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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Anyone can be passionate, but it takes real lovers to be silly.
What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail ?
All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination
Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.
Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery.
Von Schiller Fulton J. Sheen
In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.
Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.
I want it said of me by those who knew me best ; that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow.
You can do anything you put your mind to.
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.
Tough times never last but tough people do.
I love you. I've loved you since the first moment I saw you. I guess maybe Ive even loved you before I saw you.
George Eastman, A Place In The Sun (1951)
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.
First get rid of the delusion "I am the body", and then only can we want real knowledge.
Love to faults is always blind. Always is to joy inclined, winged, and unconfined. And breaks all chains from every mind.
When you wholeheartedly adopt a 'with all your heart' attitude and go all out with the positive principle, you can do incredible things.
Norman Vincent Peale
Gollum, The Lord Of The Rings (2002)
I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I'm all out of bubble gum.
Nada, They Live (1988)
It is the surmounting of difficulties that make heroes.
Why not go out on a limb ? Isn't that where the fruit is ?
Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities -- always see them, for they're always there.
Norman Vincent Peale
You haven't failed until you quit trying.
Want to learn to eat a lot ? Here it is : Eat a little. That way, you will be around long enough to eat a lot.
We must never be afraid to go too far, for success lies just beyond.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
What can be said but not practiced is better not said. What can be practiced but not spoken of is better not done.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
It takes a whole village to raise a child.
Happiness consists of a solid faith, good health, and a bad memory.
Success is achieved by those who try and keep trying with a positive mental attitude.
W. Clement Stone
Into the house where joy lives, happiness will gladly come.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
The crocodile is only strong in the water.
It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves.
People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.
Adversity is wont to reveal genius, prosperity to hide it.
Death is something not only mysterious but a great act of purgation. That which continues in a repetitive pattern is degeneration. The pattern may vary according to country, according to climate, according to circumstance, but it is a pattern. Moving in any pattern brings about a continuity and that continuity is part of the degenerating process of man. When there is an ending of continuity, something new can take place. One can understand it instantly if one has understood the whole movement of thought, of fear, hate, love - then one can grasp the significance, instantly, of what death is.
Courage is not a virtue of value among other personal values like love or fidelity. It is the foundation that underlies and gives reality to all other virtues and personal values. Without courage our love pales into mere dependency. Without courage our fidelity becomes conformism.
Intelligence without ambition is like a bird without wings.
C. Archie Danielson
One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we can not practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.
Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart.
Alphonse Marie De Lamartine
Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which belie the idea that things can not be changed.
Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game. quotes
You will come to know that what appears today to be a sacrifice will prove instead to be the greatest investment that you will ever make.
Gorden B. Hinkley
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
I am your father.
Darth Vader, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Never put off to tomorrow what you can do today.
That love is all there is is all we know of love.
You do not lead by hitting people over the head -- that's assault, not leadership.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
You'll find boredom where there is an absence of a good idea.
Where there's life, there's hope.
No alibi will save you from accepting the responsibility.
The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor
Love is not blind. It sees more and not less, but because it sees more it is willing to see less.
If you aren't going all the way, why go at all ?
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 no substitute for hard work.
Our life is what it is as a result of how we think.
There is always room for those who can be relied upon to delivery the goods when they say they will.
You may be on the right track, but if you just sit there you'll get run over.
Paul H. Dunn
More than kisses, letters mingle souls.
If you want to get the best out of a man, you must look for the best that is in him.
Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
Nurses dispense comfort, compassion, and caring without even a prescription.
It's not enough that we do our best, sometimes we have to do what's required.
Example sheds a genial ray which men are apt to borrow, so first improve yourself today, and then your friends tomorrow.
Praise does wonders for the sense of hearing.
Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.
W. Clement Stone
We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.
No man or woman is an island. To exist just for yourself is meaningless. You can achieve the most satisfaction when you feel related to some greater purpose in life, something greater than yourself.
Nature does nothing uselessly.
I'll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too !
The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
He who dares nothing need hope for nothing.
To live is like to love, all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.
Only those who have learned the power of sincere and selfless contribution experience life's deepest joy : true fulfillment.
Wealth is but dung, useful only when spread about.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
Unfortunately, there seems to be far more opportunity out there than ability... . We should remember that good fortune often happens when opportunity meets with preparation.
With vision, every person, organization and country can flourish. The Bible says, 'Without vision we perish.
Mark Victor Hansen
Go as far as you can see and when you get there, you will always be able to see farther.
You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
Everyone who achieves success in a great venture, solves each problem as they came to it. They helped themselves. And they were helped through powers known and unknown to them at the time they set out on their voyage. They keep going regardless of the obstacles they met.
W. Clement Stone
They merit more praise who know how to suffer misery than those who temper themselves in contentment.
There are times when a man should be content with what he has but never with what he is.
William George Jordan
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.
Leadership is a secret ingredient that goes into failure. But it's only kept a secret from the person who fails.
Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.
You can't build a reputation on what you're going to do.
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.
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
Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.
Some people dream of success while others wake up and work hard at it.