In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.
You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.
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All men dream, but unequally. Those that dream at night in the dusty recesses of their minds awake the next day to find that their dreams were just vanity. But those who dream during the day with their eyes wide open are dangerous men , they act out their dreams to make them reality.
Thomas Edward Lawrence
Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.
Boldness, more boldness, and always boldness !
George Jacques Danton
Appreciate me now, and avoid the rush.
Minds are like parachutes, they function only when open.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.
Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not, nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not, unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not, the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
Love is like a mustard seed, planted by god and watered by men.
Muda Saint Michael
Charles Foster Kane, Citizen Kane (1941)
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
For hope is but the dream of those that wake.
Patience and the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.
True love can not be found where it truly does not exist, Nor can it be hidden where it truly does.
Live with passion.
Success doesn't come to you, you go to it.
As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.
If you want a do-right woman, you have to be a do-right man
We didn't need dialogue. We had faces.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
Be loyal to people in their absence. Then watch how others begin having more faith and confidence in you, because they know you won't be talking about them behind their backs.
Talent is formed in solitude, character in the bustle of the world.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
A dream is simply reality waiting to happen.
John P. Strelecky
When you arrive at your future, will you blame your past ?
Death is something not only mysterious but a great act of purgation. That which continues in a repetitive pattern is degeneration. The pattern may vary according to country, according to climate, according to circumstance, but it is a pattern. Moving in any pattern brings about a continuity and that continuity is part of the degenerating process of man. When there is an ending of continuity, something new can take place. One can understand it instantly if one has understood the whole movement of thought, of fear, hate, love - then one can grasp the significance, instantly, of what death is.
Don't argue for other people's weaknesses. Don't argue for your own. When you make a mistake, admit it, correct it, and learn from it -- immediately.
Action without study is fatal. Study without action is fatal. Mary Beard Actions speak louder than words.
Wealth belongs to the person who enjoys it and not to the one who keeps it.
To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.
If a man does his best, what else is there ?
General George S. Patton
Each day I love you more, today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
Love works in miracles every day, such as weakening the strong, and stretching the weak , making fools of the wise, and wise men of fools , favoring the passions, destroying reason, and in a word, turning everything topsy-turvy.
Marguerite De Valois
Love - the feeling - is a fruit of love, the verb.
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Along with trustworthiness, consistency is the thing to look for when you surround yourself with people who can help you on your quest.
What can be said but not practiced is better not said. What can be practiced but not spoken of is better not done.
Never stop dreaming.
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 ?
Nothing endures but change. Heraclitus Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find we have lost the future.
You will become as small as your controlling desire, as great as your dominant aspiration.
He who stops being better stops being good.
The madness of love is the greatest of heaven's blessings.
If you can't do it today, what makes you think you can do it tomorrow.
Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.
To love deeply in one direction makes us more loving in all others.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
There is only one way to happiness, and that is to cease worrying things which are beyond the power of our will.
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find, knock and it shall be opened unto you.
No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted.
It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake.
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies, and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose. By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors.
Whenever your present situation, I assure you that you are not your habits. You can replace old patterns of self-defeating behavior with new patterns, new habits of the effectiveness, happiness, and trust-based relationships.
The United States, and other advanced nations, will someday be able to produce instruments of death so terrible the world will be in abject terror of itself and its ability to end civilization... . Such war-making weapons should be developed - but only for purposes of discovery and experimentation
Give a man a fish and he will eat for the day, teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.
Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give the world your best anyway.
No disguise can long conceal love where it exists, or long feign it where it is lacking.
Be grateful to the Man you help, think of him as god. Is it not a great privilege to be allowed to worship god by helping our fellow men ?
Is it just me or is the grim reaper a straight-up hottie ?
Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone- but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding.
When I first met you, I was afraid to talk to you. When I talked to you, I was afraid to kiss you. When I kissed you, I was afraid to love you. Now that I love you, I'm afraid to lose you.
If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.
Abigail Van Buren
Work is love made manifest.
The very use of the word savage, as it is applied in its general sense, I am inclined to believe is an abuse of the word, and the people to whom it is applied.
If you refuse to accept anything but the best you very often get it.
Every man is more than just himself; he also represents the unique, the very special and always significant and remarkable point at which the world's phenomena intersect, only once in this way, and never again.
Every time we open our mouths, men look into our minds.
Life is the movie you see through your own eyes. It makes little difference what's happening out there. It's how you take it that counts.
There's no such thing as not enough time if you're doing what you want to do.
The person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.
John Stuart Mill
There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. That little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.
W. Clement Stone
Winning is not everything, but the effort to win is.
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.
There are times when a man should be content with what he has but never with what he is.
William George Jordan
Friends are made by many acts and lost by only one.
The illiterate of the century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn, and relearn.
True love begins when nothing is looked for in return.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary.
John Keating, Dead Poets Society (1989)
From Freud we learned that the past exists now in the person. Now we must learn, from growth theory and self-actualization theory that the future also now exists in the person in the form of ideals, hopes, duties, tasks, plans, goals, unrealized potentials, mission, fate, destiny, etc. One for whom no future exists is reduced to the concrete, to hopelessness, to emptiness.
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.
Love is the history of a woman's life, it is an episode in man's.
Germaine De Stael
If you face a delicate situation, don't go into it wearing your spurs or you'll rip it apart. Instead, dress for the occasion. Cloak yourself in diplomacy. Vest yourself with wisdom, and wear a smile.
Anne Mackay Thompson
Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.
The worst thing you can try to do is cling to something that is gone, or to recreate it.
Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating.
The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but reveal to them their own.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your heart or burn down your house, you can never tell.
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
George Bernard Shaw
Our attitude toward life determines life's attitude towards us.
Everybody forgets the basic thing, people are not going to love you unless you love them.
A Native American grandfather was talking to his grandson about how he felt. He said, 'I feel as if I have two wolves fighting in my heart. One wolf is the vengeful, violent one, the other wolf is the loving compassionate one.' The grandson asked him, 'Which wolf will win the fight in your heart?' The grandfather answered, 'The one I feed.'
No great man ever complains of want of opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love is like a mountain, hard to climb, but once you get to the top the view is beautiful.
Daniel Monroe Tuttle
I'll be back.
The Terminator, The Terminator (1984)
Difficulties, by bracing the mind to overcome them, assist cheerfulness, as exercise assists digestion.
Christian Nestell Bovee
Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them and you have found a lover for life.