You know, maybe I was wrong and luck is like love. You have to go all the way to find it.
Jeff Bailey, Out Of The Past (1947)
If parents pass enthusiasm along to their children, they will leave them an estate of incalculable value.
Good fortune and bad are equally necessary to man, to fit him to meet the contingencies of this life.
I like to watch.
Chance, Being There (1979)
The memory of my mother will always be a blessing to me.
Great minds have purposes others have wishes.
Napolean Bonaparte Washington Irving
She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older - the natural sequence of an unnatural beginning.
Relationships are the hallmark of the mature person.
Perspective is in the quiet of a walk, the wisdom of a good book, or the harmony of your favorite music. I find it sometimes in the slow peace of fishing.
One way to become enthusiastic is to look for the plus sign. To make progress in any difficult situation, you have to start with what's right about it and build on that.
Norman Vincent Peale
We sat side by side in the morning light and looked out at the future together.
Ask nothing, want nothing in return. Give what you have to give, it will come back to you, but do not think of that now.
Some of us have great runways already built for us. If you have one, take off. But if you don't have one, realize it is your responsibility to grab a shovel and build one for yourself and for those who will follow after you.
Unfortunately, most of the students in martial art are conformers. The student seldom learns to depend upon himself for expression. Instead, he faithfully or blindly follows an instructor, the authority figure, and his instructor's imposed
pattern. That way, the student feels he is no longer alone and finds security in mass imitation. However, what is nurtured is the dependent mind rather than independent inquiry, which is so essential to genuine understanding. So through daily conditioning a student will probably be skilled according to a pattern, however, he will not come to understand himself.
Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.
Robert H. Schuller
The strength of the heart comes from the soundness of the faith.
Saudi Arabian Proverb
Nature never deceives us, it is we who deceive ourselves.
Marriage is a door which looks out upon a beautiful view. As that door is opened and the horizon unfolds before you, know that nothing is sweeter than the warmth of one hand within another.
Common looking people are the best in the world : that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
Give me a whisky, ginger ale on the side. And don't be stingy, baby.
Anna Christie, Anna Christie (1930)
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going!
When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.
Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
Come out, come out, wherever you are !
Max Cady, Cape Fear (1991)
If you think you are beaten, you are. If you think you dare not, you don't. If you'd like to win, but think you can't it's almost a cinch you won't. Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man, but sooner or later the man who wins is the one who thinks he can.
To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.
The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls you.
Whatever you are be a good one.
Nothing is more honorable than enlightenment, nothing is more beautiful than virtue.
Stop makin noises like a husband.
Vera, Detour (1945)
Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity, and the emotions to affect other people.
Ever has it been that love knows not it's own depth until the hour of separation.
Censure is often useful, praise often deceitful.
Children are all foreigners.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while Nature cures the disease
High expectations are the key to everything.
None of us will every accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
We are born in relationship, we are wounded in relationship, and we can be healed in relationship.
Kid, the next time I say, Let's go someplace like Bolivia, let's go someplace like Bolivia.
Butch Cassidy, Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969)
Surprises and reverses can serve as an incentive for great accomplishment. There are no rules here, we're just trying to accomplish something.
Life's most soothing things are a child's goodnight and sweet music.
He who stops being better stops being good.
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.
It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
If to do good were easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces.
Reason is like an open secret that can become known to anyone at any time , it is the quiet space into which everyone can enter through his own thought.
This is the first day, of the rest of your life.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you can not do.
The true way to soften one's troubles is to solace those of others.
Madame De Maintenon
Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.
Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through the snow.
Dreams are the reality of tomorrow.
The miracle is this - the more we share, the more we have.
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
Growth and change are never easy... If it were easy, you would have done it long ago.
There is no real excellence in all this world which can be separated from right living.
David Starr Jordan
A ruler should be slow to punish and swift to reward.
Our life is what it is as a result of how we think.
Success based on anything but internal fulfillment is bound to be empty. - Dr
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.
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.
Each day I love you more, today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.
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.
All things come to those who wait, but when they come they're out of date.
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in.
The most important persuasion tool you have in your entire arsenal is integrity.
O, there is nothing holier, in this life of ours, than the first consciousness of love, the first fluttering of its silken wings.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
For with god all things are possible.
We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.
This is a great fact : strength is life, weakness is death. Strength is felicity, life eternal, immortal , weakness is constant strain and misery, weakness is death.
When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving one's self, and one always ends by deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.
This is the best kind of voyeurism, hearing joy from your neighbors.
We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.
All great truths are simple in final analysis, and easily understood ; if they are not, they are not great truths.
The pain of love is the pain of being alive. It is a perpetual wound.
Above all, beware of compromises. I do not mean that you are to get into antagonism with anybody, but you have to hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others "fads" through the greed of getting supporters.
What you are is god's gift to you, what you become is your gift to god.
Anthony Dalla Villa
Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress.
Nicholas Murray Butler
Life without a purpose is a languid, drifting thing , every day we ought to review our purpose, saying to ourselves, 'This day let me make a sound beginning
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
The willow knows what the storm does not that the power to endure harm outlives the power to inflict it.
Blood Of The Martyr
The glue that holds all relationships together -- including the relationship between the leader and the led is trust, and trust is based on integrity.
If you are afraid of failure you don’t deserve to be successful!
Tough times never last but tough people do.
Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.
Love isn't decent. Love is glorious and shameless.
Elizabeth Von Arnim
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, and nothing is so gentle as true strength.
St. Francis De Sales
Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
You're as old as you behave.
Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them ?
It is the marriage of the soul with Nature that makes the intellect fruitful, and gives birth to imagination.
Henry David Thoreau
Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.
When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.
It's showtime !
Joe Gideon, All That Jazz (1979)
The secret of success is to do common things uncommonly well.
John Davidson Rockefeller
It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.
Norman Vincent Peale
When people are like each other they tend to like each other.