Every man is more than just himself; he also represents the unique, the very special and always significant and remarkable point at which the world's phenomena intersect, only once in this way, and never again.
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.
If I know what love is, it is because of you.
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Time is the great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all of it's students.
You'll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind.
Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains.
You can do what you want to do.
Success is never ending, failure is never final.
Dr. Robert Schuller
You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
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.
I want everyone to be the way I strive to become -- to be himself in his truth. Do not follow me, follow yourself ! is the existential challenge. Self-being awakens self-being but does not force itself on it.
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.
Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.
The road to success is lined with many tempting parking spaces.
When we place blame, we give away our power.
Where there is love there is no darkness.
Funny like I'm a clown ? I amuse you ?
Tommy De Vito, Goodfellas (1990)
How many chiropractors does it take to change a light bulb ? Just one, but it requires 21 office visits and 4 X-rays.
Appreciate me now, and avoid the rush.
To be able to say how much love, is love but little.
You control your future, your destiny. What you think about comes about. By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands -- your own.
Mark Victor Hansen
Experience is the best teacher.
Nothing endures but change. Heraclitus Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Thank god, it is over, that I have seen it and am able to tell it to the world.
The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
Love is not only something you feel. It's something you do.
Love is a great beautifier.
Louisa May Alcott
Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.
I have a head for business and a bod for sin.
Tess McGill, Working Girl (1988)
Every artist was first an amateur.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.
There comes a moment when you have to stop revving up the car and shove it into gear.
Only a life lived for others is a life worth living.
Mr. Christian !
Captain Bligh, Mutiny On The Bounty (1935)
Who's on first.
Dexter, The Naughty Nineties (1945)
It's hard to tell your mind to stop loving someone, when your heart still does.
Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade ?
To be a champion, you have to believe in yourself when nobody else will.
Sugar Ray Robinson
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
Hard work often leads to success. No work seldom does.
The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret to outward success.
Henry Ward Beecher
She's my sister ! She's my daughter !
Evelyn Mulwray, Chinatown (1974)
A life lived in fear is half lived.
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear.
I'll meet you at the place near the thing where we went that time.
Aaron Altman, Broadcast News (1987)
Love is a butterfly, which when pursued is just beyond your grasp, but if you will sit down quietly it may alight upon you.
Your neighbor's vision is as true for him as your own vision is true for you.
Miguel de Unamuno
Within us all there are wells of thought and dynamos of energy which are not suspected until emergencies arise. Then oftentimes we find that it is comparatively simple to double or treble our former capacities and to amaze ourselves by the results achieved. Quotas, when set up for us by others, are challenges which goad us on to surpass ourselves. The outstanding leaders of every age are those who set up their own quotas and constantly achieve them.
Thomas J. Watson
Seize the day.
Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.
What comes from the heart, touches the heart.
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.
It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake.
The giving of love is an education in itself.
First say to yourself what you would be , and then do what you have to do.
Difficulties, by bracing the mind to overcome them, assist cheerfulness, as exercise assists digestion.
Christian Nestell Bovee
There are simply too many notes.
Emperor Joseph II, Amadeus (1984)
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
Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1990)
If a man can realize his divine nature with the help of an image, would it be right to call that a sin ? Nor, even when he has passed that stage, should he call it an error. Man is not traveling from error to truth, but from truth to truth, from lower to higher truth. To him all the religions from the lowest fetishism to the highest absolutism, mean so many attempts of the human soul to grasp and realize the infinite, each determined by the conditions of its birth and association, and each of these marks a stage of progress, and every soul is a young eagle soaring higher and higher, gathering more and more strength till it reaches the glorious sun.
Everything that is good from others, bring it in, and in your own way absorb it, do not become others.
Our only security is in our ability to change.
I love you - those three words have my life in them.
The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.
To love a person is to learn the song that is in their heart, and to sing it to them when they have forgotten.
If money helps a man to do good to others, it is of some value , but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.
Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter can not understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.
For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, 'It might have been' .
John Greenleaf Whittier
How do I look ?
Holly Golightly, Breakfast At Tiffany's (1961)
Live with passion !
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.
Every day in every way I am getting better and better.
The madness of love is the greatest of heaven's blessings.
You are today where your thoughts have brought
Life is "trying things to see if they work"
Keep in mind that you are always saying "no" to something. If it isn't to the apparent, urgent things in your life, it is probably to the most fundamental, highly important things. Even when the urgent is good, the good can keep you from your best, keep you from your unique contribution, if you let it.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
One, two, Freddy's coming for you.
Children, A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)
With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate, and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity.
Never spend your money before you have it.
Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far. quotes
W. Clement Stone
Nothing ventured, nothing gained.
How different our lives are when we really know what is deeply important to us, and keeping that picture in mind, we manage ourselves each day to be and to do what really matters most.
Where is there dignity unless there is honesty ?
No matter how big government gets, and no matter how many services it provides, it can never take the place of volunteers.
Above all, beware of compromises. Hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others fads through the greed of getting supporters. Your atman is the support of the universe - whose support do you stand in need of ?
Everything is created twice -- first mentally, then physically.
You must think of failure and defeat as the spring boards to new achievements, and to the next level of accomplishment.
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.
Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.
He didn't get all of those injuries from a fall.
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.
I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine.
I am a slow walker, but I never walk backwards.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
The key to truth is the next deed, and this key opens the door if one does what one has to do in such a way that the meaning of the action here finds its fulfillment. Thus truth in the world of man is not to be found as the content of knowledge, but only as human existence. One does not express it, one does not perceive it, but one lives it, and receives it as life.
Open your ears before you open your mouth, it may surprise your eyes !
Love can be understood only from the inside, as a language can be understood only by someone who speaks it, as a world can be understood only by someone who lives in it.
Robert C. Solomon
Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win -- essential to success.
Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.