For those who have seen the Earth from space, and for the hundreds and perhaps thousands more who will, the experience most certainly changes your perspective. The things that we share in our world are far more valuable than those which divide us.
Discover More Quotes From Your Favorite Authors
I tended to place my wife under a pedestal.
Don't think it, ink it.
Mark Victor Hansen
If we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find we have lost the future.
Love reckons hours for months, and days for years, and every little absence is an age.
I don't like your manners.
Vivian Rutledge, Philip Marlowe (1946)
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is.
Every action that helps us manifest our divine nature more and more is good, every action that retards it is evil.
Give whatever you are doing and whoever you are with the gift of your attention.
No legacy is so rich as honesty.
Do what you love and the money will follow
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgment, repeated every day.
He who speaks the loudest is the least heard.
I am someone else when I'm with you, someone more like myself.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
is a choice to focus one's being in a certain way, to bring one's faith, commitment, creativity, and love into coordination with a particular value and purpose.
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
Norman Vincent Peale
We simply assume that the way we see things is the way they really are or the way they should be. And our attitudes and behaviors grow out of these assumptions.
It had always amazed me how different things looked in a studio compared to how they appeared on TV. In reality the set was a tiny stage in a giant room of cables, cameras, and monitors, all connected trounced a control room full of other monitors and audio equipment. On TV it looked like two people sitting in an office having a conversation.
John P. Strelecky
Fill your hands, you son-of-a-bitch !
Rooster Cogburn, True Grit (1969)
You know you are in love when you see the world in her eyes, and her eyes everywhere in the world.
Bring out the gimp.
Zed, Pulp Fiction (1994)
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
Goodness, what beautiful diamonds !
Cloakroom Girl, Maudie Triplett (1932)
Unless you choose to do great things with it, it makes no difference how much you are rewarded or how much you have.
Thou love life ? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff that life is made of.
Consider the little mouse how sagacious an animal it is which never entrusts his life to one whole only
The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge.
The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living that are desired when dying.
Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough.
P.A.C. de Beaumarchais
You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.
Nothing ventured, nothing gained.
If you don't learn from your mistakes, there's no sense making them.
Love is something eternal.
Vincent Van Gogh
How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg ? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg.
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
If we are to achieve results never before accomplished, we must expect to employ methods never before attempted.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.
All you need is love.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.
If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.
Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you ?
Benjamin Braddock, The Graduate (1967)
Nothing real can be threatened, nothing unreal exists. Love is all there is.
Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
Let us strive on to finish the work we are in
Find something you love to do and you'll never have to work a day in your life.
Learning is definitely not mere imitation or the ability to accumulate and conform to fixed knowledge. Learning is a constant process of discovery and never a concluding one. In JKD we begin not by accumulation but by discovering the cause of our ignorance, and oftentimes this involves a shedding process. Truth will not come until we have come to understand personally the whole process of the working of our being. After all, ultimately, knowledge in martial art simply means self-knowledge, and JKD can become intelligible only in the vigorous and constant process of self-inquiry and self-discovery.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
Experience taught me a few things. One is to listen to your gut, no matter how good something sounds on paper. The second is that you're generally better off sticking with what you know. And the third is that sometimes your best investments are the ones you don't make.
P. T. Barnum
Love means never having to say you're sorry.
Oliver Barrett IV, Love Story (1970)
Ideals serve well as our guides. They are like beacons on a journey , they do not permit us to tarry, as though our goal and rest were already contained in them.
Average investors are on the outside trying to look into the inside of the company or property they are investing in.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Our minds are as different as our faces we are all traveling to one destination, happiness, but few are going by the same road.
Charles Caleb Colton
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.
As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.
A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle
We have got to have a dream if we are going to make a dream come true.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
My faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers. They will work out the whole problem, like lions.
God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed.
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
Peter F. Drucker
Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
Anyone who thinks the sky is the limit, has limited imagination.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work
I never worry about action, but only about inaction.
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot , but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague
Everything you want is on the other side of fear.
Love is a decision not an emotion or feeling, that if made from the heart will outlast anything.
Mightier far than strength of nerve or sinew, or the sway of magic potent over sun and star, is love.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
The giving of love is an education in itself.
Where can we go to find god if we cannot see him in our own hearts and in every living being.
Your daily life is your temple and your religion. When you enter into it take with you your all.
My definition of success is to live your life in a way that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain - and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel a lot more pleasure than they do pain.
None are homely who smile.
Can you dig it ?
Youngblood Priest, Superfly (1972)
It is impossible to imagine anything which better becomes a ruler than mercy.
Listen to me, mister. You're my knight in shining armor. Don't you forget it. You're going to get back on that horse, and I'm going to be right behind you, holding on tight, and away we're gonna go, go, go !
Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)
You create your reality.
Work is love made manifest.
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear.
When I first met you, I was afraid to talk to you. When I talked to you, I was afraid to kiss you. When I kissed you, I was afraid to love you. Now that I love you, I'm afraid to lose you.
Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else's can shorten it.
He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall , but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles, they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain -- and most fools do.
What the world wants is character. The world is in need of those whose life is one burning love, selfless. That love will make every word tell like a thunderbolt.
Deals are my art form. Other people paint beautifully on canvas or write wonderful poetry. I like making deals, preferably big deals. That's how I get my kicks.
P. T. Barnum
If a man does his best, what else is there ?
General George S. Patton
Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give the world your best anyway.
We all love best not those who offend us least, nor those who have done most for us, but those who make it most easy for us to forgive them.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
Would you like to play a game ?
Joshua The Computer, Wargames (1983)
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success. tremendous stream is flowing toward the ocean, carrying us all along with it , and though like straws and scraps of paper we may at times float aimlessly about, in the long run we are sure to join the ocean of life and bliss.