The art of choosing men is not nearly so difficult as the art of enabling those one has chosen to attain their full worth.
Don't go through life, grow through life.
Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.
There comes a moment when you have to stop revving up the car and shove it into gear.
Love knows no bounds.
Education is one of the few things a person is willing to pay for and not get.
William Lowe Bryan
You see, in life, lots of people know what to do, but few people actually do what they know. Knowing is not enough ! You must take action.
That dirty, double-crossin' rat !
Bert Harris, Blonde Crazy (1931)
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
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Robert H. Schuller
A gentle hand may lead even an elephant by a single hair.
Must you flirt ?
Ninotchka, Leon (1939)
Accumulate learning by study, understand what you learn by questioning.
Never give an order that can't be obeyed.
General Douglas MacArthur
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.
The outer forms of our lives can change in an instant, but the inner reorientation that brings us back into a vital relation to people and activity takes time.
Faith can move mountains.
I have, for many years past, contemplated the noble races of red men who are now spread over these trackless forests and boundless prairies, melting away at the approach of civilization.
Common looking people are the best in the world : that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.
The ability to concentrate and to use your time well is everything if you want to succeed in business or in anything else, for that matter.
Ineffective people live day after day with unused potential. They experience synergy only in small, peripheral ways in their lives. But creative experiences can be produced regularly, consistently, almost daily in people's lives. It requires enormous personal security and openness and a spirit of adventure.
From every human being there rises a light that reaches straight to heaven, and when two souls that are destined to be together find each other, the streams of light flow together and a single brighter light goes forth from that united being.
Ba'al Shem Tov
Man has been endowed with reason, with the power to create, so that he can add to what he's been given. But up to now he hasn't been a creator, only a destroyer. Forests keep disappearing, rivers dry up, wild life's become extinct, the climate's ruined and the land grows poorer and uglier every day.
Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.
Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes... the ones who see things differently -- they're not fond of rules... You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can't do is ignore them because they change things... they push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because the ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do.
Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.
Good morning, Vietnam !
Adrian Kronauer, Good Morning (1987)
Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery.
Von Schiller Fulton J. Sheen
Only those who are absolutely their true selves in this world can have pervading influence.
We will act consistently with our view of who we truly are, whether that view is accurate or not.
Leadership is a secret ingredient that goes into failure. But it's only kept a secret from the person who fails.
All misfortune is but a stepping stone to fortune.
Henry David Thoreau
I want to talk with people who care about things that matter that will make a life- changing difference
Mark Victor Hansen
Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are made.
Love like you'll never be hurt.
Love the giver more than the gift.
Why don't you go outside and jerk yourself a soda ?
Virginia Hill, Bugsy (1991)
Give me a place to stand and I will move the earth.
Every human heart is human.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Spread love everywhere you go, first of all in your own house. Give love to your children, to your wife or husband, to a next door neighbor. Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness, kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile, kindness in your warm greeting.
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.
If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything.
Where there's life, there's hope.
Your thoughts are the architects of your destiny.
David O. McKay
People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
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.
Mightier far than strength of nerve or sinew, or the sway of magic potent over sun and star, is love.
Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
Honor the ocean of love.
George de Benneville
Real love stories never have endings.
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.
, Nobel Peace Prize winner We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
Your decision to be, have and do something out of ordinary entails facing difficulties that are out of the ordinary as well. Sometimes your greatest asset is simply your ability to stay with it longer than anyone else.
Be like a postage stamp. Stick to it until you get there.
There are simply too many notes.
Emperor Joseph II, Amadeus (1984)
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though chequered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the grey twilight that knows not victory or defeat.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow , Learn as if you were to live forever.
The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.
Abilities wither under faultfinding, blossom with encouragement.
Donald A. Laird
You have available to you, right now, a powerful supercomputer. This powerful tool has been used through-out history to take people from rags to riches, from poverty and obscurity to success and fame, from unhappiness and frustration to joy and self-fulfillment, and it can do the same for you.
There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. That little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.
W. Clement Stone
Practice loving people. It is true that this requires effort and continued practice, for some are not very lovable, or so it seems - with emphasis on "seems". Every person has lovable qualities when you really learn to know him.
Norman Vincent Peale
God is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life.
When I hear somebody sigh, Life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, Compared to what ?
Sydney J. Harris
No limits are set to the ascent of man, and to each and everyone the highest stands open. Here it is only your personal choice that decides.
Deep down inside of all of us is the power to accomplish what we want to, if we'll just stop looking elsewhere.
Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
In any world menu, Canada must be considered the vichyssoise of nations – it's cold, half-French, and difficult to stir.
J. Stuart Keate
Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.
Margaret B. Runbeck
Ask nothing, want nothing in return. Give what you have to give, it will come back to you, but do not think of that now.
All of the subjects that I've chosen have had to do with isolation. ... The whole idea of [people] gathering ... doesn't really appeal to me.
Now he has departed from this strange world a little ahead of me. That means nothing. People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.
Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing, it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.
Here's Johnny !
Jack Torrance, The Shining (1980)
Get your stinking paws off me, you damned dirty ape !
George Taylor, Planet Of The Apes (1968)
It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.
I am poor and naked but I am the chief of a nation. We do not want riches but we do want to train our children right. Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world. We do not want riches. We want peace and love.
One of the reasons mature people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
If you would create something, you must be something.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
There is not a breathing of the common wind that will forget thee.
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
George Bernard Shaw
You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.
The sun will come up tomorrow
If we always look back, we lose sight of what's ahead.
Never say more than is necessary.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.
No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.
Enthusiasm releases the drive to carry you over obstacles and adds significance to all you do.
Norman Vincent Peale
"Every achiever I have ever met says, 'My life turned around when I began to believe in me.'"
If there is a will, there is a way.
We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.
Do you think that there is a word that contains all of the vowels? Unquestionably.
Cease trying to work everything out with your minds. It will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be a revelation.
Work is love made manifest.
Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.