To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others.
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A lawyer dies and goes to hell. The devil says he'll make a deal with him. He can go to heaven if he gives up the souls of his wife and two kids. 'Sure' says the lawyer, 'but what's the catch ? '
This is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure.
Everyone's life is an object lesson to others.
Karl G. Maeser
Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.
Happiness resides not in possessions and not in gold , the feeling of happiness dwells in the soul.
You will never find time for anything. You must make it.
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 ?
Ideals are like stars, you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny.
When we place blame, we give away our power.
An army of a thousand is easy to find, but, ah, how difficult to find a general.
If you want to be creative in your company, your career, your life, all it takes is one easy stepthe extra one. When you encounter a familiar plan, you just ask one question '' What ELSE could we do ? ''
He who hesitates is lost !
From Freud we learned that the past exists now in the person. Now we must learn, from growth theory and self-actualization theory that the future also now exists in the person in the form of ideals, hopes, duties, tasks, plans, goals, unrealized potentials, mission, fate, destiny, etc. One for whom no future exists is reduced to the concrete, to hopelessness, to emptiness.
What do they think I am, dumb or something ? Why, I make more money than Calvin Coolidge ! Put together !
Lina Lamont, Singin (1952)
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
You are what you think about all day long.
I never worry about action, but only about inaction.
This isn't a dream ! This is really happening !
Rosemary Woodhouse, Rosemary's Baby (1968)
The miracle is this - the more we share, the more we have.
Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish. A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
John Quincy Adams
Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.
If you don't know where you are going, you'll end up someplace else.
They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs" but goes right to work on the creative "how''.
Norman Vincent Peale
Equations are more important to me, because politics is for the present, but an equation is something for eternity.
A wise man adapts himself to circumstances as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character.
The real leader has no need to lead, he is content to point the way.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
If you think you are beaten, you are. If you think you dare not, you don't. If you'd like to win, but think you can't it's almost a cinch you won't. Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man, but sooner or later the man who wins is the one who thinks he can.
In order to grasp the reality, we must see the possibilities. In the present, a formulation of the possibilities is the area in which I gain uncertainty concerning what I decide, without a vision of the possibilities, I act blindly, only a knowledge of the possibilities enables me to know what I am actually doing.
By doing well the duty which is nearest to us, the duty which is in our hands, we make ourselves stronger.
He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in god. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.
Just because we increase the speed of information doesn't mean we can increase the speed of decisions. Pondering, reflecting and ruminating are undervalued skills in our culture.
Wealth is the product of man's ability to think.
Love is the flower you've got to let grow.
What you can do, or dream you can, begin it, boldness has genius, power and magic in it.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
You don't use a hammer to tighten a screw.
Sometimes you gotta say, What the fuck.
Miles, Risky Business (1983)
Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope.
Princess Leia, Star Wars (1977)
You know, Billy. We blew it.
Wyatt, Easy Rider (1969)
Spoken about by, radio announcer and good friend : never let a day go by that he didn't learn something new and, in turn pass it on to others. It was his consuming passion.
Busier than a cat covering up shit on a tile floor!
Larry the Cable Guy
Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.
Hasta la vista, baby. :
The Terminator, Terminator Judgment Day (1991)
God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I can not change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
You have available to you, right now, a powerful supercomputer. This powerful tool has been used through-out history to take people from rags to riches, from poverty and obscurity to success and fame, from unhappiness and frustration to joy and self-fulfillment, and it can do the same for you.
Let us strive on to finish the work we are in
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
You must learn from your past mistakes, but not lean on your past successes.
When I hear somebody sigh, life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, compared to what ?
If it matters to you, you will find a way. If it doesn't you will find an excuse
Love, two minds without a single thought.
Example sheds a genial ray which men are apt to borrow, so first improve yourself today, and then your friends tomorrow.
Religion is being and becoming. Religion is the manifestation of the divinity already in man.
Well, I proved once and for all that the limb is mightier than the thumb.
Ellie Andrews, It Happened One Night (1934)
Good habits are as addictive as bad habits, and a lot more rewarding.
There is nothing as remarkable as learning how to think better.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
The more we come out and do good to others, the more our hearts will be purified, and god will be in them.
Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down.
Charles F. Kettering
You know you are in love when you see the world in her eyes, and her eyes everywhere in the world.
He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything.
Let thy words be few.
When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.
A boy's best friend is his mother.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
Possibilitizing is overcoming while you're undergoing.
Robert H. Schuller
The only genuine love worthy of a name is unconditional.
The heart is wiser than the intellect.
Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.
When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.
The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.
You may conquer with the sword, but you are conquered by a kiss.
There is no pain equal to that which two lovers can inflict on one another. This should be made clear to all who contemplate such a union. The avoidance of this pain is the beginning of wisdom, for it is strong enough to contaminate the rest of our lives.
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.
I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.
George S. Patton
We have a responsibility in our time, as others have had in theirs, not to be prisoners of history but to shape history, a responsibility to fill the role of path-finder, and to build with others a global network of purpose and law.
If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.
Abigail Van Buren
The miracle power that elevates the few is to be found in their industry, application and perseverance, under the promptings of a brave determined spirit.
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
General George S. Patton
Just because something does n't do what you planned it to do in the first place doesn't mean it's useless.
Some men see things the way they are and ask, Why ? I dream things that never were, and ask Why not ?
George Bernard Shaw
In any situation, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing you can do is the wrong thing, the worst thing you can do is nothing.
Living a life of integrity is one of the greatest missions we can undertake.
Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.
Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary listener does not hear. quotes
I'm here to fight for truth, justice, and the american way.
Superman, Superman (1978)
What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.
Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.
Find out what it means to die - not physically, that's inevitable - but to die to everything that is known, to die to your family, to your attachments, to all the things that you have accumulated, the known, the known pleasures, the known fears. Die to that every minute and you will see what it means to die so that the mind is made fresh, young, and therefore innocent, so that there is incarnation not in a next life, but the next day.
I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.
A goal properly set is halfway reached.
Girls got balls. They're just a little higher up, that's all.
For changes to be of any true value, they've got to be lasting and consistent.
Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.