My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
Talent is formed in solitude, character in the bustle of the world.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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.
If you ever feel like having a child, go to a restaurant and sit next to one.
God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I can not change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.
Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which belie the idea that things can not be changed.
The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don't define them, learn about them, or even seriously consider them as believable or achievable. Winners can tell you where they are going, what they plan to do along the way, and who will be sharing the adventure with them.
Inch by inch, it's a cinch.
Robert H. Schuller
Learning is finding out what we already know. Doing is demonstrating that you know it. Teaching is reminding others that they know just as well as you. You are all learners, doers, and teachers.
And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body, and be yet thankful.
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Enduring habits I hate.... Yes, at the very bottom of my soul I feel grateful to all my misery and bouts of sickness and everything about me that is imperfect, because this sort of thing leaves me with a hundred backdoors through which I can escape from enduring habits.
Elementary, my dear Watson.
Sherlock Holmes, The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes (1939)
It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.
Norman Vincent Peale
Why don't you come up sometime and see me ?
Lady Lou, She Done Him Wrong (1933)
What's meant to be will always find a way
Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to ; all they need is one reason why they can.
We loved with a love that was more than love.
Edgar Allan Poe
Your daily life is your temple and your religion. When you enter into it take with you your all.
Love never claims, it ever gives.
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.
Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
We must never be afraid to go too far, for success lies just beyond.
If you don't like something, change it , if you can't change it, change the way you think about it.
Your current safe boundaries were once unknown frontiers.
There is a law that man should love his neighbor as himself. In a few hundred years it should be as natural to mankind as breathing or the upright gait, but if he does not learn it, he must perish.
I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
The most elusive and desired quality of leadership is vision. Vision is the perfume of the mind.
The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.
Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.
Come to the edge. We can't. We're afraid. We can't. We will fall ! Come to the edge. And they came. And he pushed them. And they flew.
Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.
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
I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece. I challenge you to join the ranks of those people who live what they teach, who walk their talk.
A compliment is like a kiss through a veil.
Love is made by two people, in different kinds of solitude. It can be in a crowd, but in an oblivious crowd.
We can always redeem the man who aspires and strives.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
It is absurd that a man should rule others, who can not rule himself.
The best leaders of all, the people know not they exist. They turn to each other and say, We did it ourselves.
Your thoughts are the architects of your destiny.
David O. McKay
Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination, full of hope.
Don't say, "If I could, I would". Say, "If I can, I will".
Kindness is a language which the dumb can speak, the deaf can understand.
Whenever you find whole world against you just turn around and lead the world.
Did my heart love'til now ? Foreswear its sight, for I never saw true beauty'til this night.
Obstacles are great incentives.
Everyone's life is an object lesson to others.
Karl G. Maeser
We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile.
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
Francis of Assisi
If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
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.
The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.
Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion
Four steps to achievement : plan purposely, prepare prayerfully, proceed positively, pursue persistently.
William Arthur Ward
We are all born for love, it is the principle existence and it's only end.
Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly.
St Francis De Sales
I'll meet you at the place near the thing where we went that time.
Aaron Altman, Broadcast News (1987)
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.
Personally, I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.
Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.
Stephen A. Brennan
If you would create something, you must be something.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
High expectations are the key to everything.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
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
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one.
My love for you is a journey, starting at forever, and ending at never.
Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness.
Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.
Mary Kay Ash
Am I motivated by what I really want out of life or am I mass-motivated ?
The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.
Let no one who loves be called unhappy Even love unreturned has its rainbow.
Good fortune and bad are equally necessary to man, to fit him to meet the contingencies of this life.
Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.
If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x ; y is play ; and z is keeping your mouth shut.
Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things we could have, if we didn't spend half of our time wishing.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.
This is this.
Michael Vronsky, The Deer Hunter (1978)
I like to watch.
Chance, Being There (1979)
Don't look back - forward, infinite energy, infinite enthusiasm, infinite daring, and infinite patience - then alone can great deeds be accomplished.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them become what they are capable of becoming.
Someday when I grow up, finish school and get a job, I'll start living my life the way I want someday after the mortgage is paid off, the finances are on track and the kids are grown up, I'll drive that new car and take exciting trips abroad someday, now that I'm 9 about to retire, I'll buy that beautiful motor home and travel across this great country, and see all there is to see someday.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.
Love is like war, easy to begin but hard to end.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
You're gonna need a bigger boat.
Martin Brody, Jaws (1975)
The individual activity of one man with backbone will do more than a thousand men with a mere wishbone.
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
Never discourage anyonewho continually makes progress, no matter how slow.
Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.
Work like you don't need the money, love like you've never been hurt and dance like no one is watching
Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.
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
Thou love life ? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff that life is made of.
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.