Kids don't remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.
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Most people have no idea of the giant capacity we can immediately command when we focus all of our resources on mastering a single area of our lives.
Look at the weaknesses of others with compassion, not accusation. It's not what they're not doing or should be doing that's the issue. The issue is your own chosen response to the situation and what you should be doing. If you start to think the problem is "out there", stop yourself. That thought is the problem.
Every hero becomes a bore at last.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
Oh, Moses, Moses, you stubborn, splendid, adorable fool !
Nefretiri, The Ten Commandments (1956)
Love is sweet, delicate, dreamy an eternity of gorgeous moments.
In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else.
The principles you live by create the world you live in ; if you change the principles you live by, you will change your world. -
My heart is ever at your service.
Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost, that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
This is a great fact : strength is life, weakness is death. Strength is felicity, life eternal, immortal , weakness is constant strain and misery, weakness is death.
Go before the people with your example, and be laborious in their affairs.
Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
A small house will hold a hundred friends.
Never pretend to a love which you do not actually feel, for love is not ours to command.
Education means inspiring someones mind, not just filling their head.
Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness.
As a cure for worrying, work is far better than whiskey. I always found that, if I began to worry, the best thing I could do was focus upon doing something useful and then work very hard at it. Soon, I would forget what was troubling me.
Great minds have purposes others have wishes.
Napolean Bonaparte Washington Irving
As a mother of teenagers, do you know how many times I picked up the phone to apologize to my own mother ?
You had me at "hello".
Dorothy Boyd, Jerry Maguire (1996)
So whether or not we can get together, remember well that art lives where absolute freedom is. With all the training thrown to nowhere, with a mind perfectly unaware of its own working, with the self vanishing nowhere the art of JKD attains its perfection.
O Captain ! My Captain ! our fearful trip is done.
If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man. One man tells a lie, dozens repeat it as the truth.
If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
Henry David Thoreau
The fire that warms us can also consume us, it is not the fault of the fire.
And now here is my secret, a very simple secret. It is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
All power is within you. You can do anything and everything. Believe in that. Do not believe that you are weak, do not believe that you are half-crazy lunatics, as most of us do nowadays. Stand up and express the divinity within you. Truth is eternal.
One of the strongest motives that lead men to art and science is escape from everyday life with its painful crudity and hopeless dreariness, from the fetters of one's own ever-shifting desires. A finely tempered nature longs to escape from the personal life into the world of objective perception and thought.
It's never too late to be what you might have been.
It's nice to be the best, but not when being the best brings out the worst in you.
All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.
There are two things to aim at in life , first to get what you want, and after that to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind has achieved the second.
Logan Pearsall Smith
The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom.
If a man does his best, what else is there ?
General George S. Patton
My parents told me that I could do and be anything I really wanted. I believed them.
Love like you've never been hurt, dance like no one is watching, live as though heaven is on earth.
What's another word for thesaurus ?
Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations
George Bernard Shaw
No, this trick won't work... How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love ?
If you're not sure where you're going, you'll probably end up somewhere else.
Rough spots sharpen our performance. And more often than not, obstacles can be turned into advantages. You just can't let your disappointment get in the way.
The heart has reasons that reason does not understand.
Jacques Benigne Bossuel
It is not what we get. But who we become, what we contribute... that gives meaning to our lives.
Times of great calamity and confusion have ever been productive of the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from the darkest storm.
Charles Caleb Colton
There is a time to let things happen, and a time to make things happen.
I never had a policy, I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.
We can help others in the world more by making the most of yourself than in any other way.
Attitude determines altitude.
When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.
When Harry Met Sally
Now he has departed from this strange world a little ahead of me. That means nothing. People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.
The true way to soften one's troubles is to solace those of others.
Madame De Maintenon
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
I have, for many years past, contemplated the noble races of red men who are now spread over these trackless forests and boundless prairies, melting away at the approach of civilization.
Its so hard when contemplated in advance, and so easy when you do it.
Robert M. Pirsig
Somebody stop me !
Stanley Ipkiss, The Mask (1994)
What a dump.
Rosa Moline, Beyond The Forest (1949)
Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly.
St Francis De Sales
If you refuse to accept anything but the best you very often get it.
Love is a hole in the heart.
The sun shines and warms and lights us and we have no curiosity to know why this is so, but we ask the reason of all evil, of pain, and hunger, and mosquitoes and silly people.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
This is the people's war ! It is our war ! We are the fighters ! Fight it, then ! Fight it with all that is in us, and may god defend the right.
Vicar, Mrs Miniver (1942)
It is better to have loved and lost than to never have loved.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Love is perfect kindness
Adversity is the diamond dust that heaven polishes its jewels with.
When you put faith, hope and love together, you can raise positive kids in a negative world.
Losers make promises they often break. Winners make commitments they always keep.
The most elusive and desired quality of leadership is vision. Vision is the perfume of the mind.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
The death of fear is in doing what you fear to do.
He didn't get all of those injuries from a fall.
It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.
Always do right, this will gratify some and astonish the rest.
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it.
William A. Ward
It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You can not make progress without making decisions.
Actions speak louder than words.
It is not enough to have a good mind, the main thing is to use it well.
Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.
W. Clement Stone
It doesn't matter how much milk you spill as long as you don't lose the cow.
The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at a time.
Love cures people, both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
Karl A. Menninger
The best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.
We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A friend's love says. If you ever need anything, I'll be there. True Love says, you'll never need anything, i'll be there.
Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low.
Henry Ward Beecher
To me, at least the way that I teach it, all types of knowledge ultimately means self-knowledge. So, therefore they're coming in and asking me to teach them not so much how to defend themselves or how to do somebody in. Rather, they want to learn to express themselves through some movement, be it anger, be it determination or whatever. So, in other words, they're paying me to show them, in combative form, the art of expressing the human body.
It is not what is poured into a student that counts but what is planted.
We must be bright and cheerful, long faces do not make religion.
It is love alone that gives worth to all things.
Santa Teresa de Jesus
The beginning is the half of every action.
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
Who so loves believes the impossible.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
This is as true in everyday life as it is in battle we are given one life and the decision is ours whether to wait for circumstances to make up our mind, or whether to act, and in acting, to live.
General Omar Bradley
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
God is present in every jiva, there is no other god besides that. Who serves jiva serves god indeed.
Love does not conquer all things, but it does set all things right.