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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Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Joy increases as you give it, and diminishes as you try to keep it for yourself. In giving it, you will accumulate a deposit of joy greater than you ever believed possible.
Norman Vincent Peale
Bad news, compadres, this place is magic as hell.
The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesud. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules whose would you use ?
Joy can be real only if people look on their life as a service, and have a definite object in life outside themselves and their personal happiness.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
Where's the rest of me ?
Drake McHugh, Kings Row (1942)
Seduce my mind and you can have my body, find my soul and I'm yours forever.
The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm.
Thomas J. Watson
Love is a daily, mutual exchange of value.
Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk beside me and be my friend.
An obstacle is often a stepping stone.
Words do two major things : They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.
As a principle-centered person you try to stand apart from the emotion of the situation and from other factors that would act on you, and evaluate the options. Looking at the balanced whole -- the work needs, the family needs, the other needs that may be involved, and the possible implications of the various alternatives -- you'll try to come up with the best solution taking all factors into consideration.
There is only one way to happiness, and that is to cease worrying things which are beyond the power of our will.
"Every achiever I have ever met says, 'My life turned around when I began to believe in me.'"
Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
Where is there dignity unless there is honesty ?
Friendship often ends in love, but love in friendship - never.
Charles Caleb Colton
Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice. It is not something to be waited for, but rather something to be achieved.
William Jennings Bryan
They are able because they think they are able.
Men spend their lives in anticipations, in determining to be vastly happy at some period when they have time. But the present time has one advantage over every otherit is our own. Past opportunities are gone, future have not come. We may lay in a stock of pleasures, as we would lay in a stock of wine , but if we defer the tasting of them too long, we shall find that both are soured by age.
Charles Caleb Colton
A bold onset is half the battle.
When you study great teachers... you will learn much more from their caring and hard work than from their style.
You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.
Flops are a part of life's menu and I've never been a girl to miss out on any of the courses.
Nuptial love makes mankind, friendly love perfects it, but wanton love corrupts and debases it.
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
We have a responsibility in our time, as others have had in theirs, not to be prisoners of history but to shape history, a responsibility to fill the role of path-finder, and to build with others a global network of purpose and law.
Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.
He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in god. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.
You will become as small as your controlling desire, as great as your dominant aspiration.
How many chiropractors does it take to change a light bulb ? Just one, but it requires 21 office visits and 4 X-rays.
How you react when the joke's on you can reveal your character.
Passion is the genesis of genius.
Wisdom is knowing what to do next.
David Starr Jordan
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word freedom , justice , honor , duty , mercy , hope.
The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.
A compliment is like a kiss through a veil.
Get excited and enthusiastic about you own dream. This excitement is like a forest fire -- you can smell it, taste it, and see it from a mile away.
You're lit from within, Tracy. You've got fires banked down in you, hearth-fires and holocausts.
Mike Connor, The Philadelphia Story (1940)
It's not what you've got, it's what you use that makes a difference.
As different streams having different sources all mingle their waters in the sea, so different tendencies, various though they appear, crooked or straight, all lead to god.
We will act consistently with our view of who we truly are, whether that view is accurate or not.
Open your ears before you open your mouth, it may surprise your eyes !
Follow humbly wherever and to whatever abyss Nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.
Thomas Henry Huxley
You learn as much from those who have failed as from those who have succeeded.
Anyone who thinks the sky is the limit, has limited imagination.
Do you love me because I am beautiful, or am I beautiful because you love me ?
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.
We will either find a way or make one.
It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.
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.
I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken, and I'd rather remember it as it was at it's best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived
You talkin to me ?
Travis Bickle, Taxi Driver (1976)
The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.
If we all did the things we are capable of doing we would literally astound ourselves.
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
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.
You can never be happy at the expense of the happiness of others.
What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.
Love is a moment that lasts forever.
When a man comes to a conscious vital realization of those great spiritual forces within himself and begins to use those forces in science, in business, and in life, his progress in the future will be unparalleled.
You have the power to think what you want. No matter what the circumstance.
I have seen him set fire to his wigwam and smooth over the graves of his fathers, clap his hand in silence over his mouth, and take the last look over his fair hunting ground, and turn his face in sadness to the setting sun.
Between stimulus and response, one has the freedom to choose.
None of us will every accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Keep your heart open for as long as you can, as wide as you can, for others and especially for yourself.
What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness ?
A coward gets scared and quits. A hero gets scared, but still goes on.
I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.
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
Happiness consists of a solid faith, good health, and a bad memory.
Time is an equal opportunity employer. Each human being has exactly the same number of hours and minutes every day. Rich people can't buy more hours. Scientists can't invent new minutes. And you can't save time to spend it on another day. Even so, time is amazingly fair and forgiving. No matter how much time you've wasted in the past, you still have an entire tomorrow. quotes
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
Most people who succeed in the face of seemingly impossible conditions are people who simply don't know how to quit.
Robert H. Schuller
A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.
Possibilitizing is overcoming while you're undergoing.
Robert H. Schuller
If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work. Much of the best work of the world has been done against seeming impossibilities. The thing is to get the work done.
In love beggar and king are equal.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
Only the healing art enables one to make a name for himself and at the same time give benefit to others.
The brain and muscles must develop simultaneously. Iron nerves with an intelligent brain - and the whole world is at your feet.
For hope is but the dream of those that wake.
It took more than one man to change my name to Shanghai Lily.
Shanghai Lily, Shanghai Express (1932)
Our furniture goes back to louis the fourteenth - unless of course we pay him before then.
I'll remember you, honey. You're the one that got away.
Hud Bannon, Hud (1963)
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The stuff that dreams are made of.
Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon (1941)
The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel, its poverty by how little.
W. R. Inge
Say hello to my little friend !
Tony Montana, Scarface (1983)
Kiss me. Kiss me as if it were the last time.
The best way out is always through.
You'll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind.
An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't.
Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.
Lou Gehrig, The Pride Of The Yankees (1942)
I believe in long, slow, deep, soft, wet kisses that last three days.