Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it.
J. Petit Senn
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Love is the emblem of eternity, it confounds all notion of time, effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.
Germaine De Stael
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
In the midst of winter, I found there was within me an invincible summer.
Love is the flower you've got to let grow.
The first requisite for success is to develop the ability to focus and apply your mental and physical energies to the problem at hand - without growing weary. Because such thinking is often difficult, there seems to be no limit to which some people will go to avoid the effort and labor that is associated with it.
I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
Do not protect yourself by a fence, but rather by your friends.
You have within you right now, everything you need to deal with whatever the world can throw at you.
Stopping at third base adds no more runs than striking out.
Love is the immortal flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves. It's eternal goal is life.
A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
A boy's best friend is his mother.
Norman Bates, Psycho (1960)
If parents pass enthusiasm along to their children, they will leave them an estate of incalculable value.
I know god will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much.
Great oaks from little acorns grow
Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.
Lou Gehrig, The Pride Of The Yankees (1942)
Our attitude toward life determines life's attitude towards us.
No disguise can long conceal love where it exists, or long feign it where it is lacking.
A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.
You betcha !
Marge Gunderson, Fargo (1996)
I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed We hold these truths to be self-evident , that all men are created equal.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Give a man a fish and he will eat for the day, teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.
Everything you want is on the other side of fear.
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
What ever you are be a good one.
Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.
More than kisses, letters mingle souls.
Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Every time an artist dies, part of the vision of mankind passes with him.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Success is achieved by those who try and keep trying with a positive mental attitude.
W. Clement Stone
If the ladder is not leaning against the right wall, every step we take just gets us to the wrong place faster.
Giving people a little more than they expect is a good way to get back more than you'd expect.
We can let circumstances rule us, or we can take charge and rule our lives from within
Let no one who loves be called unhappy Even love unreturned has its rainbow.
There is no substitute for hard work.
The miracle is this - the more we share, the more we have.
Success is neither magical or mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality.
Snakes ! Why did it have to be snakes ?
Indiana Jones, Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1987)
Love those who love you.
Don't waste yourself in rejection, nor bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
When I first met you, I was afraid to talk to you. When I talked to you, I was afraid to kiss you. When I kissed you, I was afraid to love you. Now that I love you, I'm afraid to lose you.
I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.
G. K. Chesterton
The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.
It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.
The person who says it can not be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.
Better never to have met you in my dream than to wake and reach for hands that are not there.
Otomo No Yakamochi
Your world is a living expression of how you are using and have used your mind
Action, to be effective, must be directed to clearly conceived ends.
Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a meaning that disempowers them or one that can literally save their lives.
Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.
Get excited and enthusiastic about you own dream. This excitement is like a forest fire -- you can smell it, taste it, and see it from a mile away.
I didn't have time to hire half my coaching staff. I didn't know any of the players by sight, but somehow we got through spring ball with the help of a couple of graduate assistants.
One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never !
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
You learn as much from those who have failed as from those who have succeeded.
The calla lilies are in bloom again.
Terry Randall, Stage Door (1937)
Every man goes down to his death bearing in his hands only that which he has given away.
One drink's too many, and a hundred's not enough.
Bartender Nat, The Lost Weekend (1945)
Fill your hands, you son-of-a-bitch !
Rooster Cogburn, True Grit (1969)
Would you like to come in ?
Aurora Greenway, Garrett Breedlove (1983)
When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.
That dirty, double-crossin' rat !
Bert Harris, Blonde Crazy (1931)
The real test in golf and in life is not in keeping out of the rough, but in getting out after you are in.
We more frequently fail to face the right problem than fail to solve the problem we face.
An error gracefully acknowledged is a victory won.
Caroline L. Gascoigne
No pain, No gain.
Love is a great beautifier.
Louisa May Alcott
Happiness is a choice.
Barry Neil Kaufman
Advice after the mischief is like medicine after death.
We feel good about ourselves to the exact degree we feel in control of our lives.
Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You can have everything in life you want if you'll just help enough other people get what they want.
Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find, knock and it shall be opened unto you.
The death of fear is in doing what you fear to do.
All the negative thoughts and ideas that are in the world have proceeded from this evil spirit of fear. Are people so afraid ? The answer is that they have made themselves helpless and dependent on others
Seek first to understand and then to be understood.
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration. Accordingly, a 'genius' is often merely a talented person who has done all of his or her homework.
Better to light a candle than curse the darkness.
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
When our actions do not, our fears make us traitors.
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
Whatever good things we build end up building us.
Bond. James Bond.
James Bond, Dr No (1962)
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.
Oh, to be free from the stifling pressures of life to rest, a peaceful slumber that will rejuvenate my soul
They made us many promises, more than I can remember, but they kept only one. They promised to take our land, and they did.
All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination
The dedicated doctor knows that he must be both scientist and humanitarian, his most agonizing decisions lie in the field of human relations.
David B. Allman
Shane ! Shane ! Come back !
Joey Starrett, Shane (1953)
I do not resent criticism, even when, for the sake of emphasis, it parts for the time with reality.
For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, 'It might have been' .
John Greenleaf Whittier
Tell everyone what you want to do and someone will want to help you do it.
W. Clement Stone
A leader is a dealer in hope.
Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet.