Girls got balls. They're just a little higher up, that's all.
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The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
We all love best not those who offend us least, nor those who have done most for us, but those who make it most easy for us to forgive them.
Our first journey is to find that special place for us.
Success consists of doing the common things of life uncommonly well.
Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing, it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.
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.
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)
In order to form an immaculate member of a flock of sheep one must, above all, be a sheep.
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
If you want to reach a goal, you must see the reaching in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal.
No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.
Into the house where joy lives, happiness will gladly come.
The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.
Bernard M. Baruch
Whenever I get the energy to exercise, I sit down until it passes.
It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one's heart rather than out of pity. A person must possess himself and have a deep sense of security in fundamental principles and values in order to genuinely apologize.
The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.
Commit yourself to a dream nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.
Robert H. Schuller
Now is wanted intense karma-yoga with unbounded courage and indomitable strength in the heart. Then only will the people of the country be roused.
Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.
A bizarre sensation pervades a relationship of pretense. No truth seems true. A simple morning's greeting and response appear loaded with innuendo and fraught with implications. Each nicety becomes more sterile and each withdrawal more permanent.
In order to accept change and the suffering it brings, we need to find meaning in it
Mary Norton Gordon
Advice after the mischief is like medicine after death.
Give me a place to stand and I will move the earth.
Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.
If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don't, they never were.
Miss Jean Louise, stand up. Your father's passing.
Reverend Sykes, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
We are so lazy, we do not want to do anything ourselves. We want a personal god, a savior or a prophet to do everything for us. Long as we believe ourselves to be even the least different from god, fear remains with us, but when we know ourselves to be the one, fear goes, of what can we be afraid ?
I never worry about action, but only about inaction.
Only those who are absolutely their true selves in this world can have pervading influence.
Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is.
Wisdom is supreme , therefore make a full effort to get wisdom. Esteem her and she will exalt you , embrace her and she will honor you. Wise men speak because they have something to say, fools because they have to say something.
Trust men and they will be true to you, treat them greatly, and they will show themselves great.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Show me the money !
Rod Tidwell, Jerry Maguire (1996)
Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.
My fathers planted for me, and I planted for my children.
There go the people. I must follow them for I am their leader.
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.
Every time an artist dies, part of the vision of mankind passes with him.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Tell the truth boldly, whether it hurts or not. Never pander to weakness. If truth is too much for intelligent people and sweeps them away, let them go, the sooner the better.
Love does not conquer all things, but it does set all things right.
Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot , but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague
Every truth has four corners, as a teacher I give you one corner, and it is for you to find the other three.
There is no real excellence in all this world which can be separated from right living.
David Starr Jordan
Years from now, when you talk about this, and you will, be kind.
Laura Reynolds, Tea And Sympathy (1956)
What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The best leader brings out the best in those he has stewardship over.
J. Richard Clarke
If your success is not on your own terms, if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart, it is not success at all.
Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school.
Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1990)
Tell me your friends, and I'll tell you who you are.
The royal road to a man's heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.
I saw and loved.
Happiness is the indication that man has found the answer to the problem of human existence the productive realization of his potentialities and thus, simultaneously, being one with the world and preserving the integrity of his self.
Freedom is man's capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves.
As a mother of teenagers, do you know how many times I picked up the phone to apologize to my own mother ?
Nothing ventured, nothing gained.
We are all in the gutter but some of us are looking at the stars.
Excuse me while I whip this out.
Bart, Blazing Saddles (1974)
Love always creates, it never destroys. In this lie's man's only promise.
There is a great man who makes every man feels small. But the real great man is the man who makes every man feel great.
G. K. Chesterton
Look at that ! Look how she moves. That's just like Jell-O on springs. She must have some sort of built-in motor. I tell you, it's a whole different sex !
Jerry, Some Like It Hot (1959)
To be a great leader and so always master of the situation, one must of necessity have been a great thinker in action. An eagle was never yet hatched from a goose's egg.
If a man does his best, what else is there ?
General George S. Patton
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
The course of true love never did run smooth.
It ain't over till it's over.
No man or woman is an island. To exist just for yourself is meaningless. You can achieve the most satisfaction when you feel related to some greater purpose in life, something greater than yourself.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
Love is when reality is better than your dreams.
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
Friendship is not born of words alone.
The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.
Love like you'll never be hurt.
Seize the day.
Encouragement is oxygen to the soul.
You will become as small as your controlling desire, as great as your dominant aspiration.
One mistake will never kill you. The same mistake over and over again will.
Marcel Marceau, Silent Movie (1976)
Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.
I try to learn from the past, but I plan for the future by focusing exclusively on the present. That's were the fun is.
Where there is love there is no darkness.
Dreams don't work unless you do.
John C. Maxwell
You have enemies ? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.
Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down.
Charles F. Kettering
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.
If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living.
I love thee, I love but thee with a love that shall not die till the sun grows cold and the stars grow old.
It is my principle that the will of the majority should always prevail.
Friends are made by many acts and lost by only one.
Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.
Kindness is an inner desire that makes us want to do good things even if we do not get anything in return. It is the joy of our life to do them. When we do good things from this inner desire, there is kindness in everything we think, say, want and do.
Roll with the punches.
Life without love is like a tree. Without blossom and fruit.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. -
If a man can realize his divine nature with the help of an image, would it be right to call that a sin ? Nor, even when he has passed that stage, should he call it an error. Man is not traveling from error to truth, but from truth to truth, from lower to higher truth. To him all the religions from the lowest fetishism to the highest absolutism, mean so many attempts of the human soul to grasp and realize the infinite, each determined by the conditions of its birth and association, and each of these marks a stage of progress, and every soul is a young eagle soaring higher and higher, gathering more and more strength till it reaches the glorious sun.
This is the best kind of voyeurism, hearing joy from your neighbors.