The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart.
Josiah G. Holland
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Deep down inside of all of us is the power to accomplish what we want to, if we'll just stop looking elsewhere.
If you would live your life with ease, do what you ought, not what you please.
Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a meaning that disempowers them or one that can literally save their lives.
When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions.
W. Clement Stone
People don't care how much you know, until they know how much you care.
Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality, the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
Nothing endures but change. Heraclitus Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you advance confidently in the direction of your dreams and endeavor to leave the life which you have imagined, you will you will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
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.
Whatever you are be a good one.
We do what we must, and call it by the best names.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
To understand your parents love you must raise children yourself.
When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.
Norman Vincent Peale
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot , but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague
Without music, life would be a mistake.
You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.
We are stripped of every attribute of freedom and eligibility for legal self defence. Our property may be plundered before our eyes, violence may be committed on our persons, even our lives may be taken away, and there is none to regard our complaints. We are denationalized; we are disfranchised.
Chief John Ross
Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time.
Robert H. Schuller
Marcel Marceau, Silent Movie (1976)
The art of choosing men is not nearly so difficult as the art of enabling those one has chosen to attain their full worth.
Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born.
Dale E. Turner
Man is a ladder placed on the earth and the top of it touches heaven. And all his movements and doings and words leave traces in the upper world.
I always try to turn my personal struggles into something helpful for others.
It's hard to believe that you haven't had sex for two hundred years.
Luna Schlosser, Miles Monroe (1973)
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
Faith can move mountains.
No man is free who is not master of himself.
Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father.
Lydia Maria Child
You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.
Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
When people are like each other they tend to like each other.
Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is a freedom.
We love because it's the only true adventure.
Life does not happen to us, it happens from us.
Oh, to be free from the stifling pressures of life to rest, a peaceful slumber that will rejuvenate my soul
The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies, and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose. By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors.
Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.
Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.
Margaret B. Runbeck
Success is not to be measured by the position someone has reached in life, but the obstacles he has overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington
My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant - but misdirected - ideas of others.
The loving are the daring.
Let's not just transform those in need, we can also find ways to help transform those in power.
Happiness consists of a solid faith, good health, and a bad memory.
Strike while the iron is hot.
Encouragement is oxygen to the soul.
When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.
Those who wish to sing, always find a song.
The leader has a clear idea of what he wants to do -- professionally and personally -- and the strength to persist in the face of setbacks, even failures.
Warren G. Bennis
The struggle of the mind to keep itself free from every sort of bondage -- to remain curious, open, unsatiated in all its relations with nature -- is tenfold more difficult than the cultivation of a stable, satisfying point of view, but a thousandfold more precious.
You're happiest while you're making the greatest contribution.
Robert F. Kennedy
How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser.
The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor
The test we must set for ourselves is not to march alone but to march in such a way that others will wish to join us.
The vedanta recognizes no sin, it only recognizes error. And the greatest error, says the vedanta is to say that you are weak, that you are a sinner, a miserable creature, and that you have no power and you cannot do this and that.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.
A bizarre sensation pervades a relationship of pretense. No truth seems true. A simple morning's greeting and response appear loaded with innuendo and fraught with implications. Each nicety becomes more sterile and each withdrawal more permanent.
Its obvious that we don't know one millionth of one percent about anything.
I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.
Henry David Thoreau
Accumulate learning by study, understand what you learn by questioning.
Love is a haunting melody that I have never mastered and I fear I never will.
William S. Burroughs
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
Put your heart, mind, intellect, and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.
They're called boobs, Ed.
Erin Brockovich, Erin Brockovich (2000)
Two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one.
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.
Talent does you no good unless it's recognized by someone else.
If there is one word that you find coming out like a bomb from the upanishads, bursting like a bombshell upon masses of ignorance, it is the word fearlessness.
Doomed are the hotheads ! Unhappy are they who lose their cool and are too proud to say, ''I'm sorry. ''
Robert H. Schuller
Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.
The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds, they mature slowly.
Peter De Vries
In order to accept change and the suffering it brings, we need to find meaning in it
Mary Norton Gordon
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.
Do, or do not. There is no try.
Yoda, Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
I don't think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Tomorrow will be like today. Life wastes itself while we are preparing to live. Our friends and fellow-workers die off from us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to my fellow-creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.
The worst thing you can try to do is cling to something that is gone, or to recreate it.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.
To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself : First, what could I do ? Second, what could I read ? And third, who could I ask ?
End your day by privately looking directly into your eyes in the mirror and saying, 'I love you ! ' Do this for thirty days and watch how you transform.
Mark Victor Hansen
What we've got here is failure to communicate.
Captain, Cool Hand Luke (1967)
In matters of style, swim with the current, in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you stop to look fear in the face.
The older I grow, the more everything seems to me to lie in manliness. This is my new gospel.
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.
Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
G. M. Trevelyan
You might well remember that nothing can bring you success but yourself.
I swore never to be silent whenever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.
For myself, I am an optimist -- it does not seem to be much use being anything else.
Astrology and all these mystical things are generally signs of a weak mind, therefore as soon as they are becoming prominent in our minds, we should see a physician, take good food, and rest.
I am big ! It's the pictures that got small.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
He who stops being better stops being good.
You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have really lived, are the moments when you have done things in a spirit of love.
In nothing do men more nearly approach the gods than in giving health to men.
Common looking people are the best in the world : that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
Conflict itself is, of course, a sign of relative health as you would know if you ever met really apathetic people, really hopeless people, people who have given up hoping, striving, and coping.