I love you, not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Life is the movie you see through your own eyes. It makes little difference what's happening out there. It's how you take it that counts.
But there's nothing half so sweet in life, as love's young dream.
Snakes ! Why did it have to be snakes ?
Indiana Jones, Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1987)
One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character.
The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him.
Success is not to be measured by the position someone has reached in life, but the obstacles he has overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington
It's like, I became such a good person, I almost forgot... I'm a world class liar, baby !
Live with passion !
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.
Patience and the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.
Times of great calamity and confusion have ever been productive of the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from the darkest storm.
Charles Caleb Colton
Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find, knock and it shall be opened unto you.
Into the hands of every individual is given a marvelous power for good or evil -- the silent, unconscious, unseen influence of his life. This is simply the constant radiation of what man really is, not what he pretends to be.
William George Jordan
I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine.
That love is all there is is all we know of love.
All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
He who is afraid of asking is ashamed of learning.
Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not, nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not, unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not, the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
Great effort from great motives is the best definition of a happy life.
William Ellery Channing
Fear is met and destroyed with courage. Again and again, when the struggle seems hopeless and all opportunity lost, some man or women with a little more courage, a little more effort, brings victory.
James F. Bell
Every dog has his day.
Every cloud has a silver lining.
We are all in the gutter but some of us are looking at the stars.
When you study great teachers... you will learn much more from their caring and hard work than from their style.
There is no point at which you can say 'Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap.'
You always succeed in producing a result.
I am speaking now of the highest duty we owe our friends, the noblest, the most sacred that of keeping their own nobleness, goodness, pure and incorrupt. . . . If we let our friend become cold and selfish and exacting without a remonstrance, we are no true lover, no true friend.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
What can be said but not practiced is better not said. What can be practiced but not spoken of is better not done.
Oh, Jerry, don't let's ask for the moon. We have the stars.
Charlotte Vale, Now (1942)
Your talent is god's gift to you.
It is no use saying "we are doing our best". You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
Obstacles are what appear when you take your eyes off your dreams.
When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don't see the one that has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.
Efficiency is doing things right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing.
There was no hope on earth, and god seemed to have forgotten us. Some said they saw the son of god, others did not see him. If he had come, he would do some great things as he had done before. We doubted it because we had seen neither him nor his works.
You can't make an omelet without breaking eggs.
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
General George S. Patton
Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.
There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience tells him it is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
It was a high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, Always do what you are afraid to do.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The last miracle I did was the 1969 Mets. Before that, I think you have to go back to the Red Sea.
God, Oh God (1977)
Happiness is a choice.
Barry Neil Kaufman
The idea for Googles search engine came to Page in a dream about downloading the entire web and keeping the links, he told Michigan graduates. When no one else is crazy enough to do it, you have little competition, he said.
In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.
Ever has it been that love knows not it's own depth until the hour of separation.
In matters of style, swim with the current, in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.
Volunteers don't get paid, not because they're worthless, but because they're priceless.
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
Pearl S. Buck
The only job where you start at the top, is digging a hole.
Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.
While we pursue happiness, we flee from contentment.
An Arabian proverb says there are four sorts of men: He who knows not and knows not he knows not: he is a fool, shun him. He who knows not and knows he knows not: he is simple, teach him. He who knows and knows not he knows: he is asleep--wake him. He who knows and knows he knows: he is wise, follow him.
Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time, it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
But I would be proud.
Harry Burns, Sally Albright (1989)
Forget about it.
Donnie Brasco, Donnie Brasco (1997)
One can be a soldier without dying, and a lover without sighing.
Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in god. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.
We loved with a love that was more than love.
Edgar Allan Poe
The only way to make sure people you agree with can speak is to support the rights of people you don't agree with.
Eleanor Holmes Norton
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.
You think of yourself as a colored man. I think of myself as a man.
John Wade Prentice, Guess Who's Coming To Dinner (1967)
One lie ruins a thousand truths.
A ship is safe in harbor, but thats not what ships are for.
The person who will not stand for something will fall for anything.
Think and grow rich.
You're gonna have to learn your cliches. You're gonna have to study them, you're gonna have to learn them, you're gonna have to know them. They're your friends. Write this down: "We gotta play 'em one day at a time."
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Some people plant in the spring and leave in the summer. If you're signed up for a season, see it through. You don't have to stay forever, but at least stay until you see it through.
In our life there is a single color, as on an artist's palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.
Success based on anything but internal fulfillment is bound to be empty. - Dr
Change comes from within.
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
Possibilitizing is overcoming while you're undergoing.
Robert H. Schuller
Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but don't quit.
Concentration of wealth and power has been built upon other people's money, other people's business, other people's labor. Under this concentration, independent business has been a menace to American society.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best. You very often get it.
W. Somerset Maugham
I have said nothing because there is nothing I can say that would describe how I feel as perfectly as you deserve it.
Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.
James F. Bymes
When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.
Hatred paralyzes life, love releases it. Hatred confuses life, love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life, love illumines it.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Attitude determines altitude.
Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I don't know nothin 'bout birthin' babies.
Prissy, Gone With The Wind (1939)
In order to be walked on, you have to be lying down.
A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.
One joy scatters a hundred griefs.
The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication.
Cecil B. DeMille
Honesty characterizes the person and enables him to create an identity, to communicate a real presence, and to establish authentic bonds with others. The individual increasingly comes to know who he is through the stand he takes when he expresses his ideas, values, beliefs, and convictions, and through the declaration and ownership of his feelings.
Not many people are willing to give failure a second opportunity. They fail once and it is all over. The bitter pill of failure is often more than most people can handle. If you are willing to accept failure and learn from it, if you are willing to consider failure as a blessing in disguise and bounce back, you have got the essential of harnessing one of the most powerful success forces.
Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habits. Watch your habits, they become character.Watch your character, it becomes your destiny.