Life is too short to ponder the "what if's " and fear rejection.
Happiness is a state of mind.
Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father.
Lydia Maria Child
Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.
Fear nothing, for every renewed effort raises all former failures into lessons, all sins into experience.
I'm melting ! Melting ! Oh, what a world ! What a world !
The Wicked Witch Of The West, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be and that God wishes to see people happy, amidst the simple beauty of nature.
If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully.
Mama, face it. I was the slut of all time.
Gloria Wandrous, Butterfield 8 (1932)
You are the handicap you must face. You are the one who must choose your place. You can make goals for family, relationships, anything.
He who has great power should use it lightly.
A smile is the light in your window that tells others that there is a caring, sharing person inside.
Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.
How different our lives are when we really know what is deeply important to us, and keeping that picture in mind, we manage ourselves each day to be and to do what really matters most.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through the snow.
All progress occurs because people dare to be different
Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything.
W. Clement Stone
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.
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.
Sharing is the essence of teaching. It is, I have come to believe, the essence of civilizationWithout it, the imagination is but the echo of the self, trapped in a soundproof chamber, reverberating upon itself until it is spent in exhaustion or futility.
When you discover your mission, you will feel its demand. It will fill you with enthusiasm and a burning desire to get to work on it.
W. Clement Stone
Don't think it, ink it.
Mark Victor Hansen
The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility.
All men are created equal. Government by consent of the governed. Give me liberty or give me death. And those are not just clever words, and those are not just empty theories.
Think about it, there must be higher love. Down in the heart or hidden in the stars above, without it, life is a wasted time. Look inside your heart, I'll look inside mine.
Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.
You become what you think about.
Goodness, what beautiful diamonds !
Cloakroom Girl, Maudie Triplett (1932)
The foundation my parents laid down with our faith continues to be my core.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
The list is an absolute good. The list is life.
Itzak Stern, Schindler's List (1993)
Practice does not make perfect, perfect practice makes perfect.
Be afraid. Be very afraid.
Veronica Quaife, The Fly (1986)
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.
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.
Acting on a good idea is better than just having a good idea.
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity can not survive.
To laugh often and love much, to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others, to give one's self, this is to have succeeded.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Good fortune and bad are equally necessary to man, to fit him to meet the contingencies of this life.
If there is one word that you find coming out like a bomb from the upanishads, bursting like a bombshell upon masses of ignorance, it is the word fearlessness.
Your neighbor's vision is as true for him as your own vision is true for you.
Miguel de Unamuno
Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope.
Princess Leia, Star Wars (1977)
Perfect love can not be without equality.
You really can change the world if you care enough.
Marion Wright Edelman
Hope springs eternal.
Why is it that we spend so much of our time preparing for when we can do what we want, instead of just doing what we want right now.
John P. Strelecky
Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.
Emily P. Bissell
Anything that we have to learn we learn by the actual doing of it we become just by performing just acts, temperate by performing temperate ones, brave by performing brave ones.
First law on holes - when you're in one, stop digging.
Love, the irresistable desire to be irresistibly desired.
Losers make promises they often break. Winners make commitments they always keep.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
As a mother of teenagers, do you know how many times I picked up the phone to apologize to my own mother ?
Ideas without action are worthless.
I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.
Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.
The mind is a lousy master but a wonderful servant.
No involvement, no commitment.
Love sees roses without thorns.
The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a persons determination.
Ineffective people live day after day with unused potential. They experience synergy only in small, peripheral ways in their lives. But creative experiences can be produced regularly, consistently, almost daily in people's lives. It requires enormous personal security and openness and a spirit of adventure.
If you don't like something, change it, if you can't change it, change your attitude.
Just as our eyes need light in order to see, our minds need ideas in order to conceive.
All or our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. -
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe
I love thee, I love but thee with a love that shall not die till the sun grows cold and the stars grow old.
You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
Luck is when opportunity knocks, and you answer.
If you want to be creative in your company, your career, your life, all it takes is one easy stepthe extra one. When you encounter a familiar plan, you just ask one question '' What ELSE could we do ? ''
The only true gift is a portion of yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
There are times when a man should be content with what he has but never with what he is.
William George Jordan
It's not what happens to you, it's what you do about it that makes the difference.
Love conquers all.
Beware what you set your heart upon, for it surely shall be yours.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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."
Procrastination is the fear of success. People procrastinate because they are afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead now. Because success is heavy, carries a responsibility with it, it is much easier to procrastinate and live on the 'someday I'll' philosophy.
He who dares nothing need hope for nothing.
The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.
Bumper Sticker - Join the Army. See the world, travel to far away places, meet exotic people and kill them.
The only real valuable thing is intuition.
In life you can never be too kind or too fair ; everyone you meet is carrying a heavy load. When you go through your day expressing kindness and courtesy to all you meet, you leave behind a feeling of warmth and good cheer, and you help alleviate the burdens everyone is struggling with.
Let he him who would be moved to convince others, be first moved to convince himself.
Every time we open our mouths, men look into our minds.
A man never likes you so well as when he leaves your company liking himself.
But, in the opinion of the court, you are not only sane but you're the sanest man that ever walked into this courtroom.
Judge May, Mr Deeds Goes To Town (1936)
Until man duplicates a blade of grass, nature can laugh at his so-called scientific knowledge.
Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
Smile ! and the world will smile with you !
Keep the Faith.
I've looked around enough to know that you're the one I want to go through time with.
Don't fall victim to your own melodrama. Keep things in perspective. The odds are that your problem is solvable. Address the solution and don't dwell on the problem to the point at which it paralyzes you.
It takes a whole village to raise a child.
We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.
You're lit from within, Tracy. You've got fires banked down in you, hearth-fires and holocausts.