Don't ask for a light load, but rather ask for a strong back.
If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse , however if I treat you as though you are what you are capable of becoming, I help you become that.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Houston, we have a problem.
Jim Lovell, Apollo 13 (1944)
A mature man is his own judge. In the end, his only form of support is being faithful to his own convictions. The advice of others may be welcomed invaluable, but it does not free him from responsibility.
The principles you live by create the world you live in ; if you change the principles you live by, you will change your world. -
Something happened to me. It was the sweetest thing that ever could be. It was a fantasy a dream come true, it was the day I met you !
No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted.
The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.
Just because something does n't do what you planned it to do in the first place doesn't mean it's useless.
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is often a step forward.
He who has hope has everything.
Many people may listen, but few people actually hear.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
I just love when people say I cant do something because all my life people said I wasn't going to make it.
You are today where your thoughts have brought
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Give a man a fish and he will eat for the day, teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.
I'm melting ! Melting ! Oh, what a world ! What a world !
The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
First thing every morning before you arise say out loud, "I believe'' three times.
Norman Vincent Peale
Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else's can shorten it.
Remember the difference between a boss and a leader a boss says "Go ! '' -- a leader says "Let's go ! ''
Jane. Tarzan. Jane. Tarzan.
Tarzan, Tarzan The Ape Man (1932)
We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.
Minds are like parachutes, they function only when open.
Only those who are absolutely their true selves in this world can have pervading influence.
If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, the excitement, and the mystery of the world we live in.
I see dead people.
Cole Sear, The Sixth Sense (1999)
Life can only be understood backwards , but it must be lived forwards.
Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
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
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
I gave her my heart, and she gave me a pen.
Lloyd Dobler, Say Anything (1989)
Kindness is tenderness. Kindness is love, but perhaps greater than loveKindness is good will. Kindness says, I want you to be happy.
I don't like the man. I must get to know him better.
A smile is a light in the window of the soul indicating that the heart is at home.
In matters of style, swim with the current, in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
Every time we open our mouths, men look into our minds.
Let he him who would be moved to convince others, be first moved to convince himself.
But we can not avoid conflict, conflict with society, other individuals and with oneself. Conflicts may be the sources of defeat, lost life and a limitation of our potentiality but they may also lead to greater depth of living and the birth of more far-reaching unities, which flourish in the tensions that engender them.
If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there and worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the loss of sleep.
When god closes a door, he opens a window.
First say to yourself what you would be , and then do what you have to do.
Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.
Personally, veda's convinced me that alligators have the right idea. They eat their young.
Ida Corwin, Mildred Pierce (1945)
True love never lives happily ever after. True love has no ending.
I am not a toy, I was made for soups, salads, maybe chili, and then the trash. Freedom !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
Live Well... Laugh Often... Love Much.
Never giving up and pushing forward will unlock all the potential we are capable of.
Because I readily absorb ideas from every source - frequently starting where the last person left off - I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
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.
He who hesitates is lost !
They may take away our lives, but they'll never take our freedom !
William Wallace, Braveheart (1995)
I know you are, but what am I ?
Pee-Wee Herman, Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (1985)
When we place blame, we give away our power.
It doesn't matter how much milk you spill as long as you don't lose the cow.
And think not you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course.
Ask yourself : 'Do I feel the need to laminate ? ' Then teaching is for you.
There are two primary choices in life, to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.
Don't let life discourage you , everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.
Richard L. Evans
What is the use of living if it be not to strive for noble causes and to make this muddled world a better place for those who will live in it after we are gone.
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.
The significance of a man is not in what he attains but in what he longs to attain.
The outer forms of our lives can change in an instant, but the inner reorientation that brings us back into a vital relation to people and activity takes time.
Your children will become what you are, so be what you want them to be.
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
But I would be proud.
Harry Burns, Sally Albright (1989)
To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.
The buck stops here.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.
Begin with the end in mind.
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.
The fire that warms us can also consume us, it is not the fault of the fire.
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
Nature does nothing uselessly.
Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find, knock and it shall be opened unto you.
Love is a hole in the heart.
What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first steps to something better.
The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule.
Never bring the problem solving stage into the decision making stage. Otherwise, you surrender yourself to the problem rather than the solution.
Robert H. Schuller
Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be and that God wishes to see people happy, amidst the simple beauty of nature.
Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.
We judge of man's wisdom by his hope.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Authentic leaders have absorbed the fundamental fact of existence -- that you can't get around life's inherent contradictions. The leadership mind is spacious. It has ample room for the ambiguities of the world, for conflicting feelings, and for contradictory ideas. I believe that the central leadership attribute is the ability to manage polarity.
Dave, stop. Stop, will you? Stop, Dave. Will you stop, Dave? Stop, Dave. I'm afraid.
Hal (V.O.), 2001: A Space Odyssey (2001)
A person's true wealth is the good he or she does in the world.
Love, a temporary insanity, curable by marriage.
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
William Edward Hickson
Self delusion is pulling in your stomach when you step on the scales.
There comes a moment when you have to stop revving up the car and shove it into gear.
Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.
Few people think more than two or three times a year. I have made an international reputation by thinking once or twice a week.
George Bernard Shaw
Whoever is open, loyal, true ; of humane and affable demeanour, honourable himself, and in his judgement of others, faithful to his word as to law, and faithful alike to God and man... .such a man is a true gentleman.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Time is free, but it's priceless. You can't own it, but you can use it. You can't keep it, but you can spend it. Once you've lost it, you can never get it back.
Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1990)
The person who says it can not be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.