One of the reasons mature people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.
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Change does not change tradition. It strengthens it. Change is a challenge and an opportunity, not a threat. Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change. Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them.
Henry Steele Commager
History does nothing , it does not possess immense riches, it does not fight battles. It is men, real, living, who do all this.
Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.
Look, Daddy. Teacher says, Every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings.
Zuzu Bailey, It's Wonderful Life (1946)
The beginning is the half of every action.
Happiness is a butterfly, which, when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
When you love someone all your saved-up wishes start coming out.
This attachment of love to god is indeed one that does not bind the soul but effectively breaks all its bondages.
Who so loves believes the impossible.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
How many doctors does it take to screw in a light bulb ? That depends on whether it has medical insurance.
Until man duplicates a blade of grass, nature can laugh at his so-called scientific knowledge.
We can help others in the world more by making the most of yourself than in any other way.
Progress is the activity of today and the assurance of tomorrow
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Listen, I have an update from Taako Central. I've updated my list of people I trust and things I believe to no one and nothing ! Not a joke, I don't trust you, half-pint, I don't trust Jeff from Today's Special, I don't trust Barold whatever-his-name - nobody, I trust nobody.
Ever has it been that love knows not it's own depth until the hour of separation.
Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.
I am not an animal ! I am a human being. I am a man.
John Merrick, The Elephant Man (1980)
In Switzerland, they had brotherly love, and they had years of democracy and peace. And what did that produce ? The cuckoo clock.
Harry Lime, The Third Man (1949)
Laughter is the best medicine.
Vivacity, leadership, must be had, and we are not allowed to be nice in choosing. We must fetch the pump with dirty water, if clean can not be had.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Always bear in mind, that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other thing.
The first duty of love is to listen.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized ; they die when neglected. Life is a long line of opportunities.
When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished by how much the old man had learned in 7 years.
A Crow is known wherever he is met by his beautiful white dress, and his tall and elegant figure. The greater part of the men being six feet high.
It is not how much we do, but how much love we put in the doing. It is not how much we give, but how much love we put in the giving.
If I have a faith that can move mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.
Life is the first gift, love is the second.
Love is a haunting melody that I have never mastered and I fear I never will.
William S. Burroughs
Shut up and deal.
Fran Kubelik, The Apartment (1960)
The memory of my mother will always be a blessing to me.
Life does not happen to us, it happens from us.
You sing-a high.
Baravelli, Connie Bailey (1932)
Happiness is a choice.
Barry Neil Kaufman
Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on does not constitute so strong an attachment as that from which they draw their gains.
Consider the little mouse how sagacious an animal it is which never entrusts his life to one whole only
Till I loved, I never lived, enough.
Leadership is power to endure an ongoing quest for information or influence not just actual triumphs like making profits or achieving stated objectives.
Look at every situation as if you were in the future and you were looking back on it.
General Peter Schoomaker
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
Love talked about can be easily turned aside, but love demonstrated is irresistible.
W. Stanley Mooneyham
Don't hide your light under a bushel.
The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.
Great minds have purpose, others have wishes.
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.
The worst thing you can try to do is cling to something that is gone, or to recreate it.
Let he him who would be moved to convince others, be first moved to convince himself.
If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
Henry David Thoreau
I consider my ability to arouse enthusiasm among my people the greatest asset I possess, and the way to develop the best in a person is by appreciation and encouragement. I believe in giving people incentive to work. So I am anxious to praise but loath to find fault. I am hearty in my approbation and lavish in my praise.
Charles M. Schwab
Do you love me because I am beautiful, or am I beautiful because you love me ?
There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward.
The strength of the heart comes from the soundness of the faith.
Saudi Arabian Proverb
Love is the flower you've got to let grow.
The only job where you start at the top, is digging a hole.
Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do, he will never do all that he can.
No matter how small, acknowledge the achievement.
Greg Henry Quinn
The greatest humiliation in life is to work hard on something from which you expect appreciation, and then fail to get it.
Edgar Watson Howe
Romantic love is an illusion. Most of us discover this truth at the end of a love affair or else when the sweet emotions of love lead us into marriage and then turn down their flames.
All I want is a warm bed and a kind word and unlimited power.
Don't waste yourself in rejection, nor bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You've got to ask yourself one question : Do I feel lucky ? Well, do ya, punk ?
Harry Callahan, Dirty Harry (1971)
I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There is no limit to what a man can do or where he can go if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.
The Athenians, alarmed at the internal decay of their Republic, asked Demosthenes what to do. His reply: Do not do what you are doing now.
I know you are, but what am I ?
Pee-Wee Herman, Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (1985)
Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough.
P.A.C. de Beaumarchais
If I am pressed to say why I loved him, I feel it can only be explained by replying. Because it was he, because it was me.
It's not what you've got, it's what you use that makes a difference.
When you work, work, and when you play, play, dont get the two mixed up
If you are afraid of failure you don’t deserve to be successful!
Put off for one day and ten days will pass by.
We are limited but we can push back the borders of our limitations.
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
In real love you want the other person's good. In romantic love you want the other person.
You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.
When you face your fear, most of the time you will discover that it was not really such a big threat after all. We all need some form of deeply rooted, powerful motivation - it empowers us to overcome obstacles so we can live our dreams.
Begin with the end in mind.
Never say anything about yourself you do not want to come true.
He who lends to the poor gets his interest from God.
In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery.
Von Schiller Fulton J. Sheen
All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.
Go forward confidently, energetically attacking problems, expecting favorable outcomes.
Norman Vincent Peale
I am not overly impressed by the great names and reputations of those who might be trying to beat me to an invention... . Its their 'ideas' that appeal to me.
I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.
That's what I love about these high school girls, man. I keep getting older, they stay the same age.
David Wooderson, Dazed And Confused (1993)
One sure-fire way to stay creative force yourself to learn something new.
We find rest in those we love, and we provide a resting place in ourselves for those who love us.
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
Nothing endures but change. Heraclitus Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Well done is better than well said.
Take a watch to pieces and examine, however carefully, its separate parts in turn, and you will never come across the principles by which the watch keeps time.
Enthusiasm releases the drive to carry you over obstacles and adds significance to all you do.
Norman Vincent Peale
There is only one terminal dignity, love. And the story of a love is not important, what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.
Without a general an army is lost.
A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance, and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.
The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.
Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.
The real test in golf and in life is not in keeping out of the rough, but in getting out after you are in.
True love begins when nothing is looked for in return.