The only genuine love worthy of a name is unconditional.
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Where love is concerned, too much is not even enough.
P.A.C. de Beaumarchais
Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade ?
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
Some people dream of success while others wake up and work hard at it.
In a great romance, each person basically plays a part that the other really likes.
You are never a loser until you quit trying.
The broadest, and maybe the most meaningful definition of volunteering - Doing more than you have to because you want to, in a cause you consider good.
Girls got balls. They're just a little higher up, that's all.
Procrastination is opportunities natural assassin.
The successful man is the average man, focused.
Love understands all languages.
Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy night.
Margo Channing, All About Eve (1950)
They are able because they think they are able.
If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade.
Ever has it been that love knows not it's own depth until the hour of separation.
One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we can not practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.
Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.
What doesn't kill me, makes me stronger.
Progress is the activity of today and the assurance of tomorrow
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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.
We are what and where we are because we have first imagined it.
Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down.
Charles F. Kettering
Find and use your passion, and you'll have a great career. Don't do it, you won't. It's as simple as that.
Your daily life is your temple and your religion. When you enter into it take with you your all.
That's what I love about these high school girls, man. I keep getting older, they stay the same age.
David Wooderson, Dazed And Confused (1993)
The only genuine love worthy of a name is unconditional.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all.
Snakes ! Why did it have to be snakes ?
Indiana Jones, Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1987)
Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction
Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion
You can not plough a field by turning it over in your mind.
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
If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up.
Dyin' ain't much of a living, boy.
Josey Wales, The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)
Experience is a wonderful thing. It enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.
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.
Never seek to tell thy love. Love that never told can be, for the gentle wind does move silently, invisibly.
Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.
M. Scott Peck
You will become as small as your controlling desire ; as great as your dominant aspiration.
We will act consistently with our view of who we truly are, whether that view is accurate or not.
I do not believe in styles anymore. I do not believe that there is such a thing as the Chinese way of fighting or the Japanese way of fighting, or any other way of fighting, because unless a human being has three arms and four legs, there can be no different form of fighting.
To me, ultimately, martial art means honestly expressing yourself.
Ideals serve well as our guides. They are like beacons on a journey , they do not permit us to tarry, as though our goal and rest were already contained in them.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
In real love you want the other person's good. In romantic love you want the other person.
Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
Difficulties, by bracing the mind to overcome them, assist cheerfulness, as exercise assists digestion.
Christian Nestell Bovee
Who's on first.
Dexter, The Naughty Nineties (1945)
I have spread my dreams under your feet , Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.
William Butler Yeats
Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.
Who is blind ? He who can see no other world. Who is dumb ? He who can say nothing pleasant about his lot. Who is poor ? He who is troubled with too many desires. Who is rich ? He who is happy with his lot.
Keep in mind that you are always saying "no" to something. If it isn't to the apparent, urgent things in your life, it is probably to the most fundamental, highly important things. Even when the urgent is good, the good can keep you from your best, keep you from your unique contribution, if you let it.
Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , Wisdom is humble that she knows no more.
Wisdom is more precious than rubies.
There's no such thing as not enough time if you're doing what you want to do.
I do not think much of a man who does not know more today than he did yesterday.
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.
Charles M. Schwab
Love is the only rational act.
Old love does not rust.
I love thee with the breath, smiles, tears of all my life.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.
The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a persons determination.
We tend to live up to our expectations.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
Don't let life discourage you , everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.
Richard L. Evans
We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children do.
Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.
The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life.
I never could have done without the habits of punctuality, order and diligence the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.
This one step, choosing a goal and sticking to it, changes everything.
The only time I really become discouraged is when I think of all the things I would like to do and the little time I have in which to do them.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are !
When you wholeheartedly adopt a 'with all your heart' attitude and go all out with the positive principle, you can do incredible things.
Norman Vincent Peale
Formal education will make you a living, self-education will make you a fortune.
Fear is the parent of cruelty.
The buck stops here.
They made us many promises, more than I can remember, but they kept only one. They promised to take our land, and they did.
If you feel you have no faults there's another one.
The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs".
Norman Vincent Peale
There is no luck except where there is discipline.
There is no remedy for love but to love more.
Look within, for within is the wellspring of virtue, which will not cease flowing, if you cease not from digging.
We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insolvuble problems.
Some things have to be believed to be seen.
The doctor should be opaque to his patients, and like a mirror, should show them nothing but what is shown to him.
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
When your self-worth goes up, your net worth goes up with it.
Mark Victor Hansen
Play for more than you can afford to lose and you will learn the game.
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.
I want the fairy tale.
Vivian, Pretty Woman (1990)
Recognize that transition has a characteristic shape.
I am speaking now of the highest duty we owe our friends, the noblest, the most sacred that of keeping their own nobleness, goodness, pure and incorrupt. . . . If we let our friend become cold and selfish and exacting without a remonstrance, we are no true lover, no true friend.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Oh, it was nobody's fault but my own. I was looking up. It was the nearest thing to heaven. You were there.
Terry McKay, An Affair To Remember (1957)
Times of great calamity and confusion have ever been productive of the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from the darkest storm.
Charles Caleb Colton
No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from scratch. To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals.
Education means inspiring someones mind, not just filling their head.
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.