A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.
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Either you run the day or the day runs you.
To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.
Gollum, The Lord Of The Rings (2002)
Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism -- how passionately I hate them !
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
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
Love is patient and kind, love is not jealous or boastful, it is not arrogant or rude. Love does not insist on its own way, it is not irritable or resentful, it does not rejoice at wrong, but rejoices in the right. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things.
Every choice one makes either expands or contracts the area in which he can make and implement future decisions. When one makes a choice, he irrevocably binds himself to the consequences of that choice.
Marion G. Romney
Life's blows can not break a person whose spirit is warmed at the fire of enthusiasm.
Norman Vincent Peale
The question should be, is it worth trying to do, not can it be done.
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.
All-righty then !
Ace Ventura, Ace Ventura (1994)
Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.
If you want to be enthusiastic, act enthusiastic.
The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.
Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.
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
A life lived in fear is a life half lived.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly.
Be all you can be.
John C. Maxwell
We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.
The ancestor of every action is a thought.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
Fortune favors the brave.
Growth in personality occurs as a consequence of meeting conflicts and impasses head on, and reconciling them. Interpersonal conflicts and impasses constitute problems which require solutions so that a satisfying relationship may be maintained. Whenever a person encounters a problem in his everyday living, he is obliged to vary his behavior until he discovers some mode of responding which is successful in achieving a solution.
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
It is better to bind your children to you by a feeling of respect and by gentleness, than by fear.
It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.
Norman Vincent Peale
The difficulties and distresses to which we have been exposed during the war must now be forgotten. We must endeavor to let our ways be the way of pleasantness and all our paths peace.
Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.
The successful man is the average man, focused.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war, love is a growing up
Throughout the centuries there have been men who took the first steps down new roads armed with nothing but their own vision.
Can you dig it ?
Youngblood Priest, Superfly (1972)
Love conquers all things, let us too surrender to love.
Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.
A life lived with integrity -- even if it lacks the trappings of fame and fortune is a shinning star in whose light others may follow in the years to come.
Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal
I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.
Some people come into our lives and quickly go, some stay for a while and leave footprints in our hearts, and we are never, ever the same.
Where there's life, there's hope.
The heart that loves is always young.
The harder I work, the luckier I get.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
Are you fit company for the person you wish to become ?
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.
Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
Except and expect positive things and that is what you will receive.
This above all, To Thine Own Self Be True.
Cease trying to work everything out with your minds. It will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be a revelation.
Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
Quasimodo, The Hunchback Of Notre Dame (1939)
Life is the first gift, love is the second.
Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.
Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.
Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.
William Ellery Channing
An idea can turn to dust or magic, depending on the talent that rubs against it.
Live your life and forget your age.
Norman Vincent Peale
In matters of style, swim with the current, in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
God is merciful to those whom he sees struggling heart and soul for realization. But remain idle, without any struggle, and you will see that his grace will never come.
Life is the movie you see through your own eyes. It makes little difference what's happening out there. It's how you take it that counts.
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
Ideas attract money, time, talents, skills, energy and other complementary ideas that will bring them into reality.
Mark Victor Hansen
The dingo took my baby !
Lindy Chamberlain, A Cry In The Dark (1988)
The worst part of life is waiting. The best part of life is having someone worth waiting for.
O my's like a red, red rose. That's newly sprung in June, O my's like the melodie. That's sweetly play'd in tune.
Love is not selfish.
The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be and that God wishes to see people happy, amidst the simple beauty of nature.
There is no pleasure in life equal to that of the conquest of a vicious habit.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, and nothing is so gentle as true strength.
St. Francis De Sales
Ninotchka, it's midnight. One half of Paris is making love to the other half.
Count Leon D'Algout, Ninotchka (1939)
Follow humbly wherever and to whatever abyss Nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.
Thomas Henry Huxley
Love is the history of a woman's life, it is an episode in man's.
Germaine De Stael
Vision without action is daydream. Action without vision is nightmare.
Each day I love you more, today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.
Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.
I feel like a tiny bird with a big song !
Jerry Van Amerongen
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.
Life can only be understood backwards , but it must be lived forwards.
There is something inside all of us that yearns not for reason but for mystery, not for penetrating clear thought but for the whisperings of the irrational, not for science but for wizardry disguised as science, not for rationally founded influence but for magic.
Never pretend to a love which you do not actually feel, for love is not ours to command.
If we are to achieve results never before accomplished, we must expect to employ methods never before attempted.
Love cures people - both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
How many doctors does it take to screw in a light bulb ? That depends on whether it has medical insurance.
Nothing ventured, nothing gained.
An army of a thousand is easy to find, but, ah, how difficult to find a general.
Look at every situation as if you were in the future and you were looking back on it.
General Peter Schoomaker
If you don't first handle fear and desire, and you get rich, you'll be a high pay slave.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
The secret to happiness is not in doing what one likes to do, but in liking what one has to do.
There are simply too many notes.
Emperor Joseph II, Amadeus (1984)
The reduction of the universe to a single being, the expansion of a single being even to God, this is love.
It's never too late to be what you might have been.