All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.
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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 love him because he's the kind of guy who gets drunk on a glass of buttermilk, and I love the way he blushes right up over his ears. I love him because he doesn't know how to kiss, the jerk !
Sugarpuss O'Shea, Ball Of Fire (1941)
Platitudes ? Yes, there are platitudes. Platitudes are there because they are true.
You are the only person on earth who can use your ability.
It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.
There is no luck except where there is discipline.
When you shoot a mime, should you use blanks ?
Never say anything about yourself you do not want to come true.
Some of us have great runways already built for us. If you have one, take off. But if you don't have one, realize it is your responsibility to grab a shovel and build one for yourself and for those who will follow after you.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
My heart shall be thy garden.
Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.
William Butler Yeats
Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in kansas anymore.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic.
I want it said of me by those who knew me best ; that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow.
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.
Everybody forgets the basic thing, people are not going to love you unless you love them.
You know when you've read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.
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)
If we are to achieve results never before accomplished, we must expect to employ methods never before attempted.
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.
Don't ask for a light load, but rather ask for a strong back.
Never stop dreaming.
No man or woman is an island. To exist just for yourself is meaningless. You can achieve the most satisfaction when you feel related to some greater purpose in life, something greater than yourself.
Someday when I grow up, finish school and get a job, I'll start living my life the way I want someday after the mortgage is paid off, the finances are on track and the kids are grown up, I'll drive that new car and take exciting trips abroad someday, now that I'm 9 about to retire, I'll buy that beautiful motor home and travel across this great country, and see all there is to see someday.
There are two things to aim at in life, first, to get what you want, and after that to to enjoy it.
Logan Pearsall Smith
Life is what you make it.
World is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man. One man tells a lie, dozens repeat it as the truth.
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.
Come here, Norman. Hurry up. The loons ! The loons ! They're welcoming us back.
Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)
The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.
What a great feeling to look back on what you've already climbed What a man really wants is creative challenge with sufficient skills to bring him within the reach of success so that he may have the expanding joy of achievement.
To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.
The Athenians, alarmed at the internal decay of their Republic, asked Demosthenes what to do. His reply: Do not do what you are doing now.
If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Love can never grow old. Locks may lose their brown and gold. Cheeks may fade and hollow grow. But the hearts that love will know, never winter's frost and chill, summer's warmth is in them still.
A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.
Bad friends prevent you from having good friends.
All mankind love a lover.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Deals are my art form. Other people paint beautifully on canvas or write wonderful poetry. I like making deals, preferably big deals. That's how I get my kicks.
P. T. Barnum
Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated , you can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.
David Lloyd George
Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they're supposed to help you discover who you are.
Bernice Johnson Reagon
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
When you can't solve the problem, manage it.
Robert H. Schuller
This is nothing !
Stanley Motss, Wag The Dog (1997)
When were the good and the brave ever in a majority ?
Henry David Thoreau
Don't take no for an answer, never submit to failure. Do not be fobbed off with mere personal success or acceptance. You will make all kinds of mistakes, but as long as you are generous and true, and also fierce, you can not hurt the world or even seriously distress her. She was made to be wooed by youth.
There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
Great minds have purpose, while others just have wishes.
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity can not survive.
The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.
Bernard M. Baruch
It ain't over till it's over.
See how nature - trees, flowers, grass - grows in silence , see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence we need silence to be able to touch souls.
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
A bend in the road is not the end of the road unless you fail to make the turn.
Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.
Don't hide your light under a bushel.
Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The most important persuasion tool you have in your entire arsenal is integrity.
The potential of the average person is like a huge ocean unsailed, a new continent unexplored, a world of possibilities waiting to be released and channeled toward some great good.
I love thee, I love but thee with a love that shall not die till the sun grows cold and the stars grow old.
I want to be alone.
Grusinskaya, Grand Hotel (1932)
If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work. Much of the best work of the world has been done against seeming impossibilities. The thing is to get the work done.
There is no limit to what a man can do or where he can go if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.
The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs".
Norman Vincent Peale
If the ladder is not leaning against the right wall, every step we take just gets us to the wrong place faster.
The leader wonders about everything, wants to learn as much as he can, is willing to take risks, experiment, try new things. He does not worry about failure, but embraces errors, knowing he will learn from them.
Warren G. Bennis
In nothing do men more nearly approach the gods than in giving health to men.
Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.
Love is the only rational act.
If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.
Oh, Moses, Moses, you stubborn, splendid, adorable fool !
Nefretiri, The Ten Commandments (1956)
Indecision is the thief of opportunity.
The giving of love is an education in itself.
Do you think that there is a word that contains all of the vowels? Unquestionably.
Only a life lived for others is a life worth living.
When we place blame, we give away our power.
The great and glorious masterpiece of man is to know how to live to purpose.
Michel de Montaigne
The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.
We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.
Life without love is like a tree. Without blossom and fruit.
In order to love simply, it is necessary to know how to show love.
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell'em, Certainly I can ! - and get busy and find out how to do it
I have learned not to worry about love, but to honor it's coming with all my heart.
Remember the difference between a boss and a leader a boss says "Go ! '' -- a leader says "Let's go ! ''
The very use of the word savage, as it is applied in its general sense, I am inclined to believe is an abuse of the word, and the people to whom it is applied.
The best portion of a good man's life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts, of kindness and of love.
Education means inspiring someones mind, not just filling their head.
Where is there dignity unless there is honesty ?
The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.
If you don't set goals, you can't regret not reaching them.
What comes from the heart, touches the heart.
You cannot live without dying. You cannot live if you do not die psychologically every minute. This is not an intellectual paradox. To live completely, wholly, every day as if it were a new loveliness, there must be dying to everything of yesterday, otherwise you live mechanically, and a mechanical mind can never know what love is or what freedom is.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
It's easier to prepare and prevent, than to repair and repent.
May you live all the days of your life.
Talkers are no good doers.
The whole universe is only the self with variations, one tune made bearable by variations. Sometimes there are discords, but they only make the subsequent harmony more perfect. In this hell of a world one can bring a little joy and peace even for a day into the heart of a single person, that much alone is true, this I have learnt after suffering all my life, all else is mere moonshine.