The only way to make sure people you agree with can speak is to support the rights of people you don't agree with.
Eleanor Holmes Norton
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If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there and worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the loss of sleep.
Warriors, come out to play !
Luther, The Warriors (1979)
I am quite correctly described as 'more of a sponge than an inventor'.
Failing to plan is planning to fail.
Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.
Norman Vincent Peale
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind, the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
My definition of success is to live your life in a way that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain - and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel a lot more pleasure than they do pain.
Look at that ! Look how she moves. That's just like Jell-O on springs. She must have some sort of built-in motor. I tell you, it's a whole different sex !
Jerry, Some Like It Hot (1959)
We are like tea bags - we don't know our own strength until we're in hot water.
Be grateful to the Man you help, think of him as god. Is it not a great privilege to be allowed to worship god by helping our fellow men ?
Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.
Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.
Each person's life is a story that is telling itself in the living.
A kind speech and forgiveness is better than alms followed by injury.
Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.
The miracle is this the more we share, the more we have.
There is no security on this earth ; there is only opportunity.
The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
The most common cause of fear of old age is associated with the possibility of poverty.
See how nature - trees, flowers, grass - grows in silence , see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence we need silence to be able to touch souls.
Everything in the world we want to do or get done, we must do with and through people.
Who is blind ? He who can see no other world. Who is dumb ? He who can say nothing pleasant about his lot. Who is poor ? He who is troubled with too many desires. Who is rich ? He who is happy with his lot.
We reap what we sow - we are the makers of our own fate. The wind is blowing, those vessels whose sails are unfurled catch it, and go forward on their way, but those which have their sails furled do not catch the wind. Is that the fault of the wind ? We make our own destiny.
Fortune favors the brave.
Now all you have to do is hold the chicken, bring me the toast, give me a check for the chicken salad sandwich, and you haven't broken any rules.
Bobby Dupea, Waitress (1970)
If one has to submit, it is wasteful not to do so with the best grace possible.
"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.
The more alternatives, the more difficult the choice.
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.
The one thing that separates winners from losers is, winners take action!
Admission of ignorance is often the first step in our education.
Love may make the world go around, but it's laughter that keeps us from getting dizzy.
Success based on anything but internal fulfillment is bound to be empty. - Dr
Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.
We are stripped of every attribute of freedom and eligibility for legal self defence. Our property may be plundered before our eyes, violence may be committed on our persons, even our lives may be taken away, and there is none to regard our complaints. We are denationalized; we are disfranchised.
Chief John Ross
Respect the past in the full measure of its desserts, but do not make the mistake of confusing it with the present nor seek in it the ideals of the future.
The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.
Wealth is the product of man's ability to think.
Action is the antidote to despair.
Before I learned the art, a punch was just a punch, and a kick, just a kick. After I learned the art, a punch was no longer a punch, a kick, no longer a kick. Now that I understand the art, a punch is just a punch and a kick is just a kick.
Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You're tearing me apart !
Jim Stark, Rebel Without Cause (1955)
Curse ruthless time ! Curse our mortality. How cruelly short is the allotted span for all we must cram into it.
Love isn't blind, it just only sees what matters.
It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.
Come forth into the light of things , Let nature be your Teacher.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect.
A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle
The greatest happiness of life it the conviction that we are loved - loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.
The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
Peter F. Drucker
There's no crying in baseball !
Jimmy Dugan, A League Of Their Own (1992)
Flowing blood is proof that you're alive, if it's for the sake of those you love
Our love is here to stay.
We are born in relationship, we are wounded in relationship, and we can be healed in relationship.
Thou art to me a delicious torment.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If this is a blessing, it is certainly very well disguised.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
Commit yourself to a dream... Nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.
Robert H. Schuller
You are the handicap you must face. You are the one who must choose your place. You can make goals for family, relationships, anything.
The beginning is the half of every action.
The "Inside-Out" approach to personal and self , even more fundamentally, to start with the most inside part of self - with your paradigms, your character, and your motives. The inside-out approach says that private victories precede public victories, that making and keeping promises to ourselves precedes making and keeping promises to others. It says it is futile to put personality ahead of character, to try to improve relationships with others before improving ourselves.
In the long run, we only hit what we aim at.
Henry David Thoreau
What doesn't kill me, makes me stronger.
Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.
O Captain ! My Captain ! our fearful trip is done.
Look back on times of adversity with hope for the future, not regret for the past. Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again. Wisely improve the present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
To my big brother George, the richest man in town !
Harry Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
Love the giver more than the gift.
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another.
When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
What happens to a man is less significant than what happens within him.
Louis L. Mann
Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
I always try to turn my personal struggles into something helpful for others.
Most of us are frightened of dying because we don't know what it means to live. We don't know how to live, therefore we don't know how to die. As long as we are frightened of life we shall be frightened of death.
Remember when you see a man at the top of a mountain, he didn't fall there.
Instruction does not prevent wasted time or mistakes, and mistakes themselves are often the best teachers of all.
James Anthony Froude
People fascinated by the idea of progress never suspect that every step forward is also a step on the way to the end.
Never seek to tell thy love. Love that never told can be, for the gentle wind does move silently, invisibly.
Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
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
Would you be shocked if I put on something more comfortable ?
Helen, Hell's Angels (1930)
Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do, he will never do all that he can.
Hell is the knowledge of opportunity lost, the place where the man I am comes face to face with the man I might have been.
The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs".
Norman Vincent Peale
Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconscious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character
There is no remedy for love but to love more.
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
It is no sin to attempt and fail. The only sin is to not make the attempt.
Time is free, but it's priceless. You can't own it, but you can use it. You can't keep it, but you can spend it. Once you've lost it, you can never get it back.
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.
You see things and you say, why ? But I dream things that never were and say, why not ?
George Bernard Shaw
Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Our life is what it is as a result of how we think.