There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life.
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It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly.
A bold onset is half the battle.
Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch it, and it darts away.
Hard work often leads to success. No work seldom does.
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
Talent is formed in solitude, character in the bustle of the world.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace.
Levi ben Gershon
Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost.
Robert H. Schuller
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.
If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.
Every human heart is human.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
To give away money is an easy matter and in any mans power. But to decide to whom to give it, and how large, and when, and for what purpose and how, is neither in any mans power nor an easy matter
All the negative thoughts and ideas that are in the world have proceeded from this evil spirit of fear. Are people so afraid ? The answer is that they have made themselves helpless and dependent on others
He who conquers himself has won a greater victory than he who conquers a city.
Tell me and I forget , show me and I remember , involve me and I understand.
Badges ? We ain't got no badges ! We don't need no badges ! I don't have to show you any stinking badges !
Gold Hat, The Treasure Of The Sierra Madre (1948)
I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the sea, and at last wake up in Naples, and there beside me is the Stern Fact, the Sad Self, unrelenting, identical, that I fled from.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The show must go on.
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
William Edward Hickson
Spread love everywhere you go, first of all in your own house. Give love to your children, to your wife or husband, to a next door neighbor. Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness, kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile, kindness in your warm greeting.
To laugh often and love much, to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others, to give one's self, this is to have succeeded.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I have a head for business and a bod for sin.
Tess McGill, Working Girl (1988)
Keys to success : Research your ideas, plan for success, expect success, and just do it.
John S. Hinds
No limits are set to the ascent of man, and to each and everyone the highest stands open. Here it is only your personal choice that decides.
Our real problem is not our strength today ; it is rather the vital necessity of action today to ensure strength tomorrow.
In matters of style, swim with the current, in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
The worst thing you can try to do is cling to something that is gone, or to recreate it.
You don't just stumble into the future you create your own future.
Optimists are right. So are pessimists. It's up to you to choose which you will be.
For with god all things are possible.
It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.
Love is the only rational act.
It is better to bind your children to you by a feeling of respect and by gentleness, than by fear.
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.
Love can be understood only from the inside, as a language can be understood only by someone who speaks it, as a world can be understood only by someone who lives in it.
Robert C. Solomon
Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter can not understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.
A dream is simply reality waiting to happen.
John P. Strelecky
Love is when reality is better than your dreams.
Only a life lived for others is a life worth living.
He who hesitates is lost.
The energy, the faith, the devotion which we bring to this endeavor will light our country and all who serve it, and the glow from that fire can truly light the world.
Deals are my art form. Other people paint beautifully on canvas or write wonderful poetry. I like making deals, preferably big deals. That's how I get my kicks.
P. T. Barnum
True love can not be found where it truly does not exist, Nor can it be hidden where it truly does.
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.
Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.
From success to failure is one step , from failure to success is a long road.
I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
Here's Johnny !
Jack Torrance, The Shining (1980)
Love, by its very nature, is unworldly, and it is for this reason rather than its rarity that it is not only apolitical but anti-political, perhaps the most powerful of all anti-political human forces.
Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination.
There are two things to aim at in life, first, to get what you want, and after that to to enjoy it.
Logan Pearsall Smith
Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father.
Lydia Maria Child
Each work has to pass through these stages - ridicule, opposition, and then acceptance. Those who think ahead of their time are sure to be misunderstood.
When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving one's self, and one always ends by deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.
I believe that it is better to learn from the diverse people around us than to try in vain to emulate them, better to be a teacher than a role model. As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
Okay, but I get to be on top.
Josh, Big (1988)
We only love truly once. It is the first time and succeeding passions are less uncontrolled.
Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.
Robert H. Schuller
I never did anything worth doing entirely by accident... . Almost none of my inventions came about totally by accident. They were achieved by having trained myself to endure and tolerate hard work.
Love does not conquer all things, but it does set all things right.
To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
I am your father.
Darth Vader, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
Hardening of the heart ages people faster than hardening of the arteries.
If you want to feel rich, just count all of the things you have that money can't buy.
Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one.
Personally, veda's convinced me that alligators have the right idea. They eat their young.
Ida Corwin, Mildred Pierce (1945)
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
I think we deserve a break.
Kathie Moffat, Jeff Bailey (1947)
Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for ?
We didn't need dialogue. We had faces.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality, the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.
General Douglas MacArthur
If one has to submit, it is wasteful not to do so with the best grace possible.
Some love lasts a lifetime. True love lasts forever.
I like to watch.
Chance, Being There (1979)
Never seek to tell thy love. Love that never told can be, for the gentle wind does move silently, invisibly.
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
Francis of Assisi
For one human being to love another that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.
Rainer Maria Rilke
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but don't quit.
Slow but steady wins the race.
Men do less than they ought, unless they do all they can.
Everything is created twice -- first mentally, then physically.
To become a leader, then, you must become yourself, become the maker of your own life.
Warren G. Bennis
Hatred paralyzes life, love releases it. Hatred confuses life, love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life, love illumines it.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
What hump ?
Igor, Young Frankenstein (1974)
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
If you can't accept losing, you can't win.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own mind.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Above all, beware of compromises. Hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others fads through the greed of getting supporters. Your atman is the support of the universe - whose support do you stand in need of ?
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing-that's why we recommend it daily.