We only love truly once. It is the first time and succeeding passions are less uncontrolled.
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If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.
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.
Happiness itself does not stay -- only moments of happiness do.
Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
Louisa May Alcott
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
It is the patient building of character, the intense struggle to realize the truth, which alone will tell in the future of humanity.
Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.
Robert H. Schuller
Only those who have learned the power of sincere and selfless contribution experience life's deepest joy : true fulfillment.
Deep down inside of all of us is the power to accomplish what we want to, if we'll just stop looking elsewhere.
The Crows are very handsome and gentlemanly Indians in their personal appearance and have been always reputed, since the first acquaintance made with them, very civil and friendly.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you'll make one.
A chain is as strong as its weakest link.
The greater a man is in power above others, the more he ought to excel them in virtue. None ought to govern who is not better than the governed.
Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never -- in nothing, great or small, large or petty -- never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense.
Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality, the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
Are we to love only those who deserve our love ? Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you , that ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven.
Keep your heart open for as long as you can, as wide as you can, for others and especially for yourself.
In imagination, there's no limitation.
Mark Victor Hansen
There's no abiding success without commitment.
Constant dripping hollows out a stone.
One mistake will never kill you. The same mistake over and over again will.
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast.
You have enemies ? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.
In order to be walked on, you have to be lying down.
Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
When you shoot a mime, should you use blanks ?
People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.
Don't wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what. Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more successful.
Mark Victor Hansen
Good habits are as addictive as bad habits, and a lot more rewarding.
Are you fit company for the person you wish to become ?
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all.
Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.
Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary listener does not hear. quotes
Adversity is the diamond dust that heaven polishes its jewels with.
You must motivate yourself every day.
No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from scratch. To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
There is not a breathing of the common wind that will forget thee.
Success in the affairs of life often serves to hide one's abilities, whereas adversity frequently gives one an opportunity to discover them.
Never complain about what you permit.
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
A gentle hand may lead even an elephant by a single hair.
Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.
William Butler Yeats
I am your father.
Darth Vader, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Sawyer, you're going out a youngster, but
you've got to come back a star!
Julian Marsh, 42nd Street (1933)
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
No one knows what he can do until he tries.
Wealth is but dung, useful only when spread about.
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.
Robert Louis Stevenson
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.
Better late than never.
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.
Houston, we have a problem.
Jim Lovell, Apollo 13 (1944)
It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Challenges are what make life interesting , overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.
Joshua J. Marine
If you wish others to believe in you, you must first convince them that you believe in them.
The potential of the average person is like a huge ocean unsailed, a new continent unexplored, a world of possibilities waiting to be released and channeled toward some great good.
Just as our eyes need light in order to see, our minds need ideas in order to conceive.
You had me at hello.
There are few people who can manage more than their own business.
Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.
A life lived with integrity -- even if it lacks the trappings of fame and fortune is a shinning star in whose light others may follow in the years to come.
So whether or not we can get together, remember well that art lives where absolute freedom is. With all the training thrown to nowhere, with a mind perfectly unaware of its own working, with the self vanishing nowhere the art of JKD attains its perfection.
We love because it's the only true adventure.
We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.
Love is a fruit in season at all times.
Great minds have purpose, while others just have wishes.
A Native American grandfather was talking to his grandson about how he felt. He said, 'I feel as if I have two wolves fighting in my heart. One wolf is the vengeful, violent one, the other wolf is the loving compassionate one.' The grandson asked him, 'Which wolf will win the fight in your heart?' The grandfather answered, 'The one I feed.'
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
Our attitude toward life determines life's attitude towards us.
Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.
W. Clement Stone
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
, Nobel Peace Prize winner We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies, and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose. By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors.
Get busy living or get busy dying.
The most common cause of fear of old age is associated with the possibility of poverty.
Life is "trying things to see if they work"
Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn.
When you wholeheartedly adopt a 'with all your heart' attitude and go all out with the positive principle, you can do incredible things.
Norman Vincent Peale
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
Life does not happen to us, it happens from us.
He who lives without discipline dies without honor.
I believe that it is better to learn from the diverse people around us than to try in vain to emulate them, better to be a teacher than a role model. As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Platitudes ? Yes, there are platitudes. Platitudes are there because they are true.
Fortune and love favor the brave.
The land where humanity has attained its highest towards gentleness, towards generosity, towards purity, towards calmness - it is India.
Honor the ocean of love.
George de Benneville
Men always want to be a woman's first love. Women like to be a man's last romance.
The more often a man feels without acting, the less he'll be able to act. And in the long run, the less he'll be able to feel.
No matter how small, acknowledge the achievement.
Greg Henry Quinn
The oneness of human beings is the basic ethical thread that holds us together.
Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a meaning that disempowers them or one that can literally save their lives.
As if !
Cher Horwitz, Clueless (1995)
What is the use of living if it be not to strive for noble causes and to make this muddled world a better place for those who will live in it after we are gone.