This life is a hard fact, work your way through it boldly, though it may be adamantine, no matter, the soul is stronger. I have seen in life those who are overcautious about themselves fall into dangers at every step, those who are afraid of losing honor and respect, get only disgrace, and those who are always afraid of loss, always lose.
If you want things to be different, perhaps the answer is to become different yourself.
Norman Vincent Peale
Actions speak louder than words.
Equations are more important to me, because politics is for the present, but an equation is something for eternity.
Success is predictable.
The man who fears no truths has nothing to fear from lies.
There is no education like adversity.
Man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed, but not defeated.
Remove failure as an option.
Years from now, when you talk about this, and you will, be kind.
Laura Reynolds, Tea And Sympathy (1956)
There are never enough I Love You's.
The day will come when, after harnessing space, the winds, the tides and gravitation, we shall harness for god the energies of love. And on that day, for the second time in the history of the world, we shall have discovered fire.
Charity should begin at home, but should not stay there. Philip Brooks Children are the reward of life.
Everything you want is on the other side of fear.
Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
Philippians 4: 4-7
Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.
Go forward confidently, energetically attacking problems, expecting favorable outcomes.
Norman Vincent Peale
Two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the the universe.
Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give the world your best anyway.
He who is afraid of asking is ashamed of learning.
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take
John Davidson Rockefeller
If you're not sure where you're going, you'll probably end up somewhere else.
In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.
When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving one's self, and one always ends by deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness , it is generally the by- product of other activities.
I'm a bit of a P.T Barnum. I make stars out of everyone.
Be like a postage stamp. Stick to it until you get there.
Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father.
Lydia Maria Child
Anything that we have to learn we learn by the actual doing of it we become just by performing just acts, temperate by performing temperate ones, brave by performing brave ones.
It is amazing how much people can get done if they do not worry about who gets the credit.
But inaction itself is a kind of action, and it has consequences. Consistently and absolutely maintained, inaction would necessarily lead to swift ruin , it would be a form of suicide. A refusal to enter into the world is a refusal to meet the challenge of reality which darkly demands that I dare and find out what will happen. In my situation I bear responsibility for what occurs because I do not intervene , if I can do something and I don't do it, I am guilty of the consequences of my inaction.
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.
We are so lazy, we do not want to do anything ourselves. We want a personal god, a savior or a prophet to do everything for us. Long as we believe ourselves to be even the least different from god, fear remains with us, but when we know ourselves to be the one, fear goes, of what can we be afraid ?
Don't ever give up.
Learning is finding out what we already know. Doing is demonstrating that you know it. Teaching is reminding others that they know just as well as you. You are all learners, doers, and teachers.
We didn't need dialogue. We had faces.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.
Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.
First say to yourself what you would be, and then do what you have to do.
If you wanna call me that, smile.
The Virginian, The Virginian (1929)
Follow humbly wherever and to whatever abyss Nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.
Thomas Henry Huxley
I am your number one fan.
Annie Wilkes, Misery (1990)
The real and lasting victories are those of peace and not of war.
With malice toward none, with charity for all.
Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make.
Count Dracula, Dracula (1931)
Smile ! and the world will smile with you !
When you can't solve the problem, manage it.
Robert H. Schuller
People are where they are because that's exactly where they really want to be. . . whether they'll admit that or not
The true way to soften one's troubles is to solace those of others.
Madame De Maintenon
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you'll help them to become what they are capable of becoming.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Don't hide your light under a bushel.
The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.
The only difference between a rut and a grave is their dimensions.
Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.
You become what you think about.
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.
Robert Louis Stevenson
If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.
You know, maybe I was wrong and luck is like love. You have to go all the way to find it.
Jeff Bailey, Out Of The Past (1947)
Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything.
W. Clement Stone
Each day I love you more, today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.
Nothing endures but change. Heraclitus Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished by how much the old man had learned in 7 years.
From now on you will never be alone, even when we are separated, and even when death itself parts us, I shall remain with you.
Kindness is tenderness. Kindness is love, but perhaps greater than loveKindness is good will. Kindness says, I want you to be happy.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A hundred years from now, it will not matter what kind of car I drove, what kind of house I lived in, how much money I had in the bank... but the world may be a better place because I made a differ- ence in the life of a child.
Whatever it takes !
Woody, I know what your problem is. You're just like me. Trash !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Norman Vincent Peale
The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.
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
A man is not old until regrets start taking place of dreams.
There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
In the midst of winter, I found there was within me an invincible summer.
Why is it that we spend so much of our time preparing for when we can do what we want, instead of just doing what we want right now.
John P. Strelecky
You owe it to yourself to find your own unorthodox way of succeeding, or sometimes, just surviving.
It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.
You can not step twice into the same river, for other waters are continually flowing on.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Begin with the end in mind.
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must be overcome first.
There is time for everything.
It took more than one man to change my name to Shanghai Lily.
Shanghai Lily, Shanghai Express (1932)
Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
The most interesting thing about a postage stamp is the persistence with which it sticks to its job.
Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on does not constitute so strong an attachment as that from which they draw their gains.
Your daily life is your temple and your religion. When you enter into it take with you your all.
Everything in the world we want to do or get done, we must do with and through people.
The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
Where can we go to find god if we cannot see him in our own hearts and in every living being.
Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
If you face a delicate situation, don't go into it wearing your spurs or you'll rip it apart. Instead, dress for the occasion. Cloak yourself in diplomacy. Vest yourself with wisdom, and wear a smile.
Anne Mackay Thompson
A bizarre sensation pervades a relationship of pretense. No truth seems true. A simple morning's greeting and response appear loaded with innuendo and fraught with implications. Each nicety becomes more sterile and each withdrawal more permanent.
Whatever you think that you will be. If you think yourself weak, weak you will be , if you think yourself strong, you will be.
Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.