The greatest humiliation in life is to work hard on something from which you expect appreciation, and then fail to get it.
Edgar Watson Howe
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God is present in every jiva, there is no other god besides that. Who serves jiva serves god indeed.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
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.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Only those who are absolutely their true selves in this world can have pervading influence.
Personally, veda's convinced me that alligators have the right idea. They eat their young.
Ida Corwin, Mildred Pierce (1945)
It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.
Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time
Marion Wright Edelman
If you would live your life with ease, do what you ought, not what you please.
Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
Sometimes your nearness takes my breath away , and all the things I want to say can find no voice. Then, in silence, I can only hope my eyes will speak my heart.
This above all, To Thine Own Self Be True.
I have seen too much of the vanity of human affairs, to expect felicity from the splendid scenes of public life.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work
The harder you fall the higher you bounce.
Do not let the reasons for your challenges become the excuses for your failure.
Never giving up and pushing forward will unlock all the potential we are capable of.
Love is a haunting melody that I have never mastered and I fear I never will.
William S. Burroughs
Obstacles are those frightful things you can see when you take your eyes off your goal.
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
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.
One who walks the road with love will never walk the road alone.
C. T. Davis
Fortune favors the brave.
Don't look back - forward, infinite energy, infinite enthusiasm, infinite daring, and infinite patience - then alone can great deeds be accomplished.
If you would create something, you must be something.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The loving are the daring.
My heart is ever at your service.
How often we fail to realize our good fortune in living in a country where happiness is more than a lack of tragedy.
Love like you've never been hurt, dance like no one is watching, live as though heaven is on earth.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the world's work, and the power to appreciate life.
We will act consistently with our view of who we truly are, whether that view is accurate or not.
But I would be proud.
Harry Burns, Sally Albright (1989)
Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.
You were made perfectly to be loved - and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Love is the flower you've got to let grow.
The time is always right to do what is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Follow the money.
Deep Throat, All The President's Men (1976)
There's no such thing as not enough time if you're doing what you want to do.
I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. That is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.
Martin Luther King Jr.
It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look farther than you can see.
O Captain ! My Captain ! our fearful trip is done.
Instruction does not prevent wasted time or mistakes, and mistakes themselves are often the best teachers of all.
James Anthony Froude
Old love does not rust.
It is quite possible to work without results, but never will there be results without work.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.
Norman Vincent Peale
Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it
Dennis P. Kimbro
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.
A coward gets scared and quits. A hero gets scared, but still goes on.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.
To be in love is merely to be in a state of perpetual anesthesia. To mistake an ordinary young man for a greek god or an ordinary young woman for a goddess.
If to do good were easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces.
You are what you are and you are where you are because of what has gone into your mind. You change what you are and you change where you are by changing what goes into your mind.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.
It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake.
A ship in harbor is safe -- but that is not what ships are for.
John A. Shedd
Love is like a piece of art work, even the smallest bit can be so beautiful.
Joy increases as you give it, and diminishes as you try to keep it for yourself. In giving it, you will accumulate a deposit of joy greater than you ever believed possible.
Norman Vincent Peale
You see things and you say, why ? But I dream things that never were and say, why not ?
George Bernard Shaw
Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness -- great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy.
Take a chance ! All life is a chance. The man who goes the furthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
No matter how big government gets, and no matter how many services it provides, it can never take the place of volunteers.
The illiterate of the century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
A good general not only sees the way to victory , he also knows when victory is impossible.
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
If you're not sure where you're going, you'll probably end up somewhere else.
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
David McCullough Reason
Would you like to come in ?
Aurora Greenway, Garrett Breedlove (1983)
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.
Get away from her, you bitch !
Ripley, Aliens (1986)
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.
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.
To catch lots of fish, you must first go to the water. To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself.
Nurses dispense comfort, compassion, and caring without even a prescription.
All condemnation of others really condemns ourselves. Adjust the microcosm which is in your power to do and the macrocosm will adjust itself for you.
Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination.
We do what we must, and call it by the best names.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
But, in the opinion of the court, you are not only sane but you're the sanest man that ever walked into this courtroom.
Judge May, Mr Deeds Goes To Town (1936)
One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.
Great minds have purpose, while others just have wishes.
The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret to outward success.
Henry Ward Beecher
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you will land among the stars.
Those at the top of the mountain didn't fall there.
Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
In the midst of winter, I found there was within me an invincible summer.
The miracle is this - the more we share, the more we have.
Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
Captain, it is I, Ensign Pulver, and I just threw your stinking palm tree overboard. Now, what's all this crud about no movie tonight ?
Ensign Pulver, Mister Roberts (1955)
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.
The outer forms of our lives can change in an instant, but the inner reorientation that brings us back into a vital relation to people and activity takes time.
All love that has not friendship for it's base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream.
What ever you are be a good one.
Love is like a blazing flame, golden and full of warmth.