Love cures people, both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.
Karl A. Menninger
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In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which belie the idea that things can not be changed.
All men dream, but unequally. Those that dream at night in the dusty recesses of their minds awake the next day to find that their dreams were just vanity. But those who dream during the day with their eyes wide open are dangerous men , they act out their dreams to make them reality.
Thomas Edward Lawrence
The past does not equal the future.
Your belief determines your action and your action determines your results, but first you have to believe.
Mark Victor Hansen
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all.
A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another.
The ancestor of every action is a thought.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.
Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
The great and glorious masterpiece of man is to know how to live to purpose.
Michel de Montaigne
Well done is better than well said.
Every man goes down to his death bearing in his hands only that which he has given away.
I do not think much of a man who does not know more today than he did yesterday.
All progress occurs because people dare to be different
The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.
Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.
Robert H. Schuller
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.
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
Wouldja do me a favor, Harry ? Drop dead !
Billie Dawn, Born Yesterday (1950)
He who speaks the loudest is the least heard.
Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.
Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity, and the emotions to affect other people.
If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up.
Within us all there are wells of thought and dynamos of energy which are not suspected until emergencies arise. Then oftentimes we find that it is comparatively simple to double or treble our former capacities and to amaze ourselves by the results achieved. Quotas, when set up for us by others, are challenges which goad us on to surpass ourselves. The outstanding leaders of every age are those who set up their own quotas and constantly achieve them.
Thomas J. Watson
It is love that makes the impossible possible.
Everything you want is on the other side of fear.
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.
We are born in relationship, we are wounded in relationship, and we can be healed in relationship.
If we all did the things we are capable of doing we would literally astound ourselves.
Kiss me. Kiss me as if it were the last time.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what we want most for what we want at the moment.
Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
Don't mess with the bull, young man. You'll get the horns !
Principal Richard Vernon, The Breakfast Club (1985)
Sometimes you gotta create what you want to be a part of.
No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see the possibilities -- they're always there.
Norman Vincent Peale
You're my Lassie come home.
Joe Carraclough, Lassie Come Home (1943)
Wisdom is supreme , therefore make a full effort to get wisdom. Esteem her and she will exalt you , embrace her and she will honor you. Wise men speak because they have something to say, fools because they have to say something.
In Switzerland, they had brotherly love, and they had years of democracy and peace. And what did that produce ? The cuckoo clock.
Harry Lime, The Third Man (1949)
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.
Romanticism is not just a mode, it literally eats into every life. Women will never get rid of just waiting for the right man.
Miss Jean Louise, stand up. Your father's passing.
Reverend Sykes, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
More than kisses, letters mingle souls.
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves ; and under a just God, cannot long retain it.
Old love does not rust.
Love is a ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.
Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?
The Joker, Batman (1989)
No one is so poor as an ignorant person.
Feel nothing, know nothing, do nothing, have nothing, give up all to god, and say utterly, 'Thy will be done'. We only dream this bondage. Wake up and let it go.
No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from scratch. To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals.
Every leader needs to have experienced and grown through following -- learning to be dedicated, observant, capable of working with and learning from others, never servile, always truthful. Having located these qualities in himself, he can encourage them in others.
Warren G. Bennis
What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first steps to something better.
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
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.
In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.
Love is the only gold.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.
It's always darkest before the dawn.
Never say die.
Chance is the fool's name for fate.
Guy Holden, The Gay Divorcee (1934)
What the heart has once owned and had, it shall never lose.
Henry Ward Beecher
How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser.
Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die !
Inigo Montoya, The Princess Bride (1987)
I was never tired of listening to his wisdom or imparting my own.
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
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.
He who lives without discipline dies without honor.
I'll have what she's having.
Customer, When Harry Met Sally (1989)
Into the house where joy lives, happiness will gladly come.
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
The real and lasting victories are those of peace and not of war.
Love is not blind. It sees more and not less, but because it sees more it is willing to see less.
Experience is not what happens to a man, it's what a man does with what happens to him.
If I am not for myself, who will be for me ? Yet if I am for myself alone, of what good am I ?
It is love alone that gives worth to all things.
Santa Teresa de Jesus
God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I can not change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.
Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.
You make me want to be a better man.
Melvin Udall, As Good As It Gets (1997)
Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.
Mary Kay Ash
Happiness is a butterfly, which, when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
Speak what you think today in words as hard as cannon-balls and tomorrow speak what tomorrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict every thing you said today.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
Norman Vincent Peale
Average investors are on the outside trying to look into the inside of the company or property they are investing in.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Constant dripping hollows out a stone.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you want to be enthusiastic, act enthusiastic.
We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it's going to get on by itself. You've got to keep watering it. You've got to really look after it and nurture it.
Happiness consists of a solid faith, good health, and a bad memory.
Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.
To freely bloom - that is my definition of success.
Change does not change tradition. It strengthens it. Change is a challenge and an opportunity, not a threat. Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change. Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them.
Henry Steele Commager
In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.
One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.
Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.
I'm not here just to make a living, I'm here to make a difference.
Character can not be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved