You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you do not try.
So whether or not we can get together, remember well that art lives where absolute freedom is. With all the training thrown to nowhere, with a mind perfectly unaware of its own working, with the self vanishing nowhere the art of JKD attains its perfection.
Things do not change we change.
Henry David Thoreau
The most interesting thing about a postage stamp is the persistence with which it sticks to its job.
An executive is a person who always decides , sometimes he decides correctly, but he always decides.
John H. Patterson
Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking our potential.
There is no greatness without a passion to be great, whether it's the aspiration of an athlete or an artist, a scientist, a parent, or a businessperson.
The beginning is the half of every action.
You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view, until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.
Atticus Finch, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
It's nice to be the best, but not when being the best brings out the worst in you.
One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, 'Well, I'll have a go, too.'
Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.
Every artist was first an amateur.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety.
I know god will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much.
How you react when the joke's on you can reveal your character.
And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body, and be yet thankful.
Success consists of doing the common things of life uncommonly well.
Challenges are what make life interesting , overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.
Joshua J. Marine
If faith in ourselves had been more extensively taught and practiced, I am sure a very large portion of the evils and miseries that we have would have vanished. Duty is to encourage everyone in his struggle to live up to his own highest idea, and strive at the same time to make the ideal as near as possible to the truth.
We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.
Rather than focusing on things and time, focus on preserving and enhancing relationships and on accomplishing results.
If you don't first handle fear and desire, and you get rich, you'll be a high pay slave.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
The dedicated doctor knows that he must be both scientist and humanitarian, his most agonizing decisions lie in the field of human relations.
David B. Allman
To laugh often and much; To win the respect of intelligent people And the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure The betrayal of false friends; To appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are !
If we all did the things we are capable of doing we would literally astound ourselves.
We're sisters under the same mink.
Debby Marsh, The Big Heat (1953)
The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking, the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker.
God is merciful to those whom he sees struggling heart and soul for realization. But remain idle, without any struggle, and you will see that his grace will never come.
Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness.
Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
Philippians 4: 4-7
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group, there is less competition there.
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
We are so lazy, we do not want to do anything ourselves. We want a personal god, a savior or a prophet to do everything for us. Long as we believe ourselves to be even the least different from god, fear remains with us, but when we know ourselves to be the one, fear goes, of what can we be afraid ?
Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is always your next move.
Learning acquired in youth is an inscription on stone.
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
Gravitation can not be held responsible for people falling in love.
Find the good -- and praise it.
We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.
Roll with the punches.
One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you -- suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, "Well, I'll have a go, too''.
What concerns me is not the way things are, but rather the way people think things are.
Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low.
Henry Ward Beecher
He is the best physician who is the most ingenious inspirer of hope.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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.
Do not wait for leaders, do it alone, person to person.
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression, in order that every man present his views without penalty, there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population.
O, there is nothing holier, in this life of ours, than the first consciousness of love, the first fluttering of its silken wings.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
We rob banks.
Clyde Barrow, Bonnie And Clyde (1967)
Positive attitudes come in unlimited quantities. Everybody can have one free !
Where there is no vision, the people perish.
It's hard to tell your mind to stop loving someone, when your heart still does.
Seduce my mind and you can have my body, find my soul and I'm yours forever.
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going!
Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.
The search for someone to blame is always successful.
It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.
The struggle of the mind to keep itself free from every sort of bondage -- to remain curious, open, unsatiated in all its relations with nature -- is tenfold more difficult than the cultivation of a stable, satisfying point of view, but a thousandfold more precious.
The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds, they mature slowly.
Peter De Vries
Adversity is wont to reveal genius, prosperity to hide it.
We must be bright and cheerful, long faces do not make religion.
There is a law that man should love his neighbor as himself. In a few hundred years it should be as natural to mankind as breathing or the upright gait, but if he does not learn it, he must perish.
No one is so poor as an ignorant person.
Whatever our souls are made up, his and mine are the same.
Now is wanted intense karma-yoga with unbounded courage and indomitable strength in the heart. Then only will the people of the country be roused.
Great minds have purpose, while others just have wishes.
We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.
A man builds a fine house ; and now he has a master, and a task for life ; he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
The book you don't read cant help.
We tend to live up to our expectations.
Life's most soothing things are a child's goodnight and sweet music.
Failure ? I never encountered it. All I ever met were temporary setbacks.
Know what's weird? Day by day, nothing seems to change, but pretty soon, everything's different.
Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes
Trouble is only opportunity in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
One of the reasons mature people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.
Never give in -- never, never, never, never.
Michael, we're bigger than U.S. Steel.
Hyman Roth, The Godfather: Part II (1974)
I'm not bad. I'm just drawn that way.
Jessica Rabbit, Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
I'm here to fight for truth, justice, and the american way.
Superman, Superman (1978)
Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel libel, even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the Americans themselves.
You can't build a reputation on what you're going to do.
It is easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow.
Forget about it.
Donnie Brasco, Donnie Brasco (1997)
A strong person and a waterfall always channel their own path.
As a writer, I tell stories and people give me money. Then financial planners tell me stories, and I give them money.
Martin Cruz Smith
The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.
Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?
The Joker, Batman (1989)
Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way.