Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul.
I need him like the axe needs the turkey.
Jean Harrington, The Lady Eve (1941)
Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.
The greatest sin is to think yourself weak.
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
Norman Vincent Peale
At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
Those who are fired with an enthusiastic idea and who allow it to take hold and dominate their thoughts find that new worlds open for them. As long as enthusiasm holds out, so will new opportunities.
Norman Vincent Peale
Winning is not everything, but the effort to win is.
I have spread my dreams under your feet , Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.
William Butler Yeats
You become what you think about.
Oh, to be free from the stifling pressures of life to rest, a peaceful slumber that will rejuvenate my soul
The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm.
Thomas J. Watson
It's your attitude not your aptitude that determines your altitude.
Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.
You can have everything in life you want if you'll just help enough other people get what they want.
Keep your business affairs in your own hands. It's the only way to be happy.
Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress.
Nicholas Murray Butler
I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more.
You may be on the right track, but if you just sit there you'll get run over.
Paul H. Dunn
In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.
Nothing ventured, nothing gained.
When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.
What is essential is invisible to the eyes.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Children are all foreigners.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Stop makin noises like a husband.
Vera, Detour (1945)
My experience has taught me that a man who has no vices has damned few virtues.
My mother thanks you. My father thanks you. My sister thanks you. And I thank you.
George M. Cohan, Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
True love can not be found where it truly does not exist, Nor can it be hidden where it truly does.
When I hear somebody sigh, 'Life is hard', I am always tempted to ask, 'Compared to what ?'
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it.
You're gonna need a bigger boat.
Martin Brody, Jaws (1975)
I make wine at home. I make it out of raisins so that it will be aged automatically.
The way we see the problem is the problem.
I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Love, by its very nature, is unworldly, and it is for this reason rather than its rarity that it is not only apolitical but anti-political, perhaps the most powerful of all anti-political human forces.
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, " What's in it for me ? ".
Love is a daily, mutual exchange of value.
I think it pisses god off when you walk by the color purple in a field and don't notice it.
Shug, The Color Purple (1985)
In the space age the most important space is between the ears.
You're tearing me apart !
Jim Stark, Rebel Without Cause (1955)
Experience is not what happens to a man, it's what a man does with what happens to him.
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
Norman Vincent Peale
I think therefore I am
You pile up enough tomorrows, and you'll find you've collected a lot of empty yesterdays.
The most common cause of fear of old age is associated with the possibility of poverty.
One should never forbid what one lacks the power to prevent.
I'm not here just to make a living, I'm here to make a difference.
He who lives without discipline dies without honor.
I wouldn't give you two cents for all your fancy rules if, behind them, they didn't have a little bit of plain, ordinary, everyday kindness and a little looking out for the other fella, too.
Jefferson Smith, Mr. Smith Goes To Washington (1939)
Love like you'll never be hurt.
Learning acquired in youth is an inscription on stone.
Life is the first gift, love is the second.
Where's the rest of me ?
Drake McHugh, Kings Row (1942)
He who is afraid of asking is ashamed of learning.
You see things and you say, why ? But I dream things that never were and say, why not ?
George Bernard Shaw
The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.
You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
There's no place like home.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz Mgm (1939)
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take
John Davidson Rockefeller
You must consider the bottom line, but make it integrity before profits.
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.
Love is a decision not an emotion or feeling, that if made from the heart will outlast anything.
My definition of success is to live your life in a way that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain - and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel a lot more pleasure than they do pain.
To love is to receive a glimpse of heaven.
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.
For love is heaven, and heaven is love.
Sir Walter Scott
'Wake Me When It's Funny'
Ever has it been that love knows not it's own depth until the hour of separation.
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
Love inspires, illumines, designates and leads the way.
Mary Baker Eddy
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts
Trust men and they will be true to you, treat them greatly, and they will show themselves great.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
Insist on yourself, never imitate. Every great man is unique.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Your children will become what you are, so be what you want them to be.
Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way.
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
By asking the question " How can I afford it ? " your brain is put to work.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
The first requisite for success is to develop the ability to focus and apply your mental and physical energies to the problem at hand - without growing weary. Because such thinking is often difficult, there seems to be no limit to which some people will go to avoid the effort and labor that is associated with it.
He who joyfully marches to music rank and file, has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would surely suffice. This disgrace to civilization should be done away with at once. Heroism at command, how violently I hate all this, how despicable and ignoble war is ; I would rather be torn to shreds than be a part of so base an action. It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder.
I know people that got diagnosed with Parkinson's, and they just gave up. Sat in a wheelchair and refused to get up. I'll never give up. Some day this will probably take me, but I'm not going to walk away from life.
Tolerance can lead to learning something.
Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1974)
In each man there is a priceless treasure that is in no other. Every man's foremost task is the actualization of his unique, unprecedented and never-recurring potentialities, and not the repetition of something that another, and be it even the greatest, has already achieved.
If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon, you will have succeeded as a parent and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings.
You know you are in love when you see the world in her eyes, and her eyes everywhere in the world.
Love works in miracles every day, such as weakening the strong, and stretching the weak , making fools of the wise, and wise men of fools , favoring the passions, destroying reason, and in a word, turning everything topsy-turvy.
Marguerite De Valois
The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds, they mature slowly.
Peter De Vries
Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
Imitate until you emulate, match and surpass those who launched you. It's the highest form of thankfulness.
Mark Victor Hansen
Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished.
There comes a moment when you have to stop revving up the car and shove it into gear.
Whatever happens, take responsibility !
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.