and lovethese are the basics. Without them there is neurosis.
When you are afraid, do the thing you are afraid of and soon you will lose your fear of it.
Norman Vincent Peale
Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.
The show must go on.
The fastest way to pass your own expectation is to add passion to your labor.
The royal road to a man's heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.
Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.
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
The world belongs to the energetic.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Change your thoughts, change your life.
Excuse me while I whip this out.
Bart, Blazing Saddles (1974)
World is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
Never put off to tomorrow what you can do today.
The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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.
Do not let the reasons for your challenges become the excuses for your failure.
From now on you will never be alone, even when we are separated, and even when death itself parts us, I shall remain with you.
You have available to you, right now, a powerful supercomputer. This powerful tool has been used through-out history to take people from rags to riches, from poverty and obscurity to success and fame, from unhappiness and frustration to joy and self-fulfillment, and it can do the same for you.
If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.
How do you live ?
Helen, James Allen (1932)
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.
Our love is here to stay.
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.
Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.
We judge of man's wisdom by his hope.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Losers visualize the penalties of failure. Winners visualize the rewards of success.
I can't believe it. Right here where we live -- right here in St. Louis.
Esther Smith, Meet Me In St. Louis (1944)
There is no education like adversity.
Love, two minds without a single thought.
Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.
Personal leadership is not a singular experience. It is, rather, the ongoing process of keeping your vision and values before you and aligning your life to be congruent with those most important things.
Life is what you make it.
Challenges are what make life interesting , overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.
Joshua J. Marine
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.
Fortune and love favor the brave.
There are millions of children today who don't attend school. However, education is the only way to get ahead in this country.
The measure of a man is what he does with power.
The life which is unexamined is not worth living
My parents told me that I could do and be anything I really wanted. I believed them.
You're lit from within, Tracy. You've got fires banked down in you, hearth-fires and holocausts.
Mike Connor, The Philadelphia Story (1940)
Surprises and reverses can serve as an incentive for great accomplishment. There are no rules here, we're just trying to accomplish something.
Accept the past for what it was. Acknowledge the present for what it is. Anticipate the future for what it can become.
Tracy L. McNair
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
Never discourage anyonewho continually makes progress, no matter how slow.
The broadest, and maybe the most meaningful definition of volunteering - Doing more than you have to because you want to, in a cause you consider good.
Life without love is like a tree. Without blossom and fruit.
It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one's heart rather than out of pity. A person must possess himself and have a deep sense of security in fundamental principles and values in order to genuinely apologize.
Failing to plan is planning to fail.
A smile is a light in the window of the soul indicating that the heart is at home.
No matter what I ever do or say, Heathcliff, this is me, now, standing on this hill with you. This is me, forever.
Cathy, Wuthering Heights (1939)
Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.
Religion is being and becoming. Religion is the manifestation of the divinity already in man.
I do not know how to kiss, or I would kiss you. Where do the noses go ?
Maria, For Whom The Bell Tolls (1943)
Attitude determines altitude.
If you would create something, you must be something.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
A hundred years from now, it will not matter what kind of car I drove, what kind of house I lived in, how much money I had in the bank... but the world may be a better place because I made a differ- ence in the life of a child.
Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities.
Until man duplicates a blade of grass, nature can laugh at his so-called scientific knowledge.
If thou must love me, let it be for nought, except for love's sake only. Do not say, I love her for her smile, her look, her way of speaking gently, for a trick of thought that falls in well with mine, and, certes, brought a sense of pleasant ease on such a day. For these things in themselves, beloved, may be changed, or change for thee, and love so wrought, may be unwrought so.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else's can shorten it.
Love is the history of a woman's life, it is an episode in man's.