The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety.
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There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.
I have seen so many of these, and lived with them, and travelled with them, and oftentimes felt as if I should starve to death on an equal allowance, that I am fully convinced I am correct in saying that the North American Indians, taking them in the aggregate, even where they have an abundance to subsist on, eat less than any civilized population of equal numbers, that I have ever travelled amongst.
Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore, Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me I lift me lamp beside the golden door.
Don't go through life, grow through life.
Elementary, my dear Watson.
Sherlock Holmes, The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes (1939)
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)
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
George S. Patton
Let's go home, Debbie.
Ethan Edwards, The Searchers (1956)
Stand up, be bold, be strong. Take the whole responsibility on your own shoulders, and know that you are the creator of your own destiny. All the strength and succor you want is within yourself. Therefore, make your own future.
There are two things to aim at in life, first, to get what you want, and after that to to enjoy it.
Logan Pearsall Smith
Nothing is more validating and affirming than feeling understood. And the moment a person begins feeling understood, that person becomes far more open to influence and change.
You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.
How many doctors does it take to screw in a light bulb ? That depends on whether it has medical insurance.
We will act consistently with our view of who we truly are, whether that view is accurate or not.
There is no security on this earth ; there is only opportunity.
In love beggar and king are equal.
It takes a whole village to raise a child.
Say not, "I have found the truth" but rather, "I have found a truth".
A boy's best friend is his mother.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.
John Andrew Holmes Jr.
Every shot you don't take is a guaranteed miss.
Love is the history of a woman's life, it is an episode in man's.
Germaine De Stael
Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.
I would rather have had one breath of her hair, one kiss from her mouth, one touch of her hand, than eternity without it.
City of Angels
Some make it happen, some watch it happen, and some say, What happened ?
Luck is when opportunity knocks, and you answer.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful men keep moving ; they make mistakes, but they do not quit.
Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.
We all love best not those who offend us least, nor those who have done most for us, but those who make it most easy for us to forgive them.
Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.
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.
If we are to achieve results never before accomplished, we must expect to employ methods never before attempted.
The positive thinker is a hard-headed, tough-minded, and factual realist. He sees all the difficulties clearly... which is more than can be said for the average negative thinker. But he sees more than difficulties -- he tries to see the solutions of those difficulties.
Norman Vincent Peale
The truth is more important than the facts.
Frank Lloyd Wright
You have to think anyway, so why not think big ?
P. T. Barnum
The show must go on.
Old love does not rust.
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
She's my sister ! She's my daughter !
Evelyn Mulwray, Chinatown (1974)
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.
Difficulties, by bracing the mind to overcome them, assist cheerfulness, as exercise assists digestion.
Christian Nestell Bovee
That is a lesson for all life - face the terrible, face it boldly. Like the monkeys, the hardships of life fall back when we cease to flee before them.
Ill can he rule the great that cannot reach the small.
You're happiest while you're making the greatest contribution.
Robert F. Kennedy
Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win -- essential to success.
Barring serious accidents, if you are not preoccupied with worry and you work hard, you can look forward to a reasonably lengthy existence. Its not the hard work that kills, its the worrying that kills.
There's no crying in baseball !
Jimmy Dugan, A League Of Their Own (1992)
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.
George S. Patton
The only truly happy man is always a fighting optimist. Optimism includes not only altruism but also social responsibility, social courage and objectivity.
W. Beran Wolfe
As a cure for worrying, work is far better than whiskey. I always found that, if I began to worry, the best thing I could do was focus upon doing something useful and then work very hard at it. Soon, I would forget what was troubling me.
Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time.
Robert H. Schuller
There go the people. I must follow them for I am their leader.
Nothing endures but change. Heraclitus Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Who so loves believes the impossible.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Advice is seldom welcome , and those who want it the most always like it the least.
Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
Louisa May Alcott
You are the handicap you must face. You are the one who must choose your place. You can make goals for family, relationships, anything.
To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs no logic for its mission.
Charles A. Lindbergh
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.
George F. Will
Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.
Time is an equal opportunity employer. Each human being has exactly the same number of hours and minutes every day. Rich people can't buy more hours. Scientists can't invent new minutes. And you can't save time to spend it on another day. Even so, time is amazingly fair and forgiving. No matter how much time you've wasted in the past, you still have an entire tomorrow. quotes
Indecision is the seedling of fear.
Ideas attract money, time, talents, skills, energy and other complementary ideas that will bring them into reality.
Mark Victor Hansen
I light my candle from their torches.
Once in a while, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale.
Gieselle C. Viera
We are stripped of every attribute of freedom and eligibility for legal self defence. Our property may be plundered before our eyes, violence may be committed on our persons, even our lives may be taken away, and there is none to regard our complaints. We are denationalized; we are disfranchised.
Chief John Ross
How often we fail to realize our good fortune in living in a country where happiness is more than a lack of tragedy.
Laughter is the best medicine.
We are made for loving. If we don't love, we will be like plants without water.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is.
Friendship doubles joy and halves grief.
Nothing real can be threatened, nothing unreal exists. Love is all there is.
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
Henry David Thoreau
It is the true season of love when we know that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
True love can not be found where it truly does not exist, Nor can it be hidden where it truly does.
Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.
We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.
I am the captain of my soul.
William Ernest Henley
Thou art to me a delicious torment.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Desire can be eradicated from the roots by firmly imbibing the four attributes of : Jnan, Atmanishtha, Vairagya, and the full fledged devotion to god. Faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers.
Time is the great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all of it's students.
Kindness is a language which the dumb can speak, the deaf can understand.
An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast, a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.
One drink's too many, and a hundred's not enough.
Bartender Nat, The Lost Weekend (1945)
In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.
I always say a kiss on the hand might feel very good, but a diamond tiara lasts forever.
Lorelei, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect.
The measure of a man is what he does with power.
You see, when we have the opportunity of working out, you'll see that your way of thinking is definitely not the same as mine. Art, after all, is a means of acquiring personal liberty. Your way is not my way nor mine yours.
Thank god, it is over, that I have seen it and am able to tell it to the world.
It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.
Title of newspaper article yesterday - Vandals made off with all toilet seats in the local precinct. Police have nothing to go on.
An error gracefully acknowledged is a victory won.
Caroline L. Gascoigne
Pay no attention to what the critics say , no statue has ever been erected to a critic.