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.
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Happiness is a state of mind.
I think it pisses god off when you walk by the color purple in a field and don't notice it.
Shug, The Color Purple (1985)
Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.
This is the first day, of the rest of your life.
Roses are red, Violets are blue, I'm schizophrenic, and so am I.
It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look farther than you can see.
You know you are in love when you see the world in her eyes, and her eyes everywhere in the world.
There are few, if any, jobs in which ability alone is sufficient. Needed, also, are loyalty, sincerity, enthusiasm and team play.
William B. Given, Jr.
Love is a moment that lasts forever.
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear.
There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.
Some say you have to use your five best players, but I found out you win with the five that fit together best as a team
The heart does not respond to principles and programs, it seeks not efficiency, but passion.
Bring out the gimp.
Zed, Pulp Fiction (1994)
Until we take how we see ourselves (and how we see others) into account, we will be unable to understand how others see and feel about themselves and their world. Unaware, we will project our intentions on their behavior and call ourselves objective.
Find the good -- and praise it.
Go as far as you can see and when you get there, you will always be able to see farther.
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from scratch. To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals.
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going!
Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a meaning that disempowers them or one that can literally save their lives.
The search for someone to blame is always successful.
Censure is often useful, praise often deceitful.
Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it
Dennis P. Kimbro
Live your dreams.
Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books. Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders. Do not believe in traditions because they have been handed down for many generations. But after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with reason and is conducive to the good and benefit of one and all, then accept it and live up to it.
The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.
I don't know nothin 'bout birthin' babies.
Prissy, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.
Emily P. Bissell
Don't wait. The time will never be just right.
The only genuine love worthy of a name is unconditional.
If you know peace, then you thrive , if you know contentment, then you are rich.
Love asks me no questions, and gives me endless support.
Come live in my heart and pay no rent.
When you love someone all your saved-up wishes start coming out.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
We have a problem. ''Congratulations. '' But it's a tough problem. ''Then double congratulations. ''
W. Clement Stone
Gollum, The Lord Of The Rings (2002)
There is a great man who makes every man feels small. But the real great man is the man who makes every man feel great.
G. K. Chesterton
All that is real in me is god. All that is real in god is I. The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.
I have failed over and over again. That is why I succeed.
Having all the money in the world isn't much good if you can hardly get out of bed in the morning to enjoy it
It is love alone that gives worth to all things.
Santa Teresa de Jesus
If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live.
Martin Luther King Jr.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.
Norman Vincent Peale
Everyone's life is an object lesson to others.
Karl G. Maeser
Never giving up and pushing forward will unlock all the potential we are capable of.
Believe, when you are most unhappy, that there is something for you to do in the world. So long as you can sweeten another's pain, life is not in vain.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.
Someday when I grow up, finish school and get a job, I'll start living my life the way I want someday after the mortgage is paid off, the finances are on track and the kids are grown up, I'll drive that new car and take exciting trips abroad someday, now that I'm 9 about to retire, I'll buy that beautiful motor home and travel across this great country, and see all there is to see someday.
The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
Every day in every way I am getting better and better.
Came but for friendship, and took away love.
Every human heart is human.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Dedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself. Give yourself peace of mind. You deserve to be happy. You deserve delight.
Mark Victor Hansen
He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.
I think there is something, more important than believing : Action ! The world is full of dreamers, there aren't enough who will move ahead and begin to take concrete steps to actualize their vision.
W. Clement Stone
Just because something does n't do what you planned it to do in the first place doesn't mean it's useless.
People who are afraid to fail can never experience the joys of success.
Ideals are like stars, you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny.
Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.
Failure doesn't mean you are a failure, it just means you haven't succeeded yet.
Robert H. Schuller
There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.
If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
Do first things first, and second things not at all.
Peter F. Drucker
A gentleman can withstand hardships , it is only the small man who, when submitted to them, is swept off his feet.
Coming together is a beginning keeping together is progress working together is success.
In order to grasp the reality, we must see the possibilities. In the present, a formulation of the possibilities is the area in which I gain uncertainty concerning what I decide, without a vision of the possibilities, I act blindly, only a knowledge of the possibilities enables me to know what I am actually doing.
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
I have realized god sitting in the temple of every human body, the moment I stand in reverence before every human being and see god in him - that moment I am free from bondage, everything that binds vanishes, and I am free.
Never say anything about yourself you do not want to come true.
Let us never be betrayed into saying we have finished our education because that would mean we had stopped growing.
Julia H. Gulliver
The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life.
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
Don't say, "If I could, I would". Say, "If I can, I will".
Woody, I know what your problem is. You're just like me. Trash !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
The oneness of human beings is the basic ethical thread that holds us together.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father.
Lydia Maria Child
The buck stops here.
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
To catch lots of fish, you must first go to the water. To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself.
Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
The only job where you start at the top, is digging a hole.
Hope is like a bird that senses the dawn and carefully starts to sing while it is still dark.
Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in kansas anymore.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
There are millions of children today who don't attend school. However, education is the only way to get ahead in this country.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Life without love is like a tree. Without blossom and fruit.
Chance is the fool's name for fate.
Guy Holden, The Gay Divorcee (1934)
You will never find time for anything. You must make it.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain -- and most fools do.
When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.
Norman Vincent Peale
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win.
Practice makes perfect.
If you want things to be different, perhaps the answer is to become different yourself.
Norman Vincent Peale
There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade.