Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.
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Unless you choose to do great things with it, it makes no difference how much you are rewarded or how much you have.
Only when all contribute their firewood can they build up a strong fire.
First thing every morning before you arise say out loud, "I believe'' three times.
Norman Vincent Peale
Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.
Success is achieved by those who try and keep trying with a positive mental attitude.
W. Clement Stone
It takes a whole village to raise a child.
Don't say, "If I could, I would". Say, "If I can, I will".
Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.
Love is friendship set on fire.
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
Of course it's the same old story. Truth usually is the same old story.
Whenever I think of the past it just brings back so many memories.
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.
There's always free cheese in the mouse traps, but the mice there ain't happy.
Practice hope. As hopefulness becomes a habit, you can achieve a permanently happy spirit.
Norman Vincent Peale
Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
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''.
Fill your hands, you son-of-a-bitch !
Rooster Cogburn, True Grit (1969)
The best things in life are free.
I am someone else when I'm with you, someone more like myself.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Love is what is left in a relationship after all the selfishness is taken out.
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life.
Sometimes you just got to give yourself what you wish someone else would give you.
The world is more malleable than you think and it's waiting for you to hammer it into shape.
Tim Blixseth Bono
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Norman Vincent Peale
When one door closes another opens. But often we look so long so regretfully upon the closed door that we fail to see the one that has opened for us.
We shall neither fail nor falter, we shall not weaken or tire. Give us the tools and we will finish the job.
Love is the universal thirst for a communion not merely of the senses, but of our whole nature.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have really lived, are the moments when you have done things in a spirit of love.
She's my sister ! She's my daughter !
Evelyn Mulwray, Chinatown (1974)
The man who has no imagination has no wings.
If anything is worth trying at all, it's worth trying at least ten times.
Dean Marshall Art Linkletter
Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.
Be the change you want to see in the world.
The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication.
Cecil B. DeMille
If so many men, so many minds, certainly so many hearts, so many kinds of love.
I have noticed that folks are generally about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
Life is a do-it yourself project.
Nuptial love makes mankind, friendly love perfects it, but wanton love corrupts and debases it.
Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.
Determine never to be idle... It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
Action is the antidote to despair.
You see things and you say, why ? But I dream things that never were and say, why not ?
George Bernard Shaw
A hundred years from now, it will not matter what kind of car I drove, what kind of house I lived in, how much money I had in the bank... but the world may be a better place because I made a differ- ence in the life of a child.
Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
There are essentially two things that will make you wiser the books you read and the people you meet.
Charles Tremendous Jones
I become a waterwheel, turning and tasting you, as long as water moves.
Almost any idea is good if a man has ability and is willing to work hard. The best idea is worthless if the creator is a loafer and ineffective.
Ideas won't keep, something must be done about them.
An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast, a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.
Perhaps the feelings that we experience when we are in love represent a normal state. Being in love shows a person who he should be.
Roll with the punches.
I am both pleased but astonished by the fact that mankind has not yet begun to use all the means and devices that are available for destruction. I hope that such weapons are never manufactured in quantity.
The more you seek security, the less of it you have. But the more you seek opportunity, the more likely it is that you will achieve the security that you desire.
I never could have done without the habits of punctuality, order and diligence the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.
Ideals are like stars, you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny.
We conceal it from ourselves in vain, we must always love something. In those matters seemingly removed from love, the feeling is secretly to be found, and man can not possibly live for a moment without it.
If you aren't good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you'll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren't even giving to yourself.
Barbara De Angelis
How do I look ?
Holly Golightly, Breakfast At Tiffany's (1961)
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.
Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
I believe in long, slow, deep, soft, wet kisses that last three days.
Crash Davis, Bull Durham (1988)
Success doesn't come to you, you go to it.
Immature love says, I love you because I need you. Mature love says, I need you because I love you.
The great and glorious masterpiece of man is to know how to live to purpose.
Michel de Montaigne
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
The difficulties and distresses to which we have been exposed during the war must now be forgotten. We must endeavor to let our ways be the way of pleasantness and all our paths peace.
I love great music and art, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
The wisest mind has something yet to learn.
What doesn't kill me, makes me stronger.
Sometimes there's so much beauty in the world I feel like I can't take it, like my heart's going to cave in.
Ricky Fitts, American Beauty (1999)
Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find, knock and it shall be opened unto you.
If you build it, he will come.
Field of Dreams
Never live in the past but always learn from it.
With malice toward none, with charity for all.
I saw and loved.
There are only two rules for being successful. One, figure out exactly what you want to do, and two, do it.
Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown.
Duffy, Chinatown (1974)
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.
Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.
Love doesn't just sit there like a stone, it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new.
Ursula K. Le Guin
Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.
Vincent Van Gogh
First law on holes - when you're in one, stop digging.
I am fond of only what comes from the heart.
Why is it that the more mistakes people make, the more paranoid they become about other people's mistakes ?
As you live your values, your sense of identity, integrity, control, and inner-directedness will infuse you with both exhilaration and peace. You will define yourself from within, rather than by people's opinions or by comparisons to others.
Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through the snow.
Soul meets soul on lover's lips.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
I'm Multi-Dimensional !
It is interesting to notice how some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage, and working their solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles.
It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.