Everyone should carefully observe which way his heart draws him, and then choose that way with all his strength.
While we pursue happiness, we flee from contentment.
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Love is like swallowing hot chocolate, before it has cooled off. It takes you by surprise at first, but keeps you warm for a long time.
Ability is sexless.
A man sees in the world what he carries in his heart.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Don't ever give up.
The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at a time.
Love is friendship set on fire.
The first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it.
Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm. As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.
There is no luck except where there is discipline.
If we are going to teach 'creation science' as an alternative to evolution, then we should also teach the stork theory as an alternative to biological reproduction.
To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
Who indeed can harm you if you are committed deeply to doing what is right ?
I have learned not to worry about love, but to honor it's coming with all my heart.
It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.
Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.
Whether you think you can or think you can't - you are right.
Hey, lady !
Herbert H. Heebert, The Ladies Man (1961)
Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.
When we won't consider suggestions, we reject our own potential - but we have a right to expect people to be tactful.
A way of life can not be successful so long as it is mere intellectual conviction. It must be deeply felt, deeply believed, dominant even in dreams.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
Norman Vincent Peale
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
God is subtle but he is not malicious.
Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.
Life's blows can not break a person whose spirit is warmed at the fire of enthusiasm.
Norman Vincent Peale
For things to change you've got to change. Otherwise, nothing much will change
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.
To succeed... you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom.
If you don't first handle fear and desire, and you get rich, you'll be a high pay slave.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
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.
Love, by its very nature, is unworldly, and it is for this reason rather than its rarity that it is not only apolitical but anti-political, perhaps the most powerful of all anti-political human forces.
They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve.
Dave, stop. Stop, will you? Stop, Dave. Will you stop, Dave? Stop, Dave. I'm afraid.
Hal (V.O.), 2001: A Space Odyssey (2001)
Kindness is always fashionable.
America E. Barr
Find out what it means to die - not physically, that's inevitable - but to die to everything that is known, to die to your family, to your attachments, to all the things that you have accumulated, the known, the known pleasures, the known fears. Die to that every minute and you will see what it means to die so that the mind is made fresh, young, and therefore innocent, so that there is incarnation not in a next life, but the next day.
Never talk defeat. Use words like hope, belief, faith, victory.
Norman Vincent Peale
Into the house where joy lives, happiness will gladly come.
Love is a bird, she needs to fly.
If you look at what you have in life, You'll always have more. If you look at what you don't have in life, You'll never have enough.
It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.
Anyone can do something when they want to do it. Really successful people do things when they don't want to do it.
Good morning, Vietnam !
Adrian Kronauer, Good Morning (1987)
It is not our purpose to become each other , it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is.
There is no point at which you can say 'Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap.'
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in ; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day ; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be cumbered with your old nonsense.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
And think not you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course.
When I was a young man, I found out that if you hurt somebody, they'll leave you alone. When I tried to leave everybody alone and just do my own thing, everybody just wanted to hurt me. Until one day I just decided, well, I've had enough of this picking. And there were like six young men still figuring they were going to mess with my head. And we went to war. To their surprise, I was no longer taking the beating, I was giving it.
A simple I love you means more than money.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
There is a law that man should love his neighbor as himself. In a few hundred years it should be as natural to mankind as breathing or the upright gait, but if he does not learn it, he must perish.
Level with your child by being honest. Nobody spots a phony quicker than a child.
I am convinced that He ( God ) does not play dice.
The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're still alive.
We have to go back to philosophy to treat things as they are. We are suffering from our own karma. It is not the fault of god. What we do is our own fault, nothing else. Why should god be blamed ?
Insist on yourself, never imitate. Every great man is unique.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Go to the people. Learn from them. Live with them. Start with what they know. Build with what they have. The best of leaders when the job is done, when the task is accomplished, the people will say we have done it ourselves.
Why not go out on a limb ? Isn't that where the fruit is ?
If I can line up the people who, back through the ages, have gone at life in ways I greatly admire, then I can feel their strength supporting me, all their standards and values pointing the way in which I am to go.
Bonaro W. Overstreet
It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves.
Love is a decision not an emotion or feeling, that if made from the heart will outlast anything.
There is no one giant step that does it. It's a lot of little steps.
Peter A. Cohen
Tonight's weather forecast - dark, with continued darkness until morning.
They alone live, who live for others.
What we've got here is failure to communicate.
Captain, Cool Hand Luke (1967)
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Oh, Jerry, don't let's ask for the moon. We have the stars.
Charlotte Vale, Now (1942)
We only love truly once. It is the first time and succeeding passions are less uncontrolled.
Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.
As physicians, we are invited into the most intimate chambers of our patients’ lives. We
should acknowledge that unfettered trust with dignity, deference, and respect. For a physician,
caring for patients is not only a duty; it is a privilege. Alleviating pain and restoring
health for another human being can induce an exhilaration few others experience in their
Michael E. DeBakey
Love is like a mustard seed, planted by god and watered by men.
Muda Saint Michael
Love is an electric blanket with somebody else in control of the switch.
It helps to write down half a dozen things which are worrying me. Two of them, say, disappear, about two nothing can be done, so it's no use worrying, and two perhaps can be settled.
One million dollars !
Dr. Evil, Austin Powers International Man Of Mystery (1997)
Face it girls, I'm older and I have more insurance.
Evelyn Couch, Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
Nuptial love makes mankind, friendly love perfects it, but wanton love corrupts and debases it.
Pay no attention to what the critics say , no statue has ever been erected to a critic.
The greatest sin is to think yourself weak.
Whenever you find whole world against you just turn around and lead the world.
I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I'm all out of bubble gum.
Nada, They Live (1988)
Progress is the activity of today and the assurance of tomorrow
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
I'd like to make her look a little more attractive. How far can you pull back ?
Rita, Cameraman (1982)
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.
There is only one terminal dignity, love. And the story of a love is not important, what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.
Sow a thought, and you reap an act , Sow an act, and you reap a habit , Sow a habit, and you reap a character , Sow a character, and you reap a destiny.
Courage faces fear and thereby masters it.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Relationships are the hallmark of the mature person.
The stuff that dreams are made of.
Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)
Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.
Frank Lloyd Wright
It is no sin to attempt and fail. The only sin is to not make the attempt.
Are we to love only those who deserve our love ? Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you , that ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven.
The heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight. But they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.
Thomas S. Monson
Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time.
Robert H. Schuller
How we spend our days is of course how we spend our lives.