Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
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Luck is when opportunity knocks, and you answer.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
Joy increases as you give it, and diminishes as you try to keep it for yourself. In giving it, you will accumulate a deposit of joy greater than you ever believed possible.
Norman Vincent Peale
Practice makes perfect.
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.
Every cloud has a silver lining.
Love is the true means by which the world is enjoyed. Our love to others, and others love to us.
Remove failure as an option.
You can't build a reputation on what you're going to do.
A woman who is loved always has success.
The handgun would not be my choice of weapon if I knew I was going to a fight. ...I'd choose a rifle, a shotgun, an RPG or an atomic bomb instead.
Listen with regard when others talk. Give your time and energy to others, let others have their own way, do things for reasons other than furthering your own needs.
A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.
Kindness is always fashionable.
America E. Barr
We must have friendship for all, we must be merciful toward those that are in misery, when people are happy, we ought to be happy, and to the wicked we must be indifferent. These attitudes will make the mind peaceful.
It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.
Be the change you want to see in the world.
Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
Between stimulus and response, one has the freedom to choose.
Experience is the best teacher.
Success consists of doing the common things of life uncommonly well.
Be bold, and mighty forces will come to your aid.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.
Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.
I feel like a tiny bird with a big song !
Jerry Van Amerongen
Some minds are like concrete, all mixed up and permanently set.
Love like you've never been hurt, dance like no one is watching, live as though heaven is on earth.
You don't just stumble into the future you create your own future.
Personally, I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.
No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.
Its so hard when contemplated in advance, and so easy when you do it.
Robert M. Pirsig
It is quite possible to work without results, but never will there be results without work.
We will act consistently with our view of who we truly are, whether that view is accurate or not.
A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.
My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant - but misdirected - ideas of others.
It takes a strong fish to swim against the current. Even a dead one can float with it.
Well done is better than well said.
It took more than one man to change my name to Shanghai Lily.
Shanghai Lily, Shanghai Express (1932)
Two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the the universe.
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
What comes from the heart, touches the heart.
The doctor and the pastor ask about your health, but eternity makes you responsible for your condition.
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The show must go on.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
E. Joseph Cossman
Find the good -- and praise it.
There's a name for you ladies, but it isn't used in high society -- outside of a kennel.
Crystal Allen, The Women (1939)
If we are to achieve results never before accomplished, we must expect to employ methods never before attempted.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
The aims and ideals that move us are generated by imagination. But they are not made out of imaginary stuff. They are made out of the hard stuff of the world of physical and social experience.
Let's go home, Debbie.
Ethan Edwards, The Searchers (1956)
Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.
John Davidson Rockefeller
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity can not survive.
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.
Will springs from the two elements of moral sense and self-interest.
Keys to success : Research your ideas, plan for success, expect success, and just do it.
John S. Hinds
An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity, a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.
Let him that would move the world first move himself.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
Anyone who thinks the sky is the limit, has limited imagination.
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.
Where there is love there is life.
A simple I love you means more than money.
Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart.
Alphonse Marie De Lamartine
Growth in personality occurs as a consequence of meeting conflicts and impasses head on, and reconciling them. Interpersonal conflicts and impasses constitute problems which require solutions so that a satisfying relationship may be maintained. Whenever a person encounters a problem in his everyday living, he is obliged to vary his behavior until he discovers some mode of responding which is successful in achieving a solution.
The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.
Love that is true never grows old.
Winning is not everything, but the effort to win is.
Bad news, compadres, this place is magic as hell.
Many of life's failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.
No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted.
How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young ?
There are few people who can manage more than their own business.
Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.
Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much.
Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.
James F. Bymes
Having all the money in the world isn't much good if you can hardly get out of bed in the morning to enjoy it
Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.
Use what talent you possess, the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best.
Henry Van Dyke
I maintained my edge by always being a student, you will always have something new to learn.
Jackie Joyner Kersee
For children to take morality seriously they must be in the presence of adults who take morality seriously. And with their own eyes they must see adults take morality seriously.
William J. Bennett
As you think in your heart, so shall you be.
We must be the change we wish to see.
Perhaps the feelings that we experience when we are in love represent a normal state. Being in love shows a person who he should be.
To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others.
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)
It is amazing how much people can get done if they do not worry about who gets the credit.
If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.
Abigail Van Buren
There is no greatness without a passion to be great, whether it's the aspiration of an athlete or an artist, a scientist, a parent, or a businessperson.
Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.
I am the captain of my soul.
William Ernest Henley
My parents told me that I could do and be anything I really wanted. I believed them.
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.