The only genuine love worthy of a name is unconditional.
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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.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is Love.
If we all did the things we are capable of doing we would literally astound ourselves.
The beginning of wisdom is found in doubting, by doubting we come to the question, and by seeking we may come upon the truth.
Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about its own things. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.
Matthew 6: 34
I'd like to make her look a little more attractive. How far can you pull back ?
Rita, Cameraman (1982)
Ideas won't keep, something must be done about them.
Love is not only something you feel. It's something you do.
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm. As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.
Get away from her, you bitch !
Ripley, Aliens (1986)
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
In order to accept change and the suffering it brings, we need to find meaning in it
Mary Norton Gordon
For love is heaven, and heaven is love.
Sir Walter Scott
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
We will either find a way or make one.
The main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance but to do what lies clearly at hand.
Unfortunately, most of the students in martial art are conformers. The student seldom learns to depend upon himself for expression. Instead, he faithfully or blindly follows an instructor, the authority figure, and his instructor's imposed
pattern. That way, the student feels he is no longer alone and finds security in mass imitation. However, what is nurtured is the dependent mind rather than independent inquiry, which is so essential to genuine understanding. So through daily conditioning a student will probably be skilled according to a pattern, however, he will not come to understand himself.
I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine.
The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls you.
Platitudes ? Yes, there are platitudes. Platitudes are there because they are true.
You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
We are so lazy, we do not want to do anything ourselves. We want a personal god, a savior or a prophet to do everything for us. Long as we believe ourselves to be even the least different from god, fear remains with us, but when we know ourselves to be the one, fear goes, of what can we be afraid ?
What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.
How can you tell the difference between a run-over snake and a run-over lawyer? There are skid marks in front of the snake.
Of course it's the same old story. Truth usually is the same old story.
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
He who treads the path of love walks a thousand meters as if it were only one.
If a man does his best, what else is there ?
General George S. Patton
Be grateful to the Man you help, think of him as god. Is it not a great privilege to be allowed to worship god by helping our fellow men ?
Do not wait ; the time will never be "just right". Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean , if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Keep the Faith.
Whether or not we realize it each of us has within us the ability to set some kind of example for people. Knowing this would you rather be the one known for being the one who encouraged others, or the one who inadvertently discouraged those around you ?
You make me want to be a better man. As good as it gets.
I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the sea, and at last wake up in Naples, and there beside me is the Stern Fact, the Sad Self, unrelenting, identical, that I fled from.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
How we spend our days is of course how we spend our lives.
We sat side by side in the morning light and looked out at the future together.
Ideals are like stars, you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny.
All work is empty save when there is love.
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Robert H. Schuller
In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.
First get rid of the delusion "I am the body", and then only can we want real knowledge.
There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.
A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
There are eight million stories in the naked city. This has been one of them.
Narrator, The Naked City (1948)
Like snowflakes, my Christmas memories gather and dance each beautiful, unique and too soon gone.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
My faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers. They will work out the whole problem, like lions.
Now, gentlemen, let us do something today which the world may talk of hereafter.
A man is about as big as the things that make him angry.
I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.
Before I learned the art, a punch was just a punch, and a kick, just a kick. After I learned the art, a punch was no longer a punch, a kick, no longer a kick. Now that I understand the art, a punch is just a punch and a kick is just a kick.
Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year - and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade !
No fate is worse than a life without a love.
You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
O, there is nothing holier, in this life of ours, than the first consciousness of love, the first fluttering of its silken wings.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible.
We imagine that our mind in a mirror, that it is more or less accurately reflecting what is happening outside us. On the contrary, our mind itself is the principal element of creation. The world, while I am perceiving it, is being incessantly created for myself in time and space.
Practice loving people. It is true that this requires effort and continued practice, for some are not very lovable, or so it seems - with emphasis on "seems". Every person has lovable qualities when you really learn to know him.
Norman Vincent Peale
Just because you make a mistake doesnt mean you are a mistake.
Not many people know it, but the Fuhrer was a terrific dancer.
Franz Liebkind, The Producers Avco (1968)
The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way. quotes
Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you ?
Benjamin Braddock, The Graduate (1967)
Kindness is always fashionable.
America E. Barr
We don't live in a world of reality, we live in a world of perceptions.
Gerald J. Simmons
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
Robert F. Kennedy
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.
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
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
Henry J. Kaiser
It is easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow.
We are all born for love, it is the principle existence and it's only end.
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.
A woman who is loved always has success.
I make wine at home. I make it out of raisins so that it will be aged automatically.
You may conquer with the sword, but you are conquered by a kiss.
Nobody puts baby in a corner.
Johnny Castle, Dirty Dancing (1987)
Success based on anything but internal fulfillment is bound to be empty. - Dr
To gain more abundance a person needs more skills and needs to be more creative and cooperative.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved.
It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake.
Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter can not understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.
Think of the magic of that foot, comparatively small, upon which your whole weight rests. It's a miracle, and the dance, is a celebration of that miracle.
Life is not accountable to us. We are accountable to life.
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
William Makepeace Thackeray
The first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it.
I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times, in life after life, in age after age forever.
A short saying often contains much wisdom.
The reduction of the universe to a single being, the expansion of a single being even to God, this is love.
Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are made.
Some make it happen, some watch it happen, and some say, What happened ?
Whoever said anybody has a right to give up ?
Marian Wright Edelman
All the negative thoughts and ideas that are in the world have proceeded from this evil spirit of fear. Are people so afraid ? The answer is that they have made themselves helpless and dependent on others
A ship is safe in harbor, but thats not what ships are for.
Never fear the want of business. A man who qualifies himself well for his calling, never fails of employment.
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
This is the people's war ! It is our war ! We are the fighters ! Fight it, then ! Fight it with all that is in us, and may god defend the right.
Vicar, Mrs Miniver (1942)
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.