Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.
Lou Gehrig, The Pride Of The Yankees (1942)
You must do the things you think you cannot do.
If faith in ourselves had been more extensively taught and practiced, I am sure a very large portion of the evils and miseries that we have would have vanished. Duty is to encourage everyone in his struggle to live up to his own highest idea, and strive at the same time to make the ideal as near as possible to the truth.
In prosperity, our friends know us , in adversity, we know our friends.
John Churton Collins
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.
The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable.
How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young ?
Friends are made by many acts and lost by only one.
Listen to me, mister. You're my knight in shining armor. Don't you forget it. You're going to get back on that horse, and I'm going to be right behind you, holding on tight, and away we're gonna go, go, go !
Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)
Champions are a rare breed. They see beyond the dangers, the risks, the obstacles, and the hardships.
Love is a decision not an emotion or feeling, that if made from the heart will outlast anything.
I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Hell is the knowledge of opportunity lost, the place where the man I am comes face to face with the man I might have been.
Be of love a little more careful than of anything.
As a man thinketh in his heart so is he.
The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel, its poverty by how little.
W. R. Inge
We don't live in a world of reality, we live in a world of perceptions.
Gerald J. Simmons
You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view, until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.
Atticus Finch, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
It is better to bind your children to you by a feeling of respect and by gentleness, than by fear.
The successful man is the average man, focused.
Why don't you go outside and jerk yourself a soda ?
Virginia Hill, Bugsy (1991)
The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body. The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results.
The soul is covered with the color of its leisure thoughts.
Kindness is a language which the dumb can speak, the deaf can understand.
He that would be a leader must be a bridge.
When I hear somebody sigh, Life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, Compared to what ?
Sydney J. Harris
Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.
Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it.
The man of virtue makes the difficulty to be overcome his first business, and success only a subsequent consideration.
I may not be perfect, but some parts of me are excellent.
The real leader has no need to lead, he is content to point the way.
Things do not change we change.
Henry David Thoreau
Action without study is fatal. Study without action is fatal. Mary Beard Actions speak louder than words.
Something happened to me. It was the sweetest thing that ever could be. It was a fantasy a dream come true, it was the day I met you !
There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
I don't want to move to a city where the only cultural advantage is being able to make a right turn on a red light.
Alvy Singer, Annie Hall (1977)
I have spread my dreams under your feet , Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.
William Butler Yeats
You complete me.
Jerry Maguire, Jerry Maguire (1996)
You see, it's never the environment ; it's never the events of our lives, but the meaning we attach to the events - how we interpret them - that shapes who we are today and who we'll become tomorrow. quotes
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
He who treads the path of love walks a thousand meters as if it were only one.
It took more than one man to change my name to Shanghai Lily.
Shanghai Lily, Shanghai Express (1932)
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
Funny like I'm a clown ? I amuse you ?
Tommy De Vito, Goodfellas (1990)
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
Come live in my heart and pay no rent.
If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.
John Davidson Rockefeller
To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
Don't fear, just live right.
Neal A. Maxwell
This was love at first sight, love everlasting, a feeling unknown, unhoped for, unexpected in so far as it could be a matter of conscious awareness, it took entire possession of him, and he understood, with joyous amazement, that this was for life.
Smile ! and the world will smile with you !
Why not go out on a limb ? Isn't that where the fruit is ?
To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.
Do we really know anybody ? Who does not wear a face to hide another ?
Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.
Results come from constantly applying what you know, not just knowing.
John P. Strelecky
When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.
I am fond of only what comes from the heart.
, Nobel Peace Prize winner We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
All love that has not friendship for it's base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
It is not good for all our wishes to be filled , through sickness we recognize the value of health, through evil, the value of good, through hunger, the value of food, through exertion, the value of rest.
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
Only the healing art enables one to make a name for himself and at the same time give benefit to others.
Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all.
It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.
I have loved to the point of madness, that which is called madness, that which to me, is the only sensible way to love.
Soul meets soul on lover's lips.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
We have no simple problems or easy decisions after kindergarten.
John W. Turk
Many hands make light work.
There are only two rules for being successful. One, figure out exactly what you want to do, and two, do it.
Success is predictable.
Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down.
Charles F. Kettering
You can not plough a field by turning it over in your mind.
The road to success is lined with many tempting parking spaces.
The handgun would not be my choice of weapon if I knew I was going to a fight. ...I'd choose a rifle, a shotgun, an RPG or an atomic bomb instead.
If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as painted, or composed music or wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.
Martin Luther King Jr.
We're sisters under the same mink.
Debby Marsh, The Big Heat (1953)
If you want to reach a goal, you must see the reaching in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal.
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
Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose -- a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.
To understand your parents love you must raise children yourself.
Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
As if !
Cher Horwitz, Clueless (1995)
The crocodile is only strong in the water.
Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them.
If a man does only what is required of him, he is a slave. If a man does more than is required of him, he is a free man.
Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.
There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group, there is less competition there.
In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.
The hottest love has the coldest end.
And let it spring from love, born out of concern for all beings.
Mr. Allen, this may come as a shock to you, but there are some men who don't end every sentence with a proposition.
Jan Morrow, Pillow Talk (1959)
The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies, and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose. By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors.
The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility.
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing , knowing that is it not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.
Times of great calamity and confusion have ever been productive of the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from the darkest storm.