If we always look back, we lose sight of what's ahead.
Discover More Quotes From Your Favorite Authors
Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.
Bumper Sticker - Join the Army. See the world, travel to far away places, meet exotic people and kill them.
Misfortunes often sharpen the genius.
Each action can be the one on which all depends , what is decisive is only the strength and concentration of hallowing with which I do it. To the question of what had been the most essential matter for his late teacher, a disciple answered, 'Always just what he was engaged in at the moment'.
Every time an artist dies, part of the vision of mankind passes with him.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The intelligent man is one who has successfully fulfilled many accomplishments, and is still willing to learn more.
Don't fall victim to your own melodrama. Keep things in perspective. The odds are that your problem is solvable. Address the solution and don't dwell on the problem to the point at which it paralyzes you.
A heart as soft, a heart as kind, a heart as sound and free as in the whole world thou canst find that heart I'll give to thee.
There is no such thing as failure. There are only results.
It looks as if there were a single ultimate goal for mankind, a far goal toward which all persons strive. This is called variously by different authors self-actualization, self- realization, integration, psychological health, individuation, autonomy, creativity, productivity, but they all agree that this amounts to realizing the potentialities of the person, that is to say, becoming fully human, everything that person can be.
In nothing do men more nearly approach the gods than in giving health to men.
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
Leave the gun. Take the cannolis.
Pete Clemenza, The Godfather (1972)
Repeat anything long enough and it will start to become you.
What the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
Anything that makes you weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
In life you can never be too kind or too fair ; everyone you meet is carrying a heavy load. When you go through your day expressing kindness and courtesy to all you meet, you leave behind a feeling of warmth and good cheer, and you help alleviate the burdens everyone is struggling with.
You are today where your thoughts have brought
Love is something eternal.
Vincent Van Gogh
Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.
Know thyself was the inscription over the Oracle at Delphi. And it is still the most difficult task any of us faces. But until you truly know yourself, strengths and weaknesses, know what you want to do and why you want to do it, you can not succeed in any but the most superficial sense of the word. The leader never lies to himself, especially about himself, knows his flaws as well as his assets, and deals with them directly. You are your own raw material. When you know what you consist of and why you want to make of it, then you can invent yourself.
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
Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
John Quincy Adams
The sun shines and warms and lights us and we have no curiosity to know why this is so, but we ask the reason of all evil, of pain, and hunger, and mosquitoes and silly people.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Joy is not in things, it is in us.
Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.
Margaret B. Runbeck
Nature never deceives us, it is we who deceive ourselves.
Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.
The path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day.
Accept challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.
George S. Patton
How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.
As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.
The chances are that you have already come to believe that happiness is unattainable. But men have attained it. And they have attained it by realizing that happiness does not spring from the procuring of physical or mental pleasure, but from the development of reason and the adjustment of conduct to principles.
Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.
Michael Corleone, The Godfather (1990)
Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.
What we do not see, what most of us never suspect of existing, is the silent but irresistible power which comes to the rescue of those who fight on in the face of discouragement.
True love never lives happily ever after. True love has no ending.
Gobble gobble, gobble gobble. We accept her. One of us, one of us.
Freaks, Freaks (1932)
Did my heart love'til now ? Foreswear its sight, for I never saw true beauty'til this night.
My tears of love are a waste of time if I turn away.
It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.
It's always too soon to quit !
Norman Vincent Peale
God does not care about our mathematical difficulties. He integrates empirically.
Never pretend to a love which you do not actually feel, for love is not ours to command.
Love is my religion, I could die for it.
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
Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.
One drink's too many, and a hundred's not enough.
Bartender Nat, The Lost Weekend (1945)
The hero is no braver than the ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Oh, to be free from the stifling pressures of life to rest, a peaceful slumber that will rejuvenate my soul
I'd rather see a sermon than hear one any day , I'd rather have one walk beside me than merely point the way.
David O. McKay
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Ninotchka, it's midnight. One half of Paris is making love to the other half.
Count Leon D'Algout, Ninotchka (1939)
Love is made by two people, in different kinds of solitude. It can be in a crowd, but in an oblivious crowd.
Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.
Don't dream it be it.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1973)
Take a chance ! All life is a chance. The man who goes the furthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
Vision without action is daydream. Action without vision is nightmare.
Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly.
St Francis De Sales
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
The grand essentials of happiness are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Allan K. Chalmers
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
God is present in every jiva, there is no other god besides that. Who serves jiva serves god indeed.
Many of life's failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves.
We rob banks.
Clyde Barrow, Bonnie And Clyde (1967)
Only in relationship can you know yourself, not in abstraction and certainly not in isolation. The movement of behavior is the sure guide to yourself. It's the mirror of your consciousness, this mirror will reveal its content, the images, the attachments, the fears, the loneliness, the joy and sorrow. Poverty lies in running away from this, either in its sublimations or its identities.
Get excited and enthusiastic about you own dream. This excitement is like a forest fire -- you can smell it, taste it, and see it from a mile away.
You are a product of your environment. So choose the environment that will best develop you toward your objective. Analyze your life in terms of its environment. Are the things around you helping you toward success -- or are they holding you back ?
W. Clement Stone
What we've got here is failure to communicate.
Captain, Cool Hand Luke (1967)
There's no abiding success without commitment.
Better never to have met you in my dream than to wake and reach for hands that are not there.
Otomo No Yakamochi
If a man does his best, what else is there ?
General George S. Patton
Happiness is not a matter of events, it depends upon the tides of the mind.
Until a person can say deeply and honestly, "I am what I am today because of the choices I made yesterday'', that person can not say, "I choose otherwise''.
Keep your business affairs in your own hands. It's the only way to be happy.
The beginning is the half of every action.
Smile ! and the world will smile with you !
If you ever feel like having a child, go to a restaurant and sit next to one.
Wherever we look upon this earth, the opportunities take shape within the problems.
Nelson A. Rockefeller
I am the inferior of any man whose rights I trample under foot. Men are not superior by reason of the accidents of race or color. They are superior who have the best heart the best brain.
There are simply too many notes.
Emperor Joseph II, Amadeus (1984)
No one became poor by giving alms.
People who exercise their embryonic freedom day after day, little by little, expand that freedom. People who do not will find that it withers until they are literally 'being lived'. They are acting out scripts written by parents, associates and society.
Adversity is the diamond dust that heaven polishes its jewels with.
Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is.
There are two things to aim at in life , first to get what you want, and after that to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind has achieved the second.
Logan Pearsall Smith
Can miles truly separate you from friends. If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there ?
It is quite possible to work without results, but never will there be results without work.
Stand up, be bold, be strong. Take the whole responsibility on your own shoulders, and know that you are the creator of your own destiny. All the strength and succor you want is within yourself. Therefore, make your own future.
He who is in love is wise and is becoming wiser, sees newly every time he looks at the object beloved, drawing from it with his eyes and his mind those virtues which it possesses.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You don't use a hammer to tighten a screw.
I am someone else when I'm with you, someone more like myself.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
I am a great believer in luck and I find that the harder I work the more I have of it.
We only love truly once. It is the first time and succeeding passions are less uncontrolled.
If money helps a man to do good to others, it is of some value , but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
There is no point at which you can say 'Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap.'
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
Love doesn't make the world go'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.