Do we not all agree to call rapid thought and noble impulse by the name of inspiration ?
Keep away from small 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.
In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.
Who travels for love finds a thousand miles not longer than one.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
Results come from constantly applying what you know, not just knowing.
John P. Strelecky
When fate hands us a lemon, let's try to make a lemonade.
What really matters is what you do with what you have.
Our happiness depends on the habit of mind we cultivate. So practice happy thinking every day. Cultivate the merry heart, develop the happiness habit, and life will become a continual feast.
Norman Vincent Peale
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
The whole universe is only the self with variations, one tune made bearable by variations. Sometimes there are discords, but they only make the subsequent harmony more perfect. In this hell of a world one can bring a little joy and peace even for a day into the heart of a single person, that much alone is true, this I have learnt after suffering all my life, all else is mere moonshine.
There is only one terminal dignity, love. And the story of a love is not important, what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.
Acting on a good idea is better than just having a good idea.
Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
The beginning is the half of every action.
One man with courage is a majority.
There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.
Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - it goes on.
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
A person starts to live when he can live outside himself.
Stopping at third base adds no more runs than striking out.
Don't wait for a funeral to pay a compliment. You may not make it in time.
I'm Multi-Dimensional !
Inspiration and genius -- one and the same.
For the first time in my life, people cheering for me. Were you deaf ? Didn't you hear 'em ? We're not hitchhiking any more. We're riding.
Michael Kelly, Champion (1949)
People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in the world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want and if they can't find them, make them.
George Bernard Shaw
The Athenians, alarmed at the internal decay of their Republic, asked Demosthenes what to do. His reply: Do not do what you are doing now.
If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.
Goodness, what beautiful diamonds !
Cloakroom Girl, Maudie Triplett (1932)
Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.
In nothing do men more nearly approach the gods than in giving health to men.
There is no security on this earth ; there is only opportunity.
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.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality, this is the trinity of bondage.
There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not.
The best leaders of all, the people know not they exist. They turn to each other and say, We did it ourselves.
Many of life's failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
No fate is worse than a life without a love.
That love is all there is is all we know of love.
There are no gains without pains.
In matters of style, swim with the current. In matters of principle, stand like a rock.
The earth is enjoyed by heroes, this is the unfailing truth. Be a hero. Always say, I have no fear.
Imitate until you emulate, match and surpass those who launched you. It's the highest form of thankfulness.
Mark Victor Hansen
Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart.
Alphonse Marie De Lamartine
God is present in every jiva, there is no other god besides that. Who serves jiva serves god indeed.
Believe that you are bigger than your difficulties, for you are, indeed.
Norman Vincent Peale
Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.
We imagine that our mind in a mirror, that it is more or less accurately reflecting what is happening outside us. On the contrary, our mind itself is the principal element of creation. The world, while I am perceiving it, is being incessantly created for myself in time and space.
The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.
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)
Practice loving people. It is true that this requires effort and continued practice, for some are not very lovable, or so it seems - with emphasis on "seems". Every person has lovable qualities when you really learn to know him.
Norman Vincent Peale
Listen, I have an update from Taako Central. I've updated my list of people I trust and things I believe to no one and nothing ! Not a joke, I don't trust you, half-pint, I don't trust Jeff from Today's Special, I don't trust Barold whatever-his-name - nobody, I trust nobody.
The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel, its poverty by how little.
W. R. Inge
Procrastination is opportunities natural assassin.
Confidence imparts a wonderful inspiration to its possessor.
A life lived in fear is a life half lived.
You're my Lassie come home.
Joe Carraclough, Lassie Come Home (1943)
One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.
No alibi will save you from accepting the responsibility.
Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
Know what's weird? Day by day, nothing seems to change, but pretty soon, everything's different.
Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes
Boldness in business is the first, second and third thing.
Perhaps the feelings that we experience when we are in love represent a normal state. Being in love shows a person who he should be.
To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.
Get busy livin, or get busy dyin'.
Andy, The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
Take away love and our earth is a tomb.
Men always want to be a woman's first love. Women like to be a man's last romance.
Love means never having to say you're sorry.
This too, shall pass.
One of the reasons mature people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.
It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you often get it.
W. Somerset Manghan
Change comes from within.
Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.
William Ellery Channing
Passion is the genesis of genius.
He was some kind of a man. What does it matter what you say about people ?
Tanya, Touch Of Evil (1958)
Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
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
The aims and ideals that move us are generated by imagination. But they are not made out of imaginary stuff. They are made out of the hard stuff of the world of physical and social experience.
In this world a man must either be an anvil or hammer.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Plan your progress carefully , hour-by hour, day-by-day, month-by-month. Organized activity and maintained enthusiasm are the wellsprings of your power. Planning for happiness is rarely successful. Happiness just happens.
If there is no struggle, there is no progress.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
The show must go on.
This kind of certainty comes but just once in a lifetime.
What a great feeling to look back on what you've already climbed What a man really wants is creative challenge with sufficient skills to bring him within the reach of success so that he may have the expanding joy of achievement.
If you worry about yesterday's failures, then today's successes will be few.
If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
Hi, Curly, kill anyone today ?
Mitch Robbins, Curly (1991)
Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.
The more I love myself the better I am able to love you.