He who lives without discipline dies without honor.
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Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in.
The pellet with the poison's in the vessel with the pestle. The chalice from the palace has the brew that is true.
Hubert Hawkins, The Court Jester (1956)
The only reason I would take up jogging would be to hear heavy breathing again.
Houston, we have a problem.
Jim Lovell, Apollo 13 (1944)
Abilities wither under faultfinding, blossom with encouragement.
Donald A. Laird
I can levitate birds, but nobody cares.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
Till I loved, I never lived, enough.
No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted.
The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly it is dearness only that gives everything its value.
A smile is the light in your window that tells others that there is a caring, sharing person inside.
Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough.
P.A.C. de Beaumarchais
A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.
General Douglas MacArthur
You may conquer with the sword, but you are conquered by a kiss.
There are few people who can manage more than their own business.
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.
You have enemies ? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.
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
The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can't do.
If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.
No disguise can long conceal love where it exists, or long feign it where it is lacking.
What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Wouldja do me a favor, Harry ? Drop dead !
Billie Dawn, Born Yesterday (1950)
All you need is love.
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
In life you can never be too kind or too fair ; everyone you meet is carrying a heavy load. When you go through your day expressing kindness and courtesy to all you meet, you leave behind a feeling of warmth and good cheer, and you help alleviate the burdens everyone is struggling with.
They can because they think they can.
Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating.
Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness -- great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy.
I don't know nothin 'bout birthin' babies.
Prissy, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.
W. Clement Stone
Don't fall victim to your own melodrama. Keep things in perspective. The odds are that your problem is solvable. Address the solution and don't dwell on the problem to the point at which it paralyzes you.
Say not, "I have found the truth" but rather, "I have found a truth".
Whatever you think that you will be. If you think yourself weak, weak you will be , if you think yourself strong, you will be.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost , that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you -- suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, "Well, I'll have a go, too''.
As different streams having different sources all mingle their waters in the sea, so different tendencies, various though they appear, crooked or straight, all lead to god.
A gentleman can withstand hardships , it is only the small man who, when submitted to them, is swept off his feet.
The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.
The most elusive and desired quality of leadership is vision. Vision is the perfume of the mind.
A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle
You could unwrap a Fudgesicle at the first light and never touch the brake lever till you threw away the stick.
You're tearing me apart !
Jim Stark, Rebel Without Cause (1955)
I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
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
The ready back gets all the loads.
He who has never learned to obey can not be a good commander.
We will either find a way or make one.
You are today where your thoughts have brought
My experience will help, but I insist and maintain that art - true art that is - cannot be handed out. Furthermore, art is never decoration or embellishment. Instead it is a constant process of maturing.
In imagination, there's no limitation.
Mark Victor Hansen
Live your life and forget your age.
Norman Vincent Peale
Difficulties, by bracing the mind to overcome them, assist cheerfulness, as exercise assists digestion.
Christian Nestell Bovee
First, believe in the world - that there is meaning behind everything.
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.
We conceal it from ourselves in vain, we must always love something. In those matters seemingly removed from love, the feeling is secretly to be found, and man can not possibly live for a moment without it.
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.
Of course it's the same old story. Truth usually is the same old story.
It is the patient building of character, the intense struggle to realize the truth, which alone will tell in the future of humanity.
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.
Tell me and I forget , show me and I remember , involve me and I understand.
Success is not to be measured by the position someone has reached in life, but the obstacles he has overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington
Bad friends prevent you from having good friends.
Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way.
Hey, lady !
Herbert H. Heebert, The Ladies Man (1961)
There is no substitute for hard work.
Intelligence without ambition is like a bird without wings.
C. Archie Danielson
Love is like a blazing flame, golden and full of warmth.
Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
G. M. Trevelyan
My life is my message.
Love is a decision not an emotion or feeling, that if made from the heart will outlast anything.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.
Norman Vincent Peale
I want to talk with people who care about things that matter that will make a life- changing difference
Mark Victor Hansen
A person starts to live when he can live outside himself.
The only job where you start at the top, is digging a hole.
Never complain about what you permit.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
Being defeated is only a temporary condition , giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn vos Savant
It looks as if there were a single ultimate goal for mankind, a far goal toward which all persons strive. This is called variously by different authors self-actualization, self- realization, integration, psychological health, individuation, autonomy, creativity, productivity, but they all agree that this amounts to realizing the potentialities of the person, that is to say, becoming fully human, everything that person can be.
There is time for everything.
Do not wait for ideal circumstances, nor for the best opportunities, they will never come.
Janet Erskine Stuart
By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day
Love is the only rational act.
Accept challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.
George S. Patton
Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
Attica ! Attica !
Sonny Wortzik, Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
Without inspiration the best powers of the mind remain dormant, they is a fuel in us which needs to be ignited with sparks.
Johann Gottfried Von Herder
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.
Henry Ward Beecher
Perhaps the feelings that we experience when we are in love represent a normal state. Being in love shows a person who he should be.
You don't just stumble into the future you create your own future.
Successful people make decisions quickly (as soon as all the facts are available) and change them very slowly (if ever). Unsuccessful people make decisions very slowly, and change them often and quickly.
I would rather have had one breath of her hair, one kiss from her mouth, one touch of her hand, than eternity without it.
City of Angels
In real love you want the other person's good. In romantic love you want the other person.
All men dream, but unequally. Those that dream at night in the dusty recesses of their minds awake the next day to find that their dreams were just vanity. But those who dream during the day with their eyes wide open are dangerous men , they act out their dreams to make them reality.
Thomas Edward Lawrence
An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality.
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.