"I am the thread that runs through all these pearls", and each pearl is a religion or even a sect thereof. Such are the different pearls, and god is the thread that runs through all of them, most people, however, are entirely unconscious of it.
Life's blows can not break a person whose spirit is warmed at the fire of enthusiasm.
Norman Vincent Peale
There are essentially two things that will make you wiser the books you read and the people you meet.
Charles Tremendous Jones
I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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.
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.
You know, Billy. We blew it.
Wyatt, Easy Rider (1969)
I am resolved that I will not through my humility become the devil's attorney. I will endeavor to speak a good word for the truth.
Henry David Thoreau
Character can not be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved
We have no simple problems or easy decisions after kindergarten.
John W. Turk
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
Remember the difference between a boss and a leader a boss says "Go ! '' -- a leader says "Let's go ! ''
All the powers in the universe are already ours. It is we who have put our hands before our eyes and cry that it is dark.
There are times when a man should be content with what he has but never with what he is.
William George Jordan
You can't express every feeling that you have every moment that you have them.
When Harry Met Sally
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
I love great music and art, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
I feel like a tiny bird with a big song !
Jerry Van Amerongen
What is life without the radiance of love.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain -- and most fools do.
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
Henry David Thoreau
I do not know how to kiss, or I would kiss you. Where do the noses go ?
Maria, For Whom The Bell Tolls (1943)
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
Norman Vincent Peale
When it comes to giving, some people stop at nothing.
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.
To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.
The only place where your dream becomes impossible is in your own thinking.
Robert H. Schuller
Never seek to tell thy love. Love that never told can be, for the gentle wind does move silently, invisibly.
You may be on the right track, but if you just sit there you'll get run over.
Paul H. Dunn
If a man does his best, what else is there ?
General George S. Patton
In life you need either inspiration or desperation.
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Success leaves clues.
In the space age the most important space is between the ears.
Every man is more than just himself; he also represents the unique, the very special and always significant and remarkable point at which the world's phenomena intersect, only once in this way, and never again.
I know that I will die laughing.
The best leader brings out the best in those he has stewardship over.
J. Richard Clarke
Are you fit company for the person you wish to become ?
Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.
A boy's best friend is his mother.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
I'd rather see a sermon than hear one any day , I'd rather have one walk beside me than merely point the way.
David O. McKay
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
This is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure.
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
If it matters to you, you will find a way. If it doesn't you will find an excuse
He who seeks rest finds boredom. He who seeks work finds rest.
Love is a many splendered thing.
Nat King Cole
When one door closes another opens. But often we look so long so regretfully upon the closed door that we fail to see the one that has opened for us.
He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in god. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.
What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first steps to something better.
You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
Why hesitate? Upon the plains of hesitation are the bleached bones of countless millions, who on the threshold of victory sat down to wait, and in waiting they died.
Goodness, what beautiful diamonds !
Cloakroom Girl, Maudie Triplett (1932)
I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.
The pain of love is the pain of being alive. It is a perpetual wound.
No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted.
Don't think it, ink it.
Mark Victor Hansen
What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail ?
Robert H. Schuller
Thou love life ? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff that life is made of.
The heart that loves is always young.
Badges ? We ain't got no badges ! We don't need no badges ! I don't have to show you any stinking badges !
Gold Hat, The Treasure Of The Sierra Madre (1948)
Without inspiration the best powers of the mind remain dormant, they is a fuel in us which needs to be ignited with sparks.
Johann Gottfried Von Herder
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.
Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father.
Lydia Maria Child
Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it.
J. Petit Senn
Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.
Leon J. Suenes
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
William Curry Theodore
The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.
Come, let us make love deathless.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, 'What's in it for me?'
The only real valuable thing is intuition.
Your decision to be, have and do something out of ordinary entails facing difficulties that are out of the ordinary as well. Sometimes your greatest asset is simply your ability to stay with it longer than anyone else.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
Happiness can not be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.
The vedanta recognizes no sin, it only recognizes error. And the greatest error, says the vedanta is to say that you are weak, that you are a sinner, a miserable creature, and that you have no power and you cannot do this and that.
Funny like I'm a clown ? I amuse you ?
Tommy De Vito, Goodfellas (1990)
The heart is wiser than the intellect.
Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving to death !
Mame Dennis, Auntie Mame (1958)
But I would be proud.
Harry Burns, Sally Albright (1989)
The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.
Seek the wisdom of the ages, but look at the world through the eyes of a child.
The strength of the heart comes from the soundness of the faith.
Saudi Arabian Proverb
There's no crying in baseball !
Jimmy Dugan, A League Of Their Own (1992)
Love is patient and kind, love is not jealous or boastful, it is not arrogant or rude. Love does not insist on its own way, it is not irritable or resentful, it does not rejoice at wrong, but rejoices in the right. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things.
It is quite possible to work without results, but never will there be results without work.
The world is more malleable than you think and it's waiting for you to hammer it into shape.
Tim Blixseth Bono
Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.
Never discourage anyonewho continually makes progress, no matter how slow.
Title of newspaper article yesterday - Vandals made off with all toilet seats in the local precinct. Police have nothing to go on.
Where can we go to find god if we cannot see him in our own hearts and in every living being.
You might well remember that nothing can bring you success but yourself.
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.
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
Put off for one day and ten days will pass by.
We must never be afraid to go too far, for success lies just beyond.
Every truth has four corners, as a teacher I give you one corner, and it is for you to find the other three.
Whether or not we realize it each of us has within us the ability to set some kind of example for people. Knowing this would you rather be the one known for being the one who encouraged others, or the one who inadvertently discouraged those around you ?
Strength is life, weakness is death. Expansion is life, contraction is death. Love is life, hatred is death.