Most people don't get much praise in daily life, but we all need it very much. I think receiving praise makes us brave. Down deep we really know our worth, but we don't have easy access to that knowledge. We need to hear praise coming from outside ourselves or we won't remember that we deserve it.
Love doesn't make the world go'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.
Franklin P. Jones
Seek first to understand, then to be understood.
When you face your fear, most of the time you will discover that it was not really such a big threat after all. We all need some form of deeply rooted, powerful motivation - it empowers us to overcome obstacles so we can live our dreams.
Courage faces fear and thereby masters it.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Ideas attract money, time, talents, skills, energy and other complementary ideas that will bring them into reality.
Mark Victor Hansen
Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time.
Robert H. Schuller
Success based on anything but internal fulfillment is bound to be empty. - Dr
Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain !
The Wizard Of Oz, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Each time someone stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope.
Robert F. Kennedy
A boy's best friend is his mother.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
Whatever you vividly imagine, ardently desire, sincerely believe, and enthusiastically act upon must inevitably come to pass!
Paul J. Meyer
As a man thinketh in his heart so is he.
Never say anything about yourself you do not want to come true.
Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire.
I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.
John Davidson Rockefeller
If you don't know where you are going, you'll end up someplace else.
It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly.
The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.
A short saying often contains much wisdom.
Pep without purpose is piffle.
You talkin to me ?
Travis Bickle, Taxi Driver (1976)
As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
You have available to you, right now, a powerful supercomputer. This powerful tool has been used through-out history to take people from rags to riches, from poverty and obscurity to success and fame, from unhappiness and frustration to joy and self-fulfillment, and it can do the same for you.
No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an unchartered land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.
All of the subjects that I've chosen have had to do with isolation. ... The whole idea of [people] gathering ... doesn't really appeal to me.
How different our lives are when we really know what is deeply important to us, and keeping that picture in mind, we manage ourselves each day to be and to do what really matters most.
The ready back gets all the loads.
Kindness is a language which the dumb can speak, the deaf can understand.
I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.
A smile is a light in the window of the soul indicating that the heart is at home.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Determine never to be idle... It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
The beauties of the world are best seen by those who strive to reach them.
Perspective is in the quiet of a walk, the wisdom of a good book, or the harmony of your favorite music. I find it sometimes in the slow peace of fishing.
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
Get your stinking paws off me, you damned dirty ape !
George Taylor, Planet Of The Apes (1968)
In a great romance, each person basically plays a part that the other really likes.
All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.
When you drop a pebble into a pool of water, the pebble starts a series of ripples that expand until they encompass the whole pool. This is exactly what will happen when I give my ideas a definite plan of action. Right now I can project my thoughts into the future. I can see ahead of me. I dream, I am not easily discouraged, readily visualize myself as overcoming obstacles, winning out over setbacks, achieving impossible objectives.
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
Michael, we're bigger than U.S. Steel.
Hyman Roth, The Godfather: Part II (1974)
I always say a kiss on the hand might feel very good, but a diamond tiara lasts forever.
Lorelei, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.
Your talent is god's gift to you.
I tended to place my wife under a pedestal.
What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness ?
There are no perfect human beings ! My personal judgments are that no perfect human being is possible or even conceivable, but that human beings are far more improvable than most people believe.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
Love is more than a feeling, it's a state of mind.
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
It's not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential.
It's a Sicilian message. It means Luca Brasi sleeps with the fishes.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
Sometimes I lie awake at night and ask, Where have I gone wrong ? Then a voice says to me, This is going to take more than one night.
Charles M. Shultz
It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.
Nothing is worth more than this day.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
Personally, veda's convinced me that alligators have the right idea. They eat their young.
Ida Corwin, Mildred Pierce (1945)
Let us strive on to finish the work we are in
We have got to have a dream if we are going to make a dream come true.
You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din.
Cutter, Gunga Din (1939)
What is it you want, Mary ? What do you want ? You want the moon ? Just say the word, and I'll throw a lasso around it and pull it down.
George Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
You are never a loser until you quit trying.
Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.
The madness of love is the greatest of heaven's blessings.
Some of us have great runways already built for us. If you have one, take off. But if you don't have one, realize it is your responsibility to grab a shovel and build one for yourself and for those who will follow after you.
It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.
When a man comes to a conscious vital realization of those great spiritual forces within himself and begins to use those forces in science, in business, and in life, his progress in the future will be unparalleled.
Play for more than you can afford to lose and you will learn the game.
There's no place like home.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz Mgm (1939)
Why don't you come up sometime and see me ?
Lady Lou, She Done Him Wrong (1933)
Pay the farmer or pay the hospital.
Where there is love there is no darkness.
Procrastination is opportunities natural assassin.
Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.
Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.
W. Clement Stone
Ever has it been that love knows not it's own depth until the hour of separation.
Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.
The only genuine love worthy of a name is unconditional.
The one thing that separates winners from losers is, winners take action!
It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.
I am big ! It's the pictures that got small.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction.
Tough times never last but tough people do.
Life's most soothing things are a child's goodnight and sweet music.
A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle
Men who have attained things worth having in this world have worked while others idled, have persevered while others gave up in despair, have practiced early in life the valuable habits of self-denial, industry, and singleness of purpose. As a result, they enjoy in later life the success so often erroneously attributed to good luck.
Oh, to be free from the stifling pressures of life to rest, a peaceful slumber that will rejuvenate my soul
Dyin' ain't much of a living, boy.
Josey Wales, The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)
Death is something not only mysterious but a great act of purgation. That which continues in a repetitive pattern is degeneration. The pattern may vary according to country, according to climate, according to circumstance, but it is a pattern. Moving in any pattern brings about a continuity and that continuity is part of the degenerating process of man. When there is an ending of continuity, something new can take place. One can understand it instantly if one has understood the whole movement of thought, of fear, hate, love - then one can grasp the significance, instantly, of what death is.
To live happily with other people, ask of them only what they can give.” Tristan Bernard