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
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality in your own mind.
The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.
Your belief determines your action and your action determines your results, but first you have to believe.
Mark Victor Hansen
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse.
Vito Corleone, The Godfather (1972)
Hey, Bud, lets party !
Jeff Spicoli, Fast Times At Ridgemont High (1982)
The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.
God is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life.
Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.
I have a head for business and a bod for sin.
Tess McGill, Working Girl (1988)
Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.
M. Scott Peck
This kind of certainty comes but just once in a lifetime.
It's not what you've got, it's what you use that makes a difference.
In order to accept change and the suffering it brings, we need to find meaning in it
Mary Norton Gordon
This attachment of love to god is indeed one that does not bind the soul but effectively breaks all its bondages.
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
Love, two minds without a single thought.
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
Henry David Thoreau
The potential of the average person is like a huge ocean unsailed, a new continent unexplored, a world of possibilities waiting to be released and channeled toward some great good.
If you would create something, you must be something.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice. No paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.
Watch the skies, everywhere, keep looking ! Keep watching the skies !
Ned Scotty Scott, The Thing From Another World (1951)
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
You don't understand ! I could've had class. I could've been a contender. I could've been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am.
Terry Malloy, On The Waterfront (1954)
Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.
Who so loves believes the impossible.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
People are like stained glass windows, they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.
It is better to bind your children to you by a feeling of respect and by gentleness, than by fear.
The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
World is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
Encouragement is oxygen to the soul.
The best leader brings out the best in those he has stewardship over.
J. Richard Clarke
In order to be walked on, you have to be lying down.
Anybody can do just about anything with himself that he really wants to and makes up his mind to do. We are all capable of greater things than we realize.
Norman Vincent Peale
Be the change you want to see in the world Ghandi Be useful where thou livest.
It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
Play it, Sam. Play As Time Goes By.
Ilsa Laszlo, Casablanca (1942)
We always strive after what is forbidden, and desire the things refused us.
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.
Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born.
Dale E. Turner
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
You become what you think about.
Whatever we leave to God, God does and blesses us.
Henry David Thoreau
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear. Ambrose Redmoon Courage is the first of the human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all the others.
Practice does not make perfect, perfect practice makes perfect.
Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.
Talent does you no good unless it's recognized by someone else.
Ideas... they have the power
There is nothing as remarkable as learning how to think better.
The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.
Someday, man will harness the rise and fall of the tides, imprison the power of the sun, and release atomic power.
Kids don't remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity can not survive.
Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
The Crows are very handsome and gentlemanly Indians in their personal appearance and have been always reputed, since the first acquaintance made with them, very civil and friendly.
The beginning is the half of every action.
Unfortunately, most of the students in martial art are conformers. The student seldom learns to depend upon himself for expression. Instead, he faithfully or blindly follows an instructor, the authority figure, and his instructor's imposed
pattern. That way, the student feels he is no longer alone and finds security in mass imitation. However, what is nurtured is the dependent mind rather than independent inquiry, which is so essential to genuine understanding. So through daily conditioning a student will probably be skilled according to a pattern, however, he will not come to understand himself.
In the midst of winter, I found there was within me an invincible summer.
I saw and loved.
Better late than never.
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe
Freedom is man's capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves.
Remove failure as an option.
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.
Every truth has four corners, as a teacher I give you one corner, and it is for you to find the other three.
In a great romance, each person basically plays a part that the other really likes.
Sometimes, all you need to invent something is a good imagination and a pile of junk.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is.
It is amazing how much people can get done if they do not worry about who gets the credit.
Difficulties strengthen the mind, as well as labor does the body.
Every cloud has a silver lining.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
He who knows all the answers has not yet been asked all the questions.
The soul is covered with the color of its leisure thoughts.
It may be all right to be content with what you have, never with what you are.
If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse , however if I treat you as though you are what you are capable of becoming, I help you become that.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Whenever I think of the past it just brings back so many memories.
If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes.
To be a champion, you have to believe in yourself when nobody else will.
Sugar Ray Robinson
Men like my father cannot die. They are with me still - - real in memory as they were in flesh, loving and beloved forever. How green was my valley then.
Huw Morgan, How Green Was My Valley (1941)
Pay the farmer or pay the hospital.
Love is a hole in the heart.
The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague
You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly.
My bounty is as boundless as the sea, My love as deep, the more I give to thee the more I have for both are infinite.
Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.
Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.
The man who has no imagination has no wings.
Wisdom is knowing what to do next.
David Starr Jordan
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn.
I'm going to take a bath.
Arthur Bach, Hobson (1981)
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
Adversity is wont to reveal genius, prosperity to hide it.
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 ?
There is no luck except where there is discipline.
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly.