To be able to say how much love, is love but little.
The real and lasting victories are those of peace and not of war.
Love is letting go of fear.
To know me is to love me.
Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moments you reject all help, are you free. Fear is death, fear is sin, fear is hell, fear is unrighteousness, and fear is wrong life.
Take away love and our earth is a tomb.
They will rise highest who strive for the highest place.
Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.
If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think another negative thought.
Don't look back - forward, infinite energy, infinite enthusiasm, infinite daring, and infinite patience - then alone can great deeds be accomplished.
I feel like a tiny bird with a big song !
Jerry Van Amerongen
It is no sin to attempt and fail. The only sin is to not make the attempt.
Kindness is always fashionable.
America E. Barr
Good fortune and bad are equally necessary to man, to fit him to meet the contingencies of this life.
Success often comes to those who dare to act. It seldom goes to the timid who are ever afraid of the consequences.
I ain't so tough.
Tom Powers, The Public Enemy (1931)
He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in god. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.
I used to think anyone doing anything weird was weird. Now I know that it is the people that call others weird that are weird.
Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof.
John Kenneth Galbraith
Be careful the environment you choose for it will shape you ; be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them.
W. Clement Stone
Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk beside me and be my friend.
Now, gentlemen, let us do something today which the world may talk of hereafter.
Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
If you want to feel rich, just count all of the things you have that money can't buy.
Only when all contribute their firewood can they build up a strong fire.
Commit yourself to a dream... Nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.
Robert H. Schuller
There are so many things that we wish we had done yesterday, so few that we feel like doing today.
All the powers in the universe are already ours. It is we who have put our hands before our eyes and cry that it is dark.
Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction.
He who stops being better stops being good.
Love works a different way in different minds, the fool it enlightens and the wise it blinds.
The rays of happiness, like those of light, are colorless when unbroken.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
For children to take morality seriously they must be in the presence of adults who take morality seriously. And with their own eyes they must see adults take morality seriously.
William J. Bennett
Without a general an army is lost.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful men keep moving ; they make mistakes, but they do not quit.
You can't have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.
Charles F. Kettering
Find and use your passion, and you'll have a great career. Don't do it, you won't. It's as simple as that.
No matter what I ever do or say, Heathcliff, this is me, now, standing on this hill with you. This is me, forever.
Cathy, Wuthering Heights (1939)
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.
Believe it is possible to solve your problem. Tremendous things happen to the believer. So believe the answer will come. It will.
Norman Vincent Peale
Recognize that transition has a characteristic shape.
Learning is definitely not mere imitation or the ability to accumulate and conform to fixed knowledge. Learning is a constant process of discovery and never a concluding one. In JKD we begin not by accumulation but by discovering the cause of our ignorance, and oftentimes this involves a shedding process. Truth will not come until we have come to understand personally the whole process of the working of our being. After all, ultimately, knowledge in martial art simply means self-knowledge, and JKD can become intelligible only in the vigorous and constant process of self-inquiry and self-discovery.
How far you go in life depends on you being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes.
Nothing happens unless first we dream.
Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
It's not what happens to you, it's what you do about it that makes the difference.
The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're still alive.
Courage is a moral quality , it is not a chance gift of nature like an aptitude for games. It is a cold choice between two alternatives, the fixed resolve not to quit , an act of renunciation which must be made not once but many times by the power of the will. Courage is will power.
Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.
Abilities wither under faultfinding, blossom with encouragement.
Donald A. Laird
Sacrifice is giving up something good for something better.
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague
It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one's heart rather than out of pity. A person must possess himself and have a deep sense of security in fundamental principles and values in order to genuinely apologize.
Love understands all languages.
Success in the affairs of life often serves to hide one's abilities, whereas adversity frequently gives one an opportunity to discover them.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step
In each man there is a priceless treasure that is in no other. Every man's foremost task is the actualization of his unique, unprecedented and never-recurring potentialities, and not the repetition of something that another, and be it even the greatest, has already achieved.
A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.
General Douglas MacArthur
Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it.
J. Petit Senn
I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.
You're my Lassie come home.
Joe Carraclough, Lassie Come Home (1943)
The best things in life are free.
Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.
Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you ?
Benjamin Braddock, The Graduate (1967)
God is subtle but he is not malicious.
Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.
If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.
I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times, in life after life, in age after age forever.
Only a fool knows everything. A wise man knows how little he knows.
We feel good about ourselves to the exact degree we feel in control of our lives.
Fractures well cured make us more strong.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love is what is left in a relationship after all the selfishness is taken out.
It is better to bind your children to you by a feeling of respect and by gentleness, than by fear.
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.
There are eight million stories in the naked city. This has been one of them.
Narrator, The Naked City (1948)
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Synergy is everywhere in nature. If you plant two plants close together, the roots commingle and improve the quality of soil so that both plants will grow better than if they were separated. If you put two pieces of wood together, they will hold much more weight than the total of the weight held by each separately. The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. One plus one equals three or more.
Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.
Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.
The strongest among the weak is the one who doesn't forget his weaknesses.
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - It goes on.
Do not wait for ideal circumstances, nor for the best opportunities, they will never come.
Janet Erskine Stuart
Dave, stop. Stop, will you? Stop, Dave. Will you stop, Dave? Stop, Dave. I'm afraid.
Hal (V.O.), 2001: A Space Odyssey (2001)
The greater the obstacle the more glory.
Hasta la vista, baby. :
The Terminator, Terminator Judgment Day (1991)
Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I have nipples, Greg. Could you milk me ?
Jack Byrnes, Meet The Parents (2000)
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
Action may not always bring happiness , but there is no happiness without action.
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.
A man builds a fine house ; and now he has a master, and a task for life ; he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Look, Daddy. Teacher says, Every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings.