It is not good for all our wishes to be filled , through sickness we recognize the value of health, through evil, the value of good, through hunger, the value of food, through exertion, the value of rest.
We are all born for love, it is the principle existence and it's only end.
I love you - those three words have my life in them.
Do not wait for ideal circumstances, they will never come, nor for the best opportunities.
Janet Erskine Stuart
I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse.
Vito Corleone, The Godfather (1972)
In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action
There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life.
To understand your parents love you must raise children yourself.
The best leaders of all, the people know not they exist. They turn to each other and say, We did it ourselves.
Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism -- how passionately I hate them !
It is not how much we do, but how much love we put in the doing. It is not how much we give, but how much love we put in the giving.
I have seen too much of the vanity of human affairs, to expect felicity from the splendid scenes of public life.
Many hands make light work.
The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.
Misfortunes, untoward events, lay open, disclose the skill of a general, while success conceals his weakness, his weak points.
If I know what love is, it is because of you.
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.
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized ; they die when neglected. Life is a long line of opportunities.
Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Love the giver more than the gift.
God does not care about our mathematical difficulties. He integrates empirically.
You betcha !
Marge Gunderson, Fargo (1996)
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
When I hear somebody sigh, Life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, Compared to what ?
Sydney J. Harris
Love is the immortal flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves. It's eternal goal is life.
Everybody forgets the basic thing, people are not going to love you unless you love them.
You owe me nothing for giving the love that I give. You owe me nothing for caring the way that I have. I give you thanks for receiving , it's my privilege, and you owe me nothing in return.
Every artist was first an amateur.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
How often we fail to realize our good fortune in living in a country where happiness is more than a lack of tragedy.
The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but reveal to them their own.
Love is always open arms. If you close your arms about love you will find that you are left holding only yourself.
I can change. I can live out my imagination instead of my memory. I can tie myself to my limitless potential instead of my limiting past.
Every man has in himself a continent of undiscovered character. Happy is he who acts as the Columbus to his own soul.
Some minds are like concrete, all mixed up and permanently set.
Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, son.
Dean Wormer, National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)
Come here, Norman. Hurry up. The loons ! The loons ! They're welcoming us back.
Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)
Personally, veda's convinced me that alligators have the right idea. They eat their young.
Ida Corwin, Mildred Pierce (1945)
For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice. No paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.
Everyone enjoys doing the kind of work for which he is best suited.
Hasta la vista, baby. :
The Terminator, Terminator Judgment Day (1991)
Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration. Accordingly, a 'genius' is often merely a talented person who has done all of his or her homework.
Unselfish and noble actions are the most radiant pages in the biography of souls.
Submit to love faithfully and it gives a person joy. It intoxicates, it envelops, it isolates. It creates fragrance in the air, ardour from coldness, it beautifies everything around it.
Do you like scary movies ?
Ghostface, Scream (1996)
Tell 'em to go out there with all they got and win just one for the Gipper.
Knute Rockne, Knute Rockne All American (1940)
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King Jr.
In a great romance, each person basically plays a part that the other really likes.
It's amazing, Molly. The love inside, you take it with you.
Sam Wheat, Ghost (1990)
The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.
A human being is a part of a whole, called by us _universe_ , a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest... a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.
This is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure.
There is a time to let things happen, and a time to make things happen.
The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
Arthur C. Clarke
Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone- but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding.
No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - It goes on.
When a man finds no peace within himself, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.
The best and most beautiful things in this world can not be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
For with god all things are possible.
Only those who are absolutely their true selves in this world can have pervading influence.
Goals are the fuel in the furnace of achievement.
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.
The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart.
Josiah G. Holland
Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.
There are few people who can manage more than their own business.
The greatest humiliation in life is to work hard on something from which you expect appreciation, and then fail to get it.
Edgar Watson Howe
We can help others in the world more by making the most of yourself than in any other way.
Be patient with your enemies and forgiving of your friends.
Always bear in mind, that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other thing.
Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.
I want to be alone.
Grusinskaya, Grand Hotel (1932)
Your current safe boundaries were once unknown frontiers.
The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word freedom , justice , honor , duty , mercy , hope.
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.
Boldness in business is the first, second and third thing.
The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.
At ten years old I actually thought that the reason I was getting glasses was that I couldn't tell what my parents looked like, because every time I asked my mother to buy me something she'd say, 'What do I look like - a bank ?'
Magic Mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all ?
Queen, Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937)
The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it open.
In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.
Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.
Conflict itself is, of course, a sign of relative health as you would know if you ever met really apathetic people, really hopeless people, people who have given up hoping, striving, and coping.
Between this fan and the fancy sunbrella, I'm one 16 inch waist away from Scarlett O'Hara !
But inaction itself is a kind of action, and it has consequences. Consistently and absolutely maintained, inaction would necessarily lead to swift ruin , it would be a form of suicide. A refusal to enter into the world is a refusal to meet the challenge of reality which darkly demands that I dare and find out what will happen. In my situation I bear responsibility for what occurs because I do not intervene , if I can do something and I don't do it, I am guilty of the consequences of my inaction.
Never give in -- never, never, never, never.
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
Fundamental progress has to do with the reinterpretation of basic ideas.
Alfred North Whitehead
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.
We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.
Whatever is at the center of our life will be the source of our security, guidance, wisdom, and power.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
This life is a hard fact, work your way through it boldly, though it may be adamantine, no matter, the soul is stronger. I have seen in life those who are overcautious about themselves fall into dangers at every step, those who are afraid of losing honor and respect, get only disgrace, and those who are always afraid of loss, always lose.