To love is to place our happiness in the happiness of another.
Gottfried Wilhem Von Leibniz
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Just because somebody doesn't love you the way you want, doesn't mean they don't love you with all they have.
It is the level-headed man, the calm man, of good judgment and cool nerves, of great sympathy and love, who does good work and so does good to himself.
Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time, and it annoys the pig
You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage -- pleasantly, smilingly, non-apologetically -- to say 'no' to other things. And the way you do that is by having a bigger 'yes' burning inside. The enemy of the 'best' is often the 'good. '
Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.
First, believe in the world - that there is meaning behind everything.
One sure-fire way to stay creative force yourself to learn something new.
The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.
Accept challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.
George S. Patton
Follow your dreams.
Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in kansas anymore.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
There's no abiding success without commitment.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
Without music, life would be a mistake.
Are you bored with life ? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours.
We get to make a living , we give to make a life.
In nothing do men more nearly approach the gods than in giving health to men.
Obstacles are those frightful things you can see when you take your eyes off your goal.
Woody, I know what your problem is. You're just like me. Trash !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
It has always been my belief that a man should do his best, regardless of how much he receives for his services, or the number of people he may be serving or the class of people served.
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world. The unreasonable man adapts the world to himself. All progress depends upon the unreasonable man.
George Bernard Shaw
Never close your lips to those whom you have opened your heart.
A short saying often contains much wisdom.
One joy scatters a hundred griefs.
A man's dreams are an index to his greatness.
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.
We reap what we sow - we are the makers of our own fate. The wind is blowing, those vessels whose sails are unfurled catch it, and go forward on their way, but those which have their sails furled do not catch the wind. Is that the fault of the wind ? We make our own destiny.
Our first journey is to find that special place for us.
The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.
Bernard M. Baruch
Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.
We have not yet begun to fight.
John Paul Jones
The will to prepare is more important than the will to win.
Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.
A bend in the road is not the end of the road unless you fail to make the turn.
Hatred stirreth up strifes, but love covereth all sins.
Within us all there are wells of thought and dynamos of energy which are not suspected until emergencies arise. Then oftentimes we find that it is comparatively simple to double or treble our former capacities and to amaze ourselves by the results achieved. Quotas, when set up for us by others, are challenges which goad us on to surpass ourselves. The outstanding leaders of every age are those who set up their own quotas and constantly achieve them.
Thomas J. Watson
Be who you are in every situation.
I don't like the man. I must get to know him better.
I'm going to stop procrastinating once I get around to it.
Never, never, never give up.
In order to accept change and the suffering it brings, we need to find meaning in it
Mary Norton Gordon
A Crow is known wherever he is met by his beautiful white dress, and his tall and elegant figure. The greater part of the men being six feet high.
Give whatever you are doing and whoever you are with the gift of your attention.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean , if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule.
This world will always continue to be a mixture of good and evil. Our duty is to sympathize with the weak and to love even the wrongdoer.
Dave, stop. Stop, will you? Stop, Dave. Will you stop, Dave? Stop, Dave. I'm afraid.
Hal (V.O.), 2001: A Space Odyssey (2001)
Dyin' ain't much of a living, boy.
Josey Wales, The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)
When you work, work, and when you play, play, dont get the two mixed up
This one step, choosing a goal and sticking to it, changes everything.
No fate is worse than a life without a love.
The most important persuasion tool you have in your entire arsenal is integrity.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
I never worry about action, but only about inaction.
Our intentions create our reality.
Wayne W. Dyer
Your daily life is your temple and your religion. When you enter into it take with you your all.
You know you are in love when you see the world in her eyes, and her eyes everywhere in the world.
An Arabian proverb says there are four sorts of men: He who knows not and knows not he knows not: he is a fool, shun him. He who knows not and knows he knows not: he is simple, teach him. He who knows and knows not he knows: he is asleep--wake him. He who knows and knows he knows: he is wise, follow him.
My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.
Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes... the ones who see things differently -- they're not fond of rules... You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can't do is ignore them because they change things... they push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because the ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do.
Love inspires, illumines, designates and leads the way.
Mary Baker Eddy
The successful man is the average man, focused.
To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.
Love starts with a smile, grows with a kiss and ends with a tear.
We belong dead.
The Monster, Bride Of Frankenstein (1935)
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.
This above all, To Thine Own Self Be True.
Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have really lived, are the moments when you have done things in a spirit of love.
The broadest, and maybe the most meaningful definition of volunteering - Doing more than you have to because you want to, in a cause you consider good.
Hey, Bud, lets party !
Jeff Spicoli, Fast Times At Ridgemont High (1982)
Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time, it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.
It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You can not make progress without making decisions.
O Captain ! My Captain ! our fearful trip is done.
Never bring the problem solving stage into the decision making stage. Otherwise, you surrender yourself to the problem rather than the solution.
Robert H. Schuller
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the the universe.
A small house will hold a hundred friends.
The glue that holds all relationships together -- including the relationship between the leader and the led is trust, and trust is based on integrity.
The show must go on.
It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly.
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask !
W. Clement Stone
We'll always have Paris.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.
You will never find time for anything. You must make it.
Fortify yourself with contentment, for this is an impregnable fortress.
Let no one who loves be called unhappy Even love unreturned has its rainbow.
An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.
Martin Luther King Jr.
We are all in the gutter but some of us are looking at the stars.
Don't dream it be it.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1973)
Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope.
Princess Leia, Star Wars (1977)
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.
Keep the Faith.
There is love of course. And then there's life, its enemy.
When I asked god for strength
He gave me difficult situations to face
When I asked god for brain & brawn
He gave me puzzles in life to solve
When I asked god for happiness
He showed me some unhappy people
When I asked god for wealth
He showed me how to work hard
When I asked god for favors
He showed me opportunities to work hard
When I asked god for peace
He showed me how to help others
God gave me nothing I wanted
He gave me everything I needed
The reduction of the universe to a single being, the expansion of a single being even to God, this is love.
To God, there is no zero. I still exist.
Scott Carey, The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)
It is not what is poured into a student that counts but what is planted.