Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones tend to take care of themselves.
Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.
Thich Nhat Hanh
If I'm ever on a life-support system I choose to be unplugged, but not until Im down to a size eight!
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
Nobody puts baby in a corner.
Johnny Castle, Dirty Dancing (1987)
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly , what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
One of the reasons mature people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.
That which does not kill you makes you stronger.
There's no such thing as coulda, shoulda and woulda. If you shoulda and coulda, you woulda done it.
People who worked with me or knew me still called me the 'world's fastest human' because I almost never stopped. I'd found that I could get more done with no regular job or regular hours at all, but by being on my own, flying to speak here, help with a public relations campaign for some client there, tape my regular jazz radio show one morning at 5:00 a.m. before leaving on a plane for another city or another continent three hours later to preside over a major sporting event.
Learning acquired in youth is an inscription on stone.
We are ever free if we would only believe it, only have faith enough. You are the soul, free and eternal, ever free, ever blessed. Have faith enough and you will be free in a minute.
We can help others in the world more by making the most of yourself than in any other way.
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
What this power is I cannot say. All I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it.
Alexander Graham Bell
Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.
Theodore Isaac Rubin
Never giving up and pushing forward will unlock all the potential we are capable of.
A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.
A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.
There is no point at which you can say 'Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap.'
Success is not to be pursued ; it is to be attracted by the person you become.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.
There are never enough I Love You's.
Years from now, when you talk about this, and you will, be kind.
Laura Reynolds, Tea And Sympathy (1956)
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Sharing is the essence of teaching. It is, I have come to believe, the essence of civilizationWithout it, the imagination is but the echo of the self, trapped in a soundproof chamber, reverberating upon itself until it is spent in exhaustion or futility.
Be not afraid of anything. You will do marvelous work. It is fearlessness that brings heaven even in a moment.
The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility.
That love is all there is is all we know of love.
Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
There's always a way - if you're committed.
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)
Life is too short to ponder the "what if's " and fear rejection.
You're so money, and you don't even know it.
Trent, Swingers (1996)
Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
You may be on the right track, but if you just sit there you'll get run over.
Paul H. Dunn
Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.
There are no perfect human beings ! My personal judgments are that no perfect human being is possible or even conceivable, but that human beings are far more improvable than most people believe.
A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.
Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
Character is higher than intellect... A great soul will be strong to live, as well as to think.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
Happiness is not a matter of events, it depends upon the tides of the mind.
To live for results would be to sentence myself to continuous frustration. My only sure reward is in my actions and not from them.
Education means inspiring someones mind, not just filling their head.
People fascinated by the idea of progress never suspect that every step forward is also a step on the way to the end.
I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.
Life is change ; growth is optional. Choose wisely.
Karen Kaiser Clark
If we all did the things we are capable of doing we would literally astound ourselves.
Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive.
Robert H. Schuller
Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.
There may be peace without joy, and joy without peace, but the two combined make happiness
Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
If you have to drive people that hard to do their job, then you've either got the wrong people, or you've got the right people doing the wrong job.
John P. Strelecky
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life.
The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you'll help them to become what they are capable of becoming.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
A kind speech and forgiveness is better than alms followed by injury.
Love like there is no tomorrow.
Everything is okay in the end. If it's not okay, then it's not the end.
Other men have seen angels, But I have seen thee, And thou art enough.
The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.
No wire hangers, ever !
Joan Crawford, Mommie Dearest (1981)
What we hope to do with ease, we must learn first to do with diligence.
Everyone's life is an object lesson to others.
Karl G. Maeser
Its obvious that we don't know one millionth of one percent about anything.
Get away from her, you bitch !
Ripley, Aliens (1986)
Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
G. M. Trevelyan
Bad friends prevent you from having good friends.
Wisdom is not like money to be tied up and hidden.
It's hard to tell your mind to stop loving someone, when your heart still does.
Life is a do-it yourself project.
Always do the right thing.
Da Mayor, Mookie (1989)
The best leaders of all, the people know not they exist. They turn to each other and say, We did it ourselves.
Each time someone stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope.
Robert F. Kennedy
Tomorrow will be like today. Life wastes itself while we are preparing to live. Our friends and fellow-workers die off from us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.
Kindness is an inner desire that makes us want to do good things even if we do not get anything in return. It is the joy of our life to do them. When we do good things from this inner desire, there is kindness in everything we think, say, want and do.
Be happy. It's one way of being wise.
Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.
Love is not blind. It sees more and not less, but because it sees more it is willing to see less.
But, in the opinion of the court, you are not only sane but you're the sanest man that ever walked into this courtroom.
Judge May, Mr Deeds Goes To Town (1936)
The more I love myself the better I am able to love you.
To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it.
If you can't accept losing, you can't win.
Georgia, love is for the very young.
Jonathan Shields, The Bad And The Beautiful (1952)
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality in your own mind.
Nothing is more honorable than enlightenment, nothing is more beautiful than virtue.
If you know peace, then you thrive , if you know contentment, then you are rich.
All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination
When your self-worth goes up, your net worth goes up with it.