Nature never deceives us, it is we who deceive ourselves.
What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness ?
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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.
Success based on anything but internal fulfillment is bound to be empty. - Dr
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
Sooner or later the truth comes to light.
For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.
Sacrifice is giving up something good for something better.
We are born in relationship, we are wounded in relationship, and we can be healed in relationship.
These go to eleven.
Nigel Tufnel, This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
Unless we think of others and do something for them, we miss one of the greatest sources of happiness.
Ray Lyman Wilbur
Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.
Robert A. Heinlein
To ask the hard question is simple.
If it is to be it is up to me.
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
How often we fail to realize our good fortune in living in a country where happiness is more than a lack of tragedy.
The show must go on.
Admission of ignorance is often the first step in our education.
Perspective is in the quiet of a walk, the wisdom of a good book, or the harmony of your favorite music. I find it sometimes in the slow peace of fishing.
Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose -- a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.
I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.
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
If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
If so many men, so many minds, certainly so many hearts, so many kinds of love.
Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk beside me and be my friend.
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Michael, we're bigger than U.S. Steel.
Hyman Roth, The Godfather: Part II (1974)
When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed', you find it simply means to follow through.
Obstacles are great incentives.
Happiness is a choice.
Barry Neil Kaufman
Love is the only gold.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Success is achieved and maintained by those who try and keep trying.
W. Clement Stone
Time is the great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all of it's students.
I am someone else when I'm with you, someone more like myself.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Never discourage anyonewho continually makes progress, no matter how slow.
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.
The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.
If you want to get somewhere you have to know where you want to go and how to get there. Then never, never, never give up.
Norman Vincent Peale
I have not failed. I've just found ways that don't work
William Ernest Henley
No man is happy who does not think himself so.
So many fail because they don't get started -- they don't go. They don't overcome inertia. They don't begin.
W. Clement Stone
Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war, love is a growing up
I do not believe in styles anymore. I do not believe that there is such a thing as the Chinese way of fighting or the Japanese way of fighting, or any other way of fighting, because unless a human being has three arms and four legs, there can be no different form of fighting.
To me, ultimately, martial art means honestly expressing yourself.
It's not what happens to you, it's what you do about it that makes the difference.
A heart as soft, a heart as kind, a heart as sound and free as in the whole world thou canst find that heart I'll give to thee.
To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.
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
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.
Look at every situation as if you were in the future and you were looking back on it.
General Peter Schoomaker
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
To err is human. To really screw up, you need a computer.
Paul R. Ehrlich
You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.
Mac, you ever been in love ?
Wyatt Earp, Mac (1946)
How do I look ?
Holly Golightly, Breakfast At Tiffany's (1961)
The mind, ever the willing servant, will respond to boldness, for boldness, in effect, is a command to deliver mental resources.
Norman Vincent Peale
If I were required to guess off-hand, and without collusion with higher minds, what is the bottom cause of the amazing material and intellectual advancement of the last fifty years, I should guess that it was the modern-born and previously non-existent disposition on the part of men to believe that a new idea can have value.
Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice. It is not something to be waited for, but rather something to be achieved.
William Jennings Bryan
True love never lives happily ever after. True love has no ending.
You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.
When we won't consider suggestions, we reject our own potential - but we have a right to expect people to be tactful.
Hope springs eternal.
You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you do not try.
I'd love to kiss you, but I just washed my hair.
Madge Norwood, Cabin In the Cotton (1932)
I am big ! It's the pictures that got small.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.
Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)
If one advances confidently in the direction of their goals and endeavors to live the life that they have imagined, they'll meet with success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
Success is counted sweetest by those who ne'er succeed.
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
George S. Patton
We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.
Let not a man guard his dignity, but let his dignity guard him.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We are all born for love, it is the principle existence and it's only end.
Submit to love faithfully and it gives a person joy. It intoxicates, it envelops, it isolates. It creates fragrance in the air, ardour from coldness, it beautifies everything around it.
Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
It takes a minute to find a special person, an hour to appreciate them, a day to love them and a lifetime to forget them.
Do not wait for ideal circumstances, nor for the best opportunities, they will never come.
Janet Erskine Stuart
To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.
Do what you love and the money will follow
Don't mess with the bull, young man. You'll get the horns !
Principal Richard Vernon, The Breakfast Club (1985)
To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.
Where there is love there is no darkness.
Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.
William Butler Yeats
Whatever good things we build end up building us.
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habits. Watch your habits, they become character.Watch your character, it becomes your destiny.
The positive thinker is a hard-headed, tough-minded, and factual realist. He sees all the difficulties clearly... which is more than can be said for the average negative thinker. But he sees more than difficulties -- he tries to see the solutions of those difficulties.
Norman Vincent Peale
Say hello to my little friend !
Tony Montana, Scarface (1983)
We have no simple problems or easy decisions after kindergarten.
John W. Turk
We are all in the gutter but some of us are looking at the stars.
You know you are in love when you see the world in her eyes, and her eyes everywhere in the world.
Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.
An army of lions commanded by a deer will never be an army of lions.
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse , however if I treat you as though you are what you are capable of becoming, I help you become that.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
It has always been my belief that a man should do his best, regardless of how much he receives for his services, or the number of people he may be serving or the class of people served.