Life is change ; growth is optional. Choose wisely.
Karen Kaiser Clark
Discover More Quotes From Your Favorite Authors
The man who lives without conflict, who lives with beauty and love, is not frightened of death because to love is to die.
They can because they think they can.
Romance, like a ghost escapes touching, it is always where you are not, not where you are. The interview or conversation was prose at the time, but it is poetry in the memory.
George William Curtis
The more I love myself the better I am able to love you.
There are no perfect human beings ! My personal judgments are that no perfect human being is possible or even conceivable, but that human beings are far more improvable than most people believe.
What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Grow old along with me, the best is yet to be.
Happiness is not pleasure, it is victory.
This isn't a dream ! This is really happening !
Rosemary Woodhouse, Rosemary's Baby (1968)
They made us many promises, more than I can remember, but they kept only one. They promised to take our land, and they did.
They may take away our lives, but they'll never take our freedom !
William Wallace, Braveheart (1995)
Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
I'll have what she's having.
Customer, When Harry Met Sally (1989)
From success to failure is one step , from failure to success is a long road.
The rays of happiness, like those of light, are colorless when unbroken.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
One lie ruins a thousand truths.
Failure doesn't mean you are a failure, it just means you haven't succeeded yet.
Robert H. Schuller
The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor
As God is my witness, I'll never be hungry again.
Scarlett O'Hara, Gone With The Wind (1939)
Anything that we have to learn we learn by the actual doing of it we become just by performing just acts, temperate by performing temperate ones, brave by performing brave ones.
It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success.
We can do no great things. Only small things with great love.
Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.
Where is there dignity unless there is honesty ?
The dedicated life is the life worth living. You must give with your whole heart.
In any moment of decision the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.
We go together, Laurie. I don't know why. Maybe like guns and ammunition go together.
Bart Tare, Gun Crazy (1949)
Look up and not down, look forward and not back, look out and not in, and lend a hand.
E. E. Hale
Hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are earned.
William Butler Yeats
The more you seek security, the less of it you have. But the more you seek opportunity, the more likely it is that you will achieve the security that you desire.
He who knows all the answers has not yet been asked all the questions.
Love works a different way in different minds, the fool it enlightens and the wise it blinds.
No, this trick won't work... How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love ?
When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed', you find it simply means to follow through.
Love doesn't make the world go'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.
Franklin P. Jones
I am a slow walker, but I never walk backwards.
The life which is unexamined is not worth living
A compliment is like a kiss through a veil.
One does evil enough when one does nothing good.
Being defeated is only a temporary condition , giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn vos Savant
The best and most beautiful things in this world can not be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.
To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
Theodore H. White
When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.
Charles A. Beard
The course of true love never did run smooth.
In Heaven the economy is run by the Germans, the French do the cooking, and the police are English. In Hell the economy is run by the French, the English do the cooking, and the police are German.
I make wine at home. I make it out of raisins so that it will be aged automatically.
There is no pain equal to that which two lovers can inflict on one another. This should be made clear to all who contemplate such a union. The avoidance of this pain is the beginning of wisdom, for it is strong enough to contaminate the rest of our lives.
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
If you know peace, then you thrive , if you know contentment, then you are rich.
I can levitate birds, but nobody cares.
Always do the right thing.
Da Mayor, Mookie (1989)
You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.
If I had never met him, I would have dreamed him into being.
My bounty is as boundless as the sea, My love as deep, the more I give to thee the more I have for both are infinite.
My parents told me that I could do and be anything I really wanted. I believed them.
You can't build a reputation on what you're going to do.
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
There may be peace without joy, and joy without peace, but the two combined make happiness
The royal road to a man's heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.
It is interesting to notice how some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage, and working their solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles.
The only truly happy man is always a fighting optimist. Optimism includes not only altruism but also social responsibility, social courage and objectivity.
W. Beran Wolfe
Procrastination is the fear of success. People procrastinate because they are afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead now. Because success is heavy, carries a responsibility with it, it is much easier to procrastinate and live on the 'someday I'll' philosophy.
Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged , practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge.
The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.
Goals give you more than a reason to get up in the morning, they are an incentive to keep you going all day. Goals tend to tap the deeper resources and draw the best out of life.
There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.
The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-ness.
Sharing is the essence of teaching. It is, I have come to believe, the essence of civilizationWithout it, the imagination is but the echo of the self, trapped in a soundproof chamber, reverberating upon itself until it is spent in exhaustion or futility.
No great man ever complains of want of opportunities.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.
Norman Vincent Peale
The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you'll make one.
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
David McCullough Reason
All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
Martin Luther King Jr.
You don't just stumble into the future you create your own future.
Work like you don't need the money, love like you've never been hurt and dance like no one is watching
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful men keep moving ; they make mistakes, but they do not quit.
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''.
It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.
To succeed... you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
I have been astonished that men could die martyrs for their religion. I have shuddered at it. I shudder no more. I could be martyr'd for my religion. Love is my religion. And I could die for that. I could die for you.
Nothing is more validating and affirming than feeling understood. And the moment a person begins feeling understood, that person becomes far more open to influence and change.
Where old age is evil, youth can learn no good.
Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire.
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
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.
Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.
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.
Losers make promises they often break. Winners make commitments they always keep.
Be loyal to people in their absence. Then watch how others begin having more faith and confidence in you, because they know you won't be talking about them behind their backs.
You are the handicap you must face. You are the one who must choose your place. You can make goals for family, relationships, anything.
Love as much as you can from wherever you are.
People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in the world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want and if they can't find them, make them.
George Bernard Shaw
If you ever feel like having a child, go to a restaurant and sit next to one.
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.
Commit yourself to a dream nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.
Robert H. Schuller
All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.
Our first journey is to find that special place for us.