Watch people do their most common actions, these are indeed the things that will tell you the real character of a great person.
I'd rather see a sermon than hear one any day , I'd rather have one walk beside me than merely point the way.
David O. McKay
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
William Curry Theodore
Be who you are in every situation.
Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war, love is a growing up
Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk beside me and be my friend.
Attica ! Attica !
Sonny Wortzik, Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
Your voice makes me tremble inside and your smile is an invitation for my imagination to go wild.
Gravitation can not be held responsible for people falling in love.
The principles you live by create the world you live in ; if you change the principles you live by, you will change your world. -
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
The ladder of success is never crowded at the top.
He who stops being better stops being good.
How many chiropractors does it take to change a light bulb ? Just one, but it requires 21 office visits and 4 X-rays.
A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.
Edgar J. Mohn
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
Why not go out on a limb ? Isn't that where the fruit is ?
Necessity is the mother of invention.
As God is my witness, I'll never be hungry again.
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
The passionate are like men standing on their heads, they see all things the wrong way.
People are where they are because that's exactly where they really want to be. . . whether they'll admit that or not
No matter what I ever do or say, Heathcliff, this is me, now, standing on this hill with you. This is me, forever.
Cathy, Wuthering Heights (1939)
Throughout the centuries there have been men who took the first steps down new roads armed with nothing but their own vision.
Happy wife, happy life.
All or our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. -
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
If the student thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better student. If the lawyer thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better lawyer, and so on.
Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.
Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)
The mind is a lousy master but a wonderful servant.
To be able to say how much love, is love but little.
One man with courage is a majority.
Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.
Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today.
I'm not bad. I'm just drawn that way.
Jessica Rabbit, Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
Things do not change we change.
Henry David Thoreau
The greatest sign of a success for a teacher... is to be able to say, "The children are now working as if I did not exist."
Love, a temporary insanity, curable by marriage.
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
I want the fairy tale.
Vivian, Pretty Woman (1990)
This kind of certainty comes but just once in a lifetime.
One does evil enough when one does nothing good.
No legacy is so rich as honesty.
You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals.
Booker T. Washington
Other men have seen angels, But I have seen thee, And thou art enough.
There are millions of children today who don't attend school. However, education is the only way to get ahead in this country.
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 ?
Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy night.
Margo Channing, All About Eve (1950)
Where there is great love, there are always wishes.
One who seeks no friends is his own enemy.
It is never too late to be what we might have been
Believe in yourself.
There are no perfect human beings ! My personal judgments are that no perfect human being is possible or even conceivable, but that human beings are far more improvable than most people believe.
You must take personal responsibility. You can not change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.
The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.
If you don't like something, change it, if you can't change it, change your attitude.
A coward gets scared and quits. A hero gets scared, but still goes on.
How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young ?
The best things in life are not things.
May no gift be too small to give, nor too simple to receive, which is wrapped in thoughtfulness and tied with love.
Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly.
St Francis De Sales
Censure is often useful, praise often deceitful.
A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.
Everything that is good from others, bring it in, and in your own way absorb it, do not become others.
Love is when reality is better than your dreams.
If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.
Let's not just transform those in need, we can also find ways to help transform those in power.
Never seek to tell thy love. Love that never told can be, for the gentle wind does move silently, invisibly.
Changes in life are not only possible and predictable, but to deny them is to be an accomplice to one's own unnecessary vegetation.
Anything is possible.
For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.
If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.
What the heart gives away is never gone. It is kept in the hearts of others.
Robin St. John
Keep in mind that you are always saying "no" to something. If it isn't to the apparent, urgent things in your life, it is probably to the most fundamental, highly important things. Even when the urgent is good, the good can keep you from your best, keep you from your unique contribution, if you let it.
Hey, Johnny, what are you rebelling against ?
Mildred, Johnny Strabler (1953)
Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.
Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.
Norman Vincent Peale
Love always creates, it never destroys. In this lie's man's only promise.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
E. Joseph Cossman
To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work
Success is predictable.
Magic Mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all ?
Queen, Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937)
Do not let the reasons for your challenges become the excuses for your failure.
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.
There was no hope on earth, and god seemed to have forgotten us. Some said they saw the son of god, others did not see him. If he had come, he would do some great things as he had done before. We doubted it because we had seen neither him nor his works.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
Ideas won't keep, something must be done about them.
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
They call me Mister Tibbs !
Virgil Tibbs, In The Heat Of The Night (1967)
All the technology in the world will never replace a positive attitude.
Listen with regard when others talk. Give your time and energy to others, let others have their own way, do things for reasons other than furthering your own needs.
Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.
Love can be understood only from the inside, as a language can be understood only by someone who speaks it, as a world can be understood only by someone who lives in it.