Nothing could be worse than the fear that one had given up too soon, and left one unexpended effort that might have saved the world.
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Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
Know that although in the eternal scheme of things you are small, you are also unique and irreplaceable, as are all your fellow humans everywhere in the world.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts : what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
Hell is the knowledge of opportunity lost, the place where the man I am comes face to face with the man I might have been.
I never could have done without the habits of punctuality, order and diligence the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.
Minds are like parachutes, they function only when open.
They may take away our lives, but they'll never take our freedom !
William Wallace, Braveheart (1995)
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Relationships are the hallmark of the mature person.
Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished.
Seek first to understand, then to be understood.
I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.
Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It's the investor who is risky, not the investment.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
You can have everything in life you want if you'll just help enough other people get what they want.
What a dump.
Rosa Moline, Beyond The Forest (1949)
People don't care how much you know, until they know how much you care.
A man takes a drop too much once in a while, it's only human nature.
Charlie Allnut, Rose Sayer (1951)
It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get back up.
Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.
When you arrive at your future, will you blame your past ?
If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.
To laugh often and much; To win the respect of intelligent people And the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure The betrayal of false friends; To appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The rare individual who honestly satisfies this heart-hunger ( praise ) will hold people in the palm of his hand, and even the undertaker will be sorry when he dies.
The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.
When you love someone all your saved-up wishes start coming out.
I think people should mate for life, like pigeons or catholics.
Isaac Davis, Manhattan (1979)
Love is the universal thirst for a communion not merely of the senses, but of our whole nature.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Actions speak louder than words.
The fastest way to pass your own expectation is to add passion to your labor.
I never had a policy, I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.
As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.
Beware what you set your heart upon, for it surely shall be yours.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
What can be said but not practiced is better not said. What can be practiced but not spoken of is better not done.
If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always gotten.
The longer the excuse, the less likely it's the truth.
Some men see things the way they are and ask, Why ? I dream things that never were, and ask Why not ?
George Bernard Shaw
He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything.
We love because it's the only true adventure.
Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.
Just because we increase the speed of information doesn't mean we can increase the speed of decisions. Pondering, reflecting and ruminating are undervalued skills in our culture.
Difficulties strengthen the mind, as well as labor does the body.
Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in kansas anymore.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Acting on a good idea is better than just having a good idea.
Hasta la vista, baby. :
The Terminator, Terminator Judgment Day (1991)
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
Your world is a living expression of how you are using and have used your mind
I swore never to be silent whenever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
An Indian's dress of deer skins, which is wet a hundred times upon his back, dries soft; and his lodge also, which stands in the rains, and even through the severity of winter, is taken down as soft and as clean as when it was first put up.
An army of a thousand is easy to find, but, ah, how difficult to find a general.
Ideas attract money, time, talents, skills, energy and other complementary ideas that will bring them into reality.
Mark Victor Hansen
Love is the river of life in the world.
Henry Ward Beecher
Happiness is a choice.
Barry Neil Kaufman
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
That'll do, pig. That'll do.
Farmer Hoggett, Babe (1995)
Love is an electric blanket with somebody else in control of the switch.
The real test in golf and in life is not in keeping out of the rough, but in getting out after you are in.
Strength is life, weakness is death. Expansion is life, contraction is death. Love is life, hatred is death.
Winning isn't everything , it's the only thing.
We get to make a living , we give to make a life.
The United States, and other advanced nations, will someday be able to produce instruments of death so terrible the world will be in abject terror of itself and its ability to end civilization... . Such war-making weapons should be developed - but only for purposes of discovery and experimentation
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going!
Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.
Mr. Christian !
Captain Bligh, Mutiny On The Bounty (1935)
You can not plough a field by turning it over in your mind.
I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
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
Don't sweat the small stuff.
My life is my message.
Build a dream and the dream will build you.
Robert H. Schuller
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
You're happiest while you're making the greatest contribution.
Robert F. Kennedy
Great minds have purpose, while others just have wishes.
Attica ! Attica !
Sonny Wortzik, Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
People fascinated by the idea of progress never suspect that every step forward is also a step on the way to the end.
The giving of love is an education in itself.
No, this trick won't work... How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love ?
Here's looking at you, kid.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
If money helps a man to do good to others, it is of some value , but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.
Lives of great men all remind us we can make our lives sublime, and, departing, leave behind us footprints in the sands of time.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The dove is my emblem... . I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it... . I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.
We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.
The important thing is this, to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are, for what we could become.
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.
You haven't failed until you quit trying.
Gort ! Klaatu barada nikto !
Helen Benson, The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951)
The man who fears no truths has nothing to fear from lies.
The fire that warms us can also consume us, it is not the fault of the fire.
If we are to have real peace, we must begin with the children.
If one has to submit, it is wasteful not to do so with the best grace possible.
The person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.
John Stuart Mill
Synergy is everywhere in nature. If you plant two plants close together, the roots commingle and improve the quality of soil so that both plants will grow better than if they were separated. If you put two pieces of wood together, they will hold much more weight than the total of the weight held by each separately. The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. One plus one equals three or more.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but don't quit.
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
People with goals succeed because they know where they're going.
Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.
"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance."