Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.
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Thou love life ? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff that life is made of.
Sow a thought, and you reap an act , Sow an act, and you reap a habit , Sow a habit, and you reap a character , Sow a character, and you reap a destiny.
Make the second effort your second nature.
Don't hide your light under a bushel.
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
A weak man has doubts before a decision, a strong man has them afterwards.
People will exercise great effort and creativity to make our plan work, and sometimes expend just as much effort and creativity to make your plan fail.
You become what you think about.
What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first steps to something better.
An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity, a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.
A strong person and a waterfall always channel their own path.
One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you -- suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, "Well, I'll have a go, too''.
Begin with the end in mind.
If you want a do-right woman, you have to be a do-right man
In imagination, there's no limitation.
Mark Victor Hansen
Gentlemen, you can't fight in here ! This is the war room !
President Merkin Muffley, Dr. Strangelove(1964)
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.
Live Simply, Laugh Often, Love Deeply.
Predetermine the objectives you want to accomplish. Think big, act big and set out to accomplish big results.
Mark Victor Hansen
To love is to receive a glimpse of heaven.
Love reckons hours for months, and days for years, and every little absence is an age.
Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day.
A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.
Edgar J. Mohn
Happiness is not a matter of events, it depends upon the tides of the mind.
Keys to success : Research your ideas, plan for success, expect success, and just do it.
John S. Hinds
Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.
William Makepeace Thackeray
We don't have to take our clothes off to have a good time
After all, tomorrow is another day !
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Goals give you more than a reason to get up in the morning, they are an incentive to keep you going all day. Goals tend to tap the deeper resources and draw the best out of life.
A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.
Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.
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
Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.
Robert H. Schuller
If you employed study, thinking, and planning time daily, you could develop and use the power that can change the course of your destiny.
W. Clement Stone
When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property.
When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions.
W. Clement Stone
I am again fairly settled down to the pleasant duties of an old fashioned Virginia house-keeper, steady as a clock, busy as a bee, and as cheerful as a cricket.
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win.
Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains.
Tell 'em to go out there with all they got and win just one for the Gipper.
Knute Rockne, Knute Rockne All American (1940)
As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
Our real problem is not our strength today ; it is rather the vital necessity of action today to ensure strength tomorrow.
The measure of a man is what he does with power.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
They say you were shot in the tabloids.
Nora Charles, Nick Charles (1934)
Love is everything it's cracked up to be. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for.
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.
Kiss me. Kiss me as if it were the last time.
The will to prepare is more important than the will to win.
They alone live, who live for others.
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
If we are going to teach 'creation science' as an alternative to evolution, then we should also teach the stork theory as an alternative to biological reproduction.
Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.
Henry David Thoreau
Only a fool knows everything. A wise man knows how little he knows.
Death is something not only mysterious but a great act of purgation. That which continues in a repetitive pattern is degeneration. The pattern may vary according to country, according to climate, according to circumstance, but it is a pattern. Moving in any pattern brings about a continuity and that continuity is part of the degenerating process of man. When there is an ending of continuity, something new can take place. One can understand it instantly if one has understood the whole movement of thought, of fear, hate, love - then one can grasp the significance, instantly, of what death is.
The man of virtue makes the difficulty to be overcome his first business, and success only a subsequent consideration.
A bold onset is half the battle.
In a great romance, each person basically plays a part that the other really likes.
Love inspires, illumines, designates and leads the way.
Mary Baker Eddy
Kindness is always fashionable.
America E. Barr
Get busy livin, or get busy dyin'.
Andy, The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it.
J. Petit Senn
Okay, but I get to be on top.
Josh, Big (1988)
Character is higher than intellect... A great soul will be strong to live, as well as to think.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Anybody can do just about anything with himself that he really wants to and makes up his mind to do. We are all capable of greater things than we realize.
Norman Vincent Peale
Never discourage anyonewho continually makes progress, no matter how slow.
We shall show mercy, but we shall not ask for it.
Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune, but great minds rise above them.
Goodness, what beautiful diamonds !
Cloakroom Girl, Maudie Triplett (1932)
The heart is wiser than the intellect.
Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
Don't water your weeds.
I've looked around enough to know that you're the one I want to go through time with.
Give all to love.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Most people are about as happy as they make up their mind to be.
History does nothing , it does not possess immense riches, it does not fight battles. It is men, real, living, who do all this.
A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.
Never complain about what you permit.
Success leaves clues.
Practice makes perfect.
No man is free who is not master of himself.
A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.
If you didn't know me, would you think I was a stranger ?
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home.
There are two primary choices in life, to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.
Happiness is a butterfly, which, when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
Some people enter our lives and leave almost instantly. Others stay, and forge such an impression on our heart and soul, we are changed forever.
The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.
It takes a strong fish to swim against the current. Even a dead one can float with it.
What greater thing is there for two human souls that to feel that they are joined, to strengthen each other, to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think.
Our limitations and success will be based, most often, on your own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.
They may take away our lives, but they'll never take our freedom !
William Wallace, Braveheart (1995)
The worst thing you can try to do is cling to something that is gone, or to recreate it.
The reduction of the universe to a single being, the expansion of a single being even to God, this is love.
To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.