The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You can often measure a person by the size of his dream.
Robert H. Schuller
Don't sweat the small stuff.
There is a law that man should love his neighbor as himself. In a few hundred years it should be as natural to mankind as breathing or the upright gait, but if he does not learn it, he must perish.
When we place blame, we give away our power.
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, " What's in it for me ? ".
If anything goes bad, I did it. If anything goes semi-good, then we did it. If anything goes really good, then you did it.
Paul "Bear" Bryant
To love what you do and feel that it matters, how on earth could anything be more fun !
Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
Love is the only gold.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
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)
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.
Would you like to come in ?
Aurora Greenway, Garrett Breedlove (1983)
Speak what you think today in words as hard as cannon-balls and tomorrow speak what tomorrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict every thing you said today.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Never live in the past but always learn from it.
Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away.
I have a head for business and a bod for sin.
Tess McGill, Working Girl (1988)
Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
You had me at hello.
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractionsthe little soon-forgotten charities of a kiss, a smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment in the disguise of a playful raillery, and the countless other infinitesimals of pleasurable thought and genial feeling.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Love is what is left in a relationship after all the selfishness is taken out.
Remember that nobody will ever get ahead of you as long as he is kicking you in the seat of the pants.
Admission of ignorance is often the first step in our education.
Your belief determines your action and your action determines your results, but first you have to believe.
Mark Victor Hansen
Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
G. M. Trevelyan
If you want a guarantee, buy a toaster.
Give a man a fish and he will eat for the day, teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.
A gentle hand may lead even an elephant by a single hair.
In order to love simply, it is necessary to know how to show love.
There are millions of children today who don't attend school. However, education is the only way to get ahead in this country.
The chances are that you have already come to believe that happiness is unattainable. But men have attained it. And they have attained it by realizing that happiness does not spring from the procuring of physical or mental pleasure, but from the development of reason and the adjustment of conduct to principles.
Vision doesn't usually come as a lightening bolt. Rather it comes as a slow crystallization of life challenges that we one day recognize as a beautiful diamond with great value to ourselves and others.
Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.
Accumulate learning by study, understand what you learn by questioning.
They're here !
Carol Anne Freeling, Poltergeist (1982)
Your family and your love must be cultivated like a garden. Time, effort, and imagination must be summoned constantly to keep any relationship flourishing and growing.
You might well remember that nothing can bring you success but yourself.
In addition to self-awareness, imagination, and conscience, it is the fourth human endowment -- independent will -- that really makes effective self-management possible. It is the ability to make decisions and choices and to act in accordance with them. It is the ability to act rather than to be acted upon, to proactively carry out the program we have developed through the other three endowments. Empowerment comes from learning how to use this great endowment in the decisions we make every day.
The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.
There's no such thing as coulda, shoulda and woulda. If you shoulda and coulda, you woulda done it.
A ship is safe in harbor, but thats not what ships are for.
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
The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs" but goes right to work on the creative "how''.
Norman Vincent Peale
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose.
Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.
Robert H. Schuller
There are essentially two things that will make you wiser the books you read and the people you meet.
Charles Tremendous Jones
In our life there is a single color, as on an artist's palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.
After your jump, the net appears.
The leader has a clear idea of what he wants to do -- professionally and personally -- and the strength to persist in the face of setbacks, even failures.
Warren G. Bennis
If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask.
W. Clement Stone
Till I loved, I never lived, enough.
Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.
W. Clement Stone
Nurses dispense comfort, compassion, and caring without even a prescription.
Looks like I picked the wrong week to stop sniffing glue.
Steve McCroskey, Airplane (1980)
If we all tired to make other peoples paths easy, our own feet would have a smooth even place to walk on.
Happy wife, happy life.
Spread love everywhere you go, first of all in your own house. Give love to your children, to your wife or husband, to a next door neighbor. Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness, kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile, kindness in your warm greeting.
Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in ; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day ; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be cumbered with your old nonsense.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It's easier to prepare and prevent, than to repair and repent.
I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.
John Davidson Rockefeller
A Native American grandfather was talking to his grandson about how he felt. He said, 'I feel as if I have two wolves fighting in my heart. One wolf is the vengeful, violent one, the other wolf is the loving compassionate one.' The grandson asked him, 'Which wolf will win the fight in your heart?' The grandfather answered, 'The one I feed.'
His eyes have made love to me all evening.
Marguerite Gautier, Camille (1936)
Open your ears before you open your mouth, it may surprise your eyes !
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
Well, nobody's perfect.
Osgood Fielding III, Some Like It Hot (1959)
All of the most successful human beings I've know were inwardly at war with themselves. Their turmoil was at least as great as our own, and sometimes greater. What distinguished these leaders was not some inner peace but rather how they had learned to organize their lives around a noble ambition and to focus on it.
Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed.
Never seek to tell thy love. Love that never told can be, for the gentle wind does move silently, invisibly.
"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance."
Know what's weird? Day by day, nothing seems to change, but pretty soon, everything's different.
Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes
It is never too late to be what we might have been
Hatred paralyzes life, love releases it. Hatred confuses life, love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life, love illumines it.
Martin Luther King Jr.
My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant - but misdirected - ideas of others.
We more frequently fail to face the right problem than fail to solve the problem we face.
There comes a moment when you have to stop revving up the car and shove it into gear.
Inspiration and genius -- one and the same.
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.
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.
Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.
Let thy words be few.
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born.
Dale E. Turner
Knowing means to penetrate through the surface, in order to arrive at the roots, and hence the causes, knowing means to "see" reality in its nakedness. Knowing does not mean to be in the possession of the truth , it means to penetrate the surface and to strive critically and actively in order to approach truth ever more closely.
No matter how big government gets, and no matter how many services it provides, it can never take the place of volunteers.
Procrastination is opportunities natural assassin.
You're so money, and you don't even know it.
Trent, Swingers (1996)
There are two things to aim at in life, first, to get what you want, and after that to to enjoy it.
Logan Pearsall Smith
Between stimulus and response, one has the freedom to choose.
Two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the the universe.
Take heed : you do not find what you do not seek.
I do not know how to kiss, or I would kiss you. Where do the noses go ?
Maria, For Whom The Bell Tolls (1943)
The best leader brings out the best in those he has stewardship over.
J. Richard Clarke
If it matters to you, you will find a way. If it doesn't you will find an excuse