I love you, I am at rest with you, I have come home.
Dorothy L. Sayers
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The chances are that you have already come to believe that happiness is unattainable. But men have attained it. And they have attained it by realizing that happiness does not spring from the procuring of physical or mental pleasure, but from the development of reason and the adjustment of conduct to principles.
Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.
Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.
King Mongkut, The King And (1956)
All that is real in me is god. All that is real in god is I. The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.
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
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals.
Booker T. Washington
Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel libel, even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the Americans themselves.
There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I've loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough.
Love is like war, easy to begin but hard to end.
Something happened to me. It was the sweetest thing that ever could be. It was a fantasy a dream come true, it was the day I met you !
What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We tend to live up to our expectations.
People are like stained glass windows, they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.
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)
Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about its own things. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.
Matthew 6: 34
A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.
Everyone who achieves success in a great venture, solves each problem as they came to it. They helped themselves. And they were helped through powers known and unknown to them at the time they set out on their voyage. They keep going regardless of the obstacles they met.
W. Clement Stone
Before we can forgive one another, we must understand one another
It is amazing how much people can get done if they do not worry about who gets the credit.
The first and greatest commandment is, Don't let them scare you.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Goals are the fuel in the furnace of achievement.
We must have friendship for all, we must be merciful toward those that are in misery, when people are happy, we ought to be happy, and to the wicked we must be indifferent. These attitudes will make the mind peaceful.
Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not, nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not, unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not, the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.
George S. Patton
May you live all the days of your life.
Opportunity does not knock ; it presents itself when you beat down the door. -
Act or accept.
No matter where you go, there you are.
I never had a policy, I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.
We must all suffer one of two things : the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment.
If you advance confidently in the direction of your dreams and endeavor to leave the life which you have imagined, you will you will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
My love for you is a journey, starting at forever, and ending at never.
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
I know god will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much.
And in the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.
W. Clement Stone
A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgment, repeated every day.
Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments. Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds.
Who's on first.
Dexter, The Naughty Nineties (1945)
Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed.
I make wine at home. I make it out of raisins so that it will be aged automatically.
To my big brother George, the richest man in town !
Harry Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.
If you know peace, then you thrive , if you know contentment, then you are rich.
Plan your progress carefully , hour-by hour, day-by-day, month-by-month. Organized activity and maintained enthusiasm are the wellsprings of your power. Planning for happiness is rarely successful. Happiness just happens.
There are so many things that we wish we had done yesterday, so few that we feel like doing today.
Girls got balls. They're just a little higher up, that's all.
To be successful, you must decide exactly what you want to accomplish, then resolve to pay the price to get it.
Leadership - The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Think about it, there must be higher love. Down in the heart or hidden in the stars above, without it, life is a wasted time. Look inside your heart, I'll look inside mine.
You can often measure a person by the size of his dream.
Robert H. Schuller
Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes.
I was born when she kissed me. I died when she left me. I lived a few weeks while she loved me.
Dixon Steele, In A Lonely Place (1950)
The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.
Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.
You do not lead by hitting people over the head -- that's assault, not leadership.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
The intelligent man is one who has successfully fulfilled many accomplishments, and is still willing to learn more.
I tended to place my wife under a pedestal.
Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.
Pep without purpose is piffle.
Barring serious accidents, if you are not preoccupied with worry and you work hard, you can look forward to a reasonably lengthy existence. Its not the hard work that kills, its the worrying that kills.
The best leaders of all, the people know not they exist. They turn to each other and say, We did it ourselves.
Impossible situations can become possible miracles.
Robert H. Schuller
There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic.
The only place where your dream becomes impossible is in your own thinking.
Robert H. Schuller
Have you checked the children lately ?
Curt Duncan, When A Stranger Calls (1979)
What is tolerance ? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error , let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly - that is the first law of nature.
If I were required to guess off-hand, and without collusion with higher minds, what is the bottom cause of the amazing material and intellectual advancement of the last fifty years, I should guess that it was the modern-born and previously non-existent disposition on the part of men to believe that a new idea can have value.
Men spend their lives in anticipations, in determining to be vastly happy at some period when they have time. But the present time has one advantage over every otherit is our own. Past opportunities are gone, future have not come. We may lay in a stock of pleasures, as we would lay in a stock of wine , but if we defer the tasting of them too long, we shall find that both are soured by age.
Charles Caleb Colton
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
Never giving up and pushing forward will unlock all the potential we are capable of.
Your self-beliefs either support or undermine you.
We'll always have Paris.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
No one is more definite about the solution than the one who doesn't understand the problem.
One does evil enough when one does nothing good.
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
When our actions do not, our fears make us traitors.
What greater thing is there for two human souls that to feel that they are joined, to strengthen each other, to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.
Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.
John Cotton Dana
Everything that is good from others, bring it in, and in your own way absorb it, do not become others.
Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
The road to success is always under construction.
Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
Where old age is evil, youth can learn no good.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.
Lust is what makes you keep wanting it, even when you have no desire to be with each other. Love is what makes you keep wanting to be with each other, even when you have no desire to do it.
The best way to find yourself, is to lose yourself in the service of others.
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.
People come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime.
Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish. A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
John Quincy Adams
Never say more than is necessary.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
You are never a loser until you quit trying.
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking.