In order to love simply, it is necessary to know how to show love.
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The foundation my parents laid down with our faith continues to be my core.
The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor
Only a life lived for others is a life worth living.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
To infinity and beyond !
Buzz Lightyear, Toy Story (1995)
The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.
If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.
Perfect love can not be without equality.
I think we deserve a break.
Kathie Moffat, Jeff Bailey (1947)
You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.
Unfortunately, most of the students in martial art are conformers. The student seldom learns to depend upon himself for expression. Instead, he faithfully or blindly follows an instructor, the authority figure, and his instructor's imposed
pattern. That way, the student feels he is no longer alone and finds security in mass imitation. However, what is nurtured is the dependent mind rather than independent inquiry, which is so essential to genuine understanding. So through daily conditioning a student will probably be skilled according to a pattern, however, he will not come to understand himself.
There is no substitute for hard work.
First thing every morning before you arise say out loud, "I believe'' three times.
Norman Vincent Peale
Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.
What do you feel like doing tonight ?
Angie, Marty (1955)
If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as painted, or composed music or wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking our potential.
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
Fill your hands, you son-of-a-bitch !
Rooster Cogburn, True Grit (1969)
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.
Kids don't remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.
Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism -- how passionately I hate them !
One of the main reasons people are not rich is that they worry too much about things that might never happen. quotes
Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you !
Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is.
You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.
W. Clement Stone
It's not what you've got, it's what you use that makes a difference.
Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.
I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Better late than never.
He who conquers himself has won a greater victory than he who conquers a city.
When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.
The most common cause of fear of old age is associated with the possibility of poverty.
When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems you cannot hold on a minute longer, never give up then for that is just the place and time the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
I'm willing when time permits to honestly express or to open myself to you, to act as a sort of sign pole for a traveler.
Michael, we're bigger than U.S. Steel.
Hyman Roth, The Godfather: Part II (1974)
We love because it's the only true adventure.
Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.
To ask the hard question is simple.
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.
Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much.
Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.
We came to enjoy, we are being enjoyed. We came to rule, we are being ruled. We came to work, we are being worked. All the time, we find that. And this comes into every detail of our life.
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.
Censure is often useful, praise often deceitful.
Nurses dispense comfort, compassion, and caring without even a prescription.
Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.
There is a time to let things happen, and a time to make things happen.
The beginning of wisdom is found in doubting, by doubting we come to the question, and by seeking we may come upon the truth.
Live Well... Laugh Often... Love Much.
What comes from the heart, touches the heart.
If you don't quit, and don't cheat, and don't run home when trouble arrives, you can only win.
We're on a mission from God.
Elwood Blues, The Blues Brothers (1980)
Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew. They're what make the instrument stretch-what make you go beyond the norm.
If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
Those who wish to sing, always find a song.
Gentlemen, you can't fight in here ! This is the war room !
President Merkin Muffley, Dr. Strangelove(1964)
Teachers have three loves, love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together.
Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
You can often measure a person by the size of his dream.
Robert H. Schuller
No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted.
Seek first to understand, then be understood
Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , Wisdom is humble that she knows no more.
No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see the possibilities -- they're always there.
Norman Vincent Peale
If we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find we have lost the future.
Men stumble over the truth from time to time but most pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened.
Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.
Lust is what makes you keep wanting it, even when you have no desire to be with each other. Love is what makes you keep wanting to be with each other, even when you have no desire to do it.
Great oaks from little acorns grow
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous, you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.
Find something you love to do and you'll never have to work a day in your life.
All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.
It is possible to fail in many ways while to succeed is possible only in one way.
We belong dead.
The Monster, Bride Of Frankenstein (1935)
There are only two things more beautiful than a good gun, a swiss watch and a woman from anywhere.
Cherry Valance, Red River (1948)
As you think in your heart, so shall you be.
Well, nobody's perfect.
Osgood Fielding III, Some Like It Hot (1959)
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
Believe that you are bigger than your difficulties, for you are, indeed.
Norman Vincent Peale
What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Use what talent you possess, the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best.
Henry Van Dyke
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
Success is not to be measured by the position someone has reached in life, but the obstacles he has overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington
I know god will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much.
If one advances confidently in the direction of their goals and endeavors to live the life that they have imagined, they'll meet with success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
Those convinced against their will are of the same opinion still.
Nature abhors a vacuum, and if I can only walk with sufficient carelessness I am sure to be filled.
Henry David Thoreau
I know you are, but what am I ?
Pee-Wee Herman, Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (1985)
The question should be, is it worth trying to do, not can it be done.
Mama says, Stupid is as stupid does.
Young Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
Courage is a moral quality , it is not a chance gift of nature like an aptitude for games. It is a cold choice between two alternatives, the fixed resolve not to quit , an act of renunciation which must be made not once but many times by the power of the will. Courage is will power.
So many fail because they don't get started -- they don't go. They don't overcome inertia. They don't begin.
W. Clement Stone
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
A 'No' uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.