There are so many things that we wish we had done yesterday, so few that we feel like doing today.
Confidence imparts a wonderful inspiration to its possessor.
The real and lasting victories are those of peace and not of war.
What is strength without a double share of wisdom ?
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Smile ! and the world will smile with you !
Boldness, more boldness, and always boldness !
George Jacques Danton
With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate, and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Life is the movie you see through your own eyes. It makes little difference what's happening out there. It's how you take it that counts.
The battle is all over except the "shouting" when one knows what is wanted and has made up his mind to get it, whatever the price may be.
The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a persons determination.
A man should have any number of little aims about which he should be conscious and for which he should have names, but he should have neither name for, nor consciousness concerning, the main aim of his life.
Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.
Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
Life without love is like a tree. Without blossom and fruit.
Hard work often leads to success. No work seldom does.
The most interesting thing about a postage stamp is the persistence with which it sticks to its job.
Motherhood qualified me to let the child within come out and play.
I want to talk with people who care about things that matter that will make a life- changing difference
Mark Victor Hansen
Man has been endowed with reason, with the power to create, so that he can add to what he's been given. But up to now he hasn't been a creator, only a destroyer. Forests keep disappearing, rivers dry up, wild life's become extinct, the climate's ruined and the land grows poorer and uglier every day.
Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts
No man is happy who does not think himself so.
I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie. I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave. And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.
A man never likes you so well as when he leaves your company liking himself.
There go the people. I must follow them for I am their leader.
This is the best kind of voyeurism, hearing joy from your neighbors.
Well, it's not the men in your life that counts, it's the life in your men.
Tira, I'm No Angel (1933)
In imagination, there's no limitation.
Mark Victor Hansen
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.
Be not afraid of anything. You will do marvelous work. It is fearlessness that brings heaven even in a moment.
People come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime.
Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.
Frank Lloyd Wright
What greater thing is there for two human souls that to feel that they are joined, to strengthen each other, to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.
The best and most beautiful things in the world can not be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
Always do right, this will gratify some and astonish the rest.
It is only when we die each day to all that is old that there can be the new.
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
Mama, face it. I was the slut of all time.
Gloria Wandrous, Butterfield 8 (1932)
Congress is the only insane asylum that's run by the inmates.
You complete me.
Jerry Maguire, Jerry Maguire (1996)
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear. Ambrose Redmoon Courage is the first of the human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all the others.
Cease trying to work everything out with your minds. It will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be a revelation.
"I can't do it" never accomplished anything ; "I will try" has performed miracles.
George P. Burnham
Follow the money.
Deep Throat, All The President's Men (1976)
In a great romance, each person basically plays a part that the other really likes.
Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.
You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you understand this ? And radio operates exactly the same way : you send signals here, they receive them there. The only difference is that there is no cat.
Commit yourself to a dream... Nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.
Robert H. Schuller
The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
Arthur C. Clarke
Oh, no, it wasn't the airplanes. It was Beauty killed the Beast.
Carl Denham, King Kong (1933)
Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.
Happiness is not a matter of events, it depends upon the tides of the mind.
They are able because they think they are able.
I have seen so many of these, and lived with them, and travelled with them, and oftentimes felt as if I should starve to death on an equal allowance, that I am fully convinced I am correct in saying that the North American Indians, taking them in the aggregate, even where they have an abundance to subsist on, eat less than any civilized population of equal numbers, that I have ever travelled amongst.
We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
The greater a man is in power above others, the more he ought to excel them in virtue. None ought to govern who is not better than the governed.
Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.
Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly , what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Happiness can not be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.
The time is always right to do what is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
The memory of my mother will always be a blessing to me.
Find out what it means to die - not physically, that's inevitable - but to die to everything that is known, to die to your family, to your attachments, to all the things that you have accumulated, the known, the known pleasures, the known fears. Die to that every minute and you will see what it means to die so that the mind is made fresh, young, and therefore innocent, so that there is incarnation not in a next life, but the next day.
Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible - it can not be seen or measured - yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more than any material possession ever could.
Barbara De Angelis
Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.
Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)
Love is not only something you feel. It's something you do.
For a person to build a rich and rewarding life for himself there are certain qualities and bits of knowledge that he needs to acquire. There are also things, harmful attitudes, superstitions, and emotions that he needs to chip away. A person needs to chip away everything that doesn't look like the person he or she most wants to become.
The test is to recognize the mistake, admit it and correct it. To have tried to do something and failed is vastly better than to have tried to do nothing and succeeded.
Dale E. Turner
Find something you love to do and you'll never have to work a day in your life.
I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it.
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
The idea of working all your life, saving, and putting money into a retirement account is a very slow plan.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, 'What's in it for me?'
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word freedom , justice , honor , duty , mercy , hope.
In order to love simply, it is necessary to know how to show love.
The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're still alive.
If you want a do-right woman, you have to be a do-right man
Between stimulus and response is our greatest power -- the freedom to choose.
We will either find a way or make one.
The gulf between god and me is thus bridged. Thus by knowing god, we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us.
Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.
Robert H. Schuller
Self-knowledge is the basis of JKD because it is effective, not only for the individuals martial art, but also for his life as a human being.
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
Great minds have purpose, while others just have wishes.
The real and lasting victories are those of peace and not of war.
Friendship is not born of words alone.
Leadership is a secret ingredient that goes into failure. But it's only kept a secret from the person who fails.
Volunteers don't get paid, not because they're worthless, but because they're priceless.
Joy is the feeling of grinning inside.
I do not know how to kiss, or I would kiss you. Where do the noses go ?
Maria, For Whom The Bell Tolls (1943)
Romance should never begin with sentiment. It should begin with science and end with a settlement.
The person who says it can not be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.
In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.
Think of me as a sex symbol for men who don't give a damn.
When I asked god for strength
He gave me difficult situations to face
When I asked god for brain & brawn
He gave me puzzles in life to solve
When I asked god for happiness
He showed me some unhappy people
When I asked god for wealth
He showed me how to work hard
When I asked god for favors
He showed me opportunities to work hard
When I asked god for peace
He showed me how to help others
God gave me nothing I wanted
He gave me everything I needed
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it.
William A. Ward
Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.
Henri Frederic Amiel
Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.
No matter how big government gets, and no matter how many services it provides, it can never take the place of volunteers.
His eyes have made love to me all evening.
Marguerite Gautier, Camille (1936)
Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Take control of your consistent emotions and begin to consciously and deliberately reshape your daily experience of life.
We must never be afraid to go too far, for success lies just beyond.