You'll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind.
Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve.
Vivacity, leadership, must be had, and we are not allowed to be nice in choosing. We must fetch the pump with dirty water, if clean can not be had.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god. For one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
For one person to love another, that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks, the last test and proof, the work for which all else is but preparation.
We have not yet begun to fight.
John Paul Jones
If you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth.
Mohandas Gandhi, Gandhi (1982)
God does not care about our mathematical difficulties. He integrates empirically.
The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs".
Norman Vincent Peale
When I've heard all I need to make a decision, I don't take a vote. I make a decision.
When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.
Live life with passion.
Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington
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)
The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been.
The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret to outward success.
Henry Ward Beecher
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead, his eyes are closed.
I am your father.
Darth Vader, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Just smiling can do wonders for your attitude
The best portion of a good man's life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts, of kindness and of love.
Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time, it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.
Happiness is a choice.
Barry Neil Kaufman
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
A man should have any number of little aims about which he should be conscious and for which he should have names, but he should have neither name for, nor consciousness concerning, the main aim of his life.
Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.
We will act consistently with our view of who we truly are, whether that view is accurate or not.
The best way to find yourself, is to lose yourself in the service of others.
Obstacles are those frightful things you can see when you take your eyes off your goal.
Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender , it's holy ground. There's no greater investment.
There's a name for you ladies, but it isn't used in high society -- outside of a kennel.
Crystal Allen, The Women (1939)
Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.
A ship in harbor is safe -- but that is not what ships are for.
John A. Shedd
Now is the time. Needs are great, but your possibilities are greater.
Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee.
Adversity is wont to reveal genius, prosperity to hide it.
One way to become enthusiastic is to look for the plus sign. To make progress in any difficult situation, you have to start with what's right about it and build on that.
Norman Vincent Peale
The miracle is this the more we share, the more we have.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
If you don't like something, change it , if you can't change it, change the way you think about it.
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)
A dream is a wish your heart makes.
Our life is what it is as a result of how we think.
Men who have attained things worth having in this world have worked while others idled, have persevered while others gave up in despair, have practiced early in life the valuable habits of self-denial, industry, and singleness of purpose. As a result, they enjoy in later life the success so often erroneously attributed to good luck.
It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.
I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece. I challenge you to join the ranks of those people who live what they teach, who walk their talk.
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win.
A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace.
Levi ben Gershon
In Switzerland, they had brotherly love, and they had years of democracy and peace. And what did that produce ? The cuckoo clock.
Harry Lime, The Third Man (1949)
Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones tend to take care of themselves.
Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
The only real valuable thing is intuition.
The buck stops here.
Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.
At every moment during our existence we are all called to be leaders, if for no other purpose than to lead ourselves.
John P. Strelecky
I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.
Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal
We tend to live up to our expectations.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
The way we see the problem is the problem.
How many doctors does it take to screw in a light bulb ? That depends on whether it has medical insurance.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain -- and most fools do.
Love as much as you can from wherever you are.
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
Censure is often useful, praise often deceitful.
What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail ?
Robert H. Schuller
It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Let your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities.
Robert H. Schuller
When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.
In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.
All work is empty save when there is love.
I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
Not being able to do everything is no excuse for not doing everything you can.
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.
In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.
Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade ?
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
Success is neither magical or mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
Only a fool knows everything. A wise man knows how little he knows.
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
Henry David Thoreau
Practice makes perfect.
The principles you live by create the world you live in ; if you change the principles you live by, you will change your world. -
Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.
Desire can be eradicated from the roots by firmly imbibing the four attributes of : Jnan, Atmanishtha, Vairagya, and the full fledged devotion to god. Faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers.
Don't dream it be it.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1973)
Failures don't plan to fail, they fail to plan.
Bond. James Bond.
James Bond, Dr No (1962)
Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.
George S. Patton
Love in its essence is spiritual fire.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
There is no remedy for love but to love more.
When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.
What do you feel like doing tonight ?
Angie, Marty (1955)
There comes a moment when you have to stop revving up the car and shove it into gear.
Boldness in business is the first, second and third thing.