Oh, love is real enough, you will find it someday, but it has one archenemy and that is life.
There is love of course. And then there's life, its enemy.
Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.
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The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.
When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.
Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.
Action, to be effective, must be directed to clearly conceived ends.
You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage -- pleasantly, smilingly, non-apologetically -- to say 'no' to other things. And the way you do that is by having a bigger 'yes' burning inside. The enemy of the 'best' is often the 'good. '
If you don't set goals, you can't regret not reaching them.
If you advance confidently in the direction of your dreams and endeavor to leave the life which you have imagined, you will you will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
Winning is not everything, but the effort to win is.
The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion to his commitment to excellence, regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.
Bond. James Bond.
James Bond, Dr No (1962)
Why should a man be moral ? Because this strengthens his will.
The most interesting thing about a postage stamp is the persistence with which it sticks to its job.
Do first things first, and second things not at all.
Peter F. Drucker
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
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
How do you live ?
Helen, James Allen (1932)
It is better to do the wrong thing than to do nothing.
All you need is love.
It's showtime !
Joe Gideon, All That Jazz (1979)
Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.
You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.
He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes. He who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.
I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.
My faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers. They will work out the whole problem, like lions.
Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive.
Robert H. Schuller
Curse ruthless time ! Curse our mortality. How cruelly short is the allotted span for all we must cram into it.
Can you dig it ?
Youngblood Priest, Superfly (1972)
When I exercise, I wear all black. Its like a funeral for my fat.
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
Triumph often is nearest when defeat seems inescapable.
Say hello to my little friend !
Tony Montana, Scarface (1983)
How many chiropractors does it take to change a light bulb ? Just one, but it requires 21 office visits and 4 X-rays.
Magic Mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all ?
Queen, Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937)
They can because they think they can.
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success. tremendous stream is flowing toward the ocean, carrying us all along with it , and though like straws and scraps of paper we may at times float aimlessly about, in the long run we are sure to join the ocean of life and bliss.
It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Nothing is more honorable than enlightenment, nothing is more beautiful than virtue.
To be successful, you must decide exactly what you want to accomplish, then resolve to pay the price to get it.
The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.
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.
First say to yourself what you would be , and then do what you have to do.
After all is said and done, there is usually more said than done.
Your attitude determines your altitude.
An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity, a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.
To be a champion, you have to believe in yourself when nobody else will.
Sugar Ray Robinson
I used to think anyone doing anything weird was weird. Now I know that it is the people that call others weird that are weird.
The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.
A ship in harbor is safe -- but that is not what ships are for.
John A. Shedd
Our first journey is to find that special place for us.
If so many men, so many minds, certainly so many hearts, so many kinds of love.
It isn't hard to be good from time to time in sports. What's tough is being good every day.
Success is the child of audacity.
Men like my father cannot die. They are with me still - - real in memory as they were in flesh, loving and beloved forever. How green was my valley then.
Huw Morgan, How Green Was My Valley (1941)
There is no education like adversity.
Gravitation can not be held responsible for people falling in love.
What you cannot enforce, Do not command.
We don't live in a world of reality, we live in a world of perceptions.
Gerald J. Simmons
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
In order to change we must be sick and tired of being sick and tired.
It is the very essence of good leadership to give away all credit for positive achievement, to identify only team goals and always to refer to them as such.
I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.
There is nothing as remarkable as learning how to think better.
Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm. As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.
Difficulties, by bracing the mind to overcome them, assist cheerfulness, as exercise assists digestion.
Christian Nestell Bovee
May no gift be too small to give, nor too simple to receive, which is wrapped in thoughtfulness and tied with love.
Love like there is no tomorrow.
I need him like the axe needs the turkey.
Jean Harrington, The Lady Eve (1941)
Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down.
Charles F. Kettering
Fortune and love favor the brave.
Love cures people, both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
Karl A. Menninger
For one human being to love another that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.
Rainer Maria Rilke
Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes... the ones who see things differently -- they're not fond of rules... You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can't do is ignore them because they change things... they push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because the ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do.
They will rise highest who strive for the highest place.
Abilities wither under faultfinding, blossom with encouragement.
Donald A. Laird
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Many of life's failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Sometimes, all you need to invent something is a good imagination and a pile of junk.
He was some kind of a man. What does it matter what you say about people ?
Tanya, Touch Of Evil (1958)
Joy is the feeling of grinning inside.
Misfortunes, untoward events, lay open, disclose the skill of a general, while success conceals his weakness, his weak points.
Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.
Margaret B. Runbeck
Faith can move mountains.
Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope.
Princess Leia, Star Wars (1977)
Love is the flower you've got to let grow.
The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds, they mature slowly.
Peter De Vries
Change comes from within.
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, loving someone deeply gives you courage.
Love is friendship set on fire.
Title of newspaper article yesterday - Vandals made off with all toilet seats in the local precinct. Police have nothing to go on.
We get to make a living , we give to make a life.
Give me a place to stand and I will move the earth.
You create your reality.
It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.
Every time an artist dies, part of the vision of mankind passes with him.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. -
The most important part of being a leader is maintaining the desire to keep on learning. That means learning about yourself, about your peers, and about the people you serve.
A bend in the road is not the end of the road unless you fail to make the turn.
Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.
All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.