Your children will become what you are, so be what you want them to be.
You can't expect people to look eye to eye with you if you are looking down on them.
This was love at first sight, love everlasting, a feeling unknown, unhoped for, unexpected in so far as it could be a matter of conscious awareness, it took entire possession of him, and he understood, with joyous amazement, that this was for life.
The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.
Vision doesn't usually come as a lightening bolt. Rather it comes as a slow crystallization of life challenges that we one day recognize as a beautiful diamond with great value to ourselves and others.
As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.
The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be and that God wishes to see people happy, amidst the simple beauty of nature.
Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.
Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)
We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience.
Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
Slow but steady wins the race.
When you love someone all your saved-up wishes start coming out.
People who are afraid to fail can never experience the joys of success.
In love beggar and king are equal.
You think I'm licked. You all think I'm licked. Well, I'm not licked. And I'm going to stay right here and fight for this lost cause. Even if this room gets filled with lies like these, and the taylors and all their armies come marching into this place.
Jefferson Smith, Mr Smith Goes To Washington (1939)
We will find only what we look for, nothing more and nothing less.
Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration. Accordingly, a 'genius' is often merely a talented person who has done all of his or her homework.
The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results
Mr. Allen, this may come as a shock to you, but there are some men who don't end every sentence with a proposition.
Jan Morrow, Pillow Talk (1959)
Snakes ! Why did it have to be snakes ?
Indiana Jones, Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1987)
I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine.
You see, when we have the opportunity of working out, you'll see that your way of thinking is definitely not the same as mine. Art, after all, is a means of acquiring personal liberty. Your way is not my way nor mine yours.
One does evil enough when one does nothing good.
Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.
Live your dreams.
The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.
I don't like the man. I must get to know him better.
It's not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.
If you want a do-right woman, you have to be a do-right man
Dependent people need others to get what they want. Independent people can get what they want through their own efforts. Interdependent people combine their own efforts with the efforts of others to achieve their greatest success.
True love can not be found where it truly does not exist, Nor can it be hidden where it truly does.
Love does not conquer all things, but it does set all things right.
But we can not avoid conflict, conflict with society, other individuals and with oneself. Conflicts may be the sources of defeat, lost life and a limitation of our potentiality but they may also lead to greater depth of living and the birth of more far-reaching unities, which flourish in the tensions that engender them.
When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.
If you love someone, set them free.
Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for his competitors, for it is that which all are practicing every day while they live.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed We hold these truths to be self-evident , that all men are created equal.
Martin Luther King Jr.
It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.
This life is a hard fact, work your way through it boldly, though it may be adamantine, no matter, the soul is stronger. I have seen in life those who are overcautious about themselves fall into dangers at every step, those who are afraid of losing honor and respect, get only disgrace, and those who are always afraid of loss, always lose.
Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes.
I have not failed. I've just found ways that don't work
William Ernest Henley
It's always too soon to quit !
Norman Vincent Peale
Let your imagination release your imprisoned possibilities.
Robert H. Schuller
Don't let life discourage you , everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.
Richard L. Evans
I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore !
Howard Beale, Network (1976)
Come forth into the light of things , Let nature be your Teacher.
Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it.
Positive anything is better than negative thinking.
There's always a way - if you're committed.
We must not say every mistake is a foolish one.
After all, tomorrow is another day !
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Accept challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.
George S. Patton
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.
Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others, it is the only means.
Would you like to come in ?
Aurora Greenway, Garrett Breedlove (1983)
A ship is safe in harbor, but thats not what ships are for.
The worst way to miss someone is to be sitting right beside them knowing you can't have them.
A life lived in fear is half lived.
Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore, Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me I lift me lamp beside the golden door.
Your neighbor's vision is as true for him as your own vision is true for you.
Miguel de Unamuno
From his neck down a man is worth a couple of dollars a day, from his neck up he is worth anything that his brain can produce.
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.
Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.
Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart.
When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.
Norman Vincent Peale
We feel good about ourselves to the exact degree we feel in control of our lives.
Happiness can be defined, in part at least, as the fruit of the desire and ability to sacrifice what we want now for what we want eventually.
Most people resist change, so a key part of innovating is convincing other people that your idea is a good one -- by enlisting their help, and, in doing so, by helping them see the usefulness of the idea.
People fascinated by the idea of progress never suspect that every step forward is also a step on the way to the end.
She's my sister ! She's my daughter !
Evelyn Mulwray, Chinatown (1974)
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose.
It is love alone that gives worth to all things.
Santa Teresa de Jesus
What we can or can not do, what we consider possible or impossible, is rarely a function of our true capability. It is more likely a function of our beliefs about who we are.
We are made for loving. If we don't love, we will be like plants without water.
How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.
As a writer, I tell stories and people give me money. Then financial planners tell me stories, and I give them money.
Martin Cruz Smith
Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god. For one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
Only in his own way and not in any other can the one who strives perfect himself. He who lays hold of the rung of his companion and lets go of his own rung, through him neither the one nor the other will be realized.
Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.
I don't think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
Don't take no for an answer, never submit to failure. Do not be fobbed off with mere personal success or acceptance. You will make all kinds of mistakes, but as long as you are generous and true, and also fierce, you can not hurt the world or even seriously distress her. She was made to be wooed by youth.
Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from weak minds.
Find something you love to do and you'll never have to work a day in your life.
I have learned not to worry about love, but to honor it's coming with all my heart.
Watch the skies, everywhere, keep looking ! Keep watching the skies !
Ned Scotty Scott, The Thing From Another World (1951)
When it comes to giving, some people stop at nothing.
Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.
Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is a freedom.
It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
Some say you have to use your five best players, but I found out you win with the five that fit together best as a team
Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes-- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds'--can you help others do the same.
Well done is better than well said.
Love the giver more than the gift.
Without love our life is a, ship without a rudder, like a body without a soul.
There is no way to happiness, happiness is the way.
For myself, I am an optimist -- it does not seem to be much use being anything else.
Men stumble over the truth from time to time but most pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened.
One of the reasons mature people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.