A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.
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Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.
Mike Conovan, Pat And Mike (1952)
Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I never had a policy, I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.
We all love best not those who offend us least, nor those who have done most for us, but those who make it most easy for us to forgive them.
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
William Curry Theodore
Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.
What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail ?
Robert H. Schuller
Knowing means to penetrate through the surface, in order to arrive at the roots, and hence the causes, knowing means to "see" reality in its nakedness. Knowing does not mean to be in the possession of the truth , it means to penetrate the surface and to strive critically and actively in order to approach truth ever more closely.
Don't go through life, grow through life.
The world is more malleable than you think and it's waiting for you to hammer it into shape.
Tim Blixseth Bono
The real and lasting victories are those of peace and not of war.
From what we get, we can make a living, what we give, however makes a life.
Love knows no bounds.
Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.
Margaret B. Runbeck
Familiar acts are beautiful through love.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
What's meant to be will always find a way
Father to a murdered son. Husband to a murdered wife. And I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next.
Maximus, Gladiator (2000)
I'm going to stop procrastinating once I get around to it.
All paths lead nowhere, so it is important to choose a path that has heart.
Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Winning isn't everything , it's the only thing.
Bite off more than you can chew, then chew it.
Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves ; and under a just God, cannot long retain it.
The great end of education is to discipline rather than to furnish the mind, to train it to the use of its own powers rather than to fill it with the accumulation of others.
Watch people do their most common actions, these are indeed the things that will tell you the real character of a great person.
This was love at first sight, love everlasting, a feeling unknown, unhoped for, unexpected in so far as it could be a matter of conscious awareness, it took entire possession of him, and he understood, with joyous amazement, that this was for life.
A ship is safe in harbor, but thats not what ships are for.
Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
If you only look at what is, you might never attain what could be.
The strength of the heart comes from the soundness of the faith.
Saudi Arabian Proverb
If you want to get the best out of a man, you must look for the best that is in him.
May no gift be too small to give, nor too simple to receive, which is wrapped in thoughtfulness and tied with love.
Kindness is an inner desire that makes us want to do good things even if we do not get anything in return. It is the joy of our life to do them. When we do good things from this inner desire, there is kindness in everything we think, say, want and do.
One, two, Freddy's coming for you.
Children, A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)
Everything is okay in the end. If it's not okay, then it's not the end.
Never discourage anyonewho continually makes progress, no matter how slow.
All I want is a warm bed and a kind word and unlimited power.
The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a persons determination.
Time is free, but it's priceless. You can't own it, but you can use it. You can't keep it, but you can spend it. Once you've lost it, you can never get it back.
We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The beginning is the half of every action.
A man builds a fine house ; and now he has a master, and a task for life ; he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books. Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders. Do not believe in traditions because they have been handed down for many generations. But after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with reason and is conducive to the good and benefit of one and all, then accept it and live up to it.
The ready back gets all the loads.
The reduction of the universe to a single being, the expansion of a single being even to God, this is love.
There go the people. I must follow them for I am their leader.
Most of the exercise I get is from standing and walking around laboratory tables all day. I derive more benefit and entertainment from this than some of my friends and competitors get from playing games like golf.
Do we not all agree to call rapid thought and noble impulse by the name of inspiration ?
We didn't land on plymouth rock. Plymouth rock landed on us !
Malcolm X, Malcolm X (1992)
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 !
Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes -- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds' --can you help others do the same.
Motherhood qualified me to let the child within come out and play.
Success consists of doing the common things of life uncommonly well.
I consider my ability to arouse enthusiasm among my people the greatest asset I possess, and the way to develop the best in a person is by appreciation and encouragement. I believe in giving people incentive to work. So I am anxious to praise but loath to find fault. I am hearty in my approbation and lavish in my praise.
Charles M. Schwab
You're my Lassie come home.
Joe Carraclough, Lassie Come Home (1943)
At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.
What the world wants is character. The world is in need of those whose life is one burning love, selfless. That love will make every word tell like a thunderbolt.
Happiness resides not in possessions and not in gold , the feeling of happiness dwells in the soul.
Growth and change are never easy... If it were easy, you would have done it long ago.
I think therefore I am
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
Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.
What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness ?
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
To succeed, you need to take that gut feeling in what you believe and act on it with all of your heart.
A teacher, a really good teacher, is never a giver of truth; he is a guide, a pointer to truth. Therefore, a good teacher, or, more appropriately, a guide, studies each student individually and helps to awaken the student to explore himself, both internally and externally, and ultimately to integrate himself with his being. All in all, a teacher acts as a catalyst, and not only must he have a tremendous understanding; he must also possess a sensitive mind with great flexibility and adaptability.
You only get out what you put in.
If I'm ever on a life-support system I choose to be unplugged, but not until Im down to a size eight!
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
Chance is the fool's name for fate.
Guy Holden, The Gay Divorcee (1934)
I've found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often.
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
Be of love a little more careful than of anything.
Better to light a candle than curse the darkness.
Just because somebody doesn't love you the way you want, doesn't mean they don't love you with all they have.
He who conquers himself has won a greater victory than he who conquers a city.
Come here, Norman. Hurry up. The loons ! The loons ! They're welcoming us back.
Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.
No matter what I ever do or say, Heathcliff, this is me, now, standing on this hill with you. This is me, forever.
Cathy, Wuthering Heights (1939)
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
I'd like to make her look a little more attractive. How far can you pull back ?
Rita, Cameraman (1982)
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is often a step forward.
There is no instinct like that of the heart.
When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened. Winston Churchill When I want to read a novel, I write one.
Instruction does not prevent wasted time or mistakes, and mistakes themselves are often the best teachers of all.
James Anthony Froude
For a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love.
Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that !
A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle
You've got to ask yourself one question : Do I feel lucky ? Well, do ya, punk ?
Harry Callahan, Dirty Harry (1971)
Every artist was first an amateur.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I have realized god sitting in the temple of every human body, the moment I stand in reverence before every human being and see god in him - that moment I am free from bondage, everything that binds vanishes, and I am free.
There are eight million stories in the naked city. This has been one of them.
Narrator, The Naked City (1948)
I am fond of only what comes from the heart.
You can't have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.
Charles F. Kettering
Procrastination is the thief of time.
When I hear somebody sigh, 'Life is hard', I am always tempted to ask, 'Compared to what ?'
Want to learn to eat a lot ? Here it is : Eat a little. That way, you will be around long enough to eat a lot.
We are born in relationship, we are wounded in relationship, and we can be healed in relationship.