A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
John Lennon Mignon McLaughlin
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Stand up, be bold, be strong. Take the whole responsibility on your own shoulders, and know that you are the creator of your own destiny. All the strength and succor you want is within yourself. Therefore, make your own future.
It is not the job of the general to be winning. It is his job to win.
If we are going to teach 'creation science' as an alternative to evolution, then we should also teach the stork theory as an alternative to biological reproduction.
If your success is not on your own terms, if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart, it is not success at all.
There are millions of children today who don't attend school. However, education is the only way to get ahead in this country.
There is no beauty but the beauty of action.
Go forward confidently, energetically attacking problems, expecting favorable outcomes.
Norman Vincent Peale
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.
Unselfish and noble actions are the most radiant pages in the biography of souls.
Without a general an army is lost.
Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others, it is the only means.
It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves.
At ten years old I actually thought that the reason I was getting glasses was that I couldn't tell what my parents looked like, because every time I asked my mother to buy me something she'd say, 'What do I look like - a bank ?'
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
The whole universe is only the self with variations, one tune made bearable by variations. Sometimes there are discords, but they only make the subsequent harmony more perfect. In this hell of a world one can bring a little joy and peace even for a day into the heart of a single person, that much alone is true, this I have learnt after suffering all my life, all else is mere moonshine.
Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish. A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
John Quincy Adams
The ability to concentrate and to use your time well is everything if you want to succeed in business or in anything else, for that matter.
You think of yourself as a colored man. I think of myself as a man.
John Wade Prentice, Guess Who's Coming To Dinner (1967)
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
There are two primary choices in life, to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
Adversity introduces a man to himself.
I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used used them.
Your children will become what you are, so be what you want them to be.
When you can't solve the problem, manage it.
Robert H. Schuller
Whoever is open, loyal, true ; of humane and affable demeanour, honourable himself, and in his judgement of others, faithful to his word as to law, and faithful alike to God and man... .such a man is a true gentleman.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life - it goes on.
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
Norman Vincent Peale
Our limitations and success will be based most often on our own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
I do not resent criticism, even when, for the sake of emphasis, it parts for the time with reality.
Service is the rent we pay to be living. It is the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time.
Marian Wright Edelman
They are able because they think they are able.
Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time.
Robert H. Schuller
We carry the seeds of happiness with us wherever we go.
Hi-Yo, Silver !
The Lone Ranger, The Lone Ranger (1956)
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If I'm ever on a life-support system I choose to be unplugged, but not until Im down to a size eight!
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habits. Watch your habits, they become character.Watch your character, it becomes your destiny.
Did my heart love'til now ? Foreswear its sight, for I never saw true beauty'til this night.
Show me the money !
Rod Tidwell, Jerry Maguire (1996)
There are no guarantees. From the viewpoint of fear, none are strong enough. From the viewpoint of love, none are necessary.
Along with trustworthiness, consistency is the thing to look for when you surround yourself with people who can help you on your quest.
O my's like a red, red rose. That's newly sprung in June, O my's like the melodie. That's sweetly play'd in tune.
How many doctors does it take to screw in a light bulb ? That depends on whether it has medical insurance.
If you don't know where you are going, you'll end up someplace else.
Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.
Confidence imparts a wonderful inspiration to its possessor.
Great effort from great motives is the best definition of a happy life.
William Ellery Channing
Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.
I know that I will die laughing.
If you want a do-right woman, you have to be a do-right man
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
Pretty much everything will come to him who hustles while he waits. I believe that restlessness is discontent, and discontent is merely the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.
If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.
John Davidson Rockefeller
I try to learn from the past, but I plan for the future by focusing exclusively on the present. That's were the fun is.
The soul is covered with the color of its leisure thoughts.
One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.
Love talked about can be easily turned aside, but love demonstrated is irresistible.
W. Stanley Mooneyham
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them become what they are capable of becoming.
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
I am your father.
Darth Vader, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
The worst part of life is waiting. The best part of life is having someone worth waiting for.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect.
Mr. Allen, this may come as a shock to you, but there are some men who don't end every sentence with a proposition.
Jan Morrow, Pillow Talk (1959)
Bad news, compadres, this place is magic as hell.
Hi, Curly, kill anyone today ?
Mitch Robbins, Curly (1991)
If you build it, he will come.
Shoeless Joe Jackson, Field Of Dreams (1989)
Friends are made by many acts and lost by only one.
It is seldom indeed that one parts on good terms, because if one were on good terms one would not part.
Deals are my art form. Other people paint beautifully on canvas or write wonderful poetry. I like making deals, preferably big deals. That's how I get my kicks.
P. T. Barnum
If a man does his best, what else is there ?
General George S. Patton
In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Always bear in mind, that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other thing.
Do you think that there is a word that contains all of the vowels? Unquestionably.
I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine.
When you come to the edge of all the light you know and are about to step off into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing one of two things will happen. There will be something solid to stand on or you will be taught to fly.
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.
We rob banks.
Clyde Barrow, Bonnie And Clyde (1967)
How can we remember our ignorance, which our growth requires, when we are using our knowledge all the time ?
Henry David Thoreau
Wherever there is danger, there lurks opportunity ; whenever there is opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable. They go together.
To be a leader, you must stand for something, or fall for anything.
Dwell not on the past. Use it to illustrate a point, then leave it behind. Nothing really matters except what you do now in this instant of time. From this moment onwards you can be an entirely different person, filled with love and understanding, ready with an outstretched hand, uplifted and positive in every thought and deed.
Our schools and are not teaching students to think. It is astonishing how many young people have difficulty in putting their brains definitely and systematically to work.
Predetermine the objectives you want to accomplish. Think big, act big and set out to accomplish big results.
Mark Victor Hansen
Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore, Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me I lift me lamp beside the golden door.
There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved , it is God's finger on man's shoulder.
If you would create something, you must be something.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Within us all there are wells of thought and dynamos of energy which are not suspected until emergencies arise. Then oftentimes we find that it is comparatively simple to double or treble our former capacities and to amaze ourselves by the results achieved. Quotas, when set up for us by others, are challenges which goad us on to surpass ourselves. The outstanding leaders of every age are those who set up their own quotas and constantly achieve them.
Thomas J. Watson
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.
Love the giver more than the gift.
Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.
Mary Kay Ash
Get into a line that you will find to be a deep personal interest, something you really enjoy spending twelve to fifteen hours a day working at, and the rest of the time thinking about.
I love you. I've loved you since the first moment I saw you. I guess maybe Ive even loved you before I saw you.
George Eastman, A Place In The Sun (1951)
It's nice to be the best, but not when being the best brings out the worst in you.
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.