People are like stained glass windows, they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.
To be a champion, you have to believe in yourself when nobody else will.
Sugar Ray Robinson
Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner.
The glow of inspiration warms us, it is a holy rapture.
Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.
Theodore Isaac Rubin
The main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance but to do what lies clearly at hand.
While we pursue happiness, we flee from contentment.
You must do the things you think you cannot do.
A lie keeps growing and growing until it's as clear as the nose on your face.
The Blue Fairy, Pinocchio (1940)
Many people may listen, but few people actually hear.
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
No matter how small, acknowledge the achievement.
Greg Henry Quinn
Hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are earned.
William Butler Yeats
I am a great believer in luck and I find that the harder I work the more I have of it.
Love is a hole in the heart.
As long as we are persistence in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We can not choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time.
This is the first day, of the rest of your life.
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.
General Douglas MacArthur
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are made.
Astrology and all these mystical things are generally signs of a weak mind, therefore as soon as they are becoming prominent in our minds, we should see a physician, take good food, and rest.
When we won't consider suggestions, we reject our own potential - but we have a right to expect people to be tactful.
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
Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.
First law on holes - when you're in one, stop digging.
Whoever said anybody has a right to give up ?
Marian Wright Edelman
I didn't have time to hire half my coaching staff. I didn't know any of the players by sight, but somehow we got through spring ball with the help of a couple of graduate assistants.
Annie Hall, Annie Hall (1977)
Average investors are on the outside trying to look into the inside of the company or property they are investing in.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Whatever you think that you will be. If you think yourself weak, weak you will be , if you think yourself strong, you will be.
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.
The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility.
Work spares us from three evils boredom, vice, and need.
The "Inside-Out" approach to personal and self , even more fundamentally, to start with the most inside part of self - with your paradigms, your character, and your motives. The inside-out approach says that private victories precede public victories, that making and keeping promises to ourselves precedes making and keeping promises to others. It says it is futile to put personality ahead of character, to try to improve relationships with others before improving ourselves.
Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.
Robert A. Heinlein
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all.
Was there ever a more horrible blasphemy than the statement that all the knowledge of god is confined to this or that book ? How dare men call god infinite, and yet try to compress him within the covers of a little book !
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
In our life there is a single color, as on an artist's palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.
Never close your lips to those whom you have opened your heart.
Wicked men obey from fear, good men, from love.
You betcha !
Marge Gunderson, Fargo (1996)
Beware what you set your heart upon, for it surely shall be yours.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.
Ferris Bueller, Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
They say you were shot in the tabloids.
Nora Charles, Nick Charles (1934)
Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die !
Inigo Montoya, The Princess Bride (1987)
Live as if you were to die tomorrow , Learn as if you were to live forever.
Grow old along with me, the best is yet to be.
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast.
Little strokes fell great oaks.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
He who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect.
All progress occurs because people dare to be different
You can have everything in life you want if you'll just help enough other people get what they want.
In order to love simply, it is necessary to know how to show love.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.
To be in love is merely to be in a state of perpetual anesthesia. To mistake an ordinary young man for a greek god or an ordinary young woman for a goddess.
The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.
If you look at what you have in life, You'll always have more. If you look at what you don't have in life, You'll never have enough.
Be of love a little more careful than of anything.
My love for you is a journey, starting at forever, and ending at never.
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Be careful the environment you choose for it will shape you ; be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them.
W. Clement Stone
Mama, face it. I was the slut of all time.
Gloria Wandrous, Butterfield 8 (1932)
Stand as a rock , you are indestructible. You are the Self ( atman ) , the god of the universe.
If you believe you can, you probably can. If you believe you won't, you most assuredly won't. Belief is the ignition switch that gets you off the launching pad.
Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year - and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade !
In any world menu, Canada must be considered the vichyssoise of nations – it's cold, half-French, and difficult to stir.
J. Stuart Keate
If you want to feel rich, just count all of the things you have that money can't buy.
If we are to achieve results never before accomplished, we must expect to employ methods never before attempted.
You're so money, and you don't even know it.
Trent, Swingers (1996)
Everything that is good from others, bring it in, and in your own way absorb it, do not become others.
Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart.
The real leader has no need to lead, he is content to point the way.
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.
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
Everything you want is on the other side of fear.
In any moment of decision the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.