Other men have seen angels, But I have seen thee, And thou art enough.
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Spread love everywhere you go, first of all in your own house. Give love to your children, to your wife or husband, to a next door neighbor. Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness, kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile, kindness in your warm greeting.
Roll with the punches.
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.
One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we can not practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.
I do not believe in styles anymore. I do not believe that there is such a thing as the Chinese way of fighting or the Japanese way of fighting, or any other way of fighting, because unless a human being has three arms and four legs, there can be no different form of fighting.
To me, ultimately, martial art means honestly expressing yourself.
The reduction of the universe to a single being, the expansion of a single being even to God, this is love.
The most interesting thing about a postage stamp is the persistence with which it sticks to its job.
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead, his eyes are closed.
You're gonna need a bigger boat.
Martin Brody, Jaws (1975)
Where old age is evil, youth can learn no good.
You had me at hello.
Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year - and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade !
Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.
I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the tannhauser gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain. Time to die.
Roy Batty, Blade Runner (1982)
An error gracefully acknowledged is a victory won.
Caroline L. Gascoigne
I am both pleased but astonished by the fact that mankind has not yet begun to use all the means and devices that are available for destruction. I hope that such weapons are never manufactured in quantity.
Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.
Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.
James F. Bymes
You control your future, your destiny. What you think about comes about. By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands -- your own.
Mark Victor Hansen
Whatever you think that you will be. If you think yourself weak, weak you will be , if you think yourself strong, you will be.
Along with trustworthiness, consistency is the thing to look for when you surround yourself with people who can help you on your quest.
There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved , it is God's finger on man's shoulder.
Your thoughts are the architects of your destiny.
David O. McKay
Never fear the want of business. A man who qualifies himself well for his calling, never fails of employment.
You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.
W. Clement Stone
Today... maybe I can take one step on that profoundly complex path to peace.
Mary Anne Radmacher
Learning karate requires self-control and discipline Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.
Begin with the end in mind.
If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown.
Duffy, Chinatown (1974)
Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.
Those convinced against their will are of the same opinion still.
Ask for advice but do what you think is best.
By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day
Dreams don't work unless you do.
John C. Maxwell
Great minds have purpose, while others just have wishes.
Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.
Winning is not everything, but the effort to win is.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
There comes a moment when you have to stop revving up the car and shove it into gear.
We must have friendship for all, we must be merciful toward those that are in misery, when people are happy, we ought to be happy, and to the wicked we must be indifferent. These attitudes will make the mind peaceful.
Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1990)
Positive attitudes come in unlimited quantities. Everybody can have one free !
Without continuous personal development, you are now all that you will ever become, and hell starts when the person you are meets the person you could have been.
At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.
I feel I have this great creative and spiritual force within me that is greater than faith, greater than ambition, greater than confidence, greater than determination, greater than vision. It is all these combined. Whether it is a godhead or not, I feel this great force, this untapped power, this dynamic something within me. This feeling defies description, and there is no experience with which this feeling may be compared. It is something like a strong emotion mixed with faith, but a lot stronger.
Every cloud has a silver lining.
What the heart has once owned and had, it shall never lose.
Henry Ward Beecher
The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.
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 person does not hear.
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
John Quincy Adams
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.
Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating.
The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.
They are able because they think they are able.
Some people come into our lives and quickly go, some stay for a while and leave footprints in our hearts, and we are never, ever the same.
A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.
Charles A. Beard
The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.
Admission of ignorance is often the first step in our education.
Each human organism is conceived with a potential for becoming a complete human being -- as a seed contains the potential for becoming a complete plant. But his becoming may be completed in an infinite variety of ways.
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
Use what talent you possess, the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best.
Henry Van Dyke
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
Perspective is in the quiet of a walk, the wisdom of a good book, or the harmony of your favorite music. I find it sometimes in the slow peace of fishing.
We are ever free if we would only believe it, only have faith enough. You are the soul, free and eternal, ever free, ever blessed. Have faith enough and you will be free in a minute.
We simply assume that the way we see things is the way they really are or the way they should be. And our attitudes and behaviors grow out of these assumptions.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
In order to love simply, it is necessary to know how to show love.
A healthy outside starts from the inside
How we spend our days is of course how we spend our lives.
Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.
We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.
A man's dreams are an index to his greatness.
No matter where you go, there you are.
Get away from her, you bitch !
Ripley, Aliens (1986)
It is love alone that gives worth to all things.
Santa Teresa de Jesus
Life must be lived on a higher plane. We must go up to a higher platform, to which we are always invited to ascend, there, the whole aspect of things changes.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
My mama always said, life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.
Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump (1994)
He who stops being better stops being good.
Love's greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.
Barbara De Angelis
Shut up and deal.
Fran Kubelik, The Apartment (1960)
Follow humbly wherever and to whatever abyss Nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.
Thomas Henry Huxley
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think.
To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself : First, what could I do ? Second, what could I read ? And third, who could I ask ?
Fortune and love favor the brave.
Thou art to me a delicious torment.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
As you live your values, your sense of identity, integrity, control, and inner-directedness will infuse you with both exhilaration and peace. You will define yourself from within, rather than by people's opinions or by comparisons to others.
Let thy words be few.
Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible - it can not be seen or measured - yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more than any material possession ever could.
Barbara De Angelis
If you would live your life with ease, do what you ought, not what you please.
In order to change we must be sick and tired of being sick and tired.
The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
In order to accept change and the suffering it brings, we need to find meaning in it
Mary Norton Gordon
Seeing yourself as you want to be is the key to personal growth.