Can miles truly separate you from friends. If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there ?
If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work. Much of the best work of the world has been done against seeming impossibilities. The thing is to get the work done.
Every truth has four corners, as a teacher I give you one corner, and it is for you to find the other three.
The mind has exactly the same power as the hands, not merely to grasp the world, but to change it
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.
Experience is not what happens to a man, it's what a man does with what happens to him.
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
How many doctors does it take to screw in a light bulb ? That depends on whether it has medical insurance.
I would rather live and love where death is king than have eternal life where love is not.
Robert G. Ingersoll
We shall show mercy, but we shall not ask for it.
Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
The greatest part of our happiness depends on our dispositions, not our circumstances.
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
He who knows all the answers has not yet been asked all the questions.
Love is a hole in the heart.
Change comes from within.
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
George S. Patton
In life you can never be too kind or too fair ; everyone you meet is carrying a heavy load. When you go through your day expressing kindness and courtesy to all you meet, you leave behind a feeling of warmth and good cheer, and you help alleviate the burdens everyone is struggling with.
This is the best kind of voyeurism, hearing joy from your neighbors.
A lie keeps growing and growing until it's as clear as the nose on your face.
The Blue Fairy, Pinocchio (1940)
When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed', you find it simply means to follow through.
When I look around, I always learn something and that is to be always yourself. And to express yourself. To have faith in yourself. Do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it. Start from the very root of being, which is how can I be me?
The hero is no braver than the ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Without courage, all others virtues lose their meaning.
No alibi will save you from accepting the responsibility.
The person who says it can not be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.
Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.
Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.
Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.
William Makepeace Thackeray
You see, when we have the opportunity of working out, you'll see that your way of thinking is definitely not the same as mine. Art, after all, is a means of acquiring personal liberty. Your way is not my way nor mine yours.
No man is free who is not master of himself.
For with god all things are possible.
To be able to say how much love, is love but little.
The more goals you set - the more goals you get.
Mark Victor Hansen
Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.
Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.
Don't water your weeds.
In the space age the most important space is between the ears.
There's no crying in baseball !
Jimmy Dugan, A League Of Their Own (1992)
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.
Cinderella story. Outta nowhere. A former greenskeeper, now, about to become the Masters champion. It looks like a mirac... It's in the hole ! It's in the hole ! It's in the hole !
Carl Spackler, Caddyshack (1980)
When our actions do not, our fears make us traitors.
Let those love now who never loved before. Let those who always loved, now love the more.
God doesn't make junk.
Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
The best way out is always through.
The heart does not respond to principles and programs, it seeks not efficiency, but passion.
Let thy words be few.
Love is a symbol of eternity that wipes away all sense of time, removing all memory of a beginning and all fear of an end.
If you build it, he will come.
Shoeless Joe Jackson, Field Of Dreams (1989)
I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.
Freedom from the known is death, and then you are living.
Conflict itself is, of course, a sign of relative health as you would know if you ever met really apathetic people, really hopeless people, people who have given up hoping, striving, and coping.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
Happiness resides not in possessions and not in gold , the feeling of happiness dwells in the soul.
Greed, for lack of a better word, is good.
Gordon Gekko, Wall Street (1987)
If you build it, he will come.
Field of Dreams
We only love truly once. It is the first time and succeeding passions are less uncontrolled.
And our bodies are earth. And our thoughts are clay. And we sleep and eat with death.
Paul, All Quiet On The Western Front (1930)
For a person to build a rich and rewarding life for himself there are certain qualities and bits of knowledge that he needs to acquire. There are also things, harmful attitudes, superstitions, and emotions that he needs to chip away. A person needs to chip away everything that doesn't look like the person he or she most wants to become.
A wise man makes his own decisions , an ignorant man follows the public opinion.
Unfortunately, there seems to be far more opportunity out there than ability... . We should remember that good fortune often happens when opportunity meets with preparation.
Nothing is worth more than this day.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
The death of fear is in doing what you fear to do.
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.
Nothing real can be threatened, nothing unreal exists. Love is all there is.
When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.
In any world menu, Canada must be considered the vichyssoise of nations – it's cold, half-French, and difficult to stir.
J. Stuart Keate
If at first you don't succeed skydiving is not for you.
It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.
The first and greatest commandment is, Don't let them scare you.
If there is a will, there is a way.
The buck stops here.
Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
Real love stories never have endings.
The road to success is always under construction.
I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.
Henry David Thoreau
Procrastination is the thief of time.
The dove is my emblem. I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it. I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.
What can be said but not practiced is better not said. What can be practiced but not spoken of is better not done.
Motivation is like food for the brain. You can not get enough in one sitting. It needs continual and regular refills.
Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.
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 ?'
You can do anything you put your mind to.
Vision without action is daydream. Action without vision is nightmare.
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
Norman Vincent Peale
Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
All of us, in the flow of feeling we have pleased, want to do more to please.
The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it open.
Seek the wisdom of the ages, but look at the world through the eyes of a child.
If opportunity doesn't knock build a door.
Success is never found. Failure is never fatal. Courage is the only thing.
Beware what you set your heart upon, for it surely shall be yours.