Don't call me a saint - I don't want to be dismissed that easily.
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Only in relationship can you know yourself, not in abstraction and certainly not in isolation. The movement of behavior is the sure guide to yourself. It's the mirror of your consciousness, this mirror will reveal its content, the images, the attachments, the fears, the loneliness, the joy and sorrow. Poverty lies in running away from this, either in its sublimations or its identities.
I thought that training for the Olympics would be hardest thing I would ever have to do," former Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber said in court. "But the hardest thing I've ever had to do is process that I am a victim of Larry Nassar. But even though I'm a victim, I do not and will not live my life as one.
Success is neither magical or mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
Busier than a cat covering up shit on a tile floor!
Larry the Cable Guy
The individual activity of one man with backbone will do more than a thousand men with a mere wishbone.
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
Norman Vincent Peale
The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but reveal to them their own.
If you don't quit, and don't cheat, and don't run home when trouble arrives, you can only win.
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way. Unless it's a fatal mistake, which, at least, others can learn from.
The stuff that dreams are made of.
Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)
Play it, Sam. Play As Time Goes By.
Ilsa Laszlo, Casablanca (1942)
Yesterday ended last night. Every day is a new beginning. Learn the skill of forgetting. And move on.
Norman Vincent Peale
In any world menu, Canada must be considered the vichyssoise of nations – it's cold, half-French, and difficult to stir.
J. Stuart Keate
Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery.
Von Schiller Fulton J. Sheen
Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.
Go as far as you can see and when you get there, you will always be able to see farther.
We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
One can spend a lifetime assigning blame, find the cause 'out there' for all the troubles that exist. Contrast this with the 'responsible attitude' of confronting the situation, bad or good, and instead of asking, 'What caused the trouble ? Who was to blame ?' asking 'How can I handle this present situation to make the most of it ? What can I salvage here ?'
The stakes are too high for government to be a spectator sport.
A man is not old until regrets start taking place of dreams.
They may take away our lives, but they'll never take our freedom !
William Wallace, Braveheart (1995)
Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.
There is no remedy for love but to love more.
Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them.
Look, Daddy. Teacher says, Every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings.
Zuzu Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
Where there is great love, there are always wishes.
Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.
Come here, Norman. Hurry up. The loons ! The loons ! They're welcoming us back.
Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)
What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.
How do I look ?
Holly Golightly, Breakfast At Tiffany's (1961)
Fear nothing, for every renewed effort raises all former failures into lessons, all sins into experience.
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
Warriors, come out to play !
Luther, The Warriors (1979)
True love never lives happily ever after. True love has no ending.
No, this trick won't work... How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love ?
It is my principle that the will of the majority should always prevail.
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
All or our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. -
You cannot antagonize and influence at the same time.
I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.
Bumper Sticker - Join the Army. See the world, travel to far away places, meet exotic people and kill them.
Every life form seems to strive to its maximum except human beings. How tall will a tree grow ? As tall as it possibly can. Human beings, on the other hand, have been given the dignity of choice. You can choose to be all or you can choose to be less. Why not stretch up to the full measure of the challenge and see what all you can do ?
If you don't set goals, you can't regret not reaching them.
You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.
W. Clement Stone
Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.
William Ellery Channing
Service is the rent we pay to be living. It is the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time.
Marian Wright Edelman
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind, the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
The miracle is this - the more we share, the more we have.
When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.
Life is but a moment, death also is but another.
Robert H. Schuller
Love is not only something you feel. It's something you do.
We have to go back to philosophy to treat things as they are. We are suffering from our own karma. It is not the fault of god. What we do is our own fault, nothing else. Why should god be blamed ?
Charles Foster Kane, Citizen Kane (1941)
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
Ideas become powerful only if they appear in the flesh , an idea which does not lead to action by the individual and by groups remains at best a paragraph or a footnote in a book -- provided the idea is original and relevant. It is like a seed stored in a dry place. If the idea is to have influence, it must be put into the soil, and the soil is people and groups of people.
How can we remember our ignorance, which our growth requires, when we are using our knowledge all the time ?
Henry David Thoreau
What you can do, or dream you can, begin it, boldness has genius, power and magic in it.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
If the going is real easy, beware, you may be headed down hill.
Remember, there is no situation so completely hopeless that something constructive can not be done about it. When faced with a minus, ask yourself what you can do to make it a plus. A person practicing this attitude will extract undreamed-of outcomes from the most unpromising situations. Realize that there are no hopeless situations, there are only people who take hopeless attitudes.
Norman Vincent Peale
Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose -- a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.
And that's how you play "Get the Guests".
George, Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf (1966)
It looks as if there were a single ultimate goal for mankind, a far goal toward which all persons strive. This is called variously by different authors self-actualization, self- realization, integration, psychological health, individuation, autonomy, creativity, productivity, but they all agree that this amounts to realizing the potentialities of the person, that is to say, becoming fully human, everything that person can be.
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.
For a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love.
The list is an absolute good. The list is life.
Itzak Stern, Schindler's List (1993)
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but don't quit.
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
I love thee, I love but thee with a love that shall not die till the sun grows cold and the stars grow old.
Success is counted sweetest by those who ne'er succeed.
The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.
Remove failure as an option.
Conflict itself is, of course, a sign of relative health as you would know if you ever met really apathetic people, really hopeless people, people who have given up hoping, striving, and coping.
The important thing is this, to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are, for what we could become.
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
Give me a whisky, ginger ale on the side. And don't be stingy, baby.
Anna Christie, Anna Christie (1930)
You don't use a hammer to tighten a screw.
For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.
Do you love me because I am beautiful, or am I beautiful because you love me ?
I'd like to make her look a little more attractive. How far can you pull back ?
Rita, Cameraman (1982)
The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be and that God wishes to see people happy, amidst the simple beauty of nature.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Go to the people. Learn from them. Live with them. Start with what they know. Build with what they have. The best of leaders when the job is done, when the task is accomplished, the people will say we have done it ourselves.
The past does not equal the future.
Love is like playing the piano. First you must learn to play by the rules, then you must forget the rules and play from your heart.
Motherhood qualified me to let the child within come out and play.
Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.
Robert H. Schuller
Within us all there are wells of thought and dynamos of energy which are not suspected until emergencies arise. Then oftentimes we find that it is comparatively simple to double or treble our former capacities and to amaze ourselves by the results achieved. Quotas, when set up for us by others, are challenges which goad us on to surpass ourselves. The outstanding leaders of every age are those who set up their own quotas and constantly achieve them.
Thomas J. Watson
Man has been endowed with reason, with the power to create, so that he can add to what he's been given. But up to now he hasn't been a creator, only a destroyer. Forests keep disappearing, rivers dry up, wild life's become extinct, the climate's ruined and the land grows poorer and uglier every day.
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
When a problem comes along, study it until you are completely knowledgeable. Then find that weak spot, break the problem apart, and the rest will be easy.
Norman Vincent Peale
Hey, lady !
Herbert H. Heebert, The Ladies Man (1961)
Seek the wisdom of the ages, but look at the world through the eyes of a child.
Mightier far than strength of nerve or sinew, or the sway of magic potent over sun and star, is love.
To be successful, you must decide exactly what you want to accomplish, then resolve to pay the price to get it.
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that frightens us most. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It's not just in some of us, it's in all of us. And when we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.