It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves.
Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.
Margaret B. Runbeck
Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
People can't live with change if there's not a changeless core inside them. The key to the ability to change is a changeless sense of who you are, what you are about and what you value.
The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-ness.
Don't go through life, grow through life.
In each man there is a priceless treasure that is in no other. Every man's foremost task is the actualization of his unique, unprecedented and never-recurring potentialities, and not the repetition of something that another, and be it even the greatest, has already achieved.
Believe that the loose ball that you are chasing has your name on it.
And think not you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course.
The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going!
The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.
Courage is not a virtue of value among other personal values like love or fidelity. It is the foundation that underlies and gives reality to all other virtues and personal values. Without courage our love pales into mere dependency. Without courage our fidelity becomes conformism.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
Perspective is in the quiet of a walk, the wisdom of a good book, or the harmony of your favorite music. I find it sometimes in the slow peace of fishing.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Norman Vincent Peale
There are many who's tongues might govern multitudes, if they could govern their tongues.
The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
People begin to become successful the minute they decide to be.
Watch people do their most common actions, these are indeed the things that will tell you the real character of a great person.
Your talent is god's gift to you.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
A fellow doesn't last long on what he has done. He has to keep on delivering.
Fill your hands, you son-of-a-bitch !
Rooster Cogburn, True Grit (1969)
Astrology and all these mystical things are generally signs of a weak mind, therefore as soon as they are becoming prominent in our minds, we should see a physician, take good food, and rest.
Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time, it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.
If our thoughts and hopes are elsewhere, it is impossible to set our faces steadily toward the work required of us.
You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.
W. Clement Stone
Honesty characterizes the person and enables him to create an identity, to communicate a real presence, and to establish authentic bonds with others. The individual increasingly comes to know who he is through the stand he takes when he expresses his ideas, values, beliefs, and convictions, and through the declaration and ownership of his feelings.
Never live in the past but always learn from it.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.
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
Listen, I have an update from Taako Central. I've updated my list of people I trust and things I believe to no one and nothing ! Not a joke, I don't trust you, half-pint, I don't trust Jeff from Today's Special, I don't trust Barold whatever-his-name - nobody, I trust nobody.
Those convinced against their will are of the same opinion still.
The soul is covered with the color of its leisure thoughts.
Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune, but great minds rise above them.
Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
Here's Johnny !
Jack Torrance, The Shining (1980)
Never, never, never give up.
When we won't consider suggestions, we reject our own potential - but we have a right to expect people to be tactful.
Between stimulus and response, one has the freedom to choose.
Live with passion !
Every achiever I have ever met says, My life turned around when I began to believe in me.
Robert H. Schuller
Don't ever give up.
There is only one person who could ever make you happy, and that person is you.
Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
It is seldom indeed that one parts on good terms, because if one were on good terms one would not part.
I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the tannhauser gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain. Time to die.
Roy Batty, Blade Runner (1982)
Submit to love faithfully and it gives a person joy. It intoxicates, it envelops, it isolates. It creates fragrance in the air, ardour from coldness, it beautifies everything around it.
I always say a kiss on the hand might feel very good, but a diamond tiara lasts forever.
Lorelei, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.
Nurses dispense comfort, compassion, and caring without even a prescription.
Feel the fear and do it anyway.
To err is human. To really screw up, you need a computer.
Paul R. Ehrlich
The strength of the heart comes from the soundness of the faith.
Saudi Arabian Proverb
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.
They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
Romance, like a ghost escapes touching, it is always where you are not, not where you are. The interview or conversation was prose at the time, but it is poetry in the memory.
George William Curtis
Our furniture goes back to louis the fourteenth - unless of course we pay him before then.
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.
A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another.
Love is like war, easy to begin but hard to end.
The real and lasting victories are those of peace and not of war.
Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade.
There's no such thing as not enough time if you're doing what you want to do.
Be the change you want to see in the world Ghandi Be useful where thou livest.
The vedanta recognizes no sin, it only recognizes error. And the greatest error, says the vedanta is to say that you are weak, that you are a sinner, a miserable creature, and that you have no power and you cannot do this and that.
A chain is as strong as its weakest link.
No one became poor by giving alms.
What we can or can not do, what we consider possible or impossible, is rarely a function of our true capability. It is more likely a function of our beliefs about who we are.
Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness.
Platitudes ? Yes, there are platitudes. Platitudes are there because they are true.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.
You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
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.
The harder you fall the higher you bounce.
Oh, Jerry, don't let's ask for the moon. We have the stars.
Charlotte Vale, Now (1942)
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
Science may have found a cure for most evils , but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all -- the apathy of human beings.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean , if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
Kind words conquer.
I gave her my heart, and she gave me a pen.
Lloyd Dobler, Say Anything (1989)
I know it was you, Fredo. You broke my heart. You broke my heart.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
Nothing is worth more than this day.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
Wisdom is not like money to be tied up and hidden.
This world will always continue to be a mixture of good and evil. Our duty is to sympathize with the weak and to love even the wrongdoer.
There is no such thing as failure. There are only results.
Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school.
Experience is the best teacher.
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
Robert F. Kennedy
Nature never deceives us, it is we who deceive ourselves.
It means a great deal to those who are oppressed to know that they are not alone. And never let anyone tell you that what you are doing is insignificant. Bishop
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.
My main purpose in life is to make money so I can afford to go on creating more inventions.
Change does not change tradition. It strengthens it. Change is a challenge and an opportunity, not a threat. Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change. Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them.
Henry Steele Commager
No man or woman is an island. To exist just for yourself is meaningless. You can achieve the most satisfaction when you feel related to some greater purpose in life, something greater than yourself.