There are no guarantees. From the viewpoint of fear, none are strong enough. From the viewpoint of love, none are necessary.
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Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
David McCullough Reason
Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes... the ones who see things differently -- they're not fond of rules... You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can't do is ignore them because they change things... they push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because the ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do.
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 ?
Honesty is the best image.
I am fond of only what comes from the heart.
Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.
William Makepeace Thackeray
There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group, there is less competition there.
I'm going to take a bath.
Arthur Bach, Hobson (1981)
Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.
Henry David Thoreau
A man sees in the world what he carries in his heart.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.
Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.
You're my Lassie come home.
Joe Carraclough, Lassie Come Home (1943)
Never say anything about yourself you do not want to come true.
As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.
Remember that nobody will ever get ahead of you as long as he is kicking you in the seat of the pants.
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell'em, Certainly I can ! - and get busy and find out how to do it
Don't fall victim to your own melodrama. Keep things in perspective. The odds are that your problem is solvable. Address the solution and don't dwell on the problem to the point at which it paralyzes you.
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, this time more wisely.
No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.
You will become as small as your controlling desire, as great as your dominant aspiration.
I am both pleased but astonished by the fact that mankind has not yet begun to use all the means and devices that are available for destruction. I hope that such weapons are never manufactured in quantity.
We aren't in an information age, we are in an entertainment age.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee.
Pay the farmer or pay the hospital.
Those who work at a thing heart and soul not only achieve success in it but through their absorption in that they also realize the supreme truth - brahman. Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god.
Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
If I'd been a ranch, they would've named me the Bar Nothing.
Gilda, Gilda (1946)
Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel libel, even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the Americans themselves.
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.
Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.
Be like the turtle. If he didn't stick his neck out, he wouldn't get anywhere at all.
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.
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
Love is a thing, well, it's kind of like quicksand. The more you are in it, the deeper you sink. And when it hits you, you've just got to fall.
Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves.
I saw and loved.
Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement.
Kindness is a language which the dumb can speak, the deaf can understand.
Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.
At ten years old I actually thought that the reason I was getting glasses was that I couldn't tell what my parents looked like, because every time I asked my mother to buy me something she'd say, 'What do I look like - a bank ?'
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.
Love asks me no questions, and gives me endless support.
Instill great values in your children today and your grandchildren will prosper tomorrow.
Pep without purpose is piffle.
A dream is a wish your heart makes.
Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
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.
Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
Positive anything is better than negative thinking.
Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.
Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm. As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.
Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain !
The Wizard Of Oz, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Hi-Yo, Silver !
The Lone Ranger, The Lone Ranger (1956)
I know that many people feel that old age is a time to take it easy, but I compare my life now to being the last runner in a relay race. Would you have me slow down as I near the finish line ?
He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall , but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles, they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.
Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations
George Bernard Shaw
Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young ?
Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a meaning that disempowers them or one that can literally save their lives.
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
Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.
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 education like adversity.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain -- and most fools do.
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
Don't sweat the small stuff.
They're called boobs, Ed.
Erin Brockovich, Erin Brockovich (2000)
You're happiest while you're making the greatest contribution.
Robert F. Kennedy
I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Every time an artist dies, part of the vision of mankind passes with him.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as painted, or composed music or wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.
Martin Luther King Jr.
The measure of a man is what he does with power.
If you want to get the best out of a man, you must look for the best that is in him.
Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moments you reject all help, are you free. Fear is death, fear is sin, fear is hell, fear is unrighteousness, and fear is wrong life.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties. No religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.
It is never too late to be what we might have been
An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.
The more connections you and your lover make, not just between your bodies, but between your minds, your hearts, and your souls, the more you will strengthen the fabric of your relationship, and the more real moments you will experience together.
Barbara De Angelis
The royal road to a man's heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.
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.
Tell everyone what you want to do and someone will want to help you do it.
W. Clement Stone
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
He who seeks rest finds boredom. He who seeks work finds rest.
They can because they think they can.
Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.
Love is letting go of fear.
Its obvious that we don't know one millionth of one percent about anything.
And in the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.